Compact discs, (according to the original CD specifications) hold how many minutes of music?


Options: 74 mins,    56 mins,    60 mins,    90 mins

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Options: 1991,    1992,    1993,    1994

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Pressure cooker cooks rice faster because
Options: it always lets the steam escape,    high pressure crushes the hard covering of rice grains,    it does not let the heat energy escape easily,    high pressure raises the boiling point of water

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Sergei Bubhka, an athlete of international repute, belongs to which of the following countries?
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Ali Sher, an Arjuna Award winner, is associated with
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Options: I,    II, III,    II, III and IV,    I, II, III and IV

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Which of the following crops is regarded as a plantation crop?
Options: Coconut,    Cotton,    Sugarcane,    Rice

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Options: adding sodium carbonate,    distillation,    adding caustic soda,    boiling

Ans:D,D


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Options: transition metals,    main group metals,    alkali metals,    rare metals

Ans:A,A


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Options: Ian Austin,    V.S. Naipaul,    Ben Okri,    Zola Emile

Ans:C,C


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Options: sodium carbonate,    alum,    potassium permanganate,    lime

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India became a member of the United Nations in
Options: 1945,    1947,    1959,    1960

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Options: Thorium,    Radium,    Plutonium,    Radan

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The celebrated novel 'The Godfather' was authored by
Options: Harold Robbins,    John Milton,    Victor Hugo,    Mario Puzo

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Options: Ganga,    Yamuna,    Alaknanda,    Saraswathi

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Ans:A,A


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Ans: 1761 AD , 1761 AD


'The Naked Face', a very popular book is written by
Options: Dominique Lapierre,    Larry Collins,    Sidney Sheldon,    Juan Benet

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Where did the three leaders, F.D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin, meet in 1943 and agreed on the need for maintaining international peace?
Options: Moscow,    San Francisco,    Teheran,    Washington D.C.

Ans:C,C


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Options: 10,    12,    15,    18

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In 1947, Algeria became politically unified with France but the 80 percent population revolted against French domination
Options: Muslim,    Hindu,    Christian,    Jain

Ans:A,A


'Alice in Wonderland' the famous TV serial is based on a book written by
Options: Father Discoste,    Thomas Hardy,    Charles Dickens,    Lewis Caroll

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Who among the following invented the small pox vaccine?
Options: Robert Koch,    Edward Jenner,    Robert Hooke,    Louis Pasteur

Ans:B,B


The members of the standing committee are taken from the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha in the ratio of
Options: two and one respectively,    three and one respectively,    four and one respectively,    equal members for both the Houses

Ans:A,A


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Ans:A,A


Saraswathi Samman is given annually for outstanding contribution to
Options: classical music,    education,    literature,    fine arts

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Garampani sanctuary is located at
Options: Junagarh, Gujarat,    Diphu, Assam,    Kohima, Nagaland,    Gangtok, Sikkim

Ans:B,B


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Options: Nagaland,    Arunachal Pradesh,    Assam,    All of the above

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Options: 120/sq. km,    220/sq. km,    320/sq. km,    420/sq. km

Ans:A,A


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Options: 3.71-3.82 cm,    4.72-4.82 cm,    2.72-2.82 cm,    None of the above

Ans:A,A


The only Indian to win the Nobel prize in physics is
Options: Dr. J.C. Bose,    Dr. C. V. Raman,    Dr. Vickram Sarabhai,    Dr. H. J. Bhabha

Ans:B,B


The term Brahmadeya occurs for the first time in
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Ans:C,C


The ridges of the waves are where the jet stream of waves closes to the
Options: poles,    equator,    prime meridian,    None of the above

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Options: Thompson,    Bohr,    Rutherford,    Einstein

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