For what does the world owe Almon Strowger a debt of gratitude?


Options: Parking Meters,    Vending Machines,    Automatic Telephone Exchanges,    Traffic Lights

Ans:C,C






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Options: Rahi Masoom Raza,    Sharad Joshi,    Ashapurna Devi,    Harivansh Rai Bachachan

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Options: 21 years,    25 years,    30 years,    35 years

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Options: 2 million red blood cells,    3 million red blood cells,    4 million red blood cells,    5 million red blood cells

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Options: Alan Turing,    Jeff Bezos,    George Boole,    Charles Babbage

Ans:A,A


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Options: India and Pakistan,    India and China,    India and Myanmar,    India and Afghanistan

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Since independence, both development and non-development expenditures have increased; the increase in the former being a little more than in the other. Non-development expenditure involves interest payments subsidies defence irrigation
Options: I, II,    I,    I, II, III,    II, III, IV

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Options: Karnataka,Kerala,Tripura,Andaman and Nicobar Islands

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Options: Rutile,    Haematite,    Limestone,    Pitchblende

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Options: stream flow,    laminar flow,    turbulent flow,    helical flow

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Options: Incandescent lamp,    Phonograph C (Gramophone) and microphone,    Carbon telephone transmitters,    All of the above

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When is the International Workers' Day?
Options: 15th April,    12th December,    1st May,    1st August

Ans:C,C


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Options: Hockey,    Football,    Cricket,    Golf

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Tipu sultan was the ruler of
Options: Hyderabad,    Madurai,    Mysore,    Vijayanagar

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When was Monopoly created?
Options: 1940s,    1930s,    1920s,    1950s

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The unit of current is
Options: ohm,    watt,    ampere,    None of the above

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The ARDC is now a branch of the
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Options: song recordings,    singing songs,    songs composing,    None of the above

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Which is principal organ of the United Nations that as virtually accomplished its object?
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Who was the first captain of Indian Test team?
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What is the Websites code for the country Colombia?
Options: CO,    CM,    CL,    CB

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Options: 5000 BC,    6000 BC,    3500 BC,    2600 BC

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Options: Television,    Refrigerator,    Tube light,    Cooking gas

Ans:B,B


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Options: Agra,    Delhi,    Dhar,    Gulbarga

Ans:B,B


'Natya - Shastra' the main source of India's classical dances was written by
Options: Nara Muni,    Bharat Muni,    Abhinav Gupt,    Tandu Muni

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What is the Websites code for the country New Zealand?
Options: NZ,    NW,    NE,    ZL

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The headquarters of Food and Agriculture Organisation is in
Options: Washington,    Paris,    Madrid,    Rome

Ans:D,D


Which of the following is not a chief organ of the United Nations Organisations?
Options: International Labour Organisation,    Security Council,    International Court of Justice,    General Assembly

Ans:A,A


How many teeth does a normal adult dog have?
Options: 32,    34,    38,    42

Ans:D,D


Detergents used for cleaning clothes and utensils contain?
Options: bicarbonates,    bismuthates,    sulphonates,    nitrates

Ans:C,C


In UNO, the new members are admitted to the General Assembly on the recommendation of ____ and ____ the members of the General Assembly should vote in favour.
Options: Security Council; two-thirds,    Security Council; one-third,    International Court of Justice; two-thirds,    International Court of Justice; one-third

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When was the game Frisbee invented?
Options: 1920s,    1900s,    1870s,    1890s

Ans:C,C


Lal Bahadur Shastri
Options: succeeded Pandit Nehru as the second Prime Minister of India,    signed the Tashkent Agreement with Ayub Khan for a ceasefire between India and Pakistan,    is also known as "Man of Peace",    All of the above

Ans:D,D


In which of the followings places was the last Winter Olympics Games held?
Options: Albertville,    Lillehammer,    Sochi, Russia,    Salt Lake City (USA)

Ans:C,C


Radioactive substances can be produced readily in
Options: an electron gun,    an atomic pile,    a transistor,    a Wilson cloud chamber

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Under the Government of India, Provincial Legislatures consisted of two chambers, except in the case of
Options: Assam,    Bihar,    Madras,    Punjab

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The process of particle detach ment by moving glacial ice is called
Options: plucking,    abrasion,    scouring,    None of the above

Ans:A,A


The following are the half lives of four active isotopes. Which one of the following is the most dangerous to handle?
Options: 3 billion years,    100 years,    0.01 minute,    13 days

Ans:C,C


The twenty-third Jaina teacher, Parsva, the immediate predecessor of Mahavira enjoined on his disciples four great vows. To these Mahavira addes which of the followings as the fifth vow?
Options: Abstention from stealing,    Non-injury,    Brahmacharya or continence,    Non-attachment

Ans:C,C


The member of a State Public Service Commission can be removed on the ground of misbehavior only after an enquiry has been conducted by the
Options: Supreme Court of India,    High Court of the state,    committee appointed by the president,    None of the above

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Supersonic plane fly with the speed
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Options: Kapil Dev,    Sachin Tendulkar,    Ajit Wadekar,    Sunil Gavaskar

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Options: ENIAC,    UNIC,    BRAINIA,    FUNTRIA

Ans:A,A

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