G-15 is an economic grouping of


Options: First World Nations,    Second World Nations,    Third World Nations,    Fourth World Nations

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Pakistan which rejoined the Commonwealth, had pulled itself out of it in the year
Options: 1978,    1975,    1972,    1982

Ans:C,C


Which of the following is not a programming language?
Options: Basic,    Java,    Turing,    C#

Ans:C,C


The working language(s) of the UNESCO is/are
Options: French only,    English only,    English and French,    English, French and Russian

Ans:C,C


Which country won the Cricket World Cup in 1999?
Options: Australia,    South Africa,    Pakistan,    England

Ans:A,A


What is the purpose of OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development)?
Options: Sustained economic growth,    Employment,    Higher standards of living,    All of the above

Ans:D,D


Who invented Electric Generator?
Options: Sir Alexander Graham Bell,    Michael Faraday,    Alfred B. Nobel,    Thomas Alva Edison

Ans:B,B


The preamble to our constitution provided that India is
Options: a sovereign, socialist and democratic republic,    a sovereign, socialist, secular and democratic republic,    a sovereign republic with a socialist pattern of society,    a socialist, secular and democratic republic

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Super conductivity is a phenomenon in which the resistance of a substance
Options: increases with temperature,    decreases with temperature,    does not change with temperature,    becomes zero at very low temperature

Ans:D,D


Phawngpui Blue Mountain National Park
Options: Karnataka,Mizoram,Tripura,MadhyaPradesh

Ans:Mizoram,


What drink was invented by Charles Leiper Grigg in 1929?
Options: 7-Up,    Yoo-Hoo,    Pepsi,    Hawaiian Punch

Ans:A,A


Who is the first Indian woman to win an Asian Games gold in 400m run?
Options: M.L.Valsamma,    P.T.Usha,    Kamaljit Sandhu,    K.Malleshwari

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Which two counties did Kapil Dev play?
Options: Northamptonshire & Worcestershire,    Northamptonshire & Warwickshire,    Nottinghamshire & Worcestershire,    Nottinghamshire & Warwickshire

Ans:A,A


The oldest mountains in India are
Options: Aravalis,    Vindhyas,    Satpuras,    Nilgiri hills

Ans:A,A


David Copperfield is the name of
Options: novel,    famous actor,    poem,    writer

Ans:A,A


Which of the following areas or regions is most prone to earthquakes?
Options: Ganga-Brahmaputra valley,    Deccan plateau,    Plains of northern India,    Western ghats

Ans:A,A


The decade 1981-1990 was observed as International Decade for
Options: Peace,    Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation,    Women,    Children

Ans:B,B


The term used to describe a sudden fall of a government, brought about by illegal force is called
Options: credit squeeze,    loup de' etat,    deficit financing,    deflation

Ans:B,B


Walt Disney was
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Ans:B,B


Who won the Grand Slam title four times successively?
Options: Mortina Navratilova,    Steffi Graf,    Jennifer Capriati,    Monica Seles

Ans:B,B


Which of the gas is not known as green house gas?
Options: Methane,    Nitrous oxide,    Carbon dioxide,    Hydrogen

Ans:D,D


Our skin, when exposed to excess sunlight, becomes dark. This is because our skin pigments called
Options: flavoxanthin,    melanin,    carotene,    Xanthophyll

Ans:B,B


When was Amateur Athletics Federation of India established?
Options: 1936,    1946,    1956,    1966

Ans:B,B


In an atomic explosion, enormous energy is released which is due to
Options: conversion of chemical energy into heat energy,    conversion of mechanical energy into nuclear energy,    conversion of mass into energy,    conversion of neutrons into protons

Ans:C,C


Plants that grow under average temperature and moisture are called
Options: halophytes,    hydrophytes,    mesophytes,    xerophytes

Ans:C,C


The most important ore of aluminium is
Options: bauxite,    magnetite,    haematite,    monazite

Ans:A,A


The subatomic particles arriving from outer space having high energy are called
Options: protons,    electrons,    cosmic rays,    None of the above

Ans:C,C


Three major powers that emerged in southern India in the 7th century AD were CherasCholasChalukyasPallavasPandyas
Options: I, II, V,    II, III, IV,    III, IV, V,    I, II, IV

Ans:A,A


Of the UN Agencies, which one specifically aims at further economic development by encouraging productive private enterprise?
Options: United Nations Industrial Development Organisation,    International Finance Corporation,    International Monetary Fund,    World Bank

Ans:B,B


The metal that is used as a catalyst in the hydrogenation of oils is
Options: Ni,    Pb,    Cu,    Pt

Ans:A,A


When did Sachin Tendulkar make his Test debut?
Options: 1986,    1991,    1990,    1989

Ans:D,D


Which metal pollute the air of a big city?
Options: Copper,    Chromium,    Lead,    Cadmium

Ans:C,C


Myopia is connected with
Options: ears,    eyes,    lungs,    None of these

Ans:B,B


India has been represented as a non-permanent member of the Security Council (UNO) during
Options: 1972-73,    1984-85,    1991-92,    All of the above

Ans:D,D


The landmass of which of the following continents is the least?
Options: Africa,    Asia,    Australia,    Europe

Ans:C,C


Excise duty is a tax levied on the
Options: import of goods,    export of goods,    production of goods,    sale of goods

Ans:C,C


The UN library is known by the name of
Options: Nation's library,    U Thant library,    Hammarskjoeld library,    Trygve Lie library

Ans:C,C


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

Ans:C,C


In which of the following activities silicon carbide is used?
Options: Making cement and glass,    Disinfecting water of ponds,    cutting very hard substances,    Making casts for statues

Ans:C,C


Which of the following is used as a moderator in nuclear reactor?
Options: Thorium,    Graphite,    Radium,    Ordinary water

Ans:B,B


How many Dynes are there in 1 gram weight?
Options: 900,    375,    981,    250

Ans:C,C


Unlike other parts of the Indian Coast, fishing industry has not developed along the Saurashtra coast because
Options: there are few indentions suitable for fishing,    of overwhelming dependence on agriculture and animal husbandary,    the sea water is relatively more saline,    of industrial development leading to widespread pollution of coastal area

Ans:B,B


Actinides are the elements with atomic numbers from
Options: 97 to 104,    101 to 115,    89 to 103,    36 from 43

Ans:C,C


Which of the following agencies related to the United Nation was in existence before the Second World War?
Options: Food and Agricultural Organisation,    International Labour Organisation,    World Health Organisation,    International Monetary Fund

Ans:B,B


King Hammurabi raised the first army of the world in
Options: 2000 BC,    1500 BC,    1480 BC,    1027 BC

Ans:A,A


The International Human Rights Convention adopted by the United Nations in 1990 relates to
Options: disabled,    stateless persons,    migrant workers,    children

Ans:D,D


The minimum number of members that must be present to hold the meeting of the Lok Sabha is
Options: one-fourth of the total membership,    one-tenth of the total membership of the Houses,    50 percent strength of the Lok Sabha,    at least 100 members

Ans:B,B


The plants of which of the following crops are highly sensitive to frost?
Options: Barely,    Cotton,    Maize,    None of the above

Ans:B,B


Which is the oldest monuments?
Options: Qutub Minar,    Ajanta Caves,    Khajurah,    Taj Mahal

Ans:B,B


When cream is separated from milk
Options: the density of milk increases,    the density of milk decreases,    the density of milk remains unchanged,    it becomes more viscous

Ans:A,A


The names of the scientists, Newlands, Mendeleev, and Meyer are associated with the development of
Options: atomic structure,    metallurgy,    periodic table of contents,    discovery of elements

Ans:C,C

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