'Global 500' awards are given for the outstanding achievement in which of the following fields?


Options: Campaign against AIDS,    Population control,    Protection of environment,    Elimination of illiteracy

Ans:C,C






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Non Tax revenues can be increased by improving the working of the
Options: State Road Transport Corporations,    electricity boards,    commercial irrigation projects,    All of the above

Ans:C,C


Rohinton Baria Trophy is associated with
Options: football,    hockey,    cricket 'Inter-University',    inter-university sports and athletics

Ans:C,C


The National Song of India was composed by
Options: Rabindranath Tagore,    Bankim Chandra Chatterji,    Iqbal,    Jai Shankar Prasad

Ans:B,B


Papikonda National Park
Options: Karnataka,Kerala,Tripura,Andhra Pradesh

Ans:Andhra Pradesh,


The major cause of species extinction is
Options: agricultural activities,    extraction (including mining, fishing, logging),    development (human settlements, industry),    habitat loss and degradation

Ans:D,D


The low latitude zone of globe extends between
Options: Tropic of Capricorn and Cancer,    North pole to South pole,    Tropic of Capricorn and equator,    Equator and Tropic of Cancer

Ans:A,A


Friction can be reduced by changing from
Options: sliding to rolling,    rolling to sliding,    potential energy to kinetic energy,    dynamic to static

Ans:A,A


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

Ans:C,C


In which of the following pairs, the two substances forming the pair are chemically most dissimilar?
Options: Sugar and paper,    Butter and paraffin wax,    Chalk and marble,    Charcoal and diamond

Ans:B,B


Deficit financing implies
Options: printing new currency notes,    replacing new currency with worn out currency,    public expenditure in excess of public revenue,    public revenue in excess of public expenditure

Ans:C,C


Ranthambore National Park
Options: Karnataka,Kerala,Rajasthan,MadhyaPradesh

Ans:Rajasthan,


FROZEN FOOD - Who discovered the first practical method of freezing food?
Options: C. Birdseye,    F. Rozenosh,    G. Findus,    R. Scott

Ans:A,A


Gopal Krishna Gokhale
Options: started as a maths teacher and rose to the position of the principal of Ferguson College, Pune,    founded the servants of India Society,    served as President of the Indian National Congress in 1905,    All of the above

Ans:D,D


The ocean water is saline due to
Options: evaporation of its surface,    volume of fresh water added by rainfall,    salts are already present in sea water,    both (a) and (b)

Ans:D,D


The rock formations that cannot store groundwater are called
Options: aquifers,    aquicludes,    perched aquifer,    spring

Ans:B,B


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

Ans:C,C


Which of the following is a cultural organisation?
Options: UNESCO,    ILO,    WHO,    FAO

Ans:A,A


Georgia, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan became the members of UNO in
Options: 1991,    1992,    1993,    1994

Ans:B,B


Which is NOT an acceptable method of distributing small power outlets throughout an open plan office area?
Options: Power Poles,    Power Skirting,    Flush Floor Ducting,    Extension Cords

Ans:D,D


The polar regions of earth cannot support forest growth because
Options: the growing season is short in these areas,    the ground is often frozen or snow or ice covered,    the rainfall is very low,    All of these factors

Ans:D,All of these factors


The typical soil of tropical region, formed by the weathering of laterite rock, which promotes leaching of the soil is
Options: laterite soils,    black soil,    red and yellow soil,    peat and marshy soil

Ans:A,A


Shiny Wilson is associated with which of the following games/sports?
Options: Athletics,    Hockey,    Swimming,    Cricket

Ans:A,A


Taoism is followed in
Options: worldwide,    Iran and north-west India,    China, Taiwan, Nauru, Brunei, Singapore and Vietnam,    Japan

Ans:,


Which of the following is used as the logo of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)?
Options: Deer,    Panda,    Camel,    Lion

Ans:B,B


Three important rivers of the Indian subcontinent have their sources near the Mansarover Lake in the Great Himalayas. These rivers are
Options: Indus, Jhelum and Sutlej,    Brahmaputra, Sutlej and Yamuna,    Brahmaputra, Indus and Sutlej,    Jhelum, Sutlej and Yamuna

Ans:C,C


Fa-Hien was
Options: the first Buddhist pilgrim of China to visit India during the reign of Chandragupta Vikramaditya,    the discoverer of Puerto Rico and Jamaica,    the first Buddhist pilgrim of India to visit China,    None of the above

Ans:A,A


Which of the following chemicals is useful in photography?
Options: Aluminium hydroxide,    Potassium nitrate,    Silver bromide,    Sodium chloride

Ans:C,C


When was Lord Buddha born?
Options: 586 BC,    1000 BC,    560 BC,    750 BC

Ans:C,C


Which of the following is not a valid domain name?
Options: Www.yahoo.com,    Www.yahoo.co.uk,    Www.fr.yahoo,    Www.yahoo.fr

Ans:C,C


When did India hosted the Common wealth meeting?
Options: 1961 at Bangalore,    1976 at Pune,    1983 at New Delhi,    None of the above

Ans:C,C


Rise of the Chinese civilization along the banks of Hawang 40 took place in
Options: 2500 - 2000 BC,    2700 - 2600 BC,    2205 - 1122 BC,    2000 - 1200 BC

Ans:C,C


What does the term PLC stand for?
Options: Programmable Lift Computer,    Program List Control,    Programmable Logic Controller,    Piezo Lamp Connector

Ans:C,C


What was the purpose of EFTA (European Free Trade Association)?
Options: To remove all tariffs on trade of industrial goods between the member countries,    To aid the creation of a single west European market to help boost world trade,    both (a) and (b),    None of the above

Ans:C,C


battle of plassey was fought between
Options: clive-sirajudola, marata-angrej,angerj-bangal,ibrahim-maratha

Ans:A,sirajudola and English under Clive


Habeas Corpus Act 1679
Options: states that no one was to be imprisoned without a writ or warrant stating the charge against him,    provided facilities to a prisoner to obtain either speedy trial or release in bail,    safeguarded the personal liberties of the people against arbitrary imprisonment by the king's orders,    All of the above

Ans:D,D


The law which states that the amount of gas dissolved in a liquid is proportional to its partial pressure is
Options: Dalton's law,    Gay Lussac's law,    Henry's law,    Raoult's law

Ans:C,C


The ministry of Water Resources lays down policies and programmes for the development and regulation of the country's water resources. It covers
Options: sartorial planning, coordination and policy guidelines,    technical examination and techno- appraisal of project providing central assistance to specific projects,    facilitation of external assistance in resolution of interstate water disputes, policy formulation planning and development of ground water resources,    All of the above

Ans:D,D


The main chemical constituent of the oil of cardamom which is responsible for flavour of this oil is
Options: cineole,    engenol,    geraniol,    limonene

Ans:A,A


The book named 'Three Decades in Parliament' is a collection of the speeches of
Options: A. B. Vajpayee,    Somnath Chatterjee,    L. K. Advani,    N. G. Ranga

Ans:A,A


On a night when the sky is clear, the temperature may dip considerably; on a cloudy night the temperature will usually dip much less. The reason for this difference is that
Options: the clear sky allows radiant energy to escape readily from the earth,    on a cloudy night the clouds are warm and therefore retard the cooling,    the clear sky allows the cold of outer space to reach the earth,    current of air carry the heat away from the earth on a clear night

Ans:A,A


Numismatics is the study of
Options: coins,    numbers,    stamps,    space

Ans:A,A


Stars which appear single to the naked eye but are double when seen through a telescope are
Options: novas and supernovas,    binaries,    asteroids,    quasars

Ans:B,B


Plants wilt due to excess of
Options: transpiration,    photosynthesis,    absorption,    None of these

Ans:A,A


Which country, which made its debut in the Norwich Union League in 2003, signed Rahul Dravid as their overseas player?
Options: Holland,    Ireland,    Wales,    Scotland

Ans:D,D


The transport of warm air toward the poles and cold air toward the equator is due to
Options: the temperature gradient,    the development of waves,    the latitude difference,    the longitude difference

Ans:B,B


Which of the following countries won the final of the triangular cricket series held in durban in februarry 1997 ?
Options: India,    New zealand,    South africa,    Zimbabwe

Ans:C,C


The largest dune files are found in
Options: Middle East,    North Africa,    both (a) and (b),    None of the above

Ans:C,C


Valmiki National Park
Options: Karnataka,Kerala,Bihar,MadhyaPradesh

Ans:Bihar,


Uttaranchal has international boundary with ____ in north, north-east and eastern side.
Options: China,    Nepal,    both (a) and (b),    None of the above

Ans:C,C


What is NAT?
Options: Network Address Translation,    Network Administration Tool,    Novell Address Transfer,    Newly Added Technology

Ans:A,A

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