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






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The mineral containing both magnesium and calcium is
Options: magnesite,    calcite,    carnallite,    dolomite

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Options: Asia, Africa and Central America,    Asia, Australia and Europe,    Africa, North America,    None of the above

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Options: sound,    aircraft,    spacecraft,    ships

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Options: 40%,    50%,    60%,    70%

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Options: absorption of corresponding wavelengths by the outer layers of the sun,    destructive interference between waves of certain definite wavelengths,    absorption of corresponding wavelengths by the prism used in the photograph,    absence of corresponding wavelengths from the light emitted by the core of the sun

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The Parliament enjoys legislative power over subjects in
Options: the union list only,    the concurrent list only,    both union and concurrent list,    all the three lists, viz. union list, state list and the concurrent list

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Options: Babar and Humayun,    Humayun and Jahangir,    Babar and Jahangir,    Jahangir and Shahjahan

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Options: 4,    8,    16,    32

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Options: protons,    electrons,    cosmic rays,    None of the above

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Options: copper,    magnesium,    iron,    calcium

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Options: the intensity of light emitted by them changes with time,    the distance of the stars from the earth changes with time,    the refractive index of the different layers of the earth's atmosphere changes continuously, consequently the position of the image of a start changes with time,    the light from the star is scattered by the dust particles and air molecules in the earth's atmosphere

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Options: Choke,    Inductor,    Resistor,    Capacitor

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Options: 1848 AD,    1856 AD,    1858 AD,    1862 AD

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Options: Charles Dickens,    Ernest Hemingway,    Thomas Hardy,    Huxley

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Which Intel chip was the first to support a 32-bit bus architecture?
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How many Ergs are there in 1 joule?
Options: 102,    104,    106,    107

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Options: Madagascar,    Tasmania,    Ceylon,    None of the above

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