Dr. Zakir Hussain was


Options: the first Muslim president of India,    first vice president of India,    first president of Indian National Congress,    first speaker of Lok Sabha

Ans:A,A


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The national anthem was written by
Options: Bankim Chandra Chatterjee,    Rabindranath Tagore,    Sarat Chandra Chatterjee,    Aurobindo Ghosh

Ans:B,B


The monsoon climatic regions are
Options: South-east Asia including Australia, Africa, America,    Europe and South America,    Asia, Africa and Antarctica,    None of the above

Ans:A,A


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


What was the first ARPANET message?
Options: "lo",    "hello world",    "mary had a little lamb",    "cyberspace, the final frontier"

Ans:A,A


'Ashes' is the term associates with which sports?
Options: Basketball,    Cricket,    Hockey,    Volleyball

Ans:B,B


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


How many colours the sunlight spectrum has?
Options: Three,    Seven,    Four,    Five

Ans:B,B


Which is the oldest paramilitary force in the country?
Options: Border Security Force (BSF),    Assam Rifles,    Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP),    Coast Guard

Ans:B,B


What item, originally called the 'Whirlwind', was invented by Ives McGaffey in 1869?
Options: Blender,    Electric mixer,    Washing machine,    Vacuum cleaner

Ans:D,D


Paper currency first started in India in
Options: 1861,    1542,    1601,    1880

Ans:A,A


The prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award was conferred was conferred upon Ms. Kiran Bedi for her excellent contribution to which of the following fields?
Options: Literature,    Community Welfare,    Government Service,    Journalism

Ans:C,C


The UN charter was finalized at ___ and become effective on ___ .
Options: San Francisco, 24th October, 1945,    Dumbarton Oaks, 5th March, 1944,    Yalta, 2nd February, 1945,    Teheran, 24th October, 1943

Ans:A,A


'Ashoka Chakra' is awarded for
Options: acts of gallantry in the presence of enemy,    gallantry by children,    outstanding contribution to literature,    the most conspicuous bravery or self sacrifice on land, air or sea but not in the presence of the enemy

Ans:D,D


The Radcliffe line is a boundary between
Options: India and Pakistan,    India and China,    India and Myanmar,    India and Afghanistan

Ans:A,A


Reading of a barometer going down is an indication of
Options: snow,    storm,    intense heat,    rainfall

Ans:D,D


The highest degree of concentration of mineral deposits are found in
Options: northeastern zone,    northwestern zone,    southern zone,    All of the above

Ans:A,A


The ARDC is now a branch of the
Options: RBI,    NABARD,    IDBI,    SDBI

Ans:B,B


The tropical easterlies wind lie at
Options: 0-30? latitude,    30-60? latitude,    60-90? latitude,    10-40? latitude

Ans:A,A


What is a GPU?
Options: Grouped Processing Unit,    Graphics Processing Unit,    Graphical Performance Utility,    Graphical Portable Unit

Ans:B,B


The Parliament exercises control over council of ministers, the real executive, in several ways. Which one of the following has been wrongly listed as a method of control over executive?
Options: Questions,    Supplementary questions,    Adjournment motions,    None of the above

Ans:D,D


Rangaswamy Cup is associated with
Options: archery,    cricket,    football,    hockey

Ans:D,D


The purpose of choke in tube light is ?
Options: To decrease the current,    To increase the current,    To decrease the voltage momentarily,    To increase the voltage momentarily

Ans:D,D


Which state gives Mewar Award?
Options: Haryana,    Delhi,    Punjab,    Rajasthan

Ans:D,D


The ionic radii of N3-, O2-, F- and Na+ follows the order
Options: N3- > O2- > F- > Na+,    N3- > Na+ > O2- > F-,    Na+ > O2- > N3- > F-,    O2- > F- > Na+ > N3-

Ans:A,A


The major graphite producing country is
Options: Russia,    Sri Lanka,    India,    China

Ans:D,D


The largest fish exporting region in the world is
Options: the north-east atlantic region,    the north-east pacific region,    the north-west pacific region,    the south-east asian region

Ans:A,A


Malfunctioning of which of the following organs causes jaundice?
Options: Stomach,    Pancreas,    Liver,    Kidney

Ans:C,C


Light Year is related to
Options: energy,    speed,    distance,    intensity

Ans:C,C


Which is the associated sport of Bombay Gold Cup?
Options: Basketball,    Weightlifting,    Hockey,    Football

Ans:C,C


Blackbuck National Park, Velavadar
Options: Gujarat,Kerala,Tripura,MadhyaPradesh

Ans:Gujarat,


Another word for the CPU is...
Options: Execute,    Microprocessor,    Micro chip,    Decode

Ans:B,B


India's first nuclear blast at Pokhran in Rajasthan took place in
Options: 1984,    1974,    1964,    1954

Ans:B,B


If speed of rotation of the earth increases, weight of the body
Options: increases,    remains unchanged,    decreases,    may decrease or increase

Ans:C,C


Pollination by wind is called
Options: anemophily,    hydrophily,    zoophily,    entomophily

Ans:A,A


The heavy day soils that show significant expansion and contraction due to the presence or absence of moisture is called
Options: aridsols,    vertisols,    histosols,    andisols

Ans:B,B


Who won 2017 nobble Peace Prize
Options: international campaign to abolish nuclear weapons, Juan Manuel Santos

Ans: international campaign to abolish nuclear weapons,A


Devaluation of a currency means
Options: reduction in the value of a currency vis-a-vis major internationally traded currencies,    permitting the currency to seek its worth in the international market,    fixing the value of the currency in conjunction with the movement in the value of a basket of pre-determined currencies,    fixing the value of currency in multilateral consultation with the IMF, the World Bank and major trading partners

Ans:A,A


Valley of Flowers National Park
Options: Karnataka,Kerala,Tripura,Uttarakhand

Ans:Uttarakhand,


Ricky Ponting is also known as what?
Options: The Rickster,    Ponts,    Ponter,    Punter

Ans:D,D


The longest ship canal in the world is the
Options: St. Laurence Seaway (USA and Canada),    Suez canal, Egypt,    Kiel canal, Germany,    Panama canal, Central America

Ans:A,A


The system of competitive examination for civil service was accepted in principle in the year
Options: 1833,    1853,    1858,    1882

Ans:B,B


Grand Central Terminal, Park Avenue, New York is the world's
Options: A. largest railway station B. highest railway station C. longest railway station D. None of the above

Ans:A,largest railway station


Which is post-harvest folk dance in Assam?
Options: Bihu,    Ojapali,    Ankia Nat,    None of the above

Ans:A,A


The soils whose parent material tend to be rich in sand are
Options: spodsols,    alfisols,    aridsols,    ultisols

Ans:A,A


Devaluation of currency leads to
Options: fall in domestic prices,    increase in domestic prices,    no impact on domestic prices,    erratic fluctuations in domestic prices

Ans:B,B


Most highly intelligent mammals are
Options: whales,    dolphins,    elephants,    kangaroos

Ans:B,B


The International Court of Justice is located at
Options: Geneva,    Hague,    Amsterdam,    Vienna

Ans:B,B


Pa(Pascal) is the unit for
Options: thrust,    pressure,    frequency,    conductivity

Ans:B,B


What was the bowling figures (O-M-R-W ) of Anil Kumble in his ODI debut against Sri Lanka?
Options: 1.1-0-27-0,    10-7-10-5,    10-0-42-1,    8.2-2-33-2

Ans:C,C

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