East Timor, which became the 191st member of the UN, is in the continent of


Options: Asia,    Africa,    Europe,    South America

Ans:A,A


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The subatomic particles arriving from outer space having high energy are called
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The zonal soil type of peninsular India belongs to
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Where are the contents of your computer's hard drive indexed?
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Central Drug Research Institute is located at
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When did Commander Robert Peary discovered North Pole?
Options: 1904,    1905,    1908,    1909

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The Venetian traveler who travelled with his wife and reached Vijayanagar around 1420 was
Options: Athanasius Nikitin,    Nicolo de Conti,    Ibn Batuta,    Ferishta

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What 'game' was first produced by the Southern Novelty Company in Baltimore, Maryland in 1892?
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What type of system did Paul Nipkow, John Baird, and Charles Jenkins all invent?
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One day you wake with a sore throat and a runny nose. Your doctor takes a swab from your throat, sends it to a lab, and telephones you the next day to say that antibiotic will not help you get better. Which of the following is the most likely reason for the doctor's statement?
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The Timariots Governors and the Revenue Contractors, on their part reason in this manner: "Why should the neglected state of this land create uneasiness in our minds and why should we expend our money and time to render it fruitful? We may be deprived of it in a single moment, and our exertions would benefit neither ourselves nor our children." This statement was made by
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The annual yield from which of the following Union Government taxes is the highest?
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Suitable impurities are added to a semiconductor depending on its use. This is done in order to
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The last major glacial period began about 2,000,000 years before present and is commonly known as
Options: Pleistocene or ice age,    Paleocene or ice age,    Pliocene or ice age,    Holocene or ice age

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The UN library is known by the name of
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The Upanishads are
Options: a source of Hindu philosophy,    books of ancient Hindu laws,    books on social behavior of man,    prayers to God

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The ministry of Water Resources lays down policies and programmes for the development and regulation of the country's water resources. It covers
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Zakir Hussain was
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The Nobel Prize was first awarded in
Options: 1976,    1958,    1901,    1972

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The snow line on the northern side of greater Himalayas range about
Options: 4,500 to 6,000 metres,    5,500 to 6,000 metres,    3,500 to 6,000 metres,    None of the above

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Which was an early mainframe computer?
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Which NBA player scored 8 points in the final 7 seconds of a game to lead his team to victory?
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Who is the father of English Poetry?
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India was elected as a President of General Assembly of the United Nations in 1953. Who occupied this office on behalf of India?
Options: S. Radha Krishnan,    Gopalswamy Iyyengar,    V.K. Krishna Menon,    Vijayalakshmi Pandit

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The Parliament can restrict or abrogate by law, fundamental rights with respect to
Options: the members of the armed forces,    the forces charged with the maintenance of public order,    the persons employed in any bureau or other organization established by the state for purpose of intelligence,    All of the above

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Which county signed Yuvraj Singh to play for them in 2003?
Options: Nottinghamshire,    Lancashire,    Hampshire,    Yorkshire

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Inside an aeroplane, flying at a high altitude,
Options: the pressure is the same as that outside,    normal atmospheric pressure is maintained by the use of air pumps,    the pressure inside is less than the pressure outside,    normal humidity and partial vacuum are maintained

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Who did The Rock beat to win his first WWE Title?
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The main dividing line between the geological regions of the Indo Gangetic plain and the peninsula is
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Movements due to light are shown by
Options: flowering plants,    lower plants,    all land plants,    all the plants

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Plants absorb most part of water needed by them through their
Options: embryonic zone,    growing point,    root hairs,    zone of elongation

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In 1947, Algeria became politically unified with France but the 80 percent population revolted against French domination
Options: Muslim,    Hindu,    Christian,    Jain

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What is the Indus valley culture called Harappan culture?
Options: The first discovery comes from Harappa,    It was first discovery by a person called Harappa,    Harappa is the biggest site discovered so far,    Most of the valuable remains have come from Harappa

Ans:A,A


The languages used in China is
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Ans:A,A


The members of the committees of Parliament are
Options: nominated by the leaders of the various parties in the Parliament,    nominated by the prime minister,    appointed by the speaker or elected by the House from amongst persons who are not members of Parliament,    appointed by the speaker or elected by the House from amongst its own members

Ans:D,D


The proportion of forest to the total national geographical area of India as envisaged by National Forest Policy is
Options: 30.3%,    33.3%,    38.3%,    42.3%

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