If speed of rotation of the earth increases, weight of the body


Options: increases,    remains unchanged,    decreases,    may decrease or increase

Ans:C,C


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The process of particle detach ment by moving glacial ice is called
Options: plucking,    abrasion,    scouring,    None of the above

Ans:A,A


Great Himalayan National Park
Options: Karnataka,Kerala,Himachal Pradesh,MadhyaPradesh

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Pick out the scalar quantity
Options: force,    pressure,    velocity,    acceleration

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How many players are there in Kabbadi team?
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The main crops of kharif are
Options: rice, jowar, bajra,    ragi, maize,    cotton, jute,    All of the above

Ans:D,D


battle of chausa was fought between
Options: rana sanga and babur, ibrahim lodhi and babur, akbar and Ahmad shah abdali, shershah and humayun

Ans:d,shershah and humayun


The preamble declares India as a sovereign state which implies
Options: India is free to conduct her internal affairs,    India is free to conduct her external affairs,    India is free to conduct here internal as well as external affairs,    None of the above

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The first electric train of India 'Deccan Queen' was run between
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Ans:C,C


The book 'The Man who knew Infinity' by Robert Kanigel is the biography of
Options: Srinivasa Ramanujan,    Sir C. V. Raman,    Homi Bhabha,    Vikram Sarabhai

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What is Magna Carta?
Options: It was a charter of Rights granted to the Englishmen during 1215 AD by King John II,    It was a charter guaranteeing the freedom of the barons, the church and the common man,    It is the foundation stone of the rights and liberties of the English people,    All of the above

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The apex body for formulating plans and coordinating research work in agriculture and allied fields is
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What Karl Benz invented?
Options: Gasoline powered automobile,    Streetcar,    Glider,    Steam turbine

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A program that neither replicates or copies itself, but does damage or compromises the security of the computer. Which 'Computer Virus' it is?
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'Vijay Stambha' is situated in
Options: Jaipur,    Agra,    Delhi,    Chittor

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In which year of First World War Germany declared war on Russia and France?
Options: 1914,    1915,    1916,    1917

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Republican party is
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The group of metals Fe, Co, Ni may best called as
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Who developed the idea of Crop Rotation?
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Regular meetings of Trusteeship Council (UNO) are held
Options: once a year,    twice a year,    thrice a year,    four times a year

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

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In which decade was the telegraph invented?
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1st battle of pannipat was fought between
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The treaty which ushered in NATO, was signed by the member nations at
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When did Sourav Ganguly made his ODI debut?
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What groovy item was invented by Englishman Edward Craven Walker in 1963?
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One watt-hour is equivalent to
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Ans:C,C


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

Ans:C,C


The term Brahmadeya occurs for the first time in
Options: early Vedic texts,    early Buddhist texts,    pre-Gupta inscriptions,    post-Gupta inscriptions

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The Central Rice Research institute is located at
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One of the following is most suitable for study of mutations
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Jaspal Rana is in which of the following games?
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The oldest oil refinery in India is at
Options: Digboi, Assam,    Haldia, near Kolkata,    Koyali, near Baroda,    Noonmati, Assam

Ans:A,A


When was Prophet Mohamed, the founder of Islam, born?
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Ans:B,B


kalinga battle was fought between
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The book 'Satanic Verses' was written by
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Ans:C,C


battle of khanwa was fought in
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Which Intel chip was the first to support a 32-bit bus architecture?
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Gypsum is added to cement clinker to
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The ELECTRIC BATTERY, who's charged with inventing this one?
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Ans:B,B


Permanent hardness of water can be removed by adding
Options: chlorine,    washing soda,    potassium permanganate,    bleaching powder

Ans:B,B


The thickness of biosphere is
Options: 8-10 km above the earth's surface,    5-8 km above the earth's surface,    5-10 km above the earth's surface,    10-12 km above the earth's surface

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The gas present in the stratosphere which filters out some of the sun's ultraviolet light and provides an effective shield against radiation damage to living things is
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Ans:B,B


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Options: Russia,    Vatican city,    Brazil,    Canada

Ans:B,B


Who is the author of 'Ashtadhyayi'?
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Ans:C,C


Who developed Yahoo?
Options: Dennis Ritchie & Ken Thompson,    David Filo & Jerry Yang,    Vint Cerf & Robert Kahn,    Steve Case & Jeff Bezos

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