In 1945, fifty nations met to phrase the basic charter for a world organization which would "save succeeding generations from the scourge of war". This conference took place at


Options: Dumbarton Oaks,    London,    San Francisco,    Yalta

Ans:C,C






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Options: Shadnagar,    Bangalore,    Chennai,    Dehradun

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Options: R. Venkatramanan,    Dr. Zakir Hussain,    V. V. Giri,    Dr. Rajendra Prasad

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On a stationary sail boat, air is blown from a fan attached to the boat. The boat
Options: moves in opposite direction in which the air is blown,    does not move,    moves in the same direction in which air blows,    spins around

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The points in the ecliptic farthest north and south of the celestial equator are called
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When was Shakespeare born?
Options: 1564 AD,    1618 AD,    1642 AD,    1776 AD

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The inexpensive and commonly used variety of glass is called soda glass. It is called so because
Options: was used initially for making bottles of soda(carbonated drink),    is made using soda(sodium carbonate),    was initially used for storing sodium carbonate,    is made using soda lime

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The famous book 'Anandmath' was authored by
Options: Sarojini Naidu,    Bankim Chandra Chottapadhya,    Sri Aurobindo,    Rabindrnath Tagore

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What is the Websites code for the country Bulgaria?
Options: BU,    BR,    BL,    BG

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The northern boundary of the peninsular plateau of Indian runs parallel to the Ganga and the Yamuna from Rajmahal hills to a point near
Options: Allahabad,    Delhi,    Gwalior,    Jaipur

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On whose name is the highest award for services to the development of cinema given?
Options: Raj Kapoor,    Dada Saheb,    Meena Kumari,    Amitabh Bachchan

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The Battle of Plassey was fought in
Options: 1757,    1782,    1748,    1764

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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)

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If the RBI adopts an expansionist open market operations policy, this means that it will
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What is the role of WTO (World Trade Organisation)?
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The ratio of the weight of water vapour to the total weight of air (including the water vapor) is called
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The production of wheat has increased mainly due to
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Who was named as the Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1980?
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The trophies and cups awarded for cricket are
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The members of the parliamentary committee
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Options: larger, more,    larger, less,    smaller, more,    smaller, less

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Options: same,    opposite,    southward,    northward

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Options: helium,    ozone,    oxygen,    methane

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Which NBA player scored 8 points in the final 7 seconds of a game to lead his team to victory?
Options: Baron Davis,    Kevin Garnett,    Stephon Maurbury,    Reggie Miller

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Mesons are found in
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Gugamal National Park
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How many wickets Kapil Dev had taken in Test matches when he retired?
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Which scientist discovered the radioactive element radium?
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Options: vegetation,    topography,    climate,    None of the above

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The mean basin area of successive ordered streams formed a linear relationship when graphed. This statement is given by
Options: morph metric analysis,    law of drainage composition,    law of basin areas,    None of the above

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Options: I, II,    II, III,    I, III,    All of the above

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Options: Jaipur,    Lucknow,    Simla,    Chandigarh

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Options: Novas,    Comets,    Meteors,    Asteroids

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