Mercury is commonly used as a thermometric fluid rather than water because


Options: specific heat of mercury is less than water,    specific heat of mercury is more than water,    mercury has greater visibility than water,    density of mercury is more than the water

Ans:C,C






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The most important force that provide resistance to particles towards entertainment is
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Mother Teresa received the Magsaysay Award in 1962 in the area of
Options: Community leadership,    public service,    journalism and literature,    international understanding

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Options: 140/sq km,    340/sq km,    240/sq km,    None of the above

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Options: 753 BC,    604 BC,    660 BC,    None of the above

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Options: A diamond block,    Helium-neon gas,    A ruby rod,    Carbon dioxide gas

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1981 was the international year of the
Options: Disabled,    Women,    Children,    Blind

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Options: Tennis,    Volleyball,    Basketball,    Cricket

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Options: climatology,    meteorology,    cyclogenesis,    None of the above

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Options: carbonic acid,    sulphuric acid,    carbon dioxide,    nitrous acid

Ans:C,C


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Options: Dhanbad,    Kavalpur,    Udaipur,    Hyderabad

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Let a thin capillary tube be replaced with another tube of insufficient length then, we find water
Options: will overflow,    will not rise,    depressed,    change its meniscus

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Options: North India,    Tamilnadu,    Manipur,    Kerala

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'Alice in Wonderland' the famous TV serial is based on a book written by
Options: Father Discoste,    Thomas Hardy,    Charles Dickens,    Lewis Caroll

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Options: Tubby,    Stodge,    Helium Bat,    Stumpy

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If an economy is equilibrium at the point where plans to save and to invest are equal, then government expenditure must be
Options: zero,    equal to government income,    larger than government income,    negative

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Mirage is due to
Options: unequal heating of different parts of the atmosphere,    magnetic disturbances in the atmosphere,    depletion of ozone layer in the atmosphere,    equal heating of different parts of the atmosphere

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The main producers of free gas are
Options: the south Bassein and Tapti fields in the western offshore,    the gas fields in Tripura and Andhra Pradesh (KG Basin),    both (a) and (b),    None of the above

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What is the relationship between resistivity r and conductivity s?
Options: R = s2,    R = s,    R > s,    R = 1/s

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The Vijayanagara ruler, Kirshnadev Raya's work Amuktamalyada, was in
Options: Telugu,    Sanskrit,    Tamil,    Kannada

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Options: a condition in the international market where nations do not impose customs duty or other taxes on import of goods,    market where the price of a commodity is determined by free play of the forces of supply and demand,    ports that are exempted from payment of customs duty on articles of commerce, primarily to encourage tourism,    None of the above

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Options: Aravalis,    Vindhyas,    Satpuras,    Nilgiri hills

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Options: specific heat of mercury is less than water,    specific heat of mercury is more than water,    mercury has greater visibility than water,    density of mercury is more than the water

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Options: The Vedas,    The Bhagavad Gita,    The epics of the Mahabharata and the Ramayana,    All of the above

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Options: Paraffin wax,    Jonoba wax,    Carnauba wax,    Bees wax

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Options: Hindustan or Bharatavarsha,    India or Hindustan,    India or Bharat,    Bharatadesh or India

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Toxin is a poisonous substance produce by
Options: some higher plants,    certain animals,    pathogenic bacteria,    All of the above

Ans:D,D


Foreign Direct Investment ceilings in the telecom sector have been raised from 74 percent to
Options: 80 percent,    83 percent,    90 percent,    100 percent

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Options: give,    prove,    both,    None of the above

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Options: All have same penetrating power,    Beta Particles,    Alpha particles,    Gamma rays

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The tide produced when the moon and the sun are at right angles to the earth, thus pulling in opposite directions, is called
Options: neap tide,    spring tide,    diurnal tide,    ebb tide

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Options: Blackbody radiation,    Spontaneous emission,    Synchrotron radiation,    Planck’s oscillation

Ans:B,B


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Options: study of bones,    study of birds,    study of smells,    None of the above

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Options: 1396AD, 1191AD, 1292AD,1011AD

Ans:1191AD,1191AD


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Ans:B,B


In a Digital circuit, what is 1 'AND' 1?
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Diamond is an allotropic form of
Options: germanium,    carbon,    silicon,    sulphur

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Options: Robert Oppenheimer,    James B. Conant,    Leslie R. Groves,    Vannevar Bush

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Options: Vinoo Mankad,    Mohd. Azaruddin,    S.M. Gavaskar,    G.R. Viswanath

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Options: 3 years,    4 years,    5 years,    there is no fixed interval

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Options: Can hold more data,    Contains a backup of the data stored,    Uses a second layer to offer a speed increase,    Creates alternative sound tracks

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Options: Order of Significance,    Open Software,    Operating System,    Optical Sensor

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Ans:C,C


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Options: entire Imperial establishment,    land owned b the emperor himself,    religious land grants,    land from where revenue was collected for the Imperial Treasury

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