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Options: Hazaribag and Singbhum of Bihar,    Khetri and Daribo areas of Rajasthan,    Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh,    Siwaliks in Uttar Pradesh and in Karnataka

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Options: Richard Attenborough,    Bernardo Bertolucci,    Ben Johnson,    Mani Kaul

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Options: Das Gupta,    Shyam Benegal,    Tapan Sinha,    Ketan Mehta

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which atomic power station in India is built completely indigenously?
Options: Kalpakkam,    Narora,    Rawat Bhata,    Tarapore

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P.T. Usha, who came close to bagging a bronze finished fourth in ____ in 1984 Olympics.
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INTERPOL means
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Options: Automatic teller machine,    Time-lock safe,    Burglar alarm,    Pay telephone

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India's first indigenous helicopter was successfully flown in Bangalore on
Options: August 30, 1992,    August 30, 1982,    August 30, 1990,    None of the above

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Options: snow,    storm,    intense heat,    rainfall

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Options: To convert heat energy into light energy,    To convert light energy into heat energy,    To convert mechanical energy into electrical energy,    To convert electrical energy into mechanical energy

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One kilometre is equal to how many miles?
Options: 0.84,    0.5,    1.6,    0.62

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The first Indian Satellite launched from Soviet Cosmodrome is?
Options: Bhaskara,    Bharat,    Rohini,    Aryabhatta

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The type of root system of all of the following is tap root system, except that of
Options: mango tree,    kachnar tree,    sunflower plant,    maize plant

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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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Sourav Ganguly made his Test debut in 1996.How many runs did he score in the 1st innings of that match?
Options: 132,    131,    32,    99

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The UN Flag is made up of
Options: the white UN Emblem is super-imposed on a light blue background,    the red UN Emblem is super-imposed on white background,    the light blue UN Emblem is super-imposed on white background,    None of the above

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The ancient Olympics Games came to a sudden end when the Roman Emperor Theodosius banned them as paper manifestations. The modern Olympic Games were received after a lapse of nearly
Options: ten centuries,    twelve centuries,    fifteen centuries,    eighteen centuries

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The famous Dilwara Temples are situated in
Options: Uttar Pradesh,    Rajasthan,    Maharashtra,    Madhya Pradesh

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When and where was weightlifting introduced in Olympics?
Options: 1986 at Athens,    1988 at Seoul,    1924 at St. Louis,    1908 at London

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Another name for a computer chip is ...
Options: Execute,    Micro chip,    Microprocessor,    Select

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Options: Basic,    Java,    Turing,    C#

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Walt Disney was
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GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade) is
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