Olympic creed and oath was composed by ____ the founder of modern Olympics.


Options: Rev Father Didon,    Baron Pierre de Coubertin,    Norman Pitchard,    None of the above

Ans:B,B






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The polar diameter is ____ to the equatorial diameter.
Options: more,    equal,    less,    they cannot be compared

Ans:C,C


The phrase 'procedure established by the law' means
Options: the judges in India cannot question the fairness or validity of a law, provided it is within the limits of the constitution,    judges in India can question the fairness or validity of an undue law even if it is within the limits of the constitution,    judges in India can declare a law invalid simply because in their opinion the law is not due or is unjust,    None of the above

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The Radcliffe line is a boundary between
Options: India and Pakistan,    India and China,    India and Myanmar,    India and Afghanistan

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Number of commands of Air Force are
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Golf player Vijay Singh belongs to which country?
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The low heating capacity of which of the types of coal reduces its value as an industrial fuel?
Options: Anthracite,    Bituminous coal,    Lignite,    Peat

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Options: 1770,    1765,    1790,    1742

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Kalchakra ceremony is associated with which of the following ceremonies?
Options: Hinduism,    Buddhism,    Jainism,    Islam

Ans:B,B


Balloons are filled with
Options: nitrogen,    helium,    oxygen,    argon

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The famous book 'The Daughter of the East' is written by
Options: Ms. Taslima Nasreen,    Ms. Benazir Bhutto,    Ms. Aunsan Suu Kyi,    Ms. Bandaranaike Sirimavo

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Pollination by wind is called
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What Sir Isaac Newton invented?
Options: Reflecting telescope,    Chronometer,    Microscope,    Spectacles

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Shiny Wilson is associated with which of the following games/sports?
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The most malleable metal is
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Rajiv Gandhi, Prime Minister of India, was assassinated in
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Options: Skiing,    Cycling,    Cricket,    Archery

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Options: Ruby,    Sapphire,    Emerald,    Diamond

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What is the purpose of OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development)?
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'Queens berry Rules' is the name given to the rules in
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In which of the following years, the membership of the Security Council was increased from 11 to 15 (under Article 23)?
Options: 1960,    1965,    1972,    1975

Ans:B,B


In the 1700s, who would pay the postage fee for letters before the stamp was invented?
Options: The sender,    There was no fee,    The receiver of the letter,    The post office

Ans:C,C


Which of the following is used in pencils?
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In which year was MIDI(Musical Instrument Digital Interface) introduced?
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Options: Asia,    Africa,    Europe,    South America

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The main dividing line between the geological regions of the Indo Gangetic plain and the peninsula is
Options: the Vindhya range,    the Aravallis,    the Nilgiri hills,    the Satpwas

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Which of the following is the headquarters of World Trade Organisation (WTO)?
Options: New York,    Geneva,    Madrid,    Paris

Ans:B,B


The iron ore magnetite consists of
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Ans:A,A


If the plane of the earth's equator were not inclined to the plane of the earth's orbit
Options: the year would be longer,    the winters would be longer,    there would be no change of seasons,    the summers would be warmer

Ans:C,C


Through which one of the following, the king exercised his control over villages in the Vijayanagar Empire?
Options: Dannayaka,    Sumanta,    Nayaka,    Mahanayakacharya

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The time interval from when the given star passes directly overhead to when it next passed directly overhead, is defined as
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Radiocarbon is produced in the atmosphere as a result of
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The main watershed of most of the peninsular river lies in the
Options: Aravalli hills,    Raj Mahal hills,    Siwalik hills,    Western Ghats

Ans:D,D


Intensity of sound has
Options: an object existence,    a subject existence,    no existence,    both subjective and objective existence

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In India the first television programme was broadcasted in
Options: 1959,    1965,    1976,    1957

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Options: Bangalore,    Kerala,    Gandhinagar,    Hyderabad

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Which is a type of Electrically-Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory?
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Options: alcohol,    carbon dioxide,    chlorine,    sodium chloride

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Which of these is not a computer?
Options: Aptiva,    Macintosh,    Acorn,    Paseo

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