On a rainy day, small oil films on water show brilliant colours. This is due to


Options: dispersion,    interference,    diffraction,    polarization

Ans:B,B


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Ans:C,C


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Options: 1900s,    1860s,    1870s,    1850s

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Moment of inertia is
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Options: the sun is directly overhead the equator,    the sun is directly overhead the Tropic of Cancer,    the sun returns to equator,    the sun is at the Tropic of Cancer

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Other than spreading malaria, anopheles mosquitoes are also vectors of
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Central Arid Zone Research Institute is located in
Options: Bihar,    Gujarat,    Rajasthan,    Madhya Pradesh

Ans:C,C


The filament of an electric bulb is made of
Options: tungsten,    nichrome,    graphite,    iron

Ans:A,A


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Options: Golf,    Billiards,    Polo,    Bridge

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The Central Rice Research institute is located at
Options: Rajamundry,    Madra,    Cuttack,    Cochin

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The Treaty of Versailles was signed in
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Options: Planning Commission,    Ministry of Finance,    Finance Commission,    The Reserve Bank of India

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Options: Srinivasa Ramanujan,    Sir C. V. Raman,    Homi Bhabha,    Vikram Sarabhai

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What was the active medium used in the first working laser ever constructed?
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Options: 1963,    1973,    1983,    1993

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Options: GB,    UK,    EN,    EG

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Options: speedometer,    tachometer,    anemometer,    audiometer

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Options: 4 years,    5 years,    6 years,    3 years

Ans:B,B


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Options: Thompson,    Bohr,    Rutherford,    Einstein

Ans:C,C


The time interval from when the given star passes directly overhead to when it next passed directly overhead, is defined as
Options: one sidereal day,    one solar day,    both the terms are similar, so any of these may be used,    None of the above

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Options: investment pattern has been directed towards capital intensive industries,    productivity in agriculture has been high enough to induce people to stay with agriculture,    ceiling on land holdings have enabled more people to own land and hence their preference to stay with agriculture,    people are largely unaware of the significance of transition from agriculture to industry for economic development

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

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In 1901, Nobel Prize was not given for
Options: Chemistry,    Physics,    Economics,    Peace

Ans:C,C


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

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The main objective of centrally sponsored Command Area Development programme is
Options: improving the utilisation of irrigation potential,    optimizing agricultural productivity and production from the irrigated area,    both (a) and (b),    None of the above

Ans:C,C


The periods of different eras are further divided into
Options: eons,    epochs,    stages,    Any of the above

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Which of the following places is famous for Chikankari work, which is a traditional art of embroidery?
Options: Lucknow,    Hyderabad,    Jaipur,    Mysore

Ans:A,A


When did Afghanistan ends monarchy and became a republic?
Options: 1949,    1973,    1965,    2000

Ans:B,B


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Options: states that no one was to be imprisoned without a writ or warrant stating the charge against him,    provided facilities to a prisoner to obtain either speedy trial or release in bail,    safeguarded the personal liberties of the people against arbitrary imprisonment by the king's orders,    All of the above

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Options: 7,902/sq. km,    1,008/sq. km,    5,512/sq. km,    2,669/sq. km

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Options: Akash,    Nag,    Agni,    Prithvi

Ans:A,A


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Options: increasing,    decreasing,    static,    decreasing in open forest area but increasing in closed forest area

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