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:A,A


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Options: 1985,    1982,    1986,    1987

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Options: they are not needed now as anti-knock agents,    they tower the efficiency of the engine,    they cause less pollution,    to reduce the cost of petrol

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Options: Earth,    Jupiter and Saturn,    Mercury,    Earth, Jupiter and Saturn

Ans:D,D


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Ans:C,C


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Options: Chemicals other than fertilizers,    Services sector,    Food processing,    Telecommunication

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Options: 1974,    1984,    1994,    2004

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Options: Karnataka,Kerala,Odisha,MadhyaPradesh

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Options: Vienna,    Paris,    Hague,    Geneva

Ans:D,D


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Options: I, II, III,    I, II,    I, III,    II, III

Ans:A,A


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Options: germanium,    carbon,    silicon,    sulphur

Ans:B,B


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Options: 15,    22,    12,    9

Ans:B,B


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Options: Mohammad Azharuddin,    Surinder Amarnath,    Sachin Tendulkar,    Navjot Sidhu

Ans:B,B


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Options: haemoglobin,    keratin,    collagen,    myoglobin

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Options: calcium oxide and ammonium chloride,    calcium carbonate and magnesium carbonate,    aragonite and conchiolin,    ammonium sulphate and sodium carbonate

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Out of the following pairs, choose the pair in which the physical quantities do not have identical dimension?
Options: Pressure and Young's modules,    Planck's constant and Angular momentum,    Impulse and moment of force,    Force and rate of change of linear momentum

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The term 'Chukker' is used in
Options: Polo,    Horse racing,    Wrestling,    Rifle shooting

Ans:A,A


The Rhine river of northern Europe empties into
Options: the Baltic sea,    the North sea,    the Bay of Biscay,    the Adriatic sea

Ans:B,B


Who was the first Indian Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army ?
Options: Gen. K.M. Cariappa,    Vice-Admiral R.D. Katari,    Gen. Maharaja Rajendra Singhji,    None of the above

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Options: Karnataka,Kerala,Bihar,MadhyaPradesh

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Options: Karnataka,Kerala,Karnataka,MadhyaPradesh

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Options: Digital Transmission Protocol,    DeskTop Publishing,    Data Type Programming,    Document Type Processing

Ans:B,B


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Ans:C,C


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Options: Hindi,    Marathi,    English,    Malayalam

Ans:A,A


Which is the sacred text of Hinduism?
Options: The Vedas,    The Bhagavad Gita,    The epics of the Mahabharata and the Ramayana,    All of the above

Ans:D,D


Thillana is a format of
Options: Kuchipudi,    Odissi,    Baharatanatyam,    Kathak

Ans:C,C


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Options: Brussels,    Paris,    London,    Rome

Ans:A,A


Which of the following groups of rivers originate from the Himachal mountains?
Options: Beas, Ravi and Chenab,    Ravi, Chenab and Jhelum,    Sutlej, Beas and Ravi,    Sutlej, Ravi and Jhelum

Ans:A,A


The method that cannot be used for removing permanent hardness of water is
Options: adding sodium carbonate,    distillation,    adding caustic soda,    boiling

Ans:D,D


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Options: 2000,    2001,    2002,    2003

Ans:,


Bhitarkanika National Park
Options: Karnataka,Kerala,Tripura,Odisha

Ans:Odisha,


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Options: New Delhi,    Calcutta,    Chennai,    Mumbai

Ans:D,D


Which of the following is an inland sea?
Options: Caribbean sea,    Caspian sea,    Red sea,    Yellow sea

Ans:B,B


'Nature never did betray the heart that loved her' is a quotation from
Options: W.Wordsworth,    J.Brayon,    P.B.Shelly,    J.Keats

Ans:A,A


The parliament can legislate on the subject in the state list
Options: if the President issues an order authorizing it to do so,    if the Supreme Court of India gives authority to the Parliament of India in this regard,    if the Rajya Sabha passes a resolution by two-third of its to legislate on a state matter in the national interest,    None of the above

Ans:C,C


How many Lok Sabha seats belong to Rajasthan?
Options: 32,    25,    30,    17

Ans:B,B


The mass of one Avogadro number of helium atom is
Options: 1.00 gram,    4.00 gram,    8.00 gram,    4 x 6.02 x 1023 gram

Ans:B,B


What is the literacy rate of Maharashtra?
Options: 77.27 per cent,    66.26 per cent,    55.25 per cent,    44.24 per cent

Ans:A,A


The phrase 'procedure established by the law' means
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Ans:A,A


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Options: 2400 BC,    2300 BC,    2200 BC,    2100 BC

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Options: 1906,    1909,    1915,    1919

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Options: Www.yahoo.com,    Www.yahoo.co.uk,    Www.fr.yahoo,    Www.yahoo.fr

Ans:C,C


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Options: I, II and III,    I and II,    II and III,    I and III

Ans:C,C


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Options: Methane,    Nitrous oxide,    Carbon dioxide,    Hydrogen

Ans:D,D

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