Pakistan left the Commonwealth in 1972, but rejoined as 49th member of the Commonwealth in


Options: 1984,    1991,    1997,    2000

Ans:B,B






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Options: mountain glaciers,    alpine glaciers,    continental glaciers,    piedmont glaciers

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Options: the same number of protons but different number of neutrons,    the same number of neutrons but different number of protons,    equal number of protons and electrons,    equal number of nucleons

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The tropical easterlies wind lie at
Options: 0-30? latitude,    30-60? latitude,    60-90? latitude,    10-40? latitude

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Options: New York,    Rome,    Geneva,    London

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Options: 1976,    1958,    1901,    1972

Ans:C,C


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The 2002 Commonwealth Games were held in
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Ans:C,C


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Ans:B,B


The import of crude oil and petroleum done from national oil companies of producer countries, which have a net exportable surplus of oil is by
Options: term contracts,    term tenders,    monthly tenders,    All the above

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Which of the following games is not included in the Olympic Games?
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In a normal human being, how much time does food take to reach the end of the intestine for complete absorption?
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Which of the following agencies related to the United Nation was in existence before the Second World War?
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Options: the Consolidated Fund of India,    the Contingency Fund,    both the above funds,    None of the above

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What is a GPU?
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Options: 1850s,    1880s,    1930s,    1950s

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