Presently known as the European Union, the EEC was established in


Options: 1957,    1958,    1959,    1960

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What does the term PLC stand for?
Options: Programmable Lift Computer,    Program List Control,    Programmable Logic Controller,    Piezo Lamp Connector

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Options: assemblage of plant species living in association with each other in a given environmental frame,    plants of a particular region or period, listed by species and considered as a group,    a large tract covered by trees and shrubs and its administration for assessing economic benefits,    role played by species of animals in the maintenance of ecological balance

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Which batsman started his international cricketing career at the age of 16?
Options: Suresh Raina,    Sachin Tendulkar,    Piyush Chawla,    Rahul Dravid

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What is not always necessary for accessing the Web?
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The chemical (ethyl mercaptan) added to the otherwise odourless LPG cooking gas for imparting a detectable smell to the gas is a compound of
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What is the duration of football match?
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Pine, fir, spruce, cedar, larch and cypress are the famous timber-yielding plants of which several also occur widely in the hilly regions of India. All these belong to
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How many bits is a byte?
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Options: 63.615 per cent,    61.03 per cent,    69.95 per cent,    65.07 per cent

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Aurobindo was the author of
Options: Discovery of India,    Hindu view of life,    Yogashastra,    Savitri

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Benjamin Franklin was a prolific inventor. He invented the lightning rod, the Franklin stove, studied electricity, discovered the Gulf Stream, started the first library, and on and on. Among his many other inventions, what musical instrument did he invent?
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The ionosphere contains ionized air that protects the earth from
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The reaction between compounds and oxygen is called
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What is unique about the film 'Adi Shankaracharya'?
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The southernmost point of peninsular India, that is, Kanyakumari, is
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What is the name of the CalTech seismologist who invented the scale used to measure the magnitude of earthquakes?
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When does the Indonesian settlement in the Malay Peninsula took place?
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Options: 1987,    1983,    1973,    1977

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The low latitude zone of globe extends between
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Stars twinkle because
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