Pythagoras was first to ____ the universal validity of geometrical theorem.


Options: give,    prove,    both,    None of the above

Ans:,






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Which is the oldest monuments?
Options: Qutub Minar,    Ajanta Caves,    Khajurah,    Taj Mahal

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Options: Dharmavir Bharti,    Amitabh Bachchaan,    B. V. Karanth,    Ashok Vajpeyi

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Of the following properties of a wave, the one that is independent of the other is its
Options: amplitude,    velocity,    wavelength,    frequency

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The major motion of the planet earth includes
Options: rotation,    revolution,    both (a) and (b),    any of these depending upon the question under construction

Ans:C,C


Who is the author of the book - 'Preparing for the Twenty - First Century'?
Options: Larry Collins,    V.S. Naipul,    V.R. Krishna Iyer,    Paul Kennedy

Ans:D,D


The controversial documentary 'Hell's Angel' broadcasted by Channel 4 on Independent British Television Station is based on who among the following?
Options: Joseph Stalin,    Adolf Hitler,    Mother Teresa,    Saddam Hussein

Ans:C,C


Sun Temple is situated at?
Options: Konark,    Bangalore,    Haridwar,    Kerala

Ans:A,A


Guarantee to an exporter that the importer of his goods will pay immediately for the goods ordered by him, is known as
Options: Letter of Credit (L/C),    laissezfaire,    inflation,    None of the above

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The Board of Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (BIFR) came into existence in
Options: 1984,    1986,    1987,    1989

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Mesons are found in
Options: Laser beam,    X-rays,    Gamma rays,    Cosmic rays

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Which body of UNO gives advisory opinion on legal matters to the bodies and special agencies of the UNO?
Options: The Security Council,    International Court of Justice,    Trusteeship Council,    Secretariat

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The outer Himalayas lie between
Options: the lease Himalayas and the Indo Gangetic plain,    the foot hills and the Indo Gangetic plain,    the greater Himalayas and the lesser Himalayas,    Indo-Gangetic plains and the peninsula

Ans:A,A


Radioactivity is a phenomenon of the spontaneous emission of
Options: protons (alpha particles),    electrons (beta particles),    gamma rays (short wave electromagnetic waves),    All of the above

Ans:D,D


The Upanishads are
Options: a source of Hindu philosophy,    books of ancient Hindu laws,    books on social behavior of man,    prayers to God

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The number of principal organs of UNO is
Options: 3,    4,    5,    6

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The river Sutlej, on which the Bhakra Dam has been built, originates from
Options: a spring in Vering,    near Bara Lacha Pass in Lahul,    Rakas lake in Tibet,    Mansarovar lake

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Who invented Bifocal Lens?
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Which player has scored the most runs in a single Test innings?
Options: Graham Gooch,    Matthew Hayden,    Brian Lara,    Agarkar

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What is the population of Assam?
Options: 140/sq km,    340/sq km,    240/sq km,    None of the above

Ans:B,B


One kilometre is equal to how many miles?
Options: 0.84,    0.5,    1.6,    0.62

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The most plausible explanation for the location of the Thar desert in western India is
Options: the obstruction caused by the Aravalis to the rain-bearing wind that proceeds to the Ganga Valley,    the evaporation of moisture by heat,    the absence of mountains to the north of Rajasthan to cause orographic rainfall in it,    that the moisture carried by the South-west monsoon is driven away by the dry upper air current

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Options: Football,    Tennis,    Badminton,    Hockey

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Ms. Medha Patkar is associated with the
Options: Tehri project,    Enron project,    Sardar Sarovar project,    Dabhol project

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How much districts are there in Tamil Nadu?
Options: 26,    27,    28,    32

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The moon orbits the earth at a mean distance approximately
Options: 0.384 million km,    149.6 million km,    579 million km,    227.9 million km

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Options: north of Tropic of Cancer,    south of the Equator,    south of the Capricorn,    north of the Equator

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Rohinton Baria Trophy is associated with
Options: football,    hockey,    cricket 'Inter-University',    inter-university sports and athletics

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On August 1, 2003, the total strength of India's armed forces approximate to
Options: 13,92,000,    10,92,000,    71,500,    1,32,000

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In which language did 'Dr. Masti Venkatesh Iyengar' write?
Options: Malayalam,    Tamil,    Telugu,    Kannada

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Which county signed Yuvraj Singh to play for them in 2003?
Options: Nottinghamshire,    Lancashire,    Hampshire,    Yorkshire

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Options: the clear sky allows radiant energy to escape readily from the earth,    on a cloudy night the clouds are warm and therefore retard the cooling,    the clear sky allows the cold of outer space to reach the earth,    current of air carry the heat away from the earth on a clear night

Ans:A,A


The invention of the transistor, or semiconductor, was one of the most important developments leading to the personal computer revolution. What company invented the transistor in 1947?
Options: International Business Machines,    MITS,    Xerox,    Bell Laboratories

Ans:D,D


When was the first Lionel trains manufactured?
Options: 1920,    1890,    1901,    1944

Ans:C,C


What item, originally called the 'Whirlwind', was invented by Ives McGaffey in 1869?
Options: Blender,    Electric mixer,    Washing machine,    Vacuum cleaner

Ans:D,D


What invention was first installed at a Hartford, Connecticut bank in 1889?
Options: Automatic teller machine,    Time-lock safe,    Burglar alarm,    Pay telephone

Ans:D,D


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Options: 1940s,    1950s,    1970s,    1960s

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The 'Golconda Fort' is in which state?
Options: Telangana,    Uttar Pradesh,    Bihar,    Karnataka

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Most abundant tissues of our body are
Options: muscular,    connective,    epithelial,    nervous

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The traditional lands of the nomads of Central Asia are
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Options: Jeremy Bentham (1748-1836),    James Mill(1773-1839),    Henry Sidgwick (1838-1900),    All of the above

Ans:D,D


Study of life in outer space is known as
Options: endbiology,    exobiology,    enterbiology,    neobiology

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Which NBA player scored 8 points in the final 7 seconds of a game to lead his team to victory?
Options: Baron Davis,    Kevin Garnett,    Stephon Maurbury,    Reggie Miller

Ans:D,D


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Options: Karnataka,Kerala,Tripura,MadhyaPradesh

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Options: Bihar,    West Bengal,    Orissa,    Chhattisgarh

Ans:B,B


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Options: lateral meristem,    protoderm,    extrastelar cambium,    provascular tissue

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Options: chlorine,    washing soda,    potassium permanganate,    bleaching powder

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Who beat Duke in the Great Alaskan Shootout Finals in 1998?
Options: Syracuse,    University of Cincinnati,    Notre Dame,    UCLA

Ans:B,B


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Options: n2,    n,    n-2,    n3

Ans:B,B


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Options: Canada,    Fiji,    Sri Lanka,    India

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Options: Dante,    Aristotle,    Socrates,    Plato

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