Stars twinkle because


Options: the intensity of light emitted by them changes with time,    the distance of the stars from the earth changes with time,    the refractive index of the different layers of the earth's atmosphere changes continuously, consequently the position of the image of a start changes with time,    the light from the star is scattered by the dust particles and air molecules in the earth's atmosphere

Ans:C,C






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Options: All have same penetrating power,    Beta Particles,    Alpha particles,    Gamma rays

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Options: Karnataka,Kerala,Andhra Pradesh,MadhyaPradesh

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Options: Vinoo Mankad,    Mohd. Azaruddin,    S.M. Gavaskar,    G.R. Viswanath

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Options: Chemistry,    Physics,    Economics,    Peace

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Options: Chennai,    Pant Nagar,    Hyderabad,    Bangalore

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Options: BU,    BR,    BL,    BG

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Options: defence expenditure,    expenditure on economic services,    expenditure on social and community services,    grant to states

Ans:A,A


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Options: Naren,    Sharad,    Srivatsav,    Shyam

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The oath of office is administered to the members of state council of ministers by
Options: the governor,    the chief minister,    chief justice of the state high court,    speaker of legislative assembly

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Options: Guwahati,    Jamnagar,    Mumbai,    Chennai

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Options: Choke,    Inductor,    Resistor,    Capacitor

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Options: Table tennis,    Tennis,    Golf,    Boxing

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Options: Sri John Simon,    Lord Chelmsford,    Lord Minto,    E.S. Montague

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Options: 1998,    1989,    1979,    1800

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Options: the Tropic of Capricorn and the Antarctic circle,    the Antarctic circle and the South pole,    the Tropic of Cancer and the tropic of Capricorn,    the Tropic of Capricorn and the equator

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Options: Assam,    Punjab,    Bengal,    N.W.F.P and the Sylhet district of Assam

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Options: helium,    ozone,    oxygen,    methane

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Options: first Sangam period,    second Sangam period,    third Sangam period,    post-third Sangam period

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Options: mango tree,    kachnar tree,    sunflower plant,    maize plant

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The inexpensive and commonly used variety of glass is called soda glass. It is called so because
Options: was used initially for making bottles of soda(carbonated drink),    is made using soda(sodium carbonate),    was initially used for storing sodium carbonate,    is made using soda lime

Ans:B,B


Who won 2017 nobble Peace Prize
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Options: 1984,    1974,    1964,    1954

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Options: Indus seals excavated,    religious beliefs of the Harappans,    tools and implements used by the Harappans,    different types of dwellings excavated

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