Study of life in outer space is known as


Options: endbiology,    exobiology,    enterbiology,    neobiology

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Options: Frisbee,    Monopoly,    Ouija board,    Ping Pong

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The headquarters of World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) is located in
Options: Paris,    Madrid,    New York,    Geneva

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What does DOCSIS stand for?
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During the first crusade, crusaders reached Jerusalem and captured it in
Options: 1000 AD,    1099 AD,    1200 AD,    1515 AD

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For purifying drinking water alum is used
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Out of 900 reported species of living gymnosperms, conifers are represented by about 500 species, About 2,50,000 species of angiosperms (flowering plants) have also been reported in the world. The vast and dominant woodlands in Europe, Asia, North America and mountains such as Himalayas are wooded with
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In which year did Sir Edmund Hillary reach the summit of Mount Everest?
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The book 'Gulliver's Travels' was written by
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Fenway Park is the home field of what Major League Baseball team?
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'Tin Bhiga' lease by India to Bangladesh, was a part of
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When were blue jeans invented?
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Which of the following events took place in the Cenozoic era?
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Which state Government of India has instituted the Samman Award?
Options: Uttar Pradesh,    Himachal Pradesh,    Madhya Pradesh,    Andhra Pradesh

Ans:C,C


Exposure to sunlight helps a person improve his health because
Options: the infrared light kills bacteria in the body,    resistance power increases,    the pigment cells in the skin get stimulated and produce a healthy tan,    the ultraviolet rays convert skin oil into Vitamin D

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The landforms that are influences by several process namely, weathering, erosion, deposition are known as
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What was Sachin Tendulkar's average when he made his first thousand runs in ODIs?
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When and where was basketball introduced in Olympics as a medal event?
Options: 1992 at Barcilona,    1928 at Paris,    1936 at Berlin,    1900 at Athens

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The south temperature zone is a region lying between
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Singalila National Park
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SAARC is observing a decade(1991-2000) of which of the following?
Options: Girl child,    Literacy,    Health services to rural poor,    Shelter for all

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What is the Websites code for the country Mongolia?
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