Sushri Lata Dinanath Mangeshkar received Bharath Ratna in


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The pennines (Europe), Appalachians (America) and the Aravallis (India) are examples of
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Jesus Christ was crucified in
Options: 4 BC,    4 AD,    20 AD,    1 AD

Ans:C,C


Ordinary table salt is sodium chloride. What is baking soda?
Options: Potassium chloride,    Potassium carbonate,    Potassium hydroxide,    Sodium bicarbonate

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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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In an atomic explosion, enormous energy is released which is due to
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The oil used in the froth floatation process is
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The Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award is given by which of the following organisations?
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Who is the author of 'Ashtadhyayi'?
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Gopal Krishna Gokhale
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When was the game Frisbee invented?
Options: 1920s,    1900s,    1870s,    1890s

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The metal that is used as a catalyst in the hydrogenation of oils is
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Fathometer is used to measure
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Once the active medium is excited, the first photons of light are produced by which physical process?
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Normal adult human male has
Options: 10 gram of haemoglobin/100 gram of blood,    14 gram of haemoglobin/100 gram of blood,    18 gram of haemoglobin/100 gram of blood,    24 gram of haemoglobin/100 gram of blood

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The polar Easterlies lie at
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Three major powers that emerged in southern India in the 7th century AD were CherasCholasChalukyasPallavasPandyas
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The lowest point, on land, in the world is
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INS Agrani (Petty Officers' School) is situated at
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Myopia is connected with
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Which of these is not a computer?
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The original founders of Common wealth of Independent States, in December 1991, are
Options: Tadjikistan, Khirghizia and Turkemenistan,    Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan,    Russia, Ukraine and Byelorus,    Moldavia, Khazakhastan and Uzbekistan

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Nowadays many novel chemicals are being synthesized termed as xenobiotics. The unique feature of these is what they are biodegradablenon- biodegradablepose on environmental threatthey are environment friendly
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Which of the following is a pair names of the same game?
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Under an agreement with which of the following countries did Subhas Chandra Bose organize the Indian soldiers, taken as prisoners by the Axis Powers, into the Azad Hind Fauj?
Options: China,    Germany,    Italy,    Japan

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Desert National Park
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Which of the following geographical features have played a great unifying role in strengthening the forces of homogeneity of the Indian people?The expanses of water surrounding the peninsulaThe Himalayan MountainsThe vastness of the countryThe presence of the Indian ocean
Options: I,    II,    I and II,    I, II, III and IV

Ans:D,D


Non stick cooking utensils are coated with
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The gulf that separates Finland and Sweden in Europe is
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The main watershed of most of the peninsular river lies in the
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What invention caused many deaths while testing it?
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Siachen is a
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The largest glaciers are
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The periodic rise and fall of the sea level on the earth, gives rise to tides. This is related to
Options: the position of the moon with reference to the earth and the gravitational pull exerted mainly by the moon and partly by the sun,    infrared rays from the sun,    ultraviolet rays from the sun,    None of the above

Ans:A,A


The heat required to raise the temperature of body by 1 K is called
Options: specific heat,    thermal capacity,    water equivalent,    None of the above

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Famous sculptures depicting art of love built some time in 950 AD – 1050 AD are
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Which of the following rays are more penetrating?
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Bandhavgarh National Park
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Judicature (High Court) of Rajasthan is at
Options: Jodhpur,    Jaipur,    Udaipur,    Jaiselmer

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Fa-Hien was
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Epsom (England) is the place associated with
Options: Horse racing,    Polo,    Shooting,    Snooker

Ans:A,A


Who is the highest wicket taker in Test cricket?
Options: Shane Warne,    Brian Lara,    Courtney Walsh,    Muttiah Muralitharan

Ans:D,D


Which organ of United Nations has ceased to be operational?
Options: Trusteeship Council,    Secretariat,    International Court of Justice,    Economic and Social Council

Ans:A,A


The ionosphere contains ionized air that protects the earth from
Options: the ultraviolet rays of the sun,    the infrared rays of the sun,    the falling meteorites,    None of the above

Ans:C,C


In the 1700s, who would pay the postage fee for letters before the stamp was invented?
Options: The sender,    There was no fee,    The receiver of the letter,    The post office

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What was Yashpal Sharma's best score in First Class Cricket?
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The velocity of sound in air (under normal condition) is
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The first nuclear reactor in India is
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Ans:D,D


What is the measurement of the volleyball court?
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Ans:C,C


'CD' computer abbreviation usually means ?
Options: Command Description,    Change Data,    Copy Density,    Compact Disc

Ans:D,D


Who was the first Indian to go into space?
Options: Ravi Malhotra,    Satish Dawan,    Kalpana Chawla,    Rakesh Sharma

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