The ancient Olympics Games came to a sudden end when the Roman Emperor Theodosius banned them as paper manifestations. The modern Olympic Games were received after a lapse of nearly


Options: ten centuries,    twelve centuries,    fifteen centuries,    eighteen centuries

Ans:C,C






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Which of the following is the lightest metal?
Options: Mercury,    Lithium,    Lead,    Silver

Ans:B,B


The UN charter was finalized at ___ and become effective on ___ .
Options: San Francisco, 24th October, 1945,    Dumbarton Oaks, 5th March, 1944,    Yalta, 2nd February, 1945,    Teheran, 24th October, 1943

Ans:A,A


The velocity of light was first measured by
Options: Einstein,    Newton,    Romer,    Galileo

Ans:C,C


With which sport is the Jules Rimet trophy associated?
Options: Basketball,    Football,    Hockey,    Golf

Ans:B,B


The intersecting lines drawn on maps and globes are
Options: latitudes,    longitudes,    geographic grids,    None of the above

Ans:C,C


The most explosive type of volcano is
Options: the caldera,    a cinder cone,    basalt plateau,    shield volcanoes

Ans:A,A


Marco Polo (1292-1294 AD):
Options:

Ans:Marco Polo (1292-1294 AD):,


Federation Cup, World Cup, Allywyn International Trophy and Challenge Cup are awarded to winners of
Options: Tennis,    Volleyball,    Basketball,    Cricket

Ans:B,B


Which industries are common in Andhra Pradesh?
Options: Cement and paper,    Asbestos and units of HMT, BHEL,    Hindustan Shipyard and Bharat Dynamics Limited,    All of the above

Ans:D,D


Microphone is used to convert
Options: sound waves into electrical energy,    sound waves into light rays,    electrical energy into sound waves,    sound waves into magnetic currents

Ans:A,A


National School of Mines is located in ?
Options: Dhanbad,    Kavalpur,    Udaipur,    Hyderabad

Ans:A,A


The year 1995 is the Golden Jubilee year of which of the following international organisations?
Options: UNO,    NAM,    GATT (now WTO),    ASEAN

Ans:A,A


The total number of members of UN Security Council is
Options: 5,    10,    15,    20

Ans:C,C


Periyar National Park
Options: Karnataka,Kerala,Kerala,MadhyaPradesh

Ans:Kerala,


Three important rivers of the Indian subcontinent have their sources near the Mansarover Lake in the Great Himalayas. These rivers are
Options: Indus, Jhelum and Sutlej,    Brahmaputra, Sutlej and Yamuna,    Brahmaputra, Indus and Sutlej,    Jhelum, Sutlej and Yamuna

Ans:C,C


Another word for the CPU is...
Options: Execute,    Microprocessor,    Micro chip,    Decode

Ans:B,B


Ali Sher, an Arjuna Award winner, is associated with
Options: Golf,    Football,    Yatching,    Hockey

Ans:A,A


The position of a chief minister is
Options: similar to that of the prime minister,    identical to that of the president,    a combination of the position of the prime minister and president,    not constitutional

Ans:A,A


There was a sharp class division at Harappa and Mohen-jodaro. This is clear from the
Options: Indus seals excavated,    religious beliefs of the Harappans,    tools and implements used by the Harappans,    different types of dwellings excavated

Ans:D,D


Who among the following got the 'Bharat Ratna' award, before becoming the President of India?
Options: R. Venkatramanan,    Dr. Zakir Hussain,    V. V. Giri,    Dr. Rajendra Prasad

Ans:B,B


Govind Pashu Vihar Wildlife Sanctuary
Options: Karnataka,Kerala,Tripura,Uttarakhand

Ans:Uttarakhand,


Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit was
Options: a German Physicist,    developed the mercury thermometer in 1714,    devised temperature scale,    All of the above

Ans:D,D


The main objective of multi-purpose river projects are
Options: extension of irrigation facilities by constructing dams to store surplus water during the rainy season, for release in summer,    power generation by constructing hydro power stations,    flood controls and making rivers navigable,    All of the above

Ans:D,D


The model which explains the various types of igneous rocks
Options: rock cycle,    Bowens reaction series,    both are similar terms,    None of the above

Ans:B,B


Modern football is said to have evolved from
Options: England,    India,    France,    Spain

Ans:A,A


Ustad Mansur was a famous painter in the region of
Options: Shajahan,    Akbar,    Humayun,    Jahangir

Ans:D,D


Most modern TV's draw power even if turned off. The circuit the power is used in does what function?
Options: Sound,    Remote control,    Color balance,    High voltage

Ans:B,B


How many former republics of USSR have become members of the Commonwealth of Independent States?
Options: 11,    10,    12,    9

Ans:A,A


Famous sculptures depicting art of love built some time in 950 AD – 1050 AD are
Options: Khajuraho temples,    Jama Masjid,    Sun temple,    Mahabalipuram temples

Ans:A,A


The book 'To Live or Not Live' was written by
Options: V.S. Naipaul,    Alexandra Dumas,    George Elliot,    Nirad C. Chaudhuri

Ans:D,D


Which is the associated sport of Bombay Gold Cup?
Options: Basketball,    Weightlifting,    Hockey,    Football

Ans:C,C


Super conductivity is a phenomenon in which the resistance of a substance
Options: increases with temperature,    decreases with temperature,    does not change with temperature,    becomes zero at very low temperature

Ans:D,D


Who invented Bifocal Lens?
Options: Alfred B. Nobel,    Thomas Alva Edison,    Benjamin Franklin,    Rudolf Diesel

Ans:C,C


Hiuen-Tsang (China) (630-645 AD) visited india during rule of which emperor
Options:

Ans:Harshavardhana,


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

Ans:A,A


The term used to describe money that flows into a country to take advantage of high rates of interest is called
Options: hot money,    hard sector,    hard currency,    None of the above

Ans:A,A


What was the bowling figures (O-M-R-W ) of Anil Kumble in his ODI debut against Sri Lanka?
Options: 1.1-0-27-0,    10-7-10-5,    10-0-42-1,    8.2-2-33-2

Ans:C,C


Uttaranchal has international boundary with ____ in north, north-east and eastern side.
Options: China,    Nepal,    both (a) and (b),    None of the above

Ans:C,C


Where did the 1st ODI match was played in India?
Options: New Delhi,    Ahmedabad,    Kolkata,    Mumbai

Ans:B,B


1st battle of pannipat was fought in
Options:

Ans:1526,1526


The longest ship canal in the world is the
Options: St. Laurence Seaway (USA and Canada),    Suez canal, Egypt,    Kiel canal, Germany,    Panama canal, Central America

Ans:A,A


In Air Force, Air Commodore has one rank higher than
Options: Squadron Leader,    Air Vice-Marshal,    Group Captain,    Air Marshal

Ans:C,C


Tomb of Vasco-da-Gama is situated at
Options: Chittorgarh (Rajasthan),    Kochi (Kerala),    Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu),    Durgapur (West Bengal)

Ans:B,B


In which decade was the Internet first implemented?
Options: 1940s,    1950s,    1960s,    1980s

Ans:C,C


The mass number of a nucleus is
Options: always less than its atomic number,    the sum of the number of protons and neutrons present in the nucleus,    always more than the atomic weight,    a fraction

Ans:B,B


Grand Central Terminal, Park Avenue, New York is the world's
Options: A. largest railway station B. highest railway station C. longest railway station D. None of the above

Ans:A,largest railway station


Plants absorb most part of water needed by them through their
Options: embryonic zone,    growing point,    root hairs,    zone of elongation

Ans:C,C


When was Lord Buddha born?
Options: 586 BC,    1000 BC,    560 BC,    750 BC

Ans:C,C


The great Victoria Desert is located in
Options: Canada,    West Africa,    Australia,    North America

Ans:C,C


Light year is a measurement of
Options: speed of aeroplanes,    speed of light,    Stellar distances,    speed of rockets

Ans:C,C

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