The author of controversial book 'Lajja' is a citizen of


Options: Pakistan,    Indonesia,    Bangladesh,    India

Ans:C,C


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India's first fast breeder neutron reactor was
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Options: 4.2 seconds,    42 seconds,    4.2 years,    42 years

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Marco Polo
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Ans:B,B


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Options: evergreen forests,    evergreen deciduous forests,    large grasslands,    coniferous forests

Ans:C,C


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Options: 10,    12,    15,    18

Ans:C,C


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Options: thermoplastic,    thermoset,    chemical compound,    polymer

Ans:B,B


Potassium nitrate is used in
Options: medicine,    fertiliser,    salt,    glass

Ans:B,B


The member of a State Public Service Commission can be removed on the ground of misbehavior only after an enquiry has been conducted by the
Options: Supreme Court of India,    High Court of the state,    committee appointed by the president,    None of the above

Ans:A,A


Where is the BARC's Research Centre?
Options: Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, Kolkata,    Nuclear Research Lab, Kashmir,    High Altitude Research Lab, Gulmarg,    All of the above

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

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Ans:B,B


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Options: Rutile,    Haematite,    Limestone,    Pitchblende

Ans:D,D


When was Monopoly created?
Options: 1940s,    1930s,    1920s,    1950s

Ans:B,B


Which of the following is a Manipuri version of Hockey?
Options: Khong Kangjei,    Hiyang Tanaba,    Yubi Lakpi,    None of above

Ans:A,A


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Options: the Pyranees,    the Balkans,    the Carpathians,    the Urals

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Options: floor crossing,    fourth estate,    fifth column,    free ports

Ans:A,A


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Options: 10-3m,    10-6m,    10-9m,    10-12m

Ans:A,A


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Options: Kapil Dev,    Sachin Tendulkar,    Ajit Wadekar,    Sunil Gavaskar

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Options: The World This Week,    Surabhi,    Eye Witness,    Turning Point

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Options: Export Processing Zone,    Centre for Marine Food products,    Cutting and Polishing of diamonds,    Ship breaking industry

Ans:A,A


Monazite is an ore of
Options: titanium,    zirconium,    iron,    thorium

Ans:D,D


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Options: Grant Fuhr,    Patrick Roy,    Chris Osgood,    Mike Vernon

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Options: 50 to 1000 mm of rainfall a year,    100 to 200 mm of rainfall a year,    200 to 400 mm of rainfall a year,    50 to 400 mm of rainfall a year

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Options: Golf,    Circumnavigation of the earth by car,    Formula One racing,    Buggy-Jumping

Ans:B,B


The study of day-to-day variations in weather called is called
Options: climatology,    meteorology,    cyclogenesis,    None of the above

Ans:B,B


The National Song of India was composed by
Options: Rabindranath Tagore,    Bankim Chandra Chatterji,    Iqbal,    Jai Shankar Prasad

Ans:B,B


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Options: luminous zone,    dark zone,    blue zone,    non-luminous zone

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what is formoula to remember headquarters of various world organisations
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The trophies and cups awarded for cricket are
Options: McDowell's Challenge cup and World cup,    Federation cup,    Moin-ud-Dowla cup and B. C. Gupta cup,    None of the above

Ans:A,A


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Options: nominated by the district officer,    the electorates of the respective territorial constituencies,    nominated by local self-government minister of the state,    nominated by the block development organization

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Options: Golf tee,    Motorboat,    Water skis,    Hang glider

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Options: It's infested with reindeer,    Your hard disk may be headed for failure,    A loose wire is hitting the cooling fan,    A loud metallic clatter is normal

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Options: Buckminster Fuller,    Sir William Grove,    Sylvester Graham,    Joyce Hall

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Options: A. Svetlana Alexievich B. Mo Yan C. Patrick Modiano D. Kazuo Ishiguro

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Options: Pete Sampras and Steffi Graf,    Rafael Nadal and Venus Williams,    Andre Agassi and Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario,    Marat Safin and Serena Williams

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Options: 1958,    1964,    1973,    1988

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Options: 1850s,    1880s,    1930s,    1950s

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The troughs of the waves are where the jet stream of waves is closest to the
Options: poles,    equator,    Prime meridian,    None of the above

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The oldest rocks in the earth's crust were once molten, and came from deep inside the earth. The molten rock, called magma, spewed out in volcanic eruptions during the earth;s early life and solidified into hard rock's called
Options: granite,    basalt,    igneous rocks,    sedimentary rocks

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