The book 'The Man who knew Infinity' by Robert Kanigel is the biography of


Options: Srinivasa Ramanujan,    Sir C. V. Raman,    Homi Bhabha,    Vikram Sarabhai

Ans:A,A






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Options: 8500 - 9800 angstrom,    7800 - 8000 angstrom,    3900 - 7600 angstrom,    1300 - 3000 angstrom

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Options: paint,    paper,    ink,    gun powder

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Options: planet's albedo,    earth's albedo,    both are similar terms,    None of the above

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Options: 2400 BC,    2300 BC,    2200 BC,    2100 BC

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Options: May 1993,    August 1993,    July 1993,    September 1993

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Which is the biggest literary award of Britain?
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Options: the period in which the moon completes an orbit around the earth,    the period in which the moon completes an orbit around the earth and returns to the same positions in the sky,    the period of rotation of moon,    None of the above

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Former Australian captain Mark Taylor has had several nicknames over his playing career. Which of the following was NOT one of them?
Options: Tubby,    Stodge,    Helium Bat,    Stumpy

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Options: France,    Greece,    Hong Kong,    Indonesia

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Modvat is
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Ans:D,D


To which country did the first Secretary-General of the UN belong?
Options: Austria,    Sweden,    Burma,    Norway

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Tiger Woods is associated with which of the following sports?
Options: Table tennis,    Tennis,    Golf,    Boxing

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Deficit financing means that the government borrows money from the
Options: RBI,    local bodies,    big businessmen,    IMF

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The Olympic museum was opened at which of the following places?
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Which language of India belongs to Dravidian family?
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Options: 1981,    1991,    1995,    2000

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Options: 30.3%,    33.3%,    38.3%,    42.3%

Ans:B,B


who was founder of das dynasty?
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Ans:kutubdin,


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Options: table tennis,    lawn tennis,    table tennis and lawn tennis,    table tennis, lawn tennis and shooting

Ans:D,D


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Options: trade gap,    turnover,    reserves,    referendum

Ans:B,B


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Options: Middle East regions,    far east regions,    both (a) and (b),    None of the above

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Ans: 1761 AD , 1761 AD


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Options: Direct current to Alternating current,    Alternating current to Direct current,    high voltage to low voltage,    low voltage to high voltage

Ans:B,B


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Options: Barely,    Cotton,    Maize,    None of the above

Ans:B,B


Water is a good solvent of ionic salts because
Options: it has a high boiling point,    it has a high dipole moment,    it has a high specific heat,    it has no colour

Ans:B,B


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Options: Tritium,    Deuterium,    Protium,    Yttrium

Ans:D,D


What Elisha Otis invented?
Options: The brake used in modern elevators,    Jet Engine,    Turbine,    Hydraulic Crane

Ans:A,A


Which of the following has a potential for harnessing of tidal energy in India?
Options: Gulf of Cambay,    Gulf of Mannar,    Backwaters of Kerala,    Chilka lake

Ans:A,A


Rainbow is produced when sunlight fall on drops of rain. Which of the following physical phenomena are responsible for this? DiffusionRefractionInternal reflection
Options: I, II and III,    I and II,    II and III,    I and III

Ans:C,C


The ridges of the waves are where the jet stream of waves closes to the
Options: poles,    equator,    prime meridian,    None of the above

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Options: Lawn Tennis,    Tennis,    Badminton,    volley ball

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Options: New Delhi,    Geneva,    Dhaka,    Thimpu

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The important mountains of Europe include
Options: Andes, Alps, Pyrenees,    Alps, Carpathians, Pyrenees, Apennines,    Alps, Himalayas, Rock mountains,    None of the above

Ans:B,B


The term which denotes that each side has made equal point at game point, in Tennis, is referred to as
Options: baseline,    deuce,    fault,    grand slam

Ans:B,B


Zone refining is used for the purification of
Options: Au,    Ge,    Ag,    Cu

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The phrase 'procedure established by the law' means
Options: the judges in India cannot question the fairness or validity of a law, provided it is within the limits of the constitution,    judges in India can question the fairness or validity of an undue law even if it is within the limits of the constitution,    judges in India can declare a law invalid simply because in their opinion the law is not due or is unjust,    None of the above

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Habeas Corpus Act 1679
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who was founder of laudhi dynasty?
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