The length of the tropical years (the time interval between successive occurrences of the spring equinox) is decreasing very slowly as a result of


Options: small, progressive changes in the earth's rotational speed,    small, progressive change in earth's orbit around the sun,    both (a) and (b),    None of the above

Ans:C,C


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im Corbett National Park
Options: Karnataka,Kerala,Tripura,Uttarakhand

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Options: Alfred B. Nobel,    Thomas Alva Edison,    Benjamin Franklin,    Rudolf Diesel

Ans:C,C


National Maritime Day of India falls on
Options: April 5,    June 5,    October 5,    September 5

Ans:A,A


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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

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Options: Bessie Blount,    George Washington Carver,    Benjamin Banneker,    Elijah McCoy

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GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade) is
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Which atomic reactor is used for studies of uranium heavy water lattice?
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Oxford university was founded in
Options: 1139 AD,    1163 AD,    215 BC,    55 BC

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Options: 70 percent,    75 percent,    80 percent,    86 percent

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AOL stands for...
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Which of the following is tropical grassland?
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Which Academy promotes and develops literature in all the 22 languages of India?
Options: Sahitya Academy,    Sangeet Natak Academy,    Lalit Kala Academy,    None of the above

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The term 'Caddle' is associates with which sports?
Options: Golf,    Billiards,    Polo,    Bridge

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The Parliament enjoys legislative power over subjects in
Options: the union list only,    the concurrent list only,    both union and concurrent list,    all the three lists, viz. union list, state list and the concurrent list

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Which of the following is the headquarters of World Trade Organisation (WTO)?
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P.T. Usha, who came close to bagging a bronze finished fourth in ____ in 1984 Olympics.
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The treaty of Mangalore was signed between
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One of the following is not a function of bones.
Options: Place for muscle attachment,    Protection of vital organs,    Secretion of hormones for calcium regulation in blood and bones,    Production of blood corpuscles

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The variety of coal in which the deposit contains recognisable traces of the original plant material is
Options: bitumen,    anthracite,    lignite,    peat

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Bannerghatta National Park
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Tripping is associates with
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The initial increase of magnetic field in magnetic storms is caused
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Where is Chitrakut situated?
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Ans:B,B


battle of buxar was fought in
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In a normal human being, how much time does food take to reach the end of the intestine for complete absorption?
Options: About 8 hours,    About 12 hours,    About 16 hours,    About 18 hours

Ans:B,B


In a color television set using a picture tube a high voltage is used to accelerate electron beams to light the screen. That voltage is about...?
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Ans:C,C


Leonardo da Vinci
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In fireworks, the green flame is produced because of
Options: sodium,    barium,    mercury,    potassium

Ans:B,B


The gulf that separates Finland and Sweden in Europe is
Options: the Gulf of Bothnia,    the Gulf of Lions,    the Gulf of Genoa,    the Gulf of Venice

Ans:A,A


William Frederick is credited with the invention of the modern frisbee in the mid 1950's. In 1957 the Wham-O Company bought his idea and the rest is history. They named the toy after William Frisbie who was a ________?
Options: Pie maker,    Owner of a pizza parlor,    Student at Yale,    Ceramic plate designer

Ans:A,A


Which of the following is not a valid domain name?
Options: Www.yahoo.com,    Www.yahoo.co.uk,    Www.fr.yahoo,    Www.yahoo.fr

Ans:C,C


Which one of the following is not related to disarmament?
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The imaginary axis at which the earth rotates remains inclined at an angle of ____ to the plane of earth's orbit.
Options: 44 1/2 °,    55 1/2 °,    66 1/2 °,    0 °

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Which of the following countries is not a member of the G-8 group?
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The sulphites are a mineral group that contain one or more metallic elements in combination with the sulphate compound ____
Options: SO3,    SO2,    SO4,    SO

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The plants grown in equatorial regions include
Options: wheat, barley, maize,    evergreen dense forests, rubber trees, groundnuts,    groundnuts, soyabeens, potatoes,    evergreen coniferous forests, oats, cocoa

Ans:B,B


What is the middle name of V.V.S. Laxman?
Options: Vangipurapu Venkata Sai,    Vishwanatha Venkata Sai,    Vaidyanatha Venkata Sai,    None of the above

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Light from the star, Alpha Centauri, which is nearest to the earth after the sun, reaches the earth in
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Ans:C,C


The first Indian University was opened in 1857 was in
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The temporary suspension of hostilities by mutual consent in order to stout a peace negotiation is called
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The UNO was founded at
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Levoy Burrell is associated with which sports?
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What frequency range is the High Frequency band?
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Ans:D,D


In India, inflation measured by the
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To evolve a peaceful settlement of the conflict between India and China, which of the following non-aligned Afro-Asian nations participated in a conference held in December 1962?
Options: Burma (now Myanmar), Combodia, Indonesia and UAR,    Burma, Sri Lanka, Combodia and Indonesia,    Burma, Indonesia, Ghana and Sri Lanka,    All of the above

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