The tribe residing in Meghalaya is


Options: Garos,    Khas,    Kol,    Murias

Ans:A,A


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Options: Jamanlal Bajaj Foundation,    Institute of Constitutional and Parliamentary Studies,    G. B. Pant Memorial Society,    R. D. Birla samara Kosh

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Options: stream flow,    laminar flow,    turbulent flow,    helical flow

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The mountain building in Himalayas began
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First human heart transplant operation conducted by Dr. Christiaan Barnard on Louis Washkansky, was conducted in
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Regular meetings of Trusteeship Council (UNO) are held
Options: once a year,    twice a year,    thrice a year,    four times a year

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Modem stands for...
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'A Secular Agenda' is a book written by
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Rainbow is due to
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How many bits is a byte?
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The inexpensive and commonly used variety of glass is called soda glass. It is called so because
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Sariska Tiger Reserve
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The headquarters of the UNESCO is at
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A given signal's second harmonic is twice the given signal's __________ frequency...?
Options: Fourier,    Foundation,    Fundamental,    Field

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Panna National Park
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What is the literacy rate of Mizoram?
Options: 88.49 per cent,    63.31 per cent,    67.11 per cent,    50.23 per cent

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Options: 1990,    1991,    1992,    1993

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Who invented Gramophone?
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Ans:D,D


To which king belongs the Lion capital at Sarnath?
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The preamble to our constitution provided that India is
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Hermann Scheer (Germany) received right Livelihood Award in 1999 for
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Who invented Fountain Pen?
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Central Road Research Institute is in
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Mumps is a disease caused by
Options: fungus,    bacterium,    virus,    None of these

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Which body of UNO gives advisory opinion on legal matters to the bodies and special agencies of the UNO?
Options: The Security Council,    International Court of Justice,    Trusteeship Council,    Secretariat

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The points in the ecliptic farthest north and south of the celestial equator are called
Options: summer and winter solstices,    autumnal and vernal equinox,    north celestial pole and south celestial pole,    None of the above

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Which are the important meeting of the Commonwealth?
Options: Biennial meeting of the Commonwealth Heads of Government (CHOGM),    Annual meeting of the finance minister of the member countries,    Regular meeting of the minister of education, law, health and other minister,    All of the above

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The president can dissolve the Lok Sabha on
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Against which team did Rahul Dravid made his ODI debut?
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What is a MAC?
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The percentage of earth surface covered by India is
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