The 2005 Wimbledon Women's Singles champion defeated which of the following to win the title?


Options: Maria Sharapova,    Lindsay Davenport,    Mary Pierce,    Serena Williams

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In 1901, Nobel Prize was not given for
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King Hammurabi raised the first army of the world in
Options: 2000 BC,    1500 BC,    1480 BC,    1027 BC

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Options: Geneva,    Rome,    Paris,    Vienna

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Options: Anleshwar, Gujarat,    Bombay High, Maharashtra,    Nawagam, Gujarat,    Digboi, Assam

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The title given by the British Government to Mahatma Gandhi which he surrendered during the non-cooperation movement was
Options: Hind Keasri,    Kaiser-e-Hind,    Rai Bahadur,    Rt. Honorable

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The winter Olympics came into being in
Options: 1912,    1924,    1920,    1916

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The term cover point in cricket means
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The unit of the light year is used for measuring
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Options: 1850s,    1860s,    1870s,    1880s

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The first electric train of India 'Deccan Queen' was run between
Options: Howrah and Delhi,    Bombay and Surat,    Kalyan and Pune,    New Delhi and Madras

Ans:C,C


The system of Dual Government during the latter half of the 18th century AD is associated with the name of
Options: Clive,    Comwallis,    Waren Hastings,    William Bentinck

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The planet with the maximum number of natural satellites (moons), so far discovered is
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Who among the following is a winner of the Indira Gandhi Award for National integration?
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Economic goods are
Options: all commodities that are limited in quantity as compared to their demand,    Commodities that is available according to their demand,    Commodities that is available more as compared to demand,    None of the above

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Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre is located at
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The typical soil of tropical region, formed by the weathering of laterite rock, which promotes leaching of the soil is
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Film and TV institute of India is located at
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For galvanizing iron which of the following metals is used?
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Experts say the healthiest way to view a computer monitor is by...
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The Nobel Prize was first awarded in
Options: 1976,    1958,    1901,    1972

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Modvat is
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If speed of rotation of the earth increases, weight of the body
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Sound of frequency below 20 Hz is called
Options: audio sounds,    infrasonic,    ultrasonic,    supersonics

Ans:B,B


Our skin, when exposed to excess sunlight, becomes dark. This is because our skin pigments called
Options: flavoxanthin,    melanin,    carotene,    Xanthophyll

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To meet the educational needs of the people, the Madarasa-I Nasiri was built in the region of
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Siachen is a
Options: desert frontier zone between India and Pakistan,    frontier zone between China and India,    frontier zone between India and Myanmar,    glacier frontier zone between India and Pakistan

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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

Ans:D,D


Who was named as the ICC Emerging Player of the Year 2004?
Options: Piyush Chawla,    Gautam Gambhir,    Irfan Pathan,    Suresh Raina

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What is the normal red blood count per cubic mm?
Options: 2 million red blood cells,    3 million red blood cells,    4 million red blood cells,    5 million red blood cells

Ans:B,B


The treaty of Srirangapatna was signed between Tipu Sultan and
Options: Robert Clive,    Cornwallis,    Dalhousie,    Warren Hastings

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For purifying drinking water alum is used
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Which is the India's largest and the oldest museum?
Options: Indian Museum, Kolkata,    National Museum, New Delhi,    Allahabad Museum,    Salar Jung Museum, Hyderabad

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When did France became Republic?
Options: 1789 AD,    1798 AD,    1792 AD,    1729 AD

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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?
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Ans:D,D


Who holds second and third place for most yards rushing in a single season in the NFL?
Options: Barry Sanders,    Jim Brown,    OJ Simpson,    Dick Lane

Ans:C,C


The headquarters of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), formed out of erstwhile USSR, is at
Options: Minsk in Byelorussia,    Moscow in Russia,    Kiev in Ukraine,    Kistiner in Moldavia

Ans:A,A


FRS stands for
Options: Fellow Research System,    Federation of Regulation Society,    Fellow of Royal Society,    None of the above

Ans:C,C


The gas usually filled in the electric bulb is
Options: nitrogen,    hydrogen,    carbon dioxide,    oxygen

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In vulcanisation, natural rubber is heated with
Options: Carbon,    Silicon,    Sulphur,    Phosphorous

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The tide produced when the moon and the sun are at right angles to the earth, thus pulling in opposite directions, is called
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What is the literacy rate of Himachal Pradesh?
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When the batsman, in cricket, is out without scoring a single run, is called
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Who was the first Indian to win an individual medal in Olympics?
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Options: Karnataka,Kerala,Karnataka,MadhyaPradesh

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