Under article 61 of the UN Charter, the membership of the Economic and Social Council was which of the following years from 27 to 54?


Options: 1963,    1973,    1978,    1983

Ans:B,B






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Options: 1972-73,    1984-85,    1991-92,    All of the above

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Options: 2000,    2001,    2002,    2003

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Options: Sep 5,    Aug 6,    Sep 8,    Oct 24

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Fastest shorthand writer was
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The proportion of forest to the total national geographical area of India as envisaged by National Forest Policy is
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Options: To promote a common market and economic prosperity among member countries,    To create a single market for free import and export among,    both (a) and (b),    None of the above

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What Henry Bessemer invented?
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The mass of one Avogadro number of helium atom is
Options: 1.00 gram,    4.00 gram,    8.00 gram,    4 x 6.02 x 1023 gram

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The highest mountain peak of Oceania is
Options: Mt. Victoria, Papua New Guinea,    Mt. Kosciusko, Australia,    Mt. Cook, South Island (New Zealand),    Puncak Jaya, Indonesia.

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Neora Valley National Park
Options: West Bengal,Kerala,Tripura,MadhyaPradesh

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Options: Radar,    Ethyl gasoline,    Sonar,    Jet propulsion

Ans:D,D


When did US astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin land on the moon?
Options: July 21, 1969,    July 21, 1970,    July 21, 1963,    July 21, 1972

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Major R.S. Brar is associated with
Options: Boxing,    Golf,    Equestrian,    Tennis

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The most densely populated regions in the world are
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East Timor, which became the 191st member of the UN, is in the continent of
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Thillana is a format of
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What is the population of Assam?
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Periyar National Park
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From which mineral is radium obtained?
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Shaurya Chakra made up of bronze is awarded for
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Jesus Christ was crucified in
Options: 4 BC,    4 AD,    20 AD,    1 AD

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Movements due to light are shown by
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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

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Radiocarbon dating technique is used to estimate the age of
Options: rocks,    monuments,    soil,    fossils

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What will a UPS be used for in a building?
Options: To provide power to essential equipment,    To monitor building electricity use,    To carry messages between departments,    To control lighting and power systems

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The major graphite producing country is
Options: Russia,    Sri Lanka,    India,    China

Ans:D,D


What would you use for immediate, real-time communication with a friend?
Options: Instant Messenging,    E-Mail,    Usenet,    A mailing list

Ans:A,A


The minimum age to qualify for election to the Lok Sabha is
Options: 25 years,    21 years,    18 years,    35 years

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If an economy is equilibrium at the point where plans to save and to invest are equal, then government expenditure must be
Options: zero,    equal to government income,    larger than government income,    negative

Ans:B,B


Sound waves in air are
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Chris Evert's name is associated with which sports?
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Pa(Pascal) is the unit for
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When was the toothbrush invented?
Options: 1770,    1765,    1790,    1742

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Where is the village of Branston, after which the famous pickle is named?
Options: Yorkshire,    Lancashire,    Staffordshire,    Norfolk

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'Vijay Stambha' is situated in
Options: Jaipur,    Agra,    Delhi,    Chittor

Ans:D,D


During World War I Germany was defeated in the Battle of Verdun on the western front and Romania declared war on the eastern front in the year
Options: 1914 AD,    1915 AD,    1916 AD,    1917 AD

Ans:C,C


What does AC and DC stand for in the electrical field?
Options: Alternating Current and Direct Current,    A Rock Band from Australia,    Average Current and Discharged Capacitor,    Atlantic City and District of Columbia

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Options: Licchavis,    Sakyas,    Mallas,    None of the above

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