Until December 1991 ____ were integral parts of the USSR & not independent countries, but had separate UN memberships.


Options: Belarus and Ukraine,    Czech Republic and Slovakia,    Tonga and Nauru,    None of the above

Ans:A,A






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Plants growing on sand are called as
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Options: Hockey,    Golf,    Table Tennis,    Chess

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Options: 1985,    1982,    1986,    1987

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Navegaon National Park
Options: Karnataka,Kerala,Tripura,Maharashtra

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Options: Russia,    Vatican City,    Australia,    USA

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Options: 1,    5,    4,    3

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The text of the document called Mahzar, by which Akbar assumed the role of supreme arbiter in the matters of religion is found in
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The minor planets revolving between the orbits of Jupiter and Mars are called
Options: Novas,    Comets,    Meteors,    Asteroids

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Susi Susanti, held the Grand Slam title in which of the following games
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Options: the amount of moisture it can hold decreases,    its absolute humidity decreases,    its relative humidity remains constant,    its absolute humidity increases

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Indra Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park
Options: Karnataka,Kerala,Tripura,Tamil Nadu

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Options: 1987,    1983,    1973,    1977

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Options: 5,    4,    2,    3

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The major motion of the planet earth includes
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What Karl Benz invented?
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Ordinary table salt is sodium chloride. What is baking soda?
Options: Potassium chloride,    Potassium carbonate,    Potassium hydroxide,    Sodium bicarbonate

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Which day is observed as World No Smoking Day ?
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The highest civilian award of India 'Bharat Ratna' has been awarded to only two foreigners so far. One of them is Nelson Mandela. The other is
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What is the capital of Dadra and Nagar Haveli?
Options: Daman,    Silvassa,    Dispur,    Shilling

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The input used by an antenna or cable to a TV set uses frequencies called...?
Options: IF,    RF,    AF,    SAP

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What invention is credited to the Russian born American inventor Vladimir Kosma Zworykin?
Options: Telegraph,    Radio,    Television,    Dishwasher

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Options: Sound,    Remote control,    Color balance,    High voltage

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Which of the following areas or regions is most prone to earthquakes?
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The longest epoch of the tertiary period is
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