Until Victorian times, chocolate was thought of as a drink. When did the first chocolate bar appear?


Options: 1828,    1831,    1825,    There is no sure date

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Options: artesian,    artesian well,    unconfined groundwater,    confined groundwater

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Options: hydrogen,    oxygen,    nitrogen,    carbon dioxide

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Options: red soils,    yellow soils,    black soils,    older alluvium

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Options: his indefatigable work for thepromotion of solar energy worldwide,    his long standing efforts to end the impunity of dictators,    showing that organic agriculture is a key to both environmental sustainability and food security,    None of the above

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Sharad Joshi Samman is awarded for
Options: Cartoon,    Satire and essay,    Trade Union Activity,    Social Service

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The International Human Rights Convention adopted by the United Nations in 1990 relates to
Options: disabled,    stateless persons,    migrant workers,    children

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The total number of members of UN Security Council is
Options: 5,    10,    15,    20

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Who was the first Indian to win an individual medal in Olympics?
Options: Milkha Singh,    P.T.Usha,    Karnam Malleshwari,    K.D.Jadhav

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Options: Russia,    Vatican City,    Australia,    USA

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The main factor determining a region's climate is
Options: longitude,    latitude,    temperature,    All of the above

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LPG consists of mainly
Options: methane, ethane and hexane,    ethane, hexane and nonane,    methane, hexane and nonane,    methane, butane and propane

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The creator of 'Sherlock Holmes' was
Options: Arthur Conan Doyle,    Ian Fleming,    Dr.Watson,    Shakespeare

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Options: Manipuri and English,    Marathi and Hindi,    Manipuri,    None of the above

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Options: C. V. Raman,    Rajiv Gandhi,    Rabindranath Tagore,    Mother Teresa

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Lime is sometimes applied to soil in order to
Options: increase the alkalinity of the soil,    increase the acidity of the soil,    restore nitrates to the soil,    make the soil more porous

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When were blue jeans invented?
Options: 1900s,    1860s,    1870s,    1850s

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The 'Black flag' signifies
Options: revolution/danger,    peace,    protest,    truce

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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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Options: 1564 AD,    1798 AD,    1843 AD,    1901 AD

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Options: Raj Kapoor,    Dada Saheb,    Meena Kumari,    Amitabh Bachchan

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Who among the following got the 'Bharat Ratna' award, before becoming the President of India?
Options: R. Venkatramanan,    Dr. Zakir Hussain,    V. V. Giri,    Dr. Rajendra Prasad

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Options: 25 years,    30 years,    40 years,    35 years

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Options: Chandidas,    Mohandas,    Chandradas,    Tarwadi

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Options: Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.,    Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd.,    Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.,    Crude Distillation unit of Madras Refineries Ltd.

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Where did Yashpal Sharma play his last ODI match?
Options: Chandigarh,    Indore,    Delhi,    Hyderabad

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Prokaryotic cells lack
Options: nucleolus,    nuclear membrane,    membrane bound by organelles,    All of these

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The president can be impeached for
Options: violating the constitution,    disregarding Parliament,    for not taking the prime minister's advice,    All of the above

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'Tin Bhiga' lease by India to Bangladesh, was a part of
Options: West Bengal,    Assam,    Meghalaya,    Tripura

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Options: the sun is directly overhead the equator,    the sun is directly overhead the Tropic of Cancer,    the sun returns to equator,    the sun is at the Tropic of Cancer

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Options: H2 at -73oC,    CH4 at 300 K,    N2 at 1,027oC,    O2 at 0oC

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Which language of India belongs to Dravidian family?
Options: Languages of Northern India,    Languages of Southern India,    Languages of Eastern India,    Languages of Western India

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Options: transpiration,    photosynthesis,    absorption,    None of these

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'.BAK' extension refers usually to what kind of file?
Options: Backup file,    Audio file,    Animation/movie file,    MS Encarta document

Ans:A,A


INS Agrani (Petty Officers' School) is situated at
Options: Mumbai,    Jamnagar,    Coimbatore,    Lonavla

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Regional rural banks have limited area of operation have free access to liberal refinance facilities from NABARD are required to lend only to weaker sections
Options: I, III,    II, III,    I, II, III,    I, II

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The air we inhale is mixture of gases. Which of the following gases in the mixture is highest in percentage?
Options: Carbon dioxide,    Nitrogen,    Oxygen,    Ozone

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Undertaker wrestled Yokozuna at the 1994 "Royal Rumble". This was a Casket Match. Undertaker wrestled in another Casket Match at the 1998 "Royal Rumble". Who did he wrestle?
Options: Yokozuna,    Shawn Michaels,    Mabel,    Triple H

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Options: Clip art,    Mother board,    Peripheral,    File server

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The moon
Options: is the natural satellite of earth,    has no liquid water,    has no atmosphere,    All of the above

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The term which refers to the total amount of sales made by a firm in one year or the total amount of money changing hands in business, is
Options: trade gap,    turnover,    reserves,    referendum

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Who co-created the UNIX operating system in 1969 with Dennis Ritchie?
Options: Bjarne Stroustrup,    Steve Wozniak,    Ken Thompson,    Niklaus Wirth

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Options: 1986 at Athens,    1988 at Seoul,    1924 at St. Louis,    1908 at London

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Options: Telangana,    Uttar Pradesh,    Bihar,    Karnataka

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Options: equatorial tropical climate zone,    subtropical climate zone,    temperate climate zone,    polar climate zone

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Options: Hockey,    Golf,    Table Tennis,    Chess

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Options: Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka,    Bihar and Orissa,    Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra,    West Bengal and Assam

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When measuring the characteristics of a small-signal amplifier, say for a radio receiver, one might be concerned with its "Noise..."?
Options: Fundamental,    Fall,    Force,    Figure

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When is the International Workers' Day?
Options: 15th April,    12th December,    1st May,    1st August

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Options: Zerlina,    Apsara,    Purnima-I,    Kamini

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