Vir Chakra (a medal) is made up of


Options: bronze,    gold gilt,    standard silver,    None of the above

Ans:C,C


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Raj Kapoor received Dada Saheb Phalke Award in
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Options: 1963,    1973,    1983,    1993

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What furniture item was invented by California furniture designer Charles Prior Hall in 1968?
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Three important rivers of the Indian subcontinent have their sources near the Mansarover Lake in the Great Himalayas. These rivers are
Options: Indus, Jhelum and Sutlej,    Brahmaputra, Sutlej and Yamuna,    Brahmaputra, Indus and Sutlej,    Jhelum, Sutlej and Yamuna

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Options: Chemistry in 1954, Peace Prize in 1962,    Peace Prize in 1954, Chemistry in 1962,    Physics in 1954, Medicine in 1962,    Medicine in 1954, Physics in 1962

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The texture of a soil refers to
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Out of the following pairs, choose the pair in which the physical quantities do not have identical dimension?
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The longest ship canal in the world is the
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The process of weathering results into
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Pollination is best defined as
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The largest city in Latin America is
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