We hear of two envoys being sent to the Roman kings, one in 27-28 AD to the court of Augustus and the other in 110-20 AD to the court of


Options: Cartius,    Trajan,    Nero,    Brutus

Ans:B,B


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Permanent Secretariat to coordinate the implementation of SAARC programme is located at
Options: Dhaka,    New Delhi,    Colombo,    Kathmandu

Ans:D,D


In the last one decade, which one among the following sectors has attracted the highest foreign direct investment inflows into India?
Options: Chemicals other than fertilizers,    Services sector,    Food processing,    Telecommunication

Ans:D,D


The imaginary line on the earth's surface, which closely follows the 180 º meridian, is called the
Options: International Date Line,    Tropic of Cancer,    Equator,    Prime Meridian

Ans:A,A


oil raise up the wick in a lamp. The principle involves
Options: the diffusion of oil through the wick,    the liquid state of oil,    capillary action phenomenon,    volatility of oil

Ans:C,C


The layer of the earth, immediately below the crust, is called
Options: outer core,    inner core,    inner mantle,    outer mantle

Ans:D,D


The first hand glider was designed by...?
Options: Leonardo DaVinci,    The Wright brothers,    Francis Rogallo,    Galileo

Ans:A,A


3rd battle of pannipat was fought in
Options:

Ans: 1761 AD , 1761 AD


Tripura is surrounded by ____ in the east
Options: Assam,    Mizoram,    both (a) and (b),    Bangladesh

Ans:C,C


Who invented Internal Combustion Engine?
Options: Roger Bacon,    Karl Benz,    Dr. Alan M. Turing,    Otto

Ans:D,D


Valley of Flowers National Park
Options: Karnataka,Kerala,Tripura,Uttarakhand

Ans:Uttarakhand,


India's first indigenously built submarine was
Options: INS Savitri,    INS Shalki,    INS Delhi,    INS Vibhuti

Ans:B,B


Pench National Park
Options: Karnataka,Kerala,Madhya Pradesh,MadhyaPradesh

Ans:Madhya Pradesh,


The method that cannot be used for removing permanent hardness of water is
Options: adding sodium carbonate,    distillation,    adding caustic soda,    boiling

Ans:D,D


Mark Waugh is commonly called what?
Options: Afganistan,    Junior,    Tugga,    Julio

Ans:B,B


Who invented Airship (rigid)?
Options: Dr. Alan M. Turing,    Roger Bacon,    G. Ferdinand Von Zeppelin,    Otto

Ans:C,C


Each year World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day is celebrated on
Options: May 8,    May 18,    June 8,    June 18

Ans:A,A


Pythagoras was first to ____ the universal validity of geometrical theorem.
Options: give,    prove,    both,    None of the above

Ans:,


Which of the following societies has instituted an award for an outstanding parliamentarian?
Options: Jamanlal Bajaj Foundation,    Institute of Constitutional and Parliamentary Studies,    G. B. Pant Memorial Society,    R. D. Birla samara Kosh

Ans:C,C


Who was the 1st ODI captain for India?
Options: Ajit Wadekar,    Bishen Singh Bedi,    Nawab Pataudi,    Vinoo Mankad

Ans:A,A


The outer Himalayas lie between
Options: the lease Himalayas and the Indo Gangetic plain,    the foot hills and the Indo Gangetic plain,    the greater Himalayas and the lesser Himalayas,    Indo-Gangetic plains and the peninsula

Ans:A,A


In India, inflation measured by the
Options: Wholesale Price Index number,    Consumers Price Index for urban non-manual workers,    Consumers Price Index for agricultural workers,    National Income Deflation

Ans:A,A


The SAARC movement was launched for
Options: political alliances,    regional cooperation,    cultural exchanges,    military strategy

Ans:B,B


What was the purpose of EFTA (European Free Trade Association)?
Options: To remove all tariffs on trade of industrial goods between the member countries,    To aid the creation of a single west European market to help boost world trade,    both (a) and (b),    None of the above

Ans:C,C


Which organ of the United Nations has ceased to be operational?
Options: Economic and Social Council,    International Court of Justice,    Trusteeship Council,    Secretariat

Ans:C,C


The most plausible explanation for the location of the Thar desert in western India is
Options: the obstruction caused by the Aravalis to the rain-bearing wind that proceeds to the Ganga Valley,    the evaporation of moisture by heat,    the absence of mountains to the north of Rajasthan to cause orographic rainfall in it,    that the moisture carried by the South-west monsoon is driven away by the dry upper air current

Ans:C,C


The UNSECO's 'Prix Jules Verne' prize has been given to which of the following serials of Doordarshan?
Options: The World This Week,    Surabhi,    Eye Witness,    Turning Point

Ans:D,D


Which of the following countries leads in the production of aluminium and its products in the world?
Options: Australia,    France,    India,    USA

Ans:D,D


The main chemical constituent of clay is
Options: silicon oxide,    aluminium borosilicate,    zeolites,    aluminium silicate

Ans:D,D


During the first crusade, crusaders reached Jerusalem and captured it in
Options: 1000 AD,    1099 AD,    1200 AD,    1515 AD

Ans:B,B


The main buffer system of the human blood is
Options: H2CO3 - HCO3,    H2CO3 - CO32-,    CH3COOH - CH3COO-,    NH2CONH2 - NH2CONH+

Ans:A,A


Who is the author of the book 'No Full Stops in India'?
Options: Raj Mohan Gandhi,    Shyam lal,    E.M. Forster,    Mark Tully

Ans:D,D


Which Indian batsman made three consecutive centuries in his first three Test matches?
Options: Vinoo Mankad,    Mohd. Azaruddin,    S.M. Gavaskar,    G.R. Viswanath

Ans:B,B


Lata Mangeshkar holds the world record for maximum number of ____
Options: song recordings,    singing songs,    songs composing,    None of the above

Ans:A,A


Larger buildings may be supplied with a medium voltage electricity supply, and will required a substation or mini-sub. What is the main item of equipment contained in these?
Options: Transformer,    Transponder,    Transducer,    Converter

Ans:A,A


Modern Indo-Aryan languages are based on an ancient language called
Options: Hindi,    Sanskrit,    Kannada,    Tamil

Ans:B,B


Sundarbans National Park
Options: Karnataka,Kerala,West Bengal,MadhyaPradesh

Ans:West Bengal,


The monetary currency of Greece is called (prior to Jan 1, 2002).
Options: guilder,    drachma,    yen,    dinar

Ans:B,B


Rectifiers are used to convert
Options: Direct current to Alternating current,    Alternating current to Direct current,    high voltage to low voltage,    low voltage to high voltage

Ans:B,B


The ultimate ownership of land during the post-Gupta period lay with
Options: the cultivator,    the village community,    the king,    the joint family

Ans:C,C


Olympic creed and oath was composed by ____ the founder of modern Olympics.
Options: Rev Father Didon,    Baron Pierre de Coubertin,    Norman Pitchard,    None of the above

Ans:B,B


What Elisha Otis invented?
Options: The brake used in modern elevators,    Jet Engine,    Turbine,    Hydraulic Crane

Ans:A,A


Nagarhole National Park
Options: Karnataka,Kerala,Karnataka,MadhyaPradesh

Ans:Karnataka,


What is the population density of Madhya Pradesh?
Options: 202/sq. km,    196/sq. km,    116/sq. km,    68/sq. km

Ans:B,B


Photophobia is
Options: a disease cause by too much sunlight,    abnormal intolerance of light,    the adjustment of the eye for light,    the ability to perceive light

Ans:B,B


The co-operative credit societies have a
Options: two-tier structure,    three-tier structure,    four-tier structure,    five-tier structure

Ans:B,B


Govind Pashu Vihar Wildlife Sanctuary
Options: Karnataka,Kerala,Tripura,Uttarakhand

Ans:Uttarakhand,


Gir Forest National Park
Options: Karnataka,Gujarat,Tripura,MadhyaPradesh

Ans:Gujarat,


The typical soil of tropical region, formed by the weathering of laterite rock, which promotes leaching of the soil is
Options: laterite soils,    black soil,    red and yellow soil,    peat and marshy soil

Ans:A,A


Debenture holders of a company are its
Options: shareholders,    creditors,    debtors,    directors

Ans:B,B


Megasthenes (Greek) (302-298 BC) : visited india during rule of which emperor
Options:

Ans: Chandragupta Maurya (Sandrokattes) court,

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