What Elmer A. Sperry invented?


Options: Hydroplane,    Hydraulic turbine,    Magnetic compass,    Gyrocompass

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Options: Peripheral,    Clip art,    Highlight,    Execute

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Options: flow tide and ebb tide in a river,    movement of water vapour in the atmosphere,    flow of water in the sea,    movement of water in the water table

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National Anthem was first sung on
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The subatomic particles arriving from outer space having high energy are called
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The metal that is usually extracted from sea water is
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When a given amount of air is cooled
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Which is not an internet protocol?
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The production of wheat has increased mainly due to
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Bell metal is an alloy of
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What George Westinghouse invented?
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Which Indian batsman made three consecutive centuries in his first three Test matches?
Options: Vinoo Mankad,    Mohd. Azaruddin,    S.M. Gavaskar,    G.R. Viswanath

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Modvat is
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What is the role of WTO (World Trade Organisation)?
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Free surface of a liquid behaves like a sheet and tends to contract to the smallest possible area due to the
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The minimum age required to become a member of Rajya Sabha is
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