What Igor Sikorsky invented?


Options: Hydroplane,    Jet engine airplane,    Helicopter,    Glider

Ans:C,C


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

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The Nobel peace prize is awarded in which city?
Options: Oslo,    Stockholm,    Brussels,    Geneva

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Options: the Consolidated Fund of India,    the Contingency Fund,    both the above funds,    None of the above

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Options: reduction in the value of a currency vis-a-vis major internationally traded currencies,    permitting the currency to seek its worth in the international market,    fixing the value of the currency in conjunction with the movement in the value of a basket of pre-determined currencies,    fixing the value of currency in multilateral consultation with the IMF, the World Bank and major trading partners

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India became a member of the United Nations in
Options: 1945,    1947,    1959,    1960

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What does CPU stand for?
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Which country won the Cricket World Cup in 1999?
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Options: Crop,    Report,    Record,    Sort

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Options: credit squeeze,    loup de' etat,    deficit financing,    deflation

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The International Court of Justice is located at
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Options: 3 billion years,    100 years,    0.01 minute,    13 days

Ans:C,C


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Options: A client,    A host,    A router,    A web server

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Planets do not twinkle because
Options: they emit light of a constant intensity,    their distance from the earth does not change with time,    they are very far away from the earth resulting in decrease in intensity of light,    they are nearer to earth and hence we receive a greater amount of light and, therefore minor variations in the intensity are not noticeable

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Options: Lok Satta,    Pratap,    Din Mani,    Jugantar

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Monotremes are unique mammals because they
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The octane number of zero is assigned to
Options: 2-methyl octane,    n-heptane,    iso-octane,    3-methyl octane

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What is the middle name of Bajji (Harbhajan Singh)?
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How much districts are there in Punjab?
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The preamble says that the state in India will assure the dignity of the individual. The constitution seeks to achieve this object by guaranteeing
Options: equal fundamental rights to each citizen,    the right to adequate means of livelihood to each individual,    just and humane conditions of work to each individual,    equal wages for equal work to each individual irrespective of sex

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Thomas Cup is associated with
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The IBM PC-XT was the first to include a hard drive. What was the capacity of this disk?
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The refineries are Mathura, Digboi and Panipat are set up by
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Options: United Parcel Service,    Uniform Product Support,    Under Paneling Storage,    Uninterruptable Power Supply

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Options: Boyle-Pascal's Law,    Pascal's Law,    Archimedes' Principle,    None of the above

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Ans:A,A


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Options: Cactus Jack,    Mankind,    Dude Love,    Mick Foley

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