What invention caused many deaths while testing it?


Options: Dynamite,    Ladders,    Race cars,    Parachute

Ans:D,D






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Options: They all played for Pittsburgh,    They all won the Heisman Trophy,    They all led to Super Bowl titles,    They dont have any similarity

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Options: Doon valley,    Kashmir valley,    plains of Aksai Chin,    None of the above

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Options: Andhra Pradesh,    Orissa,    Kerala,    Tamil Nadu

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The number of electrons presents in H+ is
Options: zero,    one,    two,    three

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Mahakavi Kalidas
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Options: 1917,    1918,    1919,    1920

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What does CPU stand for?
Options: Cute People United,    Commonwealth Press Union,    Computer Parts of USA,    Central Processing Unit

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The three abundant elements in the earth's crust are aluminium, oxygen and silicon. The correct order of their abundance is
Options: oxygen, aluminium, silicon,    aluminium, silicon, oxygen,    oxygen, silicon, aluminium,    silicon, oxygen, aluminium

Ans:C,C


One watt-hour is equivalent to
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The humidity of the air depends upon
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Options: Oct. 20, 1984,    Oct. 1, 1984,    Oct 28, 1984,    Oct. 8, 1984

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Which of the following is a warm current?
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The material which can be deformed permanently by heat and pressure is called a
Options: thermoplastic,    thermoset,    chemical compound,    polymer

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In which of the followings places was the last Winter Olympics Games held?
Options: Albertville,    Lillehammer,    Sochi, Russia,    Salt Lake City (USA)

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First International Peace Congress was held in London in
Options: 1564 AD,    1798 AD,    1843 AD,    1901 AD

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'India of our Dreams' is a book written by
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Karoline Mikkelsen was the first woman to
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Foreign Direct Investment ceilings in the telecom sector have been raised from 74 percent to
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