What is the capital of Jharkhand?


Options: Raipur,    Dehradun,    Ranchi,    None of the above

Ans:C,C


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The Yarlung Zangbo river, in India, is known as
Options: Ganga,    Indus,    Brahmaputra,    Mahanadi

Ans:C,C


To meet the educational needs of the people, the Madarasa-I Nasiri was built in the region of
Options: Qutub-ud-din Aibak,    Iltutmish,    Ruknuddin Firoz Shah,    Jalal-id-din Khilji

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The most important ore of aluminium is
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2nd battle of pannipat was fought between
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Ans:akabar and hemu,akabar and hemu


Fa-Hien was
Options: the first Buddhist pilgrim of China to visit India during the reign of Chandragupta Vikramaditya,    the discoverer of Puerto Rico and Jamaica,    the first Buddhist pilgrim of India to visit China,    None of the above

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When was table tennis introduced in Olympics?
Options: 1896 at Athens,    1988 at Seoul,    1924 at Paris,    1924 at Seoul

Ans:B,B


The minimum age required to become a member of Rajya Sabha is
Options: 21 years,    25 years,    30 years,    35 years

Ans:C,C


What frequency range is the High Frequency band?
Options: 100 kHz,    1 GHz,    30 to 300 MHz,    3 to 30 MHz

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In which year did Milkha Singh win the first National title in the 400 m race?
Options: 1955,    1956,    1957,    1970

Ans:C,C


Javagal Srinath took no wicket in his last ODI match.What were his bowling figures in that match? [Format : Overs bowled - Maidens - Runs given - Wickets taken]
Options: 7 - 0 - 67 - 0,    10 - 0 - 87 - 0,    10 - 0 - 57 - 0,    7 - 0 - 39 - 0

Ans:B,B


Pyorrhoea is a disease of the
Options: nose,    gums,    heart,    lungs

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Which of the following awards was conferred upon Smt. Aruna Asaf Ali for her role in the welfare of adult and women?
Options: Tagore Literacy Award,    UNSECO Literacy Award,    Moorti Devi Award,    Kalinga Prize

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The model which explains the various types of igneous rocks
Options: rock cycle,    Bowens reaction series,    both are similar terms,    None of the above

Ans:B,B


Soap is a mixture of sodium or potassium salts of
Options: dicarboxylic acids,    monocarboxylic acids,    glycerol,    tricarboxylic acids

Ans:B,B


South Africa joined the Commonwealth as 51st member in
Options: May 1993,    May 1994,    May 1995,    May 1996

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What was the purpose of establishment of NATO?
Options: To maintain and develop individual and collective capacity to resist armed attack,    To defend economic and trade interests of the developing nations of the world,    TO provide collective defence and economic cooperation in south-east Asia,    None of the above

Ans:A,A


Which of the following is an igneous rock?
Options: Granite,    Limestone,    Slate,    Quartzite

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The oldest rocks found in ocean basins are ____ than the oldest continental rocks.
Options: older,    younger,    larger,    smaller

Ans:B,B


The oldest mountains in India are
Options: Aravalis,    Vindhyas,    Satpuras,    Nilgiri hills

Ans:A,A


The Venetian traveler who travelled with his wife and reached Vijayanagar around 1420 was
Options: Athanasius Nikitin,    Nicolo de Conti,    Ibn Batuta,    Ferishta

Ans:B,B


'India of our Dreams' is a book written by
Options: Dr. S. Radhakrishnan,    Dr. C. Subramanian,    M.V. Kamath,    Dr. Rajendra Prasad

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In which of the following years, the membership of the Security Council was increased from 11 to 15 (under Article 23)?
Options: 1960,    1965,    1972,    1975

Ans:B,B


What is unique about the film 'Adi Shankaracharya'?
Options: It has won the National Award.,    It is the first Bengal film.,    It is the first Sanskrit film.,    It has no female actress.

Ans:C,C


In which of the following organs of human body does maximum absorption of food take place?
Options: Gullet,    Large intestine,    Small intestine,    Stomach

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Which of the following are the members of SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation)?
Options: Bhutan, Bangladesh, India and Pakistan,    Bhutan, Bangladesh, the Maldives, Nepal, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka,    Afghanistan, Pakistan, Thailand, Indonesia, Nepal and Sri Lanka,    None of the above

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1st battle of pannipat was fought between
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Ans:ibrahim lodhi and babur,ibrahim lodhi and babur


Pakistan which rejoined the Commonwealth, had pulled itself out of it in the year
Options: 1978,    1975,    1972,    1982

Ans:C,C


When was Shakespeare born?
Options: 1564 AD,    1618 AD,    1642 AD,    1776 AD

Ans:A,A


When did US solar system probe Voyager-two discovered six new moons of the planet Uranus?
Options: 1986,    1916,    1946,    1966

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The gas usually filled in the electric bulb is
Options: nitrogen,    hydrogen,    carbon dioxide,    oxygen

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In UNO, the new members are admitted to the General Assembly on the recommendation of ____ and ____ the members of the General Assembly should vote in favour.
Options: Security Council; two-thirds,    Security Council; one-third,    International Court of Justice; two-thirds,    International Court of Justice; one-third

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Isotopes are separated by
Options: crystallisation,    sublimation,    distillation,    filtration

Ans:C,C


The book 'A Farewell to Arms' was written by
Options: Charles Dickens,    Ernest Hemingway,    Thomas Hardy,    Huxley

Ans:B,B


The part of continental margin that is structurally a part of continent?
Options: Continental shelf,    Continental Slope,    both (a) and (b),    None of the above

Ans:C,C


Who wrote the famous book - 'We the people'?
Options: T.N.Kaul,    J.R.D. Tata,    Khushwant Singh,    Nani Palkhivala

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The tide of minimum rise is called
Options: spring tide,    low tide,    ebb tide,    None of the above

Ans:B,B


When was Mandela inaugurated as first black President?
Options: 1994,    1999,    2000,    None of the above

Ans:A,A


How many non-permanent Security Council (UNO) members are from Afro-Asian countries?
Options: 5,    15,    2,    1

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Who among the following is a winner of the Indira Gandhi Award for National integration?
Options: Aruna Asaf Ali,    Ashok Kumar,    Sundarlal Bahuguna,    M. G. K. Menon

Ans:A,A


When was slavery abolished in Britain?
Options: 1830,    1837,    1843,    1833

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George Bernard Shaw, the great dramatist, was
Options: a Welsh,    an Irishman,    a Soctsman,    an Englishman

Ans:B,B


Frederick Sanger is a twice recipient of the Nobel Prize for
Options: Chemistry in 1958 and 1980,    Physics in 1956 and 1972,    Chemistry in 1954 and Peace in 1962,    Physics in 1903 and Chemistry in 1911

Ans:A,A


Who had a torrid time with Lancashire in 2000?
Options: Sachin Tendulkar,    Nayan Mongia,    Javagal Srinath,    Saurav Ganguly

Ans:D,D


The texture of a soil refers to
Options: the size distribution of the mineral particles composing the soil,    the distribution of mineral particles in the soil,    the crystal distribution in soil,    None of the above

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The south temperature zone is a region lying between
Options: the Tropic of Capricorn and the Antarctic circle,    the Antarctic circle and the South pole,    the Tropic of Cancer and the tropic of Capricorn,    the Tropic of Capricorn and the equator

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Limba Ram is known for his outstanding performance in which of the following?
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What were the bowling figures for Irfan Pathan on his ODI debut?The answer is in this form : Overs - Maidens - Runs given - Wickets taken.
Options: 10 - 0 - 60 - 6,    10 - 0 - 61 - 0,    9 - 1 - 38 - 3,    5 - 2 - 13 - 4

Ans:B,B


Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2000 was awarded to the former President of South Africa along with
Options: Sathish Dawan,    C. Subramanian,    Grameen Bank of Bangladesh,    World Healt Organisation

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In the second nationalization of commercial banks, ___ banks were nationalized.
Options: 4,    5,    6,    8

Ans:C,C


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Options: Russia,    Vatican city,    Brazil,    Canada

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