When and where was hockey introduced for women in Olympics?


Options: 1908 at London,    1980 at Moscow,    1936 at Berlin,    1924 at Paris

Ans:B,B


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Vinod Kambli on his Test debut made 28 runs having a strike rate of :
Options: 63.58,    46.66,    12.55,    91.07

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who was founder of mughal dynasty?
Options:

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Options: National School of Drama,    Sangeet Akademi,    Sahitya Akademi,    Lalit Kala Akademi

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Aurobindo was the author of
Options: Discovery of India,    Hindu view of life,    Yogashastra,    Savitri

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Options: Telangana,    Uttar Pradesh,    Bihar,    Karnataka

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The major countries of central America are
Options: Belize, Costa Rica, Panama,    China, Taiwan, Japan,    Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait,    All of the above

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Who among the following was adjudged the Best Athlete of 14th Asian games held in Busan, South Korea?
Options: Kosuke Kitajima,    Taufik Hidayat,    Lee Bong - Ju,    Zaw Min Htwe

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Which of the book was written by Graham Greene?
Options: O' Jerusalem,    The Power and Glory,    Crisis in India,    Of Human Bondage

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The Vijayanagara ruler, Kirshnadev Raya's work Amuktamalyada, was in
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Which of the following countries is not a member of a SAARC
Options: Sri Lanka,    Myanmar,    Maldives,    Bhutan

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The least explosive type of volcano is called
Options: Basalt plateau,    Cinder cone,    Shield volcanoes,    Composite volcanoes

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Sound produced at a point is heard by a person after 5 second, while the same sound is heard by another person after 6 seconds. If the speed of sound is 300 m/s, what could be the maximum and minimum distances between the two persons?
Options: 1.8 km, 0.15 km,    2.2 km, 0.20 km,    2.8 km, 0.25 km,    3.3 km, 0.30 km

Ans:D,D


Yondieki who set up a new world record in 10,000 meters race, belongs to
Options: Australia,    Canada,    Kenya,    Mexico

Ans:C,C


'.MOV' extension refers usually to what kind of file?
Options: Image file,    Animation/movie file,    Audio file,    MS Office document

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Which of the following is NOT a type of expansion slot or bus design used in Advanced-Technology class systems?
Options: PCMCIA,    ISA,    PROM,    EISA

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The magnetosphere becomes unstable during the magnetic storms during a period of
Options: initial phase,    storm sudden commencement phase,    main phase,    None of the above

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Yuri Gagarin was
Options: a Russian cosmonaut & became the first man to travel in space.,    the first person to fly at great height of about 340 km from the earth,    both (a) and (b),    None of the above

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Subsidies mean
Options: payment by government for purchase of goods and services,    payment made by business enterprises to factors of production,    payment made by companies to shareholders,    payment made by the government to business enterprises, without buying any goods and services

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With the disintegration of USSR in end 1991, comprised of ____ Union Republics.
Options: 15,    10,    5,    25

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What groovy item was invented by Englishman Edward Craven Walker in 1963?
Options: Leisure suit,    Lava lamp,    Eight-track tape deck,    Hot comb

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The member countries of NAFTA are
Options: USA and Canada,    USA, Canada and Mexico,    Canada and Mexico,    USA and Mexico

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The third highest nation award given for distinguished service in any field is
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Minimum number of unequal vectors which can give zero resultant are
Options: two,    three,    four,    more than four

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Development expenditure of the Central government does not include
Options: defence expenditure,    expenditure on economic services,    expenditure on social and community services,    grant to states

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If the RBI adopts an expansionist open market operations policy, this means that it will
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Rana Pratap Sagar (Rajasthan) is famous for
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Ralph Samuelson was only 18 when he invented this sporting item in 1922. What was that?
Options: Golf tee,    Motorboat,    Water skis,    Hang glider

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The power to decide an election petition is vested in the
Options: Parliament,    Supreme Court,    High courts,    Election Commission

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FROZEN FOOD - Who discovered the first practical method of freezing food?
Options: C. Birdseye,    F. Rozenosh,    G. Findus,    R. Scott

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When was the first lawn mower invented?
Options: 1830,    1854,    1835,    1849

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From the following, choose the set in which names of Secretary-Generals of the UNO are arranged in correct chronological order?
Options: U Thant, Kurt Waldheim, Dag Hammarskjoeld, Trygve Lie.,    Trygve Lie, Dag Hammarskjoeld, U Thant, Kurt Waldheim.,    Trygve Lie, U Thant , Dag Hammarskjoeld, Kurt Waldheim.,    U Thant, Dag Hammarskjoeld, Trygve Lie, Kurt Waldheim.

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The rainfall in the peninsular interior averages about
Options: 650 mm a year,    750 mm a year,    850 mm a year,    550 mm a year

Ans:A,A


The main crops of kharif are
Options: rice, jowar, bajra,    ragi, maize,    cotton, jute,    All of the above

Ans:D,D


Richter scale is used for measuring
Options: density of liquid,    intensity of earthquakes,    velocity of wind,    humidity of air

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The middle latitude extends between
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Ans:B,B


Film and TV institute of India is located at
Options: Pune (Maharashtra),    Rajkot (Gujarat),    Pimpri (Maharashtra),    Perambur (Tamilnadu)

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The most obvious effect of pressure on rocks is
Options: foliation,    lineation,    lithification,    the reorientation of mineral crystals

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Computers calculate numbers in what mode?
Options: Decimal,    Octal,    Binary,    None of the above

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This part-time race car driver invented the bucket seat in 1969. Who was he??
Options: Steve McQueen,    Harrison Frazier,    Paul Newman,    John Wayne

Ans:A,A


Where is the National Institute of Virology situated?
Options: Pune,    Delhi,    Kolkata,    Madras

Ans:A,A


Which of the following is not a kharif crop?
Options: Jute,    Maize,    Mustard,    Rice

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'The Vedas contain all the truth was interpreted by
Options: Swami Vivekananda,    Swami Dayananda,    Raja Rammohan Roy,    None of the above

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The American General who led the revolt against the British and declared American independence was
Options: George Washington,    Bill Clinton,    George Bush,    None of the above

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The mountains that separate European and Arctic Russia are
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The main active constituent of tea and coffee is
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The electromagnetic coils on the neck of the picture tube or tubes which pull the electron beam from side to side and up and down are called a...?
Options: Transformer,    Yoke,    Capacitor,    Diode

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The main tributaries of Indus river system are
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Tansen was
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In which of the following activities silicon carbide is used?
Options: Making cement and glass,    Disinfecting water of ponds,    cutting very hard substances,    Making casts for statues

Ans:C,C

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