Which country hosted the first Asian Games?


Options: India,    Indonesia,    Iran,    Malaysia

Ans:A,A






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Options: Apsara,    Zerlina,    Dhruva,    Purnima-I

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Options: Paris,    Madrid,    New York,    Geneva

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Options: President of the Philippines,    President of the Spain,    President of the Scotland,    President of the Malaysia

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Options: Heat,    Angular momentum,    Time,    Work

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Options: X-rays,    ultraviolet light,    visible light,    radio waves

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Options: Rupa Ganguly,    Seema Biswas,    Pratiba Sinha,    Shabama Azmi

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The short term variations of the atmosphere, ranging from minutes to months are called
Options: climate,    weather,    temperature,    humidity

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Options: Physics and Chemistry,    Physiology or Medicine,    Literature, Peace and Economics,    All of the above

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Options: 500 volts,    5 thousand volts,    25 thousand volts,    100 thousand volts

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