Which country hosted the first Asian Games?


Options: India,    Indonesia,    Iran,    Malaysia

Ans:A,A


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Sundarbans National Park
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Which city in Tamil Nadu has airport?
Options: Chennai,    Triuchirapalli,    Madurai,    All of the above

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Options: will overflow,    will not rise,    depressed,    change its meniscus

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An aeroplane is flying horizontally with a velocity of 600 km/h and at a height of 1960 m. When it is vertically at a point A on the ground a bomb is released from it. The bomb strikes the ground at point B. The distance AB is
Options: 1200 m,    0.33 km,    3.33 km,    33 km

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UN General Assembly elects a President and how many Vice Presidents at the start of its each regular session?
Options: Seven,    Fifteen,    Twenty one,    Two

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Manav Seva Award has been instituted in the memory of
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Options: Karnataka,Kerala,Chhattisgarh,MadhyaPradesh

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Large astronomical telescopes always use as objective
Options: lens,    mirror,    combinations of lenses,    None of the above

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The time interval from when the given star passes directly overhead to when it next passed directly overhead, is defined as
Options: one sidereal day,    one solar day,    both the terms are similar, so any of these may be used,    None of the above

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The famous player 'Pele' is associated with which games?
Options: Football,    Hockey,    volleyball,    Tennis

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Which of the book was written by Graham Greene?
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The most malleable metal is
Options: platinum,    silver,    iron,    gold

Ans:D,D


Which was an early mainframe computer?
Options: ENIAC,    UNIC,    BRAINIA,    FUNTRIA

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The original founders of Common wealth of Independent States, in December 1991, are
Options: Tadjikistan, Khirghizia and Turkemenistan,    Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan,    Russia, Ukraine and Byelorus,    Moldavia, Khazakhastan and Uzbekistan

Ans:C,C


What is the predominant type of Indian agriculture?
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The unit of the light year is used for measuring
Options: speed of satellites,    speed of ships,    distance between bodies in the universe,    speed of rockets

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What does PPTP stand for?
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Mother Teresa won the Nobel Prize for Peace in
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Ans:B,B


The spring season in the north temperate zone is when
Options: the sun is directly overhead the equator,    the sun is directly overhead the Tropic of Cancer,    the sun returns to equator,    the sun is at the Tropic of Cancer

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Who composed the famous song 'Sare Jahan SeAchha'?
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Options: 9th Century AD,    10th Century AD,    12th Century AD,    14th Century AD

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Which of the following awards was conferred on Mrs. Kiran Bedi?
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'Eight Lives' is a book written by
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Ans:D,D


The United Nations declared 1993 as a year of the
Options: disabled,    forests,    girl child,    indigenous people

Ans:D,D


Which is the place of worship for Judoists?
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The mountain building in Himalayas began
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Plant development is influenced by
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Ans:D,D


when was the AEEE (now the IEEE) founded?
Options: 1850s,    1880s,    1930s,    1950s

Ans:B,B


The south-west monsoon contributes ____ of the total rain in India.
Options: 86%,    50%,    22%,    100%

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On a stationary sail boat, air is blown from a fan attached to the boat. The boat
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What J. B. Dunlop invented?
Options: Pneumatic rubber tire,    Automobile wheel rim,    Rubber boot,    Model airplanes

Ans:A,A


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Options: I and II are correct,    II and III are correct,    III and IV are correct,    I, II, III and IV are correct

Ans:A,A


One Joule is equal to
Options: 105 ergs,    103 ergs,    107 ergs,    1011 ergs

Ans:C,C


The only private sector refinery set up by Reliance Petroleum Ltd. is located at
Options: Guwahati,    Jamnagar,    Mumbai,    Chennai

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What treat was invented by 11-year-old Frank Epperson in 1905?
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Ans:A,A


Which of the following are the member countries of the commonwealth?
Options: Australia, Tonga, UK and Zimbabwe,    Nigeria, Pakistan, India, Jamaica and Singapore,    Mauritius, Maldives, Ghana, Bangladesh,    All of the above

Ans:D,D


Anil Kumble became the first Indian bowler to reach 500 Test wickets in 2006. How did he get his 500th wicket?
Options: Run out,    Bowled,    LBW,    Catch out

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