Which of the following geographical features have played a great unifying role in strengthening the forces of homogeneity of the Indian people?The expanses of water surrounding the peninsulaThe Himalayan MountainsThe vastness of the countryThe presence of the Indian ocean


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

Ans:D,D






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The magnetic field generated due to magnetic storm is directed in the ____ direction to the earth's main field.
Options: same,    opposite,    southward,    northward

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The troops raised by the emperor but not paid directly the state and place under the charge of mansabadars were know as
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Options: Nepal,    Bangladesh,    Afghanistan,    Myanmar

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Options: the Baltic sea,    the North sea,    the Bay of Biscay,    the Adriatic sea

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Options: 5 million,    7 million,    10 million,    12 million

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Options: chlorophyll,    atmosphere,    light,    soil

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Options: football,    Billiards,    Cricket,    Hockey

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Options: FAA,    Department of Defence,    NATO,    UART

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Options: the cultivator,    the village community,    the king,    the joint family

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According to CNN, how much did Internet traffic increase between 1994 and 1996?
Options: Two times,    Five times,    Ten times,    Twenty-five times

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What does ECP stand for?
Options: Extended Capabilities Port,    Extra Compatible Part,    Extended Connection Port,    External Cordless Peripheral

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'Queens berry Rules' is the name given to the rules in
Options: Boxing,    Football,    Tennis,    Cricket

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Options: India,    New zealand,    South africa,    Zimbabwe

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What is the middle name of V.V.S. Laxman?
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Judicature (High Court) of Rajasthan is at
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Options: Lipids are maximum,    Carbohydrates are minimum,    Carbohydrates are maximum,    All three are in equal proportion

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In a normal human being, how much time does food take to reach the end of the intestine for complete absorption?
Options: About 8 hours,    About 12 hours,    About 16 hours,    About 18 hours

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The year 788 AD was a good one for Hinduism. Why?
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The radiation belts are zones in space around the
Options: Earth,    Jupiter and Saturn,    Mercury,    Earth, Jupiter and Saturn

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Who is the only U.S. President to invent and patent something?
Options: Abraham Lincoln,    Theodore Roosevelt,    Thomas Jefferson,    Rutherford B. Hayes

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Hitler party which came into power in 1933 is known as
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The platform and the basement rock together form
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