Which of the following UN agencies has its headquarters at Paris?


Options: UNESCO,    ILO,    FAO,    IMO

Ans:A,A






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Options: 5500ºC,    4000ºC,    2000ºC,    1000ºC

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Diamond is an allotropic form of
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Oscar Awards are conferred annually by
Options: Academy of Motion Pictures, arts and sciences, USA,    Government of United States,    Hollywood Foreign Press Association,    None of the above

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Who is the author of 'Betrayal of the Defence Forces'?
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GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade) is
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Shanthi Swaroop Bhatnagar awards are given for
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When and where athletics introduced in the Olympics?
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