Who is often called the 'first African-American' inventor?


Options: Bessie Blount,    George Washington Carver,    Benjamin Banneker,    Elijah McCoy

Ans:C,C






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Options: Karnataka,Kerala,Tripura,MadhyaPradesh

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Options: intensity of illumination,    luminous efficiency,    luminous flux,    luminous intensity

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Options: oxides,    silicates,    carbonates,    phosphates

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Options: the surface temperature,    equilibrium temperature,    the mean global surface temperature,    global temperature

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The parliament can legislate on a subject in the state list
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Guru Gobind Singh was
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The longest river in the Common wealth of independent states is the
Options: Irtysh river,    Ob river,    Yenisei river,    Volga river

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Options: McDonalds screensaver,    Alien.worm,    Merry Xmas,    Adolph

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Options: Karnataka,Kerala,Jammu and Kashmir,MadhyaPradesh

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Options: unconfined groundwater,    confined groundwater,    aquifer,    artesian

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Options: Thomas Edison,    John Kruesi,    Jules Levy,    Alexander Graham Bell

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Options: 586 BC,    1000 BC,    560 BC,    750 BC

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Options: altering human beings by changing their genetic components,    people of European origin,    different races of mankind,    genetic of plants

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Options: France,    China,    Germany,    Brazil

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Options: frictional resistance,    particle cohesive bonds,    particle adhesive bonds,    momentum

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The term which denotes that each side has made equal point at game point, in Tennis, is referred to as
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Options: New Zealand's former Prime Minister David Lange,    Martin Almada (Australia),    Martin Green (Australia),    None of the above

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UNESCO (United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) was established in
Options: 1919,    1957,    1945,    1946

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Options: the caldera,    a cinder cone,    basalt plateau,    shield volcanoes

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Options: Harold Robbins,    John Milton,    Victor Hugo,    Mario Puzo

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Options: Andes, Alps, Pyrenees,    Alps, Carpathians, Pyrenees, Apennines,    Alps, Himalayas, Rock mountains,    None of the above

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Options: 0.5 mole,    0.2 mole,    0.4 mole,    0.25 mole

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Options: Rainbow,    Earthshine,    Halo,    Mirage

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Options: Allahabad,    Delhi,    Gwalior,    Jaipur

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Options: 3 km above sea level,    6 km above sea level,    it is at the sea level,    None of the above

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Options: transverse,    longitudinal,    electromagnetic,    polarised

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Light from the star, Alpha Centauri, which is nearest to the earth after the sun, reaches the earth in
Options: 4.2 seconds,    42 seconds,    4.2 years,    42 years

Ans:C,C


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Options: increase it,    decrease it,    no impact,    None of the above

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Raj Kapoor received Dada Saheb Phalke Award in
Options: 1986,    1987,    1988,    1989

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The term 'Abyssal refers to
Options: inner most part of the earth,    organism found in the shallow water zone of the seas,    deeper parts of the oceans,    None of the above

Ans:C,C


The first hang gliders to be flown were flown in...?
Options: 1600s,    1700s,    1800s,    1900s

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Rabindranath Tagore is also known as
Options: Guruji,    Gurudev,    Mahamana,    Netaji

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Who holds second and third place for most yards rushing in a single season in the NFL?
Options: Barry Sanders,    Jim Brown,    OJ Simpson,    Dick Lane

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The proportion of forest to the total national geographical area of India as envisaged by National Forest Policy is
Options: 30.3%,    33.3%,    38.3%,    42.3%

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Options: chemical decomposition,    physical decomposition,    biological decomposition,    All of the above

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Options: dispersion,    interference,    diffraction,    polarization

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Options: Andre Maurois,    Andre Gide,    Algernon Sidney,    Swami Vivekananda

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Options: Angelo marconi,    Anno median,    Amplitude modulation,    Amperes

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Options: Uttar Pradesh,    Rajasthan,    Madhya Pradesh,    Bihar

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