Who was the first Indian to win an individual medal in Olympics?


Options: Milkha Singh,    P.T.Usha,    Karnam Malleshwari,    K.D.Jadhav

Ans:D,D


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Plants hormone that induces cell division is
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Options: Ganga,    Cauvery,    Narmada,    Godavari

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Options: International Business Machines,    MITS,    Xerox,    Bell Laboratories

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Options: New Zealand's former Prime Minister David Lange,    Martin Almada (Australia),    Martin Green (Australia),    None of the above

Ans:A,A


The hot, dry wind on the east or leeward side of the Rocky mountains (North America) is called
Options: the Chinook,    the Sirocco,    the Harmattan,    the Loo

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The total number of members of UN Security Council is
Options: 5,    10,    15,    20

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Options: the growing season is short in these areas,    the ground is often frozen or snow or ice covered,    the rainfall is very low,    All of these factors

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Options: Chernobyl,    Jerusalem,    Melissa,    I Love You

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Options: Bhutan, Bangladesh, India and Pakistan,    Bhutan, Bangladesh, the Maldives, Nepal, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka,    Afghanistan, Pakistan, Thailand, Indonesia, Nepal and Sri Lanka,    None of the above

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Options: Cinnabar,    Pyrite,    Galena,    All of the above

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Options: sand is soft and concreter is hard,    the friction between sand and feet is less than that between concrete and feet,    the friction between sand and feet is more than that between concrete and feet,    the sand is grainy but concrete is smooth

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Options: lead,    chromium,    zinc,    tin

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Options: 2200 BC,    1200 BC,    2000 BC,    1500 BC

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Options: ancestors of modern man,    ancestors of monkey,    ancestors of lion,    None of the above

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Options: Iron-ore, limestone, dolomite,    Coal, bauxite, corundum,    Gaunet, guartz, marble, diamond,    All of the above

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Options: fromtogenesis,    frontolysis,    both (a) and (b),    None of the above

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Options: Cricket,    Table Tennis,    Judo,    Badminton

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Options: 1936,    1927,    1947,    1950

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