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Instruction:

  • Total number of questions : 20.
  • Time alloted : 20 minutes.
  • Each question carry 1 mark, no negative marks.
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1.

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

A.
Milkha Singh
B.
P.T.Usha
C.
Karnam Malleshwari
D.
K.D.Jadhav

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Mr. Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav or KD Jadhav, widely known as 'Pocket Dynamo', was independent India's first individual Olympic medalist when he won the freestyle wrestling bronze medal at the 1952 Helsinki Games

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2.

The 'satellite freight city' is being developed near which of the following cities?

A.
New Delhi
B.
Orissa
C.
Gurgaon
D.
Kolkata

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

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3.

Oscar Awards were instituted in

A.
1968
B.
1929
C.
1901
D.
1965

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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4.

The Africa fund (Action for Resisting Invasion, Colonialism and Apartheid) under India's leadership was instituted by

A.
UNO
B.
SAARC
C.
NAM
D.
the Commonwealth

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

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5.

Which is the major mineral found in Punjab?

A.
Coal
B.
Gold
C.
Salt
D.
Iron

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

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6.

One horse power is equal to

A.
746 watts
B.
748 watts
C.
756 watts
D.
736 watts

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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7.

The vast resources of unutilised natural gas can be used in the production of

A.
graphite
B.
Synthetic petroleum
C.
fertilisers
D.
carbide

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

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8.

Of the UN Agencies, which one specifically aims at further economic development by encouraging productive private enterprise?

A.
United Nations Industrial Development Organisation
B.
International Finance Corporation
C.
International Monetary Fund
D.
World Bank

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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9.

Lal Bahadur Shastri is also known as

A.
Guruji
B.
Man of Peace
C.
Punjab Kesari
D.
Mahamana

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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10.

The book 'Satanic Verses' was written by

A.
Gunnar Myrdal
B.
William Golding
C.
Salman Rushdie
D.
Agatha Christie

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

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11.

In which year a resolution 'Uniting for Peace' was adopted by UN General Assembly?

A.
1950
B.
1960
C.
1965
D.
1980

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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12.

ARPANET, the precursor to the Internet, was developed by:

A.
FAA
B.
Department of Defence
C.
NATO
D.
UART

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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13.

The office of the president can fall vacant due to

A.
resignation
B.
death
C.
removal
D.
All of the above

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

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14.

The metal that is used as a catalyst in the hydrogenation of oils is

A.
Ni
B.
Pb
C.
Cu
D.
Pt

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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15.

What is the role of WTO (World Trade Organisation)?

A.
To settle trade disputes between nations
B.
To widen the principal of free trade to sectors such as services and agriculture
C.
both (a) and (b)
D.
None of the above

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

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16.

The NAM summit which demanded expansion of the United Nations Security council had met at

A.
Tehran
B.
Cairo
C.
Harare
D.
Jakarta

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

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17.

ESCAP stands for

A.
Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific
B.
European Society Council for Africa and Pacific
C.
Economic and Social Commission for Africa and Pacific
D.
None of the above

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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18.

Rainbow is due to

A.
absorption of sunlight in minute water droplets
B.
diffusion of sunlight through water droplets
C.
ionisation of water deposits
D.
refraction and reflection of sunlight by water droplets

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

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19.

Who invented Jet Engine?

A.
Sir Frank Whittle
B.
Gottlieb Daimler
C.
Roger Bacon
D.
Lewis E. Waterman

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Dr. Hans von Ohain and Sir Frank Whittle are recognized as the co-inventors of the jet engine. Each was working separately and knew nothing of the others work. Although Whittle started first, von Ohain was first to design and develop a turbojet engine to power an aircraft.

Of the many honors received by both, the most significant honor was probably "The Charles Draper Prize" in 1992 which was given to both Hans von Ohain and Sir Frank Whittle for their efforts and contributions to aviation and mankind. "The Charles Draper Prize" is recognized as the equivalent to the Nobel Prize in technology.

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20.

This part-time race car driver invented the bucket seat in 1969. Who was he??

A.
Steve McQueen
B.
Harrison Frazier
C.
Paul Newman
D.
John Wayne

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

Explanation:

McQueen died in 1980 from a rare form of lung cancer.

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