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  • Total number of questions : 20.
  • Time alloted : 20 minutes.
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1.

The UN library is known by the name of

A.
Nation's library
B.
U Thant library
C.
Hammarskjoeld library
D.
Trygve Lie library

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

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2.

To which country does the present UN Secretary-General belongs?

A.
Ghana
B.
South Korea
C.
Spain
D.
Sweden

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The current Secretary-General is Ban Ki-moon of South Korea, who took office on 1 January 2007. His first term will expire on the 31st of December 2011, and he will be eligible for reappointment.

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3.

For what does the world owe Almon Strowger a debt of gratitude?

A.
Parking Meters
B.
Vending Machines
C.
Automatic Telephone Exchanges
D.
Traffic Lights

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

Explanation:

He was an undertaker, and legend has it, he developed the automatic switch in 1889, to stop competitors from getting his work!

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4.

What office item was invented by Bette Nesmith Graham in 1951?

A.
Fax machine
B.
Stapler
C.
Liquid Paper
D.
Copy machine

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Bette's other claim to fame was being the mother of Michael Nesmith of the Monkees.

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5.

The preamble to our constitution provided that India is

A.
a sovereign, socialist and democratic republic
B.
a sovereign, socialist, secular and democratic republic
C.
a sovereign republic with a socialist pattern of society
D.
a socialist, secular and democratic republic

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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6.

What is the population density of Manipur?

A.
107/sq. km
B.
207/sq. km
C.
307/sq. km
D.
407/sq. km

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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7.

The longest ship canal in the world is the

A.
St. Laurence Seaway (USA and Canada)
B.
Suez canal, Egypt
C.
Kiel canal, Germany
D.
Panama canal, Central America

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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8.

East Timor, which became the 191st member of the UN, is in the continent of

A.
Asia
B.
Africa
C.
Europe
D.
South America

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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9.

Internet Explorer is a...

A.
Any person browsing the net
B.
Web Browser
C.
Graphing Package
D.
News Reader

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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10.

The "desktop" of a computer refers to:

A.
The visible screen
B.
The area around the monitor
C.
The top of the mouse pad
D.
The inside of a folder

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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11.

Who won the Grand Slam title four times successively?

A.
Mortina Navratilova
B.
Steffi Graf
C.
Jennifer Capriati
D.
Monica Seles

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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12.

Modern football is said to have evolved from

A.
England
B.
India
C.
France
D.
Spain

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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13.

Monotremes are unique mammals because they

A.
posses hair
B.
give birth to live young
C.
secret milk in a pouch
D.
lay eggs

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

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14.

The process that involves the eroded material being dissolved and carried along in water as individual ions is called

A.
solution
B.
suspension
C.
saltation
D.
traction

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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15.

The term samanta, meaning a feudatory from the sixth century AD, originally meant a

A.
slave
B.
cultivator
C.
neighbor
D.
foreigner

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

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16.

The five intertwined rings or circles on the Olympic Flag made of white silk are

A.
from right to left blue, yellow, black, green and red respectively
B.
from left to right blue, yellow, black, green and red respectively
C.
from right to left blue, black, green, red and yellow respectively
D.
from left to right yellow, red, green, black and blue respectively

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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17.

Badrinath is situated on the bank of river

A.
Ganga
B.
Yamuna
C.
Alaknanda
D.
Saraswathi

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

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18.

Who among the following is a social activist campaigning against child labour?

A.
Baba Amte
B.
Shabana Amzi
C.
Mira Nair
D.
Swami Agnivesh

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

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19.

Rayon is chemically

A.
cellulose
B.
pectin
C.
glucose
D.
amylase

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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20.

Which of the following is measured on the Richter scale?

A.
Density of liquids
B.
Intensity of earthquakes
C.
Velocity of tornadoes
D.
Height of mountains

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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