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

'Ashoka Chakra' is awarded for

A.
acts of gallantry in the presence of enemy
B.
gallantry by children
C.
outstanding contribution to literature
D.
the most conspicuous bravery or self sacrifice on land, air or sea but not in the presence of the enemy

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

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2.

Modem stands for...

A.
Modulator Demodulater
B.
Monetary Devaluation Exchange Mechanism
C.
Memory Demagnetization
D.
Monetary Demarkation

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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3.

The first metal used by man was

A.
iron
B.
copper
C.
gold
D.
bronze

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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4.

We can know about early vedic period from

A.
archaeological excavations
B.
the Rig Veda
C.
Jatak Katha
D.
contemporary culture

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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5.

Rahul Dravid also made Test debut along with Sourav Ganguly in the same match.He scored 95 runs. How many fours did he hit in that innings of 95 runs?

A.
6
B.
10
C.
5
D.
7

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The match was drawn.

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6.

Which of the following factors are responsible for the rapid growth of sugar production in south India as compared to north India?

  1. Higher per acre field of sugarcane
  2. Higher sucrose content of sugarcane
  3. Lower labour cost
  4. Longer crushing period

A.
I and II
B.
I, II and III
C.
I, III and IV
D.
I, II and IV

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

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7.

The percentage of sun's radiation reflected back into space is about

A.
36 percent
B.
47 percent
C.
17 percent
D.
None of the above

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Correct Answer: Option A

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8.

The periodic rise and fall of the sea level on the earth, gives rise to tides. This is related to

A.
the position of the moon with reference to the earth and the gravitational pull exerted mainly by the moon and partly by the sun
B.
infrared rays from the sun
C.
ultraviolet rays from the sun
D.
None of the above

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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9.

Which two counties did Anil Kumble play for?

A.
Nottinghamshire & Lancashire
B.
Nottinghamshire & Leicestershire
C.
Northamptonshire & Leicestershire
D.
Northamptonshire & Lancashire

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Kumble had a great season with Northants taking 105 wickets.

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10.

Metals are good conductors of electricity because

A.
they contain free electrons
B.
the atoms are lightly packed
C.
they have high melting point
D.
All of the above

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Correct Answer: Option A

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11.

R. K. Laxman is a renowned

A.
Dance master
B.
Writer
C.
Cartoonist
D.
Journalist

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

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12.

The first graphical browser for the WWW was named:

A.
Netscape
B.
Veronica
C.
Mosaic
D.
Explorer

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Correct Answer: Option C

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13.

The knowledge about the topography of the ocean basins has been derived from

A.
seismic surveying
B.
echo sounder
C.
side-scan sonar
D.
All of the above

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Correct Answer: Option D

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14.

John F. Kennedy, President of USA, died on

A.
1963
B.
1964
C.
1965
D.
1966

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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15.

In India, rural incomes are generally lower than the urban incomes, which of the following reasons account for this?

  1. A large number of farmers are illiterate and know little about scientific agriculture
  2. Prices of primary products are lower than those of manufactured products
  3. Investment in agriculture has been low when compared to investment in industry

A.
I, II, III
B.
I, II
C.
I, III
D.
II, III

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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16.

'Rosh Hashanah' is the new year's day of which communities?

A.
Jews
B.
Muslims
C.
Hindus
D.
Shinto

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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17.

The smallest country of the world is

A.
Russia
B.
Vatican city
C.
Brazil
D.
Canada

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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18.

The name of the Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi islands was changed to Lakshadweep by an Act of Parliament in

A.
1970
B.
1971
C.
1972
D.
1973

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Correct Answer: Option D

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19.

Water is a good solvent of ionic salts because

A.
it has a high specific heat
B.
it has no colour
C.
it has a high dipole moment
D.
it has a high boiling point

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

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20.

The main credit of the concept of Non-aligned Movement goes to

A.
Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, India
B.
Marshal Tito - President of Yugoslavia
C.
Dr. Sukarno - President of Indonesia
D.
G. A. Nassir - President of Egypt

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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