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Question: For which of the following disciplines is Nobel Prize awarded?

1

Physics and Chemistry

2

Physiology or Medicine

3

Literature, Peace and Economics

4

All of the above

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: FFC stands for

1

Foreign Finance Corporation

2

Film Finance Corporation

3

Federation of Football Council

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Fastest shorthand writer was

1

Dr. G. D. Bist

2

J.R.D. Tata

3

J.M. Tagore

4

Khudada Khan

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Epsom (England) is the place associated with

1

Horse racing

2

Polo

3

Shooting

4

Snooker

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: First human heart transplant operation conducted by Dr. Christian Bernard on Louis Washkansky,

1

1967

2

1968

3

1958

4

1922

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Habeas Corpus Act 1679

1

states that no one was to be imprisoned without a writ or warrant stating the charge against him

2

provided facilities to a prisoner to obtain either speedy trial or release in bail

3

safeguarded the personal liberties of the people against arbitrary imprisonment by the king's orders

4

All of the above

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Entomology is the science that studies

1

Behavior of human beings

2

Insects

3

The origin and history of technical and scientific terms

4

The formation of rocks

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Eritrea, which became the 182nd member of the UN in 1993, is in the continent of

1

Asia

2

Africa

3

Europe

4

Australia

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Garampani sanctuary is located at

1

Junagarh, Gujarat

2

Diphu, Assam

3

Kohima, Nagaland

4

Gangtok, Sikkim

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Hitler party which came into power in 1933 is known as

1

Labour Party

2

Nazi Party

3

Ku-Klux-Klan

4

Democratic Party

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Exposure to sunlight helps a person improve his health because

1

the infrared light kills bacteria in the body

2

resistance power increases

3

the pigment cells in the skin get stimulated and produce a healthy tan

4

the ultraviolet rays convert skin oil into Vitamin D

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: First Afghan War took place in

1

1839

2

1843

3

1833

4

1848

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: For safety, the fuse wire used in the mains for household supply of electricity must be made of meta

1

low melting point

2

high resistance

3

high melting point

4

low specific heat

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Golden Temple, Amritsar is India's

1

largest Gurdwara

2

oldest Gurudwara

3

Both option A and B are correct

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: During World War I Germany was defeated in the Battle of Verdun on the western front and Romania dec

1

1914 AD

2

1915 AD

3

1916 AD

4

1917 AD

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Hamid Karzai was chosen president of Afghanistan in

1

2000

2

2001

3

2002

4

2003

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Durand Cup is associated with the game of

1

Cricket

2

Football

3

Hockey

4

Volleyball

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Headquarters of UNO are situated at

1

New York, USA

2

Haque (Netherlands)

3

Geneva

4

Paris

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Dr. Zakir Hussain was

1

the first Muslim president of India

2

first vice president of India

3

first president of Indian National Congress

4

first speaker of Lok Sabha

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Himalayan Mountaineering Institute is at

1

Darjeeling

2

Dehradun

3

Marmago

4

Dispur

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit was

1

a German Physicist

2

developed the mercury thermometer in 1714

3

devised temperature scale

4

All of the above

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Dr. Linus Carl Pauling is the only person to have won two Nobel prizes individually for

1

Chemistry in 1954, Peace Prize in 1962

2

Peace Prize in 1954, Chemistry in 1962

3

Physics in 1954, Medicine in 1962

4

Medicine in 1954, Physics in 1962

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Free market is

1

a condition in the international market where nations do not impose customs duty or other taxes on import of goods

2

market where the price of a commodity is determined by free play of the forces of supply and demand

3

ports that are exempted from payment of customs duty on articles of commerce, primarily to encourage tourism

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Free surface of a liquid behaves like a sheet and tends to contract to the smallest possible area

1

force of adhesion

2

force of friction

3

centrifugal force

4

force of cohesion

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Gulf cooperation council was originally formed by

1

Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates

2

Second World Nations

3

Third World Nations

4

Fourth World Nations

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Guarantee to an exporter that the importer of his goods will pay immediately for the goods ordered b

1

Letter of Credit (L/C)

2

laissezfaire

3

inflation

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: First China War was fought between

1

China and Britain

2

China and France

3

China and Egypt

4

China and Greek

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Dumping is

1

selling of goods abroad at a price well below the production cost at the home market price

2

the process by which the supply of a manufacture's product remains low in the domestic market, which batches him better price

3

prohibited by regulations of GATT

4

All of the above

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Federation Cup, World Cup, Allywyn International Trophy and Challenge Cup are awarded to winners of

1

Tennis

2

Volleyball

3

Basketball

4

Cricket

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Each year World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day is celebrated on

1

May 8

2

May 18

3

June 8

4

June 18

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Famous sculptures depicting art of love built some time in 950 AD ? 1050 AD are

1

Khajuraho temples

2

Jama Masjid

3

Sun temple

4

Mahabalipuram temples

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Gravity setting chambers are used in industries to remove

1

SOx

2

NOx

3

suspended particulate matter

4

CO

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Galileo was an Italian astronomer who

1

developed the telescope

2

discovered four satellites of Jupiter

3

discovered that the movement of pendulum produces a regular time measurement

4

All of the above

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Golf player Vijay Singh belongs to which country?

1

USA

2

Fiji

3

India

4

UK

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: For the Olympics and World Tournaments, the dimensions of basketball court are

1

26 m x 14 m

2

28 m x 15 m

3

27 m x 16 m

4

28 m x 16 m

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Guwahati High Court is the judicature of

1

Nagaland

2

Arunachal Pradesh

3

Assam

4

All of the above

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Friction can be reduced by changing from

1

sliding to rolling

2

rolling to sliding

3

potential energy to kinetic energy

4

dynamic to static

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: During eleventh Antarctic Expedition in Nov. 1991/March 1992 was installed.

1

SODAR (SOnic Detection And Ranging)

2

Second Permanent Station 'Maitree'

3

First permanent station 'Dakshin Gangotri'

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: From the following, choose the set in which names of Secretary-Generals of the UNO are arranged in

1

U Thant, Kurt Waldheim, Dag Hammarskjoeld, Trygve Lie.

2

Trygve Lie, Dag Hammarskjoeld, U Thant, Kurt Waldheim.

3

Trygve Lie, U Thant , Dag Hammarskjoeld, Kurt Waldheim.

4

U Thant, Dag Hammarskjoeld, Trygve Lie, Kurt Waldheim.

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Fire temple is the place of worship of which of the following religion?

1

Taoism

2

Judaism

3

Zoroastrianism (Parsi Religion)

4

Shintoism

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Film and TV institute of India is located at

1

Pune (Maharashtra)

2

Rajkot (Gujarat)

3

Pimpri (Maharashtra)

4

Perambur (Tamilnadu)

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The ozone layer restricts

1

Visible light

2

Infrared radiation

3

X-rays and gamma rays

4

Ultraviolet radiation

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Eugenics is the study of

1

altering human beings by changing their genetic components

2

people of European origin

3

different races of mankind

4

genetic of plants

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Euclid was

1

Greek mathematician

2

Contributor to the use of deductive principles of logic as the basis of geometry

3

Propounded the geometrical theorems

4

All of the above

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Heavy Water Project (Talcher) and Fertilizer plant (Paradeep) are famous industries of

1

Orissa

2

Tamil nadu

3

Andhra Pradesh

4

Kerala

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: First International Peace Congress was held in London in

1

1564 AD

2

1798 AD

3

1843 AD

4

1901 AD

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: For seeing objects at the surface of water from a submarine under water, the instrument used is

1

kaleidoscope

2

periscope

3

spectroscope

4

telescope

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: G-15 is an economic grouping of

1

First World Nations

2

Second World Nations

3

Third World Nations

4

Fourth World Nations

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Fathometer is used to measure

1

Earthquakes

2

Rainfall

3

Ocean depth

4

Sound intensity

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: During the first crusade, crusaders reached Jerusalem and captured it in

1

1000 AD

2

1099 AD

3

1200 AD

4

1515 AD

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Correct Answer: 2

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

1

Asia

2

Africa

3

Europe

4

South America

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Ecology deals with

1

Birds

2

Cell formation

3

Relation between organisms and their environment

4

Tissues

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Filaria is caused by

1

Bacteria

2

Mosquito

3

Protozoa

4

Virus

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) was established in

1

1958

2

1957

3

1956

4

1955

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Gopal Krishna Gokhale

1

started as a maths teacher and rose to the position of the principal of Ferguson College, Pune

2

founded the servants of India Society

3

served as President of the Indian National Congress in 1905

4

All of the above

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: GNLF stands for

1

Gorkha National Liberation Front

2

Gross National Liberation Form

3

Both option A and B

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Who was the first Indian Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army ?

1

Gen. K.M. Cariappa

2

Vice-Admiral R.D. Katari

3

Gen. Maharaja Rajendra Singhji

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: FRS stands for

1

Fellow Research System

2

Federation of Regulation Society

3

Fellow of Royal Society

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Escape velocity of a rocket fired from the earth towards the moon is a velocity to get rid of the

1

Earth's gravitational pull

2

Moon's gravitational pull

3

Centripetal force due to the earth's rotation

4

Pressure of the atmosphere

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade) is

1

international agreement signed in 1947 between non-communist nations with the object of encouraging international trade unobstructed by tariff barriers

2

agreement which seeks to achieve its aim by arranging and encouraging bargaining with trade concessions between members

3

Both option A and B

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Coral reefs in India can be found in

1

the coast of Orissa

2

Waltair

3

Rameshwaram

4

Trivandrum

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: DRDL stands for

1

Defence Research and Development Laboratary

2

Department of Research and Development Laboratory

3

Differential Research and Documentation Laboratary

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Excessive secretion from the pituitary gland in the children results in

1

increased height

2

retarded growth

3

weakening of bones

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Fa-Hien was

1

the first Buddhist pilgrim of China to visit India during the reign of Chandragupta Vikramaditya

2

the discoverer of Puerto Rico and Jamaica

3

the first Buddhist pilgrim of India to visit China

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Georgia, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan became the members of UNO in

1

1991

2

1992

3

1993

4

1994

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Guru Gobind Singh was

1

the 10th Guru of the Sikhs

2

founder of Khalsa, the inner council of the Sikhs in 1699

3

author of Dasam Granth

4

All the above

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Hermann Scheer (Germany) received right Livelihood Award in 1999 for

1

his indefatigable work for thepromotion of solar energy worldwide

2

his long standing efforts to end the impunity of dictators

3

showing that organic agriculture is a key to both environmental sustainability and food security

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Germany signed the Armistice Treaty on and World War I ended

1

January 19, 1918

2

May 30, 1918

3

November 11, 1918

4

February 15, 1918

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: During World War II, when did Germany attack France?

1

1940

2

1941

3

1942

4

1943

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Frederick Sanger is a twice recipient of the Nobel Prize for

1

Chemistry in 1958 and 1980

2

Physics in 1956 and 1972

3

Chemistry in 1954 and Peace in 1962

4

Physics in 1903 and Chemistry in 1911

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Correct Answer: 1

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