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1. When did Periyar became the President of Justice Party ?

1935 1937 1938 1944

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2. Which of the following animals was not native to India ?

Elephant Horse Rhinoceros Tiger

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3. Days and Nights are equal throughout the globe when the sun is above

Poles Tropic of cancer Equator Tropic of Capricorn

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4. Aspirin is the common name of

salicylic acid salicylate methyl salicylate acetyl salicylic acid

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5. The French supremacy in India came to an end with the

Battle of Wandiwash Battle of Plassey Battle of Buxar Battle of Panipat

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6. The crop which is sown with the commencement of Monsoon is

Rabi Crop Kharif Crop Cash Crop None of these

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7. Who of the following is not a founder of Justice Party ?

P. T. Rajan T. M. Nair Theagaroya Chetty C. Natesa Mudaliar

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8. Neolithic period of age is not characterised by

Agriculture Use of copper Domestication of animals Fishing

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9. What type of mirror is used by motorists to see the road behind them ?

Convex Concave Plane Concavo-convex

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10. The rising of evening star Venus indicates

South pole North pole East West

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11. Which festival is called the festival of light ?

Diwali Holi

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12. Smelling Salt?

Ammonium Carbonate Sodium Carbonate

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13. In which unit can we measure Food energy?

Calorie Erg

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14. Highest Cricket Ground located in?

India Australia

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15. 180 degree is also known as

Straight Angle Complete Angle

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16. In India Children day celebrate in memory of

Jawaharlal Nehru Rajiv Gandhi

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17. Karachi is called as................city of Pakistan.

biggest big

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18. Tomato is a

Fruit Vegetable

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19. What is the approximate playing time of full version of `Jana Gana Mana`, the National anthem of India?

52 seconds 42 seconds

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20. Which is the biggest continent in the world ?

Asia Africa

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21. How many months of the year have 31 days?

7 6

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22. Who is the founder of Infosys Technologies?

N.R. Narayana Murthy TK Kurien

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23. Which is the national flower of our country?

Lotus Sunflower

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24. Which word does the e in e-mail stand for?

Electronic Every

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25. According to proverb, a little what is a dangerous thing?

Affection Knowledge

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26. How many Hours in 4 days?

96 48

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27. The minimum age to qualify for election to the Lok Sabha is

25 years 21 years 18 years 35 years

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28. The preamble says that the state in India will assure the dignity of the individual. The constitution seeks to achieve this object by guaranteeing

equal fundamental rights to each citizen the right to adequate means of livelihood to each individual just and humane conditions of work to each individual equal wages for equal work to each individual irrespective of sex

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29. The members of a State Commission can be removed by the

governor on a report by the Supreme Court governor on a resolution passed by Parliament president on a report by the Supreme Court president on a resolution passed by Parliament

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30. The president addresses both the Houses of parliament assembled together

during emergency session summoned for the purpose every session first session after each general election and the first session of each year any session

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31. The president can dissolve the Lok Sabha on

advice of the prime minister advice of the chief justice of India recommendation of Lok Sabha recommendation of the Rajya Sabha

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32. The pre-requisite for the enforcement of directive principles of the state policy is

an effective, hones government socialist government active opposition adequate resources

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33. The position of a chief minister is

similar to that of the prime minister identical to that of the president a combination of the position of the prime minister and president not constitutional

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34. The members of the Rajya Sabha are elected for a term

of six years determined by the state legislative assembly of a state of four years None of the above

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35. The name of a candidate for the office of president of India may be proposed by

any five citizens of India any five members of the Parliament any one member of the Electoral College any ten members of the Electoral College

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36. The power of Supreme Court of India to decide the dispute between the centre and states falls under its

advisory jurisdiction appellate jurisdiction original jurisdiction constitutional jurisdiction

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37. The nature of the anti-Imperialist struggle was

always peaceful and constitutional initially constitutional and by large non-violent based on continuous armed resistance largely supported by foreign powers

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38. Madhubani, a style of folk paintings, is popular in which of the following states in India?

Uttar Pradesh Rajasthan Madhya Pradesh Bihar

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39. The dance encouraged and performance from the temple of Tanjore was

Kathakali Odissi Kathak Bharatanatyam

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40. The National Song of India was composed by

Rabindranath Tagore Bankim Chandra Chatterji Iqbal Jai Shankar Prasad

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41. Which of the following places is famous for Chikankari work, which is a traditional art of embroidery?

Lucknow Hyderabad Jaipur Mysore

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42. Vaikhanasa the five-fold conception of Vishnu consists of

  1. brahman
  2. purusha
  3. prakriti
  4. satya
  5. achyuta
  6. aniruddha

I, II, III, IV and V II, III, IV, V and VI I, II, IV, V and VI I, III, IV, V and VI

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43. The treaty of Mangalore was signed between

the English East India Company and Haidar Ali the English East India Company and Tipu Sultan Haidar Ali and the Zamorin of Calicut the French East India Company and Tipu Sultan

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44. The victories of Karikala are well portrayed in

Palamoli Aruvanad Pattinappalai Padirrupattu

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45. To which of the following dynasties did King Bhoja, a great patron of literature and art, belong?

Karkota Utpala Paramara Gurjara Pratihara

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46. To which king belongs the Lion capital at Sarnath?

Chandragupta Ashoka Kanishka Harsha

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47. The language of discourses of Gautama buddha was

Bhojpuri Magadhi Pali Sanskrit

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48. Three major powers that emerged in southern India in the 7th century AD were

  1. Cheras
  2. Cholas
  3. Chalukyas
  4. pallavas
  5. Pandyas

I, II, V II, III, IV III, IV, V I, II, IV

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49. To which of the republic of buddha belong?

Licchavis Sakyas Mallas None of the above

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50. To evolve a peaceful settlement of the conflict between India and China, which of the following non-aligned Afro-Asian nations participated in a conference held in December 1962?

Burma (now Myanmar), Combodia, Indonesia and UAR Burma, Sri Lanka, Combodia and Indonesia Burma, Indonesia, Ghana and Sri Lanka All of the above

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51. The present forest area of India, according to satellite data, is

increasing decreasing static decreasing in open forest area but increasing in closed forest area

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52. The refineries are Mathura, Digboi and Panipat are set up by

Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. Crude Distillation unit of Madras Refineries Ltd.

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53. The state having a largest area of forest cover in India is

Arunachal Pradesh Haryana Madhya Pradesh Assam

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54. The only state in India that produces saffron is

Assam Himachal Pradesh Jammu and Kashmir Meghalaya

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55. The zonal soil type of peninsular India belongs to

red soils yellow soils black soils older alluvium

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56. Which of the following union territories of India has the highest density of population per sq km?

Pondicherry Lakshadweep Delhi Chandigarh

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57. The south-west monsoon contributes ____ of the total rain in India.

86% 50% 22% 100%

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58. The oldest oil field in India is the ____ field, in ____

Anleshwar, Gujarat Bombay High, Maharashtra Nawagam, Gujarat Digboi, Assam

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59. Which of the following crops needs maximum water per hectare?

Barley Maize Sugarcane Wheat

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60. What invention caused many deaths while testing it?

Dynamite Ladders Race cars Parachute

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61. Who invented Gunpowder?

G. Ferdinand Von Zeppelin Sir Frank Whittle Roger Bacon Leo H Baekeland

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62. In which decade was the telephone invented?

1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s

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63. What Benjamin Franklin invented?

Bifocal spectacles Radio Barometer Hygrometer

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64. Who invented Gramophone?

Michael Faraday Fahrenheit Sir Alexander Graham Bell Thomas Alva Edison

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65. When was the first lawn mower invented?

1830 1854 1835 1849

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66. When was the first elevator built?

1743 1739 1760 1785

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67. Who among the following invented the small pox vaccine?

Robert Koch Edward Jenner Robert Hooke Louis Pasteur

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68. Benjamin Franklin was a prolific inventor. He invented the lightning rod, the Franklin stove, studied electricity, discovered the Gulf Stream, started the first library, and on and on. Among his many other inventions, what musical instrument did he invent?

Banjo Oboe Clarinet Harmonium

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69. Who is often called the first African-American inventor?

Bessie Blount George Washington Carver Benjamin Banneker Elijah McCoy

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70. The absorption of ink by blotting paper involves

viscosity of ink capillary action phenomenon diffusion of ink through the blotting siphon action

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71. Siphon will fail to work if

the densities of the liquid in the two vessels are equal the level of the liquid in the two vessels are at the same height both its limbs are of unequal length the temperature of the liquids in the two vessels are the same

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72. Metals are good conductors of electricity because

they contain free electrons the atoms are lightly packed they have high melting point All of the above

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73. Rectifiers are used to convert

Direct current to Alternating current Alternating current to Direct current high voltage to low voltage low voltage to high voltage

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74. Sound waves in air are

transverse longitudinal electromagnetic polarised

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75. It is more difficult to walk on a sandy road than on a concrete road because

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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76. RADAR is used for

locating submerged submarines receiving a signals in a radio receiver locating geostationary satellites detecting and locating the position of objects such as aeroplanes

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77. On a clean glass plate a drop of water spreads to form a thin layer whereas a drop of mercury remains almost spherical because

mercury is a metal density of mercury is greater than that of water cohesion of mercury is greater than its adhesion with glass cohesion of water is greater than its adhesion with glass

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78. Sound travels with a different speed in media. In what order does the velocity of sound increase in these media?

Water, iron and air Iron, air and water Air, water and iron Iron, water and air

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79. Jamini Roy was a famous?

Producer Painter Dancer Actor

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80. Dr. M. S. Swaminathan has distinguished himself in which of the following fields?

Agriculture Medicine Astrophysics Physics

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81. Pandit Jasraj has established his reputation in which of the following fields?

Music Literature Sanskrit Dance

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82. Ben kingsley is associated with which of the following fields?

Politics Social Service Sports Motion Pictures

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83. Sanjay Dutt, a noted film actor was held under

TADA Narcotics Act Act 302 Anti - Defection Act

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84. Miss Universe 1994, Ms. Sushmita Sen hails from which of the following cities?

Mumbai Chandigarh New Delhi Bangalore

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85. Who is known as Trimurthy of Carnatic Music?

Muthuswami Dikshitar Purandardasa Swami Thirunal None of these

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86. Which among the famous danseuses is not an exponent of the Odissi dance style?

Sanjukta Panigrahi Madhavi Mudgal Sonal Man Singh Yamini Krishnamurthy

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87. The first Indian to swim across English channel was

V. Merchant P. K. Banerji Mihir Sen Arati Saha

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88. Who is known as Indian Bismarck?

Kamaraj Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Nehru Rajaji

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89. The gas present in the stratosphere which filters out some of the suns ultraviolet light and provides an effective shield against radiation damage to living things is

helium ozone oxygen methane

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90. The nucleus of a hydrogen atom consists of

1 proton only 1 proton + 2 neutron 1 neutron only 1 electron only

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91. The octane number of zero is assigned to

2-methyl octane n-heptane iso-octane 3-methyl octane

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92. The most abundant rare gas in the atmosphere is

He Ne Ar Xe

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93. The heat energy produced when the human body metabolises 1 gram of fat is

30 KJ 1 KJ 39 KJ 29 KJ

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94. The main use of salt in the diet is to

make the taste of food better produce in small amounts the hydrochloric acid required for the digestion of food ease the process of cooking increase the solubility of food particles in water

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95. The material which can be deformed permanently by heat and pressure is called a

thermoplastic thermoset chemical compound polymer

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96. The inexpensive and commonly used variety of glass is called soda glass. It is called so because

was used initially for making bottles of soda(carbonated drink) is made using soda(sodium carbonate) was initially used for storing sodium carbonate is made using soda lime

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97. The first metal used by man was

iron copper gold bronze

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98. The Arjuna awards were instituted in the year

1965 1961 1963 1957

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99. Ashoka Chakra is awarded for

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

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100. The Nobel peace prize is awarded in which city?

Oslo Stockholm Brussels Geneva

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101. Arjuna award is given for

Exceptional service in emergency Bravery on battlefield Outstanding performance in sports Exceptional service in slum dwellers

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102. The first recipient of Nehru award was

Martin Luther King Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan Mother Teresa U Thant

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103. The only Indian to win the Nobel prize in physics is

Dr. J.C. Bose Dr. C. V. Raman Dr. Vickram Sarabhai Dr. H. J. Bhabha

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104. Which of the following films has won 9 Oscar awards in 1987?

The World Safari The Last Emperor Rain Man Amadeus

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105. Who was awarded the first Rajiv gandhi National Sadhavana award?

Archarya Tulsi Dr. J. Rengaswamy J. R. D Tata Mother Teresa

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106. Global 500 awards are given for the outstanding achievement in which of the following fields?

Campaign against AIDS Population control Protection of environment Elimination of illiteracy

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107. To whom was Bharat Ratna awarded in 1999?

Lata Mangeshkar Amartya Sen M. S. Subbulakshmi Atal Behari Vajpayee

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108. Indian School of Mines is located in

Dhanbad Asansol Tatanagar Rourkela

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109. Where is the National Institute of Virology situated?

Pune Delhi Kolkata Madras

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

New Delhi Orissa Gurgaon Kolkata

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111. The world famous Khajuraho sculptures are located in

Gujarat Madhya Pradesh Orissa Maharashtra

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112. Which is known as Garden City of India?

Trivandram Imphal Simla Bangalore

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113. Sun Temple is situated at?

Konark Bangalore Haridwar Kerala

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114. The National Institute of Community Development is located at

Chennai Pant Nagar Hyderabad Bangalore

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115. Where is Chitrakut situated?

Maharashtra Uttar Pradesh Bihar Madhya Pradesh

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116. Which city is called White City of Rajasthan?

Bihar Jaipur Udaipur Jodhpur

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117. Who is the father of English Poetry?

Milton Wordsworth Chaucer Charles Dickens

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118. Who wrote War and Peace?

Leo Tolstoy Mahatma Gandhi Charles Dickens Kipling

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119. Who is the author of famous statement: "That Government is the best which governs least"?

Herbert Spencer Harold Laski Alexis De Tocqueville Henry David Thoreau

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120. Who wrote the book Reminiscences of the Nehru Age?

C.D.Deshmukh Dr. P.C.Alexander M.O.Mathai S.C.Rajagopalachari

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121. Aurobindo was the author of

Discovery of India Hindu view of life Yogashastra Savitri

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122. In which year was the All India Radio set up?

1936 1927 1947 1950

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123. Alice in Wonderland the famous TV serial is based on a book written by

Father Discoste Thomas Hardy Charles Dickens Lewis Caroll

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124. Who is the author of the book My Experiments with Truth?

Mahatma Gandhi Michael Anderson Winston Churchill Jarnes Morris

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125. Who said Man is a political animal?

Dante Aristotle Socrates Plato

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126. The famous character Pickwick was created by

Steven Spielberg Leo Tolstoy Walt Disney Charles dickens

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127. India won its first Olympic hockey gold in...?

1928 1932 1936 1948

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128. Who won the 1993 "King of the Ring"?

Owen Hart Bret Hart Edge Mabel

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129. Where did India play its 1st one day international match?

Lords Headingley Taunton The Oval

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130. The asian Games were held in Delhi for the first time in...?

1951 1963 1971 1982

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131. Which county did Sunil Gavaskar play for?

Somerset Worcestershire Warwickshire Glamorgan

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132. Which county did Sachin Tendulkar play for?

Nottinghamshire Yorkshire Lancashire Leicestershire

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133. Who had a torrid time with Lancashire in 2000?

Sachin Tendulkar Nayan Mongia Javagal Srinath Saurav Ganguly

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134. Former australian captain Allan Border was sometimes known as "Captain Grumpy". What was his other nickname?

Abe Captain Junior AB Groucho

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135. Which football hero was nicknamed "The Sundance Kid"?

Jim Kiick Troy Aikman Brett Favre Joe Montana

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136. Who has scored the most Test hundreds ever?

Steve Waugh Sachin Tendulkar Shane Warne Sunil Gavaskar

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137. Which UN body deals with population problem?

UNFPA UNDP UNICEF UNESCO

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138. SAARC is observing a decade(1991-2000) of which of the following?

Girl child Literacy Health services to rural poor Shelter for all

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139. Pakistan which rejoined the commonwealth, had pulled itself out of it in the year

1978 1975 1972 1982

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140. When was the South asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC) formed?

1985 1982 1986 1987

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141. Which of the following countries is not a member of G-15?

Jamaica Indonesia Colombia Peru

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142. The Economic and Social Commission for asia and Pacific (ESCAP) is located at

Manila Singapore Kuala lumpur Bangkok

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143. The headquarters of International Atomic Energy Agency is located in

Vienna London Geneva Washington

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144. Amnesty International has its headquarters at

Berlin New York Washington London

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145. The headquarters of U.N. is located in

Rome Geneva New York Washington D.C.

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146. The United Nations declared 1993 as a year of the

disabled forests girl child indigenous people

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147. The decade 1981-1990 was observed as International Decade for

Peace Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Women Children

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148. The year 1985 was declared as the International Year of

Blind Youth Children GandhiWomen

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149. World Human Rights Day is observed on

April 8 December 10 December 7 September 5

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150. World Literacy Day is observed on

Sep 5 Aug 6 Sep 8 Oct 24

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