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  • question_answer1) Who won the US Open Lawn Tennis Championship 2013 in male category?

    A) Roger Federer

    B) Andy Murray

    C) Rafael Nadal

    D) Novak Djokovich

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  • question_answer2) How many colours are there on the Olympic Flag?

    A) 5

    B) 6

    C) 7

    D) 4

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  • question_answer3) Which of these sports is played in three variations horse, cycle and elephant?

    A) Boxing

    B) Weightlifting

    C) Polo

    D) Snooker

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  • question_answer4) What is the name of the Formula One Grand Prix track in India?

    A) Mahatma International Circuit

    B) Nehru International Circuit

    C) Mahavir International Circuit

    D) Buddh International Circuit

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  • question_answer5) Whose birth anniversary is celebrated as Inter- national Day of Non-violence by the UN?

    A) Mahatma Gandhi

    B) Adolf Hitler

    C) Indira Gandhi

    D) Nelson Mandela

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  • question_answer6) The legendary Assamese singer and music director Dr. Bhupen Hazarika had obtained his doctorate degree from?

    A) Guwahati University

    B) Columbia University

    C) Harvard University

    D) Banaras Hindu University

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  • question_answer7) Who is the Governor of Reserve Bank of India?

    A) D.V. Subbarao

    B) C.Rangarajan

    C) Arvind Jayaram

    D) Raghuram Rajan

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  • question_answer8) After China and India, Which is the third most populous country in the world?

    A) Brazil

    B) Russia

    C) USA

    D) Indonesia

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  • question_answer9) Which of these grows above the soil?

    A) Ginger

    B) Chilli

    C) Garlic

    D) Turmeric

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  • question_answer10) \[0.5\times 0.05\times 0.005\times 50=........?\]

    A) 0.250

    B) 0.6250

    C) 0.0625

    D) 0.00625

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  • question_answer11) The square root of 64009 is?

    A) 803

    B) 363

    C) 253

    D) 347

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  • question_answer12) The average of 20 numbers is calculated as 20. It is discovered later on that while calculating the average, one number, namely 30 was wrongly read as 50. What is the correct average?

    A) 18

    B) 19

    C) 20

    D) 17

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  • question_answer13) If A's salary is 25% less than that of B, then how many per cent is B's salary more than that of A?

    A) 25%

    B) 20%

    C) \[33\,\,\frac{1}{3}%\]

    D) 30%

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  • question_answer14) A man sold an article for Rs. 161, gaining 1/6th of his outlay. The cost price of the article is?

    A) 128

    B) 130

    C) 138

    D) 150

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  • question_answer15) Matricide : Mother :: Homicide :???..?

    A) Human

    B) Children

    C) Father

    D) Apes

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  • question_answer16) Physiology is related to Biology in the same way as Metaphysics is related to?

    A) Physics

    B) Statistics

    C) Mathematics

    D) Philosophy

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  • question_answer17) Find the odd one out?

    A) Copper

    B) Brass

    C) Tin

    D) Zinc

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  • question_answer18) Choose the group of letters which is different from others?

    A) AEC

    B) FTR

    C) FJH

    D) KPM

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  • question_answer19) Which historical place is a small village in the Navsari district of Gujarat?

    A) Chauri Chaura

    B) Malgudi

    C) Noakhali

    D) Dandi

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  • question_answer20) The name of which percussion instrument literally means 'made of clay'?

    A) Mridangam

    B) Tabia

    C) Sitar

    D) Ektara

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  • question_answer21) Which among the following was the wife of a Mughal Emperor?

    A) Rani Laxmi bai

    B) Razia Sultan

    C) Nur Jahan

    D) Sarojini Naidu

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  • question_answer22) Who served as the President of India from 1950 to 1962?

    A) V.V. Giri

    B) Dr. S. Radhakrishnan

    C) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

    D) None of the above

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  • question_answer23) Who defeated whom in the Second battle of Tarain?

    A) Prithviraj defeated Mohammad Ghauri

    B) Mahmud Ghazni defeated Prithviraj

    C) Prithviraj defeated Mahmud Ghazni

    D) Mohammed Ghauri defeated Prithviraj

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  • question_answer24) Buddha's preachings were mostly concerned with?

    A) Devotionalism

    B) Purity of thought and conduct

    C) Ritualism

    D) Belief in the same God

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  • question_answer25) Alexander?s success in India was due to?

    1. There was no central power in India.
    2. He had a superior army.
    3. He received help from the traitorous Indian rulers.
    4. He was a good administrator.
    Select your answer from the following?

    A) 1 and 2

    B) 1, 2 and 3

    C) 2, 3 and 4

    D) All of these

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  • question_answer26) Amir Khusrau was the famous poet in the court of-

    A) Akbar

    B) Shahjahan

    C) Ibrahim Lodhi

    D) Alauddin Khaiji

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  • question_answer27) In which of the following cities is the Lingaraj temple located?

    A) Bhubaneswar

    B) Bijapur

    C) Kolkata

    D) Tirupati

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  • question_answer28) The Megalithic culture (500 B. C. ? 100 A. D.) brings us to the historical period in South India. The Megaliths used?

    A) Weapons made of stone

    B) Tools and implements made of stone

    C) Graves encircled by big pieces of stone

    D) Articles of daily use made of stone

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  • question_answer29) Right to vote is mentioned in the part of the Constitution relating to?

    A) Fundamental Rights

    B) Union Legislature

    C) State Legislature

    D) Election

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  • question_answer30) If the Speaker of the Lok Sabha intends to vacate his office before the expiry of his term, he sends his resignation to the?

    A) Chairman of the Rajya Sabha

    B) Leader of the House (Lok Sabha)

    C) Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha

    D) President of India

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  • question_answer31) As an alternative to the partition of India Gandhiji suggested to Mountbatten that he should?

    A) Postpone granting of independence

    B) Invite Jinnah to form the government

    C) Invite Jinnah and Nehru to form the government together

    D) Invite the army to take over for some time

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  • question_answer32) The Congress is tottering to its fall and one of great ambitions, while in India, is to assist it to a peaceful demise. Who made this statement?

    A) Cripps

    B) Curzon

    C) Dufferin

    D) Irwin

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  • question_answer33) Which one of the following persons called Irwin and Gandhiji 'the two mahatmas'?

    A) Mira Benn

    B) Sarojini Naidu

    C) Madan Mohan Malviya

    D) Jawaharlal Nehru

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  • question_answer34) India leads the world in the export of?

    A) Coffee

    B) Cotton

    C) Manganese

    D) Mica

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  • question_answer35) The Indian Naval Academy is located at?

    A) Mumbai

    B) Cochin

    C) Goa

    D) Vishakhapatnam

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  • question_answer36) Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Odisha often natural disasters due to?

    A) Earthquakes

    B) Lanslides

    C) Tornadoes

    D) Cyclones

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  • question_answer37) The production of onion is highest in?

    A) Uttar Pradesh

    B) Madhya Pradesh

    C) Maharashtra

    D) Andhra Pradesh

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  • question_answer38) The Bermuda Triangle lies in?

    A) Western North Atlantic Ocean

    B) Eastern South Atlantic Ocean

    C) North Pacific Ocean

    D) South Pacific Ocean

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  • question_answer39) Consider the following statements made aboout sedimentary rocks?

    1. Sedimentary rocks are formed at earth surface by the hydrological system
    2. Formation of sedimentary rocks involves ac weathering of pre-existing rocks
    3. Sedimentary rocks contain fossils
    4. Sedimentary rocks typically occur in layers
    Which of these statements are correct?

    A) 1 and 2

    B) 1 and 4

    C) 2, 3 and 4

    D) 1, 2, 3 and 4

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  • question_answer40) Which of the following is known as Morning Star'

    A) Saturn

    B) Jupiter

    C) Mars

    D) Venus

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  • question_answer41) Most of the weather phenomena take place in which of the following layers of the atmosphere?

    A) Stratosphere

    B) Mesosphere

    C) Ionosphere

    D) Troposphere

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  • question_answer42) All of the following rivers flow into or join the Ganges on its left side, except?

    A) Gomti

    B) Son

    C) Gandak

    D) Kosi

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  • question_answer43) In the context of their formation, which of the following types of rocks is the most ancient?

    A) Igneous

    B) Metamorphic

    C) Plutonic

    D) Sedimentary

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  • question_answer44) A stretch of sea water, partly or fully separated by a narrow strip from the main sea, is called?

    A) Bay

    B) Isthmus

    C) Lagoon

    D) Strait

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  • question_answer45) The Temperate grasslands of North America are known as ?

    A) Pampas

    B) Prairies

    C) Steppes

    D) Tundra

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  • question_answer46) Which of the following river basins does not have coal bearing formations?

    A) Damodar basin

    B) Gangetic basin

    C) Godavari basin

    D) Mahanadi basin

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  • question_answer47) Which of the following is not a symptom of heart attack?

    A) Nausea and Sweating

    B) Numbness and aching of arms

    C) Squeezy feeling in chest

    D) Pain is legs

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  • question_answer48) Who discovered electrons?

    A) Rutherford

    B) Neil Bohr

    C) J.J. Thompson

    D) None of these

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  • question_answer49) .........waves cannot be transmitted through vacuum.

    A) Light

    B) Heat

    C) Sound

    D) Electromagnetic

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  • question_answer50) Safety fuse wire used in domestic electrical appliances is made of metal of low?

    A) Resistance

    B) Melting point

    C) Specific gravity

    D) None of these

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  • question_answer51) Which is the largest ocean?

    A) Indian ocean

    B) Pacific ocean

    C) Atlantic ocean

    D) Arctic ocean

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  • question_answer52) Baghdad is situated on the bank of river.

    A) Nile

    B) Tigris

    C) Rhine

    D) Danube

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  • question_answer53) The Prime Meridian passes through?

    A) Greenwich

    B) Ujjain

    C) New York

    D) Tokyo

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  • question_answer54) The book 'Envisioning an Empowered Nation" is written by?

    A) Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

    B) Atal Behari Vajpayee

    C) Amartya Sen

    D) None of the above

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  • question_answer55) Who wrote 'India Votes'?

    A) M.J. Akbar

    B) Pran Chopra

    C) M.S. Rana

    D) Rajmohan Gandhi

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  • question_answer56) The International Youth Day is observed on?

    A) August 2

    B) September 10

    C) August 12

    D) October 1

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  • question_answer57) Who was ruling over Pakistan at the tinae when Bangladesh became independent?

    A) Ayub Khan

    B) Yahya Khan

    C) Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto

    D) Ziaul Haq

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  • question_answer58) Three amongst the following were charged with waging war against the King Emperor in November 1945. Who was not?

    A) Col. Shah Nawaz Khan

    B) Capt. Sehgal

    C) Lt. G.S. Dhillon

    D) Damodar Chapekar

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  • question_answer59) 'Who among the following was instrumental in abolition of sati in 1829?

    A) Lord Hastings

    B) Lord Rippon

    C) Lord Bentick

    D) Lord lrwin

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  • question_answer60) As per 2011 population census, India's population is?

    A) 102 crore

    B) I12 crore

    C) 121 crore

    D) 125 crore

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  • question_answer61) Sustainable agriculture means?

    A) Self sufficiency

    B) To be able to export and import under WTO norms

    C) To utilise land so that its quality remains intact

    D) To utilise waste land for agricultural purposes

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  • question_answer62) The term 'market' in Economics means?

    A) A central place of exchange

    B) Presence of competition

    C) Places where goods are stored

    D) Shops and super bazaars

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  • question_answer63) Obra is known for?

    A) A new refinery

    B) A new aluminium plant

    C) A bird sanctuary

    D) A thermal power stations

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  • question_answer64) Which Mughal Emperor has vividly described Indian flora and fauna, seasons, fruits etc. in his diary?

    A) Akbar

    B) Jahangir

    C) Babur

    D) Aurangzeb

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  • question_answer65) What inspired the paintings of Ajanta?

    A) Compassionate Buddha

    B) Radha Krishna Leela

    C) Jain Tirthankaras

    D) Mahabharat encounters

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  • question_answer66) Which of the following is not a constitutional body?

    A) Election Commission

    B) Finance Commission

    C) Inter-state Council

    D) National Advisory Council

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  • question_answer67) Which article of the Indian Constitution empowers parliament to make law for giving effect to international agreements?

    A) article 249

    B) article 250

    C) article 252

    D) article 253

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  • question_answer68) The Philosopher President of India was?

    A) V.V. Giri

    B) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

    C) Dr. S. Radhakrishnan

    D) Dr. Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed

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  • question_answer69) When the offices of both the President and Vice President of India are vacant, who will discharge their functions?

    A) Prime Minister

    B) Home Minister

    C) Chief Justice of India

    D) The Speaker

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  • question_answer70) If a new state of the Indian Union is to be created, which one of the Schedules of the Constitution must be amended?

    A) First

    B) Second

    C) Third

    D) Fifth

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  • question_answer71) As per the Constitution of India, a citizen of Inida should not be less than ??. of age to become the President of India.

    A) 30 years

    B) 35 years

    C) 40 years

    D) 50 years

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  • question_answer72) Who decides the dispute regarding the election of the Vice ? President?

    A) The President

    B) The Parliament

    C) The Supreme Court

    D) The Election Commission

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  • question_answer73) Complete the series? \[\frac{1}{81},\,\,\frac{1}{54},\,\,\frac{1}{36},\,\,\frac{1}{24},\,\,......?\]

    A) \[\frac{1}{32}\]

    B) \[\frac{1}{9}\]

    C) \[\frac{1}{16}\]

    D) \[\frac{1}{18}\]

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  • question_answer74) Which of the following classical dance is based on the principles of Natya Shastra?

    A) Bharatanatyam

    B) Kuchipudi

    C) Manipuri

    D) Odishi

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  • question_answer75) Which political party announced 16 August 1946 as 'Direct Action Day'?

    A) Muslim League

    B) Indian National Congress

    C) Justice Party

    D) Punjab Unionists

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  • question_answer76) Which of the following is an Iron deficiency disease?

    A) Marasmus

    B) Goitre

    C) Rickets

    D) Anaemia

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  • question_answer77) Maximum concentration of ozone is found in

    A) Stratosphere

    B) Troposphere

    C) Mesosphere

    D) Ionosphere

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  • question_answer78) Who founded the Civil Service in India?

    A) Warren Hastings

    B) Macaulay

    C) William Bentick

    D) Cornwallis

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  • question_answer79) The first successful textile mill was established in 1854 in the country. Where was it established

    A) Calcutta

    B) Ahmedabad

    C) Bombay

    D) Madras

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  • question_answer80) Which of the following is the highest quality coal?-

    A) Anthracite coal

    B) Bituminous coal

    C) Lignite coal

    D) None of these

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  • question_answer81) What is the International Date Line?

    A) Equator

    B) 0 degree longitude

    C) 90 degree longitude

    D) 180 degree longitude

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  • question_answer82) \[8850\times 999\text{ }=\ldots \ldots \ldots \ldots .?\]

    A) 8, 841, 150

    B) 80, 841, 000

    C) 8, 00, 000

    D) None of these

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  • question_answer83) The number of all prime numbers less than 20is?

    A) 6

    B) 7

    C) 8

    D) 10

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  • question_answer84) The L.C.M. of 87 and 145 is-

    A) 870

    B) 1305

    C) 435

    D) 1740

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  • question_answer85) Factors affecting soil formation are?

    I. Parent rock
    II. Relief
    III. Climate
    IV. Flora, Fauna and micro organism
    V. Time

    A) Only I, n and III are true

    B) Only II, III and IV are true

    C) Only III, IV and V are true

    D) All are true

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  • question_answer86) Mona Lisa, world's most valuable painting was painted by?

    A) Leonardo da Vinci

    B) John Banvard

    C) M.F. Hussain

    D) None of these

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  • question_answer87) The Central Bank of India is the ?

    A) SBI

    B) RBI

    C) UBI

    D) None of these

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  • question_answer88) 'Abhijnanam Sakuntalam' was written by?

    A) Kalidas

    B) Kautilya

    C) Harshavardhana

    D) Banabhatta

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  • question_answer89) Which of the British rulers was associated with the 'abolition of sati'?

    A) William Bentinck

    B) Warren Hastings

    C) Robert Clive

    D) Dalhousie

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  • question_answer90) What is the name of the iconic 168 years old tabloid that was shut down in 2011 in the wake of a large scale phone hacking scandal?

    A) The New York Times

    B) News of the World

    C) The Sunday Telegraph

    D) The London Times

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  • question_answer91) The tallest existing temple in Assam is?

    A) Shiva temple at Shivsagar

    B) Umananda temple at Guwahati

    C) Shiva temple at Dergaon

    D) Kamakhya temple at Silghat

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  • question_answer92) Which of the following refinery in Assam is known as 'Assam Accord Refinery'?

    A) Bongaigaon

    B) Numaligarh

    C) Digboi

    D) Noonmati

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  • question_answer93) 'Porag' is a colourful festival celebrated by?

    A) Karbis

    B) Rabhas

    C) Bodos

    D) Misings

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  • question_answer94) The capital of Mizoram is?

    A) Aizawl

    B) Itanagar

    C) Kahima

    D) None of these

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  • question_answer95) The variant of Bihu which marks the advent of the agricultural new year corresponding with the vernal equinox in spring or mid-April is called?

    A) Bhogali or Magh Bihu

    B) Kangali or Kati Bihu

    C) Rangali or Bohag Bihu

    D) Bairagya Bihu

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  • question_answer96) Which Indian scientist had demonstrated through experiments that plants not only lived, but also responded to stimulus?

    A) Acharya P.C. Ray

    B) Sir J.C. Bose

    C) Sir C.V. Raman

    D) Meghnad Saha

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  • question_answer97) Which is the most abundant mineral in our body?

    A) Sodium

    B) Iron

    C) Calcium

    D) None of these

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  • question_answer98) Which is the heaviest living bird in the world?

    A) Hummingbird

    B) Ostrich

    C) Crane

    D) Albatross

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  • question_answer99) X can complete a piece of work in 30 hours and Y can do it in 24 hours. In how many hours will it be completed if they work together

    A) 13 ? 33 hours

    B) 14 ? 33 hours

    C) 15 ? 33 hours

    D) 16 ? 33 hours

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  • question_answer100) The captain of Indian Cricket Team which won the World Cup in 1983 was?

    A) Sunil Gavaskar

    B) Kapil Dev

    C) K. Srikanth

    D) Mohinder Amamath

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