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  • question_answer1) The 1st Bengali actor who got 'Dada Sahib Phaike' award is?

    A) UttamKumar

    B) Soumitra Chattopadhyay

    C) UtpalDutta

    D) Prasenjit

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  • question_answer2) A boy introduced a girl as the daughter of the son of the father of his uncle. The girl is the boy's?

    A) Nephew

    B) Cousin

    C) Sister

    D) Aunt

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  • question_answer3) Raju decided to marry 3 years after he gets a job. He was 17 years old when he passed class 12th, after passing class 12th, he had completed his graduation course in 3 years and PG course in 2 years. He got the job exactly 1 year after completing his PG course. At what age, will he get married?

    A) 27 years

    B) 26 years

    C) 28 years

    D) 23 years

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  • question_answer4) 'Knot' is a unit of speed of which of the following?

    A) Lightwaves

    B) Ship

    C) Sound waves

    D) Aeroplane

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  • question_answer5) Which one of the following constitutes the two best reasons for distinguishing the living from the non-living?

    A) Growth and locomotion

    B) Irritability and locomotion

    C) Respiration and excretion

    D) Reproduction and locomotion

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  • question_answer6) When milk is churned, the cream, is separated from it due to?

    A) Frictional force

    B) Cohesive force

    C) Gravitational force

    D) Centrifugal force

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  • question_answer7) METAL is related to CONDUCTION in the same way as PLASTIC is related to?





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  • question_answer8) The letters A to Z of the alphabet are given consecutive numerical values in a ascending order and the sum of the numerical values of the letters of the word SORE is 57. What is the sum of the numerical values of the letters in the word GATE?

    A) 35

    B) 39

    C) 33

    D) 37

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  • question_answer9) The last bus Meerut to Delhi is 10 PM. If the buses leave at equal intervals of 3 hours each and there are six buses in all, when does the third bus leave Delhi?

    A) 1AM

    B) 7FM

    C) 1 PM

    D) 7 AM

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  • question_answer10) Which of the following gases is lighter than air?

    A) Carbon dioxide

    B) Oxygen

    C) Ammonia

    D) Chlorine

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  • question_answer11) Amalgams are?

    A) alloys which contain carbon

    B) alloys which have great resistance to abrasion

    C) alloys which containmercury as one of the contents

    D) highly coloured alloys

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  • question_answer12) The main important feature of neutron bomb is that when it is dropped on a city, it would damage?

    A) both the living organisms and buildings

    B) the buildings but not the living organisms

    C) the living organisms but spare buildings

    D) None of the above

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  • question_answer13) In which of the following processes light energy is converted into chemical energy?

    A) Respiration

    B) Fermentation

    C) Photosynthesis

    D) Photorespiration

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  • question_answer14) One fathom is equal to?

    A) 6 metres

    B) 6 feet

    C) 60 feet

    D) 100cm

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  • question_answer15) The picture tube of a black and white T.V. set has only one electron gun that produces the picture on its screen. The number of electron guns, a colour picture tube has, is?

    A) Five

    B) Three

    C) Four

    D) Six

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  • question_answer16) The principle of working of periscope is based on?

    A) reflection only

    B) refraction only

    C) reflection and refraction

    D) reflection and interference

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  • question_answer17) A thermostat is?

    A) a device which varies the temperature of a bath

    B) an instrument by which the accuracy of thermometers are determined

    C) a device used to maintain a constant tempera-ture of a water bath or an oven

    D) a modem type of thermo flask which works on the principle of equipartition of heat energy

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  • question_answer18) Which of the following statements is correct?

    A) Dynamo converts electrical energy into heat energy and electric motor converts mechanical energy into electrical energy

    B) Dynamo converts mechanical energy into electrical energy and electric motor converts electrical energy into mechanical energy

    C) Both dynamo and electric motor converts electrical energy into mechanical energy

    D) Both dynamo and electric motor converts mechanical energy into electrical energy

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  • question_answer19) Which of the following works on Bernoulli's principle?

    A) Gas lighter

    B) Gas stove

    C) Bunsen burner

    D) None of these

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  • question_answer20) Which of the following statements regarding the pressure cooker is not true?

    A) Steam helps to cook food earlier

    B) Under high pressure, the boiling point of a liquid decreases

    C) It leads to the saving in terms of fuel consumption

    D) None of the above

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  • question_answer21) Who amongst the following Generals of Allauddin Khiiji, was known as the Rustam of the age and the hero of the time?

    A) Malik Kafur

    B) Ghazi Malik

    C) Zafar Khan

    D) None of these

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  • question_answer22) The King who did not allow anybody to laugh in his court was?

    A) Qutabuddin Aibak

    B) Iltutmish

    C) Allauddin Khiiji

    D) Balban

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  • question_answer23) Who among the following gave maximum resistance to Britishers?

    A) Rajputs

    B) Mughals

    C) Sikhs

    D) Marathas

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  • question_answer24) When did Alexander invade India?

    A) 336 B.C

    B) 326 B.C.

    C) 320 B.C.

    D) 308 B.C.

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  • question_answer25) The Mughal emperor who died due to a sudden fall from the staircase, was?

    A) Babur

    B) Humayun

    C) Jahangir

    D) Aurangzeb

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  • question_answer26) Which of the following was the birth place of Guru Nanak?

    A) Anandpur

    B) Afflritsar

    C) Talwandi

    D) Nanded

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  • question_answer27) Mahatma Gandhi returned to India, leaving South Africa for ever in?

    A) 1914

    B) 1915

    C) 1916

    D) 1919

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  • question_answer28) Which one of the following was a revolutionary who later turned into a yogi and a philosopher?

    A) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

    B) Aurobindo Ghosh

    C) Lala Lajpat Rai

    D) Agarkar

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  • question_answer29) Who founded the Banaras Hindu University?

    A) Mahatma Gandhi

    B) Madan Mohan Malaviya

    C) Jawaharlal Nehru

    D) None of the above

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  • question_answer30) 'Vande Mataram' was first sung at the session of the Indian National Congress in?

    A) 1886

    B) 1892

    C) 1896

    D) 1904

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  • question_answer31) Who among the following is known as the 'Heroine of 1942 Quit India Movement'?

    A) Dr. Annie Besant

    B) Sucheta Kriplani

    C) Aruna Asaf Ali

    D) Sarojini Naidu

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  • question_answer32) Who was the first Indian to pass the Indian Civil Service?

    A) Satyandranath Tagore

    B) Surendranath Banerjee

    C) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

    D) D.N.Wacha

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  • question_answer33) Ram Prasad Bismil was associated with?

    A) Kakori Bomb case

    B) Alipore Bomb case

    C) Meerut Conspiracy case

    D) Kanpur Conspiracy case

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  • question_answer34) The first railway started in India under the Governor-Generalship of?

    A) Lord Canning

    B) Lord Dalhousie

    C) Lord Hastings

    D) Lord Comwallis

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  • question_answer35) The Great Bath of the Indus Valley Civilization was discovered in?

    A) Harappa

    B) Lothal

    C) Mohenjodaro

    D) Ropar

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  • question_answer36) The figure of the God that was depicted in the seal of Indus Valley people is?

    A) Agni

    B) Indra

    C) Varuna

    D) Pashupati

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  • question_answer37) The famous figure of a dancing girl found in the excavations of Harappa was made up of?

    A) terracotta

    B) steatite

    C) bronze

    D) red limestone

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  • question_answer38) Which of the following statements about Budda and Mahavira is not correct?

    A) Both had the same attitude towards the concept of Vamas

    B) They were born in the same century

    C) Both advocated a simple, puritan and austere life

    D) They were Kshatriyas by birth

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  • question_answer39) Dhanvantari, a renowned physician of ancient India, adorned the court of?

    A) Samudragupta

    B) Ashoka

    C) Chandragupta Vikramaditya

    D) Kanishka

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  • question_answer40) Who among the following introduced the famous Persian festival of Navroz in India?

    A) Balban

    B) FiruzTughlq

    C) Iltutmish

    D) Allauddin Khiiji

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  • question_answer41) Wisdom teeth normally grow during the age of?

    A) 12.5 years

    B) 17.25 years

    C) 34.40 years

    D) 40.45 years

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  • question_answer42) A person will have brown eyes, blue eyes or black eyes depend upon the particular pigment present in the?

    A) Pupil

    B) Cornea

    C) Iris

    D) Choroid

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  • question_answer43) A person with AB blood group is sometimes called a universal recipient because of the?

    A) presence of antibodies in his blood

    B) lack of antibodies in his blood

    C) lack of antigen in his blood

    D) lack of both antigens and antibodies in his blood

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  • question_answer44) The maximum temperature the human skin can tolerate without getting blisters is?

    A) \[40{}^\circ \]

    B) \[60{}^\circ \]

    C) \[80{}^\circ \]

    D) \[100{}^\circ \]

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  • question_answer45) An ant can see the objects all around it due to the presence of?

    A) simple eyes

    B) eyes over the head

    C) well developed eyes

    D) compound eyes

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  • question_answer46) sThe Electric Lamp was discovered by?

    A) Ford

    B) Marconi

    C) Edison

    D) None of these

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  • question_answer47) When ice melts into water, its?

    A) volume increases

    B) mass increases

    C) volume decreases

    D) mass decreases

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  • question_answer48) If a boy sitting in a railway train, moving at constant velocity, throws a ball straight up into the air?

    A) the ball will fall in front of him

    B) the ball will fall behind him

    C) the ball will fall into his hand

    D) the ball will not return downwards

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  • question_answer49) If a bar magnet is broken into two pieces, then?

    A) each will remain a magnet with North-pole at one end and South-pole at the other end

    B) both pieces will lose their magnetism

    C) the longer piece will behave as a bar magnet

    D) one piece will have North-pole on both side, the other will have South-pole on both side

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  • question_answer50) The tube light is felt cooler than the light from a bulb of the same wattage because the?

    A) tube is fixed at a greater height than the bulb

    B) surface area of a tube is larger than that of a bulb

    C) tungsten is not used in the tube

    D) tube consumes less power

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  • question_answer51) At what point the Centigrade and Fahrenheit temperatures are same?

    A) \[10{}^\circ \]

    B) \[0{}^\circ \]

    C) \[-10{}^\circ \]

    D) \[-40{}^\circ \]

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  • question_answer52) The H.C.F. of two numbers is 7 and their L.C.M. is 210. If one of the numbers is 35, find the other?

    A) 14

    B) 21

    C) 42

    D) None of these

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  • question_answer53) An electronic device makes a beep after every 60 sec. Another device makes a beep after every 62 sec. They beeped together at 10 A.M. The next time, when they would beep together at the earliest is?

    A) 10: 30 AM.

    B) 10 : 31 A.M.

    C) 10:59 A.M.

    D) 11 A.M.

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  • question_answer54) The value of (1+0.1+0.01+0.001) is-

    A) 1.001

    B) 1.011

    C) 1.003

    D) 1.111

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  • question_answer55) \[\frac{0.87\times 0.87\times 0.87+0.13\times 0.13\times 0.13}{0.87\times 0.87-0.87\times 0.13+0.13\times 0.13}=?\]

    A) 0.13

    B) 0.74

    C) 0.9

    D) 1

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  • question_answer56) Which of the following fractions is the smallest?

    A) \[\frac{9}{13}\]

    B) \[\frac{17}{26}\]

    C) (c)\[\frac{28}{39}\]

    D) \[\frac{33}{52}\]

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  • question_answer57) The value of 1/0 will be?

    A) 1

    B) 0

    C) Infinite

    D) None of these

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  • question_answer58) A boy was asked to multiply a number by 12. By mistake he multiplied the number by 21 and go this answer 63 more than the correct answer. The number was?

    A) 7

    B) 8

    C) 9

    D) 12

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  • question_answer59) The largest number that divides 210, 315, 147 and 168 exactly, is?

    A) 3

    B) 7

    C) 21

    D) 4410

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  • question_answer60) How many digits are required for numbring the pages of a book having 300 pages?

    A) 299

    B) 492

    C) 789

    D) 792

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  • question_answer61) A General of Army wants to form a solid square from 36562 armies, after arrangement, he found some armies left. How many armies were left?

    A) 36

    B) 65

    C) 81

    D) 97

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  • question_answer62) If the average of 40, 10, 25, 20, 35, x is 25, then the value of x is?

    A) 20

    B) 25

    C) 30

    D) 35

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  • question_answer63) The average age of 24 boys and their teacher is 15 years. When the teacher's age is excluded, the average age decreases by 1 year. The age of the teacher is?

    A) 3 8 years

    B) 39 years

    C) 40 years

    D) 41 year

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  • question_answer64) If the difference between \[\frac{3}{8}\]th and \[\frac{2}{7}\]th of a number is 50, then the number would be?

    A) 500

    B) 520

    C) 540

    D) 560

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  • question_answer65) If 16% of 40% of a number is 8, the number is ?

    A) 200

    B) 225

    C) 125

    D) 320

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  • question_answer66) Rajeev's age after 15 years will be 5 times his age 5years back. What is the present age of Rajeev?

    A) 5 years

    B) 10 years

    C) 15 years

    D) 50 years

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  • question_answer67) On selling an article for Rs. 48, one loses 20%. In order to gain 20%, what would be the selling price?

    A) Rs. 52

    B) Rs. 56

    C) Rs. 68

    D) Rs .72

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  • question_answer68) Ram, Shyam and Kamal together started a business in partnership. The ratio of their capitals is 3 : 4 : 7. If their annual profit be Rs. 21,000, what will be Kamal's share in this profit?

    A) Rs. 12,500

    B) Rs. 10,500

    C) Rs. 15,000

    D) Rs. 10,000

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  • question_answer69) The length of a rectangle is increased by 10% and breadth decreased by 10%. Then, the area of new rectangle is ?

    A) neither increased nor decreased

    B) increased by 1 %

    C) decreased by 1%

    D) decreased by 10%

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  • question_answer70) It costs Rs. 1 to photocopy a sheet of paper. However, 2% discount is allowed on all photocopies done after first 1000 sheets. How much will it cost to photocopy 5000 sheets of paper?

    A) Rs. 3,920

    B) Rs. 3,980

    C) Rs. 4,900

    D) Rs. 4,920

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  • question_answer71) Which of the following is used in pencils?

    A) Charcoal

    B) Silicon

    C) Phosphorus

    D) Graphite

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  • question_answer72) The term 'Black Box' is more commonly used in relation to which of the following?

    A) It is a box in which high grade uranium is kept to prevent radiation

    B) It is a time capsule in which records of important events are kept to be opened at a later date

    C) It is a flight recorder in an aeroplane

    D) None of the above

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  • question_answer73) How many spokes are there in the Dharma Chakra of our National Flag?

    A) 20

    B) 22

    C) 24

    D) None of these

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  • question_answer74) When a bill passed by Parliament is sent to the President for his assent, which option is not rue to him?

    A) He may sign it

    B) He may decline to sign it

    C) He may return it to Parliament for reconsideration

    D) He may amend it

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  • question_answer75) Parliament of India is composed of ?

    A) Lok Sabha only

    B) Rajya Sabha only

    C) Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha

    D) Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and President

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  • question_answer76) The charge of impeachment against the President of India for his removal can be preferred by?

    A) Rajya Sabha

    B) Lok Sabha

    C) Speaker of Lok Sabha and Chairman of Rajya Sabha

    D) Both Houses of Parliament

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  • question_answer77) Gandhiji was given the name 'Mahatma' by?

    A) Rabindranath Tagore

    B) Jawaharlal Nehru

    C) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

    D) Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

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  • question_answer78) The 1st Indian woman awarded 'Bharat Ratna" award is?

    A) Mother Teresa

    B) Sarojini Naidu

    C) Indira Gandhi

    D) Vijay Lakshmi Pandit

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  • question_answer79) ......... is also known as sugar bowel of the world.

    A) Thailandq

    B) Japan

    C) Cuba

    D) China

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  • question_answer80) Samath is in the State of?

    A) Kerala

    B) Maharashtra

    C) Gujarat

    D) Uttar Pradesh

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  • question_answer81) "Let no man ask a man's sect or caste." Whose dictum was this?

    A) Kabul

    B) Ramananda

    C) Ramanuja

    D) Chaitanya

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  • question_answer82) The bone of contention between the Shah of Persia and the Mughals was the control of?

    A) Kabul

    B) Kandhar

    C) Ghazni

    D) Kunduz

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  • question_answer83) When did Vasco-da-Gama come to India?

    A) 1492

    B) 1498

    C) 1398

    D) 1542

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  • question_answer84) Which Indian King requested Napoleon to drive the British from India?

    A) Rani of Jhansi

    B) Jai Singh

    C) Shivaji

    D) Tipu Sultan

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  • question_answer85) The words 'Satyameva Jayate' inscribed below the base plate of the emblem of India are taken from?

    A) Rig Veda

    B) Satpath Brahmana

    C) Ramayana

    D) Mundak Upanishad

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  • question_answer86) The large Shiva Temple at Thanjavur was built by-

    A) Rajendra Chola

    B) Rajaraja Chola

    C) Chandellas

    D) Rashtrakutas

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  • question_answer87) Who built Char Minar?

    A) Ibrahim Qutb Shah

    B) Quii Qutb Shah

    C) Ali Adil Shah

    D) Ibrahim Adil Shah II

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  • question_answer88) The outermost layer of the Sun is called?

    A) Lithosphere

    B) Photosphere

    C) Chromosphere

    D) Corona

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  • question_answer89) Tides are the highest?

    A) when the earth is nearest to the sun

    B) when the earth is nearest to the moon

    C) in the spring

    D) when the Sun, the Moon and the Earth are in line

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  • question_answer90) How many such digits are there in the number 5231698, each of which is as far away from the beginning of the number as when the digits are rearranged in ascending order?

    A) One

    B) Two

    C) Three

    D) None of these

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  • question_answer91) If in a year, 25th August is a Thursday, how many Mondays are there in that month?

    A) 3

    B) 4

    C) 5

    D) 6

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  • question_answer92) Brown revolution in India is related to?

    A) Fertilizer production

    B) Fish production

    C) Egg production

    D) Leather production/non-conventional energy

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  • question_answer93) The river known as 'Bengal's sorrow' is?

    A) Damoder

    B) Hooghly

    C) Katiganga

    D) Brahmaputra

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  • question_answer94) Sachin Tendulkar completed 100th century in International Cricket on the cricket ground of?

    A) Brisbane

    B) Oval

    C) Perth

    D) Mirpur

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  • question_answer95) The name of temple which was in the news for immense of wealth in its closed basement is?

    A) Somnath

    B) Dakshineswar

    C) Sun Temple

    D) Swami Padmanva Temple

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  • question_answer96) 'Annie Besant' was from the nation?

    A) Switzerland

    B) Ireland

    C) England

    D) Poland

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  • question_answer97) 'Mixed Economy' means?

    A) co-existence of small scale and large scale industries

    B) co-existence of the rich and the poor

    C) co-existence of private and public sector

    D) assigning equal importance to both agriculture and heavy industries

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  • question_answer98) Which planet of the solar system spins on its axis at the fastest rate?

    A) Mercury

    B) Earth

    C) Jupiter

    D) Saturn

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  • question_answer99) Lunar eclipse is caused when the?

    A) moon comes between the sun and the earth

    B) earth comes between the sun and the moon

    C) sun comes between the earth and the moon

    D) None of the above

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  • question_answer100) The original name of 'Mahanayak' Uttam Kuroar was?

    A) Arun Chattopadhyay

    B) Soumitra Chattopadhyay

    C) Avik Chattopadhyay

    D) Abhijit Chattopadhyay

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