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• question_answer1) A box contains one-rupee, fifty paise and twenty five paise coins. The total number of coins is 378. The ratio of values of the above coins is 13:11:7. Find the number of fifty paise coins?

A) 78

B) 164

C) 168

D) 132

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• question_answer2) The price of cooking oil is increased by 25%. By what per cent a family should reduce the consumption of cooking oil so as not to increase the expenditure on this account?

A) 20

B) 25

C) 18

D) 16

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• question_answer3) The average age of a group of men is increased by 5 years when a person aged 18 years is replaced by a new person aged 38 years. How many men are there in the group?

A) 3

B) 4

C) 5

D) 6

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• question_answer4) If 16 horses or 12 oxen consume 14.4 quintals of oats in 30 days, how many quintals will 4 horses and 2 oxen consume in 5 days?

A) 1 quintal

B) 2 quintals

C) 3 quintal

D) 4 quintals

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• question_answer5) In what time, at 10% simple interest will a sum of money treble itself?

A) 10 years

B) 15 years

C) 20 years

D) 25 years

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• question_answer6) If a boy goes to school at 6 km/hr and returns home at 4 km/hr, find his average speed.

A) 5 km/hr

B) 5-2 km/hr

C) 5-5 km/hr

D) 4-8km/hr

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• question_answer7) In a particular type of fertilizer, the ratio of two chemicals R and T is 2:5. In 21 kg of this fertilizer, if 3 kg of R is added, the ratio of R and T in the new fertilizer will be?

A) 1 : 1

B) 2 : 3

C) 3 : 5

D) 4 : 5

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• question_answer8) A pipe can fill a cistern in 12 hours and another pipe can empty completely filled cistern in 18 hours. If both the pipes are opened together, the cistern will be filled in?

A) 30 hours

B) 36 hours

C) 40 hours

D) 44 hours

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• question_answer9) Two numbers are in the ratio 6:13. If their LCM is 468, then their HCF is?

A) 12

B) 8

C) 6

D) 4

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• question_answer10) The least number of soldiers that can be arranged 12, 15 and 18 rows having equal number of soldiers and can also be arranged in a solid square is?

A) 180

B) 450

C) 900

D) 32400

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• question_answer11) The ratio of two numbers is 10:7 and their difference is 105. The sum of the numbers is?

A) 595

B) 805

C) 1190

D) 1610

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• question_answer12) A train 110 metres long passes a telegraph pole in three seconds. How long it will take to cross a railway platform 165 metres long?

A) 4 seconds

B) 15 seconds

C) 10 seconds

D) seconds

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• question_answer13) A father is thirty times older than his son. Howe 18 years later, he will be only thrice as old as son. What is the father's present age?

A) 20 years

B) 60 years

C) 25 years

D) 40 years

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• question_answer14) A woman has a certain number of mangoes which 13% are bad. She gives 75% of the remairiasr B to charity, and then has 261 left. How ci.bi mangoes did she have at first?

A) 1300

B) 1250

C) 1200

D) 610

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• question_answer15) A merchant has 100 kg of sugar, part of he sells at 7% profit and rest at 17% profit. He 10% as a whole. Find how much is sold at 7% profit.

A) 70 kg

B) 30 kg

C) 50 kg

D) 10 kg

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• question_answer16) When the price of oranges is reduced by 20% It enables a man to buy 20 more oranges for Rs. 120 The original price per orange is?

A) Rs.1.50

B) Rs.1.20

C) Rs.1.60

D) Rs.1.80

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• question_answer17) The mean proportional of 4 and 64 is?

A) 16

B) 34

C) $\sqrt{68}$

D) 60

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• question_answer18) 100 litres of a mixture contains 10% water and rest milk. The amount of water that must be added so that the resulting mixture contains only 50% milk is__

A) 70 litres

B) 72 litres

C) 78 litres

D) 80 litres

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• question_answer19) If $p:q$$=7:9$and$q:r=15:7$,then $p:r$is__

A) 3 : 5

B) 5 : 3

C) 7 : 15

D) 7 : 21

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• question_answer20) In a 100 m race, Kamal defeats Bimal by 5 seconds. If the speed of Kamal is 18 km/hr, then the speed of Bimal is ?

A) 15.4 km/hr

B) 14.5 km/hr

C) 14.4 km/hr

D) 14 km/hr

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• question_answer21) C is the wife of B, E is the son of C. A is the brother of B and father of D. What is the relationship of E to D?

A) mother

B) brother

C) sister

D) cousin

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• question_answer22) Directions?: Find the missing 3umber/letter(s) from the given alternatives. ZCBA, YFED, XIHG,?

A) WLKM

B) WJKL

C) WKLJ

D) WLKJ

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• question_answer23) Directions?: Find the missing 3umber/letter(s) from the given alternatives. $\frac{A}{4},\,\,\frac{D}{9},\,\,\frac{H}{15},\,\,\frac{M}{22},?$

A) $\frac{R}{30}$

B) $\frac{S}{30}$

C) $\frac{Q}{31}$

D) $\frac{Q}{30}$

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• question_answer24) Directions?: Find the missing 3umber/letter(s) from the given alternatives. DWEV, FUGT, HSIR,?

A) JKQP

B) JPQK

C) JQKP

D) JPKQ

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• question_answer25) Directions?: Find the missing 3umber/letter(s) from the given alternatives. $\frac{D}{5},\,\,\frac{G}{9},\,\,\frac{J}{14},\,\,\frac{M}{20},?$

A) $\frac{Q}{26}$

B) $\frac{O}{26}$

C) $\frac{Q}{27}$

D) $\frac{P}{27}$

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• question_answer26) Framework : House :: Skeleton :?

A) Ribs

B) Skull

C) Body

D) Grace

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• question_answer27) $DE:10:HI:?$

A) 17

B) 20

C) 36

D) 46

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• question_answer28) MAT: NCW:: APE : ?

A) CRH

B) BRH

C) BSG

D) BSH

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• question_answer29) Smile: Laugh:: ? : Hot

A) Heat

B) Sweet

C) Fire

D) Warm

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• question_answer30) 50: 65:: 101: ?

A) 12

B) 117

C) 122

D) 145

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• question_answer31) Who was the Viceroy when Simon Commission was appointed?

A) Lord Reading

B) Lord Wellingdon

C) Lord Linlithgow

D) Lord Irwin

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• question_answer32) Which freedom fighter undertook the epic fast of 63 days?

A) Jatindranath Das

B) Jatindra Mohan Sengupta

C) Sachindranath Sanyal

D) Madan Lal Dhingra

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• question_answer33) Mahar Movement was initiated by?

A) Jyotiba Phule

B) Narayan Guru

C) Atmaram Pandurang

D) B.R.Ambedkar

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• question_answer34) Gandhi's first 'Satyagraha' Movement took place in?

A) Champaran, Bihar

B) Khera, Gujarat

C) Midnapore, West Bengal

D) Nagpur, Maharashtra

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• question_answer35) 'Puma Swaraj' resolution was passed in the session of Indian National Congress held in?

A) Karachi

B) Kolkata

C) Chandigarh

D) Lahore

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• question_answer36) Young Bengal Movement was initiated by?

A) Raja Rammohan Roy

B) Keshav Chandra Sen

C) Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar

D) Henry Louis Vivian Derozio

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• question_answer37) Subhas Chandra Bose was elected President of Indian National Congress first time in the year?

A) 1937

B) 1938

C) 1939

D) 1940

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• question_answer38) Who were the leaders of Santhals in the uprising against the British Government in the year 185556?

A) Birsa Munda

B) Chakra Bisayi

C) Buddho Bhagat

D) Sidhuand Kanu

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• question_answer39) Jalianwala Bagh Massacre took place in the year?

A) 1908

B) 1912

C) 1919

D) 1920

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• question_answer40) The newspaper 'Kesari' in Marathi was started by?

A) Gopal Krishna Gokhale

B) Atmaram Pandurang

C) Veer Savarkar

D) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

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• question_answer41) Who was the founder of Chola empire?

A) Rajaraja

B) Rajendra

C) Narasimhavannan

D) Vijayalaya

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• question_answer42) Who composed the famous Sanskrit plays 'Nagananda' and 'Ratnavali'?

A) Kalidasa

B) Banabhatta

C) Harsha Vardhana

D) Bhababhuti

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• question_answer43) Who was the tenth Sikh Guru?

A) Guru Teg Bahadur

B) Guru Angad

C) Guru Amardas

D) Guru Govind Singh

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• question_answer44) The capital of Pandyas was?

A) Vatapi

B) Madurai

C) Tanjor

D) Dwarsamudra

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• question_answer45) The Third Battle of Panipat took place in the year?

A) 1767

B) 1756

C) 1789

D) 1761

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• question_answer46) Greatest ruler of Vijayanagar empire was?

A) DevaRayaI

B) DevaRayaII

C) Virupaksha

D) Krishnadeva Raya

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• question_answer47) 'Humayun Namah' was written by?

A) Humayun

B) Abul Fazal

C) Gulbadan Begum

D) Jahangir

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• question_answer48) 'Brihatsamhita' was written by?

A) Aryabhatta

B) Panini

C) Varahamihira

D) Bhaskaracharya

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• question_answer49) Mihirkula was one of the prominent rulers belonging to................... Fill in the blank among the options given?

A) Kushans

B) Huns

C) Sakas

D) Pathans

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• question_answer50) Greatest ruler of Maurya dynasty was?

A) Bindusara

B) Chandragupta

C) Samprati

D) Ashoka

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• question_answer51) Hirakud Project is situated on the river?

A) Mahanadi

B) Kosi

C) Nannada

D) Subamarekha

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• question_answer52) The largest inland sea of the world is?

A) Dead Sea

B) Black Sea

C) Aral Sea

D) Caspian Sea

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• question_answer53) Addis Ababa is the capital of?

A) Ghana

B) Zambia

C) Ethiopia

D) Kenya

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• question_answer54) What is the highest peak of Africa?

A) Mt. Matterhom

B) Mt. Mckinley

C) Mt. Everest

D) Mt. Kilimanjaro

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• question_answer55) The main river system of Australia is?

A) Nile Basin

B) Murray-Darling system

C) Amazon system

D) Volga system

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• question_answer56) Hunting, fishing, mining, agriculture are examples of__

A) Primary activities

B) Secondary activities

C) Tertiary activities

D) None of these

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• question_answer57) Which river is also known by these names, Tsangpo and Dihang?

A) Sindhu

B) Brahmaputra

C) Ganga

D) Yamuna

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• question_answer58) Which river is known as the 'Sorrow of Bihar'?

A) Tista

B) Mahananda

C) Gandak

D) Kosi

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• question_answer59) The largest river island in Asia is?

A) Andaman & Nicobar islands

B) Lakshadeep

C) Majuli

D) Bali

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• question_answer60) Sunderbans is an examples of?

A) Mangrove forest

B) Deciduous forest

C) Evergreen forest

D) Scrub forest

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• question_answer61) Cooking is quicker in a pressure cooker because?

A) increased pressure raise boiling point

B) steam is not wasted

C) steam cooks food faster

D) water boils at lower temperature

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• question_answer62) A woman's voice is shriller than a man's because it has?

A) higher frequency

B) lower frequency

C) higher amplitude

D) lower amplitude

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• question_answer63) At temperature near zero Kelvin, metals such lead and tin become?

A) insulators

B) semiconductors

C) superconductors

D) perfect conductor

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• question_answer64) When the temperature of a metallic conductor increases, its resistance?

A) increases

B) decreases

C) remains the same

D) may or may not increase

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• question_answer65) Which of the following apparatus is used in me electrolysis of water?

A) Ammeter

B) Potentiometer

C) Voltameter

D) Thermometer

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• question_answer66) An alternating current can be changed into a direct current by means of a?

A) capacitor

B) transistor

C) diode

D) triode

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• question_answer67) Soda water contains?

A) sodium bicarbonate

B) sodium carbonate

C) carbonic acid

D) sodium hydroxide

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• question_answer68) Due to formation of which of the following compounds, the line water becomes white?

A) Calcium carbonate

B) Barium carbonate

C) Magnesium carbonate

D) Potassium carbonate

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• question_answer69) Which of the following compounds of carbon is used as anaesthesia?

A) Carbon disulphide

B) Carbon tetrachloride

C) Phosgene

D) Chloroform

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• question_answer70) Unit to weigh diamond as?

A) Gramme

B) Pound

C) Carat

D) Tonne

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• question_answer71) Marsh gas is?

A) Ethane

B) Ethylene

C) Acetylene

D) Methane

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• question_answer72) Material of the filament of electric lamp has?

A) high resistance and high melting point

B) high resistance and low melting point

C) low resistance and low melting point

D) low resistance

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• question_answer73) Which of the following is the smallest possible unit of a chemical compound?

A) Atom

B) Electron

C) Proton

D) Molecule

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• question_answer74) For the formation of chlorophyll, which of the following two elements are needed?

A) Sodium and Copper

B) Calcium and Potassium

C) Iron and Calsium

D) Iron and Magnesium

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• question_answer75) Following is the thermoregulatory centre in human brain?

A) Pituitary

B) Spinal cord

C) Cerebellum

D) Hypothalamus

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• question_answer76) In human eye, the liquid located behind cornea is?

A) Aqueous humour

B) Vitreous humour

C) Lymph

D) Blood

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• question_answer77) ? Which of the following chemical is used for dry cleaning?

A) Kerosene

B) Diesel

C) Lubricating oil

D) Petroleum based solvent

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• question_answer78) Drop of rain water occupies spherical shape due to?

A) Surface tension

B) Gravitational force

C) Atmospheric pressure

D) Viscosity

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• question_answer79) A periscope works by the principle of?

A) diffraction

B) reflection and interference

C) reflection and refraction

D) refraction only

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• question_answer80) Sound waves in an- are?

A) transverse

B) longitudinal

C) transverse and longitudinal

D) neither transverse nor longitudinal

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• question_answer81) Who is the constitutional head of the State executive?

A) Chief Minister

B) Governor

C) Advocate General

D) Speaker of Vidhan Sabha

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• question_answer82) To be elected to the post of Vice-President of India, what should be the minimum age of a person?

A) Twenty Five

B) Thirty

C) Thirty five

D) Forty

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• question_answer83) Which article of the Constitution of India prohibits traffic in human beings and 'begar'?

A) Article 21

B) Article 23

C) Article 24

D) Article 25

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• question_answer84) Equal pay for equal work for both men and women is included in which part of Indian Constitution?

A) Fundamental Rights

B) Directive Principles

C) Union List

D) State List

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• question_answer85) Right to move the Supreme Court for enforcement of the Fundamental Rights is guaranteed by which article of the Constitution?

A) Article 12

B) Article 30

C) Article 32

D) Article 34

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• question_answer86) In which year Amartya Sen won the Nobel Prize in Economics?

A) 1999

B) 1998

C) 2000

D) 1997

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• question_answer87) What is the smallest planet in the solar system?

A) Mars

B) Venus

C) Mercury

D) Earth

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• question_answer88) Quinine is extracted from the?

A) mulberry tree

B) eucalyptus tree

C) cinchona plant

D) cocoa plant

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• question_answer89) Dry Ice is?

A) solid carbon dioxide

B) liquid oxygen

C) liquid hydrogen

D) liquid chlorine

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• question_answer90) First Asian Games was held in?

A) Bangkok

B) Tokyo

C) Dhaka

D) New Delhi

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• question_answer91) Which ocean is the largest among all the oceans in the world?

A) Atlantic

B) Indian

C) Pacific

D) Arctic

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• question_answer92) What is the capital of Norway?

A) Madrid

B) Oslo

C) Paris

D) Vienna

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• question_answer93) c Monetary unit of Iran is?

A) Rial

B) Dinar

C) Peso

D) Lira

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• question_answer94) Angular distances between two objects is measured by-

A) spectroscope

B) spectrometer

C) spherometer

D) sextant

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• question_answer95) A country through which both Equator and Tropic of Capricorn pass is?

A) Brazil

B) Argentina

C) Congo

D) Indonesia

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• question_answer96) Which country is known as the 'Cockpit of Europe'?

A) New Zealand

B) Turkey

C) Spain

D) Belgium

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• question_answer97) Who has been sworn in as Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh for the third consecutive term in 2013?

A) Raman Singh

B) Shivraj Singh Chauhan

C) UmaBharati

D) BabulalGour

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• question_answer98) Who has been appointed as Foreign Minister of India after constitution 16th Lok Sabha?

A) Rajnath Singh

B) ArunJaitley

C) Sushma Swaraj

D) Maneka Gandhi

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• question_answer99) Who has taken over as the first woman Chiarperson of State Bank of India in 2013?

A) Arundhati Bhattacharya

B) Chhanda Kochar

C) Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

D) IndraNooyi

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• question_answer100) Who has won the Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2013?

A) Anna Hazare

B) Chandi Prasad Bhatt

C) Baba Amte

D) None of these

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