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Question:

Which of the following is the strongest force?

  • A) Atomic force
  • B) Gravitational force
  • C) Electromagnetic force
  • D) Nuclear force

Question:

When an advance grant is made by the Parliament, pending the regular passage of the Budget, it is called?

  • A) Vote on account
  • B) Token grant
  • C) Supplementary grant
  • D) Vote on credit

Question:

Pygmies are inhabitants of?

  • A) Central Africa
  • B) Asia
  • C) Australia
  • D) South America

Question:

 Which sector has been accorded the status of an export industry by the government· and provided with special incentives?

  • A) Infrastructure
  • B) Automobiles
  • C) Tourism
  • D) Powers

Question:

 Which of the following is the largest bank of the world? 

  • A) Deutsche Bank
  • B) Citibank
  • C) Hong Kong Bank
  • D) Industrial & Commercial Bank of China

Question:

 The spacecraft which carried names of people to Mars was?

  • A) Pathfinder 2001
  • B) Surveyor 2001 Lander
  • C) Mars Lander 2001
  • D) Proteus 2001

Question:

 Who was the Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India during census 2011?

  • A) Dr. C. Chandramouli
  • B) D.K. Sikri
  • C) J.K. Bhanthia
  • D) A.R. Nanda

Question:

 Khmer Rouge is a dictatorial party of?

  • A) Cambodia
  • B) Indonesia
  • C) Malaysia
  • D) Thailand

Question:

 Which one of the following is the longest glacier of India?

  • A) Pindari
  • B) Gangotri
  • C) Siachen
  • D) Zemu

Question:

 South-South dialogue is associated with?

  • A) Co-operation among developing nations
  • B) Arms conference
  • C) Summit meeting between developed and developing countries
  • D) All the above

Question:

 Groundnut crop is the monopoly of?

  • A) Indonesia
  • B) Bangladesh
  • C) Pakistan
  • D) India

Question:

 Which country is the biggest producer of mercury in the world?

  • A) Mexico
  • B) Canada
  • C) Italy
  • D) Germany

Question:

 The capital of Morocco is?

  • A) Muscat
  • B) Managua
  • C) Ulan Bator
  • D) Rabat

Question:

Who wrote 'Nana'?

  • (A) Shakespeare
  • (B) Balzac
  • (C) Chesterton
  • (D) Emile Zola

Question:

Who Wrote 'Born Free'?

  • (A) George Adamson
  • (B) Malavika
  • (C) Joy Adamson
  • (D) Rudyard Kipling

Question:

Who translated the ‘Arabian Nights' into English?

  • (A) Sir Richard Burton
  • (B) Edward Fitz Gerald
  • (C) Smith
  • (D) WB. Yeats

Question:

The controversial Novel "The Satanic Verses" is authored by?

  • (A) Agnar Mykle
  • (B) Peter wright
  • (C) Henry Miller
  • (D) Salman Rashdie

Question:

Who was called the sportsman poet?

  • (A) Lord Tennyson
  • (B) Shelley
  • (C) Keats
  • (D) None of the above

Question:

Who authored 'Mansfield Park'?

  • (A) Jane Austen
  • (B) Kuldip Nayar
  • (C) Emily Dickinson
  • (D) None of the above

Question:

Who is the founder of Journalism?

  • (A) Daniel Defoe
  • (B) Macaulay
  • (C) E.V. Lucas
  • (D) None of the above

Question:

Who invented the decimal notation in arithmetic?

  • (A) The Indians
  • (B) The Greeks
  • (C) The Arabs
  • (D) The Romans

Question:

Funk discovered?

  • (A) proteins
  • (B) vitamins
  • (C) enzymes
  • (D) hormones

Question:

Robert Koch worked on?

  • (A) Tulunulosis
  • (B) Cholera
  • (C) Malaria
  • (D) Diabetes

Question:

Which of the following is the correct combination of the inventors and the inventions?

  • (A) Sir Frank Whittle Laser
  • (B) Galileo Thermometer
  • (C) Elisha Thomson Windmill
  • (D) Galileo Galilei Transistor

Question:

Wright Brothers are regarded inventors of the?

  • (A) Balloon
  • (B) Bicycle
  • (C) Aeroplane
  • (D) None of the above

Question:

Open heart surgery was pioneered by?

  • (A) Finlay
  • (B) Lillehel
  • (C) Waksmann
  • (D) William Caxton

Question:

The term 'conditioned reflex' is mainly discussed in?

  • A) Dynamics
  • B) Anthropology
  • C) Psychology
  • D) Folkloristics

Question:

What is meant by "Palaeontology"?

  • A) study of elephants
  • B) study of insects
  • C) study of bones
  • D) study of fossils

Question:

 What is the meaning of the word 'agronomy'?

  • A) Study of Plant life
  • B) Study of Garden Cultivation
  • C) Soil management and crop production
  • D) Study of teeth

Question:

 Lexicography is the study of?

  • A) insects
  • B) compiling of dictionary
  • C) plant life
  • D) pottery

Question:

 Study of universe is known as?

  • A) Seismology
  • B) Radiology
  • C) Cosmology
  • D) Hydrography

Question:

 Philately is the collection of?

  • A) Insects
  • B) Number
  • C) Stamps
  • D) Coins

Question:

 What is the study of fishes called?

  • A) Etiology
  • B) Chronology
  • C) Ichthyology
  • D) Entomology

Question:

 Endocrinology is the study of?

  • A) Mica
  • B) Glands
  • C) Changes of structure as a result of environment
  • D) Fungi

Question:

 The study of development of animals and plants in relation to human being is?

  • A) Ecology
  • B) Palaeontology
  • C) Embryology
  • D) Physiology

Question:

 What do you mean by the study of Pomology?

  • A) study of fruits
  • B) study of monkeys
  • C) study of coins
  • D) none of the above

Question:

 Silkworm rearing is known as?

  • A) Sericulture
  • B) Horticulture
  • C) Ornithology
  • D) None of the above

Question:

 Aquaculture refers to?

  • A) Culture of fish
  • B) Culture of prawn
  • C) Culture of sea weeds
  • D) Culture of water-living form

Question:

Who was the first batsman to score six sixers in one over?

  • A) Gary Sobers
  • B) Brian Lara
  • C) Kapil Dev
  • D) Ravi Shastri

Question:

What is the duration of a hockey match?

  • A) 1 hr.
  • B) 70 minutes
  • C) 75 minutes
  • D) 1 & y; hrs.

Question:

 Frank Worrell Trophy is associated with?

  • A) Basket Ball
  • B) National Junior Badminton
  • C) Cricket
  • D) Billiards

Question:

 Madhumitha Bisht is an expert in playing?

  • A) Polo
  • B) Hockey
  • C) Cricket
  • D) Badminton

Question:

 The. term 'Puck' is used in which game?

  • A) Swimming
  • B) Badminton
  • C) Kabadi
  • D) Ice Hockey

Question:

 Name-the Indian woman who was called "Sports Queen" in Russia?

  • A) Aswini
  • B) Sunita Sharma
  • C) Mathumitha
  • D) P.T. Usha

Question:

 In which game the term 'Coxswain' is used?

  • A) Swimming
  • B) Boating
  • C) Tennis
  • D) Cricket

Question:

 The term 'Bogey' is associated with?

  • A) Hockey
  • B) Table Tennis
  • C) Golf
  • D) Swimming

Question:

 To which country does Jimmy Connors belong?

  • A) USA
  • B) England
  • C) Sweden
  • D) Denmark

Question:

 The game of volleyball was invented, as an alternative to?

  • A) Football
  • B) Basketball
  • C) Handball
  • D) Ball Badminton

Question:

 Which country won the Davis Cup for the first time in the world?

  • A) USA
  • B) UK
  • C) Germany
  • D) Korea

Question:

 Which bowler has achieved the feat of double hat tricks in a test match?

  • A) Wasim Akram
  • B) Keith Miller
  • C) Hugh Trumble
  • D) T.J. Mathews


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