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1201 ) Which isotope of uranium capable of sustaining chain reactions? : U-235


1202 ) Who wrote Gulliver’s Travels? : Jonathon Swift



1203 ) In dry regions; the leaf size of a tree becomes smaller why? : Reduce transpiration


1204 ) Which city is called by its natives as 'The Big Apple'? : NewYork


1205 ) Who is the author of Triumph ? : John Kenneth Galbraith


1206 ) Mercury is transported in metal containers made of which metal? : Iron



1207 ) Who is the inventor of Galvanometer? : Sweigger


1208 ) Longest Railway Bridge (India)? : Sone Bridge (Bihar)


1209 ) Tropical forests are also known as ? : Evergreen Rain forests.


1210 ) Murrah is a breed of which animal? : Buffalo


1211 ) In ancient India; which was the earliest capital of Magadha Kingdom? : Rajgir


1212 ) After the death of Dharmaraja; Who came to the throne of Travancore? : Balarama Varma


1213 ) A poem of fourteen lines is known as? : Sonnet


1214 ) Buenos Aires is on the bank of which River? : La Plata


1215 ) When was the Madras State renamed Tamil Nadu? : 1969


1216 ) Kundara Proclamation was in ? : 1809


1217 ) According to which article untouchability is abolished and its practice is punishable? : Article 17


1218 ) Who firstly predicated the existence of electromagnetic waves? : Maxwell


1219 ) What is considered as the easily digestable source of protein? : Soyabean


1220 ) Who is the author of “Himalayan Blunder”? : J.P. Dalvi


1221 ) Herodotus; and Thucydides were great Historians from? : Greek


1222 ) A literary work that uses exaggeration or imitation for ridicule is known as? : Burlesque


1223 ) Father of Pathology? : Rudolph Virchow


1224 ) What does the theory of Fundamental Rights imply? : Limited government


1225 ) Who is the highest wicket taker in the world in one day cricket? : Muttiah Muralitharan


1226 ) Who described Alappuzha as the "Venice of the East"? : Lord Curzon


1227 ) In human body; into which does the pancreas secretes its enzymes? : Duodenum


1228 ) Which can be used for checking inflation temporarily? : Decrease in money supply


1229 ) How many members of the Rajya Sabha are nominated by the President of India? : 12


1230 ) The Capital of Venezuela? : Caracas


1231 ) J.R.D. Tata was the first to make a solo flight from Mumbai to Karachi, in the year? : 1931


1232 ) How many States are required to ratify certain Amendments to the Constitution? : Not less than half the number


1233 ) Because of which factor; clouds do not precipitate in deserts? : Low humidity


1234 ) Who wrote the poem; Subh-e Azadi? : Faiz Ahmed Faiz


1235 ) Who is the creator of the famous character “Thripura Sundari Kujamma” : C.V.Ramanpilla


1236 ) Of which influence does the sculptures of the Gandhara school reflect? : Greeks


1237 ) What is an extensive property of the system? : Volume


1238 ) Which is the eastern boundary of Kerala? : The Sahyadris


1239 ) Holy Ka aba was built by? : Prophet Ebrahim


1240 ) Who is known as 'father of modern economics' ? : Adam Smith


1241 ) Who is the author of Baburnama ? : Babur (Translated into English by John Falkland)


1242 ) Which is a good conductor of electricity? : Human body


1243 ) Saikowaghat is on the bank of which River? : Brahmaputra


1244 ) Who is the author of Ramanujan? : Indira Parthasarathy


1245 ) When Swadeshabhimani K Ramakrishna Pillai was exiled from Travancore in 1910 who was the Diwan of Travancore? : P Rajagopalachari


1246 ) Which is the largest irrigation canal of the world? : Indira Gandhi Canal


1247 ) Forest HIlls (New York) is associated with which Sport? : Tennis


1248 ) Why are the Fundamental Freedoms under Article 19 suspended during emergency? : War or external aggression


1249 ) Who was the first Malayalee Chief Justice of Supreme Court? : K.G Balakrishnan


1250 ) Who appoints the Chairman of the UPSC? : President