The members of the Rajya Sabha are elected by

(A) the people

(B) Lok Sabha

(C) elected members of the legislative assembly

(D) elected members of the legislative council

The treaty of Srirangapatna was signed between Tipu Sultan and

(A) Robert Clive

(B) Cornwallis

(C) Dalhousie

(D) Warren Hastings

Chlorophyll is a naturally occurring chelate compound in which central metal is

(A) copper

(B) magnesium

(C) iron

(D) calcium

The percentage of irrigated land in India is about

(A) 45

(B) 65

(C) 35

(D) 25

The landmass of which of the following continents is the least?

(A) Africa

(B) Asia

(C) Australia

(D) Europe

Entomology is the science that studies

(A) Behavior of human beings

(B) Insects

(C) The origin and history of technical and scientific terms

(D) The formation of rocks

Which of the following is a non metal that remains liquid at room temperature?

(A) Phosphorous

(B) Bromine

(C) Chlorine

(D) Helium

The Paithan (Jayakwadi) Hydro-electric project, completed with the help of Japan, is on the river

(A) Ganga

(B) Cauvery

(C) Narmada

(D) Godavari

The name of the Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi islands was changed to Lakshadweep by an Act of Parliament in

(A) 1970

(B) 1971

(C) 1972

(D) 1973

In which decade was the first solid state integrated circuit demonstrated?

(A) 1950s

(B) 1960s

(C) 1970s

(D) 1980s

Grand Central Terminal, Park Avenue, New York is the world's

(A) largest railway station

(B) highest railway station

(C) longest railway station

(D) None of the above

Brass gets discoloured in air because of the presence of which of the following gases in air?

(A) Oxygen

(B) Hydrogen sulphide

(C) Carbon dioxide

(D) Nitrogen

The Parliament of India cannot be regarded as a sovereign body because

(A) it can legislate only on subjects entrusted to the Centre by the Constitution

(B) it has to operate within the limits prescribed by the Constitution

(C) the Supreme Court can declare laws passed by parliament as unconstitutional if they contravene the provisions of the Constitution

(D) All of the above

The light of distant stars is affected by

(A) the earth's atmosphere
(B) interstellar dust
(C) both (A) and (B)
(D) None of the above

Who invented the BALLPOINT PEN?

(A) Biro Brothers
(B) Waterman Brothers
(C) Bicc Brothers
(D) Write Brothers

The theory of economic drain of India during British imperialism was propounded by

(A) Jawaharlal Nehru
(B) Dadabhai Naoroji
(C) R.C. Dutt
(D) M.K. Gandhi

Who is the author of the book ‘My Unforgettable Memories’?

(A) Pranab Mukherjee

(B) Narendra Modi

(C) L.K. Advani

(D) Mamta Banerjee

All-powerful; possessing complete power and authority

(A) Omnipotent

(B) Biography

(C) Irreparable

(D) Catalogue

'.INI' extension refers to

(A) Image file

(B) System file

(C) Movie file

(D) Word file

Name Of The New Prime Minister of Zimbabwe ?

(A) Canaan Banana

(B) Morgan Tsvangirai

(C) Robert Mugabe

(D) None Of These

Name the Health Programme for adolscents (10-19 yrs of age) launched by Health minister.

(A) Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram

(B) Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolscents girls

(C) Integrated Child Development Services



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