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1Which of the following act terminated the monopoly of East India Company?
Pits India Act 1784
Charter Act 1793
Charter Act 1813
Charter Act 1833
 

Right Answer: 3
The charter act of 1813 ended the East India Companys trade monopoly, and in 1834 it was transformed into a managing agency for the British government of India.
Question ID: 50

2What is the wettest place on earth?
Tutendo, Colombia
Chirranpunji
Mawsynram
Cropp River
 

Right Answer: 3
Mawsynram, Meghalaya State, India stands first with average annual rainfall: 11,871mm. This is just 15 km away from second wettest place Chirranpunji village in Meghalaya State.
Question ID: 435

3Which of the following is the largest continent in the world?
Europe
North America
Asia
Africa
 

Right Answer: 3
Asia is the largest continent by area and by inhabitants.
Question ID: 353

4Who wrote the book Viswambhara which won the Jnana Pith Award in 1988?
Amritha Pritham
Maha Devi Varma
C.Narayana Reddy
Viswanatha Sathyannaraya
 

Right Answer: 3
Viswambhara was written by Dr. Cingireddy Narayana Reddy (born 29 July 1931) is an Indian poet and writer. He won the Jnanpith Award in 1988 for Viswabhara and is considered to be an authority on Telugu literature. He is known as CiNaRe.
Question ID: 148

5When is Global Day of Parents is observed?
June 1
July 25
July 27
August 1
 

Right Answer: 1
The United Nations proclaimed June 1 to be the Global Day of Parents to appreciate all parents in all parts of the world for their selfless commitment to children and their lifelong sacrifice towards nurturing this relationship.
Question ID: 294

6Barter system is "Exchange of goods or services" with ?
Gold Coins
Leather Coins
Agriculture Lands
Goods or Services
 

Right Answer: 4
Exchange of goods or services with other goods or services instead of using money. For example farmer buys gold ornaments by exchanging his agriculture products.
Question ID: 408

7On Whose birth day National Soprts Day is observed?
Dhyan Chand
Bishansingh Bedi
Ranga Swamy
Dulip
 

Right Answer: 1
The National Sports Day in India is celebrated on 29 August, on the birth anniversary of hockey player Major Dhyan Chand. He won gold medals in Olympics for India in the years 1928, 1932 and 1936.
Question ID: 306

8Which animals are called Carnivores?
Flesh eating animals/plants
Grass and Flesh eating animals
Grass eating animals
None
 

Right Answer: 1
A carnivore is an animal or plant that eats the flesh of animals
Question ID: 63

9When did Jalianwala Baghs tragedy take place?
1928
1919
1946
1942
 

Right Answer: 2
The Jallianwala Bagh massacre, also known as the Amritsar massacre, took place on 13 April 1919.
Question ID: 184

10Which of the following vitamin is produced by skin when exposed to sunlight?
Vitamin A
Vitamin D
Vitamin K
None of the above
 

Right Answer: 2
The sun's energy turns a chemical in your skin into vitamin D3, which is carried to your liver and then your kidneys to transform it to active vitamin D.
Question ID: 23

11What is the fastest species of bird in the world?
Golden Eagle
Peregrine Falcon
Saker Falcon
Gyrfalcon
 

Right Answer: 2
The peregrine falcon takes the crown as the fastest species of bird in the world. This bird can achieve speeds of around 200 to 240 mph in its deadly high-speed dive (and up to 68 mph while in level flight).
Question ID: 315

12Which of the following fuel is used in rockets?
White Petroleum
Liquid Hydrogen
Uranium
Thorium
 

Right Answer: 2
Liquid oxygen (LOX) serves as the oxidizer. The boosters, on the other hand, use aluminum as fuel with ammonium perchlorate as the oxidizer, mixed with a binder that creates one homogenous solid propellant. Hydrogen, the fuel for the main engines, is the lightest element and normally exists as a gas.
Question ID: 93

13How are the Chinese Space Travellers called?
Cosmonauts
Taikonauts
Astronauts
None of the above
 

Right Answer: 2
China designates its space travelers as taikonauts from the Chinese word for space and the Greek word for sailor.
Question ID: 86

14The social reformer who was cause for legalizing remarriages of widows in 1856?
Raja Ram Mohan Roy
Iswar Chandra Vidya Sagar
Bala Gangadhar Tilak
Kandukuri Veresha Lingam
 

Right Answer: 2
The Hindu Widows Remarriage Act, 1856, enacted on 26 July 1856, legalised the remarriage of Hindu widows' in all jurisdictions of India under East India Company rule. Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was the most prominent campaigner.
Question ID: 187

15Which is the capital city of Thripura.
Kohima
Ijwal
Agarthala
Dispur
 

Right Answer: 3
NA
Question ID: 220

16Lead Bank Scheme was implemented in 1969. Which Committee proposed the Lead Bank Scheme?
Narasimham Committee
M. Damodaran Committee
Dr Gadgil Committee
Goyal Committee
 

Right Answer: 3
Lead Bank Scheme is launched in Dec. 1969 implementing the recommendations of Pro.Dr Gadgil Committee, aimed at bringing involvement of banks in the planned process of rural development.
Question ID: 119

17Which of the following is the capital of CANADA?
Ottawa
Launda
Kingstown
Bridgetown
 

Right Answer: 1
NA
Question ID: 231

18Which is the capital city of Goa?
Mumbai
Panaji
Vasco
None
 

Right Answer: 2
Panaji is the capital of the Indian state of Goa and the headquarters of North Goa district.
Question ID: 227

19Which of the following is a leap year?
1700
1900
2000
2100
 

Right Answer: 3
A leap year is one which is absolutely divided by 4 and also divided by 400 if last two digits are zeros.
Question ID: 71

20When was the Guinness World Records first published?
10 November, 1951
27 August, 1954
27 August, 1955
27 August, 1956
 

Right Answer: 3
The first book Guinness World Records was published on 27 August, 1955.
Question ID: 402


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