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Question 1
The smallest flowering plant is–  
A
Wolffia
B
Lemma
C
Azolla
D
Ficus
Question 2
With regard to the 57th Filmfare Awards for 2011 which of the following pairs is not matched correctly?
A
Best Film - Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
B
Best Actress - Priyanka Chopra
C
Best Music - A.R. Rahman
D
Lifetime Achievement - Aruna Iran
E
Best Director - Zoya Akhtar
Question 3
Amjad Ali Khan has been prese-nted the Mallikarjun Mansur award, which is named after the legendary Hindustani singer. He is an expert in playing which of the following instruments?
A
Santoor
B
Sitar
C
Sarod
D
Bansuri
E
Mohan Veena
Question 4
According to the Prime Minister, the research and development spending would be doubled by which of the following years?
A
2015
B
2016
C
2017
D
2020
E
2018
Question 5
What is the bilateral trade target between India and Thailand for 2014?
A
7 billion dollars
B
14 billion dollars
C
10 billion dollars
D
20 billion dollars
E
12 billion dollars
Question 6
The sound produced by a bat is–  
A
Audible
B
Subsonic
C
Infrasonic
D
Ultrasonic
Question 7
Who was presented Ashok Chakra posthumously on January 26, 2012?
A
Lt.Sushil Khajuria
B
Lt.Navdeep Singh
C
Lt.Col.Kamaldeep Singh
D
Captain Ashutosh Kumar
E
None of these
Question 8
When a bar magnet is cut into two equal halves, the pole strength of each piece–  
A
Becomes double
B
Becomes half
C
Becomes zero
D
Remains the same
Question 9
Which of the following is a pilot less target aircraft?
A
Prithvi
B
Akash
C
Pinakini
D
Lakshya
E
None of these
Question 10
Which country's lower house of the Parliament is called State Duma?
A
Japan
B
Italy
C
Russia
D
Maldives
E
Philippines
Question 11
Which state has recently started a programme called 'Anandadhara' for Self Help Groups?
A
Andhra Pradesh
B
Odisha
C
West Bengal
D
Madhya Pradesh
E
Himachal Pradesh
Question 12
Who was recently honoured with a Knighthood by the British royal establishment?
A
Amartya Sen
B
Lakshmi Nivas Mittal
C
Anil Agarwal
D
Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
E
None of these
Question 13
The poison of honey bee is–  
A
Acidic
B
Alkaline
C
Saltish
D
Protein
Question 14
One can distinguish a telescope from a microscope by observing–  
A
Length
B
Colour
C
Size of the lens
D
Length and size of the lens
Question 15
The total number of bones in our body is–  
A
226
B
206
C
256
D
236
Question 16
Who was appointed as the Prime Minister of France on May 15, 2012?
A
Jean-Marc Ayrault
B
Francois Hollande
C
Laurent Fabius
D
Nicolas Sarkozy
E
None of these
Question 17
The approximate circumference of the Earth is–  
A
13,000 km
B
20,000 km
C
25,000 km
D
30,000 km
Question 18
Who won her first world cup individual recurve gold medal in archery at Antalya, Turkey in May 2012?
A
Dola Banerjee
B
Deepika Kumari
C
Bombayala Devi
D
Purnima Mahato
E
None of these
Question 19
Golden Globe Awards are given for excellence in which of the following fields?
A
Literature
B
Journalism
C
Sports
D
Science
E
Film & Television
Question 20
Abel Prize is named after Norwegian mathematician Niels Henrik Abel (1802-1829). Itis given annually to outstanding mathematicians by the Norwegian Academy of Scienceand Letters. Who won this prize in 2012?
A
Mikhail Gromov
B
John Tate
C
John Thompson
D
Jacques Tits
E
Endre Szemeredi
Question 21
What does 'I' denote in the abbreviation FIPB?
A
Innovation
B
Investment
C
India
D
Industrial
E
None of these
Question 22
When did India join the International Tsunami Warning System ?  
A
2004
B
2005
C
2006
D
2007
Question 23
Leukaemia or blood cancer is characterised by abnormal increase of the–  
A
Red blood cells
B
White blood cells
C
Blood platelets
D
Blood plasma
Question 24
A large number of identical plants can be obtained in a short span of time through–  
A
Large number of seeds of a single plant
B
Stem cuttings
C
Tissue culture technique
D
Hydroponics method
Question 25
A balloon filled with helium rises in air because–  
A
Air exerts an upward force on the balloon
B
The balloon is weightless
C
Helium is less dense than air
D
Helium pushes down on the air below the balloon
Question 26
Birds which swim in water have–  
A
Webbed feet
B
Broad wings
C
Long beaks
D
Toes with claws
Question 27
The Inter State Council was set up in 1990 following the recom-mendation of theSarkaria Com-mission on Centre-State relatio-ns. Who is its present Chairman?
A
Hamid Ansari
B
Manmohan Singh
C
Pranab Mukherjee
D
C.Rangarajan
E
None of these
Question 28
Cooking oil is converted into vegetable ghee by the process of–  
A
Crystallisation
B
Condensation
C
Hydrogenation
D
Oxidation
Question 29
Which one of the following is a major port on the East Coast of India ?  
A
Kandla
B
Vishakhapattnam
C
Karikal
D
Pondicherry (Puducherry)
Question 30
'Cod' is a variety of–  
A
Goat
B
Fish
C
Crop
D
Coral
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