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1. Who is the Author of the book One Day Wonders?




Answer is (D)
One Day Wonders is a book written by Sunil Gavaskar on the Indian team's tour to Australia to play the Benson And Hedges Series.


2. Who was the President of the Constituent Assembly?




Answer is (D)
Dr. Sachchidananda Sinha was the first chairman (temporary) of Constituent Assembly. Later Dr. Rajendra Prasad was elected as the president and Its vice-president was Harendra Coomar Mookerjee.


3. The first wave of Aryan immigration into India began in ?




Answer is (C)
1500 BC


4. Indian Constitution came into force on




Answer is (B)
26th Jan,1950


5. The richest country in the world is ?




Answer is (D)
Kuwait


6.When is the Earth Day celebrated?




Answer is (A)
22nd April


7. The Rajya Sabha is chaired by




Answer is (B)
लन्दन


8. Which one among the following radiations carries maximum energy?




Answer is (D)
रूस


9. The Rovers Cup is associated with




Answer is (A)
The Rovers Cup is a football tournament held in India. It was started by British football enthusiasts at Bombay in 1891. It is the 2nd oldest football tournament in India, after Durand Cup.


10. The first mechanical computer designed by Charles Babbage was called ?




Answer is (C)
This analytical engine, the first fully-automatic calculating machine, was constructed by British computing pioneer Charles Babbage (1791-1871).


11. A terabyte comprises ?




Answer is (B) 1024 Gigabyte

12. What is Bhakti movement?




Answer is (C)


13. Who wrote the book “Origin of Species”?




Answer is (D)
Charles Darwin’s On The Origin of Species, in which he writes of his theories of evolution by natural selection, is one of the most important works of scientific study ever published.



14. Human Rights Day is observed on




Answer is (A)
Human Rights Day is celebrated annually across the world on 10 December every year. The date was chosen to honor the United Nations General Assembly's adoption and proclamation, on 10 December 1948.



15. The preamble to our constitution provided that India is




Answer is (C)
A sovereign, socialist, secular and democratic republic.


16. No–Tobacco Day falls on




Answer is (D)
May 31


17. The Rajya Sabha of Parliamnet has a life of




Answer is (C)
Rajya Sabha (Council of States) or the upper house is a permanent body not subject to dissolution. One third of the members retire every second year, and are replaced by newly elected members. Each member is elected for a term of six years.


18.Chanakya was known as ?




Answer is (B)
Chanakya (also known as Kautilya or Vishnu Gupta (c. 370–283 BC) was an Indian teacher, philosopher, and royal adviser. Who authored the ancient Indian political treatise, the Arthashastra.


19. Right to Consitutional Remedies comes under




Answer is (A)
Article 32 provides the right to Constitutional remedies which means that a person has right to move to Supreme Court (and high courts also) for getting his fundamental rights protected. While Supreme Court has power to issue writs under article 32, High Courts have been given same powers under article 226


20. Country that was called as Land of Rising Sun ?




Answer is (D)
Japan


21. The ratio of width of our National flag to its length is




Answer is (D)
The National Flag of India is a horizontal rectangular tricolour of India saffron, white and India green; with the Ashoka Chakra, a 24-spoke wheel, in navy blue at its centre. The National Flag of India was adopted in its present form during an ad hoc meeting of the Constituent Assembly held on the 22 July 1947, a few days before India's independence from the British on the 15 August, 1947.


22. The hottest planet in the solar system ?




Answer is (D)
Venus is the hottest planet even though Mercury is closer to the sun. Mercury lacks an atmosphere because of its proximity to the sun. Mercury's gaseous molecules reached escape velocity long ago and the atmosphere was 'burned off' leaving a vacant wasteland of rock. Venus is the hottest planet in our solar system because it is covered by a thick layer of clouds composed of carbon dioxide and other gases, which prevent the heat from the sun from escaping back into outer space. This is why the planet continues absorbing the heat from the sun and becomes increasingly hot.


23. What is discovered by William Harvey




Answer is (D)
Circulation of blood


24. India derives its name from ?




Answer is (B)
The River Indus


25. For which one of the following is the density maximum?




Answer is (B)
Water has its maximum density of 1g/cm^3 at 4 degrees Celsius. When the temperature changes from either greater or less than 4 degrees, the density will become less then 1 g/cm^3.

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