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1. To put out the fire, which gas is released by Fire Extinguishers ?



Answer is (D)
Carbon dioxide


2. Ramon Magsaysay Award, often considered as Asia's Nobel Prize, is given in memory of which Asian country's former president ?



Answer is (D)
Philippines


3. In 1885, who developed the vaccine for rabies ?



Answer is (A)
Louis Pasteur


4. Which former Indian Prime Minister's birthday on 23 December is celebrated as 'Kisan Divas' (Farmer's Day) in India ?
     



Answer is (C) Charan Singh
Kisan Divas or Farmer's Day is celebrated every year on 23 December, on the birthday of the 5th Prime Minister of India, Choudhary Charan Singh



5. Who among the following was also known as the 'Little Corporal' ?




Answer is (B)
Napoleon Bonaparte



6.Which among the following is popularly referred as 'Plastic Money' ?



Answer is (B)
Credit Card



7. In terms of area, which is the smallest continent ?



Answer is (B)
Australia



8. With which sport are the national tournaments 'Durand Cup' and 'Santosh Trophy' associated ?



Answer is (D)
Football



9. In which city is the Indian Institute of Petroleum (IIP) located ?



Answer is (D) Dehradun (Uttarakhand)



10.The significant rise in production of which commodity is referred as `Yellow Revolution' ? 



Answer is (C)
Oilseeds



11. Which element is necessarily present in all acids ?



Answer is (C)
Hydrogen



12. Who administers the oath of office to the President of India ?



Answer is (C)
Chief Justice of India



13. Which body organ is the most affected by Hepatitis ?



Answer is (C)
Liver



14. Which is the principal ore of Mercury ?



Answer is (C)
Cinnabar



15. Which planet is referred Morning Star as well as Evening Star ?



Answer is (B)
Venus



16. Which is not a part of our parliament ?



Answer is (D)
Supreme Court



17.Which capital city houses the headquarters of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) ?  



Answer is (C)
Kathmandu



18.In 1954, with which Chinese premier did Indian PM Jawaharlal Nehru sign Panchsheel (five principles of peaceful co-existence) Pact ?



Answer is (C)
Zhou Enlai



19. In domestic LPG cylinders, a small quantity of which foul smelling chemical is added to act as a warning agent in case of any gas leakage ?



Answer is (B)
Ethyl Mercaptan



20. What is the minimum age limit to become the President of India ?



Answer is (C)
35 years



21. Kavaratti, an island town, is the capital of which Indian union territory ?



Answer is (D)
Lakshadweep



22.Who authored the 'Rajatarangini', a historical chronicle of Kashmir ?  



Answer is (D)
Kalhana



23. At which temprature, Celsius and Fahrenheit scales will show same reading ?



Answer is (D)
Minus 40 degree



24. In humans, the deficiency of Vitamin C leads to which disease ?



Answer is (B)
Scurvy



25. Jalandhar in Punjab is famous for which indusrty ?



Answer is (B)
Sport Goods


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