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1. Which State is the 'Sugar Bowl' of India ?

Answer is (A) Uttar Pradesh

2. Which State has the longest coastline in India ?

Answer is (A) Gujarat

Total coastal length of India is 7517 Km. Out of this, coastal length of Indian states (coastal length of mainland India) is 5423 Km and the coastal length of all Islands (Andaman & Nicobar, Kavaratti islands) is 2094 Km. There are total 9 states and 4 Union Territories that forms Indian coastline. Gujarat forms the longest coastline of all Indian states. State with second long coastline is Andhra Pradesh. State with third long coastline is Tamil Nadu.

3. What is the average time taken by sun rays to reach the earth ?

Answer is (C) 500 seconds

4. Who invented CT scan ?

Answer is (D) Godfrey Hounsfield

5. What is the wavelength of vissible spectrum?

Answer is (B) 3900 Å - 7600Å .

6.National Income can be calculated in all except one of the following ways :-

Answer is (B) Sum of all saving

7. Ohm's Law defines

Answer is (D) Both current and voltage

8. Which Veda is important for India Music ?

Answer is (A) Sama Veda

9. Producer gas is a mixture of

Answer is (D) Carbon monoxide and Nitrogen

10. X-rays are

Answer is (C) Electromagnetic wave

11. Which of the following compound is known as ‘‘King of chemicals’’ ?

Answer is (A) Sulphuric acid

Sulphuric acid is called the King of Chemicals because it is used in the preparation of a very large number of other useful chemicals such as hydrochloric acid, nitric acid, dyes, drugs etc.

12. What was the name of the space shuttle that landed man on the moon ?

Answer is (D) Apollo

13. Galvanised iron is made by coating iron with?

Answer is (A) Zinc

14. The IUPAC name of acetylene is

Answer is (C) Ethyne

15. Bad Loans in banking terminology are generally known as

Answer is (B) NPA

16. ‘Willow’ for a cricket bat is obtained from

Answer is (C) Deciduous forest

17. Which one of the following rivers crosses the tropic of capricorn twice ?

Answer is (B) Limpopo

The Mahi river passes through the tropic of Cancer twice. The Congo river passes through the Equator twice. The Limpopo river passes through the tropic of Capricorn twice

18. Which vein brings clean blood from the lungs into the heart ?

Answer is (B) Vena cava

19. How many members are there in Public Accounts committee ?

Answer is (D) 28 Members

20. Washing soda is the common name for

Answer is (A) Sodium carbonate

What are the soaps ?

Answer is (C) Sodium or potassium salts of heavier fatty acids

22. ‘The latitude 'AA' on the map represents the

Answer is (C) Equator

23. The highest mountains on earth namely Mount Everest, K2, Kanchenjanga are located in

Answer is (A) The greater Himalayas

24. Tripitakas are sacred books of

Answer is (B) Buddhists

25. Which device is used to detect radioactivity ?

Answer is (B) Geiger counter

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