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The International year of Biodiversity was -

2006

2010

1996

1999

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The Election Commission is responsible for the conduct of Elections to -

The Parliament

State legislatures

The offices of President and Vice-President

All of the above

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Monoculture is a typical characteristics of -

Shifting cultivation

Subsitence farming

Specialized horticulture

Commercial grain farming

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The Satellite launching centre of Indian Space Research Organization is in -

Thiruvananthapuram

Bengaluru

Thumaba

Sriharikota

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Who prepares to topographical maps of India?

Geological survey of India

Survey of India

Defence Ministry

Geographical survey of India

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In Which state is silent valley located?

Tamil Nadu

Kerala

Assam

Arunachal Pradesh

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Where is Kalpakkam?

Uttar pradesh

Maharashtra

Gujarat

Tamil Nadu

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Kothagudem thermal power project is located in -

Bihar

West Bengal

Andhra Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh

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On which river is the Nagarjunasagar project located?

Krishna

Godavari

Cauvery

Tapi

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Which country of the world ranks first in milk production in 2014-15?

India

Russia

Germany

Canada

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The Silkworm Research and Training Institution under the Central Silk Broad in India are administered by the Union Ministry of -

Forest and Tribal Welfare

Forest and Tribal Welfare

Agricultural and Rural Development

Commerce and Textile

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A woman who rents her womb to produce a child for others is known as -

Biological mother

Step mother

Surrogate mother

Foster mother

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Where do the sunrays leave India?

Gujarat

Pondicherry

Goa

Andaman

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Name the story written by Rabindranath Tagore?

Unto the Last

Al-Balagh

Akash

Kabuliwallah

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Bhangra is a popular folk dance of -

Haryana

Chandigarh

Punjab

Gujarat

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Who has been appointed as the Chairman of Indian Bank's Association for the year 2014-15?

Mr. Rana Kapoor

T. M. Bhasin

Shri. M. Narendra

Shri. Rajeev Rishi

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Who has been appointed the Chairman of Public Accounts Committee of Lok Sabha for 2014-15?

Mallikarjun Kharge

Veerappa Moily

K. V. Thomas

Captain Amrinder Singh

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Which one of the following is a great circle?

Tropic of cancer

Tropic of capricon

Equator

Arctic circle

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One Astronomical unit is the average distance between -

Earth and the Sun

Earth and the Moon

Jupiter and the Sun

Mars and the Sun

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Which crop requires water-logging for its cultivation?

Tea

Coffee

Rice

Mustard

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Kaziranga wildlife reserve is in -

Uttar Pradesh

Tamil Nadu

Assam

Kerala

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Why are plants grown along river banks?

To prevent floods

To provide shade

To reduce silting and erosion

To control pollution

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Which is an area of Tropical ever green forests?

The Western ghats

The Eastern ghats

The Western Himalayas

Madhya Pradesh

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Trees shed their leaves in winter season to -

Conserve heat

Take rest after the summer growth

Conserve water

Escape being eaten by animals

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Which country is the leading producer of Uranium?

Canada

Russia

France

India

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Which region is most famous for citrus fruits?

Deserts

Monsoon regions

Temperate grasslands

Mediterranean regions

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Hail consists of -

Granular ice

Crystals of ice

Water droplets

Masses f ice with concentric layers

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What is measured by the sling Psychrometer?

Temperature

Humidity

Pressure

Wind velocity

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Snowfall occurs when -

Water droplets freeze as they fall the the ground

Rain drops are carried up by updroughts in air

Dew points of air is below freezing point

Air is highly most and rises due to convection

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The term 'gene' for the factors controlling heredity was coined by -

Gregor-Mendal

Hugo de vries

T.H. Morgan

W. Johannsen

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Which one of the following spices is obtained from flower buds?

Clove

Cumin

Nutmeg

Coriander

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Lichen is a symbiotic association between an alga and which one of the following?

A bacterium

Fungus

Liverwort

Fern

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Bacteriophages -

A kind of soil bacteria

Bacteria growing in phases

Parasitic bacteria infecting man

Virus infecting bacteria

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The Mammal that lays eggs is -

Kangaroo

Duck-billed platypus

Opossum

Other

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Agronomy is a branch of Agriculture that deals with -

Breeding of crop plants

Principles of field management

Principles and practice of crop production

Protection of crops from Diseases and Pests

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A prokaryote is -

a single celled organism

a hard and stony fruit

an organism lacking membrane bound nucleus in its cells

None of the above

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The International Rice Research Institute is based in -

Australia

Mexico

Nigeria

Philippines

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Cryogenic engines fined applications in -

Sub-marine propulsion

Frost free refrigerators

Rocket technology

Superconductivity

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A device used for converting A. C. into D. C. is called -

Transformer

Rectifier

Induction coil

Dynamo

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Dipa Karmakar a medal winner in Commonwealth Games 2014 is associated with?

Squash

Shooting

Gymnastic

Badminton

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Who among the following judges was a senior advocate before appointed as Supreme Court Judge in August 2014?

Justices Abhay Manohar Sapre

R Banumathi

Prafulla Chandra Pant

Uday Umesh Lalit

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First paragliding World Cup will be held in 2015 at -

Shimla

Kangra

Nainital

Kashmir

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The food in onion is stored in the form of

Cellulose

Protein

Starch

Sugar

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Endosulfan spray on cashew crop resulted in the pollution to the tune of tragedy in -

Tamil Nadu

Kerala

Andhra Pradesh

Karnataka

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The "One Straw Revolution" was written by -

Masanobu Fukuoka

Richael Carlson

M.S. Swaminathan

Norman Borlaug

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Expand the term IPCC -

International pollution Control Council

International Panel of Climate Control

Interim Panel of Climate Change

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

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Aung San Suu Kyi is a native to -

Tibet

China

Myanmar

Arunachal Pradesh

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Name the storage medium (compatible with speed of CPU) for storing instructions or data temporarily during processing -

RAM

ROM

Cache

EPROM

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Name a technique used for searching sorted data in a database -

Boolean operator

Inverting file

Indexing

Binary

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Which of the following communities got minority status on January 2014?

Jat

Bengali

Jain

None of these

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