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SSC CHSL & Stenographer G.K
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When was colour TV transmission introduced in India?

1980

1981

1982

1984

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Who among the following leaders was not assassinated?

Mahatma Gandhi

Liaqat Ali Khan

Muhammed Ali Jinnah

Lord Louis Mountbatten

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With which of the following fields is Ben Kingsley associated?

Sports

Medical Science

Motion Picture

Social Service

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Who is recognised as the Father of Geometry?

Pythagoras

Euclid

Johann Kepler

Rene Descartes

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Which of the following international prizes/awards is given for outstanding contribution in the field of journalism?

Booker Prize

Pulitzer Prize

Sakharov Prize

Sullivan Award

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Who was the first known Gupta ruler?

Sri Gupta

Chandragupta I

Ghatotkacha

Kumaragupta I

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Mughal presence in the Red Fort ceased with the fall of

Aurangzeb

Muhammad Shah

Shah Alam

Bahadur Shah Zafar

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The greatest development in the Kushana period was in the field of

Religion

Art

Literature

Architecture

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The soils which originate under tall-grass prairie vegetation are called

Black soils

Chestnut soils

Chernozem soils

Terra rosa soils

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One of the best sellers in early 2014 "The Accidental Prime Minister. The Making and Unmaking of Manmohan Singh" is written by -

Sanjay Baru

P.C.Parakh

Pankaj Pacauri

Barkha Datt

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License to establish a commercial bank in India is issued by -

Ministry of Finance

Registration of companies

Reserve Bank of India

Planning Commission

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Which state in India has the highest Infant Mortality rate in India in 2012?

Odisha

Bihar

Assam

M.P.

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Which state has the traditional dress of men known as "Sola or Fotua" and "Eri Chaddar"?

Assam

Tripura

Nagaland

Meghalaya

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Which team won the first Hockey India League held in January 2013?

Delhi Waveriders

Punjab Warriors

Ranchi Rhinos

Uttar Pradesh Wizards

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Which one of the following has the highest share in power generation in India?

Hydro power

Thermal power

Nuclear power

All the above with equal share

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G-15 is an economic grouping of -

First World Nations

Second World Nations

Third World Nations

Fourth World Nations

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Heavy Water Project (Talcher) and Fertilizer Plant (Paradeep) are famous enterprises of -

Odisha

Tamil Nadu

Andhra Pradesh

Kerala

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The Bank rate is the rate at which -

a Bank lends to the public

the RBI lends to the public

the RBI gives credit to the Commercial Banks

the Government of India lends to other countries

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'Swayamsidha' is a scheme launched by the Government of India to help -

Women only

School children only

Health workers only

None of the above

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The name of the wife / wives of the Hindu god Ganesh is / are

Riddhi

Siddhi

Both Riddhi and Siddhi

None of the above

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Who is the author of "A Passage to England"?

E.M. Forster

Nirad C. Chaudhari

G.B. Shaw

M. K. Gandhi

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Who wrote the patriotic song 'Saare Jahan Se Achcha'?

Rabindranath Tagore

Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

Muhammad Iqbal

Kavi Pradeep

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Which architect designed the city of Chandigarh?

Edwin Lutyens

Le Corbusier

Charles Correa

Herbert Baker

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Who has won the maximum number of Gold medals at a single Olympic Games in the history of the Olympics?

Michael Phelps

James Connelly

Mark Spitz

Abebe Bikila

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The capital of Estonia is ___.

Tallinn

Libreville

Pristina

Valletta

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___ is an instrument used to measure electric current.

Voltameter

Galvanometer

Durometer

Dosimeter

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Jaspal Rana is a distinguished athlete in which of the following games?

Swimming

Weightlifting

Shooting

Archery

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The international airport in Tamil Nadu is

Palam

Dum Dum

Santa Cruz

Meenambakkam

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Who invented the Thermos Flask?

James Dewar

Thomas Alva Edison

Humphry Davy

Richard J. Galling

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A firm is said to be of optimum size when

average total cost is at a minimum

marginal cost is at a minimum

the firm is maximising its proit

none of these

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Which of the following is the Booker Prize winner novel of Arundhati Roy?

Heat and Dust

Midnight's Children

Last Orders

The God of Small Things

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Which of the following is a neighbouring country if India?

Maldives

Philippines

Indonesia

Madagascar

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Pick the wrong pair

Angkor Wat - Cambodia

The Great Wall - China

Colosseum - Rome

Acropolis - Turkey

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Who has been designated as the Chairperson of FICCI for 2014?

Chanda Kochar

Sidharth Birla

Adi Godrej

Kiran Majoomadar Shaw

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Which of the following is not a news agency?

UNI

AIR

PTI

IANS

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In computers all processing is done in the

Monitor

CPU

RAM

ROM

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Seventh International Footwear Components and Technology fair 2013 held at -

Kanpur

Chennai

Kolkata

Agra

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The worst affected country by typhoon Haiyan was--

Philippines

Indonesia

Japan

USA

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The first woman chief of the State Bank of India is--

Naina Lal Kidwai

Arundhati Bhattacharya

Shikha Sharma

Shyamala Gopinath

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Gandhian principles have been incorporated in the Constitution in

The Fundamental Rights

Fundamental Duties

Preamble

Directive Principles of State

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The largest coal reserves of India are found in

Chhattisgarh

Jharkhand

Madhya Pradesh

Odisha

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Which State is the largest producer of natural rubber?

Tamil Nadu

Kerala

Assam

Andhra Pradesh

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As per a latest survey conducted by Global Initiative for Restructuring Environment and Management which Indian city is country's top business destination -

Hyderabad

Benguluru

Chennai

NCR Delhi

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Followers of which religion were divided into two sects called Digambaras and Shwetambaras?

Buddhists

Jains

Hindus

Sikhs

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The Buland Darwaza was built by

Akbar

Babur

Jehangir

Aurangzeb

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Which of the following gases was commonly used in the past in refrigeration?

Chlorine

Sulphur dioxide

Phosphine

Ammonia

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Which of the following is not biodegradable?

Woollen Mat

Silver Foil

Leather Bag

Jute Basket

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What is the capital of Argentina?

Algiers

Brasilia

Buenos Aires

Dublin

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India ranks....in world Bank's doing Business List 2013.

56th

78th

134th

142th

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Who was the first Chairman of the Planning Commission?

Gulzari Lal Nanda

Jawaharlal Nehru

Dr. C.D. Deshmukh

Dr. K.C. Neogy

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