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1. Nuclear sizes are expressed in a unit named ?
Ans. Fermi
 
2. Light year is a unit of ?
Ans. Distance
 
3. Light from the Sun reaches us in nearly ?
Ans. 8 minutes
 
4. Metals are good conductors of electricity because ?
Ans. They contain free electrons
 
5. Sound waves in air are ?
Ans. Longitudinal
 
6. Magnetism at the centre of a bar magnet is ?
Ans. Zero
 
7. RADAR is used for ?
Ans. Detecting and locating the positions of object
 
8. Sound of frequency below 20 Hz is called ?
Ans. Infrasonic
 
9. Light Emitting Diodes (LED) is used in fancy electronic devices such as toys emit ?
Ans. Visible light
 
10. Optical fibre works on the ?
Ans. Total Internal reflection

1. Who was the first Muslim President of Indian National Congress?
Ans: Badruddin Taiyabji
 
2. Who was elected the President of Indian National Congress in the Surat Session 1907 famous for Surat Split?
Ans: Dr. Rash Bihari Ghosh
 
3. The first Individual Satyagrahi, Acharya Vinoba Bhave offered Satyagraha in which among the following way?
Ans: By making an antiwar speech
 
4. In which year Jahangir issued the charter to East India Company for establishing the trade establishments in India?
Ans: 1617
 
5. In which year, first nationwide elections were held in Afghanistan?
Ans: 1965
 
6. Majid Gyre is a feature of which of the following Oceans?
Ans: Indian Ocean
 
7. Who gave the theory of continental drift?
Ans: Alfred Wegener
 
8. Hoover Dam is built on which of the following rivers?
Ans: Colorado River
 
9. The Coriolis force is maximum at __?
Ans: Poles
 
10. Carajas Mine is located in which of the following countries?
Ans: Brazil

1. Who among the following was propounder of the Madhyamika Philosophy?
Ans: Nagarjuna
 
2.. Pushkalavati was capital of which of the following acient Kingdoms?
Ans: Gandhara
 
3. Revere all the Buddhas, revere the dharma, revere the sangha' Which among the following quotes this _________?
Ans: Mathura Lion capital
 
4. What was the capital of Surasena Mahajanpada?
Ans: Mathura
 
5. World's first oil paintings have been found in which of the following countries?
Ans:Afghanistan, Bamiyan caves
 
6. Begram in Afghanistan was a capital of which of the following kings?
Ans:Kanishka
 
7. What is the theme of the 2016 World Down syndrome Day?
Ans:My friends, My Community
 
8. The World Poetry day is observed on which date?
Ans:March 21
 
9. The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is observed on which date?
Ans:March 21
 
10. What is the theme of the 2016 International Day of Forests?
Ans:Forests and Water

1. When was the first Indian council Act passed?
Ans:- 1961
 
2. Who was the leader of Bardoli Satyagraha (1928)?
Sardar Vallabbhai Patel
 
3. What is the full name of PSLV ?
Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle
 
4. Who is brand ambassador of Assam Toursim for two years?
Priyanka Chopra
 
5. Where is the World Largest Human chain against liquor formed?
Bihar
 
6. When was Vibrant Gujarat Summit started?
2003
 
7. What is the name of second capital of Himachal Pradesh?
Dharamshala
 
8. Which city hosts India's first Digi Dhan Mela?
Gurugram
 
9. Who is the new Chief Justice of Kerala HC?
Navanithi Prasad
 
10. Where is the world largest Tunnel opens?
Switzerland

1. Which among the following is known as 'Sairandhri Vanam'?
Ans:- Silent Valley National Park
 
2. The Machia Biological Park is located in which state?
Ans:- Rajasthan
 
3. All species of 'Lemur' are endemic to which among the following places of the world?
Ans:- Madagascar
 
4. Which country has won the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup for the year 2016?
Ans:- Australia
 
5. Who has been named as the International Boxing Association (AIBA) ambassador for Women's World Championship?
Ans:-Mary Kom
 
6. Baburnama was written in which language?
Ans:-Chagatai Turkic
 
7. Who was the first sultan to set up a permanent standing army of Delhi Sultanate?
Ans:-Alauddin Khilji
 
8. Who was the first ruler to issue Pure Arabic coin in India?
Ans:-Iltutmish
 
9. Pushkalavati was capital of which of the following acient Kingdoms?
Ans:- Gandhara
 
10. What was the capital of Surasena Mahajanpada?
Ans:- Mathura

1. The drug quinine is used in the treatment of which disease?
Ans. Malaria
 
2. who was the first to describe the life history of human malarial parasite in Anopheles?
Ans. Ronald Ross
 
3. Hydrogen Bomb is based on which process?
Ans. Fusion
 
4. Which chemical is useful in photography?
Ans. Silver Bromide
 
5. The working of a rocket is based on which principle?
Ans. Conservation of Momentum
 
6. How many number of chromosome in Human body?
Ans. 46
 
7. Which are the two highest gallantry awards in India?
Ans. Param vir chakra and Maha vir chakra
 
8. Who is authorized to decide over a dispute regarding disqualification of a member of parliament?
Ans. Speaker of Loksabha
 
9. Liberty, Equality and Fraternity this words borrowed from?
Ans. French Revolution
 
10. The earning of the King in the medieval age were derived from?
Ans. Land Revenue

1. Which type of forests occupies the highest percentage of area in India?
Ans. Tropical deciduous
 
2. The Pir Panjal range is located in which of the following states?
Ans. Jammu and Kashmir
 
3. The Sankosh river forms boundary between which of the following two states?
Ans. Assam and Arunachal Pradesh
 
4. Which of the following countries are examples of highly scientific development and management of pastoral farming?
Ans. Denmark & Holland
 
5. Mushroom rocks or Rock pedestals or Zeugen are one of the most striking manifestations of __?
Ans. Wind Erosion
 
6. Which is the most abundant metal in the Earth's crust?
Ans. Aluminium
 
7. In which of the following ecosystems, the annual average rate of net plant production is highest?
Ans. Swamps and Marshes
 
8. Pebble transport by rivers, sand drift over desert surfaces, soil blowing over fields are examples of which of the following phenomena?
Ans. Saltation
 
9. Which Indian umpire has been recently promoted as umpire for International Hockey Federation (FIH)?
Ans. Durga Thakur
 
10. Who has won the 2016 Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award?
Ans. Novak Djokovic

1. The drug quinine is used in the treatment of which disease?
Ans. Malaria
 
2. who was the first to describe the life history of human malarial parasite in Anopheles?
Ans. Ronald Ross
 
3. Hydrogen Bomb is based on which process?
Ans. Fusion
 
4. Which chemical is useful in photography?
Ans. Silver Bromide
 
5. The working of a rocket is based on which principle?
Ans. Conservation of Momentum
 
6. How many number of chromosome in Human body?
Ans. 46
 
7. Which are the two highest gallantry awards in India?
Ans. Param vir chakra and Maha vir chakra
 
8. Who is authorized to decide over a dispute regarding disqualification of a member of parliament?
Ans. Speaker of Loksabha
 
9. Liberty, Equality and Fraternity this words borrowed from?
Ans. French Revolution
 
10. The earning of the King in the medieval age were derived from?
Ans. Land Revenue


1. Who was the leader of 'Chipko Movement'?
Ans:- Sunderlal Bahuguna
 
2. Who is the youngest economist so far to get a Nobel prize?
Ans:- Kenneth Arrow
 
3. What is the rank of India in world happiness Index 2017?
Ans:- 22
 
4. Which country has first rank in the world happiness Index?
Ans:- Norway
 
5. Who has been elected the first woman Chief Executive of Hong-Kong?
Ans:- Carrie lam
 
6. Which Country declared 'March 25' as Genocide day?
Ans:- Bangladesh
 
7. Who has been appointed the new director of AIIMS, Delhi?
Ans:- Dr. Randeep Guleria
 
8. Who is the Author of Elemental India?
Ans:- Meera Subramanian
 
9.Who has been elected the new president of Germany?
Ans:- Frank-Walter Steinmeier
 
10. Who does Appoint a special officer for linguistic Minorities?
Ans:- President


1. Who was the leader of 'Chipko Movement'?
Ans:- Sunderlal Bahuguna
 
2. Who is the youngest economist so far to get a Nobel prize?
Ans:- Kenneth Arrow
 
3. What is the rank of India in world happiness Index 2017?
Ans:- 22
 
4. Which country has first rank in the world happiness Index?
Ans:- Norway
 
5. Who has been elected the first woman Chief Executive of Hong-Kong?
Ans:- Carrie lam
 
6. Which Country declared 'March 25' as Genocide day?
Ans:- Bangladesh
 
7. Who has been appointed the new director of AIIMS, Delhi?
Ans:- Dr. Randeep Guleria
 
8. Who is the Author of Elemental India?
Ans:- Meera Subramanian
 
9.Who has been elected the new president of Germany?
Ans:- Frank-Walter Steinmeier
 
10. Who does Appoint a special officer for linguistic Minorities?
Ans:- President


1. Who was the Editor of 'Young India' and 'Harijan'?
Ans:- Mahatma Gandhi
 
2. Which folk/tribal dances is associated with Gujarat?
Ans:- Tippani
 
3. Who introduced leather coins?
Ans:- Mohammad Tuglak
 
4. The acceleration due to gravity at the poles
Ans:- is greater than that at the equator
 
5. What is Anantapur district in Andhra Pradesh famous for?
Ans:- Gold
 
6. On which rivers is Nagarjunasagar dam constructed?
Ans:- Krishna
 
7. Which cricketer has written the book 'Cricket My Style'?
Ans:- Kapil Dev
 
8. Where are the Headquarters of International Court of Justice?
Ans:- The Hague
 
9. Where did Buddha attain enlightenment?
Ans:- Bodh Gaya
 
10. 'Servants of India Society' was founded by
Ans:- G.K. Gokhale


1. Why does Delhi experience very hot climate in summer?
Ans: Delhi is an Inland area
 
2. Which regions are called the coldest parts of the Earth?
Ans. Polar Regions
 
3. In how many climatic zones is the earth divided?
Ans. 3
 
4. In which continent is Malaysia located?
Ans. Asia
 
5. Where are Ruwenzori Mountains located?
Ans. The Democratic republic of Congo
 
6. What are the four national languages of the Congo?
Ans. (a) Swahili (b) Tshiluba (c) Lingala (d) Kongo
 
7. Who was the Congress President when India became Independent?
Ans. Jawaharlal Nehru
 
8. What is the name of grassland in North America?
Ans. Prairies
 
9. Which grassland is called the Wheat Basket of the world?
Ans. Prairies Ans. Meadow


1. The area with annual rainfall less than 50cm in a year is?
Ans. Leh in Kashmir
 
2. Jadugoda mines are famous for?
Ans. uranium deposits
 
3. The largest irrigated area in India is occupied by
Ans. Rice
 
4. Ankleshwar and kalol are two oil fields in?
Ans. Gujarat
 
5. The Indian sub- continent was originally a part of?
Ans. Gondwana- land
 
6. Mudumalai Wild-life Sanctuary is located in the state of?
Ans. Tamil Nadu
 
7. India exports iron ore mainly to?
Ans. Japan
 
8. Which port has the largest hinterland?
Ans. Mumbai
 
9. 'India wins Freedom' is the autobiography of?
Ans. Abul Kalam Ajad
 
10. The Mohemmadan Anglo-Oriental college at Aligarh was founded by?
Ans. Sir Syed Ahmed Khan


1. The Harappa civilization was discovered in the year
Ans. 1921
 
2. Lothal is a site of which civilization?
Ans. Indus valley
 
3. The Indus valley people traded with the
Ans. Mesopatamia
 
4. The local name of Mohenjodaro is
Ans. Mound of deads
 
5. Which animal was not known to the Indus valley civilization?
Ans. Giraffe
 
6. The earliest city discovered in India was
Ans. Harappa
 
7. In which language was the 'Shrimad Bhagavad Gita' originally written?
Ans. Sanskrit
 
8. The battle of Mahabharata is believed to have been fought for
Ans. 18 days
 
9. The God who is the most prominent in 'Rigaveda' is
Ans. Indra
 
10. Who was the founder of Nanda Dynasty?
Ans. Mahapadmananda


1.In which language were the Sangam classics written?
Ans.Tamil
 
2.Which divinity is of Rigveda?
Ans.Varuna
 
3.The Indus valley civilization flourished during
Ans.2500 – 1750
 
4.The Indus valley civilization was discovered in
Ans.1921
 
5.The main occupation of the people of the Indus valley civilization was
Ans.Agriculture
 
6.Which one of the following Harappan sites had a dock?
Ans.Lothal
 
7.Which one of the following contains the Gayatri Mantra?
Ans.Rigveda
 
8.The extreme form of Ahimsa or non violence is practiced in
Ans.Buddhism
 
9.The Aryans at first settled in
Ans.Punjab
 
10.Rabi crops of the Indus Valley are
Ans.Wheat and Barley


1. Which method is used to prevent soilerosion on hill slopes?
Ans. Contour farming
 
2.The term ‘Geography’ was coined by
Ans. Eratosthenese
 
3. _____________are known as the“ecological hot spot of India”?
Ans. Western Ghats
 
4. What can be used to determine the ageof Earth?
Ans. Radio-Metric Dating
 
5. Who defeated Harshvardhana?
Ans. Pulakesin II
 
6. The Mughal emperor___________wasilliterate.
Ans. Akbar
 
7. When did India attain the ‘DominionStatus’?
Ans. 15th August, 1947
 
8. Which countrY did Karl Marx belongto?
Ans. Germany
 
9. The origin of the term ‘Caste’ is
Ans. Portuguese
 
10. What is a formalised system oftrading agreements among groups of countries is known as?
Ans. Tradingblocks



1. Where are 'Todas' found?
Ans. Tamil Nadu
 
2. Which Sufi's dargah is located at Ajmer?
Ans. Moinuddin Chisti
 
3. Which rulers built the Ellora temples?
Ans Chalukya
 
4. Who was the first Indian to be elected to the British parliament?
Ans. Dadabhai Naoroji
 
5. Who represented India in the second Round Table conference?
Ans Sarojini Naidu
 
6. Who among the following fort was known as the 'Key of Deccan'?
Ans. Asigarh
 
7. What is the source of river Nile?
Ans. Lake Victoria
 
8. The busiest oceanic trade route of the world is?
Ans Atlantic Ocean
 
9. How many fundamentals Rights are in the Indian Constitution?
Ans. 6
 
10. Right to Education is mentioned in which Article of Constitution?
Ans. 21A


1. Who was the leader of 'Chipko Movement'?
Ans:- Sunderlal Bahuguna
 
2. Who is the youngest economist so far to get a Nobel prize?
Ans:- Kenneth Arrow
 
3. What is the rank of India in world happiness Index 2017?
Ans:- 22
 
4. Which country has first rank in the world happiness Index?
Ans:- Norway
 
5. Who has been elected the first woman Chief Executive of Hong-Kong?
Ans:- Carrie lam
 
6. Which Country declared 'March 25' as Genocide day?
Ans:- Bangladesh
 
7. Who has been appointed the new director of AIIMS, Delhi?
Ans:- Dr. Randeep Guleria
 
8. Who is the Author of Elemental India?
Ans:- Meera Subramanian
 
9.Who has been elected the new president of Germany?
Ans:- Frank-Walter Steinmeier
 
10. Who does Appoint a special officer for linguistic Minorities?
Ans:- President


1. The famous Vedic saying 'War begins in the minds of men', is stated in
Ans. Sama Veda
 
2. Codes of conduct of the Vedic Society are laid down in
Ans. Smritis
 
3. In Rig Vedic period, the most important functionary after the king was
Ans. Purohita
 
4. The tax which the kings used to collect from the people in the Vedic period was called
Ans. Bali
 
5. In the Vedic Society, the term used to denote a group of families was
Ans. jana
 
6. The Puranas are ........ in number.
Ans. 18
 
7. Taxila was a famous site of
Ans. Gandhara Art
 
8. The world is God and God is my soul is the philosophy contained in the
Ans. Upanishads
 
9. The Granary at Harappa was made of
Ans. bricks only
 
10. Which colour was commonly used in Harappan pottery?
Ans. Red


1. Judge of the High Court can be removed from office during his tenure by:
Ans. The President on the basis of a resolution passed by the Parliament by two-thirds majority
 
2. Longest serving speaker of lok sabha
Ans. Balram Jakhar
 
3. A member of the Union Public Service Commission can be removed by the—
Ans. President
 
4. Who was the first Deputy Prime Minister of India?
Ans. Vallabhbhai Patel
 
5. The area of a Lok Sabha constituency for the purpose of general election is determined by the:
Ans. Delimitation Commission
 
6. Under which constitution amendment, 10 fundamental duties of the citizens were included in the constitution?
Ans. 42nd
 
7. Who is the chairman of Kendriya Hindi Samiti?
Ans. Prime Minister
 
8. The provision of providing identity cards to voters has been made in:
Ans. The Criminal and Election Laws (Amendment) Act 1969
 
9. The working of the quartz crystal in the watch is based on the
Ans. Piezo - electric Effect
 
10. The core of an electromagnet is made of soft iron because soft iron has
Ans. large susceptibility and small retentively


1. Who has been sworn-in as the new President of South Korea?
Ans. Moon Jae-in
 
2. Which high-level committee has been set up by the Union Government to provide credible data for employment policies?
Ans. Arvind Panagariya committee
 
3. The Sakewa Festival has recently celebrated in which state?
Ans. Sikkim
 
4. Who has become the world's highest wicket-taker in women ODI cricket?
Ans. Jhulan Goswami
 
5. Which state government has recently imposed a ban on sale of High in Fat, Salt and Sugar (HFSS) food at school canteens?
Ans. Maharashtra
 
6. Which Indian actress has won the best actress award at the New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) 2017?
Ans. Konkona Sen Sharma
 
7. What is the theme of the 2017 World Thalassaemia Day (WTD)?
Ans. Together for Humanity
 
8. Who will be the Pakistan's new High Commissioner to India?
Ans. Sohail Mahmood
 
9. Arjun Tulshiram Pawar, who passed away recently, was related to which field?
Ans. Politics
 
10. The Mudumalai National Park is located in which state?
Ans. Tamil Nadu


1. Which Indian cricketer has been conferred with the Fellowship Award in United Kingdom (UK)?
Ans. Sachin Tendulkar
 
2. Who has been conferred with the Tholkappiyar Award for the year 2015-16?
Ans. R Kalaikkovan
 
3. The Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which state?
Ans. Jharkhand
 
4. What is the India's GDP growth forecast for FY 18, according to IMF's latest report 'Regional Economic Outlook (REO) for Asia and Pacific'?
Ans. 7.2%
 
5. The 2017 hunting festival 'Bishu Parv' was observed in which state?
Ans. Jharkhand
 
6. The headquarters of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) is located in which city?
Ans. New Delhi
 
7. Which Hollywood actor has won the first-ever gender-neutral MTV award for Best Actor in a movie?
Ans. Emma Watson
 
8. Which state government has signed pact with Oracle for cloud-based citizen services?
Ans. Jharkhand
 
9. Ustad Raees Khan, the legendary sitarist has passed away. He hailed from which country?
Ans. Pakistan
 
10. Who has been appointed the new India's Ambassador to the Kingdom of the Netherlands?
Ans. Venu Rajamony


1. Which of the following is the official mascot of the 22nd edition of Asian Athletics Championships-2017?
Ans. Olly Turtle
 
2. In which state has India's first bio refinery plant been set up?
Ans. Maharashtra
 
3. Who has won the 2017 French Presidential election?
Ans. Emmanuel Macron
 
4. Which country has been elected as the new President of Governing Council of UN-Habitat?
Ans. India
 
5. Which country is hosting the 26th session of the Governing Council (GC) of UN-Habitat- 2017?
Ans. Kenya
 
6. The 2017 multinational military exercise 'Eager Lion' has started in which of the following countries?
Ans. Jordan
 
7. The 2017 joint military exercise 'Balikatan' has started between United States and which country?
Ans. Philippines
 
8. What is the theme of 2017 World Red Cross Red Crescent Day (WRCRCD)?
Ans. Less Known Red Cross Stories
 
9. The Navegaon National Park is located in which state?
Ans. Maharashtra
 
10. Kavinder Singh Bisht is associated with which sports?
Ans. Boxing


1. To which incident is Pushkar Utsava related?
Ans. Kartik Purnima
 
2. Who is the deciding authority of states share in central taxes ?
Ans Finance commission
 
3. Who was the author of the book My Experiments with Truth?
Ans. Gandhi
 
4. Who was the constitutional advisor to the constituent assembly of India?
Ans. B.N Rao
 
5. In which country financial legislation is introduced in the upper house of the legislature?
Ans. Germany
 
6. The constitution of India lays down that the two Houses of parliament must be summoned at least?
Ans. Twice a year
 
7. Which state has the largest proportion of its net irrigation area under well irrigation?
Ans. Gujarat
 
8. Where are MIG engines assembled?
Ans. Koraput
 
9. Which city was first connected by the STD services?
Ans. Kanpur and Luknow
 
10. Which city is referred to as the 'silicon valley of India'?
Ans. Banglore


1. When was the first Indian council Act passed?
Ans:- 1961
 
2. Who was the leader of Bardoli Satyagraha (1928)?
Sardar Vallabbhai Patel
 
3. What is the full name of PSLV ?
Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle
 
4. Who is brand ambassador of Assam Toursim for two years?
Priyanka Chopra
 
5. Where is the World Largest Human chain against liquor formed?
Bihar
 
6. When was Vibrant Gujarat Summit started?
2003
 
7. What is the name of second capital of Himachal Pradesh?
Dharamshala
 
8. Which city hosts India's first Digi Dhan Mela?
Gurugram
 
9. Who is the new Chief Justice of Kerala HC?
Navanithi Prasad
 
10. Where is the world largest Tunnel opens?
Switzerland


1. A judge of Supreme Court of India can be removed from office by?
Ans;- President on a resolution by parliament
 
2. The executive power of the state is vested in __?
Ans:- Governor
 
3. Which State is known as the name of Black Water?
Ans:- Andaman and Nicobar
 
4. The first person to use the word geography was
Ans:- Erastosthenes (276 – 194 BC)
 
5. The First presented the India on the world map
Ans:- Tolmie
 
6. 10 latitude give the seperatio of
Ans:- 111 kms
 
7. 10 Longitude is equal to
Ans:- 4


1. Rock cut architecture in Harappan culture context has been found at?
Ans Dhola vira
 
2. A copper chariot of Harappa times was discovered at
Ans. Daimabad
 
3. Who discovered the Indus valley civilization?
Ans. Daya ram sahni
 
4. The Indus valley civilization specialised in?
Ans.Town planning
 
5. The famous figure of a dancing girl found in the excavation of Mohenjodaro was made up of?
Ans. Bronze
 
6. The staple food of the vedic Aryan was?
Ans. Milk and its product
 
7. Patanjali is well – known for the compilation of?
Ans. yoga sutra
 
8. The rig vedic God varuna was?
Ans Guardian of cosmic order
 
9. The word Gotra for the first time occur in?
Ans Rigveda
 
10. The earliest capital of Magadha kingdom was at?
Ans Rajgir


1. A judge of Supreme Court of India can be removed from office by?
Ans;- President on a resolution by parliament
 
2. The executive power of the state is vested in __?
Ans:- Governor
 
3. Which State is known as the name of Black Water?
Ans:- Andaman and Nicobar
 
4. The first person to use the word geography was
Ans:- Erastosthenes (276 – 194 BC)
 
5. The First presented the India on the world map
Ans:- Tolmie
 
6. 10 latitude give the separation of
Ans:- 111 kms
 
7. 10 Longitude is equal to
Ans:- 4


1. The largest Buddhist Temple in the world is located in?
Ans. Indonesia
 
2. The earliest Buddhist literature which deals with the stories of the various birth of Buddha are?
Ans. Jatakas
 
3. Who was the personal physician of Gautam Buddha?
Ans. Jeevaka
 
4. The Buddha delivered his first sermon, known as 'Turning of the wheel of law' at?
Ans. Sarnath
 
5. In Buddhism, what does Patimokkha stands for?
Ans. The rules of Sangha
 
6. Where is Lumbini, the birth place of Gautam Buddha?
Ans. Nepal
 
7. Where did Buddha attained Parinirvan?
Ans. Kushinagar
 
8. The monk who influenced Ashoka to embrace Buddhism?
Ans. Upa gupta
 
9. Mention the place where Buddha got enlightenment?
Ans. Bodhgaya
 
10. In which country were Buddha's idol disfigured and removed a few year back?
Ans. Afghanistan


1. Salts of which of the following elements provide colours to fireworks?
Ans. Strontium and barium
 
2. The metal always found in free state is—
Ans. Gold
 
3. The most abundant metal in the earth's crust is—
Ans. Aluminium
 
4. Most abundant element on the earth's crust by weight is—
Ans. Oxygen
 
5. An important constituent of amalgam is—
Ans. Hg
 
6. Which method is used for the purification of Bauxite ore?
Ans. Leaching
 
7. Gravity separation process may be used for concentration of—
Ans. Hematite
 
8. The substance used as an activator in froth floatation process is—
Ans. Copper sulphate
 
9. In roasting—
Ans. no metal impurities are removed, ore becomes porous and moisture is removed
 
10. In roasting the ores are generally converted into—
Ans. Metal oxides


1. Who started the Saka Era which is still used by the Government of India?
Ans. Kanishka
 
2. The Bahmani kingdom was founded by :
Ans: Alauddin Hasan
 
3. The Dilwara temple at Mount Abu in Rajasthan were built by the followers of:
Ans: Jainism
 
4. Sati was prohibited by:
Ans: Lord William Bentick
 
5. The city of 'Tashkent' is located in:
Ans : Uzbekistan
 
6. Who is the Duchess of Cornwall?
Ans: Camilla
 
7. Who is referred as 'Desert Fox'?
Ans: Gen. Rommel
 
8. Which has been the field of activity of Pt. Bhimsen joshi?
Ans: Classical music (Vocal)
 
9. Where did the dance form 'MohiniAttam' develop?
Ans: Kerala
 
10. The Gandhara Art flourished during the period of
Ans: Kushan