Question 1

Average Fixed Cost Curve is

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The average fixed costs AFC curve is downward sloping because fixed costs are distributed over a larger volume when the quantity produced increases. AFC is equal to the vertical difference between ATC and AVC.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Economy and Finance

Question 2

Which of the following works of Plato primarily a ‘treatise’ on justice?

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The Republic works of Plato primarily a ‘treatise’ on justice. The Republic is arguably the most popular and most widely taught of Plato’s writings. It is a Socratic dialogue, written by Plato around 380 BC, concerning justice, the order and character of the city, state and the man.
Difficulty Level: Hard
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Topic: History

Question 3

Which among the following theories is called the Iron Law of Wages?

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  • Wage Fund Theory is called the Iron Law of Wages.
  • It was developed by J.S.Mill.
  • According to him, the employers set apart a certain amount of capital to pay wages for labourers. Wage is determined by the amount of wages fund and the total number of labourers.
  • The iron law of wages is a proposed law of economics that asserts that real wages always tend, in the long run, toward the minimum wage necessary to sustain the life of the worker.
  • The theory was first named by Ferdinand Lassalle in the mid-nineteenth century.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Economy and Finance

Question 4

Which of the following relieves pain?

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An analgesic or painkiller is any member of the group of drugs used to achieve analgesia, relief from pain. Analgesic drugs act in various ways on the peripheral and central nervous systems.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: Other Information

Question 5

The fall of Bastille is associated with the

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The fall of Bastille is associated with the French Revolution of 1789. On July 14th 1789 a crowd of several thousand people laid siege to the Bastille, a royal fortress on the eastern fringe of Paris. The Bastille had served as a royal armoury and a prison, though on July 14th it held few prisoners and was only lightly guarded.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: History

Question 6

The supply-side measure to control inflation is

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Price control though PDS is supply side measure to check prices, Rest all the options are deamand side measures.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Economy and Finance

Question 7

“The Three Emperors League”, 1873 was also known as

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“The Three Emperors League”, 1873 was also known as Dreikaiserbund Treaty. Dreikaiserbund an alliance in the latter part of the 19th century of Germany Austria-Hungary, and Russia, devised by German chancellor Otto von Bismarck. It aimed at neutralizing the rivalry between Germany’s two neighbours Austria-Hungary, and Russia by an agreement.
Difficulty Level: Hard
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Topic: History

Question 8

‘Gynecomastia’ is

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Gynecomastia is enlargement of the glandular tissue of the male breast. The male breasts swell and become abnormally large. Most adolescent boys, up to 70%, have some breast development during puberty. It is caused by additional breast tissue.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Biology

Question 9

Which of the following computer memories is non-volatile?

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ROM computer memories is non-volatile. Non-volatile memory is typically used for the task of secondary storage, or long-term persistent storage. Volatile memory, contrary to non-volatile memory, is computer memory that requires power to maintain the stored information; it retains its contents while powered on but when the power is interrupted, the stored data is lost immediately or very rapidly.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Computer

Question 10

Which of the following is the strongest base in aqueous solution?

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  • The increasing order of basicity of the given compounds is (CH3)2NH > CH3NH2 > (CH3)3N > C6H5NH2.
Difficulty Level: Hard
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Topic: Chemistry

Question 11

Which one of the following vegetable oils is used in the manufacture of paints?

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Linseed Vegetable oils is used in the manufacture of paints. Linseed oil comes from flax seeds. Linseed oil is used for various industrial purposes and paint jobs whereas flaxseed oil is fit for human consumption. Linseed oil, also known as flaxseed oil or flax oil, is a colourless to yellowish oil obtained from the dried, ripened seeds of the flax plant.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Biology

Question 12

Which country uses the ‘Birr’ as its currency?’

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Ethiopia uses ‘Birr’ as its currency, it is officially birr in English as well. The Ethiopian Birr is subdivided into santim; 100 santim = 1 ETB. Br is the symbol used for the Birr. The Nigerian Naira is rated the most-used currency in Africa, the Birr is rated second.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Economy and Finance

Question 13

The novel ‘When the River Sleeps’ is written by

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The novel ‘When the River Sleeps’ is written by Easterine Kire. When the River Sleeps is the story of Vilie, a lone hunter, who has made the forest his home. He is on a mission to find a certain river, a a river of dreams. In this river is a ‘heart-stone’, which is supposed to bring great and immeasurable power to its possessor. But only a resolute and daring person can pluck it from this mystical river.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Books & Authors

Question 14

Who was the founder of the ‘Red Army’?

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  • Red Army, Russian Krasnaya Armiya, Soviet army created by the Communist government after the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917.
  • The name Red Army was abandoned in 1946. Its founder was Leon Trotsky, people’s commissar for war from March 1918 until he lost the post in November 1924.
  • Red Army also in critical literature and folklore of that epoch – Red Horde, Army of Work) was the army and the air force of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, and after 1922 the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: History

Question 15

The instrument ‘gnomon’ was first used by

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The instrument ‘gnomon’ was first used by Anaximander in 610–546 BC. Oenopides used the phrase drawn gnomon-wise to describe a line drawn perpendicular to another. The gnomon is a scientific instrument that can be used for finding the declination of the sun through the year, among other things. It is one of the first scientific instruments ever made, originating with the Chaldean astronomers of Babylon and from there brought to the Greek world.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Discoveries & Inventions

Question 16

Which of the following is the process of biological treatment of waste water?

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  • Sedimentation tank allows suspended particles to settle out of water or wastewater as it flows slowly through the tank.
  • Trickling filters are used to remove organic matter from wastewater. The TF is an aerobic treatment system that utilizes microorganisms attached to a medium to remove organic matter from wastewater
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: Other Information

Question 17

Which one of the following is not an artificial sweetener?

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Fructose is not an artificial sweetener. It is a simple ketonic monosaccharide found in many plants, where it is often bonded to glucose to form the disaccharide sucrose. Fructose was discovered by French chemist Augustin-Pierre Dubrunfaut in 1847. The name “fructose” was coined in 1857 by the English chemist William Miller.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Biology

Question 18

Who invented the ‘World Wide Web’?

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  • Tim Berners-Lee is a British computer scientist who invented the ‘World Wide Web’.
  • He wrote the first web browser computer program in 1990 while employed at CERN in Switzerland.
  • World Wide Web is an information space where documents and other web resources are identified by Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), interlinked by hypertext links, and can be accessed via the Internet.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Discoveries & Inventions

Question 19

The unit of Beaufort Scale is______.

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  • Knots is the unit of Beaufort Scale. The Beaufort scale, officially known as the Beaufort wind force scale, is a descriptive table. The Beaufort scale is a scale for measuring wind speeds.
  • It is based on observation rather than accurate measurement. It is the most widely used system to measure wind speed today. The scale was developed in 1805 by Sir Francis Beaufort.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Physics

Question 20

Who among the following is the author of the book “The Heart of India”?

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Mark Tully is the author of the book “The Heart of India”. It is a book of short stories, fiction. He is the former Bureau Chief of BBC, New Delhi. He worked with BBC for a period of 30 years before resigning in July 1994. ‘The Heart of India’ is a compilation of tales of Central India and it’s people. The book tells you the story of those people that the rest of the country ignores. Mark Tully is a writer worthy of respect because of his sympathetic insight into a foreign culture.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Books & Authors

Question 21

The largest mixed gland of human body is

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    • Liver is the largest mixed gland.

 

    • Its roles includes the regulation of glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells and the production of hormones.

 

    • It is an accessory digestive gland that produces bile, an alkaline compound which helps the breakdown of fat.

 

Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: Biology

Question 22

Explicit + Implicit Costs =

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Explicit + Implicit Costs =Economic costs
Economic cost is the cost of something expressed in terms of alternatives forgone as a result. The costs associated with an alternative are called implicit costs. The accounting cost of making a decision is called the explicit cost.
Difficulty Level: Hard
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Topic: Economy and Finance

Question 23

Garampani Sanctuary is located at

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Garampani Sanctuary is located at Diphu, Assam. It is one of the oldest sanctuaries containing hot water spring and waterfalls and surrounded by Nambor Sanctuary having 51 rare species of orchid. It is 25 km (16 mi) from Golaghat.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Geography

Question 24

World Autism Awareness Day is observed on

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World Autism Awareness Day is observed on 2nd April. It was proposed by the United Nations representative from Qatar, Her Highness Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser Al-Missned, Consort of His Highness Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the Emir of the State of Qatar, and supported by all member states. It was designated by the United Nations General Assembly resolution.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: Important Dates

Question 25

The philosophy of ‘Vishishtadvaita’ was preached by

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The philosophy of ‘Vishishtadvaita’ was preached by Ramanujacharya. VishishtAdvaita is a non-dualistic school of Vedanta philosophy. It is non-dualism of the qualified whole, in which Brahman alone exists, but is characterized by multiplicity. It can be described as qualified monism or qualified non-dualism or attributive monism. His philosophy is called as Vishishtadvaita, which is a refined Advaitam of Sri Adi Shankaracharya, a great saint and philosopher of 8th CE. Vishishtadvaita of Sri Ramanujacharya is very popular when compared to the other philosophies because it has revealed many secretes of the Vedantic philosophy. That’s why millions of people follow the Vishishtadvaita philosophy of Sri Ramanujacharya.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: History

Question 26

International Day for Biological Diversity is observed on

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The International Day for Biological Diversity is a United Nations–sanctioned international day for the promotion of biodiversity issues. It is currently held on May 22. The celebration of the International Day for Biological Diversity under the theme “Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism” is an opportunity to raise awareness of the important contribution of sustainable tourism both to economic growth and to the conservation of biodiversity.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Important Dates

Question 27

Green gland is the excretory organ of

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Green gland is the excretory organ of some crustaceans like prawn. It is present near the base of the large antennae.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Biology

Question 28

Rectified spirit is :

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Rectified spirit, also known as neutral spirits, rectified alcohol, or ethyl alcohol of agricultural origin is highly concentrated ethanol which has been purified by means of repeated distillation, a process that is called rectification. It typically contains 95% alcohol by volume. The purity of rectified spirit has a practical limit of 95.6% ABV when produced using conventional distillation processes, because a mixture of ethanol and water becomes an azeotrope at this concentration.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: Chemistry

Question 29

A small drop of oil spreads over water because :

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Surface tension is the elastic tendency of liquids which makes them acquire the least surface area possible. Surface tension is an important property that markedly influences many ecosystems. Therefore a small drop of oil spreads over water because water has higher surface tension.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: Physics

Question 30

Who was the founder of the Ramakrishna Mission?

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Ramakrishna Mission is an Indian religious organization which forms the core of a worldwide spiritual movement known as the Ramakrishna Movement or the Vedanta Movement. Swami Vivekananda founded the Ramakrishna Mission in Belur, West Bengal.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: History

Question 31

What is the common name of CaOCl2?

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  • Bleaching Powder is the common name of CaOCl2.
  • It is a white solid, although commercial samples appear yellow. It strongly smells of chlorine, owing to its slow decomposition in moist air.
  • It is not highly soluble in hard water and is more preferably used in soft to medium-hard water. It has two forms: dry (anhydrous); and hydrated (hydrous).
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Chemistry

Question 32

Which among the following mountain range is located in Russia?

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Hence, Option D is the correct answer.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Geography

Question 33

Which among the following is/are input devices?
I. Keyboard
II. Scanner
III. Joy-stick

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Basically there are two types of devices in computer which are input devices and output devices.
Input devices are used to provide data and control signals of a computer or we can say that input devices are used to provide raw data or information to the computer. e.g. keyboard, mouse, scanner, joystick, cameras etc.
Output device is a part of the computer that receives from the computer and present or displays it. e.g. monitor, LED, Printer , projectors, speakers etc.
Hence D is the correct answer.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Computer

Question 34

Match the following.

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Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Physics

Question 35

Which among the following metal was not found in Harappan civilization?

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    • Iron was not found in Harappan civilization.

 

    • Since it was a bronze age civilization, it had made many metallurgical advances in copper and bronze, but not in Iron.

 

    • Iron was not known to Indus valley civilization. The first evidence of Iron is found about 1000 BC from Ataranjikhera in Etah district.

 

Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: History

Question 36

Which of the following is the prime reason for inflation?

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There are major three reasons for inflation which are:

• Increase in money supply.

• Suddenly increase in prices of raw materials.

• Increase in demands relative to supply of goods Decrease in money supply is a measure to control inflation.

Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Economy and Finance

Question 37

Where did Gautam Buddha took his Samadhi?

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Gautam Buddha took his Samadhi at Khushinagar. Some facts related to gautam Buddha are mentioned below in the table.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: History

Question 38

What is a strait?

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  • A water body separating two land masses is called strait.
  • A narrow strip of land separating two water bodies is called isthmus.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Geography

Question 39

Who authored the book ‘Modi’s Midas Touch in Foreign Policy’?

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Surendra Kumar is the author of the book ‘Modi’s Midas Touch in Foreign Policy. This book outlines the progress of India’s Foreign Policy by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the last two and a half years. It includes different policy initiatives focusing on the vision of developing India into a strong economically developed nation.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Books & Authors

Question 40

What is difference of Revenue expenditure and Revenue receipts called as?

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The difference of revenue expenditure and revenue receipts is called as revenue deficit.
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Topic: Economy and Finance

Question 41

Who among the following gave the concept of ‘Distributive Justice’?

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Aristotle gave the concept of ‘Distributive Justice’.
Hegel’s philosophy was ‘the rational alone is real’.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Indian Polity & Constitution

Question 42

In how many ways Indian citizenship can be acquired?

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There are five ways in which Indian Citizenship can be acquired which are as follows:
1) Citizenship by birth
2) Citizenship by descent
3) Citizenship by registration
4) Citizenship by naturalisation
5) Citizenship by incorporation of territory
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Indian Polity & Constitution

Question 43

Who among the following is known as ‘Bismarck of India’?

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    • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is known as ‘Bismarck of India’.

 

    • He was the first Deputy Prime Minister of India.

 

    • He is also known as ‘Iron Man of India’.

 

Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: History

Question 44

Which Lok Sabha speaker has authored the book ‘Matoshree’?

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Sumitra Mahajan has authored the book ‘Matoshree’.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Books & Authors

Question 45

The fleshy thalamus is edible in

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Apple is a pome, a simple, fleshy but false fruit as it is surrounded by a fleshy thalamus which is edible while actual fruit lies within. Other examples are pear, loquat, etc.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Biology

Question 46

A needle or a pin floats on the surface of the water because of ________.

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The pin or needle floats because of an invisible elastic skin on the surface of the water. This elastic skin is called surface tension. The surface tension of the water leads to forces strong enough to support the needle’s weight.
Hence option A is the right answer.

Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Physics

Question 47

Which was first country to make constitution?

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  • First country to make constitution is USA.
  • USA constitution was prepared in the year September 1787.
  • India has the largest written constitution in the world and England is the only which has unwritten constitution.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Indian Polity & Constitution

Question 48

In the presence of which of the following, does the President takes Oath?

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In presence of Chief Justice of India the President takes the Oath. The present president of Indian is Ramnath Kovind.
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Topic: Indian Polity & Constitution

Question 49

The Article 343 of the Indian Constitution is about

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The Article 343 of the Indian Constitution says that the official language of the Union shall be Hindi in Devanagari script.
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Topic: Indian Polity & Constitution

Question 50

Who was the first female Governor of India ?

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Sarojini Naidu was the first female Governor of India. She was appointed as the governor of Uttar Pradesh after independency .
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Indian Polity & Constitution

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