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1. Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) was established in


A : 1958

B : 1957

C : 1956

D : 1955

2. During World War II, when did Germany attack France?


A : 1940

B : 1941

C : 1942

D : 1943

3. Film and TV institute of India is located at


A : Pune (Maharashtra)

B : Rajkot (Gujarat)

C : Pimpri (Maharashtra)

D : Perambur (Tamilnadu)

4. Habeas Corpus Act 1679


A : states that no one was to be imprisoned without a writ or warrant stating the charge against him

B : provided facilities to a prisoner to obtain either speedy trial or release in bail

C : safeguarded the personal liberties of the people against arbitrary imprisonment by the king's orders

D : All of the above

5. GNLF stands for


A : Gorkha National Liberation Front

B : Gross National Liberation Form

C : Both option A and B

D : None of the above

6. During the first crusade, crusaders reached Jerusalem and captured it in


A : 1000 AD

B : 1099 AD

C : 1200 AD

D : 1515 AD

7. Dr. Zakir Hussain was


A : the first Muslim president of India

B : first vice president of India

C : first president of Indian National Congress

D : first speaker of Lok Sabha

8. Firdausi was


A : a poet

B : well known for his epic 'Shahnama'

C : Both option A and B

D : None of the above

9. Excessive secretion from the pituitary gland in the children results in


A : increased height

B : retarded growth

C : weakening of bones

D : None of the above

10. For seeing objects at the surface of water from a submarine under water, the instrument used is


A : kaleidoscope

B : periscope

C : spectroscope

D : telescope

1. Exposure to sunlight helps a person improve his health because


A : the infrared light kills bacteria in the body

B : resistance power increases

C : the pigment cells in the skin get stimulated and produce a healthy tan

D : the ultraviolet rays convert skin oil into Vitamin D

2. Heavy Water Project (Talcher) and Fertilizer plant (Paradeep) are famous industries of


A : Orissa

B : Tamil nadu

C : Andhra Pradesh

D : Kerala

3. Ecology deals with


A : Birds

B : Cell formation

C : Relation between organisms and their environment

D : Tissues

4. DRDL stands for


A : Defence Research and Development Laboratary

B : Department of Research and Development Laboratory

C : Differential Research and Documentation Laboratary

D : None of the above

5. FFC stands for


A : Foreign Finance Corporation

B : Film Finance Corporation

C : Federation of Football Council

D : None of the above

6. Gravity setting chambers are used in industries to remove


A : SO x

B : NO x

C : suspended particulate matter

D : CO

7. Entomology is the science that studies


A : Behavior of human beings

B : Insects

C : The origin and history of technical and scientific terms

D : The formation of rocks

8. Guarantee to an exporter that the importer of his goods will pay immediately for the goods ordered by him, is known as


A : Letter of Credit (L/C)

B : laissezfaire

C : inflation

D : None of the above

9. For safety, the fuse wire used in the mains for household supply of electricity must be made of metal having


A : low melting point

B : high resistance

C : high melting point

D : low specific heat

10. GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade) is


A : international agreement signed in 1947 between non-communist nations with the object of encouraging international trade unobstructed by tariff barriers

B : agreement which seeks to achieve its aim by arranging and encouraging bargaining with trade concessions between members

C : Both option A and B

D : None of the above

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