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  • 1. 

    Tim Cook the CEO of Apple has opened 1st Development Centre in

    • A.

      Hyderabad

    • B.

      Mumbai

    • C.

      Delhi

    • D.

      Chennai

    Correct Answer
    A. Hyderabad
    Explanation
    Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, has opened the first development center in Hyderabad. This suggests that Apple has chosen Hyderabad as the location for their first development center, indicating the city's potential as a hub for technological innovation and growth. It also highlights Apple's interest in expanding their operations in India and tapping into the country's skilled workforce and market opportunities.

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  • 2. 

    Name the country whose maritime claim over South China Sea has been declared illegal by International Court of Justice.

    • A.

      China

    • B.

      Japan

    • C.

      Korea

    • D.

      USA

    Correct Answer
    A. China
    Explanation
    The correct answer is China. The International Court of Justice has declared China's maritime claim over the South China Sea as illegal. This decision was made after a case was brought to the court by the Philippines, challenging China's territorial claims in the region. The court ruled that China's claims violated the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and that China had no legal basis for its expansive claims in the South China Sea.

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  • 3. 

    Theresa May has been appointed as _____ Woman PM of United Kingdom

    • A.

      Second

    • B.

      First

    • C.

      Third

    • D.

      Fourth

    Correct Answer
    A. Second
    Explanation
    Theresa May has been appointed as the second woman Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. This means that there was at least one other woman who held the position before her. The question is asking for the correct ordinal number to describe her position as Prime Minister, and the answer is "Second".

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  • 4. 

    The length of India's coastline is about

    • A.

      4900 kms

    • B.

      5700 kms

    • C.

      7500kms

    • D.

      8300 kms

    Correct Answer
    C. 7500kms
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 7500kms. This is the approximate length of India's coastline. India is surrounded by the Arabian Sea on the west, the Bay of Bengal on the east, and the Indian Ocean on the south, giving it a long coastline. The coastline is known for its diverse landscapes, including sandy beaches, rocky cliffs, and mangrove forests. The coastal areas are also home to various marine species and provide important economic resources for fishing and tourism industries.

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  • 5. 

    On the tributary of which river has Rihand Dam been constructed?

    • A.

      Chambal

    • B.

      Yamuna

    • C.

      Son

    • D.

      Periyar

    Correct Answer
    C. Son
    Explanation
    The Rihand Dam has been constructed on the tributary of the Son River.

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  • 6. 

    Which one of following zones of atmosphere is rich in ozone gas?

    • A.

      Stratosphere

    • B.

      Mesosophere

    • C.

      Trophosphere

    • D.

      Ionosphere

    Correct Answer
    A. Stratosphere
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Stratosphere. The stratosphere is the layer of the Earth's atmosphere that is located above the troposphere and below the mesosphere. It is rich in ozone gas, which is formed when oxygen molecules are broken apart by ultraviolet radiation from the sun. Ozone plays a crucial role in protecting life on Earth by absorbing most of the sun's harmful ultraviolet radiation, preventing it from reaching the surface.

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  • 7. 

    The Parliament is entitled to enact law of preventive detention for reasons connected with

    • A.

      Defence

    • B.

      Foreign Affairs

    • C.

      Security of India

    • D.

      All of above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of above
    Explanation
    The Parliament is entitled to enact a law of preventive detention for reasons connected with defense, foreign affairs, and security of India. This means that the Parliament has the authority to pass a law allowing the government to detain individuals without trial if it is deemed necessary for the protection of the country's defense, foreign affairs, or overall security. This broad scope of reasons ensures that the Parliament can address any potential threats to the nation's well-being and take necessary measures to safeguard it.

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  • 8. 

    The 2012 Olympics were held in which of the following city?

    • A.

      London

    • B.

      Tokyo

    • C.

      Brazil

    • D.

      Washington

    Correct Answer
    A. London
    Explanation
    The 2012 Olympics were held in London.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following pair is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      Income Tax-Union List

    • B.

      Insurance-Union List

    • C.

      Forest-State List

    • D.

      Local Self Government-State List

    Correct Answer
    C. Forest-State List
    Explanation
    The given pair "Forest-State List" is not correctly matched. In the Indian Constitution, forests are listed under the Concurrent List, which means that both the central and state governments have the power to make laws regarding forests. The Union List includes subjects on which only the central government has the power to make laws. Therefore, the correct match for forests would be "Concurrent List" instead of "State List".

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  • 10. 

    73rd constitutional amendment is related to

    • A.

      IXth Schedule

    • B.

      X Schedulle

    • C.

      XI Schedule

    • D.

      XII Schedule

    Correct Answer
    C. XI Schedule
    Explanation
    The 73rd constitutional amendment is related to the XI Schedule. The XI Schedule of the Indian Constitution deals with the powers and functions of Panchayats. It provides for the devolution of powers and responsibilities to the Panchayats at the village, intermediate, and district levels. This amendment aimed to strengthen local self-government and promote grassroots democracy by empowering Panchayats to function as institutions of self-governance. It also ensures the participation of marginalized sections of society, including women and Scheduled Castes/Tribes, in the decision-making process at the local level.

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