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  • 1. 

    Who amongst the following is NoT a member of  SAARC?

    • A.

      India

    • B.

      Pakistan

    • C.

      Nepal

    • D.

      Sri lanka

    • E.

      Brazil

    Correct Answer
    E. Brazil
    Explanation
    Brazil is not a member of SAARC because SAARC stands for South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation, and Brazil is not located in South Asia. SAARC is an organization consisting of countries in South Asia, including India, Pakistan, Nepal, and Sri Lanka, among others. Brazil is located in South America and is not eligible for membership in SAARC.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following is a mineral?

    • A.

      Castor

    • B.

      Jatropha

    • C.

      Diamond

    • D.

      Clove

    • E.

      Cinnamon

    Correct Answer
    C. Diamond
    Explanation
    Diamond is a mineral because it is a naturally occurring, inorganic solid with a specific chemical composition and a crystalline structure. It is composed of carbon atoms arranged in a crystal lattice, making it a pure form of carbon. Diamonds are formed deep within the Earth's mantle under high pressure and temperature conditions, and they are then brought to the surface through volcanic eruptions. Due to their unique physical and chemical properties, diamonds are highly valued and used in various industries, including jewelry and cutting tools.

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  • 3. 

    Which term is used in the field of Banking?

    • A.

      Absolute Zero

    • B.

      Current Account

    • C.

      Plasma

    • D.

      Follow on

    • E.

      Cold Chain

    Correct Answer
    B. Current Account
    Explanation
    The term "Current Account" is commonly used in the field of banking. It refers to a type of bank account that is typically used for day-to-day transactions, such as deposits, withdrawals, and payments. This account allows individuals and businesses to easily manage their finances and access their funds whenever needed.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following funds was created from the  proceeds of the disinvestment of Govt. Equity in  Public Sector Units?

    • A.

      National Investment Fund

    • B.

      National Infrastructure Development Fund

    • C.

      National Disinvestment Fund

    • D.

      National Disaster Management Fund

    • E.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    C. National Disinvestment Fund
    Explanation
    The correct answer is National Disinvestment Fund. This fund was created from the proceeds of the disinvestment of Government Equity in Public Sector Units. Disinvestment refers to the sale or liquidation of government-owned assets or entities, and in this case, the proceeds from the disinvestment were used to create the National Disinvestment Fund.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following is the name of a country?

    • A.

      Boson

    • B.

      Cuba

    • C.

      Dolfin

    • D.

      Hisar

    • E.

      Sewan

    Correct Answer
    B. Cuba
    Explanation
    Cuba is the correct answer because it is a well-known country located in the Caribbean. It is an island nation known for its rich history, vibrant culture, and beautiful beaches. Cuba is also recognized as the largest country in the Caribbean and has a population of over 11 million people.

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  • 6. 

    ‘Taka’ is the monetary unit of _______

    • A.

      Iran

    • B.

      Iraq

    • C.

      Pakistan

    • D.

      Bangladesh

    • E.

      Bhutan

    Correct Answer
    D. Bangladesh
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Bangladesh. Taka is the official currency of Bangladesh. It is subdivided into 100 poisha.

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  • 7. 

    Kalinga Award is given for contribution in the field

    • A.

      Literature

    • B.

      Sports

    • C.

      Politics

    • D.

      Science

    • E.

      Cinema

    Correct Answer
    A. Literature
    Explanation
    The Kalinga Award is given for contribution in the field of literature. This award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to literature, including authors, poets, playwrights, and scholars. It celebrates their achievements and their impact on the literary world. The Kalinga Award aims to promote and honor literary excellence and to encourage further advancement in the field of literature.

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  • 8. 

    Which cup/trophy is associated with the game of  cricket?

    • A.

      Uber Cup

    • B.

      Nehru Gold cup

    • C.

      Merdeka Cup

    • D.

      DCM Cup

    • E.

      Ranji Trophy

    Correct Answer
    E. Ranji Trophy
    Explanation
    The Ranji Trophy is associated with the game of cricket. It is a domestic first-class cricket championship played in India. The tournament was named after Ranjitsinhji, the first Indian cricketer to play international cricket. The trophy has been awarded annually since 1934 to the team that wins the tournament. It is considered one of the most prestigious domestic cricket competitions in India.

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  • 9. 

    ) Which of the following is the name of a T.V.        Channel?

    • A.

      GRM

    • B.

      NYMEX

    • C.

      CAG

    • D.

      NPPA

    • E.

      CNN

    Correct Answer
    E. CNN
    Explanation
    CNN is the correct answer because it is a well-known television channel that stands for Cable News Network. It is a global news network that provides 24-hour news coverage, featuring live news programming, documentaries, and special reports. CNN is widely recognized for its news coverage and analysis of current events happening around the world.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following is NOT a fruit?

    • A.

      Orange

    • B.

      Banana

    • C.

      Mustard

    • D.

      Pear

    • E.

      Apple

    Correct Answer
    C. Mustard
    Explanation
    Mustard is not a fruit because it is a plant that is commonly used for its seeds, leaves, and oil. It does not have the characteristics of a typical fruit, such as being the mature ovary of a flowering plant and containing seeds. Orange, Banana, Pear, and Apple are all examples of fruits as they meet the criteria of being the mature ovary of a flowering plant that contains seeds.

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  • 11. 

    Who among the following is a well known  Cine         Actor/Actress of India cinema?

    • A.

      Priyanka Chopra

    • B.

      Anjali Bhagat

    • C.

      Sania Mirza

    • D.

      Gaganjeet Bhullar

    • E.

      Zaheer Khan

    Correct Answer
    A. Priyanka Chopra
    Explanation
    Priyanka Chopra is a well-known cine actress of Indian cinema. She has achieved international fame and recognition for her acting skills and versatility. She has appeared in numerous successful Bollywood movies and has also made a mark in Hollywood with her roles in films and TV shows. Priyanka Chopra has won several awards for her performances and is considered one of the most influential and talented actresses in the industry.

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  • 12. 

    Which term is NOT used in field of economics?

    • A.

      Net Income

    • B.

      Cost of Project

    • C.

      Flow of Fund

    • D.

      Atomic Number

    • E.

      Balance Sheet

    Correct Answer
    D. Atomic Number
    Explanation
    Atomic Number is not used in the field of economics. It is a term used in chemistry to represent the number of protons in the nucleus of an atom. In economics, terms such as Net Income, Cost of Project, Flow of Fund, and Balance Sheet are commonly used to describe financial concepts and transactions.

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  • 13. 

    Flu is caused by a -----

    • A.

      Fungus

    • B.

      Bacteria

    • C.

      Virus

    • D.

      Either Fungus or Bacteria

    • E.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    C. Virus
    Explanation
    Flu is caused by a virus. Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is caused by the influenza virus. This viral infection affects the respiratory system and can cause symptoms such as fever, cough, sore throat, body aches, and fatigue. The flu virus is highly contagious and can spread easily from person to person through respiratory droplets. Vaccines are available to prevent the flu and antiviral medications can be used to treat it.

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  • 14. 

    ‘White House’ is the Official Residence of the          president of

    • A.

      USA

    • B.

      France

    • C.

      Italy

    • D.

      Germany

    • E.

      Russia

    Correct Answer
    A. USA
    Explanation
    The White House is the official residence of the president of the United States. It is located in Washington, D.C. and has been the home of every U.S. president since John Adams in 1800. The White House is not only the president's residence but also serves as the executive office and ceremonial space for the president and their administration. It is an iconic symbol of the American presidency and is visited by thousands of tourists each year.

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  • 15. 

    Expand the term  FRBM.

    • A.

      Foreign Responsibility and Business Management

    • B.

      Fiscal Review and Business Management

    • C.

      Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management

    • D.

      Financial Responsibility and Budget Modification

    • E.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    C. Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management
    Explanation
    FRBM stands for Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management. This term refers to a set of rules and guidelines that aim to ensure fiscal discipline and prudent management of government finances. It includes measures to control the fiscal deficit, reduce government debt, and promote transparency and accountability in budgetary processes. The correct answer is "Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management."

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  • 16. 

    Who is NOT a famous cricketer?

    • A.

      Rahul Dravid

    • B.

      M S Dhoni

    • C.

      Gautam Gambhir

    • D.

      Pankaj Advani

    • E.

      Ashish Nehra

    Correct Answer
    D. Pankaj Advani
    Explanation
    Pankaj Advani is not a famous cricketer because he is actually a professional billiards and snooker player. He has won multiple world championships in these sports, but he is not known for his cricket skills.

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  • 17. 

    Which scheme is launched by Govt. of India to         provide good health care services in rural areas?  

    • A.

      Kutir Jyoti

    • B.

      ASHA

    • C.

      MGNREGA

    • D.

      Bharat NIrman

    • E.

      Swavlamban

    Correct Answer
    B. ASHA
    Explanation
    The correct answer is ASHA. ASHA stands for Accredited Social Health Activist. It is a community health worker scheme launched by the Government of India to provide primary healthcare services in rural areas. ASHA workers are trained to provide basic healthcare services, promote health awareness, and facilitate access to healthcare facilities for the rural population.

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  • 18. 

    Which of the following instruments is normally used         by Medical professionals?

    • A.

      Stroboscope

    • B.

      Ammeter

    • C.

      Photometer

    • D.

      Thermoscope

    • E.

      Stethoscope

    Correct Answer
    E. Stethoscope
    Explanation
    The stethoscope is an instrument commonly used by medical professionals to listen to sounds within the body, such as the heartbeat, lung sounds, and bowel sounds. It consists of a chestpiece, tubing, and earpieces. The chestpiece is placed on the patient's body and the sound is transmitted through the tubing to the medical professional's ears. The stethoscope is an essential tool for diagnosing and monitoring various medical conditions.

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  • 19. 

    With the assistance of which one of the following         countries  Kudankulum  Atomic Power Project is         being set up?

    • A.

      France

    • B.

      Germany

    • C.

      U.K

    • D.

      Russia

    • E.

      None

    Correct Answer
    D. Russia
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Russia. The Kudankulum Atomic Power Project is being set up with the assistance of Russia.

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  • 20. 

    Golfer Jeev Milkha Singh Plays for which one of the         following countries?

    • A.

      France

    • B.

      India

    • C.

      Germany

    • D.

      Cananda

    • E.

      Pakistan

    Correct Answer
    A. France
    Explanation
    The given question asks about the country for which golfer Jeev Milkha Singh plays. The correct answer is France. This means that Jeev Milkha Singh represents France in golf tournaments.

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