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Q:

What is a shell?

Answer

A shell is an interactive user interface to an operating system services that allows an user to enter commands as character strings or through a graphical user interface. The shell converts them to system calls to the OS or forks off a process to execute the command. System call results and other information from the OS are presented to the user through an interactive interface. Commonly used shells are sh,csh,ks etc.

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Q:

The Good Governance Day (GGD) is observed on which day in India?

A) December 22 B) December 25
C) December 21 D) December 24
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) December 25

Explanation:

The Good Governance Day (GGD) is observed every year in India on the eve of the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

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Q:

"National Youth Day" is celebrated on which day ?

A) January 15 B) January 14
C) January 17 D) January 12
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) January 12

Explanation:

National Youth Day is celebrated in India on 12 January on the birthday of Swami Vivekananda. In 1984 the Government of India declared the day as the National Youth Day and since 1985 the event is celebrated in India every year.

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Q:

Bhel commissions another 600Mw thermal unit in which state ?

A) Telangana B) Andhra Pradesh
C) Chattisgarh D) Karnataka
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Telangana

Explanation:
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K and L start a business jointly. K invests Rs.16000 for 8 months and L remains in the business for 4 months. Out of the total profit L claims 2/7th share. How much money is contributed by L?

A) Rs. 13,204 B) Rs. 14,521
C) Rs. 12,800 D) Rs. 15,000
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Rs. 12,800

Explanation:

Given share of L is 2/7 th of profit. Then, their profits are divided in to 5:2 ratio.
Ratio of K and L is

x = Rs. 12,800.

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