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Q:

In which of the following fields Prof. Malcolm Adiseshiah earned worldwide distinction?

A) Literature B) Medicine
C) Economics D) Nuclear physics

Answer:   C) Economics



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Carbon monoxide is a common atmospheric pollutant.

A) TRUE B) FALSE
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) TRUE

Explanation:

Carbon monoxide is one of the major pollutant present in the world. The six most common pollutants include ozone, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, nitrogen oxides, and particulate matter.


 


Carbon monoxide is a common atmospheric pollutant. It is produced largely in combustion processes like in industries and in vehicles. It is a gas that cannot be seen nor smelled.

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Q:

IG full form in police department?

Answer

IG stands for Inspector General of Police. DIG(Deputy Inspector General ofPolice) is a One-star rank in the police service who works under IG.

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Q:

Merdeka cup is associated with

A) Badminton B) Tennis
C) Football D) Hockey
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Football

Explanation:

Merdeka cup is associated with Football in Indonesia.

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Q:

Yellow colour of papaya is due to

A) Caricaxanthin B) Carotene
C) Lycopene D) Papain
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Caricaxanthin

Explanation:

Papayas are yellow due to the presence of carotene and xanthophyll pigments i.e, Caricaxanthin present in the chromoplasts of the fruit pulp.

 

The coloration of the different tissues in plants is due to the plastids which are present in the cells. Leucoplasts are white in colour, chloroplasts are green in colour and chromoplasts are of various colours. These plastids can take any colour at different time. Therefore, green fruits ( chloroplasts) turn colurful (chromoplasts) at maturity.

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Name the body that has recently announced a plan to promote micro-enterprises in 115 aspirational districts across the country after tying up with Common Service Centre (CSC).

A) SEBI B) RBI
C) SIDBI D) IRDAI
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) SIDBI

Explanation:

Small Industries and Development Bank of India (SIDBI) announced a plan to promote micro-enterprises in 115 aspirational districts across the country. It has tied up with Common Service Centre (CSC).

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Q:

In e-FRRO, 'FRRO' stands for?

A) Foreigners Reacceptance Registration Office B) Foreigners Regional Registration Office
C) Foreigners Regaining Registration Office D) Foreigners Registry Registration Office
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Foreigners Regional Registration Office

Explanation:

Home Minister Rajnath Singh launched the web-based application e-FRRO (e-Foreigners Regional Registration Office) scheme under which foreigners can avail, various visa and immigration-related services online. This will facilitate hassle-free travel to India for foreigners.

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Q:

Which elements are most abundant in living organisms?

A) oxygen, nitrogen, carbon, hydrogen, sulfur, and phosphorus B) carbon, potassium, iron, magnesium, hydrogen, and nitrogen
C) hydrogen, carbon, calcium, potassium, oxygen, and phosphorus D) oxygen, calcium, phosphorus, sodium, hydrogen, and carbon
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) oxygen, nitrogen, carbon, hydrogen, sulfur, and phosphorus

Explanation:

Living organisms often contain trace amounts of several elements, but the most abundant ones are oxygen, carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, calcium, sulphur and phosphorus.

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Where does most weather occur in the atmosphere?

A) Ionosphere B) Stratosphere
C) Troposphere D) Mesosphere
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Troposphere

Explanation:

The troposphere is the lowest layer of the atmosphere and where most clouds are. That means all weather is in the troposphere. Almost all weather occurs in the Troposphere, basically, the lowest layer that goes up to about 10 - 15 kms.

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