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Q:

The main source of organic matter in soil is

A) bacteria B) fungi
C) water D) plants
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) plants

Explanation:

The main source of organic matter in soil is the plant and animal tissue that decompose at each level of breakdown.

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Q:

Ashok Mehta committee recommended for the establishment of

A) Gram Panchayat B) Nagar Panchayat
C) Panchayat Samiti D) All of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Gram Panchayat

Explanation:

Under the chairmanship of Ashoka Mehta, the Janata Government appointed a committee on Panchayat Raj system in December 1977. They have made 132 recommendations to revive and strengthen the declining Panchayati Raj system in the country. As a result of this report, the Indian states of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, and West Bengal passed new legislation.

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Q:

Collisions occur at curves because

A) speed on the approach is too great B) speed leaving the curve is not enough
C) speed leaving the curve is too great D) speed on the approach is not enough
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) speed on the approach is too great

Explanation:

Collisions occur at curves because speed on the approach is too great.

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Q:

Which among the following minerals is also known as Horn Silver?

A) Silver Chroride B) Zinc Phosphate
C) Silver Iodide D) Silver Sulphide
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Silver Chroride

Explanation:

Silver chloride is a chemical compound with the chemical formula AgCl is also called as Horn Silver. It is also called as cerargyrite. It is a gray, very heavy halide mineral and an ore of silver.

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Q:

Which is the first news paper in India?

A) Peking Gazette B) Kashmir Times
C) Dainik Jagran D) Bengal Gazette
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Bengal Gazette

Explanation:

Hicky's Bengal Gazette was the first English-language newspaper and the first printed newspaper to be published in both the Indian sub-continent and in Asia. James Augustus Hicky, an Irishman started this in 1780.

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Q:

A person who writes books is called

A) Anthropologist B) Archeologist
C) Author D) Dendrologist
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Author

Explanation:

A person one who writes books, stories or articles is called as an author.

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Q:

Speed Maths Test

3 5 10 12 18 20 32 33 35 44 49 54 56 60

From the list above, how many pairs of numbers have a difference of 12?

Answer

From the given list of numbers, by observing


Only 3 pairs of numbers have the difference of 12.


They are 


20 - 32


44 - 32


44 - 56.

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Q:

Zip files use what type of compression?

A) Lossless B) Lossy
C) Any of the above D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Lossless

Explanation:

ZIP file is an archive file format that supports lossless data compression. Lossless is a fairly popular data compression method that is used in a number of different applications. Files can become corrupted when they are transferred over the internet in an uncompressed format. It enables devices to transmit or store the same amount of data in fewer bits.

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