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Which movie won the national award for Best Film on social issues at the 64th National Film Awards. 2017?

A) Dangal B) Pink
C) Sultan D) Airlift
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Pink

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Which of the following countries have won a united bid to host the 23rd FIFA World Cup 2026?

A) Brazil, France and Argentina B) Brazil, Mexico and Spain
C) Spain, Portugal and Germany D) US, Mexico and Canada
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) US, Mexico and Canada

Explanation:

The United States of America, Mexico and Canada have won the right to host the 23rd FIFA 2026 World Cup after beating Morocco in a vote by FIFA member nations in Moscow. The North American bid received 134 of the 203 votes, while Morocco polled 65 in the ballot at a FIFA Congress held in Moscow.

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Q:

World's first thermal battery power plant is started in which state? 

A) Andhra Pradesh  B) Kerala 
C) Uttar Pradesh  D) Maharashtra 
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Andhra Pradesh 

Explanation:

World's first-ever thermal battery plant was unveiled in Andhra Pradesh by the state's Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday in Amaravati.

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Q:

 Public Affairs Centre (PAC) engages in action research focussing on Sustainable Development Goals in the context of India. PAC situated in-? 

A) New Delhi B) Bengaluru
C) Mumbai D) Kolkata
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Bengaluru

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The Public Affairs Centre is a not-for-profit research think tank situated in Bengaluru, Karnataka. It works at improving the quality of governance in India. The institute conducts research activities in two major fields, public policy and participatory governance.

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Q:

Barometer was invented by

A) Evangelista Torricelli B) Charles Xavier Thomas
C) Edward Teller D) Gustav Tauschek
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Evangelista Torricelli

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Who is the author of "The English Teacher"?

A) Aparna Sinha B) Bapsi Sidhwa
C) R. K. Narayan D) Indu Sundaresan
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) R. K. Narayan

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Q:

In a cut motion, when the amount of demand is reduced by Rs 100/­ , it is known as

A) Disapproval of policy cut B) Economy cut
C) Vote on Account D) Token cut
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Token cut

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The modern periodic table consists of 18 groups and 7 periods. What is the atomic number of the element placed in the 1st group and the 4th period?

A) 21 B) 17
C) 19 D) 9
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 19

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