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Q:

Which river of India is called Vridha Ganga?

A) Krishna B) Godavari
C) Kaveri D) Narmada
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Godavari

Explanation:

Godavari, India's second longest river after the river Ganga and is one among the peninsular rivers.

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The river Godavari is often referred to as Vridha Ganga because of its large size and extent among the peninsular rivers.

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Which foreign country is closest to Andaman Islands

A) Sri Lanka B) Indonesia
C) Myanmar D) Pakistan
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Myanmar

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Q:

The working principle of a washing machine is

A) reverse osmosis B) diffusion
C) centrifugation D) dialysis
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) centrifugation

Explanation:

The working principle of a washing machine is centrifugation.

 

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Centrifugation is a separation process which uses the action of centrifugal force to promote accelerated settling of particles in a solid-liquid mixture.

The washing machine consists of centrifuge for this purpose. A centrifuge is a piece of equipment that puts an object in rotation around a fixed axis, applying a force perpendicular to the axis of spin that can be very strong.

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MS-Word is an example of _____

A) An operating system B) A processing device
C) Application software D) An input device
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Application software

Explanation:

Microsoft Word or MS-Word is an Application software developed by the company Microsoft. It allows users to Type and Save documents.

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Q:

Fastest Shorthand Writer was

A) Dr. G. D. Bist B) J.R.D. Tata
C) J.M. Tagore D) Khudada Khan
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Dr. G. D. Bist

Explanation:

Dr. G. D. Bist, Guinness Record Holder, the first-ever Ph.D. in Stenography in the world.

 

He had achieved a highest speed of 250 w.p.m. in Shorthand.

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Q:

Epsom(England) is the place associated with

A) Snooker B) Shooting
C) Polo D) Horse racing
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Horse racing

Explanation:

Epsom is a market town in Surrey, England, 22.0 km south-west of London.

Epsom Downs Racecourse holds The Derby, now a generic name for sports competitions in English-speaking countries. The town also gives its name to Epsom salts, extracted from mineral waters there.

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Within the centuries-old boundaries is Epsom Downs Racecourse which features two of the five English Classic horse races; The Derby and The Oaks, which were first run in 1780 and 1779 respectively.

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Q:

Who proposed the Preamble before the Drafting Committee of the Constitution

A) Jawaharlal Nehru B) B.R. Ambedkar
C) B.N.Rau D) Mahatma Gandhi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Jawaharlal Nehru

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Q:

The state of Assam has

A) Five National Parks and eleven wildlife sanctuaries B) Three National Parks and nine wildlife sanctuaries
C) Three National Parks and eight wildlife sanctuaries D) Two National Parks and eleven wildlife sanctuaries
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Five National Parks and eleven wildlife sanctuaries

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