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Q:

Hydrogen bomb is based on the principle of  

A) nuclear fission B) nuclear fusion
C) natural radioactivity D) artificial radioactivity
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) nuclear fusion

Explanation:

Hydrogen Bomb is based on the principle of Nuclear Fusion.

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  • Nuclear fusion is a reaction in which two or more atomic nuclei are combined to form one or more different atomic nuclei and subatomic particles.

 

  • The difference in mass between the reactants and products is manifested as either the release or absorption of energy.
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Q:

Which latitude passes through the middle of India?

A) Equator B) Arctic Circle
C) Tropic of Capricorn D) Tropic of Cancer
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Tropic of Cancer

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Q:

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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A computer cannot "boot" if it does not have the _____

A) Compiler B) Loader
C) Operating system D) Assembler
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Operating system

Explanation:

An operating system is the system software that handles the software and hardware resources and provides services for the computer programs. SO without an operating system, a computer cannot "boot".

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Q:

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:

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 blue colour of the clear sky is due to

A) Diffraction of light B) Dispersion of light
C) Reflection of light D) Refraction of light
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Dispersion of light

Explanation:

A clear cloudless day-time sky is blue because molecules in the air dissipate blue light from the sun more than they dissipate red light. When we look towards the sun at sunset, we see red and orange hues on the grounds because the blue light has been scattered out and away from the line of sight.

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