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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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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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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:

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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