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Q:

Which of the following is a Trans- Himalayan river?

A) Ganga B) Yamuna
C) Indus D) Ravi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Indus

Explanation:

Two sub groups of Himalayan Rivers are Trans Himalayan Rivers and Himalayan Rivers.

  • Trans Himalayan Rivers :

These rivers originate beyond the Himalayas. They are The Indus, The Sutlej and The Brahmaputra Rivers.

 

  • Himalayan Rivers :

These are the rivers originate from Himalayas. They are The Ganga, The Yamuna and their tributaries.

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Q:

In which of the following festivals are boat races a special feature?

A) Rongali Bihu B) Onam
C) Pongal D) Navratri
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Onam

Explanation:

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Onam is an annual Hindu festival with origins in the state of Kerala in India. It falls in the Malayalam calendar month of Chingam, which in Gregorian calendar overlaps with August–September. In this festival, boat races are famous.

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Who is the guardian of fundamental Rights enumerated in Indian Constitution?

A) Supreme Court B) Parliament
C) Constitution D) President
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Supreme Court

Explanation:

The Judiciary is the guardian of fundamental Rights enumerated in Indian Constitution.

In a criminal case, the judge has the power to decide whether the accused's rights have been violated.

As with most disputes, the courts decide when a right has been violated. They then have the power to act in order.

Here the Supreme Court is tyhe Highest of the Judiciary in India.

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Q:

Golf player Vijay Singh belongs to which country?

A) USA B) Fiji
C) India D) UK
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Fiji

Explanation:

Golf player Vijay Singh is an Indo-Fijian belongs to Fiji. He was born in 1963, who was number 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking for 32 weeks in 2004 and 2005.

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He was nicknamed as "The Big Fijian", has won three major Golf Championships. He has started his profession career from 1984.

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Q:

India lies in the hemisphere

A) Northern and eastern B) Southern and eastern
C) Northern and western D) Southern and western
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Northern and eastern

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Q:

The state having largest area under waste land is

A) Rajastan B) Gujarat
C) Madhya Pradesh D) Jammu and kashmir
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Rajastan

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Q:

Boron cannot form which one of the following anions?

(1) BO2-

(2) BF63-

(3) BH4-

(4) B(OH)4-

A) Option 1 B) Option 2
C) Option 3 D) Option 4
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Option 2

Explanation:

Due to absence of low lying vacant d orbital in B, sp3d2hybridization is not possible hence BF63-will not formed. 

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Q:

Who composed the Gayatri Mantra

A) Vishvamitra B) Vasishtha
C) Indra D) Parikshit
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Vishvamitra

Explanation:
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