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Q:

Bertolt Brecht is associated with which theatrical movement?

A) Thesis B) Theater of cruelty
C) Epic theater D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Epic theater

Explanation:

Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht, known professionally as Bertolt Brecht, was a German theatre practitioner, playwright, and poet.

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Q:

In India, planning commission was replaced by

A) UPSC B) NITI Aayog
C) National Development Council D) NMDC
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) NITI Aayog

Explanation:

The Planning Commission was an institution in the Government of India started by Jawaharlal Nehru, The First Prime Minister of Independent India, in the year 1950. Later, this was replaced by NITI Aayog in 2015 by now and than Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals by fostering the involvement of State Governments of India in the economic policy-making process.

 

NITI Aayog means National Institute for Transforming India. Narendra Modi is the Chairman of NITI Aayog.

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What branch of government is responsible for enforcing laws?

A) Judicial Branch B) Executive Branch
C) Legislative Branch D) All of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Executive Branch

Explanation:

Executive Branch of government is responsible for enforcing laws.

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Q:

Dynamic equilibrium receptors are found in the

A) Vestibule B) Maculae
C) Semicircular Canals D) Cupula
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Semicircular Canals

Explanation:

Dynamic equilibrium receptors are found in the Semicircular Canals. It monitors angular or rotational movements of the head when the body ismoving, such as a figure skater’s spinning, but maintaining balance.

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Q:

A rotating column of air is called

A) Tornado B) Vortex
C) Airmass D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Tornado

Explanation:

A rotating column of air is called as a Tornado which extends from the thunderstorm to the ground.

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Q:

A dissecting aortic aneurysm occurs when

A) The inner layers of the aorta become separated B) The aorta ruptures, resulting in profound bleeding
C) All layers of the aorta suddenly contract D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) The inner layers of the aorta become separated

Explanation:

A dissecting aortic aneurysm occurs when the inner layers of the aorta become separated.

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Which of the following statements about vitamins is true?

A) Vitamins have a small caloric value B) Vitamins can serve as an energy supply for the body if certain criteria are met
C) Like protein and some minerals, vitamins contribute to the structure of the body D) Vitamins are indispensable for the maintenance of optimal health
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Vitamins are indispensable for the maintenance of optimal health

Explanation:

Vitamins are indispensable for the maintenance of optimal health is the only statement that is true about vitamins.

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Q:

Deficiency of which minerals causes goiter?

A) Magnesium B) Calcium
C) Iodine D) Sulphur
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Iodine

Explanation:

Deficiency of Iodine cause Goiter also called Enlarged Thyroid. It doesn't give any pain but difficult to swallow and breath are its causes.

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