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Q:

National Income estimates in India are prepared by

A) Planning Commission B) Reserve Bank of India
C) Central statistical organisation D) Indian statistical Institute
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Central statistical organisation

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Q:

The staple food of the Vedic Aryan was

A) Barley and rice B) Milk and its products
C) Rice and pulses D) Vegetables and fruits
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Milk and its products

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Q:

The tropic of cancer does not pass through which of these Indian states ?

A) Madhya Pradesh B) West Bengal
C) Rajasthan D) Odisha
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Odisha

Explanation:

The tropic of cancer passes through 8 Indian states.

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They are Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Jharkand, Tripura and Mizoram.

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Q:

Ctrl, Shift and Alt are called .......... keys.

A) modifier B) function
C) alphanumeric D) adjustment
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) modifier

Explanation:

Modifier keys include Alt, Ctrl, Shift and the Windows key.

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Q:

The purest form of iron is 

A) wrought iron B) steel
C) pig iron D) nickel steel
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) wrought iron

Explanation:

Wrought Iron is the purest form of iron. It contains 0.12 to 0.25% carbon and so it is the purest form of iron.

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Q:

Fathometer is used to measure

A) Earthquakes B) Rainfall
C) Ocean depth D) Sound intensity
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Ocean depth

Explanation:

Fathometer is used to measure Ocean depth.

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Fathometer is A depth finder that uses sound waves to determine the depth of water.

 

The Richter Scale is used to measure the intensity of Earthquakes.

 

The Decibel Scale is used to measure sound intensity.

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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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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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