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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:

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:

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:

Who is the author of the book 'Freedom Behind Bars '

A) Kiran Bedi B) Jawaharlal Nehru
C) Nelson Mandela D) Sheikh Abdullah
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Kiran Bedi

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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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