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What is the Study of human beauty called?

A) Argology B) Kalology
C) Agrostology D) Oncology
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Kalology

Explanation:

The Study of human beauty and the ways in which beauty influences the society is called as Kalology.

 

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      • This study is focused primarily on human attractiveness, rather than the broader field of aesthetics.

 

      • Opposite of beauty is Ugly.
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Q:

Arrange the continents from largest to smallest?

A) Africa
B) Europe
C) North America
D) Asia
E) Australia
F) South America
G) Antarctica

A) D,A,C,F,G,B,E B) A,C,B,F,E,D,G
C) D,B,F,C,G,A,E D) E,A,C,D,G,F,B
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) D,A,C,F,G,B,E

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Q:

Yellow colour of papaya is due to

A) Caricaxanthin B) Carotene
C) Lycopene D) Papain
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Caricaxanthin

Explanation:

Papayas are yellow due to the presence of carotene and xanthophyll pigments i.e, Caricaxanthin present in the chromoplasts of the fruit pulp.

 

The coloration of the different tissues in plants is due to the plastids which are present in the cells. Leucoplasts are white in colour, chloroplasts are green in colour and chromoplasts are of various colours. These plastids can take any colour at different time. Therefore, green fruits ( chloroplasts) turn colurful (chromoplasts) at maturity.

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Which one of the following rivers is recharged by subsoil water?

A) Godavari B) Damodar
C) Narmada D) Krishna
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Narmada

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Q:

The Computer size was very large in

A) Fourth Generation B) Third Generation
C) Second Generation D) First Generation
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) First Generation

Explanation:

The First Generation Computers size was very large. 

 

Since the First generation computers used 1000s of vacuum tubes that required lot of space made them gigantic in size. Single transistor could replace 1000 vacuum tubes and a single IC chip replaced 1000s of transistors made computers smaller and more speedy.

 

It is obvious that computers developed with more power, reliability, speed and smaller sizes due to the enhancement of technology.

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First Indian woman to win Man Booker Prize?

A) Kiran Desai B) V.S. Naipaul
C) Salman Rushdie D) Arundhati Roy
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Arundhati Roy

Explanation:

Arundhati Roy was the first Indian woman to win the Man Booker Prize in the year 1997.

An Indian writer, Arundhati Roy, was awarded England's prestigious Booker Prize this evening for her first novel, ''The God of Small Things,'' a soaring story about a set of twins struggling to make sense of the world, themselves and their strange and difficult family in southern India.

 

Kiran Desai was the youngest woman to win the Man Booker Prize.

Bernice Rubens became the first woman to win the Booker Prize in 1970. Man Booker Prize is one of the world's richest literary prizes.

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Q:

The articles 17 and 18 of Constitution provide

A) Social Equality B) Economic Equality
C) Political Equality D) Religious Equality
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Social Equality

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Which of the following names is NOT associated with the insurance business in India?

A) Bajaj Allianz B) LIC
C) GIC D) GE Money
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) GE Money

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