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1) What method do the vaqueros use to catch ostriches in the Argentine pampas? 2) On what occasion did Sarojini Naidu write to Jawaharlal Nehru, ‘Love to all, and a kiss to the new soul of India’? 3) In Gulliver’s Travels, what caused the war between Lilliput and its neighbor? 4) Why were Nazi stormtroopers […]

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Meaning of following words 1. PAN – permanent account number. 2. PDF – portable document format. 3. SIM – Subscriber Identity Module. 4. ATM – Automated Teller machine. 5. IFSC – Indian Financial System Code. 6. FSSAI(Fssai) – Food Safety & Standards Authority of India. 7. Wi-Fi – Wireless fidelity. 8. GOOGLE – Global Organization […]

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1) Oliver Goldsmith’s novel ‘The Vicar of Wakefield’ inspired which work of Kandukuri Veeresalingam? 2) Dhanvantari, the God of Ayurveda, is seen holding which is in his hand? 3) Durgi in Guntur district and Allagadda in Kurnool district are known for which craft? 4) According to Buddhist legends, before the birth of Siddhartha Gautama, his […]

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1) Most countries have the Red Cross, Muslim countries have the Red Crescent. Which country has the Red Shield of David? 2) What message did Swami Vivekananda send to Tagore after he (Tagore) got the Nobel Prize? 3) By the continuous intermingling of Hindi, Persian and Arabic, a new language emerged. What is this language […]

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1) Which was the first Indian State to be annexed in 1848 by Lord Dalhousie by the application of the ‘Doctrine of Lapse’? 2) Which rank of the Indian Air Force is equivalent to a Brigadier in the Indian Army? 3) What name is given to the band of striated lines of limestone, which spans […]

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1) Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia was a martial arts instructor before he changed his profession. How is he better known today? 2) What connects a punctuation mark, the large intestine and the currency of Costa Rica? 3) In 1945, which President, while working as a journalist, interviewed Mahatma Gandhi? 4) During World War II, which […]

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1) What did Lila and DeWitt Wallace found in 1922? 2) In 2008, which country created a world record by launching 10 satellites simultaneously? 3) Who was the winner of the 1988 United Nations Human Rights Prize? 4) Which classical Indian dance form originated from the words bhava, raga and tala? 5) The study and […]

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1) In which Indian classical dance form does the dancer commence with a sequence called ‘That’? 2) Two rockets captured from which Indian ruler by the British are displayed at the Royal Artillery Museum in London? 3) Which state of India derived its name from the Sanskrit word ‘Odra Vishaya’ or ‘Odra Desa? 4) Which […]

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1) In September 1965, which word was used in print for the first time in the San Francisco Examiner under the title A New Haven for Beatniks? 2) What are Queen Elizabeth, First Red and Eiffel Tower different varieties of? 3) Which revolutionary adopted the alias Koba, David, Soso and Chiijikov to evade arrest? 4) […]

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1) What are you suffering from if your doctor diagnoses you with singultus? 2) Whose birthday is celebrated as National Youth Day in India? 3) Why is the International Date Line zigzag? 4) Who cursed Ravana saying that his kingdom would be burnt by a monkey? 5) Who might wear meels? 6) In the 1990s […]

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1) The scientific name of which snake literally means ‘snake-eater’? 2) Coupe Suzanne Lenglen is the name of the Women’s Singles Trophy of which tournament? 3) The name of which spice is derived from a word meaning ‘nail’ in Latin? 4) Which bird lays the largest egg in relation to its body size? 5) The […]

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1) Which tiger reserve is located in the Maikal hills of the Satpuras? 2) Who was the first Indian king to set up diplomatic relations with China? 3) Which is India’s largest cricket stadium in terms of its seating capacity? 4) On the outskirts of which city in Bihar was Mahavira born? 5) Which 48m […]

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1) The Berlin Wall has fallen, and pieces of it are now sold as souvenirs. When was it built? 2) Who was the founder of the chemical industry in India? 3) A dodecagon is a polygon with 4) Who invented the jet engine? 5) What is the nationality of the Nobel Prize winning novelist Miguel […]

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1) Which popular dance is said to have originated in the area of the Rio de la Plata (between Argentina and Uruguay)? 2) What alpha-numeric code is given for the largest size of paper? 3) Which very popular interactive website has refined its technology so that it can censor messages on a country-by-country basis? 4) […]

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1) Which archaeological site in Punjab takes its name from a village situated near the former course of the Ravi River? 2) Name the Man Booker Prize winner who is the author of ‘The White Tiger’. 3) Which sport is also known as ‘Pugilism’? 4) What theoretical physicists 1998 book, ‘A Brief History of Time’ […]

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1) What are mermaids’ purses found on the beach? 2) Which nuclear disaster took place in 1986 in the erstwhile USSR? 3) Which compound’s name originated from a gum taken from plants growing near the temple of Ammon? 4) Which people invented the symbol for zero? 5) What danger is entailed by the male spider […]

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1) In the 2001 animated movie Monsters, Inc., a little girl stumbles into the ‘scarefloor’ or Monsters Inc. and befriends the top scarer, Sulley. What does he name her? 2) Early paper or books were made of an Egyptian roll of plant or grass and consisted of long strips of paper. Name this plant. 3) […]

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1) Which of the following descriptions is not associated with Batman: Man Without Fear, The Dark Knight, The World’s Greatest Detective or The Caped Crusader? 2) The word vinegar comes from the French words vyn egre which means sour wine. What active ingredient gives vinegar its sour taste? 3) Cones are photoreceptor cells that are […]

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1) The nucleus of which element has the highest binding energy per nucleon? 2) Who was the last member of the Macedonian Ptolemaic dynasty to rule Egypt? 3) The flag of which country has the crossed keys of St. Peter on it? 4) In which country was insulin first administered to a patient with diabetes […]

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1) Which Indian diplomat, born Swarup Kumari, was elected the first woman President of the United Nations General Assembly? 2) The autobiography of which prominent Indian is subtitled ‘My Music, My Life’ and has an introduction by Yehudi Menuhin? 3) What is the word ‘soccer’ a shortened form of? 4) Which physical fitness programme was […]

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1) Who was the first woman to feature on an Indian stamp? 2) In which game is there a metal board called a telltale on court? 3) Which modern city came into being when the Tomara Rajputs founded Lal Kot in 736 AD? 4) What was the first month on the early Roman calendar? 5) […]

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1) Which word is common to a pair of deep bodied drums and an African antelope? 2) Other than Mercury, which is the only planet with no moon? 3) In which UNESCO World Heritage Site would you find the Kapali Yantra, Chakra Yantra and Rashi Valaya Yantra? 4) A British surveyor, Sir Andrew Scott Waugh, […]

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