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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

General Science for Competitive Exams

1. What are soaps?
[A]Sodium or potassium salts of heavier fatty acids
[B]Mixture of glycerol and alcohol
[C]Esters of heavy fatty acids
[D]Salts of silicates

2. Deep blue colour is imparted to glass by the presence of ____________________.
[A]Nickel oxide
[B]Cobalt oxide
[C]Iron oxide
[D]Cupric oxide

3. The vast resources of unutilised natural gas can be used in the production of ___________________.
[A]Synthetic petroleum

4. Paper is manufactured by ____________________________.
[A]Wood and bleaching powder
[B]Wood and resin
[C]Wood, sodium and bleaching powder
[D]Wood, calcium, hydrogen sulphite and resin

5. One fathom is equal to ___________________.
[A]30 feet
[B]100 cm
[C]6 feet
[D]6 meters


Monday, March 30, 2020

Today's GK Quiz

1. Ao, Sema and Konyak are the principal languages of which north-eastern Indian state ?
[Category: India GK]

2. Who among the following was also known as the 'Little Corporal' ?
[Category: India GK]
[A]Joseph Stalin
[B]Mao Zedong
[C]Napoleon Bonaparte
[D]Adolf Hitler

3. Which city houses the headquarters of the INTERPOL (International Criminal Police Organisation), the world's largest international police organisation ?
[Category: India GK]
[C]The Hague

4. On 26th November 1960, between which cities was the first Subscriber Trunk Dialling (STD) service started in India ?
[Category: India GK]
[C]Chandigarh-New Delhi

5. Taka is the official currency of which Asian country ?
[Category: India GK]
[B]Sri Lanka