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1.Who wrote the first web browser?
[a]Bill Gates
[b]Marc Andreessen and Eric Bina
[c]Tim Berners-Lee
[d]Steve Jobs

2.When was the Constitution of India enacted, signed and adopted by the Constituent Assembly?
[a]January 26, 1950
[b]December 11, 1946
[c]December 9, 1946
[d]November 26, 1949

3.Who among the following have a right to vote in the Vice-Presidential election, but not in the Presidential election?
[a]Judges of the Supreme Court.
[b]Ministers who are not members of either of the houses of the State.
[c]Nominated members of the Parliament.
[d]Members of Parliament who are absent from all meetings of the Houses for a period of sixty days without the permission of the House.

4.Phillaur in Punjab, Azamgarh and Bijnor in UP. What links the winners of the 1989 elections in these three constituencies?
[a]Five-time winners
[b]All BSP candidates
[c]All members of the first Lok Sabha
[d]There are no links.

5.Unripe fruits contain
[a]amino acid 
[b]uric acid
[c]lactic acid 
[d]malic acid

6.Who was the first person to introduce the logarithm tables?
[a]Benjamin Franklin 
[b]T. A. Edison

7.Which plan was "formulated against the backdrop of severe inflationary pressure? (The period of the plan was 1974-1979 but was terminated by the Janata Government in 1978, one year before the scheduled period.)
[a]Fifth Five Year Plan
[b]Second Five Year Plan
[c]Third Five Year Plan
[d]Sixth Five Year Plan

8.This famous business personality earned money by repairing toy trains when he was 13. His father escaped from the British Police in 1920 and landed in the USA with $20 in his pocket and later married an American schoolteacher and settled in Philadelphia. His corporate headquarters is known as The Mountain. Identify him. 
[a]Nani Gopal Bose 
[b]Amar Gopal Bose
[c]Anand Gopal Bose 
[d]Shashikant Bose

9. "I would have been a biscuit-maker," he said, when asked in an interview what he would have been had it not been for his current job! Biscuit manufacturing would not have been a problem for him, as his father has been running Luckyland Biscuits for the past three decades, and it now is the third-biggest biscuit maker in Sri Lanka. Name him. 
[a]Sanath Jayasuriya
[b]Maravan Attapattu
[c]Rumesh Ratnayake
[d]Muttiah Muralidharan

10.The prolific Sir Donald Bradman, who passed away recently, was dismissed for a duck in his last Test innings and hence could not finish his career with an average of 100. Who denied him that singularhonour?
[a]Eric Hollies 
[d]Jim Laker

11.Which is the biggest church in India?
[a]St. Cathedral, Goa
[b]The Rachol Seminary, Goa
[c]Bascilica of Bom Jesus, Goa
[d]Church of Our Lady of Rosary, Goa.

12.The arrests of which two prominent leaders of Congress caused serious unrest in Punjab finally leading to the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in the year 1919?
[a]Dr.Kitchlu and Dr.Satyapal
[b]Dr.Kitchlu and Madan Mohan Malviya
[c]Madan Mohan Malviya and Dr.Satyapal
[d]Mohammed All Jinnah and Madan Mohan Malviya

13.Which of the following events is not related to the year 2001?
[a]`Agra Summit' between India and Pakistan
[b]Worst natural calamity in India: Gujarat Earthquake
[c]Enron bidsfarewell to Indian energy sector
[d]Three new states Chattisgarh, Uttaranchal and Jharkhand are created.

14.The layer which helps human beings on the earth to receive radio signals is?

15.In the development of black and white photo film
[a]the silver salts are converted to metallic silver
[b]the silver salts are converted to bleaches
[c]the silver salts are converted to coloured dyes
[d]all of these

16.A number when divided by the sum of 555 and 445 gives two times their difference as quotient and 30 as the remainder. The number is :

17.A train starts with full of passengers. At the first station, it drops one-third of the passengers and takes 280 more. At the second station, it drops one-half of the new total and takes 12 more. On arriving at the third station, it is found to have 248 passengers. Find the number of passengers in the beginning. 

18.Kiran had 85 currency notes in all, some of which were of R.100 denomination and the remaining of Rs.50 denomination. The total amount of all these currency notes was Rs.5000. How much amount did she have in the denomination of Rs.50?

19. In Arun's opinion, his weight is greater than 65 kg but less than 72 kg. His brother does not agree with Arun and he thinks that Arun's weight is greater than 60 kg but less than 70 kg. His mother's view is that his weight cannot be greater than 68 kg. If all of them are correct in their estimation, what is the average of different probable weight of Arun? 
[a]67.5 kg 
[b]68.5 kg
[c]69.5 kg 
[d]66.5 kg

20.In an election between two candidates,75% of the voters cast their votes, out of which 2% of the votes were declared invalid. A candidate got 9261 votes which were 75% of the total valid votes. Find the total number of votes enrolled in that election.

21.If the manufacturer gains 10%, the wholesale dealer 15% and the retailer 25%, then find the cost of production of a table, the retail price of whichis Rs.1265?

22.60 kg of an alloy A is mixed with 100 kg of alloy R. If alloy A has lead and tin in the ratio 3 : 2 and alloy B has tin and copper in the ratio 1 : 4, then the amount of tin in the new alloy is :
[a]36 kg 
[b]44 kg 
[c]53 kg 
[d]49 kg

23.A invested Rs.76,000 in a business. After few months, B joined him with Rs.57,000. At the end of the year, the total profit was divided between them in the ratio 2: 1. After how many months did B join?
[a]5 months
[b]4 months
[c]3 months
[d]2 months

24.2 men and 3 boys can do a piece of work in 10 days while 3 men and 2 boys can do the same work in 8 days. In how many days can 2 men and 1 boy do the work?
[a]12% days 
[b]12 days 
[c]13% days 
[d]13 days

25.Four years ago, the father's age was three times the age of his son. The total of the ages of the father and the son after four years will be 64 years. What is the father's age at present?
[a]32 years 
[b]36 years
[c]44 years 
[d]40 years