Q 1. Identify the commodity X.
In the U.S.A. from 1933 to 1974 it was illegal for the citizens to own ____X___, without a special license. On January 1, 1975, these restrictions were lifted and ____X____ can now be freely held in the U.S. without any licensing or restrictions of any kind.
India is the largest market for _____X_____?
Q 2. The combined economy of SAARC is the 3rd largest in the world in the terms of GDP(PPP) after the United States and China. The first summit was held in Dhaka in 1985. Where was the second summit held?
Q 3. Canada was the world’s largest uranium producer for many years, accounting for about 22% of world output, but in 2009 was overtaken by ________________.
Q 4. Logo of _______________?
Q 5. From the world of literature: What is a Sonnet?
Q 6. Flag of ________________?
Q 7. Which Indian political party had ‘Cow and Calf’ as there electoral symbol?
Q 8. What is the correct sequence of arrival of the following European powers to India?
Q 9. Psephology is the study of _______________.
Q 10. Who was the longest serving Foreign Minister of India?
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Ans 1. Gold
Ans 2. Bangalore, India.
Ans 3. Kazakhstan. (Note: Australia has world’s largest reserves of Uranium)
Ans 4. Bharat Dynamics Limited – is one of India’s manufacturer of ammunitions and missile systems. It was founded in 1970 inHyderabad, Telangana. Begun with a pool of engineers drawn from DRDO and aerospace industries, BDL began by producing a 1st Generation Anti Tank Guided Missile-the French SS11B1.
Ans 5. Sonnet is a piece of poetry with 14 lines and strict rhyming pattern. William Shakespeare is famous for his 154 sonnets.
Ans 6. Russia
Ans 7. Indian National Congress
Ans 8. Portuguese(1498) – English(1600) – Dutch(1602) – French(1669)
Ans 9. Psephology is a branch of political science which deals with the study and scientific analysis of elections. (Note: It is derived from Greek psephos, ‘pebble’, which the Greeks used as ballots)
Ans 10. Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru (17 years: From 1947-64)