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441 . With which does the power to extend or restrict the jurisdiction of the High Court rest?
With the Parliament

442 . 'Gobar gas' contains mainly which gas?

443 . Which is the biggest Public Sector undertaking in the country?

444 . Which rocks is transformed into marble?

445 . Which 'Englishmen was fellow of Gandhiji in South Africa?

446 . By which number the quality of gasoline' sample is determined?
By its octane number

447 . Due to bite of mad dog the disease hydrophobia is caused by which virus?
Rabies virus

448 . Who appoints the Chief Election Commissioner of India?

449 . What is the principal reason for the formation of metamorphic rocks?
Extreme heat and pressure

450 . Who said “I therefore want freedom immediately, this very night, before dawn if it can be had”?
Mahatma Gandhi

451 . A temperature at which both the Fahrenheit and the centigrade scales have the same value?
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452 . With which is the 'Tennis court oath' associated?
French Revolution

453 . Which is the tax that takes away a higher proportion of one's income as the income rises?
Progressive tax

454 . Where is the Sargasso sea located?
North Atlantic Ocean

455 . Who com merited that Cripps Mission was a postdated cheque on a crashing bank?
Mahatma Gandhi

456 . Medicine for epilepsy is obtain from which lichen?

457 . Up to howmuch age can the Members of the Union Public Service Commission function?
65 years

458 . Which type of glass is used for making glass reinforced plastic?
Quartz glass

459 . Which is the greatest known ocean depth (which lies in the Pacific Ocean)?
11,033 m

460 . At which one place did Mahatma Gandhi first start his Satyagraha in India?
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461 . Which Union Territory attained statehood in February, 1987 ?

462 . Which oxyacid of halogen has maximum acidic nature?

463 . From when was the Zero Base Budgeting in India first experimented?
April, 1987

464 . What is most important reason for dwindling forest resources today?
Over felling

465 . “The best and bravest of the military leader of the rebels”- about whom was this said by Sir Hugh Rose?
Rani of Jhansi

466 . Who is the leading wicket taker in the history of Test cricket?
Shane Warne

467 . The greatest threat to organisms and biodiversity in which process?
Process of habitat loss

468 . Which Article of the Constitution of India makes a specific mention of Village Panchayats ?
Article 40

469 . How much of earth surface is covered by the forests?
30 percent

470 . Who was the first Indian woman President of the Indian National Congress?
Sarojini Naidu
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471 . The unidirectional property of a pn-junction is useful for its use as which thing?

472 . Who has been awarded the Prem Bhatia Award for the year 2012?
P.R. Ramesh

473 . Who is the chairman of 13th Finance Commission?
Vijay Kelkar

474 . The Himalyas are approximately how many kilometer broad?
150 to 400

475 . During India's Freedom Struggle, which led to the first 'All India Hartal'?
Protest against Rowlatt Act

476 . Which animals have a diet mainly consisting of bamboo?
Red pandas

477 . Which Amendment of the Constitution of India deals with the issue of strengthening of the Panchayati Raj?

478 . Thermal decomposition of alkanes is known as which name?

479 . How many islands of India are located in the Bay of Bengal?

480 . In ancient India, at where was the earliest capital of Magadha kingdom?
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