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2081 . A convex lens of glass has power P in air. If it is immersed in water, what will be its power?
Less than P

2082 . The internal secretion of which acid helps in digestion?
Hydrochloric acid

2083 . Who is responsible for the registration of voters?
Election Commission

2084 . If a place is located at 20°N, 80°E in which continents does it lie ?
Asia

2085 . Which was a Pala Ruler who was raised to the throne by different sections of people?
Gopala

2086 . How is the tax which is paid by the person on whom the tax is incident?
Direct tax

2087 . Jaspal Rana is a distinguished athlete in which game?
Shooting

2088 . Which is used in welding industry?
Acetylene

2089 . Where was the world's first oil-well drilled in the nineteenth century ?
Titusfills in Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

2090 . Which was a novelty in Shah Jahan's buildings ?
Makrana marble
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2091 . Companion cells are usually seen associated with which tube?
Sieve tube

2092 . Which is an extra Constitutional and non-statutory body?
Planning Commission

2093 . Who was the first lady Governor of an Indian state?
Mrs. Sarojini Naidu

2094 . In which country is the world's highest hydel power project 'Rongtong' located?
Beijing

2095 . During which reign was Tobacco introduced for cultivation?
Jahangir

2096 . Which is called a 'banker's cheque' ?
Demand draft

2097 . Which types of waves are used in a night vision apparatus?
Infra-red-waves

2098 . Which tissue in cells have lost the capicity of cell division?
Permanent tissue

2099 . 17th Parallel separates which country?
North and South Vietnam

2100 . Who established Fergusson College at Pune in the year 1885 ?
Deccan Education Society
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2101 . Who is the author of the controversial book 'Forbidden Verses'?
Abu Nawaz

2102 . Pneumoconiosis affects the workers who work mainly in which industry?
Coal mining industry

2103 . Who proposed the Preamble before the Drafting Committee of the Constitution ?
Jawaharlal Nehru

2104 . A V-shaped valley is a feature produced by which river?
Youthful river

2105 . In the Delhi Sultanate, the work of 'Mustauf-i-Mamalik' was related to which?
Auditing

2106 . Which is a part of the eye that helps in changing the focal length of crystalline lensis?
Ciliary muscles

2107 . When is International women's Day recognized by the UN observed?
8-Mar

2108 . Which type of unemployment mostly found in India?
Disguised

2109 . Which is the largest sea in the world?
South China Sea

2110 . Where did Akbar build the Panch Mahal, noted for its various types of pillars?
Fatehpur Sikri
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2111 . Food is converted into energy in which of the cellular organelles of cell?
Mitochondria

2112 . According to which system are the members of the Rajya Sabha elected?
Single Transferable Vote System

2113 . What does the rusting of iron nail?
Increases its weight

2114 . Who built the mausoleum of Jahangir and where?
Nur Jahan at Lahore

2115 . Which is-the largest Gulf in the World?
The Gulf of Mexico

2116 . The World Cup Cricket Twenty-20 title in the 2012 was won by why country?
Australia

2117 . Ben Johnson (Canadian) was disqualified in the 1998 Seoul Olympic in the Athletics?
100 m

2118 . What is Study of inter relationship between living organism and their environment?
Ecology

2119 . What is the length of India's coastline?
About 7500 km

2120 . By whom were India's famous Peacock Throne and the diamond Koh-e-Noor taken away?
Nadir Shah
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The plural ending -(e)s has three different pronunciations.
  • After one of the 'sibilant' sounds /s/, Izl, ll, /3A /tj/ and /d3A -es is pronounced hzl.
    buses/'bASiz/ crashes /'kraefiz/ watches/'wotjiz/
    quizzes/' kwiziz/ garages/'gaera:3iz/ br/dges/'brid3iz/
  • After any other 'unvoiced' sound (/pA /f/, /0/, /t/ or /k/), -(ejs is pronounced /s/.
    cups /kAps/ bafbs /ba:0s/ boo/cs/buks/
    coughs /kofs/ plates /pleits/
  • After all other sounds (vowels and voiced consonants except Izl, l$l and /d3/), -(e)s is pronounced Izl.
    daysldeizl knives /naivz/ hills /hilz/ dreams /dri:mz/
    boys/boiz/ clothes /klaudz/ /egs/legz/ songs/str]z/
    frees /tri:z/ ends/endz/
  • Exceptions:
    house/haus/ houses /hauziz/ mouth /mau8/ mouths /maudz/ Third-person singular verbs (for example watches, wants, runs) and possessives (for example George's, Mark's, Joe's) follow the same pronunciation rules.
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