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2521 . Which material is very hard and very ductile?
Nichrome

2522 . Which is called a 'banker's cheque' ?
Demand draft

2523 . With Which game/sport is 'Popping crease' associated?
Cricket

2524 . Which lake in India has the highest water salinity?
Sambhar

2525 . In which year did the Peshwa became the official head of Maratha administration?
1748 A.D.

2526 . Bhopal gas tragedy struck in the year 1984 due to the leakage of which gas?
Methyl-iso-cyanate

2527 . Which was an associate State of India before becoming a full fledged State?
Sikkim

2528 . Einstein's mass energy relation is given by which expression?
E = mc2

2529 . Which is the first company-managed major port in India?
Ennore

2530 . Which Governor of Bengal committed suicide in 1774 ?
Robert Clive
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2531 . Pulitzer prize is awarded for outstanding work in which field?
Literature and Journalism

2532 . Bouncing of cheques has become an offence. What is the punishment for the same?
6 months imprisonment

2533 . All of the organisms living in a particular area, what do they make up?
A biological community

2534 . How can fertility of soil be improved?
By adding living earthworms

2535 . By whom was the Vernacular Press Act was passed?
Lord Lytton

2536 . By whom is Recognition to a political party accorded?
By the Election Commission

2537 . Which was the scientist who was responsible for the rejection of vital force theory?
Lavoisier

2538 . Which award is associated with Agriculture?
Bourlog Award

2539 . What type of farming is practised in the densely populated regions of the world?
Intensive farming

2540 . In which year Delhi became the capital of India?
1911
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2541 . Indian President and Prime Minister are a replica of the heads of the State of which country?
Britain

2542 . Niagara Falls is located between which pairs of lakes?
Lake Erie and lake Ontario

2543 . What was the crux of early Buddhism?
Renunciation of desire

2544 . What is the major ingredient of leather?
Collagen

2545 . With which sport is Leroy Burrell associated?
Athletics

2546 . Of which bills Open market operations of a Central Bank are sale and purchase?
Trade bills

2547 . Which country makes maximum use of the geothermal energy?
Iceland

2548 . During which time was Gandhara school of art developed?
Mauryas

2549 . By which are heredity characters of parent transfered to their offspring?
Chromosomes

2550 . When is the Constitution of India designed to work as a unitary government?
In times of Emergency
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2551 . Which particle has similar mass to that of the electron?
Positron

2552 . Which Grand Banks are famous fishing grounds in the region?
North-West Atlantic

2553 . The King Kanishka held a great Buddhist Council under whose presidentship ?
Vasurnitra

2554 . The term 'deuce' is common in which two games?
Badminton and Tennis

2555 . What is the number of principal organs of UNO?
6

2556 . What is exception to Mendel's principle of dominance?
Mirablius

2557 . Among source of power India has largest reserves of which source of power?
Coal

2558 . Which Generals of Alauddin Khilji ultimately became the first Sultan of the Tughlaq dynasty?
Ghazi Malik

2559 . Who is the highest Law Officer of a State?
Advocate General

2560 . Which acid used to remove inkspots?
Oxalic acid
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Basic English Usage
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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