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2681 . The refractive index of a given piece of transparent quartz is greatest for which light?
Violet light

2682 . Where were the war criminals of the II World War put to trial?
Peitersburg

2683 . Ali Akbar plays which musical instrument?
Sarod

2684 . In which cotu does World's highest urban density of population occurs?
Tokyo

2685 . In which year did Akbar defeat Rana Pratap in the Battle of Haldighati?
1576

2686 . Which part of human brain is the regulating centre for swallowing and vomiting?
Medulla oblongata

2687 . Which act aimed at providing a federal structure for India?
Government of India Act, 1935

2688 . What is the main constituent of vinegar?
Acetic acid

2689 . What separates Daman and Diu?
Gulf of Khambat

2690 . Which territory was outside the boundaries of the Mughal Empire during the reign of Akbar?
Bijapur
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2691 . Which bank prints currency notes of the denomination of Rs. 100?
The Bank Note Press, Dewas

2692 . The year 1995 is the golden Jubilee year of which international organisations?
UNO

2693 . Which component of plants receives stimulus for flowering?
Leaves

2694 . Where is Port Blair situated?
South Andaman

2695 . When Akbar surrounded Chittor fort, who saved it for four months?
Jaimal

2696 . Which was adopted from the Maurya dynasty in the emblem of Government of India?
Four lions

2697 . Long distance short-wave radio broad casting uses which waves?
Ionospheric wave

2698 . Who amongst the following is the anther of the Book “The Folded Earth”?
Anuradha Roy

2699 . Which group of rivers fall in the Bay of Bengal?
Ganga, Brahmaputra, Hooghly

2700 . Who is known as the 'Grand Old Man of India' ?
Dadabhai Naoroji
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2701 . Where do Sweat glands occur in greatest number?
In the skin of the armpits

2702 . What is the electorate for a Panchayat?
The Gram Sabha

2703 . The cause of fractional atomic weights of elements?
The presence of Isotopes

2704 . The second largest river basin in India is of which river?
Godavari

2705 . Which Sikh Guru called himself the 'Sachcha Badshah'?
Guru Hargovind

2706 . Who wrote “The Communist Manifesto” along with Kari Marx?
Friedrich Engels

2707 . In acronym SAARC, 'C' stands for which word?
Cooperation

2708 . What is the total number of bones in human skull?
30

2709 . Which is the second largest basin in Peninsular India?
Krishna Basin

2710 . Who was the first Indian to get selected in ICS ?
Surendranath Banerjee
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2711 . For which period does Mayor of a Municipal Corporation hold the office?
1 year

2712 . Which gas has maximum calorific value?
Oil gas

2713 . In which sector is 70% of working population of India engaged?
Primary sector

2714 . Why do Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Orissa often face natural disasters?
Due to cyclones

2715 . Who was the first Governor General of Bengal?
Warren Hastings

2716 . When did India join the United Nations?
1945

2717 . The fossil of Archaeopteryx represents the evidence of origin of animals?
Birds from reptiles

2718 . Who was the President of the Constituent Assembly?
Dr. Rajendra Prasad

2719 . Why does Mumbai receives more rainfall than Pune?
Because mumbai is on the windward side

2720 . What was the real name of Tantiya Tope?
Ramchandra Panduranga
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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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