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2761 . Which book was written by Gandhiji?
My Experiments with Truth

2762 . Which vitamin is essential for the coagulation of blood?
Vitamin K

2763 . Which describes India as a Secular State?
Preamble to the Constitution

2764 . When the wind is deflected due to the rotation of the Earth, what is it called?
Geostropic wind

2765 . Which part of Delhi where Aibak laid the foundation of the first so called 'Seven cities' of medieval Delhi,?
Mehrauli

2766 . Which is used in storage batteries?
Lead

2767 . When is World Population Day, recognized by the UN is observed?
11-Jul

2768 . Who was the first Chairman of the Planning Commission?
Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru

2769 . The equatorial regions receive rainfall throughout the year. What is the annual rainfall?
250 cms

2770 . When Abdur Razzak from Persia visited Hampi, who was the ruler of Vijayanagar in South India?
Devaraya II
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2771 . How much protein a working woman must intake everyday?
45 g

2772 . Who was the first leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha?
Kamlapati Tripathi

2773 . An element X forms an oxide X03. What is the valency of X?
6

2774 . Which is the world's largest desert ?
Sahara

2775 . From where Alauddin Khalji captured the Delhi throne after securing fabulous wealth?
Devagiri

2776 . Which year is celebrated as International Year of the Shark?
2009

2777 . Who was the first Indian woman to scale the Mount Everest?
Bachhendri Pal

2778 . What is the introduction of foreign genes for improving genotype?
Immunisation

2779 . The problem of leaching of the soil is more pronounced in the areas how rainfall is there?
Heavy

2780 . Who was the first Mughal emperor to allow Britishers to establish trade links with India?
Jahangir
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2781 . Funds belonging to the Government of India are kept in which fund?
Consolidated Fund of India

2782 . Why does Kerosene oil rise up in the wick of lantern?
Because of surface tension

2783 . Where is the headquarters of Food and Agriculture Organisation?
Rome

2784 . Xerophytes are plants which can grow in regions having how moisture?
Low moisture

2785 . Of which influence does the sculptures of the Gandhara school reflect?
Greeks

2786 . On which tax is the minimum effect of Direct Taxes?
Income

2787 . Pregnant women usually become deficient in which nutrients?
Calcium and iron

2788 . Which writ may be issued to enforce a Fundamental Right?
Habeas Corpus

2789 . The latitude of a place expresses its angular position relative to which line?
Equator

2790 . Which techniqu was introduced by the Turks in the textile sector in India?
Spinning wheel
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2791 . When sodium bicarbonate is heated, what is the product obtained?
Na2CO3

2792 . In which language did Dr. Masti Venkatesh Iyengar write?
Kannada

2793 . “The Vedas contain all the truth” was interpreted by which person?
Swami Dayanand

2794 . Through which strait does the International Date Line Pass?
Bering strait

2795 . From where is the term 'sufi' derived?
From a type of garment

2796 . Which organ cannot be transplanted?
Brain

2797 . What is the total number of High Courts in India at present?
24

2798 . If a liquid wets a solid surface, what is the angle of contact?
Less than 90°

2799 . Which feature is the product of vulcanicity?
Caldera

2800 . From where was the term 'Congress' derived?
The History of North America
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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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