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2921 . For which disease is Oncogene responsible?
Cancer

2922 . Which sets of cities is located on the reference longitude for Indian standard time?
Kakinanda-Pondicherry

2923 . Who destroyed the Empire of Chalukyas of Badami?
Rashtrakutas

2924 . For the enforcement of Fundamental Rights, what can the Supreme Court do?
It may issue a writ

2925 . The element common to all the acids is known as which name?
Hydrogen

2926 . To integrate cultural leaders into its meeting, which gives “Crystal Award”?
World Economic Forum

2927 . The Konkan Coast stretches between which regions?
Goa and Cochin

2928 . Who was the Chola King to have conquered Bengal?
Rajendra I

2929 . Where is the Central Water and Power Research Station located?
Khadakwasla

2930 . Which chamber of human heart pumps fully oxy, genated blood to aorta and hence to the body ?
Left Ventricle
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2931 . Which writ is issued by the court in case of illegal detention of a person?
Habeas Corpus

2932 . Soil can best be conserved on the hills by which of the cultivating methods?
Contour ploughing

2933 . The Vijay Satambha (Tower of Victory) at Chittor was built by which ruler?
Rana Kumbha

2934 . Which is most efficient engine?
Electric

2935 . Which is the most important small-scale industry in India?
Handloom

2936 . By whom was the book 'Gulliver's Travels' written?
Jonathan Swift

2937 . Why does north-western India receive substantial rainfall during winter months?
Westerly disturbances

2938 . Who built the temple of the Sun God at Konark ?
Kapilendra

2939 . Which bacteria helps in improving the soil fertility ?
Rhizobrum

2940 . The Archaeological Survey of India is an attached office of which Department/Ministry?
Culture
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2941 . Karl Marx's book 'Das Kapital' was published in which year?
1867

2942 . What is Broad money in India?
M3

2943 . Whose experiments proved that the speed of light was always the same?
Michelson and Morley

2944 . What is the name of the highest summit of Nilgiri Hills?
Doda-betta

2945 . By which act was the office of the Secretary of State for India?
Government of India Act, 1858

2946 . Fish die in water bodies polluted by sewage, why?
Due to Reduction in oxygen

2947 . In which country did the concept of Public Interest Litigation originated?
The United States

2948 . Who is called the Father of English Poetry?
Chaucer

2949 . Nanda Devi peak forms a part of which range?
Kumaon Himalayas

2950 . The title of Governor-General was changed to that of Viceroy in which year?
1858 A.D.
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2951 . Indra Nooyi is the Chief Executive Officer of which company?
Pepsi

2952 . What is produced during the formation of photochemical smog?
Nitrogen oxide

2953 . Which part of the cell is essential for protein synthesis?
Ribosomes

2954 . Which National Highways of India is the longest?
NH 2

2955 . Before Delhi, where was the capital of India during the British India?
Calcutta

2956 . For the enforcement of Fundamental Rights, what can the Supreme Court do?
It may issue a writ

2957 . Regional Rural Banks are designed to work in which ideal?
Help the targetted groups

2958 . Which are the first Indian to swim across English Channel?
Mihir Sen

2959 . Which National Highways pass through Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Orissa?
NH 6

2960 . Who coined the slogan “Jai Jawan Jai Kisan” ?
Lal Bahadur Shastri
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In general, we use northern, southern, eastern, and western to talk about more general, indefinite areas - and north, south, east, and west in official names of places:
  • fficial names of places:
  • North America
  • South Africa
  • East Timor
  • West Virginia

    General areas:
  • northern England
  • southern India
  • eastern Australia
  • western Europe
  • the northern border of the country
  • the southern side of the house
  • the eastern coastline

    (although in the U.S. we say "east coast" and "west coast")
  • the western part of the state
  • ne exception - an example of an "official name" that uses northern and southern -is saying the Northern/Southern Hemisphere to refer to the two halves of the earth divided by the equator.

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