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3441 . What Minimum age is required to contest for Presidentship?
35 years

3442 . Who received Nobel Prize twice for the same subject?
Marie Curie

3443 . In which place was Asia's first Export Processing Zone (EPZ) set up?
Kanada

3444 . In which latitudes are the seasonal contrasts maximum?
Mid latitudes

3445 . During which ruler did Bernier visit India?
Shahjahan

3446 . When was National Development Council set up?
1952

3447 . Which Insectivorous fish used for mosquito control?
Gambusia

3448 . How are representatives of Union Territories in Lok Sabha chosen?
Direct elections

3449 . Which is produced by the rapid ascent of moist air?
Hail

3450 . Between which was the battle of Dharmat fought?
Aurangzeb and Dara Shikoh
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3451 . Which are the Actinides elements with atomic numbers?
From 89 to 103

3452 . Which year is celebrated as International Year of Water Cooperation?
2013

3453 . When is World Poetry Day, recognized by the UNESCO observed?
21-Mar

3454 . Which is the longest railway platform?
Kharagpur (India)

3455 . Who said “My boy no, you are an Indian first and then a Muslim”?
Mohammad Ali Jinnah

3456 . Which gas comes out during photosynthesis?
Oxygen

3457 . What is the age of retirement of the Judges of the High Court?
62 years

3458 . What is the most suitable unit for expressing nuclear radius?
Fermi

3459 . The equator cuts through which islands?
Borneo

3460 . Who is the author of the book 'Hindu way of Life'?
Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
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3461 . What is the ultimate cause of water movement in a plant stem against gravity?
Osmosis

3462 . How can the quantity of water vapour the atmosphere hold increases?
With increase of temperature

3463 . Which pair belongs to the category of cold-blooded animals ?
Frogs and snakes

3464 . Which sea in without a coast line?
Saragossa sea

3465 . The Ilbert Bill agitation led to 'the foundation of which conference?
All India National Conference

3466 . What is the respect for the National Flag and National Anthem?
Fundamental Duty of every citizen

3467 . 'The Naked Face', a very popular book is written by which author?
Sidney Sheldon

3468 . What does Dear Money Policy imply?
High interest rates

3469 . Which is not an important condition for growth of coral?
Wave-free salt water

3470 . The Mughal ruler Bahadur Shah II was exiled by British and where was to sent?
Mandalay
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3471 . Which is the element common to all acids?
Hydrogen

3472 . What is the function of Leghaemoglobin in nitrogen fixation?
Absorption of oxygen

3473 . Which is the competent body to prescribe conditions for acquisition of citizenship?
Parliament

3474 . Which lake has been formed due to tectonic activities?
Wular lake

3475 . By whom was the All India Muslim League founded?
Agha Khan

3476 . The celebrated novel 'The Godfather' was authored by which person?
Mario puzo

3477 . Who has been named as the White Lightning in the cricket?
Allan Donald (South Africa)

3478 . To an astronaut, how does outer space appear?
Black

3479 . Which is categorized as millet?
Sorghum

3480 . In which year was the Harappan Civilization discovered?
1921
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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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