Exercise 1

Question 26 :

Friction can be reduced by changing from


A). sliding to rolling
B). rolling to sliding
C). potential energy to kinetic energy
D). dynamic to static
Answer : Option A

Question 27 :

During eleventh Antarctic Expedition in Nov. 1991/March 1992 ____ was installed.


A). SODAR (SOnic Detection And Ranging)
B). Second Permanent Station 'Maitree'
C). First permanent station 'Dakshin Gangotri'
D). None of the above
Answer : Option A

Explanation :

SODAR (SOnic Detection And Ranging), also written as sodar, is a meteorological instrument also known as a wind profiler which measures the scattering of sound waves by atmospheric turbulence.


Question 28 :

From the following, choose the set in which names of Secretary-Generals of the UNO are arranged in correct chronological order?


A). U Thant, Kurt Waldheim, Dag Hammarskjoeld, Trygve Lie.
B). Trygve Lie, Dag Hammarskjoeld, U Thant, Kurt Waldheim.
C). Trygve Lie, U Thant , Dag Hammarskjoeld, Kurt Waldheim.
D). U Thant, Dag Hammarskjoeld, Trygve Lie, Kurt Waldheim.
Answer : Option B

Question 29 :

Fire temple is the place of worship of which of the following religion?


A). Taoism
B). Judaism
C). Zoroastrianism (Parsi Religion)
D). Shintoism
Answer : Option C

Question 30 :

Film and TV institute of India is located at


A). Pune (Maharashtra)
B). Rajkot (Gujarat)
C). Pimpri (Maharashtra)
D). Perambur (Tamilnadu)
Answer : Option A