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Secretariat Asst. Special Selected Questions 04

1.The Paithan (Jayakwadi) Hydro-electric project, is on the river –

 

Godavari. (With help from Japan)

 


2.The Yarlung Zangbo River, in India, is known as –

 

Brahmaputra.

 


3.Entomology is the science that studies  –

 

Insects.

 


4.The Machia Biological Park is located in which state –

 

Rajasthan.

 


5.Soap film when in daylight appears colored because of –

 

interference.

 


6.The scrambling of code is known as –

 

encryption.

 


7.Birds excrete nitrogenous waste in the form of –

 

uric acid.

 


8.Paddy straw is stiff because of –

 

silica

 


9.Thillana is a format of –

 

Baharatanatyam

 


10.In which decade was the American Institute of Electrical Engineers (AIEE) founded –

 

1880s

 


11.The genetic material of a cell is in –

 

DNA

 


12.Who was the first to perform the surgery of human heart transplant? –

 

Dr. Christian Bernard

 


13.Which branch of medicine was Rabindranath Tagore good at –

 

Homoeopathy

 


14.The alloy of steel used in making automobile parts is –

 

Chromium steel

 


15.Name the person who commissioned the Vallarpadam International Container Transshipment Terminal. –

 

Dr. Man Mohan Singh

 


16.The Malayalam literaturist who received the Jnanpith Award in 2007. –

 

O.N.V. Kurup

 


17.In which of the following cities was the Indian Biodiversity Congress (2010) held? –

 

Thiruvananthapuram.

 


18.Sector has established itself as the biggest contributor to the Kerala State’s GDP –

 

Tertiary sector.

 


19.Name the most significant characteristic of National Integration –

 

Unity

 


20.The principle of respect for all life and the practice of noninjury to living things is known in India as –

 

Ahimsa

 


21.NCW means –

 

National Commission for Women

 


22.The Servants of India Society (1905) was formed to train people to serve the country by: –

 

Gopalakrishna Gokhale.

 


23.Who is popularly called “Vaikkom Hero” –

 

E.V. Ramaswami Naikker

 


24.Zionism is a world movement of –

 

Jews

 


25.”Life Divine” was written by –

 

Aurobindo Ghosh


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