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Secretariat Asst. Special Selected Questions 05

1. Where did Buddha die? –



2. The video game console Xbox is the product of –



3. JD Power is a name associated with –


Automobile customer survey organisation.

4. What does ICANN stand for –


Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers.

5. Lisbon Treaty is the Treaty accepted by the members of –


European Union.

6. Who is called the Grand old man of India –


Dadabhai Naoroji.

7. Which chemical compound is commonly known as washing soda –


sodium carbonate.

8. Who became the first Indian to present a Golden Globe award –


A. R. Rahman.

9. The age of a tree can be determined by –


counting the annual growth rings of its stem.

10. Mohiniyattam is a solo dance. True or False –



11. Who is the author of the book ” The Man Who Divided India ” –


Rafiq Zakaria.

12. Which European country is known as the land of thousand lakes –



13. Who created the character, Sherlock Holmes –


Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

14. The first non-Congress Prime Minister of India was –


Morarji Desai.

15. When there is one buyer and many sellers in a market what is this situation called –



17. What does a phillumenist collect –


Matchbox labels.

18. Where is the headquarters of International Labour Organisation –



19. The chief guest of 68th Republic Day (2017) –


Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan (UAE).

20. What do the letters XP stand for in the product Microsoft XP –



21. Who won the Kendra Sahitya Academy Award in 2016 –


Prabha Varma ( work – Shyama Madhavam ).

22. Human Rights Day is celebrated on –


December 10

23. Who won India’s first ever individual Olympic gold medal –


Abhinav Bindra.

24. What is the name of the instrument used to measure blood pressure –



25. The Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire was written by –


Simon Beaufoy.

26. Largest wetland in India –


Vembanad Lake.

27. Which state is called the agriculture epitome of India –


Uttar Pradesh.