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PART I : GENERAL AWARENESS 1. Article 17 of the constitution of India provides for
(a) equality before law. (b) equality of opportunity in matters of public employment. (c) abolition of titles. (d) abolition of untouchability. 2. Article 370 of the constitution of India provides for
(a) temporary provisions for Jammu & Kashmir. (b) special provisions in respect of Nagaland. (c) special provisions in respect of Manipur. (d) provisions in respect of financial emergency. 3. How many permanent members are there in Security Council? (a) Three (b) Five (c) Six (d) Four 4. The United Kingdom is a classic example of a/an
(a) aristocracy (b) absolute monarchy (c) constitutional monarchy (d) polity. 5. Social Contract Theory was advocated by
(a) Hobbes, Locke and Rousseau. (b) Plato, Aristotle and Hegel. (c) Mill, Bentham and Plato. (d) Locke, Mill and Hegel. 6. The Speaker of the Lok Sabha is elected by the
(a) President (b) Prime Minister. (c) Members of both Houses of the Parliament. (d) Members of the Lok Sabha. 7. …

What is nuclear reactor

Nuclear reactor is An equipment in which the nuclear chain reaction is carried out in a controlled manner is called a nuclear reactor. The energy liberated in a controlled manner is used to produce steam, which can run turbines and produce electricity. In nuclear reactors, the nuclear fission is controlled by controlling the number of neutrons released during the fission.
The main part of the nuclear reactor is called the reactor core. It consists of the following parts:

a) Fuel rods

The fissionable material used in the reactor is called fuel. The fuel used is enriched uranium 235 (in the form of U2O3). The solid fuel is made into rods or pellets, which are shielded by placing in stainless steel tubes.

b) Control rods

To control the fission process, rods made of cadmium or boron are suspended between the fuel rods. These rods can be raised or lowered and control the fission process by absorbing neutrons. That is why they are called 'control rods'. Controlling of neutrons is bas…

Science & Technology Affairs 2009

2009 is celebrated as International Year of Astronomy. 2009 is also celebrated as 400th anniversary of the first recorded astronomical observations with the telescope used by the Italian physicist. 2009 is also celebrated as : Natural Fibre Year by UN, International Gurilla Year by conservationists & environmentalists, International Year of Reconciliation.
Longest total solar eclipse of 21st century occurred on 22nd July 2009. It lasted 6 min 44 sec at Taregana in Bihar.
GM( Genetically Modified) crops are those in which the genetic material(DNA) is altered so that there is some perceived advantage either to the producer or consumer. Bt Cotton (Bacillius Thuringeinsis) is only commercially approved biotech crop in India. Govt plans to introduce GM foods particularly Tomatoes, Brinjals and Cauliflower to held meet food production target in three years time. Till date, India has only allowed the use of GM Cotton, a non food crop. India is world’s second largest cotton producer. Ind…

Sports Affairs 2009

Sports Affairs 2009Shooting champion of India, Samresh Jung is known as ‘Gold finger’.
Heinrich Haussler won Tour de France 2009 tournament.
Ranji Trophy celebrated Platinum Jubilee after completing 75 years in 2009. Ranji trophy will also be started in Ireland.
38th Ranji Trophy was won by Mumbai defeating UP in Jan 2009.
Pullela Gopichand (Badminton champion) is the only person to have been awarded with Arjuna award, Dronacharya award and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.
Binish K Shahji of India won silver medal in World School Athletics in Estonia held in June 2009.
Wimbledon 2009
Men’s Single – Roger Federer defeated Andy Roddick. Federer break the record of Pete Sampras record of 14 grand slams. Women’s Single – Serena William defeated Venus William. She claimed third Wimbledon title. Women’s doubles –Serena and Venus William defeated Rennae Stubbs and Samantha Stosur. Mixed Doubles- Mark Knowles and Anna Lena Groenefeld defeated Laender Paes(India) and Cara Black. Men’s Doubl…

General Studies question paper 2001 with answer

Question Paper (2001)

1. Consider the following statements: Most magmas are a combination of liquid, solid and gas.Water vapour and carbon dioxide are the principal gases dissolved in magma.Basaltic magma is hotter than the silicic magma.The magma solidified between sedimentary rocks in a horizontal position is known as dike.Which of these statements are correct? (a) 1, 2 and 3(b) 2, 3 and 4 (c) 1 and 4(d) 1, 2 and 4 2. Consider the following schemes launched by the Union Government: Antyodaya AnnaGram Sadak YojanaSarvapriyaJawahar Gram Samridhi YojanaWhich of these were announced in the year 2000? (a) 1 and 2(b) 2 and 4 (c) 3 and 4(d) 1, 2 and 3 3. Match List I with List Ii and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists: List IList II (Books)(Author) A. The Struggle in 1. Lech Walesa My Life B. The Struggle and2. Nelson Mandela the Triumph C. Friends and Foes3. Leonid Brezhnev D. Rebirth4. Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Sheikh MujiburRehman Codes: (a)ABCD 1253 (b) ABCD 21…