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General Awareness Test-15 - Question 1

Which queen of the Kakatiya dynasty ruled over Warangal, part of modern Andhra Pradesh?

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Rudramadevi was a monarch of the Kakatiya dynasty in the Deccan Plateau modern Andhra Pradesh, from 1263 until her death. She probably began her rule of the Kakatiya kingdom jointly with her father, Ganapatideva, as his co-regent, from 1261-62. She assumed full sovereignty in 1263.

General Awareness Test-15 - Question 2

The battle of Koppam was fought between

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The battle of Koppam was fought between the Western Chalukyas and the Cholas.

General Awareness Test-15 - Question 3

Minerals associated with sedimentary rocks are 

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Sedimentary rocks are types of rock that are formed by the deposition and subsequent cementation of mineral or organic particles on the floor of oceans or other bodies of water at the Earth's surface. Minerals associated with is are mainly magnesium and potassium.

General Awareness Test-15 - Question 4

Which of the following statements is/are correct?
(1)According to Article 215, the high court is the court of record.
(2)Article 32 is about Right to move Supreme Court for enforcement of fundamental rights.
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Detailed Solution for General Awareness Test-15 - Question 4

Article 215 empowers the High Courts of te states to be courts of record. Article 32 provides the right to Constitutional remedies which means that a person has right to move to Supreme Court (and high courts also) for getting his fundamental rights protected.

General Awareness Test-15 - Question 5

Which of the following is used for the measurement of the distribution of income? 

Detailed Solution for General Awareness Test-15 - Question 5

The Lorenz curve is closely associated with measures of income inequality, such as the Gini coefficient.

General Awareness Test-15 - Question 6

Magnetic permeability is maximum for 

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A ferromagnetic material, such as iron, does not have a constant relative permeability. As the magnetizing field increases, the relative permeability increases reaches a maximum and then decreases.

General Awareness Test-15 - Question 7

A bond formed by the transfer of electrons between atoms of the elements is called–

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An ionic bond is a type of chemical bond formed through an electrostatic attraction between two oppositely charged ions.

General Awareness Test-15 - Question 8

Critical angle of light passing from glass to water is minimum for

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The critical angle will be minimum for the violet colour of the spectrum. We know that refractive index μ is given as c/v where c is the velocity of light and v is the velocity of the respective colour in the medium. In refraction, the velocity of the red colour is maximum and that of the violet colour is minimum.

General Awareness Test-15 - Question 9

Apical meristematic tissue is responsible for

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Both roots and shoots have meristematic tissue at their tips called apical meristems that are responsible for the lengthening of roots and shoots.

General Awareness Test-15 - Question 10

Hydrophytes float on the water surface due to the presence of 

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Hydrophytes float on the water surface due to the presence of Aerenchyma.

General Awareness Test-15 - Question 11

Which one of the following plants is preferred for mixed cropping in order to enhance the bioavailability of nitrogen?  

Detailed Solution for General Awareness Test-15 - Question 11

The root nodules of gram plant contain symbiotic bacteria which is responsible for fixing nitrogen. So, gram is preferred for mixed farming. 

General Awareness Test-15 - Question 12

The plant dye Henna imparts orange-red colour to skin and hairs due to its reaction with which of the following? 

Detailed Solution for General Awareness Test-15 - Question 12

Henna (Lawsonia inermis) is a flowering plant. It is used to dye skin, hair, fingernails, leather and wood. Colouring feature of henna is due to lawsone, an organic compound that shows affinity for proteins and amino acids in animals. 

General Awareness Test-15 - Question 13

The genetically engineered ‘Golden Rice’ is rich in which of the following?  

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Golden rice is rich in β-carotene and iron. It is a variety of Oryza sativa evolved through process of biotechnology to synthesize β-carotene, a precursor of provitamin-A. 

General Awareness Test-15 - Question 14

Bryophytes are photosynthetic but do not have vascular tissue and true roots. This feature enables them to resemble with of the following? 

Detailed Solution for General Awareness Test-15 - Question 14

Bryophytes do not have vascular bundles (xylem & phloem) and roots so they show similarity with algae.

General Awareness Test-15 - Question 15

Which one of the following is a free living bacterium that helps in nitrogen fixation in soil?  

Detailed Solution for General Awareness Test-15 - Question 15

Azotobacter is a genus of usually motile and free living bacteria that builds thick walled cysts. They are able to fix nitrogen in soil. 

General Awareness Test-15 - Question 16

Which one of the following is an example of vestigial organ in man? 

Detailed Solution for General Awareness Test-15 - Question 16

The ear muscles are vestigial organs in man. Vestigial organs are not functional in organisms. These are not active in related animals but were functional in their ancestors. There are more than 90 vestigial organ in human beings. 

General Awareness Test-15 - Question 17

Which one of the following characteristics is common among parrot, platypus and kangaroo?  

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The parrot, platypus and kangaroo fall in the group of warm blooded animals. They show homothermy.

General Awareness Test-15 - Question 18

Which one of the following is present in chlorophyll which gives a green colour to plant leaves? 

Detailed Solution for General Awareness Test-15 - Question 18

Chlorophyll is a tetrapyrrole ring system that contains the magnesium ion. The tetrapyrrole ring system chelates magnesium ion. The tetrapyrrole ring system chelates magnesium illustrating a conjugated double bond. This bond gives the light absorption feature to chlorophyll and provides it green colour. 

General Awareness Test-15 - Question 19

Which one of the following is responsible for the stimulating effect of tea?  

Detailed Solution for General Awareness Test-15 - Question 19

The stimulating nature of tea is due to alkaloid caffeine found in tea. Caffeine is bitter due to white crystalline xanthine alkaloid.

General Awareness Test-15 - Question 20

Consider the following statement about bioremediation.  
1. It may be defined as any process that uses microorganisms or their enzymes to return the environment altered by contaminants to its original condition. 
2. Bioremediation may be employed in order to attack specific contaminants, such as chlorinated pesticides that are degraded by bacteria. 
Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

Detailed Solution for General Awareness Test-15 - Question 20

Both statements are true

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