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(1) The first recorded description of social interaction that could be achieved through computer networking came from a series of memos written by:
Leonard Klienrock
J.C.R Licklider
Gordon Moore
Bob Kahn

(2) In how many series are the international paper sizes available ?
10
11
3
30

(3) Which country has successfully tested the world's first mobile sea-bed mining system for the exploitation of the ocean bottom resources ?
United States
Russia
China
India

(4) Before being converted into an international venture, the International space station was called Space station: ?
Milky way
Paradise
Cosmos
Freedom

(5) Into how many spheres is the outer surface of the earth divided into ?
2
4
8
16

(6) What is the amount of nitrogen required annually by the biosphere ?
140 mmt
40 mmt
1050 mmt
870 mmt

(7) In which year was the Human genome project launched ?
1995
1985
1990
2000

(8) Which insect can endure a G-Force of 400G when it leaps into the air ?
Weavil
Flea
Grass Hopper
Click beetle

(9) According to Ayurveda, what are the three basic constituent complexes in the psychological system called ?
Yavana
Prakriti
Samita
Doshas

(10) When and where was the first case of aids reported in
1983 in New Delhi
1984 in Mumbai
1986 in Chennai
1985 in Calcutta

(11) What are the dark patches noticed on the surface of the sun called ?
Black holes
Solar spots
Sun spots
Hot spots

(12) The rays of light having frequencies between those of microwaves and infrared rays are called:
O - rays
T - rays
X - rays
D - rays

(13) From which language does the word 'cancer' come from ?
Greek
French
Old English
Latin

(14) How many kinds of diabetes are there in existence ?
1
2
3
4

(15) Which scientist experimented and made breakthroughs in the area of sterilization ?
Albert Einstein
Alfred Noble
Louis Pasteur
Issac Newton

(16) What was the world's first computer called ?
ENIAC
EDVAC
Commodore 64
Attari

(17) What standard was developed to consolidate the diverse Quality management systems that existed in various forms in many nations ?
ISO / TC 207
ISO 14000
ISO 9000
CMM - Software

(18) The time it takes by an electron to complete 9,192,631,770 spins around the nucleus of a caesium atom is defined as :
Atomic second
Protonic second
Electronic second
Nuclear second

(19) Who was the world's first botanist ?
Aristotle
Socrates
Dioscorides
Theophrastus

(20) The process of creation, capture, organizing, accessing and using knowledge to create value for the customer is called ___________ management ?
Information
Organizational
Knowledge
Customer

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