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1401 . The Chief Minister of Union Territory where such a set up exists, is appointed by whom?
Lt. Governor

1402 . By whom was the first English newspaper in India started?
Rabindranath Tagore

1403 . Where is the headquarters of the Universal Postal Union?
Switzerland

1404 . Which is the largest island in the Indian Ocean?
Madagascar

1405 . The Treaty of Amritsar was concluded between Maharaja Ranjit Singh and whom?
Lord Minto

1406 . Which is known as the queen of spices?
Cardamom

1407 . When was decimal coinage introduced in India?
1957

1408 . What is the minimum age required for becoming the Prime Minister of India?
25 years

1409 . Which place ranks second among the coldest places in the world?
Dras (Jammu and Kashmir)

1410 . During the reign of which dynasty did Kalidasa flourish?
Guptas
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1411 . Which radiation carries maximum energy?
Gamma-rays

1412 . Of which bills Open market operations of a Central Bank are sale and purchase?
Trade bills

1413 . When did World Health Organization (WHO) come into force?
7th April, 1948

1414 . Which factor does not have influence on the Indian climate?
Ocean currents

1415 . The Laxman Era was started (in 1119 AD) by which dynasty?
Sens

1416 . Where are Lungs situated?
In thoracic cavity

1417 . In which article Right to education is a fundamental right?
Personal liberty under Article 21

1418 . Flux reacts with the impurities to form fusible material. which is known as which name?
Slag

1419 . Water vapour is turned into water droplets by which process?
Condensation

1420 . Who according to the Buddhists, is believed to be the next incarnation of Gautam Buddha ?
Kalki
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1421 . What was the pen name of Sarat Chandra Chattopadhaye?
Anila Devi

1422 . What is the smallest structural and functional unit of nervous system?
Neuron

1423 . To whom are the Ministers individually responsible?
The President

1424 . Which mountain passes lies outside India?
Khyber

1425 . To whom the credit of discovering the sea route of India goes?
Portuguese

1426 . What is the unit of luminous efficiency of an electric bulb?
Lumen / watt

1427 . Which Veda contains an account of magical charms and spells?
Atharva-veda

1428 . For howmany years is rolling plan?
One year

1429 . Where does rainfall from the south-west monsoon reach?
Delta region of Mahanadi

1430 . Which Indian leader was dismissed by British from the Indian Civil Service?
Surendranath Banerji
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1431 . Which is the membrane that protects the developing embryo from desication?
Amnion

1432 . By whom is the Contingency Fund of the State operated?
Governor

1433 . Which nuclear particles responsible for holding all nucleons together?
Mesons

1434 . The retreating monsoon withdraws from which state?
North-west India to Bengal

1435 . Who was associated with supression of Thugs?
Captain Sleeman

1436 . How many centuries in Tests did Sunil Gavaskar bag when he retired?
34

1437 . Which country was readmitted to the Olympics after her 21 year suspension?
South Africa

1438 . What is France's global ranking in terms of the number of animal species under threat?
8

1439 . Where is the Indian Wild Ass (Ghor-Khur) found?
The Rann of Kachch

1440 . Who was the first President of the Indian Trade Union Congress in 1920 ?
Lala Lajpat Rai
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