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1. The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act mandates at least what fraction of the beneficiaries to be women?


2. Madhav Gadgil Panel or The Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel (WGEEP) had, in May 2011 had suggested listing of which among the following regions in the State as Ecologically Significant Area (ESA)?


3. What is the maximum number of votes which can be cast in Electronic Voting Machine?


4. Which among the following minerals is also known as Horn Silver?


5. Inukurthi Venkateshwara Rao has received the Dronacharya Award 2011 for which among the following sports?



6. Four Metals viz. Gold (Au), Platinum (Pt), Rhodium (Rh) and Iridium (Ir) are not attacked by the Nitric Acid (HNO3) or Hydrochloric Acid (HCl), and thus are know as Noble metals. But the alchemists of the 14th century had discovered that if the mixed HNO3 and HCL in the ratio of 1:3 (Aqua regia), it would attack gold other noble metals and dissolve them. Presence of which among the following ions in chemical reaction makes Aqua Regia such a powerful mixture?


7. Recently, Gor Kattri complex was making news as it was reopened after 60 years following a Court order. It is famous for its display of Gautam Buddha's begging bowl. In which country is located the Gor Kattri complex?


8. Prior to Census 2011, in which among the following , highest Sex Ratio was recorded in India?


9. Consider the following comparisons of Diesel with Gasoline:
1.In comparison to Gasoline, Diesel offers low volumetric energy density
2.In comparison to Gasoline, Diesel is cheap all over the world
3.In comparison to Gasoline, CO2 emissions from diesel are higher
Choose the correct statements:


10. Which among the following Indian / India-born Economist has been a member of Copenhagen Consensus?


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