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General Knowledge - General Awareness Quiz - Questions and Answers, GK 2010


1. Many a times we read in the newspapers that Research and Development on Genetically Modified Crops has been so far confined to crops of High value meant for the market. As per a report of Food and Agricultural Organization (The name of the report is State of Agriculture Report) , neither public nor private sector has made any significant investment in "orphan Crops" such as cow pea and millets. Why the report says that investment on Orphan crops is also necessary?


2. The power we use at Home has a frequency of 60Hz. What would be the period of the sine wave?


3. An Indian private company wants to invest in the Defense Sector in India . What is the investment limit by the Government of India on Indian Private Companies in Defense sector, subject to license?


4. Less-than full reciprocity (LTFR) is a term associated with which of the following organizations?


5. At which of the following places water would boil at lowest temperature?



6. Which among the following is the main constituent of malleable metal alloy Pewter ?


7. Which year is known for BOP crisis in Indian Economy?


8. Consider the following statements:
1. Non-Lapsable Central Pool of Resources envisages 10 % of the Plan Budget of India
2. Non-Lapsable Central Pool of Resources is used for Rural Development in entire country
Which among the above statements is / are correct?


9. Which among the following Island countries is the only country in the world to be a member of African Union, Francophonie, Organization of the Islamic Conference, Arab League and Indian Ocean Commission ?


10. In which year The Payment and Settlement Systems (PSS) Act came into force?


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    Love Compatibility between Libra and Scorpio

    Libra and Scorpio
    - Love Compatibility Profile :

    When Libra and Scorpio come together in a love match, they tend to make a very emotionally connected and mutually satisfying union. Though Scorpio is a brooder who can get lost in the confusing welter of their own emotions, Libra's proclivity for balance and harmony helps keep Scorpio even. Scorpio can return the favor to Libra with their characteristic powers of focus, a trait that Libra usually lacks. These two are very compatible due to their similar needs in a love relationship: Libra is the Sign of Partnership, and Libra is happiest when in a well-balanced and intimate relationship, while Scorpio thrives on emotional and sexual intimacy with their mate. These two Signs can make a very loyal, close and satisfying partnership.
    These two would do well to undertake some sort of project together aside from their love relationship, as they have great potential to get great things done. They combine the power of emotion with the power of intellect, an extremely formidable duo. Scorpio tends to be more patient, but is also more controlling than Libra. Despite any differences, both partners love risk and taking chances; this is not a boring relationship! These two are real charmers; they know how to woo and seduce one another and take great pleasure in doing so. Their different styles -- Scorpio is intense and secretive while Libra is upfront and open -- sometimes make them have trouble understanding one another, so they may need to pay close attention to their communication at times.
    Libra is ruled by the Planet Venus (Love) and Scorpio is dually ruled by the Planets Mars (Passion) and Pluto (Power). Libra's love of beauty and romance balances the strife that can arise in Scorpio's life due to their deep, often tangled emotions. Scorpio's Mars influence at least promises an active, exciting relationship. Also, neither Sign wants to argue. Scorpio avoids arguments in favor of secret revenge; Libra abhors conflict and will do anything possible to avoid it, including backing down and seeking a truce.
    Libra is an Air Sign and Scorpio is a Water Sign. The best decisions are made combining the intellect and the emotions -- using both the head and the heart, this couple can meet almost any challenge, understand almost any puzzle. This is all contingent, of course, on the two Signs working together, not against one another. Scorpio is a master strategist and can help Libra focus their occasionally scattered or indecisive minds. At times, however, Scorpio's over-emotionalism can drag down and dishearten Libra, and Libra can occasionally make Scorpio feel flustered and uncomfortably stirred up. It is at these times when Libra's natural diplomacy comes in most handy.
    Libra is a Cardinal Sign and Scorpio is a Fixed Sign. Libra is always thinking of something new to try: a new restaurant or art gallery to visit on a date or a new place to travel to -- but it's Scorpio who has the determination to follow through on these ideas. These two have the capability to be the most loyal and devoted of partners, as these are qualities that are quite important to each of them.
    What's the best aspect of the Libra-Scorpio relationship? The power they find in unity. They can accomplish a lot, whether they come together for a cause in the business or romantic sphere. They are both winners and they won't give up, making theirs a relationship that takes care of business.


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