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1. Consider the following statements about Liposomes:
1.They are one of the important cell organelles
2.They play important role in storage of lipids in cells
3.They play important role in cell division
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?


2. Rama's Bridge or Rama Setu is located in which among the following straits?


3. Which among the following is the objective of introducing “Marginal Standing Facility” by RBI in recent Monetary Policy ?


4. Which among the following scheme was redesigned and restructured into National Livelihood Mission (NRLM)?


5. The drug “Rosiglitazone" which was recently banned from marketing in India is used in which among the following disease?



6. National Optical Fiber Network will be providing broadband connectivity to which among the following?


7. Consider the following:
1.Oxides of Sulphur
2.Oxides of Nitrogen
3.Particulate matter
Which among the above have been included in the National Air Quality Monitoring Programme?


8. Recently, Government has announced setting up of a criminal investigation wing in which among the following departments?


9. Recently, which among the following country has completed the deployment of its global positioning satellite group "Glonass"?


10. The "Annan Plan" is a plan given by former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, in context with reunification of which among the following countries?


General Knowledge

1. World Geography -Test-01
2. World Geography -Test-02
3. World Geography -Test-03
4. Geography of India -Test-01
5. Geography of India -Test-02
6. Geography of India -Test-03
7. Geography of India -Test-04
8. Geography of India -Test-05
9. History of India - Test - 01
10. History of India - Test - 02
11. History of India - Test - 03
12. History of India - Test - 04
13. History of India - Test - 05
14. History of India - Test - 06
15. History of India - Test - 07
16. INM-Test-01
17. INM-Test-02
18. INM-Test-03
19. INM-Test-04
20. INM-Test-05
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    Cost of Electric Power

    How Electricity is obtained on a Large Scale:
    The water power of a stream depends upon the quantity of water and the force with which it flows. The electric power of a current depends upon the quantity of electricity and the force under which it flows. The unit of electric power is called the watt; it is the power furnished by a current of one ampere with a voltage of one volt.

    One watt represents a very small amount of electric power, and for practical purposes a unit 1000 times as large is used, namely, the kilowatt. By experiment it has been found that one kilowatt is equivalent to about 1-1/3 horse power. Electric current is charged for by the watt hour. A current of one ampere, having a voltage of one volt, will furnish in the course of one hour one watt hour of energy. Energy for electric lighting is sold at the rate of about ten cents per kilowatt hour. For other purposes it is less expensive. The meters commonly used measure the amperes, volts, and time automatically, and register the electric power supplied in watt hours.


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