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The first metal to be used by man was
i) Iron ii) Aluminium iii) Silver iv) Copper

Which of the following is known rivers is known as 'Sorrow of Bengal'?
i) Kosi ii) Gandak iii) Sone iv) Damodar

Who was the first woman Governor of an Indian State?
i) Sulochan Modi ii) Sushila Nayar iii) Sucheta Kriplani iv) Sarojini Naidu

The Hirakud Project is on which of the following rivers
i) Damodar ii) Kosi iii) Godavari iv) Mahanadi

Which is the India's largest lake?
i) Sambhar ii) Naini iii) Sishram iv) Chilka

The largest irrigation canal in India is called the
i) Sirhind Canal ii) Yamuna Canal iii) Upper Bari Doab Canal iv) Indira Gandhi Canal

Tehri Dam Project is located in which of the following State?
i) Haryana ii) Rajasthan iii) Madhya Pradesh iv) Uttaranchal

The enzyme that is present in the saliva of man is
i) Renin ii) Trypsin iii) Pepsin iv) Amylase

Where does Chambal river originate from?
i) Mhow ii) Bhind ii) Ujjain iv) Ratlam

Blood cancer is otherwise called as
i) Anaemia ii) Leucopenia iii) Polycythemia iv) Leukaemia


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Current Affairs September 2010 - 5

Unique Identification(UID)

Ranjana Sonawne. 782474317884, with this number becomes the first Indian to get UID


Business

Telecom services provider Aircel has entered into a partnership with Apollo Hospitals to provide interactive healthcare services on mobile phones

Facebook and Skype plan tie-up

Association of Technical Markets Analysts(ATMA) formally launched operations in India

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People

Legendary singer, Lata Mangeshkar turns 81

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Symphony TV lifetime achievement award for Yesudas

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Record

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