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Question number: 73

» Science

Appeared in Year: 2016

MCQ▾

Question

With reference to ‘Bitcoins’, sometimes seen in the news, which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. Bitcoins are tracked by the Central Banks of the countries.
  2. Anyone with a Bitcoin address can send and receive Bitcoins from anyone else with a Bitcoin address.
  3. Online payments can be sent without either side knowing the identity of the other.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1, 2 and 3

b.

2 and 3 only

c.

1 and 2 only

d.

3 only

Question number: 74

» History

Appeared in Year: 2016

MCQ▾

Question

With reference to the cultural history of medieval India, consider the following statements:

  1. Siddhas (Sittars) of Tamil region were monotheistic and condemned idolatry.
  2. Lingayats of Kannada region questioned the theory of rebirth and rejected the caste hierarchy.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

2 only

b.

1 and 2

c.

Neither 1 nor 2

d.

1 only

Question number: 75

» History

Appeared in Year: 2016

Matching-Pair▾

Question

Find the pair which does not match:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Kurd

Bangladesh

b.

Madhesi

Nepal

c.

Rohingya

Myanmar

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 76

» Social and Economic Development

Appeared in Year: 2016

MCQ▾

Question

In which of the following regions of India are shale gas resources found?

1. Cambay Basin

2. Cauvery Basin

3. Krishna-Godavari Basin

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1 and 2 only

b.

1, 2 and 3

c.

3 only

d.

2 and 3 only

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