Answer :- Silicosis
>>It is also known as Potters rot, is a form of occupational lungs disease caused by the inhalation of crystalline silica dust.
Answer :- Geoffrey Chaucer
>>He is the author of 'The Canterbury Tales'
3. The Italian built fleet tanker acquired and commissioned by Indian Navy?
Answer :- INS Deepak
>>It was commissioned in January 2011.
>>It is one of the two fleet tankers built by Fincanteri Shipyard of Italy
4. FRBM stands for?
Answer :- Fiscial Responsibility and Budget Management. >>Government of India introduced the Fiscial Responsibility and Budget Management Bill in December 2000.
5. Who is named as Honoured Brand Ambassador for 2014 World Cup Football?
Answer :- Pele
>>Pele is a retired Brazilian Football player.
>>The original name was Edson Arantes Nascimento.
>>During his carrier he was known as 'Black Pearl', 'King of Football'.
6. How many members are represented by States and Union Territories in Rajya Sabha?
Answer :- 238
>> The Rajya Sabha or Council of States is the Upper House of the Parliament of India.
>> The Rajya Sabha has 250 members of which 238 are elected indirectly by the legislature of each state as well as the Union territories. Seats are allocated in proportion to the population of each state or union territory.
>> Term of office are 6 years with one third of the members retired every 2 years.
>>The Vice President of India is the exofficio Chairaman of Rajya Sabha who presides over its sessions.
7. Which is known as the 'Laughing Gas'?
Answer :- Nitous Oxide
>>It is used in surgery and dentistry for the anesthetic and analgesic effects.
>>It was discovered by Priestly.
>>It is also used as an oxidiser in rocketry and in motor racing to increase the power output of engines.
8. The length of a word in computer is measured by?
Answer :- bits
>>Short for binary digit, the smallest unit of information on a machine.
>>Computer always work with bits, they do not understand any other form.
>>Scientists use combination of 8 bits together to represent various symbols.
>>The term was first used in 1946 by John Turkey.
>>A single bit can only one of two values 0 or 1.
9. The Althing, the oldest functioning legislature assembly in the World is the Parliament of which country?
Answer :- Iceland
>>Currency :- Krona
>>Iceland remains outside the European Union.
>>It has no armed forces.
10. Which types of waves are used in a night vision apparatus?
Answer :- Infrared Waves
>>Infrared waves are electromagnetic radiation that produces a sensation of heat.
>>The existence of infrared radiation was first discovered by astronomer William Herschel.