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The treaty:
• The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) – a basic building block in the nuclear is armament process has remained deadlocked for 18 years now. The 1996 treaty has so far been signed by 183 states and ratified by 162 states. ... Read More..
Science and Technology In Hindi More
Although the universe has been expanding since the initial Big Bang, inflation refers to the hypothesis that, for a very short time, the universe expanded at a sharply increasing rate, ... Read More..
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Money laundering involves disguising financial assets so that they can be used without detection of the illegal activity that produced them. Through money laundering, the launderer transforms the monetary proceeds derived from criminal activity into funds with an apparently legal source.... Read More..
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• Climate is the sum of weather trends over a long period of time (say, a century or so), whereas, weather is a short term phenomenon.... Read More..
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About the Conference:
• Since its beginning, it is the 3rd Assam Water Conference - 2015, Guwahati.
• The Conference is a platform for interaction and exchange of knowledge and experiences that have emerged till date in the field of water resources development ... Read More..
Polity and Governance In Hindi More
• Since independence, India has made significant progress in most aspects of economy and society. India has emerged as the third largest economy in the world, in Purchasing Power Parity terms. ... Read More..
Welfare Schemes and Policies in India In Hindi More
Sukanya Samriddhi Account Scheme is a small deposit scheme for girl child, as part of 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign, which would fetch yearly interest rate of 9.1 per cent and... Read More..
Bills and Acts in India In Hindi More
To address the problem of road safety, the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has published a draft Road Transport and Safety Bill If passed by Parliament, it would replace the existing Motor Vehicles Act of 1988.... Read More..
Geography of India and The World In Hindi More
A cloudburst is a sudden rainfall which can be quite unexpected, very abrupt, and rather drenching. In some cloudbursts, up to 5 inches (almost 13 centimeters) of rain can fall in an hour, often in the form of extremely large droplets. ... Read More..
Current and National Issues In Hindi More
The High Level Committee (HLC) was set up by the Government on 20th August, 2014 under the chairmanship of Shri Shanta Kumar. The committee also included six members and a special invitee.... Read More..
Social issues and Social Justice In Hindi More
Vulnerable groups are those groups whose resource endowment is inadequate to provide sufficient income from any available source. As per the World Bank a vulnerable section in a population is one that has some specific characteristics that make it at higher risk of falling into poverty than others.... Read More..
Current and International Issues In Hindi More
In its annual calendar, UN has listed nearly 118 International Days / Years / Anniversaries for observance. One of them, the 'International Day of Yoga', has come to represent the soft power of India. Its adoption by UN reflects global recognition of India's one of the aspects of rich cultural heritage. ... Read More..
History, Art and Culture In Hindi More
The term 'Druzhba-Dosti' signifies a shared vision for strengthening the Indian-Russian Partnership over the next decade. India deeply values the contributions made by Russia to India's developmental and defence needs since the second half of the twentieth century.... Read More..
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A man can swim with the stream at the rate of 3km/hr and against the stream at the rate of 2 km/hr. How long will he take to swim 10km in still water?


1 hr.


2 hrs.


3 hrs.


4 hrs.

Given question is based on the following coding system and the conditions that follow and mark the number of that combination as your answer.

Letter : B A D E F H J K M I U  O W  F P 
Digital/Sym. Code : 6 $ 7 8 # 1 * % 3 © 4 9  @  5


If the first letter is a vowel and the last letter is a consonant, their codes are to be interchanged.

(ii) If both the first and the last letters as consonants, both are to be coded as ‘®’

(iii) If the first letter is a consonant and the last letter is vowel, both are to be coded as the code for the vowel.

Question: J M E I U D

(a) ®%83©®




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