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1-Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP) recommends Minimum Support Price.

2-The most important rabi pulse crop in India is Chickpea.

3-NPV (Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus) is Bio pesticide.

4-Heavy Water is normally used by Nuclear Power generation plants.

5-Dhyanchand Award is given for excellence in the field of sports.

6-National Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology is situated at New Delhi.

7-One Acre is equal to 0.4047 hectare.

8-The full form of NMCEX is National Multi Commodity Ex – change.

9-SRI technology is practiced for the cultivation of Rice.

10-The first-ever robot spacecraft to probe planet Venus was named Magellan.

11-Yellow Fever is transmitted by Aedes mosquito.

12-First successful heart transplantation was done by C.N. Barnard.

13-The International Date Line is the 180° Longitude.

14-Baltora glacier is located in Karakoram ranges.

15-High Courts were established in Calcutta, Bombay and Madras in 1861.

16-In 1907 Lala Lajpat Rai was deported to Mandalay for organizing the agrarian movement in Punjab.

17-Jawahar Tunnel is located in the State of Jammu and Kashmir.

18-The National Institute of Water Sports is situated in Goa.

19-Rajiv Gandhi was the Prime Minister of India when the Anti- Defection Bill was passed.

20- H.S. Olcott and Annie Besant founded the Theosophical Society in India in 1879.

21- The language used in writing the scientific name of animals is Latin.

22-The narrow stretch of water connecting two seas is called Strait.

23-Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the State of Tamil Nadu.

24-Talwandi was the birth place of Guru Nanak.

25-J.B. Say propounded the market law.

26-Cholera bacillus was discovered by Robert Koch.

27-Anousheh Ansari is the first woman space tourist.

28-National Institute of Virology is situated in Pune.

29-A single tax that replaces State Taxes like surcharge, turnover tax, etc is called the Value Added Tax (VAT).

30-The temple of Konark was built by Narasimha of the Ganga Dynasty. 

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