Friday, April 28, 2017

G.K History (144) for UPSC-TRB-TNPSC-CTET-TNTET-SSC-RAILWAY

SL NOQUESTIONANSWER
1Who is the author of the book 'My Country, My Life'?L.K. Advani
2Which state is with the largest area under waste land?Jammu and Kashmir
3Geeta Chandran is well known by which name?Bharatnatyam dancer
4Who discovered the laws of planetary orbits?Johannes Kepler
5Who gave the first experimental value of G?Cavendish
6Which was the first National Security Advisor of India who died recently?Brajesh Mishra
7In India, which first bank of limited liability managed by Indians and founded in 1881? 0Oudh Commercial Bank
8Which colour types do not indicate fair or fine weather?Cumulonimbus
9A. Nageshwara Rao is associated with which field?A. Motion Picture
10Which region did not form the part of Ashoka's empire?Madras
11The popular TV. serial 'Neem ka Ped' was written by which author?Rahi Masoom Raza
12Kamarupa is the old name of which state?Assam
13Which decade is celebrated as decade of Action for road safety?2011-2020
14In which country is the world's highest waterfall?Venezuela
15International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, is observed on which date?02-Dec
16Which country has the highest average of road length on per thousand square kilometer area basis?Japan
17Which Australian player was known as 'Fruitfly' amongst the rest of the team?Merv Hughes
18Pravin Arnre and Vinod Kambli played for which province in South Africa?Boland
19Kodaikanal, the famous hill-station of South India, is situated on which hills?Palni hills
20The Olympic Museum was opened at which place?Lausanne
21With Which game/sport is 'Popping crease' associated?Cricket
22Which was an associate State of India before becoming a full fledged State?Sikkim(1975)
23Pulitzer prize is awarded for outstanding work in which field?Literature and Journalism
24By whom was the Vernacular Press Act was passed?Lord Lytton
25In which year Delhi became the capital of India?1911
26Who has taken maximum wickets in one-day internationals?Mutthiah Muralitharan
27In which country was the 2010 Football World Cup held?South Africa
28The Musalman, the handwritten daily newspaper in circulation since 1927, is published from which place?Chennai
29Under VAT, how many slabs are there?4
30From the biological evolutionary point of view, the human heart is close to the heart of which animal? 65292Pig
31Who is the author of the book 'India Remembered'?Pameia Mountbatten
32Which organ of UNO is considered as world parliament?General Assembly
33A majority of the population of New found land are engaged in which profession?Fishing
34Which country produced 127 lakh metric tones fish in 2010?Japan
35Which two countries follow China and India in the decreasing order of their populations?72 0USA and Indonesia
36Which was the first woman film star nominated/ elected to the Rajya Sabha?Nargis Dutt
37Which was the first fort constructed by the British in India?Fort St. George
38Ogaden region has been a source of conflict between which countries?Ethiopia and Somalia
39Which UN agency has its headquarters at Paris?UNESCO
40Who were the first to establish trade contacts with the Roman empire?Tamils
41The United Nations declared 2012 as the International Year of which thing?Cooperatives
42When is World Day for Water, recognized by the UN observed?22-Mar
43Which European country has over 200 volcanoes, many of them still active?Iceland
44The United Nations declared 2008 as which International Year?Planet Earth
45What was the main basis of social organization in India during the early medieval period?Caste
46Which country stood second in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics medal tally?US
47Where is the national institute of nutrition located?Hyderabad
48Dhyan Chand's name is associated with which game?Hockey
49The World Food Prize is given by which organisation/world bodie?Kraft general foods
50How many Nobel Prizes have been awarded so far to Indian citizens?3

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