Friday, April 28, 2017

G.K History (146) for UPSC-TRB-TNPSC-CTET-TNTET-SSC-RAILWAY

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1Which has the largest livestock population in the world?India
2The United Nations declared 2009 as which International Year?Reconciliation
3Under which Ministry of the Government of India does the Food and Nutrition Board work?Ministry of Agriculture
4With which was Tarapore Committee associated?Fuller capital account convertibility
5Microwaves are electromagnetic waves with frequency, in the range of which unit?Giga hertz
6Which was the first Asian lady swimmer to have crossed the English Channel?Arati Saha
7Which creature is featured on the logo for International Year of Biodiversity 2010?A greater flamingo
8Which type of glass is used in making lenses and prisms?Flint glass
9Which Indian batsman made three consecutive centuries in his first three Test matches?Mohd. Azharuddin
10Which is the largest flower in the world?Rafflesia
11Which European country borders Atlanic Ocean?Portugal
12The term 'Butterfly Stroke' is associated with which game?Swimming
13Who acts as the Chancellor of State Universities?Governor
14'Alice in Wonderland' the famous TV Serial, is based on a book written by which author?Lewis Caroll
15Who wrote the book 'A Passage to India'-E. M. Foster
16Who is the first Air Chief to receive the honour of "Marshal"?Arjun Singh
17Which chemical is most suitable to control storage insects on a small scale?B. H. C.
18Kourou city is well-known for which purpose?Satellite launching
19Which State has the largest number of sugar mills?Uttar Pradesh
20By whom was first successful vaccine against virul disease of small pox discovered? 0 65292Edward Jenner
21Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was born in which year?1889
22Which was the first to legalize euthanasia?Netherlands
23Baan Ki-moon, the UNO Secretary-General belong to whiich country?South Korea
24In which year was the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) founded?1969
25Who is the author of the book "Superstar India From Incredible to Unstopable"-72Sobha De
26Who has written the book 'My Frozen Turbulence in Kashmir'?Jagmohan
27Which language is Next to Hindi spoken by the largest number of people in the Indian subcontinent?Bengali
28The United Nations declared 1994 as which International Year?International Year of the Family
29Who is regarded as the founder of the scientific Socialism?Karl Marx
30National Environmental Engineering research institute is situated in which city?Nagpur
31Misha Grewal is associated with which game/sport?Squash
32Amar Singh Sokhi is remembered for his performance in which sports event?Cycling
33Who became the first woman in the world to ski to the North Pole?Ann Banoraft
34For outstanding contribution to which field is Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize given?Science
35'Meghanath Saha' award is given for outstanding contribution in which field?Science
36Who wrote the book 'Algebra of Infinite Justice'?Arundhati Roy
37What is Oolong tea?A variety of tea cultivated in Taiwan
38The autobiography 'Living History' has been authored by author?Hillary Clinton
39By whom was the famous book Geet Govind written?Jayadev
40How is Swami Vivekananda's birthday observed in India?As National Youth Day
41In which Indian state is the game of Polo said to have originated?Manipur
42How many States of the U.S.A. are not attached to its mainland?Two
43Which train/railway passes through Germany, France, Austria, Hungary and Romania?Orient Express
44Mallika Sarabhi is associated with which field?Classical dance
45Who has written the book 'The Famished Road'?Ben Okri
46World day to combat desertification and drought is observed on which date?17-Jun
47Which state is the leading producer of tea?Assam
48Which day is the International Human Rights Day?December 10th
49Bahadur Singh is a distinguished athlete of which game?Athletics
50Which pair of states is the leading producer of tabacco in India?Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat

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