General Knowledge Set – 101 UPSC Exam:

  1. The refractive index of a given piece of transparent quartz is greatest for which light?
    Answer: Violet light
  1. Where were the war criminals of the II World War put to trial?
    Answer: Pietersburg
  1. Ali Akbar plays which musical instrument?
    Answer: Sarod
  1. In which city does the World’s highest urban density of population occurs?
    Answer: Tokyo
  1. In which year did Akbar defeat Rana Pratap in the Battle of Haldighati?
    Answer: 1576
  1. Which part of the human brain is the regulating center for swallowing and vomiting?
    Answer: Medulla oblongata
  1. Which act aimed at providing a federal structure for India?
    Answer: Government of India Act, 1935
  1. What is the main constituent of vinegar?
    Answer: Acetic acid
  1. What separates Daman and Diu?
    Answer: Gulf of Khambat
  1. Which territory was outside the boundaries of the Mughal Empire during the reign of Akbar?
    Answer: Bijapur
  1. Which bank prints currency notes of the denomination of Rs. 100?
    Answer: The Bank Note Press, Dewas
  1. The year 1995 is the golden Jubilee year of which international organizations?
    Answer: UNO
  1. Which component of plants receives stimulus for flowering?
    Answer: Leaves
  1. Where is Port Blair situated?
    Answer: South Andaman
  1. When Akbar surrounded the Chittor fort, who saved it for four months?
    Answer: Jaimal
  1. Which was adopted from the Maurya dynasty in the emblem of the Government of India?
    Answer: Four lions
  1. Long-distance short-wave radio broadcasting uses which waves?
    Answer: Ionospheric wave
  1. Who amongst the following is the anther of the Book “The Folded Earth”?
    Answer: Anuradha Roy
  1. Which group of rivers falls in the Bay of Bengal?
    Answer: Ganga, Brahmaputra, Hooghly
  1. Who is known as the ‘Grand Old Man of India’?
    Answer: Dadabhai Naoroji

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