General Knowledge Set – 104 UPSC Exam:

  1. What is the main source of funds for the National Highway Authority of India?
    Answer: Cess
  1. Who is the first non-Indian to receive the Bharat Ratna?
    Answer: Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
  1. Which group has the highest number of endangered species?
    Answer: Reptiles
  1. Which range of the Himalayas is known for hill stations?
    Answer: Himachal
  1. Which religion was patronised by Rashtrakutas?
    Answer: Jainism
  1. By which Amendment, the power to amend the Constitution was specifically conferred upon the Parliament?
    Answer: 24th
  1. By whom was Neutron discovered?
    Answer: Chadwick
  1. Which is the first Indian woman to reach Olympic finals in individual track events?
    Answer: P. T. Usha
  1. Which city will never get the vertical rays of the Sun?
    Answer: Srinagar
  1. Tipu Sultan took the support of which power to fight the English?
    Answer: French
  1. From which country does More than one-third of the crude steel production of the world come?
    Answer: China
  1. The silent valley has rare plants and animals located in which state?
    Answer: Kerala
  1. Which part of the Constitution deals with the Directive Principles of State Policy?
    Answer: Part IV
  1. In terms of area, India is which largest country in the world.
    Answer: Seventh
  1. Who was the founder of the autonomous kingdom of Avadh?
    Answer: Saadat Khan Burhan-ul-Mulk
  1. When water vapours are passed over aluminium carbide, what do we get?
    Answer: Methane
  1. India won the last Hockey Olympic Gold in which year?
    Answer: 1980, Moscow
  1. Who was the first Defence Minister of India?
    Answer: N. Gopalaswami Ayyangar
  1. Asteroids have their orbits between which planets?
    Answer: Mars and Jupiter
  1. With which had the Indus Valley people trade relations?
    Answer: Mesopotamia

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