General Knowledge Set – 114 UPSC Exam:

  1. What was the pen name of Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay?
    Answer: Anila Devi
  1. What is the smallest structural and functional unit of the nervous system?
    Answer: Neuron
  1. To whom are the Ministers individually responsible?
    Answer: The President
  1. Which mountain passes lie outside India?
    Answer: Khyber
  1. To whom the credit for discovering the sea route of India goes?
    Answer: Portuguese
  1. What is the unit of luminous efficiency of an electric bulb?
    Answer: Lumen/watt
  1. Which Veda contains an account of magical charms and spells?
    Answer: Atharva-Veda
  1. For how many years is the rolling plan?
    Answer: One year
  1. Where does rainfall from the southwest monsoon reach?
    Answer: Delta region of Mahanadi
  1. Which Indian leader was dismissed by the British from the Indian Civil Service?
    Answer: Surendranath Banerji
  1. Which is the membrane that protects the developing embryo from desiccation?
    Answer: Amnion
  1. By whom is the Contingency Fund the State-operated?
    Answer: Governor
  1. Which nuclear particles are responsible for holding all nucleons together?
    Answer: Mesons
  1. The retreating monsoon withdraws from which state?
    Answer: North-west India to Bengal
  1. Who was associated with the suppression of Thugs?
    Answer: Captain Sleeman
  1. How many centuries in Tests did Sunil Gavaskar bag when he retired?
    Answer: 34
  1. Which country was readmitted to the Olympics after her 21-year suspension?
    Answer: South Africa
  1. What is France’s global ranking in terms of the number of animal species under threat?
    Answer: 8
  1. Where is the Indian Wild Ass (Ghor-Khur) found?
    Answer: The Rann of Kachchi
  1. Who was the first President of the Indian Trade Union Congress in 1920?
    Answer: Lala Lajpat Rai

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