General Knowledge Set – 124 UPSC Exam:

  1. Which book was written by Gandhiji?
    Answer: My Experiments with Truth
  1. Which vitamin is essential for the coagulation of blood?
    Answer: Vitamin
  1. Which describes India as a Secular State?
    Answer: The preamble to the Constitution
  1. When the wind is deflected due to the rotation of the Earth, what is it called?
    Answer: Geostrophic wind
  1. Which part of Delhi where Aibak laid the foundation of the first so-called ‘Seven cities’ of medieval Delhi?
    Answer: Mehrauli
  1. Which is used in storage batteries?
    Answer: Lead
  1. When is World Population Day, recognized by the UN is observed?
    Answer: Devagiri
  1. Who was the first Chairman of the Planning Commission?
    Answer: Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
  1. The equatorial regions receive rainfall throughout the year. What is the annual rainfall?
    Answer: 250 cm
  1. When Abdur Razzak from Persia visited Hampi, who was the ruler of Vijayanagar in South India?
    Answer: Devaraya II
  1. How much protein a working woman must intake every day?
    Answer: 45 g
  1. Who was the first leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha?
    Answer: Kamlapati Tripathi
  1. An element X forms an oxide X03. What is the valency of X?
    Answer: 6
  1. Which is the world’s largest desert?
    Answer: Sahara
  1. From where Alauddin Khalji captured the Delhi throne after securing fabulous wealth?
    Answer: Devagiri
  1. Which year is celebrated as the International Year of the Shark?
    Answer: 2009
  1. Who was the first Indian woman to scale Mount Everest?
    Answer: Bachhendri Pal
  1. What is the introduction of foreign genes for improving genotype?
    Answer: Immunisation
  1. The problem of leaching of the soil is more pronounced in the areas how much rainfall is there?
    Answer: Heavy
  1. Who was the first Mughal emperor to allow Britishers to establish trade links with India?
    Answer: Jahangir

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