General Knowledge Set – 125 UPSC Exam:

  1. In the context of Indian wildlife, what is the flying fox?
    Answer: Bat
  1. Who appoints the Chairman of the UPSC?
    Answer: President
  1. Why is it in a hydel station the motion is produced in turbines?
    Answer: Due to the flow of water
  1. Did the moon shape sand dunes, formed by which wind action?
    Answer: Barkhans
  1. During the decline of the Mughal Empire By whom were, the Jats organized into a political force?
    Answer: Badan Singh
  1. Which is useful in the detection of landmines?
    Answer: Wasp
  1. Which instrument is used to measure the force and velocity of the wind?
    Answer: Anemometer
  1. Which is the phylum that includes exclusively marine animals?
    Answer: Echinodermata
  1. Which river has the largest drainage basin?
    Answer: Amazon
  1. In which year was the Third Battle of Panipat fought?
    Answer: 1761
  1. What is the part of the Constitution that reflects the mind and ideals of the framers?
    Answer: Preamble
  1. Which polymeric material is used for making a bulletproof jacket?
    Answer: KEVLAR
  1. Upon which development the Second Five-Year Plan laid more stress?
    Answer: Industrialization
  1. Which is the largest freshwater lake in the world?
    Answer: Lake Superior
  1. Who among the following Governors-General formed the Triple Alliance against Tipu Sultan?
    Answer: Lord Cornwallis
  1. Pandit K.G. Ginde was well known for his contribution to when field.
    Answer: Music
  1. Insects that can transmit diseases to humans are referred to by which name?
    Answer: Vectors
  1. In India, the concept of single citizenship is adopted from which country?
    Answer: England
  1. In which sea are the Lakshadweep Islands are situated?
    Answer: Arabian Sea
  1. Who was elected as the President of the All-India Khilafat Conference when it met in Delhi in 1919?
    Answer: Mahatma Gandhi

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