General Knowledge Set – 129 RRB Exam, UPSC Exam, SSC Exam:

1. Indian first took part in the Olympic Games in which year?
Answer: 1920

2. Which is the only woman to have won three Wimbledon titles in a row?
Answer: Steffi Graff

3. Which algae are used as biofertilizer in the production of crop paddy?
Answer: Blue green algae

4. Which planet is known as the ‘Watery Planet’?
Answer: Earth

5. On which river did Pulakesin II defeat Harshavardhana?
Answer: Narmada

6. How are the members of the Rajya Sabha elected?
Answer: Indirectly

7. When lake starts freezing the formation of the ice will start first at which point?
Answer: Top

8. How is the standard of living in a country represented?
Answer: Per capita income

9. What will be the antipodal position of a place located at 350 souths and 800 wests?
Answer: 350 north and 1000 east

10. Who was the first Muslim ruler to formulate a theory of Kingship similar to the theory of the divine right of the King?                                                                            Answer: Balban

11. Where is Salar Jung Museum situated?
Answer: Hyderabad

12. Which unicellular algae are used as source of oxygen in space research?
Answer: Chlorella

13. Who appoints the Chief Election Commissioner of India?
Answer: President

14. If the news is broadcast from London at 10:30 AM, at what time it will be heard at Baghdad (450 E)?
Answer: 1:30 PM

15. Which ruler in India challenged the authority of the Ulemas or Muslim clergy?
Answer: Alauddin Khilji

16. Which is used as filler in rubber tires?
Answer: Carbon black

17. Indian Institute of Naturopathy and Yogic Science is located in which city?
Answer: Lucknow

18. Which is the best measure of economic growth of a country?
Answer: GNP

19. Where is the Taiga belt found?
Answer: Temperate grasslands and Tundra

20. Who was the ruler of medieval India who is credited with the building of the Grand Trunk Road?
Answer: Sher Shah Suri

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