General Knowledge Set – 163 RRB Exam, UPSC Exam, SSC Exam:

1. In which year did African Export and Import Bank come into existence?

Answer:  1978

2. Which is known for its extensive tropical rainforest?

Answer:  Congo basin

3. Which transferred his capital from Patliputra to Vaishali?

Answer:  Shishunaga

4. What is the principal structural elements of a living cell?

Answer:  Carbon

5. In which year was the first no-confidence motion moved in the Lok Sabha after independence?

Answer:  1963

6. One calorie is the heat required to raise the temperature of 1g of water by how many degrees?

Answer:  1°C

7. When was petroleum discovered first in commercial quantities in India?

Answer:  1890

8. Who was not a contemporary of the ‘Other three?

Answer:  Milinda

9. When is World Hospice and Palliative Care Day observed?

Answer:  October 9

10. From where does the National Stock Exchange function?

Answer:  Mumbai

11. What is known as a powerhouse of a cell?

Answer:  Mitochondria

12. How many atomic power plants exist in India today?

Answer:  9

13. Which ancient Mahajanapadas was located on the bank of Yamuna?

Answer:  Vatsa

14. By whom was the idea of the Constitution of India first of all given?

Answer:  M. N. Roy

15. To whom the credit for the discovery of transuranic element goes?

Answer:  Seaborg

16. When is World Development Information Day, recognized by the UN is observed?

Answer:  October 24

17. On which date does Summer Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere occur?

Answer:  December, 22

18. Who were the originators of the Dravidian style of architecture and sculpture in South India?

Answer:  Cholas

19. How many medals did P.T. Usha win at the Xth Asiad?

Answer:  4

20. What is the role of the rabbit and horse, in the appendix?

Answer:  It helps in the digestion of cellulose

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