General Knowledge Set – 169 RRB Exam, UPSC Exam, SSC Exam:

1. Which root develops from any part of the plant body except the radical?

Answer:  Adventitious root

2. Cyclonic rainfall largely occurs in which country?

Answer:  India

3. The final defeat of the Maratha Confederacy came during the time of which governor?

Answer:  Hastings

4. Which High Court has jurisdiction over the State of Arunachal Pradesh?

Answer:  Mumbai

5. Between which bodies is one Astronomical Unit the average distance?

Answer:  Earth and the Sun

6. Where are the headquarters of the IMF and World Bank located?

Answer:  Both Washington DC

7. What is the Molten rock below the surface of the earth?

Answer:  Magma

8. In ‘March 1925, who was elected as the President of the Central Legislative Assembly?

Answer:  Vithalbhai Patel

9. Which is a World Bank group of five institutions?

Answer:  IDA

10. In plants which one of the following tissues is dead?

Answer:  Collenchyma

11. With which does the power to extend or restrict the jurisdiction of the High Court rest?

Answer:  With the Parliament

12. What is a chemical weathering process?

Answer:  Oxidation

13. In which year did Mahatma Gandhi return to India, leaving South Africa forever?

Answer:  1915

14. Which non-metals is not a poor conductor of electricity?

Answer:  Selenium

15. When International Day of Older Persons, recognized by the UN is observed?

Answer:  October 1

16. What was the earlier name of the WTO?

Answer:  GAD

17. Which country is known as the ‘Sugar bowl of the World’?

Answer:  Cuba

18. Mahamastakabhisheka, a great religious event, is associated with and done for whom?

Answer:  Bahubali

19. For the implantation of fertilized ova uterus secret which hormone?

Answer:  Estrogen

20. A Judge of a High Court wanting to resign addresses his letter of resignation to whom?

Answer:  The President

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