General Knowledge Set – 172 RRB Exam, UPSC Exam, SSC Exam:

1. Which was the only President of India who was elected unopposed?

Answer. Neelam Sanjiva Reddy

2. Which is not a plantation crop?


3. Who laid the foundation of the Rashtrakuta Empire?

Answer. Dantidurga

4. Which synthetic fiber is known as artificial silk?

Answer. Rayon

5. In the UN, how many territories were placed under the trusteeship system?

Answer. 11

6. By which band is Monetary policy regulated?

Answer. Central Bank

7. If a solar eclipse occurs when the moon is quite far from the earth, how would be the eclipse?

Answer. Likely to be annular

8. During the Mughal period which trader first came to India?

Answer. Portuguese

9. Reduced leaves and sunken stomata are the main features of which thing?


10. When the Vice-President officiates as President, whose salary does he draw?

Answer. President

11. Which quantity remains constant in a step-down transformer?

Answer. Power

12. What is the approximate equatorial circumference of the earth?

Answer. 40,000 Km

13. Sher Shah died while fighting in which war?

Answer. Kalinjar

14. Where is the headquarter of the International Court of Justice?

Answer. The Hague

15. When is World Intellectual Property Day, recognized by the UN is observed?

Answer. April 26

16. What ratio of forest area is needed for ecological balance in India?

Answer. 33.3%

17. Which force is most powerful in determining the movement of wind including its velocity?

Answer. Pressure gradient force

18. The First Anglo-Burmese War was concluded by a treaty Which is that?

Answer. Treaty of Yandaboo

19. In which year were the first general elections in India held?

Answer. 1951

20. All acids contain which element?

Answer. Hydrogen

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