General Knowledge Set – 178 RRB Exam, UPSC Exam, SSC Exam:

1. In respect of which states has the Union Parliament power to legislate on the subjects of all three lists?

Answer. Union Territories

2. What is the most soluble in water?

Answer. Sugar

3. What is the effect of inflation on tax revenue results in a situation?

Answer. Fiscal drag

4. Which country is included in the North-West Pacific fishing grounds?

Answer. Japan

5. Who presided over the Buddhist Council held during the reign of Kanishka at Kashmir?

Answer. Vasumitra

6. With which one of the following is BRIT (Government of India) engaged?

Answer. Isotope Technology

7. Which part became modified as the tusk of an elephant?

Answer. Second incisor

8. To which do the residuary powers of legislation in the case of Jammu and Kashmir belong?

Answer. TheState Legislature

9. India is the seventh largest country in the world, how much does it cover a total area?

Answer. Approximately 3200000 sq. km

10. What was the main reason for the evolution of kingship in Vedic society?

Answer. Desire to conquer new land

11. One horsepower is equal to how many watts?

Answer. 746 watts

12. From where can renewable energy be obtained?

Answer. Biomass

13. What is the inflation experienced in the country at present?

Answer. Cost-push inflation

14. Which is the largest southernmost single island in India?

Answer. Great Nicobar Island

15. On which bank was the ‘Battle of Ten Kings’ fought?

Answer. Parushni (Ravi)

16. If the radius of blood vessels decreases, what will be in the blood pressure?

Answer. Increase

17. Railway is a subject on which list?

Answer. Union List

18. When ice melts into water, which type of change occurs in entropy?

Answer. Increases

19. Where is Peaty soil found?

Answer. Kerala

20. Who were the contemporaries of Kanishka?

Answer. Nagarjuna, Asvaqhosha, Vasumitra

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