General Knowledge Set – 187 UPSC Exam

1. Regarding the atom of a chemical element, magnetic quantum number refers?

Answer. Orientation

2. Coconut and mango grouped under, which kind of fruit?

Answer. Drup 

3. Who fixes the salaries and the allowances of the Speaker of Lok Sabha?

Answer. Parliament

4. The term ‘Granary of the world’ is related to which type?

Answer. Temperate

5. To which veda does Ayurveda owe its origin?

Answer. Yajurveda

6. To which UN organ, does the Security Council send its annual report?

Answer. General Assembly

7. Which is the Trophy/Cups associated with the game of Hockey?

Answer. Agha Khan Cup

8. When an ebonite rod is rubbed with fur, which charge acquired by the fur?

Answer. Positive

9. Which climatic factor which has the least effect upon a terrestrial ecosystem?

Answer. Wind

10. What wass the name of the tax which the kings used to collect from the people in the Vedic period?

Answer. Bali

11. What is development of fruit without fertilization called?

Answer. Parthenocarpy

12. Where was the first Municipal Corporation in India set up ?

Answer. Kolkata 

13. Which is the largest importer country of Indian textile?

Answer. USA

14. Which is not a sedimentary rock?

Answer. Marble

15. Which city was regarded as the best producer of silk?

Answer. Varanasi

16. Which batsman started his International cricketing career at the age of 16?

Answer.  Sachin Tendulkar

17. Which charcoal forms of carbon is used in sugar industry?

Answer. Animal charcoal

18. Enlargment of which gland takes place due to deficiency of iodine?

Answer. Thyroid

19. Which is the type of igneous rocks are formed midway between volcanic and plutonic rocks?

Answer. Hypabyssal

20. Which Gupta ruler had led a campaign to the south and was an expert ‘Veena’ player?

Answer. Samudragupta

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