General Knowledge Set – 190 UPSC Exam

1. Which instrument meant for measuring the rate of respiration?

Answer. Respirometer

2. To whom the Vice-President’s letter of resignation is to be addressed?

Answer. President

3. The book ‘Around the World in Eighty Days’ was written by which person?

Answer. Jules Verne

4. In which product has Bangladesh emerged as the main competitor of India in the world market?

Answer. Jute

5. In which battle did Dara Shikoh finally loose the war of succession to Aurangzeb?

Answer. Sarnuqarh

6. What is the middle name of the world class batsman Sachin Tendulkar?

Answer. Ramesh

7. A substance, when inserted between the poles of a magnet, is pushed out, what is it?

Answer. Diamagnetic

8. What is the a biological process in which glucose and fat is oxidised to librate energy?

Answer. Respiration

9. Which State enjoys ideal conditions for the development of petrochemical industries?

Answer. Gujarat

10. The great painter Khwaja Abdus Samad flourished at the Court of which ruler?

Answer. Shershah

11. Trade Union comes under which List?

Answer. Concurrent list

12. What is termed as the period of high inflation and low economic growth?

Answer. Stagflation

13. What was the former name of the Reliance Cup?

Answer. Prudential Cup

14. How are the temperatures in equatorial regions between July and January?

Answer. The same

15. In city was the East India Association founded by Dadabhai Naoroji in 1866?

Answer. London

16. Which processe is used to remove reducible oxides from the metal?

Answer. Poling

17. Which technique can be used to establish the paternity of a child?

Answer. DNA finger printing

18. Which was the first State to become bifurcated after independence?

Answer. Madras

19. Which island receives conventional rainfall?

Answer. Sumatra

20. Who was the first Governor General of India?

Answer. Lord William Bentinck

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