General Knowledge Set – 211 UPSC Exam:

  1. Critical angle of. light passing from glass to water is minimum for which colour?
    Answer: Violet colour
  2. With whose assistance was Bokaro Steel Limited established?
    Answer: Soviet Union
  3. Where were the xxvii (1996) Summer Olympic games were held?
    Answer: Atlanta
  4. Why was Farakka Barrage commissioned?
    Answer: Save Kolkata port
  5. In the Sultanate period, which was the highest rural authority for land revenue?
    Answer: Chowdhary
  6. What amount of energy transfered from one trophic level to next?
    Answer: 10%
  7. In whom did the Government of India Act, 1935 veste the residuary power?
    Answer: Governor-General
  8. What is formula of plaster of paris?
    Answer: 2CaSO4.H2O
  9. Which is called ‘Herring Pond’?
    Answer: Atlantic ocean
  10. Which was the main characteristic of the later Vedic age?
    Answer: Caste system
  11. With which game is Brookland (England) associated?
    Answer: Football
  12. To which duties is the system of value added taxation applicable?
    Answer: Excise duties
  13. What is the normal temperature of the human body?
    Answer: 98.4°F
  14. Which soils developed on transported sediments?
    Answer: Lithosols
  15. Of which dynasty does Vishnu Purana give an account?
    Answer: Mauryan dynasty
  16. By which act was the office of Governor General of India created?
    Answer: Government of India Act, 1858
  17. Which would expand the most on being heated?
    Answer: Air
  18. Who is the proponent and propagandist of the “Art of Living”?
    Answer: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
  19. The longest circle which can be drawn on the earth’s surface passes through where?
    Answer: Equator
  20. By whom was Zero invented?
    Answer: An unknown Indian

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