General Knowledge Set – 224 UPSC Exam :

1. The Imperial Bank of India, after nationalisation was given the name of which bank?

Answer: State Bank of India

2. Who is responsible for the sex determination of a child?

Answer: Father

3. How many High Courts in India have jurisdiction over more than one State (Union Territories not included)?

Answer: 3

4. Suez Canal joins which two Sea?

Answer: Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea

5. Who gave the motto ‘Go back to the Vedas’ ?

Answer:  Swami Dayanand Saraswati

6. Which is technique used to transmit audio signal in television broadcasts?

Answer: Frequency modulation

7. Which date is known as ‘Diabetes Day’?

Answer: 14th November

8. Who is the inventor and founder of www?

Answer: Timbernrus

9. Which type of soils have a marked capacity to retain water?

Answer: Regur soil

10. In which language was the ‘Shrimad Bhagavad Gita’ originally written?

Answer: Sanskrit

11. Which was the Russian scientist who proposed the theory of origin of life?

Answer: Oparin

12. A Money Bill passed by the Lok Sabha has to be passed/returned by Rajya Sabha within howmany days?

Answer: 14 days

13. What is laughing gas?

Answer: Nitrous oxide

14. Under which climatic conditions do the laterite soils develop?

Answer: Wet tropical climate

15. Who wrote Sanskrit Grammar?

Answer: Panini

16. During whose viceroyalty was the system of Budget introduced in India?

Answer: Canning

17. When is the Commonwealth Day observed by its member countries?

Answer: January 25

18. Which set contains foods rich in carbohydrates?

Answer: Banana, potato and rice

19. Which country in Africa has luxurious tropical rain forests?

Answer: Ivory coast

20. Which was not a kingdom in ancient India?

Answer: Hampi

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