General Knowledge Set – 235 UPSC Exam:

1. What Minimum age is required to contest for Presidentship?

Answer: 35 years

2. Who received Nobel Prize twice for the same subject?

Answer: Marie Curie

3. In which place was Asia’s first Export Processing Zone (EPZ) set up?

Answer: Kanada

4. In which latitudes are the seasonal contrasts maximum?

Answer: Mid latitudes

5. During which ruler did Bernier visit India?

Answer: Shahjahan

6. When was National Development Council set up?

Answer: 1952

7. Which Insectivorous fish are used for mosquito control?

Answer: Gambusia

8. How are representatives of Union Territories in Lok Sabha chosen?

Answer: Direct elections

9. Which is produced by the rapid ascent of moist air?

Answer: Hail

10. Between which was the battle of Dharmat fought?

Answer: Aurangzeb and Dara Shikoh

11. Which are the Actinides elements with atomic numbers?

Answer: From 89 to 103

12. Which year is celebrated as the International Year of Water Cooperation?

Answer: 2013

13. When is World Poetry Day, recognized by UNESCO observed?

Answer: March 21

14. Which is the longest railway platform?

Answer: Kharagpur (India)

15. Who said, “My boy no, you are an Indian first and then a Muslim”?

Answer: Mohammad Ali Aurangzeb and Dara Shikoh

16. Which gas comes out during photosynthesis?

Answer: Oxygen

17. What is the age of retirement of the Judges of the High Court?

Answer: 62 years

18. What is the most suitable unit for expressing nuclear radius?

Answer: Fermi

19. The equator cuts through which islands?

Answer: Borneo

20. Who is the author of the book ‘Hindu way of Life’?

Answer: Dr. S. Radhakrishnan

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