General Knowledge Set – 28 RRB Exam, UPSC Exam, SSC Exam:

  1. Who has the authority to remove the Vice-President from his office before the expiry of his term?
    Answer: Parliament
  2. Which is the most malleable metal?
    Answer: Gold
  3. For internal financing of Five Year Plans, the government depends on which source?
    Answer: Taxation only
  4. The altitudes of heavenly bodies appear to be greater than they actually are. Why is this?
    Answer: Atmospheric refraction
  5. During the Mughal period which trader first came to India?
    Answer: English
  6. A Forgotten Empire’, written by the renowned historian Robert Sewell, is about which Empire?
    Answer: Vijaynagar Empire
  7. Which group of plants produce naked seed?
    Answer: Gymnosperm
  8. What is the maximum strength of the nominated members in both the Houses of Parliament?
    Answer: 14
  9. Who discovered the laws of planetary orbits?
    Answer: Johannes Kepler
  10. Which God lost his importance as the first deity during the Later Vedic period?
    Answer: Varuna
  11. Who gave the first experimental value of G?
    Answer: Cavendish
  12. Photochemical smog occurs in which climage?
    Answer: Warm, dry and sunny climate
  13. What is the Planning Commission?
    Answer: An Advisory body’
  14. What do the surface of Earth that lies between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic, of Capricorn?
    Answer: Torrid Zone
  15. Which is the most important divinity of Rigveda?
    Answer: Varuna
  16. Which communicable disease is caused by bacteria?
    Answer: Leprosy
  17. Who is considered the guardian of the Public Purse?
    Answer: Comptroller and Auditor General
  18. What is the conversion of Fe++ to Fe+++?
    Answer: Oxidation
  19. What percentage of insolation is received by the earth’s surface?
    Answer: 47%
  20. Who was the famous Indo-Greek king who embraced Buddhism?
    Answer: Menander

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