General Knowledge Set – 33 RRB Exam, UPSC Exam, SSC Exam:

  1. Which material is very hard and very ductile?
    Answer: Nichrome
  2. Which is called a ‘banker’s cheque’?
    Answer: Demand draft
  3. Which game/sport is ‘Popping crease’ associated with?
    Answer: Cricket
  4. Which lake in India has the highest water salinity?
    Answer: Sambhar
  5. In which year did the Peshwa become the official head of the Maratha administration?
    Answer: 1748 A.D.
  6. Bhopal gas tragedy struck in the year 1984 due to the leakage of which gas?
    Answer: Methyl-iso-cyanate
  7. Which was an associate State of India before becoming a full-fledged State?
    Answer: Sikkim
  8. Einstein’s mass-energy relation is given by which expression?
    Answer: E = mc2
  9. Which is the first company-managed major port in India?
    Answer: Ennore
  10. Which Governor of Bengal committed suicide in 1774?
    Answer: Robert Clive
  11. Pulitzer prize is awarded for outstanding work in which field?
    Answer: Literature and Journalism
  12. Bouncing cheques has become an offense. What is the punishment for the same?
    Answer: 6 months imprisonment
  13. What are all of the organisms living in a particular area, and what do they make up?
    Answer: A biological community
  14. How can the fertility of soil be improved?
    Answer: By adding living earthworms
  15. By whom was the Vernacular Press Act was passed?
    Answer: Lord Lytton
  16. By whom is Recognition to a political party accorded?
    Answer: By the Election Commission
  17. Which was the scientist who was responsible for the rejection of vital force theory?
    Answer: Lavoisier
  18. Which award is associated with Agriculture?
    Answer: Bourlog Award
  19. What type of farming is practised in the densely populated regions of the world?
    Answer: Intensive farming
  20. In which year Delhi became the capital of India?
    Answer: 1911

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