General Knowledge Set – 38 RRB Exam, UPSC Exam, SSC Exam:

  1. By which method is the age of most ancient geological formations estimated?
    Answer: C4 method
  2. Which tax is levied by the Union and collected and appropriated by the States?
    Answer: Stamp Duties
  3. Ban-Ki-Moon the Secretary general of UNO belongs to which country?
    Answer: South Korea
  4. Which layer of the atmosphere provides ideal conditions for flying of jet aeroplanes?
    Answer: Stratosphere
  5. In which state had Gautama Buddha had attained Mahaparinirvan?
    Answer: Malia
  6. Most of the plants obtain nitrogen from the soil in which from?
    Answer: Nitrates
  7. Who is the Father of local self government in India?
    Answer: Lord Ripon
  8. If the temperature inside a room is increased, what will be the relative humidity?
    Answer: Decrease
  9. Which constituents of the atmosphere causes greatest changes in climate and weather?
    Answer: Water Vapour
  10. Who was the last ruler of Sunga dynasty?
    Answer: Devabhuti
  11. What was the pen name of Bankim Chandra Chattopadhaye?
    Answer: Kamla Kant
  12. Which is not a direct tax?
    Answer: Tax on entertainment
  13. Which fungus is responsible for disease late blight of potato?
    Answer: Phytophthora infestans
  14. Which type of forest belt supplies most of the world’s requirement of newsprint?
    Answer: Coniferous forest
  15. Who were the first to establish trade contacts with the Roman empire?
    Answer: Tamils
  16. With which amendment act has Panchayati Raj received constitutional status?
    Answer: 73rd
  17. Which polymer is used for making bulletproof material?
    Answer: Polyethylene
  18. ‘Man-The Maker of His Own Destiny’ book was written by which person?
    Answer: Swami Vivekananda
  19. Which climatic type suffers change due to shifting of the World’s Pressure Belts?
    Answer: Monsoon
  20. Who is considered to be the father of Ayurveda ?
    Answer: Charaka

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