General Knowledge Set – 54 RRB Exam, UPSC Exam, SSC Exam:

  1. Which decade is celebrated as First United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty?
    Answer: 1997-2006
  2. International voluntary blood donation day is observed on which date?
    Answer: November 6
  3. Why can Insects move on the surface of water without sinking?
    Answer: Due to Surface tension of water
  4. Which minerals occurs abundantly in the Earth’s crust?
    Answer: Silica
  5. Which Harappan site had a dock?
    Answer: Lothal
  6. Pneumoconiosis affects the workers who work mainly in which industry?
    Answer: Coal mining industry
  7. On which Panchayat did the Ashok Mehta Committee greater emphasis?
    Answer: Mandai Panchayat
  8. Which has the largest livestock population in the world?
    Answer: India
  9. The tide at its maximum height is known by which name?
    Answer: Spring tide
  10. Which Veda throws light on the beliefs and practices of the non-Aryans?
    Answer: Atharvaveda
  11. The United Nations declared 2009 as which International Year?
    Answer: Reconciliation
  12. Lathyrism is caused by excessive consumption of which thing?
    Answer: Khesari Dal
  13. Under which Ministry of the Government of India does the Food and Nutrition Board work?
    Answer: Ministry of Agriculture
  14. Where are the Local thunderstorms ‘Nor’ westers’ prominent?
    Answer: West Bengal
  15. The code of conduct of the Vedic society was laid out in which text?
    Answer: Smritis
  16. What are the metallic constituents of hard water?
    Answer: Calcium, magnesium and iron
  17. Who broke Pete Sampras’s record of maximum Grand Slams in tennis?
    Answer: Roger Federer
  18. With which was Tarapore Committee associated?
    Answer: Fuller capital account convertibility
  19. What is the dense mass of small water drops on smoke particles in the lower layers of the atmosphere?
    Answer: Smog
  20. Who was the founder of the Nanda dyansty?
    Answer: Mahapadma Nanda

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