General Knowledge Set – 74 UPSC Exam:

  1. Who is the creator of the Rock Garden in Chandigarh?
    Answer: Nek Chand
  1. When did UN General Assembly establish UN Industrial Development Organization?
    Answer: 1966
  1. Which organelles in the cell, other than the nucleus contain DNA?
    Answer: Mitochondria
  1. In India which is the State with the largest area under very dense forests?
    Answer: Arunachal Pradesh
  1. By whom was the Asiatic Society established in Calcutta?
    Answer: Sir William Jones
  1. In which country did the concept of Public Interest Litigation originate?
    Answer: The United States
  1. The wavelength of X-rays is of the order of how many angstroms?
    Answer: 1 Angstrom
  1. A crossed cheque is one, which can be encashed only at which bank?
    Answer: State Bank of India
  1. In which place is the headquarters of the North-Eastern Railway located?
    Answer: Gorakhpur
  1. Which reformer from Maharashtra was known as Lokhitavadi?
    Answer: Gopal Hari Deshmukh
  1. In which year ‘Human Rights Resolution’ was adopted by the U.N.?
    Answer: 1945
  1. What is unfolding from the inner membrane of mitochondria called?
    Answer: Cristae
  1. Which amendment curtailed the power of judicial review of the Supreme Court and the High Courts?
    Answer: 42nd
  1. Which National Highway connects Chennai and Visakhapatnam?
    Answer: NH 5
  1. Where were the sepoys revolted openly in 1857?
    Answer: Meerut
  1. By which Carbon and hydrogen are estimated in organic compounds?
    Answer: Liebig’s method
  1. Who wrote the book Reminiscences of the Nehru Age?
    Answer: O.P. Mathai
  1. What do Quantitative credit controls not include?
    Answer: RBI directives
  1. Which is the largest irrigation canal in the world?
    Answer: Indira Gandhi Canal
  1. By whom was the Civil Disobedience Movement led in the North-West Frontier Province?
    Answer: Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

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