General Knowledge Set – 84 TNPSC Exam:

  1. Who became the youngest Grand Master of India?
    Answer: Parimarjan Negi
  1. Which was the first Indian woman to scale Mount Everest?
    Answer: Bachendri Pal
  1. Which is the scientist who explained blood circulation for the first time?
    Answer: William Harvey
  1. Among sources of power, India has the largest reserves of which thing?
    Answer: Coal
  1. Which Europeans, were the last to come to pre-independence India as traders?
    Answer: French
  1. Ministers in a State get salaries, by whom is it determined?
    Answer: State Legislature
  1. Which is used to remove astigmatism in the human eye?
    Answer: Cylindrical lens
  1. Through which methods is the national income of India estimated mainly?
    Answer: Production and income methods
  1. Which is the most important coal field in India?
    Answer: Raniganj
  1. When did the British Government start ruling India directly?
    Answer: After Sepoy Mutiny
  1. Who is the world’s first woman cosmonaut?
    Answer: Valentina Tereshkova
  1. Iris has no pigment in which people?
    Answer: Blue-eyed people
  1. Who is the longest-serving Chief Minister in India?
    Answer: Jyoti Basu
  1. ‘Parsec’ is the unit of measurement of which distance?
    Answer: Astronomical distance
  1. Which Indus city was known for water management?
    Answer: Mohenjo-Daro
  1. A mixture of which pair of gases is the cause of occurrence of most of the explosions in mines?
    Answer: Methane and air
  1. Where is Davos, the venue of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, located?
    Answer: Switzerland
  1. During whose viceroyalty was the system of Budget introduced in India?
    Answer: Canning
  1. The light coming from stars gives the idea of their which quality.
    Answer: Temperature
  1. The Vedic deity Indra was the god of which thing?
    Answer: Rain and thunder

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