General Knowledge Set – 89 UPSC Exam:

  1. Which Cricketer has scored the highest total runs in test cricket?
    Answer: Sachin Tendulkar
  1. Who won a Nobel Prize for literature when he was the head of the government?
    Answer: Sir Winston Churchill
  1. Which vitamin is essential for poor bone and teeth formation?
    Vitamin D
  1. Rana Pratap Sagar Plant (Rajasthan) is associated with which thing?
    Answer: Hydroelectricity
  1. Jallianwala Bagh massacre occurred on which date?
    Answer: April 13, 1919
  1. Which is at the apex of the three-tier system of Panchayati Raj?
    Answer: Zila Parishad
  1. Why does the velocity of the raindrop attain a constant value?
    Answer: Viscous force exerted by air
  1. The Govt. of India does not provide any direct financial assistance to which scheme?
    Answer: Jeevan Sathi Yojana
  1. Which is the oldest atomic power station?
    Answer: Tarapur
  1. During the Indian Freedom Struggle, who raised an army called Free Indian Legion?
    Answer: Subhas Chandra Bose
  1. Dr. Hargobing Khurana received the Nobel Prize for which subject?
    Answer: Medicine
  1. Healing of wounds is hastened by which vitamin?
    Answer: C
  1. The amendment procedure laid down in the Constitution of India is on which pattern?
    Answer: Constitution of South Africa
  1. Which is a warm ocean current?
    East Australian current
  1. Which was the Princely State which acceded to the Indian Union after a plebiscite?
    Answer: Junagadh
  1. Bagasse, a by-product of the sugar manufacturing industry, is used for the production of which thing?
    Answer: Paper
  1. The ‘Rediscovery of India’ is written by which author?
    Answer: Meghnad Desai
  1. As per the latest data in urban areas, women’s employment is highest in which industry areas?
    Answer: Retail Trade
  1. Kuroshio is a warm ocean current that runs from which country?
    Answer: Philippines to Japan
  1. Which was in power in the U. K. when India got independence?
    Answer: Labour Party

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