General Knowledge Set – 94 UPSC Exam:

  1. Which day is celebrated as United Nations Day every year?
    Answer: 24th October
  1. Against which team did Virender Sehwag make his one-day international debt?
    Answer: Pakistan
  1. Which gas does not considered a polluting agent of air?
    Answer: CO2
  1. Which connects the ocean floor level with the continental level?
    Answer: Continental slope
  1. In the Mughal administration, by whom was military recruitment being looked after?
    Answer: Bakshi
  1. How can the States in India borrow from the market?
    Answer: Only with the consent of the Centre
  1. What does the rise of mercury in a barometer indicate?
    Answer: Fairweather
  1. What is one of the main factors that led to the rapid expansion of Indian exports?
    Answer: Liberalisation of the economy
  1. Which is the longest inland waterway in the world?
    Answer: Mississippi river system
  1. Which was the king generally considered to be the greatest ruler of Kashmir in the 15th century?
    Answer: Zain-ul-Abidin
  1. The first Commonwealth Games were held in the year 1930 at which place?
    Answer: Hamilton (Canada)
  1. Which Scientist first explained the circulatory system?
    Answer: William Harvey
  1. How many States are required to ratify certain Amendments to the Constitution?
    Answer: Not less than half the number
  1. Which state has the smallest land area?
    Answer: Goa
  1. Which Mughal emperor prohibited the use of tobacco?
    Answer: Jehangir
  1. Which compound caused the tragedy of Bhopal in 1984?
    Answer: Methyl isocyanate
  1. With which game is the Double Fault associated?
    Answer: Football
  1. How is the difference between visible exports and visible imports defined?
    Answer: Balance of trade
  1. Which are the two volcanic islands in the Indian Territory?
    Answer: Narcondam and Barren
  1. Who translated Ramayana into Persian?
    Answer: Badaurii

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