General Knowledge Set – 96 UPSC Exam:

  1. Which cup/trophy is associated with football?
    Answer: Santosh Trophy
  1. What is the main cause of the extinction of species from the tropics?
    Answer: Deforestation
  1. In which year did Congress lose its monopoly of power in the States for the first time after the elections?
    Answer: 1967
  1. Which is the largest tiger reserve in India?
    Answer: Corbett
  1. Which revolutionary leaders organized an attack on the armory of Chittagong?
    Answer: Surya Sen
  1. What is the second most abundant element in the earth’s crust?
    Answer: Silicon
  1. Who received the Nobel Prize twice in different subjects?
    Answer: Madam Curie
  1. Which formulates fiscal policy?
    Answer: Finance Ministry
  1. Which is the first National Park established in India?
    Answer: Corbett National Park
  1. By whom was General Dyer who was responsible for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre shot dead?
    Answer: Udham Singh
  1. What is the physical basis of life?
    Answer: Protoplasm
  1. Who is responsible for the registration of voters?
    Answer: Election Commission
  1. A fan produces a feeling of comfort during hot weather. Why?
    Answer: Our perspiration evaporates rapidly
  1. Which state has the highest amount of Nickel Ore resources?
    Answer: Orissa
  1. Megasthenes was an envoy of which king?
    Answer: Seleucus
  1. What is the name of India’s highest award which is given to a civilian?
    Answer: Bharat Ratna
  1. In which year did India first take part in the Olympic Games?
    Answer: 1920
  1. In which cell organelle do photo and thermochemical reactions occur in different sites?
    Answer: Chloroplasts
  1. In which district, have large reserves of diamond-bearing kimberlite been discovered in the recent past?
    Answer: Raipur
  1. Who in ancient India assumed the title amitraghata?
    Answer: Bindusar

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