General knowledge – UPSC, SSC, TNPSC Exam: Set – 241

1. By whom was the concept of Five Year Plans in India introduced?

Answer:  Jawaharlal Nehru

2. Which is the first National Park established in India?

Answer:  Corbett

3. Which funny causes green ear disease of bajra?

Answer:  Sclerospora graminicola

4. What speed of rotation of the earth?

Answer:  9.72 km/sec.

5. By whom was ‘Panchatantra’ written?

Answer:  Vishnu Sharma

6. Which is the competent body to prescribe conditions for the acquisition of citizenship?

Answer:  Parliament

7. Which law of thermodynamics introduces the concept of entropy?

Answer:  Second law

8. Kiel Canal connects which seas?

Answer:  Baltic Sea and North Sea

9. Why are In the northern hemisphere, currents deflected to their right?

Answer:  Due to Coriolis force

10. Who is credited with the invention of Algebra?

Answer: Aryabhatta

11. How is the Share of Direct tax in post-economic reform?

Answer:  Increasing

12. Which branch of biology deals with the study of heredity and variation?

Answer:  Genetics

13. How type of right is the Right to Information?

Answer:  Fundamental right

14. Which region is the leading producer of the “bort” variety of diamonds in the world?

Answer:  Zaire

15. By which Peshwa was the Treaty of Bassein signed with the British?

Answer:  Baji Rao  II

16. If we move from the equator to a pole, what will be the value of g?

Answer:  Increases

17. Which English Poet finished writing the epic poem ‘Paradise Lost’?

Answer:  John Milton

18. Which first feature film (talkie) was produced in India?

Answer:  Alam Ara

19. Why is Venice in Italy and Vienna in Austria famous?

Answer:  For the glass industry

20. Who was called as ‘Father of Indian Renaissance’?

Answer:  Raja Ram Mohan Roy

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