General Knowledge Geography Set-247

1. For crops does India have the largest cultivated area in the world?

Answer: Rice

2. When was Madras State renamed Tamil Nadu?


3. Which law directly explains the law of conservation of mass?

Answer: Avogadro’s law

4. What the wind is deflected due to the rotation of the earth?

Answer: Geostrophic wind

5. Who built the stupa at Sanchi in Madhya Pradesh?

Answer: Ashoka

6. After textiles, which is India’s second most important industry?

Answer: Iron and steel

7. Which books were written by Tilak?

Answer : Gita Rahasya

8. Which gas is absorbed during photosynthesis?

Answer: CO2

9. Which country leads in fish catches?

Answer: Japan

10. Which temple got the name Black Pagoda?

Answer: Sun Temple

11. Which is an extra-Constitutional and non-statutory body?

Answer: Planning Commission

12. Which space waves are affected seriously by atmospheric conditions?

Answer: UHF

13. Who has written the famous book ‘Anna Karenina’?

Answer: Leo Tolstoy

14. Which type of climate is known for the maximum diurnal range of temperature?

Answer: Hot desert

15. By whom was the first weekly Bengali newspaper ‘Samachar Darpan’ published?

Answer: Marshman

16. Which State stands first in the length of roads in the country?

Answer: Maharashtra

17. Which type of cell has the ability to develop into any type of all?

Answer: Stem cell

18. With what subject do Articles 5 to 8 of the Constitution of India deal?

Answer: Citizenship

19. Which characteristic is NOT found in convectional rainfall?

Answer: Drizzling

20. Who was the founder of the Boy Scouts and Civil Guides Movement in India?

Answer: Baden Powell

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