GK Quiz for UPSC, SSC Exam: Set- 240

1. What is the respect for the National Flag and National Anthem?

Answer:   Fundamental Duty of every citizen

2. What is the principle by which a cooling system (Radiator) in a motor car works?

Answer:   Convection

3. Which ruler established embassies in foreign countries on modern lines?

Answer:   Tipu Sultan

4. In India, how many States share the coastline?

Answer:    9

5. Which struggle of Mahatma Gandhi was related to Industrial work?

Answer:   Ahmedabad Struggle

6. Why was Mashelkar Committee constituted?

Answer:    Auto fuel policy

7. Which branch of biology do we study about cultivating flowering plants?

Answer:   Floriculture

8. Ministers in a State get salaries, by whom is it determined?

Answer:   State Legislature

9. Which State of India, has the oldest rock formations in the country?

Answer:    Karnataka

10. Who was associated with the Kakori Conspiracy case?

Answer:   Ashfaqulla

11. Select the compound in which chlorine shows an oxidation state + 7?

Answer:    HClO4

12. Whose successful book includes a circle of Reason and shadow lines?

Answer:    Amitav Ghosh

13. The Lord of the Rings The Return of the King won the Oscar award in how many categories?

Answer:    11

14. The concept of carbon credit originated from which protocol?

Answer:   Kyoto Protocol

15. From which site, was the famous Bull-seal of Indus Valley found?

Answer:   Mohenjodaro

16. What is the process by which water is split during photosynthesis?

Answer:    Photolysis

17. From which fund are the salary and allowances of the Governor charged?

Answer:    Consolidated Fund of the State

18. If an ideal gas is isothermally expanded, what will its internal energy be?

Answer:   Remain the same

19. The daily and annual temperature range is minimum in which area?

Answer:   Hot desert

20. Who is the expounder of yoga philosophy

Answer:   Patanjali

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