National GK-TNPSC,UPC, SSC-SET-243

1. What is the composition of Nitrolim-a chemical fertilizer?

Answer:  Calcium carbide and nitrogen

2. Which Indian epic was filmed by British Director Peter Brook?

Answer:   Mahabharat

3. “Bhanu Singha” was the pen name of a famous writer.

Answer:   Rabindra Nath Tagore

4. What is the most important factor in thunderstorm development?

Answer:  Atmospheric instability

5. In which year did the Indian Naval Mutiny against the British take place?

Answer:  1945

6. Which Bacteria commonly lives in the intestine of humans?

Answer:  Escherichia coli

7. The distribution of seats of the Parliament is based on which census?

 Answer:  1971

8. Why do clouds float in the atmosphere?

Answer:   Because of their low temperature

9. Which is not a form of precipitation?

Answer:   Fog

10. Where was the resolution to start the Quit India Movement adopted by INC at its session?

Answer:   Bombay

11. Which is the poorest state in India?

 Answer:  Orissa

12. How many classical dances are there in India?

Answer:  6

13. Which is a free-living bacteria that help in nitrogen fixation?

Answer:  Azotohacter

14. The oldest inhabitants of India are considered by which name?

Answer:  Negritoes

15. In which city is Charminar situated?

Answer:  Hyderabad

16. Who acts as the Chancellor of State Universities?

Answer:   Governor

17. What are species containing the same number of electrons called?

Answer:  Isoelectronic

18. Which was the Prince who was responsible for the death of his father?

 Answer:  Ajatasatru

19. In which Union Territory do people of the Onge tribe live?

Answer:  Andaman and Nicobar Islands

20. Who were the first Europeans to set up sea trade centers in India?

Answer:  The Portuguese

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