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1. What was the script used in the earliest Tamil inscriptions?Brahmi
2. At which one place did Mahatma Gandhi first start his Satyagraha in India? Champaran
3. Who was called Zinda Pir (living saint) in Mughal India?Aurangazeb
4. Which school of paintings developed independently during the Mughal Period? The Bijapur School
5. Rig-Veda is divided into 10 books. Which books are the oldest? Second ansd seventh
6. Which site, where Ashokan pillars exist, has the bull capital? Rampurva
7. The ruler which was not invited to join the confederacy to fight against Vijaynagar in the battle of Talikota? Berar
8. Whose tomb is „Biwi Ka Maqbara‟? Aurangazeb’s wife
9. By whom was Shuddhi movement (conversion of non-Hindus to Hinduism) started? Swamy Dayanand Saraswathi
10. During India‟s Freedom Struggle, which led to the first „All India Hartal‟? Protest against Rowlatt act
11. Sirajuddaulah was defeated by Lord Clive in which battle? Plassey
12. Near the banks of which river excavations have brought to light that Indus Valley Civilization percolated to far south? Krishna
13. By whom was the „Shahnama‟ written? Firdausi
14. Which Mughal Emperor gave land for the construction of the Golden Temple at Amritsar? Akbar
15. When was the Indus Valley Civilization flourished? During 2500 – 1750 BC
16. In which country was Buddhism first propogated outside India? Sri Lanka
17. Who was well-known patron of the Mahayana of Buddhism? Kanishka
18. Who is most famous for” the establishment of an elaborate system of municipal administration? Chandragupta Maurya
19. During which reign was the East India Company founded in London? Akbar
20. Who was known as „Lady with Lamp‟? Florence Nightingale
21. By whom was Island of Bombay was given to the English Prince Charles II as dowry? Portugese
22. During which movement was „Mahatma‟ added before Gandhiji‟s name? Champaran Satyagraha
23. Which was the Prince who was responsible for the death of his father? Ajatasatru
24. Who was the first General-Secretary of the Indian National Congress Dadabhai Naoroji
25. By whom was the Home Rule Movement in India was started? Annie besant and Tilak
26. Who stated that there was no slavery in India? Megasthenes
27. Which ruler had granted Diwani to the East India company? Shah Alam II
28. On which thing did the Buddhism and Jainism both give stress? Non Violence
29. Who was the first Sultan of Delhi to introduce the practice of „Sijda‟? Balban

30. Who got the „Bharat Ratna‟ award, before becoming the President of India? Dr.Zakir Hussain
31. The Mansabdari system introduced by Akbar from which system was it borrowed from ? Mongolia
32. Which Land tenure systems was introduced by Lord Cornwallis? Zamindari
33. By whom was Swaraj as a national demand first made? Dadabhai Naoroji
34. Which reservoir is constructed on Chambal? Gandhi sagar
35. Who was the famous Indo-Greek king who embraced Buddhism? Menander
36. During which reign did both Vardhaman Mahavira and Gautama Buddha preach their doctrines? Bimbisara
37. By whom was the first estimate of national income in India made? Dadabhai Naoroji
38. Who destroyed the group of Forty Nobles? Balban
39. Who built Char Minar? Quli Qutb Shah
40. On the ruins of which Hindu kingdom was the kingdom of Golconda founded?Kakatiyas
41. In which year did the Peshwa became the official head of Maratha administration? 1748 A.D
42. Bhopal gas tragedy struck in the year 1984 due to the leakage of which gas? Methyl iso cyanate
43. Who was the Viceroy of India at the time of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre? Lord chelmsford
44. Who led the agitation against the Partition of Bengal (1905)? Surendranath Banerjee
45. Which dynasty was associated with Gandhara school of Art? Kushans
46. In India, where did the Dutch establish their earliest factory?Masulipattanam
47. Who is the Father of local self government in India? Lord Ripon
48. In ancient India, Nalanda University was a great centre for the study of which religion? Mahayana Buddism
49. Which was the medieval ruler who was the first to establish a ministry of agriculture?Mohammed bin Tughlaq
50. Why is Sher Shah is well known for his administrative skill,? Land revenue system
51. By whom was the practice of Sati was declared illegal? Lord William Bentinck
52. The world famous „Khajuraho‟ sculptures are located in which State?Madhya Pradesh
53. In the Interim Government formed in the year 1946, who held the portfolio of Defence?Baldev Singh
54. From where did Mahatma Gandhi start his historic Dandi March?Sabarmati Ashram
55. Who was responsible for the integration of Indian Princely States?Sardar Patel
56. Which element of Hinduism was practised in the Indus Valley Civilization? Cult of Shiva
57. What is the meaning of „Buddha‟? The Enlightened one
58. Before ascending the Maurya throne, Ashoka served as– As viceroy of Taxila
59. Who has been called the „Napoleon of India‟? Samudra gupta
60. Which battle was fought in 1192 A.D.? Second Battle of Tarain
61. During whose reign did the Mongols first invaded India? Iltumish

62. Which Sikh Guru called himself the „Sachcha Badshah‟? Guru Hargovind
63. Who was the first Indian to get selected in ICS? Surendranath banerjee
64. What was the real name of Tantiya Tope? Ramchandra Panduranga
65. Which historical personality of India is also known as Vishnugupta? Chanakya
66. The English East India Company founded a permanent factory at Surat in which year? 1613
67. Which Harappan site had a dock? Lothal
68. Who was the founder of the Nanda dyansty? Mahapadma Nanda
69. Who was a great ruler of Kalinga in ancient times? Kharavela
70. Which ruler was adorned with the title of „Maharajadhiraja‟ (King of Kings)? Chandragupta 1
71. Under which Sultan, Khalisa land increased considerably? Alauddin khijli
72. In which year was Vande Mataram first sung at the session of the Indian National Congress?1896
73. Which State was first annexed by Lord Dalhousie under the Doctrine of Lapse? Satara
74. Which Chola ruler converted the Bay of Bengal into a „Chela lake‟? Rajendra 1
75. Which of the Vedas was divided into „White‟ and „Black‟ parts? Yajur
76. Who earned the title of a „Liberator‟? Ashoka
77. Vatapi was the capital of the which reign? Chalukyas
78. Who was last Mughal emperor to sit on the peacock throne? Muhammed shah
79. Who was the first Muslim President of Indian National Congress? Badruddin Tyyabji
80. Which veda contains the Gayatri Mantra? Rig veda
81. Which ruler died while playing „Chaugan‟? Jalal ud din khilji
82. When Akbar was born, Humayun was under the shelter of which king? Raja of Amarkot
83. Who was the first European to translate the Bhagwad Gita into English? Charles Wilkins
84. Which reformer from Maharashtra was known as Lokhitavadi? Gopal hari Deshmukh
85. Where was the sepoys revolted openly in 1857? Meerut
86. Who was defeated at kannauj in the hands of Sher Shah in 1540?Humayun
87. Which is the God who is the most prominent in „Rigaveda‟? Indra
88. Who, according to Jains, was the founder of Jainism?Rishabha
89. Which Englishmen was honoured by Jahangir with the title of „Khan‟? Williamm Hawkins
90. Which rulers fought the fourth Anglo-Mysore in which he was killed? Tipu sultan
91. Which animal had the Stone Age people first? Sheep
92. Who was the Sikh Guru to be slaughtered by Aurangzeb? Teg Bahadur
93. In which period did iron come to be used by the Vedic people? In around 1000 BC
94. The title of Governor-General was changed to that of Viceroy in which year? 1858 AD
95. How was Akbar‟s land revenue system known? Zabti system
96. Crop sown soon after the onset of south-west monsoon in India, what is this called? Kharif
97. Who sent Hienu-Tsang as an envoy to Harsha‟s‟ court? Tai Tsung
98. How was the Gupta administration? Monor chial
99. By whom was Decimal system introduced? Bhaskara
100. Knowledge about the- existence of which animal is doubtful in the Indus VaElley Civilization? CAT
101. Who was the first winner of‟ Dada Saheb Phalke Award? Prithvi raj Kapoor
102. On the which bank of river is the site of Harappa located? Ravi
103. Who was defeated by Babur in the first battle of Panipat?Ibrahim Lodi
104. Who was the founder of the first Afghan dynasty in India?Bahlol Lodi
105. Which Sultan built the fifth storeys of Qutub Minar? Firoz shah tughlaq
106. In 1889 a British Committee of the Indian National Congress was started. Who was its Chairman?W. Wedderburn
107. Which was the most significant battle in the establishment of British supremacy in India?Buxar
108. Nalanda University flourished during the reign of which ruler? Harsha
109. Under which system of assessment, the British Government collected revenue directly from the farmers?Ryotwari
110. By the time of which ruler was Gautama Buddha elevated to the position of God?Kanishka
111. From which ruler did Humayun received the Kohinoor diamond?The Ruler of Gwalior
112. Which was initially the most powerful city state of Indian in the 6th century B.C ? Magadh
113. With whose reign is the Gandhara school of art associated? Kanishka
114. In which movements Vande Mataram was adopted as a slogan for agitation?Partition of Bengal in 1905
115. The First Anglo-Burmese War was concluded by a treaty Which is that?Treaty of Yandaboo
116. What is the mean of Epigraphy? The study of inscriptions
117. From which place did the Aryans came to India? Central Asia
118. Where is the tomb of Babar? Kabul
119. What was the crux of early Buddhism? Renunciation of desire
120. During whose Viceroyalty, Queen Victoria was crowned with „Kaiser-i-Hind‟ in Delhi Durbar? Lytton
121. Who built the temple of the Sun God at Konark? Narshimha
122. What was the greatest invention of man in Palaeolithic Age? Fire
123. Where was a Buddhisit council during the reign of Ashoka held?At Pataliputra
124. Who was the first Engish person who visited the court of Akbar? Ralph Fitch
125. Where was the Arya Samaj setup for the first time in 1875? Bombay
126. Where did Alexander die?Babylon
127. Which Emperor had the longest reign? Muhammad Shah
128. Which Sultan of Delhi introduced measures for improving the quality of fruits? Firoz shah Tughlaq
129. The words „Satyameva Jayate‟ in the state Emblem of India were taken from? Mundaka Upanishad
130. Gautama Buddha‟s birthplace is marked by whom? Rummindei pillar of Ashoka Maurya

131. Who was Mahavira? 24th Tirthankar
132. Which was the first stte to use elephants in their battles? Magadha
133. In which era, Kshatriya had their specific Identity? In the times of Buddha
134. Herodatus is considered as — Father of History
135. Which one scholar, challenged invinicible yajnavalkya far debate? Gargi
136. In which year, Kanishka took over the thrown? 78 AD
137. Tell the name of Arab military commander who conquered Sindh- Muhammad bin Qasim
138. The famous ruler who completed Kutubminar was? Iltutmish
139. Kalinga‟s ruler Kharvel gave his protection to – Jainism
140. Where was the Introductary capital of Harsha? Jhaneshwar
141. Which was attacked by Mahmud Ghazni? Somnath
142. When did the regime of Delhi sultan start? 1206 AD
143. Which Rajput king defeated Muhammad Ghori for the first time? Baghel Bheem
144. Which book is written by Krishna Dev Ray? Amukta Malyad
145. Who built Gol Gumbaj? Muhammad Aadilshah II
146. The famous diamond „Kohinoar‟ was found from which mine? Golkunda
147. First battle of Panipat was fought in- 1526
148. How much part of actual production was fixed for states as their demand in seizure system? One third
149. Who was the regent of Akbar? Bairam khan
150. In whose reign Tulsidas wrote RamcharitManas? Akbar
151. In which city Moti Mosque situated? Agra
152. During whose reign one rupee coin was minted in Indian? Shershahi suri
153. Where did shershah die during war? Kalinger
154. In which state did loud kaining change the Government‟s „Company‟ to „Samrat – Allahabad
155. Who was the founder of Aligarh Movements Sir Sayad Ahmad Khan
156. In which year did the British merge the state of Punjab with their state? 1849 AD
157. Who established the „Asiatic Society‟ in Kolkata of the colorized India? William Jones
158. Against who did Raja Rammohan Roy organized a historical movement? Sati System
159. Who is related with the title „Frontier Gandhi?‟ Khan Abdul Gaffer Khan
160. Who first called Gandhi, „the father of nation‟? Subhash Chandra Bose
161. Who established the Gadar Party? Lala Hardayal
162. Which group were related to „Tana Bhagat‟ movement? Orann
163. Which charter Act, ended the business monopoly between china and East India Company? Charter Act, 1833
164. Motilal Nehru and Chitranjan Das were the founder member of– Swaraj Party
165. Who took part in the National Congress, belonging to the Dalit in Bresels in 1927? Jawaharlal Nehru
166. Gandhi–Irwin agreement was signed in– 5 March, 1931

167. Who went South Africa to meet Gandhi ji? Gopal Krishna Gokhle
168. extent of the Delhi Sultanate empire was the greatest during which reign? Alauddin Khilji
169. Cabinet mission came to India in– 1946
170. Dandi March Gandhi Ji is an example of what? Civil Disobedience
171. Who was the political Guru of Gandhi Ji? Gopal Krishna Gokhle
172. Subhash Chandra Bose defeated whom and elected President of Congress Party in 1939? Pattbhi Sitaramaiya
173. The famous Quit India movement of Gandhi ji was started in– 1942
174. Which Bahmani ruler built the famous Gol Gumbaj at Bijapur? Muhammd Adil Shah
175. Who founded the „East India Association‟? Dadabhai Naoroji
176. When did Ikhtiyaruddin-bin-Bakhtiyar Khalji invade Bengal? 1206 AD
177. Who gave the motto „Go back to the Vedas‟? Swami Dayanand Saraswati
178. Who was the only Governor-General/Viceroy to be assassinated in India? Lord Mayo


179. Where was the first session of the Constituent Assembly held? New Delhi
180. Which proclamation of National Emergency automatically suspends? Right to freedom
181. Who decides the number of Judges in a High Court? President
182. Which country has the briefest Constitution in the world?USA
183. Who is competent to prescribe conditions as for acquiring Indian citizenship? Parliment
184. Which committee was assigned to recommend reforms in the insurance sector? Malhotra committee
185. During the proclamation of National Emergency which articls can not be suspended? Articles 20 and 21
186. Which is at the apex of the-three tier system of Panchayati Raj? Zila Parishad
187. Under which ministry, central pollution control bureau works- Environment and Forest
188. The year of the “Shimla pact” between India and Pakistan is- 1972
189. When was the Lokpal bill passed in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha with more strict provisions-2013
190. Where was the system of shadow cabinet started from- Great Britain
191. Which are the two forms of democracy- Direct and Indirect
192. Who supported the concept of “public desire”- Rousseau
193. Sovereign parliament is a contribution of- England
194. “Oh! Disrespectable democracy! I love you” whose statement is this- Carpentar
195. Who played an important role during “reign of terror” in France- Robespierre
196. Who was the propounder of priciples of Panchsheel- Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru
197. Which of the followings recommended three language formula- Kothari Commission
198. Which of the followings was a popular slogan of French revolution- Liberty, Equality, Fraternity

199. To whom, the Union Public Service Commission presents its report- President
200. How type of right is Right to Information? Fundamental right
201. Meghnad Saha is known for his contribution in which field? Physics
202. Which right conferred by the Constitution of India is also available to citizens? non- Freedom to speech
203. What is the minimum age for election/appointment as member of the Rajya Sabha? 30 years
204. What is the minimum age for being the member of the Parliament? 25 years
205. What is the maximum number of elected members in a State Assembly? 500
206. By whom are Zonal Council provided? By Parliamentary Act
207. By whom was an inter-State Council set up in 1990 under Article 263 of the Constitution? President
208. How many votes are entitled for members of the UN Economic and Social Council? One vote
209. On which date India became a Sovereign, democratic republic? 26-Jan-50
210. The Ninth Schedule was added by which Amendment? First
211. To which duties is the system of value added taxation applicable? Excise duties
212. By whom is the Speaker of the Lok Sabha is elected?All the members of Lok Sabha
213. Which first woman to become a Chief Minister of any State in India? Sucheta Kripalani
214. What does the special status of Jammu and Kashmir imply? A separate Constitution
215. To whom is the Chief Minister of a State responsible? Governor
216. Which tax is levied by the Union and collected and appropriated by the States? Stamp Duties
217. With which amendment act has Panchayati Raj received constitutional status? 73rd
218. By whom was the Constitution of India adopted? Constituent Assembly
219. When was the Constituent Assembly for undivided India first met? 9th December, 1946
220. The United Nations declared 4th week of September which week? Peace Week
221. Which is a human right as well as a fundamental right under the Constitution of India ? Right to education
222. Who decides about the reasonableness of the restrictions placed on FundamentalRights? Courts
223. By whom is Recognition to a political party accorded? By the Election Commission
224. Which Judge of the Supreme Court was unsuccessfully sought to be impeached? Justice Ramaswami
225. On which Panchayat did the Ashok Mehta Committee greater emphasis? Mandai Panchayat
226. Which State has no Panchayati Raj Institution at all? Nagalanad
227. Which body finalises the Five Year Plan proposals? National Developement council
228. How the Constitution describes India? As Union of states
229. With which amendment act has Panchayati Raj received constitutional status? 73 r d
230. During which prime minister was the strategy of Rolling plan was adopted? Morarji Desai
231. To whom are the Ministers individually responsible? The President
232. By whom is the Contingency Fund of the State operated? Governor
233. Whose prior consent can the Money Bills be introduced in the State Legislature? Governor
234. In which of the Parliamentary Financial Committees is the Rajya Sabha not represented? Estimates Committee
235. From which fund are the salaries of the Judges of the Supreme Court drawn? Consolidated Fund
236. From which of the country, Constitution of India has adopted fundamental duties? Erstwhile USSR
237. What does the Constitution name our country? India, that is Bharat
238. Which is the largest Committee of the Parliament? The Estimates Committee
239. In which State was the Panchayatl Raj first introduced? Rajasthan
240. Who was the first woman governor in independence India- Sarojini Naidu
241. Which of the following states has a legislative council- Maharashtra
242. Which of the followings has the power to form new states or to change the borders of the states-Parliament
243. Under which of the following articles, the president rule can be imposed in any state in failure of constitutional machinery-Article356
244. The constitution does not have the provision to impeach- Governor
245. Who considered “pressure groups” as the “third house of the legislature”- H. M. phiner
246. Under which article, the state of Jammu and Kashmir is considered as a special state-370
247. In which year, the states were reorganized on linguistic lines- 1956
248. Which was the first linguistic state- Andhra Pradesh
249. In which year, the anti-defection law was passed by Indian Parliament- 1985
250. Which method is used for the election of the members of Lok Sabha- Territorial Representation
251. Which of the followings is a feature of civil services India- Neutrality and un Biasedness
252. Planning Commission of India was- A non-constitutional body
253. Which is the supreme body in the country to approve five year plans- National Development Council
254. The term of Comptroller and Auditor General of India is- 6 years
255. Under which of the following articles of indian constitution, the verdict of central administrative tribunal can be challenged in supreme court- 323 A
256. Which of the following prime ministers was ousted by no-confidence motion in parliament-V. P. Singh
257. Who gave the idea of “Cabinet Dictatorship”- Muir
258. What is the minimum age for the post of prime minister of India- 25
259. Who said this “parliamentary democracy means one person and one vote”- Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
260. A member of parliament will be suspended from his membership, if he absents the house continuously for-60 days
261. Which of the followings is the first woman speaker of Lok Sabha- Meera Kumar
262. The most important specialty of cabinet system of government is- collective responsibility
263. The chairman of public accounts committee in Indian parliament is- Leader of opposition
264. The minimum age for the member of Rajya Sabha is- 30 years
265. Where have we borrowed the parliamentary form of government- Britain
266. The dispute in matter of election of vice-president – Is surely filed in Supreme Court
267. How many times can the president of India contest in re-election for his post- As many time he wants
268. When the post of president and vice-president are vacant, who will perform the duties of president temporarily- Chief Justice of India
269. During what period, the proclamation of emergency made by president should be approved by both house of the parliament within one month
270. What is the discretionary power of the president of India- Appointment of Prime Minister
271. Which directive principle has the direct impact of the moral philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi-Ban on Cow Slaughter
272. Directive principles in our constitution are- Unenforceable by Courts
273. Dr. Ambedkar called which of the following articles as “the heart and soul of the constitution”- Article32
274. Under 44th amendment act, which of the followings became a legal right- Right to Property
275. Which type of writ is not issued under Indian constitution- Injunction
276. In which situations, habeas corpus writ is issued- Faulty Police Detention
277. How many fundamental rights were there in the beginning- Seven
278. Under which article, any person can go to supreme court in violation of fundamental rights- Article32
279. How many items are there in union list- 97
280. “Rule of Law” is the speciality of which of the followings – Britain
281. Indian federalism is closer to- Canada
282. Where did India took the provision of Indian federalism in Indian constitution- Canada
283. Advantage of unitary system of governance is- strong state
284. To whom does UPSC submit its annual report on its work? The Union Home Minister
285. Lotteries organized by the government of a State come under which list? State List
286. Who acts as the Chancellor of State Universities? Governor
287. Chief Ministers of all the States are ex-officio members of which council? National Development Council
288. Which is a high cloud? Cirrus
289. What is the respect for the National Flag and National Anthem? Fundamental Duty of every citizen
290. Who is authorised to decide over a dispute regarding disqualification of a Member of Parliament? President
291. By who is the parliament‟s expenditure is controlled? Comptroller and Auditor General
292. Who resigned as Vice-President to contest for the office of the President? V.V. Giri
293. In which year was Panchayati Raj started in the country? 1959
294. In which article Right to education is a fundamental right? Personal liberty under Article 21
295. How did Constituent Assembly arrive at decisions on the various provisions of the Constitution? By consensus
296. What is the electorate for a Panchayat? The Gram Sabha
297. What is the intermediate tier of the Panchayati Raj System called? Panchayat Samiti
298. New exim policy has chosen which town for „the pottery export? Khurja
299. Which of appointment is not made by the President of India? Speaker of the Lok Sabha
300. Under which Article of the Constitution is the President‟s rule promulgated on any State in India? 356
301. By whom was the law of constant proportions enunciated? Proust
302. Which House is better placed with regard to control over the executive? Lok Sabha
303. Who presided over the inaugural meeting of the Constituent Assembly of India? Sachidananda Sinha
304. What was the most important feature of the Government of India Act of 1919? Introduction of Dyarchy
305. Which Amendment of the Constitution of India deals with the issue of strengthening of the Panchayati Raj? 73rd
306. What type of farming is practiced in the densely populated regions of the world? Intensive farming


307. What is the relative permeability of a paramagnetic material? Greater than unity
308. By whom was Electron first identified? J. J. Thomson
309. When will a hot body radiate maximum energy? If its surface is black and rough
310. Which rays are most penetrating? Gama-rays
311. Which common devices works on the basis of the principle of mutual induction? Transformer
312. Which variety of glass is heat resistant? Pyrex glass
313. When the temperature increases, what does the angle of contact of a liquid? Decreases
314. Which is the correct device for the detection of thermal radiation? Thermopile
315. The refractive index of a given piece of transparent quartz is greatest for which light? Violet light
316. If temperature rises, what will be the coefficient of viscosity of liquid? Decreases
317. What is the unit of luminous efficiency of an electric bulb? Lumen / watt
318. Which Indian missile is capable of carrying nuclear weapons? Prithvi
319. What is the growth movement in plant due to light called? Phototropism
320. How much is one barrel of oil approximately equal to? 159 litres
321. If the mass of the pendulum is doubled, what will its the time period? Remains same
322. The hydraulic brakes used in automobiles are a direct application of which law? Pascal‟s law
323. A metal sheet with circular hole is heated. what change will be in the hole ? It will expand
324. Who invented Laser? Charles H Townes
325. When was decimal coinage introduced in India?1957
326. Which radiation carries maximum energy? Gamma-rays
327. The Laxman Era was started (in 1119 AD) by which dynasty?Sens
328. Water vapour is turned into water droplets by which process?Condensation
329. Mirage is observed in a desert due to the phenomenon of which reflection? Total reflection
330. AT which °C water has maximum density?4°C
331. Critical angle of light passing from glass to water is minimum for which colour? Violet colour
332. What amount of energy transferred from one tropic level to next? 10%
333. Which would expand the most on being heated? Air
334. A metal plate with a circular hole at the centre is heated. What will happen to the area of the hole? Decreases
335. What is the phenomenon of splitting white light into seven colours? Dispersion
336. Critical angle is minimum when a light ray passes which thing? Glass to air
337. What will be best colours for a Sun umbrella? White on top and black on inside
338. Why is Weightlessness experienced in spaceship?Due to absence of gravity
339. Which year is celebrated as International Year of Astronomy? 2009
340. The Resistance of Human body (dry condition) is the order of – 103 ohm
341. Newton‟s Law of gravitation is defined by –Newton
342. What is the unit of electrical conductivity?Mho
343. Who discovered the link between electricity and magnetism?Michel Faraday
344. Chemical Energy is converted into Electric EnergyBattery
345. Tesla is the unit of Magnetic –Induction
346. The substance having infinite electric resistance are called –Insulator
347. What is the conductivity of super conductor?Infinite
348. What is the resistance of an ideal voltmeter?Infinite
349. Magnetic Keeper are the pieces of –Soft Iron
350. Not Gate can be operated by –Single transistor
351. The metal used in wires at domestic Level –Copper
352. During electro refining, Pure Metal is collected at Cathode
353. A Conducting wire is –Neutral
354. The process of connecting of wires is called – Combination
355. In the resistance Colour code, the fourth band signifies – Tolerance level
356. Water should not be used to extinguish fire caused by Electricity, because – It may cause electrocution
357. Which alloy ia used for making permanent magnet ? Alnico
358. Which electromagnetic radiation is most prevalent in the atmosphere? Infrared
359. Which instrument meant for measuring the rate of respiration? Respirometer
360. How are the temperatures in equatorial regions between July and January? The same
361. By which can Foetus development in woman‟s womb be ascertained? By Ultrasound
362. Medicines are more effective, if they are used in which state? Colloidal state
363. Kirchhoff‟s voltage law is based on the law of conservation of which thing? Energy
364. A convex lens of glass has power P in air. If it is immersed in water, what will be its power? Less than P
365. Which phenomena is used in optical fibres? Total internal reflection
366. If the earth were to skin faster, how does acceleration due to gravity at the poles? Remains the same
367. Retina of the eye is comparable to which part of a traditional camera? Lens
368. If we move from the equator to a pole, what will be the value of g? Increases
369. What does TV remote control unit use to operate a TV set? Radio waves
370. Which glass is used in bullet proof screens? Reinforced glass
371. Rutherford‟s scattering experiment related to the size of which thing? Nucleus
372. It a spoon is to be electroplated with nickel the spoon is – Made spoon cathode and pure nickel rod anode
373. The threshold frequency is the frequency below which – Photoelectric emission is not possible
374. Soldering of two metals is possible due to the property–Cohesion
375. Rate of cooling depends upon which factor? Temperature difference between body and its surrounding
376. Why clouds are float in atmosphere? Low density
377. Cryogenic Science is related to – Lower temperature
378. Ice is packed in sawdust because – Sawdust is a poor conductor of Heat
379. What is the motion which repeated in self after a regular interval of time? Simple harmonic motion
380. When water freezes its density is – decreases
381. Ball pen act on the principle of –Gravitation
382. What is the growth movement in plant due to light called? Phototropism
383. Foucault experiment is proof of which body? Rotation of Earth
384. In which the radiant energy of the sun is transmitted? Short waves
385. When can one record the lowest temperature of air? Just before sunrise
386. What happens when the water content in the atmosphere? Decreases as temperature increases
387. What does the rusting of iron nail? Increases its weight
388. Which is useful in the detection of landmines? Wasp
389. Which instrument used to measure the force and velocity of the wind? Anemometer
390. What is most suitable for the core of an electromagnet? Soft iron
391. A convex mirror makes a good rear-view mirror for a car. Why? It forms erect, reduced images
392. For the measurement of temperature of the order of 400°C, what will we prefer? Thermocouple
393. If the current in the core decreases, what will the strength of the magnetic field be? Decreases
394. What is the commonly used unit for measuring the speed of data transmission? Bits per second
395. The change in temperature of a body is 50°C. What is the change on Kelvin scale? 50 K
396. What is the amount of actual water vapour of air? Absolute humidity
397. How is Missile „Astra‟? A air to air missile
398. What is Electric field intensity at a point a hollow charged spherical conductor? Is zero
399. With which instrument can a sailor in a submarine see the objects on the surface of sea? Periscope
400. At absolute zero temperature, what will be the kinetic energy of the molecules? Zero
401. Which is the instrument that measures air pressure? Barometer
402. By whom was the quantum theory first enunciated? By Max Planck
403. If a proton of mass m is moving with velocity of light, how will its mass? Unchanged
404. What is the working principle of Rocket? Newton‟s 3rd Law
405. Rice is cooked more quickly in a pressure cooker because – water boils at Higher temperature.
406. Why the rain drops acquired the spherical shape? Surface tension
407. A fountain pen works on the principle of–Capilarism
408. Cooking of Rice is Harder – Top of the mountains
409. Best Liquid for the Transformer core is–Soft Iron
410. What is the permissible level of noise in a silent zone at daytime? 75 dB.
411. By which force can fat be separated from milk in a cream separator? Centrifugal force
412. How do fogs formed along the sea-coast? Due to advection
413. Who is associated with the development of India‟s Atomic Bomb? Raja Ramanna
414. Which is the unit of activity of a radioactive source? Becquerel
415. By which fission does Leishmania, the causative agent of kala-azar, multiply asexually? By binary fission
416. When a ray of light is going from one medium to another, how is its frequency changes? Frequency remains same
417. Heat given to an ideal gas under isothermal conditions is used in which work? In doing external work
418. How many image can a man see if he stands between two plane mirrors inclined at an angle of 60°? 5
419. Why can Insects move on the surface of water without sinking? Due to Surface tension of water
420. The intensity of a magnetic field is defined as the force experienced by which pole? Unit north pole
421. Fluorescent tubes are fitted with a choke. What does the choke coil? Reduces current in the Circuit
422. The focal length of a convex lens is 50 cm. what is its power? +2 D
423. Electrostatic Precipitator is used to control the – Air Pollution
424. Atomic clock transitions depends upon the – Cesium
425. What is the working principle of periscope? Reflection
426. Total internal reflection cannot occur, when light– From water to glass
427. Who invented the optical fiber? Narinder Kapany
428. Freezing Point of Fresh water is 00C
429. Lake Freeze in cold countries in winter, leaving the water underneath at – 40F
430. Therm is the unit of – Heat
431. Density of water is 1G/CC. it is strictly valid at – 40C
432. The Hottest part of Gas Flame is known as – [ Non-luminous zone
433. Time period of second pendulum is – 2 sec
434. The device used for measuring the wavelength of X–rays is: Bragg Spectrometer
435. Newton‟s 1st law of motion gives the concept of – Inertia
436. Dimension of Universal Gravitational constant is – M–1L3T–2
437. Cream gets separated out from milk when it is churned. This is due to– Centrifugal Force
438. Mass Energy relation is a conclusion of – Theory of Relativity
439. Rocket acts on Law of conservation of– Liner Momentum
440. Function of ball bearing in a wheel is – to convert kinetic friction into rolling friction
441. The first explosion of an atomic device in India was carried out in which state? Rajasthan
442. Which nontoxic gas helps in formation of enzymes which ripen fruit? Acetylene
443. Which is used as a material for making protective windows in space probes? Diamond
444. In nuclear fission, how many percentage of mass is converted into energy? 0.10%
445. Which scientist shared the Nobel Prize in Physics with his son? William Henry Bragg
446. In which transmission are sound and video signals transmitted simultaneously? T.V. Transmission
447. By whom are the planets are kept in motion in their respective orbits? Gravitation and centrifugal force
448. Wireless communication is reflected back to the earth‟s surface by the which zone? Ionsphere
449. Which laser type is used in a laser printer? Dye laser
450. Why are Clear nights colder than cloudy nights? Because of Radiation
451. Which Scientists has established the „Phylum Annelida‟? Lamark
452. When water is heated from 0 degree C to 20 degree C, how does its volume change? It shall increase
453. The tendency of liquid drop to contract and why does it occupy minimum area ? Due to surface tension
454. Recoil of a gun is an example of which thing? Conservation of linear momentum
455. The refractive index of a given piece of transparent quartz is greatest for which light? Violet light
456. What does a permanent magnet repel? D i a m a g n e t i c substances only
457. If the Kinetic Energy of a body is increased by 300%, how much will its momentum increase? 100 %
458. If there were no atmosphere, what will be the length of the day on the earth? Decrease
459. Why does the velocity of rain drop attain constant value? Viscous force exerted by air
460. Activated charcoal is employed to remove colouring matter from pure substance,it work? Adsorption
461. For television broadcasting, what frequency is employed normally? 30 – 300 MHz
462. In which process, a nucleus spontaneously breaks down by emitting radiation? Radioactive decay
463. Why can Insects move on the surface of water without sinking? Due to Surface tension of water
464. Mesons are found in which rays? Cosmic rays
465. How must be the The lines of force of a uniform magnetic field? Parallel to each other
466. Which proper order of seismic waves as they are received at seismograph station? P-wave, S-wave, Lwave
467. Einstein‟s mass energy relation is given by which expression? E = mc2
468. What is the name of the scientist who stated that matter can be converted into energy? Einstein
469. Cash Reserve Ratio and open Market Operation are the tools of – Monetary Policy
470. The Permission given to a bank customer to draw cheques in excess of his current account balance is called.An overdraft
471. RBI does not transact the business of which state government? Nagaland
472. In E-banking, „E‟ tax do for Electronic banking
473. Financial Year of RBI is from July to June
474. Monetary system in India is regulated by RBI
475. Highest branches of Indian Bank is in UK
476. A part of National Debt known as External dept is the amount. Borrowed by its government from – abroad
477. Worldwide great depression happens in which year- 1929
478. In an economy capital formation depends upon. Total saving
479. Removal of prohibitions and hindrance by government is called. Liberalisation
480. According to Kenz consumption function shows relation between Total consumption and Total income
481. Who said that for short duration price consumption is constant? Kenz
482. What is mean by favourable. Balance of Trade. Less import than export
483. Indian Economy is an example of – Mixed Economy
484. Views of eminent economist Robert Malthus on Population is – Pessimistic
485. Full form of SEZ –Special Economic Zone
486. Which is the feature of “Free Market” Superiority of Consumer
487. Pegging up of a currency means, deciding value of money at Highest stage
488. WTO was earlier known as GATT
489. The practice of selling goods in a foreign country at a price below their domestic selling price is called.Dumping
490. The additional to total cost by producing an additional unit of output by a firm is called. Marginal Cost
491. Explicit + Implicit cost =Economic cost
492. In capitalist economy, price value is determined by. Demand & Supply
493. According to “Law of Demand”, “quantity of demand increases” With decrease in price
494. Who started the Public Works Department in India in 1848? Lord Dalhousie
495. Who is the first Law Officer of the Government of India? Attorney General
496. In which years did the Right to Information Act come into force? 2005
497. Which is called a „banker‟s cheque‟? Demand draft
498. The last three digits of a PIN code represent? Sorting district
499. Why is the Gross National Income always more than Net National Income? Direct taxes
500. By which ministry is Economic survey published? Ministry of Finance
501. By which name was Chanakya known in his childhood? Vishnugupta
502. As per latest data in urban areas women employment is highest in which industry areas? Retail Trade
503. From which sector does the highest sector wise contribution to gross domestic saving comes?Household sector
504. Which formulates fiscal policy?Finance Ministry
505. In which plan was the growth rate of agricultural production negative?Third Plan
506. In which of the Five Year Plans, preference was given to the weaker sections of the society?Fifth
507. How many member states are in „Common Market‟ for Eastern and Southern Africa?20
508. By which bill does the government make arrangement for the collection of revenues for a year Finance Bill
509. Who is the author of the best seller book „No Full stops in India‟?Mark Tully
510. In the realm of coal production in the world, what is the rank of india?Fourth
511. Which has the largest number of sugar mills?Maharashtra
512. Which is treated as artificial currency?SDR
513. A supply function expresses relationship between Price and Production
514. When demand curve of any product is parallel to x-axis, then elasticity of demand will be Perfectly elastic
515. Who is the regulatory authority of credit rating agency in India SEBI
516. Short – term government securities is called Treasury bill
517. Per capital income is equal to . National income/Total population
518. Blue and White Revolution is related with –Fish and Milk
519. GDP at factor cost equals – GDP – Indirect Tax subsidy
520. Which Five Year Plan was based upon Mahalanobis Model? Second
521. Who is the chairman of planning commission? Prime Minister
522. Social Forestry scheme was started in Fifth five year plan
523. When the total product rises at an increasing rate, then the Marginal product is rising
524. The „Break-even‟ point is where Total revenue equals total cost.
525. In case of direct tax, impact of tax & incidence of tax. On same person
526. Taxation is an instrument of Fiscal policy
527. The marginal revenue of monopolist is Less than price
528. Economics of scale means reduction in Unit cost of production
529. Marginal Propensity to consume lies between. 0 to 1
530. Third situation of low of variable proportion is Negative return
531. Which three year is said as “Planning Holiday” for our country? 1966-69
532. Economic planning is a part of Socialistic economy
533. Expenditure on advertisement and public relation by an enterprise is a part of its- I n t e r m e d i a tte consumption
534. For existence of which type of market Recordo Propounded rent theory Monopoly
535. Theory of “Monopolistic Competition” was given by Edward Chamberlin
536. Which decade is celebrated as Bone and Joint Decade, recognised by WHO? 2001-2010
537. What is deficit financing? Spending in excess of revenue
538. In the short run, a producer,‟ how long continues his production? Fixed cost
539. Which is the largest committee of Parliament of India? Estimates Committee
540. Which UN body deals with population problem? UNFPA
541. Why was Mashelkar Committee constituted? Auto fuel policy
542. By whom was concept of Five Year Plans in India introduced? Jawaharlal Nehru
543. What is the study of principles and procedures of classification? Taxonomy
544. Who is the originator of Green Revolution in India? Norman E. Borlaug
545. Which is the place where bankers meet and settle their mutual claims and accounts? Clearing House
546. For howmany years is rolling plan? One year
547. Prof. Amartya Sen has earned worldwide distinction in which field /area? Economics
548. Which first Bank was established in India? Bank of Hindustan
549. Rupee was devalued by what percent in July 1991? 20 Percent
550. From which fund are the salaries of the Judges of the Supreme Court drawn? Consolidated Fund
551. Upon which development the Second Five Year Plan laid mote stress? Industrialisation
552. Who is considered the guardian of the Public Purse? Comptroller and Auditor General
553. Which rural bank has been named after a river? Varada Grameen Bank
554. Which is the „basis for determining the national income? Production of goods and Services
555. For which landform is Colorado in U.S.A. famous? Grand Canyon
556. In India, in which banking is the Public Sector is most dominant? Commercial banking
557. Who wrote the book „Planned Economy for India‟? M. Visvesvaraya
558. Which industry earns the second highest net foreign exchange from the trade? Engineering goods Industry
559. In which of the Five Year Plans, preference was given to the weaker sections of the society?Fifth
560. Which case does stagflation imply? Recession plus inflation
561. In India, which first bank of limited liability managed by Indians and founded in 1881? Oudh Commercial Bank
562. According to which system are the members of the Rajya Sabha elected? Single Transferable Vote System
563. Participatory Notes (PNs) are associated with which investors? Foreign Institutional Investors
564. What is the Jharkhand‟s contribution in the total coal production in India? 40%
565. On which day is the budget, in normal circumstances, presented to the Parliament? The last day of February
566. Manav Seva Award has been instituted in the memory of which person? Rajiv Gandhi
567. Who gave the slogan „Inquilab Zindabad‟? Iqbal
568. Who is most benefitted from inflation? Debtors
569. During which Plan did prices show a decline? First
570. Why does the Issue Department of the RBI maintain a against printing of note? Minimum Reserve system
571. Which is the oldest „stock exchange of India? Bombay stock exchange of India
572. In which policy India opted for Mixed economy ? Industrial policy of 1948
573. What is the document published by the government to appraise the public on any issue ? White paper
574. What was the decentralised system recommend ? Balwant Rai Mehta
575. Which scheme was intended to tap the black in money? Indian Developement Bonds
576. Which bank prints currency notes of the denomination of Rs. 100 ? The Bank Note Press,Dewas
577. What does Net factor income from abroad added to GDP give? GNP
578. Rotation of the earth causes deflection of wind by which force?Coriolis force
579. The Govt. of India does not provide any direct financial assistance to which scheme? Jeevan Sathi Yojana
580. Who started the newspaper called the “Voice of India”?Dababhai Naoroji
581. Economic Planning is a subject of which list? Union List
582. By which ministry is Economic survey published? Ministry of Finance
583. Which has the largest number of sugar mills? Maharastra
584. Uranium Corporation of India Limited is situated in which state? Bihar
585. What does Inflation imply? Rise in General price index
586. How many languages are used on a ten rupee note ? 15
587. How many number of atomic power plants existing in India today? 7
588. what was Karaj in the thirteenth century? Tax on cultivation
589. What is deficit financing?Spending in excess of revenue
590. On which tax is the minimum effect of Direct Taxes? Income
591. Which is the „Slack Season‟ in the Indian Economy? Jan.-June
592. What does real national income denote? National income at constant prices
593. In which year was Railway Budget in India separated from general budget? 1924-25
594. By which band is Monetary policy regulated? Central Bank
595. Which Public Sector bank‟ emblem figures a dog and the words „faithful,friendly‟ in it? Syndicate Bank
596. When was West African Monetary and Economic Union found? 1994
597. Which bank is the Banker of the Banks? RBI
598. In which plan was the growth rate of agricultural production negative? Third Plan
599. What is temporary tax levied to obtain additional revenue? Surcharge
600. At where were the High Courts in India first started? Bombay, Madras,Calcutta
601. How is Share of Direct tax in post economic reform? Increasing
602. By whom is Agricultural Income Tax assigned to the State Governments? By the Constitution of India
603. RBI issues currency notes under the Fixed Minimum Reserve system
604. A part of National Debt known as External dept is the amount. Borrowed by its government from abroad
605. According to Kenz consumption function shows relation between. Total consumption and Total income
606. Which is the „Slack Season‟ in the Indian Economy? Jan.-June
607. Who is most benefitted from inflation? Debtors
608. When was the decimal system of currency introduced in India? 1957
609. As per latest data in urban areas women employment is highest in which industry areas? Retail Trade
610. On which do Companies pay Corporation Tax? Incomes
611. By which is National income of India compiled? Central Statistical Organisation
612. Which is not a direct tax? Tax on entertainment
613. What is the Planning Commission? An Advisory body‟
614. Which state ranks first in terms of the maximum number of agro-based industries? Punjab
615. To meet the growing needs for coins in the country, where does the Government propose to set up another mint? Noida
616. Where is the The headquarter of World Trade Organisation? Geneva
617. Who are Debenture holders of a company? Its creditors
618. By whom was the first attempt to initiate economic planning in India made? By M. Visvesvaraya
619. With whose assistance was Bokaro Steel Limited established? Soviet Union
620. What is the principal source of revenue to the State Government in India? Sales Tax
621. According to the law of demand, what happens when price increases? Demand decreases
622. When money supply increases the LM curve? Shift towards right
623. Theory of “Maximum Social Theory” for Public finance was given by Delton
624. The process of organizing business-pact between group of countries is called As Trading block
625. “Gold Bullion Standard” is related to – To check that there is no tariff on import &export of gold
626. With other factor Constant, the demand of any product is decreased by. Increase in price of that product
627. Which persons was awarded the first Rajeev Gandhi khel ratna award- Vishwanathan Anand
628. Who is called as the Flying Sikh of India- Milkha Singh
629. Gagan Narang, who was recommended for the Rajeev Gandhi khel ratna award, is a famous –Air Rifle Shooter
630. On which day, the sports day is celebrated every year- 29 august
631. When was the first Olympics organized- 776 BC
632. The film reels and photographic films in India are manufactured – Ooty
633. Where is the national institute of information technology- Allahabad
634. Two powerful characters of Mahabharata was from Afghanistan. Which areas is associated with this- Kandhar
635. Which river submerged the two century old town Tehri- Bhagirathi
636. The writer of the winner of the booker prize book “White Tiger” is- Arvind Adiga
637. For which film, Eddie Redmayne won the best actor in Oscar Award 2015. The Theory of Everything
638. “Manav Seva Award” was institutionalized in the memory of Rajiv Gandhi
639. Which government had institutionalized “Tansen Samman”- Madhya Pradesh
640. Which national highway is known as “Shershah Suri Marg”- NH 1
641. Who was the founder of homeopathy- Hahnemann
642. Which Indian companies was listed first in NASDAQ- Infosys Technologies
643. What was the name of the spacecraft for the mapping of the planet Venus- Magellan
644. Which car model was recalled by Maruti Suzuki due to faulty fuel pumps- Maruti A Star
645. The Chernobyl nuclear accident was happened in- 1986
646. The capital of Tanzania is- Dodoma
647. Famous Mobile company “Nokia” is based in countries- Finland
648. The Taj Mahal is badly affected by- Acid Rains
649. The person, cutting precious stones is known as- Lapidary
650. The first Guinness book of world record was published in – 1955
651. Who is famous for establishing “Anand Van”- Baba Amte
652. Which schools is associated with Pandit Jawaharlal Nahru- Navodaya School
653. The national fruit of India is- Mango
654. Which sites, situated in Delhi, is not a UNESCO heritage site- Jatar-Mantar
655. Peking is the place for worship of- Taoism
656. Greenpark stadium is located in- Kanpur
657. The Jim Corbett National is located in- Uttarakhand
658. Who was the first deputy prime minister of India- Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
659. The slogan “Do Boond Zindagi Ki” is associated with – Pulse Polio
660. Which sates is known as the “Rice bowl”- Andhra Pradesh
661. Which wildlife is protected under wildlife conservation act 1972. Porcupine
662. The farmers day is celebrated on- 23rd December
663. Which day is celebrated as world human rights day- 10th December
664. When was the railways started in India- 1853
665. Every year “Consumer day” is celebrated on- 15th March
666. Sriperumbudur is the birth place of- Ramanujacharya
667. Who was the first indo-American woman to enter in space- Kalpana Chawla
668. Who was the editor of Kautilya‟s Arthasastra- R Shamasastri
669. Which have photographed the far side of the moon- Luna-3
670. The first man to walk in outer space was- Alexei Leonov
671. Who was the first non-Indian to be conferred with Bharat Ratna- Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
672. Who was the first “Bharat Ratna” posthumously recipient- Lal Bahadur Shashtri
673. Who gives the Kalinga prize- UNESCO
674. Who was the first recipient of Dadasaheb Phalke award- Devika Rani
675. In which fields, the Gyanpeeth Award is given- Literature
676. Which awards is given for Outstanding contributions in the field of journalism- Pulitzer prize
677. The concept of carbon credit was founded in- Kyoto protocol
678. The full name of SAARC is- South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
679. The first summit of SAARC nations was held in- Dhaka
680. The head-quarter of World Bank is located in- Washington DC
681. The number of judges in international court of justice is- 15
682. Forest research institute is located in- Dehradun
683. India joined united nation organization in- 1945
684. Which appoints the secretary-general of United Nations- By general assembly on the recommendations of Security Council
685. How many organs are there in United Nations organization- 5
686. Which nations is not a permanent member of United Nations Security Council- Australia
687. What is the period of term of non-permanent members of united nations security council- 2 years
688. Ngultrum is the currency of Bhutan
689. What is the name of the currency of the European union- Euro
690. Vikram Sarabhai space centre is located in- Trivandrum
691. Where is the head quarter of European union- Brussels
692. What is the name of Indian national grid computing initiative for scientific engineering and academic community-Garuda
693. The full form of CTBT is- Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty
694. What is the meaning of NMCC, set up by UPA government- National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council
695. The is the full form of NIEO- New International Economic Order
696. Whose short form is NREGP- National Rural Employment Guarantee Program
697. Whose autobiography is “My Life”- Bill Clinton
698. Who is the author of the book “Zest for life”- Emile Zola
699. The writer of the book “The future of India” is- Bimal Jalan
700. Who is the writer of the book “The life divine”- Sri Aurobindo
701. The poem “Gita Govind” is written by- JayadeV
702. “India wins freedom” is an autobiography of- Abul Kalam Azad
703. Who wrote “The autobiography of an unknown Indian”- Nirad C.Chaudhuri
704. Who wrote the book “Origin of Species” – Charles Darwin
705. Who wrote the book “The zigzag way”- Anita Desai
706. Which books is written by A.P.J. Abdul Kalam- Guiding Souls
707. Sanjukta Panigrahi is famous for- Odissi
708. Ustad Bismillah khan is famous for- Shehnai
709. Whose exponent is Pandit Shivkumar Sharma- Santoor
710. Anjolie Ela Menon is a famous personality of- Painting
711. Tillana is a format of- Bharatnatyam
712. Which was the first talkie film of India released in 1931. Alam Ara
713. Who made the famous painting of “Mona Lisa”- Leonardo Da Vinci
714. Who was the famous painter Pablo Picasso- Spanish
715. Kamakhya temple is a famous tourist place of – Assam
716. By which ruler was Pataliputra chosen for the first time as a capital? Udayin
717. Which is the largest man-made canal in the world? Suez Canal
718. Who was the first Foreign Minister of free India? Jawaharlal Nehru
719. Where did the first nuclear explosion in India take place? Pokhran
720. Which is the largest mosque in India? Jama Masjid
721. When is World Poetry Day, recognized by the UNESCO observed? 21-Mar
722. Which is produced by the rapid ascent of moist air? Hail
723. Who received Nobel Prize twice for the same subject? Marie Curie
724. Supersonic jet causes pollution by thinning of which layer? O3 layer
725. 17th Parallel separates which country? North and South Vietnam
726. On the 21st June, the day light is seen at the North Pole for howmany hours? 24 hrs.
727. Which remains constant while throwing a ball upward? Acceleration
728. Who translated the Autobiography of Madam Curie in Hindi? Lal Bahadur Shastri
729. Who produced the first automobile? Henry Ford
730. Under which ministry is the National River Conservation Directorate? Ministry of Environment and Forests
731. When is World Malaria Day, recoginzed by the WHO observed? 25-Apr
732. By which instrument the rate of growth of plant is measured? Auxanometer
733. Which Asian languages are UN official languages? Chinese & Arabic
734. Which when dissolved in HO gives hissing sound? Limestone
735. Dr. Rabindranath Tagore received the Nobel Prize for which work? Gitanjali
736. Which rivers joins Ganga at Allahabad? Yamuna
737. Which satellite is used in ship-to-shore and shore-to-shore and shore-to-ship communication? Marisat
738. Where were the war criminals of the II World War put to trial? Peitersburg
739. What is the time required by moonlight to reach the earth? 1.3 sec
740. Helium gas is filled in the balloon instead of Hydrogen because its– Non-Combustible
741. Mortar is a mixture of water, sand – Slaked
742. Tip of match stick contains – Red phosphorous
743. The process of conversion of sugar in to Alcohol is known as– Fermentation
744. Vinegar is the chemical name of – Acetic acid
745. Chemical name of baking soda is– Sodium Bicarbonate
746. Sodium carbonate commonly known as– Washing soda
747. Chemically „Philosopher wood‟ is a– Zinc oxide (zno)
748. The mercury and sodium street Lamps Light up become of– Atomic emission
749. Which acid is stored in batteries? Sulphuric acid
750. In a rechargeable cell what kind of energy is stored within the cell? Chemical energy
751. pH-scale ranges from – 0–14
752. Disadvantage of using DDT as pesticide is – Not easily degradable in nature
753. Hydrochloric acid is also known as Muriatic acid
754. The chemical name of Hypo commonly used in Photography is– sodium Thiosulphate
755. Which silver salt is used for making film of photography? Silver Bromide (Ag Br)
756. What changes will happen to a bowl of ice and water kept at exactly zero degree Celsius? No change will happen
757. What is the chemical composition of Heavy Water? D2O
758. The amount of chlorine available in water after disinfection called as Residual chlorine
759. Alum stops bleeding in a minor cut because of– Coagulation
760. What is the meaning of Reader in waste water treatment process? Container
761. A Liquid is said to be boiled when its– Vapor pressure is equal to the surrounding pressure
762. The Physical method Commonly used to purify Sea water is– Distillation
763. Which metal is extracted from Sea water? Magnesium
764. The Gas dissolved in water that makes it basic is? Ammonia
765. Nitrogen has Higher ionization energy than oxygen because in Nitrogen there is–Half Filled Stable configuration in 2p orb
766. The Gas dissolved in water that makes it basic is? Ammonia
767. Hygroscopic objects are those which instantly absorb– Water vapors
768. Cloud is a colloidal of – Water drop in a dispersion medium of air
769. What is the fourth State of Matter? Plasma
770. Suspended colloidal particles in water can be removed by the process of – Coagulation
771. Iodine can be separated from a mixture of Iodine and potassium chloride by Sublimation
772. What will be the form of Nitrogen in sewage water is completely oxidized? Nitrate
773. Heating of ore in the absence of air below its melting point is called Calcinations
774. It is not advisable to sleep under the tree at night because trees release– Carbon dioxide
775. Producer gas is Highly Poisonous due to the presence of – Carbon Monoxide
776. Pasteurization is a process in which milk is Heated at– 630C for 30 min
777. Green House effect means Trapping of solar energy due to carbon dioxide.
778. Zinc Phosphide is commonly used as – Rodenticide
779. Gobargas mainly contains Methane
780. The pair of compounds used as anesthetic in medicine is – Nitrogen dioxide,chloroform
781. The drug which Lowers anxiety and provide Peace – Tranquilizer
782. The branch of medicine involving synthetic chemical compounds is– Allopathic
783. Silicon is a Polymer of Dialkyal dichloro silane
784. PVC is obtained by the polymerization of – Vinyl chloride
785. Natural rubber is a polymer of– Isoprene
786. Rayon is formed by – Cellulose
787. Gun Powder is a Mixture of– Nitrate, Sulphur and Charcoal
788. Chocolates nay Harmful to Health because they contains High quantity of – Lead
789. Hydrogen Bomb is based upon the Principle of– Uncontrolled Nuclear Fusion
790. Catalytic Converters are Generally Made from – Transition Metals
791. Aqua regia is a Mixture of the following in the ratio 1:3 by volume– Conc HNO3 and conc CHL
792. The Gas Causes acid rain in an industrial area is– Sulphur dioxide
793. What is wood spirit? Methyl Alcohol
794. Fire-Fighting cloths are made from– Asbestos
795. One carat of Diamond is equal to– 200 mg
796. In Graphite layers are held together by– Vander wall forces
797. Which of the following metal is found in Free State? Copper
798. Cement is a mixture of – Calcium Silicate and calcium aluminates
799. Who discovered cement? Joseph Aspdin
800. The addition of Gypsum to Portland cement helps in– Preventing rapid settling of cement
801. What is Baeyer‟s reagent? Alkaline Potassium Permanganate
802. Acute Lead poisoning is also known as – Plumbism
803. The phenomenon of ejection of electrons from the metal surface when a light of suitable frequency falls on it is called–Photoelectric effect
804. To protect the iron from getting rusted, the coat of zinc is applied on it. This process is known as– Galvanization
805. Non-Metal found in Liquid state is – Bromine
806. Brass gets discoloured in air due to the presence of which gas in air? Hydrogen sulphide (H2S)
807. Who is awarded by noble prize for the discovery is neutron? Chadwick
808. Orientation of atomic orbital is controlled by – Magnetic Quantum number
809. Element having atomic number 29 is related to – D-Block
810. When a bond is formed between two atoms, the energy so system will be– Decrease
811. Who proposed the Atomic principle of matter? Dalton
812. What is a mixture of potassium nitrate, powdered charcoal and sulphur called? Gun powder
813. Which is used as a fuel in Nuclear power stations in India? Thorium
814. Rusting of iron is an example of which thing? Slow oxidation
815. What does Nail polish remover contain? Acetone
816. Which pair of metals are supposed to constitute the internal core of the earth? Nickel and Iron
817. Chlorine acts as a bleaching agent only in the presence of which thing? Moisture
818. What is used in preparing match sticks? Red phosphorus
819. Which is a significant contributor to increased levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide? Deforestation
820. Which desert is famous for its deposits of nitrates? Atacama
821. If the dew point is below freezing, it is referred to which point? Frost point
822. Sodium metal is kept under which liquid? Kerosene
823. Which is the compound in that oxygen shows + 2 oxidation state? F2O
824. Which colloidal solution is commonly used as germ killer? Colloidal sulphur
825. Which is produced during allergic reactions? Histamine
826. When ore is heated generally in absence of air then what is process called? Calcination
827. Formation of pot holes in river beds is an example of thing? Corrosion
828. Which synthetic fibre is known as artificial silk? Rayon
829. Which Scale is used for recording weather condition? Barometer
830. Which radiation emitted from the sun has highest wavelength? Micro waves
831. Which chemical is used for preserving fruit juices? Sodium benzoate
832. What is the major ingredient of leather? Collagen
833. Acetylene is used as an anaesthetic under which name? Narcylene
834. Which has the least penetrating power? Alpha particles
835. Which was the The first atomic power reactor in India? Apsara
836. Which is a strong smelling agent added to LPG cylinder to help in the detection of gas leakage? Thioethanol
837. Which metal is used for making boats because it does not corrode by seawater? Titanium
838. Which colour of heat radiation represents the highest temperature? White
839. During rainy seasons why do doors made up of wood swell up? Due to imbibitions
840. If we sprinkle common salt on an earthworm, why does it die? Due to osmotic shock
841. With rise of boiling point of a water, what will be the latent heat of steam? Decreases
842. Which acid is used in synthetic lemonade? Citric acid
843. Which compound does not give a positive test in Lassaigne‟s test for nitrogen? Hydrazinc
844. Which are the most commonly used chemicals in the artificial rain making or cloud seeding? Silver Iodide (AgI)
845. Cooking gas is a mixture of which gases? Butane and propane
846. Which colloidal solution is used in photography? Colloidal silver bromite
847. Balloons are filled with which gas? Helium
848. Which component of the atmosphere has increased during the last 200 years? Carbon dioxide
849. What is generally present in tonics? Ethanol
850. Which represents a process of chemical weathering? Hydration and Hydrolysis
851. Which chemical is used in foam fire extinguishers? Aluminium sulphate
852. Which compound is used for writing on glass? Hydrogen fluoride
853. Which compound is commonly used as antifreeze in automobile radiators? Glycerol
854. Which chemical used as a „fixer‟ in photography? Sodium thiosulphate
855. Which compound caused tragedy of Bhopal in 1984? Methyl isocynate
856. Which part of cinchona plant yields quinine? Bark
857. Which Bacteria convert atmospheric nitrogen into nitrogenous compound? Nitrogen fixing bacteria
858. Which substance does not have a melting point? Glass
859. A mixture of camphor and benzoic acid can be easily separated by which method? Chemical method
860. The United Nations declared 2014 as which International Year? Crystallography
861. Which relates to the formation of the Himalayas? Folding of the geosynclines
862. What is the maximum number of hydrogen bonds in a H2O molecule? 4
863. Which Pollutant is produced from vehicles that cause mental diseases? Pb (lead)
864. What is formed when white phosphorus is heated at 540 K in the absence of air? Red phosphorus
865. Which is an element which never exhibits positive oxidation state in any of its compounds? Fluorine
866. A bee-sting leaves an acid which causes pain and irritation. which is that injected acid? Methanoic acid
867. Which vitamin give immunity ? A
868. Which disease appears due to deficiency of vitamin – A? Night blindness
869. Vitamin – E is generally important for – General health of epithelial cissue.
870. Which vitamin cause Hypoerytheroposis– Vitamin B12
871. In vitamin B12 which metal ion present – Cobalt
872. Which in following caused by vitamin B deficiency? Beri-Beri
873. Which is another name of vitamin – C Aslorbic acid
874. In which rich source of vitamin – C- Citrus fruit
875. Which vitamin deficient due to washing of pecledegetable– C
876. Which disease occurs due to deficiency of iron? Goiter
877. The study of medicine and it work is known as– Pharmacology
878. Which types of vitamin fastly synthesize in body. Vitamin – D
879. Which deficiency cause bending of bone of child– Vitamin – D
880. Ricketis is vitamin deficient disease, which body part is affect due to its. Bone
881. “Murmur” of heart is occurs due to following reason– Abnormal valve
882. The Heart bet rate of adult human is – 70-80 per minute
883. Weight of heart of healthy adult human is – 300 gm
884. In hemichordate excretion take place by the– Malphigion tubule
885. Allantois of foctus is help in– Exereation
886. Abnormal component of urine is– Albumin
887. During dehydration which is deficient in body– Sodium chloride
888. Functional unit of Kidney is– Nephron
889. A.C.T. hormone release by– From pituitary gland
890. During single Menstural cycle generally the no of mature egg. 1
891. In Human throat, which is known a adam‟s apple– Thyroid cartilage
892. Grave disease occurs due to Hyper secretion of thyroid
893. Which secretion from the corpus lutcum– Progestron
894. Today milk not consider balance diet because it don‟t contain– Iron and VitaminC
895. In which following known as destruction site of RBC Sphleen
896. Milk converts into coagulated milk or curd with help of enzyme. Rennin
897. Mouth saliva release and digest – Mund (Starch)
898. Which tissue form feather, toes and horns– Keratenin
899. The rich source of food protein is– Soybean and Ground nut
900. Vegetable are spoil because they contain rich amount of – Water
901. Blood circulation in blood vessesl of earthworm occurs. Posterior
902. The average life span of RBC is– 100–120 days
903. Hemo–Cymph is seen in– Arthropoda
904. For prevention of bleading generally which aluminum ions used. Potass alum
905. Largest white blood corpsull is– Monocyte
906. Star fish circulatory is called– Hemal system
907. Belladona medicine is obtained by which part of Atropa belladona? From leaf
908. Spice saffron is obtained from which part of plant? Stigma
909. Which Pollination takes place with the help of water is called? Hydrophyily
910. Which plant only produce seed but not fruit? Cycus
911. By which name Pace-maker is also known? S.A. Node
912. The food material in fungi is stored in which form? Glycogen
913. How many number of chamber are found in the heart of Mammal? 4
914. Which branch of biology in which we-study about cultivation of flowering plant? Floriculture
915. In India famous Bengal famine occurred in 1942 by which disease? Leaf spot of rice
916. Which tissue in man where no cell division, occurs after birth? Nerves
917. Absorption of water by root occurs in the region of which parts? Root hairs
918. In human body, which hormone regulates blood calcium and phosphate? Parathyroid hormone
919. What is the study of the interaction of antigens and antibodies called? Serology
920. In the human body which structure is the appendix attached to? Large intestine
921. Where is Pituitary gland present? Below the brain
922. Which harmone is called emergency hormone? Adrenalin
923. In Homo sapiens, where does fertilisation occurs? Oviduct
924. What is the separation of colloidal particles from those of molecular dimensions called? Dialysis
925. What is a vestigeal organ in man? Muscles ear lobe
926. Which is the largest tribal community in India? Gonds
927. Where are Lungs situated? In thoracic cavity
928. Ultrafiltering unit of kidney is known by which name? Nephron
929. What is the average fat content in buffalow milk? 7.20%
930. Which of light are strongly absorbed by plants? Blue and red
931. Palaeobotany is the branch of botany, what do we study about in this branch? Plant fossils
932. Growth of which organ does the virus of AIDS affects? T cells in blood
933. Which test helps in diagnosis of cancer? Biopsy test
934. BMD testing is done to diagnose which disease? Osteoporosis
935. Cirrhosis is a disease that affects which organ? Liver
936. Which major chemical compound found in human kidney stones? Calcium oxalate
937. Which root develops from any part of plant body except the radical? Adventitious root
938. In human beings, What is the opening of the stomach into the small Intestine called? Pylorus
939. Production of which is a function of the liver? Urea
940. Inside the body, why does blood not coagulate? Due to the presence of heparin
941. Food prepared by plant, through which is transported to different part of plant? Phloem
942. Human protein x –1– antitrysin is used for which disease? Emphysama
943. Thyroid gland is activated by which harmonic for the secretion of thyroxin? TSH
944. How much protein a working woman must intake everyday? 45 g
945. Entomophily pollination occur with the help of which creatures? Insects
946. Which human organ is most susceptible to harmful radiations? Lungs
947. What is richest source of vitamin D is? Cod liver oil
948. Food is converted into energy in which of the cellular organelles of cell? Mitochondria
949. What is the study of effect of light on various biological life process? Photobiology
950. What is a Dental formula of man? 2123/2123
951. Which animal have no blood but they respire? Hydra
952. The deficiency of which leads to dental caries? Fluorine
953. Which structure is present in mitochondria? Oxysomes
954. The anti-malarial drug Quinine is made from a plant. Which is that plant? Cinchona
955. Which is used to remove astigmatism for a human eye? Cylindrical lens
956. What is the best method for improving the nutrient composition of a diet‟? By combining various foods
957. By whom was Artificial gene synthesis first done in laboratory? Khurana
958. What is the number of chromosome in a normal human body cell? 46
959. Which part of brain is centre of thirst hunger and sleep? Hypothalmus
960. Which tissue is responsible for the secondary growth? Cambium
961. In human body which is the largest in size? Liver
962. What is the largest gland in the human body? Liver
963. Which is used extensively for genetic engineering in plant? Agrobacterium tumefaciens
964. Animal goes under winter sleep due to low temperature, what is called? Aestivation
965. Where do Sweat glands occur in greatest number? In the skin of the Armpits
966. Which cell organelles function as the power house of a living cell? Mitochondria
967. Which branch of science deals with the study of tissue found in the body of organism? Histology
968. Alzheimer‟s disease in human beings is characterized by which degeneration? Degeneration of nerve cells
969. Which is the richest source of ascorbic acid? Guava
970. For which is the southern blot technique used for the detection? DNA
971. Which state produces maximum Soya bean? Madhya Pradesh
972. Which fungus is responsible for disease late blight of potato? Phytophthora infestans
973. What is Syrinx? Voice box in Birds
974. What is the normal cholesterol level in human blood? 180-200 mg%
975. Which disease is characterised by inflammation of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord? Meningitis
976. Which disease is caused by the bite of a mad dog? Hydrophobia
977. The word “biodiversity” is a combination of which two words? Biology and diversity
978. What is the short upper part of the human intestine next to the stomach? Duodenum
979. Sex determination of child is done by whose chromosome? Father
980. How many chamber are found in the heart of frog? 3
981. To suspect HIV/AIDS in a young individual, which symptom is mostly associated with? Chronic diarrhea
982. Where are the Postaz temperate grassland? Hungary
983. In metabolism, how enzymes act? As catalyst
984. Which technique can be used to established the paternity of a child?Quantitative analysis of DNA
985. By whom was Gene first isolated?Hargobind Khurana
986. By whom was Insulin discovered?Dr. F G. Banting
987. From which part of the plant is turmeric obtained?Stem
988. Which cytoplasmic organelles are treated as prokaryotic cells within the eukaryotic cells Glyoxysomes
989. Archaeopteryx had which reptilian characters? Clawed wings, teeth on jaw, tail
990. By using which technique, is DNA fingerprint done? Southern Blotting
991. Which type of microorganism is most widely used in industries? Bacteria, microalgae and fungi.
992. Which term for natural vegetation is associated with Siberia? Taiga
993. For which snake is the diet mainly composed of their snakes? Kingcobra
994. What structure is common to both earthworm and cockroach? Ventral nerve cord
995. Which Biologist proposed the theory of Germ plasm? Weisman
996. Which vitamin is transformed in golden rice? Vitamin A
997. Which one of symbiotic algae is found in secretory cell of hydra? Euchlorella
998. The salivary gland secrete saliva that contains which enzyme? Ptyalin
999. Which animal lays eggs and does not produce young ones directly? Echidna
1000. Dog bite can cause rabies. Which other animal can also cause rabies? Bat
1001. Which gland disappear during old age? Thymas
1002. Insects that can transmit diseases to human are referred to as which name? Vectors
1003. Which branch of science in which we study about molluscs? Malacology
1004. What is abiotic component of ecosystem? Water
1005. Which hormone is responsible for the secretion of milk in mothers? Lactogenic Hormone
1006. What is in lichen symbiotic relationship between fungi and algae called? Halotism
1007. Which branch of biology deal with the study of heredity? Genetics
1008. BCG vaccination (Bacillus Calmette Guerine) is injected to get immunity from which disease?Tuberculosis
1009. How much daily intake of proteins is recommended for a moderately active women?46 gram
1010. A girl ate sweets while fanning the flies away. Due to this, she suffered from which disease? Cholera
1011. Which animal which can tolerate more summer heat? Goat
1012. By which are heredity characters of parent transfered to their offspring? Chromosomes
1013. The couple between base units of DNA is through which bonding? Hydrogen bonding
1014. Which tree require highest amount of water for growth? Euclyptus
1015. For which disease is Oncogene responsible? Cancer
1016. Coconut and mango grouped under, which kind of fruit?Drup
1017. Enlargment of which gland takes place due to deficiency of iodine?Thyroid
1018. Concentrated sulphuric acid is always diluted by adding which thing?Acid to water
1019. By whom was oral polio vaccine discovered?Jonas Salk
1020. Which pair belongs to the category of cold-blooded animals?Frogs and snakes
1021. In the case of a „test-tube baby‟ where does fertilisation take place? Outside the mother‟s body
1022. What is the a biological process in which glucose and fat is oxidised to librate Energy ?Respiration
1023. Which is the contractile protein muscle?Myosin
1024. What is Funny Bone? A Nerve
1025. How do most insects respire? By trachea system
1026. In a food chain, how much solar energy utilized by plants? 1 Percent
1027. Which organ in animals breaks fat to produce cholesterol? Liver
1028. Xerophytes are plants which can grow in regions having how moisture? Low moisture
1029. In blood oxygen carrying protein is– Haemoglobin
1030. On joint uric acid crystal accumulation, it caused– Gout
1031. Person, which have blood group AB, such person donor blood, which have blood group? AB
1032. General or normal Human blood pressure of human as. 80 /120 mm Hg
1033. Which is regulate blood pressure–Adrenal Gland
1034. In adult male no of RBC present – 5.0 million
1035. The PH of human blood is 7.4
1036. Which is the example of hormone, heat in form of protein– oxytocin
1037. In which gland in human body, which related to excitement of body.Adernal cortex
1038. During excitement, which hormone release higher amount–Aderline
1039. What is the hard animal layer of teeth Calcium Hydroxy apetite
1040. In which following have maximum no of ribs– Snake
1041. Odontology is branch of science, it study relocated to– Teeth
1042. Windom molar is– Third molar
1043. Oesleoayte found in Bone
1044. Know plats is onther name of – Ptela none
1045. Tranverse coloy is part of– Large intestine
1046. Occupital is region which found– Skull
1047. In human body, which are the leg bones? Humerus and Femur
1048. Which tissue takes part in healing the wounds? Epithelium tissue
1049. In the human body, cowper‟s glands form a part of which system? Reproductive system
1050. What is the Study of pulse and arterial blood pressure called? Sphygmology
1051. Medicine for epilepsy is obtain from which lichen? Parmelia
1052. In which animal is respiration done by skin? Frog
1053. In which is „Foot and Mouth Disease‟ found? Cattle
1054. Which can be used for biological control of mosquitoes? Gambusia
1055. Alpha-keratin is a protein present in which thing? Wool
1056. Electrolysis of copper sulphate solution with copper electrodes gives– Copper at cathode and oxygen at anode
1057. Which is the biggest tribe of India- Gond
1058. Where are Khasi and Garo tribes mainly found in- Meghalaya
1059. Where is Kandla port located in-Gulf of Kutch
1060. Where is Jawaharlal Nehru port – Mumbai
1061. Kolkata and Delhi are connected by – NH2
1062. How can soil erosion be controlled on hill slopes? linear contour plowing
1063. The composition of late rite soils in higher areas is- Acidic
1064. First port developed after independence was- Kandla
1065. Which is the highest gravity dam in the world- Bhakra Dam
1066. The construction of Tehri dam is done across which river- Bhagirathi
1067. The longest dam in India is- Hirakund Dam
1068. In which state, Salal Hydro Power Project is located- Jammu and Kashmir
1069. Laterite soil is found in areas of- Dry and humid tropical areas
1070. How can soil erosion be controlled on hill slopes? linear contour plowing
1071. The study of lakes is called- Limnology
1072. Zoji la pass connects- Srinagar and Leh
1073. Kullu valley is located among which mountain ranges- Dhauladhar and pir panjal
1074. A pass in Himachal Pradesh is – Shipki la
1075. Palakkad gap connects which states- Kerala and Tamil Nadu
1076. Which Himalayan peak is also called as Sagarmatha- Mt. Everest
1077. The gap of a Mountain which provides natural path is known as- Pass
1078. Which hill station is known as the “Queen of Satpura”- Panchmarhi
1079. Kanchenjunga national park is located in- Sikkim
1080. Where is world‟s only floating national park “Keibul Lamjao”- Manipur
1081. Where is Nagarhole national park- Karnataka
1082. Rain forests in India are found in- North-eastern Himalaya and western ghat
1083. When was the first biosphere reserve established in India- Nilgiri
1084. “Central India Teak” is an example of – Moist deciduous forest
1085. Where is the “Willow” of the cricket bat derived from- Mountain forest
1086. Kugti wildlife sanctuary is located in which of the following states- Himachal Pradesh
1087. Which city is the centre for manufacturing of penicillin- Pimpari
1088. The standard meridian of India is 82.5 E longitude
1089. Which state is the protectorate of India- Sikkim
1090. Which states‟ land is situated on eastern and western coasts- Puducherry
1091. The area of which state is the largest in India-Rajasthan
1092. The coast line of which of the Indian states is longest-Andhra Pradesh
1093. In India coastal line of which state is the longest-Gujarat
1094. Coast line of India is-7500km
1095. Where is Lakshadweep islands located-Arabian Sea
1096. Howmany islands are there in Lakshadweep -36
1097. Andaman and Nicobar islands are separated by which of the followings-Ten degree channel
1098. Where is saddle peak in Andaman and Nicobar islands situated-Northern Andaman
1099. West Bengal borders with how many countries-One
1100. Coastal terrain of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu is known as-Coromandal
1101. Coast of Kerala is called-Malabar coast
1102. India‟s longest tunnel Jawahar tunnel is located in which state-Jammu and Kashmir
1103. Which states is the member of “seven sisters”-Tripura
1104. Which Indian states does not have any coastal border-Rajasthan
1105. Where is Lonar Lake situated-Maharashtra
1106. Which is the largest man made lake-Gobind Sagar
1107. Naga, Khasi and Garo hills are located in-Eastern range
1108. Shivanasamudram falls is situated on the bank of which river-Kaveri
1109. Baltoro glacier is located in-Karakoram mountain range
1110. Where is the oldest working refinery-Digboi
1111. First refinery in India was established in-Digboi
1112. Total number of refinery working in Assam is/are-Four
1113. Where is the biggest reserve of mica-In India
1114. Main mineral found in upper Brahmaputra valley is-Petroleum
1115. Raniganj in west Bengal is concerned with-Coal
1116. Where is the largest deposits of coal-Jharkand
1117. Which is the largest producer of lignite in India-Tamilnadu
1118. “Panna” is an important place in Madhya Pradesh. it is famous for mines of-Diamond
1119. Organisation mainly related with environment planning is – NEERI
1120. What is the total number of planets move around the sun- Eight
1121. Which is the largest planet-Jupitar
1122. The largest planet of the solar system is- Jupitar
1123. The number of satellite of mercury is/are-0
1124. What is the number of days in an year in mercury-88
1125. Which is the nearest planet to sun- Mercury
1126. The orbit of which planet is nearest to sun- Mars
1127. Which celestial bodies is located farthermost to earth- Pluto
1128. Which is the brightest planet of the solar system- Venus
1129. Which is the hottest planet in the solar system- Venus
1130. Which planet is as big as earth in our solar system- Venus
1131. How old id earth, it is decided by which processes- Radio metric dating
1132. Which is called red planet-MArs
1133. Answer the name of first Asian country to reach the orbit of mars-India
1134. Which o is called “blue planet”-Earth
1135. The light of sun takes how much time to reach to earth-8 minutes 20 sec
1136. The light of sun reaches to the surface of earth in- 8 minutes 16.6 seconds
1137. Synchronous satellite moves around earth from- west to east
1138. In which areas, the “midnight sun” can be seen- Arctic and antartic circle
1139. Peso is the currency of which country-Mexico
1140. Yen is the currency of- Japan
1141. What is the currency of Saudi Arabia- Riyal
1142. Who discovered America- Columbus
1143. Who discovered cape of good hope in 1488- Bartolomeu Diaz
1144. How much part of earth‟s surface is desert- 1/3 rd
1145. Name the first Asian country, reached in the orbit of mars- India
1146. When total land is divided by total land, we get- Population density
1147. Density of population in any region is measured by numbers of- People
1148. Which countries has the largest Muslim population- Indonesia
1149. The reserved area for the conservation of wild life is called-Sanctuary
1150. Which are related with “Lithosphere”- Earth’s crust
1151. In which type of topography, water recharge pores are found- Karst topography
1152. The breaking up of the rocks at its place is known as- Withering
1153. Which cities located on northern most latitude- Patna
1154. Southern tip of India is called- Indira point
1155. Which river of India is also known as Vridha Ganga- Godavari
1156. Which rivers is known as “Dakshin Ganga”- Godavari
1157. Which rivers originates out of India- Brahmaputra
1158. Which is the river known as tsangpo in Tibet- Brahmaputra
1159. Which river is known as “open sewer” in India- Yamuna
1160. Where do river Bhagirathi and Alaknanda meet- Devprayag
1161. Which of the following rivers is famous for changing its path- Kosi
1162. The sorrow of Bihar is- Kosi
1163. In north-east India, river flows out of the country is- Brahmaputra
1164. Which rivers forms estuary – Narmada
1165. Which rivers flows between Vindhya and Satpura ranges- Narmada
1166. Earth is tilted on its axis- 23.5 degree
1167. Days and nights are similar here- Equator
1168. What is “supernova”- Meteor
1169. Edible crops include- Food grains, Pulses, Oilseeds
1170. Practice of shifting cultivation is used in- Nagaland
1171. “Jhoom” is – A type of cultivation
1172. Which type of wheat is farmed in India- Bread Wheat
1173. Madhya Pradesh is the biggest producer of – Oilseeds
1174. Step farming is performed on- Slopes of Hills
1175. Answer the crop which is produced largly in India- Rice
1176. Which is the most arable crop in India- Rice
1177. What is the name of the largest coffee producing state in India- Karnataka
1178. In terms of money, which spice is exported most from India- Dry Red Chilli
1179. Crop, cultivated in Zaid season is- Watermelon
1180. Zaid crops are- Substitute crops which are cropped when regular crops fail to grow
1181. State in highest production of mustard seed is – Rajasthan
1182. Topograpghy of plateau is best for- Mining
1183. Which is a cash crop in India- Gram
1184. Plantation agriculture produces- Plantation crops
1185. The share of food crops in India‟s total production is almost- 70%
1186. Which states is the largest wheat producing state in India- Uttar Pradesh
1187. Which state is a jute abundant state- West Bengal
1188. Which is the main competitor of India in Juta production- Bangladesh
1189. Where is the maximum area of jute production in India- West Bengal
1190. What is the rank of India in milk production in the world- First
1191. Turpentine oil is obtained from where- Pine tree
1192. Term “Green Revolution” is used to show higher production of- Per hectare agricultural putput
1193. Green revolution was most successful in- Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh
1194. Green revolution is related to which- Wheat
1195. Another name of green revolution in India is- Seed, Fertilizer and Irrigation revolution
1196. Which planet looks reddish in the night sky? Mars
1197. In 1610, Galileo Galilei discovered four moons of which planet? Jupiter
1198. The latitude of a place is the same as which place? Celestial pole
1199. A man with a dark skin, in comparison with a man with a white skin, What will experience? Less heat and less cold
1200. In which latitudes largest quantities of bauxite is found? Tropical latitudes
1201. Which latitude passes through India? Tropic of Cancer
1202. There is no net transfer of energy by the particles of the medium in which waves? Stationary waves
1203. Which atmospheric layer that reflects radio waves is called? Ionosphere
1204. What is a line on a map which joins places having the same rainfall called? Isohyet
1205. Thick stems and thorny wax coated leaves are commonly found in which area? Deserts
1206. Which region does not receives much rainfall in the south-west monsoon season? Tamil Nadu coast
1207. In order of their distances from the Sun, which planet lie between Mars and Uranus? Jupiter and Saturn
1208. Where are Grasses almost absent? In tropical wetevergreen forest
1209. „Gobar gas‟ contains mainly which gas? Methane
1210. Which State shares boundaries with the maximum number of other States of India? Assam
1211. Local thunderstorms „Norwesters‟ are prominent in which state? West Bengal
1212. On which conservation law, does a rocker work? Angular momentum
1213. Which of the planets is nearest to the earth? Venus
1214. Which planet is known as the Earth‟s Twin? Venus
1215. How much the equatorial circumference is greater than the polar circumference? Approximately 68 km
1216. What is the distance of the equator from either of the poles? 10,002 km
1217. Which layer of the atmosphere provides ideal conditions for flying of jet aeroplanes? Stratosphere
1218. Which climatic type suffers change due to shifting of the World‟s Pressure Belts? Monsoon
1219. Why does Mumbai receives more rainfall than Pune? Because mumbai is on the windward side
1220. What is the process that result in the breakdown of rocks and minerals in situ? Weathering
1221. What is the quantity of water in a particular volume of air called? Absolute humidity
1222. What is associated with a savanna climate? Scrub
1223. On which planet of the solar system does the sun rise in the west and set in the east?Venus
1224. Why does Mumbai receives more rainfall than Pune? Because mumbai is on the windward side
1225. What is the process that result in the breakdown of rocks and minerals in situ? Weathering
1226. Lichens and Mosses are characteristic vegetation of which zone? The polar zone
1227. On which planet of the solar system does the sun rise in the west and set in the east? Venus
1228. What is the average salinity of sea water? 3.50%
1229. Which planet of the solar system has the longest day? Venus
1230. What was the main occupation of the people of the Indus Valley civilization? Agriculture
1231. What is the dense mass of small water drops on smoke particles in the lower layers of the atmosphere? Smog
1232. How many orangutans disappear each year as result of palm oil farming? 5000
1233. Trees with hardwood and dense canopy are generally found in which forests? Evergreen forests
1234. In which country are the broken hill famous for zinc and lead? Australia
1235. Which is the longest inland waterways in the world? Mississippi river system
1236. Which are the two volcanic islands in the Indian territory? Narcondam and Barren
1237. In which State is the Guru Shikhar Peak located? Rajasthan
1238. Which hill range that separates the state of Manipur from the state of Nagaland? Barailhills
1239. What is the main cause of extinction of species from tropics? Deforestation
1240. What is the second most abundant element in the earth‟s crust? Silicon
1241. Which state has the highest amount of Nickel Ore resources? Orissa
1242. Which Strait which separates Asia from North America? The Bering strait
1243. Which crop enrich the soil with nitrogen? Pea
1244. What does increase in carbon dioxide in atmosphere cause? Rise in earth temperature
1245. In which season is the frequency of tropical cyclones in the Bay of Bengal maximum? After summer
1246. Which major component is used in preparation of different types of glasses? Silica
1247. What separates Daman and Diu? Gulf of Khambat
1248. Which group of rivers fall in the Bay of Bengal? Ganga, Brahmaputra, Hooghly
1249. Which is not a landform, which results due to rejuvenation of a river? Oxbow lake
1250. Which hot dust-laden wind is blowing from Sahara desert to Mediterranean region? Sirocco
1251. Temperate Cyclone are characterized by which side? Fronts
1252. The Himalyas are approximately how many kilometer long? 2500
1253. Which range of Himalayas is know for hill stantions? Himachal
1254. Asteroids have their orbits between which planets? Mars and Jupiter
1255. A V-shaped valley is a feature produced by which river? Youthful river
1256. Which is the largest sea in the world? South China Sea
1257. Which is-the largest Gulf in the World? The Gulf of Mexico
1258. What is the length of India‟s coastline? About 7500 km
1259. Which State has the largest coastline in India? Gujarat
1260. The Sivasamudram Falls is on which river? Cauvery
1261. Which pair of States is the leading producer of tobacco in India? Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat
1262. Where are diesel locomotives manufactured? Varanasi
1263. Where is the headquarters of Amnesty International? London
1264. On which date the earth is at the largest distance from the sun (Apehelion)? July 4th
1265. The latitude of a place expresses its angular position relative to the place of which point? Equator
1266. Who introduced the term anticyclone for the first time? F. Galton
1267. Why do the tropical cyclones not occur close to the equator? Weak coriolis force
1268. Which river does not form any delta at its mouth? Tapti & Narmada
1269. Which planet take maximum time for one revolution around the Sun? Jupiter
1270. What is the approximate circumference of the Earth? 40,075 km
1271. The equatorial regions receive rainfall throughout the year. What is the annual rainfall? 250 cms
1272. Which is the world‟s largest desert? Sahara
1273. The problem of leaching of the soil is more pronounced in the areas how rainfall is there? Heavy
1274. In the context of Indian wild life, what is the flying fox? Bat
1275. Moon shaped sand-dunes, formed by which wind action? Barkhans
1276. Which river has the largest drainage basin? Amazon
1277. Which is the largest fresh water lake in the world? Lake Superior
1278. In which sea is the Lakshadweep Islands are situated? Arabian Sea
1279. What is Super Nova? A dying star
1280. The headquarters of the International Red Cross is situated in which city? Geneva
1281. The famous Petronas Twin Towers are located in which country? Malaysia
1282. Scanty rainfall of less than 50 cm per annum is received which latitudes? The areas of high latitudes
1283. Which type of rainfall occurs at places having continental type of climate? Cyclonic
1284. Which is the largest volcano crater in the world? Toba (Indonesia)
1285. Which is a typical feature of volcanic eruption? Dykes
1286. Which country is land locked? Bolivia
1287. Indian sovereignty in sea extends upto how many nautical miles? 12
1288. Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world, is located in which country? Nepal
1289. What do you understand by the word regur? Black soil found in the Deccan
1290. Where is the average annual rainfall highest? Shillong
1291. Which is located in the‟ Bastar region? Indrāvati National Park
1292. What is the position of Indian Railways network in the world? Fourth
1293. Which is the correct sequence in terms of descending values of Aledo? Snow, forest, water
1294. Where is the headquarters of Oil and National Gas Commission? Dehradun
1295. Which river emerges from Amarkantak plateau in Madhya Pradesh? Narmada
1296. What is the word used to describe the shape of earth? Oblate spheroid
1297. What is the radius of the earth approximately? 6400 km
1298. What is the period of revolution of a geostationary satellite? 24 hours
1299. Compared to other slopes in the northern hemisphere which is the warmest? South facing
1300. On moving from a pole to the equator what we find in population of plants and animals? Increase
1301. Petroleum is generally found in which rocks? Folded marine sedimentary rocks
1302. What are the Doldrums? Equatorial zone with low pressure
1303. Which is the country that has the greatest length of the day during summer? Norway
1304. Wood pulp comes from which region? Coniferous forest region
1305. Where are the oceanic current named as „Kuroshio, Kurile and Alaskan‟ located? North Pacific Ocean
1306. Which sea is without coasts? Sargasso sea
1307. Which can come across if one travels through the Strait of Malacca? Singapore
1308. Where the Shrine of Hazarat Nizamuddin Auliya is is situated? Delhi
1309. What is the slow wobbling of Earth as it spins on its axis called? Precession
1310. What is the period of one revolution of sun around the centre of galaxy called? Cosmic year
1311. The Appalachian coal fields, one of the important coal fields in the world, are located in which country? U.S.A.
1312. What is the major source of oceanic salinity? Rivers
1313. Which country has the longest international boundary with India? Bangladesh
1314. Which is the deepest landlocked protected port? Vishakhapatnam
1315. Mahatma Gandhi Hydroelectric Project is on which river? Sharavati
1316. How is angular speed of a whirlwind in a tornado towards the centre? Decreases rapidly
1317. What is the „Solar Corona‟ mainly? Consists of molten lava
1318. Which Warm dry winds blowing down the east slopes of Rockies? Chinook
1319. The Kiel Canal links which seas? North Sea and Baltic Sea
1320. Which is an inland drainage area? Rann of Kutch
1321. Which island receives conventional rainfall? Sumatra
1322. Which element present in the largest amount in rocks and minerals? Silicon
1323. Who established the earliest Surat factories? English
1324. What is the transition zone between two Ecosystems called? Ecotone
1325. What is Lunar Sea? A dark plain on the moon
1326. What is the approximate diameter of the earth? 12,800 Km
1327. What are the Mediterranean lands often called? World‟s orchard lands
1328. Nanda Devi peak forms a part of which range? Kumaon Himalayas
1329. Which National Highways of India is the longest? NH 2
1330. Through which strait does the International Date Line Pass? Bering strait
1331. Which east flowing river of India forms rift valley due to down warping? Damodar
1332. From which states does the River Godavari flows through? Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh
1333. Strait of Malacca separates which countries? Sumatra and Malaysia
1334. In which ocean are Hawaiian islands are located? North Pacific Ocean
1335. Which soil is most suitable for cultivation of cereals? Alluvial soils
1336. What is the connecting link between Annelida and Arthropoda? Peripatus
1337. Which soil is most suited for tea plantation? Acidic
1338. Evergreen oak forests are found at the height between how many meters? 2700 and 4000 metres
1339. In which time does a ship crosses Date line from west to east? One day
1340. CAD stands for Computer Aided Design
1341. Unix operating system is generally known as Multi User Operating System
1342. Which of the parent country of mobile giant „Nokia‟? Finland
1343. In the field of internet, WWW stands for World Wide Web
1344. Which application is used for accessing the information on internet? Operating system
1345. Unsorted transaction that can be used to immediately update a database is called as Direct database access
1346. Which is not an extension of a picture file on a computer .mdb
1347. A nibble is equal to……bits. 4
1348. In HTML, tags consist of key words enclosed within Angular brackets<>
1349. Which type of printer cannot print more than one character at a time. Dot matrix
1350. The waste generated by and life personal computers is known as E-waste
1351. In MS-DOS, the primary file name can contain upto…….characters. 8
1352. In programming, repeating some statements is usually called Looping
1353. A browser is a software used to search for web pages in internet
1354. What type of Information System would be recognized by digital circuits? Hexadecimal System, Binary System
1355. Telnet is a Protocol
1356. The term ODBC stands for Open Database Connectivity
1357. Both the ALU and Control Section have special purpose storage locations called. Registers
1358. A translator for the assembly language to machine language is Assembler
1359. Where is India‟s super computer „PARAM‟ located? Pune
1360. Expansion of RDBMS is? Relational Database Management System
1361. A bug in a program is – Error
1362. Programs stored in a ROM are called Freeware
1363. The term API refers to Application Program Interface
1364. A floppy disc can store…..data. 1.44 MB
1365. The rate at which scanning is repeated in a CRT is called. Refresh rate
1366. A Bit refers to Binary digit
1367. Narain Karthikeyan is associated with which sport- Formula one Car Race
1368. Geet Sethi is associated with which sports- Billiards
1369. Limba Ram is associated with-Archery
1370. Seema Antil is associated with- Discus Throw
1371. Ajara Cup is associated with which sport- Polo
1372. The total number of players in each team of water Polo are- 7
1373. How many players play in each team of Baseball- 9
1374. How many players are consisted in each team of Basketball- 5
1375. “Layup Shot” is associated with which sports- Basket ball
1376. “Subroto Cup” is associated with- Football
1377. “Burdhvan Trophy” is associated with- Weight Lifting
1378. Which game was originated as an alternate to basketball in 1895 by William Margen- Volley ball
1379. Which heavy weight boxers had never suffered a defeat in his lifetime- Rocky Marciano
1380. Processors speed of a computer is measured in MIPS
1381. C language is a High level language
1382. Window 7, the latest Operating System from Microsoft Corporation has….. 49 Indian languages fonts.
1383. In a 14” TV or computer monitor, the dimension of 14” stands for The diagonal of the screen
1384. Correct expansion of the term http in internet address is Hypertext Transfer Protocol
1385. The period of the second generation computers was 1959-1964
1386. In a computer, what does RAM stand for? Random Access Memory
1387. IC in computers stands for Integrated Circuits
1388. Who developed the concept World Wide Web? Tim Berners-Lee
1389. Processing of a data file to reduce its size for storage on disk is termed Compression
1390. The basic application of an AND gate in computers is for Multiplication
1391. Who developed the concept of E-mail? Ray Tomlinson
1392. To read a CD-ROM disc, you need a Laser beam
1393. If you undergo a CAT scan then you have been subjected to A Computer axial tomography
1394. Microsoft Power Point is a software designed to create Multimedia presentations
1395. How much data does a standard floppy disk hold? 1.44 MB
1396. An electronic device the produces sounds from instructions in a mini file is a Synthesizer
1397. A technique for producing animation in which one image changes into another is called Morphing
1398. Information in a combination of graphics, text, sound video and animation is called Multimedia
1399. The name modem is derived from Modulator demodulator
1400. A Compact Disc (CD) is a data storage system of the type Optical

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