31Which was the Princely State which acceeded to the Indian Union after a plebiscite?
Ans : Junagadh
32Galvanised iron sheets have a coating of which metal?
Ans : Zinc
33Palaeobotany is the branch of botany; what do we study about in this branch?
Ans : Plant fossils
34What is the time required by moonlight to reach the earth?
Ans : 1.3 sec
35Who wrote Sanskrit Grammar?
Ans : Panini
36Which Mahajanapada was situated on the bank of river Godawari?
Ans : Assaka
37Journalist’s day was celebrated for the first time all over the country on which date?
Ans : Oct 1; 1984
38“The Vedas contain all the truth” was interpreted by which person?
Ans : Swami Dayanand
39Which state in India has the largest area under forests?
Ans : Madhya Pradesh
40What is the major source of oceanic salinity?
Ans : Rivers
41Which property of the elements is a whole number?
Ans : Atomic number
42At present the Rajya Sabha consists of how many members?
Ans : 245
43Which waterfall in India has the most height?
Ans : Kunchikal Falls
44Between which dates there is a continual daylight or summer in the Arctic regions?
Ans : 21st March to 23rd September
45Which Directive Principle of State Policy has NOT been implemented so far?
Ans : Uniform civil code for the citizens
46Who is the first non-Indian to receive the Bharat Ratna?
Ans : Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
47The word “biodiversity” is a combination of which two words?
Ans : Biology and diversity
48Hyder Ali was defeated at porto Novo by which British General?
Ans : Sir Eyrecoot
49Who was the largest serving Chief Minister in India?
Ans : Jyoti Basu
50Aravalli ranges are an example of which mountains?
Ans : Residual mountains
51Who is the author of the book ‘My Country; My Life’?
Ans : L.K. Advani
52Economic Planning is a subject of which list?
Ans : Union List
53In respect of which states has Union Parliament power to legislate on the subjects of all three lists?
Ans : Union Territories
54In the Interim Government formed in the year 1946; who held the portfolio of Defence?
Ans : Baldev Singh
55Who was the Finance Minister of India in the Interim Government during 1946-1947?
Ans : R. K. Shanmukham Chetty
56Which is the basis of modern periodic table?
Ans : Atomic number
57Which is the major silk producing state in India?
Ans : Karnataka
58Which is similar to the Taj Mahal in construction?
Ans : Humayun’s tomb
59When is International Day for Tolerance; recognized– the UN is observed?
Ans : 16-Nov-2017
60Why is tetracycline is used?
Ans : As anti-plague drug
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