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Ques:- Which Indian commercial bank was the first in providing mobile automated teller machine (ATM) service ?
Ans:- Industrial credit & investment corporation of India Ltd. (ICICI) bank. (Estd. in 1955 A.D.)
Ques;- Who was the first Britisher to become the President of the Indian National Congress ?
Ans:- Georage Yule (in 1888 A.D. at Allahabad Session)
Ques:- To whom the speaker of Lok Sabha address his letter of resignation ?
Ans:- Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha
Ques:- ‘Directive Principles of State Policy’ enshrined under Articles 36-51 of the constitution of India are
Ans:- Positive in nature, can’t be enforced by courts, Make India a welfare state & state has a duty to implement them.
Ques:- The Mukesh Ambani company ‘Reliance Petroleum Limited’ is located at
Ans:- Jamnagar (in Gujarat)
Ques:- Who is the writer of the book ‘An Accustomed Earth’?
Ans:- Jhumpa Lahiri
Ques:- The Birsa Munda tribal rebellion ‘Ulgulan’ took place in the region south of Ranchi in
Ans;- 1899 A.D.-1900 A.D.
Ques:- The theosophy of Annie Besant was not popular amongest
Ans:- Tamil Brahmins
Ques:- Tata Iron works was established in Jamshedpur (Jharkhand) in the year
Ans:- 1907 A.D
Ques:- How many people were killed in the Jallianwala Bagh firing ordered by General Dire on April 13, 1919 A.D. ?
Ques:- India Independence Resolution was brought in Lok Sabha house of commons on
Ans;- July 5, 1947
Ques:- Where did the Reliance industries recently strike huge reserve of oil ?
Ans:- Krishna –Godavari Basin (Andhra Pradesh)
Ques:- Area-wise which is the largest Hindu temple in the world ?
Ans:- Akshardham Temple, Delhi
Ques:- How much new world records have been set in XXIXth Beijing Olympics, 2008 ?
Ques:- How much prize-money is given to the Dada Sahib Phalke Award (introduced in 1969 A.D.) Winner ?
Ans:- Rs. 10 Lacs
Ques:- Who was the first recipient of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratan Award (Estd. in 1991) ?
Ans:- Vishwanathan Anand
Ques:- Which India duo won the Asia Pacific car rally 2008 championship held in Indonesia ?
Ans:- Gaurav Gill & Jagdeva Singh
Ques:- Whence the use of electronic voting machine has started in the vidhan sabha elections ?
Ans:- 1998 A.D.
Ques:- In how many states the elections for vidhan sabha were held in 2006 /
Ques:- Time taken in singing the Indian National Anthem in full is
Ans:- 52 seconds
Ques:- National Judicial Academy building is located in
Ans:- Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh)
Ques:- E.T.A.is a terrorist organization of
Ques:- What is the system of governance in the Panchayati Raj set-up ?
Ans:- Three tier structure of local self Government at the village, Block & district levele
Ques:- The non-plan expenditures of the Government of India include
Ans:- Defence revenue expenditure, subsidies, All expenditures linked with the previous plan & interest payment
Ques:- When did Subhash Chander Bose first meet Mahatma Gandhi ?
Ans:- July 16, 1921 at Bombay
Ques:- Who was the leader of the revolt during the 1st war of Independence, 1857 at Bareilly ?
Ans:- Khan Bahadur Khan
Ques:- What is the length of the Bay of Bengal-coast-line in the east of Andhra Pradesh ?
Ans:- 974 Km
Ques:- National Leechi research cenre is located here
Ans:- Muzaffarpur, Bihar
Ques:- National Highway-7A connects
Ans:- Palain Katai with Tutikorin
Ques:- When was country’s first commercial E-mail service started in New Delhi ?
Ans:- February 11, 1994
Ques:- Which British actress recently died of cervical cancer ?
Ans:- Zed Gudi
Ques:- When was ‘SUTRA’ (Social Upliftment Through Rural Action) founded in H.P. ?
Ans:- 1977 A.D.
Ques:- Areawise, which is the smallest district ofd H.P. ?
Ans:- Hamirpur (1118 Sqkm.)
Ques:- Which sage has been associated with Rwalsar in distt. Mandi, H.P. ?
Ans:- Lomash Rishi
Ques:- According to forest records, the total forest area of H.P IS
Ans:- 37033 Sqkm.
Ques:- Kunihar valley begins from
Ans:- Kuni Khadda
Ques:- The height of Lama lake from the sea-level is :
Ans:- 3962 Mtrs.
Ques:- Tea is produced mainly in districts
Ans:- Kangra & Mandi
Ques:- H.P. Art and culture Academy was established in the year
Ans:- 1968 A.D.
Ques:- Who was the first chairman of the H.P. Public Service Commission ?
Ans:- Lt. Gen. K.S. Katoch
Ques:- Bhoranj is a tehsil of district
Ques:- Fulaich fair is held in district
Ques:- Suketi is a tributary of river
Ques:- Who was the founder of Sirmaur state ?
Ans:- King Rasalu
Ques:- When did Nagar Kot (Kangra) attacked by Taimur ?
Ans:- 1398 A.D.
Ques:- Kibber village is located in
Ans:- Kaza Valley
Ques:- The literature related to Kangyur and Tangyur Buddhist Schools and preserved at Kardang Buddhist temple is written in the local dialect
Ques:- When did national Agriculture Insurance Scheme introduced in H.P. ?
Ans:- 1999 -2000 A.D.
Ques:- Who was the king of chamba when Jahangir visited it in 1621 A.D. ?
Ques:- Who was awarded the first Chandra Dhar Sharma Guleri Award for Hindi literature in 1986 ?
Ans:- Sri Keshav
Ques:- What is ‘Anamika’ ?
Ans:- A powerful carbine recently developed in India
Ques:- Who has been awarded with the Nobel Peace Award for 2008 ?
Ans:- Marti Ahitsari (Former President of Finland)
Ques:- For which category did simon beaufoy won Oscar for slumdog Millionaire /
Ans:- Adopted screenplay
Ques:- Who was the founder of Viswa Bharati University, Santiniketan ?
Ans:- Rabindra Nath Tagore
Ques:- When was Katchatheevu island handed over to Sri Lanka by Government of India under a bilateral agreement ?
Ans:- 1974 A.D.
Ques:- When was the seventh Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas Conference held in Chennai this year ?
Ans:- 7-9 January, 2009
Ques:- Who was the new chief of research and analysis wing (RAW) ?
Ques:- Who has been awarded the K.K. Birla foundation Vyas Sammam for literature 2008 ?
Ans:- Mannu Bhandari
Ques:- As the highest wicket taker for India Anil Kumble has taken 619 wickets in Test Cricket. In how many test matches did the achieve this figure ?
Ans;- 132 Matches
Ques:- Who has been appointed captain of the World Eleven Women Cricket Team of the ICC Women World Cup ?
Ans:- Cherlot Edwards (of England)
Ques:- How many crop seasons are there in the northern India ?
Ques:- The Headquarter of International Monetary Fund (IMF) is located at
Ans:- Washington D.C.
Ques:- In which year Gandhiji for the first time coined the word ‘Satyagraha’ ?
Ans:- 1906 A.D.
Ques:- ‘Metagenomix’ is an ultra modern branch of science. It is generally related to the study of
Ans:- Genome of Microbes
Ques:- ‘White Dwarf’ is related to
Ques:- When was Bhabha Atomic Research Centre established ?
Ans:- 1955 A.D.
Ques:- Where was Muslim League constituted ?
Ans:- Dhaka in 1906 A.D.
Ques:- Who was the founder of ‘India Independence League’ ?
Ans:- Ras Bihari Ghosh
Ques:- The biggest lake ‘Chilka’ of India is located in
Ques:- Motivation given to multinational companies in India means encouragement to
Ans:- Privatization, Globalization & Liberalization Policies
Ques:- Presidential form government was first formed in
Ans:- United States of America
Ques:- Who is presently (March 2009) the Prime Minister of France ?
Ans:- Frankvice Fillan
Ques:- Which components of light are absorbed by Chlorophyll ?
Ans:- Blue & Red
Ques:- X-rays are actually
Ans:- Electromagnetic Waves
Ques;- What was the minimum age fixed for the marriage of girls 7 boysthrough the child Marrige Restraint Act, 1929 (Popularly known as Sharda Act)?
Ans:- 14 years for girls & 18 year for boys
Ques:- The Ryotwari Settlement given by Thomas Munro was introduced by the British in the
Ans:- Madras & Bombay presidency
Ques:- Rakaposhi and Kangtu peaks are located in the
Ans:- Pakistan-Occupied region
Ques:- Central water commission has thirteen regional organisations which are located at
Ans;- Bhopal, Bengaluru, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Coimbtore, Delhi, Hydrabad, Lucknow, Nagpur, Patna, Shilong, Silliguri & Gandhi Nagar.
Ques:- The construction programme (for Poorna Swaraj) proposed by Mahatma Gandhi included
Ans:- Communal unity, removal of untouchability & National Language
Ques:- The major source of finance for small scale industries in India is
Ans:- Bank Finance
Ques:- Who has called Indian Federation as the Cooperative Federation ?
Ques:- Who edited the magazine Karmayogin after, Sri aurobindo Ghose ?
Ans:- Sister Nivedita
Ques:- The winner of Param Vir Chakra (highest Gallantry Award in India) gets a monthly honour allowance of
Ans:- Rs. 10.000
Ques:- Which country for the first time won a gold medal in Men’s Archery in Beijing Olympic, 2008 ?
Ques:- Who wrote the book ‘Indian National Evolution’ in 1915 ?
Ans:- Ambika Charan Majumdar
Ques:- Under Indian Council Act, 1861 the number of the members of the Governor-General’s council was increased from six to
Ques:- The three round table conferences were held in London in
Ans:- First-Nov. 12, 1930 to Jan 19, 1931; Second –Sep. 7, 1931 to Dec. 1, 1931; Third Nov. 17, 1932 to Dec 24, 1932
Ques:- Munda tribal groups found in
Ques:- How many universities were there in India till 1937 ?
Ques:- Who is the first pregnant man who gave birth to a baby girl in Los Angles, U.S.A. ?
Ans:- Thomas Beatic
Ques:- How many Silver Medals did Brazil win in Beijing Olympics, 2008 ?
Ques:- Who is the head coach of the Bhiwani boxing club, who has been conferred upon the Dronacharya award by the President Smt. Pratibha Patil ?
Ans:- Jagdish Singh
Ques:- Agricultural Income Tax is associated to the state governments by
Ans:- The constitution of India
Ques:- “The girl who has no younger sister is unsuitable for marriage.” This statement is of
Ques;- Who wrote ‘Matta Vilas Prahasan’
Ans:- Mahendra Varman
Ques:- Directive Principles of the Indian constitution include.
Ans;- Constitution of Gram Panchayats (Art. 40);
Ques:- When was Arunachal Pradesh Mineral development an Trade corporation (A.P.M.D.T.C.) Ltd. Established ?
Ans:- 27 Mar, 1991
Ques:- Agricultural Land in Assam is
Ans:- 39.83 Lakh hectares
Ques:-From whose writings Mahatma Gandhi drew inspiration for launching civil disobedience movement ?
Ans:- Henry David Tharean
Ques:- ‘National Instituate of Fisheries Post Harvest Technology and Training’ is located in.
Ques:- Laterite soils are predominant in
Ans:- Malabar Coastal Region
Ques:- What is the number of Coral-islands in Lakshweep ?
Ques:- Who invented RNA ?
Ans:- James Watson & Arther Berg
Ques:- The height of Mukkila Glacier from the sea-level is
Ans:- 6478 Mtrs.
Ques:- Which district of H.P. has the highest percentage of schedule tribe population ?
Ques:- Who was the last ruler king of Bushahr state ?
Ans:- Padam Singh
Ques:- Khasaam is a sun-tribe of tribe
Ques:- When did first European traveller Moorcraft tour H.P. ?
Ans:- 1820-1822 A.D.
Ques:- Who is the newly appointed chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board ?
Ans:- Aizaz Butt
Ques:- How many chief Ministers have so far (till March 2009) been defeated in a by-election ?
Ques:- Who is the Finance Minister of U.S.A. in Obama Government ?
Ans:- Timothi Ceethner
Ques:- Who of the Dr. Vaidyanathan, G. Madhavan Nair, Shamshad Begaum and Ram Chandra Guha is not a recipient of Padma Bhusan , 2009 /
Ans:- G. Madhavan Nair
Ques:- Karling cup is related to
Ques:- Which Indian lady has recently been appointed as the Vice-chancellor of the Houston University U.S.A. ?
Ans;- Dr. Renu Khator
Ques:- Who was the propounder of ‘Shuddadwaitavada’ ?
Ques:- From which year was the FERA promulgated ?
Ans:- 1 June, 2000
Ques:- An aeroplane rises above because
Ans:- The pressure above its wings is less than the pressure below it
Ques:- Indian National Congress had constituted a British society in 1889. This society had started the publication of a magazine what was the name of this magazine ?
Ques:- Who was made the chief representative of the Muslim League at the conference of 21 representatives held at the Viceroy’s residence viceregal Lodge on June 25, 1945 ?
Ans:- Mohammad Ali Jinnah