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General Awareness

 

1-The Concept of Sarvodaya is commonly associated with Mahatma Gandhi.

2-The author of the book Origin of species is Charles Darwin.

3-Tuareg people are the principal inhabitants of Sahara desert.

4-The Aihole inscription was written by Ravikiriti.

5-Chhau dance is a major classical dance in West Bengal.

6-Henri Becquerel discovered the phenomenon of radioactivity in 1896.

7-In Mollusca phylum of animals respiration takes place by Ctenidia.

8-Wilhelm Johannsen coined the term gene in 1909.

9-The Vijayanagara kingdom was founded in 1336 AD.

10- The World Trade Organisation(WTO) came into force in 1995.

11-PDS is associated with food security.

12-On May 3, Press Freedom is observed.

13-Vedanta Resources is a company operating in the area of Mining.

14-HDFC bank has taken over the Centurion Bank of Punjab.

15-Golden Revolution refers to the development of Horticulture.

16-National Research Center on Plant Biotechnology is located in New Delhi.

17-The Constitution (Ninety-fifth Amendment) Act, 2009, extended the period of reservation of seats for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and representation of the Anglo-Indians in the Lok Sabha and the State Legislative Assemblies for another ten years, i.e. up to 26 January 2020.

18-Sikkim became a state of India in 1975.

19- The Gandhi-Irwin pact was signed in 1931.

20-V.D Savarkar wrote the book-The Indian War of Independence.

21-World Bank prepares ‘Doing Business Report’.

22-Babur died in Agra in 1530.

23-Jupite, Saturn, and Uranus are superior planets.

24-The Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices(CACP) recommends Minimum Support Price.

25-Ibrahim Lodhi was the last ruler of Lodhi dynasty.

26-Bairam Khan was the guardian of Akbar.

27-USA has a Presidential form of Government.

28-Swami Vivekanand is associated with Ramakrishna Mission.

29-Rhizobium culture is a bio-fertilizer.

30-In Pitcher plant, a pitcher is developed from a leaf.

31-In Karnataka, Bandipur National Park is located.

32-Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry Ahmed Zewail died on August 2, 2016.He belonged to Egypt.

33-Lindane is also known as Gammaxene.

34-Pushpa Kamal Dahal assumed office as the Prime Minister of Nepal on August 4, 2016.

35-Scientist Lavoisier is associated with Oxygen.

36-Four bits in a Computer memory is equal to a Nibble.

37-Mahatma Gandhi started his first Satyagraha campaign at Champaran.

38-Australia has the World’s largest Uranium reserves.

39-Humidity is measured by Psychrometer.

40-Agronomy is a branch of Agriculture that deals with Principles and practice of crop production.

41-Paddy crop requires water logging condition for its cultivation.

42-Lichen is a symbiotic association between an Algae and Fungus.

43-The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) is an international agricultural research and training organization, is located in the Philippines.

44-Sikkim is the smallest state in India according to the population.

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