100 Important General Knowledge Points for Competitive Exams

Latest 100 General Knowledge questions and answers, Important GK questions points for SSC, CGL, UPSC, PSC, RRB, Bank exams, IBPS and other Competitive exams.

1. Who was the Chairman' of the Union Constitution Committee of the Constituent Assembly —Jawaharlal Nehru
2. Which element that does not occur in nature but can be produced artificially —Plutonium
3. In which technology do Cryogenic engines find applications —Rocket technology
4. Shovna Narayan is a reputed personality in which field —Classical dance
5. Through which Translocation of food materials in plants takes place —Phloem
6. Alpha-keratin is a protein present in which thing —Wool
7. Which is the tree requiring minimum water for its growth —Babul
8. Who decides the number of Judges in a High Court —President
9. What denotes the smallest temperature —1° on the Kelvin scale
10. 'Gobar gas' contains mainly which gas —Methane
11. Which is the biggest Public Sector undertaking in the country —Railways
12. Which is the tax that takes away a higher proportion of one's income as the income rises —Progressive tax
13. Where is the Sargasso sea located —North Atlantic Ocean
14. With which field was Pandit Bhimsen Joshi associated —Music's
15. What percentage of water is lost during transpiration —99%
16. What is the loss of water in the form of water drops called —Guttation
17. Who was made the Home Minister when Jawaharlal Nehru formed the Interim Government in 1946 —Sardar Patel
18. What is the minimum permissible age for employment in any factory or mine —14 years
19. Angular separation between two colours of the spectrum depends upon which thing —Angle of deviation
20. Which state has the largest number of salt lakes in India —Rajasthan
21. Who was the last of the 24th Jain Tirthankaras —Mahavira
22. When was the Rolling plan designed —1978-83
23. Which is a global biodiversity hotspot in India —Western Ghats
24. The UNESCO declared 2011 as which International Year —International Year of Chemistry
25. In absence of ribosome in cell which function does not takes place —Protein synthesis
26. Which tissue take part in healing the wounds —Epithelium tissue
27. Which is the highest and final judicial tribunal in respect of the Constitution of India —Supreme Court
28. Which planet looks reddish in the night sky —Mars
29. What is a suitable unit for expressing electric field strength —N/C
30. Which oxyacid of halogen has maximum acidic nature —HCIO4
31. What is most important reason for dwindling forest resources today —Over felling
32. Who has been awarded the Prem Bhatia Award for the year 2012 —P.R. Ramesh
33. Who is the chairman of 13th Finance Commission —Vijay Kelkar
34. Which city is known as the 'Manchester of South India' —Coimbatore
35. What is the characteristic odour of garlic —A sulphur compound
36. The source of India's sovereignty lies in which thing —Preamble to the Constitution
37. In human body, which are the leg bones —Humerus and Femur
38. When the Vice-President acts as President he gets the emoluments of which post —President
39. Which is the essential element in all organic compounds —Carbon
40. Which is the oldest 'stock exchange of India —Bombay Stock Exchange
41. The fragments of which comet system collided with Jupiter in July 1994 —Shoemaker-Levy 9
42. The National Housing Bank was set up in India as a wholly-owned subsidiary of which bank —Reserve Bank of India
43. ORT (Oral Rehydration Therapy) is associated with the treatment of which disease —Diarrhea
44. To suspect HIV/AIDS in a young individual, which symptom is mostly associated with —Chronic diarrhoea
45. Leukaemia or blood cancer is characterised by abnormal increase of which cells —White blood cells
46. How many subjects are in the Union list —97 subjects
47. By which committee were Mandai Panchayats recommended —Ashok Mehta Committee
48. What will be If a pendulum clock be taken from the earth to a revolving artificial satellite —It will stop altogether
49. In colourful diamond, Why are different colours present —Due to impurities
50. From the view of International economy, What does third World imply —The developing countries
51. In which year did UN establish the UN Conference on Trade and Development —1964
52. Which Committee was formed to suggest means for eradicating black money —Cheiliah Committee
53. Which mammal rolls itself into ball at the time of danger —Hedgehog
54. What was the source of the blue gem stone, lapis lazuli, for the people of Harappan culture —Afghanistan
55. How many chamber are found in the heart of frog —3
56. Which amendments accorded precedence to Directive Principle over Fundamental Rights —42nd Amendment
57. Who is authorised to decide over a dispute regarding disqualification of a member of Parliament —President
58. Who firstly demonstrated experimentally the existence of electromagnetic wave —Hertz
59. If the cash-reserve ratio is lowered by the Central bank, what will be its effect on credit creation —Increase
60. Which provides the largest part of the demand for loanable funds in India —Corporate businesses
61. Moho discontinuity lies at the depth of approximately how many kilometers —400 km
62. At what level does the Natura 2000 network operate —European
63. Which atmospheric layer that reflects radio waves is called —Ionosphere
64. When did the last female Alpine ibex disappear in France —2000
65. To whom is the resignation letter of a State Public Service Commission member addressed —Governor
66. The improper function of which results in condition 'Myxedema' in human beings —Thyroid gland
67. Where will be the Time period in a vibration magnetometer infinite —At magnetic pole
68. Which petroleum refinery product has the lowest boiling point —Gasoline
69. In which policy India opted for 'Mixed Economy' —Industrial Policy of 1948
70. What is the task of the Planning Commission —Preparation of the plan
71. How many PIN CODE Zone divided in the country —8
72. Which Indian origin immigrants became the Governor of Louisiana province of the USA in 2007 —Bobby Jindal
73. From which part of the plant is turmeric obtained —Stem
74. Which part of cinchona plant yields quinine —Bark
75. Which right conferred by the Constitution of India is also available to non-citizens —Freedom to speech
76. What is the minimum age for election/appointment as member of the Rajya Sabha —30 years
77. When milk is churned, how does the cream separate from it —Due to the centrifugal force
78. Which elements is obtained from sea weeds —Iodine
79. Which is the regulatory authority for giving clearance for External Commercial borrowing —RBI
80. Rainfall in the doldrums is of the nature of which precipitation —Orographic precipitation
81. Which type of microorganism is most widely used in industries —Bacteria, microalgae and fungi
82. National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation is known what —NACMF
83. Water will be absorbed by root hairs, then how is when the external medium —Hypotonic
84. What is an instrument for measuring the rate of transpiration —Potometer
85. By whom was an inter-State Council set up in 1990 under Article 263 of the Constitution —President
86. What minimum number of non-zero non-collinear vectors is required to produce a zero vector —3
87. By which a mixture of sand and naphthalene can be separated —Sublimation
88. The 'Uruguay Round' negotiations resulted in the establishment of which organization —WTO
89. When is International Day of Peace, recognized by the UN is observed —September 21
90. In which year was 'Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana' launched —2005
91. By which name does the Brahmaputra enter into India —Dihang
92. At present the Rajya Sabha consists of how many members —245
93. Which is most primitive ancestor of man —Australopithecus
94. When had India a plan holiday —After the drought of 1966
95. How are Latitude and Longitude —Perpendicular to each other
96. Why are Metals good conductor of heat than insulator —They contain free electrons
97. A mixture of camphor and benzoic acid can be easily separated by which method —Chemical method
98. On which date India became a Sovereign, democratic republic —Jan 26, 1950
99. Stock Exchanges playa role in an economy how may itbe termed —Useful but need strict regulation
100. Which is the highest lake above the sea level in the world —Lake Titicaca

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