General knowledge Questions and Answers

General Science Notes

1. Which polymer is widely used for making bullet proof material? – Polyethylene
2. Which combination of foods providing protein quality nearest to that of meat? – Sprouted gram and groundnuts
3. Which element that does not occur in nature but can be produced artificially? – Plutonium
4. Which element is essentials for the transmission of impulses in the nerve fibre? – Calcium
5. A car is running on a road at a uniform speed of 60 km/hr. What is the net resultant force on the car? – Equal to zero
6. Which is used as a material for making protective windows in space probes? – Diamond
7. In the case of a ‘test-tube baby’ where does fertilisation take place? – Outside the mother’s body
8. Through which material does sound travel slowest? – Wood
9. What is the composition of Nitrolim-a chemical fertilizer? – Calcium carbide and nitrogen
10. In Which kind of organisms is the phenomenon found wherein the female kills the male after copulation? – Spider

General Knowledge Notes

1. Where is the headquarters of International Olympic Committee? – At Lausanne (Switzerland)
2. Who is the President of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research ? – Prime Minister of India
3. Who is associated with the development of India’s Atomic Bomb? – Raja Ramanna
4. Which leaders took major initiative in the formation of the League of Nations? – Franklin Roosevelt
5. Who used the phrase ‘Un-British’ to criticize the English colonial control of India? – Dadabhai Naoroji
6. Where were the war criminals of the II World War put to trial? – Peitersburg
7. Which Indian missile is capable of carrying nuclear weapons? – Prithvi
8. Which State of India has the lowest density of population? – Arunachal Pradesh
9. What is the smallest unit of information a that computer can understand and process? – Bit
10. What does the letter ‘L’ stands for in the term LAF commonly used in financial/economic news? – Liquidity

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