GK Rank File [15]

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GK Rank File [15]


701 ) Who is the first circum navigator (who sailed around the world) in 1519? : Ferdinant D Megallan of Portugal


702 ) Who among the following has issued the coin rupee for the first time? : Shershah Suri



703 ) Who can initiate impeachment proceedings against the President of India? : Either House of Parliament


704 ) Who is the author of “Trinity”? : Leon Uris


705 ) Dark Continent? : Africa


706 ) Elephant race in Thrissur is organised on? : 17-Jan



707 ) Who wrote the book Babubivah? : Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar


708 ) Which decade is celebrated as First International Decade of the World’s Indigenous People? : 1994-2004


709 ) National animal of India? : TIGER


710 ) Which mineral is essential for controling heart beat? : Iodine


711 ) Who is the originator of Green Revolution in India? : Norman E. Borlaug


712 ) When light passes from air into glass it experiences change in which things? : Wavelength and speed


713 ) Wireless communication is reflected back to the earth’s surface by the which zone? : Ionsphere


714 ) In early ancient India; which was "the largest urban centre? : Pataliputra


715 ) Who is the inventor of Geiger counter? : Geiger


716 ) Nobel Prize winning scientist James D. Watson is known for his work in which area? : Genetics


717 ) Which type of forest covers the maximum area in India? : Tropical moist deciduous forest


718 ) Which country has the briefest Constitution in the world? : USA


719 ) Barack Obama; the President of America; comes from which American States? : Illinois


720 ) Who is the author of “Changing”? : Liv Ullmaan


721 ) Which Article of the Constitution of India makes a specific mention of Village Panchayats? : Article 40


722 ) What was the slogan for the Year of Books (2002)? : "Books for All and All for Books"


723 ) Who is the author of “Hungry Stones”? : Rabindranath Tagore


724 ) Who is the author of Glimpses of World History ? : Jawaharlal Nehru


725 ) Which crop requires continuous semiaquatic condition for cultivation? : Rice


726 ) Who has the authority to remove the Vice-President from his office before the expiry of his term? : Parliament


727 ) Education was made without caste discrimination and free in Travancore in? : 1904


728 ) In which part of the Constitution the concept of Welfare State finds elaboration? : Directive Principles


729 ) Sankaracharya (788 - 820 AD) the great Advaita philosopher was an younger contemporary of ? : Kulasekhara Alwar.


730 ) The Capital of Qatar? : Doha


731 ) Friedrich von Hayek advocated his free-market capitalism through the book? : 'Road to Serfdom'


732 ) Putney is associated with which Sport? : Boat-rowing


733 ) Which tax is levied by the Union and collected and appropriated by the States? : Stamp Duties


734 ) On which date was the State of Bombay was bifurcated into Maharashtra and Gujarat? : May 1, in the year 1960


735 ) Who is the creator of the famous character "Thirumukathu Pilla;"? : C.V.Ramanpilla


736 ) The greatest development in the Kushana period was in which field? : Art


737 ) Who is the author of “ Aachanum Makalum”? : Vallathol Narayana Menon


738 ) What is the electorate for a Panchayat? : The Gram Sabha


739 ) A. Nageshwara Rao is associated with which field? : A. Motion Picture


740 ) First Postal Service was started in? : 1837


741 ) To which race 92% of the Chinese people belong? : The Han race


742 ) In India; the concept of single citizenship is adopted from which country? : England


743 ) Who were hailed for the invention of Addition; Subtraction and Division? : Egyptians


744 ) Who is responsible for the registration of voters? : Election Commission


745 ) ‘The Naked Face’; a very popular book is written by which author? : Sidney Sheldon


746 ) Which is the second most abundant metal in the earth’s crust? : Iron


747 ) Who is authorised to decide over a dispute regarding disqualification of a member of Parliament? : President


748 ) Who is the author of “Arundhati Roy was awarded Booker Prize in the year”? : 1997


749 ) Who is the inventor of Machine gun? : James Puckle


750 ) The mapping of which part of earth is most difficult? : Interior of the Earth