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65 Important questions appearing for PSC Examinations

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  1. Who organized the secret society of ‘Lotus and Dagger’ for the liberation of Indiafrom the British –
    Ans:Aurobindo Ghosh
  2. Which Ministry conducts the decennial Census in India –
    Ans:Ministry of Home Affairs
  3. Which was the only Indian city to be bombed by Germany during the First World War
  4. Indian Constitution adopted the concept of basic structure from the Constitution of
    Ans:– USA
  5. What is the name of the area encircling the Earth near equator where the northeast & southeast trade winds come together –
    Ans: Inter Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ)
  6. Which river connects the Great Lakes of America with the Atlantic Ocean –
    Ans:St. Lawrence River
  7. Which social welfare scheme was launched on 1 April 1999 by combining the erstwhile programmes namely IRDP,DWCRA,SITRA,TRYSEM &MWS –
    Ans:Swarnajayanthi Gram Swarozgar Yojana( SGSY)
  8. Which social networking service has been described as ‘the SMS of the Internet’ –
  9. During which epoch in the age of Earth the creatures resembling man first appeared –
  10. Which range of the Himalayas is composed of sedimentary rocks –
    Ans:Sivaliks(Outer Himalayas)
  11. Who was the first women to win the Booker Prize in 1970 –
    Ans:Bernice Rupens
  12. What is the name of floodplains and foothills of the Eastern Himalayas –
  13. Which river flows in to the Wular lake of Kashmir –
    Ans: Jhelum
  14. Which country has the lengthiest academic year –
    Ans: China
  15. Which Act brought the East India Company’s rule in India under the control of British government –
    Ans:Pitt’s India Act (1784)
  16. The criminal code applicable to which Indian territory is the Ranbir Penal Code –
    Ans:Jammu & Kashmir
  17. Who was the first Indian to win a Gold medal in the Asian Games –
    Ans:Lavy Pinto
  18. Which is the only continent to be devoid of any active volcanoes –
  19. Who is the author of famous article ‘More than 100 Million Women are Missing’ –
    Ans:Amartya Sen
  20. Detergents are sodium or potassium salts of –
    Ans:Sulphonic acid
  21. The princely state of Jhansi was annexed by the British in the year –
  22. Who was described by the British as ‘a marvellous  guerilla warrior’ –
    Ans:Tantia Tope
  23. In which state is the Narora Atomic Power Station –
    Ans:Utter Pradesh
  24. The proverty  alleviation seheme ‘Antyodaya Anna Yojana’ was launched on –
    Ans:25 December 2000
  25. Aurobindo Ghosh was arrested and trailed in which case –
    Ans:Allipore Conspiracy Case
  26. International Yoga Day is observed on –
    Ans: June 21
  27. Who was the first President of the Nair Service Society –
  28. Who was the first General Secretary of Nair Service Society –
    Ans: Mannathu Padmanabhan
  29. Who was the founder of Samatva Samajam –
    Ans: Vaikunda Swamikal
  30. Who was the leader of the Bardoli Satyagraha –
    Ans:Sardar Vallabhai Patel
  31. Who is known as the Father of local self  government in India –
    Ans:Lord Ripon
  32. Which mountain ghat connects Kerala with Coorg –
    Ans: Perambadi Pass
  33. Which channel separates the Andaman & Nicobar islands –
    Ans: 10 degree channel
  34. Nagarjuna Sagar Dam is built across the river –
  35. Who was the first Sulthan of Delhi –
    Ans:Qutbuddhin Ibak
  36. What is the basic principle of India’s foreign policy –
    Ans: Non – alignment
  37. Which part of the Constitution contains the concept of ‘Welfare State’ –
    Ans: Directive Principles
  38. Which central scheme was restructured as the National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) –
    Ans:Swarnajayanthi Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY)
  39. Who was the first Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission –
    Ans:Justice Ranganath Misra
  40. Which article of the Constitution contains provision for providing free legal services for the citizens –
    Ans:Article 39(a)
  41. Operation Raahat was carried out by the Indian Armed Forces to evacuate Indian citizens from –
  42. Which program’s motto is ‘Zero Defect Zero Effect’ –
    Ans:Make in India
  43. Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana is associated with which field –
    Ans:Small entrepreneurs
  44. Name the multilateral development bank operated by the BRICS states –
    Ans:New Development Bank
  45. Which Indian state’s dance form is Gaudiya Nritya –
    Ans:West Bengal
  46. Which is the identifying given to the Income Tax payers by the Department –
    Ans:Permanent Account Number (PAN)
  47. Which places are connected by the National Waterway Number- 3 –
    Ans: Kottappuram – Kollam
  48. When the days and nights are equal in both the hemispheres of the Earth, it is called –
  49. Which planet of the solar system spins on its axis at the fastest rate –
  50. In 1956 Kerala state was formed with how many districts –
    Ans: 5
  51. Who was the only Indian President elected unopposed –
    Ans:Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy
  52. Halley’s Comet appears once in ………..years –
    Ans:76 years
  53. The leader who became Chief Minister in Travancore, Thirucochi, and Kerala –
    Ans:Pottom Thanupillai
  54. Who was the First Indian to score a century in Test Cricket –
    Ans: Lala Amarnath
  55. What is the present name of the ‘Parsons Point’ –
    Ans: Indira point
  56. What was the official language of the Delhi Sulthans –
    Ans: Persian
  57. In a parliamentary democratic system , who is known as ‘the Shadow Prime Minister’ –
    Ans:The leader of opposition
  58. What is the main chemical component of election ink, which is applied to the forefinger of voters during elections –
    Ans:Sliver nitrate
  59. In which year was the Banking Ombudsman Scheme first introduced in India –
  60. In which Indian city was declared as country’s first ‘Kerosene- free city’ in June 2014 –
  61. In which Indian stateis the Intanki National Park situated –
    Ans: Nagaland
  62. Which British Viceroy inaugurated the Indian Parliament House on 18 January 1927 –
    Ans:Lord Irwin
  63. Who served as the first Acting President of India in 1969 May –
  64. Which city hosted the world’s first motor rally in 1887 –
  65. Which viral disease was historically known as ‘Bronze John’ –
    Ans:Yellow Fever


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