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MAY 2012 GENERAL KNOWLEDGE


GENERAL KNOWLEDGE FOR COMPETITIVE EXAMS/ PSC EXAMS /UPSC EXAMS /RRB EXAMS/BANKING EXAMS/.

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE MAY 2012

   Dear readers, like monthly current affairs, Questionforall presents monthly General Knowledge from MAY 2012. It’s very pleasure to introduce “Monthly GK” as the 400th post of Questionforall. Hope this post will help you to increase your general knowledge and  boost your confidence for all competitive exams.


1.                  Who is the author of the book “A Passage to India”?


E.M.Foster

2.                  Which planet is known as 'Will-O-Wisp in the sky'?
Mercury

3.                  First potable computer is?
Osborne-I

4.                  Which Indian state is ‘T’ shaped?
Assam

5.                  Land of the Golden Fleece
Australia

6.                  Where is Central Rice Research Institute situated?
Cuttack

7.                  The mixture of Nitric acid and Hydrochloric acid is
Aquaregia

8.                  Who is popularly known as “Vaikkom Hero”?
E.V.Ramaswami Naykar

9.                  First Indian woman to lead delegation to the United Nations?
Vijayalakshmi Pandit

10.              Acid present in the milk is
Lactic Acid

11.              PH value of blood is
7.4

12.              Bird man of India
Salim Ali

13.              Founder of Arya Samaj?
Swami Dayanand Saraswathy

14.              The year in which Panchayat Raj was introduced in India
1959

15.              The World Environment Day is observed on
June 5

16.              VAT(Value Added Tax) is firstly introduced in
France

17.              “Chalo Delhi”, who gave this declaration?
Subash Chandra Bose

18.              Silver Revolution is related to
Egg

19.              Who is the first Governor General of Pakistan?
Muhammad Ali Jinnah

20.              The Head quarters of UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization)?
Vienna

21.              The “Saka Era” is started in
AD 78

22.              Aga khan cup is associated with
Hockey

23.              Boundary line between India and China
Mac Mohan Line

24.              Orange book is related to which country?
Netherlands

25.              Vitamin B1 deficiency causes
Beriberi

26.              The nibble consists of ------- number of bits
4

27.              Mamankam was held once in --------- year
12

28.              Who is first woman Loksabha speaker in India?
Meera Kumar

29.              The leader of the Bardoli satyagraha:
Sardar Vallabhai Patel

30.              The unit of pressure is:
Pascal    

31.              Who appoints the chief justice and other judges in the Supreme Court?
President

32.              The minimum age for appointment as governor of a state is
35

33.              The Navy Academy is situated in Kerala at
Ezhimala

34.              The author of the book “Wonder that was India”
A.L.Basham

35.              Five year plans in India are approved by
National Development Council

36.              Panchayat Raj has got constitutional status with the ------------ Amendment Act
73

37.              The best conductor of electricity is :
Silver

38.              Who is called Deshabandu?
C.R.Das

39.              Iberian Airlines is the official airlines of
Spain

40.              Entomology is the study of :
Insects

41.              The largest shipyard in India is :
Kochi

42.              Yakshagana is the popular folk art of :
Karnataka

43.              The Thermal Power plant at Bokaro is located in which state?
Jharkhand

44.              Sudden death is related to which game?
Football

45.              Ellora caves are situated in
Maharashtra

46.              Quit India Movement was started in
1942

47.              First Indian went to the space
Rakesh Sharma

48.              The theory of Evolution was formulated by
Charles Darwin

49.              India’s first Atomic Reactor is installed at
Tharapur

50.              Which Indian city is called the Silicon Valley of India?
Bangalore



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