Basic General Knowledge-1

Fa-Hien was

A. the first Buddhist pilgrim of China to visit India during the reign of Chandragupta Vikramaditya

B. the discoverer of Puerto Rico and Jamaica

C. the first Buddhist pilgrim of India to visit China

D. None of the above

Excessive secretion from the pituitary gland in the children results in

A. increased height

B. retarded growth

C. weakening of bones

D. None of the above

GNLF stands for

A. Gorkha National Liberation Front

B. Gross National Liberation Form

C. Both option A and B

D. None of the above

Gopal Krishna Gokhale

A. started as a maths teacher and rose to the position of the principal of Ferguson College, Pune

B. founded the servants of India Society

C. served as President of the Indian National Congress in 1905

D. All of the above

Free surface of a liquid behaves like a sheet and tends to contract to the smallest possible area due to the

A. force of adhesion

B. force of friction

C. centrifugal force

D. force of cohesion

East Timor, which became the 191st member of the UN, is in the continent of

A. Asia

B. Africa

C. Europe

D. South America

Free market is

A. a condition in the international market where nations do not impose customs duty or other taxes on import of goods

B. market where the price of a commodity is determined by free play of the forces of supply and demand

C. ports that are exempted from payment of customs duty on articles of commerce, primarily to encourage tourism

D. None of the above

Dr. Linus Carl Pauling is the only person to have won two Nobel prizes individually for

A. Chemistry in 1954, Peace Prize in 1962

B. Peace Prize in 1954, Chemistry in 1962

C. Physics in 1954, Medicine in 1962

D. Medicine in 1954, Physics in 1962

During the first crusade, crusaders reached Jerusalem and captured it in

A. 1000 AD

B. 1099 AD

C. 1200 AD

D. 1515 AD

Himalayan Mountaineering Institute is at

A. Darjeeling

B. Dehradun

C. Marmago

D. Dispur

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