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1.      The forest in Sunderban is called?

Ans: Mangrove

2.      “World AIDS Day” is celebrated on?

Ans: 1 december

3.      Black Revolution is related to___.

Ans: Petroleum

4.      Aga Khan Cup is related to which Sports?

Ans: Hockey

5.      Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium is located in which of the following city?

Ans: Delhi

6.      Where is the Headquarter of State Bank of India?

Ans: Mumbai

7.      Guwahati is situated on the bank of which river?

Ans: Brahmaputra

8.      Sunderbans Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which State?

Ans: West bengal

9.      Which of the following is the highest civilian award of India?

Ans: Bharat ratna

10.   In Lok Sabha the total number of members from states is

Ans: 530

11.   During Akbar's reign who was the Finance Minister of the Mughal empire?

Ans: Raja todar mal

12.   Where was the Hindu college established?

Ans: Calcutta

13.   Simon Commission was constituted in 1927 to inquire the working of the which Act?

Ans: Act of 1919

14.   The chief justice of the High Court is appointed by the president after Consultation with?

Ans: the chief justice of supreme court and governor of respective state

15.   Entomology is study of

Ans: Insects

16.   Who was the first Speaker of Lok Sabha?

Ans: Ganesh Vasudev Mavlankar

17.   Which Indian Ruler fought the Kalinga War?

Ans: Ashoka

18.   Who was the founder of the Indian National Army?

Ans: Subash Chandra Bose

19.   SI unit of pressure is?

Ans: pascal

20.   Human Rights Day is observed on?

Ans: 10 December

21.   ‘Milk of Magnesia’ is a suspension of

Ans: Magnesium hydroxide

22.   'El Nino effect' is closely associated with

Ans: Equatorial counter current

23.   The growth of bacteria is measured by

Ans: Hemcytometer

24.   For which one of the following are honey bees used?

Ans: Apiculture

25.   The New Zealanders are also known as

Ans: kiwis



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1905 --> Partition of Bengal by Lord Curzon, swadeshi movement, Rakhi diwas
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1906 --> Muslim league was founded by Aga Khan, Salim Ullah in Dhaka
1907 --> Congress split, Tata steel established
1908 --> Swadeshi stopped, first-time Gandhiji went to jail
1909 --> Morley-Minto reforms
1911 --> Delhi darbar, Bengal partition revoked
1912 --> 23 December, Delhi became capital of British empire in India
1913 --> Gadar party, Rabindranath Tagore won Nobel prize
1914 --> World war I started
1915 --> 9, January 1915 Gandhiji Returned to India, NRI Day is celebrated on thisday every year
1916 --> Lucknow pact, Home rule league, Gandhiji established Sabarmati Ashram
1917 --> Champaran satyagraha
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