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General Knowledge – 23

Why does the phenomenon of ‘trade winds’ takes place? Ans: Due to convection of heat
Who is the first Indian to take a hat trick in an international test? Ans: Harbhajan Singh
By whom was collective responsibility of the Cabinet introduced in India? Ans: Constitution of India

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  • Why does the phenomenon of ‘trade winds’ takes place? Ans: Due to convection of heat
  • Who is the first Indian to take a hat trick in an international test? Ans: Harbhajan Singh
  • By whom was collective responsibility of the Cabinet introduced in India? Ans: Constitution of India
  • Which is a strong smelling agent added to LPG cylinder to help in the detection of gas leakage? Ans: Thioethanol
  • Who is known as “Lady with the Lamp”? Ans: Florence Nightingale
  • Who is the creator of the famous characters “Beeman, Vimala” Ans: M.T. Vasudevan Nair
  • Who is the author of Angels and Demons ? Ans: George Orwell
  • On which day is the budget, in normal circumstances, presented to the Parliament? Ans: The last day of February
  • Trees in tropical deciduous forest shed their leaves in which season? Ans: Dry season
  • IBAN expands to? Ans: International Bank Account Number
  • Which decisive battle was fought during the Third Carnatic War between the English and the French? Ans: Wandiwash
  • Which planet is known as “Morning Star” ? Ans: Venus
  • Who is the author of End of an Era ? Ans: C S Pandit
  • Which is the smallest water body? Ans: Japan Sea
  • What is the average fat content in buffalow milk? Ans: 7.20%
  • National Chemical Laboratory is located at? Ans: Pune, (Maharashtra).
  • In which time does a ship crosses Date line from west to east? Ans: One day
  • Who is the author of “Le Contrat Social”? Ans: Rousseau
  • After the Thrippatidanam, Travancore Rajas came to be known as? Ans: Padmanabhadasas.
  • Who is the inventor of Electricity, Current? Ans: Volta
  • Who is the author of Letters from a Father to his Daughter ? Ans: Jawaharlal Nehru
  • Who is the author of “The Glass Palace”? Ans: Amitav Ghosh
  • Which Animal is also known as ‘Portuguese man of war’? Ans: Physalia
  • Which tax is not levied by the Union Government? Ans: Profession Tax
  • Who is the author of “Midnight’s Children”? Ans: Salman Rushdie
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