General Knowledge – 4

Who was the First Malayali woman to participate in Olympics? Ans: PT Usha (1980 Moscow Olympics)

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  • Who was the First Malayali woman to participate in Olympics? Ans: PT Usha (1980 Moscow Olympics)
  • Which provides the largest part of the demand for loanable funds in India? Ans: Corporate businesses
  • Amir Khusarau, the ‘Parrot of India’, was born at which place? Ans: Patiali
  • What is deficit financing? Ans: Spending in excess of revenue
  • Who is the author of “The Accompanist”? Ans: Anita Desai
  • Film and Television Institute of India is located at? Ans: Pune (Maharashtra)
  • By whom was Chandigarh designed? Ans: Le Corbousier
  • Which scheme was intended to tap the black money? Ans: India Development Bonds
  • Vasthu Vidya Gurukulam is situated at? Ans: Aranmula
  • Which case does stagflation imply? Ans: Recession plus inflation
  • Demosthenese was a well known orator from? Ans: Greek
  • Which was the capital city of Arakkal family, the only Muslim Sultanate of Kerala? Ans: Kannur
  • Who is the author of India’s Parliamentary Democracy on Trail ? Ans: Madhav Godbole
  • What was the family of the Rigvedic Aryans? Ans: Patriarchal
  • Death of tissues resulting from some mineral deficiency is known as ? Ans: Necrosis
  • Paper was invented by ? Ans: The Chinese
  • By whom is the composition of the UPSC determined? Ans: By the President
  • The Renaissance painters painted directly on plaster walls called ? Ans: Frescoes
  • Who used the phrase “Un-British” to criticize the English colonial control of India? Ans: Dadabhai Naoroji
  • By whom the concept of survival of the fittest as advanced? Ans: Herbert Spencer
  • The shortest bone in the human body is ? Ans: Stapes in middle ear
  • Who applied the cell theory to plants? Ans: Schleiden
  • Mussolini and his wife Claretta were killed by the Italian Guerillas in? Ans: 28-Apr-45
  • Who has written the famous book ‘Anna Karenina’? Ans: Leo Tolstoy
  • The Capital of Korea (North)? Ans: Pyongyang
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