General Knowledge – 5

From which country the idea of Parliamentary privileges has been copied? Ans: Britain

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  • From which country the idea of Parliamentary privileges has been copied? Ans: Britain
  • How many times has National Emergency been declared? Ans: Three times
  • Who is the author of “Communist Manifesto”? Ans: Karl Marx and Friedrich
  • Who is the author of ” Across the Black waters”? Ans: Mulk Raj Anand
  • Who is the author of “Raghuvamsa”? Ans: Kalidas
  • The sudden growth of population is also termed as? Ans: Population explosion
  • For freedom of press and freedom of expression Gorbachev introduced ? Ans: “Glasnost” means open approach
  • World Health Organisation (WHO) was established on ? Ans: 7th April 1948 with headquarters in Geneva Switzerland.
  • Who is the author of The Scarlet Letter? Ans: Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Who is the author of “Kubla Khan”? Ans: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • X-Ray was discovered by? Ans: Wilhelm Roentgen in1895
  • Which Bacteria convert atmospheric nitrogen into nitrogenous compound? Ans: Nitrogen fixing bacteria
  • Photosynthesis proceeds in which sequence? Ans: Light phase and dark phase
  • Which pigment is found in the blood of earthworm? Ans: Hemocyanine
  • “Crossing the Threshold of Hope” “Gift and Mystery” “Roman Tryptych Meditations” “Rise up Let us Go”, “Memory and Identity” are the books written by? Ans: Pope John Paul II
  • Gun Powder was invented by? Ans: The Chinese
  • Who received Nobel Prize twice for the same subject? Ans: Marie Curie
  • De Witt Wallace founded what? Ans: Readers Digest
  • Mahamastakabhisheka, a great religious event, is associated with and done for whom? Ans: Bahubali
  • Which is the 193rd member of UNO? Ans: South Sudan
  • Plants of deserts are called? Ans: Xerophytes
  • Which new alluvial deposits found in the Gangetic plain? Ans: Khadar
  • Who was the last Chief Minister of Thiru-Kochi State ? Ans: Panampalli Govinda Menon.
  • How can a major portion of the Constitution be amended? Ans: By two-thirds majority
  • Who was the largest serving Chief Minister in India? Ans: Jyoti Basu
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