General Knowledge Questions - 4

1. Which local wind has the nickname of 'Doctor'?
Ans: Harmattan

2. The main source of lead, zinc ores in India, the Zawar mines are located in which state?
Ans: Rajasthan

3. In which year was the' Twenty point programme introduced for the first time?
Ans: 1975

4. Which scheme's component is 'Sneha Shivir'?
Ans: Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS)

5. Name the bank set up in 1969 by the Government of India with the main objective of rehabilitating repatraints from Burma and Sri Lanka?
Ans: Repco Bank

6. In which state of USA is the famous 'Death Valley' situated?
Ans: California

7. The famous Galilean moons are the satellites of which planet?
Ans: Jupiter

8. Which Indian state is best known for monazite sands, source of thorium?
Ans: Kerala

9. The Ukai reservoir is built across the river _____?
Ans: Tapti

10. Which country was the first to be granted a loan by the World Bank?
Ans: France

11. Which part of the human body absorbs oxygen directly from the air?
Ans: Cornea of eye

12. Where in India is Flame of Freedom (Swatantra Tyothi) lit?
Ans: The Cellular Jail in Andamans

13. Who presented the first budget in Indian history?
Ans: Sir James Wilson

14. Which was the first Indian State to institute a Disaster Management Authority?
Ans:  Kerala

15. Which mineral has the relative hardness of 10 in the Mobs Scale?
Ans: Diamond