General knowledge of india – 11

>The largest cantilever bridge of India is Howrah Bridge

>The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute is located in Darjeeling



>The headquarter of European Court of Justice (ECJ) are situated at Luxembourg

>The host of first Olympics in 1896 was Athens, Greece



>The headquarter of all the following international organization are based at Vienna, excepted United Nations Development Programme


>The member of SEATO (South-East Asia Treaty Organisation) are Australia, France, New Zealand, Philippines, Thailand, UK and USA


>The main crop of Meghalaya is rice

>The major minerals found in Uttar Pradesh are limestone and dolomite





>The headquarter of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are situated at Vienna


>The first recipient of Bharat Ratna award in 1954 was C. Rajagopalachari

>The credit of developing the polio vaccine goes to Jones Salk



>The first NAM (Non-Aligned Movement) conference was held at Belgrade (Yugoslavia)


>The command from a superior officer or a judge to a subordinate right given to a person to act in the name of another, is Mandate


>The common terms used in shooting are bed, ballsege, marksmanship, plug

>The buoyancy depends on the mass of the liquid displaced



>The country’s first indigenously built missile boat was INS Vibhuti

>The first launch of the missile ‘Trishul’ was made in September, 1995



>The corresponding Gregorian date of the saka month, Bhadra is August 23

>The branch of science that studies cells is called cytology



>The first foreigner to receive Bharat Ratna was Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

>The first General Elections in India took place in 1952



>The electron was first identified by J. J. Thompson

>The first attempt in printing was made in England by William Caxton



 >The dance performed by women to invoke rain in Bihar is Jata Jatin

>The department of Atomic Energy was established in 1956



>The exhaled air contains a mixture of carbon dioxide, nitrogen and oxygen in which nitrogen has the highest percentage


>The credit of inventing the television goes to Baird

>The first man-made satellite, Sputnik I was launched by the former USSR in 1957



>The first rice straw power plant has been set up at Jalkheri, Punjab

>The first Afro-Asian Games were held in Hyderabad



>Study of earthquakes is known as seismology

>Penicillin was invented by A. Fleming



>Raja Rammohan Roy advocated widow remarriage and woman’s education

>Raja Rammohan Roy was the founder of the Brahmo Samaj



>Small amounts of iodine are necessary in our diet to
A: compensate for underactive the thyroid gland


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