Published On: Thu, Jan 15th, 2009

General Knowledge Questions And Answer Series 3

Who advocated for the ‘Total Revolution’ during 1974–75

Ans : Jayaprakash Narayan

Which Government introduced the food for work program first

Ans : Janatha Government (1977)

Which program introduced in schools aimed at providing basic amenity to the schools

Ans : Operation Blackboard

The first ‘baby friendly’ state in India is

Ans : Kerala

Who gave the slogan ‘Garibi Hato’

Ans : Indira Gandhi

Name the state with the largest number of registered newspapers

Ans : Uttar Pradesh

National Literacy Mission launched in 1988 aims at attaining a sustainable 75% literacy rate level by

Ans : 2007

The word ‘Satyameva Jayate’ inscribed below the abacus of the state emblem of India was taken from

Ans : Mundaka Upanishad Muharram, Safar, Rabi ul aval, Rabi u

Months in Islamic calendar

Ans : akhir, Rajab, Shaban, Ramadan, Shawwal, Dhual-Qadah, Dhual-Hijjah

In a vacuum flask, silvering reduces the loss of heat by

Ans : radiation

The period of oscillation of a pendulum depends on

Ans : length of the spring

The boiling point of a liquid ……… if pressure is decreased

Ans : decreases

No sound is heard on the moon because there is ….. on the moon

Ans : no atmosphere
Why do water pipes, in hilly areas, often burst on a cold, frosty night?

Ans : When water in the pipe freezes, it expands. So pipes break

Why do we sweat on a hot day?

Ans : In order to maintain a constant temperature, sweating is necessary

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