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General Awareness -Miscellaneous

1-The 42nd Amendment Act of 1976 added four new Directive Principles of State Policy by inserting Articles 39, 39A, 43A and 48A .

2-The idea of a Constituent Assembly for India was put forward for the first time in 1935 by M. N. Roy.

3-In India Dyarchy was started by Montagu-Chelmsford Reforms.

4-Indian War of Independence 1857 was written by V. D. Savarkar

5-Saka era has begun in 78 A.D.

6-Swami Vivekanand has founded the Ramkrishna Mission in 1896.

7-Shahan-e-Mandi was the in-charge of Alauddin Khilji’s market control system .

8-The National Anthem was first sung in the year 1911 .

9-Akbar established Mansab System in the year A. D. 1565 .

10-The National Song of India was composed by Bankim Chandra Chatterji .

11-The highest share in power generation in India is of Thermal Power .

12-C. Rangrajan has replaced Suresh Tendulkar as Chairman of Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Committee .

13-Smog is a combination of Smoke and fog.

14-Titagarh, Amlai and Nepanagar are associated with Paper Industry .

15-The second most important agrobased industry of India, after textiles is Sugar industry .

16-Mars and Venus are two planets on either side of earth in Solar system.

17-R. Mishra is known as father of Indian Ecology.

18-The largest producer of rubber in India is Kerala.

19-The state of Maharashtra currently ranks first in the production of Total pulses and onion .

20-The number of Agro-ecological zones in India is 20 .

21-In 1877, the first cricket Test match was played.

22-Geoff Oglivy is a famous player of Golf.

23-The famous Virupaksha temple is located in Hampi (Karnataka).

24-The biochemical processes taking place in the body is known as Metabolism .

25-India’s first Defence University is being set-up in Haryana .

26-World Health Day is observed on April 7.

27-Mekong river drains into South China Sea.

28-The cities situated on the banks of Cauvery are Thiruchirapalli and Erode .

29-Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is associated with Tennis.

30-Aspirin is Acetyl salicylic acid.

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