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GK/General Awareness

1-Joa de Castro, Portuguese Governor decisively defeated the Bijapur forces which advanced againt Goa

2-Mizoram state of India has the highest percentage of scheduled tribe population

3- Chandragupta II, Gupta King had another name Devagupta

4-Rana Kumbha,Rajput ruler is known to have written a book on music

5-Rajendra I, was celebrated with the title of ‘Gangai-Konda’.

6-Chandragupta Maurya was the first to take initiative for water resource management in the Girnar region.

7-Colbert was the founder of the French East India Company

8-Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam  is known as ‘Missile Man of India’.

9- Winner of first Indian Olympic Individual medal – K. D. Jadhav, Bronze in wrestling at Helsinki in 1952

10-Dicky Dolma (19 years)- Youngest woman to climb Mount Everest

11-Leo Tolstoy  wrote ‘War and Peace’.

12-Maize for fodder is also grown as a ‘Zaid’ crop

13- Mumbai is called the ‘Cottonopolis’ of India

14-Nandadevi is the highest mountain peak of Uttarakhand.

15-Stapes is the smallest bone in the human body

16- Seismograph is used for earthquake related information

17- Chola kingdom of South India was well known for its naval power .

18- Tarn landform is formed by glacier

19-Medhatithi, law giver of the post-Gupta period declared that Sudras were not slaves by nature

20-Megasthenese mentions about the meeting of Sandrokottas (Chandragupta Maurya) with Alexander, the Great. 

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