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Sr No Question Answer Remarks 1 Who was the first Governor General and Viceroy of India Earl Canning The office was created in 1774, with the title of Governor General of Fort William Governor-General of Bengal and first to occupy the office was Earl Canning. In 1833, by the Government of India Act for that year, the Governors-General of Bengal were redesignated as Governors-General of India with first being Lord Willium Bentinck. In 1858 the term Viceroy of India was added to the office with first being Earl Canning and second Earl of Elgin, but this title was abandoned in 1947 when India and Pakistan gained their independence. The office of Governor-General continued to exist in each of the new dominions until they adopted republican constitutions in 1950 and 1956 respectively.. 2 Vedic period dates back to Vedic period dates back to The Vedic period dates back to 1750â€“500 BCE was the period in Indian History during which the Vedas, the oldest scriptures of Hinduism were composed 3 China and India stands number one and two in population, which country stands at the third level? USA China: 19% India: 17.5% USA: 4.43% Indonesia: 3.54% Russia: 2.61% Pakistan: 2.03% 4 The regular daily TV transmission started in Delhi from the year 1965 Terrestrial television in India started with the experimental telecast starting in Delhi on 15 September 1959 (official launch date) with a small transmitter and a makeshift studio. The regular daily transmission started in 1965 as a part of All India Radio.. The television service was extended to Mumbai and Amritsar in 1972. Up until 1975, only seven Indian cities had a television service. Television services were separated from radio in 1976. Color TV in India made its beginning at the time of 1982 Asian Games hosted in Delhi 5 What is zero hour in the functioning of Parliament? this is the period during which short question of emergent nature is put up for reply by the minister A short notice question is taken up for answer immediately after the Question Hour. popularly it is also known as Zero Hour 6 City of lake is located in Bhopal The famous lakes in India are Wulur: J&K, Loktak Lake: Manipur, Damdama Lake: Haryana, Dal Lake: Srinagar, Pichola: Udaipur, Gurudongmar: Sikkim, chilka Lake: Orissa, Vembanad Lake: Kerala, Bhimtal: Nainital, Sukhna lake:Chandigarh 7 How many gold medals Indians won in Olympics? 9 8 in hockey and one more in 10m air rifle event by Abhinav Bindra 8 Who was the first British to reach India? William Hawkins The British presence in India dates back to the early part of the seventeenth century. On 31 December 1600, Elizabeth, then the monarch of the United Kingdom, acceded to the demand of a large body of merchants that a royal charter be given to a new trading company, “The Governor and Company of Merchants of London, Trading into the East-Indies.” Between 1601-13, merchants of the East India Company took twelve voyages to India, and in 1609 William Hawkins arrived at the court of Jahangir to seek permission to establish a British presence in India 9 Which is not a Kharif crop? Wheat The crops that are sown in the rainy season are called kharif crops. (also known as the summer or monsoon crop) in India. Kharif crops are usually sown with the beginning of the first rains in July, during the south-west monsoon season. The main monsoon season in Pakistan and India runs from June to September. The crops are Maize, Soybean, Cotton, jowar etc. The crops that are sown in the winter season are called Rabi crops. (also known as the â€świnter cropâ€ť) in Pakistan and India. The Rabi means, when the crop is harvested.Crops that are grown in the winter season, from November to April are called Rabi Crops. Some of the important rabi crops are wheat, barley, peas, gram and mustard. 10 Maximum number of individuals who can share a Nobal Prize award in a year? 3 The average number of laureates per prize increased substantially during the 20th century, a prize may not be shared among more than three people 11 Railway begin its commercial service over India in the year Fri Apr 15 1853 23:36:32 GMT+0530 (IST) 12 What is cosmic year? it is the time taken for the solar system to rotate around milky way galaxy A cosmic year is the time (about 225 million years) needed for the solar system to revolve once around the centre of the Milky Way Galaxy 13 August Kranti is the termed coined to remember the movement Quit India movement Quit India movement or the India august Movement was a civil disobedience movement launched in India in August 1942 in response to Gandhi call for Satyagraha, call to do or die issued on 8th August at the Gwalior Tank Maidan in Mumbai. Vellore Sepoy, two hours after midnight on 10th July. Indian Rebellion of 1857 was a large scale rebellion of northern and central India against the British East India Company’s rule. on 19th May 1957 and Dandi March is also called Salt March on 11th March 1930. 14 Which Veda contains information to cure diseases? Atharva 15 Where does India Rank in the total land area in Asia? 3rd First is Russia with highest area in Europe as well as Asia, 2nd is China, 3rd India, 4th is Indonesia, 5th is Pakistan 16 Which city is rated the cleanest city in India Chandigarh MOUD conducted the survey and Chandigarh emerged the cleanest city with 73.8 points, Mysore-70.65 and Surat – 69.08 points. 17 How many fundamental rights are enjoyed by Indian citizen as Indian Constitution? 8 1. Right to equality, 2. freedom, 3, against exploitation, 4. to freedom of religion, 5. cultural and educational rights, 6. to constitutional remedies, 7. to elementary education, 8. information 18 The highest waterfall in India is Kunchikal Fall, Shimoga, Karnataka Kunchikal Fall, Shimoga, Karnataka: 455 meters, Barehipani: 399 meters, Langhiang: 337 meter, Meenumutty: 300 meter 19 How any times India hosted Asian games? 2 India hosted Asian games twice starting from inaugral in 1951 and 1982. 20 Where was the first post office open in India? Kolkata The post office in Kolkata was opened in 1727. 21 Harappa Civilisation existed between what period? 3300-1300 BCE The Indus Valley Civilization (IVC) was a Bronze Age civilisation period dated back to 3300â€“1300 BCE; with its peak period 2600â€“1900 BCE) extending from what today is northeast Afghanistan to Pakistan and northwest India. Along with Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, it was one of three early civilizations of the old World, and of the three the most widespread. It flourished in the basins of the Indus Rive, one of the major rivers of Asia. 22 Alfred Nobal became famous for his invention of Dynamite 23 First road connected with Wi-Fi connectivity in India Taj Expressway Rajarhat connecting Rajarhat Main Arterial Road to the airport to Sector V in the city of Kolkata with 10.5 km 24 Does sun also rotates around any axis? yes sun rotates around its own axis as well as around the centre of milky way galaxy The planets in our solar system orbit around the sun. One orbit of the Earth takes one year. Meanwhile, our entire solar system orbits the centre of the Milky Way galaxy. Our sun and solar system move at about 800 thousand kilometres an hour â€“ thatâ€™s about 500 thousand miles an hour â€“ in this huge orbit. So in 90 seconds, for example, we all move some 20,000 kilometres â€“ or 12,500 miles â€“ in orbit around the galaxyâ€™s centre. 25 Quit India Movement was launched in city of Mumbai Quit India movement or the India august Movement was a civil disobedience movement launched in India in August 1942 in response to Gandhi call for Satyagraha, call to do or die issued on 8th August at the Gwalior Tank Maidan in Mumbai
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Who was the first Governor General and Viceroy of India
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Vedic period dates back to
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China and India stands number one and two in population, which country stands at the third level?
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The regular daily TV transmission started in Delhi from the year
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What is zero hour in the functioning of Parliament?
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City of lake is located in
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How many gold medals Indians won in Olympics?
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Who was the first British to reach India?
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Which is not a Kharif crop?
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Maximum number of individuals who can share a Nobal Prize award in a year?
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Railway begin its commercial service over India in the year
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What is cosmic year?
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August Kranti is the termed coined to remember the movement
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Which Veda contains information to cure diseases?
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Where does India Rank in the total land area in Asia?
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Which city is rated the cleanest city in India
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How many fundamental rights are enjoyed by Indian citizen as Indian Constitution?
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The highest waterfall in India is
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How any times India hosted Asian games?
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Where was the first post office open in India?
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Harappa Civilisation existed between what period?
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Alfred Nobal became famous for his invention of
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First road connected with Wi-Fi connectivity in India
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Does sun also rotates around any axis?
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Quit India Movement was launched in city of
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