Monday, December 31, 2012

General Knowledge Questions Part 1

Ques 1. Busiest Airport of India in 2011 and 2012 passenger wise is

Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi followed by Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai at second number and Chennai International Airport in Chennai at third number.

Ques 2. Layers of atmosphere above the surface of the Earth?

Troposphere - From the surface of the Earth to a height of about 4 to 12 miles.It is also known as Lower Atmosphere.

Stratosphere - Above the troposphere lies the stratosphere, which extends to about 30 to 35 miles above the surface of the earth.

Mesosphere - Above the stratosphere lies the mesosphere which lies at about 35 to 50 miles above the surface of the earth.

Thermosphere - It starts at about 50 miles above the surface of the earth and extends up to about 400 miles above earth surface.

Exosphere - It starts above Thermosphere and extends up to 6200 miles above the earth surface.

Important Note - All atmospheric layers are separated by boundaries in between which are denoted by pause. Such as troposphere and stratosphere are separated by  tropopause, stratosphere and mesosphere are separated by stratopause, mesosphere and thermosphere are separated by mesopause , thermosphere and exosphere are separated by thermopause.

Ques 3. What is SAARC ?

The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is an organisation of South Asian nations, which was established on 8 December 1985.

The SAARC Secretariat is in Kathmandu.

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Ques 4. What is Tribology ?

Tribology is the science and engineering of interacting surfaces in relative motion. It includes the study and application of the principles of friction, lubrication and wear. Tribology is a branch of mechanical engineering.

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Ques 5. Which Indian state touches the boundary of maximum number of other Indian States?

Uttar Pradesh

Ques 6. What is the weight of a Human Heart ?

300 Grams

Ques 7. Which Constitutional Amendment Act enabled Panchayati Raj ?

73rd Amendment Act

Ques 8. First Indian Lady to receive Padma Shri Award ?

Nargis Dutt

Ques 9. In which state of India most number of Buddhists live ?

Maharashtra (73 % of all Buddhists in India reside here)

Information Courtesy - 2001 Population Census (Government of India)

Ques 10. Arjun is the name of a

Fighter Tank

Ques 11. Montreal Protocol deals with

Ozone Depletion

Ques 12. Maastricht Treaty led to the formation of

 European Union and the single European currency, the euro.