Monday, December 31, 2012

General Knowledge Questions Part 3

Ques 27. The International  Date Line passes through

The Meridian of 180 degree longitude

Ques 28. Longest Dam in India is

Hirakud Dam

Ques 29. The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money is written by

John Maynard Keynes

Ques 30. A Rolling Plan is evaluated

On Year to Year basis

Ques 31. What was Indian Independence League ?

The Indian Independence League (IIL) was a political organisation which operated from the 1920s to the 1940s to organize those living outside of India into seeking the removal of British colonial rule over India.

It was founded in 1928 by Indian nationalists.

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Ques 32. First Indian to be elected to the British Parliament -

Dadabhai Naoroji is the first Asian to be a British Member of Parliament (MP) in the United Kingdom House of Commons between 1892 and 1895.

Ques 33. Bogies of DMRC (Delhi Metro Rail Corporation) are imported from


Ques 34. Where was the tallest statue of Buddha located ?

Bamyan in Afghanistan.

53 metre (175 feet) was the height of this statue.The ancient statue was carved during the Kushan period in the fifth century. The statues were destroyed by the Taliban in March 2001, on the grounds that they were an affront to Islam.

Ques 35. What country has the oldest surviving parliament?


Ques 36. European Union comprises

27 Member States.

Ques 37. When was IMF (International Monetary Fund) founded and where are its Headquarters ?

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international organization that was created on July 22, 1944 at the Bretton Woods Conference and came into existence on December 27, 1945. Its Headquarters are located in Washington, D.C., United States

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Ques 38. Which country has offered video Encyclopedia for India ?


Ques 39. Who is the current Secretary General of SAARC ?

Ahmed Saleem of Maldives

Ques 40. What is World Development Report ?

The World Development Report (WDR) is an annual report published since 1978 by the World Bank. Each WDR provides in-depth analysis of a specific aspect of economic development.

NOTE: The World Bank here should not be confused with World Bank Group.

The World Bank comprises -

(a) International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)
(b) International Development Association (IDA)

World Bank Group comprises -

(a) International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)
(b) International Development Association (IDA)
(c) International Finance Corporation (IFC)
(d) Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)
(e)International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID)