Friday, January 04, 2013

General Knowledge Questions Part 8

Ques 80. The first International cricket Test match was played between

Australia and England

Ques 81. Which is the longest National Highway of India ?

NH 7 is the longest national highway of India that stretches from Varanasi to Kanyakumari. The length of this highway is 2369 km. Its name was recently changed to NH 44.

Ques 82. In which country is the 'Garden of Eden project' situated ?

United Kingdom

Ques 83. What is Glavcosmos ?

Glavcosmos is the name of a Russian space agency which was set up in 1985.

Ques 84. What is Petroleum comprised of -


Ques 85. Cooking Gas is comprised of -

Butane and Propane

Ques 86. What is the Birthplace of Gautam Buddha ?

Lumbini presently in Nepal.

Ques 87. When was Securities and Exchange Board of India formed and what are its responsibilities ?

Formed on 12 April 1992 through the SEBI Act, 1992.

Its functions are of 3 types -

Quasi-legislative - It drafts regulations in its legislative capacity
Quasi-judicial  - It passes rulings and orders in its judicial capacity
Quasi-executive - It conducts investigation and enforcement action in its executive function

Ques 88. Hydrometer is used to measure - 

Specific gravity or relative density of liquids

Ques 89. Barometer is used to measure - 

Atmospheric Pressure

Ques 90. Hygrometer is used to measure - 

Humidity i.e. moisture content in the environment.

Ques 91. India's first All women Panchayat was set up in -

Madhya Pradesh