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Default Re: General Awareness for APPSC Exams

Some General Awareness questions of Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission’s (APPSC) Group 1 exam preparation are as follows:

1. The last Mughal Emperor was Bahadur Shah Jafar.

2. Number of districts in Bangladesh having borders with India is-30

3. The largest man made structure on Earth- Great Wall china

4. The first woman to win noble prize in Economics- Elinor Ostrom

5. State of USA, once part of Russia- Alaska

6. World Intellectual Property Right Day is Observed-26April

7. In a stock exchange “OTC” means - Over the Counter

8. The first metal to be used by man was copper.

9. The present base year for calculating wholesale price index number is 1991-92.

10. For respiration in deep sea, divers use mixture of Oxygen and Nitrogen.

11. The Supreme Court consists of a Chief Justice and 25 Judges.

12. The International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination is observed on 21st March.

13. 'New Horizons' spacecraft was launched by NASA to study Pluto.
14. Merdeka Cup is related with the game of Football.

15. On September 1, 2007 Life Insurance Corporation of India completed its 50 years.

16. The minimum temperature at which a combustible substance catches fire is called ignition temperature.

17. The temple of Konark was built by Narasimha of the Ganga Dynasty.

18. Rigveda Samhita denotes one-fourth of its hymns to Indra.

19. Ahalyabai, the saintly queen of Maheshwar (Central India) belonged to Holkar dynasty.

20. Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) has not been signed by India.

21. Jadugoda mines are famous for uranium deposits.

22. A single tax that replaces State Taxes like surcharge, turnover tax, etc is called the Value Added Tax (VAT).

23. The major harmful gas emitted by automobile vehicles which causes air pollution is Carbon Monoxide.

24. Nauru is the World's smal - lest republic. It has an area of 21 sq. km.

25. 2008 was declared as International Year of Potato.

26. The instrument used to measure the speed of the wind is called Anemometer..

27. Newton defined the law of gravitation.

28. The metal used to make lightning conductors is Copper.

29. Susmita Das Gupta is the author of the book, Amitabh—The Making of a Superstar?

30. Ban-ki-Moon, UN Secretary General, belongs to South Korea.

31. The first woman in the world to successfully do a free fall para-jump over the South Pole from a height of 12,000 feet in a minus 33 degree Celsius temperature was Sheetal Mahajan.

32. Paris is situated on river Seine.

33. Koodiyattam is a tradi - tional dance of Kerala.

34. National Institute of Virology is situated in Pune.

35. The Planning Commission of India was set up in 1950.

36. Galileo was born in Pisa.

37. Capital of Peru is Lima.

38. Sri Lanka is called 'Pearl of Orient'.

39. Formosa was the old name of Taiwan.

40. Shobha De is the author of the book Speed Post?
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