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GK One Liner for All Competitive Exam

GK One Liner for All Competitive Exam



1.From origin to the delta, the Brahmaputra traverses-China, India and Bangladesh 

The Brahmaputra is one of the major rivers of Asia, a trans-boundary river which flows through China, India and Bangladesh.
2.The Girnar Hills are situated in which of the following States-Gujarat 
Girnar is a collection of mountains in the Junagadh District of Gujarat, India, situated near Junagadh at a distance of 327 km from Ahmedabad.
3.Which was the first hydel power project in India-Sivasamudram in Karnataka
Shivanasamudra is a small city in the Mandya District of the state of Karnataka, India. It is situated on the banks of the river Kaveri, which forms here the boundary to the Chamarajanagar District, and is the location of one of the first Hydro-electric Power stations in Asia, which was set up in the year 1902
4.Which hill stations name means place of the thunderbolt- Darjeeling
The name Darjeeling comes from the Tibetan words, Dorje (thunderbolt) and Ling (place or land), meaning the land of the thunderbolt.
5.The climatic zones are classified on the basis of- Rainfall
The climate map in such a scheme would be same as the mean annual rainfall map. Such system may be refined by subdividing classes according to distribution of precipitation throughout the year, whether uniform or seasonal.
6.‘Moorlands’ are- Areas where twisted shrubs and grasses grow 
Moorland is a type of habitat found in upland areas in temperate grasslands, savannas and shrublands and mountain grasslands and shrublands biomes, characterised by low-growing vegetation on acidic soils.
7.Which of the following is the largest Archipelago in the world- Indonesia
An archipelago is a chain, cluster or collection of islands. Indonesia is the largest archipelago in the world.
8.Vardhman Mahavir is also know as- Jena 
Mahavira was given the title Jīnā which subsequently became synonymous with Tirthankara
9.Before assuming the office of the Sultan of Delhi Balban was the Prime Minister of Sultan- Nasir-ud-din
Before assuming the office of the Sultan of Delhi Balban was the Prime Minister of Sultan Nasir-ud-din. Nasir-ud-din was the eighth sultan of the Mamluk Sultanate.
10.Taj Mahal was designed by- Ustad Isa 
The Taj Mahal is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river in the Indian city of Agra. It was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan (reigned 1628–1658), to house the tomb of his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal
11.Which inscription mentions about the village administration under the Cholas- Uttaramerur
The Uttaramerur inscription, found in the village by this name in Chengalpattu district south of Chennai, has been studied and commented upon by many authorities, such as K. A. NilakantaSastri, S. KrishnaswamyIyengar, etc. The text of the (from V. Venkayya, in Annual Report on Epigraphy, 1904), was kindly provided by Dr. R. Nagaswamy, an eminent archaeologist, epigraphist and art expert of South India, who has authored many scholarly works.
12.The Upanishads were translated by DaraShikoh in Persian under the title of- Sirr-i-Akbar
He believed that what is referred to in the Quran as Kitab al-Maknun [The Hidden Book] is actually the Upanishads. It was inspired by this belief that he spent whatever time he could find in translating the Upanishads into Persian, with the help of several pundits of Banaras. His translation of the Upanishads is appropriately called Sirr-i-Akbar.
13.The famous Sun Temple at Konark was built byNarasimha-I
Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century Sun Temple at Konark in Odisha, India. It is believed that the temple was built by king Narasimhadeva I of Eastern Ganga Dynasty around 1250 CE.The temple is in the shape of a gigantic chariot elaborately carved stone wheels, pillars and walls. A major part of the structure is now in ruins.
14.Nurjahan’s real name was- Mehr-un-Nisaa
Nur Jahan born as Mehr-un-Nissa, was Empress of the Mughal Empire as the chief consort of Emperor Jahangir. A strong, charismatic and well-educated woman, she is considered to be one of the most powerful and influential women of the 17th century Mughal Empire
15.Who was the Viceroy at the time of Quit India Movement- Lord Lin Lithgow
16.How many languages have recognized by the Constitution- 22
1) Assamese, (2) Bengali, (3) Gujarati, (4) Hindi, (5) Kannada, (6) Kashmiri, (7) Konkani, (8) Malayalam, (9) Manipuri, (10) Marathi, (11) Nepali, (12) Oriya, (13) Punjabi, (14) Sanskrit, (15) Sindhi, (16) Tamil, (17) Telugu, (18) Urdu (19) Bodo, (20) Santhali, (21) Maithili and (22) Dogri.
17.In case no party enjoys absolute majority in the Legislative Assembly of a state, the Governor will go by- His own discretion
In case no party commands absolute majority in the Legislative Assembly of the State or the majority party fails to elect its leader, the Governor can use some discretion
18.Which article of the Constitution of India is related to the establishment and Constitution of Supreme Court- Article 124
The Article 124 is related with Establishment and constitution of Supreme Court- (1) There shall be a Supreme Court of India consisting of a Chief Justice of India and, until Parliament by law prescribes a larger number, of not more than seven other Judges. (2) Every Judge of the Supreme Court shall be appointed by the President by warrant under his hand and seal on the recommendation of the National Judicial Appointments Commission referred to in article 124A and shall hold office until he attains the age of sixty-five years.
19.Which states enjoys the distinction of being the first Linguistic state of India- Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh is the first state in India to have been formed on a purely linguistic basis. On October 1, 1953, eleven districts of the Madras state were put together to form a new Andhra state with Kurnool as capital.
20. The final authority to interpret our Constitution is the- Supreme Court
The Supreme Court of India is the highest judicial forum and final court of appeal under the Constitution of India, the highest constitutional court, with the power of constitutional review.  
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