Jan 19, 2013

Materials General Knowledge for PA/SA Exam


Q1.  The Planetesimal  Theory is related with  ------------------

Planet Formation 
Q2    Who was the first person to cross the Antarctic Circle?

Captain James Cook
Q3  First News Paper in India 

Bombay Samachar 
Q4   --------------is widely known for realising that there was a lower limit to temperature.

Lord Kelvin 
Q5  A system of reading and writing used by people who are blind or visually impaired  is called as

Braille system 
Q6  Who invented the Mailbox?

First mailbox was invented in 1653 by Renouard De Valayer 

Q7  The smallest bird in  the world 

Bee Hummingbird
Q8 The Boston Tea Party took place on -------

December 16, 1773
Q9  The first documented use of the term "carbonated paper" was in 1806 . Who invented  Carbon Paper ?

Ralph Wedgwood

Q10   -----------  is the coldest place on earth   

Antarctica
Q11   The secretions of endocrine glands are known as 


Hormones
Q12   The  Din –i-Illahi  the religion   formulated  by  ----------------

Mughal emperor Akbar  
Q13 The smallest country on the Earth is

 Vatican City
Q14 What is meant by  Igloo ?

Type of shelter built of snow by  the people who inhabiting the Arctic   
Q15   When was the great wall of china finished?

221 BC – 206 BC
Q16 From  where is the longest town name in the world and mention the name of  the Town 

In the United Kingdom   

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch
Q17  Who  invented  first automobile fuel Pump in the world?

Sylvanus bowser  
Q18  The Death Valley National Monument is situated  at ---------

California 
Q19  Where was the world's first telephone exchange installed?

The first commercial telephone exchange in the world is opened at New Haven in England 

Q20    What is meant by  BC  and AD  ?

Anno Domini (abbreviated as AD or A.D.) and Before Christ(abbreviated as BC or B.C.) 

Anno  Domini  means year of our lord
Q21  What is meant by   DNA?

Deoxyribo Nucleic Acid (Nucleic acid that contains the genetic instructions specifying the biological development of all cellular life) 
Q22  What is the Weight of the Earth?

The Earth's mass is 6,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 kilograms
Q23  What are primary colors?

Red, yellow, and blue 


Q24  Who invented the Computer Mouse 

Douglas Engelbart

Q25 “ I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds”  Who said it  ?

J. Robert Oppenheimer  (  The father of  Atom Bomb) 

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