Thursday, 15 February 2018

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE- Questions and Answers -115

2851. Who was the first Geographer that prepare a world map to scale
- Anaximander

2852. The former name of 'Black sea' was
- Pontus Euxine

2853. The idea to dig Panama Canalwas given by
- Humboldt

2854. Instrument used for measuring distances on a map
- Opisometer 

2855. Science which studies of earth measurement
-Geodesy

2856. An Art and Science of making maps from aerial photographs
- Photogrammetry

2857. Which committee examined and suggested Financial sector reforms in India?
Narasimham Committee

2858. The 11th Five Year Plan envisages the highest growth for which sector?
- Service Sector ·

2859. Who is called the Father of Economics?
- Adam Smith

2860. National Sample Survey Organisation NSSO was established in which year?
- 1950

2861. Who introduced the concept of Five Year Plans in India?
- Jawaharlal Nehru

2862. The Mumbai Stock change was setup in which year?
- 1875

2863. The Headquarter of RBI is in which place?
- Mumbai ·

2864. Who wrote the book 'Planned Economy for India'?
- M. Visveswarayya

2865. Which is the largest Public Sector Bank in India?
- State Bank of India

2866. In India, maximum number of workers are employed in which industry?
Textile Industry

2867. With 2,987 members, which is the largest parliament in the world?
- The National People's Congress China

2868. Who was the founder of Taoism? ·
- Laozi

2869.Which is the longest river in Asia?
- Yangtze

2870. Which is the largest hydroelectric project in the world?
-Three Gorges Dam (China)

2871.Who is the author of Little Red Book?
- Mao Zedong

2872 On July 1 1997, which country handed over Hongcong to China?
- Great Britain

2873. Which country is often called as 'Sickman ofAsia'? .
- Myanmar

2874.Which country's national animal is cow?
-Nepal

2875. Who was the first prime minister of Pakistan? ,
- Liaqut Ali Khan
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