Most Confusing GK Pointer - Part 15

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# 1.

  • Primary Waves (P-Waves): 
  • Travel from the point of happening by the displacement of surrounding particles. 
  • They are transmitted through solids, liquids and gases. 
  • Travels fastest. 

# 2.

  • Secondary Waves (S-Waves): 
  • Travels through solids only. 
  • Thus they cannot pass through core. 

# 3.

  • Surface Waves or Long Waves (L-Waves): 
  • Travels on earth‘s surface and causes maximum destruction. 
  • They are recorded after the P and S waves. 

# 4.

  • Himalayan Rivers - Indus , Ganga , Bhramputra 
  • Peninsular Rivers - East flowing , West flowing 

# 5.

  • Kharif Crops - Sown in summers between May and July, and harvested after the rains, in September and October 
  • Rabi Crops - Sown at the beginning of winter & harvested before the onset of the summer ,between Feb and April 
  • Zaid Crops - They are raised between April and June. 

# 6.

  • Smallest State (Population)-Sikkim 
  • Smallest State (Area)-Goa 

# 7.

  • Largest State (Area)-Rajasthan 
  • Largest State (Population)-Uttar Pradesh 

# 8.

  • Punjab Himalaya-Between Indus and Satluj 
  • Kumaon Himalaya-Between Satluj and Kali 
  • Nepal Himalaya-Between Kali and Tista 
  • Assam Himalaya-Between Tista and Dihang 

# 9.

  • KOLLERU LAKE: Andhra Pradesh 
  • PULICAT LAKE: Andhra Pradesh 

# 10.

  • National animal-Royal Bengal Tiger 
  • National aquatic animal-Dolphin 

# 11.

  • Land of ten thousand lakes --Minazotta 
  • Land of thousand lakes – Finland 

# 12.

  • Article 352 – National Emergency 
  • Article 356 – President’s Rule 
  • Article 360 – Financial Emergency 

# 13.

  • Earth Period of revolution : 365 days 5 hours 48 mts. 45.51 Sec. 
  • Earth Period of rotation : 23 hrs. 56 mts. 4.091 Sec. 

# 14.

  • Europe and Northern Asia - Steppes 
  • South America (Argentina & Uruguay) - Pampas 
  • North America – Prairies 

# 15.

  • Longest bone - Femur (thigh bone) 
  • Smallest bone - Ear ossicle, stapes 

# 16.

  • The first President of Indian Republic - Dr. Rajendra Prasad 
  • The first Prime Minister of free India - Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru 

# 17.

  • The first Muslim President of Indian National Congress - Badruddin Tayyabji 
  • The first Muslim President of India - Dr. Zakir Hussain 

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