Most Confusing GK Pointers - Part 72

# 1.

  • In 1984 – First Metro train was introduced in Kolkata (West Bengal) 
  • In 1990 – Konkan Railway has been started between Goa , Maharashtra and Karnataka 

# 2.

  • Bengal’s Sorrow – Damodar River 
  • China’s Sorrow – Hwang Ho 

# 3.

  • Oldest and Artificial Port – Chennai 
  • Most Modern in Private hand s – Ennore 

# 4.

  • Method of Election of President Taken from – Ireland 
  • Nominal Head President (Like queen) Taken from – U.K 

# 5.

  • Indira Gandhi International Airport – Delhi 
  • Rajiv Gandhi International Airport – Hyderabad 

# 6.

  • Island Continent – Australia 
  • Loneliest Island – Tristan De Gunha (Mid Atlantic) 

# 7.

  • Longest Tunnel (Railway) – Tanna (Japan) 
  • Longest Tunnel (Road) – Mont Blanc Tunnel between France and Italy 

# 8.

  • Maximum Distance from Sun (Aphelion) – About 152 million km 
  • Minimum Distance from Sun (Perihelion) – About 147 million km 
  • Lowest Land Point – Dead Sea 
  • Highest Land Point – Mount Everest 

# 9.

  • Manipur & Meghalaya Received full fledged State – Act 1971 
  • Mizoram Received Full fledged state – Act 1986 

# 10.

  • Bristol is a Famous city situated at – U.K 
  • Berlin is a Famous city situated at – Germany 

# 11.

  • Sindhi Language – Was added in 1967 by 21st amendment 
  • Konkani , Manipuri and Nepali were added in 1922 by 71st amendment 

# 12.

  • Mississippi River passes through major cities of USA – Saint Luis , New Orleans 
  • Potamac River Passes through major cities of USA – Washington DC 
  • Hudson River Passes through major cities of USA – New York 

In India , of the Total Land Mass –

  • Plains – 43.5% 
  • Plateaus – 27.7% 
  • Hills – 18.6% 
  • Mountains – 10.7%

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