Most Confusing GK Pointers - Part 75

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# 1.

  • First Jain Council – At Pataliputra under Sthulbhadra Jaina Canons compiled 
  • Second Jain Council – At Vallabhi under Kshamasramana 

# 2.

  • Sahitya Academy – Established in 1954 , HQ at New Delhi 
  • Sangeet Natak Academy – Established at 1953 , HQ at New Delhi 

# 3.

  • Grand old man of India – Dadabhai Naoroji 
  • Grand old Lady of India – Anie Besant 

# 4.

  • Indian Standard Time – Towards East Addition of 1 Day 
  • Indian Standard Time – Towards West Substraction of 1 Day 

# 5.

  • SIAL (Silicon – Aluminium) – Upper part of the crust 
  • SIMA (Silicon – Magnesium) – Lower part of the crust 
  • NIFE (Nickel – Iron) – Outer part of the core 

# 6.

  • Examples of String Instruments – Santoor , Sarood , Sarangi , Sitar 
  • Examples of Wind Instruments – Flute , Shehnai 

# 7.

  • Kajri – A Folk dance of Uttar Pradesh 
  • Kajari – A Folk dance of Uttrakhand 
  • [Note – Both spelling is different ] 

# 8.

  • Sircco – Is a Hot , moist wind from sahara to Mediterranean Sea . It is also known as Blood Rain 
  • Santa Ana – It is a Hot Wind in South California in USA 

# 9.

  • Malacca Strait – Separate India & Indonesia 
  • Palk Strait – Separate India & Srilanka 

# 10.

  • Huang Ho – It is a Major River originated from Kunlun Mountain 
  • Congo – It is a Major River originated from Lualaba and Luapula Rivers 

# 11.

  • Hurricanes – A cyclone of Caribbean Sea 
  • Tornadoes – A cyclone of USA 

# 12.

  • Focus – It is the point beneath the Earth where earthquake originates 
  • Epicenter – It is the point just above the focus on the Earth surface 

# 13.

  • Great Bear a Lake of the World Situated at – Only Canada 
  • Superior a Famous Lake of the world located at – Canada & USA

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