Most Confusing GK Pointers - Part 78

Most Confusing GK Pointers - Part 78

#1.

  • Rajya Sabha – 12 members are nominated by the president
  • Lok Sabha – 2 members are nominated by the president

#2.

  • Man of Blood and iron – Otto Von Bismark
  • Ironman of India - Sardar Vallabhai Patel

#3.

  • Land of setting sun (World) – United Kingdom
  • Land of setting sun (India) – Kanyakumari

#4.

  • First Comptroller and Auditor General of India – V Narahari Rao (1948-1954)
  • First Attorney General of India – MC Setalvad (1950-1963)

#5.

  • The first and only president who died in the office was DR. Zakir Hussain
  • The first Indian Prime Minister to resign from office was Moraji Desai

#6.

  • Soul of the Constitution – Preamble
  • Magna Carta of the constitution – Fundamental Rights

#7

Famous Boundary Lines:

  • Durand Line – Boundary between Pakistan and Afghanistan
  • Macmohan Line – Boundary between India and China
  • Radcliffe Line – Boundary between India and Pakistan 
  • Hindenburg Line – Boundary between Germany and Polland
  • Maginot Line – Boundary between France and Germany
  • Siegfried Line – Boundary between Germany and France
  • Odor Nissile Line – Boundary between East Germany and Polland
  • Line of control – Boundary between India and Pakistan
  • Line of actual control – Boundary between India and China (North)
  • 17th parallel – Boundary between North and South Vietnam
  • 38th parallel – Boundary between Germany and France
  • 24th parallel– Boundary between India and Pakistan 
  • 49th parallel – Boundary between USA and Canada
  • 9 Deg Channel - Boundary between Lakshwadeep and Minicoy Island
  • 10 Deg Channel - Boundary between Andaman and Nicobar Island

#8. 

Parliamentary Terms:

  • Question Hour – The first hour of every sitting of Parliament is called the Question Hour. Questions usually need a 10-day notice before being answered by the concerned minister.
  • Zero Hour – The hour after question hour is popularly known as Zero Hour. It does not formally exist in the Parliamentary procedure. Members raise matters which they feel urgent.

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