Most Confusing GK Pointers- Part 88

GK Pointers part 88

#1.

  • Largest Producer of Black Pepper in the World - India.
  • Largest Producer of Black Pepper in India – Kerala. 

#2.

  • Gas which is used in Fire Extinguishers – Carbon Dioxide
  • Gas which is used in Cigarette Lighters – Butana.

#3. Olympics

  • First Country to host the Summer Olympics – Athens, Greece, 1896.
  • First Country to host the Winter Olympics – Chamonix, France, 1924.
  • First Country to host the Theatre Olympics – Greece, 1995.
  • First Country to host the Summer Paralympics – Rome, Italy, 1960.
  • First Country to host the Winter Paralympics –Omskoldsvik, Sweden, 1976.
  • First Country to host the Deaflympics–Paris, France, 1924.
  • First Country to host the Summer Youth Olympics – Singapore, 2010.
  • First Country to host the Winter Youth Olympics – Innsbruck, Austria 2012.
  • First Country to host the Special Olympic Summer Games – Chicago, USA, 1968.
  • First Country to host the Special Olympic Winter Games – Colorado, USA, 1977.

#4. India and Pakistan currently have two Trans-border Trains:

  • Samjhauta Express: It links Delhi and Lahore via Attari-Wagah border crossing.
  • Thar Express: It links Jodhpur and Karachi via Munabao-Khokhrapar border crossing.

#5. Transformers of Energy:

  • Dynamo – Mechanical Energy to Electrical Energy.
  • Tube Lights – Electrical Energy to Light Energy.
  • Electric Motor – Electrical Energy to Mechanical Energy.
  • Electrical Bulbs – Electrical Energy to Light and Heat Energy.
  • Loudspeakers – Electrical Energy to Sound Energy.
  • Solar Cells – Solar Energy to Electrical Energy.
  • Candles – Chemical Energy to Light and Heat Energy.
  • Microphone – Sound Energy to Electrical Energy.
  • Electrical Cells – Chemical Energy to Electrical Energy.

#6. Events -2018

  • 44th Khajuraho dance festival –Inaugurated by Anandiben Patel in Chhatarpur district, M.P.
  • 8th editon of Theatre Olympics - Inaugurated by Venkaih Naidu in New Delhi. The theme of the festival is: Flag of Friendship.
  • 32nd edition of Saudi Arabia National Heritage Festival: Inaugurated by Sushma Swaraj in Janadriyah Village, Riyadh .
  • 32nd edition of Surajkund International Crafts Mela –Inaugurated by Yodi Adityanath in Faridabad, UP.

#7.

  • DNA discovered by Rosalind Franklin and Maurice Wilkins.
  • RNA discovered by Severo Ochoa, Robert W. Holley and Carl Woese.

#8.

  • Number of Chromosomes in Humans – 46.
  • Number of Autosomes in Humans – 22.

#9.

  • Hindi is the most spoken language in India.
  • Mandarin is the most spoken language in the World.

#10.

  • Epiculture – Beekeeping.
  • Sericulture – Silk Farming.

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