Most Confusing GK Pointers- Part 90

Most Confusing GK Pointers- Part 90

#1.

  • Sound of high pitch: Shrill 
  • Sound of low pitch: Sharp 

#2.

  • Adhesion: Force of attraction between unlike molecules 
  • Cohesion: Force of attraction between like molecules 

#3.

  • Green Revolution Started in 1960 and associated with the use of HYVS (High Yielding Variety Seeds) 
  • White Revolution Started in 1964-65 and associated with a sharp increase in milk production 

#4.

  • Older Alluvium are called Bhangar 
  • Newer Alluvium are called Khadar or Bet 

#5.

  • Net National Product = Gross National Product – Depreciation 
  • Net Domestic Product = Gross Domestic Product – Depreciation 

#6. 

Deficiencies in Minerals 
  • Iron – Anaemia 
  • Potassium – Hypokalemia 
  • Sodium – Hyponatremia 
  • Iodine – Goitre 
  • Calcium – Rickets and Osteomalacia 
  • Protein – Kwashiorkar and Marasmus 

#7.

  • Old Name New Name 
  • Kampuchea, Khmer Cambodia 
  • Abyssinia Ethiopia 
  • South West Africa Namibia 
  • Tanganyika , Zanzibar Tanzania 
  • Malaya Malaysia 
  • Dutch East Indies Indonesia 

#8.

  • Holy Land – Palestine 
  • Holy Mountain – Fujiyama, Japan 
  • Cockpit of Europe – Belgium 
  • Playground of Europe – Switzerland 
  • Power King of Europe – Balkans 
  • Sick man of Europe –Turkey 

#9.

  • Founder of Brahmo Samaj – Raja Ram Mohan Roy 
  • Founder of Arya Samaj – Dayanand Saraswati 
  • Founder of Deva Samaj – Shiv Narain Agnihotri 
  • Founder of Prarthana Samaj – Atmaram Pandurang 

Most Confusing GK Pointers- Part 89

#10.

  • Perihelion – Nearest position of the Earth to the Sun 
  • Aphelion – Farthest position of the Earth to the Sun 

#11.

  • Panama Canal – Pacific Ocean to Caribbean Sea 
  • Suez Canal – Mediterranean Sea to Red Sea 
  • Erie Canal – Atlantic Ocean to Great Lakes 
  • Kiel Canal – North Sea to Baltic Sea 

#12.

  • Typhoons – China Sea 
  • Hurricanes – Caribbean Sea 
  • Tornadoes – USA 
  • Willy Willies – Northern Australia 


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