Most Confusing GK Pointers- Part 100

Most Confusing GK Pointers- Part 100

#1.

  • First bank to introduce cheque system – Bengal Bank (established in 1784)
  • First bank to provide internet banking facility – ICICI Bank.

#2.

  • First Indian to win grand slam – Mahesh Srinivas Bhupathi (1997, mixed doubles with Rika Hiraiki)
  • First Indian to win Wimbledon – Ramanathan Krishnan (1954, Boy’s Singles)

#3.

  • Nordic Countries: The Nordic countries or the Nordics are a geographical and cultural region in Northern Europe and the North Atlantic, where they are most commonly known as Norden. 
  • They are:
    • Denmark
    • Finland
    • Iceland
    • Sweden
    • Norway
    • Greenland (Faroe Islands and Aland Islands)

#4.

  • Father of Cambodia – Norodom Sihanouk. 
  • Father of Colombia – Simon Bolivar.

#5.

  • Fastest animal in LandCheetah (can run between 112 and120 km/hr (70 and 75 mph) 
  • Fastest Bird in landOstriches (can run up to 40 miles per hour)

#6.

  • First Indian who crossed over the English channel by swimming Mihir Sen.
  • First Woman to swim across the English ChannelArati Saha, 1959.

#7.

  • Waterman of India – Rajendra Singh.
  • Metro man of India – E. Sreedharan.

#8.

  • India’s only River Island – Majuli, Assam.
  • India’s only active volcano – Barren Island, Andaman and Nicobar Island.

#9.

  • Northernmost railway station – Baramulla in Jammu and Kashmir.
  • Southernmost railway station – Kanyakumari.
  • East most railway station – Ledo on branch line from Tinusukia.
  • Western most railway staion – Naliya near Bhuj in Gujarat.

#10.

  • Pan cake Festival – Moscow, Russia.
  • Moon cake Festival – China.

#11.

  • Motto of Asian Development Bank – Fighting Poverty in Asia and the Pacific.
  • Motto of African Development Bank – Building today, a better Africa tomorrow.

#12.

  • Gwangju – A city in South Korea (one of the hosts of 2002 FIFA World Cup)
  • Guangzhou – A city in China ( hosted 16th Asian Games in 2010 and 1st FIFA Women’s World Cup in 1991

#13.

  • Malt sugar – Maltose
  • Milk sugar - Lactose

#14. Banking Terms:

  • Affidavit: A sworn statement in writing before a proper official, such as a notary public. 
  • Indemnity: It is a contractual obligation of one party (indemnitor) to compensate the loss occurred to the other party (indemnitee) due to the act of the indemnitor or any other party.
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