Most Confusing GK Pointers- Part 102

Published on Monday, April 23, 2018
 Most Confusing GK Pointers- Part 102

#1. Names of Fat soluble vitamins

  • Vitamin A – Retinol
  • Vitamin D – Cholecalciferol
  • Vitamin E – Tocopherols
  • Vitamin K – Phylloquinone and farnoquinone

#2.

  • Hormones secreted by the thyroid gland – Triiodothyronine(T3), Thyroxine(T4) and calcitonin.
  • Hormones secreted by the parathyroid gland – Parathormone.

#3.

  • Biofabrication: The production of complex living and non-living biological products from raw biological materials or biochemical molecules.
  • Biofortification: The process by which the nutritional quality of food crops is improved through agronomic practices, conventional plant breeding, or modern biotechnology.

#4.

  • Cynology – Study of Dogs.
  • Cytology – Study of Cells.

#5.

  • Cryptocurrency: A digital asset designed to work as a medium of exchange that uses cryptography to secure its transactions, to control the creation of additional units, and to verify the transfer of asset.
  • Cryptography:The practice and study of techniques for secure communication in the presence of third parties called adversaries. 

#6.

  • Heaviest Gas – Radon.
  • Heaviest Metal – Osmium.

#7.

  • Claustrophobia – Fear of small spaces.
  • Coaster phobia – Fear of roller coasters.

#8.

  • Old name of Zimbabwe – Rhodesia.
  • Old name of Zambia – Rhodesia.

#9.

  • Destroyer of enemies – Amitraghat.
  • Destroyer of Shakas -Shakari.

#10.

  • Legislative Capital of South Africa – Cape town.
  • Judiciary Capital of South Africa – Bloemfontein.

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