Most Confusing GK Pointers- Part 96

Most Confusing GK Pointers- Part 96

#1.

  • First Metro Train service in India - Kolkata, 1984.
  • First Metro Train service in the World – London, 1863.

#2.

  • Unit of Luminous Flux – Lumen 
  • Unit of Magnetic Flux – Weber 

#3.

  • Apiphobia – Fear of bees
  • Entomophobia – Fear of bugs and insects
  • Myrmecophobia – Fear of ants
  • Arachnophobia – Fear of spiders
  • Ophidiophobia – Fear of Snakes

#4.

  • Memorial Place of Mahatma Gandhi – Raj Ghat, New Delhi
  • Memorial Place of P.V. Narasimha Rao – P.V. Ghat, New Delhi
  • Memorial Place of Choudhary Charan Singh – Kisan Ghat, New Delhi
  • Memorial Place of Lal Bahadur Shastri – Vijay Ghat, New Delhi
  • Memorial Place of Gulzarilal Nanda – Narayan Ghat, Gujarat
  • Memorial Place of Morarji Desai – Abhay Ghat, Gujarat

#5.

  • Gas Constant – 8.314 J / mol. K. 
  • Boltzmann Constant - 1.38064852 × 10−23 joule per kelvin (J/K)

#6.

  • Harbour City – Sydney
  • Fair City – Dublin

#7. Nicknames

  • Milkha Singh – The Flying Sikh
  • Kapil Dev – Haryana Hurricane
  • Dhyan Chand Singh – Magician of Hockey
  • PT Usha – Payyoli Express / Queen of Indian Track

#8.

  • The currency of Central African Republic – Central African CFA Franc
  • The currency of Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) – West African CFA Franc

#9.

  • First Muslim President of Indian National Congress (INC) – Badruddin Taiyabji
  • First Muslim President of India- Zakir Hussain

#10.

  • First Garden City in the World – Letchworth, UK
  • First Garden City in India – Bangalore, Karnataka

#11. Different Names of Grasslands

  • Steppes – Asia
  • Prairies – North America
  • Pampas, Lianos and Cerrados – South America
  • Savannahs and Velds – Africa
  • Rangelands - Australia

#12. Old Names New Names

  • British Guiana – Guyana
  • Spanish Guinea – Guinea
  • Gold Coast – Ghana
  • Dutch Coast – Suriname

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