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Most Confusing GK Pointers- Part 97

Published on Friday, April 13, 2018
Most Confusing GK Pointers- Part 97


  • First Computer Programming Language – FORTRAN Language.
  • Inventor of Computer Programming/Coding – Ada Lovelace.


  • Gravitational Constant (G) - 6.67408 × 10-11 m3 kg-1 s-2 
  • Acceleration due to Gravity (g) - 9.8 m/s/s


  • Cotton City – Yavatmal, Maharashtra.
  • Silk City – Bhagalpur, Bihar.


  • Cloning: The process of creating living creatures or things.
  • First cloning in India was done on a Buffalo at Karnal by National Diary Research Institute.


  • DNA Bank – Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
  • Stem Cell Bank - Keelakottaiyur, Tamilnadu.


  • First STD Service in India – Between Lucknow and Kanpur (Started in 1960)
  • First ISD Service in India – Between Mumbai and Great Britain (Started in 1976)


  • Memorial Place of B.R. Ambedkar - Chaitya Bhoomi, Maharashtra.
  • Memorial Place of K.R. Narayanan – Karma Bhoomi, Delhi.


  • Longest river in the World – Nile.
  • River with Largest Drainage Basin – Amazon River.


  • Hurricane – Systems that develop over the Atlantic or the eastern Pacific Oceans.
  • Typhoons - Systems that develop over the Western North Pacific and Phillipines.
  • Cyclones - Systems that develop over the India and South Pacific Ocean.


  • First acting President of India - Varahagiri Venkata Giri (following the death of Zakir Hussain in 1969)
  • First acting Prime Minister of India – Gulzarilal Nanda (following the death of Jawaharlal Nehru in 1964 and Lal Bahadur Shastri in 1966.)


  • Local winds are small scale convective winds of local origin caused by temperature differences
  • Local Wind of South Africa – Berg Wind
  • Local Wind of Western Africa – Harmattan
  • Local Wind of Arabian Desert – Simoon
  • Local Wind of Sahara Desert – Sirocco


  • Agenda of World Bank – It helps to promote reconstruction of developing nations.
  • Agenda of International Monetary Fund – It helps to promote international monetary cooperation.

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