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Most Confusing GK Pointers- Part 106

Published on Thursday, May 03, 2018
Most Confusing GK Pointers- Part 106


  • First Indian to reach South Pole – Colonel J.K. Bajaj. 
  • First Indian Woman to reach South Pole – Reena Kaushal Dharmashaktu. 


  • First Country to abolish slavery – Britain, 1807. 
  • First Country to abolish child labour – Prussia, 1839. 


  • GLP – Good Laboratory Practices. 
  • GMP – Good Manufacturing Pratices. 


  • First central PSU to be privatized : Modern Food Industries ( Jan 2000) 
  • First power plant in India with Soviet collaboration: Neyveli Lignite Corporation in 1962. 


  • First Indian movie to receive Oscar nomination for best foreign language film: Mother India directed by Mehboob Khan. 
  • First movie to be banned by Indian Government: Neel Akasher Neechey,directed by Mrinal Sen. 


  • First Param Vir Chakra winner: Major Som Nath Sharma. 
  • First woman in the Indian Army to receive the ‘Sword of Honour’ prize: Divya Ajith Kumar. 


  • Genova- A city in Italy, nicknamed ‘la superba’(“the proud one”). Designated as European Capital of Culture in 2004. 
  • Geneva- Headquarters of Europe’s United Nations and Red Cross. Also nicknamed as Peace Capital. 


  • Longest Bone in Human Body- Femur, or thighbone. 
  • Weakest Bone in Human Body- Spinal cord. 


  • First Indian Player to win All England Badminton tournament- Prakash Padukone, in 1980. 
  • First Indian to win a Superseries level Badminton tournament- Saina Nehwal, in 2009. 


  • Lens used for correcting Hypermetropia- Convex lens. 
  • Lens used for correcting Myopia- Concave Lens.

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