GK Questions (Static GK/GS)
Bhikaiji Rustom Cama,(1861-1936) was an outstanding lady of great courage, fearlessness, integrity, perseverance and passion for freedom, and is considered as the mother of Indian revolution because of her contributions to Indian freedom struggle. She was credited with designing India’s first tricolour flag with green, saffron and red stripes bearing the immortal words – Vande Matram.
Till 1972, Meghalaya was a part of Assam. On 21st Jan 1972 Meghalaya was formed. By carving out United Khasi Hills and Jaintia Hills, and the Garo Hills on from Assam.
The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in men’s tennis organised by the International Tennis Federation (ITF). The women’s equivalent of the Davis Cup is the Fed Cup.
Sursen was capital of Mathura and
Capital of Kausambi was Vatsa
Darwin’s theory of evolution can be described as: within any population, there is natural variation. Some individuals have more favourable variations than others. Even though all species produce a large number of offsprings, populations remain fairly constant naturally. The struggle for survival within populations eliminates the unfit individuals. This is called natural selection.
An electric motor is an electrical machine that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy. Most electric motors operate through the interaction between the motor’s magnetic field and electric current in a wire winding to generate force in the form of rotation of a shaft.
India also started hydro electric generation by the end of 19th century. The first hydroelectric installation in India was installed near a tea estate at Sidrapong for the Darjeeling Municipality in 1897.
The first presidential trip to Indian subcontinent, made by Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1959, occurred as the Cold War between the U.S. and the Soviet Union deepened. Both George W. Bush and Barack Obama made multiple trips to the region while in office.