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Jallianwala Bagh tragedy took place on 13 April 1919 l Haryana has not identified to have any tribal
when a crowd of non-violent protesters, along community.
with Baishakhi pilgrims, who had gathered
in Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar, Punjab, were fired
upon by troops of the British Indian Army under the No Scheduled Tribes is notified in Punjab, Chandi-
command of Colo-nel Reginald Dyer. garh, Haryana, Delhi, and Pondicherry.
l The Assam State derives its name from that of a l Attorney General of India is not a member of
the Parliament has the right to address it.
tribe that conquered the region. The tribesmen
l Rajya Sabha enjoys more power in setting up of
come from Tibet.
new All India Services.
l Bombay was the first cotton mill in India es-
l Quo Warranto writ of the High Court/ Supreme
tablished. Court is sought to get an order of an authority
l Roorkee Engineering college,(IIT Roorkee) is quashed.
the earliest engineering institution in India. l Directorate of Marketing and Inspection is
General Geography the Agency the Government has engaged to grade
and standardise various agricultural products.
l Dams and the rivers across which they have been l Finance commission recommends the principles
constructed governing the grants-in-aid of the revenues of the
Dam River states out of the Consolidated Fund of India.
Gandhi Sagar Chambal l Persons of Indian origin from Fiji are proposed
Jayakawadi Godavari to be considered for dual citizenship of India.
l None is competent to dissolve the Rajya Sabha.
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l Narmada river flows through a rift valley. Rajya Sabha (the upper house of the Indian Parlia-
ment) is a permanent body. One third of its mem-
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Narmada flows through Madhya Pradesh, Maharash- l Right to privacy is not a right enumerated in
tra and Gujarat. the constitution of India but has been articu-
l Corbett is the largest tiger reserve in India. lated by Supreme Court to be a Fundamental
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Jim Corbett National Park is the oldest national park Economy
in India and was established in 1936 as Hailey Na- l Mahatma Gandhi series of currency notes of Rs.5
tional Park to protect the endangered Bengal tiger. issued by the RBI has “ecology” depicted on it.
It is located in Nainital district of Uttarakhand. l U.K. under Mrs. Margaret Thatcher started pri-
l Tamil Nadu does not cultivate wheat. vatisation of state owned enterprises as a major
l Rivers flowing through the cities state policy.
l The purpose of the India Brand Equity Fund was
to make “India in India” a label of quantity.
Budapest Danube l Colour of light is related to amplitude.
Washington Potomac l Bernoulli’s law explains the working of the hy-
draulic brakes in automobiles.
l Maharashtra in India is the largest producer of
l Mercury vapour and argon is the most com-
monly used substance in fluorescent lamp.
l Ajmer, Ahmedabad and Jabalpur are on the
Golden Quadrilateral being created for the roads Biology
infrastructure of the country. l Clove, the commonly used spice, is obtained from
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l Leucocytes are the blood corpuscles that help
The largest highway project in India and the fifth
to build up resistance against diseases.
longest in the world, started by NDA Government
l Thyroid gland holds the body’s thermostat.
led by Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
l Chromosome number in a human ovum is 46.
l Arctic circle is the greatest circle among Equa- l Hashish is obtained from a plant, it is exudate
tor, Tropic of cancer, Tropic of Capricorn and from stem and male inflorescences.
Arctic circle. l Heart of the body never rests.