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GK Quiz and Answer on Indian Polity Emergency Provisions in India

In this set a questionnaire of 10 questions on 'emergency provisions' is being given, in which questions have been answered with explanation for the convenience of the students. Hope this quiz will help a lot to aspirants preparing for IAS / PCS / SSC / CDS and other competitive exams.

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History

List of Personalities Associated with Non-Cooperation Movement during British India

The Non-Cooperation Movement was launched in August, 1920 by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi after the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre. It was first nationwide mass movement that was launched to resist British rule in India through non-violent means. Here, we are giving the list of personalities associated with Non-Cooperation Movement for enhancing the knowledge about the personalities who shaped the Indian independence movement from British rule.

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Geography

What is Cartography and how was the first map come to the modern World?

From the evolution of human to the age of exploration, cartography has been an integral part of the human history. The word cartography is a combination two word ‘carta’ which means map and ‘graphy’ that is something written or represented in the specified manner, or about a specified subject. Hence, we can say it is an art, technique, or practice of compiling or drawing maps or charts. Read the complete chronology of map-drawing (Cartography) techniques from ancient world to modern world.

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Science

Thalassemia Disease: Causes, Symptoms and Preventions

Thalassemia is a genetic blood disorder. People suffering from this disease not able to make enough haemoglobin and also suffers from anaemia. On every 8th May World Thalassemia Day is celebrated to increase the awareness about the disease throughout the world. This article deals with the symptoms, prevention measures, why Thalassemia Day is celebrated etc.

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The Polity

How much does one minute of a Parliament session cost?

Members of Parliament are representative of public to put their problems in front of the leaders of the country.  But recent disruption during winter session of the parliament caused the loss of Rs. 144 crore or Rs. 2.5 lakhs/minute to the exchequer. So this wastage of public money raised a serious question on the functioning of the parliament.

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Economy

Which Indian states have GDP equal to or more than other countries of the world?

At present, the size of Indian economy has grown more than $ 2 trillion and tagged as the highest growing economy in the world. The richest Indian state is Maharashtra, whose State Gross Domestic Product (SGDP) is $ 380 billion which is equal to Norway’s economy. The second richest Indian state is Tamil Nadu whose SGDP is $ 208 billion which is followed by Karnataka (SGDP $ 190 billion).

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GK Facts

What is Cartography and how was the first map come to the modern World?

From the evolution of human to the age of exploration, cartography has been an integral part of the human history. The word cartography is a combination two word ‘carta’ which means map and ‘graphy’ that is something written or represented in the specified manner, or about a specified subject. Hence, we can say it is an art, technique, or practice of compiling or drawing maps or charts. Read the complete chronology of map-drawing (Cartography) techniques from ancient world to modern world.

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