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GK Questions and Answers on Bones, Joints and Muscles

Human skeleton consists of 206 bones. The skeletal system is categorised in to axial and appendicular skeleton. How many types of muscles are there in the body, In human skull how many bones are present etc are discussed in this GK quiz which not only helps to understand various types of bones and muscles but also help in the preparation of various examinations.

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When and Why British first landed on Indian Territory

The arrival of Vasco da Gama in Calicut on May 20, 1498 opens a sea route from Europe to the East. After that India became the focal point of the Europe's trade and also the realm of European ambition getting wider to grab Spice Islands trade monopoly which causes numerous naval battle. Here, we are giving an interesting glimpse of the trivial fact, in the Indian history about when and why British first landed on Indian Territory.

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Our Changing Earth

When the lithosphere is broken into a number of plates is called the Lithospheric plates.  The plates are moving because they are floating on the molten magma inside the earth.  The movement of lithospheric plates causes changes on the surface of the earth. There are two types of the earth movements which are divided on the basis of the forces- endogenous forces and exogenous forces. These movements like volcano and earth quakes cause mass destruction over the surface of the earth.

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What is Bombay Blood Group and how it is discovered?

Have you heard or read about the blood group, which is also called Rare of the Rarest. Which is found with great difficulty. This is not O negative but it is called Bombay blood. What is it, how it is formed in the body, where it is found, why it is called Bombay blood, etc. will study through this article.

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The Polity

Power and Functions of Indian Parliament

All the legislative powers of the federal Government are vested in the Parliament. The laws framed by the Indian Parliament are enforced in the whole of the country. The Parliament of India is a bi-cameral legislature. It consists of two houses- Rajyasabha & Lok Sabha and President of India. Rajyasabha is the upper chamber of the Parliament while Lok Sabha is the lower chamber of the Parliament.

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Fiscal Policy of India: Meaning, Objectives and Impacts on the Economy

Fiscal policy deals with the taxation and expenditure decisions of the government. Some of the major instruments of fiscal policy are as follows: Budget, Taxation, Public Expenditure, public revenue, Public Debt, and Fiscal Deficit in the economy.

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Enviornment & Ecology

List of Major Pollutant, their sources and their effects on Humans and Environment

Pollutant is a substance that pollutes something, especially water or the atmosphere. It can enter the environment naturally, such as from volcanic eruptions, or through human activities, such as burning coal and gasoline. Here, we are giving the list of Major Pollutant, their sources and their effects on Humans and Environment for general awareness.

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GK Facts

What is Hurricane and how it is formed?

A hurricane is a type of tropical cyclone, which is a generic term for a low pressure system that generally forms in the tropics. The cyclone is accompanied by thunderstorms and, in the Northern Hemisphere, a counter clockwise circulation of winds near the earth's surface. Here, we are giving the concept, definition and formation of hurricanes for general awareness.

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