General Knowledge of India

Nicknames of famous Indian cities and towns

City State Nickname(s)
Ahmedabad Gujarat Manchester of India
Amritsar Punjab Golden City of India
Bengaluru Karnataka Silicon Valley of India / Science city of India /Garden City of India /Electronic City of India /Space City /IT Capital of India
Bhagalpur Bihar Silk City of India
Bhopal Madhya Pradesh City of Lakes
Bhubaneswar Odisha The Temple City
Chennai Tamil Nadu Detroit of Asia /Automobile Capital of India /Healthcare Capital of India
Coimbatore Tamil Nadu Manchester of South India
Darjeeling West Bengal Queen of Hills
Delhi Delhi City of Rallies
Hyderabad Telangana City of Pearls/ City of Nizams / Hi-tech City
Jaipur Rajasthan Pink City
Jamshedpur Jharkhand Steel City of India
Jodhpur Rajasthan Blue City of India / Sun City
Kakinada Andhra Pradesh Pensioner's Paradise
Kochi Kerala Queen of Arabian Sea
Kolhapur Maharashtra City of Wrestlers
Kolhapur Maharashtra City of Wrestlers
Kolkata West Bengal City of Joy /Cultural Capital of India /City of Palaces /Heaven of Aged
Kollam Kerala Cashew Capital of the World
Lucknow Uttar Pradesh City of Nawabs / Shiraz-e-Hindi
Madurai Tamil Nadu Athens of the East/City of Festivals /Sleepless City /Temple City /City of Four Junctions
Mangalore Karnataka Rome Of The East
Mumbai Maharashtra City of Dreams / Hollywood of India / Financial Capital of India
Muzaffarpur Bihar The Land of Leechi
Nagpur Maharashtra Orange City ,tiger city
Panipat Haryana City of Weavers
Patiala Punjab Royal City
Piduguralla Andhra Pradesh Lime City
Pondicherry Puducherry Paris of the East
Pune Maharashtra Queen of Deccan / Oxford of East
Rajahmundry Andhra Pradesh Cultural Capital of Andhra Pradesh
Rishikesh Uttarakhand City of Sages
Siliguri West Bengal Gateway to the Dooars
Tenali Andhra Pradesh Andhra Paris
Thoothukudi Tamil Nadu Pearl City
Tirunelveli Tamil Nadu City of paddy fields
Tirupati Andhra Pradesh Spiritual Capital of Andhra Pradesh
Trivandrum Kerala Evergreen City of India
Udaipur Rajasthan City of Lakes/Venice of the East
Vadodara Gujarat Banyan City/Cultural Capital of Gujarat/ Sanskari Nagari/Power Equipment Manufacturing Hub of India
Visakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh City of Destiny / Financial Capital of Andhra Pradesh/The Jewel of the East Coast/Goa of the East

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Height and Distance

An aeroplane flying at a height of 300 m above the ground passes vertically above another plane at an instant when the angles of elevation of the two planes from the same point on the ground are 60º and 45º respectively. What is the height of the lower plane from the ground?

From the top of a building 90 m high, the angles of depression of the top and the bottom of a tree are 30º and 45º respectively. What is the height of the tree?

Trigonometry

What is the value of sinx √( 1 /1+cosx + 1 /1-cosx ) ?

What is cos4 A - sin4 A / cos2 A - sin2 A equal to?

If 7sin2 x +3cos2 x = 4, 0 < x < 90º ,then what is the value of tan x?

If x = a cosθ + b sinθ and y = a sinθ - b cosθ then what is x2 + y2 equal to?

Average

The mean of 5 numbers is 15. If one more number is included, the mean of the 6 numbers becomes 17. What is the included number?

The mean marks obtained by 300 students in a subject are 60. The mean of top 100 students was found to be 80 and the mean of last 100 students was found to be 50. The mean marks of the remaining 100 students are?

In an asymmetrical distribution, of the mean and median of the distribution are 270 and 220 respectively, then the mode of the data is?

Let a, b, c, d, e, f, g be consecutive even numbers and j, k, l, m, n be consecutive odd numbers. What is the average of all the numbers?

Alligation or Mixture

25 kg of alloy X is mixed with 125 kg of alloy Y. If the amount of lead and tin in the alloy X is the ratio 1 : 2 and the amount of lead and tin in the alloy Y is in the ratio 2 : 3, then what is the ratio of lead to tin in the mixture?

Simplification

The ratio of two numbers is 1 : 5 and their product is 320. What is the difference between the square of these two numbers?

Trigonometry

What is the value of cot 4π/3 ?

Indian Politics

Article-24 of the Indian Constitution ‘Prohibition of employment of children in factories, etc’ deals with?

Article-134A of the Indian Constitution ‘Certificate for appeal to the Supreme Court’ deals with?

Chemistry

Who invented Aspirin?

Physics

A larger force on a rotating body results in larger?

What is the unit of the physical quantity, magnetic flux density?