General Knowledge - General Awareness Quiz - Questions and Answers, GK 2015

1. The proposed Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar (BCIM) corridor will link Kolkata to which part of China?

2. Which country is set to become the first ever cashless country in the world?

3. Which among the following is the smallest country in the African continent?

4. The second World Congress for Disaster Management was held in which city?

5. Who is the current president of the US-India Business Council (USIBC)?

6. Sharad Joshi, who passed away in 2015, was related to which of the following fields?

7. Which country has been ranked top in the in 2015 released Social Progress Index?

8. What is the range of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile?

9. Which country has awarded highest number of death sentence in 2014?

10. On which of the following waterways of India, India's first river information system (RIS) is to be deployed in August 2015?

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    Malabar nut (E), Vasaka (H), Adusa (H):

    Vasa means 'perfume' and is a common evergreen perennial shrub growing all over the plains of India and Sri Lanka. It is a powerful bronchodilator and expectorant for use in respiratory conditions with high kapha and pitta.

    Lungs It is a specific for respiratory congestion and wheezing. As a powerful bronchodilator it eases breathlessness and bronchospasm. It clears inflammatory pitta heat and liquefies congestive kapha. It can be used where there is inflammation from an allergic response as it clears the lungs and nostrils. Its diaphoretic properties act on rasa dhatu and can be utilised in fevers to clear ama and displaced pitta. As it disperses stagnation and strongly scatters prana vayu it can aggravate vata. Blood It is eulogised in the Sanskrit literature for stopping bleeding (raktastambhana). Its effect on raktapitta is to astringe the mucous membranes and it is effective in bleeding from ulcers, menorrhagia, epistaxis and the gingivitis with high pitta. Skin Its ability to clear heat from rakta dhatu and cool bhrajaka pitta make it a useful herb for inflammatory skin diseases with a pitta–kapha pathology. Its mild diaphoretic action can help to clear kapha toxins trapped in rasa dhatu. Gynaecology Its astringency causes contraction of the uterus. This can be useful in bleeding and prolapse. Its oxytocic properties make it useful as a parturient to facilite labour but it should not be used at any other stage during pregnancy. Heart Vasa stimulates the vagus nerve and causes vasodilation of the capillaries. This can help to increase the contractile ability of the heart and also lower blood pressure.

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