General Knowledge - Basic - 022

3151 : Who is the anthropologist best known for her discovery of Zinjathropus Man?
Ans : Mary Leakey

3152 : Who is the author of “Kamayani”?
Ans : Jai Shankar Prasad

3153 : Who is the author of “Eternal India”?
Ans : Indira Gandhi

3154 : Who is the author of Glimpses of World History?
Ans : Jawaharlal Nehru

3155 : Who is the creator of the famous character “Don Quixote”
Ans : Cerventes

3156 : Who is the author of “Marriage and Morals”?
Ans : Bertrand Russell

3157 : Who is the author of India for a Billion Reasons?
Ans : Amit Dasgupta

3158 : Who is the author of “Unhappy India”?
Ans : Lala Lajpat Rai

3159 : The aquatic animal with most developed intelli- gence is?
Ans : Dolphin.

3160 : Zorastrianism (Persian religion) was founded by ?
Ans : Zorathushtrar

3161 : Who is the author of The Treasure Island?
Ans : R.L. Stevenson

3162 : Father of Taxonomy?
Ans : Carolus Linnaeus

3163 : Who is the author of “Book of Unforgettable Women”?
Ans : Khushwant Singh

3164 : Pazhassi’s second revolt was in?
Ans : 1800-1805.

3165 : ‘Shakuntala’ is a famous painting of?
Ans : Raja Ravi Varma


3166 : Who is considered as the “Chinese Buddha”?
Ans : Lao-Tse

3167 : Who is the inventor of Microscope (electron)?
Ans : Vladimir Kosme Sworykin

3168 : Who is the author of Gora ?
Ans : Rabindranath Tagore

3169 : Who is the author of ” Speed Post”?
Ans : Shobha De

3170 : Which crop was called ‘Yavana priya’?
Ans : Pepper [got the name because of its high demand by the Romans and Greeks.]

3171 : Who is the author of Androcles and the Lion ?
Ans : George Bernard Shaw

3172 : Who was the script writer of the Malayalam filim Neelakuyil?
Ans : Uroob

3173 : Who is the author of “The Namesake”?
Ans : Jumpa Lahiri

3174 : A market condition of ‘Number of sellers – one; Number of buyers – Large’ is known as?
Ans : Monopoly

3175 : Who is the author of Profiles and Letters ?
Ans : K.Natwar Singh

3176 : Israel Palestine conflict is popularly called ?
Ans : Middle-East Conflict.

3177 : Who is the creator of the famous character Oedipus?
Ans : Sophocles

3178 : Who is the author of Great Expectations?
Ans : Charles Dickens

3179 : The Capital of United Kingdom?
Ans : London

3180 : Who is the inventor of Nuclear Fission?
Ans : Otto Hahn


3181 : The Capital of Bhutan?
Ans : Thimphu

3182 : Who is the author of “Tess of the D’ Urbervilles”?
Ans : Thomas Hardy

3183 : Who is the author of “Three Musketeers”?
Ans : Alexander Dumas

3184 : Who is the author of ‘Voice of Conscience’;?
Ans : V.V.Giri

3185 : Who is the author of A Week with Gandhi ?
Ans : Louis Fischer

3186 : During which period of evolution man discovered the use of jute and began to use cloth made of jute?
Ans : Neolithic period

3187 : Who is the creator of the famous characters “Antonio; Ariel; Bassanio;”?
Ans : Shakespeare

3188 : Who is the author of “The Tin Drum”?
Ans : Gunter Grass

3189 : Which place is famous for “3 L” Land of Letters, Latex and Lakes?
Ans : Kottayam

3190 : Who is regarded as the greatest of the Portuguese statesmen who came to-the East?
Ans : Albuquerque

3191 : Who is the author of “Satanic Verse”?
Ans : Salman Rushdie

3192 : Who is the author of Indira Gandhi: A biography?
Ans : Pupul Jayakar

3193 : What is a Japanese form of Wrestling?
Ans : Sumo

3194 : Who is the author of Being Digital?
Ans : Nicholas Ncgroponte

3195 : In which year British merchants exported pepper to England for the first time from Cochin ?
Ans : 1626


3196 : Which are the seven churches in Kerala founded by St.Thomas?
Ans : Maliankara; Palayur; Kottakkavu; Kokkamangalam; Quilon; Niranam and Nilakkal.

3197 : First Woman Speaker of a State Assembly?
Ans : Shanno Devi

3198 : Who is the author of The Divine Comedy ?
Ans : Dante

3199 : Who is the author of The Snows of Kilimanjaro?
Ans : Earnest Hemingway.

3200 : Thusharagiri Falls is in?
Ans : Malappuram

3201 : The English word ‘Magician’ was originated from the Persian word?
Ans : Maji

3202 : Who is the author of “Ambassador’s Journal”?
Ans : J. K Galbraith

3203 : The Eiffel Tower was built in 1888 by?
Ans : Gaustave Eiffel a Russian belonged to the Salvonic race

3204 : Who is the author of “The Da VinciCode”?
Ans : Dan Brown

3205 : Which semetic group of people captured Egypt towards BC 1750?
Ans : Hyksus semetic group

3206 : Work which is considered as the birth cry of modern socialism?
Ans : Communist Manfesto

3207 : Who is the author of “A Prisoner’s Scrapbook”?
Ans : L.K.Advani

3208 : Who is the author of Liberty and Death ?
Ans : Patrick French

3209 : Who is the author of “Midsummer Night’s Dream”?
Ans : William Shakespeare

3210 : Which country is also known as the ‘Gold Coast’?
Ans : Ghana


3211 : Which country in the world has the oldest living civilisation?
Ans : China

3212 : The disintegration of the USSR took place in the year?
Ans : 1991

3213 : Who is the author of ” The Fury”?
Ans : Salman Rushdie

3214 : Who is the author of “Oliver Twist”?
Ans : Charles Dickens

3215 : What was the slogan for the Year of Books (2002)?
Ans : “Books for All and All for Books”

3216 : Who is the author of “Between Hope and History”?
Ans : Bill Clinton

3217 : Mussolini was captured and killed at?
Ans : Como

3218 : Who is the author of “Interpretation of Dreams'”?
Ans : Sigmond Freud

3219 : Who is the author of “The Guide; “?
Ans : R.K.Narayan

3220 : The Great Plague in London broke out in?
Ans : 1665

3221 : Who is the author of “Ain-i-Akbari”?
Ans : Abul Fazal

3222 : Adolf Hitler was born in Austria in ?
Ans : 1889

3223 : Ludhiana is on the bank of which River?
Ans : Sutlej

3224 : Who is the author of ” Shishyanum Makanum”?
Ans : Vallathol Narayana Menon

3225 : The Monastry of Monte Casino was founded by?
Ans : St. Benedict


3226 : Who is the author of “Kayakalp”?
Ans : Munshi Prem Chand

3227 : CT Scanning (Computed Tomographic Scanning) – Developed by ?
Ans : Godfrey Hounsfield in 1968(Nobel Prize in 1979)

3228 : Who is the inventor of Helium?
Ans : Janssen & Lockyer

3229 : Which philospher was considered as a ‘Walking University’?
Ans : Aristotle

3230 : Who wrote the book ‘On the Motion of Mars’ ?
Ans : Kepler

3231 : Who is the author of “Varnaraaji”?
Ans : Dr. M. Leelavathi

3232 : Who is the author of “Arabian Nights”?
Ans : Sir Richard Burton

3233 : Who is the author of “Man eaters of Kumaon”?
Ans : Jim Corbett

3234 : Who composed Greek epics llliad and Odyssey?
Ans : Homer

3235 : Who was the last Chief Justice of Travaneore High Court?
Ans : Puthupally Krishna Pillai

3236 : Who is the author of India in the New Millennium?
Ans : P.E. Alexander

3237 : Name the first Asian country to be industrialized?
Ans : Japan

3238 : Who is the author of “Gardener”?
Ans : Rabindranath Tagore

3239 : Who is the author of Grammar of Politics?
Ans : Harold Laski

3240 : Socrates the Greatest of the Greek philosphers was forced to commit suicide by drinking which poison ?
Ans : Hemlock; in 399 BC


3241 : Who is the author of “Good Earth”?
Ans : Pearl.S. Buck

3242 : Who was the first Chief Justice of Travancore High Court?
Ans : Ramachandra Iyer

3243 : The Currency of Bangladesh?
Ans : Taka

3244 : Vaishnavite Saints were called?
Ans : Alwars.

3245 : A market condition of ‘Number of sellers – Few; Number of buyers – Large’ is known as?
Ans : Oligopoly

3246 : 1 Gigabyte= ?
Ans : 1024 Megabytes

3247 : Who was the first Chief Minister of Kerala?
Ans : EMS Namboothiripad

3248 : Who is the author of “E. V Kathakal and MLC Kathakal.”?
Ans : E.Y.Krishana Pillai

3249 : Anglicanism was led in England by ?
Ans : King Henry VlII and Queen Elizabeth

3250 : Kerala is believed to have originated by the withdrawal of sea; when Parasurama threw his axe from ?
Ans : Gokarnam to Kanyakumary

3251 : Who is the author of “Vanity of Human Wishes”?
Ans : Samuel Johnson

3252 : The first dynasty in the world was established at ?
Ans : Ur in Sumeriain 3000BC

3253 : Central Fuel Research Institute is located at?
Ans : Dhanbad (Bihar).

3254 : Central Food Technological Research Institute is located at?
Ans : Mysore (Karnataka).

3255 : The Sri Mulam Popular Assembly (Praja Sabha) was formed by Sri MulamThirunal in ?
Ans : 1904


3256 : Chalcolithic Age is known as ?
Ans : The Metal Age

3257 : Water Loo where Napoleon was defeated is situated in?
Ans : near Bressels in Belgium

3258 : Who was the owner of “Swadesha bhimani”?
Ans : Vakkam Abdul Khadir Maulavi

3259 : Who is the author of Post Office?
Ans : Rabindranath Tagore

3260 : Mortlake (England) is associated with which Sport?
Ans : Swimming

3261 : Who is the author of If I am Assassinated ?
Ans : Z A Bhutto

3262 : The Currency of India?
Ans : Rupee

3263 : Who is the author of “Discovery of India”?
Ans : Jawaharlal Nehru

3264 : Who is the author of ” Across the Black waters”?
Ans : Mulk Raj Anand

3265 : Who is the author of “The Ambassadors”?
Ans : Henry James

3266 : The average life expectancy in India is ?
Ans : 69 years

3267 : Sangeet Natak Academy is located at?
Ans : New Delhi.

3268 : The Capital of Falkland Islands?
Ans : Stanley

3269 : Who is the author of “Lipika”?
Ans : Rabindranath Tagore

3270 : Which is the official currency of the European Union (EU) ?
Ans : Euro


3271 : The first passenger railway was opened from?
Ans : Liverpool to Manchester

3272 : Kuttiyadi Dam is located in?
Ans : Malappuram

3273 : Who is the author of “India 2020”?
Ans : A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

3274 : Windy City?
Ans : Chicago

3275 : Earliest coins were believed to have been used by ?
Ans : The Egyptians

3276 : Which writer is known a Bepoor Sulthan”?
Ans : Vaikom Muhammed Basheer

3277 : Online free encyclopedia – Wiki Pedia was introduced by?
Ans : Jimmi wales

3278 : Kerala State Film awards have been bestowed by?
Ans : Kerala State Chalachitra Academy since 1998

3279 : http stands for?
Ans : Hyper Text Transfer Protocol.

3280 : Who is the author of Sons and Lovers?
Ans : D.H. Lawrence

3281 : Who is the author of “lstanbal Memoirs of a city”?
Ans : Orhan Pamuk

3282 : Who is the author of “Human Factor”?
Ans : Graham Greene

3283 : In some plants; water oozes through certain pores in the form of liquid and this phenomenon is called?
Ans : Guttation.

3284 : Who is the author of “Grammar of Politics”?
Ans : Harold Laski

3285 : Kerala post and telegraph department came into existence in?
Ans : 1st July 1961


3286 : Which century is known as the’ Age of Enlightenment’?
Ans : 18th century

3287 : Who is known as Father of Immunology ?
Ans : Edward Jenner

3288 : Who is the author of “To Live or Not to Live”?
Ans : Nirad C. Chauduri

3289 : David Copperfield;
Ans : Charles Dickens

3290 : Who is the author of “Confession of a lover”?
Ans : Mulk Raj Anand

3291 : Who is the author of “Defending India”?
Ans : Jaswant Singh

3292 : Zambia and Zimbabwe together used to be called what?
Ans : Rhodesia

3293 : Indian Cochin Academy is located at?
Ans : Cochin (Kerala).

3294 : …………. plant absorbs water from atmosphere?
Ans : Orchid

3295 : Madhavan; Panchu Menon
Ans : O. Chandu Menon

3296 : Who is the author of “Confidential Clerk”?
Ans : T.S.Eliot

3297 : Who is the author of Blind Beauty ?
Ans : Boris Pasternak

3298 : Who is the author of “Rajpath Se Lokpath Par”?
Ans : A.B.Vajpayee

3299 : The Capital of Luxembourg?
Ans : Luxembourg

3300 : The Capital of Sao Tome and Principle?
Ans : Sao Tome

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