General Knowledge – Basic – 068

10051 : In which district Kakkad Electricity project functions?
Ans : Pathanamthitta

10052 : Who was the fourth and last Kunjali?
Ans : Muhammed Kunjali.

10053 : ‘Madona’ and ‘The School of Athens’ are the famous paintings of ?
Ans : Raphael

10054 : Longest Road?
Ans : P a n – A m e r i c a n Highway 27387 km (North West Alaska to Southern most Chile)

10055 : The Currency of Madagascar?
Ans : Malagasy Franc

10056 : Jayalakshmi Cup is associated with?
Ans : National Table Tennis Championship (Women)

10057 : Who is the author of ” Ellam Chundukal”?
Ans : G. Sankara Kurup

10058 : ROM stands for?
Ans : Read Only Memory

10059 : Who is the author of “Rubaiyat”?
Ans : Omar Khayyam

10060 : Who is the author of Unto This Last?
Ans : John Ruskin

10061 : The Currency of Hungary?
Ans : Forint

10062 : Which is the world’s most populous country?
Ans : China

10063 : Chromosome is made up of ?
Ans : DNA & Proteins

10064 : Who is the author of ” Onakazhcha”?
Ans : Lalitham bika Antharjenam

10065 : Nivarthana Agitation was in ?
Ans : 1932


10066 : Thiruvananthapuram Central stadium was earlier known?
Ans : ‘Puthan Kacherry Ground’

10067 : Who invented Mule in 1779?
Ans : Samuel Crompton

10068 : Who is the author of ” Oru pottichiri”?
Ans : Lalitham bika Antharjenam

10069 : Who is the author of “The Shadow Lines”?
Ans : Amitav Ghosh

10070 : The Presence of an extra chromosome in the foetus is called ?
Ans : Mongolism.

10071 : Who is the author of “Travels with a Donkey”?
Ans : R.L.Stevenson

10072 : Who is the author of “French Revolution”?
Ans : Thomas Carlyle

10073 : Who is the author of “India of our Dreams”?
Ans : M.V. Kamath

10074 : Who is the author of The Old Man and the Sea?
Ans : Earnest Hemingway.

10075 : Who is the author of “Marriage and Morals”?
Ans : Bertrand Russell

10076 : The Currency of Cuba?
Ans : Peso

10077 : The Capital of Syria?
Ans : Damascus

10078 : Which film has won the first Kerala State film award for the best film?
Ans : Kumarasambavam

10079 : Who is the author of “Oh; Calcutta”?
Ans : Kenneth Tynan

10080 : Chinese Civilisation originated on the banks of which river?
Ans : Hwang Ho


10081 : Malayali Memorial(Travancore) was in ?
Ans : 1891

10082 : Macro economics also known as general theory was developed by?
Ans : JM Keynes

10083 : Who is the author of ” The Moor’s Last Sigh”?
Ans : Salman Rushdie

10084 : Who is known as the Father of Kerala Renaissance?
Ans : Sree Narayana Guru

10085 : Cloves are dried flower buds of which plant?
Ans : Syzygium aromaticum.

10086 : Who is the author of “PavamManavahridayam”?
Ans : Sugathakumari

10087 : Who is the author of lstanbal : Memoirs of a city?
Ans : Orhan Pamuk

10088 : Who is the author of “Pakistan Papers”?
Ans : Mani Shankar Aiyar

10089 : What was the name of the ship in which Vasco-da-Gama reached Kerala?
Ans : St.Gabriel.

10090 : Where is the most popular tourist destination Promenade Beach?
Ans : Pondicherry

10091 : Who is the author of “India Wins Freedom”?
Ans : Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

10092 : Headquarters of OECD is at ?
Ans : Paris; (France)

10093 : India’s first private Internet Service Provider(ISP) was?
Ans : Satyam Infoway Ltd.

10094 : Who is the author of “Kapal Kundala”?
Ans : Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

10095 : Which vitamin is considered both as a vitamin and hormone?
Ans : Vitamin E


10096 : Who was the first MaIayalee President of Singapore?
Ans : Devan Nair

10097 : 1 Terabyte= ?
Ans : 1024 Gigabytes

10098 : Who is the inventor of Printing for the Blind?
Ans : Louis Braille

10099 : The American President John F Kennedy was assassinated in?
Ans : 1963

10100 : Economic botany is the study of ?
Ans : Study of plants of economic use or value

10101 : Uroob is the pen name of?
Ans : P C Kuttikrishnan

10102 : N issar Ahammed;
Ans : Vaikom Muhammed Basheer

10103 : Who is the author of The Pick up ?
Ans : Nadine Gordimer

10104 : The first Post-Office in Travancore (also of Kerala) was opened at Alleppey during the reign of?
Ans : Utram Thirunal Marthanda Varma in 1857.

10105 : Who is the author of Good Earth ?
Ans : Pearl S Buck

10106 : Largest Corridor (World)?
Ans : Rameswaram Temple

10107 : Which is India’s first animation park?
Ans : Kinfra Animation Park; Thiruvanathapuram

10108 : Which was the first Bank established in Kerala?
Ans : Nedungadi Bank

10109 : Who modified the Old Calendar which had only 355 days; and introduced a New Calendar ?
Ans : Julius Caesar (Julian Calendar)

10110 : Who is the author of “Brides Book of Beauty”?
Ans : Mulk Raj Anand


10111 : Who is the author of “Satanic Verses”?
Ans : Salman Rushdie

10112 : Who is the author of Gul-e-Naghma Raghupati ?
Ans : Sahai Firaq

10113 : Who is the author of Origin of Species ?
Ans : Charles Darwin

10114 : Who is the author of “Great Expectations”?
Ans : Charles Dickens

10115 : Who is the author of “Prathama Pratishruti”?
Ans : Ashapurna Devi

10116 : First Indian Woman to go in space?
Ans : Kalpana Chawla

10117 : In which year Travancore University was renamed as Kerala University?
Ans : 1957

10118 : Who is the author of “Rajtarangini”?
Ans : Kalhana

10119 : Driest Place?
Ans : Death Valley (California)

10120 : Who is the author of ” Chandana Marangal “?
Ans : Madhavikutty (Kamala Surayya)

10121 : Who is the author of ” Book of Unforgettable Women”?
Ans : Khushwant Singh

10122 : Micro economics also known as ?
Ans : Price theory

10123 : Who is the author of “Major Barbara”?
Ans : George Bernard Shaw

10124 : The dynasty which existed in the Ezhimala (Present Naval Academy) was ?
Ans : Mushika Vamsa’.

10125 : Which is the first colour film in Malayalam?
Ans : Kandam Bacha Coat (1961)


10126 : Which boundary line separates Pakistan and Afghanisthan?
Ans : Durand Line

10127 : Oder Neisse Line separates?
Ans : East Germany and Poland.

10128 : Keeran Poosari;
Ans : S.K. Pottakadu

10129 : Who is the author of Devdas?
Ans : Sharat Chandra Chatterjee

10130 : Who is the author of And Quiet Flows the Don?
Ans : Mikhail Sholokov

10131 : Who is the author of The Vicar of Wakefield ?
Ans : Oliver Goldsmith

10132 : Who is the author of Hamsters ?
Ans : C.P. Snow

10133 : The Capital of Nepal?
Ans : Kathmandu

10134 : Who is the author of “Shame”?
Ans : Salman Rushdie

10135 : Central Coconut Research Institute is located at?
Ans : Kaserkode (Kerala)

10136 : P T Usha Sports School has been set up at?
Ans : Koylandi in Kozhikode

10137 : First U.S.A. President to visit India?
Ans : D. Eisenhover

10138 : Who was the American President during Civil War?
Ans : Abraham Lincoln

10139 : Which city is known as the City of Winds?
Ans : Chicago

10140 : Who is the author of ” Oruthulli Velicham”?
Ans : O.N.V Kurup


10141 : Who is known as the ‘Frontier Gandhi’?
Ans : Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

10142 : The folk art Pulikali is is mainly practiced in?
Ans : Thrissur district

10143 : The Capital of Antigua & Barbuda?
Ans : St.John’s

10144 : The sculpture of Jalakanyaka – Mermaid by Kanayi Kunhiraman is located at?
Ans : Shanghumugham Beach; Thiruvanathapuram

10145 : Leningrad is on the bank of which River?
Ans : Neva

10146 : Vedic schools attached to the temples during the Kulasekhara period were known as?
Ans : Salais.

10147 : The Capital of Equatorial Guinea?
Ans : Malabo

10148 : Who is the author of Reminiscences ?
Ans : Thomas Carlyle

10149 : Who introduced The Secretariat System in Travancore ?
Ans : Col. Munro

10150 : Who was the ruling king of France when the revolution broke out (1774-1792)?
Ans : Louis XVI

10151 : Who is the inventor of Fountain Pen?
Ans : Waterman

10152 : Civil War in England started in the year ?
Ans : 1642

10153 : JPG stands for?
Ans : Joint Photographic Expert Group

10154 : ‘Boothathankettu’ is in?
Ans : Ernakulam district

10155 : National Institute of Community Development is located at?
Ans : Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh).


10156 : Time taken to complete the construction of the Great Pyramid in Egypt?
Ans : 20 years

10157 : Agronomy is the study of ?
Ans : Application of plant science to crop production

10158 : ….means officially lowering the value of currency in terms of foreign currencies?
Ans : Devaluation

10159 : Who is the author of “Death under Sail”?
Ans : C.P. Snow

10160 : Santosh Trophy is associated with?
Ans : National Football Championship

10161 : Where is the headquarters of KTDC located in?
Ans : Thiruvananthapuram

10162 : First Woman Governor?
Ans : Sarojini Naidu

10163 : Lepracy causing bacteria is ?
Ans : Myco bacterium Leprae

10164 : Land of Thousand Elephants?
Ans : Laos

10165 : The Palakkad fort was built by ?
Ans : Haider Ali.

10166 : Which sector will be the main contributor to the economy in developed country?
Ans : Service sector

10167 : Who is the oldest President of America?
Ans : Donald Trump

10168 : Who is the Winner of 1st Jnanapith award “?
Ans : G. Sankara Kurup (for Odakuzhal)

10169 : Electric Telegraph was invented by ?
Ans : Graham Bell in 1876

10170 : Delhi is on the bank of which River?
Ans : Yamuna


10171 : Who is the author of “Shape of Things to Come”?
Ans : H G Wells

10172 : Who is the author of “A Passage to England”?
Ans : Nirad C. Chauduri

10173 : Princess Diana died in a car accident along with Dodi Al Fayed in?
Ans : Paris

10174 : Who is the author of “Pakistan – The Gathering Storm”?
Ans : Benazir Bhutto

10175 : Who is the author of “Coolies”?
Ans : Mulk Raj Anand

10176 : Ashes is associated with?
Ans : Cricket (Australia England)

10177 : Tess
Ans : Thomas Hardy

10178 : Who is the author of “Ain-i-Akbari”?
Ans : Abul Fazal

10179 : Dengue fever is spread by?
Ans : Aedes aegypti mosquitoes.

10180 : Communist Manifesto was written in the year?
Ans : 1948

10181 : Who is known as Man of Destiny?
Ans : Napolean

10182 : Who sent Vasco Da Gama to Kerala?
Ans : Dom Manuel; Portuguese king

10183 : Who is the author of “Only one Year”?
Ans : Svetlana

10184 : Who is the inventor of Arc Lamp?
Ans : C.F.Brush

10185 : Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LITE) was set up Prabhakaran in?
Ans : 1976


10186 : Who wrote Centuries ?
Ans : Nostradamus

10187 : Aeneid was written by?
Ans : Virgil

10188 : Where is the most popular tourist destination The Auroville Beach?
Ans : Pondicherry

10189 : Which place that lies between India and Pakistan is referred as the highest and the coldest battle field in the world?
Ans : Siachin Glacier

10190 : Who is popularly known as the Jhansi of Travancore?
Ans : Accama Cherian

10191 : Who is the author of “Devadasi”?
Ans : Sugathakumari

10192 : Araucaria embricate a gymnosperm plant is commonly known as ?
Ans : ‘Monkey’s Puzzle’

10193 : Who was the French Prime Minister during the First World War?
Ans : Clemenceace

10194 : First Indian girl to win the British Junior Squash title?
Ans : Joshna Chinappa (17 yrs)

10195 : Who is the author of End of an Era ?
Ans : C S Pandit

10196 : On the banks of which river The Eiffel Tower is situated?
Ans : Seine in Paris

10197 : Sankaracharya (788 – 820 AD) the great Advaita philosopher was an younger contemporary of ?
Ans : Kulasekhara Alwar.

10198 : Who is the author of “Spanish Tragedy”?
Ans : Thomas Kyd

10199 : Dhyan Chand Trophy is associated with?
Ans : Hockey

10200 : Name the instrument used to measure plant response to various stimuli?
Ans : Crescograph

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