General Knowledge – Basic – 069

10201 : The Capital of Jordan?
Ans : Amman

10202 : Cologne is on the bank of which River?
Ans : Rhine

10203 : The scientific name of Tiger is?
Ans : Panthera tigris

10204 : Who is the author of ” Agnisakshi “?
Ans : Lalitham bika Antharjenam

10205 : Oxygen balance in the atmosphere is maintained through the process of ?
Ans : Photosynthesis.

10206 : Vitamin D deficiency causes?
Ans : Rickets

10207 : Who is the author of ” Distant Neighbours”?
Ans : Kuldip Nayar

10208 : Who is the author of “Face to Face”?
Ans : Lasse and Lisa Berg

10209 : Which country has the largest fishing industry in the world?
Ans : Japan

10210 : Who is the author of Crescent Moon?
Ans : Rabindranath Tagore

10211 : Who is the author of “Rabbit at Rest”?
Ans : John Updike

10212 : Who is the author of Against the Grains ?
Ans : Boris Yeltsin

10213 : Under Helmet Kohl two Germanies united in?
Ans : 1991

10214 : National Sugar Research Institute is located at?
Ans : Kanpur (U.P.)

10215 : First detecting of AIDS Case in India was from ?
Ans : Chennai in 1986.


10216 : Who is the author of “It was Five Past Midnight in Bhopal”?
Ans : Domanique Lapierre and Javier Moro

10217 : Who is the inventor of Brownian Movements?
Ans : Robert Brown

10218 : Vilasini is the pen name of?
Ans : M K Menon

10219 : The Currency of Venezuela?
Ans : Bolivar

10220 : Who is the author of “Pakistan – The Gathering Storm”?
Ans : Benazir Bhutto

10221 : Father of Genetics?
Ans : Gregor John Mendal

10222 : Who is the author of “The Moor’s Last Sigh”?
Ans : Salman Rushdie

10223 : Who is the author of “Gul-e-Naghma Raghupati”?
Ans : Sahai Firaq

10224 : On which date Pedro Alvarez Cabral reached Cochin?
Ans : 24 December; 1500.

10225 : Who is the author of “Atoms of Hope”?
Ans : Mohan Sundar Rajan

10226 : The Ezhava Memorial was submitted on ?
Ans : 3rd September 1896; signed by 13;176 members of the Ezhava community under the leadership of Dr. Palpu.

10227 : Demosthenese; who was he?
Ans : A world famous Greek orator

10228 : Perceolis was the capital of the ancient Empire?
Ans : Persia

10229 : First President of the USA?
Ans : George Washington

10230 : Chinese Civilisation originated on the banks of which river?
Ans : Hwang Ho


10231 : The Currency of Luxembourg?
Ans : Luxembourg Franc

10232 : Which is Adoor Gopalakrishnan’s first film?
Ans : Swayamvaram (1972)

10233 : Who is the author of ” Avion and the Dolphin”?
Ans : Vikram Seth

10234 : A person with group AB can receive any other group. So AB is called?
Ans : Universal Recipient

10235 : Who is the author of “Banker to the poor-The story of the Grameen Bank”?
Ans : Muhammad Yunus

10236 : ……is the immediate convertability into cash without significant loss of value?
Ans : Liquidity

10237 : Who is the author of Utopia ?
Ans : Thomas More

10238 : Who is the inventor of Zip Fastener?
Ans : W.L.Judson

10239 : The Capital of Western Samoa?
Ans : Apia

10240 : Who is the author of “Politics”?
Ans : Aristotle

10241 : Which missionary is the author of Puthanpana Chaturasyam?
Ans : Amosu Pathiri

10242 : Who is the author of “Story of My Experiments with Truth “?
Ans : Gandhiji

10243 : Lords(England) is associated with which Sport?
Ans : Cricket

10244 : The policy adopted by Otto Von Bismark for the unification of Germany is known as ?
Ans : ‘Blood and Iron Policy’

10245 : Largest Electorate?
Ans : India


10246 : Russian Revolution was started in the year ?
Ans : 1917

10247 : In Russia the October Revolution happened on?
Ans : 7-Nov-17

10248 : Biggest Mosque (India)?
Ans : Jama Masjid (Delhi)

10249 : Time and Money was written by ?Friedrich Hayek
Ans : Friedrich Hayek

10250 : Who became the first Chairman and first President of the Chinese Republic in 1912?
Ans : Sun Yat-Sen

10251 : Arboriculture is?
Ans : Cultivation of tree and vegetables.

10252 : Who is the author of “Isabella”?
Ans : John Keats

10253 : UNESCO has adopted New Delhi as the World Books Capital for?
Ans : 2003

10254 : Who is the author of “Time of Hope”?
Ans : C.P.Snow

10255 : Indian Institute of Sugar Technology is located at?
Ans : Kanpur; (U.P).

10256 : Who is the author of “Socialistic Evening”?
Ans : Shobha De

10257 : Who is the inventor of Locomotive?
Ans : Richard Travithick

10258 : Who is regarded as the greatest of the Portuguese statesmen who came to-the East?
Ans : Albuquerque

10259 : City of Quiet thoroughfares?
Ans : Venice

10260 : Who wrote The Last Temptation of Christ?
Ans : Nikos Kazantzakis


10261 : Who is the author of Kanyadaan ?
Ans : Vijay Tendulkar

10262 : Ranji Trophy is associated with?
Ans : National Cricket Championship

10263 : Who is the author of “Three Sisters”?
Ans : Anton Chekov

10264 : Napolean Bonaparte on his final defeat in the Battle of Water Loo was deported to?
Ans : St. Helena Island.

10265 : Biggest and Brightest?
Ans : ‘Sirius’ also called Dog Star

10266 : Which boundary line separates India and China ?
Ans : Mc Mohan Line

10267 : Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology is located at?
Ans : Hyderabad

10268 : Which king of England was dethroned through the Bloodless Revolution ?
Ans : James II

10269 : The population of the world in 2011 is around ?
Ans : 7 billion

10270 : Who is the author of “Kadambari”?
Ans : Bana Bhatt

10271 : The largest human cell is ?
Ans : Ovum.

10272 : Indian Institute of Petroleum is located at?
Ans : Dehra Dun (Uttar Pradesh)

10273 : Who is the author of “Shahnama”?
Ans : Firdausi

10274 : Who is the author of “Whose responsibility”?
Ans : Pramilla H. Bhargava

10275 : Leader of Indonesian Nationalism ?
Ans : Dr. Sukarno


10276 : Publication of Chandrika was started in1932 from?
Ans : Thalassery

10277 : …..is the sort of a speculator; who stands to gain with a rise in the price of shares and stocks?
Ans : Bull

10278 : Who is the author of The Tin Drum?
Ans : Gunter Grass

10279 : Punnapra Vayalar Rebellion was in ?
Ans : 1946

10280 : Who is the author of Apple Cart ?
Ans : George Benard Shaw

10281 : Who is the author of ” Kranthadarshikal”?
Ans : Prof. S. Guptan

10282 : Who is the author of Vish Vriksha Bankim ?
Ans : Chandra Chatterjee

10283 : Which is the sacred book of Zorastrianism?
Ans : Avesta (Zend Avesta)

10284 : Which Boat Race is known as the king among water festivals?
Ans : Nehru Trophy Boat Race

10285 : Who is the author of “Shah Nama”?
Ans : Firdausi

10286 : Who is the author of “Arms and the Man”?
Ans : George Bernard Shaw

10287 : Who is the author of “The struggle in My Life”?
Ans : Nelson Mandela

10288 : Who is the author of Lajja ?
Ans : Taslima Nasreen

10289 : During which age ‘Potters Wheel’ was invented?
Ans : Neolithic Age

10290 : Who is the author of “Flight to Parliament”?
Ans : Rajesh Pilot


10291 : The amount of air moving in and out of lungs during each breath is called?
Ans : Tidal volume

10292 : Who is the author of “Politics and Governance”?
Ans : Bimal Jalan

10293 : Who is the inventor of Brownian Movements?
Ans : Robert Brown

10294 : Who is the author of “An American Dilemma”?
Ans : Gunnar Myrdal

10295 : Who is the author of “Heat and Dust”?
Ans : Ruth P Jhabwala

10296 : Who is the author of “My Truth”?
Ans : Indira Gandhi

10297 : Who is the author of “Akbarnama”?
Ans : Abul Fazal

10298 : Mecca of Kerala is?
Ans : Ponnani (Malappuram)

10299 : White City?
Ans : Belgrade

10300 : Who is the author of “Airport”?
Ans : Arthur Halley

10301 : The Capital of Morocco?
Ans : Rabat

10302 : In which year Gandhiji visited Ayyankali?
Ans : 1936

10303 : Who is the author of “God and the Bible ‘”?
Ans : Mathew Arnol

10304 : Who was the first Malayali to get enrolled in the Indian Cricket Team?
Ans : Tinu Yohannan

10305 : Who is the author of Death under Sail ?
Ans : C.P. Snow


10306 : Which book is considered as the first modern work of economics?
Ans : ‘Wealth of Nations’

10307 : Highest Filling Station?
Ans : Petrol pump at Leh at 3658 m. It is operated by Indian Oil Corporation.

10308 : Who is the inventor of Microphone?
Ans : Berliner

10309 : Who is the author of Gathering Storm ?
Ans : Winston Churchill

10310 : The Currency of Hong Kong?
Ans : Hong Kong Dollar

10311 : First Woman to reach the North Pole?
Ans : Ann Bancroff

10312 : Shakespeare was born in ?
Ans : AD 1564 and died in AD 1616.

10313 : Who is the author of “Gift of Wings”?
Ans : Shanthi Gopala

10314 : Who is known as the Malayalam Romantic poet”?
Ans : Kumaranasan (1873-1924)

10315 : Who is the author of “Spycatcher”?
Ans : Peter Wright

10316 : Great Depression striked America in?
Ans : 1930’s

10317 : Who is the author of “Arabian Nights”?
Ans : Sir Richard Burton

10318 : Largest Museum (India)?
Ans : Indian Museum (Kolkata)

10319 : Padayani is the traditional art of?
Ans : Pathanamthitta

10320 : Leningrad is on the bank of which River?
Ans : Neva


10321 : Who is the author of Pakistan Crisis ?
Ans : David Loshak

10322 : Who is the author of The Castle?
Ans : Franz Kafka

10323 : Central Public Health Engineering Research Institute is located in?
Ans : Nagpur

10324 : Who is the author of “Yanthram”?
Ans : Malayattoor Ramakrishnan

10325 : With which revolution was the famous slogan “No taxation without representation” associated with?
Ans : American Revolution

10326 : Name the German Physician; who isolated Bacillus Anthracis in1877 is?
Ans : Robert Koch

10327 : Who is the author of Ends and Means ?
Ans : Aldous Huxley

10328 : The period when man began to use iron is known as?
Ans : Iron Age

10329 : Which fish is called mosquito fish?
Ans : Gambusia

10330 : Who is the author of “The God of Small Things”?
Ans : Arundhati Roy

10331 : Low income and middle income countries are known as?
Ans : Developing Countries

10332 : Centre for Cellular and Molecular biology is located in ?
Ans : Hyderabad

10333 : Who created the first vaccine for anthrax ?
Ans : Louis Pasteur

10334 : Who is the author of “Prison Diary”?
Ans : J a y a p r a k a s h Narayan

10335 : City of Ghats & Temples?
Ans : Varanasi


10336 : Who is the author of “Chemmeen”?
Ans : T.S.Pillai

10337 : Who is the author of “Kanthapura”?
Ans : Raja Rao

10338 : Paleolithic Age is also known as ?
Ans : the ‘Age of Hunters’

10339 : The Channar Revolt led to the Royal Proclamation of July 26;1859 by ?
Ans : Uthradam Thirunal Maharaja.

10340 : Which is the association of film actors who work in Malayalam cinema?
Ans : Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA)

10341 : Plants contain one of the polysaccharide in the cell wall in form of ?
Ans : Cellulose

10342 : The number of chambers in the heart of reptiles is ?
Ans : Three.

10343 : Who is the only person to hold the office of MLA; MP; Speaker; Minister; Deputy Chief Minister and Chief Minister?
Ans : C.H. Muhammad Koya.

10344 : Wellington Trophy is associated with?
Ans : Rowing

10345 : Who is the author of “Rathrikal”?
Ans : Dr.Ayyappa Panicker

10346 : Who is the author of “Pompei of the Great”?
Ans : John Masefield

10347 : Who is the inventor of Lever; Principle of?
Ans : Archimedes

10348 : Stock exchange Index of Hong Kong is?
Ans : Hang Seng

10349 : The first ministerial conference of WTO was held in?
Ans : Singapore from Dec; 9-13; 1996

10350 : Who is the author of “Hamsters”?
Ans : C.P. Snow

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