General Knowledge – Basic – 071

10501 : Who is the author of “Gathering Storm”?
Ans : Winston Churchill

10502 : The technique of printing was first developed by ?
Ans : The Chinese

10503 : Which is the capital of Falkland Island?
Ans : Stanley

10504 : The Capital of Dominican Republic?
Ans : Santo Domingo

10505 : The Capital of Liberia?
Ans : Monrovia

10506 : The Goal of Cartegena Protocol was?
Ans : To preserve bio diversity & Bio-safety protocols

10507 : Malayalam became an independent language; freed from Tamil during the period of ?
Ans : Kulasekharas (9th Century AD).

10508 : Who is the author of ” Velichathil”?
Ans : Balamani Amma

10509 : Who is the author of Malavikagnimitra?
Ans : Kalidas

10510 : To which race Persians belonged ?
Ans : The Indo-European race

10511 : Who is the inventor of Cell Theory?
Ans : Schleiden & Schwann

10512 : Who is the author of “Major Barbara”?
Ans : G.B.Shaw

10513 : Who is the author of Godan ?
Ans : Munshi Prem Chand

10514 : Who is the author of “Bitter Sweet”?
Ans : Noel Coward

10515 : The United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference; a gathering of delegates from 44 nations that convened from July 1 to 22; 1944 in Bretton Woods; New Hampshire is better known as ?
Ans : The Bretton Woods Conference


10516 : Law of Demand was introduced by ?
Ans : Alfred Marshall

10517 : Forest Research Instiute is situated in?
Ans : Peechi

10518 : Who is the author of ” Manikan”?
Ans : Lalitham bika Antharjenam

10519 : Who is the author of ” Burial at Sea”?
Ans : Khushwant Singh

10520 : Oval (England) is associated with which Sport?
Ans : Cricket

10521 : Name the digestive enzyme that converts Starch to sugars (Maltose) is ?
Ans : Amylase; Ptyalin

10522 : Who is the author of A Retrospect (Essay) ?
Ans : Ezra Pound

10523 : …..is given to environment friendly products of BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards)?
Ans : Ecomark

10524 : What is the name of the improved steam locomotive invented in 1814 by George Stephenson?
Ans : Rocket

10525 : Which is the world’s first teak museum?
Ans : Nilambur Teak Museum

10526 : The Goal of Montreal Protocol was?
Ans : To keep ozone layer intact (To reduce CFCs)

10527 : Who is the author of “Yayati”?
Ans : V.S. Khandekar

10528 : Who wrote Poetics?
Ans : Aristotle

10529 : Patna is on the bank of which River?
Ans : Ganges

10530 : The Capital of Lithuania?
Ans : Vilnius


10531 : Central Institute of Languages is located at?
Ans : Mysore (Karnataka).

10532 : Who is the author of “Social Contract”?
Ans : Rousseau

10533 : Who is the author of Sons and Lovers?
Ans : D.H. Lawrence

10534 : The hero of Aeneid is ?
Ans : Aeneas

10535 : Who is the author of Search for Home; ?
Ans : A Sashti Brata

10536 : Who is the author of “Home and World”?
Ans : Rabindranath Tagore

10537 : Who is the inventor of Electrical Resistance?
Ans : Ohm

10538 : The Bank of France was established by?
Ans : Napolean

10539 : First European to visit China?
Ans : Marco Polo

10540 : The Capital of Mauritania?
Ans : Nouakchott

10541 : Largest Natural Harbour (India)?
Ans : Visakhapatnam

10542 : Who is the inventor of Parachute?
Ans : Andre-Jacques

10543 : The Currency of Singapore?
Ans : Singapore Dollar

10544 : Arboriculture is?
Ans : Cultivation of tree and vegetables.

10545 : Khartoun is on the bank of which River?
Ans : Confluence of Blue &White; Nile


10546 : Central Fuel Research Institute is located at?
Ans : Dhanbad (Bihar).

10547 : A narrative or biography written from personal experience is called?
Ans : Memoirs

10548 : Battle of Water Loo (1815) British force led by Duke of Wellington defeated French force led by ?
Ans : Napolean Bonaparte

10549 : Who is the author of “Sreekrishna Karnamritham.”?
Ans : Poonthanam

10550 : Who were the first to invent the system of Multiplication?
Ans : Mesopotamians

10551 : Malayalam became an independent language; freed from Tamil during the period of ?
Ans : Kulasekharas (9th Century AD).

10552 : Which ruler made primary education compulsory in Travancore?
Ans : Rani Gauri Parvati Bai

10553 : Largest Volcano (World)?
Ans : Mauna Lea (Hawai)

10554 : Name the Treaty that ended the First World War?
Ans : The Treaty of Versailles in 1919

10555 : Egyptian script was pictographic in nature. It was known as?
Ans : Hierogliphics

10556 : The largest blood vessel in the body is?
Ans : Aorta

10557 : The Capital of Tuvalu?
Ans : Funafuti

10558 : First heart pacemaker was designed by ?
Ans : Wilson Great

10559 : The Capital of Bermuda?
Ans : Hamilton

10560 : Who is the inventor of Gramophone?
Ans : Thomas Edison


10561 : Who is the author of “New Dimensions of India’s Foreign Policy”?
Ans : Atal Bihari Vajpayee

10562 : Who is the author of ” B.A.Mayavi”?
Ans : E.Y.Krishana Pillai

10563 : Who is the author of ” Area of Darkness”?
Ans : V.S.Naipaul

10564 : Who is the author of ” Meaning of India”?
Ans : Raja Rao

10565 : Uniform Resources Locator (URL) is an electronic address that identifies a?
Ans : Website.

10566 : Who is the author of ” Guide”?
Ans : R.K. Narayan

10567 : Who is the founder of Twitter ?
Ans : Ivan Williams

10568 : Which is the biggest city in China?
Ans : Shanghai (Beijing is in the second place)

10569 : First 70mm film in Malayalam was?
Ans : Padayottam (1982)

10570 : Who is the author of “Around the World in Eighty Days”?
Ans : Jules Verne

10571 : Isaac Newton was born in England in ?
Ans : 1642

10572 : Who is the inventor of World Wide Web?
Ans : Tim Berners Lee

10573 : Who is the author of ” Coolies”?
Ans : Mulk Raj Anand

10574 : Who was the Director of Kumarasambavam, the winner of the first Kerala State film award for the best film?
Ans : A Vincent

10575 : The Currency of Algeria?
Ans : Dinar


10576 : Data that is copied from an application is stored in the ?
Ans : Clipboard

10577 : The Currency of Malaysia?
Ans : Malaysian Dollar

10578 : Who is the author of “Comedy of Erros”?
Ans : Shakespeare

10579 : Highest Tower (World)?
Ans : 1. Tokyo Television Tower (Japan) 2. Eiffel Tower (Paris; France)

10580 : Central Mining Research Station is located at?
Ans : Dhanbad (Bihar).

10581 : Who is the author of “Utopia”?
Ans : Sir Thomas Moore

10582 : Industrial Revolution was first witnessed in which industry?
Ans : The Cotton Textile Industry

10583 : The Capital of Nigeria?
Ans : Abuja

10584 : Famous Orator of Greece?
Ans : Cesero

10585 : Who is the author of St Joan ?
Ans : George Bernard Shaw

10586 : Who is the author of Nine Days Wonder ?
Ans : John Masefield

10587 : Who is the inventor of Electric Motor (DC)?
Ans : Zenobe Gramme

10588 : The first computer graphics used movie is ?
Ans : TRON (1982)

10589 : ……..is a coin whose face value is more than the value of the metal?
Ans : ‘Token coin’

10590 : Who is the author of ” Khasakkinte lthihasam”?
Ans : O.V Vijayan


10591 : Who is the author of ” Aachanum Makalum”?
Ans : Vallathol Narayana Menon

10592 : The IBAN concept was developed by ?
Ans : The European Committee for Banking Standards (ECBS) and the International Standards Organisation (ISO)

10593 : The Capital of Israel?
Ans : Jerusalem

10594 : Who is the author of My Struggle ?
Ans : E:K.Nayanar

10595 : Destruction of feudalism in France was the direct result of ?
Ans : French Revolution

10596 : VitaminB1 is also called?
Ans : Thiamine

10597 : The name ‘Protestant’ was first applied by ?
Ans : Martin Luther

10598 : The Capital of Liberia?
Ans : Monrovia

10599 : Who is the inventor of Homoeopathy?
Ans : Hahnemann

10600 : The Capital of Chile?
Ans : Santiago

10601 : Which is the first newspaper of Kerala?
Ans : Rajyasamacharam’ { June 1847 }

10602 : Who is the author of “From India to America”?
Ans : S.Chandrasekar

10603 : Indian Toxicology Research Centre is located at?
Ans : Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh).

10604 : The revolts against the British in Malabar were organised by?
Ans : KeraIa Varma Pazhassi Raja of Kottayam Royal Family.

10605 : Who is the author of Blind Beauty ?
Ans : Boris Pasternak


10606 : Who is the creator of the famous characters “Brutus; Claudius; Cleopatra”?
Ans : Shakespeare

10607 : Who is the author of ” The Vendor of sweets”?
Ans : R.K. Narayan

10608 : The Theory of Money and Credit was written by ?
Ans : Ludwig von Mises

10609 : Who is the author of “Robe”?
Ans : The L.C. Douglas

10610 : Unification of Germany was done by ?
Ans : Bismark

10611 : Who is the author of ” Tharavadu and Oru Muri Tenga “?
Ans : P. Kesava Dev

10612 : ….is an economy in which there are economic activities between domestic community and outside?
Ans : Open economy

10613 : Thomas Cup is associated with?
Ans : World Badminton

10614 : The Currency of Tonga?
Ans : Pa’ Anga

10615 : Who is the creator of the famous character “Gulliver”
Ans : Jonathan Swift

10616 : Who is the author of India for Sale?
Ans : Chitra Subramaniam

10617 : Who became the ruler of Rome after Julius Caeser?
Ans : Octavian (Augustus Caesar)

10618 : Which city is known as Berminhatam of Central Africa?
Ans : City of Moro in Central Africa

10619 : The name Japan was originated from the name Zipangu. By whom was this name coined ?
Ans : Marco Polo

10620 : Who is the author of Patriot ?
Ans : Pearl S Buck


10621 : Who is the author of “India Divided”?
Ans : Rajendra Prasad

10622 : Who is the author of Das Capital ?
Ans : Karl Marx

10623 : Who was the first Chief Minister who completed the term of five years?
Ans : C.Achuthamenon

10624 : A Huzur Court was established as the final court of appeal in?
Ans : 1814

10625 : Who is the author of Issues of Science and Religion?
Ans : Ian Barbour

10626 : Smallest living thing ?
Ans : Virus

10627 : Who is the author of “The Last Temptation of Christ”?
Ans : Nikos Kazantzakis

10628 : Which ruler of Travancore started the first post office in 1852 in Alappuzha?
Ans : Uthram Thirunal Marthanda Varma

10629 : Who is the author of Daughter of the East?
Ans : Benazir Bhutto

10630 : What is the number of milk teeth in human body?
Ans : 20

10631 : American Cup is associated with?
Ans : Yatch Racing

10632 : Who is the author of “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”?
Ans : Harriet Beecher Stowe

10633 : The American Model Executive was proposed by?
Ans : Sir C. P. Ramaswami Ayyer.

10634 : Who is the inventor of Origin of Life (artificial)?
Ans : Stanley Millar

10635 : If the face value of the money is equal to intrinsic value it is called?
Ans : Full bodied money


10636 : The year in whichTelegraph system started in Travancore is?
Ans : 1863

10637 : The India government selected the The Rupee Symbol on?
Ans : 15-Jul-10

10638 : The Currency of Ethiopia?
Ans : Birr

10639 : How many members participated in the Pattini Jatha’ led by A.K. Gopalan?
Ans : 32

10640 : The protector of the heart is ?
Ans : Pericardium

10641 : World health day is observed every year on ?
Ans : April 7th.

10642 : The treaty of surrender of Japan was signed in a ship named?
Ans : USS Missourie in the Bay of Tokyo

10643 : Who is the author of Far from the Madding Crowd?
Ans : Thomas Hardy

10644 : Petrussis causing bacteria is ?
Ans : Bordetella Pertussis

10645 : Aeneid was written by?
Ans : Virgil

10646 : Hamburg is on the bank of which River?
Ans : Elbe

10647 : Name the India’s first indigenous genetically engineered Hepatitis – B vaccine?
Ans : Shanvac-B

10648 : Who is the author of “From Surprise to Victory”?
Ans : Gen. V.P. Malik

10649 : Who is the author of “Rathrimazha”?
Ans : Sugathakumari

10650 : What is the total number of permanent teeth in an adult ?
Ans : 32

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