General Knowledge – Basic – 072

10651 : Name the Currency of England?
Ans : Pound Sterling

10652 : The Peasants Revolt in England was in ?
Ans : 1381

10653 : Which Chief Minister holds the record for holding the office for the longest continuous term?
Ans : C. Achutha Menon.

10654 : The Capital of Iraq?
Ans : Baghdad

10655 : Which district is known as the land of Poorams?
Ans : Thrissur

10656 : The Currency of Tanzania?
Ans : Shilling

10657 : Who stated “In the struggle for survival; the fittest win out at the expense of their rivals because they succeed in adapting themselves best to their environment’ ?
Ans : Charles Darwin.

10658 : Largest Sea-bird?
Ans : Albatross

10659 : Father of Natures History/ Father of Biology ?
Ans : Aristotle

10660 : Who is the author of “Tirayum Chuzhiyum “?
Ans : Prof. S. Guptan

10661 : Vermiculture is?
Ans : Breeding of worms useful to farmers.

10662 : Who developed the theory of universe through his book “Six Books concerning the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres” ?
Ans : Copernicus a Polish astronomer

10663 : Who is the author of The Lotus Eaters?
Ans : Alfred Tennyson

10664 : “Paschimodayam’ publication was started by?
Ans : Herman Gundert in October 1847

Who is the author of ‘Chemmeen’?
Ans : Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai

Who is the author of An essay on Entitlement and Deprivation?
Ans : Dr Amartya Sen

Who is the author of Buddha’s Warriors””?
Ans : Mikel Dunham”

10665 : Who is the inventor of Yellow fever; cause of?
Ans : Reed


10666 : Who is the author of “Broken Wings”?
Ans : Sarojini Naidu

10667 : Cattle Breading research institute is located in?
Ans : Hissar (Haryana)

10668 : Who is the author of ” Midnight’s Children”?
Ans : Salman Rushdie

10669 : Who is the founder of Pakistan?
Ans : Muhammed Ali Jinna

10670 : Normal Blood Pressure(BP) is?
Ans : l20/80mmHg.

10671 : Stock exchange Index of Singapore is ?
Ans : Simex

10672 : Pazhassi tourism centre’ is located in?
Ans : Mananthavady in Wynad

10673 : Central Drug Research Institute is located at?
Ans : Lucknow (U.P.).

10674 : The Currency of Poland?
Ans : Zloty

10675 : Blood Pressure control is the function of which hormone?
Ans : Adrenalin produced by Adrenal gland

10676 : Which was the first central jail established in Kerala?
Ans : Kannur Central Prison-1969

10677 : The Capital of Romania?
Ans : Bucharest

10678 : Which element helps in the fruit forming stage in plants?
Ans : Potassium

10679 : Who is the author of “The God of Small Things”?
Ans : Arundhati Roy

10680 : Who is the author of “Socrates’?
Ans : Swadeshabhimani Ramakrishnapilla


10681 : Who is the author of ” Ellam Chundukal”?
Ans : G. Sankara Kurup

10682 : ‘Education Through Fun’ is its motto of?
Ans : DPEP

10683 : Fastest Animal?
Ans : The Peregerine Falcon

10684 : Who is the author of Farewell to Arms ?
Ans : Ernest Hemingway

10685 : Forest Research Institute is located in?
Ans : Dehradun (U.P)

10686 : What was the name of the Atom bomb dropped in Nagasaki known as?
Ans : ‘Fat man’

10687 : The revolt against the 4I year long ruled Muammer Gaddafi in Libya began on?
Ans : February 15 -2011

10688 : Who is the inventor of Electric Energy?
Ans : Joule; James

10689 : National Literacy Mission (NLM)was launched in?
Ans : 1998

10690 : Kerala Police Academy is at?
Ans : Ramavarmapuram in Thrissur

10691 : Who is the creator of the famous character Mandan Muttappa?
Ans : Vaikom Muhammed Basheer

10692 : Disease causing microorganisms are called ?
Ans : Pathogens.

10693 : What was the name of the ship in which Vasco-da-Gama reached Kerala?
Ans : St.Gabriel.

10694 : Who is the inventor of Nuclear Physics?
Ans : John Crockfort

10695 : Flying fox is kind of ?
Ans : Bat


10696 : Who is the author of “Nuclear Weapons”?
Ans : B.S.Gupta

10697 : Who is the author of “All Things Bright and Beautiful”?
Ans : Lewis Carroll

10698 : Who was the first Minister of Education in Kerala?
Ans : Joseph Mundassery

10699 : Who is the author of “Magdalana Mariam”?
Ans : Vallathol Narayana Menon

10700 : St Angelo Fort in Kannur was built by?
Ans : Dom Francisco de Almeida; the first Portuguese Viceroy of India (1505)

10701 : Who is the author of “Ujjaini Agnishalabhangal”?
Ans : O.N.V Kurup

10702 : Who is the author of “The School of Scandal”?
Ans : R.B. Sheridan

10703 : Who is the author of The Warof Indian Independence ?
Ans : V.D.Sarvarkar

10704 : What is known as the power house of the cell?
Ans : Mitochondria

10705 : The London Mission Society (LMS) at Nagercoil was established in 1816 under the patronage of?
Ans : Gauri Parvati Bai.

10706 : The Opium wars were fought between ?
Ans : Britain and China

10707 : Who is the author of ” Viswavikya thamaya Mooku”?
Ans : Vaikom Muhammed Basheer

10708 : Who succeeded Velithanbi as the new Dalawa of Travancore?
Ans : Ummini Thampi

10709 : Who is the author of “Jnanappana”?
Ans : Poonthanam

10710 : Who is the author of “India for a Billion Reasons”?
Ans : Amit Dasgupta


10711 : Who is the author of “Time Machine”?
Ans : H.G. Wells

10712 : Loneliest Island?
Ans : Tristan De Gumha (Mid. Atlantic)

10713 : Stock exchange Index of Tokyo is?
Ans : Nikkei

10714 : The Currency of Uganda?
Ans : Ugandan Shilling

10715 : Who is the only Chief Minister from Muslim Community?
Ans : C.H. Muhammed Koya

10716 : Who is the author of “Law Verses Justice”?
Ans : V.R. Krishna Iyer

10717 : Most abundant element in plant body is ?
Ans : Carbon

10718 : Who is the author of ” Enippadikal “?
Ans : Thakazhi Siva Sankara Pillai

10719 : Father of Biology ?
Ans : Aristotle

10720 : In which year Ireland was delinked from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland?
Ans : 1921

10721 : Controlling centre of the cell is ?
Ans : Nucleus

10722 : Which is the first District in India to have 100 percent literacy?
Ans : Ernakulam (1990)

10723 : In which country Democracy originated ?
Ans : Greece

10724 : World’s first test tube baby Louie Brown was born on?
Ans : 25th July 1978

10725 : Who is the author of The Warof Indian Independence ?
Ans : V.D.Sarvarkar


10726 : Sydney Carton
Ans : Charles Dickens

10727 : Who is the author of “Brick Lane”?
Ans : Monica Ali

10728 : Who is the author of “War and Peace”?
Ans : Leo Tolstoy

10729 : Who is called the father of Steam Locomotive?
Ans : George Stephenson

10730 : Which is the first state to introduce e-mail system in Govt. Office?
Ans : Goa

10731 : Who is the author of “Count of Monte Cristo”?
Ans : Alexander Dumas

10732 : The first microprocessor was developed by Intel in?
Ans : 1971

10733 : Sivanthi AdithanGold Cup is associated with?
Ans : Kabbadi

10734 : Who assumed power replacing Sun- Yat-Sen in 1912 March 10?
Ans : Yuan Shikai

10735 : Who is the author of “Years of the Upheaval”?
Ans : Henry Kissinger

10736 : Who is the author of “Our India”?
Ans : Minoo Masani

10737 : Who is the author of “History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire”?
Ans : Edward Gibbon

10738 : Who is the author of “Lucky Jim”?
Ans : Kingley Amis

10739 : Who is the author of Brave New World?
Ans : Aldous Huxley

10740 : Where was Chatampi Swamikal born in?
Ans : Kannammoola in Thiruvananthapuram district.


10741 : The Currency of Columbia?
Ans : Peso

10742 : Who is the author of Asian Drama ?
Ans : Gunnar Myrdal

10743 : Who is the author of “Two Women”?
Ans : Alberto Moravia

10744 : Who is the author of “Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard”?
Ans : Kiran Desai

10745 : Highest Waterfall (World)?
Ans : Angel Waterfalls in Venezuela; South America

10746 : Neolithic Age also known as ?
Ans : New Stone Age

10747 : First and the Last Indian Governor – General of Free India?
Ans : C. Rajagopalachari

10748 : Dog was the first animal domesticated by man. During which age domesticating of animals began ?
Ans : Neolithic Age

10749 : Who is the Pro-Chancellor of Agricultural University in Kerala?
Ans : Agriculture Minister

10750 : Kolkata is on the bank of which River?
Ans : Hooghly

10751 : College of Military Engineering is located at?
Ans : Kirkee; Pune (Maharashtra).

10752 : Test Tube baby was developed by ?
Ans : Patrick Sleptoe & Robert Edwards (1918)

10753 : Organization Of Economic Co-Operation & Development (OECD) was established on ?
Ans : 30-Sep-61

10754 : Vasco Da Gama’s second visit to Kerala was in?
Ans : 1502

10755 : Who is the author of “Durgesh Nan-dini”?
Ans : Bankim Chandra Chatterjee


10756 : Who is the author of “Bitter Sweet”?
Ans : Noel Coward

10757 : Where is the only cantonment in Kerala located?
Ans : Kannur

10758 : Who is the author of “Freedom in Exile”?
Ans : Dalai Lama

10759 : From which language the word ‘Chemistry’ was originated?
Ans : The Egyptian language

10760 : Who is the author of “Shivaji; The Great Patriot”?
Ans : Lala Lajpat Rai

10761 : World habitat day is ?
Ans : 1st Monday of October

10762 : Who is the author of “The Audacity of Hope”?
Ans : Barack Obama

10763 : Largest Corridor (World)?
Ans : Rameswaram Temple

10764 : Who is the author of Julius Caeser ?
Ans : William Shakespeare

10765 : The famous “Iron Curtain” speech was by?
Ans : Winston Churchill

10766 : Who is the author of She Stoops to Conquer ?
Ans : Oliver Goldsmith

10767 : With which sport G V Raja Trophy is associated?
Ans : Football

10768 : Who is the author of “Ramayana Maharishi”?
Ans : Valmiki

10769 : Who is the inventor of Nylon?
Ans : W.Carothers

10770 : Who is the author of Kamayani ?
Ans : Jai Shanker Prasad


10771 : “The Last Supper’ a fresco painting in Milan; is a famous painting of ?
Ans : Leonardo Da Vinci

Hindustan News Print Factory is located at?
Ans : Vellur (Kottayam)

Hurlingham (England) is associated with which Sport?
Ans : Polo

Sand fever; an insect borne disease; is propagated by?
Ans : Sand fly

Kurnool is on the bank of which River?
Ans : Tungbhadra

ADB began its operation in?
Ans : 1966

Who is the author of The Pathology of Corruption?
Ans : S.S. Gill

Who is the inventor of Printing Press?
Ans : Caxton

Who discovered West Indies and thought it was India in 1492?
Ans : Christopher Columbus

Who is the author of The Sound and the Fury””?
Ans : William Faulkner”

10772 : Who is the inventor of Geiger counter?
Ans : Geiger

10773 : Who is the author of “Sacred Games”?
Ans : Vikram Chandra

10774 : Who is the author of “Divine Life”?
Ans : Sivananda

10775 : Who was the President of America during the First World War?
Ans : Wudrow Wilson

10776 : Vasco-da Gama rounded the Cape of Good Hope and landed in the Spring of 1498 at ?
Ans : Kappad in Calicut

10777 : Who is the author of “Diplomacy”?
Ans : Henry Kissinger

10778 : Largest Cave Temple (India)?
Ans : Ellora (Maharashtra)

10779 : English king who signed the Magnacarta in 1215?
Ans : John

10780 : Who is the author of “Democracy Redeemed”?
Ans : V.K.Narasimhan

10781 : Who is the author of “Dr. Faust”?
Ans : Goethe

10782 : Who is the inventor of Kala-a-zar Fever?
Ans : U.N.Bramachari

10783 : First country to launch a cosmic space rocket towards moon?
Ans : Russia

10784 : Who is the author of “Hamlet”?
Ans : William Shakespeare

10785 : Who is the author of “Blood Brothers”?
Ans : MJ.Akbar


10786 : Who is the author of “Asthiyude Pookal”?
Ans : Prof. S. Guptan

10787 : The scientific name of Cat is?
Ans : Felis domesticus

10788 : Who is the author of “Randidangazhi”?
Ans : Thakazhi Siva Sankara Pillai

10789 : Who is the author of “The Social Contract”?
Ans : Rousseau

10790 : …………..is drug that acts on central nervous system and is used to calm; decrease anxiety or help a person to sleep?
Ans : Tranquilizer

10791 : St.Louis is on the bank of which River?
Ans : Mississippi

10792 : The interest rate that commercial bank charge from the most credit worthy customers is called?
Ans : Prime Lending Rate

10793 : Who was the founder of Kerala Deepika, the first malayalam paper published from Malabar?
Ans : Chengulathu Kunhirama Menon

10794 : Who is the author of “Ethics for New Millennium”?
Ans : Dalai Lama

10795 : Who is the author of “Summer in Kolkata”?
Ans : Madhavikutty (Kamala Surayya)

10796 : World Mother Language Day is on?
Ans : 21-Feb

10797 : Who is the author of “Swapnabhoomi”?
Ans : Sugathakumari

10798 : Who is the author of “My China Diary”?
Ans : K Natwar Singh

10799 : The School of Scandal ?
Ans : R.B. Sheridan

10800 : Which was the first Axis Power to surrender in the First World War?
Ans : Italy

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