General Knowledge – Basic – 073

10801 : Calicut University was founded in?
Ans : 1968

10802 : Prince of Wales Cup is associated with?
Ans : Golf (England)

10803 : Who is the inventor of Telegraph Code?
Ans : Samuel Morse

10804 : Who is the author of Revenue Stamp?
Ans : The Amrita Pritam

10805 : Which place is known as the city of statues?
Ans : Thiruvananthapuram.

10806 : Who is the author of “Meaning of India”?
Ans : Raja Rao

10807 : Who is the author of ” Kerala Sahitya Charitham (5 vol 7 part) “?
Ans : Uloor S Parameshwara Iyer

10808 : Who is the author of India Divided?
Ans : Rajendra Prasad

10809 : Islands of Sunshine?
Ans : West Indies

10810 : Who is the inventor of Automobile (Steam)?
Ans : Nicolas Cugnot

10811 : The Capital of ElSalvador?
Ans : San Salvador

10812 : Slavery was abolished in America in the year?
Ans : 1862

10813 : ‘The Republic’ was the famous work of?
Ans : Plato

10814 : Who introduced State Transport Services in Travancore?
Ans : Sri Chitra Thirunal.

10815 : Who was the first woman in India to reach a high court judgeship?
Ans : Anna Chandy


10816 : The first foreigner to receive Bharat Ratna was?
Ans : Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

10817 : Who was the president of America to devalue the dollar In August -1971 due to economic troubles and the cost of financing the Vietnam War?
Ans : Richard Nixon

10818 : The Capital of Mexico?
Ans : Mexico City

10819 : Who is the author of “Hindi Swaraj”?
Ans : Gandhiji

10820 : Seed dormancy is due to ?
Ans : Abscisic acid

10821 : Kerala Ceramics is located at?
Ans : Kundara

10822 : Who is the author of “Many Worlds”?
Ans : K.P.S.Menon

10823 : Nehru University is located at?
Ans : New Delhi.

10824 : Organisms which obtain heir food from non-living material in their environment are called ?
Ans : Saprophytes

10825 : Which was the school started by Ayyankali under the auspices to Sadhujanaparipalanasangham in 1914?
Ans : Venganoor Pulvilakom Malayalam Primary School

10826 : Who is the author of “Bunch of Old Letters”?
Ans : Jawaharlal Nehru

10827 : The Currency of Jamaica?
Ans : Jamaican Pound

10828 : Tamil Brahmins who came to Kerala first settled in?
Ans : Sekharipuram in Palakkadu.

10829 : Who is the creator of the famous characters “Beeman; Vimala”?
Ans : M.T. Vasudevan Nair

10830 : Which is the official newspaper of Chinese Communist Patty?
Ans : ‘Renin Ribao’ (People’s Daily)


10831 : Which book is known as the first book on journalism in the Malayalam language?
Ans : Vrithantha Pathra Pravarthanam (1912)

10832 : Colour blindness also known as Daltonism is a genetic disorder and It is the inability to distinguish between red colour and ?
Ans : Green colour

10833 : Who is the author of Three Sisters?
Ans : Anton Chekov

10834 : Malayali Memorial(Travancore) was in ?
Ans : 1891

10835 : 24th Parallel separates?
Ans : India and Pakistan

10836 : Who is the author of Around the World in Eighty Days ?
Ans : Jules Verne

10837 : The attempted arrest of Vadakkeveetil Muhammed; the Secretary of the Khilafat Committee at Pukottur in Eranadu Taluk; led to a series of violent clashes between the police and the Mappilas in the Eranadu and Valluvanadu Taluks in 1921. This is known as?
Ans : The Malabar Rebellion

10838 : One gram of fat yields how many calories of energy?
Ans : 9.3 calories

10839 : Who is the author of “Seven summers”?
Ans : Mulk Raj Anand

10840 : The Currency of Saudi Arabia?
Ans : Riyal

10841 : Tom Jones
Ans : Henry Fielding

10842 : Largest Diamond Mines (World)?
Ans : Kimberley (South Africa)

10843 : Which organ of the body is affected by Hepatitis ?
Ans : Liver

10844 : Who is the author of “Death under Sail”?
Ans : C.P. Snow

10845 : Dorian Gray
Ans : Oscar Wilde


10846 : Paleobotany is the study of ?
Ans : Fossil plants

10847 : Who is the author of Mein Kampf?
Ans : Adolf Hitler

10848 : Who is the author of Flight to Parliament?
Ans : Rajesh Pilot

10849 : India government to initiate the ‘Project Tiger on ?
Ans : 1-Apr-73

10850 : Kashmir of Europe?
Ans : Switzerland

10851 : Who is the author of Law Verses Justice?
Ans : V.R. Krishna Iyer

10852 : The scientific name of Man is?
Ans : Homo sapiens

10853 : Who is the author of ” The Namesake”?
Ans : Jumpa Lahiri

10854 : Who is the author of Tom Jones?
Ans : Henry Fielding

10855 : Who is the author of ” Yanthram”?
Ans : Malayattoor Ramakrishnan

10856 : Normal value of Bilirubin in blood serum is?
Ans : 0.2-1

10857 : First American President who was subjected to impeachment is ?
Ans : John Tailor

10858 : Which country is known as the ‘Land of Rising Sun’ ?
Ans : Japan

10859 : Who is the author of “Sense and Sensibility”?
Ans : Jane Austen

10860 : Who is the inventor of Washing Soda?
Ans : Lablanc


10861 : In which district Vellayani fresh water lake is located?
Ans : Thiruvanathapuram

10862 : Pollination by wind is called?
Ans : Anemophily

10863 : Who is the author of “‘Voice of Conscience’; “?
Ans : V.V.Giri

10864 : National Institute of Fashion Technology is located at?
Ans : New Delhi.

10865 : Kerala Kalamandalam at present is situated in?
Ans : Vallathol Nagar in Thrissur district

10866 : Colour blindness also known as Daltonism is a genetic disorder and It is the inability to distinguish between red colour and ?
Ans : Green colour

10867 : Who is the author of “Birth and Death of the Sun”?
Ans : George Gamow

10868 : Air Defence and Guided Missiles School is located at?
Ans : Gopalpur (Orissa).

10869 : The Declaration of American Independence was drafted by?
Ans : Thomas Jefferson

10870 : Name the Plants grow in water?
Ans : Hydrophytes

10871 : Who is the author of “My Early Life”?
Ans : Gandhiji

10872 : Who is considered as the father of Modem History ?
Ans : Leopold Van Ranke; a German historian

10873 : Who is the author of The Da VinciCode ?
Ans : Dan Brown

10874 : Who is the author of “Price of Power”?
Ans : Seymour Hersh

10875 : Bandus are the Negroes living in ?
Ans : Central and South Africa


10876 : Who is the Father of Indian Super Computer?
Ans : Dr. Vijay B Bhatnagar.

10877 : Feroze Shah Kotla Ground (Delhi) is associated with which Sport?
Ans : Cricket

10878 : Who is the author of “Indian Home Rule”?
Ans : M.K.Gandhi

10879 : Kala a zar; an insect borne disease; is propagated by?
Ans : Bed bug

10880 : Where is the headquarters of KTDC located in?
Ans : Thiruvananthapuram

10881 : Who is the author of ” Jeevanasangeetham”?
Ans : G. Sankara Kurup

10882 : Which city is known as the City of Winds?
Ans : Chicago

10883 : The American President John F Kennedy was assassinated in?
Ans : 1963

10884 : Who is the author of Crescent Moon?
Ans : Rabindranath Tagore

10885 : Who is the author of “Passage to India”?
Ans : E.M. Forster

10886 : Who was the great sailor who reached Phillipines in 1521 and died there fighting its aborgins?
Ans : Ferdinant D Megallan of Portugal

10887 : Who is the author of “Without Fear or Favour”?
Ans : Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy

10888 : The Capital of Netherlands?
Ans : Amsterdam

10889 : The Currency of France?
Ans : Franc

10890 : Who founded a school named Lycium in Athens ?
Ans : Aristotle


10891 : China’s leading news paper is ?
Ans : ‘Renin Ribao’ (People’s Daily) of Beijing;

10892 : Palakkad Fort was built by?
Ans : Hyder Ali of Mysore

10893 : Largest River in Volume?
Ans : Amazon (Brazil; South America)

10894 : Who is the author of “Golden Threshold”?
Ans : Sarojini Naidu

10895 : Who is the author of “Tom Jones”?
Ans : Henry Fielding

10896 : Iliad and Odyssey are the two famous Greek epics written by?
Ans : Homer

10897 : Who is the author of ” Marthanda Varma “?
Ans : CV Raman Pillai

10898 : A graphic account or character sketch of one’s own life written by oneself is called?
Ans : Autobiography

10899 : Who is the author of “Kali Andhi”?
Ans : Kamleshwar

10900 : The Currency of Libya?
Ans : Libya Dinar

10901 : New York city is situated on the banks of ?
Ans : Hudson river

10902 : The period of the ‘Long Parliament’ was?
Ans : 1640 to 1660

10903 : Who translated Mahabharata, the epic in Sanskrit, into pure Malayalam, the first complete malayalam translation of the epic, within 874 days in 1887?
Ans : Kodungalloor Kunhikuttan

10904 : The leucocytes capable of producing antibodies are ?
Ans : Lymphocytes

10905 : Who is the inventor of Vulcanisation?
Ans : Goodyear


10906 : The Jews came to Kerala in 68 AD and first landed at?
Ans : Kodungallur

10907 : Highest Peak (World)?
Ans : Everest Nepal

10908 : Who is the world famous painter who sculptured ‘David and Moses’?
Ans : Michelangelo

10909 : What is the method of producing plants from minute plant fragments?
Ans : Tissue culture

10910 : The Capital of Yemen (North)?
Ans : Sania

10911 : Greek poet who wrote poems in honour of victorious athletes?
Ans : Pindar

10912 : Among these four Greek dramatists who wrote only comedies?
Ans : Aeschylus; Sophocles; Euripides; Aristophanes

10913 : Influenza causing virus is ?
Ans : Influenza virus (A;B;C)

10914 : Who is the God of the Zorastrian religion ?
Ans : Ahuramazda

10915 : The organism which has the maximum number of ribs is?
Ans : Snake.

10916 : Cologne is on the bank of which River?
Ans : Rhine

10917 : Muthanga wildlife sanctuary is located at?
Ans : Wayanad

10918 : First woman cosmanaut of world?
Ans : Valentina Tereskhova; the Russian

10919 : Who is the author of Brother Karamazov?
Ans : Fydor Dostoevskey

10920 : United Kingdom includes the Islands of England;Scotland and ?
Ans : Ireland


10921 : Pisciculture is?
Ans : The art of rearing fishes.

10922 : Biggest Hotel (India)?
Ans : Oberoi-Sheraton (Mumbai)

10923 : Cuttack is on the bank of which River?
Ans : Mahanadi

10924 : Who is the author of Life Divine?
Ans : Aurobindo Ghosh

10925 : ‘Third World Countries’ is another term for ?
Ans : Developing countries

10926 : Ashokan inscriptions mention about the early Cheras with the name ?
Ans : Cheralamputra.

10927 : Who is the author of “Two Leaves and a Bud”?
Ans : Mulk Raj Anand

10928 : Travancore Rubber Works(Trivandrum) was started during the period of?
Ans : Sri Chitra Thirunal.

10929 : The name ‘vitamin’ is coined by ?
Ans : J.Funk (1912)

10930 : ElizaTest is used to diagnose?
Ans : Aids

10931 : Who is the author of “Nehru Family and Sikhs”?
Ans : Harbans Singh

10932 : Which is the birthplace of the great Mappila poet Moyinkutty Vaidyar?
Ans : Kondotty

10933 : Who is the author of For Whom the Bell Tolls ?
Ans : Ernest Hemingway

10934 : Who is the author of “Thieves in the Night”?
Ans : Arthur Koestler

10935 : Who is the author of “Tamerlaine the Great”?
Ans : Marlows Christopher


10936 : Who is the author of “Agnisakshi”?
Ans : Lalitham bika Antharjenam

10937 : Which is the first Bank in India to get online Banking facility?
Ans : HDFC

10938 : The mount where Saint Benedict founded his monastery?
Ans : Monte Cassino

10939 : Who is the author of Doctor Zhivago ?
Ans : Boris Pasternak

10940 : First Commander-in-Chief of Free India?
Ans : General Roy Bucher

10941 : Maginot Line separates?
Ans : France and Germany.

10942 : The Currency of Norway?
Ans : Kroner

10943 : Who is the author of “Love in the time of Cholera”?
Ans : Gabriel Garcia Marquez

10944 : The pest causing ‘Mandari’ in coconut trees is called ?
Ans : Eriophyes guerreronis

10945 : Who is the inventor of Electric Current; Induction of?
Ans : Michael Faraday

10946 : The Currency of Pakistan?
Ans : Rupee

10947 : Who is the author of The Ancient Mariner?
Ans : S.T. Coleridge

10948 : Largest Continent?
Ans : Asia

10949 : Who is the author of “Greater Common Good”?
Ans : Arundhati Roy

10950 : Who was first African to receive Nobel Prize for Literature?
Ans : Wole Soynika; the Nigerian author and dramatist

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