General Knowledge – Basic – 074

10951 : Who is the author of ” Harinama Keerthanam “?
Ans : Ezhuthachan

10952 : Vitamin B2 is also called?
Ans : Riboflavin

10953 : Who is the author of “Between the Assassinations”?
Ans : Arvind Adiga

10954 : Who was the contemporary of Velu Thampi Dalawa who revolted against the British in Cochin?
Ans : Paliyat Achan; Diwan of Cochin Raja

10955 : Who is the author of Friends and Foes?
Ans : Sheikh Mujibur Rehman

10956 : Canada Cup is associated with?
Ans : Golf(World Championship)

10957 : Which organ of the body is affected by Jaundice ?
Ans : Liver

10958 : Who is the author of The Seagully?
Ans : Anton Chekov

10959 : Who is the author of “Avion and the Dolphin”?
Ans : Vikram Seth

10960 : Lao-Tse was the founder of the most important religion of China known as?
Ans : Taoism

10961 : The Currency of Myanmar (Burma)?
Ans : Kyat

10962 : Central Marine Research Station is located at?
Ans : Chennai (Tamil Nadu).

10963 : Who is the author of “Brave New World”?
Ans : Aldous Huxley

10964 : Which is the biggest tree in the world and where is it located ?
Ans : ‘General Sherman’ in California

10965 : Who is the author of “Red Star Over China”?
Ans : Edger Snow


10966 : The Capital of Belize?
Ans : Belmopan

10967 : To which script Writings in the Edakkal Caves belonged to ?
Ans : The Dravida Brahmi script

10968 : Which is a traditional art form prevalent among the Christians of Kerala?
Ans : Margam Kali

10969 : Who is the author of Around the World in Eighty Days ?
Ans : Jules Verne

10970 : Euro coins and banknotes entered circulation on ?
Ans : 1st Jan 2002

10971 : Who is the author of “Jaguar Smile”?
Ans : Salman Rushdie

10972 : The headquarters The Kerala State Cashew Development Corporation Ltd is in?
Ans : Kollam

10973 : Bin Laden was shot and killed in?
Ans : In May 2; 2011

10974 : Venice of the North?
Ans : Stockholm

10975 : Who is the author of “Socrates’?
Ans : Swadeshabhimani Ramakrishnapilla

10976 : Who is the author of “Satyartha Prakash”?
Ans : Swami Dayananda Saraswathi

10977 : Who is the author of “Anakaran”?
Ans : Karoor Neelakanda Pillai

10978 : Russian Revolution was led by?
Ans : Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov Lenin

10979 : In which district The Agasthyamalai Biosphere Reserve is located?
Ans : Kollam

10980 : Who is the author of “‘Voice of Conscience’; “?
Ans : V.V.Giri


10981 : Garden of England?
Ans : Kent (England)

10982 : Which is the first European church in India?
Ans : St. Francis Church

10983 : Who is the author of Savithri ?
Ans : Aurobindo Ghosh

10984 : Who is the author of “Development as Freedom”?
Ans : Dr Amartya Sen

10985 : The Chalai Bazar in Trivandrum was built by?
Ans : Raja Kesava Das

10986 : Who is the author of ” Chandalabhikshuki. “?
Ans : Kumaranasan

10987 : Name the author of’ Aenid’; a famous Roman poet?
Ans : Vergil

10988 : Civil Disobedience Movement was in?
Ans : 1930

10989 : Who is known as the Malayalam Romantic poet”?
Ans : Kumaranasan (1873-1924)

10990 : Who is the inventor of Radar?
Ans : Robert Watson Watt

10991 : Who is the author of “Wings of Fire”?
Ans : A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

10992 : Who is the inventor of Computer (electronic)?
Ans : J . G . Brainerd J.P.Eckert & J.W.Manchly

10993 : Who is the author of Ambassador’s Report ?
Ans : Chester Bowles

10994 : The Capital of Brunei?
Ans : Bander Seri begawan

10995 : The Currency of Libya?
Ans : Libya Dinar


10996 : Who is the author of Beloved ?
Ans : Toni Morrison

10997 : Who is the author of Search for Home; ?
Ans : A Sashti Brata

10998 : French Revolution started on?
Ans : 14th July 1789

10999 : In which country Democracy originated ?
Ans : Greece

11000 : Who is the author of “Jai Somnath”?
Ans : K.M. Munshi

11001 : Who is the author of “Vinaya Patrika”?
Ans : Thulasi Das

11002 : Who is the author of “Tales from Shakespeare”?
Ans : Charles Lamb

11003 : Who is the author of “Raghuvamsa”?
Ans : Kalidas

11004 : Meningitis causing bacteria is ?
Ans : Neisseria Meningtidis

11005 : The electronic record for recording of electric variations that occur during contraction of muscles of heart is?
Ans : ECG (Electro Cardio Gram)

11006 : Who is the creator of the famous characters “Appukili; Ravi; Mollakka”?
Ans : OV.Vijayan

11007 : Who is the author of “The Story of My life; “?
Ans : Morarji Desai

11008 : Kala-azar (Leishmaniasis) is transmitted by ?
Ans : Sand flies.

11009 : Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute is located at?
Ans : Durgapur (West Bengal).

11010 : The Currency of Togo?
Ans : France CFA


11011 : Who is the author of “Freedom from Fear”?
Ans : Aung San Suu Ki

11012 : Who was the producer and direction of the first silent movie Vigathakumaran?
Ans : JC Daniel

11013 : Who is the author of Crisis into Chaos?
Ans : E.M.S.Namboodiripad

11014 : Who is the author of “Amar Kosha”?
Ans : Amar Singh

11015 : Who is the author of “Glimpses of World History”?
Ans : Jawaharlal Nehru

11016 : Largest Natural Harbour (India)?
Ans : Visakhapatnam

11017 : Which hormone is secreted when a man gets feared is?
Ans : Adrenaline.

11018 : Who discovered West Indies and thought it was India in 1492?
Ans : Christopher Columbus

11019 : Which police station has achieved the distinction of becoming the first police station in Kerala to get ISO 9001 : 2008 certification?
Ans : Kozhikkode town police station

11020 : Who was the first Olympian from Kerala ?
Ans : Suresh Babu

11021 : Record of the oral part of history is called?
Ans : Saga

11022 : In which year Velu Thampi became the Dalawa of Travancore?
Ans : 1800AD

11023 : Who is the author of Kapal Kundala?
Ans : Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

11024 : Cock of the Fleet Trophy is associated with?
Ans : Regatta

11025 : First man to climb Mount Everest?
Ans : Sherpa Sungau (Nepal)


11026 : Who invented Thermometer
Ans : Galileo Galilee (1593)

11027 : Who is the author of “The Mother”?
Ans : Maxim Gorky

11028 : The function of Arithmetic and Logic Unit (ALU) is?
Ans : Perform all the mathematical calculations

11029 : Who is the great dramatist popularly known as the ‘Bard of Avon’?
Ans : Shakespeare

11030 : Who is the author of ‘Crisis into Chaos’?
Ans : E.M.S. Namboodiripad

11031 : The Currency of Zambia?
Ans : Kwacha

11032 : Who is the author of Iron in the Soul?
Ans : Jean Paul Sartre

11033 : Who is the author of “Freedom at Midnight”?
Ans : Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

11034 : Kerala Bhasha Institute wass established on?
Ans : 11-Mar-68

11035 : Deepest Mines (India)?
Ans : Kolar Gold Fields (Karnataka)

11036 : Who is the author of Decline of the West ?
Ans : O. Spengler

11037 : Vitamin B2 is also called?
Ans : Riboflavin

11038 : The disintegration of the USSR took place in the year?
Ans : 1991

11039 : Maharaja Ranjit Singh Gold Cup is associated with?
Ans : Hockey

11040 : Kim
Ans : Rudyard Kipling


11041 : The foreign policy of Peter the Great was known as?
Ans : ‘Warm Water Policy’

11042 : Who is the author of “Hindu Civilization”?
Ans : J.M.Barrie

11043 : Who invented the Flying Shuttle for weaving cloth?
Ans : John Kay (1733)

11044 : The Capital of Bolivia?
Ans : La Paz

11045 : Who is the inventor of Railway Engine?
Ans : Stephenson

11046 : Who is the author of “Wuthering Heights”?
Ans : Emily Bronte

11047 : Who is the inventor of Neutron?
Ans : Chadwick

11048 : Britain of the South?
Ans : New Zealand

11049 : Name the digestive enzyme that converts Lactose to glucose is ?
Ans : Lactase

11050 : Largest Bell (World)?
Ans : Greatest Bell of Moscow (Russia)

11051 : Japanese style of flower arranging is known as ?
Ans : Ikebana

11052 : Who is the author of ” Varnaraaji”?
Ans : Dr. M. Leelavathi

11053 : Who is the author of “Sense and Sensibility”?
Ans : Jane Austen

11054 : Madrid is on the bank of which River?
Ans : Manzaneres

11055 : Which is Kerala’s most important coastal tourism destination?
Ans : Kovalam


11056 : Who is the author of “Worshipping False Gods”?
Ans : Arun Shourie

11057 : Who founded ‘Young Italy’ in 1821?
Ans : Joseph Massini

11058 : Who is the author of Law Verses Justice?
Ans : V.R. Krishna Iyer

11059 : George Washington became the President of America in the year?
Ans : 1789

11060 : Which was the only Muslim ruling dynasty in Kerala?
Ans : Arakkal Dynasty.

11061 : Biopsy test is used to diagnose?
Ans : Cancer

11062 : Utiyam Cheralatham of first Chera Empire had the title ?
Ans : ‘Vanavarampan’.

11063 : Name the leader of Chinese Communist Party who became the first President of the People’s Republic of China?
Ans : Mao Tse Tung

11064 : Who is the author of “Mudra Rakshasa”?
Ans : Vishakhadatta

11065 : The Capital of Vatican City State?
Ans : Vatican City

11066 : Who is the creator of the famous character Anna Karenina
Ans : Leo Tolstoy

11067 : Stock exchange Index of London is?
Ans : FTSE

11068 : Who is the author of ” Indulekha “?
Ans : Oyarathu Chandu Menon

11069 : Who is the author of “Surviving Men”?
Ans : Shobha De

11070 : Which Chief Minister of Kerala ruled for the longest term?
Ans : E.K. Nayanar


11071 : Who is the inventor of Chain Drive?
Ans : Leonardoda Vinci

11072 : Father of Natures History/ Father of Biology?
Ans : Aristotle

11073 : The process of sudden heritable change in a gene due to change in its composition is called ?
Ans : Mutation

11074 : Sri Sankara University of Sanskrit, Kaladi, was founded in?
Ans : 1992

11075 : Who is the author of “Family Matters”?
Ans : Rohinton Mistry

11076 : Who is the author of “The Sorrows of Young Werther”?
Ans : Goethe

11077 : The Capital of Bangladesh?
Ans : Dhaka

11078 : Who is the author of “Edward II”?
Ans : Christopher Marlowe

11079 : Who is the author of Heroes and Hero Worship ?
Ans : Thomas Carlyle

11080 : Oedipus
Ans : Sophocles

11081 : The Arab traveller Sulaiman (85I AD) visited Kerala during the reign of?
Ans : Sthanu Ravi Vannan.

11082 : First Chinese pilgrim to visit India?
Ans : Fa-Hein

11083 : Name the merchant organisations of Europe in the Middle Ages?
Ans : Guilds

11084 : Jinna house is in?
Ans : Mumbai

11085 : Who is the author of “Lajja”?
Ans : Taslima Nasreen


11086 : Which American President gave orders to drop atom bomb in Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
Ans : Harry S Truman

11087 : Who is the author of “Ape and Essence”?
Ans : Aldus Huxley

11088 : A poem that mourns on someone’s death is called?
Ans : Elegy

11089 : What is the name given to the Kerala literacy programme?
Ans : Akshara Keralam

11090 : The Currency of Armenia?
Ans : Rubie

11091 : Which district is known as Migrants District?
Ans : Idukki

11092 : National Environmental Engineering Institute is located at?
Ans : Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh).

11093 : Pazhassi Raja was killed by the British in?
Ans : 1805

11094 : A.T.P (Adenosine Tri phosphate) synthesise is the function of?
Ans : Mitochondria

11095 : The world’s Second Earth Summit (2002) was at?
Ans : Johannesburg (South Africa)

11096 : Who is the author of “Gone with the Wind”?
Ans : Margaret Mitchel

11097 : Which American President gave orders to drop atom bomb in Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
Ans : Harry S Truman

11098 : iago; Macbeth; Jessica
Ans : Shakespeare

11099 : Tuberculosis causing bacteria is ?
Ans : Mycobacterium tuberculosis

11100 : Global Polio Eradication Programme is a Joint effort led by WHO; UNICEF and ?
Ans : The Rotory Foundation.

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