General Knowledge – Basic – 075

11101 : Who is the author of “Kanyadaan”?
Ans : Vijay Tendulkar

11102 : The third molar teeth appears in the later stage is called?
Ans : Wisdom Teeth

11103 : Who was the first Muslim woman to be appointed to the Supreme Court of India?
Ans : Justice M. Fathima Beevi

11104 : Which is the first novel in Malayalam?
Ans : Kundalatha by Appu Nedungadi

11105 : Travancore-Cochin Sports Council came to be known as Kerala Sports Council in?
Ans : 1956

11106 : Who was a crooked witch in Russia; who had an influence over the Czarina?
Ans : Rasputin

11107 : A program used to browse the web is called ?
Ans : Browser.

11108 : Who is the author of “Step Across This Line”?
Ans : Salman Rushdie

11109 : Ayodhya is on the bank of which River?
Ans : Saryu

11110 : The plant hormone that controls fruit ripening is?
Ans : Ethylene

11111 : Who is the author of “Ain-i-Akbari”?
Ans : AbulFazal

11112 : The Currency of India?
Ans : Rupee

11113 : Who is the author of “The Universe in a Nutshell”?
Ans : Stephen Hawking

11114 : Who is the author of Baburnama ?
Ans : Babur (Translated into English by John Falkland)

11115 : Father of Conditioned Reflex?
Ans : Ivan Pavlov


11116 : The life span of RBC is about ?
Ans : 120 Days.

11117 : Highest Straight?
Ans : Bhakra Nangal on river Sutlej

11118 : Who is the author of “The Guide; “?
Ans : R.K.Narayan

11119 : In which place Lal Bahadur Shastri died?
Ans : At Tashkent

11120 : Who is the author of “Ape and Essence”?
Ans : A.Huxley

11121 : Hundred Years War (1337-1453) was fought between?
Ans : England and France

11122 : Who is the author of “A Passage to India”?
Ans : E.M.Forster

11123 : Who is the author of View from Delhi; ?
Ans : A Chester Bowles

11124 : Who is the author of “Indian Muslims”?
Ans : Prof.Mohd.Mujeeb

11125 : Who is the author of “Essays of”?
Ans : Elia Charles Lamb

11126 : College of Satellite Communication Technology is located at?
Ans : Ahmedabad (Gujarat).

11127 : What is the National bird of America?
Ans : Eagle

11128 : The Currency of Canada?
Ans : Dollar

11129 : Well known Greek dramatists who wrote comedies is?
Ans : Aristophanes

11130 : The first programmable machine ever designed is ?
Ans : Analytical Engine.


11131 : In which district Kakkad Electricity project functions?
Ans : Pathanamthitta

11132 : HIV is a ?
Ans : RNA virus.

11133 : Who is the author of Adam Bede?
Ans : George Eliot

11134 : Dengu fever; also called Breakbone fever; is transmitted mainly through?
Ans : Aedes Aegypti Mosquitoes

11135 : The first Opium War was fought during ?
Ans : 1839- 42

11136 : Who is considered as the last of great Pharohs of Egypt?
Ans : Ramses III

11137 : Who is the author of “All the Prime Minister’s Men”?
Ans : . Janardhan Thakur

11138 : National Dairy Research Institute is located in?
Ans : Kamal (Haryana)

11139 : Who is the author of ” Pathumayude Aadu”?
Ans : Vaikom Muhammed Basheer

11140 : Who is the inventor of Salk Vaccine (Anti Polio)?
Ans : Dr.Jonas E.Salk

11141 : How many countries are members of ADB?
Ans : 67 members – of which 48 are from within Asia and the Pacific and 19 outside

11142 : The Capital of Greece?
Ans : Athens

11143 : Who is the author of Beloved ?
Ans : Toni Morrison

11144 : Coldest Desert?
Ans : Antarctica

11145 : Which organ of the body is affected by Arthritis?
Ans : Joints


11146 : Who is considered as the founder of the Persian Empire?
Ans : Cyrus

11147 : Who is considered as the father of English Poetry?
Ans : Geofery Chaucer

11148 : Vitamin B4deficiency causes ?
Ans : Anemia

11149 : Which ruler who ruled Japan during the 16th Century is known as ‘Napolean of Japan’?
Ans : Iasu Tokugama

11150 : Who is the inventor of Machine gun?
Ans : James Puckle

11151 : Excessive intake of polished rice causes deficiency of which vitamin ?
Ans : B1 (Thiamine)

11152 : Blood sucking Leech possess anti coagulant called ?
Ans : Hirudin

11153 : Who is the author of Hamlet ?
Ans : William Shakespeare

11154 : Indian Space Research Organisation is located at?
Ans : Bangalore (Karnataka)

11155 : Who is the author of “Starry Nights”?
Ans : Shobha De

11156 : Who is the author of “Spanish Tragedy”?
Ans : Thomas Kyd

11157 : Ranji Trophy is associated with?
Ans : National Cricket Championship

11158 : Vidyavinodini, the second literary magazine, was published in 1889 from?
Ans : Thrissur {under the editorship of CP. Achutamenon and Vengayil Kunhirama Nayanar}

11159 : Who is the author of “Satanic Verses”?
Ans : Salman Rushdie

11160 : Forbidden City?
Ans : Lhasa (Tibet)


11161 : The Capital of Benin?
Ans : Porto Novo

11162 : Name the German Physician; who Tuberculosis bacillus in1882 is?
Ans : Robert Koch

11163 : Trippapur Swaroopam or Thrivitamcode was the early name of ?
Ans : Travancore

11164 : Human Genome Project (HGP) HGP was launched in ?
Ans : 1988

11165 : The Capital of Somalia?
Ans : Magadishu

11166 : Who is the author of ” In the company of women lave Truth and a little Malice”?
Ans : Khushwant Singh

11167 : Kulachal Battle was in?
Ans : 1741

11168 : Who is the author of “Shadow from Ladakh”?
Ans : B h a b a n i Bhattacharya

11169 : Who is the author of “Mother”?
Ans : Maxim Gorky

11170 : The birth place of George Washington is ?
Ans : Virginia

11171 : World Tourism Day is observed on?
Ans : 27-Sep

11172 : Perumal Tirumozhi inTamil?
Ans : Kulasekhara Alwar

11173 : The Stuart kings of England believed in the theory of ?
Ans : The Divine Right Theory of Kingship

11174 : Who is the author of “Harvard Crimson; How Opal Mehta Got Kissed; Got Wild and Got a Life”?
Ans : Kaavya Viswanathan

11175 : Who is the author of Diplomacy?
Ans : Henry Kissinger


11176 : Who is the author of “The Mayor of Caster Bridge”?
Ans : Thomas Hardy

11177 : Which village is the first tourism village in Kerala?
Ans : Kumbalangi in Ernakulam district

11178 : Who known as Kerala Valmiki”?
Ans : Vallathol Narayana Menon

11179 : Who is the author of “Farewell to Trumpets”?
Ans : James Morris

11180 : Who is the author of “The Tin Drum”?
Ans : Gunter Grass

11181 : Who is the author of “The Inheritance of Loss”?
Ans : Kiran Desai

11182 : First Prime Minister of India?
Ans : Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

11183 : Who is the author of Deadly Embrace – Pakistan; America and The Future of the Global Jihad?
Ans : Bruce Riedel

11184 : Indian Cancer Research Centre is located in?
Ans : Mumbai

11185 : Who is the author of The Godfather ?
Ans : Mario Puzo (USA)

11186 : Uroob is the pen name of?
Ans : P C Kuttikrishnan

11187 : Principle of Political Economy and Taxation was written by ?
Ans : D. Ricardo

11188 : The Commonsense?
Ans : Thomas Paine

11189 : Who is the author of “Memories of the Rationalist”?
Ans : Vasanth Sathe

11190 : Deepest Mines (India)?
Ans : Kolar Gold Fields (Karnataka)


11191 : The police of USA which helped Britain and France during the Second World War ?
Ans : Cash and Carry Policy

11192 : …………..is drug that acts on central nervous system and is used to calm; decrease anxiety or help a person to sleep?
Ans : Tranquilizer

11193 : Which is the Malayalam feature film in which famous football player I M Vijayan acted as hero?
Ans : ‘Santham’

11194 : Well known tourist centre Thekkadi is in?
Ans : Idukki district

11195 : The Capital of Colombia?
Ans : Bogota

11196 : SmallPox causing virus is ?
Ans : Variola virus

11197 : The major movement in India connected with plant conservation is ?
Ans : Chipko movement

11198 : Ecocomic theory of rent is the contribution of ?
Ans : Thomas Malthus

11199 : The Capital of Botswana?
Ans : Gaborone

11200 : Who is the author of “The Village”?
Ans : Mulk Raj Anand

11201 : The scientific name of Sparrow is?
Ans : Passer domesticus

11202 : Subroto Mukerji Cup is associated with?
Ans : Football (Inter-School)

11203 : Who is the author of “Untold Story”?
Ans : B.M.Kaul

11204 : The Capital of Cameroon?
Ans : Yaounde

11205 : Who is the inventor of Kala-a-zar Fever?
Ans : U.N.Bramachari


11206 : Who is the author of “Chandalabhikshuki.”?
Ans : Kumaranasan

11207 : World’s largest refractor telescope is located in?
Ans : Yerkis Observatory Illinois university

11208 : Who is the inventor of Safety Razor?
Ans : Gillette

11209 : Who is the author of “Shishyanum Makanum”?
Ans : Vallathol Narayana Menon

11210 : Who is the author of Chitra ?
Ans : Rabindranath Tagore

11211 : ‘ Last Judgement’ is the famous painting of ?
Ans : Michelangelo; an Italian painter

11212 : Friedrich von Hayek who advocated free-market capitalism belongs to?
Ans : Austria

11213 : Mumps causing virus is ?
Ans : Myxovirus

11214 : Who is the author of “Our Theruvinte Katha”?
Ans : S K Pottekadu

11215 : Agrarian Reforms in Travancore began during the period of ?
Ans : Ayilyam Thirunal

11216 : Who is the author of “Idiot”?
Ans : Fyodor Dostoyevsky

11217 : Who is the author of Memories of World War II ?
Ans : Winston Churchill

11218 : Who is the author of “The Sound and the Fury”?
Ans : Faulkner William

11219 : Who started the first English school in Cochin state?
Ans : Rev Dasan in 1818 in Mattancherry

11220 : Who is the author of “Walls of Glass”?
Ans : K.A.Abbas


11221 : MAN stands for ?
Ans : Metropolitan Area Network

11222 : Who is the author of “Ghazal”?
Ans : Balachandran Chullikkadu

11223 : The Malayali Memorial was submitted to the Maharaja on?
Ans : January I; 1891

11224 : Who introduced ‘Anchal’ postal system in Travancore?
Ans : Marthandavarma in 1729

11225 : The percentage of tannin contained in Tea leaves is?
Ans : 18%

11226 : Which civilization was the first to use Phonetic writing ?
Ans : Egyptians

11227 : Land of Rising Sun?
Ans : Japan

11228 : Higest City (World)?
Ans : Wenchuan (China) 5; 100 metres above sea level

11229 : Who was the first to become Chief Minister after holding the position of Deputy Chief Minister?
Ans : R. Sankar

11230 : Who is the author of Bharat Bharati ?
Ans : Maithili Sharan Gupta

11231 : The Capital of Cambodia?
Ans : Phnom-Penh

11232 : Plant physiology is the study of ?
Ans : Life functions of plants

11233 : Who is the author of “Naganandan”?
Ans : King Sri Harsha

11234 : The Capital of Italy?
Ans : Rome

11235 : Who is the author of Ape and Essence ?
Ans : Aldus Huxley


11236 : League of Nations was the predescessor of?
Ans : UNO

11237 : Father of Gene therapy?
Ans : Anderson

11238 : IMF and IBRD were known as ?
Ans : ‘Bretton Woods Twins’

11239 : Greatest of the Persian rulers was?
Ans : Darius I

11240 : Who is the author of Arms and the Man ?
Ans : George Bernard Shaw

11241 : Who is the author of Worshipping False Gods?
Ans : Arun Shourie

11242 : Sultan Bateri’s earlier name was?
Ans : Ganapathivattam.

11243 : Who is the author of “Dilemma of Our Time”?
Ans : Harold Joseph Laski

11244 : Who is the author of A Secular Agenda?
Ans : Arun Shourie

11245 : Who is the inventor of Galvanometer?
Ans : Sweigger

11246 : Who is the author of “Silas Marner”?
Ans : George Eliot

11247 : The Anjengo fort was constructed by the English In 1695 with the permission of?
Ans : Attingal Rani.

11248 : The plants which perch on other plants but do not take nourishment from them ?
Ans : Epiphytes

11249 : First man to reach North Pole?
Ans : Robert Peary

11250 : Protein used for the possible treatment of virus infections and cancer?
Ans : Interferons

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