General Knowledge – Basic – 078

11551 : Malaria is caused by ?
Ans : Plasmodium vivax

11552 : Who is the author of “Les Miserables”?
Ans : Victor Hugo

11553 : Who is the author of Gathering Storm ?
Ans : Winston Churchill

11554 : Eldepylis a drug to used to treat which disease ?
Ans : Parkinson’s disease

11555 : The first Grama Panchayat which produced and distributed electricity on their own?
Ans : Mangulam

11556 : The Battle of Marathon (BC 490) between the Persians and Athenians was led by ?
Ans : Darius I

11557 : First man who climbed Mount Everest (twice)?
Ans : Nawang Gombu

11558 : Institute of Microbial Technology is located at?
Ans : Hyderabad.

11559 : Which is the world’s longest artificially created water way ?
Ans : The Grand Canal (extends more than 1600 Kilometers from Hangzhou in the south to Beijing in the north)

11560 : What is the National Symbol of America?
Ans : Golden Rod

11561 : Who is the author of Faces of Everest ?
Ans : Maj H P SAhluwalia

11562 : Who is the inventor of Radio Telephone?
Ans : Lee De Forest

11563 : Who is the author of “War and Peace”?
Ans : Leo Tolstoy

11564 : Who is the author of “India Discovered”?
Ans : John Keay

11565 : Which is the largest metabolic organ in human body?
Ans : Liver


11566 : Land of Five Seas?
Ans : South West Asia

11567 : Who is the inventor of Pressure Cooker?
Ans : Dennis Papin Robert Boyle

11568 : Which country is the largest producer of Coal in the world?
Ans : China

11569 : Hyderabad is on the bank of which River?
Ans : Musi

11570 : Who is the author of Lady Chatterley’s Lover?
Ans : D.H. Lawrence

11571 : Stock exchange Index of Frankfurt is?
Ans : MidDax

11572 : Who is the author of “Issues of Science and Religion”?
Ans : Ian Barbour

11573 : Indian Institute of Mass Communication is located at?
Ans : New Delhi.

11574 : Who is the author of “Kipps”?
Ans : H.G.Wells

11575 : Who is the author of “The Power and Glory”?
Ans : Graham Greene

11576 : Which missionary is the author of Keralappazhama?
Ans : Dr.Herman Gundert

11577 : Who invented the Kilipattu style of narration”?
Ans : Thunchathu Ramanujan Ezhuthachan

11578 : ‘Nair woman’ is a famous painting of?
Ans : Raja Ravi Varma

11579 : Central Drug Research Institute is located in ?
Ans : Lucknow(U.P)

11580 : Which was the Submarine war boat used by Germany in the First World war ?
Ans : U-boat


11581 : Founder of Comintang Party?
Ans : Dr.Sunyat Sen

11582 : Highest Mountain Range?
Ans : Himalayas

11583 : RBCs of camel are ?
Ans : Nucleated

11584 : Which was the school started by Ayyankali under the auspices to Sadhujanaparipalanasangham in 1914?
Ans : Venganoor Pulvilakom Malayalam Primary School

11585 : Who is the author of “After the Dark Night”?
Ans : S.M.Ali

11586 : The biggest acquatic complex in Kerala is situated at?
Ans : Pirappancode in Thiruvananthapuram

11587 : Who is the author of Dynamics of Social Change ?
Ans : Chandra Shekar

11588 : Who is the author of “Peeling Onions”?
Ans : Guenter Grass

11589 : Which is the largest elephant park in the world?
Ans : Punnathur Kotta Elephant Sanctuary

11590 : Pattini Jatha’ was led by?
Ans : A.K. Gopalan in July 1936 from Kannur to Chennai.

11591 : Who is the author of “Viswarupam “?
Ans : Lalitham bika Antharjenam

11592 : The Currency of Argentina?
Ans : Peso

11593 : The Currency of San Marino?
Ans : Italian Lira

11594 : Who is the creator of the famous character “Anandha Padmanabhan;”
Ans : C.V.Ramanpilla

11595 : Who is the author of The Bell Jar?
Ans : Sylvia Plath


11596 : Ayyappan Marthanda Pillai was the Chief Minister of?
Ans : Dharmaraja

11597 : Who is considered as the father of Scientific Socialism?
Ans : Karl Marx

11598 : The biggest source of aid to the third world is ?
Ans : The World Bank

11599 : North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) was formed in?
Ans : 1-Apr-49

11600 : The scheme of Travancore Devaswam Board to plant trees on barren temple premises is called?
Ans : Devaranyam scheme

11601 : Who is the author of “The Round Table”?
Ans : Hazlitt William

11602 : The famous “hundred years war” between the Cholas and Cheras began during the reign of ?
Ans : Bhaskara Ravi Varmnan I.

11603 : Who is the author of The Future of India: Economics ?
Ans : Bimal Jalan

11604 : Who is the author of “Nana”?
Ans : Emile Zola

11605 : National Blood Donation Day is on ?
Ans : October I

11606 : Who is the author of “Erupathinalu Vrutham”?
Ans : Ezhuthachan

11607 : The first Trunk automatic exchange in Kerala was commissioned in?
Ans : 1975 in Thiruvananthapuram

11608 : Wealth of Nations was written by ?
Ans : Adam Smith

11609 : Vasco Da Gama reached Kerala for the third time in ?
Ans : 1524

11610 : Who is the author of ” Yakshi”?
Ans : Malayattoor Ramakrishnan


11611 : Which was the least populous town ?
Ans : Yumen in the remote Himalyan region of Tibet in China

11612 : Who is the author of ” Algebra of Infinite Justice”?
Ans : Arundhati Roy

11613 : Who is the author of Living History?
Ans : Hillary Clinton

11614 : Longest Rail Tunnel?
Ans : Bombay-Pune route

11615 : Tommy Emar Gold Cup is associated with?
Ans : Hockey (Women)

11616 : Hanging Valleys?
Ans : Valley of Switzerland

11617 : First Indian ICS Officer?
Ans : Satyendra nath Tagore

11618 : Who is the author of ” Culture in the Vanity Bag”?
Ans : Nirad C. Chauduri

11619 : Name the ruler who laid the foundation of Cabinet system?
Ans : Robert Walpole

11620 : Who is the author of “Three Musketeers”?
Ans : Alexander Dumas

11621 : Measles vaccine was discovered by ?
Ans : John F. Enders (1960)

11622 : Who is the author of Friends; Not Masters?
Ans : Ayub Khan

11623 : Who is the inventor of X-ray tube?
Ans : Coolidge

11624 : Who is the world famous painter who sculptured ‘David and Moses’?
Ans : Michelangelo

11625 : First European invader on Indian soil?
Ans : Alexander the Great


11626 : Who is the author of “Sarada”?
Ans : Oyarathu Chandu Menon

11627 : Who is the author of “A Billion is Enough”?
Ans : Ashok Gupta

11628 : Grand Kerala Shopping Festival is Asia’s largest shopping festival conducted every year from?
Ans : 1st December to 15th January

11629 : Who established the first printing press in England in 1477?
Ans : William Caxton

11630 : World Health Organisation (WHO) was established on ?
Ans : 7th April 1948 with headquarters in Geneva Switzerland.

11631 : Theory of Population was stipulated by?
Ans : Thomas Malthus

11632 : Highest statue in Kerala is?
Ans : Statue of Sri Chithira Thirunal in the Kerala University office compound.

11633 : Who is the author of “Count of Monte Cristo”?
Ans : Alexander Dumas

11634 : The first printing press in Kerala (C.M.S Press) was established at?
Ans : Kottayam (in:1821; by: Rev Benjamin Baily)

11635 : Who is the author of Three Musketeers ?
Ans : Alexander Dumas

11636 : Kerala High Court with its seat in Ernakulam was formed in?
Ans : 1-Nov-56

11637 : Experiences of an author as a traveller is called?
Ans : Travelogue

11638 : A genuine lover of books is called?
Ans : Bibliophile

11639 : Who is the author of “Oruthulli Velicham”?
Ans : O.N.V Kurup

11640 : The Royal symbol of Chera’s was ?
Ans : Tiger


11641 : Who is the author of Servants of India ?
Ans : RK Laxman

11642 : Who assumed power after the Glorious revolution occurred in England?
Ans : Mary; the daughter of Charles I and her husband William of Orange

11643 : Pookode lake is a famous tourist centre in?
Ans : Wayanad

11644 : Indian National Congress started its activities in Travancore during the reign of ?
Ans : Sri Mulam Thirunal.

11645 : Who is the author of “Death of a Salesman (Drama)”?
Ans : Arthur Miller

11646 : Compasses were first used by ?
Ans : Chinese

11647 : The viruses eating (destroying) bacteria and were invented by d’Herelle ?
Ans : Bacteriophages

11648 : Thiruvananthapuram Engineering College was started in?
Ans : 1938

11649 : Who is the author of “Dr. Zhivago”?
Ans : Boris Pasternak

11650 : The Tashkent Agreement was signed on?
Ans : January 10; 1966.

11651 : The Capital of Mauritania?
Ans : Nouakchott

11652 : Which is the biggest railway station in the world?
Ans : Grant Central Terminal in Newyork city

11653 : Corbillion Cup is associated with?
Ans : World Table Tennis (Women)

11654 : Which is the first Bank in India to get online Banking facility?
Ans : HDFC

11655 : Vaikkom Sathyagraha ended on ?
Ans : 23 November 1925.


11656 : Which was the Submarine war boat used by Germany in the First World war ?
Ans : U-boat

11657 : Nasik is on the bank of which River?
Ans : Godavari

11658 : First priest to rule England was ?
Ans : Dunston

11659 : Who is the author of “The Vendor of sweets”?
Ans : R.K. Narayan

11660 : Who is the author of Detective ?
Ans : Arthur Hailey

11661 : The Currency of Iraq?
Ans : Dinar

11662 : Who is the author of “Essays on Gita”?
Ans : Aurobindo Ghosh

11663 : Who is the author of As I See ?
Ans : Kiran Bcdi

11664 : Turpentine oil is obtained from?
Ans : Pinus tree.

11665 : Epsom (England) is associated with which Sport?
Ans : Derby Horse Races

11666 : Who is the author of “Great Illusion”?
Ans : Norman Angell

11667 : Who is the author of “Ambalamani”?
Ans : Sugathakumari

11668 : ‘Wagon Tragedy’ occurred on?
Ans : 11-10-21

11669 : The Currency of Turkey?
Ans : Turkish Lira

11670 : Who is the author of ” Shame”?
Ans : Salman Rushdie


11671 : Who is the author of ” The Shadow Lines”?
Ans : Amitav Ghosh

11672 : ……is defined as the sum total of all the goods and services produced in a country in a particular period of time?
Ans : National Income

11673 : Who is the author of “Sakharam Binder”?
Ans : Vijay Tendulkar

11674 : Subroto Mukerji Cup is associated with?
Ans : Football (Inter-School)

11675 : Who is the author of “Arthashastra”?
Ans : Kautilya

11676 : Who is the author of “Onakazhcha”?
Ans : Lalitham bika Antharjenam

11677 : The Currency of Algeria?
Ans : Dinar

11678 : The Currency of Germany (United)?
Ans : Deutsche Mark

11679 : The first Internet movie is ?
Ans : Heart Beat.

11680 : The physical basis of life is?
Ans : Protoplasm

11681 : Koonan; Sreedharan; Kanaran
Ans : S.K. Pottakadu

11682 : Philosopher king of Rome?
Ans : Marcus Areleus

11683 : Which film is often, considered the first authentic Malayalam film?
Ans : Neelakuyil

11684 : Who is the author of “The serpent and the Rope”?
Ans : Raja Rao

11685 : Which state is known as “Gods own Country”?
Ans : Kerala


11686 : Relapsing fever ; an insect borne disease; is propagated by ?
Ans : Lice

11687 : Which city is called by its natives as ‘The Big Apple’?
Ans : NewYork

11688 : Who performed India’s first heart transplantation on 3rd August 1994?
Ans : Dr. Venugopal of All India Institute of Medical Science

11689 : Who is the author of Worshipping False Gods ?
Ans : Arun Shourie

11690 : G-15; an economic grouping of developing countries of Asian; African and Latin American countries; was formed in?
Ans : Malaysia in 1990

11691 : Who is the author of ‘Voice of Conscience’;?
Ans : V.V.Giri

11692 : Perikalan Andhru
Ans : S.K. Pottakadu

11693 : The third generation computers were built with?
Ans : Integrated circuits.

11694 : The Capital of Malaysia?
Ans : Kuala Lumpur

11695 : Who is the author of “Himalayan Blunder”?
Ans : Brig. J.P.Dalvi

11696 : Germany in olden times was known as?
Ans : Prussia

11697 : Who is the author of The Gathering?
Ans : Ann Enright

11698 : The economic condition in which the rate at which the general level of prices for goods and services is rising and subsequently; purchasing power is falling is called?
Ans : Inflation

11699 : Who was the script writer of the Malayalam filim Neelakuyil?
Ans : Uroob

11700 : Capital of Libya is?
Ans : Tripoli

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