General Knowledge – Basic – 081

12001 : What is known as graveyard of RBC?
Ans : Spleen

12002 : The insect which lays eggs in water are ………;….. ?
Ans : Dragonfly

12003 : Who is the inventor of Crystal Dynamics?
Ans : C.V.Raman

12004 : Which film is India’s first neorealistic film?
Ans : Newspaper Boy (1958)

12005 : What is a form of stage drama in Japan?
Ans : Kabuki

12006 : In 1954 the US brought most of the South East Asian Countries under a common frame work modelled on NATO called ?
Ans : SEATO

12007 : Neolithic Age also known as ?
Ans : New Stone Age

12008 : Who is the author of “The Fall of a Sparrow”?
Ans : Salim Ali

12009 : Who is the author of “A Prisoners Scrap Book”?
Ans : LK.Advani

12010 : Who is the author of “Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard”?
Ans : Kiran Desai

12011 : The Capital of Ghana?
Ans : Accra

12012 : Who was the first secretary of Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee?
Ans : K. Madhavan

12013 : Who is the author of “Enippadikal”?
Ans : Thakazhi Siva Sankara Pillai

12014 : The central control of respiratory activity in human body is exercised by?
Ans : Medulla Oblongata

12015 : In which year Julius Caesar captured England ?
Ans : BC 55


12016 : Who is the author of Ulysses ?
Ans : James Joyce

12017 : Which is a scheme of AMMA for giving monthly stipend to actors who are at their elder ages or are suffering from serious diseases?
Ans : Kaineettam

12018 : Who is the author of “Dead Reckoning – Memories of the 1971 Bangladesh war”?
Ans : Sarmila Bose

12019 : Which is an instrument used for examining the outer ear and ear drum is ?
Ans : Otoscope

12020 : Which city is the 100% urbanised city in the world?
Ans : Singapore

12021 : First President of Indian National Congress?
Ans : W.C.Bonerjee

12022 : Which is a scheme of AMMA for giving monthly stipend to actors who are at their elder ages or are suffering from serious diseases?
Ans : Kaineettam

12023 : Lenin was the leader of which section of the party?
Ans : Bolshevic section

12024 : D.C.M. Trophy is associated with?
Ans : Football

12025 : The Capital of Sri Lanka?
Ans : Colombo

12026 : The Capital of Bulgaria?
Ans : Sofia

12027 : Nicolo Conte reached Kerala is ?
Ans : 1440AD.

12028 : Who was the author of “The Social Contract”?
Ans : Rousseau

12029 : Who is the author of Farewell to Trumpets ?
Ans : James Morris

12030 : The Currency of Oman?
Ans : Omani Rial


12031 : Who is the author of A Passage to India?
Ans : E.M. Forster

12032 : Dr. B.C. Roy Trophy is associated with?
Ans : National Football (Junior)

12033 : Who is the author of “Agni Veena”?
Ans : Kazi Nazrul Islam

12034 : Who is the author of “An Area of Darkness”?
Ans : V.S. Naipaul

12035 : Who is the author of “Lady of the Lake”?
Ans : Sir Walter Scott

12036 : Kurichyar Rebellion was in ?
Ans : 1812

12037 : Who is the author of ” Starry Nights”?
Ans : Shobha De

12038 : Who is the author of “Indian Homerule”?
Ans : Gandhiji

12039 : In which book Kalidasa mentions about kerala?
Ans : Reghuvamsam

12040 : The first network that planted the seeds of internet was?
Ans : ARPANET

12041 : Densiest State in Population?
Ans : West Bengal (India)

12042 : Who is the author of “‘The War of Indian Independence'”?
Ans : V.D.Sarvarkar

12043 : ‘Muthanga’ is the famous hill station in?
Ans : Wyanad district

12044 : Plants get water through the roots because of ?
Ans : Capillarity

12045 : ______________deals with the larger aspects of a nation’s economy; such as the sectors of agriculture; industry and service?
Ans : Macro economics


12046 : Island Continent?
Ans : Australia

12047 : Who is the author of ” Sthrihridayam”?
Ans : Balamani Amma

12048 : Tea was invented by ?
Ans : The Chinese

12049 : Who is the inventor of Anti-polio Vaccine?
Ans : Jonas E.Salk

12050 : Who was the first to become Chief Minister after holding the post of Speaker?
Ans : C.H. Muhammed Koya.

12051 : United Nations Organization came into force on ?
Ans : 24-Oct-45

12052 : Zulus are the people living in ?
Ans : South Africa

12053 : Who is the author of The Mother?
Ans : Maxim Gorky

12054 : Who is the author of “Gandhi’s Murder and After”?
Ans : Gopal Godse

12055 : Who is the author of “Travels with a Donkey”?
Ans : R.L.Stevenson

12056 : Who is the author of “The Lion and the Jewel”?
Ans : Wole Soynika

12057 : Who was the first Minister of Education in Kerala?
Ans : Joseph Mundassery

12058 : Who is the author of Nehru: The Making of India?
Ans : MJ. Akbar

12059 : Who is the author of “Universe Around Us”?
Ans : James Jeans

12060 : Who is the author of “The Sound and the Fury”?
Ans : William Faulkner


12061 : Which is the most cited list of threatened species on earth ?
Ans : The Red Data Book

12062 : Who is the author of ” The Golden Gate”?
Ans : Vikram Seth

12063 : Who is the author of “Flames from the Ashes”?
Ans : P.D.Tandon

12064 : Who is the author of “Crime and Punishment”?
Ans : Dostoevsky

12065 : Gulliver
Ans : Jonathan Swift

12066 : Who is the author of “Premonitions”?
Ans : P.N. Haksar

12067 : Who is the author of “Ascent to Everest”?
Ans : Sir John Hunt

12068 : Who is the author of “Martyr”?
Ans : Kuldip Nayar

12069 : Statue of Liberty is situated in ?
Ans : The Liberty Island in the Newyork Port.

12070 : Which is the most intelligent ape?
Ans : Chimpanzee

12071 : Who is the author of “The Crisis of India; “?
Ans : Ronald Segal

12072 : Reformation movement in England was known as?
Ans : Anglicanism

12073 : Sri Narayana Guru died on?
Ans : 20 September 1928 (1104 Kanni 5) at Sivagiri.

12074 : Alexander defeated the Persian ruler ?
Ans : Darius Ill

12075 : Biggest Palace (World)?
Ans : Vatican Palace; Rome (Italy)


12076 : Preserved dead bodies of the Egyptians were known as?
Ans : Mummies

12077 : Who is the inventor of Tungsten?
Ans : Coolidge

12078 : Who is the author of My India ?
Ans : S Nihal Singh

12079 : Kerala History Museum is located at ?
Ans : Edappalli (Emakulam).

12080 : Who is the inventor of Adding Machine?
Ans : Blaise Pascal & William Burroughs

12081 : Who is the author of Essays on Life ?
Ans : Samuel Butler

12082 : Who became the life time President of S.N.D.P Yogam in 1903 ?
Ans : Sree Narayana Guru

12083 : Who is the author of “Macbeth”?
Ans : William Shakespeare

12084 : Who is the inventor of Motion; Law of?
Ans : Newton

12085 : Who is the author of Return of the Native ?
Ans : Thomas Hardy

12086 : Who is the inventor of Inert Gases (Argon; Neon; Helium etc)?
Ans : Ramsay

12087 : Who is the author of “Eureka”?
Ans : Edgar Allen Poe.

12088 : What is a form of stage drama in Japan?
Ans : Kabuki

12089 : Which boundary line separates America and Canada?
Ans : 49th Parallel

12090 : Perikalan Andhru
Ans : S.K. Pottakadu


12091 : Which is the world’s largest Army in number ?
Ans : Chinese People’s Liberation Army

12092 : Who is the author of I Follow the Mahatma?
Ans : K.M.Munshi

12093 : The Capital of Egypt?
Ans : Cairo

12094 : Cock of the Fleet Trophy is associated with?
Ans : Regatta

12095 : Who is the author of Deception Point?
Ans : Dan Brown

12096 : Lenin was the leader of which political party?
Ans : The Russian Social Democratic Labour Party

12097 : Who is the author of Hamlet ?
Ans : William Shakespeare

12098 : Who was the famous Latin American leader worked for the liberation of Argentina; Chili and Peru?
Ans : San Martin

12099 : Man is born free but everywhere he is in chains is a quote of?
Ans : Rousseau.

12100 : Who is the author of ‘Baalyakaala Sakhi’?
Ans : Vaikkom Muhammad Basheer

12101 : The treaty of surrender of Japan was signed in a ship named?
Ans : USS Missourie in the Bay of Tokyo

12102 : Who is the author of “A House for Mr. Biswas”?
Ans : V.S.Naipaul

12103 : Athirappalli and Vazhachal waterfalls are in?
Ans : Thrissur district

12104 : Bombay Gold Cup is associated with?
Ans : Hockey

12105 : Who is the author of ” Agnisakshi “?
Ans : Lalitham bika Antharjenam


12106 : What is the civil wars in England called?
Ans : Battle of Roses

12107 : ‘Snow Country’ is the book authored by ?
Ans : Kawabata Yasunari

12108 : College of Satellite Communication Technology is located at?
Ans : Ahmedabad (Gujarat).

12109 : Who is the author of A Gift of Wings ?
Ans : Shanti Gopalan

12110 : Which American President ruled the least term?
Ans : William Henry Harrison

12111 : Battle in which Napolean was defeated in 1815?
Ans : Battle of Trafalgar

12112 : The scientific name of Pig is?
Ans : Sus scrofa

12113 : The Currency of Greece?
Ans : Drachma

12114 : Napolean Bonaparte proclaimed himself the emperor of France in the year?
Ans : 1804

12115 : Father of Blood Circulation?
Ans : WilliamHarvey

12116 : Birla Industrial and Technological Museum is located at?
Ans : Kolkata (West Bengal)

12117 : Who said ‘The remedy is worse than the disease’?
Ans : Bacon

12118 : Smallest State in Area (India)?
Ans : Goa

12119 : Who is the author of “Kranthadarshikal”?
Ans : Prof. S. Guptan

12120 : Who is the author of If I am Assassinated ?
Ans : Z A Bhutto


12121 : Who is the author of “Northanger Abbey”?
Ans : Jane Austen

12122 : ‘Welfare definition of economics’ was given by?
Ans : Alfred Marshall

12123 : Who is the author of “Aachanum Makalum”?
Ans : Vallathol Narayana Menon

12124 : Santosh Trophy is associated with?
Ans : National Football Championship

12125 : Who is the author of “Mother India”?
Ans : Katherine Mayo

12126 : Largest Mosque?
Ans : Umayyad Mosque 157 m × 97 m covering an area of 3.76 acres. Damascus; Syria.

12127 : Who is the author of Freedom in Exile ?
Ans : Dalai Lama

12128 : In which year Kozhikode Radio station was started?
Ans : 1950

12129 : “Peoples Republic of China’ was formed in the year?
Ans : 1949

Who is the creator of the famous character Thripura Sundari Kujamma””
Ans : C.V.Ramanpilla”

12130 : Who is the inventor of X-ray?
Ans : Roentgen

12131 : Who was the first mridangist to win the Sangeetha Kalanidhi as well as Padmabhushan award?
Ans : Palakkad Mani Iyer

12132 : Who is the author of “Kamayani”?
Ans : Jai Shanker Prasad

12133 : Sun-Yat-Sen was a leader of which political party?
Ans : Comintang Party

12134 : Who is the founder of Twitter ?
Ans : Ivan Williams

12135 : Money market trades in short-term financial instruments commonly called?
Ans : “paper”


12136 : Who is the author of “Golden Threshold”?
Ans : Sarojini Naidu

12137 : Longest Steel Arch Bridge?
Ans : New River Gorge Bridge; 518.2 m long (West Virginia; USA)

12138 : Which is the first Malayalam film to win the National Film Award for Best feature film?
Ans : Chemmeen {based on a story by Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai}

12139 : Which law was passed by Hitler In 1935 through which German Jews were deprived of their citizenship?
Ans : The Nuremberg Law

12140 : Father of Ethology?
Ans : Konrad Lorentz

12141 : Most important example of Greek architecture?
Ans : Temple of Parthenon

12142 : Grand National is associated with?
Ans : Horse Steeple Chase Race (England)

12143 : Who is the author of “Essays for Poor to the Rich”?
Ans : JohnKenneth Galbraith

12144 : Who is the author of ” The man who killed Gandhi”?
Ans : Manohar Malgonkar

12145 : Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute is located at?
Ans : Kolkata (West Bengal).

12146 : Which place is known as Queen of Arabian Sea?
Ans : Kochi

12147 : India’s first live action animation hybrid film is?
Ans : Faaby (1993)

12148 : Who is the inventor of Typewriter?
Ans : Sholes

12149 : Presence of haemoglobin in the urine is called?
Ans : Haemoglobinuria.

12150 : Who is the author of “A Village by the Sea”?
Ans : Anita Desai

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