“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers…

An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers……….
An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

The Knowledge Library

Miscellaneous GK Questions and Answers-20

01 Kollam- Shenkottai railway line cut the mountain pass of : 

Aryankavu
02 The most famous Gupta King : 
Chandra Gupta II
03 The only industrialist who was conferred with Bharat Ratna : 
JRD Tata
04 The metal which melts even when it is taken in our hand: 
Gallium
05 In which year Swami Vivekananda established Ramakrishna Mission : 
1897
06 The first Vice-Chancellor of Kannur University : 
Abdul Rehman
07 The Chancellor of the Universities in the state : 
Governor
08 The violent atmospheric phenomenon : 
Tornado
09 Ancient Egyptians determine seasons based on the shadow of the Pyramid at: 
Giza
10 The industry which employs the largest number of people in India : 
Textile
11 Trichology is a study on : 
Hair
12 Frankenstein is a character created by : 
Mary Shelley
13 Which was the headquarters of British Malabar :
Kozhikode
14 Father of Hydrogen Bomb : 
Edward Teller
15 Whose reign in Britain is called Commonwealth :  
Oliver Cromwell
16 Change of vapour into liquid state is called:
Condensation
17 The vitamin produced by our body with the help of Sunlight : 
Vitamin D
18 The first Panchayat to launch Ayalkoottam : 
Kalyaseri
19 The eldest son of Jahangir who revolted : 
Khusru
20 The river which holds the largest quantity of water in the world : 
Amazon
21 The important part of Veda : 
Kalpa
22 The heaviest  natural atom : 
Uranium
23 The element which is highly  electropositive : 
Caesium
24 The Emperor during the French Revolution : 
Louis XVI
25 Peruman train tragedy happened on :  
8 July 1988
26 Ashvaghosha adorned the court of : 
Kanishka
27 We could see moving visuals on TV because of the :
Persistence of Vision
28 Tachophobia is the  fear of : 
Speed
929 Unit of Potential difference : 
Volt
30 The first film actress nominated to the Rajya Sabha :
Nargis Dutt
31 In which district is Ponmudi Hill station:
Thiruvananthapuram
32 Whose  birthday is celebrated as the Bird watching Day (November 12) : 
Salim Ali
33 Who was known as Guruji: 
M S Golwalkar
34. Eden Gardens in Kolkata is known for the sport : 
cricket
35 The Indian state with the largest number of villages :
Uttar Pradesh
36 Real name of Guru Angad : 
Lehna
37 In which year George Washington became the President of America :  
1789
38 Who introduced the method of showing two fingers for victory : 
Sir Winston Churchill
39 The Indian state which produces the largest quantity of Saffron : 
Jammu and  Kashmir
40 Desdemona is a character created  by : 
Shakespeare
41 The biggest member of the Solar system : 
Sun
42 The venue of the first winter Olympics : 
Chamonix, France
43 In which year the first  Nobel  prizes  are  given : 
1901
44 Khyber Pass in : 
Hindukush
45 Ester found in Pineapple : 
Ethyl butyrate
46 The scientist who discovered that the white colour has seven colours : 
Isaac Newton
47 The person who served as the  Supreme Court Chief Justice, the Vice President, the President : 
M. Hidayatullah
48 Founder of Maitraka dynasty : 
Bhattaraka
49 Name Siddhartha’s horse : 
Kanthaka
50 Who organized the All India conference of the backward people at Nagpur in August Ambedkar
51 St. Thomas came by sea and landed at : 
Maliyankara (Kodungalloor)
52 Who led the Guruvayur Satyagraha : 
K. Kelappan
53 Nylon was invented by : 
W. H. Carothers (1937)
54 Who decides the Nobel Peace prize award winner :
Norwegian Parliament
55 Founder of Servants of God : 
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
56 License for free software : 
General Public License
57 Teen Kanya by Satyajit Ray is based on the story by :
Rabindranath Tagore
58 Dengue fever is spread by : 
Aedes aegypti, mosquito
59 Which city is described in City of Joy by Dominique Lapierre  : 
Kolkata
60 Which nation was ruled by  Fidel Castro who owns the record of  communist with the longest tenure: 
Cuba
61 The last Sikh Guru Gobind Singh was born in : 
Patna
62 Dengue fever is caused by  : 
Virus
63 Founder of Jaipur : 
Maharaja Jai Singh II
64 Hydrogen was discovered by : 
Cavendish
65 The first Indian to score a century in a test match : 
Lala Amarnath
66 Jahangir was born in : 
Fatehpur Sikri
67 In which year Simon Commission came to India : 
1928
68 The galaxy that includes the solar system : 
Milky Way
69 The word ‘Bible’ means  : 
Book
70 The largest number of places included in the list of world heritage sites are from : 
Italy
71 Director of the film Chemmeen : 
Ramu Kariat
72 Winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir : 
Jammu
73 Who wrote the foreword for the English version of ‘Gitanjali’ translated by Rabindranath Tagore : 
W.B. Yeats
74 In which year Gundert published his dictionary : 
1872
75 Who designed Gateway of India : 
George Wittet
76 The highest peak in South America : 
Aconcagua
77 The fifth-largest satellite in the solar system : 
Moon
78 Britain of the South : 
New Zealand
79 Bird village of Kerala : 
Nooranad
80 Architect of Pentagon : 
George E. Bergstrom
81 The kinetic energy of molecules is maximum in: 
Gases
82 Sergei Eisenstein is popular in the field of : 
Film Direction
83 Who was known as the Father of Lok Sabha : 
G.V. Mavlankar
84 Ghiyasuddin tomb was built by : 
Muhammad Bin Tughluq
85 The hardness of water is due to the presence of salts of elements : 
Calcium and  Magnesium
86 Drain theory  was put forward by : 
Dadabhai Naoroji
87 In which State is Bokaro steel plant: 
Jharkhand
88 The quorum of Lok Sabha  : 
55 members including the chairman (that is 10 % of total strength)
89 Founder of the USSR : 
Lenin
90 Clouds that encircle the sun and the moon : 
Cirrus stratus
91 The first formed member of the Solar system :   
Sun
92 In ancient Sanskrit literature, Ratnakara refers to :
Indian Ocean
93 The date on which the distance between the Sun and the Earth is maximum : 
July 4
94 Tomb of Jahangir is on the banks of the river : 
Ravi
95 Fort Golconda is in the city of : 
Hyderabad
96 In which State is Khetri copper mine: 
Rajasthan
97 The continent where the industrial revolution took place :
Europe
98 The heaviest metal element : 
Osmium
99 Which is the city is called the ‘City of Mosques’ : 
Dacca
100 The greatest ruler of the Vijayanagara empire :
Krishnadevaraya 

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