“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

Top 50 GK Questions & Answers

  1. Where is the headquarters of UNICEF located? – Ans. New York
  2. When was the World Health Organization (WHO) established? – Ans. 1948
  3. By which instrument is the internal organs of the body tested? – Ans. Endoscope
  4. Who was the inventor of computer? – Ans. Charles babes
  5. The book ‘Hamlet’ was written by – Ans. William shakespeare
  6. Where were the first Asian Games held? – Ans. India
  7. How much income tax exemption is available on contribution for Prime Minister’s Relief Fund? – Ans. 100% under Section 80-G
  8. Which country has the world’s largest solar power station? – Ans. China
  9. When were Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru hanged? – Ans. March 23, 1931
  10. When did the molecule explode in Pokhran? – Ans. 18 May, 1974
  11. The ‘Durand Line’ is in the middle of which important border? – Ans. Pakistan and Afghanistan
  12. Which highway connects Delhi and Lucknow? – Ans. NH-24
  13. Who was elected the first woman President of Brazil? – Ans. Dilma Rousseff
  14. Which animal has no brain and heart?– Ans. Jellyfish
  15. What causes uric acid crystals to accumulate on the joint of bones? – Ans. Arthritis
  16. Which color of light represents the most diffused light when passing through a prism? – Ans. Violet light (Purple)
  17. What is the gas that explodes in coal mines? – Ans. Methane
  18. Who won the Bharat Ratna award before becoming the President of India? – Ans. Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
  19. How many persons can be nominated for the Rajya Sabha by the persons who are famous in the field of art, literature, social service etc.? – Ans. 12
  20. What is the name of the largest tribal community in India? – Ans. Gond 
  21. Who was the first African national person to become the Secretary-General of the United Nations? – Ans. Dr. Boutros Boutros-Ghali
  22. Lal Lajpat Rai was protesting against, when he became a victim of police brutality? – Ans. Simon Commission
  23. Where was the Vasundhara summit? – Ans. Brazil
  24. Who was the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Siachen? – Ans. Manmohan Singh
  25. Who invented the vaccine for ‘smallpox’? – Ans. Edward Jenner
  26. Who was the first Indian to become a member of the British Parliament? – Ans. Dadabhai Naoroji
  27. Where is the headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Agency located? – Ans. Vienna, Austria
  28. In which year was the system of diarchy introduced in India? – Ans. 1919
  29. Who was the editor of Young India and Harijan? – Ans. Mahatma Gandhi
  30. What is the largest living bird on earth? – Ans. Ostrich
  31. Which states irrigate the Rinhad dam project? – Ans. Uttar Pradesh and Bihar
  32. Which is the longest irrigation canal in India? – Ans. Indira Gandhi Canal
  33. What is the pH of human blood? – Ans. 7.4
  34. What is the largest endocrine gland in the body? – Ans. Thyroid
  35. Which is the largest mammal in the world? – Ans. The whale
  36. Who divided the Bengal province into two parts in 1905? – Ans. Lord curzon
  37. When is Consumer Day celebrated? – Ans. 15 March
  38. Who is the author of the book ‘Kamayani’? – Ans. Jai Shankar Prasad
  39. Who was the first Muslim President of the Indian National Congress? – Ans. Badruddin Tayyib Ji
  40. What is the average amount of salt in sea water? – Ans. 3.5%
  41. Who discovered the blood group? – Ans. Karl Landsteiner
  42. Which weekly English newspaper was edited by Mahatma Gandhi? – Ans. Young India
  43. Who is the longest serving Chief Minister in India? – Ans. Pawan Kumar Chamling (12 December 1994 – 26 May 2019)
  44. Who wrote the famous book ‘We the People’? – Ans. Nanabhoy Palkhivala
  45. Miss Kim Campbell is the first woman Prime Minister of which country? – Ans. Canada
  46. Where is the currency of the Yuan? – Ans. China
  47. What is the name of light warfare developed by India in its country? – Ans. HAL Tejas
  48. Nathula is a place where India-China border trade was resumed after 44 years. It is situated on the Indian border of which state? – Ans. Sikkim
  49. ECG is used to detect which disease? – Ans. Heart
  50. Which is the second largest living bird? – Ans. Emu

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