Genereal knowledge questionS
1).when was battle of kalinga fought?
Ans: 261 BC
2).when did Russian revolution took place?
3).when was first world war was fought?
4). Who was the director of the movie “Slumdog Millionaire”?
Ans: Danny Boyle
5).Which imaginary line divides earth in two equal parts?
6).who was the costume designer for the movie “Rockstar”
Ans: Aki Nirula
7).who is the brand ambassador for nakshatra diamond jewellery?
Ans: Katrina Kaif
8). Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2000 was awarded to the former President of South Africa along with?
Ans: Grameen Bank of Bangladesh
9).The first Indian to receive noble prize in literature is ?
Ans: Ravindra Nath Tagore
10).What is the full form of MANREGA?
Ans: Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act.
11).who is better known as father of Delhi metro? E.Sreedharan
12). Who became the first Indian Director to shoot at NASA? Ashutosh Gawariker(Film-Swadesh)
13). To commemorate 100 years of Indian cinema, the Filmfare Trophy be this year who have __________ base? Golden.
14). To commemorate 100 years of Indian cinema, the Filmfare Trophy be this year who have __________ base? Shipra
15).Who is the renowned soccer player on 9 December 2012 set the record for most goals in a calendar year by scoring his 86th goal of 2012? Lionel Messi
16). Gulf War began in which year? 1991
17). Russia launches the first artificial satellite “Sputnik” in which year ? 1957
18). The year ______ marks the discovery of North Pole by Commander Peary? 1909
19). End of World War I was held in the year ________.? 1918
20). Suez canal opened in the year ______ .?1869 a.d.
21). Columbus sailed for the New World on his first voyage and discovered America in the year ______.?1492 A.d,
22Parkash Singh Badal on 14 March 2012, sworn in as chief minister of ___________.Punjab
23).Who is the Minister of External Affairs? Salman Khurshid
24). Who painted The Haywain? John Constable
25). Which is the only State that touches Sikkim? West Bengal
26). The largest producer of tea in the world is? India
27). The Bhakra Dam is built across the river? Sutlej
28). Which company has made the largest inbound foreign direct investment in India till date? Vodafone
29). The site of Harappa is located on the bank of river? Ravi
30). The Indian research station Himadri is located at ? arctic region
31). Which reactions is the main cause of the energy radiation from the Sun? fusion reaction
32). The most abundant gas in the earth’s atmosphere is?nitrogen
33). The working principle of a washing machine is? Centrifugation
34). Through which mountain range passes the Konkan Railway Track? Western ghat
35). which products is ‘De Beers’ associated? Diamond
36). Major producer of mulberry silk in India is? Karnataka.
37). Which was mainly responsible for the Bhopal Mishap in 1984? Methyl Isocyanate
38). Which country is the largest rice producing nation in the world? China
39). The Planning Commission of India was established in the year? 1950
40). Green Revolution was started in? 1960
41). Seleucus Nicator was defeated by? Chandragupta maurya
42). The Thar Express goes to? Pakistan
43). Name the process of production of energy in the Sun? Nuclear Fusion
44). The least populated State in India is? Sikkim
45). Who was the last king of the Maurya dynasty? Brihadratha
46). How many Fundamental Duties have been incorporated in the Constitution of India? Ten
47). ‘Green Park’, where test cricket is played, is located in? Kanpur
48). Shiv Kumar Sharma is famous for? Santoor recital.
49). Who is the author of the book ‘Beyond the lines : An Auto-biography’? kuldip nayar
50). Mudumalai Sanctuary is famous for? Elephants.
1). Who acted as Mahatma Gandhi for the movie “Gandhi”..?
Ans: Ben Kingsley
2). Which Indian actor acted in Hollywood movie “Mission Impossible :Ghost protocol”?
Ans: Anil kapoor
3).who is mascot for 2014 Fifa world cup?
4). Who is the ICC cricketer of the year for 2012?
Ans: Virat Kohli
5). Which city is known as ‘Electronic City of India’?
6). Who is the costume designer of “The Dirty picture”?
Ans: NIharika Khan
7)which hindi movie got the national award for the year 2012?
Ans: I Am
8). ‘Vijay Stambha’ is situated in?
9). Badrinath is situated on the bank of river?
10). ‘Mandi House’ is a?
Ans: the office of Director General of Doordarshan.
11). Washing soda is the common name for?
Ans: Sodium carbonate.
12). Who co-founded Hotmail in 1996 and then sold the company to Microsoft?
Ans: Sabeer Bhatia
13). What does AM mean?
Ans: Amplitude modulation
14). Who built the world’s first binary digit computer: Z1…?
Ans: Konrad Zuse
15). Where is the headquarters of Intel located?
Ans: Santa Clara, California
16). Who wrote the famous book – ‘We the people’?
Ans: Nani Palkhivala.
17). The lead character in the film ‘The Bandit Queen’ has been played by?
Ans: Seema Biswas
18). The highest civilian award of India ‘Bharat Ratna’ has been awarded to only two foreigners so far. One of them is Nelson Mandela. The other is
Ans: Abdul Ghaffar khan
19).Who is the chairman of Planning Commission?
20).when is national voter day celebrated?
Ans :25th January
21).which filmstar inaugurated Goa international film festival in 2012?
Ans :akshay kumar
22). Which bank in India is known as “Bankers bank”?
Ans: Reserve bank of India
23). Who won 5 crore rs. At KBC at present edition?
Ans: Sanmeet kaur
24). ‘Rosh Hashanah’ is the new year’s day of which communities?
25). Who is the father of Geometry?
26). Sanjay Dutt, a noted film actor was held under which law
27).What is the full form of FIFA?
Ans: Fédération Internationale de Football Association(FIFA)
28).who was the Prime Minister of England when India got Independence?
Ans: Clement Attlee
29). American president Barack Obama is from which political party?
30).Who is the chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir?
Ans: Omar Abdullah
31).Which instrument did Pandit Ravi Shankar Played?
32). Who is known as ‘Desert Fox’?
Ans: Gen. Rommel
33). The title of ‘sparrow’ given to?
Ans: Major General Rajinder Singh
34). Who headed the first scientific group to leave for Antarctica in 1982?
Ans: Dr. S.Z. Kasim
35). The Battle of Plassey was fought in
36). The use of spinning wheel (Charkha) became common during ?
Ans: 14th Century AD
37).what are Upanishads?
Ans: a source of Hindu philosophy
38).who is the global brand ambassador of “Tag Hegur”
Ans: Leonardo de caprio
39).who is the parent company of Reebok?
40). Who is the minister of external affair?
Ans: Salman Khurshid
41).who Is the lok Sabah speaker at present?
Ans: meera Kumar
42).what is the capital of Austria?
43). “Sikki “ handicraft belong to which state?
44).When was the constitution of India implemented?
Ans: 26th January 1950
45).which is the most populous state in India?
Ans: Uttar Pradesh
46).Where and when was the first Olympic games were held?
Ans; Greece ,1896
47). Among the new wonders of the world where is “coliseum” located?
48).Who became the First women ruler of Delhi?
Ans: Razia Sultan
49).who was elected the president of Afghanistan in 2001?
Ans: Hamid Karzai
50).who was the chief guest for republic day on 26th January 2013?
Ans: Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
General knowledge questions….
1).which is the only man made structure that can be seen from the moon?
Ans; The great wall of china.
2).for how many categories noble prize is given.?
Ans : 6 (literature ,physics ,chemistry , peace,psychology or medicine and economics science).
3). Which is the largest desert region in Asia?
Ans: Gobi desert mangolia.
4).who is India’s first individual Olympic gold medallist?
Ans: Abhinav Bindra at Beijing Olympics. 10 meter air rifle.
5).who is the chief justice of India ?
Ans: Altamas kabir.
6).Who is known as “Nightangle of India”?
Ans: Sarojini naidu.
7).Where did vasco-de gama landed in India?
Ans : Calicut
8).Who designed the symbol for Indian Rupee?
Ans: D Udaya Kumar
9).Where 20th FIFA World Cup is going to be held?
10).who wrote the book “Gitanjali”?
Ans: Rabindra nath Tagore
11). Permanent Secretariat to coordinate the implementation of SAARC programme is located at?
Ans: Kathmandu (Nepal)
12). The year 1995 is the Golden Jubilee year of which of the following international organisations?
13). The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) is located at which of the following places?
14). Who was the first Indian to be President of UN General Assembly?
Ans: Mrs. Vijay Lakshmi Pandit
15). The International Court of Justice is located at
16). The members of the Rajya Sabha are elected by
Ans: elected members of the legislative assembly.
17). The members of Lok Sabha hold office for a term of
Ans: 5 years
18). The minimum age required to become the prime minister of India is
Ans :25 years
19). ‘Natya – Shastra’ the main source of India’s classical dances was written by
Ans: Bharat Muni
20). The last Mahakumbh of the 20th century was held at
21). The National Song of India was composed by
Ans: Bankim Chandra Chatterji.
22). Which of the place is famous for Chikankari work, which is a traditional art of embroidery?
23). Which scientist discovered the radioactive element radium?
Ans: Marie Curie.
24). Mohiniattam dance from developed originally in which state?
25).the parliament of Iran is called ?
26). What piece of clothing was invented by French fashion designer Louis Reard in 1946?
27). ‘Bagh’, a village in Gwalior is famous for
Ans: Cave Painting
28). The world famous ‘Khajuraho’ sculptures are located in
Ans: Madhya Pradesh
29). The ‘Golconda Fort’ is in which state?
Ans: Andhra Pradesh
30). The World Environment Day is celebrated on
Ans: june 5
31). Who has been awarded the first lifetime Achievement Award for his/her contribution in the field of Cinema?
Ans: Ashok kumar
32). The first black American to win the Nobel Prize for literature is
Ans: Toni Morrison
33). The most commonly used bleaching agent is
34).which political leader started his career as a cartoonist.?
Ans:Bala sahib Thackrey.
35).sushil kumar winner of rs.5 crore in KBC previous season is brand ambassador of which government scheme?
Ans:MANREGA(Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act)
36).who got filmfare award for best actress?
37).ABP news was previously better known as ?
38).who owns Zoom Tv ?
Ans: The Times Group.
39). Who is the world’s richest person?
Ans: carlos slim..(mexico)
40). The largest city in Latin America is
Ans: Mexico city
41). The largest gulf in the world is
Ans: Gulf of Mexico
42). First Afghan War took place in
43). Who was the first Indian Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army ?
Ans: Gen. K.M. Cariappa
44). Coral reefs in India can be found in?
45). The ozone layer restricts?
Ans: Ultraviolet radiation
46). The gas usually filled in the electric bulb is?
47). The average salinity of sea water is
48). The element common to all acids is?
49). Non stick cooking utensils are coated with
50).who is the new vice president of Indian national congress?
Ans: Rahul gandhi