General knowledge quiz set 13: Important questions.

  1. Who was the 1st U.S. president to attend the republic day parade in India?

Answer: Bill Clinton.

2. Einstein got the Nobel prize for his theory of?

Answer: Law of the photoelectric effect.

3. yellow color of papaya is due to the presence of?

Answer: Carotene.

4. In the rebellion of 1857, max. a number of soldiers were in?

Answer: Awadh.

5. What does DNA Stands for in Biology?


6. NASA, the US space agency is planning to move from earth orbit to the space area surrounding CISLUNAR Space.

Answer: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

7. In September 2015 NASA scientists found evidence of flowing water on which planet outside Earth?

Answer: Mars.

8. What was the first football player from the Indian Subcontinent to play for a European Club?

Answer: Mohammed Saleem.

9. What is the name of the parent company of Google, formed on 2nd October 2015?


10. Name India’s First Satellite?

Answer: Arya Bhatta.

11. Who was named the cultural ambassador of Seychelles in October 2015?

Answer: AR Rahman.

12. Which year was the economic liberalization in India Initiated?

Answer: 1991.

13. Which two Indian cities, were added to the creative city network of UNESCO in Dec 2015?

Answer: Varanasi, Jaipur.

14. Thermostat is a device in ovens that helps to maintain a temperature by?

Answer: Regulating the flow of heat.

15. Who was Confucius?

Answer: Chinese Philosopher.

16. Who is PV Sindhu?

Answer: Badminton Player.

17. Galvanization is a process in which a layer of zinc is put on iron objects to prevent them from?

Answer: Rust.

18. What do the terms Geocentric and Heliocentric refer to?

Answer: Earth-centered, Sun-centered.

19. What did Dmitri Mendeleev formulate?

Answer: Periodic Table.

20. What is Electron?

Answer: Negative Charge.

21. In July 1905, who ordered the partition of Bengal?

Answer: Lord Curzon.

22. Kangchenjunga is?

Answer: Himalayas.

23. The purple frontier, the Earth dragon, and the outer fortresses, all refer to?

Answer: Great wall of china.

24. Who was Charles correa?

Answer: Architect.

25. Which of the following names is Nilanjana Sudarshan, an Indian American Author has popularly known?

Answer: Jhumpa Lahiri.

26. What is the name of the Tablet computer produced by Datawind which is promoted by the GOVT of India as part of an e-learning program?

Answer: Aakash.

27. Who replaced viscount Louis Mountbatten as the governor-general of India?

Answer: C.Rajagopalachari

28. What is the Laccadive Sea otherwise known as?

Answer: Arabian Sea.

29. What is the unit of length used formally to express astronomical distances?

Answer: AU.

30. Sajan Prakash related to?

Answer: Swimming

31. First Nobel prize for medicine was given for which disease?

Answer: Diphtheria.

32. What is the capital city of Meghalaya?

Answer: Shillong.

33. Subhash Ghosh related to?

Answer: Music.

34. Alfred Nobel invented?

Answer: Dynamite.

35. Which country was Rugby Winner in 2015?  

Answer: New Zealand.

36. Who is the founder of Azad Hind Fauj(Indian Army)?

Answer: Subash Chandra Bose.

37. Who invented WWW?

Answer: Tim Berners Lee.

38. What is the main element of Marsh gas?

Answer: Methane.

39. Who won the Davis cup 2015?

Answer: UK.

40. When was the Indian National Congress(INC) formed?

Answer: December 28, 1885.

41. Who founded North Korea? 

Answer: Kim II- Sung.

42. Fatehpur Sikri was founded by the Emperor.

Answer: Akbar.

43. What is the average thickness of skin?

Answer: 18.3

44. In which state ONGC got an environment-free certificate for oil production?

Answer: Andhra Pradesh.

45. Which of the following is not Jupiter’s moon?

Answer: Titan.

46. What is the official language of Bhutan?  

Answer: Dzongkha

47. When did the Portuguese first arrive in India?

Answer: Vasco da Gama in 1498.

48. Change of position with respect to time?

Answer: Velocity.

49. What is Limerick?

Answer: A limerick is a form of poetry, especially one in five-line.

50. The study of dreams is known as? 

Answer: Oneirology.

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