General knowledge quiz set 15: Tips to win a government exam

1. What is Geotropism?

Answer: The growth of the parts of plants in response to the force of gravity.

2. India:Tiger::USA:? 

Answer: Bald Eagle.

3. What is the color of Solid Iodine?

Answer: Purple.

4. Who is the inventor of Email? 

Answer: Shiva Ayyadurai.

5. What is India’s 5th navigational satellites name? 

Answer: PSLV-C31.

6. Who invented the dynamo?

Answer: Michael Faraday.

7. If the pH value becomes less than 7 then it is called a?

Answer: Acidic.

8. Nephrology is the study of?

Answer: Kidney function.

9. Who was the first Indian to get a Nobel prize?

Answer: Rabindranath Tagore.

10. In the first ODI match of INDIA, who is the captain?

Answer: Ajit Wadekar.

11. The words ‘Satyameva Jayate’ were taken from? 

Answer: Mundaka Upanishad.

12. Basilica of bom jesus is located at?

Answer: Goa.

13. Jayakwadi dam located on which river?

Answer: Godavari.

14. Oldest oil reserves in India?

Answer: Digboi.

15. What is the tri-color ratio of the Indian National Flag?

Answer: Width: Length = 2:3.

16. National song of India was composed by?

Answer: Bankim Chandra Chatterjee.

17. Kidney stone is caused by?

Answer: Calcium Oxalate.

18. Dog: Kernel:: Bee:?

Answer: Beehive.

19. How many taste buds are present in the tongue?

Answer: 5.

20. On which planet is frozen water found?

Answer: Pluto.

21. Tennis is played on which surface?

Answer: Hard, Grass, and Clay courts.

22. How many bones does an Infant baby have?

Answer: 300.

23. White desert in India?

Answer: Rann of Kutch desert.

24. Which thing was discovered by Alexander Fleming?

Answer: Penicillin.

25. Who established the Mughal dynasty?

Answer: Babur.

26. Which of the following colors has the least wavelength?

Answer: Violet.

27. Who is the first woman President of Pakistan?

Answer: Dr. Fehmida Mirza.

28. Which was the first geostationary satellite launched in India?

Answer: Ariane Passenger Payload Experiment.

29. Who is the father of Indian Space Programmes?

Answer: Dr. Vikram Sarabhai.

30. Who is the first President of the Indian National Congress?

Answer: W.C. Banerjee.

31. What is the name of the Nobel prize recipient of India in 2014 for peace?

Answer: Kailash Satyarthi.

32. What is the height of a badminton net above ground level?

Answer: 1.524 meters.

33. Who is the World’s first space tourist?

Answer: Dennis Tito.

34. Who introduced Orthodox Christianity in Russia?

Answer: Vladimir.

35. Which of the following element is found at room temperature?

Answer: Bromine.

36. What is the molecular formula for sugar?

Answer: C12H22O11.

37. Which monument was built to commemorate the eradication of the plague?

Answer: Charminar.

38. Who invented the Air conditioner?

Answer: Willis Carrier.

39. Which PM was born after Independence?

Answer: Narendra Modi.

40. What is English IVY? 

Answer: Flower.

41. What is Guru Shikhar? 

Answer: A peak in the Arbuda Mountains of Rajasthan.

42. What is Mycology?

Answer: Study of fungi.

43. Who says “Live as if you were to die tomorrow”? 

Answer: Mahatma Gandhi.

44. “Life On My Terms: From the Grassroots to the Corridors of Power” is an autobiography of?

Answer: Sharad Pawar

45. Who is Chanda Kochhar? 

Answer: MD & CEO Of ICICI bank.

46. Which language is spoken in Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka?

Answer: Tamil.

47. Who discovered penicillin? 

Answer: Alexander Fleming.

48. Indian village where people speak Sanskrit? 

Answer: Mattur.

49. Zika Virus caused by?

Answer: Aedes mosquitoes.

50. When was Virat Kohli given Arjuna Award?

Answer: 2013.

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