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The first Prime minister of Bangladesh was Mujibur Rehman
The longest river in the world is the
The longest highway in the world is the
The longest highway in the world has a length of About 8000 km
The highest mountain in the world is the
The country that accounts for nearly one third of the total teak production of the world is Myanmar
The biggest desert in the world is the
The largest coffee growing country in the world is
The country also known as "country of copper" is
The name given to the border which separates Pakistan and Afghanistan is Durand line
The river Volga flows out into the Caspian sea
The coldest place on the earth is
The country which ranks second in terms of land area is
The largest Island in the Mediterranean sea is
The river Jordan flows out into the
The biggest delta in the world is the
The capital city that stands on the river Danube is
The Japanese call their country as Nippon
The length of the English channel is
The world's oldest known city is
The city which is also known as the City of Canals is Venice
The country in which river Wangchu flows is
The biggest island of the world is Greenland
The city which is the biggest centre for manufacture of automobiles in the world world is Detroit, USA
The country which is the largest producer of manganese in the world is
The country which is the largest producer of rubber in the world is
The country which is the largest producer of tin in the world is
The river which carries maximum quantity of water into the sea is the
The city which was once called the `Forbidden City' was
The country called the Land of Rising Sun is
Mount Everest was named after
The volcano Vesuvius is located in
The country known as the Sugar Bowl of the world is Cuba
The length of the Suez Canal is
The lowest point on earth is The coastal area of Dead sea
The Gurkhas are the original inhabitants of Nepal
The largest ocean of the world is the
The largest largest bell in the world is the Tsar Kolkol at Kremlin, Moscow
The biggest stadium in the world is the Strahov Stadium, Prague
The world's largest diamond producing country is
Australia was discovered by James Cook
The first Governor General of Pakistan is
Dublin is situated at the mouth of river Liffey
Nile Trans-Canada Mount Everest
Verkoyansk in Siberia Canada
China & South Africa
Sir George Everest Italy 162.5 kilometers
Mohammed Ali Jinnah
The earlier name of New York city was New Amsterdam
The Eiffel tower was built by Alexander Eiffel
The Red Cross was founded by
The country which has highest population density is
The national flower of Britain is
Niagara Falls was discovered by
The national flower of Italy is
The national flower of China is
The permanent secretariat of the SAARC is located at Kathmandu
The gateway to the Gulf of Iran is Strait of Hormuz
The first Industrial Revolution took place in England
World Environment Day is observed on
The first Republican President of America was
The country famous for Samba dance is
The name of Alexander's horse was
Singapore was founded by
The famous British one-eyed Admiral was
The earlier name of Sri Lanka was
The UNO was formed in the year 1945
UNO stands for
The independence day of South Korea is celebrated on
'Last Judgement' was the first painting of an Italian painter named
Paradise Regained was written by John Milton
The first President of Egypt was
The first man to reach North Pole was Rear Admiral Robert E. Peary
The most famous painting of Pablo Picasso was Guermica
The primary producer of newsprint in the world is
The first explorer to reach the South Pole was
The person who is called the father of modern Italy is G.Garibaldi
World literacy day is celebrated on
The founder of modern Germany is
The country known as the land of the midnight sun is Norway
The place known as the Roof of the world is Tibet
The founder of the Chinese Republic was
The first Pakistani to receive the Nobel Prize was
The first woman Prime Minister of Britain was
The first Secretary General of the UNO was Trygve Lie
The sculptor of the statue of Liberty was
The port of Baku is situated in
John F Kennedy was assassinated by
The largest river in France is Loire
The Queen of England who married her brother-in-law was
The first black person to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize was Ralph Johnson Bunche
Jean Henri Durant Monaco
5th June Abraham Lincoln
Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles Nelson
United Nations Organization 15th August Michelangelo
Cap. Ronald Amundson
San Yat Sen Abdul Salam Margaret Thatcher
Frederick Auguste Bartholdi
Azerbaijan Lee Harvey Oswald Catherine of Aragon
The first British University to admit women for degree courses was
The principal export of Jamaica is Sugar
New York is popularly known as the city of Skyscrapers
Madagascar is popularly known as the Island of Cloves
The country known as the Land of White Elephant is Thailand
The country known as the Land of Morning Calm is
The country known as the Land of Thunderbolts is
The highest waterfalls in the world is the
The largest library in the world is the
United States Library of Congress, Washington DC
The author of Harry Potter Books is
Nickname of New York city is
What do you call a group of sheep?
In which sport do players take long and short corners? Hockey
Salto Angel Falls, Venezuela
Big Apple A Flock of Sheep
100 Who was the youngest President of the USA? 101 How many legs do butterflies have?
6 Legs & 2 Pair of Wings
102 Who invented the Nintendo Wii? Kashi Kabushiki 103 What year does the Nintendo Wii come out? Late 2006 104 Who invented the Light Bulb?
105 Who invented the washing machine?
106 Who invented the first electric washing machine?
107 Who invented the safety pin? Walter Hunt 108 Who invented the Vacuum Cleaner?
109 Who won the Football World Cup in 2006? Italy 110 Which country hosted the Football World Cup in 2006?
110 Who is the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom?
111 Who won Men's Singles title in French Open 2010?
Rafael Nadal (Spain)
112 Who won Women's Singles title in French Open 2010?
Francesca Schiavone (Italy)
113 Who won Men's Doubles title in French Open 2010? Daniel Nestor (Canada) & Nenad Zimonjic (Serbia) 114 Who won Women's Doubles title in French Open 2010? No. General Knowledge Question
Serena & Venus Williams (USA)
Which strait separates the North and South islands of New Zealand? Cook Strait
In which city is the Doge’s Palace?
Who plays Johnny Depp’s uncle in the 1993 flm Arizona Dream?
Which New Zealand golfer won the 2000 Australian Masters in Melbourne?
Which continent has the larger land mass: Africa or North America? Africa
Aston, Aston, Rizzo, Stevenson, Gilvear: which 1980s group?
What name is given to the art of preparing, stuffng and mounting the skins of animals to make lifelike
Venice Jim Carrey Michael Campbell
Gene Loves Jezebel
models? Taxidermy 8.
Which artist was appointed court painter to Charles IV of Spain in 1786? Goya
The name of which Roman god means ‘shining father' in Latin? Jupiter
10. What is the name of the dog in Punch and Judy shows? 11. What was the name of the Addams Family butler?
12. Who directed the 1995 flm Heat, which starred Al Pacino? Michael Mann 13. Which theoretical temperature corresponds to minus 273.15 degrees on the Celsius scale? Absolute zero 14. Which seven-a-side ball game is played in a swimming pool?
15. Which Roman Catholic organization takes its name from the Latin for ‘God's work’? 16. Bamboozled is a flm by which controversial US director?
17. Which word meaning ‘rebirth’ describes the period in European history which began in the 14th century? Renaissance 18. Who starred opposite Pierce Brosnan in the remake of The Thomas Crown Affair? 19. Of which French overseas region in South America is Cayenne the capital?
20. In which year did David Koresh and the Branch Davidians Christian cult hold a siege in Waco, Texas? 1993 21. Who wrote Bleak House?
22. Which actor’s real name was Marion Michael Morrison?
23. What would a costermonger sell? Fruits & Vegetables 24. Which actress played the title role in the flm adaptation of Bridget Jones’s Diary? 25. ‘George’ is an informal name for which feature of an aircraft?
26. Who wrote The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner? Alan Sillitoe 27. How is Sarah Michelle Gellar better known to millions? 28. Ganymede is a satellite of which planet?
29. What nationality was the composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart? 30. For which element is Co the chemical symbol?
31. The German port of Hamburg lies near the mouth of which major European river? 32. In Arctic regions, what kind of features are sastrugi?
Wind-formed patterns in ice and snow
33. In the Americas, what is a mesa? Flat-topped mountain 34. Which city was the frst in the world to have a population of more than one million? London (circa 1811) 35. The Taj Mahal is located near to which Indian city?
36. St Michael’s Mount lies off the coast of which English county? Cornwall 37. To where would you have to travel in order to stand by the Marsh of Decay? 38. What is the English name for the Bayern region of Germany?
39. In Lord of the Rings, what was the name of Gandalf’s white horse? 40. Which famous Nazi-hunter died in Vienna in 2005, aged 96?
41. The 1956 film 'Reach for the Sky' is based on whose life story? Douglas Bader 42. Who voiced Stinky Pete in the flm 'Toy Story 2'? Kelsey Grammer 43. How many times did Bobby Jones win the US Amateur Championship in golf? Five 44. In which sport is the 'Conn Smythe Trophy' awarded? Ice hockey 45. Which female singer recorded the 2001 album Read My Lips?
Sophie Ellis Bextor
46. Which singer recorded the 2000 album 'Holy Wood' (In the Shadow of the Valley of Death)? Marilyn Manson 47. Which was the frst element to be created artifcially?
48. In which European capital city is the Institut Pasteur based? 49. Which condition does the acronym AIDS stand for? 50. In computing, what does ISDN stand for?
Acquired Immune Defciency Syndrome
Integrated Services Digital Network
1. The largest museum in the world is the American Museum of Natural History. 2. The lowest mountain range in the world is the Buena Bhaile. 3. The country known as the Land of Cakes is Scotland. 4. The place known as the Garden of England is Kent. 5. The tallest tower in the world is the C. N. Tower, Toronto, Canada. 6. The country famous for its fish catch is Japan. 7. The old name of Taiwan was Farmosa. 8. Montreal is situated on the bank of River Ottawa. 9. The city of Bonn is situated in Germany. 10. The literal meaning of Renaissance is Revival. 11. Julius Caesar was killed by Brutus. 12. The title of Desert Fox was given to Field Marshal Erwin Rommel. 13. The largest airport in the world is the King Khalid International Airport, Saudi Arabia. 14. The city in Russia which faced an earthquake in the year 1988 was Armenia. Later on it became a separate country. 15. The largest bay in the world is Hudson Bay, Canada. 16. The largest church in the world is Basilica of St. Peter, Vatican City, Rome. 17. The largest peninsula in the world is Arabia. 18. The largest gulf in the world is Gulf of Mexico. 19. The tallest statue in the world is the Motherland, Volgograd Russia. 20. The largest railway tunnel in the world is the Oshimizu Tunnel, Japan. 21. The world's loneliest island is the Tristan da cunha. 22. The word 'Quiz' was coined by Jim Daly Irishman. 23. The original meaning of 'Quiz' was Trick. 24. The busiest shopping centre of London is Oxford Street. 25. The residence of the Queen in London is Buckingham Palace. 26. Adolf Hitler was born in Austria. 27. The country whose National Anthem has only music but no words is Bahrain. 28. The largest cinema in the world is the Fox theatre, Detroit, USA. 29. The country where there are no Cinema theatres is Saudi Arabia. 30. The world's tallest office building is the Sears Tower, Chicago. 31. In the year 1811, Paraguay became independent from Spain. 32. The cross word puzzle was invented by Arthur Wynne. 33. The city which was the capital of the ancient Persian Empire was Persepolis. 34. WHO stands for World Health Organization. 35. WHO (World Health Organization) is located at Geneva. 36. FAO stands for Food and Agriculture Organization. 37. FAO is located at Rome and London. 38. UNIDO stands for United Nations Industrial Development Organization. 39. UNIDO is located at Vienna. 40. WMO stands for World Meteorological Organization. 41. WMO is located at Geneva. 42. International Civil Aviation Organization is located at Montreal.
43. The Angel Falls is located in Venezuela. 44. The Victoria Falls is located in Rhodesia. 45. Ice Cream was discovered by Gerald Tisyum. 46. The number regarded as lucky number in Italy is thirteen. 47. Napoleon suffered from alurophobia which means Fear of cats. 48. The aero planes were used in war for the first time by Italians. (14 Oct.1911) 49. Slavery in America was abolished by Abraham Lincoln. 50. The Headquarters of textile manufacturing in England is Manchester. 51. The famous Island located at the mouth of the Hudson River is Manhattan. 52. The founder of plastic industry was Leo Hendrik Baekeland. 53. The country where military service is compulsory for women is Israel. 54. The country which has more than 10,000 golf courses is USA. 55. The famous painting 'Mona Lisa' is displayed at Louvre museum, Paris. 56. The earlier name for tomato was Love apple. 57. The first President of USA was George Washington. 58. The famous words 'Veni Vidi Vici' were said by Julius Caesar. 59. The practice of sterilization of surgical instruments was introduced by Joseph Lister. 60. The number of countries which participated in the first Olympic Games held at Athens was nine. 61. Mercury is also known as Quick Silver. 62. Disneyland is located in California, USA. 63. The country which built the first powerful long range rockets is Germany. 64. Sewing Machine was invented by Isaac M. Singer. 65. Adding Machine was invented by Aldrin. 66. The national emblem of Spain is Eagle. 67. Archimedes was born in Sicily. 68. The total area of Vatican City is 0.272 square kilometers. 69. The largest temple in the world is Angkor Wat in Kampuchea. 70. The largest dome in the world is Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans, USA. 71. The largest strait in the world is Tartar Strait. 72. The Mohenjo-Daro ruins are found in Larkand District of Sind, Pakistan. 73. The largest city of Africa is Cairo. 74. The founder of KODAK Company was Eastman. 75. The 'Cape of Good Hope' is located in South Africa. 76. The Heathrow Airport is located in London. 77. The neon lamp was invented by Georges Claude. 78. The last letter of the Greek alphabet is Omega. 79. The place known as the land of Lincoln is Illinois. 80. The US state Utah is also known as Beehive state. 81. The Kalahari Desert is located in Africa. 82. The Patagonian desert is located in Argentina. 83. The person known as the father of aeronautics is Sir George Cayley. 84. The most densely populated Island in the world is Honshu.
85. The two nations Haiti and the Dominion Republic together form the Island of Hispaniola. 86. The largest auto producer in the USA is General Motors. 87. The largest auto producing nation is Japan. 88. The famous 'General Motors' company was founded by William Durant. 89. The country that brings out the FIAT is Italy. 90. The first actor to win an Oscar was Emil Jannings. 91. The first animated colour cartoon of full feature length was Snow White and Seven Dwarfs. 92. The first demonstration of a motion picture was held at Paris. 93. The first country to issue stamps was Britain. 94. The actor who is considered as the biggest cowboy star of the silent movies is Tom Mix. 95. The Pentagon is located at Washington DC. 96. The world's largest car manufacturing company is Toyota Motors, JAPAN. 97. The world's biggest manufacturer of bicycles is Hero Cycles, India. 98. The world's oldest underground railway is at London. 99. The White House was painted white to hide fire damage. 100. The largest oil producing nation in Africa is Nigeria. 101. The longest river in Russia and Europe is Volga River. 102. The first Emperor of Germany was Wilhelm. 103. The last French Monarch was Louis Napoleon III. 104. "History is Bunk" was said by Henry Ford. 105. The term 'astrology' literally means Star Speech. 106. Togo is situated in Africa. 107. Coal is also known as Black Diamond. 108. The first Boxer to win 3 gold medals in Olympics was Laszlo Papp. 109. The first ruler who started war games for his soldiers was Genghis Khan. 110. The first cross word puzzle in the world was published in 1924 by London Sunday Express. 111. The lightest known metal is Lithium. 112. The Atacama Desert is located in North Chile. 113. The oil used to preserve timber is Creosote oil. 114. The founder of USA was George Washington. 115. The first talkie feature film in USA was 'The Jazz Singer'. 116. The chemical name of laughing gas is Nitrous oxide. 117. The US state North Carolina is also known as Tar Heel state. 118. The US state Tennesse is also known as Volunteer state. 119. The US state Indiana is also known as Hoosier state. 120. The US state Kentucky is also known as Blue Grass state. 121. The US state known as 'Pine Free State' is Vermont. 122. The US state known as 'Mountain State' is West Virginia. 123. The US state known as 'Land of 1000 Lakes' is Minnesota. 124. The popular detective character created by Agatha Christie is Hercule Poirot. 125. The Pakistani President who died in an air crash was Zia-ul-Huq. 126. Yoghurt means Fermented milk. 127. Yankee is the nickname of American.
128. The International court of Justice is located in Hague, Holland. 129. The headquarters of World Bank is located at Washington DC. 130. Victoria Falls was discovered by David Livingstone. 131. The technique to produce the first test tube baby was evolved by Patrick Steptoe and Robert Edwards. 132. The oldest residential university of Britain is the Oxford University. 133. The name of the large clock on the tower of the House of Parliament in London is called Big Ben. 134. Prado Museum is located in Madrid. 135. The number of keys in an ordinary piano is Eighty eight. 136. 'Man is a Tool Making Animal' was said by Benjamin Franklin. 137. The term 'anesthesia' was coined by Oliver Wendell Holmes. 138. The first man to reach Antarctica was Fabian Gottlieb. 139. The Kilimanjaro volcano is situated in Tanzania. 140. The invention that is considered to have built America is Dynamite. 141. Words that contains all the vowels: Authentication, Remuneration, Education, Automobile, Miscellaneous and many more. 142. Words that contain all the vowels in order: Facetious and Abstemious. 143. Words that contain all the vowels in reverse order: Uncomplimentary, Unproprietary, Unoriental and Subcontinental. 144. Words with no vowel in them: Myth, Fly, Sky, Dry, Cry, Rhythm, Crypt. 145. Which country declares independence on 18th Feb 2008? - Kosovo. 146. Who was the founder of the kindergarten education system? - German educator Friedrich Froebel 147. What is the scientific name of Vitamin C? - Ascorbic Acid 148. What is the full form of GPRS? - General Packet Radio Service 149. Which was the first university established in the world? - Nalanda University 150. What is full form of CEO, CFO & CIO titles? Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Information Officer.
1. Which metal is heavier, silver or gold? 2. How many legs do butterflies have?
23. After which famous person was the teddy bear named?
3. Which is the country with the most people?
24. Which is the smallest ocean in the world?
4. Which state is the biggest in the US?
25. What is the rhino?s horn made of?
5. Which country has the largest area of land? 6. Which is the country hosting the 2008 Olympic
Games? 7. Which indoor sport is the most popular in the US?
1. Gold 2. Six
8. Which golf player's mother is from Thailand?
9. What is Aurora Borealis commonly known as?
10. Which is the non-contagious disease that is the
most common in the world? 11. Which was the album the Beatles recorded the last time together? 12. Which instrument did Miles Davis, the jazz musician, play? 13. What is the sport in which you could get into a headlock?
15. Which is the sport where you could be out 'leg
before wicket' or 'hit a six'?
16. When did baseball originate in the US?
16. 19th Century
17. Which is the sport wherein you would use a
18. Blue Whale
18. What is the largest mammal in the world?
19. Which is the country where reggae music
20. P.G. Wodehouse
20. Who was the creator of Jeeves and Wooster?
22. Lewis Carroll
21. Who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?
23. Theodore Roosevelt
22. Who was the writer of Alice's Adventures in
24. Arctic Ocean
Question: What is called as the "Roof of the World"?
1. Indira Point
1. More that aggregate demand
2. Less than aggregate demand
3. Pamir Knot
3. Equal to aggregate demand
4. Indira Col
4. None of the above
Answer: 3 Question: The illustrious names of Aryabhatta and Varahamihir are associated with the age of the
Answer: 2 Question: Which State has the lowest per capita income in India?
Answer: 1 Question: Who generally acknowledged as the pioneer of local self government in modern India?
Answer: 2 Question: In the budget figures of the Government of India, fiscal deficit is
1. Total expenditure - total receipts
2. Revenue expenditure - revenue receipts
3. Capital expenditure - capital receipts + market
4. Curzon Answer: 1 Question: Which Article of the Constitution of India abolishes untouchability and forbids its practice in any form?
borrowings 4. Sum of budget deficit and Government's market borrowings and liabilities Answer: 1 Question: The eighth Joint Economic Group
1. Article 16
dialogue between China and India was held in
2. Article 17
January 2010 in Beijing, China after a gap of
3. Article 18
1. two years
4. Article 15
2. three years
Answer: 2 Question: The idea of Pakistan was first conceived by
3. four years 4. five years Answer: 3
1. Muhammad Iqbal
Question: According to the recently released World
2. M. A. Jinnah
Bank Report, the Chinese economy grew by the close
3. Shaukat Ali
of fourth quarter of 2009 at the rate of
4. Aga Khan Answer: 1 Question: Which of the following countries has introduced "Direct Democracy"? 1. Russia 2. India
1. 9.7 percent 2. 10.7 percent 3. 10.8 percent 4. 11 percent Answer: 2 Question: As per the quality of life Index 2010,
which was released worldwide in January 2010, the
united States occupies the
Answer: 4 Question: Inflation occurs when aggregate supply
1. Second Place 2. Third Place
3. Fifth Place 4. Seventh Place Answer: 4 Question: The India-France deal for civil nuclear
Question: Detroit in the U. S. A. is known as the city of 1. Motor Car 2. Lights
corporation, which came into force in January 2010,
had been signed between the two countries in
1. September 2008 2. October 2008
Answer: 1 Question: The term "Fourth Estate" refers to
3. November 2008
1. Backward States
4. December 2008
Answer: 1 Question: Wodeyars were the ruler of 1. Princely State of Mysore 2. Princely State of Travancore
3. Press 4. Tea Estate Answer: 3 Question: SAIL's plant in Karnataka is situated at
4. None of these
Answer: 1 Question: "Black Pagoda" is in 1. Egypt 2. Srilanka 3. Madurai 4. Konark Answer: 4 Question: The meeting of the Rajya Sabha are presided over by the 1. President 2. Vice President 3. Prime Minister 4. Speaker Answer: 2 Question: Lunar eclipse occurs on 1. A new moon day 2. A full moon day 3. A half moon day 4. both 1 and 2 Answer: 2 Question: Which of the following crops helps in nitrogen fixation? 1. Rice 2. Wheat 3. Beans 4. Maize Answer: 3
3. Belgaum 4. Hubli Answer: 2 Question: At which of the following place Rajiv Gandhi died of human bomb explosion? 1. New Delhi 2. Chennai 3. Sriperumbudur 4. Colombo Answer: 3 Question: Who is not the Speaker of the Lok Sabha ever? 1. Somnath Chatterjee 2. P. A. Sangma 3. Meira Kumar 4. Sushma Swaraj Answer: 4 Question: The Governor General associated with the abolition of slavery was 1. Cornwallis 2. Bentinck 3. Dalhousie 4. Rippon Answer: 2 Question: The name of India's first carrier is 1. INS Vikrant 2. INS Nilgiri
3. INS Kukri 4. INS Himgiri Answer: 1 Question: The general direct flow of summer monsoon in India is 1. From South to North 2. From South West to South East 3. From South East to South West 4. From South West to North East Answer: 2 Question: World No-Tobacco Day is observed on -
Question: Thalassaemia is a hereditary disease affecting 1. Blood 2. Lungs 3. Heart 4. Kidney Answer: 1 Question: Polythene is industrially prepared by the polymerization of 1. Methane 2. Styrene
1. May 25
2. May 31
3. May28 4. May 24 Answer: 2 Question: Which one of the following ecosystems covers the largest area of the earth's surface?
Answer: 4 Question: In cricket the length of pitch between the two wickets is 1. 24 yards 2. 23 yards
1. Desert Ecosystem
3. 22 yards
2. Grassland Ecosystem
4. 21 yards
3. Mountain Ecosystem 4. Marine Ecosystem Answer: 4 Question: With which game is the Double Fault associated?
Answer: 3 Question: Which one of the following is not the official language of the United Nations Organisation? 1. Arabic 2. Chinese
1. Lawn Tennis
3. Cricket 4. Hockey Answer: 2 Question: Where is the oldest oil refinery in India located?
Answer: 3 Question: Which countries are separated by Mac Mohan Line? 1. India and Pakistan 2. China and Tibet
3. India and China
4. India and Bangladesh
3. Mathura 4. Guwahati Answer: 1 Question: The Siwaliks stretch between -
Answer: 3 Question: Which one of the following is a water soluble vitamin? 1. Vitamin A
1. Indus and Sutlaj
2. Vitamin C
2. Potwar basin and Teesta
3. Vitamin D
3. Sutlaj and Kali
4. Vitamin K
4. None of these Answer: 2
Answer: 2 Question: Among the following who was the
Speaker in two Lok Sabhas?
1. Rabi Ray
2. Shivraj Patil
3. P. A. Sangma 4. G. M. C Balyogi Answer: 4 Question: 'Lakshya' which is part of Indian Defence System is
Answer: 3 Question: Who was the first chief Justice of Supreme court of Calcutta? 1. Hyde 2. Elijah Impey
1. Surface of air missile
2. Missile Firing Submarine
3. multi Barrel rocket System 4. Pilotless target aircraft Answer: 4 Question: Which one of the following states has only one representatives each in Lok Sabha?
Answer: 2 Question: By which of the following Acts were the Commercial Rights of East India Company Abolished? 1. Regulating Act of 1773
1. Manipur, Meghalaya
2. Charter Act of 1813
2. Himachal Pradesh and Jammu Kashmir
3. Charter Act of 1833
3. Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura
4. Charter Act of 1853
4. Mizoram and Nagaland Answer: 4 Question: Who among the following is known as the guardian of the Public Purse in India?
Answer: 3 Question: Who Was the founder of All India Muslim League? 1. Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
1. The Comptroller and Auditor General of India
2. Nawab Saleem Ullah Khan
2. The President
3. Liyaqat Ali Khan
3. The Minister of Finance
4. Mohammad Ali Jinnah
4. The parliament Answer: 1 Question: Biological Oxygen demand (BOD) is used as a standard measure of
Answer: 2 Question: Vishakhapatnam Steel Plant obtains its iron ore from the mines of 1. Bababudan
1. Oxygen level in forest System
2. Oxygen level in animals
3. Oxygen level in water system
4. Oxygen level in atmosphere Answer: 3 Question: Which of the following Crops is of Kharif Season?
Answer: 1 Question: The First Finance Commission was constituted in the year 1. 1956
4. Mustard Answer: 1 Question: Fruit most suitable for making jelly is 1. Papaya
Answer: 4 Question: Which one of the following Settlements comprised Zamindar as middleman to collect the land revenue?
1. Mahalwari Settlement
come into being in 1987?
2. Ryotwari Settlement
3. Permanent Settlement
2. Arunachal Pradesh
4. None of the above
Answer: 3 Question: Which of the following was the court
4. Manipur Answer: 4
language during the reign of Akbar? 1. Hindi
Question: The number of Zonal Councils in India is
Answer: 3 Question: What were the districts called in the Vijaynagar empire? 1. Nadu
4. Eight Answer: 1 Question: National Commission for Back ward Classes was established in
Answer: 3 Question: Which was the first National News Agency of India? 1. The Indian Review
4. 1999 Answer: 2 Question: Indravati Hydroelectric Project is the multipurpose projet of
2. The Free Press of India
1. Maharashtra state
3. The Associated Press of India
2. Gujarat state
4. None of the above
3. Orissa State
Answer: 3 Question: The depiction of the stones of the previous lives of Gautama Buddha was first done in the art of
4. Tamil Nadu state Answer: 3 Question: Which sector contributes the maximum share in National income of India?
1. Sarnath Pillar of Asoka
2. Bharhut Stupa
3. Ajanta Caves
4. Eilora Caves
4. All the above have equal share
Answer: 2 Question: The British Parliament can do everything except make a woman a man and a woman a man?To whom is this statement ascribed?
Answer: 3 Question: Shankarlal Guru committee was associated With 1. Agricultural Marketing
2. Agricultural production
3. Public Distribution System
3. De Lolme
4. None of above
4. none of above Answer: 3 Question: Which of the following states did not
Answer: 1 Question: IMF is the result of 1. Hawana Conference
2. Rome Conference
3. Chokher Bali
3. Brettonwood Conference
4. Kapal Kundala
4. Geneva Conference Answer: 3 Question: The Difference between Gross Domestic product and Net Domestic product is
Answer: 1 Question: Which of the following department of Indian Government takes care of education of children with physical disabilities?
1. Government Revenue
1. Ministry of Welfare
2. Net Indirect Tax (Indirect Tax Subsidy)
2. Ministry of Sports
3. Consumption of fixed Capital
3. Ministry of HRD
4. Net Capital Formation
4. Ministry of Rural Development
Answer: 4 Question: First share market in India was established in
Answer: 1 Question: Amrita Pritam's work "A Revenue Stamp" is
1. A book of stories
2. A novel
3. A biography
4. An autobiography
Answer: 2 Question: The acronym STD written on Telephone booth stands for
Answer: 4 Question: "Nadi Ke Dweep" is the creation of 1. Nirmala Verma
1. Straight Telephone Dial
2. Krishna Sobit
2. Switch Telephone Dial
3. Gajanan Madhav Muktibodh
3. Subscriber Telephone Dialing
4. Sachidananda Heeranand Vatsyayan Agyeya
4. Save Telephone Dialing Answer: 3 Question: India has signed a landamrk deal for sale of Dhruv Advance Light Helicopters (ALHs) with
Answer: 4 Question: The poetic work "Rashmirathi" was written by 1. Maithilisharan Gupt
2. Mahadevi Verma
3. Ramdhari Singh Dinkar
4. Surya Kant Tripathi Nirala
4. Chile Answer: 3 Question: Humidity is measured by which of the following instrument?
Answer: 3 Question: "Operation Black Board" refers to providing schools with 1. Enough number of black boards
2. New type of black boards
3. Training for using new type of black boards
4. All essential learning materials.
4. Hydrometer Answer: 3 Question: Rabindranath Tagore was awarded Noble Prize for his literary work named
Answer: 4 Question: Transistors used in electronic equipments are mostly made of 1. Silver
4. Carbon Answer: 3 Question: The disease diphtheria affects 1. Lungs 2. Intestine 3. Throat 4. Body joints Answer: 3 Question: Which of the following is the brightest planet as seen from the earth? 1. Mercury 2. Uranus 3. Venus 4. Mars Answer: 3 Question: The Harry Potter series is written by 1. K K Rowling 2. K J Rowling 3. J K Rowling 4. A K Rowling Answer: 3 Question: The most common communicable disease is 1. Influenza 2. Typhoid 3. Cholera 4. Polio Answer: 1 Question: Among the following, the richest source of protein is 1. Ground Nut 2. Rice
1. of its low density 2. It is not very reactive under normal conditions 3. It is almost insoluble in water 4. It can be prepared easily Answer: 1 Question: The most abundant element in the earth's crust is 1. Silicon 2. Aluminium 3. Nitrogen 4. Oxygen Answer: 4 Question: Stainless steel is an example of 1. A metallic compound 2. A homogeneous mixture 3. A heterogeneous mixture 4. An inorganic compound Answer: 1 Question: The Non-Cooperation Movement was ultimately withdrawn by Mahatma Gandhi 1. On the directions of the Party 2. On account of amicable settlement with the British 3. On account of violent incidents at ChauriChaura 4. On account of excessive repression by the Government Answer: 3 Question: The Preamble of the Constitution after 42nd amendment declares India 1. Sovereign Socialist Secular Democratic Republic
2. Sovereign Democratic Republic
3. Federal Democratic Republic
Answer: 1 Question: Taoism is a school of 1. Chinese philosophy
4. Federal Socialist Democratic Republic Answer: 1 Question: The International Date Line is the
2. Japanese philosophy
3. Buddhist philosophy
2. 0° Longitude
4. Sri Lankan philosophy
3. 88° East Longitude
Answer: 1 Question: Hydrogen is used instead of Helium to fill balloons for meteorology because
4. 180° Longitude Answer: 4 Question: The real executive power under a
Parliamentary Government rests with
2. BSD Unix
1. The Parliament
3. Microsoft Office XP
2. The King
4. Red Hat Linux
3. The Council of Ministers 4. The Civil Servants Answer: 3 Question: Who among the following was the first
Answer: 3 Question: Which of the following vitamins helps in the absorption of calcium? 1. Vitamin A
Maratha Ruler to get legal recognition from the
2. Vitamin B
3. Vitamin C
1. Sahuji 2. Shivaji 3. Balaji Baji Rao 4. Sambhaji Answer: 1 Question: The average solar day is approximately 1. 24 hrs 2. 24 hrs 15 minutes 3. 24 hrs 52 minutes 4. 24 hrs 15 Second Answer: 1 Question: The constellation Sapta-Rishi is known to westerns as the 1. Seven Monks 2. Alpha Centauri 3. Big Dipper 4. Small Bear Answer: 3 Question: One kilobyte is equal to
4. Vitamin D Answer: 4 Question: Dengue fever is spread by 1. Aedes aegypti mosquito 2. Common House flies 3. Anophilies mosquito 4. Rodent like rats and squirrels Answer: 1 Question: Which of the following is not a fundamental right of the Indian citizens? 1. Right to property 2. Right to freedom of expression 3. Right to vote 4. Right to remain silence Answer: 1 Question: Which supercomputer is developed by the Indian Scientists? 1. Param 2. Super 301
1. 1000 bytes
3. Compaq Presario
2. 1024 bytes
4. CRAY YMP
3. 100 bytes 4. 1023 bytes Answer: 2 Question: Which of the following is a cellulose fiber?
Answer: 1 Question: Genome is the key to tomorrow's medical practices because 1. It unleashes an information revolution 2. It provides a new outlook into medicine
3. It is a new way of making drugs
4. It can enable customized medicines.
3. Rayon 4. Polyester Answer: 1 Question: Which of the following is not an example of Operating System? 1. Windows 98
Answer: 2 Question: Which of the following is not a missile tested in Indian Missile Programme? 1. Agni 2. Trishul 3. Prithvi
4. Arjun Answer: 4 Question: Mahatma Gandhi started his struggle against apartheid in
You throw away the outside and cook the inside. Then you eat the outside and throw away the inside. What
did you eat? 3
What goes up and down the stairs without moving?
What can you catch but not throw?
I can run but not walk. Wherever I go, thought follows close behind. What am I?
What's black and white and red all over?
What goes around the world but stays in a corner?
I have holes in my top and bottom, my left and right, and in the middle. But I still hold water. What am I?
Give me food, and I will live; give me water, and I will die. What am I?
The man who invented it doesn't want it. The man who bought it doesn't need it. The man who needs it
doesn't know it. What is it? 11
I run over fields and woods all day. Under the bed at night I sit not alone. My tongue hangs out, up and to
the rear, awaiting to be filled in the morning. What am I? 12
Throw it off the highest building, and I'll not break. But put me in the ocean, and I will. What am I?
What can run but never walks, has a mouth but never talks, has a head but never weeps, has a bed but
never sleeps? 14
No sooner spoken than broken. What is it?
A certain crime is punishable if attempted but not punishable if committed. What is it?
You use a knife to slice my head and weep beside me when I am dead. What am I?
I'm the part of the bird that's not in the sky. I can swim in the ocean and yet remain dry. What am I?
I am mother and father, but never birth or nurse. I'm rarely still, but I never wander. What am I?
I went into the woods and got it. I sat down to seek it. I brought it home with me because I couldn't find it.
What is it? 20
I am weightless, but you can see me. Put me in a bucket, and I'll make it lighter. What am I?
I never was, am always to be, No one ever saw me, nor ever will, And yet I am the confidence of all To
live and breathe on this terrestrial ball.What am I? 22
I'm light as a feather, yet the strongest man can't hold me for much more than a minute. What am I?
I am the black child of a white father, a wingless bird, flying even to the clouds of heaven. I give birth to
tears of mourning in pupils that meet me, even though there is no cause for grief, and at once on my birth I am dissolved into air. What am I? 24
Pronounced as one letter, And written with three, Two letters there are, And two only in me. I'm double,
I'm single, I'm black, blue, and gray, I'm read from both ends, And the same either way. What am I? 25
At night they come without being fetched, and by day they are lost without being stolen. What are they?
If we say MUMMY, they come together & go apart when we say DADDY. what are they?
What goes up & never comes down?
Patches over patches but no stitches; What is it?
What is that we cannot see, but is always before you?
What goes up & down a hill, but never moves?
You can never wet it. What is it?
What belongs to You, but used by your friends more often you do?
I am the beginning of the end. You can see mee twice in a week but not in a day, once in a year but twice
in a decade. What am I? 1. Towel 2. Corn on the Cob 3. Railing 4. Cold 6. Newspaper (Red means Read) 7. A Postage Stamp 9. Fire 10. Coffin 11. Shoes/Boots 12. Paper Napkin or Tissue Paper 13. River 14. Silence 15. Suicide 16. Onion 17. Bird's Shadow 18. A Tree 20. Hole 21. Oxygen 22. Breath 23. Smoke 24. Eye 25. Stars in the Sky.