General Knowledge Question Answer | Set – 10

For cracking any competition exams, the current affairs and general knowledge are mandatory. Current Affairs is an essential part of any competitive exam, so we thought of a system that will help people in Current Affairs.


Q. Henary Ford invented the first ………………..

ANS:- Motor Car

Q. Jaundice is an infectious disease, which spreds through …………

ANS:- Water

Q. The telephone was invented by?

ANS:- AG Bell

Q. Wright brothers are inventor of the ………………

ANS:- Aeroplane

Q. Which planet is closest to the Sun?

ANS:- Mercury

Q. The most poisonous plant is ……………………

ANS:- Castor bean plant

Q. Scientists who study the weather are known as ……………………….

ANS:- Meteorologists

Q. Who developed the first vaccine?

ANS:- Edward Jenner

Q. Who invented the sewing machine?

ANS:- Elias Howe

Q. Who invented the fountain pen?

ANS:- Lewis Waterman

Q. With which field was Satyajit Ray associated?

ANS:- Direction of films

Q. From where did the Quit India Movement start?

ANS:- Bombay on Aug. 8, 1942

Q. Who is the author of the famous novel ‘Gone with the Wind’?

ANS:- Margaret Mitchell

Q. The control Centre of the body is the ……………………

ANS:- Brain

Q. Which part of the body is connected with the sense of touch?

ANS:- Skin

Q. Which of the following is not a sense organ?

ANS:- Teeth

Q. A Barometer is used to measure ………………………

ANS:- Atmospheric pressure

Q. Which star is nearest to sun?

ANS:- Proxima centauri

Q. Which is the fastest animal on land?

ANS:- Cheetah

Q. Who build the first telescope?

ANS:- Galileo

Q. In human body, which are the leg bones?

ANS:- Humerus and Femur

Q. Which book is entitled as ‘Bible of Communism’ ?

ANS:- Das Kapital

Q. Who is popularly known as ‘Nightingale of India’ ?

ANS:- Sarojini Naidu

Q. Which is the oldest ‘stock exchange of India?

ANS:- Bombay Stock Exchange

Q. Where are the Postaz temperate grassland?

ANS:- Hungary

Q. Where is the largest automobile manufacturing centre in the world located?

ANS:- Detroit

Q. Which Mughalemperor gave land for the construction of the Golden Temple at Amritsar?

ANS:- Akbar

Q. Which city is associated with the river Mekong?

ANS:- Phnom-Penh

Q. Gum Gopi Krishna was a maestro of which dance form?

ANS:- Kathak

Q. Why was the Panchayati Raj System adopted?

ANS:- Decentralise the power of democracy

Q. How many islands of India are located in the Bay of Bengal?

ANS:- 204

Q. In ancient India, at where was the earliest capital of Magadha kingdom?

ANS:- Rajgir

Q. Amarya Sen, the NRI Nobel laureate got the honour for which work?

ANS:- Poverty and famines

Q. Which plant is used for green manuring in India?

ANS:- Sunhemp

Q. Which city is known as the ‘Manchester of South India’?

ANS:- Coimbatore

Q. The Government of India has decided to declare river as ‘National River’?

ANS:- Ganga

Q. Which energy of the electron at absolute zero is called?

ANS:- Fermi energy

Q. Which city is known for silk wearing industry?

ANS:- Kanchepuram

Q. Which Rajputa king defeated Muhammad Ghori for the first time?

ANS:- Prithviraj III

Q. Where were first Olympic Games held?

ANS:- 776 B.C.

Q. Regatta is associated with which sports event?

ANS:- Rowing

Q. Rupee was devalued by what percent in July 1991?

ANS:- 20 Percent

Q. Whose tomb is ‘Biwi Ka Maqbara’?

ANS:- Aurangzeb’s wife

Q. Which energy do not have the problem of pollution?

ANS:- Sun

Q. When was the Madras State renamed Tamil Nadu?

ANS:- 1969

Q. Which air pollutant affect the nervous system of man?

ANS:- Lead

Q. Which oxyacid of halogen has maximum acidic nature?


Q. Who is the leading wicket taker in the history of Test cricket?

ANS:- Shane Warne

Q. How much of earth surface is covered by the forests?

ANS:- 30 percent

Q. Who was the first Indian woman President of the Indian National Congress?

ANS:-  Sarojini Naidu (1925)

Q. Which type of forest exhibits highest bio-diversity ?

ANS:- Tropical rain forest

Q. Which Rashtrakuta ruler established a victory pillar in Rameshwaram ?

ANS:- Krishna III

Q. Who directed the famous T.V. serial ‘Tandoori Nights’?

ANS:- Saeed Jaffrey

Q. The UNESCO declared 2011 as which International Year?

ANS:- International Year of Chemistry

Q. Where are Tapovan and Vishnugarh Hydroelectric Projects located?

ANS:- Uttarakhand

Q. Who was the last ruler of the Tughlaq dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate ?

ANS:- Nasir-ud-din-Mahmud

Q. Why does the Issue Department of the RBI maintain a against printing of note?

ANS:- Minimum Reserve System

Q. With which river is the Omkareshwar Project associated?

ANS:- Narmada

Q. The United Nations declared 2010 as which International Year?

ANS:- Rapprochemont of Cultures

Q. Who was the Afghan ruler of India whose administrative system was emulated by the British?

ANS:- Sher Shah

Q. Which is the element that has the highest first ionization potential?

ANS:- Nitrogen

Q. Which state has the largest number of salt lakes in India?

ANS:- Rajasthan

Q. Who is the author of the book ‘The Rights of Man’?

ANS:- Thomas Paine

Q. What is considered as the easily digestible source of protein?

ANS:- Soyabean

Q. The book ‘Worshipping False Gods’s is written by which person?

ANS:- Arun Shourie

Q. When was the Rolling plan designed?

ANS:- 1978-83

Q. Which is a global biodiversity hotspot in India?

ANS:- Western Ghats

Q. During which reign was Kalidasa lived?

ANS:- Chandragupta II

Q. In the human body, cowper’s glands form a part of which system?

ANS:- Reproductive system

Q. Which transition metal is in liquid state?

ANS:- Mercury

Q. Which metal is non toxic in nature?

ANS:- Gold

Q. Which is the latest addition to the list of UNESCO’s world heritage sites in India?

ANS:- Red Fort

Q. Which committee was assigned to recommend reforms in the insurance sector?

ANS:- Malhotra Committee

Q. Which State shares boundaries with the maximum number of other States of India ?

ANS:- Assam

Q. The first railway line in India was opened in which year?

ANS:- 1853

Q. Which mountain range stretches from Gujarat in west to Delhi in the north?

ANS:- Aravallis

Q. Where is the headquarter of International atomic Energy Agency is located?

ANS:- Vienna

Q. The book ‘Diplomatic Encounter’ has been written by which author?

ANS:- Arundhati Roy

Q. What is the Study of pulse and arterial blood pressure called?

ANS:- Sphygmology

Q. Who is competent to prescribe conditions as for acquiring Indian citizenship?

ANS:- Parliament

Q. With which field was Pandit Bhimsen Joshi associated?

ANS:- Music’s

Q. With which country is “Orange’ Revolution” associated?

ANS:- Ukraine

Q. Which is the most populous city in the world?

ANS:- Tokyo

Q. By which ruler was the practice of military governorship first introduced in India?

ANS:- Greeks

Q. Which is the country with the highest density of population in Europe?

ANS:- Netherlands

Q. Bhakt Tukaram was a contemporary of which Mughal emperor?

ANS:- Jahangir

Q. Who was the first person to cross the Alps with army?

ANS:- Hannibal

Q. Who was made the Home Minister when Jawaharlal Nehru formed the Interim Government in 1946 ?

ANS:- Sardar Patel

Q. Which foreign country is closest to Andarnan Islands?

ANS:- Myanmar

Q. Who was called Zinda Pir (living saint) in Mughal India?

ANS:- Aurangzeb

Q. Which tree, once very popular in social forestry, is now taken to be environmental hazard?

ANS:- Eucalyptus

Q. In which animal is respiration done by skin?

ANS:- Frog

Q. Which was the first newspaper to be published in India?

ANS:- Bengal Gazette

Q. ‘Gobar gas’ contains mainly which gas?

ANS:- Methane

Q. Which rocks is transformed into marble?

ANS:- Limestone

Q. Which ‘Englishmen was fellow of Gandhiji in South Africa?

ANS:- Polak

Q. Where is the Sargasso sea located?

ANS:- North Atlantic Ocean

Q. Which type of glass is used for making glass reinforced plastic?

ANS:- Quartz glass

Q. Which is the greatest known ocean depth (which lies in the Pacific Ocean)?

ANS:- 11,033 m

Q. At which one place did Mahatma Gandhi first start his Satyagraha in India?

ANS:- Champaran

Q. Why is ‘Beaufort Scale’ used ?

ANS:- To measure wind velocity

Q. When does Relative humidity decreases?

ANS:- With increased temperature

Q. Who was the Sultan of Delhi who is reputed to have built the biggest network of canals in India?

ANS:- Feroze Shan Tughlaq

Q. Which bank is the Banker of the Banks?


Q. Folk painting ‘Madhubani’ is famous in which state?

ANS:- Bihar

Q. Which country is the largest producer of Bauxite?

ANS:- Australia

Q. Which Indian rulers was a contemporary of Akbar?

ANS:- Rani Durgawati

Q. When was the Reserve Bank of India taken over by the Government?

ANS:- 1948

Q. Who decides the number of Judges in a High Court?

ANS:- President

Q. Which was the first English ship that came to India?

ANS:- Red Dragon

Q. Alpha-keratin is a protein present in which thing?

ANS:- Wool

Q. Where was the first session of the Constituent Assembly held?

ANS:- New Delhi

Q. Which planet looks reddish in the night sky?

ANS:- Mars

Q. What was the source of the blue gem stone, lapis lazuli, for the people of Harappan culture?

ANS:- Afghanistan

Q. In baseball, the two opposing teams consist of howmany players?

ANS:- 9 players each

Q. In 1610, Galileo Galilei discovered four moons of which planet?

ANS:- Jupiter

Q. In which technology do Cryogenic engines find applications?

ANS:- Rocket technology

Q. Shovna Narayan is a reputed personality in which field?

ANS:- Classical dance

Q. Which ports handled the north Indian trade during the Gupta period?

ANS:- Broach

Q. Which vitamin is considered to be a hormone?

ANS:- Vitamin-D

Q. The Yarlung Zangbo River, in India, is known as

ANS:- Brahmaputra

Q. The Salal Project is on the river

ANS:- Chenab

Q. The only zone in the country that produces gold is also rich in iron is

ANS:- Southern zone

Q. The percentage of earth surface covered by India is

ANS:- 2.4

Q. The state having the largest area of forest cover in India is

ANS:- Madhya Pradesh

Q. The oldest rocks in India are reported from

ANS:- Dharwar region, Karnataka

Q. Who was the first pre-Socratic philosopher to suggest that matter could neither be created nor destroyed?

ANS:- Parmenides

Q. Which Greek philosopher suggested that the material world was composed of four basic elements – air, water, fire and earth?

ANS:- Empedocles

Q. Who in 1786 invented the gold leaf electro scope?

ANS:- Abraham Bennet

Q. Who encouraged Newton to write his idea for principia?

ANS:- Edmund Halley

Q. Which of the following festivals is celebrated on Prophet Mohammed birthday?

ANS:- Id-e-Milad

Q. ‘Rosh Hashanah’ is the new year’s day of which communities?

ANS:- Jews

Q. World Human Rights Day is observed on

ANS:- December 10

Q. World Literacy Day is observed on

ANS:- Sep 8

Q. Which of the following countries has agreed to accept the payment of export of oil and petroleum products to India, in rupee terms instead of dollar or any other currency?

ANS:- Iran

Q. The sensitive index of National Stock Exchange of India is popularly known as….


Q. World Day for Water is observed on which of the following dates?

ANS:- 22 March

Q. Which of the following countries has announced to freeze its Nuclear Program so that it can avail food aid from US and other countries?

ANS:- North Korea

Q. The Paithan (Jayakwadi) Hydro-electric project, completed with the help of Japan, is on the river.

ANS:- Godavari

Q. The pass located at the southern end of the Nilgiri Hills in south India is called

ANS:- The Palghat gap



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