Top 50 GK Questions & Answers

Top 50 GK Questions & Answers

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Q.1 Governor is appointed by the ____ ?  

Ans:  President

Q.2 The famous Chinese traveler Fahien came to India during the reign of____ ?

Ans: Chandragupta II

Q.3 Name the Governor-General and the first Viceroy of India during whose tenure the 1857 revolt took place.

Ans: Lord Canning

Q.4 Which planet falls under the category of the coldest planet in the solar system?

Ans: Uranus 

Q.5 Which is the instrument, which helps in measuring the magnitude of an earthquake? 

Ans: Richter scale

Q.6 Which of the following article is associated with the “Right to Education”?

Ans: Article 21A

Q.7  Which port is said to be developed as the first Green port of India?

Ans: Haldia port

Q.8  Which algae is referred to as space algae?

Ans: Chlorella Vulgaris

Q.9  What is the name of the island that is located between India and Sri Lanka?

Ans: Kachchatheevu

Q.10 Who is the first Indian Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?

Ans: C D Deshmukh

Q.11 Which vitamin helps in the formation of nucleic acids and red blood cells? 

Ans: Vitamin B10

Q.12 My passage from India is a book authored by____ ?

Ans: Ismail Merchant

Q.13 Which element’s isotope is used in the calculation of the age of the earth?

Ans: Carbon

Q.14 Which viceroy is known as “Father of Indian Railways”?

Ans: Lord Dalhousie

Q.15 Coolie is a famous work of____ ?

Ans: Mulk Raj Anand

Q.16 The first secretary-general of the United Nations was____ ?

Ans: Trygve Lie

Q.17 Southern Railway is headquartered at____ ?

Ans: Secunderabad

Q.18 The highest producer of milk in the world is____ ?

Ans: India

Q.19 The first woman chief justice of the high court of India was____ ?

Ans: Leila Seth

Q.20 Who released the 4th cycle of All India Tiger Estimation 2018?

Ans: Narendra Modi

Q.21 Who was sworn in as the 18th Governor of Tripura?

Ans: Ramesh Bais

Q.22 The world record for the fastest double century is held by….

Ans: Nathan Astle

Q.23 This personality is credited with the invention of e-mail. Can you identify him from the given?

Ans: Ray Tomlinson

Q.24 When did the Second Round Table conference took place?

Ans: 1931

Q.25 ‘Ansett’ is the name of the domestic airline of which of the following countries?

Ans: Australia

Q.26 When did World Day Against Trafficking in Persons celebrated?

Ans: 30th July

Q.27 Who won the 2019 Dylan Thomas prize?

Ans: Guy Gunaratne

Q.28 India and China Industry Cooperation Forum was held in __________, China.

Ans: Guizhou

Q.29 Scott Morrison has been sworn in as the Prime Minister of __________.

Ans: Australia

Q.30 Metals which chemically behave both as metals and non-metals is called.

Ans: Metalloids

Q.31 Which of the following articles of the Constitution deals with a financial emergency?

Ans: Article 360

Q.32 The controversial Tehri Dam was built over.

Ans: Bhagirathi

Q.33 Vincent Van Gogh was a____ ?

Ans: Dutch painter

Q.34 Who was the first premier of Pakistan?

Ans: Liaquat Ali Khan

Q.35 Telephone was invented by____ ?

Ans: Alexander Graham Bell

Q.36 The largest river (in terms of volume of water it carries) is….

Ans: Amazon

Q.37 FICCI expands to____ ?

Ans: Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industries

Q.38 This place is also known as the ‘Manchester of South India’. Identify it from the given options.

Ans: Coimbatore

Q.39 Decibel is the unit of____ ?

Ans: Sound

Q.40 Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI) is based at____ ?

Ans: Chennai

Q.41 In which of the following years did United Nations (UN) come into existence?

Ans: 1945

Q.42 Eduskusta is the name of the Parliament of____ ?

Ans: Finland

Q.43 The line that demarcates the boundary between India and Pakistan is_____ ?

Ans: Radcliffe Line

Q.44 Which of the following represents the year in which Alexander invaded India?

Ans: 326 BC

Q.45 Khyber Pass is in­­­____ ?

Ans: Afghanistan

Q.46 December 1 is celebrated as the____ throughout the world.

Ans: World AIDS Day

Q.47 Who wrote the book The Algebra of Infinite Justice?

Ans: Arundhati Roy

Q.48 ‘Manas Tiger Sanctuary’ is in____ ?

Ans: Aasam

Q.49 Mein Kampf is authored by____ ?

Ans: Adolf Hitler

Q.50 Natyashastra is a famous work of____ ?

Ans: Lord Brahma

Q.51 Which of the following is the largest and the deepest ocean of the world?

Ans: Pacific

Q.52 SAARC was formed in ____ ?

Ans: 1985

Q.53 Which of the following is not the member of the European Union?

Ans: Norway

Q.54 ASEAN is headquartered at____ ?

Ans: Jakarta

Q.55 This river was also called as the Ganges of the South.

Ans: Cauvery

Q.56 Which Indian state is inhabited by ‘Jaintiya tribes’?

Ans: Meghalaya


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