Saturday, 18 August 2012

G.K Part 1

General Knowledge

Who was the chief architect of Constitution of India? 

Answer: B.R.Ambedkar

How many feet is 1 U.S. fathom?

Answer: Six Feet

Who invented the television?

Answer: John Logie Baird

Who created the animated TV Sitcom "South Park"?

Answer: Trey Parker and Matt Stone 

Which instrument was played by Indian musician "Ustad Bismillah Khan"?

Answer: Shenai

What was given on the third day of Christmas in "Twelve Days of Christmas"?

Answer: 3 French Hens

What is theme of Portuguese National Epic "Os Lusíadas"?

Answer: Portuguese Voyage of Discoveries

What was the name of first space shuttle which went into space?

Answer: Enterprise

Who was the flag officer of Royal Navy during Napoleonic War?

Answer: Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté

In colonial Britain which colony was called "the Jewel in the Crown"?

Answer: India

Who led the infamous "Charge of Light Brigade" in Crimean War?

Answer: Lord Cardigan

Where was King Ashoka Born?

Who created the famous board game "Monopoly"?

Answer:  Elizabeth (Lizzie) J. Magie Phillips 

When was badminton added into Olympics?

Answer: 1992

What are three strikes in a row called in Bowling?

Answer: Turkey

What is the length of a Marathon?

Answer: 42 Km

Which greek state lead the Peloponnesian League into war with Athens?

Answer: Sparta

Which was the first feature film by Pixar Animation Studio?

Answer: Toy Story (1995)

Where was Liquid Metal created?

Answer: California Institute of Technology (CIT)

What was given on the second day of Christmas in "Twelve Days of Christmas"?

Answer: Two Turtle Doves

Who was the narrator in IMAX documentary "Born to be Wild"?

Answer: Morgan Freeman

"Juan Johnny Rico" was protagonist of which Science Fiction Novel?

Answer: Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein

Who was the Norse God of Light?

Answer: Baldur

What was the name of Bruce Wayne's butler in Batman?

Answer: Alfred Pennyworth

Who wrote the ancient greek text on mathematics, "Arithmetica"?

Answer:  Diophantus

What is the Malaysian Currency?

Answer: Ringgit

Who shot the last Asiatic Cheetah in India?

Answer: Maharajah Ramanuj Pratap Singh Deo

Who is also known as King of Pop?

Answer: Michael Joseph Jackson

Who starred as action hero "Rambo"?

Answer: Sylvester Stallone

Who was the first man to fly across the English Channel?

Answer: Louis Blériot

Who was the leader of the Argonauts in Greek Mythology?

Answer: Jason

In Twelve Days of Christmas, What was given on the first day?

Answer: Partridge in a Pear Tree

Who is the main protagonist of console game series "Gears of War"?

Answer: Marcus Michael Fenix

Which newspaper runs the column "Undercover Economist"?

Answer: Financial Times

What is a max file size on FAT 32 File System?

Answer: 4 GB

What is the maximum score possible in a 10 Pin Bowling ?

Answer: 300

Which was the first American women to enter space?

Answer: Sally Kristen Ride

Which archipelago is also known as "Jewel of Kedah"?

Answer: Langkawi, Malaysia

When was the French fashion house "Louis Vuitton" founded?

Answer: 1854

Who was also known as "King of Swing"?

Answer: Benjamin David “Benny” Goodman

Which is the largest of all camels species?

Answer: Arabian Camel (Dromedaries)

What was the name of the AI computer which went rampant in movie "2001: A Space Odyssey"?

Answer: HAL 9000

What stunt is performed by a "funambulist"?

Answer: Tightrope Walking

Which animal represented the TV Character "Skippy"?

Answer: The Bush Kangaroo

What is the common name of festive period "Christmastide"?

Answer: Twelve Days of Christmas

What is the real name of comic super hero "Robin"?

Answer: Dick Grayson

Who developed the "Aviator" Glasses?

Answer: Ray-Ban (1936)

What was the name of the ship of Comic hero "Dan Dare"?

Answer: Anastasia

"The Mekon" is antagonist of which Comic series?

Answer: Dan Dare

Jumbuck is Australian term for which animal?

Answer: Sheep

"Waltzing Matilda" is famous folk song of which country?

Answer: Australia

Who acted as "Steve Austin" in iconic TV Series, "The Six Million Dollar Man"?

Answer: Lee Majors

Which was the first horse to win 3 "Grand National" horse races?

Answer: Red Rum

Which are three horse races which form the "U.S. Triple Crown"?

Answer: Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes.

Who formed the band "The Quarrymen"?

Answer: John Lennon

Famous TV's animal character "Flipper" was animal of which species?

Answer: Bottlenose Dolphins

Which is the only mammal which lays eggs?

Answer: Platypus

Who betrayed Jesus Christ to the Romans?

Answer: Judas

Yashmak is a type of which muslim clothes?

Answer: Turkish Veil (Niqab)

Which spacecraft accomplished the first human spaceflight?

Answer: Vostok (Yuri Gagarin)

What are the ingredients of cocktail "Moscow Mule"?

Answer: Vodka, Ginger beer and Lime

In which book nursery rhyme "My Fair Lady" published?

Answer: Tommy Thumb's Pretty Song Book (1944)

What is common name of "Patella" Bone?

Answer: Knee Cap

In Anatomy, what is different about a Sesamoid Bone?

Answer: Its a Bone embedded within a tendon.

In Sci-Fi world of Star Trek, what color is blood of a "Vulcan"?

Answer: Green

"Master Chief Petty Officer John-117" is protagonist of which fictional computer game?

Answer: Halo

"King Zog" was ruler of which country?

Answer: Albania

Vermilion is shade of which color?

Answer: Red

Cinnabar is ore of which metal?

Answer: Mercury

What does 5 rings in Olympic flag represents?

Answer: Unity of the five inhabited continents (America, Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe)

According to legends which Greek hero started the Olympic Games?

Answer: Hercales

Who Publishes "Red List" of endangered animals?

Answer: International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Who was the first European to visit China?

Answer: Marco Polo

Who is head of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA)?

Answer: Joseph Kony

When was American Medical Association created?

Answer: 1847

What is the meaning of "Buddha"?

Answer: Awakened One

When was Massachusetts Institute of Technology founded?

Answer: 1861

When is World Sparrow Day?

Answer: 20th March 2012

"Durand Line" marks border of which two countries?

Answer: Afghanistan and Pakistan

What is the known as "Food of Gods" in Greek Mythology

Answer: Ambrosia

Which was the world's first Aircraft Carrier?

Answer: HMS Argus

Which was the world's first Nuclear Submarine?

Answer: USS Nautilus

What is the highest set of cards called in Poker?

Answer: Royal Flush (10, J, Q, K, Ace of same suite).

In Greek Mythology, Who stole the fire from Gods and gave it to mankind?

Answer: Titan Prometheus

Who wrote the book, "Les Propheties (The Prophecies)"?

Answer: Michel de Nostredame (Nostradamus)

Who is the creator of Fictional Character "Solomon Kane"?

Answer: Robert E. Howard

What is the famous nickname of feared English pirate "Edward Teach"?

Answer: Blackbeard 

Who was the last German Emperor?

Answer: Wilhelm II (Abdicated after World War 1)

What is the nickname of famous german WW! Ace "Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen"?

Answer: Red Baron

Where is Galapagos Islands located?

Answer: Ecuador

What was the name of famous last survivor of Pinta Island tortoise from Galapagos?

Answer: Lonesome George (Died 24th June 2012)

Which animal has the longest migratory route?

Answer: Arctic Tern

Who issued the famous decree artifact "Rosetta Stone"?

Answer: King Ptolemy V

Who was the last pharaoh of Ancient Egypt?

Answer: Cleopatra VII Philopator

Which Apostle travel to India for spreading Christianity?

Answer: Thomas

Who Painted the "Last Supper"?

Answer: Leonardo da Vinci

Who started the international fast food chain "Subway"?

Answer: Fred DeLuca

Key word : General knowledge

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