Published On: Sun, Jan 18th, 2009

General Knowledge Questions Part-3

101. Animals of a particular region is called : Fauna
102. Which was the first book in Malayalam : Samkshepa Vedartham
103. Which is known as ‘Empire City’: New York
104. Samkshepa Vedartham was written by : Clement Piyanus Pathiri in 1772
105. …………. Is the unit of pressure : Pascal
106. Patna is situated on the banks of the river : Ganges ,in Bihar
107. The ‘Farook’ town was set up by : Tippu in 1788
108. Which is known as ‘Emerald Island’ : Ireland
109. The first Pazhassi Revolution was in :1797
110. Who transalated Arthasastra  into English : Shyama Sastri
111. Malabar district became a provice of Madras Presidency in : 1800
112. Srinagar is situated on the banks of the river : Jhelum ,in Jammu and Kashmir
113. Which is known as eternal city : Rome
114. Srirangam agreement between Tippu and the british was in : 1792.
115. The people of England : Anglo Saxons
116. Rani Lakshmi Bai abolished slave trade in : 1812
117. Which is known as ‘Forbidden City’ Lhasa in Tibet
118. Alahabad is situated on banks of the river : Ganga-Yamuna
119. Who established the Chala Bazar in Thiruvanthapuram : Raja Kesavadas
120. ……… was the founder of the Asiatic Society  of Bengal in 1784: William Jones
121. Kundara Proclamation was made in 1809 by :  Veluthampi
122. Which is known as ‘Fortunate Island’ : Canary Island
123. Ferozepur is situated on the banks of the river : Sutlej, in Punjab
124. Veluthampi commited suicide at : Mannadi
125.The Atomic theory was introduced by : John Dalton
126. Who compiled the first Malayalam dictionary : Herman Gundert
127. Which is known as ‘Friendly Island’ : Tonga
128. Herman Gundert was from : Germany
129. Jabalpur is situated on the banks of the river : Narmada in Madya Pradesh
130. The four ages of traditional Hindu thoughts are : Krita, Treta, Dvapara, Kali
131. Herman Gundert lived and worked at : Illikunnu, Thalassery
132. Which is known as ‘Gateway of Tears’: Strait of Bab-el Mandeb
133. Ludhiana is situated on the banks of the river : Sutlej,in Punjab
134. Who made primary education compulsory in Travancore in 1817 : Rani Gauri Parvathi Bai
135. Ancient Dravidians living in central India and Rajastan : Bhils
136. First census conducted  in Travancore was in : 1831
137. Which is known as ‘Garden of Italy’ : Sicily
138.Who conducted first census in Travancore  in 1831 : Swathi Thirunal
139. Madhurai is situated on the banks of the river : Vaigi, in Tamil Nadu
140. ……… is the unit of the wave length of light : Angstrom
141. Who founded the first government hospital in Kerala : Swathi Thirunal
142. Which is known as ‘Great Whiteway’ : Broadway,New York.
143. First railway line in Kerala was opened on : March 12, 1861 between Beypore and Tirur
144. …… used iron of the first time in India : Aryans
145. Who is known as Pulayaraja : Ayyankali
146. Mysore is situated on the banks of the river : Kaveri,in Karnataka
147. Which is known  as  ‘Garden of England’ : Kent
148. Who called ayyankali as Pulayaraja : Gandhiji
149. Dutch settlers in South Africa : Boers
150. General hospital ,Thiruvanthapuram ,was established in 1864,during the reign of :  Ayilam Thirunal

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