Published On: Sat, Jul 3rd, 2010

GK Questions and Answers for exams

451. The world’s oldest cinema competition

A.Venice film Festivel           B.National film Festivel         C.Cannes film Festivel

D. Paris film Festivel

452.V.K.Krishna Menon was born in the year

A. 1886            B. 1896           C.1869                    D.1895

453. The venue of the 9th SAARC summit;

A.Pakistan                 B.Bangladesh               C. Maldives D. India

454. The term breaststroke is associated with :

A. Kabadi         B. Boxing                 C. Swimming             D. Wresting

455. The year 1996 was declared as the SAARC year of :

A. Poverty Eradication         B. Literacy      C.Women’s Education        D.Child Welfare

456. What is the present name of Southern Rhodesia ?

A.Zimbabwe              B.Zambia           CThailand                 D.Taiwan

457. What is the sobriquet for Palestine ?

A. Pin City      B. Hermit Kingdom     C. Holy Land              D. Land of Midnight sun

458. Tass is the Central information Agency of :

A.Iran             B.USA               C. France                D.USSR

459. My truth is written by :

A. Indira Gandhi     B. Mahathma Gandhi    C. R.K .Narayan       D.Abdul Kalam Azad

460. Who Said  ‘At the stroke of midnight , when the world sleep, India will awake to life and freedom’ :

A. Lord Mount Batten            B.Mahathma Gandhi C. Jawaharlal Nehru

D. Rajagopalachari

461.The famous Hindu pilgrim centre Amarnath is in :

A.Andra Pradesh         B.Madhya Pradesh            C.Jammu-Kashmir

D.Uttar Pradesh

462. Who was the first man to reach the north pole ?

A.Ottoman        B. Salim Ahmmed Salim    C. Robert Peary       D.Tenzing

463. The aim of White Revolution is to increase the production of :

A. Fish              B. Orchids      C. Paddy                  D.Milk

464. The capital of Egypt is

A.Cairo                       B.Tokyo             C.Berlin          D.Paris

465. How many Assembly Constituencies are there in Kerala ?

A. 20               B. 141             C. 150                        D. 140

466. Taj Mahal is situated at :

A.Mumbai                  B. Delhi          C Agra                        D.Simla

467. Which is the smallest continent ?

A.Asia                           B.Europe                    C.Africe                   D.Australia

468. Japanese Encephalities is spread by :

A. Rat flea                  B.Mosquito                C. House fly               D.Bed bug

469.Which writer is known as Uroob ?

A. K.E.Mathai      B.Kuttikrishna Marar       C.P.C Kuttikrishnan        D.M.K Menon

470. Who first demanded a separate state of Pakistan ?

A. Agakhan              B.Muhammed Ali Jinnah                      C. Khan Abdul Gafferkhan D. Abdul Kalam Azad

471. Mechanical energy is converted into electrical energy by :

A. motor            B. bulb                     C. an electric bell      D.dynamo

472. What colour do you get when you mix red and yellow ?

A. Green           B. Violet         C.Blue          D. Orange

473. Meenambakkam airport is at :

A. Culcutta                 B.Chennai                  C.Mumbai         D.Simla

474. The theory of solar system was put forward by

A. Copernicus             B. Galileo         C. Newton D. Kepler

475. With  which instrument the people of a submarine can see the objects on the surface of the sea without coming up ?

A. Microscope           B. Periscope             C. Electroscope        D. Telescope

476. Which is the official language of India ?

A. England         B.Hindi                   C.Sanskrit                 D.Malayalam

477. In which year golden jubilee is celebrated ?

A.25                B. 60               C.100             D.50

478.What is the old name of Thailand ?

A.Burma            B.Sayam                 C. Malasia                 D.Ceylon

479. The war at Plasi was in the year ?

A. 1784                      B. 1764                      C.1761                       D. 1757

480. The heighst literate State of India :

A. Bihar                      B.Kerala                     C.Jammu Kashmir         D.Maharashtra

481. The state which was known as Kalinga in ancient ages

A. Bihar                      B. Punjab                   C. Orissa            D.Sikkim

482. The smallest union territory in India :

A. Delhi             B. Lakshadweep                C. Pondicherry            D. Daman and Diue

483. The Best natural Harbour on the west cost of Kerala :

A. Kochi           B. Alleppey              C.Neendakara           D.Kozhikkode

484. Kalamandalam Krishnan Nair is famous in :

A. Ottan Thullal            B. Kathakali    C.Bharathanatyam    D.Chakyar Koothu

485.Regional language of Karnataka :

A. Malayalam B. Urdu                       C. Kannada               D.Telungu

486. Good Friday is celebrated by Christians :

A. to comemorate  the resurrection of Jesus Christ          B.To comemorate  the birthday of Jesus   C.On this day Jesus Christ was crucified        D.None of these

487. Thekkady is a :

A.Wild life sanctuary B. Children’s park     C. Research centre   D. None of these

488. Liquid with highest density :

A. Petrol                     B. Kerosene              C. Mercury                 D. Milk

489. Like poles of two magnets :

A. repel                B.attract                 C. rise             D.rise and falls

490. Pork should be cooked well before being eaten to prevent the attack of the worm :

A. Tape worm            B. Round worm            C. Thread worm      D. Hook worm

491. The rupee coin is an alloy of :

A. Copper and tin      B. Nickel and copper    C.Lead and tin      D.Copper and zinc

492. The study of life in outer space is known as

A. endobiology          B.exobiology              C.emterobiology       D.neobiology

493. Minimum age for exercising franchise

A. 18               B. 22               C. 25               D.17

494. The famous work of Vedavyasa :

A. Ramayanam           B.Mahabharatham              C. Pancha Thanthram

D. Ramacharithamanasam

495. Sree Padmanabha Swami Temple is situated in :

A.Varkala          B.Guruvayoor          C.Padmanabhapuram          D. Thiruvananthapuram

496. “Kerala is a lunatic asylum “ who said this ?

A. Tagore       B.Swami Vivekananda           C. Sree Narayana Guru

D.Agamananda Swamigal

497. ‘Vanchipattu’ is associated with :

A. Vallathol       B.Ramapurathu Warrier   C.K.C . Kesava  Pillai   D.Irayimman Thampi

498. The biggest city in India :

A. Chennai                 B. Mumbai                 C. Calcutta                 D. Delhi

499. Thakazhy Sivasankara Pillai is :

A. an artist         B. a novelist                        C. a poet        D. a scientist

500. Secularism envisages:

A. No religion B.A Particular religion for a state    C.Hinduism    D.Equal status for all religion

Answers

451. A.Venice film Festivel

452.  B. 1896

453.   C. Maldives

454. C. Swimming

455. B. Literacy

456. A.Zimbabwe

457. C. Holy Land

458. D.USSR

459. A.Indira Gandhi

460. C. Jawaharlal Nehru

461. C.Jammu-Kashmir

462. C. Robert Peary

463. D.Milk

464. A.Cairo

465. D. 140

466. C Agra

467. D.Australia

468. A. Rat flea

469. C.P.C Kuttikrishnan

470. B.Muhammed Ali Jinnah

471. D.dynamo

472. D. Orange

473. B.Chennai

474. A. Copernicus

475. B. Periscope

476.    B.Hindi

477. D.50

478.   B.Sayam

479. D. 1757

480. B.Kerala

481. C. Orissa

482. B. Lakshadweep

483. A. Kochi

484. B. Kathakali

485. C. Kannada

486. C.On this day Jesus Christ was crucified

487. A.Wild life sanctuary

488. C. Mercury

489. A. repel

490. A. Tape worm

491. B. Nickel and copper

492. B.exobiology

493. A. 18

494.  B.Mahabharatham

495. D. Thiruvananthapuram

496. B.Swami Vivekananda

497. B.Ramapurathu Warrier

498. B. Mumbai

499.   B. a novelist

500. D.Equal status for all religion

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