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Common General Knowledge Questions
No.-1. Auditory nerve is a:
Answer: Eighth cranial nerve.
No.-2. The ancient Egyptians’ script which means “sacred writing”:
No.-3. Who formed the base of the feudal society?
Answer: The serfs.
No.-4. The unification of Germany was undertaken by:
Answer: Otto von Bismarck.
No.-5. The country that launched the first manmade satellite named Sputnik I:
Answer: U.S.S.R (4th October 1957).
No.-6. The ruler of Rome who was first to recognise two kinds of citizens in the country as Plebeians and the Patricians:
No.-7. Who were the member countries of the Triple Entente?
Answer: Britain, France and Russia.
No.-8. What was the relationship between Charles II and James II of Great Britain?
Answer: They were brothers.
No.-9. Which ocean surrounds the North Pole?
Answer: Arctic Ocean.
No.-10. The people of the Asiatic Steppes are known as?
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No.-11. The oldest functioning hotel in Asia?
Answer: The Great Eastern Hotel, Calcutta.
No.-12. What are the two major industrial cities in northern Italy?
Answer: Milan and Turin.
No.-13. Which northern Nigeria city is the centre on which the major caravan routes converge?
No.-14. Which is the biggest French territory in the Caribbean?
No.-15. Which port does Bolivia use in Chile?
No.-16. Which crop is under the largest acreage in Australia?
No.-17. On the Andes mountain creatures, which one is famous for its wool?
No.-18. ‘The Strategy of Economic Development’ is the work of:
Answer: Albert O. Hirschman.
No.-19. Where is the head quarters of Space Application Centre?
No.-20. What is the autobiography of Sophia Loren named?
Answer: Sophia, Living and Loving.
No.-21. Where is the head quarters of the UNO?
Answer: In New York.
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No.-22. The Peace Prize is awarded in:
Answer: Oslo, Norway.
No.-23. Which Olympics 10000 m ended in the three medals being won by athletes from the same country?
Answer: 1936, Finland.
No.-24. What is the Venue of The FA Cup Final since 1923?
Answer: London’s Wembley Stadium.
No.-25. When in position on top of the stumps, the bails should project by:
Answer: 0.75 inch.
No.-26. Which player won three Wimbledon titles in his first attempt, but never played there again?
Answer: Bobby Riggs (1939).
No.-27. Bees cannot distinguish one colour, which?
No.-28. What did the Hebrews that moved to Babylon think when they saw the remaining of Ziggurats?
Answer: They took it for the Tower of Babel.
No.-29. Name the plant which spreads over a large area:
Answer: Banyan tree (Ficus benghalensis).
No.-30. Which country is the biggest producer of manganese?
No.-31. Name the organisation where the whole task of top level management is divided into a number of functions according to the nature of work involved:
Answer: Functional organisation.
No.-32. In public key systems one key may be publically known and other must be kept:
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No.-33. Which is High Frequencies (HF) band?
Answer: 3-30 Mhz.
No.-34. Platforms built for ship to come close to the shore are known as:
No.-35. How many phases are there for man’s interaction with his environment?
No.-36. What kind of geometrical reflecting surface would concentrate parallel rays to one point?
No.-37. Which waves are used in Sonography?
No.-38. In which year Sirius crossed the Atlantic Ocean?
No.-39. Who introduced the Petrarchan sonnet form (octave and sestet) into English?
Answer: Wyatt and Surrey.
No.-40. Is it true or false to say there is no loss of fuel when internal combustion engine is not running?
No.-41. What are the main contributions of Buddhism?
Answer: Sacrifice, the independence of the religion.
No.-42. Who wrote, “Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few are to be chewed and digested”?
Answer: Francis Bacon.
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No.-43. What was the title of Brecht’s adaptation of the Beggar’s opera, which included the song ‘Mack the Knife’?
Answer: The Threepenny.
No.-44. Neptune was the Roman King of the oceans but the Greeks had another name for him. What was it?
No.-45. Who promised America – “This nation under God shall have a new birth of freedom, and government of the people, by the people, for the people shall not perish from this earth”?
Answer: Abraham Lincoln.
No.-46. What do you mean by East Australian current?
Answer: The warm ocean current flowing along the eastern coast of Australia.
No.-47. Émile Durkheim classified societies according to their:
Answer: Volume and density.
No.-48. With which religion is the town of Bethlehem associated?
No.-49. What are collateral loans?
Answer: Loans secured by collateral security.
No.-50. Who began work on an electric telegraph in 1830’s?
Answer: Samuel F. B. Morse.