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Current GK Questions and Answers
No.-1. Who was the author of the book ‘The Sound and the Fury’?
Answer: William Faulkner.
No.-2. Alpha-keratin is a protein present in which thing?
No.-3. What does Hygrometer measure?
Answer: Relative Humidity or moisture content in atmosphere.
No.-4. What was the first country to recognize the United States as a nation?
No.-5. Which of the following is used as ‘a moderator in nuclear reactor?
No.-6. How many rings on the Olympic flag?
No.-7. The Negev desert is located in?
No.-8. Which planet looks reddish in the night sky?
No.-9. Jalabiya is the traditional dress of which country? –
Answer: Saudi Arabia.
No.-10. The lamprey closely resembles this animal:
No.-11. What was the source of the blue gem stone, lapis lazuli, for the people of Harappan culture?
No.-12. What colour is vermilion a shade of?
No.-13. In math, which geometric shape has more sides, a hexagon or a parallelogram?
Answer: A hexagon.
No.-14. In baseball, the two opposing teams consist of how many players?
Answer: 9 players each.
No.-15. A ‘doe’ is what kind of animal?
Answer: A female deer.
No.-16. What is the capital of Morocco?
No.-17. In which technology do Cryogenic engines find applications?
Answer: Rocket technology.
No.-18. King Zog ruled which country?
No.-19. What U.S. city is the home of Playboy magazine?
No.-20. The latitude of a place is the same as which place?
Answer: Celestial pole.
GK Questions and Answers
No.-21. Sarafan is the dress worn in _?
No.-22. The type of symmetry of a human is:
No.-23. Which element that does not occur in nature but can be produced artificially?
No.-24. What colour is Spock’s blood?
No.-25. Which countries have hosted the Winter Olympics most often (three times each)?
Answer: United States and France.
No.-26. Which is the element found on the surface of the moon?
No.-27. What does Radar Gun measure?
Answer: Speed of moving objects.
No.-28. Which fictional captain is not human?
No.-29. Which Philosophy holds that the world is created and maintained by Universal Law?
Answer: Jain Philosophy.
No.-30. Where in your body is your patella?
Answer: Knee (it’s the kneecap).
No.-31. Who slew the medusa?
No.-32. Which vitamin is considered to be a hormone?
No.-33. What does CITIUS, ALTIUS, FORTIUS mean?
Answer: Olympic Motto meaning “Faster, Higher, Stronger”.
No.-34. The ‘red’ planet named after the Roman god of war is:
No.-35. Which can be used for biological control of mosquitoes?
No.-36. Where can you find London Bridge today?
Answer: USA (Arizona).
No.-37. How many Interstate Highways are in Hawaii?
No.-38. Which instrument used for finding out wind-direction?
Answer: Wind vane.
No.-39. Cheongsam is the dress worn in?
No.-40. When unripe, this bright orange fruit is notoriously bitter:
No.-41. How are Latitude and Longitude?
Answer: Perpendicular to each other.
No.-42. What spirit is mixed with ginger beer in a Moscow mule?
No.-43. What is the name given to the molten rock beneath the surface of the Earth?
No.-44. The improper function of which results in condition ‘Myxedema’ in human beings?
Answer: Thyroid gland.
No.-45. The shining object on new moon day is?
Answer: Planet Venus.
No.-46. Which architectural style dominated the period from 1400 to 1600?
Answer: The Renaissance.
No.-47. Which was the first talkie film of India?
Answer: Alam Ara.
No.-48. Who was the first man in space?
Answer: Yuri Gagarin.
No.-49. Which president of the Confederate States of America was a West Point graduate?
Answer: President Jefferson Davis.
No.-50. Where are a large number of species are found within a small unit of area?
Answer: Wet evergreen equatorial forests.
No.-51. This is cloud of gas is typically called _?
No.-52. Fill in the blank. “Ultimately a great nation is a _____ nation.”
No.-53. In 1610, Galileo Galilei discovered four moons of which planet?
No.-54. What would you do with a Yashmak?
Answer: Wear it – it’s an Arab veil.
No.-55. When an atom loses an electron, it becomes a:
Answer: Positive ion.
No.-56. When does Relative humidity decreases?
Answer: With increased temperature.
No.-57. What does Spirometer measure?
Answer: Volume of air inspired and expired by the lungs.
No.-58. In 1987, which presidential candidate was photographed with Donna Rice aboard the yacht “Monkey Business”?
Answer: Gary Hart.
No.-59. Through which Translocation of food materials in plants takes place?
No.-60. Who betrayed Jesus to the Romans?
Answer: Judas Iscariot.
GK Questions in English
No.-61. Oak Park, Burbank, and Skokie are suburbs of which U.S. city?
No.-62. Why is ‘Beaufort Scale’ used ?
Answer: To measure wind velocity.
No.-63. Ashes Trophy is related to which sport?
No.-64. What TV detective was based on the character of Petrovitch in Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment?
No.-65. Which is the tree requiring minimum water for its growth?
No.-66. Which animal lays eggs?
Answer: Duck billed platypus.
No.-67. An eyepiece is sometimes called an ocular. True or False?
No.-68. In which is ‘Foot and Mouth Disease’ found?
No.-69. What does Seismometer measure?
Answer: Motions of the ground.
No.-70. Vesuvius is located near which major Italian city?
No.-71. In which latitudes largest quantities of bauxite is found?
Answer: Tropical latitudes.
No.-72. On television what was Flipper?
No.-73. This type of poem became popular in the mid 19th century:
No.-74. Which tree, once very popular in social forestry, is now taken to be environmental hazard?
No.-75. Masters Trophy is related to which sport?
No.-76. What nationality was Vincent van Gogh?
No.-77. In which animal is respiration done by skin?
No.-78. Who’s band was The Quarrymen?
Answer: John Lennon.
No.-79. In which country are Bat-Yam and Holon?
No.-80. The Ruhr-Westphalia region is a famous industrial region of which country?
Current GK Question
No.-81. Thomas and Uber cup is related to which sport?
No.-82. In movies, for which film did Paul Newman win an Academy Award for Best Actor?
Answer: The Color of Money.
No.-83. Which was the most successful Grand National horse?
Answer: Red Rum.
No.-84. Which country is the largest producer of Bauxite?
No.-85. Davis cup is related to which sport?
Answer: Men’s Tennis.
No.-86. A mass of frozen rock and gas that has a tail pointing away from the sun is a:
No.-87. What denotes the smallest temperature?
Answer: 1° on the Kelvin scale.
No.-88. Who starred as the Six Million Dollar Man?
Answer: Lee Majors.
No.-89. A mass of frozen rock and gas that has a tail pointing away from the sun is a:
No.-90. Foot-and-Mouth disease in animals, a current epidemic in some parts of the world, By which is this
No.-91. What metal has the chemical symbol Pb?
No.-92. Scorpions are eight-legged arachnids, like spiders. True or False?
No.-93. ‘Gobar gas’ contains mainly which gas?
No.-94. In the song Waltzing Matilda, What is a Jumbuck?
No.-95. Flower growers use the concept of capillary action when they:
Answer: Place cut flowers in dyed water to colour the petals.
No.-96. What is the principal reason for the formation of metamorphic rocks?
Answer: Extreme heat and pressure.
No.-97. Bronze is made from what two metals?
Answer: Copper and tin.
No.-98. Which African leader is the only person in history to have addressed both the League of Nations and the UN?
Answer: Haile Selassie I.
No.-99. Medicine for epilepsy is obtain from which lichen?
No.-100. Who was Dan Dare’s greatest enemy in the Eagle?