Improve Your General Knowledge Part 9 – GK Quizzes with Answers 2017

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Improve Your General Knowledge

General Knowledge

 

General Knowledge – GK Quiz 1

1. World’s tallest man record is upto 251cm from which country? – Turkey

2. What movie cast included James Garner, Richard Attenbourough, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasance, James Coburn, Gordon Jackson, Angus McPhee among many others? – The Great Escape

3. Term of office of the President of Finland is _? – 6 years

4. If you suffer from epistaxis what is wrong? – Nosebleed

5. Dipa Karmakar is related to which Sport? – Gymnastics

6. In which book would you find the manservant Pas Partout? – Around the world in 80 days

7. Who presented India on the World map for the first time? – Ptolemy

8. What animals name translates as water horse? – Hippopotamus

9. Andromeda is related to _? – Galaxy

10. In Greek mythology who killed the Gorgon? – Perseus

11. Apogee is the farthest distance between _ and _? – Moon and Earth

12. Which two metals are alloyed to make pewter? – Tin and Lead

13. The first modern Olympic Games are held in which country? – Greece

14. In 1899 the Eastman company in the USA produced first what? – Kodak 1 (hand held roll film cam)

15. Which radioactive element is used for diagnosing thyroid disorders? – Iodine

 

General Knowledge – GK Quiz 2

16. What links Sarte, Neitzsche, Russell and Decartes? – Philosophers

17. Ink is created by the chemical reaction between _ and iron(II) sulfate in an aqueous solution? – Tannic Acid

18. In 1643 Evangalisa Torichelli invented the first what? – Barometer

19. The blood in human body is filtered by the body over how many times per day? – 300 times

20. Which Spanish painter has first exhibition at 16, also 4 year blue? – Pablo Picasso

21. Quantum theory of radiation is given by _? – Max Planck

22. Where did the mutineers of the Bounty settle? – Pitcairn Islands

23. World Environment Day is observed every year on? – June 5

24. What is the longest river in Italy? – Po

25. First World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) was held in which country? – Istanbul, Turkey

26. What does a polyandric women have more than one of? – Husband

27. Fascism believed in leadership of _? – One Man

28. What links Brazil, Uruguay, Mozambique and Angola? – Colonies of Portugal

29. Man Booker Prize for 2015 is awarded to? – Marlon James

30. What is the American equivalent of the Irish Poteen? – Moonshine

 

General Knowledge – GK Quiz 3

31. Headquarters of International Olympic Committee? – Lausanne, Switzerland

32. Who was the last king of Troy killed by Achilles son Pyrrhus? – Priam

33. Which are the imaginary lines which join places with same cloud cover? – Isonephs

34. In 1911 the archaeologist Hiram Bingham discovered what lost city? – Machu Picchu

35. ENIAC is? – An electronic computer

36. Who won the Superbowl in 1989? – San Francisco 49 ers

37. The total population divided by available arable land area is referred to as? – Population density

38. Who wrote the book Billy Budd also Moby Dick? – Herman Melville

39. Oncogenes are associated with _? – Cancer

40. Which highwayman rode the horse Black Bess? – Dick Turpin

41. Blue colour of sky is due to phenomenon of _? – Scattering

42. Barry Allen was the alter ego of which DC comic superhero? – The Flash

43. Inflation is caused by? – Increase in money supply and decrease in production

44. In 1901 which brand of car was seen for the first time? – Mercedes

45. Amalgam is? – Alloy with mercury

46. Brisbane is the state capital of which SE Australian state? – Queensland

47. Uber Cup is associated with which of the following games? – Badminton

48. In Norse mythology what is the name of the ultimate battle? – Ragnarok

49. Meteorites are the heavenly bodies that _? – Burn brightly on entering the Earth’s atmosphere

50. In 1890 the first electric what opened in London? – Underground railway

 

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