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50 General Knowledge Questions for Students

General Knowledge Questions for Students


General Quiz Questions and Answers for Students


General Knowledge Questions for Students Part 1 (Questions 1-16)


1. Which factor does not influence the reaction rate of chemical reactions?
Answer: Color.


2. Di-calcium silicate has resistance to:
Answer: Chemical attack.


3. Name a radical in water:
Answer: Mercury.


4. Who invented propeller (ship)?
Answer: Francis Smith.


5. When did the Assyrians conquer Egypt?
Answer: In 670 B.C.


6. Who is the founder of the Theory of Expanding universe?
Answer: The American astronomer, (Edwin Hubble (1889-1953).


7. Name the mode of nutrition in plants:
Answer: Holophytic.


8. Which transport represents the oldest form of transport?
Answer: Ocean transport.


9. In computing, a terminal that has no processing capability is called:
Answer: Dumb terminal.


10. The size of a power shovel is indicated by the size of:
Answer: Dipper.


11. Who said, “Algebra is generous; she often gives more than is asked of her”?
Answer: Jean le Rond d’Alembert.


12. Who invented Transistor?
Answer: Bardeen, Shockley & Brattain.


13. “Men pass away but their deeds abide”. These were the last words of a great mathematician. Who was he?
Answer: Augustin-Louis Cauchy.


14. Who was the first person to make a storage cell that is used in motor vehicles?
Answer: Gaston Planté.


15. What do American call the jet fuel paraffin?
Answer: Kerosene.


16. Who discovered Rubber (latex foam)?
Answer: Dunlop Rubber Co.


General Knowledge Questions for Students Part 2 (Questions 17-33)


17. Name a common mineral found in earth’s crust:
Answer: Iron.


18. In which part of the internal combustion engine is petrol mixed with air for feeding to the cylinders?
Answer: Carburetor.


19. Who discovered Scotch tape?
Answer: Richard Drew.


20. Which two British engineers got together in 1905 to design and produce cars?
Answer: Rolls-Royce.


21. What are the two methods of modulation?
Answer: Amplitude modulation, Frequency modulation.


22. The electronic configuration of an element is 1s2, 2s2, 2p6, 3s2, 3p3. To which group it belongs?
Answer: 5th group.


23. Which are the two types of hardness of water?
Answer: Temporary and permanent.


24. Who said, “Life is good for only two things, discovering mathematics and teaching mathematics?
Answer: Siméon Denis Poisson.


25. How temporary hardness can be removed from water?
Answer: By boiling.


26. Who remarked, “A mathematician who is not also something of a poet will never be a complete mathematician”?
Answer: Karl Weierstrass.


27. Who invented waterproof Rubber?
Answer: Charles Macintosh.


28. What are the two uses of diode?
Answer: Diode can be used as a rectifier and as a detector.


29. Who was the last great philosopher that lived towards the close of the Imperial age in Egypt?
Answer: Amenemope.


30. Who introduced the atomic volume curve?
Answer: Lothar Meyer.


31. What are the Galilean Moons?
Answer: The four moons of Jupiter discovered by Galileo are called the Galilean Moons.


32. What is the name given to the policy that is taken up for a specified period?
Answer: Endowment policy.


33. The astronomical observatory built in India in the 17thcentury is a world famous one. Name this observatory:
Answer: Jantar Mantar.


General Knowledge Questions for Students Part 3 (Questions 34-50)


34. What is the change in the apparent position of an astronomical object against its background, when viewed from two different points?
Answer: Parallax.


35. Write an example of a plant that produces many seeds:
Answer: Pea.


36. The space craft “Pathfinder” which landed on Mars on July 4, 1997 has been renamed after an American Astronomer. What is the ‘Pathfinder’ presently known as?
Answer: Carl Sagan Memorial Station.


37. What is the remedy to all business risks?
Answer: Insurance.


38. What is Windows NT?
Answer: It is a 32 bit operating system.


39. Plants are classified ink two groups. What are they?
Answer: Meristematic Tissue and Permanent Tissue.


40. Which cause damage to crops?
Answer: Fungi, bacteria, viruses, flood.


41. How do plant cells differ from animal cells?
Answer: In having cell walls, plastids and large vacuoles.


42. Which metal can separate hydrogen from hydrochloric acid?
Answer: Magnesium.


43. What is the term used to vessels which are operated in regular and fixed route?
Answer: Linears.


44. Client /Server computing is also called:
Answer: Distributed application processing & corporate application processing.


45. In which emission, high speed electrons strike a metallic surface and give their energy to free electrons?
Answer: Secondary.


46. What are the three basic electronic functions?
Answer: Rectification, amplification and oscillation.


47. Write examples of certain plants that grow only where there is heat and humid:
Answer: Jute. Coconut, Rubber etc.


48. Why was Egypt called the cradle of civilization?
Answer: The civilization developed there was a magnificent one.


49. Which was the typical examples of the architectural skills of ancient Egyptians?
Answer: The pyramids and the temples.


50. Which metal reacts with water and bums?
Answer: Potassium.


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