100 GK Short Question and Answer – Short GK Quiz

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100 GK Short Question and Answer – Short GK Quiz

 

GK Short Question

 

GK Short Question and Answer Part 1

GK Short Question 1-25

 

1) What is 55 in Roman Numerals?

Answer: LV.

 

2) La Giaconda is better known as what?

Answer: Mona Lisa.

 

3) What colour do you get by mixing blue and yellow?

Answer: Green.

 

4) Which country had The Dauphin as a ruler?

Answer: France.

 

5) What is the capital of Switzerland?

Answer: Berne.

 

6) Who did Michael Caine play in the Ipcress File (both names)?

Answer: Harry Palmer.

 

7) Name 3 US States that start with the letter I?

Answer: Illinois, Indiana, Idaho, Iowa.

 

8) Who won Euro song contest Save All Your Kisses for Me?

Answer: Brotherhood of Man.

 

9) What animal is the symbol of the World Wildlife Fund?

Answer: Panda.

 

10) Which country had the guns of Navarone installed?

Answer: Turkey.

 

11) How many zeros are there in a trillion?

Answer: 12.

 

12) Ichthyology study what?

Answer: Fish.

 

13) What colour are the 5 Olympic rings?

Answer: Black, blue, red, green, yellow.

 

14) What is a Winston Churchill?

Answer: Cigar.

 

15) What number do the Roman numerals CD represent?

Answer: 400.

 

16) What type of acid is used in car batteries?

Answer: Sulfuric.

 

17) What is the capital of Columbia?

Answer: Bogota.

 

18) It’s a flock of sheep what’s a group of owls called?

Answer: Parliament.

 

19) How many squares are there on a chess board?

Answer: 64.

 

20) What animal would you find in a form?

Answer: Hare.

 

21) What colour are a baby’s eyes at birth?

Answer: Blue.

 

22) Who in books and films was the man of bronze?

Answer: Doc Savage.

 

23) In which year did man first land on the moon?

Answer: 1969.

 

24) Who was Stan Laurels partner?

Answer: Oliver Hardy.

 

25) Which planet is the fifth from the sun?

Answer: Jupiter.

 

GK Short Question and Answer Part 2

GK Short Question 26-50

Answering Assignment Questions

 

26) What kind of food is Cullen skink?

Answer: Fish.

 

27) What is 40% of 40?

Answer: 16.

 

28) What is classified by the A B O system?

Answer: Blood Groups.

 

29) What is the capital of Peru?

Answer: Lima.

 

30) What plant does the Colorado beetle attack?

Answer: Potato.

 

31) What do the letters BBC stand for?

Answer: British Broadcasting Corporation.

 

32) Where did the Pied Piper play?

Answer: Hamlin.

 

33) In which year did the Channel Tunnel open?

Answer: 1994.

 

34) To where in France do the sick make pilgrimages?

Answer: Lourdes.

 

35) What is the legal drinking age in the USA?

Answer: 21.

 

36) In which city was the famous black hole?

Answer: Calcutta.

 

37) How many men have walked on the moon?

Answer: 12.

 

38) Christopher Cockerel invented what?

Answer: Hovercraft.

 

39) From which country does Nokia, the mobile phone company, originate?

Answer: Finland.

 

40) Ray Bolger played who in The Wizard of Oz?

Answer: Scarecrow.

 

41) What is the capital of Turkey?

Answer: Ankara.

 

42) Sabotage is French. What did the saboteurs use?

Answer: Shoes (sabot means shoe).

 

43) Which is heavier, gold or silver?

Answer: Gold.

 

44) Which part of the human body contains the most gold?

Answer: Toenails.

 

45) How many legs does a butterfly have?

Answer: 6.

 

46) If you had rubella what would you have caught?

Answer: German Measles.

 

47) Which is the biggest state in the U.S.A.?

Answer: Alaska.

 

48) Mohs scale hardest substance is diamond. what’s the softest?

Answer: Talc.

 

49) What is the capital city of Norway?

Answer: Oslo.

 

50) Who or what lives in a formicarium?

Answer: Ants.

 

GK Short Question and Answer Part 3

GK Short Question 51-75

 

51) First human heart transplant operation conducted by Dr. Christiaan Barnard on Louis Washkansky, was conducted in?

Answer: 1967.

 

52) Grand Central Terminal, Park Avenue, New York is the world’s _?

Answer: largest railway station.

 

53) Eric Arthur Blaire was the real name of which author?

Answer: George Orwell.

 

54) Georgia, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan became the members of UNO in?

Answer: 1992.

 

55) Names Baker Cook obvious what did Cordwainer do?

Answer: Shoemaker.

 

56) Epsom (England) is the place associated with?

Answer: Horse racing.

 

57) Which country do Sinologists study?

Answer: China.

 

58) Entomology is the science _ studies?

Answer: Insects.

 

59) Rudy Stevens became famous under which name?

Answer: Barbara Stanwyck.

 

60) Golf player Vijay Singh belongs to which country?

Answer: Fiji.

 

61) Which non alcoholic cordial is made from pomegranates?

Answer: Grenadine.

 

62) During eleventh Antarctic Expedition in Nov. 1991/March 1992 ____ was installed.

Answer: SODAR (SOnic Detection And Ranging).

 

63) What is Orchesis either professional or amateur?

Answer: Art of Dancing.

 

64) Each year World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day is celebrated on?

Answer: May 8.

 

65) Taken literally what should you see in a Hippodrome?

Answer: Horses.

66) Film and TV institute of India is located at?

Answer: Pune (Maharashtra).

 

67) Who wrote the Man in the Iron Mask?

Answer: Alexander Dumas.

 

68) Hitler party which came into power in 1933 is known as?

Answer: Nazi Party.

 

69) Which 1993 Disney film starred Bet Middler as a witch?

Answer: Hocus Pocus.

 

70) First Afghan War took place in?

Answer: 1839.

 

71) Who piloted the first flight across the English channel?

Answer: Louis Bleriot.

 

72) Fire temple is the place of worship of which of the following religion?

Answer: Zoroastrianism (Parsi Religion).

 

73) What was the first James Bond film?

Answer: Dr No.

 

74) First China War was fought between?

Answer: China and Britain.

 

75) What 1991 film won best film, actor, actress, director Oscars?

Answer: Silence of the Lambs.

 

GK Short Question and Answer Part 4

GK Short Question 76-100

 

76) Garampani sanctuary is located at?

Answer: Diphu, Assam.

 

77) What was the capital of Ethiopia?

Answer: Addis Ababa.

 

78) Guarantee to an exporter that the importer of his goods will pay immediately for the goods ordered by him, is known as?

Answer: Letter of Credit (L/C).

 

79) Aescapalious emblem staff snake Greek Roman god of what?

Answer: Medicine.

 

80) Gravity setting chambers are used in industries to remove?

Answer: Suspended particulate matter.

 

81) Giacomo Agostini – 122 Grand Prix 15 world titles what sport?

Answer: Motorcycle Racing.

 

82) Fastest shorthand writer was?

Answer: Dr. G. D. Bist.

 

83) What is the largest state in the USA?

Answer: Alaska.

 

84) Federation Cup, World Cup, Allywyn International Trophy and Challenge Cup are awarded to winners of?

Answer: Volleyball.

 

85) Led Deighton trilogy Game Set Match What 3 Capitals?

Answer: Berlin MexicoLondon.

 

86) Eritrea, which became the 182nd member of the UN in 1993, is in the continent of?

Answer: Africa.

 

87) Alan Stuart Konigsberg famous as who?

Answer: Woody Allen.

 

88) Famous sculptures depicting art of love built some time in 950 AD – 1050 AD are?

Answer: Khajuraho temples.

 

89) Which human rights organisation founded 1961 got Nobel 1977?

Answer: Amnesty International.

 

90) FFC stands for?

Answer: Film Finance Corporation.

 

91) Whose autobiography was The long walk to Freedom?

Answer: Nelson Mandela.

 

92) Gulf cooperation council was originally formed by?

Answer: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.

 

93) What was discovered in 1922 by Howard Carter?

Answer: Tutankamen tomb.

 

94) Exposure to sunlight helps a person improve his health because?

Answer:The ultraviolet rays convert skin oil into Vitamin D.

 

95) Clyde Tonbaugh discovered what planet in 1930?

Answer: Pluto.

 

96) Friction can be reduced by changing from

Answer: Sliding to rolling.

 

97) Who won the women’s heptathlon at Seoul in 1988?

Answer: Jackie Joyner Kersey.

 

98) For the Olympics and World Tournaments, the dimensions of basketball court are?

Answer: 28 m x 15 m.

 

99) Who wrote the Opera Madam Butterfly?

Answer: Puccini.

 

100) What links Goa, Kerala, Assam, Bihar?

Answer: India.

 

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