GK Short Question

100 GK Short Question and Answer – Short GK Quiz

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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