100 Best General Questions and Answers – Best Quiz Questions

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100 Best General Questions and Answers – Best Quiz Questions

 

100 Best General Questions and Answers - Best Quiz Questions

 

1. Who discovered magnetic field of electric current?
Answer: Faraday.

 

2. The moon is a planet or satellite?
Answer: Satellite.

 

3. Which country is the largest producer of rubber?
Answer: Malaysia.

 

4. When days and nights are equal throughout the globe?
Answer: When the sun is above equator.

 

5. Where is The Great Victoria Desert located in?
Answer: Australia.

 

6. Where is the headquarters of the UNESCO situated?
Answer: Paris.

 

7. Aspirin is the common name of?
Answer: Acetylsalicylic Acid.

 

8. What are the dimensions of basketball court for the Olympics and World Tournaments?
Answer: 28m X 15m.

 

9. Which UN body deals with population problem?
Answer: UNFPA.

 

10. From which mineral is radium obtained?
Answer: Pitchblende.

 

11. What is the capital of Greece?
Answer: Athens.

 

12. What is the largest flower in the world?
Answer: Rafflesia.

 

13. Which is the biggest literary award of Britain?
Answer: David Cohen Award.

 

14. L.P.G. is a hydrocarbon consisting of a mixture of?
Answer: Propane and Butane.

 

15. What is the longest river on Earth?
Answer: The Nile River.

 

16. Along with whom did Bill Gates found Microsoft?
Answer: Paul Allen.

 

17. A device used for increasing the strength of electric signal is called?
Answer: Amplifier.

 

18. What is the smallest planet in the Solar System?
Answer: Mercury.

 

19. What is the name of NASA’s most famous space telescope?
Answer: Hubble Space Telescope.

 

20. “Black Pearl” was the name given to?
Answer: Pele.

 

21. The Panda belongs to the same family as that of?
Answer: Bear.

 

22. The intensity of Earthquakes is measured on?
Answer: Richter Scale.

 

23. The hardest substance available on earth is?
Answer: Platinum.

 

24. Is dolphin a mammal?
Answer: True.

 

25. AIDS stands for?
Answer: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.

 

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26. How many senses a human being has?
Answer: Five.

 

27. Diseases which spread by contact are called?
Answer: Contagious diseases.

 

28. A method of treating cancer or tumor growth using chemicals is known as?
Answer: Chemotherapy.

 

29. How many bones an adult human body has?
Answer: 206.

 

30. What is the largest mammal in the world?
Answer: Blue Whale.

 

31. World’s largest railway station?
Answer: Grand Central Terminal, Park Avenue, New York.

 

32. “Entomology” is the science that studies about?
Answer: Insects.

 

33. Where is “Garampani” sanctuary located?
Answer: Diphu, Assam, India.

 

34. Hitler party which came into power in 1933 is known as?
Answer: Nazi Party.

 

35. FFC stands for?
Answer: Film Finance Corporation.

 

36. Who was the fastest shorthand writer?
Answer: Dr. G. D. Bist.

 

37. The term `Knock Out’ is associated with?
Answer: Boxing.

 

38. Who conducted first human heart transplant operation and on whom it as conducted?
Answer: Dr. Christian Bernard on Louis Washkansky in 1967.

 

39. Who developed the telescope?
Answer: Galileo.

 

40. Who receives “Dronacharya” Award?
Answer: Sports Coaches.

 

41. Who was the first Indian to be-elected to the British Parliament?
Answer: Dadabhai Naoroji.

 

42. Headquarters of Amnesty International is at?
Answer: London.

 

43. The Yellow Stone National Park is in?
Answer: U. S. A.

 

44. When a man circles round the earth in a satellite, then?
Answer: Mass remains constant but weight becomes zero.

 

45. The weight of an object at the poles is greater than at the equator, why?
Answer: Because Gravitational pull is more at the poles.

 

46. What was the first metal used by the man?
Answer: Copper.

 

47. The water in an open pond remains cool even in hot summer because?
Answer: Water absorbs heat less rapidly than the atmosphere.

 

48. The first Indian to secure a Grandmaster norm in chess is?
Answer: Vishwanathan Anand.

 

49. The overall length of a Badminton court is?
Answer: 44 feet.

 

50. The old name of table tennis was?
Answer: Ping Pong.

 

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51. The intersecting lines drawn on maps and globes are called?
Answer: Geographic grids.

 

52. Football legend Pele belonged to?
Answer: Brazil.

 

53. Who is the father of Geometry?
Answer: Euclid.

 

54. When the chairmanship/presidency of the UN Security Council rotates among the Council Members?
Answer: Every Month.

 

55. Where is Permanent Secretariat to coordinate the implementation of SAARC program located?
Answer: Kathmandu.

 

56. The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) is located at which place?
Answer: Geneva.

 

57. Amnesty International is an organization associated with which field?
Answer: Protection of human rights.

 

58. Where is The headquarters of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) located?
Answer: Geneva.

 

59. When World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day get celebrated?
Answer: May 8.

 

60. Friction can be reduced by?
Answer: Changing from sliding to rolling.

 

61. Fire temple is the place of worship of which religion?
Answer: Zoroastrianism (Parsi Religion).

 

62. Carbon, diamond and graphite are together called?
Answer: Allotropes.

 

63. Permanent hardness of water, due to sulphates of the metal, can be destroyed by the use of?
Answer: Zeolites.

 

64. The most potent greenhouse gas is?
Answer: Water Vapor.

 

65. Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is a trade agreement under negotiation between?
Answer: European Union and USA.

 

66. Which is the highest literary award of the world?
Answer: Booker Prize.

 

67. Which body of UNO gives advisory opinion on legal matters to the bodies and special agencies of the UNO?
Answer: International Court of Justice.

 

68. When was Mandela inaugurated as first black President?
Answer: 1994.

 

69. When was table tennis introduced in Olympics?
Answer: 1988 at Seoul.

 

70. When was Mona Lisa painted by Leonardo da Vinci?
Answer: 1504 AD.

 

71. Where was the headquarters of European Union located?
Answer: Brussels.

 

72. Where is the headquarters of International Atomic Energy agency located?
Answer: Vienna.

 

73. With which activity is the wall street in New York, U.S.A. associated?
Answer: Banking and Finance.

 

74. Which civilization is considered as oldest civilization of the world?
Answer: Mesopotamian Civilization.

 

75. Who is considered as the master of Greek comedy?
Answer: Aristophanes.

 

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76. Who is known as the father of Modern Medicine?
Answer: Hippocrates.

 

77. Who is known as Man of Blood and Iron?
Answer: Bismarck.

 

78. On which island of France, Napoleon was born?
Answer: Corsica.

 

7 9. Who was the king during the french revolution?
Answer: Louis XVI.

 

80. ‘Boston Tea Party’ protest was associated with which revolution?
Answer: Revolution of America.

 

81. Napoleon was exiled to the Saint Helena after the defeat in the war of?
Answer: Waterloo.

 

82. Adolf Hitler was also known as?
Answer: Fuhrer.

 

83. Two Presidents of USA were father and son. What were their names?
Answer: Their names were John Adams & Quincey.

 

84. Hitler’s secret service was also known as?
Answer: Gestapo.

 

85. Who was the last emperor of Rome?
Answer: Romulus Augustus.

 

86. Florence Nightingale was known as?
Answer: Lady of the Lamp.

 

87. In 1806, the Holy Roman Empire was dissolved by?
Answer: Napolean.

 

88. Who was the first prime minister of independent Kenya?
Answer: Jomo Kenyatta.

 

89. During second world war, atomic bombs were dropped in which city of Japan?
Answer: Hiroshima.

 

90. Who is also known as the Bible of English Constitution?
Answer: Magna Carta.

 

91. China was also known as?
Answer: Chung hua.

 

92. Which disease struck Europe in the 14th century?
Answer: Plague.

 

93. Abraham Lincoln, the American President was a republican from?
Answer: Illinois.

 

94. In 1867, USA purchased Alaska from?
Answer: Russia.

 

95. King Leopold was from?
Answer: Belgium.

 

96. Adolf Hitler was the dictator of?
Answer: Germany.

 

97. Pearl Harbour is located in?
Answer: Hawai.

 

98. The 1st person to set foot on Moon was?
Answer: Neil Armstrong.

 

99. The first British University to admit women for degree courses was?
Answer: London University.

 

100. How many children did Queen Victoria have?
Answer: 9.

 

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