General Knowledge Questions - 57

1. Which country's national flag is the Union Jack?
Ans : United Kingdom

2. 'The Oath of the Tennis Court' associated with which revolution?
Ans : French revolution

3. Which is the first country to conduct election through the internet?
Ans : Estonia (2005)

4. Where was the headquarters of the League of Nations?
Ans : Geneva

5. Who is regarded as the father of scientific socialism?
Ans : Karl Marx

6. Who is known as the father of cooperative movement?
Ans : Robert Owen

7. Which is the only city to be situated in two continents?
Ans : Istanbul (Turkey)

8. Which is the largest landlocked country in the world?
Ans : Kazhakhstan

9. Which French Emperor stated that 'I am tge State'?
Ans : Louis XIV

10. Who founded the Nazism of Germany?
Ans : Adolf Hitler

11. Which was the first country to pass legislation against the climate change?
Ans : Canada

12. Which European countries have leagalized the euthanasia (mercy killing)?
Ans : Netherlands and Belgium

13. Which was the first country in the world to grant voting right to the women?
Ans :Newzealand

14. Which civilization was the first to use potters wheel?
Ans : Mesopotamia

15. Which is the only south east Asian country that was never under the rule of European colonists?
Ans : Tajland

16. In December 2009, which country held the world's highest cabinet meeting on Mount Everest to raise awareness of the effects of climate change?
Ans : Nepal

17. At present, which country occupies the areas of ancient Mesopotamian civilization?
Ans : Iraq

18. Titanium is industrially produced through:
Ans : Kroll Process

19. The largest vaccine suppliers of the world is:
Ans : UNICEF

20. Which crop absorbs ammonia directly?
Ans : Paddy

General Knowledge Questions - 56

1. Who was the first musician to receive Bharat Ratna?
Ans : MS Subbulakshmi

2. Which was the first Indian state to introduce the Panchayat Raj system?
Ans : Rajasthan

3. Who was the first Space Tourist?
Ans : Dennis Tito

4. Which is the venue of the Nehru Trophy Boat race?
Ans : Punnamada Lake

5. Which element is present in all acids?
Ans : Hydrogen

6. Which Indian king was known as the 'Second Ashoka'?
Ans : Kanishka

7. The energy from the Sun is received by Earth through:
Ans : Radiation

8. What is the source of energy in an artificial satellite?
Ans : Solar cells

9. Where is the Atlas bone in the human body situated?
Ans : Neck

10. Which crop's scientific name is Allium sativum?
Ans : Garlic

11. The Prime Minister of Britain received the Nobel Prize for literature in 1953?
Ans : Winston Churchill

12. In which year Nelson Mandela became the President of South Africa?
Ans : 1994 May

13. The Berlin Wall was opened in the year ______?
Ans : 1989

14. Who is the only person to be awarded Nobel Prize and win an Olympic Medal?
Ans : Philip Noel Baker

15. Which countries other than India celebrates August 15 as independence day?
South Korea and Republic of Congo

16. Which countries fought in the Opium Wars also known as Arrow Wars?
Ans : Britain and China

17. Which country is known as the native place of the coconut tree?
Malaysia

18. Which is the only Asian country situated in the Equator?
Ans : Indonesia

19. What was the name of Hitler's secret police?
Ans : Gestapo

20. What is the current membership of NATO?
Ans : 28