General knowledge Questions and Answers

General Science GK Questions
1. Who laid the foundation of nuclear science in the country? – Homi J. Bhabha

2. A girl ate sweets while fanning the flies away. Due to this, she suffered from a which disease? – Cholera

3. Which is the highest grade of coal whose surface is shining and has the highest calorific value? – Anthracite

4. What is Refrigeration? – A process in which the decomposition of food is delayed

5. How can the quantity of water vapour the atmosphere hold increases? – With increase of temperature



6. Which substance is a bad conductor of electricity but a good conductor of heat? – Mica

7. Which hormone is responsible for the secretion of milk in mothers? – Lactogenic hormone

8. What denotes the smallest temperature? – 1° on the Kelvin scale

9. Which metal is used for making boats because it does not corrode by seawater? – Titanium

10. Sweating during exercise indicates operation of which process in the human body? – Osmoregulation

General Knowledge GK Questions
1. Which country won the first World Cup cricket tournament in 1975 ? – West Indies

2. What is the first large research reactor of India that uses U-233 as fuel? – KAMINI

3. Who was the first Indian woman to swim across the English Channel? – Arati Saha

4. Which is used as the logo of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) ? – Panda

5. Which country has the largest number of’ land-border neighbouring countries? – Russia



6. Which train/railway passes through Germany, France, Austria, Hungary and Romania? – Orient Express

7. What is the range of Prithvi III, the naval version of Prithvi ? – 250 km-300 km

8. To which woman is the Chameli Devi Award given to an outstanding woman? – A journalist

9. Which is the most widely used code that represents each character as a unique 8-bit ‘code is? – ASCII

10. What is the maximum permissible limit for investment in PDF account in a financial year? – Rs. 70,000