1500+ General Knowledge (GK) Questions and Answers For Competitive Exams Part 28

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Q.1:- Who invented vaccination for ‘Small Pox’ ?

  1. Sir Fredrick Grant Banting
  2. Sir Alexander Fleming
  3. Edward Jenner
  4. Louis Pasteur

Q.2:- Which one of the following characteristics is common among parrot, platypus and kangaroo ? [CDS Exam 2009]

  1. Oviparity
  2. Toothless Jaws
  3. Homothermy
  4. Functional Post Anal Tail

Q.3:- Who invented the ‘Laser’ ?

  1. Sir Frank Whittle
  2. Fred Morrison
  3. Charles H. Jones
  4. H. Maiman

Q.4:- ORT (Oral Rehydration Therapy) is associated with the treatment of ? [CDS Exam 2000]

  1. Anaemia
  2. Beri-Beri
  3. Cancer
  4. Diarrhoea

Q.5:- Which one of the following is not required for the formation of photochemical smog ? [IAS Exam 2008]

  1. Oxygen
  2. Oxide of Nitrogen
  3. Carbon Monoxide
  4. Sun Light

Q.6:- Which one of the following types is used by computed tomography employed for visualization of the internal structure of human body ? [IAS Exams 2007]

  1. X-Rays
  2. Sound Waves
  3. Magnetic Resonance
  4. Radioisotopes

Q.7:- Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen, who invented X-Ray, belonged to ?

  1. Sweden
  2. France
  3. Germany
  4. Denmark

Q.8:- Who has written the book ‘My Frozen Turbulence in Kashmir’ ?

  1. Anees Jung
  2. Jagmohan
  3. J. Akbar
  4. Nissim Ezekiel

Q.9:- Who wrote ‘War and Peace’ ?

  1. Mahatma Gandhi
  2. Charles Dickens
  3. Leo Tolstoy
  4. Kipling

Q.10:- Who amongst the following has written the book ‘A Train to Pakistan’ ?

  1. Kamala Das
  2. Anita Desai
  3. Khushwant Singh
  4. Vikram Singh

Q.11:- Who amongst the following is the author of the book Business at the ‘Speed of Thought’ ?

  1. Bill Gates
  2. S. Naipaul
  3. Steve Jobs
  4. Ritu Beri

Q.12:- What is the title of A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s autobiography ? [CDS Exams 2001]

  1. Me and Missile
  2. My Memories
  3. Sky is the Limit
  4. Wings of Fire

Q.13:- ‘The Better Man’ a bestseller is written by ?

  1. Khuswant Singh
  2. Anita Nair
  3. Arundhati Roy
  4. Gita Mehta
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Q.14:- Who is the author of the book ‘Black Beauty’ ?

  1. Dante Alighieri
  2. Arthur Conan Doyle
  3. Anna Sewell
  4. Pearl Buck

Q.15:- Who among the following gave a systematic critique of the moderate politics of the Indian National Congress in a series of articles entitled “New Lamps For Old” ? [IAS Exams 2008]

  1. Aurobindo Ghosh
  2. C. Dutt
  3. Syed Ahmad Khan
  4. Viraraghavachari

Q.16:- Who amongst the following is the author of the book ‘Fool’s Gold’ ?

  1. Harrison
  2. Gillian Tett
  3. Adam Smith
  4. Alex Rutherford

Q.17:- Who amongst the following is the author of the book ‘Between the Assassinations’ ?

  1. Danielle Steel
  2. Aravind Adiga
  3. Anita Desai
  4. Nandan Nilekani

Q.18:- Who amongst the following is the author of the book ‘Dreams form my Father : A Story of Race and Inheritance’ ?

  1. Danny Boyle
  2. Barack Obama
  3. John Evans Aatta Mills
  4. Nelson Mandela

Q.19:- Who among the following is popularly known as ‘Blade Runner’ ? [SSC CGL Exams 2016]

  1. Usain Bolt
  2. Oscar Carl Pistorious
  3. Carl Lewis
  4. Ben Johnson

Q.20:- The first woman-film star nominated to the Rajya Sabha was ? [CPO SI Exams 2003]

  1. Nargis Dutt
  2. Shabana Azmi
  3. Madhubala
  4. Meena Kumari

Q.21:- Who among the following was the first Defence Minister of India ?

  1. M. Cariappa
  2. Gopalaswami Ayyangar
  3. Sardar Patel
  4. Maulana Azad

Q.22:- Chandigarh was designed by ? [SSC CGL Exams 1995]

  1. Le Corbousier
  2. Edward Lutyens
  3. Christopher Wren
  4. Michelongo

Q.23:- Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched ? [IAS Exams 2006]

  1. Vikramsila Monastery : Uttar Pradesh
  2. Hemkund Gurudwara : Himachal Pradesh
  3. Udayagiri Caves : Maharashtra
  4. Amaravati Buddhist Stupa : Andhra Pradesh

Q.24:- Who popularised the famous slogan ‘Satyameva Jayate’ (Truth Alone will Win) ?

  1. Dayananda Saraswati
  2. Madan Mohan Malviya
  3. Mahatma Gandhi
  4. Bhagat Singh
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Q.25:- Dr. Salim Ali is renowned ?

  1. Sericulturist
  2. Ornithologist
  3. Geologist
  4. Space Scientist

 

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