101 General Knowledge Questions and Answers

101 General Knowledge Questions and Answers

101 General Knowledge Questions and Answers

1. Who is the creator of ‘Phantom’ , ‘Mandrake the Magician’ comic strips?

Lee Falk

2. Which state in India celebrate the ‘Raja Rani Musical Festival’?


3. ‘Mother India’ was a 1927 polemical book written by the American historian?

Katherin Mayo

4. Name the author of the book ‘What happened to Netaji’?

Anuj Dhar

5. Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) was launched first in?


6. Overproduction of which hormone leads to exophtalmic goitre?


7. ‘ASHA’ is the scheme for providing which services to people of India?

Health Service

8. Who was the first scientist to become member of Indian parliament?

Meghnad Saha

9. Which award is considered as Nobel prize of Computer Science?


10. What was the original name of Chattampi Swamikal?

Kunjan Pillai

11. Vaikkom Satyagraha was started in the year?


12. Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize is given in the field of?

Science and Technology

13. Who is known as “Father of Renaissance of Western India”?

M G Ranade

14. Who is the author of the drama ‘Gopuranatayil’?

M.T Vasudevan Nair

15. The first Indian web browser is?


16. The editor of Rasikaranjini?

Kodungalloor Kunjikuttan Thamburan

17. Which is the unit to measure the sensitivity of computer mouse?


18. Durand Cup is associated with?


19. Only cricketer to score double century thrice in One day International cricket?

Rohit Sharma

20. When was the POSCO act passed?


Note: POSCO – Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act

21. Freedom fighter who founded the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan?

K.M Munshi

22. First elected President of Indian National Congress?

Subhash Chandra Bose

23. What was the original name of Thycaud Ayya?


24. The author of the book ‘Treatment of Thiyyas in Travancore’?


25. ‘Nirvrithi Panchakam’ was written by?

Sree Narayana Guru

26.Boundary Line Separates India and China?

Mac Mohan Line

27.Longest Border of India With?

Bangladesh (4096 km)

28.The Strait that separates India and Srilanka?

Palk Strait

29.The Word Himalaya means?

The Abode of Snow

30.Kullu Valley situated in which state?

Himachal Pradesh

31.Highest Mountain that entirely Located in India?


32.Highest Plateau of India?

Ladakh Plateau

33.New name of Cherrapunji?


34.Highest Motorable Pass in India?

Khardung La Pass

35.The Place known as Land of Passes


36.Largest Alluvial Plain in the world?

The North Indian Plain

37.The Largest mangrove forest in the world?

Sunderban delta

38.The oldest Mountain range in India?


39.Highest peak of Western ghat?

Anamudi (2695 m)

40.Largest lava Plateau in the World?

The Deccan Plateau

41.Meeting place of Western ghat and Eastern ghat?


42.Largest salt desert in India?

Rann of Kutch

43.Smallest Union territory in India?


44.The Southernmost point of Indian union?

Indira point

45.The only active Volcano in India?


46.The only west flowing Himalayan River?


47.Land of 5 Rivers?


48.The Dam constructed across the Sutlej river?


49.Ganga was declared as National river on

4th November 2008

50.The place where Yamuna joins Ganga


51.The river known as Sorrow of India


52.The Indian river which occupies maximum volume of water


53.The least polluted himalayan river?


54.The fastest river in India?


55.The river known as Vridha Ganga?


56.The highest Waterfall in India

Jog Waterfall

57.The city known as ‘land of Waterfalls’


58.The National Park famous for lions?

Gir National Park

59.The main centre of Bengal tigers in India

Manas National Park

60.Largest wildlife sanctuary in india?

Great Indian Bustard

61.Largest National Park in India?

Hemis National Park

62.Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History is in


63.Highest Dam in India?


64.Who gave the slogan Give me blood and I promise you freedom?

Subhash Chandra Bose

65.The historian who called 1857 revolt as the ‘First war of Indian Independence’

V.D Savarkar

66.First Martyr of 1857 revolt

Mangal Pandey

67.Father of Indian Renaissance

Raja Ram Mohan Roy

68.The Grandfather of Indian Nationalism

Dayananda Sarasvati

69.Ramakrishna Mission was founded by

Swami Vivekananda(1897)

70.Grand old woman of Indian Nationalism

Annie Besant

71.Gandhiji’s first satyagraha in India?

Champaran (1917)

72.First secretary of INC?

A.O Hume

73.First Governor General of Independent India?

Mount Batten

74.The first act passed by British Parliament for India?

Regulating Act 1773

75.The Constitution of India came into being on

26th January 1950

76.Which one of the following offence is scrapped from I.T. Act 2000?

Punishment for sending offensive messages through electronic means

77.First mobile phone virus: ?


78.’Public key certificate’ means:

Digital Signature Certificate

79.Cookies are created when:

User’s browser load a particular website

80.The original form of ‘blog’ is web log which was coined by: ?

Peter Merholz

81.Domain Name suffix ‘.edu’ is uses for: ?

Educational institutions 

82.Once information is input into a computer, it becomes: ?


83.Which of the following is used to direct towards a particular page?

B- Uniform Resource Locator (URL)

84.Which organisation was the instrumental in the passage of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act in 2005?

Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan     

85.The expenditure of RLEGP programme is financed by: ?

Central Government only

86.Which of the following is a non government organisation?


87.Sampoorna Grameen Rozar Yojana was dedicated to the nation by the prime minister: ?

Shri. Atal Bihari Vajpayee

88.Panchayat Day is observed on the birthday of: ?

Balwant Rai Mehta

89.Valmiki Ambedkar Awaas Yojana was launched for the benefit of: ?

Urban slum dwellers

90.PMAGY was launched by the Central Government in?

23rd July 2010  

91.”What young India wants” is the book written by: ?

Chetan Bhagat  

92.The winner of Odakkuzhal Award 2015: ?

S. Joseph

93.The year declared by UN as the International Year of Pulses: ?


94.The Bhakra Nangal Dam is constructed over the river. ?


95.The animal welfare board of India was established in: ?


96.The economy of Uttarakhand is described as: ?

Money order economy

97.What is the name of Luxurious train that service through the tourist centres of Karnataka?

Golden chariot   

98.The Karakkal district of Puducherry lies in which region ?

Tamil Nadu

99.The Telugu Desam Party is the regional party of AP. It was founded by?

N.T.Rama Rao 

100.The first Chairman of UPSC: ?

Sir Ross Barker

101.The time gap between the question hour and agenda?

Zero hour