General Knowledge – 10

Who is the author of My Own Boswell ? Ans: M Hidayatullah

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  • Who is the author of My Own Boswell ? Ans: M Hidayatullah
  • Budapest is on the bank of which River? Ans: Danube
  • The Capital of Zambia? Ans: Lusaka
  • Who was the first Chief of the Air staff? Ans: Sir Thomas Elmhirst
  • Who is the author of “Freedom in Exile”? Ans: Dalai Lama
  • Who is the author of “Metamorphoses”? Ans: Ovid
  • Where has the world’s largest monolithic statue of Buddha been installed? Ans: Bamiyan
  • Which types of waves are produced in a sonometer wire? Ans: Transverse stationary
  • Which animal lays eggs and does not produce young ones directly? Ans: Echidna
  • Who was awarded the first Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award? Ans: Mother Teresa
  • Why is used as coolant in the radiator of a car engine? Ans: Because it has high specific heat
  • Which disease is inheritable? Ans: Colour blindness
  • World’s Loneliest Island? Ans: Tristan Da Cunha
  • In which year, some more commercial banks in addition to the first lot of 141 were nationalised in India? Ans: 1980
  • Which Sultan had greatest number of slaves in his court? Ans: Firoz shah Tughlaq
  • In human body, which hormone regulates blood calcium and phosphate ? Ans: Parathyroid hormone
  • Largest Light House (World)? Ans: Bishop Rock (England)
  • Growth and metabolic rate is the function of which hormone? Ans: Thyroxin produced by Thyroid gland
  • What does the theory of Fundamental Rights imply? Ans: Limited government
  • Which hormone is responsible for the secretion of milk in mothers? Ans: Lactogenic hormone
  • Which is considered to be the first internet search engine allowing people to find specific files? Ans: Archie – (Anomymous FTP)
  • Which sea on Earth has no beaches? Ans: Sargasso sea
  • During which reign was the Moti Masjid in Delhi built? Ans: Aurangzeb
  • Which scheme was intended to tap the black money? Ans: India Development Bonds
  • Which is used as a filler in rubber tyres? Ans: Carbon black
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