Quiz No:3971 Frequently Asked General Awareness Questions in Various Competitive Exams

Basic GK Questions and Answers for APPSC,TSPSC,TNPSC,KeralaPSC,BSF,CRPF Exams



Question No:1

Where was the first modern paper mill of India was set up in 1832?

Serampore

Question No:2

Which vitamin helps the body to absorb calcium and phosphorous?

Vitamin D

Question No:3

What is the chemical name of Vitamin A?

Riboflavin

Question No:4

Which is the largest gland in the human body?

Liver

Question No:5

Which part of the teeth protects over gum?

Crown

Question No:6

What causes tooth decay and gum diseases?

Plaque

Question No:7

Which helps in the movement of food through our digestive system?

Roughage

Question No:8

Which is the world’s largest snakes found in the tropical rainforest?

Anaconda

Question No:9

To which vegetation does Rubber belong to?

Tropical Evergreen

Question No:10

Which class of drugs is used in sleeping pills?

Tranquillizers

Question No:11

Who discovered Penicillin?

Alexander Fleming

Question No:12

What is the pH value of Human Blood?

7.4

Question No:13

Which company manufactures Penicillin?

Hindustan Antibiotic at Pimpri

Question No:14

Name the sugar present in Milk?

Lactose

Question No:15

Name the hardest allotrope of Carbon?

Diamond

Question No:16

Who is known as the speaker of Vidhan Sabha?

the Presiding Officer



Question No:17

Which article is designed to ensure free and fair elections to the Panchayats?

Article 243 K

Question No:18

Name the only Union Territory which has a separate High Court of its own?

Delhi

Question No:19

Name the Zila Parishad in Asom?

Mukhoma Parishad

Question No:20

Name the state which has largest number of reserved seats in the Parliament?

Uttar Pradesh

Question No:21

Which Policy does not apply to the State of Jammu and Kashmir?

Directive Principle of States Policy

Question No:22

Under which High Court does Andaman and Nicobar Islands come?

Kolkata High Court

Question No:23

Name the first state in India to introduce the Mid– Day Meal Schemes in India?

Tamil Nadu

Question No:24

Which Scheme has been launched in India to make education available for all children?

Sarva Shiksha Abhiyaan

Question No:25

The places Karaikal and Yanam comprises of which Union Territory?

Puducherry

Question No:26

Who visited the Mughal Court of Jahangir?

Captain William Hawkins

Question No:27

Who was the Viceroy of India, when the Indian National Congress was formed?

Lord Dufferin

Question No:28

In which year, the East Indian Company was established?

In 1600

Question No:29

Who gave English a far man to trade in Bengal?

Aurangzeb

Question No:30

During the 1857 revolt, who captured Gwalior from the Scindias?

Rani Laxmi Bai

Question No:31

Who is the author of ‘New Lamps for Old’ which was a series articles criticizing the moderate Politics?

Aurobindo Ghosh

Question No:32

Who became Governor General in 1774 through the Regulating Act of 1773?

Lord Warren Hastings

Question No:33

When was Muslim League founded?

: 19O6

Question No:34

Name the author of Economic History of India?

R. C. Dutta

Question No:35

Who was the leader of Bardoli Satyagrah in 1928?

Sardar VallabhBhaiPatel

Question No:36

Who was the President of Indian National Congress at the time of Partition of India?

Surendra Nath Banerjee

Question No:37

Where are the headquarters of World Bank?

Washington D.C., USA

Question No:38

Who is called as the ‘Father of Economies’?

Adam Smith

Question No:39

Who was the Chairman of the 13th Finance Commission?

Vijay L Kelkar