05 Jun

Important General Knowledge Questions & Answers

*** Important General Knowledge Questions & Answers ***

1: Deepest river valley in India — Bhagirathi & Alaknanda
2: Smallest State (Population) in India — Sikkim
3: Smallest State (Area) in India — Goa
4: Biggest Hotel in India — Oberal – Sharaton (Mumbai)
5: Lowest body Water in the World — Dead Sea
6: Highest City in the World — Van Chuan (China)
7: Largest Lake (Fresh water) in the World — Superior
8: Largest Epic in the World — Mahabharat
9: Largest animal Fair in India — Sonepur (Bihar)
10: Longest Railway Bridge in the World — Huey P. Long Bridge, Louisiana (U.S.A.)

** Important General Knowledge Questions & Answers ***

1: Who has won the 2016 Man Booker International Prize?
Ans: Han Kang
2: Who has been sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of the Chhattisgarh High Court?
Ans: Justice Deepak Gupta
3: What is the theme of 2016 World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD)?
Ans: ICT: Entrepreneurship for social impact
4: Which Indian researcher has won the European Materials Research Society’s (E-MRS’s) Young Scientist Award?
Ans: Nandini Bhandaru
5: Who has won the 2016 Formula 1(F1) Spanish Grand Prix?
Ans: Max Verstappen
6: Who has won the 2016 Italian Open Men’s singles tennis tournament?
Ans: Andy Murray
7: The National Dengue Day is observed on which day in India?
Ans: May 16
8: Who has been appointed as the deputy chairman of FIFA Governance Committee?
Ans: Mukul Mudgal
9: Who has been appointed as the first female Secretary General of FIFA, the world football’s governing body?
Ans: Samoura
10: The Aguada Central Jail is located in which state of India?
Ans: Goa

Important General Knowledge Questions & Answers on Inventions :-
1: Who invented the BALLPOINT PEN?
Ans: Biro Brothers
2: In which decade was the first solid state integrated circuit demonstrated?
Ans: 1950s
3: What J. B. Dunlop invented?
Ans: Pneumatic rubber tire
4: Which scientist discovered the radioactive element radium?
Ans: Marie Curie
5: When was barb wire patented?
Ans: 1874
6: What Galileo invented?
Ans: Thermometer
7: What James Watt invented?
Ans: Rotary steam engine
8: Where is the village of Branston, after which the famous pickle is named?
Ans: Staffordshire
9: Who invented Jet Engine?
Ans: Sir Frank Whittle
10: What invention caused many deaths while testing it?
Ans: Parachute

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