Important General Knowledge Questions with Answers : Part - 1

1. In baseball, the two opposing teams consist of howmany players?

 9 players each

2. Which book is authored by V.S. Naipaul?

 A House for Mr.Biswas

3. In which technology do Cryogenic engines find applications?

 Rocket technology

4. Shovna Narayan is a reputed personality in which field? 

Classical dance

5. Which is the element found on the surface of the moon? 


6. ‘My Music, My Life’ is the autobiography of which person? 

Pt. Ravi Shankar

7. Which was the first talkie film of India? 

Alam Ara

8. Krishnadeva Raya wrote a famous work, namely Amuktamalyada, in which



9. Folk painting ‘Madhubani’ is famous in which state? 


10. Which Indian rulers was a contemporary of Akbar?

 Rani Durgawati

11. Which was the first English ship that came to India? 

Red Dragon

12. The Ruhr-Westphalia region is a famous industrial region of which country?


13. Which was the first newspaper to be published in India?

 Bengal Gazette (1780)

14. Which is the biggest Public Sector undertaking in the country?


15. With which is the ‘Tennis court oath’ associated? 

French Revolution

16. With which country is “Orange’ Revolution” associated?


17. With which field was Pandit Bhimsen Joshi associated?.


18. Which is the most populous city in the world? 


19. By which ruler was the practice of military governorship first introduced in



20. Which is the country with the highest density of population in Europe?


21. Who was the first person to cross the Alps with army? 


22. What is the loss of water in the form of water drops called? 


23. The first railway line in India was opened in which year? 


24. Where is the headquarter of International atomic Energy Agency is located?


25. The book ‘Diplomatic Encounter’ has been written by which author? 

Arundhati Roy

26. Who is the author of the book ‘The Rights of Man’?

 Thomas Paine

27. The book ‘Worshipping False Gods’s is written by which person? 

Arun Shourie

28. Who directed the famous T.V. serial ‘Tandoori Nights’? 

Saeed Jaffrey

29. Where are Tapovan and Vishnugarh Hydroelectric Projects located?


30. Regatta is associated with which sports event? 


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