General Knowledge (GK) Questions October 22 (2020)
1) Jacobus Henricus won the Nobel Prize for discovering what?
Answer: Laws of Chemical Dynamics and Osmotic Pressure.
2) In which country of the Republic of Ireland is the town Naas?
3) Who won a gold medal in his home town – Atlanta in Atlanta Olympics ‘96? Name the event too:
Answer: Derrick Adkins in 400 m low hurdles.
4) In education, which British university is older – Cambridge or Oxford?
5) The first non – British chairman of International Cricket Council?
Answer: Clyde Walcott (West Indies).
6) The asteroid belt in our solar system is between the planets of:
Answer: Mars and Jupiter.
7) Name the Wimbledon Champion (Women’s) in 1998:
Answer: Jana Novotná, Czech Republic.
8) To which country do the Queen Charlotte Islands belong?
9) What is the function of Vitamin K?
Answer: Helps blood-clotting.
10) The legendary female warriors called Amazons lived in the Amazon basin.
11) How did the Sumerians sow the seeds?
Answer: Invented a machine to sow the seeds.
12) When using a measuring cylinder with water, one should read the:
Answer: Bottom of the meniscus
13) From where bromine is obtained?
Answer: It is obtained from some of the red algae, eg: Rhodomela.
14) Who shot and killed Jesse James?
Answer: Robert Ford.
15) Write an example of a metal which exists in nature in the free state:
General Knowledge (GK) Questions October 22 Part 2
16) A cerebrovascular accident is commonly known as a/an:
Answer: Heart Attack.
17) What is the term ‘PERT’ means?
Answer: Program Evaluation and Review Technique.
18) What do you call a grouping of cubs?
Answer: A litter of cubs
19) Which band is used for experimental purposes?
20) Kitchener, Burlington, and Oshawa are cities in which province?
21) Fluorosis is due to the:
Answer: Excess fluoride in water.
22) What movie character was famous for saying, “What’s up, Doc?”
Answer: Bugs Bunny Frederick Bean “Tex” Avery (1908 – 1980) was Bugs’s creator, and Mel Blanc (1908 -1989) was the voice.
23) Which curve is of special importance in electronics?
Answer: Bowditch curve.
24) Which period of music left all the rules of the past behind, with the introduction of bitonality, polytonality, atonality and 12-tone music?
Answer: The Modern Period.
25) The speed of sound in air at N.T.P is 300 m/s. If air pressure becomes four times what happens to its speed of sound?
Answer: 300 m/s.
26) What treaty ended WWI?
Answer: Treaty of Versailles.
27) In which year was the Suez Canal first opened?
28) Who wrote The Common Sense Book of Child Care?
Answer: Doctor Benjamin Spock.
29) Which is the first Inspector Maigret book by Simenon?
Answer: ‘Inspector Maigret Investigations’.
30) For what discovery is Sir Alexander Fleming most famous?
In 1928 Fleming discovered the ability of penicillin (Peniciiiurn nota urn) to cure bacterial infections.
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