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Selected Questions – 03

  • The Capital of Yugoslavia?

 

Ans : Belgrade

 

  • “Suhara; Majeed; Narayani”  – These are the characters of whose novel?

 

Ans : Vaikom Muhammed Basheer

 

  • Who is the inventor of Vacuum Flask?

 

Ans : James Dewar

 

  •  Priyadarshini Planetarium, inaugurated in 1994, is located in?

 

Ans : Thiruvananthapuram

 

  • Who is the author of Glimpses of World History?

 

Ans : Jawaharlal Nehru

 

  •  Majority of modem Human race’ belonged to which race?

 

Ans : Mongloid race

 

  • Which place is known as the Vatican of Nair community?

 

Ans : Perunna near Changanasseri

 

  •  The Battle of Marathon was fought in the year?

 

Ans : BC 490

 

  •  Who is the author of “Lucky Jim”?

 

Ans : Kingsley Amis

 

  •  The Capital of Timor?

 

Ans : Dili

 

  • Which is an economic group of Third World countries which was founded under the auspices of the UNO in 1964?

 

Ans : The group of 77

 

  •  Who was the first Malayalee woman Chief Justice of Kerala High Court?

 

Ans : K.K. Usha

 

  • Who is the author of “Kali Andhi”?

 

Ans : Kamleshwar

 

  •  The length of small intestine is?

 

Ans : 6 meters

 

  •  Who was the first First Portuguese Navigator to reach Kerala?

 

Ans : Vasco da Gama (1498)

 

  •  The structure of DNA molecule was discovered by?

 

Ans : Watson and Crick in 1953

 

  • Who is the oldest person to become the Chief Minister of Kerala?

 

Ans : V.S.Achuthanandan (83).

 

  • Indian Institute of Mass Communication is located at? 

 

Ans : New Delhi.

 

  • Saudi Arabian king, who gave the name to the country in 1925?

 

Ans : Abdul Aziz Sand

 

  •  Mahakavi Kurnaranasan’s famous poem ‘Veena Poovu’ was first published in?

 

Ans : Mitavadi In 1913

 

  •  Who is considered as the father of the nation of Columbia?

 

Ans : Simon Bolivar

 

  • Pertussis causing bacteria is?

 

Ans : Bordetella Pertussis

 

  • Which was the only Muslim ruling dynasty in Kerala?

 

Ans : Arakkal Dynasty.

 

  •  Travancore-Cochin Sports Council came to be known as Kerala Sports Council in?

 

Ans : 1956

 

  •  Travancore Rubber Works(Trivandrum) was started during the period of?

 

Ans : Sri Chitra Thirunal.

 

  • Largest Park?

 

Ans : Wood Buffalo National Park in Alberta; Canada (17; 560 Sq.miles)

 

  • Surat is on the bank of which River?

 

Ans : Tapti

 

  •  Plants growing in acidic soil is called?

 

Ans : Oxylophytes

 

  • Headquarters of The World Trade Organisation is at?

 

Ans : Geneva; (Switzerland)

 

  •  Who is the author of Naked Triangle?

 

Ans : Balwant Gargi