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Highest mountains in seven continents

a. Highest mountain in Asia?
Answer: Mount Everest

b. Highest mountain in Africa?
Answer: Mount Kilimanjaro

c. Highest mountain in north america?
Answer: Denali

d. Highest mountain in south america ?
Answer: Aconcagua

e. Highest mountain in antarctica?
Answer: Vinson Massif

f. Highest mountain in europe?
Answer: Mount Elbrus

g. Highest mountain in australia?
Answer: Mount Kosciuszko

1. Who wrote the song "Sare jahan se acha" ?
Answer: Muhammad Iqbal

2. Who give music to the song "Sare jahan se acha" ?
Answer: Pandit Ravi Shankar

3. Which is the worlds oldest news agency ?
Answer: AFP (Agence France Presse)

4. What is the chemical name of Tear Gas ?
Answer: Chloroacetophenone

5. Which is the only hobby recognized by the United Nations ?
Answer: Ham Radio

6. What is the national flower of Pakistan ?
Answer: Jasmine

7. What is the scientific name of Cockroach ?
Answer: Periplaneta americana

8. What is the unit of luminous intensity ?
Answer: Candela

9. What is the unit of  pressure?
Answer: Pascal

10. What is the unit of magnetic field?
Answer: Tesla

10 a. What is the unit of power ?

11. Which famous writer is known as Father of Snow Golf ?
Answer: Rudyard Kipling

12. How many Schedules are there in the Indian Constitution ?
Answer: 12

13. Which planet is known as Red planet ?
Answer: Mars

14. Which European countries are separated by Market Reef ?
Answer: Finland and Sweden
Market reef Gk questions

15. Who is the author of Panchtantra ?
Answer: Vishnu Sharma

16. Which is the coldest planet in solar system ?
Answer: Neptune

17. The Rourkela Steel Plant in Odisha was built with the collaboration of  _____ ?
Answer: Germany

18. The Durgapur Steel Plant in West Bengal was built with the collaboration of  _____ ?
Answer: Britain

19. The Bhilai Steel Plant in Chattisgarh was built with the collaboration of  _____ ?
Answer: Russia

20. Who is the first and only Muslim lady ever to rule the throne of Delhi ?
Answer: Razia Sultana

21. Who composed the national anthem of Bangladesh (Amar sona bangla) ?

22. Who wrote the book Planned economy for India ?
Answer: M. Visvesvaraya (He is known as father of Indian planning, his birthday September 15 is observed as Engineer's Day in India )

23. Which is the oldest sports in the world ?
Answer: Archery  ( It is the national sports of Bhutan)

24. What is the normal duration of Hockey game ?
Answer: 70 Minuets

25. Which Minor Rock Edict of Asoka describes the conquest of Kalinga by Asoka ?
Answer: No. XIII (13)

26. Who is the author of Joy of Numbers ?
Answer: Shakuntala Devi

27. Who is the creator of the painting The Potato Eaters ?
Answer: Vincent van Gogh

28. Folketing is the parliament of which country ?
answer: Denmark

29. What s the chemical name of Lime stone ?
Answer: Calcium Carbonate

 30. Zero degree centigrade equal to _________ degree Fahrenheit ?
Answer:  32

31. Zero Kelvin in Kelvin scale is equal to ____________degree Celsius in Celsius scale ?
Answer: -273.5 Degree Celsius

*32. Contact process is used for the production of?
answer: sulphuric acid

*33. What is known as white vitriol?
answer: Zinc sulphate

*34.Total number of latitudes?

*35.Total number of longitude?
answer: 360

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  1. gk question

    Which hormone regulates blood pressure ?

    Answer: Adrenaline

  2. general knowledge

    Ropar wetland is in which state ?

    Answer: Punjab

  3. Gk questions

    Which is the first space station ?

    Answer: Salyut 1

  4. gk questions

    Deimos and phobos are the satellites of ?

    Answer: Mars

  5. Gk questions

    Which Indian state has largest forest area ?
    Answer: Madhya Pradesh

    Which Indian state has largest forest area on percentage base ?
    Answer : Mizoram

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    1. no man you are wrong the Indian state has largest forest area on percentage base is sikkim with 47.3%

    2. No Anita G .it is mizorzm with more than 90 % forest cover.

    3. Prabhat tum sahi bol raha hai.

  6. Gk questions

    Who is known as the father of Barcode ?

    answer: Norman Woodland

  7. Which is the best refer book in the market for gk.

    1. (Improve your gk ) it is an easily available book

  8. general knowledge questionsMarch 23, 2013 at 10:30 PM

    Which is the acid present in grapes ?

    Tartaric acid

  9. First women chief minister

    Ans:sucheta kriplani

  10. Which hormone is known as emergency hormone ?

    Answer: adrenalin

  11. who is the 16th president of america? ans»abraham lican

  12. who is the first president of china? ans»mao zedong

    1. no you are wrong

      the first president of china is Sun Yat-Sen

    2. Chup ! Tum upar ke question me bhi boli thi "you are wrong".

  13. Which is the oldest oil refinery in India ?

    Answer: Digboi

  14. Who was ruling over Pakistan at the time when Bangladesh became independent ?

    Answer: yahya khan

  15. A Nuclear reaction must be balanced in terms of ?

    1. mass number and atomic number not only that but the main factors3re these two...!

  16. very helpful, keep up your good work.

  17. What is the full form for "cii"- Confederation of Indian Industry

  18. Chhattisgarh sub inspector ki preparation ke liye kaun c book lu.
    Abhi tak kisi bhi competitive exam me appear nhi hua hu.

  19. who is the first pilot of india

    ans JRD tata

  20. I think we should improve more knowledge

  21. who is the first woman pilot of india

    ans Sarla Thakral

  22. Which is the worlds largestest news agency ?
    Answer: United Press International

  23. which planet rotates in clockwise direction ?

  24. Who was the first women finance minister of India?? ANS: Sabmita Indra redy

    1. Anisha it is wrong "first women finance minister of India is Upinderjit Kaur"
      Sabmita Indra redy is first woman Home Minister of Andhra Pradesh & She is the first women home Minister for Andhra Pradesh

  25. helo sir good knowlede and thank you

  26. which country is known as the land of golden fleece?
    ans- Australia

  27. how many medals are won by India in Rio Olympics 2016?
    ANS- 2 MEDALS (1 silver, 1 bronze)

  28. can anyone give me the hardest 1question or try this (9)^99999999

  29. who is education minister of india???

  30. Who is known as the father of digital revolution? ?

  31. ques: apple contains which acis??
    ans: mallic acid

  32. when was pluto discategorized into a dwarf planet??
    ans: 24 aug 2006

  33. which is the largest Dino at the Jurrasic time?
    ans- Gigantosaurs

  34. what is the wettest place on earth

    ans- mawsynram of meghalaya

    1. Some years ago cherapunji was the wettest place on earth.... chera punji is few kilometers from mawsynram

  35. When was narega found?
    Ans 2feb 2006

    1. NREGS(National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005)was launched on 2 feb 2006

  36. who is the first chief minister of andrapradesh
    T. Prakasam

    Who is the first governor general of India
    C. Rajagopalachari

    Who is called as iron man of India?
    Sardar Patel is known as the Iron Man of India.Sardar Patel, was the first Deputy Prime Minister of India.

    Who is known as Father of accounting
    Luca Pacioli is known as the father of accounting

  37. "Sare jahan se acha" was written in which language ?
    Answer : urdu

  38. 1.Laughing gas is?
    Nitrous Oxide

    2.. Dwarf planet is?

    3. Shortcut of Paste in MS- Word?

    4. Currency of Myanmar?

    5. Who built Jantar Mantar of Delhi?
    Maharaja Jai Singh

    6.Acid found in Grapes ?

    7. How many Muscles are used for eye ball?

    8. How many number of players in POLO game?

    9. First woman Doctor in the world?
    Elizabeth Blackwell

    10. What is the nearest Galaxy to Milky Way?
    Andromeda galaxy

  39. Which is the fastest train in India ?
    Answer: Shatabdi express

  40. what is the nationality of vincent van gogh?

  41. Who is the father of cellphone?
    Martin cooper

    For more GK World's famous Fathers

  42. First country ban deforestation?

  43. what is manufactured using Bessemer process?
    Answer: Steel


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