General Knowledge Questions - 5

1. Which was the first country to grant voting rights to women in 1893?
Ans: New Zealand

2. Who is the only scientist to lead India's both Antarctic and Arctic expedition teams?
Ans: Rasik Ravindra

3. Which art form is the combination of Mohiniyattam & Kathakali?
Ans: Kerala Natanam

4. Which element has the highest melting point?
Ans: Carbon

5. Name the Swedish chemist, who was the first to describe the Global warming & Greenhouse effect in 1896?
Ans: Svante Arrhenius

6. Which' is the only state party to perform as the main opposition in the Lok Sabha?
Ans: Telugu Desam Party

7. Which is the largest tribal community in India?
Ans: The Santals

8. Who did the first scientific attempt to calculate the national income of India in 1931-32?
Ans: Dr. V.K. Rao

9. Name the Pakistani economist who was behind the preparation of the first Human Development Report published by UNDP?
Ans: Mahbuh-ul-Huq

10. Who translated Edwin Arnold's 'Light of Asia' into Malayalam?
Ans: Nalappat Narayana Menon

11. Which element is used to coat the photocopying drum of Xerox machine?
Ans: Selenium

12.  Which spiritual leader's throne is the Lion Throne?
Ans: Dalai Lama

13. In India, where is Nasi I and Nasi II islands are situated?
Ans: Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary (Odisha)

14. Which metal is industrially produced through the Kroll Process?
Ans: Titanium

15. Whose birthday is observed as the World Thinking Day?
Ans: Robert Baden Powell (February 22)

16. Which international service club was founded by Paul P Harris in 1905?
Ans: Rotary International

17. Which city hosted the first regular session of the U N General Assembly?
Ans: London

18. Which organisation is the largest vaccine supplies of the world?

19. Where is India's first and only military base outside its territory is situated?
Ans: Farkhor (Tajikistan)

20. Which was the first Indian company to be listed on the American Stock Exchange NASDAQ?
Ans: Infosys