GK Questions for SSC And UPSC With Answer – SET 10

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Q1.In the Chinese New Year what year follows Rat

Answers: Ox

Q2.Genuphobia is the fear of what

Answers: Knees

Q3.Percy LeBaron Spencer invented what in 1945 in USA

Answers: Microwave Oven

Q4.St Peter was the first Pope – Who was second

Answers: St Linus

Q5.What 1945 film won best picture, actor, director Oscars

Answers: The Lost Weekend

Q6.What European nation was the first to drink tea

Answers: The Dutch

Q7.Beaufort – the wind scale man – had what job

Answers: Sailor (Admiral)

Q8.What bird is the symbol of Penguin books (children’s section)

Answers: Puffin

Q9.Diane Leather was the first woman to do what

Answers: Sub 5 minute mile

Q10.What is Admiral Sir Miles Messervy usually known as

Answers: M (Bond films)

Q11.What is sericulture

Answers: Growing Silkworms

Q12.What was Edison’s first practical invention

Answers: Tick a Tape for stockmarket

Q13.Frigophobia fear of what

Answers: Being Cold

Q14.Which company invented the transistor radio in 1952

Answers: Sony

Q15.Who is the only solo performer to win Euro song twice

Answers: Johnny Logan 1980 –1987

Q16.Robert Whithead invented what weapon in 1866

Answers: Torpedo

Q17.Zymase and Glucose combine to form what drug

Answers: Alcohol

Q18.Translated literally what does television mean

Answers: Far Seeing

Q19.Not as soups what have gazpacho – vichyssoise in common

Answers: Served Cold

Q20.Who was the Greek goddess of retribution

Answers: Nemesis

Q21.What is dittology

Answers: Double meaning

Q22.Who played Pink in the movie The Wall

Answers: Bob Geldorf

Q23.Rhabdophobia fear of what

Answers: Being Beaten

Q24.Dr C W Long was the first to use what (anaesthetic) in 1842

Answers: Ether

Q25.Hey Big Spender comes from what musical

Answers: Sweet Charity

Q26.The name Malissa means what

Answers: Bee

Q27.What was Acadia

Answers: Nova Scotia (French Name)

Q29.Dragoon, Antwerp, Poulter, Tumbler, Horseman types of what

Answers: Pigeon

Q30.What was the first frozen food available in Britain in 1937

Answers: Asparagus

Q31.If you suffer from cynanthropy what do you think you are

Answers: Dog

Q32.Madame Pauline de Vere first female circus performer – do what

Answers: Head in Lions Mouth

Q33.How was Alexander the Greats body preserved

Answers: In large jar of honey

Q34.Californian law no shooting any animal – moving car except what

Answers: Whale

Q35.Peter Falk plays Lt Colombo but who was first offered role

Answers: Bing Crosby

Q36.What type of birds (Hugin + Munin) sit on the shoulders of Odin

Answers: Ravens

Q37.What was the last European nation to accept the potato

Answers: France

Q38.Students at Cambridge – no dogs – what Lord Byron keep

Answers: Bear

Q39.King Mongut had aprox 9000 wife’s/concubines what country

Answers: Siam – Thailand

Q40.Only approx one third worlds population uses what regularly

Answers: Fork

Q41.William Tayton was the first man to do what

Answers: Appear on TV – at Bairds demo

Q42.What pop group took their name from a Herman Hess novel

Answers: Steppenwolff

Q43.How often does a Hebdomadal Council meet

Answers: Weekly

Q44.What was unusual about Tyrell’s car in the 1976 Spanish G Prix

Answers: Six Wheels

Q45.In what country is the Eucumbene Dam

Answers: Australia New S Wales

Q46.Males outnumber females by 5 to 1 in what addiction

Answers: Alcoholism

Q47.Dr F Lanchester invented what motor safety aid in 1902

Answers: Disc Brakes

Q48.Halophobia fear of what

Answers: Speaking

Q49.Arthur Jefferson better known as who

Answers: Stan Laurel

Q50.Why is the city La Paz in Bolivia safe from fire

Answers: To high – Not enough air to burn

Q51.What is the national drink of Yugoslavia

Answers: Slivovitz

Q52.What is the literal translation of pot-pouri

Answers: Putrid Pot

Q53.Who did James Bond marry – character – (both names)

Answers: Theresa Draco

Q54.What is studied in the science of somatology

Answers: The Body 9

Q55.What was Hugh Hefner’s jet plane called

Answers: Big Bunny

Q56.What profession did Handel originally study

Answers: The Law

Q57.Which part of the body is most sensitive to radiation

Answers: The Blood

Q58.What film made 58 times – cartoon, porrno, operatic, ballet

Answers: Cinderella

Q59.Mr Chips said goodbye from Brookfield school – What subject

Answers: Latin

Q60.In which American city can you get doctorate in hambugerology

Answers: Hamburger College –Chicago

Q61.Which author created The Saint (both names)

Answers: Leslie Charteris

Q62.Franz Liszt was the farther in law of what composer

Answers: Richard Wagner

Q63.In what town was Leonardo Da Vinci born

Answers: Vinci

Q64.Who directed the Halloween series of films

Answers: John Carpenter

Q65.What metal impurity makes rubies red and emeralds green

Answers: Chromium

Q66.Helen Mitchell became famous as what soprano

Answers: Nellie Melba

Q67. 47 people worked on a committee to produce what work

Answers: Authorised version of Bible

Q68.What book was made into the first feature length British cartoon

Answers: Animal Farm in 1954

Q69.Who first said “Publish and be Damned”

Answers: Wellington re Harriot Wilson mistress

Q70.Edwin Drake sank the first of them in 1859 – what were they

Answers: Oil Wells

Q71.Calico cloth was invented in which country

Answers: India

Q72.Jamie Farr played what role in MASH

Answers: Corporal Clinger

Q73.Whets the correct name for golf club called Texas Wedge

Answers: Whose nickname was slowhand (both names) Eric Clapton

Q74.Which country invented the mariners compass

Answers: China

Q75.What countries international car registration letters are DZ

Answers: Algeria

Q76.What is the phonetic alphabet word for letter P

Answers: Papa

Q77.What is a runcible spoon

Answers: A broad Pickle fork

Q78.The artist Abbott Thayer’s developed what for military use

Answers: Camouflage colours

Q79.What did Francis Bacon call The Purest of Pleasures

Answers: The Garden

Q80.What is the largest single known gold object in the world

Answers: Tutankhamens Coffin

Q81.Where are you most likely to have a serious accident

Answers: In your home

Q82.Melvin R Bissell invented what in 1876 in the USA

Answers: Carpet Sweeper

Q83.Peniaphobia fear of what

Answers: Being Penniless

Q84.About which game has most books been written

Answers: Chess

Q85.Albert De Salvo was better known as who

Answers: The Boston Strangler

Q86.Clemintina Campbell famous as who

Answers: Cleo Lane

Q87.What should you give after 15 years of marriage

Answers: Crystal

Q88.What is a Charollais

Answers: Type of Cattle

Q89.What place is called Rapa-nui by its native inhabitants

Answers: Easter Island

Q90.Where was/is the original Penthouse

Answers: In a Real Tennis Court

Q91.For what would an Edgar be awarded or won

Answers: Mystery Writing

Q92.What are salopettes

Answers: Snow proof Dungaree trousers

Q93.Which society cared – plague victims when physicians left 1665

Answers: Apothecaries

Q94.Domenikos Theotocopoulos born Crete – died Spain – who

Answers: El Greco

Q95.What nation on average takes most time to eat meals

Answers: French

Q96.Agnes the girls name means what

Answers: Chaste

Q97.What were the wicks in the Vestal Virgins lamps made from

Answers: Asbestos

Q98.Who is the Patron Saint of France

Answers: St Denis

Q99.What are you supposed to give/get for 40 years of marriage

Answers: Ruby

Q100.What is the Roman Numeral for 1000

Answers: M

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