Important General Knowledge Question and Answer In English -3

1 Who wrote the Opera Madam Butterfly Puccini
2 What links – Goa – Kerula – Assam – Bihar India
3 Eric Arthur Blaire was the real name of which author George Orwell
4 Names – Baker Cook obvious what did Cordwainer do Shoemaker
5 Which country do Sinologists study China
6 Rudy Stevens became famous under which name Barbara Stanwyck
7 Which non alcoholic cordial is made from pomegranates Grenadine
8 What is Orchesis – either professional or amateur Art of Dancing
9 Taken literally what should you see in a Hippodrome Horses
10 Who wrote the Man in the Iron Mask Alexander Dumas
11 Which 1993 Disney film starred Bet Middler as a witch Hocus Pocus
12 Who piloted the first flight across the English channel Louis Bleriot
13 What was the first James Bond film Dr No
14 What 1991 film won best film, actor, actress, director Oscars Silence of the Lambs
15 What was the capital of Ethiopia Addis Ababa
16 Aescapalious emblem staff snake Greek Roman god of what Medicine
17 Giacomo Agostini – 122 Grand Prix 15 world titles what sport Motorcycle Racing
18 What is the largest state in the USA Alaska
19 Led Deighton trilogy Game Set Match What 3 Capitals Berlin MexicoLondon
20 Alan Stuart Konigsberg famous as who Woody Allen
21 Which human rights organisation founded 1961 got Nobel 1977 Amnesty International
22 Whose autobiography was The long walk to Freedom Nelson Mandela
23 What was discovered in 1922 by Howard Carter Tutankamen tomb
24 Clyde Tonbaugh discovered what planet in 1930 Pluto
25 Who won the women’s heptathlon at Seoul in 1988 Jackie Joyner-Kersey
26 Who wrote Northanger Abbey Jayne Austin
27 Who ran through the streets naked crying Eureka Archimedes
28 Who composed the Brandeberg concertos full names Johan Sebastian Bach
29 Who won the World Series in 1987 Minnesota twins
30 What is the correct term of address to the Pope Your Holiness
31 In which city was Alexander Graham Bell born in 1847 Edinburgh
32 Who composed the ballets Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker Tchaikovsky
33 AG Bell opened school in Boston in 1872 for Teachers of what The Deaf
34 Benjamin Kubelsky 1894 fame as what comedian Jack Benny
35 In the Old Testament what book comes between Obadiah – Micah Jonah
36 Robin Williams dressed in drag for which 1993 film Mrs Doubtfire
37 Which chess piece could be a member of the church Bishop
38 Which German word means lightning war used in WW2 Blitzkrieg
39 Broccoli belongs to what family of plants Cabbage
40 Who designed the first Iron ship the Great Britain in 1845 I. Kingdom Brunel
41 Whose boat Bluebird was recently raised from Coniston water Donald Campbell
42 in 1951 which (of two) car companies introduced power steering Buick – Chrysler
43 Who wrote Catch 22 (both names) Joseph Heller
44 Which country set up the world’s first chemistry lab in 1650 Netherlands
45 What links the names Botvinik, Tal, Karpov, Fischer Chess World Champs
46 What is the national flower of Japan Chrysanthemum
47 Bombardier Billy Wells was seen on many Rank films – why Hit Gong
48 Where in France do claret wines come from Bordeaux
49 What did mathematician John Napier invent in 1614 Logarithms
50 What was the world’s first high level programming language 1957 IBM FORTRAN
51 Consumption was the former name of which disease Tuberculosis
52 Which American state is nicknamed The Diamond State Delaware
53 What are the Sirocco, Mistral and Chinook Winds
54 Who wrote about Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Roald Dahl
55 Who, at USA customs declared, nothing but my genius Oscar Wilde
56 Issur Danielovitch became famous a who Kirk Douglas
57 Who sailed in the Golden Hind Sir Francis Drake
58 What was the name of the plantation in Gone with the Wind Tara
59 Who won the 1988 Superbowl Washington Redskins
60 Which group believes in The Great Architect of the Universe Freemasons
61 Robert Alan Zimmerman real name of who Bob Dylan
62 Processed Galena produces which metal Lead
63 Who wrote Gulliver’s Travels (both names) Jonathon Swift
64 What is a Ha Ha Sunken Fence
65 In Japan what is Seppuku Hari Kari – suicide
66 Who discovered blood circulation William Harvey
67 The dunnock is another name for which common bird Hedge Sparrow
68 If someone said they were from Hellas – which country Greece
69 Who was the son of Zeus and Maia – Gods Messenger Hermes
70 Roy Scherer jr became famous as who Rock Hudson
71 Who wrote Brave New World (full name) Aldus Huxley
72 What links Calabria, Liguria, Puglia and Veneto Regions of Italy
73 Which city in Rajasthan has riding breeches named after it Jodhpur
74 Portugal has had six Kings with what first name John
75 What martial arts name means gentle way Judo
76 Jean Claude Killy famous in which sport Skiing
77 Kimberlite contains what precious item Diamonds
78 Who directed Dr Strangelove – 2001 – The Shining (full name) Stanley Kubrick
79 Rene Lalique – Art Nouveau designer worked what material Glass
80 Who created the children’s land of Narnia and Lion Witch Wardrobe Clive Staples Lewis
81 What animal lives in a drey Squirrel
82 Why is Louise Brown – born 1978 famous First test tube baby
83 The title of whose book translates as my struggle Adolf Hitler
84 Anna Mary Robinson – famous American painter – what name Grandma Moses
85 In which country would you find the Negev desert Israel
86 Which character has been played by the most actors Sherlock Holmes
87 In Greek mythology a Hamadryads spirit guarded what Trees
88 Jocasta was the wife of Laius and the mother of who Oedipus
89 Who wrote The Rights of Man – and The Age of Reason Thomas Paine
90 What is the capital of Sicily Palermo
91 What was invented by Dr Edward Land in 1947 Polaroid
92 Syd Barett, Roger Waters, Richard Wright, Nick Mason – Group Pink Floyd
93 Carlo Collodi created which famous children’s character Pinocchio
94 What is mainly extracted from pitchblende Uranium
95 Which connects Delft, Sevres, Wedgwood, Chelsea Porcelain
96 Which country introduced the worlds first diesel loco in 1912 Germany
97 in 1656 Christian Huygens invented what type of timekeeper Pendulum clock
98 Duvali, Dushira and Holi are religious days in which religion Hindu
99 In what industry did John Davidson Rockefeller get rich Oil
100 The Mau Mau were terrorists in which country late 50s early 60s Kenya
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