General knowledge questions and answer 2013


Randomly selected General knowledge questions and answer 2013 for Intelligence Bureau and all competitive exams



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. Who is the winner of 2012 Us open men's title ?
Answer: Andy Murray


10. Who is the winner of 2012 Us open women's title ?
Answer: Serena Williams


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
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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



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