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1 The first Indian woman to win an Olympic medal?- Karnam Malleswari

2 Who became Indian Prime minister at the age of 81?- Morarji Desai

3 The first Indian to receive the Magsaysay Award?- Vinoba Bhave

4 In what capacity did Vasco de Gama come to India in 1524?- Portuguese Viceroy of India

5 In X-rays what did “ X” mean? Unknown

6 The year Nobel Prizes were first awarded ?- 1901

7 Oscar awards are awarded in how many different categories?- 24

8 The year USA became independent from Britian?- 1783

9 World’s First credit card?- Diners Club Card

10 What is C-DOT?- Centre for Development of Telematics

11 India’s Largest mineral Resources?- Coal

12 The Indian state with the longest coastline?- Gujarat

13 Second largest human organ?- Liver

14 Alpha and Omega means?- The beginning and end

15 The first Indian scientist to receive Bharat Ratna?- C V Raman

16 How many women participated in 1896 olympics?- None

17 The official language of Brazil is?- Portuguese

18 Permanent members of UN Security council?- China France , Russia , UK , USA

19 The ruler of Kashmir who signed the state’s accession to India in 1947?- Maharaja Hari singh

20 Recording industry ‘s most prestigious awards?- Grammy Awards

21 Which Indian state was known as Magadha in ancient times?- Bihar

22 Who composed India’s national song “ Vande Maataram?- Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

23 India's Longest Beach?- Maraine Beach , Chennai

24 The first Asain woman to swim the English Channel?- Arati saha

25 The first women chief justice of a High Court in India?- Justice Leila Seth

26 The Oldest university in UK?- Oxford

27 When was Coca Cola banned in India?- 1977

28 The first woman Chief Election Commissioner of India?- V S Remadevi

29 Electricity flows from ----------- to ------------? -Negative to Positive

30 The full name of world Bank? - International Bank for Reconstruction and development

31. What is the meaning of Hippology ?-The study of horses

32. What can be the maximum number of partners in a partnership firm ?-20

33 What is the traditional economy characterized by?- Organization of production for self consumption

34 What is meant by agricultural productivity in India?- Production per hectare

35 What is the full form of RADAR ?- Radio detection and ranging

36 What is a piece of land surrounded by water on three sides called?- Peninsula

37 What divides Asia from North America?- Berring Strait

38 What do “a.m” and p.m stand for- a.m means ante meridiem or before noon
p.m means post meridiem or after noon

39 What important mathematical notation did India give to the world?- The Zero

40 What did Alessandro Volta invent in 1800?- The electric battery

41 What does the phrase “Nine days wonder means?- An event 
which creates a sensation for a time , but in soon forgotten

42 What is the collective name given to running, walking, jumping, throwing in sports?- Athletics

43 What was the name of the first full length animation film made by Walt Disney?- Snow white and the seven Dwarfs in 1937

44 What is mythomania?- Compulsive tendency to tell lies 

45 What is idiopathy?- Disease which is not caused

46 What would happen if the earth were to stop its rotator motion on its Axis ?- No day and night as at present

47 What is the distance between Mercury and Sun?- 58 million KM

48 What is an ace in Tennis ?- A successful serve that the opponent fails to touch

49 What was the code name of for the development of the atom bomb in world war II ?- The Mahattan Project

50 What is the full form of WHO?- World health organization
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