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101. In 1718, an English pirate called Edward Teach was killed in a battle with British forces off the coast of Virginia. How was he better known --> Blackbeard
102. In 1995, a probe from this spacecraft first entered the planet Jupiter. Name it --> Galileo
103. George Jorgensen was a former US GI who had gone to Denmark in 1950 and returned in 1952 after undergoing a particular treatment, a first in the world. What had he undergone --> Sex-change operation
104. Tsai Lun, a eunuch, invented it in 105 AD. According to official history, he was given an aristocratic title when he presented it to Emperor Ho Ti for the first time. What was it --> Paper
105. What is the shortest verse in the Bible --> 'Jesus wept.'
106. On which Shakespeare play is the musical "West Side Story" based --> Romeo and Juliet
107. The letters that he wrote to his daughter from jail were published as a book Letters from a Father to a Daughter. Name both --> Jawahar Lal Nehru wrote to his daughter Indira Gandhi which were later published as Glimpses of World History
108. Which Bharat Ratna winning scientist's autobiography is titled Wings of Fire --> A.P.J.Abdul Kalam
109. Which international airline is named after the vahana of Lord Vishnu --> Garuna Indonesia
110. Which is the only animal with four knees --> Elephant
111. Sachin Tendulkar was named after his brother Ajit's favourite music director. Who --> SAchin Dev (S D ) Burman
112. Who is known as the 'Terror of MM Hills' --> Veerapan
113. What is the Sanskrit word for 'refined' --> SAnskrit
114. Name the wife of Agni --> Swaha
115. By what name do we know the Hindi actor Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia better --> Akshay Kumar
116. Two wards in the Tihar Jail in New Delhi were named after Indian cricketers by supercop Kiran Bedi. Who --> SAchin Tendulkar and Vinod Kambli
118. Why did Pakistan supposedly name its missile 'Ghauri' --> Because it thought India had named Prithvi after Prithviraj Chauhan
119. Whose ashes are supposedly stored at the Renkoji Temple in Japan --> Subhash Chandra Bose
120. Which actor and director both made their debut in the Kannada film 'Pallavi Anu Pallavi' --> Maniratnam and Anil KApoor
121. Who founded the Mysore Bank now known as the State Bank of Mysore --> Sir M. Vishweshvarayya
122. Who promotes Kannada theatre through his troupe called Rangayana --> B V Karanth
123. Which great writer and poet introduced and promoted the sport of Judo in India --> Rabindranath TAgore
124. who made the first cover design of Jawaharlal Nehru’s The Discovery of India --> Satyajit Ray
125. According to Hindu mythology, twin sisters Riddhi and Siddhi are wives of which God --> Ganesh
126. Which scientist was known as 'Wizard of Menlo Park' --> Thomas Alva Edison
127. On 6th April 1909, who became the first person to reach the North Pole --> Robert Edwin Peary
128. In which city is the dargah (tomb) of sufi saint Moinuddin Chishti located --> Ajmer
129. Which is the nearest star to the Sun --> Which is the nearest star to the Sun
130. Which gas is commonly known as 'Laughing Gas' --> Nitrous Oxide
131. Who discoverd Penicillin --> Alexander Fleming
132. In Mumbai terror attacks on 26 Nov. 2008, what was the code name of security forces commando action against terrorists --> Operation Black Tornado
133. Launched on 1st July 1822, which newspaper is the Asia's oldest extant daily --> Mumbai Samachar
134. Which body is responsible to keep the government money under various heads --> RBI
135. Look East Policy was launched in which year --> 1992
136. When a loan is given by a bank to an individual or organization is not returned by the borrower wishfully or otherwise is known as
………….asset --> non-performing asset
137. A time-bound plan for rural infrastructure by the government of India in partnership with State Governments and Panchayat Raj
Institutions. What is the name of this plan --> Bharat Nirman
138. Who died of Leukemia caused by radio activity while experimenting with its effects --> Marie Curie and Irene Joliet Curie
139. Which ancient scientist claimed that termite mounds were indicators of groundwater --> Varahamithira
140. In which year the following acts took place?
Water Act - 1974
Pollution control Act - 1982
Wild Life Act - 1972
Environment Protection Act - 1986
Forest Conservation Act - 1980
Protect Tiger Act - 1973
141. Which animal scientific name is Axis Axis --> The Spotted Deer
142. Which is the fastest breeding mammal --> The Indian Mole rat
143. The leaf of which tree often used as a Motif in Kashmir crafts --> Chinas
144. Which is known as King of spices and Queen of spices --> Pepper and Cardamom
145. Who is known as god father of birds --> Dr. Salim Ali
146. In which state is the Kanchenjunga, the second highest mountain peak in India, located --> Sikkim
147. What does the Pisciculture refers to --> Fishes
148. How do we better know nineteenth century spiritual guru Gadadhar Chatterjee --> Ramakrishna Paramhans
149. Which mineral is mined at Jayamkondam in Tamil Nadu --> Lignite
150. For the popularization of science, which agency of United Nations (UN) awards the Kalinga Prize --> UNESCO


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