Questions from Basic General Knowledge

1. Who is the author of “Past and Present”?

Thomas Carlyle

2. Where is the speed of rotation of the earth highest?

Along the Equator

3. The German plan of conquering Britain during the Second World War was known as ?

'Sea - Lion'

4. Who is the author of “Count of Monte Cristo”?

Alexander Dumas

5. Who authored the Tamil epic 'Silappadikaram'?

Ilango

6. Which is considered to be the first internet search engine allowing people to find specific files?

Archie - (Anomymous FTP)

7. Which is the sweetest sugar?

Fructose

8. What is exact time taken by the earth for single rotation on its own axis?

23 hrs 56 minutes 4.09 see

9. Countries to the south of USA are collectively called ?

Latin America

10. Who is the author of “ Poovampazham”?

Karoor Neelakanda Pillai

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