General Awareness : June 9,2015
1-What are the worlds smallest trees – (not Bonsai) ?–Ans- Dwarf Willows (Greenland) 2 inch.
2-The only bird that can smell is Emus.
3-Apart from man what is New Zealand’s only native mammals ?-Ans- Bats.
4-What colour is worn for funerals in Egypt ?-Ans- Yellow.
5-What country excludes women from the graveside rituals ?-Ans- China.
6-An exultation is a group of animals called Larks.
7-Pertussis has common name as Whooping Cough.
8-Red onions originated in Italy.
9-Nephologists study what ?-Ans- Clouds – Meteorology.
10-Speed skating started in Netherlands.
11-The national flower of Mexico is Dahlia.
12-The Pindus is the main mountain range in Greece.
13-The common name for the astyeroidea is Starfish.
14-A paddling is a group of animals called Ducks.
15-Which American city was named after a British Prime Minister ?- Ans- Pittsburgh.
16-The smallest state of Australia is Tasmania.
17- An interferometer measures Wavelength of light
18-Who were the first people to measure the year ?- Ans- Babylonians
19-The Black Swan is native to Australia.
20-Who was Canada’s first prime minister ?-Ans- Sir John MacDonald.
21-What is the most common disease in the world ?-Ans- Dental Caries.
22-Czechoslovakia was the first to make seat belts compulsory.
23-The 1952 Olympics held in Helsinki.
24-The National Bird of India is Peacock.
25-What is the last book of the Bible ?- Revelations
26-What is a Chuckwalla ?- Ans- Lizard.
27-A Myologist studies what ? -Ans- Muscles.
28- The largest country in Africa is Sudan.
29-Which country invented French fried potatoes ?- Ans- Belgium
30-What is the Japanese Shinkasen ?- Ans- High speed Train