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251. In which year did the French Revolution begin:  1789

252. Census in India is taken regularly once in every:  10 years

253. Which is the oldest mountain range in India?  The Aravallis

254. Sanchi Stupa is in ------ State:  Madhya Pradesh

255. Abyssinia is the former name of:  Ethiopia

256. ---- Vitamin is also known as Thiamine:  Vitamin B

257. Dry Ice is ----:  Solid Carbon Dioxide

258. Which of the following is not an award for displaying Gallantry:  Padma Shri

259. The Bhoodan Movement was launched by;  Vinoba Bhave

260. Which acid is present in lemon:  Citric Acid

261. The layer of atmosphere close to Earth’s surface is: Troposphere

262. Fundamental Right deleted from Indian Constitution is: Right to Property

263. The chemical name of Washing Soda: Sodium Carbonate

264. The first Carnatic war came to an end with the: Treaty of Aix-la-Chappelle

265. The Grant Trunk Road is built by:  Shershah Suri

266. Wagon Tragedy was associated with: Malabar Rebellion

267. Vellore Mutiny was the first instance of mutiny in India. When did it take place: 1806 July 10

268. Telugu Desam Party was founded on March 29, 1982. Who was its founder: N.T.Rama Rao

269. The famous book of Leo Tolstoy is: War and Peace

270. Who was the political guru of Gandhiji: Gopalakrishna Gokhale

271. The words Socialist, Secular, and Integrity were added to the Constitution by:  Forty Second Amendment Act, 1976

272. The day celebrated as Women’s Day: March 8

273. International Men’s Day:  November 19

274. The international women’s day celebrated by UN in: 1975

275. National Girl Child Day: January 24

276. Which among the following National Highway route is longest: Varanasi – Kanyakumari, NH 7

277. Biggest organ of human body: Liver

278. What is the modern name of Formosa: Taiwan

279. The Temple entry proclamation was issued by: Sree Chitra Thirunal

280. 2003-ub-213 is the name given to: a dwarf planet

281. Author of The Davinci Code is : Dan Brown

282. The chemical content of laughing gas is: Nitrous Oxide

283. The housing minister of kerala behind the concept of Laksham Veedu:  M N Govindan Nair

284. Who was the last guru of Sikhs. Gobind Singh

285. Brahma Samaj was founded by:  Raja Ram Mohan Roy

286. Nobel Prize in which field is not paid out of the endowment set up by Dr. Alfred Nobel; Economics

287. The british formed the East India Company in: 1600

288. Life of RBC in human body is  120 Days

289. The first Malayalee Cabinet Minister in the Govt of India is: Dr John Mathai

290. The Jog Falls are in the river; Sharavathi

291. Commonwealth of Independent States consists of: Member countries of former USSR

292. The filament of an electric bulb is generally made from: Tungsten

293. Which city in India was planned by Swiss architect Le Corbussier: Chandigarh

294. The highest peak in Kerala: Anamudi

295. In which state the Jallianwalabagh incident took place: Punjab

296. Caspian Lake is situated in the continent: Asia

297. Badminton originated in: India

298. The only Asian country among G8 countries: Japan

299. Chipco Movement is associated with: Protection of Natural Environment

300. ‘I Have nothing to offer except blood, sweat and tears’ was said by; Winston Churchill

301. In which language Gandhiji wrote ‘My Struggle with Truth’: Gujarathi

302. Samuel L Clemens was popularly known: Mark Twain

303. Kendra Sangeetha Nataka Academy was set up in the year: 1953

304. The disease caused by the deficiency of Vitamin A: Xerophthalmia

305. Who was the Prime Minister of Britain when India got Independence: Clement Atlee

306. NAAC is associated with: Grading of education institutions.

307. MILMA is organized in the year: 1980

308. The Chilka Lake is in Orissa

309. Eighth member of SAARC: Afghanistan

310. Best conductor of heat and electricity is: Silver

311. Perumon Tragedy is related with Ashtamudi Lake

312. The author of the work ‘History will Absolve Me’: Fidel Castro

313. ‘City of Lakes’ is Udaipur

314. The country that celebrates January 26 as the National Day besides India: Australia

315. The country which implemented postal stamp first: England

316. The Malayalam film director who received Dada Sahib Phalke Award: Adoor Gopalakrishnan

317. A killed vaccine: Typhoid

318. Which of the following schedules in the constitution is concerned with the various languages spoken in the country: Eighth Schedule

319. With which metal is the filament of electric bulb made: Tungsten

320. When first modern Olympics is held: 1896

321. Permanent hardness of water may be removed by the addition of: Sodium Carbonate

322. Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) consists mainly of: Methane, Butane and Propane

323. Water soluble Vitamin: Vitamin B Complex

324. The Orange Book belongs to: Netherlands

325. Who was the founder of Khilji Dynasty: Jalaludheen Khilji

326. The enzyme which helps in the digestion of fat is: Lipase

327. The sports term Chinaman is associated with: Cricket

328. If a solution has Ph-7, it means that the solution is: Neutral

329. Who is known as the Iron Man of India: Sardar Vallabhai Patel

330. Kyoto Conference was held in: 1997

331. Three primary colors of light are: Red, Green, Blue

332. Law Advisor of the Central Government: Attorney General

333. About 80 to 88 percent of milk consists of:  Water

334. Who is associated with White Revolution: Dr.V.Kurien

335. Golden State of America is:  California

336. Where was Nelson Mandela held in prison for 27 years; Robben Island

337. A thing of beauty is a joy forever. This is the famous line of: John Keats

338. The International Tourism Year: 1967

339. The Great Wall of China was built by: Shi Huang Ti

340. First Governor of Kerala was: B Ramakrishna Rao

341. Dynamo was discovered by: Michael Faraday

342. What was an important event in the history of Christianity in Kerala: Udayamperur Sunahados

343. Which flower is called as Chinese Rose?  Hibiscus

344. Permissible noise level at day and night in residential area: 55 DB – 40 DB

345. Hinayana and Mahayana are the two divisions of: Buddhism

346. The Odakkuzhal Award is given in the memory of: G Sankarakurup

347. Where was Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi born:  Porbandar

348. The Pide Piper of Hamlin is a poem very popular among children. Who wrote this poem: Robert Browning

349. How many types of galaxies are there: Three

350. Acid used in car battery: Sulphuric Acid

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