Questions from Basic General Knowledge

1. Who established the first printing press in England in 1477?

William Caxton

2. When chlorophyll absorbs light, what does it gets excited and emits?

Electrons

3. Ismat Chughtai is associated with which field?

Literature

4. Who was the first to become Chief Minister after holding the position of Deputy Chief Minister?

R. Sankar

5. Who were the first to establish trade contacts with the Roman empire?

Tamils

6. Which planet is known as the Earth"s Twin?

Venus

7. Howmuch time does a heart beat require approximately?

0.8 second

8. Third Philadelphia Congress was met in 1776 and it adopted the Declaration of Independence on?

4th July 1776

9. Which event was characterised by Montague as ‘Preventive Murder’ ?

Massacre of Jallianwala Bagh

10. When is World Mental Health Day, recognized by the UN is observed?

October 10

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