April 2019 Tit Bits

                               

  • The Government of India (GoI) has set up a multi-disciplinary terror monitoring group (MDTMG) for which state?

Jammu & Kashmir

  • Which defines the event “Livre Paris” for which India has been designated as chief guest recently?

Book Fair

  • Which IIT has tied up with Wipro for advanced research in 5G and AI?

IIT Kharagpur

  • Which international organisation has launched ‘The State of the Global Climate’ report?

World Meteorological Organization

  • Which social networking site has recently banned White Nationalism & Separatism on its Platforms?

Facebook

  • The Union Government has launched a blockchain-enabled marketplace app for which commodities?

Coffee

  • Which Indian personality has been honoured with Croatia’s highest civilian award– “the Grand Order of the King of Tomislav”?

Ram Nath Kovind

  • On which date, the 2019 International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members is observed recently?

March 25

  • Who is the author of the book “Gandhi: The Writer”?

Bhabhani Bhattacharya

  • Which airport has been designated as the India’s best aviation hub by the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2019?

Indira Gandhi International Airport

  • Who has been conferred with 2019 Pravasi Bhartiya Samman Award (PBSA)?

Rajendra Joshi

  • Who has been elected as the first female President of Slovakia?

Zuzana Caputova

  • Who has won the men’s singles title at the 2019 Miami Open tennis tournament?

Roger Federer

  • ISRO has successfully launched EMISAT and 28 customer satellites by which launch vehicle?

PSLV-C45

  • Which country’s team has won the 2019 Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey tournament?

South Korea

  • Which shipyard has become the first Indian Shipyard to deliver 100 warships?

The Garden Reach Ship Builders & Engineers Ltd.(GRSE)

  • What is the theme of the 13th edition of Earth Hour 2019?

Connect 2 Earth

  • Hump-backed Mahseer, sometimes seen in news, is found in which river basin?

Cauvery

  • Which IIT has successfully converted petroleum waste toluene into useful product?

IIT Madras

  • Which district has become the world’s first district with 5G coverage?

Hongkou

  • Who is the head of the tribunal to review ban imposed on Jamaat-e-Islami & JKLF?

Chander Shekhar

  • Which Indian artist has been chosen as the Glenfiddich’s Emerging Artist of the Year 2019?

Raju Baraiya

  • J Mahendra, who passed away recently, was the veteran filmmaker of which regional cinema?

Tamil

  • Which IIT has tied up with Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy to develop training module?

IIT Kharagpur

  • Who has won the men’s singles title at the 2019 Yonex-Sunrise India Open badminton tournament?

Viktor Axelsen

  • Which country has successfully launched second generation data relay Tianlian II-01 satellite?

China

  • What is the theme of the 2019 World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD)?

Assistive Technologies, Active Participation

  • Which fictional superhero will be the first entrant into Comic-Con Museum’s Character Hall of Fame?

Batman

  • Who has won the 2019 Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix tournament?

Lewis Hamilton

  • Kandhamal Haldi, which recently got GI tag, is produce in which state?

Odisha

  • The researchers of which country has showed that dark matter is not made up of tiny black holes?

Japan

  • India-Africa Institute of Agriculture and Rural Development (IAIARD) will be set up in which country?

Malawi

  • Which country has decided to launch world’s first national 5G networks?

South Korea

  • MH-60R Seahawk helicopters, sometimes seen in news, is associated to which country?

United States

  • Who is the author of the book “Kundan: Saigal’s Life & Music”?

Sharad Dutt

  • The UK researchers have used which telescope to determine that Sun’s magnetic field is 10 times stronger than thought?

I m Solar Telescope

  • Which South American nation has recently joined International Solar Alliance (ISA)?

Bolivia

  • Which Indian psychiatrist has won the 2019 John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award?

Vikram Patel

  • Café Scientifique, sometimes seen in news, is a public science initiative of which state?

Kerala

  • Which state has been ranked first in e-learning training programme of Department of Personal and Training (DoPT) of the Government India?

Telangana

  • Which Indian personality has been conferred the UAE’s highest civilian honour ‘Zayed Medal’?

Narendra Modi

  • What is the current repo rate, as per RBI’s first bi-monthly policy of FY20?

6%

  • What is the India’s GDP growth forecast for FY20, according to the Asian Development Outlook 2019?

7.2%

  • Who has become the first African-American female mayor in the history of Chicago?

Lori Lightfoot

  • Which Southeast Asian country has recently introduced harsh new sharia laws that make adultery and homsexuality punishable by stoning to death?

Brunie

  • Maitri bridge, which is in news recently, is build over which river?

Indus

  • On which date, the 2019 International Mine Awareness Day is observed recently?

April 4

  • State of the Global Air 2019 report, which is in news recently, is released by which country’s health institute?

United States

  • The NuGen Mobility Summit 2019 will be held in which country?

India

  • Phayeng Village, which has been tagged as India’s first carbon-positive settlement, is located in which state?

Manipur

  • Who has become the 1st Indian to be elected as member of FIFA Executive Council?

Praful Patel

  • Who has been elected as the new President of the World Bank?

David Malpass

  • The festival ‘Jashn-e-Ittihaad’ has recently held in which city?

New Delhi

  • C R Anandavally, who passed away recently, was the well-known dubbing artist of which regional cinema?

Malayalam

  • Project-75 India, sometimes seen in news, is associated with which Indian armed force?

Indian Navy

  • Which Indian personality has been conferred an honorary doctorate in Philanthropy by The University of Law, London?

Shahrukh Khan

  • Who is the new President of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)?

Vikram Kirloskar

  • Exercise Western Shield, which is in news recently, will be conducted by which country?

Sri lanka

  • Who is the author of the book “Saffron Swords: Centuries of Indic Resistance to Invaders”?

Manoshi Sinha Rawal

  • Kartik Chandra Rath, who passed away recently, was the noted theatre personality of which state?

Odisha

  • Which city is the venue of the National Cardiology Conference 2019?

Lucknow

  • The Nepal-India Franchise Investment Expo and Conclave will be held in which city?

Kathmandu

  • The scientists of which country have discovered a possible “death switch” mechanism in plant’s immune system?

China

  • The world’s first 5G phone has recently released in which country?

South Korea

  • Who is the newly appointed Managing Director of LIC?

Vipin Anand Monday

  • What is the theme of the 56th National Maritime Day (NMD-2019)?

Indian Ocean-An Ocean of Opportunity

  • Indian scientists at which organisation have discovered a new enzyme “Murein Endopeptidase” to break the bacterial cell wall?

Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (CCMB)

  • Which railway station has become the India’s first-ever railway station to get green ISO certification?

Guwahati

  • The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has tied up with which IIT to collaborate on standardization and conformity assessment?

IIT Delhi

  • Which country’s space agency has successfully dropped an explosive on asteroid Ryugu to make crater?

Japan

  • Who clinched the 2019 men’s singles Malaysia Open badminton tournament?

Lin Dan

  • Who has taken oath as the new Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court?

Pradeep Nandrajog

  • Kushagra Rawat is associated to which sports?

Swimming

  • India has recently evacuated peacekeeping CRPF contingent from which African country?

Libya

  • What is the theme of the 2019 World Health Day (WHD)?

Universal Coverage: Everyone, Everywhere.

  • Global Cooling Coalition, which is in news recently, has recently launched in which country?

Denmark

  • Which Indian company has won the ‘Global Slag Company of the Year’ award?

Tata Steel

  • Who has been named as female sportsperson of the year at the ESPN India Multi-Sport Awards 2018?

P V Sindhu

  • Which Indian Armed force has tied up with CSIR for joint research?

Indian Navy

  • Who was appointed as Amicus curiae by the Kerala High Court on Kerala floods?

Jacob P. Alex

  • On which date, the 2019 World Homeopathy Day (WHD) is observed recently?

April 10

  • Exercise African Lion 2019 has conducted between which country?

Morocco & United States

  • Who has been appointed as new chief coach of India men’s hockey team?

Graham Reid

  • Nobel laureate Sydney Brenner, who passed away recently, was from which country?

South Africa

  • Isaak Hayik, who has become the world’s oldest soccer player, is from which country?

Israel

  • Which international organisation has released its latest report on “South Asia Economic Focus, Exports Wanted”?

World Bank

  • Which country is the highest recipient of remittances in 2018, as per World Bank (WB)’s latest report “Migration and Development Brief”?

India

  • On which date, the International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Rwanda Genocide is observed recently?

April 7

  • The scientists at which US University have found that cold plasma can kill 99.9% of airborne viruses?

University of Michigan

  • RBI has recently tweaked LCR norms to boost liquidity. What does ‘LCR’ stands for?

Liquidity Coverage Ratio

  • Which institute has been ranked as the ‘Best Educational Institution’ in the 2019 National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)?

IIT Madras

  • Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), which is in news recently, is associated to which country?

Iran

  • Who has won the 2019 women’s singles Monterrey Open tennis tournament?

Garbine Muguruza

  • Who is the current chairperson of the National Green Tribunal (NGT)?

Adarsh Kumar Goel

  • Which city has become the world’s first city to implement 24×7 pollution charge zone?

London

  • Exercise ‘Bold Kurukshetra-2019’ was held between India and which country?

Singapore

  • The 2019 MENA World Economic Forum was held in which country?

Jordan

  • The Bombay Stock Exchange has recently tied up with which bank to give boost to startups platform?

HDFC Bank

  • Under which article of the constitution, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has prohibited display/exhibit any biopic/publicity material during Model Code of Conduct (MCC) period?

Article 324

  • Which IIT has tied up with General Electric (GE) to set up India’s first Cold Spray SMART Lab?

IIT Madras

  • Which Indian education technology startup has won the $25,000 Next Billion Edtech Prize 2019?

Dost Education

  • T-90 tanks, sometimes seen in news, is associated to which country?

Russia

  • Which India’s flagship programme has won the 2019 Public Water Agency of the Year at the Global Water Summit (GWS)?

Namami Ganga

  • The Supreme Court (SC) has imposed a fine of Rs 20 lakh on which state government for banning satirical film Bhobishyoter Bhoot?

West Bengal

  • Who has been selected for the 2018 Saraswati Samman?

K Siva Reddy

  • Which Indian Cricketer has been named as the Wisden’s Leading Cricketer in the World for 2018?

Virat Kohli

  • Which country has recently sent a team of experts to re-measure height of Mount Everest?

Nepal

  • The scientists at which US university have developed a new pin-sized sensor that can detect dangerous chemicals?

University of Wisconsin Madison

  • Who has been appointed as the new Chief Justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court?

Vikram Nath

  • What is the theme of the 2019 National Safe Motherhood Day (NSMD)?

Midwives for Mothers

  • As per which section of the RTI Act, the Government of India (GoI) cannot refuse information if disclosure in public interest overshadows certain ‘protected interests’?

Section 8(2)

  • Which Indian personality has been chosen for Russia’s highest civilian award “Order of St Andrew the Apostle”?

Narendra Modi

  • Which international agency has recently published a State of World Population 2019 report?

UNFPA

  • The Jallianwala Bagh massacre was held in which years?

1919

  • Which mobile wallet provider has tied up with MMTC-PAMP India to launch gold buying feature?

Google Pay

  • The scientists at which university have discovered chain-melted state of matter?

University of Edinburgh

  • Who has become the first-ever captain to win 100 matches in IPL history?

M S Dhoni

  • Humo luzonensis, which is in news recently, has discovered in which country?

Philippines

  • Which country will be the Guest of Honour country at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF 2019)?

India

  • Who has been appointed as new Secretary of Defence Finance?

Gargi Kaul

  • Which Indian city has been ranked first on the WHO’s list of 15 most polluted cities?

Kanpur

  • Sabooj Sathi project of which Indian state has got the UN-backed WSIS Prize 2019?

West Bengal

  • Which Indian personality has been honored with the Freedom of the City of London?

Alice G. Vaidyan

  • Which telescope has captured the first-ever Black hole image?

EHT Event Horizon Telescope

  • Which Indian sportsperson is the recipient of the New Zealand Prime Minister’s Sir Edmund Hillary Fellowship for 2019?

Deepa Malik

  • Who has been appointed as the first-ever woman Vice-Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia University (JMI)?

Najma Akhtar

  • Which tech giant has launched a new open platform “Anthos” to run and manage apps from anywhere?

Google

  • Which bank has signed the first co-origination loan agreement with Paisalo Digital?

SBI

  • Who has been appointed as the new CMD of National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC)?

Shiv Das Meena

  • India and which European country havelaunched joint Industrial R&D programme to address shared challenges?

Sweden

  • Meena Kumari Maisnam has clinched gold in which category at the Cologne Boxing World Cup 2019?

54 kg

  • Which country to host the world’s foremost Artificial Intelligence (AI) Summit?

UAE

  • Gelete Burka, who won the women’s race at the Paris Marathon 2019, is from which country?

Ethiopia

  • The people of which state has recently celebrated “Vishu” as their new year?

Kerala

  • Who has become the first Indian to be appointed Chair of International Hockey Federation (FIH) Health and Safety Committee?

Bibhu Kalyan Nayak

  • Who has been conferred with Lifetime Achievement Award-2019 at the 4th APJ Abdul Kalam Innovation Conclave?

A K Singh

  • Who has been chosen for 2019 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano Press Freedom Prize?

Kyaw Soe Oo

  • Which bank has topped Forbes’ list of Indian banks 2019?

HDFC Bank

  • Who has been sworn-in as the new prime minister of Palestine?

Mohd. Shtayyeh

  • The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has tied up with which scientific institute to protect coastal wetlands?

ISRO

  • On which date, the 2019 International Day of Human Space Flight is observed on which date?

April 12

  • India’s first-of-its-kind ‘Voter Park’ has recently inaugurated in which city?

Gurugram

  • What is the theme of the 2019 World Allergy Week (WAW)?

The Global Problem of Food Allergy

  • Pradeep Choubey, who passed away recently, was the renowned personality in which field?

Poetry

  • Which country has developed the world’s first armed amphibious drone boat?

China

  • Which Indian sportsperson has clinched the 2019 Dutch International badminton title?

Harsheel Dani

  • The 4th Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific (RCAP) Congress 2019 has started in which city?

New Delhi

  • India’s first foreign interactive and exotic world park has come up in which city?

Mumbai

  • The women’s safety app “My Circle” has been launched by which telecom company?

Bharti Airtel

  • What is the operational range of the India’s first indigenously designed Sub-sonic Cruise Missile ‘Nirbhay’?

1000km

  • Notre Dame, sometimes seen in news, is located in which country?

France

  • The historic Mujibnagar day has recently celebrated in which country?

Bangladesh

  • Which IIT has found a new method to detect breast and ovarian cancer?

IIT Roorkee

  • ICC has partnered with which UN organisation to organise #OneDayforChildren at the Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019?

UNICEF

  • The 8th edition of Home Expo India 2019 has started in which city?

Greater Noida

  • Indo-Pacific Wing, which is in news recently, has set up by which union ministry?

Ministry of External Affairs

  • The Human Exploration Rover Challenge 2019 has recently conducted by which space agency?

NASA

  • What is the theme of the 2019 World Haemophilia Day (WHD)?

Outreach & Identification

  • Which Indian institution has launched a 5G Lab for banking and financial sector?

RBI

  • Dr SK Shivakumar, who passed away recently, was the renowned scientist in which field?

Space

  • Which country has launched its first satellite ‘Raavana-1’ into space?

Sri Lanka

  • Nepal has successfully launched its first satellite NepaliSat-1 into space under BIRDS project of which country?

Japan

  • Rare Kakapo parrots, sometimes seen in news, are found in which country?

New Zealand

  • Liquid methane has recently spotted on which satellite in the solar system?

Titan

  • What is the theme of the 2019 World Heritage Day (WHD)?

Rural Landscapes

  • Who has been named as the goodwill ambassador of the Indian team for the Street Child Cricket World Cup?

Mithali Raj

  • The researchers of which country have successfully printed the world’s first 3D heart by using a patient’s biological material?

Israel

  • Learning Coin, which is in news recently, is launched by which international organisation?

IMF

  • TESS Mission of which space agency has discovered its first Earth-size planet – HD 21749c?

NASA

  • Who has been honoured with the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in fiction category?

Richard Powers

  • Chhyoiphel Kundeling monastery, which is in news recently, is located in which country?

Nepal

  • Mueller report, sometimes seen in news, is associated to which cause?

Russian Interferencein the 2016US Presidential Elections

  • Who has been appointed as new Prime Minister of Israel?

Benjamin Netanyahu

  • ISO 31000:2018 is a standard related to which task?

Risk Management

  • Which bank has partnered with M1Xchange TReDS platform for MSME bill discounting?

Bank of Maharashtra

  • Which Indian cricketer has been appointed brand ambassador of bus ticketing platform ‘redBus’?

M S Dhoni

  • Jerrie Cobb, who passed away recently, was the first female astronaut candidate of which space agency?

NASA

  • Christina Koch, who will set a new record for longest spaceflight by a woman, is the astronaut of which space agency?

NASA

  • On which date, the 2019 National Civil Services Day is celebrated in India recently?

April 24

  • Which bank has launched paperless account opening facility for NRIs?

IDBI Bank

  • A site containing 220-million-year-old fossilized remains of dinosaurs has recently discovered in which country?

Argentina

  • Who has been appointed as India’s new High Commissioner to South Africa?

Jaideep Sarkar

  • Who was the author of the Jallianwala Bagh poem ‘Khooni Vaisakhi’?

Nanak Singh

  • Which bank has become the first public sector bank in India to meet RBI’s EMV mandate?

Canara Bank

  • On which date, the 2019 World Liver Day (WLD) is observed recently?

April 19

  • Which country to host the G20 Summit in 2020?

Saudi Arabia

  • What is the India’s rank in the 2019 World Press Freedom Index (WPFI)?

140th

  • Exercise Varuna 2019 will be conducted between India and which country?

France

  • Which Indian Navy ship is / are participating in the International Fleet Review (IFR-2019)?

INS Kolkata

  • Who has become the India’s first female scientist to be elected Royal Society Fellow?

Gagandeep Kang

  • Which football team has won the 2019 Santosh Trophy?

Services

  • Which Indian armed force has launched guided missile destroyer Imphal?

Indian Navy

  • Who won the 2019 presidency election of Ukraine?

Volodymyr Zelensky

  • The Naval Commanders’ Conference – 2019 will be held in which city?

New Delhi

  • Amar Paul, who passed away recently, was the legendary folk singer of which language?

Bengali

  • Which country has recently adopted the National Artificial Intelligence Strategy 2031?

UAE

  • Which Indian movie has won the best cinematography at 2019 Beijing International Film Festival (BIFF)?

Bhayanakam

  • Who has been appointed as a new Chairman of Export Promotion Council for Handicraft (EPCH)?

Ravinder Kumar Passi

  • Which UN agency has listed the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy among world’s major industrial accidents of 20th century?

International Labour Organization

  • What is the theme of the 2019 World Earth Day(WED)?

Protect Our Species

  • Which scheme of the West Bengal government has won the 2019 World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) award in Capacity Building category?

Utkarsh Bangla

  • Which country has been nominated as the “Guest of Honour” country at the 29th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF)?

India

  • Which Indian sportsperson has clinched India’s first gold at the 2019 Asian Wrestling Championship?

Bajrang Punia

  • On which date, the UN English Language Day is observed recently?

April 23

  • Which Indian sportsperson has clinched India’s first Gold in the 2019 Asian Athletics Championships in Doha?

Gomathi Marimuthu

  • Which space agency has revealed that Mercury has a massive solid inner core?

NASA

  • Which African country has launched the pilot tests for the world’s first malaria vaccine “RTS-S”?

Malawi

  • Who has been conferred with the National Intellectual Property Award for 2019 in the category of Top Individual for Patents and Commercialization?

Benny Antony

  • On which date, the 2019 National Panchayati Raj Day (NPRD) is celebrated in India?

April 24

  • What is the India’s rank in the 2019 Index of Cancer Preparedness (ICP)?

19th

  • Hope Probe project, sometimes seen in news, is associated to which country?

UAE

  • Which IT services company has signed a deal with India Post to transform country’s mail delivery system?

TCS

  • Iran and which country have decided to set up a Joint Border Reaction Force (JBRF)?

Pakistan

  • Which union ministry has signed MoU with CSIR for cooperation in research and education?

Ministry of AYUSH

  • Which airborne observatory has detected the Universe’s first molecule in space?

Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy

  • The world’s tallest 131ft indoor waterfall has opened in which country?

Singapore

  • On which date, the 2019 World Book and Copyright Day (WBCD) is observed recently?

April 23

  • Which city has been declared the 2019 World Book Capital (WBC)?

Sharjah

  • The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has established a new academic position in honor of which Indian-born philosopher and economist?

Amarya Sen

  • The Asian Tea Alliance (ATA) has recently launched in which city?

Guizhou

  • What is the theme of the 2019 World Malaria Day (WMD)?

Zero Malaria starts with me

  • What is the India’s rank in the StartupBlink’s 2019 Startup Ecosystem Ranking?

17th

  • Which central bank is the first Asia-Pacific (APAC) central bank to begin interest rate easing cycle?

Reserve Bank of India

  • Which bank has become the first Destination Bank to launch debit card-based e-mandate on NPCI’s API platform?

Kotak Mahindra Bank

  • As per which committee’s recommendations, the RBI has sold its entire stake in NHB & Nabard to Union Government?

Narsimham Committee-II

  • Which country has successfully tested the world’s first Floating Nuclear Power Plant (FNPP)?

Russia

  • Who has been named as brand ambassador of Indo-American Arts Council (IAAC)?

Vikas Khanna

  • Who is the newly appointed Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA)?

Rajendra Kumar Nayak

  • Cyril Almeida, who won the 2019 IPI World Press Freedom Hero award, is from which country?

Pakistan

  • Who has won the 2019 Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize?

Rana Dasgupta

  • The 5th Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) Media Summit on Climate Action and Disaster Preparedness has started in which city?

Kathmandu

  • What is the theme of 2019 World Intellectual Property Day (WIPD)?

Reach for Gold: IP & Sports

  • Divyansh Singh Panwar, who secured 2020 Tokyo Olympic quota, is associated to which sports?

Shooting

  • Which bank has launched India’s first ‘Green Car Loan’ at lower interest rates?

SBI

  • The scientists of which country have successfully created the first-ever artificial crater on an asteroid ‘Ryugu’?

Japan

  • What is the theme of the 2019 World Immunization Week (WIW)?

Protected Tiger: Vaccines Work

  • Indonesia has recently released a special Ramayana themed stamp to mark 70 years of diplomatic ties with India. It was designed by which Sculptor?

Bapak Nyoman Nuarta

  • BepiColombo, sometimes seen in news, is associated to which space agency?

JAXA

  • Which former army chief has been appointed as India’s new high commissioner to Seychelles?

Dalbir Singh

  • Where is the headquarters of Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB)?

Hyderabad

  • Which heritage site is the motif of greenish-yellow Rs 20 denomination banknotes?

Ellora Caves

  • Which Indian defense organization has signed pact with NHPC for construction of tunnels on China & Pakistan borders?

Indian Army

  • Who is the head of the CPWD committee to formulate design policy for building construction?

M K Sharma

  • Rama Sengupta Paul, who passed away recently, was the veteran personality in which field?

Mountaineering

  • Puranik Yogendra, who has become the first ethnic Indian to contest and win an election in Japan, is from which Indian city?

Pune

  • Who is the head of the IRDA committee to review microinsurance framework?

Suresh Mathur

  • Which country has recently pledged £4 million to support Modern Slavery Innovation Fund (MSIF)?

Britain

  • Which International organisation has announced that Qatar will officially abolish its controversial exit visa system for all foreign workers by the end of 2019?

ILO

  • MERA India has been launched to eliminate malaria from India by which year?

2030

 

LIST OF BRANCHES OF KNOWLEDGE

 

Term

Meaning

A

Acarology

Study of mites

Accidence

Study of Grammar

Acology

Study of medical remedies

Acoustics

Science of sound

Aedoeology

Study of generative organs

Aerobiology

Study of airborne organisms

Aerodynamics

Science of movement in a flow of air or gas

Aerolithology

Study of meteorites

Aerology

Study of the atmosphere

Aeronautics

Study of navigation through air or space

Agriology

The comparative study of primitive peoples

Agrobiology

Study of plant nutrition

Agrology

Study of agricultural soils

Agronomics

Study of productivity of land

Agrostology

Study of grasses

Alethiology

Study of truth

Algedonics

Science of pleasure and pain

Anaesthesiology

Study of anesthetics

Anatomy

Study of internal structure of the body

Andragogy

Theory and practice of education of adults

Anemology

Study of wind

Angiology

Study of blood flow and lymphatic system

Aphnology

Science of wealth

Apiology

Study of bees

Arachnology

Study of spiders

Archaeology

Study of human material remains

Archology

Science of the origins of government

Arctophily

Study of teddy bears

Areology

Study of Mars

Aretaics

The science of virtue

Astacology

The science of crayfish

Astheniology

Study of diseases of weakening and aging

Astrogeology

Study of extraterrestrial geology

Astrometeorology

Study of effect of stars on climate

Astronomy

Study of celestial bodies

Astrophysics

Study of behavior of interstellar matter

Astroseismology

Study of star oscillations

Autecology

Study of ecology of one species

Autology

Scientific study of oneself

Axiology

Science of the ultimate nature of value

B

Bacteriology

Study of bacteria

Barodynamics

Science of the support and mechanics of bridges

Barology

Study of gravitation

Bibliology

Study of books

Bibliotics

Study of documents to determine authenticity

Bioecology

Study of interaction of life in the environment

Biology

Study of life

Biometrics

Study of biological measurement

Bionomics

Study of organisms interacting in their environments

Botany

Study of flora (plants)

Bromatology

Study of food

Brontology

Scientific study of thunder

C

Cacogenics

Study of racial degeneration

Caliology

Study of bird’s nests

Cambistry

Science of international exchange

Campanology

Art of bell ringing

Caricology

Study of sedges

Carpology

Study of fruit

Cartography

Science of making maps and globes

Cartophily

Hobby of collecting cigarette cards

Catacoustics

Science of echoes or reflected sounds

Catechectics

Art of teaching by question and answer

Cetology

Study of whales and dolphins

Chalcography

Art of engraving on copper or brass

Chemistry

Study of properties of substances

Chrematistics

Study of wealth; political economy

Climatology

Study of climate

Clinology

Study of aging or individual decline after maturity

Codicology

Study of manuscripts

Coleopterology

Study of beetles and weevils

Cometology

Study of comets

Cosmetology

Study of cosmetics

Cosmology

Study of the universe

Criminology

Study of crime

Cryobiology

Study of life under cold climate

Cryptology

Study of codes

Ctetology

Study of the inheritance of acquired characteristics

Cytology

Study of living cells

D

Dactyliology

Study of rings

Dactylography

Study of fingerprints

Dactylology

Study of sign language

Demography

Study of Population

Demology

Study of human behavior

Dendrochronology

Study of tree rings

Dendrology

Study of trees

Dermatoglyphics

Study of skin patterns and fingerprints

Dermatology

Study of skin

Desmology

Study of ligaments

Diagraphics

Art of making diagrams or drawings

Diplomatics

Science of deciphering ancient writings and texts

Dysgenics

Study of racial degeneration

E

Ecclesiology

Study of church affairs

Ecology

Study of environment

Economics

Study of material wealth

Edaphology

Study of soils

Egyptology

Study of ancient Egypt

Ekistics

Study of human settlement

Electrochemistry

Study of relations between electricity and chemicals

Electrostatics

Study of static electricity

Embryology

Study of embryos

Endemiology

Study of local diseases

Endocrinology

Study of glands

Entomology

Study of insects

Epistemology

Study of grounds of knowledge

Eremology

Study of deserts

Ergology

Study of effects of work on humans

Ergonomics

Study of people at work

Eschatology

Study of death; final matters

Ethnogeny

Study of origins of races or ethnic groups

Ethnology

Study of cultures

Ethnomethodology

Study of everyday communication

Ethology

Study of natural or biological character

Ethonomics

Study of economic and ethical principles of a society

Etymology

Study of origins of words

Euthenics

Science concerned with improving living conditions

F

Fluviology

Study of watercourses

Folkloristics

Study of folklore and fables

G

Gastroenterology

Study of stomach; intestines

Genealogy

Study of descent of families

Genesiology

Study of reproduction and heredity

Genethlialogy

Art of casting horoscopes

Geochronology

Study of measuring geological time

Geogeny

Science of the formation of the earth’s crust

Geogony

Study of formation of the earth

Geography

Study of surface of the earth and its inhabitants

Geology

Study of earth’s crust

Geomorphogeny

Study of the origins of land forms

Geoponics

Study of agriculture

Geotechnics

Study of increasing habitability of the earth

Geratology

Study of decadence and decay

Gerocomy

Study of old age

Gerontology

Study of the elderly; aging

Glaciology

Study of ice ages and glaciations

Glossology

Study of language; study of the tongue

Glyptography

Art of engraving on gems

Gnomonics

Art of measuring time using sundials

Gnosiology

Study of knowledge; philosophy of knowledge

Graminology

Study of grasses

Grammatology

Study of systems of writing

Graphemics

Study of systems of representing speech in writing

Gromatics

Science of surveying

Gynaecology

Study of women’s physiology

Gyrostatics

Study of rotating bodies

H

Haemataulics

Study of movement of blood through blood vessels

Hagiology

Study of saints

Halieutics

Study of fishing

Hamartiology

Study of sin

Harmonics

Study of musical acoustics

Hedonics

Part of ethics or psychology dealing with pleasure

Heliology

Science of the sun

Helioseismology

Study of sun’s interior by observing its surface oscillations

Helminthology

Study of worms

Hematology

Study of blood

Heortology

Study of religious feasts

Hepatology

Study of liver

Heraldry

Study of coats of arms

Heresiology

Study of heresies

Herpetology

Study of reptiles and amphibians

Hierology

Science of sacred matters

Hippiatrics

Study of diseases of horses

Hippology

Study of horses

Histology

Study of the tissues of organisms

Histopathology

Study of changes in tissue due to disease

Historiography

Study of writing history

Historiology

Study of history

Homiletics

Art of preaching

Hoplology

Study of weapons

Horography

Art of constructing sundials or clocks

Horology

Science of time measurement

Horticulture

Study of gardening

Hydrobiology

Study of aquatic organisms

Hydrodynamics

Study of movement in liquids

Hydrogeology

Study of ground water

Hydrography

Study of investigating bodies of water

Hydrokinetics

Study of motion of fluids

Hydrology

Study of water resources

Hydrometeorology

Study of atmospheric moisture

Hydropathy

Study of treating diseases with water

Hyetology

Science of rainfall

Hygiastics

Science of health and hygiene

Hygienics

Study of sanitation; health

Hygiology

Study of cleanliness

Hygrology

Study of humidity

Hygrometry

Science of humidity

Hymnography

Study of writing hymns

Hypnology

Study of sleep; study of hypnosis

Hypsography

Science of measuring heights

I

Iamatology

Study of remedies

Iatromathematics

Archaic practice of medicine in conjunction with astrology

Ichnography

Art of drawing ground plans; a ground plan

Ichnology

Science of fossilized footprints

Ichthyology

Study of fish

Iconography

Study of drawing symbols

Iconology

Study of icons; symbols

Ideogeny

Study of origins of ideas

Immunogenetics

Study of genetic characteristics of immunity

Immunology

Study of immunity

Immunopathology

Study of immunity to disease

Insectology

Study of insects

Irenology

Study of peace

K

Kalology

Study of beauty

Karyology

Study of cell nuclei

Kinematics

Study of motion

Kinesics

Study of gestural communication

Kinesiology

Study of human movement and posture

Kinetics

Study of forces producing or changing motion

Koniology

Study of atmospheric pollutants and dust

Ktenology

Science of putting people to death

Kymatology

Study of wave motion

L

Labeorphily

Collection and study of beer bottle labels

Larithmics

Study of population statistics

Lepidopterology

Study of butterflies and moths

Leprology

Study of leprosy

Lexicology

Study of words and their meanings

Lexigraphy

Art of definition of words

Lichenology

Study of lichens

Limnobiology

Study of freshwater ecosystems

Limnology

Study of bodies of fresh water

Linguistics

Study of language

Liturgiology

Study of liturgical forms and church rituals

M

Magirics

Art of cookery

Magnanerie

Art of raising silkworms

Magnetics

Study of magnetism

Malacology

Study of mollusks

Malariology

Study of malaria

Mastology

Study of mammals

Mechanics

Study of action of force on bodies

Meconology

Study of or treatise concerning opium

Melittology

Study of bees

Metallography

Study of the structure and constitution of metals

Metallurgy

Study of alloying and treating metals

Metaphysics

Study of principles of nature and thought

Metapsychology

Study of nature of the mind

Meteorology

Study of weather

Metrics

Study of versification

Metrology

Science of weights and measures

Microbiology

Study of microscopic organisms

Muscology

Study of mosses

Museology

Study of museums

Mycology

Study of funguses

Mythology

Study of myths; fables; tales

N

Naology

Study of church or temple architecture

Neonatology

Study of newborn babies

Neossology

Study of nestling birds

Nephology

Study of clouds

Nephrology

Study of the kidneys

Neurobiology

Study of anatomy of the nervous system

Neurology

Study of nervous system

Neuropsychology

Study of relation between brain and behavior

Neurypnology

Study of hypnotism

Neutrosophy

Study of the origin and nature of philosophical neutralities

Nomology

Science of the laws; especially of the mind

Noology

Science of the intellect

Nosology

Study of diseases

Nostology

Study of senility

Numerology

Study of numbers

Numismatics

Study of coins

O

Obstetrics

Study of midwifery

Oceanography

Study of oceans

Odontology

Study of teeth

Oenology

Study of wines

Oikology

Science of housekeeping

Olfactology

Study of the sense of smell

Ombrology

Study of rain

Oncology

Study of tumors

Oneirology

Study of dreams

Onomasiology

Study of nomenclature

Onomastics

Study of proper names

Ontology

Science of pure being; the nature of things

Oology

Study of eggs

Ophiology

Study of snakes

Ophthalmology

Study of eye diseases

Optics

Study of light

Optometry

Science of examining the eyes

Orchidology

Study of orchids

Ornithology

Study of birds

Orology

Study of mountains

Orthoepy

Study of correct pronunciation

Orthography

Study of spelling

Orthopterology

Study of cockroaches

Osmics

Scientific study of smells

Osphresiology

Study of the sense of smell

Osteology

Study of bones

Otorhinolaryngology

Study of ear, nose, and throat

P

Paedology

Study of children

Paedotrophy

Art of rearing children

Paidonosology

study of children’s diseases; pediatrics

Palaeoanthropology

Study of early humans

Palaeobiology

Study of fossil plants and animals

Palaeoclimatology

Study of ancient climates

Palaeolimnology

Study of ancient fish

Palaeolimnology

Study of ancient lakes

Palaeontology

Study of fossils

Paleo-osteology

Study of ancient bones

Palynology

Study of pollen

Parapsychology

Study of unexplained mental phenomena

Parasitology

Study of parasites

Paroemiology

Study of proverbs

Pathology

Study of disease

Patrology

Study of early Christianity

Pedagogics

Study of teaching

Pedology

Study of soils

Penology

Study of crime and punishment

Petrology

Study of rocks

Pharmacognosy

Study of drugs of animal and plant origin

Pharmacology

Study of drugs

Pharyngology

Study of the throat

Philately

Study of postage stamps

Philosophy

Science of knowledge or wisdom

Phoniatrics

Study and correction of speech defects

Phonology

Study of speech sounds

Photobiology

Study of effects of light on organisms

Phraseology

Study of phrases

Phycology

Study of algae and seaweeds

Physics

Study of properties of matter and energy

Physiology

Study of processes of life

Piscatology

Study of fishes

Pisteology

science or Study of faith

Planetology

Study of planets

Pneumatics

Study of mechanics of gases

Podology

Study of the feet

Polemology

Study of war

Potamology

Study of rivers

Prosody

Study of versification

Protistology

Study of protists

Proxemics

Study of man’s need for personal space

Psalligraphy

Art of paper-cutting to make pictures

Psephology

Study of election results and voting trends

Pseudology

Art or science of lying

Pseudoptics

Study of optical illusions

Psychobiology

Study of biology of the mind

Psychogenetics

Study of internal or mental states

Psychology

Study of mind

Psychopathology

Study of mental illness

Psychophysics

Study of link between mental and physical processes

Pteridology

Study of ferns

Pyretology

Study of fevers

Pyroballogy

Study of artillery

Pyrography

Study of woodburning

Q

Quinology

Study of quinine

R

Raciology

Study of racial differences

Radiology

study of X-rays and their medical applications

Rhabdology

Art of calculating using numbering rods

Rhochrematics

Science of inventory management and the movement of products

S

Sarcology

Study of fleshy parts of the body

Schematonics

art of using gesture to express tones

Sedimentology

Study of sediment

Seismology

Study of earthquakes

Selenodesy

Study of the shape and features of the moon

Selenology

Study of the moon

Semantics

Study of meaning

Semantology

science of meanings of words

Semasiology

Study of meaning; semantics

Semiology

Study of signs and signals

Semiotics

Study of signs and symbols

Sociobiology

Study of biological basis of human behavior

Sociology

Study of society

Somatology

science of the properties of matter

Spectrology

Study of ghosts

Speleology

Study and exploration of caves

Sphagnology

Study of peat moss

Stasiology

Study of political parties

Statics

Study of bodies and forces in equilibrium

Stemmatology

Study of relationships between texts

Stoichiology

Science of elements of animal tissues

Stratigraphy

Study of geological layers or strata

Symptomatology

Study of symptoms of illness

Synecology

Study of ecological communities

Synectics

Study of processes of invention

Syntax

Study of sentence structure

T

Teleology

Study of final causes; analysis in terms of purpose

Telmatology

Study of swamps

Thalassography

science of the sea

Thanatology

Study of death and its customs

Thaumatology

Study of miracles

Theology

Study of religion; religious doctrine

Theriogenology

Study of animals’ reproductive systems

Thermodynamics

Study of relation of heat to motion

Thermokinematics

Study of motion of heat

Thermology

Study of heat

Therology

Study of wild mammals

Thremmatology

Science of breeding domestic animals and plants

Threpsology

Science of nutrition

Tonetics

Study of pronunciation

Topology

Study of places and their natural features

Toxicology

Study of poisons

Traumatology

Study of wounds and their effects

Trichology

Study of hair and its disorders

Trophology

Study of nutrition

Tsiganology

Study of gypsies

Typhlology

Study of blindness and the blind

U

Uranography

Descriptive astronomy and mapping

Uranology

Study of the heavens; astronomy

Urenology

Study of rust molds

Urology

Study of urine; urinary tract

V

Venereology

Study of venereal disease

Vermeology

Study of worms

Vexillology

Study of flags

Victimology

Study of victims

Vinology

Scientific study of vines and winemaking

Virology

Study of viruses

Vulcanology

Study of volcanoes

X

Xylography

Art of engraving on wood

Z

Zenography

Study of the planet Jupiter

Zoogeography

Study of geographic distribution of animals

Zoogeology

Study of fossil animal remains

Zoology

Study of Fauna (animals)

Zoonosology

Study of animal diseases

Zoophytology

Study of plant-like animals

Zoosemiotics

Study of animal communication

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