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GENERAL KNOWLEDGE- Questions and Answers - 9

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE- Questions and Answers - 9

1601. The venue of the Kuka revolt led by Baba Ram Singh:
(a) Bengal                                                              (b) Punjab
(c) Assam                                                              (d) Maharashtra
Answer: (b)

1602. The venue of the first session of the All India Kisan Sabha was:
(a) Mumbai                                                          (b) Kolkata
(c) Kanpur                                                           (d) Lucknow
Answer: (d)

1603. The venue of the Tebhaga revolt:
(a) Bengal                                                            (b) Bihar
(c) Maharashtra                                                (d) Punjab
Answer: (c)

1604. The Viceroy of British India who resigned over the question of Egypt:
(a) Curzon                                                           (b) Dufferin
(c) Ripon                                                              (d) Minto II
Answer: (c)

1605. The word ‘National’ was added to the name of Congress during the Nagpur
session of:
(a) 1891                                                                    (b) 1892
(c) 1897                                                                     (d) 1899
Answer: (a)

1606. The word ‘Swaraj’ was first used in the Congress platform in the 1906 session of:
(a) Pune                                                                 (b) Lucknow
(c) Surat                                                                 (d) Kolkata
Answer: (d)

1607. The year of ‘Black hole’ episode of Calcutta:
(a) 1755                                                                 (b) 1756
(c) 1757                                                                 (d) 1758
Answer: (b)

1608. Ulgulan was a movement of the:
(a) Agarias                                                           (b) Juangs
(c) Mundas                                                          (d) Hos
Answer: (c)

1609. What was the real name of Bahadur Shah I, who emerged victorious in the
war of succession after Aurangazeb?
(a) Muazzam                                                          (b) Salim
(c) Farid                                                                  (d) Khurram
Answer: (a)

1610. Which modern historian opined that “the so-called First National War of Independence of 1857 is neither First, nor National, nor War of Independence.”?
(a) S.N.Sen                                                                (b) Tara Chand
(c) R.C.Majumdar                                                   (d) K.K.Dutta
Answer: (c)

1611. Which session of the Indian National Congress decided to reorganise
Provincial Congress Committees on the basis of linguistic areas:
(a) 1920 Nagpur                                                     (b) 1911 Kolkata
(c) 1916 Lucknow                                                  (d) 1924 Belgaum
Answer: (a)

1612. Which tribal leader was regarded as an incarnation of God and Father of the World?
(a) Kanhu Santha                                                      (b) Rupa Naik
(c) Birsa Munda                                                         (d) Joria Bhagat
Answer: (c)

1613. Who among the following was the editor of ‘Deenabandhu’?
(a) Dadabhai Naoroji                                              (b) Jotiba Phule
(c) Robert Knight                                                     (d) Manmohan Ghosh
Answer: (b)

1614. In Rajasthan, Panchayat Raj system was introduced in
(a) 1950 (b) 1959
(c) 1960 (d) 1964
Answer: (b)

1615. The major part of the Western Ghats lies in the state of:
(a) Tamil Nadu (b) Karnataka
(c) Kerala (d) Goa
Answer: (b)

1616. Which religion belongs to the Lotus Temple in New Delhi?
(a) Sikh (b) Parsi
(c) Bahai (d) Jain
Answer: (c)

1617. In which Indian State Pahari language is spoken?
(a) Assam (b) Bihar
(c) Jharkhand (d) Himachal Pradesh
Answer: (d)

1618. Rajiv Gandhi was born in:
(a) Allahabad (b) New Delhi
(c) Mumbai (d) Dehra Dun
Answer: (c)

1619. Where is the headquarters of CAPART (Council for Advancement of People’s Action and Rural Technology)?
(a) New Delhi (b) Mumbai
(c) Hyderabad (d) Kolkata
Answer: (a)

1620. The State in India which has the largest number of Local Self Government
(a) Madhya Pradesh(b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Maharashtra (d) Tamil Nadu
Answer: (b)

1621. Which is the smallest district in the Indian Union?
(a) Lakshadweep (b) Yanam
(c) Mahe (d) Diu
Answer: (c)

1622. The most urbanised state in India
(a) Maharashtra (b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Goa (d) None of these
Answer: (c)

1623. The Indian States which have an equal number of Members in the Lok Sabha (42):
(a) Bihar and Maharashtra
(b) Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh
(c) Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal
(d) West Bengal and Maharashtra
Answer: (c)

1624. Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra , a mosque constructed during the period of  Slave
rulers were situated at:
(a) Delhi (b) Ajmer
(c) Badami (d) Allahabad
Answer: (b)

1625. Gopinath Bordoli was an eminent freedom fighter and recipient of Bharat Ratna belonged to the State of:
(a) Maharashtra (b) Asom
(c) West Bengal (d) Bihar
Answer: (b)

1626. Amarnath is a holy place for:
(a) Hindus (b) Jains
(c) Buddhists (d) Christians
Answer: (a)

1627. Lepchas are the tribal people in:
(a) Sikkim (b) Andamans
(c) Tamil Nadu (d) Orissa
Answer: (a)

1628.  ‘The Pearl Harbour of India’:
(a) Tuticorin (b) Chennai
(c) Mumbai (d) Surat
Answer: (a)

1629. The second-largest Union Territory in India, in terms of area:
(a) Andaman and Nicobar  (b) Delhi
(c) Pondicherry (d) Chandigarh
Answer: (b)

1630. The most widely spoken foreign language in India:
(a) French (b) Arabic
(c) Portuguese (d) English
Answer: (d)

1631. Which of the following is the biggest state run organisation in India?
(a) Department of Defence
(b)Posts and Telegraph Department
(c) Railways
(d) Central Public Works Department
Answer: (c)

1632. Which of the following states of the Indian Union does not have a bicameral legislature?
(a) Jammu and Kashmir   (b) Bihar
(c) Madhya Pradesh (d) Karnataka
Answer: (c)

1633. The parent script of the Indo-Aryan and Dravidian languages:
(a) Kharoshti (b) Brahmi
(c) Arabic (d) None of these
Answer: (b)

1634.  A Bill is published in the Gazette of India after the:
(a) First reading                     (b) Second reading
(c) Third reading                   (d) Report Stage
Answer: (a)

1635. National Institute of Nutrition is located in:
(a) Hyderabad (b) Indore
(c) Karnal (d) Bhopal
Answer: (a)

1636. Zawar mines is in the state of:
(a) Bihar (b) Jharkhand
(c) Rajasthan (d) Madhya Pradesh
Answer: (c)

1637. Almora hill station is in the state of:
(a) Uttarakhand (b) Kashmir
(c) Himachal Pradesh (d) Assam
Answer: (a)

1638. The coastline of India including those of the islands is:
(a) 15200 km (b) 7816.6 km
(c) 7516.6 km (d) 6200 km
Answer: (c)

1639. Arakan Yoma is an extension of Himalayas located in:
(a) Baluchistan (b) Nepal
(c) Kashmir (d) Myanmar
Answer: (d)

1640. The oldest inhabitants of India are considered to be:
(a) Negritoes (b) Mediterranean
(c) Mongoloids (d) Indo-Aryans
Answer: (a)

1641. The State which instituted the Kanshi Ram Sports Award:
(a) Haryana (b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Bihar (d) Jharkhand
Answer: (b)

1642. The mountain range between Narmada and Tapti:
(a) Karakoram (b) Patkai
(c) Aravalli (d) Satpura
Answer: (d)

1643. Which State has the lowest number of Members in the Legislative Assembly?
(a) Goa (b) Sikkim
(c) Manipur (d) Meghalaya
Answer: (b)

1644. Bhilai Steel Plant is in the state of:
(a) Chhatisgarh                 (b) Bihar
(c) Madhya Pradesh       (d) Jharkhand
Answer: (a)

1645.  ‘Tirich Mir’ is a mountain peak in:
(a) India (b) Pakistan
(c) Nepal (d) Bhutan
Answer: (b)

1646. To which mineral ‘Raniganj’ is associated?
(a) Coal (b) Copper
(c) Diamond (d) Gold
Answer: (a)

1647. The National Institute of Visually Handicapped is situated at:
(a) New Delhi (b) Dehra Dun
(c) Kolkatta (d) Chennai
Answer: (b)

1648. Which Indian state has the largest number of Loksabha seats?
(a) Uttar Pradesh (b) Bihar
(c) Maharashtra (d) West Bengal
Answer: (a)

1649. Gandhiji spent 2089 days in Indian prisons. Where was his last confinement?
(a) Aga Khan Palace, Pune  (b) Yervada jail 
(c) Tihar jail          (d) None of these
Answer: (a)

1650. The venue of first National Games held in 1985:
(a) Pune (b) Mumbai 
(c) New Delhi (d) Imphal
Answer: (c)

1651. Tulu is a ….. language:
(a) Indo-Aryan (b) Dravidian
(c) Sino-Tibetan (d) Austric
Answer: (b)

1652. Chandranagar, a former European colony was added to the State of ……. in 1954.
(a) Andhra Pradesh (b) West Bengal
(c) Tamil Nadu          (d) Orissa
Answer: (b)

1653. The most abundant fruit in India:
(a) Jack fruit (b) Mango
(c) Guava (d) Apple
Answer: (b)

1654. Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & Technology is the first agricultural university in India. It is in the state of:
(a) Uttarakhand (b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Himachal Pradesh (d) Haryana
Answer: (a)

1655. Dharavi, India’s lagest slum is in:
(a) Delhi (b) Mumbai
(c) Chennai (d) None of these
Answer: (b)

1656. Which port city in India is situated in Salsette island?
(a) Chennai (b) Mumbai
(c) Kolkatta (d) Visakhapatnam
Answer: (b)

1657. Nagarjuna Srisailam sanctuary is the largest ……. In India.
(a) snake park (b) tiger reserve
(c) lion safari park (d) deer park
Answer: (b)

1658. Parameswarakund is a place of pilgrimage in the state of:
(a) Assam (b) Meghalaya
(c) Manippur (d) Arunachal
Answer: (d)

1659. During the epic period which region in India was known as ‘Pragjyotisha’
(a)Orissa (b) Gujarat
(c) Assam (d) Bengal
Answer: (c)

1660. The first expressway of India:
(a) Delhi-Kanpur                   (b) Ahmedabad-Vadodara
(c) Chennai-Tambaram          (d) Jaipur- Delhi
Answer: (b)

1661. Veeresalingam was a reformer in:
(a) Andhra Pradesh      (b) Uttar Pradesh 
(c) Punjab                   (d) Tamil Nadu
Answer: (a)

1662. Who was known as ‘Socrates of Maharashtra’:
(a) Gopalakrishna Gokhale  (b) Feroz Shah Mehta
(c) K.T.Telang                        (d) B.G.Tilak
Answer: (a)

1663. The new name of Sudhamapuri:
(a) Porbander (b) Gandhinagar
(c) Ahmedabad (d) Surat
Answer: (a)

1664. The setting for Rudyard Kipling’s ‘Jungle Book’:
(a)Manas National Park             (b) Shivpuri National Park
(c) Corbet National Park           (d) Kanha National Park
Answer: (d)

1665. The Virupaksha Temple is situated at:
(a) Puri (b) Mahabaleswar
(c) Hampi (d) Madurai
Answer: (c)

1666. The largest religion in Lakshadweep:
(a) Hinduism (b) Islam
(c) Christianity (d) Jainism
Answer: (b)

1667. The oldest municipal corporation in India:
(a) Delhi (b) Kolkatta
(c) Chennai (d) Allahabad
Answer: (c)

1668. Madurai is situated on the banks of the river:
(a) Cauveri (b) Vaigai 
(c) Siruvani (d) Krishna
Answer: (b)

1669. A hill station in India set up by Americans:
(a) Udagamandalam (b) Dehra Dun
(c) Kodaikanal (d) Shimla
Answer: (c)

1670. Which type of landform is occupied by the largest portion of India?
(a) Mountains (b) Hills
(c) Plateau (d) Plains
Answer: (d)

1671. Which country has the world’s highest percentage of arable land to the total geographical area:
(a) China (b) India
(c) Pakistan (d) Russia
Answer: (b)

1672. The approximate number of villages in India is —— lakhs.
(a) six (b) seven
(c) ten (d) nine
Answer: (a)

1673. ....... has the world’s largest cattle and buffalo population.
(a) China (b) Russia
(c) India (d) USA
Answer: (c)

1674. Sanjay Gandhi National Park is in:
(a) New Delhi (b) Mumbai
(c) Chennai (d) Allahabad
Answer: (b)

1675. The hottest period all over India:
(a) 3 p.m. (b) 1 p.m.
(c) 12.30 p.m. (d) 1.30 p.m.
Answer: (a)

1676. Palitana in Gujarat is famous for worshipping places of —— religion.
(a) Buddhism (b) Jainism
(c) Parsi (d) Hinduism
Answer: (b)

1677. The first Asian country to start Community Development Project:
(a) China (b) Pakistan
(c) India (d) Bangladesh
Answer: (c)

1678. Chandranagar was formerly a ..... colony:
(a) British (b) Dutch
(c) Portuguese (d) French
Answer: (d)

1679. Jog falls, the highest waterfall in India is situated in the river:
(a) Cauveri (b) Sharavati
(c) Godavari (d) Krishna
Answer: (b)

1680. The Danish East India Company was formed in 1616.  ……… in Tamil Nadu coast was their main centre.
(a) Tranquebar (b) Pondicherry
(c) Chandranagar (d) Goa
Answer: (a)

1681. Antarctica Study centre in India  is situated at:
a) Goa (b) New Delhi
(c) Visakhapatnam (d) Tuticorin
Answer: (a)

1682. The old name of ‘Rashtrapathi Bhavan’:
(a) Viceregal palace (b) Executive Mansion
(c) Imperial palace (d) None of these
Answer: (a)

1683. Pragathi Maidan, which is famous for trade fairs, is situated in:
(a) Bangalore (b) Chennai
(c) New Delhi (d) Mumbai
Answer: (c)

1684. In which Indian state Asia’s first oil refinery was established?
(a) West Bengal (b) Maharashtra
(c) Assam (d) Gujarat
Answer: (c)

1685. The place which is known as the “Mecca of temple architecture”:
(a) Tanjavur (b) Khajuraho
(c) Mahabalipuram(d) Ellora
Answer: (b)

1686. Longest tributary of Indus:
(a) Jhulum (b) Chenab
(c) Sutlej (d) Ravi
Answer: (c)

1687. Namdapha Tiger Reserve is in the state of:
(a) Assam (b) Meghalaya
(c) Manipur (d) Arunachal Pradesh
Answer: (d)

1688. In Uttar Pradesh, the seat of High Court is:
(a) Allahabad (b) Lucknow
(c) Kanpur (d) New Delhi
Answer: (a)

1689. In which year Indian National Congress approved the Basic Education System propounded by Gandhiji?
Answer: 1938

1690. In which year was the Champaran Satyagraha?
Answer: 1917

1691. Name the Governor-General who introduced Doctrine of Lapse:
Answer: Dalhousie

1692. The first British Viceroy of India:
Answer: Lord Canning

1693. The first woman President of the Indian National Congress:
Answer: Annie Besant

1694. The town was bombarded by Vasco da Gama during his second visit as the local ruler refused to expel Muslim traders from there:
Answer: Kozhikode

1695. Who repealed the Vernacular Press Act?
Answer: Lord Ripon

1696. Who was the Viceroy when Indian Penal Code was brought into effect?
Answer: Lord Canning

1697. Who was the Viceroy when Queen Victoria was declared as the Empress of India in 1877?
Answer: Lytton

1698. In India, the death anniversary of Gandhiji is observed as:
Answer: Martyrs day

1699. The famous leader whose birthday falls on the birthday of Lal Bahadur Shastri:
Answer: Gandhiji

1700. Who was the Congress president when Jawaharlal Nehru was appointed as the chairman of the National Planning Committee constituted by INC?
Answer: Subhas Chandra Bose

1701. Who was selected as the second person to observe individual satyagraha in 1940:
Jawaharlal Nehru

1702. In which year Mahatma Gandhi became the president of Indian National Congress:

1703. Jawaharlal Nehru attended Congress session as a delegate for the first time in 1912.  Ite Besantwas held at:

1704. Jawaharlal Nehru became the President of the Indian National Congress for the first time in:

1706. Jawaharlal Nehru Port is situated at:

1707. Jawaharlal Nehru was born in 1889 at:

1708. Which state was given the status of ‘associate state’  in 1974?

1709. Who was the President of  Indian National Congress during the Quit India movement?
Maulana  Abul Kalam Azad

1710. In which railway station of South Africa, Gandhiji was thrown out of a train?

1711. Who was the president of India when Bangladesh was formed in 1971:

1712. Lal Bahadur Shastri is the first Prime Minister to born in 20th century. He was born in:

1713. The jurist who gave verdict in Gandhi assassination Case:
Atmacharan Aggarwal

1714. The second President of  Indian National Congress:
Dadabhai Navroji

1715. Which commission was enquired into the assassination of Indira Gandhi?
Thakkar Commission

1716. Which portfolio was taken over by Jawaharlal Nehru from VK Krishna Menon in the wake of Chinese aggression of 1962?

1717. Birla House, where Gandhiji was assassinated, is in:

1718. For how many days Gandhiji was imprisoned in South Africa?

1719. In his life, Gandhiji has undergone imprisonment for ...... days.

1720. Jawaharlal Nehru met Gandhiji for the first time at the Lucknow session of Indian National Congress held in the year____ :

1721. Subash Chandra Bose became the President of  Indian National Congress for the first time in:

1722. The journals ‘Al Hilal’ and ‘Al Balal’ were launched by:
Abul Kalam Azad

1723. The Prime Minister of India when India celebrated the golden jubilee of its independence:

1724. What was the post held by Gandhiji in NatalIndian Congress in South Africa?
Honorary Secretary

1725. Who authored Gandhiji’s favourite prayer ‘Vaishnava Janato’?
Narasimha Mehta

1726. Who became the acting prime  minister of India after Jawaharlal Nehru:
Gulsarilal Nanda

1727. Who formed the Widow Remarriage Association in Poona?
Dhondo Keshav Karve

1728. Who wrote ‘India Divided’?
 Dr Rajendraprasad

1729. Who is known as the father of Indian Politics and Economics?
Dadabhai Navroji

1730. In which year Gandhiji established Sabarmati Ashram?

1731. Gandhiji conducted his first Satyagraha in South Africa to protest against: 
Asiatic Law Amendment Ordinance Bill

1732. In 1878, some of the followers left the organisation led by Keshav Chandra Sen and formed new organisation named Sadharan Brahma Samaj. Who among the following was the leader of it?
Anand Mohan Bose

1733. The Mauryan emperor who gave attention to Municipal administration:
Chandragupta Maurya

1734. The Viceroy when Rowlatt Act was passed?
Lord Chelmsford

1735. Which event in Buddha’s life is symbolized by Stupa?

1736. Who launched the journal ‘Pakhtoon’?
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

1737. Who led Adi Brahma samaj after the schism in Brahma Samaj? Debendranath 

1738. Who wrote ‘Essays on Gita’ and ‘Life Divine’?
Aurobindo Ghosh

1739. Who is regarded as the first great leader of modern India?-
Raja Ram Mohun Roy

1740. Who became the President of  Indian National Congress for the longest continuous period before independence?
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

1741. Who founded Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan?

1742. Who authored ‘Mathavilasaprahasanam’?
Mahendravarman I

1743. Whom the British called ‘the father of Indian unrest?
Bal Gangadhar Tilak

1744. The author of ‘Unhappy India’:
Lala Lajpat rai

1745. Which place was a factor of conflict during the Tripartite Struggle:

1746. Who founded the Tatvabodhini Sabha in 1839?
Debendranath Tagore

1747. Who were the Bose brothers in the national movement?
Sarath Chandra Bose and Subash Chandra Bose

1748. The author of Hind Swaraj?
Mahatma Gandhi

1749. In which state is Porbander, the birthplace of Gandhiji is situated?

1750. Who represented Hindu community in the Second Round Table Conference’?
Madan Mohan Malavya

1751. Who founded the famous Hindu College in Calcutta?
David Hare

1752. The leader who ended Satyagraha at Guruvayur as directed by Gandhiji: K.Kelappan

1753. Vernacular Press Act was passed in:

1754. Which Indus valley site is situated near Gulf of Cambay?

1755. Who coined the term Pakistan for the first time?
Rehmat Ali

1756. Who led the march in connection with salt satyagraha in Tamil Nadu, from
Thiruchirappally to Vedaranyam?

1757. Who said ‘Political freedom is the life-breath of a nation’?
Aurobindo Ghosh

1758. Who was called ‘Desh Nayak”?
Subhas Chandra Bose

1759. Who was called ‘the Prince of Martyrs’?
Bhagat Singh

1760. Who was popularly called ‘Bengal Tiger’?
Bipin Chandra Pal

1761. Third Round Table Conference was held in:

1762. In which session of the INC did Gandhiji became President?
 1924 Belgaum (Karnataka)

1763. Lal Bahadur Shastri is the first to get Bharat Ratna posthumously. He got Bharat Ratna in:

1764. At what age Gandhiji decided to adopt brahmacharya?

1765. In which year Culcutta medical college started functioning?

1766. In which year the Lahore session of Muslim League passed Pakistan Resolution?

1767. The first Sikh to become the president of India:
Gyani Zail Singh

1768. The Viceroy when Gandhiji launched Civil Disobedience Movement in 1930
Lord Irwin

1769. The first Indian woman to become the president of Indian National Congress:
Sarojini Naidu

1770. India’s first newspaper Hickey’s Gazette started in:

1771. The founders of Swaraj Party are Chitharanjan Das and.....
Motilal Nehru

1772. Who was known as ‘Lokahitawadi’?
Gopal Hari Deshmukh

1773. The first foreigner to become the president of INC?
George Yule

1774. Who designed the national flag of India?
Pingale Venkiah

1775. Who was the first deputy prime minister of India?
Sardar Patel

1776. Who was the last Viceroy of British India?
Lord Mountbatten

1777.  Who was known as the ‘saint of Pavnar’?
Vinoba Bhave

1778. Bombay Stock Exchange was established in:

1779. Who was known as ‘Japan Gandhi’?
Toyohiko Kagawa

1780. The session of INC which approved the non- cooperation movement of Gandhiji was held at:

1781. The year in which Congress launched the Individual Satyagraha:

1782. The year of Bardoli Satyagraha led by Sardar Patel:

1783. The year of Poona Pact:

1784. Vivekananda attended the World Parliament of Religions at Chicago in:

1785. Who wrote ‘Anand Mat’?
Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

1786. The year of Chauri-Chaura incident:

1787. In which year Gandhi attended the Second Round Table Conference?

1788. Who founded the Poona Sarvajanik Sabha in 1870?
MG Ranade

1789.Who headed the boundary commission appointed to demarcate the boundary between India and Pakistan?
Cyril Radcliff

1790.Who said “ Satyagraha is the tool of strong people”?
Mahatma Gandhi

1791.Who was called ‘Lok Manya’?
Bal Gangadhar Tilak

1792. Who was elected as the president in the All India Kisan Sabha held in Lucknow in 1936?
Swami Sahajanand Saraswati

1793. In which year Gandhi-Irwin Pact was signed?

1794. Lord Mountbatten became the Viceroy in:

1795. The trial of INA prisoners in Red Fort was held in:

1796. Who established Indian Trade Union Federation in 1929?
NM Joshi

1797. Who founded Bharat Sevak Samaj?
Jawaharlal Nehru

1798.The first person to appear on coins in independent India:
Jawaharlal Nehru

1799. The only person to become the president of India who had been defeated in a Presidential previous election:
Neelam Sanjiva Reddy

1800. The president of India who was formerly the chairman of Constituent Assembly:
Dr Rajendraprasad
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