General Knowledge Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams
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General Knowledge Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams Exercise-1
What is the National Flower of India?
Correct Answer: Lotus
Light Energy is converted into Chemical Energy during the process of _____.
Correct Answer: Photosynthesis
Who wrote the ‘Brihad Samhita’, a collection of scientific information on diverse subjects?
Correct Answer: Varahamihira
Which State has the largest area of forest cover?
Correct Answer: Madhya Pradesh
Who was the first woman president of the United Nations General Assembly?
Correct Answer: Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
Which book was written by Sunil Gavaskar?
Correct Answer: Sunny Days
Who is known as the ‘Flying Sikh of India’?
Correct Answer: Milkha Singh
By what name is the Irish lady Margaret Elizabeth Noble, a disciple of Swami Vivekananda, better known as?
Correct Answer: Sister Nivedita
‘Niti Aaayog’ set up in 2015 is the successor of _________
Correct Answer: The Planning Commission
What is the expanded version of the abbreviation IATA?
Correct Answer: International Air Transport Association
Global warming increases primarily due to increase in the levels of which gas in the atmosphere?
Correct Answer: Carbon Dioxide
Who was the first woman President of Indian National Congress?
Correct Answer: Annie Besant
In which state is Bhilai Steel Plant located?
Correct Answer: Chhattisgarh
Which State is the largest producer of saffron in India?
Correct Answer: Jammu and Kashmir
Who wrote the book, “The Discovery of India”?
Correct Answer: Jawaharlal Nehru
With which musical instrument do you associate the name of Pandit Ravi Shankar?
Correct Answer: Sitar
In which Indian city is Taj Mahal located?
Correct Answer: Agra
Viswanathan Anand was the first Indian Chess player to earn the title of Grandmaster. Who was the second?
Correct Answer: Dibyendu Barua
In which place is the headquarters of the Sahitya Akademi situated?
Correct Answer: New Delhi
Which Indian cricketer fought cancer and started the YouWeCan foundation?
Correct Answer: Yuvraj Singh
General Knowledge Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams Exercise-2
Which vitamin is necessary for clotting of blood?
Correct Answer: Vitamin K
How many spokes are there in the Ashoka Chakra?
Correct Answer :24
Name the first President of India.
Correct Answer: Dr. Rajendra Prasad
Which was the first Hydel Power Project in India?
Correct Answer: Shivana Samudram in Karnataka
Which is the oldest National Park in India?
Correct Answer: Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand
In which part of the human body “Hippocampus” located?
Correct Answer: Brain
Which is India’s national aquatic animal?
Correct Answer: River Dolphin
The UN flag is ______ in colour.
Correct Answer: Light blue
World Environment Day celebrated every year on ____________.
Correct Answer: June 5
In which institute has the Indian Government launched the “PARAMISHAN” supercomputing facility?
Correct Answer: IIT Guwahati
Which is a type of mural paintings from a district of Bihar?
Correct Answer: Madhubani
What is the ratio of the width of Indian National flag to its length?
Correct Answer: 2:3
The largest freshwater lake in India is__________
Correct Answer: Wular lake
Where in Madhya Pradesh the Tansen Sangeet Samaroh organized?
Correct Answer: Gwalior
The airport named after Kushok Bakula Rimpochee?
Correct Answer: Leh
The members of the Rajya Sabha are
Correct Answer: Elected by the elected members of the State Assemblies
In terms of land area which is the biggest Union Territory in India?
Correct Answer: Andaman and Nicobar Islands
What is the common name of Mangifera Indica?
Correct Answer: Mango
Which Indian City planned by architect Edwin Lutyens?
Correct Answer: New Delhi
Who is a famous ‘flute player’?
Correct Answer: Hariprasad Chaurasia
The “Tawa” is the tributary of which river?
Correct Answer: Narmada River
Who is the author of ‘Kaisa Chhand Banaa Deti hai’?
Correct Answer: Pandit Makhanlal Chaturvedi
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