General Knowledge Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams

general knowledge questions and answers for competitive exams
general knowledge questions and answers for competitive exams

General Knowledge Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams

Howdy Friends, I hope your preparation are going great. Welcome to ExamsKart your online study portal. We decided to bring for you General Knowledge Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams preparation for various Exams such as SSC CGL, CHSL, UPSC, Railway, Vyapam, UPPCS, MPPSC etc. These are some selected questions which have been asked in these exams again and again. Go through these questions and prepare yourself for the upcoming Exams.

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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