Important General Knowledge Questions

By | January 16, 2019

Commonly asked General Knowledge Questions

Hey frendzz… today I am here with some mostly asked questions in General knowledge exam paper. This questions are result of the analysis done by professionals from various competitive exam papers. This questions are frequently asked in every competitive examinations. so if you are doing preparations for government jobs and some of the other competitive exams , this commonly asked questions surely helps to you to pass out that competitive examinations.
You can also test your general knowledge by this frequently asked GK questions or you can also improve your Gk by this post. so i hope this article helps to you

 frequently asked General Knowledge Questions in competitive examinations

frequently asked General Knowledge Questions in competitive examinations


Frequently asked GK questions in government / competitive exams

General Knowledge Questions

1) Which is the highest literary award of the world?
Answer : Booker Prize

2) Which among the sources of energy tapped in India has shown the largest growth till the Eighth plan?
Answer : Thermal

3)Which is the sacred text of Hinduism?
Answer : The Vedas, The Bhagavad Gita, The epics of the Mahabharata and the Ramayana

4)When was table tennis introduced in Olympics?
Answer : 1988 at Seoul

5)Which Bank has the maximum number of branches?
Answer : State Bank of India  ( SBI )

6)Which is the state with largest urban population?
Answer : Maharashtra

7)Which agency related to the United Nation was in existence before the Second World War?
Answer : International Labor Organisation

8)Which are the member countries of the commonwealth?
Answer : Australia, Tonga, UK and Zimbabwe,Nigeria, Pakistan, India, Jamaica and Singapore, Mauritius, Maldives, Ghana, Bangladesh

9)Which missile is designed to defend large installation like oil-fields etc. against enemy air attacks?
Answer : Akash

10)Which are the important minerals found in manipur?

Answer : Sillimanite, nickel, petroleum

11)  Who is India’s first Woman Grand Master in Chess ?
Answer :  Koneru Humpy

12) During the Mughal period, which one of the following were the first to come to India as traders ?
Answer : Portuguese

13) Who among the following Delhi Sultans is known for introducing market control mechanism ?
Answer : Alauddin Khalji

14) Which one of the following mountain peaks of the Himalayas is NOT in India ?
Answer :   Annapurna

15) The creator of Sherlock Holmes’ was
Answer :  Arthur Conan Doyle

16) The Parliament of Afghanistan is
Answer :  Shora

17) India first took part of the Olympic Games in the year
Answer :  1920

18) The largest coal producing state in India is
Answer : Jharkhand

19) Days and Nights are equal throughout the globe when the sun is above
Answer : – Equator

20) Which one of the following was an associated state of India before becoming a full fledged state ?
Answer :  – Sikkim

21) Railway is a subject on the
Answer : – Union list

22)  How many times the President of India can seek re-election to his post ?
Answer :  – Any number of times

23) Olympics 2012 held at London was the?
ANSWER :- 30th

24) Which of the following gases is used for refrigeration ?
Answer :  – Ammonia

25) Who is called the Flying Sikh of India ?
Answer :  – Milkha Singh

26) Nobel Prizes are distributed annually at
Answer : – Stockholm

27) The first satellite to be sent into space was
Answer : – Sputnik

28) The book ‘A wounded civilisation’ was written by
Answer : – V. S. Naipaul

29)  Ajanta paintings depict scenes from the
Answer : – Jatakas

30) The President rule of a state can be continued for a maximum period of
Answer : –  6 month

31) The representative of the crown came to be called as ‘viceroy’ instead of ‘governor general’ from the period …..?
ANSWER :-  1858

32) The ‘Vernacular Press Act’ was passed in India during the period of _____
ANSWER :- Lord Lytton

33) Lord Curzon became the viceroy of India after ____
ANSWER :- Loed Elgin -II

34) The non-cooperation movement was accepted by the congress party in its ____ session.
ANSWER :- Nagpur

35) The river known as ‘Sorrow of Bihar’ is ___
ANSWER :- Kosi

36) The man named as ‘Father of Indian archaeology’ is ___
ANSWER :- Alexander Cunningham

37) The mountain ranges in the eastern part of India forming its boundary with Myanmar are collectively called as?
ANSWER :- Purvachal

38) Which one of the following lakes is a salt water lake?
ANSWER :- Sambhar

39) The first population census was taken in India in the year?
ANSWER :- 1872

40) The country which has higher average population density than India is ____?
ANSWER :- Bangladesh

41) In which district of Kerala, Edakkal is situated?
ANSWER :- Wayanad

42) The rights of minorities to establish and administer educational institutions in guaranteed in the ?
ANSWER :- Article 30

43) The statement “Eternal Vigilance is the Price of liberty” means:
ANSWER :- People should be conscious of their rights

44) The assets of a dead man without heir or will undertaken by the state is called ?
ANSWER :- Escheats

45) The Principle of Rule of Law implies?
ANSWER :- All should be treated as equals

46) Who among the following formulated ‘People’s Plan’?

47) Which of the following is not established by the constitution of India?
ANSWER :- Planning Commission

48) Parliamentary Committee on Subordinate Legislation came into existence in ?
ANSWER :- 1969

49) Judicial Review Power of the Supreme Court relates to ?
ANSWER :- Constitutional Validity of law

50) The minimum age required to be eligible to contest Presidential election in India is ?
ANSWER :- 35 Years

51) The National Human Rights Commission was established in ?
ANSWER :- 1993

52) “Optical Phenomenon” in the fringe pattern of CD is:
ANSWER :- Interference

53) The Weakest force among the following?
ANSWER :- Gravitational

54) Exchange Particle in Quark-Quark Interaction?
ANSWER :- Gluon

55) Special Theory of Relatively was proposed in ?
ANSWER :- 1905

56) IRADIAN is ?
ANSWER :- 57.3

57) For liquids, both Cofficient of Viscosity and Surface Tension ?
ANSWER :- Decreases with increase in temperature

58) Fraction of volume of ice seen outside when immersed in water?
ANSWER :- 10.5%

59. Celsius and Fahrenheit show the same temperature at ?
ANSWER :-  -40

60) ____ occurs when source of light approach an observer?
ANSWER :- Blue Shift

61) Which colour indicate Highest Temperature?
ANSWER :- Dull Red

62) The country that declared the year 2013 as National Year of Rice?
ANSWER :- Philippines

63) The chairman of the joint parliamentary committee on the 2G scam?
ANSWER :- P.C.Chacko

64) The first Aadhaar number holder Ranjana Sadasiv Sonawne belongs to ?
ANSWER :- Maharastra

65) The legless amphibian reported from Meghalaya by a Malayalee Scientist ?
ANSWER :- Chikilidae

66) Arogyakeralam award instituted by the Government of Kerala is given to ?
ANSWER :- Local Bodies

67) The director of the film Celluloid?
ANSWER :- Kamal

68) India’s 100th successful space mission was on ?
ANSWER :-  9th September 2012

69) Name the first private person of India who was given ‘Z’ security cover by the Union Government?
ANSWER :- Mukesh Ambani

70) ‘Saraswati Samman’ 2012 was awarded to poet Sugathakumari for her work?
ANSWER : Manalezhuthu

you can search for general knowledge questions any where, but this is the top 70 mostly and frequently asked questions in competitive exams. So before you go for any GK examination must read this questions once.surely it will bring lots of help to you.

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  2. Jitendra rokade

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