1500+ General Knowledge (GK) Questions and Answers For Competitive Exams Part 24

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Q.1:- Kathakali dance form is associated with which state ? [SSC CHSL 2015 Exam]

  1. Andhra Pradesh
  2. Manipur
  3. Kerala
  4. Tamil Nadu

Q.2:- Professor Amartya Sen is associated with ?

  1. Biochemistry
  2. Economics
  3. Electronics
  4. Geology

Q.3:- Which among the following music composers was deaf ? [SSC CGL Exam 2003]

  1. Beethovan L.V.
  2. Back J.S.
  3. Richard Strauss
  4. Johannes Brahms

Q.4:- Who is associated with the development of India’s Atomic Bomb ? [CPO SI Exam 2002]

  1. P.J. Abdul Kalam
  2. Homi Bhabha
  3. Raja Ramanna
  4. Kastoorirangan

Q.5:- Who was the first lady Governor of an Indian state ?

  1. Sarojini Naidu
  2. Padmaja Naidu
  3. Sucheta Kripalani
  4. Tarakeshwari Sinha

Q.6:- Bismillah Khan was associated with ?

  1. Sarod
  2. Shehnai
  3. Flute
  4. Tabla

Q.7:- Which of the following personalities is credited with starting ‘Vana Mahotsava’ in 1950 ?

  1. M. Munshi
  2. Jawaharlal Nehru
  3. Sardar Patel
  4. None of these

Q.8:- Who said ‘At the stroke of midnight, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom’ ?

  1. Sardar Vallabbhai Patel
  2. Mahatma Gandhi
  3. Jawaharlal Nehru
  4. Lord Mountbatten

Q.9:- Which of the following Akademis is responsible for fostering the development of dance drama and music in India ? [Railways Exams 1993]

  1. Lalit Kala Akademi
  2. Sahitya Akademi
  3. National School of Drama
  4. Sangeet Akademi

Q.10:- Who among the following is not a recipient of the Bharat Ratna Award ? [IAS Exams 2005]

  1. Ustad Bismillah Khan
  2. Satyajit Ray
  3. Lata Mangeshkar
  4. Raj Kapoor

Q.11:- Who among the following is considered as the inventor of the World Wide Web (WWW) ? [IAS Exams 2007]

  1. Edward Kasner
  2. Bill Gates
  3. Tim Berners-Lee
  4. Vinod Dham

Q.12:- People from which of the following states celebrate their harvest festival around Makar Sakranti ?

  1. Kerala
  2. Karnataka
  3. Punjab
  4. Tamil Nadu
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Q.13:- The ratio of width of our National Flag to its length is ?

  1. 2:4
  2. 3:4
  3. 2:3
  4. 1:2

Q.14:- Who amongst the following is a famous economist ? [RBI Grade B Officer Exams 2011]

  1. Richard Dawkins
  2. Alan Greenspan
  3. Vernon Heywood
  4. Olivar Sachs
  5. Stephan Hawking

Q.15:- Chakyar Koothu is one of the most impressive dance form in ?

  1. Tamil Nadu
  2. Kerala
  3. Karnataka
  4. Goa

Q.16:- The famous Mahamaham Festival at Kumbakonam (Tamil Nadu) occurs once in ?

  1. 5 years
  2. 7 years
  3. 10 years
  4. 12 years

Q.17:- ‘Bihu’ is a festival that is observed in ?

  1. Assam
  2. West Bengal
  3. Maharashtra
  4. Tamil Nadu

Q.18:- Which of the following languages has been given the status of classical language by Central Government ?

  1. Gujarati
  2. Tamil
  3. Marathi
  4. Bengali

Q.19:- Dhauligiri Shanti Stupa (peace pagoda), a famous Buddhist site in India is located in the state of ?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Bihar
  3. Himachal Pradesh
  4. Odisha

Q.20:- Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was well known as a ?

  1. Singer
  2. Scientist
  3. Politician
  4. Artist

Q.21:- The Gandhara Art flourished during the period of ?

  1. Guptas
  2. Mauryas
  3. Kushanas
  4. Satavahans

Q.22:- Who among the following won the prestigious Bharat Ratna for the year 2013 ?

  1. C.N.R. Rao
  2. APJ Abdul Kalam
  3. Sanjaya Rajaram
  4. None of the above

Q.23:- The first black American to win the Nobel Prize for literature is ? [Intelligence Bureau Exam 1994]

  1. Nelson Mandela
  2. Martin Luthar King
  3. Arthur Ashe
  4. Toni Morrison

Q.24:- Which State Government of India has instituted Atibadi Jagannath Das award for literature ?

  1. West Bengal
  2. Madhya Pradesh
  3. Odisha
  4. Maharashtra
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Q.25:- The highest civilian honour in India is ?

  1. Vishisht Seva Medal
  2. Param Vir Chakra
  3. Maha Vir Chakra
  4. Bharat Ratna

 

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