1500+ General Knowledge (GK) Questions and Answers For Competitive Exams Part 40

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Q.1:- For which one of the following is Planimeter used ? [CDS Exams 2008]

  1. To know the surface area on a map
  2. To know the distance on a map
  3. To know the direction on a map
  4. To know the height of places on a map

Q.2:- Who is the author of the book “Mein Kampf” ?

  1. Adolf Hitler
  2. Winston Churchill
  3. Franklin D. Roosevelt
  4. Joseph Stalin

Q.3:- Who amongst the following is the author of the book “Animal’s People” ?

  1. S. Naipaul
  2. Indra Sinha
  3. Kiran Desai
  4. Anita Desai

Q.4:- Who is the author of the book “Naked Triangle” ?

  1. K. Narayan
  2. Khushwant Singh
  3. Balwant Gargi
  4. Vikram Seth

Q.5:- The book “Satanic Verses” was written by ?

  1. Salman Rushdie
  2. Gunnar Myrdal
  3. Agatha Christie
  4. William Golding

Q.6:- “My Name is Red” an international bestseller is written by Nobel Laureate ?

  1. Orhan Pamuk
  2. Harold Pinter
  3. Herta Mulle
  4. Doris Lessing

Q.7:- Who amongst the following is the author of the book “Gandhi: A Spiritual Journey” ?

  1. V. Kamath
  2. Mark Tully
  3. Ramchandra Gandhi
  4. N. Raj

Q.8:- Which of the following books is written by Aung San Suu Kyi ?

  1. The Power and the Glory
  2. My Childhood Days
  3. Against the Grain
  4. Freedom from Fear

Q.9:- Who amongst the following is the author of the book “A Better India : A Better World” ?

  1. Rangarajan
  2. NR Narayan Murthy
  3. Madhavan Nair
  4. Anil Kakodkar

Q.10:- Who among the following is the founder of the “Bachpan Bachao Andolan” ? [NDA and NA (I) Exams 2016]

  1. Shantha Sinha
  2. Kailash Satyarthi
  3. Aruna Roy
  4. Anil Agarwal

Q.11:- “The Light of Asia” is written by ?

  1. Walpola Rahula
  2. B.R. Ambedkar
  3. Edwin Arnold
  4. Jack Kornfield

Q.12:- Ustad Nisar Hussain Khan earned distinction in which of the following fields ?

  1. Instrumental Music
  2. Dancing
  3. Vocal Music
  4. Classical Dance
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Q.13:- Who among the following was the first Chief of the Air Staff ?

  1. Sir Ronald Lvelaw Champman
  2. Moolgavkar
  3. Sir Thomas Elmhirst
  4. Sir Gerald Gibbs

Q.14:- Dr. M.S. Swaminathan distinguished himself in which of the following fields ? [Railways Exams 1994]

  1. Nuclear Physics
  2. Agriculture
  3. Astrophysics
  4. Medicine

Q.15:- Which of the following is not associated with vocal music ? [NABARD Exams 1991]

  1. Pandit Jasraj
  2. Mallikarjun Mansur
  3. Kishori Amonkar
  4. Shiv Kumar Sharma

Q.16:- Thillana is a format of ?

  1. Kuchipudi
  2. Bharatnatyam
  3. Odissi
  4. Kathak

Q.17:- Who amongst the following cine star of India became the first upon whom Malaysian title “Datuk” was conferred ?

  1. Amitabh Bachchan
  2. Shah Rukh Khan
  3. Akshay Khanna
  4. Salman Khan

Q.18:- Ratha Yatra (Car Festival) is famous festival in ?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. West Bengal
  3. Odisha
  4. Rajasthan

Q.19:- Arjuna Award is given for ? [SSC Exam 1994]

  1. Bravery on battlefield
  2. Outstanding performance in sports
  3. Exceptional service in emergency
  4. Exceptional service of slum dwellers

Q.20:- B.C. Roy Award is given in the field of ? [Railways 1995]

  1. Journalism
  2. Medicine
  3. Music
  4. Environment

Q.21:- “Global 500” awards are given for the outstanding achievement in which of the following fields ? [Bank PO Exam 1994]

  1. Population Control
  2. Campaign Against Drugs
  3. Campaign Against AIDS
  4. Protection of Environment

Q.22:- Who has been awarded the first Lifetime Achievement Award for his / her contribution in the field of Cinema ?

  1. Ashok Kumar
  2. Hou Hsiohsein
  3. Akiro Burosova
  4. Bernardo Burtolucci

Q.23:- National Defence Day is observed on ?

  1. March 3rd
  2. July 10th
  3. September 24th
  4. December 28th

Q.24:- World Diabetes Day is celebrated every year on ?

  1. November 14th
  2. November 15th
  3. November 16th
  4. November 17th
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Q.25:- India first won the Olympic Hockey gold at ? [MBA Exam 1994]

  1. London
  2. Berlin
  3. Amsterdam
  4. Los Angeles

 

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