1500+ General Knowledge (GK) Questions and Answers For Competitive Exams Part 2

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Q.1:- Which of the following is a famous Assamese festival ?

  1. Rongali Bihu
  2. Baisakhi
  3. Yugadi
  4. Onam

Q.2:- Which language is spoken by a majority has the arms, shoulders and head of a man, while the body and the legs are that of a horse ?

  1. Achilles
  2. Apollo
  3. Centaur
  4. Cupid

Q.3:- Koodiyattam is a ?

  1. Traditional dance of Kerala
  2. Dress prepared in Goa
  3. Festival of Andhra Pradesh
  4. None of these

Q.4:- In which state is ‘Ganesh Utsav’ mostly celebrated ?

  1. Madhya Pradesh
  2. Maharashtra
  3. West Bengal
  4. Gujarat

Q.5:- Who among the following Indians is one who has been selected on July 27, for the Ramon Megsaysay Award 2016 ? [SSC CGL 2016]

  1. Bezwada Wilson
  2. Kailash Satyarthi
  3. Kiran Bedi
  4. Mahasweta Devi

Q.6:- The Kalinga Prize is given by which of the following organisation ?

  1. Government of india
  2. Jawaharlal Nehru Peace Foundation
  3. UNESCO
  4. Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

Q.7:- The Jawaharlal Nehru Award is given for excellence in ?

  1. International Understanding
  2. Government Service
  3. Literary Work
  4. Social Work

Q.8:- Which of the following awards is given by an agency of the United Nations Organization ?

  1. Kalinga Prize
  2. Normon Borlaug Award
  3. Pulitzer Prize
  4. None of the above

Q.9:- Bhartiya Jnanpith was founded by ?

  1. Sahu Jain
  2. KM Munshi
  3. Vikram Sarabhai
  4. Humayun Kabir

Q.10:- Booker prize is given in the field of ?

  1. Poetry
  2. Drama
  3. Essay
  4. Fiction

Q.11:- Who was the first Indian to receive the Magaysay award ? [UP PCS 2002]

  1. Indira Gandhi
  2. N. Seshan
  3. Kiran Bedi
  4. Vinoba Bhave

Q.12:- Who from the following is an awardee of both the Nobel Prize and the Bharat Ratna ?

  1. Mother Teresa
  2. Mahatma Gandhi
  3. Rabindranath Tagore
  4. Pt Jawaharlal Nehru
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Q.13:- Who among the following is the first Indian to win an Oscar Award ?

  1. Dilip Kumar
  2. Bhanu Athaiya
  3. Shabana Azami
  4. Naseeruddin Shah

Q.14:- Bharatendu Harishchandra Awards are given by ?

  1. Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
  2. Ministry of Education
  3. Ujjain University
  4. Government of Uttar Pradesh

Q.15:- Minorities Right Day in India is observed on ?

  1. March 18
  2. July 18
  3. September 18
  4. December 18

Q.16:- Which day is celebrated as the International Labour Day ?

  1. January 1
  2. May 1
  3. June 1
  4. September 1

Q.17:- National Sports Day in India is observed on ?

  1. November 9
  2. April 19
  3. August 29
  4. December 24

Q.18:- India Air Force Day is observed on ?

  1. January 28
  2. August 23
  3. October 8
  4. July 19

Q.19:- International Day for the Elderly is observed on ?

  1. August 1
  2. September 1
  3. October 1
  4. November 1

Q.20:- First Olympic Games were held in ?

  1. 776 B.C.
  2. 798 B.C.
  3. 876 B.C.
  4. 898 B.C.

Q.21:- Who among the following has created world record in the men’s 100 metres sprint event at 2008 Olympic Games ? [CDS 2009]

  1. Usain Bolt
  2. Churandy Martina
  3. Asafa Powell
  4. Waiter Dix

Q.22:- The lady to win the Wimbledon singles title successfully nine times was  ? [SSC CGL 2000]

  1. Monica Seles
  2. Steff Graf
  3. Martina Navratilova
  4. Chris Evert

Q.23:- Who among the following has been the captain of the Indian team in Cricket Test Matches for the maximum number of times ? [IAS 2008]

  1. Sunil Gavaskar
  2. Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi
  3. Saurav Ganguly
  4. Mohammad Azharuddin

Q.24:- Who is the player to claim 50 ODI Wickets in least number of matches ?

  1. Morne Morkel
  2. Ajantha Mendis
  3. Michael Clarke
  4. Mitchell Johnson
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Q.25:-  Which of the following awards is not associated with the area of sports ?

  1. Dhyanchand
  2. Arjuna
  3. Dronacharya
  4. Saraswati Samman

 

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