1500+ General Knowledge (GK) Questions and Answers For Competitive Exams Part 21

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Q.1:- Who amongst the following players recently became the first ever Indian to win a world championship in badminton ?

  1. Gopichand
  2. Saina Nehwal
  3. Aparna Popat
  4. Nandu M. Natekar

Q.2:- Which of the following events is not associated with the game of tennis ?

  1. Australia Open
  2. US Open
  3. Formula Renault V-6
  4. Wimbledon

Q.3:- The first hockey club came up in ?

  1. Bombay
  2. Madras
  3. Calcutta
  4. Chandigarh

Q.4:- FIFA World Cup 2022 is scheduled to be held in ?

  1. USA
  2. South Africa
  3. Chile
  4. Qatar

Q.5:-  At the official march past in the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics, the Indian contingent was led by ?

  1. Shuttler Parupali Kashyap
  2. Sushil Kumar
  3. Paddler Soumyajit
  4. Saina Nehwal

Q.6:- Which of the following games is not included in Olympic Games ?

  1. Football
  2. Golf
  3. Hockey
  4. Table Tennis

Q.7:- Which one of the following is not correctly matched ?

  1. Chess – Nehru Trophy
  2. Badminton – Thomas Cup
  3. Football –Santosh Trophy
  4. Hockey – Rangaswamy Cup

Q.8:- Surjeevani, Gaminee and Amar are the typical forms of which game played in India ?

  1. Kabaddi
  2. Hockey
  3. Martial Arts
  4. Racing

Q.9:- India’s oldest football trounament is ?

  1. Rovers Cup
  2. Durant Cup
  3. Federation Cup
  4. Santosh Trophy

Q.10:- Who among the following is not associated with the game of golf ?

  1. Jeev Milkha Singh
  2. Leslie Claudius
  3. Jyoti Randhawa
  4. Arjun Atwal

Q.11:- Regatta is a term associated with ?

  1. Golf
  2. Rowing
  3. Bridge
  4. Horse-Racing

Q.12:- Who among the following is the President of Republic of the Union of Myanmar ? [CDS Exams 2017]

  1. Aung San Suu Kyi
  2. Htin Kyaw
  3. Myint Swe
  4. Henry Van Thio
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Q.13:- Which one of the following nations adopted its first democratic constitution in September 2015 ? [NDA & NA (I) Exams 2016]

  1. Bhutan
  2. Myanmar
  3. Nepal
  4. Singapore

Q.14:- Which part of Cinchona yields a drug ?

  1. Pericarp
  2. Endosperm
  3. Bark
  4. Leaf

Q.15:- Find the odd one ? [SSC CHSL Exam 2015]

  1. Samveda
  2. Vishnu Purana
  3. Rigveda
  4. Yajurveda

Q.16:- Film and Television Institute of India is located at ?

  1. Rajkot (Gujarat)
  2. Pimpri (Maharashtra)
  3. Perambur (Tamil Nadu)
  4. Pune (Maharashtra)

Q.17:- Marco Polo ?

  1. Discovered Greenland
  2. Travelled Round the Cape of Good Hope
  3. Discovered Canada
  4. Travelled through China, India and other parts of Asia

Q.18:- Which one of the following trains / railways passes through Germany, France, Austria, Hungary and Romania ? [CDS Exam 2010]

  1. Trans-Siberian
  2. Cape-Cairo
  3. Orient Express
  4. Union and Central Pacific

Q.19:- Which of the following country does not share its border with China ?

  1. Thailand
  2. Laos
  3. Russia
  4. Kyrgyzstan

Q.20:- Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ? [IAS Exam 2006]

  1. Slovenia Bratislava
  2. Seychelles Victoria
  3. Sierra Leone Freetown
  4. Uzbekistan Tashkent

Q.21:- Which one of the following countries is not a member of the Nordic Council ? [IAS Exam 2006]

  1. Norway
  2. Denmark
  3. Iceland
  4. United Kingdom

Q.22:- Opium-war was fought between ? [SSC CHSL 2001 Exam]

  1. Britain and China
  2. Britain and India
  3. India and China
  4. Britain and Japan

Q.23:- Numismatics is the study of ?

  1. Coins
  2. Insects
  3. Numbers
  4. Stamps

Q.24:- In what year was the “@” chosen for its use in e-mail addresses ?

  1. 1976
  2. 1972
  3. 1980
  4. 1984
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Q.25:- The currency of Philippines is ?

  1. Rupiah
  2. Won
  3. Peso
  4. Som

 

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