1500+ General Knowledge (GK) Questions and Answers For Competitive Exams Part 32

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Q.1:- ‘A Voice of Freedom’ is a book written by ?

  1. Nayantara Sahgal
  2. Corazon Aquino
  3. Aung San Suu Kyi
  4. Benazir Bhutto

Q.2:- ‘The End of India’ is written by ?

  1. Vikram Seth
  2. Sunil Ganguli
  3. Khushwant Singh
  4. S. Naipul

Q.3:- Who among the following has written the famous book ‘ Malgudi Days’ ?

  1. S. Naipaul
  2. K. Narayan
  3. Deepak Chopra
  4. Rabindranath Tagore

Q.4:- ‘Sacred Games’ is a novel written by ?

  1. Anita Desai
  2. Arundhati Roy
  3. Vikram Chandra
  4. Kiran Desai

Q.5:- ‘If God was a Banker’ is written by ?

  1. Anita Nair
  2. Ravi Subramanian
  3. Ashwin Sanghi
  4. Amish Tripathi

Q.6:- Author of the book ‘Around the World in Eighty Days’ is ?

  1. K. Rowling
  2. Jack London
  3. Jules Verne
  4. George Orwell

Q.7:- ‘Maximum City’ is a book written by ?

  1. Suketu Mehta
  2. S. Naipaul
  3. Vikram Seth
  4. Chetan Bhagat

Q.8:- The world famous Sun Temple is situated at ?

  1. Konark
  2. Mahabalipuram
  3. Patna
  4. Tirupati

Q.9:- Legendary Sanjukta Panigrahi was a versatile ?

  1. Kathak Dancer
  2. Odissi Dancer
  3. Kuchipudi Dancer
  4. Classical Singer

Q.10:- Mandarin is mostly spoken in ?

  1. China, Taiwan, Singapore
  2. Mexico, Argentina, Panama
  3. Russia, Turkey, Chechniya
  4. China, Japan, Malaysia

Q.11:- Who among the following is called the ‘Father of Indian Renaissance’ ?

  1. Dayananda Saraswati
  2. Raja Ram Mohan Roy
  3. Mahatma Gandhi
  4. Gopal Krishna Gokhale

Q.12:- The first Indian woman to scale Mount Everest was ?

  1. Bachendri Pal
  2. Arati Saha
  3. Asha Agarwal
  4. Reita Fariya

Q.13:- Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched ? [IAS Exam 2004]

  1. Reinhold Messner : Computer Technology
  2. Harlow Shapley : Astronomy
  3. Gregor Mendel : Hereditary Theory
  4. Godfrey Hounsfield : CT Scan
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Q.14:- Who is known as the ‘Saint of the Gutters’ ?

  1. Mother Teresa
  2. R. Ambedkar
  3. Mahatma Gandhi
  4. Baba Amte

Q.15:- Who among the following is no a dancer ? [CDS Exam 2005]

  1. Geeta Chandran
  2. Mamta Shankar
  3. Kishori Amonkar
  4. Swapnasundari

Q.16:- Who among the following was the first woman Chief Justice of a High Court ?

  1. Leila Seth
  2. Geeta Mukherjee
  3. Sujata Manohar
  4. Rani Jethmalani

Q.17:- The first talkie film of India was ?

  1. Harishehandra
  2. Alam Ara
  3. Kangan
  4. Kismat

Q.18:- The last Mahakumbh of the 20th Century was held at ?

  1. Nasik
  2. Haridwar
  3. Ujjain
  4. Allahabad

Q.19:- A new life and respectability was given to Bharat Natyam in the fifties by ?

  1. Mallika Sarabhai
  2. Vyjayantimala Bali
  3. Rukmini Devi Arundale
  4. Padma Subramanian

Q.20:- ‘Natyam-Shaatra’ the main source of India’s classical dances was written by ?

  1. Kalhana
  2. Narad Muni
  3. Bharat Muni
  4. Abhinav Gupt

Q.21:- Which dance was revived by Rabindranath Tagore ?

  1. Kathakali
  2. Barat Natyam
  3. Manipuri
  4. Odissi

Q.22:- The headquarters of the Sahitya Akademi is at ?

  1. Mumbai
  2. New Delhi
  3. Chennai
  4. Kolkata

Q.23:- Which language is spoken by a majority of people in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands ?

  1. Bengali
  2. Hindi
  3. Telugu
  4. Malayalam

Q.24:- Who gave the Carnatic Music its present form ?

  1. Tyagaraja
  2. Shyama Shastri
  3. Purandaradasa
  4. Amjad Ali Khan

Q.25:- Balasarswati left her mark in the field of ?

  1. Music
  2. Classical Dance
  3. Athletics
  4. Paintings

 

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