1500+ General Knowledge (GK) Questions and Answers For Competitive Exams Part 25

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Q.1:- Who among the following won Nobel Prize 2012 in the category of Medicine ?

  1. Sir John Gurdon
  2. Shinya Yamanaka
  3. Both (A) and (B)
  4. None of the above

Q.2:- Feroz Gandhi Award is given for outstanding performance in the field of ? [NDA Exam 1994]

  1. Medical Research
  2. Journalism
  3. Preservation of Wild Life
  4. Parliamentary Debate

Q.3:- Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding is awarded every year by the ?

  1. Union Parliament
  2. India Council for Cultural Relations
  3. Union Government
  4. Indian Adult Education Association

Q.4:- Which of the following is India’s highest award in the field of sports ?

  1. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
  2. Arjuna Award
  3. Dronacharya Award
  4. Dhyan Chand Award

Q.5:- Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2000 was awarded to the former President of South Africa along with ?

  1. Satish Dhawan
  2. Subramanian
  3. Grameen Bank of Bangladesh
  4. World Health Organisation

Q.6:- Nobel Laureate, Subramaniam Chandrashekhar, was associated with ?

  1. Microbiology
  2. Molecular Biology
  3. Organic Chemistry
  4. Astrophysics

Q.7:- Who among the following Chiefs of Army Staff has been awarded the ‘Mahavir Chakra’ twice ?

  1. General A.S. Vaidya
  2. General K.M. Cariappa
  3. General S.H.F.J. Manekshaw
  4. General K.S. Thimayya

Q.8:- Who was the first Indian to receive a Nobel Prize ?

  1. Mother Teresa
  2. Hargobind Khorana
  3. V. Raman
  4. Rabindra Nath Tagore

Q.9:- Indian Armed Forces Flag Day is observed on ?

  1. January 17th
  2. December 7th
  3. August 18th
  4. May 7th

Q.10:- Human Rights Day is observed on ?

  1. December 10th
  2. December 14th
  3. December 25th
  4. December 25th

Q.11:- ‘World No-Tobacco Day’ is observed on which of the following days ?

  1. May 10th
  2. May 15th
  3. May 21st
  4. May 25th
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Q.12:- September 8th is observed every year ?

  1. World Health Day
  2. World Peace Day
  3. World Literacy Day
  4. Friendship Day

Q.13:- World AIDS Day is observed on which of the following days ?

  1. January 1
  2. March 1
  3. May 1
  4. December 1

Q.14:- Rose Day (Welfare of Cancer Patients) is observed on ?

  1. October 12
  2. July 30
  3. September 22
  4. August 18

Q.15:- International Day of Non-Violence is celebrated on ?

  1. July 22
  2. October 2
  3. May 11
  4. December 8

Q.16:- Indian athlete Vikas Gowda is associated with ? [NDA and NA (II) Exams 2015]

  1. Wrestling
  2. Sprint
  3. Discus Throw
  4. Archery

Q.17:- Where was the World Soccer Cup 2014 final match held in Brazil ?

  1. Rio De Janeiro
  2. Brasilia
  3. Manaus
  4. Salvador

Q.18:- The 2010 Football World Cup was held in ?

  1. China
  2. Australia
  3. Japan
  4. South Africa

Q.19:- Who was the Captain of the West Indies team that was defeated by the Indian Cricket team in 1983 to win the Prudential World Cup ? [CPO SI Exams 2002]

  1. Viv Richards
  2. Clive Lloyd
  3. Richie Richardson
  4. Malcolm Marshall

Q.20:- Parimarjan Negi has excelled in which one of the following games ? [IAS Exams 2007]

  1. Billiards
  2. Swimming
  3. Chess
  4. Weightlifting

Q.21:- FIFA is an organisation working in the field of ?

  1. Banking
  2. Textiles
  3. Social Service
  4. Sports

Q.22:- Who among the following is a famous tennis player of India origin ?

  1. V. S. Laxman
  2. Aparna Popat
  3. Dhanraj Pillay
  4. Leander Paes

Q.23:- Keenan Stadium for cricket is located in ?

  1. Raipur
  2. Kanpur
  3. Indore
  4. Jamshedpur

Q.24:- Who amongst the following is not a famous lawn tennis player ?

  1. Roger Federer
  2. Leander Paes
  3. Svetlana
  4. Kimi Raikkonen
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Q.25:- Sachin Tendulkar made his 100th century in the match played between India and ?

  1. Pakistan
  2. England
  3. Australia
  4. Bangladesh

 

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