1500+ General Knowledge (GK) Questions and Answers For Competitive Exams Part 33

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Q.1:- ‘Tabal Chongli’ is a form of folk dance associated with the state of ?

  1. Assam
  2. West Bengal
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. Maharashtra

Q.2:- Who amongst the following is associated with music and is a maestro of international repute ?

  1. Vikram Seth
  2. AR Rahman
  3. Steve Waugh
  4. Salman Rushdie

Q.3:- With which of the following fields was Pandit Bhimsen Joshi associated ?

  1. Music
  2. Dance
  3. Short-Story Writing
  4. Novels

Q.4:- Who is  believed to have created the raga ‘ Miyan Ki Malhar’ ?

  1. Baiju Bawra
  2. Amir Khusro
  3. Tansen
  4. Swami Haridas

Q.5:- Raja Parva is a popular festival in ?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Madhya Pradesh
  3. Odisha
  4. Andhra Pradesh

Q.6:- Who is the first Asian Winner of Nobel Prize ?

  1. V. Raman
  2. Rajiv Gandhi
  3. Rabindranath Tagore
  4. Mother Teresa

Q.7:- Oscar Award are given for excellence in the field of ?

  1. Literature
  2. Sports
  3. Films
  4. Politics

Q.8:- ‘Sabin Award’ is given for the conservation of ? [CDS Exam 2012]

  1. Amphibians
  2. Reptiles
  3. Birds
  4. Corals

Q.9:- To encourage increase in the quality, quantity and availability of food in the world, the World Food Prize is founded by ? [CDS Exam 2008]

  1. M.S Swaminathan
  2. UNDP
  3. Norman Borlaug
  4. WHO

Q.10:- The prestigious Jnanpith Award was first given in the year ?

  1. 1961
  2. 1963
  3. 1965
  4. 1972

Q.11:- The ‘Cannes Award’ is given for excellence in which field ?

  1. Journalism
  2. Literature
  3. Films
  4. Economics

Q.12:- The first lady to receive the Dadasaheb Phalke Award was ?

  1. Nargis Dutt
  2. Devika Rani
  3. Dina Pathak
  4. Savitri Ganesh

Q.13:- Ramon Magsaysay, after whom Megsaysay Award has been named, is ?

  1. A former President of Indonesia
  2. A former President of Philippines
  3. A former King of Thailand
  4. A former President of Cambodia
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Q.14:- Who is the first non-Indian to receive the Bharat Ratna ?

  1. Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
  2. Martin Luther King
  3. Mother Teresa
  4. Aubin Mehta

Q.15:- Who among the following is a Padma Bhushan Awardee ?

  1. Anand Kumar
  2. Shiva Keshavan
  3. Homi K. Bhabha
  4. Vijay Zol

Q.16:- Who out of the following was / were the first recipient of Bharat Ratna Award ?

  1. Rajagopalachari
  2. V. Raman
  3. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan
  4. All of the above

Q.17:- International Women’s Day is observed on ?

  1. January 1st
  2. February 28th
  3. March 8th
  4. April 30th

Q.18:- ‘Dignity for all, respect for women’ is the theme of the ?

  1. International Women’s Day
  2. Sadbhavana Diwas
  3. Red Cross Day
  4. World Habitat Day

Q.19:- Which one of the following days is observed as the Father’s Day ?

  1. 1st Sunday of June
  2. 2nd Sunday of June
  3. 3rd Sunday of June
  4. 4th Sunday of June

Q.20:- Anti-Tobacco Day is observed in India on which of the following days ?

  1. April 11
  2. May 11
  3. May 31
  4. June 11

Q.21:- The 2014 FIFA World Cup Golden Boot was bagged by James Rodriguez of ?

  1. Brazil
  2. France
  3. Columbia
  4. Germany

Q.22:- Which of the following games is / are said to have Indian origin ?

  1. Chess
  2. Polo
  3. Playing Cards
  4. All of these

Q.23:- Which of the following countries has not been a host of Asian Games ? [Bank PO Exams 1992]

  1. Philippines
  2. Thailand
  3. Iran
  4. Pakistan

Q.24:- The Volleyball Federation of India was formed in ?

  1. 1932
  2. 1950
  3. 1963
  4. 1977

Q.25:- Which of the following is a pair of names of the same game ? [SBI PO Exam 1991]

  1. Golf-Polo
  2. Billiards-Snooker
  3. Volleyball-Squash
  4. Soccer-Football
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