1500+ General Knowledge (GK) Questions and Answers For Competitive Exams Part 16

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Q.1:- Who was the first woman to have received the Nobel Peace Prize ?

  1. Emily Greene Balch
  2. Bertha Von Suttner
  3. Mairead Corrigan
  4. Mother Teresa

Q.2:- International Day for the Girl Child is observed on ?

  1. March 21
  2. August 23
  3. October 11
  4. December 12

Q.3:- Which one of the following days is observed as the Mother’s Day ?

  1. 2nd Sunday of February
  2. 2nd Sunday of March
  3. 2nd Sunday of May
  4. 2nd Sunday of August

Q.4:- International Friendship Day is observed on ?

  1. December 3rd
  2. September 3rd
  3. August 3rd
  4. March 3rd

Q.5:- The World Habitat Day is observed on which of the following days every year ?

  1. September 5
  2. October 5
  3. September 15
  4. November 25

Q.6:- The five intertwined rings or circles on the Olympic flag made of white (from left to right) are ? [MBA Exams 1992]

  1. Blue, Yellow, Black, Green and Red
  2. Yellow, Red, Green, Black and Blue
  3. Red, Green, Black, Yellow and Blue
  4. Yellow, Green, Black, Blue and Red

Q.7:- The first Indian woman to reach Olympic finals in individual track events was ?

  1. T. Usha
  2. Shiny Abraham
  3. Arati Saha
  4. D. Valsamma

Q.8:- Who was the host country of 2014 Soccer World Cup ?

  1. Japan
  2. Brazil
  3. Russia
  4. England

Q.9:- The Winter Olympic came into being in ? [UP PCS 1994 Exams]

  1. 1912
  2. 1916
  3. 1920
  4. 1924

Q.10:- The first Asian Games were held in ?

  1. China
  2. India
  3. Pakistan
  4. Iran

Q.11:- Sachin Tendulkar scored his 100th International Century against which country ?

  1. Pakistan
  2. Australia
  3. Sri Lanka
  4. Bangladesh

Q.12:- In which city is the Flushing Meadows Corona Park the venue of US Open Tennis Tournament located ? [NDA Exams 2008]

  1. Chicago
  2. New York
  3. Washing DC
  4. Los Angeles
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Q.13:- Which of the following terms is used in the game of Badminton ?

  1. Double Fault
  2. Punch
  3. Follow on
  4. Tee

Q.14:- Agha Khan Cup is associated with the game of ?

  1. Cricket
  2. Football
  3. Golf
  4. Hockey

Q.15:- Which of the following terms is used in the game of Hockey ?

  1. Love
  2. Spin
  3. No Ball
  4. Penalty Stroke

Q.16:- Which of the following terms is not used in the game of Hockey ?

  1. Centre
  2. Downswing
  3. Goal Line
  4. Blue Line

Q.17:- Which of the following Trophies / Cups is associated with the game of Hockey ?

  1. Durand Cup
  2. Rangaswami Cup
  3. Santosh Trophy
  4. KD Singh Babu Trophy

Q.18:- Which of the following terms is used in the game of football ?

  1. Penalty
  2. Cover Point
  3. Cox
  4. Bull’s Eye

Q.19:- Wellington Cup is associated with ?

  1. Cricket
  2. Basketball
  3. Hockey
  4. Tennis

Q.20:- The India Open Golf Championship was first played in Delhi in ?

  1. 1955
  2. 1958
  3. 1964
  4. 1972

Q.21:- In cricket, the two sets of wickets are ?

  1. 18 yards apart
  2. 20 yards apart
  3. 22 yards apart
  4. 24 yards apart

Q.22:- Which one of the following was the earlier name of Tokyo ? [CDS (II) Exams 2016]

  1. Osaka
  2. Kyoto
  3. Samurai
  4. Edo

Q.23:- Friends of Nature is the oldest environmental non-governmental organization is based in ?

  1. Japan
  2. India
  3. China
  4. USA

Q.24:- Fire temple is the place of worship of which of the following religion ?

  1. Taoism
  2. Judaism
  3. Zoroastrianism (Parsi Religion)
  4. Shintoism

Q.25:- Logarithm tables were invented by ?

  1. John Napier
  2. John Harrison
  3. John Douglas
  4. John Doe
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