1500+ General Knowledge (GK) Questions and Answers For Competitive Exams Part 29

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Q.1:- Which date is known as ‘Diabetes Day’ ? [BPSC Exams 2011]

  1. 14th February
  2. 14th May
  3. 14th September
  4. 14th November

Q.2:- Most ancient musical instrument among the following is ?

  1. Veena
  2. Tabla
  3. Sarod
  4. Sitar

Q.3:- Folk painting ‘Madhubani’ is famous in ? [SSC CGL Exams 2004]

  1. West Bengal
  2. Odisha
  3. Bihar
  4. Assam

Q.4:- The ‘Pahari School’, ‘Rajput School’, ‘Mughal School’ and ‘Kangra School’ represent different styles of Indian ?

  1. Music
  2. Painting
  3. Dancing
  4. Architecture

Q.5:- When and where was the first International Film Festival of India held ?

  1. In 1955 at Madras (Chennai)
  2. In 1952 at Bombay (Mumbai)
  3. In 1962 at Calcutta (Kolkata)
  4. In 1965 at Mysore

Q.6:- Which of the following dance forms cannot be called a classical dance ?

  1. Ghumar
  2. Kathak
  3. Kuchipudi
  4. Manipuri

Q.7:- Which of the following is not a classical language in India ?

  1. Odia
  2. Tamil
  3. Marathi
  4. Kannada

Q.8:- ‘Peace on Earth’ is the message of which of the following festivals ?

  1. Diwali
  2. Holi
  3. Christmas
  4. Dussehra

Q.9:- Which language is spoken by the people of Lakshadweep ?

  1. Kannada
  2. Tamil
  3. Telugu
  4. Malayalam

Q.10:- Who introduced the famous Persian festival of Nowruz ?

  1. Balban
  2. Alauddin Khaliji
  3. Iltutmish
  4. Firoz Tughlaq

Q.11:- Who among the following Indian environmentalist has / have been conferred with the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize ?

  1. Medha Patkar
  2. Rashida Bee
  3. Ramesh Agrawal
  4. All of the above

Q.12:- Who among the following laureates had announced to put his Nobel Medal under auction ? [NDA (I) Exams 2015]

  1. Kailash Satyarthi
  2. D. Watson
  3. Mikhail Gorbachev
  4. Jody Williams
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Q.13:- Jnanpith Award is given for excellence in the field of ?

  1. Literature
  2. Music
  3. Sports
  4. Social Services

Q.14:- The first Nobel Prize in Economics was given in the year ?

  1. 1901
  2. 1921
  3. 1959
  4. 1969

Q.15:- Kalinga Award is given for ? [CPO SI Exam 2004]

  1. Art
  2. Science
  3. Literature
  4. Sports

Q.16:- The Oscar Award was won 36 times by ? [CDS Exam 1993]

  1. Charlie Chaplin
  2. Alfred Hitchcock
  3. Wait Disney
  4. Kurosawa

Q.17:- Vyas Samman is given for excellence in the field of ?

  1. Dance
  2. Music
  3. Film
  4. Literature

Q.18:- Who among the following was conferred with Bharat Ratna ?

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru
  2. B.C. Roy
  3. Mahatma Gandhi
  4. Vinoba Bhave

Q.19:- The first recipient of Nehru Award was ?

  1. Martin Luther King
  2. Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
  3. Mother Teresa
  4. U Thant

Q.20:- With which one of the following activities Golden Globe Awards are associated ?

  1. Journalism
  2. Social Work
  3. Peace Initiatives
  4. Films

Q.21:- July 1st is observed as ?

  1. National Sports Day
  2. Photograph Day
  3. Doctor’s Day
  4. Engineer’s Day

Q.22:- National Civil Services Day is observed on ?

  1. April 21st
  2. February 13th
  3. November 18th
  4. May 2nd

Q.23:- International Day of Happiness is observed on ?

  1. March 20
  2. April 13
  3. August 2
  4. January 23

Q.24:- India made her debut in Olympic football at ?

  1. Helsinki in 1952
  2. Melbourne in 1956
  3. London in 1948
  4. Tokyo in 1964

Q.25:- Asol Aap and Asol – Tale Aap are two popular games in ?

  1. Kerala
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Andaman and Nicobar Island
  4. Lakshadweep

 

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