1500+ General Knowledge (GK) Questions and Answers For Competitive Exams Part 15

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Q.1:- Who is the author of ‘Death in The Castle’ ?

  1. Thomas Mann
  2. Pearl S. Buck
  3. P. Nanda
  4. John Gunther

Q.2:- Ms. Meera Sahib Fathima Beevi is distinguished as the first lady ?

  1. Prime Minister of Bangladesh
  2. Judge of the High Court
  3. Judge of Supreme Court
  4. Governor of a State

Q.3:- Ashok Pandit is known for his outstanding performance in which field ?

  1. Shooting
  2. Wrestling
  3. Kabaddi
  4. Swimming

Q.4:- The Indian to beat the computers in mathematical wizardry is ?

  1. Shakunthala Devi
  2. Ramanujam
  3. Rina Panigrahi
  4. Raja Ramanna

Q.5:- Shiv Kumar Sharma is famous for playing the ? [SSC CGL Exams 2016]

  1. Sitar
  2. Flute
  3. Santoor
  4. Tabla

Q.6:- Guru Gopi Krishna was a maestro of which of the following dance forms ?

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

Q.7:- The famous song ‘Saare Jahan Se Accha’ is composed by ?

  1. Ravindra Nath Tagore
  2. Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
  3. Jagan Nath Azad
  4. Mohammad Iqbal

Q.8:- The first person to conduct heart transplantation in India is ? [CDS Exams 1995]

  1. P.K.K. Ayyangar
  2. R. Valiathan
  3. Venugopal
  4. R. Kesavan Nair

Q.9:- The first president of USA to visit India was ?

  1. Thomas Jefferson
  2. John F. Kennedy
  3. W. Eisenhower
  4. George Washington

Q.10:- Who said, ‘You must be the change you wish to see in the world.’ ?

  1. Abraham Maslow
  2. Mahatma Gandhi
  3. Krishnamurthy
  4. Radhakrishnan

Q.11:- Which of the following is not correctly matched ?

  1. Do or Die – Mahatma Gandhi
  2. Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan – Lal Bahadur Shastri
  3. Who Lives If India Dies – Jawaharlal Nehru
  4. Inquilab Jindabad – Chandra Shekhar Azad

Q.12:- Geeta Chandran is well known as a / an ? [SSC CGL Exams 2008]

  1. Bharatnatyam Dancer
  2. Classical Carnatic Vocalist
  3. Film Director
  4. Exponent of Violin
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Q.13:- Which of the following is a dance of Punjab ?

  1. Dandiya
  2. Kathak
  3. Bhangra
  4. Odissi

Q.14:- ‘Mona Lisa’ is ?

  1. A famous painting by Leonardo Da Vinci
  2. A form of dance drama
  3. A famous French Novel
  4. The highest peak in the Andes Range

Q.15:- Where is the ‘Pushkar Fair’ held ?

  1. Ajmer
  2. Jodhpur
  3. Jaipur
  4. Udaipur

Q.16:- The holy book of the Parsis is ?

  1. Zend Avesta
  2. Torah
  3. Bible
  4. Gita

Q.17:- Kalchakra ceremony is associated with which of the following ceremonies ?

  1. Hinduism
  2. Buddhism
  3. Islam
  4. Jainism

Q.18:- Who among the following is not associated with Odissi dance ?

  1. Aadya Kaktika
  2. Aditi Bandyopadhyay
  3. Chitra Vishweswaran
  4. Madhavi Mudgal

Q.19:- Sanskrit is still spoken by a few in ?

  1. Bihar
  2. Jammu and Kashmir
  3. Uttarakhand
  4. Himachal Pradesh

Q.20:- Goldman Environmental Prize was instituted in ?

  1. 1982
  2. 1985
  3. 1990
  4. 1995

Q.21:- Which of the following awards is given for excellence in literary work ?

  1. Bharat Ratna
  2. Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award
  3. Arjuna Award
  4. Pulitzer Prize

Q.22:- Who among the following is not a Dada Saheb Phalke awardee ? [NDA Exams 2008]

  1. Shyam Benegal
  2. Moor Gopalakrishnan
  3. Mrinal Sen
  4. P. Dutta

Q.23:- Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus belongs to which of the following countries ?

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

Q.24:- ‘Ashoka Chakra’ is awarded for ? [MAT Exams 2005]

  1. Outstanding contribution to literature
  2. Gallantry by children
  3. Acts of gallantry in the presence of the enemy
  4. The most conspicuous bravery or self-sacrifice on land, air or sea but net in the presence of the enemy

Q.25:- Angela Merkel, the German Premier, has been awarded with ?

  1. Indira Gandhi Peace Prize
  2. Nehru Award
  3. Gandhi Peace Prize
  4. None of these
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