1500+ General Knowledge (GK) Questions and Answers For Competitive Exams Part 37

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Q.1:- Who is the founder of Infosys – the leading IT Company in the world ?

  1. R. Narayana Murthy
  2. Azim Premji
  3. Ratan Tata
  4. None of the above

Q.2:- Philip Kotler is well-known as a ? [CDS Exam 2005]

  1. Film Actor
  2. Swimmer
  3. Management Expert
  4. Fashion Designer

Q.3:- The Vivekananda Rock Memorial is situated at which of the following places ?

  1. Mumbai
  2. Trivandrum
  3. Pondicherry
  4. Kanyakumari

Q.4:- Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ? [IAS Exam 2006]

  1. Sigmund Freud : Psychoanalysis
  2. Anna Freud : Child Psychiatry
  3. Milton Friedman : Economic
  4. Eric R. Kandel : Literature

Q.5:- Kathakali is a folk dance prevalent in which of the following states ?

  1. Kerala
  2. Odisha
  3. Manipur
  4. Karnataka

Q.6:- Which of the following is not correctly matched ?

  1. Odissi : Odisha
  2. Bharat Natyam : Tamil Nadu
  3. Kuchipudi : Rajasthan
  4. Kathakali : Kerala

Q.7:- What is the interval between two ‘Maha Kumbha’ melas at the same palce ?

  1. 4 years
  2. 6 years
  3. 8 years
  4. 12 years

Q.8:- Which state has adopted Nepali as its official language ?

  1. Uttarakhand
  2. Sikkim
  3. Arunachal Pradesh
  4. Nagaland

Q.9:- Which of the following musical instruments is said to have been invented by Amir Khusro ?

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

Q.10:- Which of the following is the only Hindu festival dedicated to the Sun God ?

  1. Chhath Puja
  2. Holi
  3. Navaratri
  4. Makar Sankranti

Q.11:- In which year the Government of India broadened the criteria for conferment of Bharat Ratna to include ‘Any Field of Human Endeavour’ ?

  1. 2010
  2. 2011
  3. 2012
  4. 2013

Q.12:- Indian-American poet _______ wins the 98th annual Pulitzer Prize in the poetry category for his collection of poems ‘3 Sections’.

  1. Ramesh Agrawal
  2. Medha Patkar
  3. Vijay Seshadri
  4. C. Mehta
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Q.13:- The Arjuna Awards were instituted in the year ? [CBI Exam 1989]

  1. 1965
  2. 1963
  3. 1961
  4. 1975

Q.14:- Who is the first recipient of the Moortidevi Award ?

  1. K. Nagaraj Rao
  2. Manu Bhai Pancholi
  3. Vishnu Prabhakar
  4. Munishree Nagraj

Q.15:- Who among the following Nobel Prize winners was not an Indian Citizen ? [MP PCS 1996 Exam]

  1. Subramaniyam Chandrashekhar
  2. V. Raman
  3. Mother Teresa
  4. Rabindranath Tagore

Q.16:- Besides Roosevelt, who among the following Presidents of American has won the Nobel Peace Prize ?

  1. Thomas Jefferson
  2. Bill Clinton
  3. Woodrow Wilson
  4. None of the above

Q.17:- Tansen Samman has been instituted by the Government of ?

  1. Gujarat
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Uttar Pradesh
  4. Madhya Pradesh

Q.18:- Who amongst the following is a famous Booker Prize winner author from India ?

  1. Chetan Bhagat
  2. Namita Gokhale
  3. Arundhati Roy
  4. Upamanyu Chatterjee

Q.19:- Meghnad Saha award is given for outstanding contribution in which of the following fields ?

  1. Science
  2. Journalism
  3. Literature
  4. Social Science

Q.20:- Who was the first Jnanpith Award winner ?

  1. Shankar Kurup
  2. Sumitra Nandan Pant
  3. Shriaram Karanth
  4. Umashanker Joshi

Q.21:- Who was the first actress to be conferred the honour of Padma Shri ?

  1. Kanan Devi
  2. Nargis Dutt
  3. Devika Rani
  4. Sulochana

Q.22:- Dada Saheb Phalke Awards are given by the Ministry of ?

  1. Information and Broadcasting
  2. Social Welfare
  3. Corporate Affairs
  4. Human Resource Development

Q.23:- World Ozone Day is observed on ?

  1. September 16th
  2. October 16th
  3. November 16th
  4. September 26th

Q.24:- World Computer Literacy Day is celebrated on ?

  1. December 2nd
  2. December 8th
  3. December 10th
  4. December 25th
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Q.25:- World Health Day is observed on ?

  1. January 19th
  2. December 22nd
  3. July 1st
  4. April 7th

 

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