1500+ General Knowledge (GK) Questions and Answers For Competitive Exams Part 19

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Q.1:- ‘Wings of Fire’ is written by ?

  1. Mark Lucas
  2. APJ Abdul Kalam
  3. Chetan Bhagat
  4. Amar Singh

Q.2:- ‘Na Khatma Hone Wali Kahani’ is the autobiography of ? [SSC Grad Exams 2000]

  1. N. Sheshan
  2. Amitabh Bachchan
  3. Sonia Gandhi
  4. P. Singh

Q.3:- ‘The Lowland’ is written by ?

  1. Sreemoyee Piu Kundu
  2. Jhumpa Lahiri
  3. Devdutt Patnaik
  4. Jerry Pinto

Q.4:- Who amongst the following is the author of the book ‘The Score of My Life’ ?

  1. APJ Abdul Kalam
  2. Zubin Mehta
  3. Javed Akhtar
  4. Deepa Narayan

Q.5:- The Road Ahead is a book written by ?

  1. Jyoti Basu
  2. LK Advani
  3. Bill Gates
  4. Bill Clinton

Q.6:- Hari Prasad Chaurasia is a renowned player of ?

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

Q.7:- Amjad Ali Khan is associated with which of the following musical instruments ?

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

Q.8:- Who among the following was the first lady Prime Minister in the world ? [CDS Exam 2002]

  1. Golda Meir
  2. Indira Gandhi
  3. Mary Eugenia Charles
  4. Shivimavo Bhandaranaike

Q.9:- Kishan Maharaj is associated with ?

  1. Piano
  2. Tabla
  3. Violin
  4. Flute

Q.10:- Founder of Boys Scout and Civil Guide was ? [IAS Exams 1993]

  1. Charles Andrews
  2. Robert Montgomery
  3. Richard Temple
  4. Baden Powell

Q.11:- Who said, ‘Give me blood, I will give you freedom.’ ?

  1. Bhagat Singh
  2. Ram Prasad Bismil
  3. Subhash Chandra Bose
  4. Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Q.12:- The first International Film Festival of India was held in ?

  1. 1952 at Calcutta
  2. 1952 at Bombay
  3. 1952 at Delhi
  4. 1952 at Rajasthan

Q.13:- Who among the following is a Hindustani classical singer ? [IAS Exam 2006]

  1. Geeta Chandran
  2. Leela Samson
  3. Gangubai Hangal
  4. Swapnasundari
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Q.14:- ‘Yakshagana’ is a popular dance form of ?

  1. Tamil Nadu
  2. Andhra Pradesh
  3. Karnataka
  4. Kerala

Q.15:- In Odisha, certain tribes worship hills, this is an example of ?

  1. Animism
  2. Animatism
  3. Theriomorphism
  4. Anthropomorphism

Q.16:- Raghurajpur, a heritage village in Odisha is well known for ?

  1. Bamboo Work
  2. Dhokra Casting
  3. Pattachitra
  4. Cane Work

Q.17:- Pandit Mallikarjun Mansur is associated with ?

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

Q.18:- Rajasthani and Pahari Schools were famous for ?

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

Q.19:- Madhumita Raut is associated with ?

  1. Bharatnatyam
  2. Odissi
  3. Kuchipudi
  4. Kathak

Q.20:- Padma Subramanyam is associated with ?

  1. Kathak
  2. Bharatnatyam
  3. Odissi
  4. Kuchipudi

Q.21:- Who among the following was the first individual to have been conferrd with the prestigious Bharat Ratna Posthumously ?

  1. Jai Prakash Narayan
  2. Lal Bahadur Shastri
  3. Vinoba Bhave
  4. Sarvapalli Radha Krishnan

Q.22:- Moortidevi Award was instituted by [SSC Graduate Level Exams 2004]

  1. Human Resource Ministry, Union Govt.
  2. Sahitya Akademi
  3. Bhartiya Jnanpeeth Trust
  4. Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan

Q.23:- ‘Goldman Awards’ are given for outstanding contribution in which of the following fields ? [LIC Exams 1994]

  1. Population control
  2. Popularisation of science
  3. Conservation of energy
  4. Protection of environment

Q.24:- Who among the following is not a recipient of the Bhartiya Jnanpeeth Award ?

  1. F. Hussain
  2. Ashaparna Devi
  3. Raghupathi Sahai
  4. K. Gokak

Q.25:- Saraswati Samman is given annually for outstanding contribution to ? [CBI Exams 1992]

  1. Literature
  2. Education
  3. Fine Arts
  4. Classical Music

 

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