1500+ General Knowledge (GK) Questions and Answers For Competitive Exams Part 12

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Q.1:- Indian Olympics Association came up in the year ?

  1. 1920
  2. 1922
  3. 1925
  4. 1927

Q.2:- Which of these International Tennis events is played on a grass court ? [SSC CHSL 2000]

  1. US Open
  2. French Open
  3. Wimbledon
  4. Australian Open

Q.3:- The famous sportsman Michael Jordan is associated with ?

  1. Athletics
  2. Tennis
  3. Baseball
  4. Basket Ball

Q.4:- The only FIFA World Cup organized by the two Asian countries Japan and South Korea is ?

  1. 1998 FIFA World Cup
  2. 2002 FIFA World Cup
  3. 2006 FIFA World Cup
  4. 1994 FIFA World Cup

Q.5:- Which one of the following is correct in respect of India football team’s performance in the Olympic Games ? [IAS Exam 2008]

  1. Indian has never participated in the Olympic Football Tournament
  2. India played only in the First Round
  3. India entered only upto the Quarter Finals
  4. India entered the Semi Finals

Q.6:- With which of the following games is Tiger Woods associated ?

  1. Golf
  2. Swimming
  3. Tennis
  4. Badminton

Q.7:- Azlan Shah Cup is associated with the game of ?

  1. Cricket
  2. Table Tennis
  3. Hockey
  4. Golf

Q.8:- Indian Hockey Federation came into being in the year ?

  1. 1920
  2. 1925
  3. 1931
  4. 1942

Q.9:- LBW is a term related to the game of ?

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

Q.10:- Who amongst the following is not a Badminton Player ?

  1. Aparna Popat
  2. Saina Nehwal
  3. Chetan Anand
  4. VVS Laxman

Q.11:- Which award is given to the coaches of sports persons ?

  1. Dronacharya Award
  2. Arjuna Award
  3. Kalidas Samman
  4. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna

Q.12:- Who was the host country of 2014 Hockey World Cup ?

  1. Australia
  2. Argentina
  3. England
  4. Netherlands
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Q.13:- Which of the following is the trophy / cup associated with the game of cricket ?

  1. Derby
  2. Merdeka Cup
  3. Santosh Trophy
  4. Duleep Trophy

Q.14:- Name the first India cricketer to model for a brand ?

  1. Nawab Pataudi
  2. Farook Engineer
  3. Nari Contractor
  4. Sunil Gavaskar

Q.15:- Where was the first national Kho-Kho championship organized ?

  1. Kochi
  2. Pune
  3. Vijayawada
  4. Dispur

Q.16:- Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) is based at ?

  1. Chennai
  2. Bengaluru
  3. Kolkata
  4. New Delhi

Q.17:- The Erawan shrine, which witnessed a major bomb blast in August 2015, is located at ? [CDS (I) Exams 2016]

  1. Singapore
  2. Bangkok
  3. Kuala Lumpur
  4. Kabul

Q.18:- Greenpeace, which fights relentless wars against environmental ills like global warming, is headquartered at ?

  1. Paris
  2. London
  3. Amsterdam
  4. Vienna

Q.19:- Barter transaction means ?

  1. Coins are exchanged for goods
  2. Goods are exchanged with goods
  3. Money acts as a medium of exchange
  4. Goods are exchanged with gold

Q.20:- The Kea Parrot is native to which country ?

  1. New Zealand
  2. Africa
  3. Australia
  4. Philippines

Q.21:- Study of life in outer space is known as ?

  1. Endobiology
  2. Exobiology
  3. Enterbiology
  4. Neobiology

Q.22:- Which among the following countries has the largest population ? [IAS Exam 2003]

  1. Indonesia
  2. Japan
  3. Pakistan
  4. Sudan

Q.23:- For purifying drinking water alum is used ?

  1. For coagulation of mud particles
  2. To kill bacteria
  3. To remove salts
  4. To remove gases

Q.24:- For which one of the following countries, is Spanish not an official language ? [IAS Exam 2005]

  1. Chile
  2. Colombia
  3. Republic of Congo
  4. Cuba

Q.25:- Which one among the following is not a Baltic nation ? [CDS Exams 2011]

  1. Latvia
  2. Slovakia
  3. Lithuania
  4. Estonia
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