1500+ General Knowledge (GK) Questions and Answers For Competitive Exams Part 7

Custom Search

Q.1:- The sculpture with three faces of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva known as ‘Trimurti’ appears in ______ caves ?

  1. Ajanta
  2. Ellora
  3. Elephanta
  4. Kalve

Q.2:- Which of the following musical instruments is also referred to as ‘Earth Body’ ?

  1. Tabla
  2. Maridangam
  3. Santoor
  4. Dholak

Q.3:- The World Water Conservation Day is observed on ? [UP PCS Exam 2011]

  1. 28 February
  2. 22 March
  3. 5 June
  4. 11 July

Q.4:- Kanak Rele is an exponent of ?

  1. Kuchipudi
  2. Odissi
  3. Bharat Natyam
  4. Mohini Attam and Kathakali

Q.5:- Which of the following is a famous Assamese festival ?

  1. Makar Sakranti
  2. Rongali Bihu
  3. Yugadi
  4. Onam

Q.6:- Which Indian language was accorded the classical status in 2014 ?

  1. Marathi
  2. Bengali
  3. Odia
  4. Assamese

Q.7:- In which state or Union Territory, French is used as the official language ?

  1. Tamil Nadu
  2. Puducherry
  3. Lakshadweep
  4. Kerala

Q.8:- Who among the following is not known for popularizing ‘Thumri’ form of India music ?

  1. Amir Khusro
  2. Tansen
  3. Nawab Vajid Ali Shah
  4. Siddheshwari Devi

Q.9:- Shigmo, a Hindu festival is mostly celebrated in ?

  1. Manipur
  2. Himachal Pradesh
  3. Tamil Nadu
  4. Goa

Q.10:- Who was the first India to win the Booker Prize ?

  1. Arundhati Roy
  2. Chetan Bhagat
  3. Salman Rushdie
  4. Jhumpa Lahiri

Q.11:- The Saraswati Samman was instituted in ?

  1. 1978
  2. 1981
  3. 1991
  4. 1999

Q.12:- The Nobel Prize was first awarded in ?

  1. 1901
  2. 1958
  3. 1972
  4. 1976

Q.13:- In which country is the committee which selects winners for Nobel peace prize located ? [IAS Exam 2006]

  1. Norway
  2. Sweden
  3. Finland
  4. Denmark

Q.14:- Who was awarded the first Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhawna Award ?

  1. Mother Teresa
  2. Acharya Tulsi
  3. J. Rangaswamy
  4. R.D. Tata
READ ALSO:   1500+ General Knowledge (GK) Questions and Answers For Competitive Exams Part 32

Q.15:- Which state Government of India has instituted the Samman Award ?

  1. Uttar Pradesh
  2. Madhya Pradesh
  3. Himachal Pradesh
  4. Andhra Pradesh

Q.16:- Which award is often considered as the Asia’s Nobel Prize ?

  1. Kyoto Awards
  2. Magsaysay Awards
  3. Mahatma Gandhi International Award
  4. Jawaharlal Award for International Understanding

Q.17:- The Chameli Devi Award is given to an outstanding woman who is a ?

  1. Vocalist
  2. Journalist
  3. Lawyer
  4. Scientist

Q.18:- Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), which was conferred with Noble Prize in 2013, is located in ?

  1. Geneva
  2. Washington D.C.
  3. Hague
  4. Dublin

Q.19:- The government has decided to celebrate the Pravasi Bhartiya Divas every year on a day on which Mahatma Gandhi returned from South Africa. When is Pravasi Bhartiya Divas celebrated ? [IAS Exams 2003]

  1. October 30
  2. June 17
  3. January 9
  4. April 27

Q.20:- Which one of the following days is observed as the World Environment Day ?

  1. 5th June
  2. 22nd April
  3. 4th March
  4. 11th September

Q.21:- International Literacy Day is observed on which of the following days ?

  1. September 8
  2. September 18
  3. October 8
  4. October 18

Q.22:- Which of the following is observed as the ‘World Refugees Day’ by the UNO ?

  1. January 20
  2. March 20
  3. May 20
  4. June 20

Q.23:- International Day against Nuclear Tests is observed on ?

  1. 9th February
  2. 9th September
  3. 21st November
  4. 29th August

Q.24:- Which country won the 2014 World Cup Football final ?

  1. Argentina
  2. Brazil
  3. Italy
  4. Germany

Q.25:- ‘Chinaman’ is associated with ?

  1. Chess
  2. Cricket
  3. Bridge
  4. Swimming
READ ALSO:   1500+ General Knowledge (GK) Questions and Answers For Competitive Exams Part 30

 

Explore and Study More Topics

READ ALSO:   1500+ General Knowledge (GK) Questions and Answers For Competitive Exams Part 16