1500+ General Knowledge (GK) Questions and Answers For Competitive Exams Part 11

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Q.1:- Who among the following is the world’s first woman cosmonaut ?

  1. Valentina Tereshkova
  2. Bachendri Pal
  3. Junko Tabei
  4. Sally Ride

Q.2:- Which Indian Academy is promoting dance, drama and music ?

  1. Sahitya Academy
  2. Sangeet Academy
  3. National School of Drama
  4. Lalit Kala Academy

Q.3:- The first English Newspaper in India was started  by ?

  1. Dadabhai Naoroji
  2. A. Hickey
  3. Lord William Bentinck
  4. Rabindranath Tagore

Q.4:- Who among the following is the first person to set foot on Moon ?

  1. Glen
  2. Neil Armstrong
  3. Rakesh Sharma
  4. Yuri Gagarin

Q.5:- Norman Ernest Borlaug, who is regarded as the father of the Green Revolution in India, is from which country ? [IAS Exam 2008]

  1. United Sates of America
  2. Mexico
  3. Australia
  4. New Zealand

Q.6:- Which of these is a ‘Morning Raga’ ? [IAS 2000 Exam]

  1. Todi
  2. Darbari
  3. Bhopali
  4. Bhimpalasi

Q.7:- Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ? [IAS Exam 2007]

  1. William Dickson : Motion Picture Film
  2. William Dickson : Programmable Computer
  3. Nicholas Stern : Construction Technology
  4. Brian Greene : String Theory

Q.8:- Where is the renowned multi-arts centre Bharat Bhawan located ?

  1. Jaipur
  2. Bhopal
  3. Bengaluru
  4. New Delhi

Q.9:- Mohiniyattam dance form developed originally in which of the following states ?

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

Q.10:- The dance encouraged and performed from the Temple of Tanjore was ?

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

Q.11:- Kumkum Mohanty is associated with ?

  1. Odissi dance
  2. Carnatic music
  3. Bharatnatyam dance
  4. Kuchipudi dance

Q.12:- The classical Indian dance of Andhra Pradesh is ?

  1. Kuchipudi
  2. Kathakali
  3. Odissi
  4. Bharat Natyam

Q.13:- Which among the following is a martial dance ?

  1. Bamboo dance of Meghalaya
  2. Chhau of Mayurbhanj
  3. Kathakali
  4. Bhangra of Punjab
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Q.14:- A maximum of how many persons may be awarded with Bharat Ratna in a year ?

  1. One
  2. Two
  3. Three
  4. Four

Q.15:- Moortidevi Award is given annually in which of the following fields ?

  1. Literature
  2. Journalism
  3. Films
  4. Music

Q.16:- Which state gives Mewar Award ?

  1. Haryana
  2. Delhi
  3. Punjab
  4. Rajasthan

Q.17:- Which one of the following awards is given for Agriculture Research ? [CDS Exam 2000]

  1. Homi Bhabha Award
  2. Borlaug Award
  3. Magsaysay Award
  4. Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award

Q.18:- Which of the following awards is not given by Government of India ?

  1. Bharat Ratna
  2. Kalinga Prize
  3. Padma Vibhushan
  4. Ashok Chakra

Q.19:- The only Indian to win the Nobel Prize in Physics is ?

  1. J.C. Bose
  2. C.V. Raman
  3. Vickram Sarabhai
  4. H.J. Bhabha

Q.20:- Who was the first Indian lady actress to receive the Padma Shri Award ? [IAS Exam 2002]

  1. Smita Patil
  2. Nargis Dutt
  3. Meena Kumari
  4. Madhubala

Q.21:- Who among the following is a famous Chief Election Commissioner of India who has been awarded Magsaysay Award ?

  1. Sukumar Sen
  2. S. Gill
  3. L. Sakdhar
  4. James Michael Lyngdoh

Q.22:-  World Water Day is observed on ?

  1. February 24
  2. March 22
  3. April 30
  4. June 12

Q.23:- September 27th is observed worldwide as ?

  1. World Tourism Day
  2. World Animal Welfare Day
  3. World Post Office Day
  4. World Food Day

Q.24:- International Day of Disabled Persons is observed on ?

  1. November 23rd
  2. December 3rd
  3. January 19th
  4. October 6th

Q.25:- Who was adjudged as the Best Player in the World Cup Football 2014 ?

  1. James Rodriguez
  2. Lionel Messi
  3. Paul Pogba
  4. Manuel Neuer

 

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