Quiz No:3967 Frequently Asked GK Questions for Various Competitive Exams

General Awareness Objective Questions for APPSC,TSPSC,KeralaPSC,WBSSC Exams



Question No:1

Which yoga guru’s autobiography is titled “Autobiography of a Yogi”?

Paramahansa Yogananda

Question No:2

Which Indian leader holds the record of being the youngest as well as the oldest Chief minister of his state ?

Prakash Singh Badal

Question No:3

Which is the only finger in the human hand that contains two bones?

Thumb

Question No:4

What is the name of the superstorm that hit the East Coast of USA in end October 2012?

Sandy

Question No:5

To which regiment of the Indian Army did Major Somnath Sharma, the first recipient of the Param Vir Chakra, belong?

Kumaon Regiment

Question No:6

In 1538, who dethroned the Mughal Emperor Humayun from Delhi?

Sher Shah Suri

Question No:7

The chemical symbol of which element was derived from the Latin term of hydrargyrum, meaning ‘liquid silver’?

Mercury

Question No:8

According to the Vamana Purana, the water of which river turned black after Shiva jumped into it?

Kalindi

Question No:9

Which Nawab composed the thumri ‘Babul mora naihar chhoto jaaye’?

Wajid Ali Shall

Question No:10

Who is the first Indian woman to win a gold medal at the Asian Games?

Kamaljeet Sandhu

Question No:11

Which metal has the highest melting point as well as the highest boiling point ?

Platinum

Question No:12

The Delhi house where Mahatma Gandhi spent his last day was the residence of which industrialist ?

G. D. Birla

Question No:13

In the 18703, which Indian leader produced the first ever statistical estimate o^ average per capita income of British-India?

Dadabhai Naoroji

Question No:14

Which God is Sri Vitthal in Pandharpur, Maharashtra believed to be a manifestation of ?

Vishnu

Question No:15

Where was Hussein Ibn All killed by soldiers of the Umayyad ruler Yazid in A.D. 680?

Karbala it



Question No:16

Who was the Scientific Adviser to the Defence Minister of India during Pokhran II ?

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

Question No:17

In 1929-30, under whose presidency was the demand for Turna Swaraj’ made during the Lahore session of the Indian National Congress ?

Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

Question No:18

Which is the only district in Jharkhand through which the 1′ river Ganga flows ?

Sahibganj

Question No:19

Who has been the longest serving chairman of the Tata i Group ?

JRD Tata

Question No:20

9 January was chosen as Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas to commemorate whose return to India ?

Mahatma Gandhi

Question No:21

Whose autobiography is “My unforgettable memories”, which is dedicated to “Mom, Mati and Manush”?

Mamta Banerjee

Question No:22

According to the Devi Bhagavata Purana, which king performed a yagna to totally wipe out the naga dynasty ?

Janmejaya

Question No:23

Whose ancestral home is ‘Ganguly house’, located in : Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh?

Kishore Kumar

Question No:24

Which animal sleeps for the shortest duration in a 24 hour day?

Girraffe

Question No:25

First Woman to sail around the world

Naomi James,28 yrs old New Zealander

Question No:26

Where does sound travel faster; in air or water?

In water (4.5 times faster)

Question No:27

When is Human Rights Day observed?

10-Dec

Question No:28

What is the main purpose of Group 77?

To defend the economic and trade interests of the developing nations of the world

Question No:29

Who among the following is the recipient of the first Dayawati Modi Award for art, culture and education?

Amitabh Bachchan

Question No:30

How many players are there in the water Polo team?

Seven

Question No:31

Misha Grewal is associated with which games/sports?

Squash

Question No:32

Where was United Nations Organisation founded?

San Francisco in 1945

Question No:33

What was the clock speed of the original IBM PC?

Less than 5 MHz

Question No:34

When did the Board of Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (BIFR) came into existence?

1987

Question No:35

What beverage was invented by Charles Alderton in 1885 in Waco, Texas?

Dr. Pepper

Question No:36

Which scientist first discovered that the earth revolves round the sun?

Copernicus

Question No:37

When did India enter into space age by launching the satellite ‘Aryabhatta’?

1975