General Knowledge Questions for CRPF,BSF,RRB,SS-CGL,NDA,B.Ed.,TET,UPPSC,IES Exams

Question No:1

Who partnered Mahesh Bhupathi in his mixed doubles title win at the 2012 French Open?

Sania Mirza

Question No:2

Who was appointed the Chairman of the Press Council of India in 2011?

Justice Markendey Katju

Question No:3

Which revolutionary, also known as ‘masterda’, led the Chittagong Armoury Raid in 1930?

Surya Sen

Question No:4

After whom is the southernmost tip of India named?

Indira Gandhi

Question No:5

Who is the first musician to be honoured with the Bharat Ratna?

M S Subbulakshmi

Question No:6

Which book is on the life of a Mughal Emperor and is an autobiography?


Question No:7

In which sports has India won Olympic medals in 2004, 2008 and 2012?


Question No:8

Which Indian state has the largest area under forests?

Madhya Pradesh

Question No:9

Which place in Gujarat is the meeting point of seven rivers.saptasangam, where the largest animal fair of the state is held ?


Question No:10

To Which poet did Mahatma Gandhi give the title of “Rashtriya Shayar” ?

Jhaverchand Meghani

Question No:11

Who has been India’s longest serving woman chief minister and for which state ?

Sheila Dikshit, Delhi

Question No:12

In his book titled ‘ The Arctic Home in the Vedas”, who argued that the Aryans originated in the north polar region ?

Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Question No:13

Which country other than India, got freedom on isth August and in which year?

Bahrain 1971

Question No:14

Which gas protects the earth from U V radiations of the Sun ?


Question No:15

What was the capital of Awadh before Nawab Asaf-ud-daula shifted it to Lucknow in 1775 ?


Question No:16

Which book by A P J Abdul Kalam is a sequel to his autobiography “Wings of Fire” ?

Turning Points

Question No:17

Which of these is a kind of printed sari traditionally worn during the Tee] festival in Rajasthan ?


Question No:18

In terms of area , which is the largest Union territory of India ?

Andaman and Nicobar Island

Question No:19

In the field of medicine , which problem is treated with the help of IVF technique ?


Question No:20

The Vivek Express traversing the longest route on the Indian Railways network runs between Kanyakumari and which other city ?

Dibrugarh (Asom)

Question No:21

In Which state was the Electronic Voting Machine used for the first time in any election in India ?


Question No:22

Whom did Mamata Banerjee defeat in her first Lok Sabha election in 1984 ?

Somnath Chatterjee

Question No:23

Diaoyu Islands , also known as Senkaku Islands , is located in which sea ?

East China Sea

Question No:24

Who was the first to translate the Bhagwad Gita from the Sanskrit into English in 1785 ?

Sir Charles Wilkins

Question No:25

A child may develop Kwashiorkor disease primarily due the deficiency of what ?


Question No:26

Which is a type of puzzle that consists of a grid with numbers appearing in some of the squares ?


Question No:27

Which author’s autobiographical series is titled ‘ Nirbasan’ ?

D. Taslima Nasrin

Question No:28

Which Nobel Prize winner was born in Shantiniketan ?

Ravindranatha Tagore

Question No:29

In the Mahabharata, who brought up Kama after he was abandoned by Kunti soon after his birth ?


Question No:30

What is the chemical name of baking soda?

Sodium Bicarbonate

Question No:31

In which place was prehistoric ‘rock shelters’ discovered which were declared a World Heritage site in 2003 by UNESCO?


Question No:32

In which story did Premchand describe Dowry as a social problem?


Question No:33

In which sport does Sunil Chetri represent India?


Question No:34

When were Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev hanged?

23 March 1931

Question No:35

Which woman scientists has been dubbed ‘Agni Putri’ by the Indian Media?

Tessy Thomas

Question No:36

In which coal mine did about 375 people lose their lives in 1975 due to inundation?


Question No:37

Who is the first foreign coach to be honoured with the Dronacharya Award?

B I Fernandez