GK Questions in English । General Knowledge Questions and Answers

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200 Common GK Questions and Answers । General Knowledge questions and answers in English

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Common GK Questions and Answers : Set-1

1. Mandal Commission came into force during the tenure of which Prime Minister?
Answer: North – V. P. Singh

2. What is SARS?
Answer: Viral Disease

3. Who is the father of the Green Revolution in India?
Answer: M.S. Swaminathan

4. The White Revolution is concerned with?
Answer: Milk

5. Godhra is famous for what?
Answer: To burn people in the train

6. Who was the last Mughal ruler?
Answer – Bahadur Shah Zafar

7. Who opposed Sati’s custom?
Answer: Raja Ram Mohan Roy

8. What is the full form of OBC?
Answer – Other Backward classes

9. Why is SAIL famous?
Answer: For steel production

10. Why the demand draft is crossed?
Answer – So that payment can be done only through a bank account

11. Where does Pushkar Mela organized?
Answer: – Jaipur

12. Where was the establishment of Azad Hind Fauj?
Answer: Singapore

13. What is India’s place in the world in terms of area?
Ans: – Seventh

14. Zakir Hussain is concerned with?
Answer: Tabla

15. The Samadhi of Lal Bahadur Shastri is situated at?
Answer – Vijay Ghat

16. Suez combines the canal.
Answer – to the Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea

17. Who is the queen of the spices?
Answer: Cardamom

18. ‘] [‘ is the indicator of.
Ans: bridge

19. Who was the founder of Nazism?
Answer: Hitler

20. Who has run the ‘Din-i-Elahi’ religion?
Answer: Akbar

21. Who is called “Gharib Nawaaz”?
Answer: Khawaza Moinuddin Chishti

22. Where is the Qutub Minar?
Answer: In Delhi

23. The land between the mountain and the hill is called.
Answer: Valley

24. Where Saharia tribe is found?
Answer: In Rajasthan

25. By which colour the mountain and hills are represented in the map.
Answer: Red color

GK Questions in English : Set-2

26. Which country is the Largest producer of silk?
Answer: China

27. Who was the Prime Minister of Pakistan at the time of Kargil war?
Answer: Nawaz Sharif

28. India’s national bird.
Answer: Peacock

29. When was the Indian National Congress established?
Answer – 1885

30. Which shape is made from underground water?
Answer – Karstvideo

31. …………. is a Kharif crop.
Answer: Mecca

32. When the bajra crop is harvested?
Answer: October-November

33. Eskimo’s house is built by.
Answer – Snow

34. Before Delhi which city was the capital of India?
Answer: Calcutta (Presently – Kolkata)

35. A red triangle (Δ) is related to.
Answer: Family Welfare

36. Contour shows the line.
Answer: From the same elevation and shape to the sea level

37. Where the Kaveri River flows.
Answer: South India

38. Who is the creator of the Mahabharata?
Answer: Vedavas

39. Which is the most common tribe in Sri Lanka?
Answer: Sinhalese

40. Which cereals are burnt during Holika Dahan?
Answer: Barley (Jou)

41. Who got income from the registration fee in the village fair?
Answer: District Council

42. Who founded the ‘Khudai Khidmatgar’?
Answer: Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan

43. Where is the Ganges-Yamuna River’s meeting place?
Answer: In Allahabad

44. The northernmost mountain range of the Himalayas is called.
Answer – Hemadri

45. What was the name of Buddha’s childhood?
Answer – Siddhartha

46. India’s maritime border is how much longer?
Answer: 7500 KM

47. Megasthenes was the ambassador of?
Answer – Cellulose

48. Kathak Kali is the dance of which state?
Answer: Kerala

49. Ujjain is situated on the banks of which river?
Answer: Kshapra

50. When the Party-Change Act was passed?
Answer – in 1985

GK Questions and Answers : Set-3

51. In which state is the Old Bird Sanctuary?
Answer: Rajasthan

52. Who is known as Frontier Gandhi?
Answer: Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan

53. Patliputra was the first capital of which Mauryan Empire
Answer – Chandragupta Maurya

54. Human Rights Day is celebrated.
Answer – December 10

55. Which is the leading tea producing state of India?
Answer: Assam

56. Who was the 2nd woman of India to climb Mount Everest?
Answer – Santosh Yadav

57. Who was the first woman president of the Indian National Congress?
Answer: Annie Besant

58. Where is Jim Carbet Park located?
Answer – Uttaranchal

59. Somnath temple was destroyed by which invaders?
Answer – Mahmood Ghaznavi

60. Dada Saheb Phalke was the first person honored with the award.
Answer – Devika Rani

61. When was ‘U.N.O’ established?
Answer: 1945

62. India exports the highest amount of commodity.
Answer – cotton cloth

63. Gram comes under which crop?
Answer: Pulses

64. Which is the longest railroad in India?
Answer: Northern Railway

65. Who was the 12th President of India?
Answer: – Dr. Abdul Kalam

66. Which state of India is the largest producer of rubber?
Answer: Kerala

67. In which state is the Bhankha Nangal Dam located?
Answer: Punjab

68. The great man Virsa Munda was from which state of India?
Answer: Jharkhand

69. Who is the supreme army commander of the Indian Army?
Answer: President

70. The distance between two tracks Railway ‘broad-gauge’ is?
Answer – 1.675 m

71. Where is the Central Railway Office?
Answer: In Mumbai

72. Which is the 29th state of India?
Answer: Telangana

73. The world’s largest desert.
Answer: Sahara

74. The first satellite launched by India.
Answer: Aryabhatta

75. Who conducts small cases in rural areas?
Answer – Sub-divisional authority

GK Questions in English : Set-4

76. India’s largest gold producing state.
Answer: Karnataka

77. Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was most famous in which area?
Answer: Science

78. The largest rice producing state in India.
Answer: West Bengal

79. At which place nuclear testing mostly done?
Answer: Pokaran

80. Who is the author of the song Govind?
Answer: Jayadev

81. The name of the father of Gautam Budh was.
Answer – Shudhodhan

82. National Youth Day is celebrated on?
Answer – January 12

83. Where was the first See ports established by the British in India?
Answer – Surat

84. Where is the National Defense Academy?
Answer: Khadgavasala

85. Which city is called the Unchanging City of the World?
Answer: Rome

86. India’s most literate state.
Answer: Kerala

87. India’s longest dam.
Answer: Hirakud Dam

88. Who built Fatehpur Sikri?
Answer: Mughal Emperor Akbar

89. Who was the first person to land on the moon’s surface?
Answer: Neil Armstrong

90. India’s most famous place for the oil sector.
Answer: Digboi-Assam

91. By which surname Japan’s capital Tokyo is known?
Answer – Osaka

92. Who gave the word Harijan?
Answer: Mahatma Gandhi

93. Where is a very good yield in India?
Answer: In Karnataka

94. The folk dance ‘Kikali’ is famous in which state?
Answer: Haryana

95. The term ‘googly’ is related to which game?
Answer: Cricket

96. Which is the highest coal producing state?
Answer: Jharkhand

97. Where is Charminar located?
Answer: Hyderabad

98. Where did the Metro first started in India?
Answer: Calcutta

99. Golden Temple is located in which Indian city?
Answer: Amritsar

100. Rourkela is famous for which mineral?
Answer – iron

GK Questions and Answers : Set-5

101. In which state is the Luuni River flowing?
Answer: Rajasthan

102. The largest producer of asbestos in the world.
Answer: India

103. Where is Santa Cruz airport?
Answer: Mumbai

104. Which was India’s first full-colour film?
Answer – Jhansi ki Rani

105. Who was the Chairman of the First Finance Commission of India?
Answer: K C. Niyogi

106. Which state is mostly populated by the poverty line in India?
Answer: Orissa

107. Black soil is the most suitable for which crop?
Answer: Cotton

108. World AIDS Day is celebrated?
Answer: December 1

109. Where is the headquarters of the Coca-Cola Company located?
Answer: Atlanta

110. Minimum age should be for fighting the Lok Sabha election in India.
Answer: 25 years

111. When is International Women’s Day celebrated?
Answer – March 8

112. Where is Kanha National Park located?
Answer – In Mandla

113. Where is the Dhruv of India’s nuclear reactor located?
Answer: Trombay

114. Where is the ‘Statue of Liberty’ located?
Answer – in New York

115. Where is the ‘Red Square’ located?
Answer: In Moscow

116. Aswan dam located in which River?
Answer: On the Nile River

117. What is ‘Pentagon’?
Answer: US Department of Defense’s Office

118. The Narmada is the origin of the river.
Answer: Amarkantak

119. The first digit of the PIN code is called.
Answer: Number of postal zones related to post office

120. Which water reservoir separates Europe from Africa?
Answer: Gibraltar

121. Where is Nhava Seva port located in India?
Answer: Near Mumbai

122. Which port is on the west coast?
Answer: Paradise

123. Where is the tin found in India?
Answer: Hazaribagh (Jharkhand)

124. Shivaji was arrested by which ambassador of Aurangzeb?
Answer: Raja Jaisingh

125. Which queen of Rajasthan had sent Rakhi to the emperor Humayun and urged for help against Bahadur Shah?
Answer: Queen Kannavati

GK Questions in English : Set-6

126. The Sardar Sarovar project is situated on which river?
Answer: on the Narmada River

127. Where is the railway wagon factory (CIMMCO) located in Rajasthan?
Answer: In Bharatpur

128. There were how many Indian princely states before independence.
Answer: 562

129. When did the British Parliament pass the Indian Independence Act?
Answer: July 1947

130. When did Lord Mountbatten, President of the Bharat Divas Parishad, announce the partition of India?
Answer: On 3 June 1947

131. Who was the first person to talk about two Separate Nationals of India?
Answer – Muhammad Iqbal

132. Who was the founder of ‘Farvard Block’?
Answer – Subhash Chandra Bose

133. Even after the opposition of Gandhi, who was made the Congress president?
Answer – Subhash Chandra Bose

134. On 13th April 1919, the Jaliawala Bagh massacre in Amritsar protested against whose arrest?
Answer: Satyapal and Saifuddin Kichalu

135. In 1885, where was the first session (अधिवेसन) of the Indian National Congress, headed by Vyomkesh Chandra Banerjee?
Answer: Mumbai

136. Who had declared the partition of Bengal in 1905?
Answer – Lord Curzon

137. There is a minimum age limit for the election of the Lok Sabha in India.
Answer: 25 years

138. Which ruler defeated King Harshavardhana?
Answer: Pulakeshin II

139. Who first hindered Hindu law?
Answer: Manu

140. Where was the death of Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar?
Answer: Rangoon

141. Which year was the launch of color light signaling in India?
Answer – in 1928

142. Lord Clive defeated to whom in the Battle of Plassey?
Answer – Sirajuddaula

143. When did the Indian National Congress demand full Swaraj?
Answer – in 1929

144. What is famous for Kaziranga Reserve?
Answer – for a horny rhinoceros

145. In which city is the authentic time and local time of India is the same?
Answer: Allahabad

146. Which dance is related to dancer Sonal Mansingh?
Answer: Bharatanatyam

147. When was the Muslim League celebrating ‘Mukti Diwas’?
Answer – in 1929

148. Who has invented the method of the depiction of Cubism?
Answer – Pablo Picasso

149. Nagasaki Nagar of Japan is situated on which island?
Answer – QiShu

150. Harmuz Water Treaty separates which two countries?
Answer: Iran and Oman

GK Questions and Answers : Set-7

151. Which year was the first meeting of the Rajya Sabha held?
Answer – in 1952

152. What is in Caga?
Answer: Nuclear energy production

153. Where is the headquarters of the United Nations Education, Science and Sanskrit Organization (UNESCO) located?
Answer – in Paris

154. In India, how many states and union territories are now divided by administrative vision?
Answer: 29 States and 7 Union Territories

155. What is pagoda?
Answer: Buddhist Temple

156. The zoristians are called.
Answer – People of agnostic race

157. Which country is called ‘Land of Golden Pagoda’?
Answer: Myanmar (Burma)

158. Humayun Naama is composed of whom?
Answer: Gulbadan Begum

159. Currently, the total length of India’s railroad is.
Answer – 64640 KM (verify from your side too)

160. Where does the Western and Eastern Ghats meet?
Answer: On Palghat

161. From what place did the remains of Harappa civilization come from?
Answer: Nagarjuna Konda

162. Who was the first recipient of the Human Rights Award?
Answer: Nelson Mandela

163. Which is the state of spices in India?
Answer: Kerala

164. How many army commandos are organized?
Answer: Five

165. What is ’10-Downing Street’?
Answer: Residence of the Prime Minister of England

166. Kalpana Chawla originally was from which place
Answer: Haryana (India)

167. 0 longitude that passes through Greenwich
Answer: Chief posthumous

168. Gorsoppa Waterfall is situated on which river?
Answer: Sharavati

169. What was the number of members of the draft constitution of Indian Constituent Assembly?
Answer – 7

170. Who founded the ‘Hindustan Republican Association’ in 1924?
Answer: – Shachindranath Sanyal

171. During the Rigvedic period, the main deities of Brahmins were.
Answer: Som (सोम)

172. What is ‘Green Peace’?
Answer: An International Organization for Environmental Protection

173. In which style is the temple of Bhubaneswar, Puri, and Pilani built?
Answer: Nagar

174. In which state of India diamond is found?
Answer: Madhya Pradesh

175. The country’s first train that got the honor of I.S.O-9001.
Answer: Bhopal Express

GK Questions in English : Set-8

176. The word ‘Third Eye’ is related to which game?
Answer: Cricket

177. Where is the southernmost point ‘Indira Point’ of India located?
Answer: Big Nicobar Islands

178. A minimum distance of two places on the globe is?
Answer: On the main longitude

179. In which tribe is the trend of seasonal migration found?
Answer – Bhutia

180. Who was the first president of the Indian Lok Sabha?
Answer: G. V. Mavlankar

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181. Trirat of Jain religion.
Answer: Right-to-do, proper behaviour, right-thinking

182. When was the Indian Navy established in Cochin?
Answer: In January 1969

183. Yamini Krnamamurthy is related to which dance?
Answer: Bharat Natyam dance

184. Forbes is the Satellite of which planet?
Answer: Mars

185. Uri Jeevan Power Project is in which state of India?
Answer: Jammu Kashmir

186. The Losang Festival is celebrated in which country?
Answer – Taiwan

187. In which area is the Pulitzer Prize awarded?
Answer: Journalism

188. The tourist day is celebrated on the date in the world?
Answer: 27 September

189. The first large-scale action of extremist revolutionaries is related to ‘Big Dacoity’?
Answer: East Bengal

190. What was the famous European traveller ‘Barnear’ by profession?
Answer: Doctor

191. Who is credited for the complete construction work of Qutub Minar?
Answer – Eltumish

192. Who was the last Mughal ruler to sit on the Mayur Throne (मयूर सिंहासन)?
Answer – Muhammad Shah

193. Who was the biggest obstacle in getting the throne of Shah Jahan on the death of Jahangir?
Answer: Shayariar

194. Where was the capital of Chalukya?
Answer: Watapi

195. In what period was the invention of the decimal system in India?
Answer: Gupta Kal (गुप्त कल)

196. Which Buddhist schism was divided into two distinct and independent sects, Buddhism ‘Hinayana’ and ‘Mahayana’?
Answer: 4th

197. Which is the Meeting point of Eastern and the Western Ghats?
Answer – Nilgiri Hills

198. The Chief Minister who served the longest term in India?
Answer: Jyoti Basu

199. Dilwara Temple at Mount Abu is of which religion?
Answer: Jain temple

200. Which continent is called the White Continent?
Answer – Antarctica

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