Monday 25 September 2023

Indian Art & Culture Gk Questions

Indian Art & Culture Gk Questions

Gk Questions on Indian Art & Culture for UPSC, SSC, RPSC, UPPSC, IBPS PO and all other competitive examinations.

Indian Art & Culture Gk Questions

1. Who is considered the father of Indian cinema?

a) Dadasaheb Phalke

b) Satyajit Ray

c) Raj Kapoor

d) Guru Dutt

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Answer: a) Dadasaheb Phalke

2. What is the traditional Japanese art of paper folding similar to the Indian "Origata"?

a) Kabuki

b) Sumi-e

c) Ikebana

d) Origami

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Answer: d) Origami

3. Which ancient Indian text provides insight into statecraft, military strategy, and politics?

a) Mahabharata

b) Ramayana

c) Arthashastra

d) Bhagavad Gita

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Answer: c) Arthashastra

4. Who is honored as the "Father of Indian Painting"?

a) Raja Ravi Varma

b) Abanindranath Tagore

c) Jamini Roy

d) Nandalal Bose

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Answer: a) Raja Ravi Varma

5. In which Indian city is the annual Rath Yatra dedicated to Lord Jagannath held?

a) Varanasi

b) Kolkata

c) Puri

d) Jaipur

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Answer: c) Puri

6. What is the traditional Indian medical system that emphasizes balance in the body's energy?

a) Naturopathy

b) Siddha

c) Homeopathy

d) Ayurveda

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Answer: d) Ayurveda

7. What is the traditional dress of women in Rajasthan?

a) Sari

b) Lehenga Choli

c) Ghagra

d) Salwar Kameez

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Answer: b) Lehenga Choli

8. Which iconic monument was built by Emperor Shah Jahan as a tribute to his beloved wife?

a) Qutub Minar

b) Red Fort

c) India Gate

d) Taj Mahal

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Answer: d) Taj Mahal
World History Gk Questions

World History Gk Questions

Gk Questions on World History for UPSC, SSC, RPSC, UPPSC, IBPS PO and all other competitive examinations.

World History Gk Questions

1. Who was the first emperor of the Roman Empire?

a) Julius Caesar

b) Augustus

c) Nero

d) Constantine

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Answer: b) Augustus

2. Which event started the French Revolution?

a) Storming of the Bastille

b) Battle of Waterloo

c) Reign of Terror

d) The Glorious Revolution

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Answer: a) Storming of the Bastille

3. Which historical trade route connects Europe and Asia?

a) Trans-Siberian Railway

b) Silk Road

c) Spice Route

d) The Great Wall

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Answer: b) Silk Road

4. In which year did the great fire occur in London?

a) 1605

b) 1666

c) 1750

d) 1802

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Answer: b) 1666

5. As a result of which treaty did the First World War end in 1919?

a) Treaty of Versailles

b) Treaty of Tordesillas

c) Treaty of Ghent

d) Treaty of Nanking

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Answer: a) Treaty of Versailles

6. When did the Mexican Revolution start?

a) 1808

b) 1848

c) 1910

d) 1921

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Answer: c) 1910

7. By which project was the atomic bomb developed during World War II?

a) Apollo Project

b) Manhattan Project

c) Mercury Project

d) Orion Project

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Answer: b) Manhattan Project

8. Which mission landed the first man on the Moon in 1969?

a) Apollo 11

b) Apollo 13

c) Apollo 14

d) Apollo 10

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Answer: a) Apollo 11

9. Who painted the famous painting Monalisa?

a) Leonardo da Vinci

b) Vincent van Gogh

c) Pablo Picasso

d) Michelangelo

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Answer: a) Leonardo da Vinci

10. Who is credited with the discovery of America in 1492?

a) Ferdinand Magellan

b) Vasco da Gama

c) Marco Polo

d) Christopher Columbus

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Answer: d) Christopher Columbus
Modern Indian History Gk Questions

Modern Indian History Gk Questions

Gk Questions on Indian Modern History for UPSCC, SSC, RPSC, UPPSC, IBPS PO, and all other competitive examinations.

Modern Indian History Gk Questions

1. Who was the first President of independent India?

a) Jawaharlal Nehru

b) Sardar Patel

c) Rajendra Prasad

d) Bhagat Singh

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Answer: c) Rajendra Prasad

2. Which famous Indian freedom fighter is also known as "Netaji"?

a) Mahatma Gandhi

b) Jawaharlal Nehru

c) Sardar Patel

d) Subhas Chandra Bose

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Answer: d) Subhas Chandra Bose

3. Which British Viceroy announced the partition of Bengal in 1905?

a) Lord Curzon

b) Lord Mountbatten

c) Lord Dalhousie

d) Lord Irwin

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Answer: a) Lord Curzon

4. Who was the author of "Hind Swaraj"?

a) Jawaharlal Nehru

b) Sardar Patel

c) Subhas Chandra Bose

d) Mahatma Gandhi

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Answer: d) Mahatma Gandhi

5. Which was the first Indian state to be formed on a linguistic basis?

a) Andhra Pradesh

b) Kerala

c) Karnataka

d) Tamil Nadu

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Answer: a) Andhra Pradesh

6. Who is known as the "Grand Old Man of India"?

a) Dadabhai Naoroji

b) Sardar Patel

c) Gopal Krishna Gokhale

d) Lala Lajpat Rai

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Answer: a) Dadabhai Naoroji

7. The famous slogan “Do or Die” is associated with which Indian leader?

a) Bhagat Singh

b) Jawaharlal Nehru

c) Subhas Chandra Bose

d) Mahatma Gandhi

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Answer: d) Mahatma Gandhi

8. Who is known as the "Architect of the Indian Constitution"?

a) Sardar Patel

b) Jawaharlal Nehru

c) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

d) Rajendra Prasad

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Answer: c) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

9. Who was the Governor-General during the Second Anglo-Mysore War?

a) Lord Cornwallis

b) Lord Curzon

c) Warren Hastings

d) Lord Hastings

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Answer: c) Warren Hastings

10. Where was 'All India Kisan Sabha' organized for the first time?

a) Lucknow

b) Nagpur

c) Allahabad

d) Kolkata

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Answer: a) Lucknow

Sunday 24 September 2023

Medieval History Gk Questions

Medieval History Gk Questions

Gk Questions on Indian Medieval History for UPSC, SSC, RPSC, UPPSC, IBPS PO and all other competitive examinations.

Medieval History Gk Questions

1. Who was the founder of the Vijayanagara Empire?

a) Krishnadevaraya

b) Harihara I

c) Raja Raja Chola

d) Rajendra Chola

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Answer: b) Harihara I

2. Who was the author of Akbarnama?

a) Tulsidas

b) Mirza Ghalib

c) Abu'l-Fazl ibn Mubarak

d) Firdausi

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Answer: c) Abu'l-Fazl ibn Mubarak

3. Which medieval Indian ruler started the Mansabdari system?

a) Akbar

b) Sher Shah Suri

c) Babur

d) Jahangir

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Answer: a) Akbar

4. The Mughal emperor who built the Taj Mahal was?

a) Babur

b) Aurangzeb

c) Shah Jahan

d) Akbar

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Answer: c) Shah Jahan

5. Who was the founder of the Bahmani Sultanate in the Deccan?

a) Krishnadevaraya

b) Alauddin Bahman Shah

c) Shivaji

d) Rana Pratap

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Answer: b) Alauddin Bahman Shah

6. Who was the founder of Sikhism?

a) Guru Nanak

b) Guru Gobind Singh

c) Guru Tegh Bahadur

d) Guru Arjan Dev

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Answer: a) Guru Nanak

7. Which ruler was known as 'Sher-e-Punjab' or 'Lion of Punjab'?

a) Rana Pratap

b) Babur

c) Ranjit Singh

d) Akbar

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Answer: c) Ranjit Singh

8. Which famous saint-scholar was associated with the Bhakti movement in the medieval period?

a) Ramanuja

b) Basava

c) Tulsidas

d) Kabir

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Answer: d) Kabir

9. Who was the founder of the Delhi Sultanate?

a) Raja Raja Chola

b) Muhammad Ghazi

c) Alauddin Khilji

d) Qutb-ud-din Aibak

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Answer: d) Qutb-ud-din Aibak

10. Which ruler established the Chola dynasty in South India?

a) Harsha

b) Ashoka

c) Vijayalaya

d) Samudragupta

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Answer: c) Vijayalaya
General Awareness Questions And Answers

General Awareness Questions And Answers

Questions and Answers on General Awareness for UPSC, SSC, RPSC, UPPSC, IBPS, and all other competitive examinations.

General Awareness Questions And Answers

  1. Which is the largest planet in our solar system?

a) Earth
b) Venus
c) Jupiter
d) Mars

Correct Answer: c) Jupiter


  1. How many bones are there in the human body?

a) 206
b) 300
c) 150
d) 100

Correct Answer: a) 206


  1. Which classical dance form originated in the state of Kerala?

a) Bharatanatyam
b) Odissi
c) Kathak
d) Kathakali

Correct Answer: d) Kathakali


  1. Who wrote the Indian national anthem “Jana Gana Mana?”

a) Rabindranath Tagore
b) Jawaharlal Nehru
c) Mahatma Gandhi
d) Subhas Chandra Bose

Correct Answer: a) Rabindranath Tagore


  1. Which is the highest mountain peak in India?

a) Mount K2
b) Mount Everest
c) Mount Kanchenjunga
d) Mount Kilimanjaro

Correct Answer: c) Mount Kanchenjunga


  1. Which hill station is known as the “Queen of Hill Stations”?

a) Shimla
b) Darjeeling
c) Ooty
d) Munnar

Correct Answer: b) Ooty


  1. Which Indian state is famous for its puppet puppets?

a) Rajasthan
b) Kerala
c) Tamil Nadu
d) Karnataka

Correct Answer: a) Rajasthan


  1. What is the name of the upper house of the Indian Parliament?

a) Rajya Sabha
b) Lok Sabha
c) Vidhan Sabha
d) Samvidhan Sabha

Correct Answer: a) Rajya Sabha


  1. What is the stock exchange located in Mumbai called?

a) NASDAQ
b) BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange)
c) NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)
d) LSE (London Stock Exchange)

Correct Answer: b) BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange)


  1. In which year was the first successful nuclear test conducted in India?

a) 1952
b) 1971
c) 1988
d) 1974

Correct Answer: d) 1974

Technology Gk Questions

Technology Gk Questions

Gk Questions on Technology for UPSC, SSC, RPSC, UPPSC and all other competitive examinations.

Technology Gk Questions

1. Who is considered the father of the Indian IT industry?

a) Faqir Chand Kohli

b) Ratan Tata

c) Dhirubhai Ambani

d) Mukesh Ambani

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Answer: a) Faqir Chand Kohli

2. Name the first Indian supercomputer launched in 1991?

a) Param 8000

b) Aryabhata

c) FLOPOMEGA

d) SAGA-220

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Answer: a) Param 8000

3. Which Indian company developed the Aarogya Setu app?

a) Infosys

b) Wipro

c) TCS

d) NIC

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Answer: d) NIC

4. Who is the current Minister of Electronics and Information Technology in India?

a) Narendra Modi

b) Rajnath Singh

c) Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw

d) Amit Shah

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Answer: c) Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw

5. Which Indian state is known for its IT hub, Technopark?

a) Karnataka

b) Telangana

c) Kerala

d) Tamil Nadu

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Answer: c) Kerala

6. What does IIT stand for?

a) Indian Institute of Technology

b) Institute of Indian Technology

c) Indian Information Technology

d) Institute of Information Technology

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Answer: a) Indian Institute of Technology

7. What does the abbreviation "HTTP" mean in the context of the Internet?

a) Hypertext Transfer Protocol

b) Hyperlink Text Technology Protocol

c) High-Tech Transfer Process

d) Hyper Transfer Text Protocol

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Answer: a) Hypertext Transfer Protocol

8. Who invented the World Wide Web?

a) Tim Cook

b) Tim Berners-Lee

c) Bill Gates

d) Mark Zuckerberg

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Answer: b) Tim Berners-Lee

9. What is the name of the first video game ever created?

a) Tennis for Two

b) Super Mario Bros.

c) Tetris

d) Space Invaders

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Answer: a) Tennis for Two

10. What does "ISP" mean in the context of Internet services?

a) Internet Service Provider

b) Internet Speed Protocol

c) Information Sharing Platform

d) Internet Security Protocol

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Answer: a) Internet Service Provider

Saturday 23 September 2023

World Geography Gk Questions

World Geography Gk Questions

Gk Questions on World Geography for UPSC, SSC, RPSC, UPPSC and all other competitive examinations.

World Geography Gk Questions

1. Which is the largest country in terms of area in South America?

a) Argentina

b) Brazil

c) Colombia

d) Chile

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Correct Answer: b) Brazil

2. Which African country is called the Pearl of Africa?

a) Kenya

b) Nigeria

c) Uganda

d) South Africa

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Correct Answer: c) Uganda

3. Which river is often called the "Mother of Rivers"?

a) Mekong

b) Amazon

c) Yangtze

d) Mississippi

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Correct Answer: a) Mekong

4. What is the capital of Japan?

a) Beijing

b) Seoul

c) Tokyo

d) Bangkok

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Correct Answer: c) Tokyo

5. What is the name of the largest island of South East Asia?

a) Java

b) Borneo

c) Sumatra

d) Philippines

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Correct Answer: b) Borneo

6. Which desert is called the "world's driest desert"?

a) Sahara Desert

b) Gobi Desert

c) Atacama Desert

d) Kalahari Desert

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Correct Answer: c) Atacama Desert

7. Which river is the longest in China?

a) Yellow River

b) Yangtze River

c) Mekong River

d) Indus River

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Correct Answer: b) Yangtze River

8. What is the name of the world's largest tropical rainforest?

a) Amazon Rainforest

b) Congo Rainforest

c) Borneo Rainforest

d) Madagascar Rainforest

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Correct Answer: a) Amazon Rainforest

9. What is the capital of South Korea?

a) Seoul

b) Busan

c) Pyongyang

d) Tokyo

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Correct Answer: a) Seoul

10. Which ocean is the most remote and least explored?

a) Atlantic Ocean

b) Indian Ocean

c) Pacific Ocean

d) Southern Ocean

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Correct Answer: d) Southern Ocean

11. Which is the highest mountain in Antarctica?

a) Mount Kilimanjaro

b) Mount Elbrus

c) Mount Everest

d) Vinson Massif

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Correct Answer: d) Vinson Massif

12. Who first stated that the cause of lunar eclipse was the Earth's shadow falling on the Moon?

a) Galileo Galilei

b) Isaac Newton

c) Aryabhata

d) Johannes Kepler

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Correct Answer: c) Aryabhata

13. Who first made the world map scale?

a) Ptolemy

b) Anaximander

c) Ferdinand Magellan

d) Christopher Columbus

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Correct Answer: b) Anaximander

14. Who made the most accurate measurement of the Earth's circumference?

a) Ferdinand Magellan

b) Christopher Columbus

c) Eratosthenes

d) James Cook

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Correct Answer: c) Eratosthenes

15. Who is called the father of human geography?

a) Alexander von Humboldt

b) Carl Ritter

c) Ibn Battuta

d) Marco Polo

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Correct Answer: b) Carl Ritter