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General Knowledge (about India)

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General Knowledge (about India)

Test your general knowledge ( सामान्य ज्ञान ) about India. :)

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Minhaj-us-Siraj

    • B. 

      Ziauddin Barani

    • C. 

      Amir Khusro

    • D. 

      Shams-i-Siraj Afif

  • 2. 
    The mausoleum of Babar is located in
    • A. 

      Iran

    • B. 

      Pakistan

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      Afghanistan

  • 3. 
    The National Stadium in Delhi was earlier known by the name
    • A. 

      Irwin Stadium

    • B. 

      Mountbatten Stadium

    • C. 

      Wellington Stadium

    • D. 

      Canning Stadium

  • 4. 
    The fine step-well complex of 'Agrasen ki Baoli' is located at
    • A. 

      Gwalior

    • B. 

      Amritsar

    • C. 

      Agra

    • D. 

      New Delhi

  • 5. 
    The term 'Nastaliq' refers to
    • A. 

      A raga composed by Tansen

    • B. 

      Persian script used in Medieval times

    • C. 

      Cess levied by the Mughal rulers on cultivators

    • D. 

      Manual of code of conduct for the Ulemas

  • 6. 
    The Tallest Buddha statues at Bamiyan in Afghanistan that were destroyed by the Taleban zeolots were carved in
    • A. 

      Hindukush Mountain ranges

    • B. 

      Aravalli Mountain ranges

    • C. 

      Siwalik Mountain ranges

    • D. 

      Kanchenjunga Mountain ranges

  • 7. 
    Zero was invented by
    • A. 

      An unknown Indian

    • B. 

      Aryabhatta

    • C. 

      Varahamihira

    • D. 

      Bhaskara I

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is NOT a state of India?
    • A. 

      Vrindachal

    • B. 

      Uttaranchal

    • C. 

      Jharkhand

    • D. 

      Chattisgarh

  • 9. 
    Christianity was first introduced in India at
    • A. 

      Malabar Coast

    • B. 

      Chennai Coast

    • C. 

      Mumbai Coast

    • D. 

      Gujarat Coast

  • 10. 
    Who was the first Indian woman to win a medal in the Olympics?
    • A. 

      P.T.Usha

    • B. 

      Kunjarani Devi

    • C. 

      Bachendri Pal

    • D. 

      Karnam Maleshwari

  • 11. 
    Which Mughal Emperor was deported to Rangoon by the British?
    • A. 

      Shah Jahan

    • B. 

      Bahadur Shah II

    • C. 

      Akbar Shah I

    • D. 

      Bahadur Shah I

  • 12. 
    The Book 'Big Egos, Small Men' is written by
    • A. 

      Mani Shankar Iyer

    • B. 

      Ram Jethmalani

    • C. 

      Kapil Sibal

    • D. 

      Soli Sorabjee

  • 13. 
    How many 'World Cultural Heritage Sites' are there in India?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      17

    • D. 

      14

  • 14. 
    Rabindra Nath Tagore composed the National Anthem of
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      Bangladesh

    • C. 

      India and Bangladesh

    • D. 

      India, Bangladesh and Nepal

  • 15. 
    Which one of the following pairs represent the ancient 'tala' instruments?
    • A. 

      Muzhavu-Tabla

    • B. 

      Tumburu-Kinnaram

    • C. 

      Thudi-Tabla

    • D. 

      Muzhavu-Thudi

  • 16. 
    Who is the founder of the political party Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK)?
    • A. 

      C.N.Annadurai

    • B. 

      M.Karunanidhi

    • C. 

      M.G.Ramachandran

    • D. 

      Jayalalitha

  • 17. 
    Which of the following musical instruments is NOT of foreign origin?
    • A. 

      Tabla

    • B. 

      Flute

    • C. 

      Sitar

    • D. 

      Violin

  • 18. 
    Who among the following was killed during 'Operation Bluestar' of 1984?
    • A. 

      Baba Santa Singh

    • B. 

      Haji Mastan

    • C. 

      Jarnail Singh Bhindrawale

    • D. 

      Homi Jehangir Bhabha

  • 19. 
    In which year was the Air India launched?
    • A. 

      1947

    • B. 

      1942

    • C. 

      1950

    • D. 

      1932

  • 20. 
    "DHANUSHKODI" is the meeting point of
    • A. 

      The Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal

    • B. 

      Ganga and Yamuna

    • C. 

      The Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea

    • D. 

      The Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean

  • 21. 
    Which was the largest and richest among the princely states of pre-Independent India?
    • A. 

      Bhopal

    • B. 

      Jaipur

    • C. 

      Mysore

    • D. 

      Gwalior

    • E. 

      Hyderabad

  • 22. 
    The largest Buddhist Monastery in India is located at
    • A. 

      Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh

    • B. 

      Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh

    • C. 

      Dharmashala, Himachal Pradesh

    • D. 

      Gangtok, Sikkim

  • 23. 
     Which one of the following places is famous for the Great Vishnu Temple?
    • A. 

      Bordubar, Indonesia

    • B. 

      Bamiyan, Afghanistan

    • C. 

      Panja Sahib, Pakistan

    • D. 

      Ankorvat, Cambodia

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