General Knowledge Questions for Competitive Exams 2015

These all questions will very helpful to you for the forthcoming government competitive exams and will increase your intelligence skills.

Indian History GK Notes
1. In which age the Man passed from the food gathering stage to the food producing stage? – Neolithic Age
2. Who popularised the theory of 'Arctic Region' as the original home of Aryans? – B. G. Tilak
3. Which was not included in the Eight Fold Path prescribed by Buddha? – Right knowledge
4. Who was the Greek ambassador in the' court of Chandragupta Maurya? – Megasthenese
5. Which script of ancient India was written from right to left? – Kharoshti
6. Who anticipated Newton by declaring that all things Gravitate to the earth? – Brahmagupta
7. Which Muslim emperor was attracted by the beauty of Queen Padmini ? – Alauddin Khilji
8. Which was the medieval Indian writer who refers to the discovery of America? – Abul Fazl
9. When the East India Company came into existence, By whom was England was ruled? – Tudors
10. Under whose presidentship was the first session of the Indian National Congress? – W.C. Banerjee

Geography GK Notes
1. The light coming from stars gives the idea of their which quality? – Temperature
2. When does the sun reaches its maximum angular distance from the equator? – At the solstice
3. What is the dense mass of small water drops on smoke particles in the lower layers of the atmosphere? – Smog
4. The removal of rock, layer by layer due to weathering what is called? – Exfoliation
5. Which conditions are not favourable for the growth of coral rects ? – Fresh water
6. Which gulf would have to be crossed to reach Sri Lanka from Nagercoil ? – Gulf of Mannar
7. Which hill range that separates the state of Manipur from the state of Nagaland? – Barailhills
8. In which city of India, the diurnal range of temperature is maximum? – New Delhi
9. Which pair of States is the leading producer of tobacco in India? – Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat
10. Where are Tapovan and Vishnugarh Hydroelectric Projects located? – Uttarakhand

Indian Polity GK Notes

1. Why was the design of the National Flag was adopted by the Constitutent Assembly of India? – July, 1947
2. What does the Preamble of our Constitution contin? – The spirit of the Constitution
3. Which is a human right as well as a fundamental right under the Constitution of India? – Right to Education
4. In case a President dies while in office, for howmany months can the Vice-President act as President? – 6 months
5. Which House is better placed with regard to control over the executive? – Lok Sabha
6. By whom are the Chief Justice and other Judges of the High Court are appointed? – President
7. In which list are the Central Government’s exclusive powers enumerated? – Union List
8. After howmany years is Election of Rajya Sabha held? – 2 years
9. After howmuch time are the elections to Panchayats are to be held? – Every five years
10. In which ’ State, no tribe has been declared as ‘Scheduled’ by the President? – Haryana

Indian Economy GK Notes

1. Who was the first Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission of India? – Shri V. T. Krishnamachari
2. In which year Swarn Jayanti Gram Swa-Rozgar Yojna came into being? – April 1999
3. Why does the Issue Department of the RBI maintain a against printing of note? – Minimum Reserve System
4. Participatory Notes (PNs) are associated with which investors? – Foreign Institutional Investors
5. How is the standard of living in a country represented? – Per capita income
6. Who was the chairman of National Income Committee? – P. C. Mahalanobis
7. Why is the Gross National Income always more than Net National Income? – Direct taxes
8. Which is the biggest Public Sector undertaking in the country? – Railways
9. Which state produces maximum Soya bean? – Madhya Pradesh
10. Which has the largest livestock population in the world? – India

General Science GK Notes
1. Who received Nobel Prize twice for the same subject? – Marie Curie
2. Food wrapped in newspaper is likely to get contaminated with which desease? – Lead
3. Which is the element found on the surface of the moon? – Titanium
4. In certain amino acids, which elements is found in addition to carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen and oxygen? – Sulphur
5. Between which bodies is one Astronomical Unit the average distance? – Earth and the Sun
6. Which is a non-metal that remains liquid at room- temperature? – Bromine
7. Through which Translocation of food materials in plants takes place? – Phloem
8. Which is printed on a commonly used fluorescent tube light? – 6500 k
9. What is a mixture of potassium nitrate, powdered charcoal and sulphur called? – Gun powder
10. From the evolutionary point of View, which is the most primitive animal? – Turtle

General Knowledge Notes
1. Which Indian batsman made three consecutive centuries in his first three Test matches? – Mohd. Azharuddin
2. Where is the Central Water and Power Research Station located? – Khadakwasla
3. Which was the first woman film star nominated to the Rajya Sabha? – Nargis Dutt
4. Amnesty International is an organisation associated with which field? – Protection of human rights
5. Which was the crop during the 13th and 14th Centuries A.D. the Indian peasants did not cultivate? – Maize
6. The oldest monarchy in the world is that of which country? – Japan
7. Which was India’s first-ever tactical missile? – Agni
8. Which state has the minimum population on the basis of data of Census of India, 2011? – Sikkim
9. What is the justification that aligns text on both margins of a document in Word? – Right
10. Monetary Policy as an arm of the economic policy is administered by which bank? – Reserve Bank of India


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