General Knowledge Questions for AIIMS MBBS Exams

Indian History GK Questions
1. In Indus Valley, which one indicates the commercial and economic development? – Seals
2. In which veda is the famous Vedic saying “War begins in the minds of men" stated? – Atharvaveda
3. Who was the first monarch of Magadh kingdom In the sixth century B.C.? – Bimbisara
4. What is the name by which Ashoka is generally referred to in his inscriptions? – Priyadarsi
5. During which time was Gandhara school of art developed? – Mauryas
6. Which ruler of southern India were the contemporaries of kings of the Gupta empire? – Vakatakas
7. In which region of India was the Firdausi order of Sufism popular? – Bihar
8. Who was the first Indian ruler to organise Haj pilgrimage at the expense of the state? – Akbar
9. Who was the Mughal emperor at the time of Ahmed Shah Abdali’s invasion of India? – Shah Alam II
10. Which was a revolutionary who later turned into a yogi and a philosopher? – Aurobindo Ghosh

Geography GK Questions
1. The altitudes of heavenly bodies appear to be greater than they actually are. Why is this? – Atmospheric refraction
2. One degree of longitude on the equator is equal to howmuch distance? – 50 miles
3. Which region of the world is called” the bread basket of the world ? – Temperate grassland
4. Bowl shaped depression created as a result of glacial erosion high on a mountainside what is this called? – Cirque
5. What is a person of mixed European and Indian blood in Latin America is called? – Mestizo
6. The oldest inhabitants of India are considered by which name? – Negritoes
7. The Tibetan river ‘Tsangpo’ enters India through which State? – Arunachal Pradesh
8. Why does north-western India receive substantial rainfall during winter months? – Westerly disturbances
9. Which would be most suited for an area which has only two months of scanty rainfall in a year? – Pulse
10. Which state has the highest amount of Nickel Ore resources ? – Odisha

Indian Polity GK Questions

1. In whom did the Government of India Act, 1935 veste the residuary power? – Governor-General
2. Why is the constitution of India republican? – Because it has no hereditary elements
3. Howmany times has National Emergency been declared? – Three times
4. Who has the power to form a new State within the Union of India? – President
5. Which was the first woman film star nominated/ elected to the Rajya Sabha? – Nargis Dutt
6. How many High Courts in India have jurisdiction over more than one State (Union Territories not included)? – 3
7. With which the executive power relating to concurrent subjects remain? – The Centre
8. Up to howmuch age can the Members of the Union Public Service Commission function? – 65 years
9. A Municipal Corporation is set up in a city with howmuch population of not less than? – 10 lakh
10. Which language is Next to Hindi spoken by the largest number of people in the Indian subcontinent? – Bengali

Indian Economy GK Questions

1. By whom was the first attempt to initiate economic planning in India made? – By M. Visvesvaraya
2. In India, what is the present trend of rapid urbanisation? – Lack of employment opportunities in rural areas
3. When was decimal coinage introduced in India? – 1957
4. Which is at the apex of Industrial Finance in India? – Industrial Development Bank of India
5. By which bill does the government make arrangement for the collection of revenues for a year? – Finance Bill
6. Which place does Buyer’s market denote? – The demand exceeds the supply
7. Which forms the largest share of deficit in Govt. of India budget? – Fiscal deficit
8. Which Committee was formed to suggest means for eradicating black money? – Cheiliah Committee
9. Which is the Highest milk producer in India? – U. P.
10. With which was Tarapore Committee associated? – Fuller capital account convertibility

General Science GK Questions
1. Who laid the foundation of nuclear science in the country? – Homi J. Bhabha
2. A girl ate sweets while fanning the flies away. Due to this, she suffered from a which disease? – Cholera
3. Which is the highest grade of coal whose surface is shining and has the highest calorific value? – Anthracite
4. What is Refrigeration? – A process in which the decomposition of food is delayed
5. How can the quantity of water vapour the atmosphere hold increases? – With increase of temperature
6. Which substance is a bad conductor of electricity but a good conductor of heat? – Mica
7. Which hormone is responsible for the secretion of milk in mothers? – Lactogenic hormone
8. What denotes the smallest temperature? – 1° on the Kelvin scale
9. Which metal is used for making boats because it does not corrode by seawater? – Titanium
10. Sweating during exercise indicates operation of which process in the human body? – Osmoregulation

General Knowledge GK Questions
1. Which country won the first World Cup cricket tournament in 1975 ? – West Indies
2. What is the first large research reactor of India that uses U-233 as fuel? – KAMINI
3. Who was the first Indian woman to swim across the English Channel? – Arati Saha
4. Which is used as the logo of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) ? – Panda
5. Which country has the largest number of’ land-border neighbouring countries? – Russia
6. Which train/railway passes through Germany, France, Austria, Hungary and Romania? – Orient Express
7. What is the range of Prithvi III, the naval version of Prithvi ? – 250 km-300 km
8. To which woman is the Chameli Devi Award given to an outstanding woman? – A journalist
9. Which is the most widely used code that represents each character as a unique 8-bit ‘code is? – ASCII
10. What is the maximum permissible limit for investment in PDF account in a financial year? – Rs. 70,000


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