50 Important General Knowledge (GK) Questions and Answers


1. To which age the Indus Valley Civilization belongs? – Neolithic age
2. In 1610, Galileo Galilei discovered four moons of which planet? – Jupiter
3. Which was adopted from the Maurya dynasty in the emblem of Government of India? – Four lions
4. By which ministry is Economic survey published? – Ministry of Finance
5. Which remains constant while throwing a ball upward? – Acceleration
6. Where did India first win the Olympic Hockey gold? – Amsterdam
7. Where is Indian Institute of Petroleum located? – Dehradun
8. Who is the ‘author of the book ‘A Brief History of Time’? – Stephen Hawking
9. Who was the first ‘Indian to swim across English Channel? – Mihir Sen
11. Which state ranks first in milk procurement in India? – Gujarat
12. What is the mean of Epigraphy? – The study of inscriptions
13. How many States of the U.S.A. are not attached to its mainland? – Two
14. Which is nuclear-capable submarine-launched ballistic missile? – Sagarika
15. According to 2011 census, howmany female number is per 1000 male? – 940
16. Who got the ‘Bharat Ratna’ award, before becoming the President of India? – Dr. Zakir Hussain
17. Which was common both to the Harappan society and the Rigvedic society? – Horses
18. Which was not included in the Eight Fold Path prescribed by Buddha? – Right knowledge
19. Which is the place that has the longest day and the shortest night on 22nd December,? – Melbourne
20. What is the total number of Fundamental Duties mentioned in the Constitution? – 11
21. Which first Bank was established in India? – Bank of Hindustan
22. Which is the metal used in storaoe batteries? – Lead
23. Which is known as the queen of spices? – Cardamom
24. Which international tennis event is played on a grass court? – Wimbeldon
25. Which was the The first atomic power reactor in India? – Apsara
26. ‘Na Khatma Hone Wali Kahani’ is the autobiography of which person? – V. P. Singh
27. Which was the first Indian woman to scale Mount Everest? – Bachendri Pal
28. On which date the United Nations Organisation came into existence? – Oct. 24, 1945
29. Kourou city is well-known for which purpose? – Satellite launching
30. Which type of coal is difficult to light in the open air? – Peat
31. The oldest monarchy in the world is that of which country? – Japan
32. Which was India’s first-ever tactical missile? – Agni
33. Which state had the lowest literacy rate (according to 2011 census) ? – Bihar
34. The Kalinga Prize is given by which organization? – UNESCO
35. During the Sangam Age which dynasty was not in power? – Pallavas
36. Who anticipated Newton by declaring that all things Gravitate to the earth? – Brahmagupta
37. What is the approximate circumference of the Earth? – 30,000 km
38. By whom is the Annual Financial Statement caused to be laid before both Houses of Parliament? – President
39. Which industry was started first in India? – Tea
40. The salivary gland secrete saliva that contains which enzyme? – Ptyalin
41. Which metal is non toxic in nature? – Gold
42. Which is the first Indian woman to reach Olympic finals in individual track events? – P. T. Usha
43. Indian Army’s School of Artillery is located at which place? – Deolali
44. Who is the author of the book ‘India Remembered’? – Pameia Mountbatten
45. Who is considered the father of Sahatara (Sitar) ? – Amir Khusro
46. Which is used as the logo of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) ? – Panda
47. Which of Indian bird has been included in the world conservation list? – Vulture
48. Mac number is associated with which plane? – Jet Plane
49. With which is the ‘Tennis court oath’ associated? – French Revolution
50. Who is the first Asian Winner of Nobel prize? – Rabindranath Tagore

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