General Knowledge GK Question for Railway Exam 2016

General Knowledge GK Question useful for Railway Exam 2016–

1. Who founded Indian Association on 26th July, 1876 in Calcutta? – Surendranath Banerjee and Anandmohan Bose
2. Money Bill can be introduced in the state legislature only on the recommendation of– Governor
3. 'IC' in computers stands for– Integrated Circuits
4. Basel II is related to– International standards for measuring the adequacy of bank's capital
5. The first woman Jawan of Indian Army is– Shanti Tigga
6. Linus Pauling received his first Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1954 and the second in 1962 for– Peace
7. BVRAAM which India recently flight tested is– Beyond Visual Range Air to Air Missile
8. M.R.I. stands for– Magnetic Resonance Imaging
9. Author of Nyaya Darshan was– Gautam
10. The Solicitor-General of India is– Rohinton Nariman
11. Articles 153 to 167 in Part VI of the constitution deals with– The State Executive
12. Sanskrit University has been set up at– Ujjain
13. ISRO's most powerful rocket motor is– S-200
14. Which Article of the Constitution of India abolishes untouchability and forbids its practice in any form ? – Article 17
15. Davos-the venue of annual meeting of World Economic Forum is located in– Switzerland
16. The late Wangari Mathai-World's renowned environmentalist belonged to– Kenya
17. The Office of Chief Secretary (in state) was created in– 1799
18. India's first atomic power plant station is– Tarapur Atomic Power Station
19. The Attorney-General of India is appointed by the President of India under– Article 76
20. The main cause of global climate change is– Increase in the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere
21. Service tax is a– Indirect Tax levied by the Central Government
22. Which award is considered equivalent to Nobel Prize of Asia? – The Ramon Magsaysay Award
23. Rajasthan was the first state to Establish– Panchayati Raj
24. SAARC International University is being established at– New Delhi
25. The sphere of living matters together with water, air and soil on the surface of the earth is known as– Biosphere
26. Lasers were invented by– Theodore Maiman
27. In 1766 Indian Postal system was established by– Lord Clive
28. Eleventh Schedule dealing with Panchayati Raj contains– 29 functional items
29. Where is the famous Finger Lake Region located? – United States of America
30. Who was the Chairman of the Partition Council? – Lord Mountbatten
31. Who was the Chairman of the Union Constitution Committee of the Constituent Assembly? – Jawahar Lal Nehru
32. The first regular decadal census in India was undertaken in– The year 1881
33. The Constitution of India laid down a special system of administration for certain areas designated as scheduled areas and tribal areas under– Article 244 (Part X)
34. The National Housing Bank was set-up in India as a wholly subsidiary of– Reserve Bank of India
35. The first Indian Woman to reach the South Pole is– Reena Kaushal
36. Who being the member of the Rajya Sabha can speak both in the Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha? – Ministers who are the members of the Rajya Sabha
37. Which party was founded by Sub hash Chandra Bose in the year 1939 after he broke away from the Congress ? – Forward Block
38. Al Sadd is a football club of– Qatar
39. Which Article of the constitution empowers the President to proclaim financial emergency in the country? – Article 360
40. The first High Court/Supreme Court Judge who voluntarily made his assets public is– Justice K. Kannan
41. The third Battle of Panipat was fought between Ahmed Shah Abdali and Maratha forces– In January 1761
42. The first Deputy Prime Minister of India was– Vallabhbhai Patel
43. Pneumoconiosis afflicts the workers who work mainly in– Coal mining industry
44. International Anti-corruption Day is observed on– December 9
45. The highest award of India in the field of Cinema is– Dada Sahab Phalke Award
46. Which Mughal emperor honoured Rana Jai Singh of Amer with the title of Mirza Raja Jai Singh Sawai ? – Bahadur Shah I
47. Who has authored the book 'The Algebra of Infinite Justice' ? – Arundhati Roy
48. The official language of Chile, Colombia and Cuba is– Spanish
49. Who in the history of India is known as the Grand Old Man of India? – Dadabhai Naoroji
50. The Sikh Khalsa was formed by Guru Gobind Singh– In 1699


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