100 General Knowledge Question for Entrance Exams 2016

Indian Polity and Constitution Questions
Under which Article of the Constitution does the governor of state possess the pardoning power? – Article 161
To be eligible as Vice-President a person should have completed – 35 years of age
Under the Indian Constitution it has been mentioned that minister are individually and collectivity responsible to the House of the People, in – Article 75
The Central Recruiting Agency of India is – The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
The Comptroller and Auditor General of India is appointed by – President
Who headed the committee on 'Revitalisation of Panchayati Raj' Institutions for Democracy and Development appointed by the Rajiv Gandhi Government in 1986 ? – L. M. Singhvi
Which Article of the Indian Constitution empowers Parliament to regulate the right of Citizen- ship? – Article 11
Which Article of the Constitution empowers the High Court to issue writs including habaes corpus, mandamus, certiorari, prohibition and quo warranto for the enforcement of fundamental rights of the citizens and for any other purpose? – Article 226
73rd Constitutional Amendment Act 1992 has added a new Part-IX to the Constitution of India entitled as the 'Panchayats' which provides for – a Three-Tier System of Panchayati Raj System
The Panchayati Raj is based on the principle of – Democratic Decentralisation

Indian National Movement Questions

At the time of gaining of Independence, the President of 'Indian National Congress' was – J. B. Kriplani
Universities in the Presidency towns in India were established in –1857
Ashfaqullah Khan, Chandra Shekhar Azad, Ram Prasad Bismil, Rajendra Lahiri, Roshan Singh and Sachindranath Sanyal were all associated with – The Kakori Conspiracy (1925)
The first President of the Indian National Congress was – Sir Wyomesh Chandra Banerjee
Which extremist leader of the freedom movement was given six years jail punishment in 1908 ? – Balgangadhar Tilak
Swami Vivekanand established the Ramakrishna Mission in – the year 1897
Jallianwala Bagh massacre took place in the city – Amritsar
In the history of Indian National Movement Santhal Rebellion took place between – 1855-1856
The treaty of Srirangapatnam was signed between Tipu Sultan and – Lord Cornwallis
Sisir Kumar Ghosh, Shambhuchand Mukherjee, Kali Mohan Das and Jogesh Chandra Dutt were editors of – Amrit Bazar Patrika

History and Culture of India Questions
The first definite mention of Bharata as a region is to be found in – Panini who lived about sixth century B.C.
The term Nirgrantha is associated with – Jainas
Vedic Literature includes – Vedas, the Brahmanas, the Aranyakas and the Upanishads
The Kalinga was fought in – 261 BC
Who said that "The mythology, as well as cosmogony of the Egyptians, Greeks and Romans were borrowed from the doc-trines of the Brahmins." – Nanthaniel Halhed
Under the Government of India, provincial legislatures consisted of two chambers, except in the case of – Punjab
Who wrote the book "The Wonder that was India" ? – A. L. Basham
Tipu Sultan was the Sultan (ruler) of Mysore from – 1782 to 17999
We can know about early Vedic period from – The Rig Veda
Nizam-ul-Mulk Asaf Jah founded the state of Hyderabad in– 1724

Economic Affairs of India Questions

Ankaleshwar in India is known for the production of – Petroleum
Which bank has become the first registrar for Unique Identification Authority of India for collecting both demographic and biometric informations of the bank's account holders? – State Bank of India
Zero Coupon Bonds are that variety of loans – Which are issued at a discount and redeemed at par
The part of profit or other surpluses of a company distributed proportionately among share- holders is called – Equity Share
The National Food for Work Programme was launched in – November 2004 in 150 most backward districts of the country
NABARD stands for – National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
The Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) aims at ensuring universal access to secondary level education by – the year 2017
Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited of Tata group has been renamed as – Tata Communication Limited
For which one item Tripura is famous as a huge exporter to many parts of the world? – Knitted garments
Who won the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year A ward 2009 ? – Anand Mahindra

Geography (India and the World) Questions
The Obra city is famous for – Thermal Power Plant
The Western Ghats are also known as – The Sahyadris
The Southern tip of India is – India Point in Nicobar Islands
The major peaks like Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Dhaulagiri, Mansalu, Cho Oyu, Nanga Parbat and Annapurna all are situated in – The Greater Himalayas (Himadri)
The approximate circumference of the Earth is – 40075 km
Vembnad Lake is located in – Kerala
Which country in South Asia are landlocked? – Bhutan and Nepal
The top five million cities of India as per the 2001 census, in descending order are – Greater Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai and Bangalore
East West corridor comprising National Highways connects – Silchar to Porbander
The instrument which records the seismic waves generated by the occurrence of earthquakes is called – Seismograph

Agriculture Questions
Prabhat is an early short duration variety of – Red gram
Keeping in view the interest of the farmers as also the need of self-reliance the Government has been announcing Minimum Support Price (MSP) for – 24 major crops
Red Delicious is a variety of – Apple
The instruments for food management are – Minimum Support Price (MSP) and Central Issue Price (CIP)
Sulphur-coated Urea contains nitrogen – 33%
The Zaid crop is grown during – The months of March to June
Granite is a rock – Sedimentary
Rice (Paddy) Jowar, Bajra, Maize Cotton, Sugarcane, Seasamurn, Soybean, Groundnut are all – Kharif Crops
Blind hoeing is recommended for – Sugarcane
Under the Decentralized Procurement Scheme (DPC)-operational since 1997 food grains are pro-cured and distributed by – The State Governments themselves

Science and Technology Questions

Dynamite, Tri-Nitro Toulene (TNT), Tri-Nitro Benzene (TNB) and Tri-Nitro Phenol (TNP) and RDX are all used as – Explosives
Electrostatic precipitator is used to control – Air pollution
The heaviest element is – Osmium
Carbon dioxide is called green-house gas because – Its absorbs infrared radiation
Institute for Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences is located in – New Delhi
What is the source of electric energy in an artificial satellite? – Solar cells
The opposition offered by a conductor to the flow of current through it is called – Resistance
Which country has become first to pass Climate Act? – Canada
One Angstrom is equal to – 10-10 metre

Sports and Games Questions
Lin Dan who was declared Most Valuable Player in 16th Asiad Guangzhou belongs to – China
Novak Djokovic won the Wimbledon 2011, Men's Singles title after defeating – Rafael Nadal
The term 'Tee' is connected with – Golf
Brooklyn (USA) is a place associated with – Baseball
'Prince of Wales Cup' is associated with the game of – Golf
The number of players in Water Polo is – 7
The first Indian to win PGA title of golf is – Arjun Atwal
Boris Gelfand is associated with – Chess
The winner of Women's World Cup of football 2011 was – Japan

Useful GK Questions

The function of DNA in the body is – To control the heredity
The headquarters of OPEC (Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) is located in – Vienna (Austria)
Lake Nyasa and Lake Victoria are located in – Continent of Africa
Mainstream Nationalism in India aimed at – Emancipation from colonial rule
The medical term for memory loss is – Amnesia
In SONAR, we use – Ultrasonic waves
Jatiyo Sangsad is the Parliament of – Bangladesh
Sentinelese and Shompens are the tribals inhabiting – Andaman and Nicobar Islands
The Site of Harappa is located on the bank of river – Ravi
Hypnology is the study of – Sleep
The basis of European Union began with the signing of – Maastricht Treaty
Bering Strait was discovered by – Vitus Bering
Which Governor General formed the Triple Alliance against Tipu Sultan? – Lord Cornwallis
The official language of Argentina is – Spanish
Fiscal policy in India is formulated by – The Finance Ministry
Ceylon is the old name of – Sri Lanka
The best colours for a Sun umbrella will be – White on top and black on inside
Dirham is the currency of – Morocco
The headquarters of North Western Railway is located at – Jaipur
Prince of Wales Cup is associated with – Golf
The monetary unit of Bangladesh is – Taka
National Highway No.3 runs from – Agra to Mumbai

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