Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Most Asked General Knowledge Questions in Competitive Exams Part 2

 Most Asked General Knowledge Questions in Competitive Exams

1) Delhi was declared as the Capital of India in the year __ ?
A) 1900
B) 1905
C) 1911
D) 1920

Answer C) 1911

2) India’s first General Election was in the year __ ?
A) 1948 – 49
B) 1949 – 50
C) 1950 – 51
D) 1951 – 52

Answer D) 1951 - 52

3) The Indigo Revolt taken place in __ ?
A) Bengal
B) Delhi
C) Mumbai
D) Surat

Answer A) Bengal (1859)

4) The main metal used by the Indus Valley people was
A) Iron
B) Copper
C) Aluminum
D) Bronze

Answer B) Copper

5) Gandhiji published ‘Hindi Swaraj’ in the year __ ?
A) 1903
B) 1905
C) 1911
D) 1908

Answer D) 1908

6) Which place in India was Gandhi’s first Satyagraha held at
A) Champaran
B) Dandi
C) Kheda
D) Surat

Answer A) Champaran (1917)

7) Indian National Congress divided for the first time in __?
A) 1885
B) 1907 (Surat Session)
C) 1920
D) 1929 (Lahore session)

Answer B) 1907 (Surat Session)

8) Which one of the following territories was not affected by the revolt of 1857 ?
A) Lucknow
B) Jagdishpur
C) Jhansi
D) Chittor

Answer D) Chittor

9) The capital of the Maurya Dynasty was __ ?
A) Pataliputra
B) Taxila
C) Kalinga
D) Mathura

Answer A) Pataliputra

10) The first acting Prime Minister of India was __ ?
A) VV Giri
B) Morarji Desai
C) Gulsarilal Nanda
D) Charan Singh

Answer C) Gulsarilal Nanda

11) The official language of the Satavahana dynasty was
A) Sanskrit 
B) Prakrit
C) Bengali
D) Konkani

Answer B) Prakrit

12) Who was the Chinese pilgrim who visited India during Harsha Vardhana’s period?
A) Megastinis
B) Nishka
C) Hiuen Tsang
D) Fa-hien

Answer C) Hiuen Tsang

13) The Second Session of the Indian National Congress (INC) was at
A) Kolkata
B) Surat
C) Mumbai
D) Delhi

Answer A) Kolkata

14) Young India is a journal published by
A) Subash Chandra Bose
B) Gandhi
C) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
D) Swami Vivekananda

Answer B) Gandhi

15) Who started the ‘Home Rule’ Movement?
A) Sarojini Naidu
B) Mohammad Mi Jinnah
C) Annie Besant
D) Gopalakrishna Gokhale

Answer . C) Anne Besant

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