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Rajasthan General Knowledge Questions

Rajasthan GK (General Knowledge) MCQ Objective Questions on History, Culture, Geography, Environment and Polity of Rajasthan for RPSC and other state level examinations of Rajasthan. For Rajasthan Current Affairs, Click Here

1.

Which of the following is the state bird of Rajasthan?
[A]Great Indian bustard
[B]Emerald dove
[C]Indian roller
[D]Black francolin

Great Indian bustard
Great Indian Bustard is the state bird of Rajasthan.Emerald dove is state bird of Tamil Nadu, Indian roller for Bihar and Orissa, Black francolin for Haryana.

2.

Which of the following district of Rajasthan does not comes under ‘Hadauti region’?
[A]Kota
[B]Baran
[C]Bundi
[D]Pali

Pali
Hadoti, which was once called the Bundi Kingdom, is a region of Rajasthan state in western India. The biggest cities are Baran and Kota. It includes the districts of Bundi, Baran, Jhalawar and Kota.Pali comes under Marwar region of Rajasthan.

3.

‘Kalibangan’ a pre-historic site is located in which district of Rajasthan?
[A]Hanumangarh
[B]Jaisalmer
[C]Sri Ganganagar
[D]Bikaner

Hanumangarh
Kalibangan is located on the left or southern banks of the Ghaggar (Ghaggar-Hakra River) in Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan.

4.

Which among the following district of Rajasthan does not shares border with Pakistan?
[A]Barmer
[B]Jodhpur
[C]Sri Ganganagar
[D]Jaisalmer

Jodhpur
Jodhpur does not share borders with Pakistan.Other three districts share border with Pakistan.

5.

Which dance form of Rajasthan is included in Intangible Cultural Heritage list of UNESCO?
[A]Ghoomar
[B]Kalbelia
[C]Kachi Ghodi
[D]Terah Taali

Kalbelia
Kalbelia dance is a folk dance of Rajasthan state of India.Also, known as It is well known as ‘Sapera Dance’ or ‘Snake Charmer Dance’.It is mainly performed by a Rajasthani tribe called ‘Kalbelia’.It is listed under UNESCO’s representative list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity from the year 2010.

6.

Keoladeo National Park is located in which district of Rajasthan?
[A]Bharatpur
[B]Ajmer
[C]Jaipur
[D]Kota

Bharatpur
Keoladeo Ghana National Park formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India is a famous avifauna sanctuary that plays host to thousands of birds especially during the winter season.

7.

‘Jaisamand lake’ is considered as the second largest artificial lake in the world and first in Asia.In which district of Rajasthan is it situated?
[A]Jaipur
[B]Udaipur
[C]Rajasamand
[D]Ajmer

Udaipur
Second largest in the world and first in Asia this artificial lake is situated in south-east of Udaipur about 51 km. away. This was built by Maharana Jaisingh in 1628 by constructing a dam over Gomati River. This is also called Dhebar Lake. After 1950 two canals namely shyampura and bhat were constructed for the purpose of irrigation. The lake consists of seven big and small islands which are inhabited by meenas and bheels. The largest island is called baba ka bhagda and the smaller one is called pyari. Oudian and palaces are built over this lake. On one island, a hotel Iceland resort has been built.

8.

Which river of Rajasthan is known as ‘Van Ki Asha’ (Hope of forest)?
[A]Banas
[B]Luni
[C]Chambal
[D]Mahi

Banas
Banas (hope of the forest) is the longest river in Rajasthan having full flow. It originates from hills of aravalli range near kumbhalgarh (Rajsamand) and passing through Udaipur, Chittaurgarh, Bhilwara, Ajmer and Tonk districts joins chambal near rameshwar in Sawai madhopur district. Its main tributaries are kothari, khari, bedach, dhundh, mashi and morel. This is the longest river flowing through the state. Its length is 512 km. Its catchment capacity is the highest. Beesalpur dam (Tonk district) is built over this river. In 1999-2000 launched by the centre, new centpercent scheem such as banas land water conservation was started in four district-Tonk, Jaipur, Sawai madhopur and Dausa.

9.

Which district of Rajasthan has been nicknamed “The Golden city”?
[A]Jaisalmer
[B]Jaipur
[C]Bikaner
[D]Udaipur

Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer is called the “Golden City of India” because of use of yellow sand and the yellow sandstone in making architecture of the city.

10.

Chaurasi Khambon ki Chhatri or “84-Pillared Cenotaph” is located in which district of Rajasthan?
[A]Bundi
[B]Alwar
[C]Jaisalmer
[D]Jaipur

Bundi
Chaurasi Khambon ki Chhatri or “84-Pillared Cenotaph” is located in Bundi district of Rajasthan.It was constructed in 1740 by the Maharaja of Bundi, Rao Raja Anirudh, as a memorial to his foster brother, Deva.

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