Quiz 196: GK for UPSC Examinations

1.

Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development is situated in which of the following states?

[A] Tamil Nadu
[B] Andhra Pradesh
[C] Karnataka
[D] Kerala

Show Answer

2.

The Government of India recognizes 7-9 January as the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas since 2003 . Which of the following events is known to occur on 9 January?

[A] Arrival of Mahatma Gandhi in India from South Africa.
[B] Launch of Person of Indian Origin Card (PIO Card)
[C] First Global Convention of People of Indian Origin in New York
[D] None of the above

Show Answer

3.

Which of the following place of Andhra Pradesh is well known for a Buddhist Stupa?

[A] Amaravati
[B] Srikakulam
[C] Rajahmundry
[D] Chittoor

Show Answer

4.

Mon in Nagaland, Nalbari in Assam, Pasighat in Arunanchal Pradesh & Tura in Meghalaya are known for which of the following activities?

[A] Centers of Bamboo Farming
[B] Centers of Bee Culture
[C] Centers of Handicrafts
[D] None of the above

Show Answer

5.

Which among the following sentences is / are correct ?

[A] Indian Constitution does not provide to encourage equal pay for equal work for both men & women
[B] Indian Constitution does not provide a proper definition of Backward classes
[C] Both of them are correct statements
[D] Both of them are wrong statements

Show Answer

6.

Which among the following is correct ?

[A] Caffeine which is a diuretic is a constituent of coffee but not found in tea
[B] Vitamin C which is also called ascorbic acid can be replaced with citric acid in our food
[C] Citric acid is used in Cola drinks
[D] All are wrong statements

Show Answer

7.

The speed of Sound is maximum in which of the following ?

[A] Air at zero degree C
[B] Air at 100 degree C
[C] Water
[D] At all places it is maximum

Show Answer

8.

During the revolt of 1857, who among the following was betrayed by a zamindar friend and captured while asleep by Britishers and put to death ?

[A] Nana Saheb
[B] Tantia Tope
[C] Khan Bahadur Khan
[D] Kunwar singh

Show Answer

9.

The East India Company was given a permission to set up a factory in Masulipattanam in which yea

[A] 1610
[B] 1613
[C] 1615
[D] 1620

Show Answer

10.

The Taxila or Takshashila was located between following two rivers ?

[A] Indus & Jhelum
[B] Jhelum & Chenab
[C] Chenab & Ravi
[D] Chenab & Beas

Show Answer

« »

Archive of GK Quiz / Questions Date wise    Subject wise

Comments

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    very nice!!

  • Nandini
    Reply

    Sir,

    After posting the comment on August 20 2009. I have not checked the other comments posted by other people. Today when I am revising the old posts got to see the comments of Ronak.

    I request you not to be dicoraged with words of people like Ronak. By his words I understand that he stands for nothing. I am a regular reader of gktoday and improved a lot. It had really helped me a lot. May god bless u Sir, for the work which you are doing.

    Thank you

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    sir infact u have read all the book like pd chronicle which is gud dat it gets all clubed up here easy 2 remember n its fun to solve

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    sir,i am preparing for civil service exams.U r realy providing us with a lot of information.thank u very much.
    i love this site

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    hurray …
    I just love it when i encounter such useful articles and quizzes ….

    Though this is my 16th comment as a visitor …. I am aiming 500 such comments ….

  • Raghu
    Reply

    sir
    i am preparing for bank exams,it was very useful to me.i think this was the best site for competitive exams.
    Thank you sir.

  • lokeshkumar
    Reply

    lokesh

    Sir

    Its really nice to have general knowledge website which will be most usefulto the IAS aspirants..

    Thanks you sir

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    when i fond this site i realized, this is the good site to build up ur Gk…i was searching a lot about GK when i found it, found it as ocean.

    Thank u…:-)

  • RASHMI
    Reply

    very very fantastic work