Quiz 698: GK Questions for UPSC NDA & NA Exams

This quiz has 10 General Knowledge / GK Questions for UPSC NDA & NA Exams based on syllabus of GK of Competition examinations and previous years question papers.

1. At which age Gautam Buddha got Nirvana?
[A] 24
[B] 35
[C] 38
[D] 42

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2. In which state of India, the first Paleolithic site was discovered?
[A] Jammu & Kashmir
[B] Rajasthan
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Karnataka

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3. Who among the following introduced Shaka era?
[A] Ashoka
[B] Kanishka
[C] Rudraraman
[D] Bimbisara

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4. Which among the following included the administrative /Judicial reforms of Warren Hastings?
1. Establishment of a Board of Revenue at Calcutta
2. Abolishing the judicial functions of the Zamindars
3. Appointment of Indian Judges in Criminal Courts
Select the correct option from the codes given below: 
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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5. Who among the following was the Vice president of the Interim Government formed in 1946? 
[A] Dr. S Radha Krishnan
[B] Jawahar Lal Nehru
[C] C Rajgopalachari
[D] Dr. Rajendra Prasad

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6. Which among the following headstreams meets the Ganges in last ?
[A] Alaknanada
[B] Pindar
[C] Mandakini
[D] Bhagirathi

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7. Which among the following group of states represents one third of India’s cattle population?
[A] Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Maharastra
[B] Punjab, Orissa, Rajasthan
[C] Karnataka, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh
[D] Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal,Uttar Pradesh

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8. Who among the following invented the hydrogen bomb?
[A] Samuel Cohen
[B] Albert Einstein
[C] Edward Taylor
[D] J. Robert Oppenheimer

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9. Which among the following countries is not a part of Scandinavia?
[A] Denmark
[B] Norway
[C] Sweden
[D] Finland

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10. In Indian Parliamentary System, ‘Vote on Account’ is valid for how many months (excepts the year of election)?
[A] 2 months
[B] 9 months
[C] 3 months
[D] 6 months

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