Quiz 74: General Knowledge of India for All Examinations

1. Bhandi was a chief secretary of which among the following Indian Kings?
[A] Samudragupta
[B] Chandragupta Vikramaditya
[C] Harshavardhan
[D] Skandgupta

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2. In Sangam age, the term ” Pillai” was used for which among the following?
[A] lenders
[B] farmers
[C] labours
[D] students

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3. Consider the following rivers:

  1. Indus
  2. Brahamputra
  3. Ganga
  4. Godavari

Which among the following is the correct decreasing order of the above rivers in terms of their length?

[A] 1→2→3→4
[B] 2→1→3→4
[C] 3→1→4→2
[D] 2→3→1→4

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4. India’s first Nobel Prize for Physics was claimed in 1930 by the renowned physicist Sir C.V. Raman for his work in which among the following fields?
[A] Particle Physics
[B] Optics
[C] Thermodynamics
[D] Quantum Mechanics

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5. Which among the following was the main center of activity of Mother Teresa , where she served the cause of dying destitute, lepers and drug addicts?
[A] Angel’s Home
[B] Nirmal Hridaya
[C] Shanti Gram
[D] Jeevan Jyoti

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6. Chandrashekhar Limit, postulated by Dr S. Chandrashekhar posts a limit of mass of which among the following?
[A] Neutron Star
[B] White Dwarf
[C] Steller Black Hole
[D] Young stellar object

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7. How many Prime Ministers of India have been awarded Bharat Ratna till date?
[A] 3
[B] 4
[C] 5
[D] 7

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8. Who among the following was the first chairman of UPSC?
[A] Sir Ross Barker
[B] Sir David Petrie
[C] Sir Eyre Gorden
[D] Sir F.W. Robertson

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9. Atal Bihari Vajpayee was sworn in as India’s Prime Minister for how many times?
[A] 1
[B] 2
[C] 3
[D] 4

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10. Before its name was shortened by the British into United Provinces in 1935, by which among the following names Modern Uttar Pradesh was known?
[A] United Provinces of Northern India
[B] Presidency of Agra and Allahabad
[C] United Provinces of Agra and Oudh
[D] United Provinces of Agra, Allahabad and Oudh

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Comments

  • Gaurav bansal
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    in india indus river length is less than BRAHAMPUTRA.

    • GKToday

      Ya, but question did not ask it.

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    Q. What is the difference b/w “Success -Victory” &”Goal – Aim” ? Please explain.

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  • tarun adhikari
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    these question are very good .But I want more

  • annapurna
    Reply

    ganga is the longest river. How godavari is in last?

  • muskan
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  • muskan
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    What is the difference b/w “Success -Victory” &”Goal – Aim” ? Please explain.