Goa GK Questions for Goa Public Service Commission Exams

1. Which will be the first big state after Goa to use EVMs with VVPAT?

[A] Himachal Pradesh
[B] Gujarat
[C] Karnataka
[D] Rajasthan

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2. Via which among the following amendments of the Constitution, the territories of Goa, Daman & Diu were incorporated in the Indian Constitution?

[A] Constitution (10th) Amendment Act 1961
[B] Constitution (12th) Amendment Act 1962
[C] Constitution (14th) Amendment Act 1962
[D] None of the above

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3. Goa was captured by Albuqurque from ruler of which among the following states?

[A] Bijapur
[B] Golconda
[C] Mysore
[D] Vijaynagar

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4. How the National Urban Housing & Habitat Policy 2007 seeks realize its goal of ” Affordable Housing For All’ ?

[A] By incentivizing state to encourage low cost construction
[B] By promoting various types of public-private partnerships
[C] By allowing FDI in construction
[D] By deregulating the Construction sector

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5. Goa Shipyard Limited is an undertaking of which of the following ministries of India?

[A] Ministry of Shipping
[B] Ministry of Commerce & Industry
[C] Ministry of Earth Sciences
[D] Ministry of Defense

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6. In which year Goa was captured by Afonso de Albuquerque (Portuguese Governor)?

[A] 1511 AD
[B] 1510 AD
[C] 1509 AD
[D] 1507 AD

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7. Who among the following Portuguese Governor is known to have abolished the practice of Sati in Goa?

[A] Pedro Alvarez Cabral
[B] Francisco de Almeida
[C] Afonso de Albuquerque
[D] Martin Alfonso de Souza

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8. Consider the following matches:

  1. Hakki Pikki – Karnataka
  2. Gawada – Goa
  3. Gaddi – Himachal Pradesh
  4. Irulas – Kerala

Which among the above is / are correct?

[A] Only 1, 2 & 3
[B] Only 2, 3 & 4
[C] Only 2 & 3
[D] Only 3

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9. Consider the following statements with respect to Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement:

  1. TPP is an agreement between Government of China and other Pacific Rim countries.
  2. The agreement’s stated goal had been to “promote economic growth and economic development”.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 and 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

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10. Which Ministry has adopted the goal of "Haat to Hypermarket" as the overarching objective of the Rural Business Hubs (RBH)?

[A] Ministry of Panchayati Raj
[B] Ministry of Corporate Affairs
[C] Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
[D] Ministry of Rural Development

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