Maharashtra GK Questions for MPSC Examinations

Maharashtra General Knowledge with Multiple Choice Objective Questions for Maharashtra PSC (MPSC) Examinations of 2021-22. Objective Maharashtra GK Questions on Maharashtra History, Culture, MPSC Geography, MPSC Economy and Polity.

1. Who will be conferred with the prestigious V Shantaram Lifetime Achievement award at the 55th Maharashtra State Marathi Film Festival?

[A] Vikram Gokhale
[B] Vijay Chavhan
[C] Mrinal Kulkarni
[D] Asha Parekh

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2. Which committee has been constituted by the Maharashtra Government to study issues related to floating solar power plant at Ujani dam?

[A] Puneet Mehta committee
[B] Satish Chavan committee
[C] Akshita Patil committee
[D] Nidhi Patel committee

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3. Which among the following states have bicameral legislatures?
1. Andhra Pradesh
2. Bihar
3. Jammu & Kashmir
4. Maharashtra
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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4. Which of the following states are involved in the Mahadayi Water Dispute?
1. Goa
2. Maharashtra
3. Karnataka
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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5. The "Indirasagar Polavaram" on river Godavari has been conceived as a part of recommendations of Godavari Water Disputes Tribunal (GWDT). In this context, consider the following states:

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Andhra Pradesh
  3. Telangana
  4. Madhya Pradesh

Which of the above share basins of both Godawari and Krishna Rivers?

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

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6. Consider the following folk music with their associated states:

  1. Goalpariya Lokgeet – Maharashtra
  2. Naatupura Paatu – Kerala
  3. Madiga Dappu – Andhra Pradesh

Which of the above is/are correctly matched?

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

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7. Identify a tribe in India from the given information:
1. This tribe is mostly found in Maharashtra and parts of Madhya Pradesh
2. This tribe is one of the denotified tribes of India
3. The members of this tribe are nomadic hunters with excellent skill in catching birds
4. Recently, this community was making news for being part of an initiative to save critically endangered lesser floricans
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Ramoshi
[B] Doms
[C] Charodi
[D] Phase Pardhi

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8.  Consider the following pairs of Buddhist monasteries with states where they are located:

  1. Namgyal – Himachal Pradesh
  2. Shashur –  Maharashtra
  3. Ghum – West Bengal

 Which of the above is/are correct?

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

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9. Consider the following:
1. Burnpur in West Bengal
2. Chandrapur in Maharashtra
3. Salem in Tamil Nadu
4. Vijaynagar in Karnataka
For which of the following, the above are famous ?

[A] Textile Industry
[B] Coal Fields
[C] Steel Plants
[D] Iron Ore Mines

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10. The Pavnar village in Maharashtra is known for which of the following events during freedom struggle of India?

[A] Establishment of Home Rule League
[B] Individual Satyagraha
[C] Salt Satyagraha
[D] Indigo Movement

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