Top General knowledge Important Qustions for competitive exams part 2

General knowledge Important Qustions for competitive Exams part 2

These Qustions aee very important for Railway,ssc,hssc and other state exams

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501. First woman DG of paramilitary forces? Archana Ramasundram
502. Syed Modi Grand prix held on which place? Lucknow
503. When was Microsoft founded? 1975
504. Start Up India launch year? 2016
505. Which is not a gland(options: Liver,gall bladder,Pituitary,Adrenal)? Gall Bladder
506. Parliament Construction year? 1927
507. Nephron Belongs to? Kidney
508. British Rule was ended on which year? 1947
509. Mars is also known as? Red Planet
510. Yellow Fever caused by? Female Mosquitoes
511. Who won more grand slams in the year 2015? Novak Djokovic
512. 2015 Arjuna Award given to which female wrestler? Babita Kumari
513. Full Form of RBC? Red Blood Cells
514. Afghanistan’s Parliament name is? Shora
515. Which is the Largest Stadium of America? Michigan Stadium
516. Nagaland capital? Kohima
517. NASA Headquarters? Washington DC
518. Stainless steel is‐ an alloy
519. Gun powder consists of‐ potassium nitrate
520. When did the british raj start in India? 1858
521. Infrared rays are electromagnetic waves.
522. Tashkent agreement signed after which Indo‐Pak war? 1965
523. The length of digestive system?‐ 30 Feet
524. Where is the statue of liberty? New York, USA
525. Maximum no of Medals in 2012 Olympics? USA
526. Winner of U19 World Cup West Indies
527. Which cricketer hit consecutive three centuries in world cup cricket?‐ Kumar
Sangakkara
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528. Khajuraho temples located in MP
529. Which gas is released during respiration by human beings?‐carbon dioxide
530. State shares boundary with Bangladesh?‐ Tripura
531. National sports day August 29
532. Full Form of PDF Portable Document Format
533. Man of the tournament 2011 world cup Yuvraj Singh
534. Indian origin person gets Knighthood from Elizabeth II Harpal Singh Kumaran
535. Capital of Dadra & Nagar Haveli?‐ Silvassa
536. Language of Mughal Empire Persian
537. Pitchblende is related to Uranium
538. Who is author of Amar Sonar Bangla(National Anthem of Bangladesh)?‐ Rabindranath Tagore
539. Flag code of India‐ 2002
540. City on bank of Nile river?‐ Khartoum
541. What is atomic number?‐ The number of protons or electrons normally found in an atom of a
given chemical element.
542. which union territory is considered as smart city?‐ New Delhi
543. Epidemiology is study of‐ the distribution and determinants of health‐related states or
events in specified populations
544. 1024GB 1TB

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545. What is biodiversity?‐ Variety of life
546. Element responsible for air pollution‐ sulphur dioxide
547. The largest coal deposit in India Damodar valley
548. Literacy rate of India as per 2011 census?‐ 74.04%
549. The Biography of Indira Gandhi written by?‐ Pupul Jayakar
550. Function of Hydrometer?‐ measures the specific gravity (relative density) of liquids
551. Panipat Refinery belongs to? Haryana (IOCL)
552. Dadabhai Naoroji worked as a professor in which University? Elphinstone College
553. Indo‐Pak war in which year? 1971
554. Which is most populous state according to 2011 census? Uttar Pradesh
555. Forest cover of India according to 2015 survey? 7,01,673 sq km
556. How many world heritage site in India by UNESCO? 32
557. In Computer, Which change source code into object code? Assembler
558. Which is not related to genetic engineering?
559. What is the National Game of USA? Baseball
560. Law of Inertia was given by? Newton
561. How many medals India gets in 12th South Asian Game? 188
562. Bio Diesel Locomotive Coming in which Railway Zone? Hubli Division
563. Which of the following is not a programming language? Assembly Language
564. Rank of India in Human Development Index? 130
565. What is the full form of ISI? Inter Services Intelligence
566. Vasco D gama reached first at which place in India? Kappad, Kerala
567. Tawang Monastery, in the Indian state of? Arunachal Pradesh
568. Anti‐leprosy day? 30 January
569. Which soldier died on Feb 2016 in Siachen in J&K? Hanumanthappa Koppad
570. Alfred nobel discovered? Dynamite
571. Taj Mahal commissioned by ?‐ Mughal emperor Shah Jahan
572. Acid found in Grapes ?‐ Tartaric.
573. How many Muscles are used for eye ball? Six
574. How many number of players in POLO game? 4
575. First woman Doctor in the world?‐ Elizabeth Blackwell
576. What is the nearest Galaxy to Milky Way? Andromeda galaxy
577. Who build Janther Manther in New Delhi? Maharaja Jai Singh II
578. National game of China Table Tennis
579. Why plant leaves are in green colour? Chlorophyll.
580. South Africa Currency South African rand
581. Zika virus is spreading by? Aedes Mosquito
582. IPTL stands for? International Premier tennis league
583. Where is valley international park located? USA
584. What is reason behind yellow colour of Papaya? Flavonoids
585. Who is founder of servant of Indian society? Gopal Krishna Gokhale
586. UPS stands for? Uninterrupted power supply
587. For which effect Einstein got nobel prize? Law of Photoelectric effect
588. Importance behind gov of India act 1935? Main source of Indian constitution
589. Main source of Vitamin‐A? carrots
590. Indian institute of vegetable research is at? Varanasi
591. Valley of flowers in which state? uttarakhand
592. 11th Pakistan PM? Benazir Bhutto
593. World bank given money in December? Swacch bharat mission
594. Shape milky way galaxy? spiral
595. Gold medal boxer in asia? Mary Kom


596. Which country invented pencil? England
597. Stand up mission aim? Women and SC/ST empowerment
598. Bihu, celebrated in? Assam
599. Oxygen in photosynthesis is formed from? Water/CO2
600. Plasi war took place on which river? Bhagirathi river
601. 1st U.S president to attend republic day parade in India? Bill Clinton
602. Einstein got the Nobel prize for his theory of? Law of photoelectric effect
603. yellow color of papaya is due to the presence of? Carotene
604. In the rebellion of 1857, max. number of soldiers were in? Awadh
605. What does DNA Stands for in Biology? DEOXYRIBONUCLEIC Acid
606. NASA, the US space agency is planning to move from earth orbit to space area surrounding
CISLUNAR Space? National Aeronautics and Space Administration
607. In September 2015 NASA scientists found evidence of flowing water on which planet outside
Earth? Mars
608. What was the first football player from the Indian Sub continent to play for a European Club?
Mohammed Saleem
609. What is the name of the parent company of Google, formed on 2nd October 2015?
ALPHABET INC
610. Name India’s First Satellite? AryaBhatta
611. Who was named as the cultural ambassador of Seychelles in October 2015? AR Rahman
612. Which year was the economic liberalization in India Initiated? 1991
613. Which two Indian cities, were added to the creative city network of UNESCO in Dec 2015?
Varanasi, Jaipur
614. Thermostat is a device in ovens which helps to maintain a temperature by?
Regulating flow of heat
615. Who was the Confucius? Chinese Philosopher
616. Who is PV Sindhu? Badminton Player
617. Galvanization is a process in which a layer of zinc is put on iron objects to prevent them from?
Rust
618. What do the terms Geocentric and Heliocentric refer to? Earth centered, Sun centered
619. What did Dmitri mendeleev formulate? Periodic Table
620. What is Electron? –ve Charge
621. In July 1905, who ordered the partition of Bengal? Lord Curzon

622. Kangchenjunga is? Himalayas
623. The purple frontier, the Earth dragon and the outer fortresses, all refer to? Great wall of china
624. Who was charles correa? Architect
625. Which of the following names is Nilanjana sudeshna, an Indian American Author popularly
known as? Jhumpa Lahiri
626. What is the name of the Tablet computer produced by Datawind which is promoted by the GOVT of
India as part of an e‐learning program? Aakash
627. Who replaced viscount Louis Mountbatten as the governor general of Indian? C.
Rajagopalachari
628. What is the Laccadive Sea otherwise known as? Arabian Sea
629. What is the unit of length used in formally to express astronomical distances? AU
630. Sajan Prakash related to‐ Swimming
631. First Nobel prize for medicine was given for which disease? Diphtheria
632. Capital City of Meghalaya? Shillong
633. Subhash Ghosh related to‐ Music
634. Alfred Nobel invented‐ Dynamite
635. 2015 Rugby Winner New Zealand
636. Founder of Azad Hind Fauj(Indian Army)‐ Subash Chandra Bose
637. Who invented WWW?‐ Tim Berners Lee
638. What is the main element of Marsh gas?‐ Methane
639. Who won Davis cup 2015? UK
640. When was Indian National Congress(INC) formed?‐ December 28, 1885
641. Who founded North Korea? Kim II‐ Sung
642. Fatehpur sikri was founded by the Emperor‐ Akbar
643. What is the average thickness of skin?
644. In which state ONGC got environment free certificate for oil production? Andhra Pradesh
645. Which of the following is not Jupiter’s moon? Titan
646. 1. Bhutan official language Dzongkha
647. When did the portuguese first arrived in India?
648. Change of position with respect to time Velocity
649. What is Limerick? A limerick is a form of poetry, especially one in five‐line.
650. Oneirology Study of dreams
651. WLAN stands for Wireless Local Area Network

652. PNR Passenger Name Record
653. Anant Pai was popularly known as Uncle Pai, was an Indian educationalist and a pioneer in
Indian comics
654. India’s first child surgeon Akrit jaswal (7 years old)
655. Freshwater lake Wular Lake in J&K
656. Adhai din ka jhopra is built at Ajmer (Rajasthan)
657. LIGO Laser Interferometer Gravitational wave observatory
658. What is logo of Make in India? Moving Lion
659. +91 code is which country? India
660. C6H6 Benzene
661. 1st olympic game held at Athens
662. Malgudi days was written by? R.K. Narayan
663. What is Shinjo? A city in Japan
664. When a gravitational force is exerted on a mass object then it is called?
665. Shigmo‐ a spring festival celebrated in Goa
666. BESK Stands for Binary electronic sequence calculator
667. In which year Sikkim state was formed? 1975
668. Which is most abundant natural combustible gas?‐Methane
669. PM of Pakistan in 1999?‐ Nawaz sharif
670. Headquarters of UNO‐New york
671. ‘In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher’ is quoted by‐ Dalai Lama
672. In which year Arunachal Pradesh state is formed?‐ 1972
673. Uganda capital Kampala
674. Country got independence in 2011? South Sudan
675. Cultivation of saffron? Kashmir(in India), Iran (world)
676. Women participated all events in which Olympics? 1900 Games in Paris
677. Parliament in Delhi constructed by? Edwin Lutyens, Herbert Baker
678. Borrowed emergency provision from which country? Germany
679. Sri Lanka got independence in which year? 4th Feb,1948
680. Age limit of pm? No upper limit, min. 25 years
681. Ashoka from which dynasty? Mauryan dynasty
682. Scientific name of Human Beings? Homo sapiens
683. Recently creature which lives without water for 10 yrs? Tardigrade
684. Korea currency? South Korean won
685. Gujarat capital? Gandhinagar
686. First man to reach outer space? Yuri Gagarin ( Russian Cosmonaut)
687. Nacl means like salt/water/sugar? Salt
688. Periodic table invented by? Dmitri Mendeleev
689. X rays invented by? Roentgen
690. Fastest acting anti rabies vaccine developed country? India
691. Fundamental duties taken from which country USSR
692. World Economic Forum 2015 meeting held at‐ Switzerland
693. In which game women first compete in the Olympic Game?
694. Ellora caves in which state?‐ Maharashtra
695. 100 year war between which two countries? France and England
696. Mrinalini sarabhai is famous for? Indian Classical Dancer
697. The last ruler of maurya dynasty‐ Brihadratha Maurya
698. Manohar Parrikar hoists country’s largest, tallest tricolour at Ranchi
699. The presence of which gases in air makes brass discoloured? Hydrogen sulphide
700. Highest cricket ground in India in which state? Chail, Himachal Pradesh
701. What is Geotropism? The growth of the parts of plants in response to the force of gravity
702. India:Tiger::USA:? Bald Eagle
703. What is the colour of Solid Iodine?‐ purple
704. Inventor of Email Shiva Ayyadurai
705. India’s 5th navigational satellites name? PSLV‐C31
706. Who invented dynamo? Michael Faraday
707. If pH value becomes less than 7 then it is called as? Acidic
708. Nephrology is the study of?‐ Kidney function
709. First indian to get nobel prize?‐ Rabindranath Tagore
710. In the first ODI match of INDIA ,who is captain ?Ajit Wadekar
711. The words ‘Satyameva Jayate’ taken from Mundaka Upanishad
712. Basilica of bom jesus is located at? Goa
713. Jayakwadi dam located on which river? Godavari
714. Oldest oil reserves in India? Digboi
715. What is tri colour ratio of Indian National Flag? Width : Length = 2:3
716. National song of India was composed by? Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
717. Kidney stone is caused by? Calcium Oxalate
718. Dog : Kernel :: Bee : ? Beehive
719. How many tastes buds are present in tongue? 5
720. On which planet frozen water is found? Pluto
721. Tennis is played on which surface? Hard, Grass and Clay courts
722. How many bones a Infant baby have? 300
723. White desert in India? Rann of Kutch desert
724. Which thing was discovered by Alexander Fleming? Penicillin
725. Mughal dynasty was established by? Babur
726. Which of following colour has least wavelength? Violet
727. First woman President of Pakistan? Dr. Fehmida Mirza
728. Which was first geostationary satellite launched in India? Ariane Passenger Payload Experiment
729. Father of Indian Space Programmes? Dr Vikram Sarabhai

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730. First President of Indian National Congress? W.C. Banerjee
731. Nobel prize recipient of India in 2014 for peace? Kailash Satyarthi
732. Height of badminton net above ground level? 1.524 meter
733. World’s first space tourist? Dennis Tito
734. Who introduced Orthodox Christianity in Russia? Vladimir
735. Which of following element is found in room temperature? Bromine
736. Molecular formula for sugar? C12H22O11
737. Which monument was built to commemorate the eradication of plague? Charminar
738. Air conditioner was invented by? Willis Carrier
739. PM born after Independence Narendra Modi
740. What is English IVY Flower
741. What is Guru Shikhar a peak in the Arbuda Mountains of Rajasthan
742. Mycology‐ Study of fungi
743. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow” Mahatma Gandhi
744. “Life On My Terms: From the Grassroots to the Corridors of Power” is an autobiography of‐ Sharad
Pawar
745. Who is Chanda Kochhar MD & CEO Of ICICI bank
746. Language spoken in Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka? Tamil
747. Who discovered penicillin Alexander Fleming


748. Indian village where people speak in Sanskrit – Mattur
749. Zika Virus caused by? Aedes mosquitoes
750. When Virat Kohli given Arjuna Award? 2013
751. Exobiology? deals with the search for extraterrestrial life
752. Person can see only nearby objects? Myopia
753. Prostate is a? Gland
754. Bangladesh got its constitution on? November 4, 1972
755. Players in each side of volleyball? 6
756. Legislative powers vested with whom? Parliament of India
757. AC TO DC is converted by? Rectifier
758. Triratna is related to? Buddhism or Jainism
759. Grand slam is combination of? AUS Open, French Open, US open and Wimbledon
760. Which of these is not book by Abdul kalam? My Country My Life
761. Kalpana chawla Space shuttle name? Columbia
762. Hirakud is located on bank of river? Mahanandi
763. In LAL ‐BAL ‐PAL, who are BAL AND LAL? Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Lala Lajpat rai 764. Which
authority is elected on the basis of proportional representation? President 765. Kurukshetra is near to
which city? Ambala
766. Crop insurance scheme? PMFBY
767. IMO full form? International Maritime Organisation
768. 1st home minister? Vallabhbhai Patel
769. National unity day? October 31
770. NASA situated in? Washington D.C.
771. Gandhi‐ Irvin Pact signed on? 5th March 1931
772. Headquarters of ISRO? Bengaluru
773. Percentage of Nitrogen in weather? 76%
774. Sachin played his first test match in 1989 against which country? Pakistan
775. First Bank In India was? Bank of Hindustan
776. First Olympic Games In Which Country? Athens, Greece
777. Google CEO is? Sundar Pichai
778. Cheque Validity remains for? 3 Months
779. National Science Day? Feb 28

780. First Deputy Prime Minister? Sardar Vallabhai Patel
781. Shimla Agreement in which place and year? Simla in 1972
782. J&K East boundary? LOC
783. After 9/11 Tragedy world Trade center new name? One World Trade Center
784. Shortcut for expand browsing screen in web browser(F1/F11/F10/F4)? F11
785. 2023 cricket world cup Hosting Country? India
786. Rupee Symbol in which language? Devanagari
787. Paracetamol is Analgesic
788. Ganga action plan to? To Purify Ganga River
789. ASCII stands for? American Standard Code for Information Interchange
790. Chicken pox virus? varicella zoster virus (VZV)
791. Commonwealth game first time in India in which year? 2010
792. India and which country agreement for solar power?
793. Date to change Pre 2005 notes? June 30, 2016
794. 1 rupee note bears signature of? Finance Secretary
795. First women President of congress? Annie Besant
796. Chemotherapy is used for treatment of? Cancer
797. First women to win gold medal in boxing? Nicola Adams
798. Arunachal Pradesh capital? Itanagar
799. Jallikattu game played in which state? Tamil Nadu
800. 15th PM of India? Narendra Modi
801. MS Office is? Application software
802. Ganga of South India is? Godavari
803. Bhagat Singh executed in which year? 1931
804. Computer shortcut key to get help menu? F1
805. LOC between India and Pakistan was constructed in? 1972
806. National flag of India was designed by? Pingali Venkayya
807. Which states achieved 100% inclusion in PMJDY? Goa and Kerala
808. How many languages on Indian notes? 17
809. Author of Wings of Fire? Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
810. Who invented Audio Phones? Nathaniel Baldwin
811. Which one is not search engine? Flipkart
812. How much decibel can a human ear hear? 60‐120 DB

813. Which pm’s name could b seen on indian currency notes? Manmohan Singh
814. Capital of J&K in summer? Srinagar
815. Full form of IFSC? Indian Financial System Code
816. Quit India was held in which year? 1942
817. Thar desert is in? Rajasthan
818. Study of cancer? Oncology
819. Good governance day? 25 December
820. Constitution day? 26 November
821. Venue of cricket world cup 2019? England & Wales
822. Headquarter of UNO? New York
823. Shimla agreement between? Indira Gandhi and Z A Bhutto
824. Young india weekly Journal? Mahatma Gandhi
825. Money Transfer through mobile is called? IMPS
826. National Space Society headquarters? Washington D.C
827. From where we get Vitamin‐D from given options? Cod Liver Oil
828. Normal eye vision distance? 6 meters
829. CK Naidu Lifetime Achievement award winner? Syed Kirmani
830. Which compound in LPG gives it smell on leakage? Ethyl Mercaptan
831. Yogini cult has its origin from which state? Odisha
832. Which freedom fighter introduced Western education? Raja Ram Mohan Roy
833. Rti implemented/adopted in which year? 2005
834. Second longest river of india? Godavari
835. India’s border is longest with which nation? Bangladesh 836. Who
won 1st olympic medal of badminton? Saina Nehwal 837. Who among
these did not get bharat ratna? AR Rahman
838. When did kailash satyarthi and malala got nobel peace prize? 2014
839. Which is not a greenhouse gas? Hydrogen
840. When was rupee symbol adopted? 2010
841. When did Indian mars mission start? Sep 24, 2014
842. Who was the 1st lady president of Indian National congress? Annie Besant
843. Where was national science conference held in India? New Delhi
844. Which of the following declared cow as personality of 2015? (google, microsoft, yahoo or facebook)
845. Bismark of India? Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
846. World heritage site Bhimbetka in Madhya Pradesh is famous for? Rock
847. Chief guest on republic day 2016? Francois Hollande
848. Osteoporosis is related to? Bone
849. If the Temperature of the body decreases this condition is called? Hypothalamus
850. Akash missile is? Surface to Air Missile
851. Suez Canal? Egypt
852. What is Graphene? a form of carbon
853. RADAR full form? RAdio Detection And Ranging
854. What is umami? Savory taste
855. Highest grand slams winner male? Roger Federer
856. Oscar winner director from India? Satyajit Ray
857. DPT Full Form? Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus
858. Which river flows through Karnataka? Kaveri
859. 2015 TIME person of the year? Angela Merkel
860. Father of geometry? Euclid
861. Zika virus spread by? Aedes mosquitoes
862. Lemur are found in? Madagascar
863. Chemical name of Baking soda? Sodium Bicarbonate
864. What is tomato? fruit
865. Berlin wall demolished in which year? 1989
866. Which language use ideographs? China and Japan
867. SPM full form? Suspended Particulate Matter
868. Tallest building in world? Burj Khalifa
869. Who gives oath to the President? Chief Justice of India
870. Chief justice of India retirement age? 65 years
871. Chandrasekhar Limit is applied to? Mass
872. Kamarupa kingdom is in which state? Assam
873. Which indian king used naval power to conquer ports of east asia? rajendra chola
874. Where is the island of Seychelles located? Indian Ocean
875. Greenhouse gas effect on Earth? global warming
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