GK GS Practice Set 1 – Lok Sabha, Bharat Ratna, Geography

GK GS Practice Set – Welcome to GKcoaching.in! In today’s class we will discuss some General Knowledge and General Studies Questions with Answers. The topics which we have covered here are Mughal emperor, Indian states, Central rice research institute, Waterfalls in India, Indian political personalities, Governor, Bharat Ratna, etc.

GK GS Practice Set 1

# The first non-Indian who received Bharat Ratna was?
a. Nelson Mandela
b. Mother Teresa
c. Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
d. Barack Obama
Ans. c
> Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan was from Pakistan and received Bharat Ratna in the year 1987
> He is also known as Frontier Gandhi

# Mother Teresa won the Nobel Peace prize in the year?
a. 1979
b. 1980
c. 1971
d. 1975
Ans. a

# In which year Mother Teresa won the Bharat Ratna?
a. 1981
b. 1980
c. 1979
d. 1978
Ans. b

# The first USA President to visit India was?
a. DW Eisenhower
b. George Washington
c. Thomas Jefferson
d. John F Kennedy
Ans. a
> He visited India in the year 1959
> During that time Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru was the Prime Minister and Dr. Rajendra Prasad was the President of India

# Where is the Central Rice Research Institute located?
a. Delhi
b. Dehradun
c. Bhopal
d. Cuttack
Ans. d
> Cuttack is in Odisha

# Who was the last Mughal Emperor?
a. Akbar
b. Rajia Sultan
c. Bahadur Saha Zafar
d. Noorjahan
Ans. c

# From the following states which one produces maximum Soyabean?
a. Uttar Pradesh
b. Madhya Pradesh
c. Bihar
d. West Bengal
Ans. b

# Where is Jog Falls?
a. Tamil Nadu
b. Karnataka
c. Maharashtra
d. Assam
Ans. b
> Jog Falls is a waterfall located in Karnataka

# India’s highest waterfall Kunchikal Falls is located in?
a. Tamil Nadu
b. Telangana
c. Karnataka
d. Maharashtra
Ans. c

# First woman governor of an Indian state was?
a. Pratibha Singh Devi Patil
b. Sarojini Naidu
c. Sucheta Kripalani
d. Padmaja Naidu
Ans. b
> Sarojini Naidu was the first female governor of Uttar Pradesh

# Who was the longest serving woman governor of West Bengal?
a. Sarojini Naidu
b. Padmaja Naidu
c. Sharda Mukherjee
d. Vijaylakshmi Pandit
Ans. b
> Padmaja Naidu is the daughter of Sarojini Naidu

# Who was the first Indian woman to scale Mount Everest?
a. Aarti Saha
b. Bachendri Pal
c. Rita Fariya
d. Asha Agarwal
Ans. b

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# Who was the first Indian to swim across English Channel?
a. Aarti Saha
b. Mihir Sen
c. Srihari Nataraj
d. Maana Patel
Ans. b

# Lok Sabha is also known as?
a. Parliament
b. The House of the People
c. The Upper House
d. Rajya Sabha
Ans. b
> It is also called as The Lower House
> Rajya Sabha is called The Upper House

# Who was the first chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission?
a. Dr. Vikram Sarabhai
b. Dr. CV Raman
c. Dr. Homi Bhabha
d. Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
Ans. c

# Which city of India is known as Pink city?
a. Jaipur
b. Jodhpur
c. Delhi
d. Kolkata
Ans. a

# Who was the founder of Jaipur city?
a. Sawai Jai Singh II
b. Ranjeet Singh
c. Lord Mountbatten
d. Gulab Singh II
Ans. a

# The city which is known as the Silicon Valley of India?
a. Bengaluru
b. Chennai
c. Kolkata
d. Pune
Ans. a
> Bengaluru (Bangalore) is in Karnataka

# Why Bangalore is called as the Silicon Valley of India?
a. As it is country’s leading IT (Information Technology) exporter
b. As it is country’s leading Agriculture exporter
c. As it is country’s leading Steel exporter
d. As it is country’s leading Cement exporter
Ans. a

# Which city of India is known as Blue city?
a. Jaipur
b. Jodhpur
c. Pune
d. Delhi
Ans. b
> GK Fact – Most of the houses in Jodhpur are painted with blue colour

# Where is the head office of Coffee Board of India located?
a. Kolkata
b. Bangalore
c. Delhi
d. Mumbai
Ans. b

# Who appoints the Prime Minister of India?
a. Chief Justice of Supreme Court
b. President of India
c. Lok Sabha Speaker
d. Rajya Sabha Speaker
Ans. b

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