India GK Quizes Set 1

Q1. India's population, as on 1 March 2011
(A) 1,010,193,422 Billion
(B) 9,10,193,422 Billion
(C) 1,210,193,422 Billion
(D) 1,910,193,422 Billion

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Q2. India's largest city by population
(A) Delhi
(B) Mumbai
(C) Chennai
(D) Pune

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Q3. Number of State and Union Territories in India
(A) 27 States and 8 Union Territories
(B) 29 States and 7 Union Territories
(C) 27 States and 6 Union Territories
(D) 23 States and 10 Union Territories

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Q4. India's population density
(A) 370.2/km2
(B) 290.7/km2
(C) 375/km2
(D) 421.2/km2

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Q5. India's total area
(A) 3.7 Million sq. km
(B) 3.0 Million sq. km
(C) 4.2 Million sq. km
(D) 3.3 Million sq. km

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Q6. Sex ratio of India according to the 2011 census
(A) 940
(B) 972
(C) 845
(D) 774

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Q7. National Motto of India

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Q8. National Anthem of India

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Q9. National Song of India

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Q10. What is the name of India's National Aquatic Animal?
(A) River Dolphin
(B) Crocodile
(C) Katla Fish
(D) Green Frog

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Q11. In which century did Portuguese merchants first land in Goa?
(A) 17th Century
(B) 15th Century
(C) 14th Century
(D) 16th Century

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Q12. Who designed the Indian Parliament in New Delhi?
(A) Gustave Eiffel
(B) Le Corbusier
(C) Edwin Landseer Lutyens (D) Bonanno Pisano

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Q13. Which monument was built to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Bombay?
(A) India Gate
(B) Gateway of India
(C) Victoria Terminus
(D) Elephanta Caves

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Q14. Which monument was built by Mohammed Quli Qutab Shah in 1591 to commemorate the end of Plague?
(A) Charminar
(B) Jama Masjid
(C) Mecca Masjid
(D) Toli Masjid

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Q15. Hindi Divas celebrate in India on
(A) 14th September
(B) 12th April
(C) 10th April
(D) 14th December

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Q16. Which state has the highest literacy rate
(A) Goa
(B) Kerala
(C) Mizoram
(D) Manipur

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Q17. What was the code name of the first nuclear tests conducted by India in on 18 May 1974, in Pokhran, Rajasthan ?
(A) Operation Vijay
(B) Operation Shakti
(C) Smiling Buddha
(D) Operation Ashwamedh

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Q18. Which state is known as India's Spice Garden ?
(A) Kerala
(B) Karnataka
(C) Assam
(D) Andhra Pradesh

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Q19.On which riverbank is Goa located?
(A) Ganga
(B) Mandovi
(C) Gomati (D) Sabarmati

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Q20. Which State in India is the largest producer of Soyabean?
(A) Assam
(B) Bihar
(C) Madhya Pradesh
(D) Maharastra

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Q21. India won its first Olympic hockey gold in?
(A) 1930
(B) 1928
(C) 1932
(D) 1927

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Q22. On which spacecraft did Rakesh Sharma make his historic trip to Space?
(A) Salyut 7
(B) Soyuz-T
(C) Apollo 11
(D) Progress 1

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Q23. Who was the backup crew for Rakesh Sharma, the first Indian in space?
(A) Ravi Kumar
(B) Ravish Sharma
(C) Madhavan Nair
(D) Ravish Malhotra

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Q24. Which is India's first artificial satellite?
(A) INSAT
(B) Aryabhata
(C) bhaskara
(D) Rohini

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Q25. IRS series satellites are used for?
(A) Remote Sensing
(B) Tele Communication
(C) Astronomy
(D) Forestry

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Q26. First University established in India
(A) University of Calcutta
(B) Delhi University
(C) Madras University
(D) Banaras Hindu University

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Q27. The first IIT was established in1951 known as
(A) IIT Delhi
(B) IIT Kanpur
(C) IIT Kharagpur
(D) IIT Madras

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Q28. Biggest District in India
(A) Leh, Jammu and Kashmir
(B) Bikaner, Rajasthan
(C) Jodhpur, Rajasthan
(D) Kachchh, Gujrat

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Q29. Smallest District in India
(A) Mahe, Puducherry
(B) Central Delhi, Delhi
(C) Diu, Daman and Diu
(D) Yaman, Puducherry

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Q30. Arundhati Roy was the first Indian to won a Man Booker Prize. She won for the book
(A) The Ghost Road
(B) Last Orders
(C) White Tiger
(D) The God of Small Things

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