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100 Top GK Question and Answers in English

100 Top GK Question and Answers in English

    Questions (India and the World)

    • The main river flowing in the State of
      Jammu and Kashmir is – Indus
    • The most important coal field in India
      is – Jharia Coalfield
    • The Kabul Lamjao, the only floating
      National Park in the world is in – Manipur
    • The middle zone of the earth with a
      thickness of 2780 km having an average density of 5.6 is known as – Pyrosphere
    • Tapti river originates from – Satpura
    • Wild Ass Sanctuary is situated in – Little
      Rann of Kutch, Gujarat
    • Sriharikota is situated in – Andhra
    • The headquarters of North Eastern
      Railway is – Gorakhpur
    • Which is a major port on the East
      Coast of India? – Vishakhapatnam
    • The highest peak of the Kara-koram
      Range is – Mt. K2 (Godvin Austin)

    Polity and Constitution Questions

    • The President can be removed from his
      office before the expiry of his normal term only on the recommendation of
       The two Houses of Parliament
    • The State has its own Constitution is
       Jammu and Kashmir
    • Under which constitutional amendment
      30% seats in village panchayats have been reserved for women in
      India? – 73
    • Which Constitutional Amendment Act
      facilitates the appointment of the same person as a governor for two or
      more states ? – 7th Constitutional Amendment Act, 1956
    • The oath of office is conducted to the
      President by – The Chief Justice of India
    • The Zonal Councils are the statutory
      bodies established by an Act of the Parliament that is – States
      Reorganisation Act of 1956
    • The provision of Panchayats has been
      mentioned in – Part IX
    • The pardoning power of the President
      in India as enshrined in the Article 72 of the Constitution of India
      includes – Pardon, Commutation, Remission, Respite, Reprieve
    • Article 21 of the Indian Constitution
      is violated if there is – Inordinate delay by the state in
      bringing an accused to trial
    • The Indian Constitution provides for
      the appointment of Ad Hoc judges in the – Supreme Court

    National Movement Questions

    • The call for ‘Quit India Movement’
      against Britishers was given in – 1942
    • The famine which killed nearly 8 lakh
      people during British rule as per the report furnished by the Famine
      Commission of 1660 had struck – Western India in November 1876-77
    • The theory of economic drain of India
      during British imperialism was propounded by – Dadabhai Naoroji
    • Which of the British Acts provided for
      the establishment of All India Federation at the centre? – The
      Government of India Act 1935
    • The system of competitive examination
      for Civil Service was accepted, in principle, in the year – 1853
    • Who said, “This (the revolt 1857)
      was an eruption of social volcano, where many spent forces found vent.
      After the eruption, the whole social topography had changed; the scars of
      rebellion remained deep and shining.” – Ashok Mehta
    • The revolutionary woman who led the
      revolution of 1857 in Oudh was – Begum Hazrat Mahal
    • Who is the author of the book ‘The
      Great Rebellion’ ? – Ashok Mehta
    • Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru were
      sentenced to death in – Lahore conspiracy case
    • Who called the revolt of 1857 as a war
      between barbarism and civilisation ? – T. R. Holmes

    and Culture of India Questions

    • The Upanishads are – a source
      of Hindu philosophy
    • The Harappan civilization was
      discovered in 1920-21 following excavation – By R. D. Banerjee (at
      Mohenjodaro) and By D. R. Sahni (at Harappa)
    • Through which officer the king
      exercised his control over villages in the Vijayanagar Empire? 
    • The Sikh Khalsa was formed to instil a
      strong martial spirit in the Sikhs by – Tenth Sikh Guru Guru
      Gobind Singh in 1699
    • Though Ashoka had many sons, the
      inscriptions mentioned only one who is not mentioned in any other source.
      He is – Tivara
    • The Vijayanagar king who employed
      skilled archers of the Turkish clan and raised the fighting capacity of
      his bowmen was – Devaraya I
    • The Palaeolithic Age in India is
      divided into three phases namely – Lower Palaeolithic (Handaxe and
      cleaver-industries), Middle Palaeolithic (Tools made on flakes) and upper
      Palaeolithic (Tools made on flakes and blades)
    • The Chief of Sukarchakiya misl (a Sikh
      confederacy) was – Maharaja Ranjit Singh
    • Under the Guptas in eastern India,
      there was probably an intermediate level of administration between
      vishayas (districts) and villages. It was called – Vifhi
    • The two main monuments of Alaud-din
      Khilji’s reign-the Jama at Kana Masjid and Alai Darwaza were constructed
      at – Delhi

    Affairs of India Questions

    • In the country, which state is on the
      top in present in newly developed Education Development Index? 
    • Which brand/ company uses the ad line
      “We know India better” ? – LIC of India
    • Based on the European Banking system
      the first bank in India was started in India – at Calcutta in 1770
      named ‘Hindustan Bank’
    • The only tungsten producing mine in
      the country is – Degana (Rajasthan)
    • Capital Market comprises of – Stock
      markets and Bond markets
    • In Global Hunger Index (GHI) India has
      been ranked at – 96th place among”U9 developing countries
    • Which State is the largest producer of
      cashew nuts in India? – Kerala
    • All revenues received and loans raised
      by the Union Government go into – Consolidated Fund of India
    • In coal production, India ranks in the
      world – Third (after China and America)
    • In India, the first bank of limited
      liability managed by Indians and founded in 1881 was – Oudh
      Commercial Bank

    and Games Questions

    • Fuwa was the official mascot of – Beijing
      Olympics 2008
    • ‘Merdeka cup’ is associated with – Football
    • Jwala Gutta and V. Diju are the famous
      players of – Badminton
    • The winner of Wimbledon 2011 Women’s
      Singles title is – Petra Kvitova
    • Agha Khan Cup is associated with – Hockey
      (Western India)
    • The winner of Cop a America (football)
      2011 was – Uruguay
    • Bully, Carry, Corner, Dribble,
      Hat-trick, Off-side are the terms associated with – Hockey
    • Which award is given for excellence in
      the field of sports? – Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
    • The playground of wrestling is called
    • Science and Technology Questions
    • Who invented the ball-point pen? 
      Lazzlo Biro
    • Astronomical distance is measured in – light
    • Name the process of production of
      energy in the Sun – Nuclear fusion
    • The instrument which graphically
      records physiological movement (e.g., blood pressure/ heartbeat) is known
      as – Kymograph
    • Which in automobile exhausts can cause
      cancer? – Carbon monoxide
    • Who invented Ball-point pen? 
      C. Biro in 1938
    • Who invented chloroform as
      anaesthetic? – James Simpson
    • The instrument which measures strength
      of electric current is – Ammeter
    • When did India join the Inter-national
      Tsunami Warning System? – 2004


    • Kisan Mitra is an employee of – State
    • National Project on Organic Farming
      was launched during – 10th Five Year Plan (2002-2007)
    • The optimum cardinal temperature point
      for germination of rice seeds is – 20°C to 25°C
    • As per the Eleventh Five Year Plan
      Period (2007-2012) target under the National Food Security Mission (NFSM),
      the production of rice, wheat and pulses is to be increased by – 10,8
      and 2 million tonnes respectively
    • The number of essential mineral
      elements of plant is – 16
    • RKVY stands for – Rashtriya
      Krishi Vikas Yojana
    • Microbial inoculants capable of
      solubilizing phosphate are called – Phosphobacteria
    • Food management in India has three
      basic objectives namely – Procurement of food grains from farmers,
      distribution of food-grains to the consumers and maintenance of food
      buffers for security and price stability
    • In maize plants – Silk appear
    • FRP stands for – Fair and
      Remunerative Price (of Sugarcane)

    Useful GK

    • BRICS stands for – Brazil,
      Russia, India, China and South Africa
    • The study of Cancer is called – Oncology
    • The elements of a group in the
      periodic table – have similar chemical properties
    • OPEC stands for – Organisation
      of Petroleum Exporting Countries
    • The normal term of office of UN
      Secretary-General is – 5 years
    • ‘Being Myself’ is the autobiography of
      famous tennis player – Martina NavratiIova
    • The pH of human blood is normally
      around – 7.5 to 8.0
    • Falklands Islands are in – South
    • The minimum age required to become the
      Prime Minister of India is – 25 years
    • Neprologist is a specialist who treats
       Kidney system
    • The office of the Prime Minister of
      India is – Created by the Constitution
    • Kangaroo is the national emblem of – Australia
    • The objective of the Morley-Minto
      Reforms was – Extension of provincial assemblies
    • The national tree of India is – Banyan
      (Ficus benghalensis)
    • Cirrhosis is a disease which affects – Liver
    • The members of the state legislative
      assemblies are elected for a period of – 5 years
    • The capital of Bahrain is – Manama
    • National Defence Academy is situated
      at – Pune
    • India’s largest museum is located at – Kolkata
    • In a human body, the basic building
      blocks are – Cells
    • As per Census 2011, the highest
      populated State is – Uttar Pradesh
    • Hertz is a unit of – Frequency
      of sound waves

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June 06, 2022

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