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Gk questions 2013: Dynasties and Capitals

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Dynasties and Capitals are frequently asking gk question in all competitive exams.

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Some important Dynasties and their capitals


Pandyan Dynasty  >>  Madurai

Pallava dynasty  >>  Kanchi

Chola dynasty  >> Uraiyur

Chera Dynasty  >>  Vanji

Chalukya dynasty  >>  Vatapi

Maurya Dynasty  >>  Pataliputra

Kushan Dynasty  >>  Purushpura (Peshawar)


Important gk questions about Khilji Dynasty

General knowledge questions about Sports

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Important gk questions about Cricket

Important gk questions about cricket means Important gk questions about Sachin Tendulkar




1. Which Cricketer is known as God of Cricket ?
Answer: Sachin Tendulkar


2. Which Cricketer is known as Master blaster ?
Answer: Sachin Tendulkar


3. Who is the first batsman to score a Double Century in ODI ?
Answer:  Sachin Tendulkar


4. Which batsman scored most runs in One day International Cricket ?
Answer: Sachin Tendulkar


5. How many ODI matches played by Sachin Tendulkar ?
Answer: 463


6. What is the ODI batting average of Sachin Tendulkar ?
Answer:  44.83


7. What is number of Centuries made by Sachin Tendulkar in ODI Cricket ?
Answer: 49


8. What is number of Half Centuries made by Sachin Tendulkar in ODI Cricket ?
Answer: 96


9. What is the Top score of Sachin Tendulkar in ODI Cricket ?
Answer: 200*


10. What is the number of Wicket taken by Sachin Tendulkar in ODI Cricket ?
Answer: 154


11. Who played most number of matches in ODI cricket ?
Answer: Sachin Tendulkar


12. Who scored most runs in ODI cricket matches ?
Answer: Sachin Tendulkar (18,426)



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Chemistry General knowledge questions

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General knowledge questions about chemistry

10 important general knowledge bits from Chemistry


1. Gun Powder is a mixture of  ______ ?
Answer: Sulphur, Carbon and Nitre


2. Which is the only liquid nonmetal ?
Answer: Bromine


3. The first metal used by man was _____ ?
Answer: Copper


4. Which is the Most abundant Noble gas in the air ?
Answer: Argon


5. Which metal is present in Insulin ?
Answer: Zinc


6. Which metal is present in human tears ?
Answer: Zinc


7. Which metal is present in chlorophyll ?
Answer: Magnesium


8. Which metal is present in Sindur (the sacred material of Hindus) ?
Answer: Lead



9. Which metal is present in hemoglobin ?
Answer: Iron


10. Which is the Alkali metal used in photovoltaic cell ?
Answer: Cesium


Did you know which is the first Indian bank to Introduce internet banking ?

bank exam gk questions for 2016 exams

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Important questions asked about ICICI bank in bank exams like Bank clerk, Bank PO and IBPS


Previously asked General knowledge questions about ICICI Bank


1. Which is the largest private sector bank in India ?
Answer: ICICI


2. Which is the first universal bank in India ?
Answer: ICICI


3. Which is the first Indian bank to Introduce internet banking ?
Answer: ICICI


4. Which is the second largest bank in India ?
Answer: ICICI


5. Which is the first bank in India listed in New york Stock exchange ?
Answer:  ICICI


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IBPS Important questions for 2013: Bank Headquarters

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Nationalised Banks and their Headquarters for Bank Exams like Bank clerk, Bank Po and IBPS


1. Headquarters of Union Bank of India =>> Mumbai


2. Headquarters of Bank of India =>> Mumbai


3. Headquarters of Central Bank of India =>> Mumbai


4. Headquarters of Dena Bank =>> Mumbai


5. Headquarters of Allahabad Bank =>> Kolkata


6. Headquarters of Indian Overseas Bank =>> Chennai


7. Headquarters of Indian Bank =>> Chennai


8. Headquarters of Vijaya Bank =>> Bangalore


9. Headquarters of Punjab National Bank =>> New Delhi


10. Headquarters of Oriental Bank of Commerce =>> New Delhi


* 11. Headquarters of Punjab and Sind Bank =>> New Delhi


* 12. Headquarters of Bank of Baroda  =>> Vadodhara


* 13. Headquarters of State bank of Travancore  =>> Thiruvananthapuram


* 14.  Headquarters of Andhara Bank  =>> Hyderabad


* 15. Headquarters of Syndicate Bank  =>> Manipal, Karnataka


* 16. Headquarters of Corporation Bank  =>> Mangalore


* 17. Headquarters of Canara Bank  =>> Bangalore

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Previously asked bank exam General knowledge questions

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Previously asked bank exam General knowledge questions

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Important general knowledge questions about Banks for 2013 competitive exams like  Bank Clerk, Bank Po and IBPS exam



1. Which is the First Bank in India ?
Answer: Bank of Hindustan


2. Which is the first Bank managed by Indians ?
Answer: Oudh Commercial Bank


3. Which is the first bank started with Indian capital (Indian owned bank) ?
Answer: Punjab National Bank


4. Which is the first foreign Bank in India ?
Answer:  Chartered Bank


5. Which is the first bank to get ISO certificate ?
Answer: Canara Bank


6. Which is the first  bank in India to start its branches outside India ?
Answer: Bank of India


7. Which is the first bank in India to introduce ATM ?
Answer: H.S.B.C bank


8. Which is the oldest public bank in India ?
Answer: Allahabad Bank


9. Which is the paper used for making Indian currency ?
Answer: Rag


10. The currency of IMF is known as ?
Answer: SDR (Special Drawing Rights)


11. Which is known as Artificial currency or Paper Gold ?
Answer: SDR


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RRB Technical Grade 3 Exam Previous Questions

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RRB Technical Grade 3 Exam Method for Preparation.


So many visitors are asking for guidelines to study RRB technical exam (grade 3). Till yesterday I didn't know about the question pattern of RRB technical Exam. But Today I wrote an exam, So I will share some Important points. I can't give all the questions because they taken back the question paper after the exam. I will give some, which I remember.

RRB Technical Grade 3 Exam Questions Asked on 16/12/2012

Mathematics is the One you need to concentrate because 60% questions are from maths and Mental ability. One who prepare maths very well have better chance to get in Rank List, because gk questions are simple. You should study the following area (Asked in 16/12/2012 RRB Technical Grade 3 ) before going to exam.

LCM and HCF, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Time and Distance, Problems on Train (this is a sure question), Time and Work (Sure question), Simple and Compound Interest, Problems on age (sure question) and questions on triangle, rectangle etc.

There is only Two Current Affairs question asked on RRB technical exam (grade 3).

that is

* 1. Who is the present Supreme Court Chief Justice of India ?
Answer: P. Sathasivam



2. Mary Kom is related to which Sports ?
Answer: Boxing



General knowledge questions asked in the RRB technical exam (grade 3) is very simple , I will share some questions that I remember. There may be some changes in questions.


1. Which Planet is known as Red Planet ?
Answer: Mars



2. Where did Gautama Budha delivered his first sermon ?
Answer: Saranath


3. Where is Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary situates ?
Answer: Assam



4. Newton's Second laws equations ?
 Answer: Force = Mass x Acceleration


5. Full form of ROM ?
Answer: Read Only Memory


6. Header and Footer is included in which menu  (Ms office) ?
Answer: Insert


7. What is the Minimum age to participate in Rajya sabha ?
Answer:  30 Years


8. Koli is the Folk dance of ______ State ?
Answer: Maharashtra


9. 2012 London Olympics is held in which city ?
Answer: London



Technical Questions asked in the RRB technical exam (grade 3).


1. Ammeter is used to measure ?
Answer: Current


2. In a battery, sulfuric acid has a specific density of 1.2, then the Battery is ____ ?
Answer: Fully Charged


If I remember more, I will update it. If you know any please comment ....

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General knowledge questions 2016 about Sports

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Important General knowledge Questions and Answers About Tennis Tournament


1. In which Country Tennis originated ?
Answer: France


2. In which Country Modern Tennis originated ?
Answer: England


3. What is the length of standard Tennis Court ?
Answer:  78 feet


4. Where is the headquarters of International Tennis Federation ?
Answer: Roehampton (south-west London)


5. Where did the Grand slam, French Open take place ?
Answer:  Roland Garro (in Paris)


6. Where did the Grand slam, Australian Open take place ?
answer: Melbourne Park (in Melbourne)


7. Where did the Grand slam, US Open take place ?
answer: Flushing Meadows


8. Which is the oldest  oldest tennis tournament in the world ?
Answer:  Wimbledon


9. Which is the highest paying tennis tournament in the world ?
Answer: US Open



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General knowledge questions about Indian states

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Meghalaya

General knowledge Quiz Questions about Indian state Meghalaya for all competitive exams like upsc , psc ,bank exams, quiz, intelligence bureau, ibps, bank clerk, RRB and postal assistant.

Gk questions Meghalaya
1. Which place is the capital of Meghalaya ?
Answer: Shillong


2. What is the meaning of name Meghalaya ?
Answer: Abode of Clouds


3. Which place is known as Scotland of East ?
Answer: Shillong


4. Which is the state animal of Meghalaya ?
Answer: Clouded Leopard


5. Which is the state bird of Meghalaya ?
 Answer: Hill Myna


6. Which is the official state flower of Meghalaya ?
 Answer: Lady Slipper Orchid


7. Number of district in the state Meghalaya ?
Answer: Seven


8. Where is the headquarters of Assam Rifles (oldest paramilitary force)?
Answer: Shillong


9. Which is the Indian state that have no Railway line ?
Answer: Meghalaya


10. Which Indian State have highest decadal growth rate of Population ?
Answer: Meghalaya


11. What is the new name of Cherrapunji ?
Answer: Sohra


12. Where is India's Second largest river Island situates (Worlds largest one is Majuli in Brahmaputra river)?
Answer: Nongkhnum (Meghalaya)


13. Who is the Present Chief Minister of Meghalaya ?
Answer: Mukul Sangma



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RRB Expecting gk questions 2012

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GK question and answers about Indian Railway


1. Which is the train runs in India for commemorate the birth centenary of Mother Teresa ?
Answer:  Mother Express


2. Which is the train runs in India for commemorate the150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda ?
Answer:  Vivek Express (Vivek Express is the longest running train in india, Himsagar Express is the second longest)


3. Which is the train runs in India for commemorate the150th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore ?
Answer:  Sanskriti Express


* 4. Which is the train proposed for honouring the Women ?
Answer: Mathrubhumi



*5. Which is the train proposed for honouring the Jawans ?
Answer: Janmabhumi Express


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RRB expected GK questions 2016

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Indian Railway's Important building units


1. chitharanjan locomotive works - West Bengal (chitharanjan)


2. Integral Coach Factory (ICF)- Chennai (Perumbur)


3. Rail Coach Factory (RCF) - Kapurthala


4 . Rail wheel factory - Yelahanka (Bangalore)


5. Diesel-Loco Modernisation Works -
Patiala (Punjab)


6. Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW) -
Varanasi


* 7. Double Decker Rail Coach Factory - Kapurthala



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The first capital of Pakistan ?
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General knowledge questions Famous Personality

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General knowledge quiz questions about the famous personality : Raja Ram Mohan Roy




1. Who is known as father of modern India ?
Answer: Raja Ram Mohan Roy


2. Who is the father of Indian Renaissance ?
Answer: Raja Ram Mohan Roy


3. Who is the founder of Brahmo Samajam ?
Answer: Raja Ram Mohan Roy


4. Who is the Founder of Atmiya Sabhan ?
Answer: Raja Ram Mohan Roy


5. Who started the newspaper Sambad Kaumudi ?
Answer: Raja Ram Mohan Roy

6. Who wrote 'Precepts of Jesus' ?
Answer: Raja Ram Mohan Roy 


8. Who started Hindu college at Calcutta ?
Answer: Raja Ram Mohan Roy 


9. Where is the resting place of Raja Ram Mohan Roy ?
Answer: Arnos Vale Cemetery (England)


Did you know In which year Railway budget separated from general budget in India ?

General Knowledge Questions Computer

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Important and previously asked Gk questions about Computer (Information Technology)



1. Who is known as father of computer ?
Answer: Charles Babbage


2. Who is the father of World Wide Web ?
Answer: Tim Berners Lee


3. Who invented Computer Mouse ?
Answer: Douglas Carl Engelbart


4. Who is the founder of Hotmail ?
Answer: Sabeer Bhatia


5. Which day is observed as Computer Literacy Day ?
Answer: December 2


6. Which company introduced mouse as an input device ?
Answer: Apple corporation


7. Which is the first Personal computer ?
Answer: The Altair


8. A group of 4 bits is called as ?
Answer: Nibble


9. Where is first Techno park in India situated ?
Answer: Trivandrum (Kerala)


10. India's first private Internet Service Provider ?
Answer: Satyam Infoway Ltd


11. Who wrote the autobiography  'Passage from Life of a Philosopher' ?
Answer: Charles Babbage


Did you know from Which country Indian Constitution Borrowed Amendment ?

Quiz questions : Gk years

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Years updated in November


Its a weekly report of Learn a Important "Year" Everyday programme. Studying Year is very difficult, that's why we started An Important Year A Day programme. These questions include Previously asked years, Frequently asking years, Important years for competitive exams.


Years updated in July

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Years updated in October



61. In which year Preamble amended to add the words "sovereign socialist" ?
in 1976 (42 Amendment)


62. In which year Santosh Trophy  national football tournament started ?
in 1941


63. In which year Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) formed ?
in 1962 Oct 24


64. In which year Kendra Sangeetha Nataka Academy came into existence ?
in 1953


65. In which year British East India company founded ?
in AD 1600


66. In which year Dutch East India company founded ?
in AD 1602


67. In which year French East India company founded ?
in AD 1664


68. In which year First world War started ?
in 1914 July 28


69. In which year First world War ended ?
in 1918 November 18


70. In which year Railway budget separated from general budget in India ?
in 1921


71. Chandrayan-1 was launched on ?
in 2008 Oct 22


72. In which year Zamindari system was abolished in India ?
in 1954



73. In which year Indian Constitution was finally adopted ?
in 1949 Nov 26


74. In which year British Commonwealth established ?
in 1926


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Gk bits for competitive exams 2013

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General knowledge questions for IBPS, Bank clerk, Postal assistant, SSC and RRB



1. Destruction of RBC takes place in ?
Answer: Spleen


2. Who is the founder of Girl Guides ?
Answer: Agnes Powell


3. Who is the founder of Boy Scout ?
Answer: Robert Baden-Powell


4. Which Place is known as Little Tibet ?
Answer: Ladakh


5. Which Article in Indian Constitution that exempts Jammu & Kashmir from the catagory of ordinary states ?
Answer: Article 152


* 6. Which is the coal containing highest percentage of carbon ?
Answer:  Anthracite


* 7. How many types of writ can be issued by the Supreme Court ?
Answer: 5


*8. Which is the first UN agency to admit Palestine as a full member ?
Answer: UNESCO


*9.  Who is the first Chairperson of National Human Rights Commission ?
Answer: Rangnath Misra


* 10. Which of the following Union Territories has a Legislative Assembly ?

a. Puducherry
b. Chandigarh
c. Lakshadweep
d. Dadra and Nagar Haveli




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Indian Geography: Frequently asked questions

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Important questions about Coastal Area of India for UPSC, SSC, Postal Assistant, Secretariat Assistant and RRB exams


1. What is the total length of Indian Coastal Area ?
Answer: 6083 Km (7516.6 Km, including Andaman and lakshadeep)


2. What is the number of states having coastal area ?
Answer: 9


3. Which States has the largest coastline in India ?
Answer: Gujarat


4. Which is the second maritime state (second largest coastline) in India ?
Answer: Andhara pradesh


5. Which state has least coastal area ?
Answer: Goa


6. What is the width of West Coast ?
Answer: 50 Km


7. What is the width of  East Coast ?
Answer: 100Km



Important questions about Major Ports (Harbors) in India


Ports in India are very important Questions for all competitive exams, now we are going to discuss the probable questions.


Before studying ports in India you should know the states having coastal area, because all the nine coastal states have ports.

1. Which are the states having coastal area ?
Answer: Gujarat , Maharashtra , Goa , Karnataka , Kerala < those are in West coast.
             West Bengal , Odisha , Andhara Pradesh , Tamil Nadu < those are in East coast


2. Which is the Major  port situated in Gujarat ?
Answer: Kandla


3. Which is the Tidal Port in Gujarat ?
Answer: Kandla


4. Which are the Major port situated in Maharashtra ?
Answer: Mumbai , Nhava Sheva


5. Which is the largest port in India ?
Answer: Mumbai


6. Which port is known as Jawaharlal Nehru Port ?
Answer: Nhava Sheva


7. Which is the Major port in Goa ?
Answer: Marma Goa


8. Which is the Iron ore exporting port in India ?
Answer: Marma Goa


9. Which is the Major port in Karnataka ?
Answer: New Mangalore Port


10. Which is the Major port in Kerala ?
Answer: Kochi


11. Which are the ports in West Bengal ?
Answer: Kolkata , Haldia


12. Which is the Major port in Odisha ?
Answer: Paradip Port


13. Which is the Major port situated in Andhara pradesh ?
Answer: Visakhapatnam


14. Which is the deepest port in India ?
Answer: Visakhapatnam


15. Which port is known as Jewel of all port ?
Answer: Visakhapatnam


16. Which are the ports in Tamil Nadu ?
Answer: Chennai , Tuticorin ports, Ennore Port


17. Which is the Oldest port in India ?
Answer: Chennai


18. Which is the Southern most port in India ?
Answer: Tuticorin ports


19. Which is the newest port in India ?
Answer: Port Blair


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Indian Research Institute and Location: General knowledge

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Organization and Research institutes in India and place where it located



* Central Coconut Research Institute  =>> Kayamkulam (kerala)


Central Institute of Fisheries Technology =>> Ernakulam (Kerala)


National Institute of Oceanography =>> Panaji (Goa)


Central Marine Fisheries Institute =>> Mandapam Camp (South India)


* Forest Research Institute  =>>   Dehra Dun (Uttaranchal)


Indian Institute of Petroleum =>> Dehra Dun (Uttaranchal)


* Central Fuel Research Institute  =>>  Dhanbad, Jharkhand


*  Central Mining Research Station  =>>  Dhanbad


 Central Building Research Institute =>> Roorkee (Utter Pradesh)


Central Drug Research Institute =>> Lucknow (Utter Pradesh)


All India Institute of Medical Science =>> New Delhi


Central Road Research Institute =>> New Delhi


Indian Agricultural Research Institute =>> New Delhi


National Institute of Communicable Diseases =>> New Delhi


National Film Archives of India =>> New Delhi


Indian Textile Institute =>> Kanpur


* All India Institute of Speech and Hearing  =>>  Mysore (Karnataka)


Central Food Technology Research Institute =>> Mysore (Karnataka)


Central Leather Research Institute =>> Chennai (Tamilnadu)



Indian Cancer Research Centre =>> Mumbai

 

Some Important questions


Where is National Institute of Ayurveda situated ?
Answer: Jaipur


Where is National Institute of Homoeopathy situated ?
Answer: Calcutta


Where is National Institute of Unani Medicine situated ?
Answer:  Bangalore


Where is National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences situated ?
Answer: Bangalore
  

Where is National Institute of Siddha situated ?
Answer: Chennai


Where is National Institute of Immunology situated ?
Answer:  New Delhi
  

Where is National Institute of Naturopathy situated ?
Answer:  Pune


* Where is National Institute of Virology situated ?
Answer:  Pune


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Latest General Awareness Questions 2012 : Current Affairs RRB

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Important and Expecting General Awareness ( Current Affairs ) question for RRB,
General Awareness question ( Current Affairs ) for SBI clerk and Postal Assistant exam, 2012


1. What is the new name of Big Ben tower in London ?
Answer: Elizabeth tower


2. Who is the new President of All Indian Tennis Association ?
Answer: Anil Khanna


3. Who is the new President of Egypt ?
Answer: Muhammad Murzi


4. Which country will host the 2016 Euro Cup?
Answer: France


5. Who won the Golden Boot in 2012 Euro Cup ?
Answer: Fernando Torres (Spain)


6. Who is elected as Best player of 2012 Euro cup ?
Answer: Andres Iniesta


7. Who is the new president of Mexico ?
Answer: Enrique Pena Nieto


8. Who is the new prime minister of Greece ?
Answer: Antonis Samaras


9. Who is the first amputee to compete in Olympics ?
Answer: Oscar Pistorius


10. Who is appointed as new President of World Bank on 16th April 2012 ?
Answer: Jim Yong Kim


11. Who is crowned as Miss India 2012 ?
Answer: Vanya Mishra


12. Who is crowned as Miss World 2012 ?
Answer: Yu Wenxia (China)
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13. Who won the 73 rd PGA Tour title 2012 ?
Answer: Tiger Woods


14. Who is the First woman Space traveler of China ?
Answer: Liu Yung


15. Which Indian Won the Ramon Magsaysay Award ?
Answer: Kulendei Francis


16. Who is newly appointed as UN Special Envoy for Syria replacing Kofi Annan ?
Answer: Lakhdar Brahmini 


 17. Who is the present President of Pakistan ?
Answer: Asif Ali Zardar

18. Who is the present Prime Minister of Pakistan ?
Answer: Raja Pervaiz Asharaf


19. Who is the present President of Nepal ?
Answer: Ram Baran Yadav

20. Who is the present Prime Minister of Nepal ?
Answer: Baburam Bhattari


21.What is the name of new book written by Shashi Tharoor ?
Answer: Pax Indica


22. Who is the first Indian origin to became Supreme Court chief justice of Singapore ?
Answer: Sundaresh Menon (kerala)


23. Which are the satellites put into orbit by PSLV-21 as ISRO's 100th mission ?
Answer:  SPOT-6 (French earth observation satellite) and Proiteres (Japanese micro satellite )


24. Who the first Muslim and Youngest Minister of Norway (newly appointed) ?
Answer: Hadia Tajik  ( Norwegian Culture Minister)
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25. Which Country host the ICC World T20 tournament ?
Answer: Sri Lanka


* 26.  Who won Indian Grand Prix 2012 ?
Answer: Sebastian Vettel


* 27. Who won the Denmark Open Badminton Super Series Premiere 2012 ?
Answer: Saina Nehwal


* 28.  What is the name of newly released autobiography of  Saina Nehwal ?
Answer: Playing to win

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World Famous Fathers: General Knowledge Questions

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Important Computer Questions for Secretariat assistant exam and UPSC exams

 Important and unimportant GK questions about Information Technology (IT) and fathers.



1. Who is the Father of Computer ?
Answer: Charles Babbage


2.  Who is the Father of Computer Science ?
Answer:  Alan Turing


3. Who is the Father of artificial intelligence ? 
Answer: Alan Turing


4. Who is the Father of Personal Computer ?
Answer: Henry Edward Roberts


5. Who is the Father of Binary Code  ?
Answer: Eugene Paul Curtis


6. Who is the Father of Binary Digit Computer  ?
Answer:  Konrad Zuse (worlds first binary digit computer >> Z1)



7. Who is the Father of Digital Computer  ?
Answer: Howard Aiken


8. Who is the Father of Electronic Digital Computer  ?
Answer: John Vincent Atanasoff


9. Who is the Father of Analog Computer  ?
Answer: Lord Kelvin


10. Who is the Father of Super Computer  ?
Answer: Seymour Cray


11. Who is the Father of Indian Super Computer  ?
Answer: Vijay Bhatkar


12. Who is the Father of Information Technology  ?
Answer: Claude Shannon



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Important Computer Gk Questions

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General knowledge questions about


1. What is the name of Encyclopedia stared by Google ?
Answer: Knol


2. Who is the Father of super computer ?
Answer: Seymour Cray


3. Who is the father of Indian Super Computer ?
 Answer: Vijay Bhatkar


4. Which is the India's First Super Computer ?
Answer: PARAM 8000


5. Which is worlds Fastest super Computer ?
Answer:  Titan (IBM Sequoia is now in second place)


6. Which Company is known as Big Blue ?
Answer: IBM


7. Who is the first computer programmer ?
Answer: Ada King


8. Who built Mechanical analog computer ?
Answer: Lord Kelvin


9. Who wrote the book Business @ the speed of thought ?
Answer: Bill Gates


10. Who is the Father of Cellular Phone ?
Answer: Martin Cooper


11. What is the full form of CAD ?
Answer: Computer Aided Design


* 12. Where is the first Cyber Police Station in India ?
Answer: Bangalore


* 13. Where is the first Cyber Police Station in kerala ?
Answer:  Pattom (Thiruvananthapuram)


* 14. Where is the first Cyber Police Station in Asia ?
Answer: Singapore


* 15. Where is the first Cyber Post office in India ?
Answer: Chennai



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Important GK questions for Postal Assistant Exam

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Indian movements GK questions

General knowledge Most Important questions about Founders of some Movements in India


1. Who is the founder of Prarthana Samaj ?
Answer: Atmaram Panduranga


2. Who is the founder of Arya Samaj ?
Answer: Dayananda Saraswati


3. Who is the founder of Ramakrishna Mission ?
Answer: Swami Vivekananda


4. Who is the founder of Brahmo Samajam ?
Answer: Raja Ram Mohan Roy

5. Who is the Founder of Atmiya Sabhan ?
Answer: Raja Ram Mohan Roy


6. Who is the Founder of Sarvodaya movement ?
Answer: Jayaprakash Narayan


7. Who is the Founder of Bhoodan movement ?
Answer: Acharya Vinoba Bhave


8. Who is the Founder of Ghadar Party ?
Answer: Lala Hardayal


9. Who is the Founder of Van Mahotsav ?
Answer: K.M. Munshi

10. Who is the Founder of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan ?
Answer: K.M. Munshi


11. Who is the Founder of Self Respect Movement ?
Answer: E.V. Ramaswami Naicker


* 12. Who is the Founder of Land Holders Society ?
Answer: Dwarkanath Tagore


* 13. Who is the Founder of East India Association ?
Answer:  Dadabhai Naoroji


* 14. Who is the Founder of British Indian Association ?
Answer: Devendranath Tagore


* 15. Who is the Founder of British India Society ?
Answer: William Adam



* 16. Who is the Founder of National Indian Association ?
Answer: Mary Carpenter


* 17. Who is the Founder of Indian Society ?
Answer: Anandamohan Bose


* 18. Who is the Founder of Indian Association ?
Answer:  Surendranath Banerjee


* 19. Who is the Founder of Bombay Association ?
Answer: Jagannath Shankar Seth


* 20. Who is the Founder of Poona Sarvajanik Sabha ?
Answer: M G Ranade



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PSC questions and answers

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Previously asked questions from Kerala PSC , Karnataka PSC and Tamil Nadu PSC
(Simple but Frequently Asking)



1. The Official Language of Nagaland ?
Answer: English


2. Who was the first Indian to become a member of the British Parliament ?
Answer: Dadabhai Naoroji


3. Which river crosses the equator twice ?
Answer: Congo


4. Dry Ice is ?
Answer: Solid Carbon dioxide


5. Who was the last guru of Sikhs ?
Answer: Guru Gobind Singh


6. The Planning Commission of India is ?
a. An Advisory Body
b. A Govt. of India Dept
c. An Executive Authority
d. A stationary Organisation




7. "Coolie" is written by ?
Answer: Mulk Raj Anand


8. The chemical content of laughing gas is ?
Answer: Nitrous Oxide


9. Who is known as Iron man of India ?
Answer: Sardar Vallabhai Patel


10. Who is the Founder of Shantiniketan ?
Answer: Rabindranath Tagore


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General Awareness questions Staff Selection Commission

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SSC General Awareness Solved Previous questions (Asked on 28/10/2012)



1. "Supply creates its own demand" is the

a. Law of Demand
b. Law of Supply
c. Law of Market
d. Law of Demand and Supply




2. Ghandhi is known as

a. Marxist
b. Fabianist
c. Philosophical anarchist
d. Radical anarchist




3. Indian Federalism is close to

a. Canada
b. USA
c. Nigeria
d. Australia




4. Fundamental Rights are enshrined in which Part of the Indian Constitution ?

a. Part 1V
b. Part 11
c. Part 111
d. Part V




5. Which Article of the Indian Constitution provides special status to Jammu and Kashmir ?

a. 370
b. 371
c. 369
d. 390




6. The origin of Indian music could be traced back to which of the following Vedic Samhitas ?

a. Rig Veda
b. Atharva Veda
c. Sama Veda
d. Yajur Veda




7. The First Anglo-Maratha War came to an end by the treaty of

a. Salbai
b. Purandar
c. Surat
d. Bassein




8. Which of the following geomorphical pairs is not correct ?

a. Delta - River
b. Sinkholes - Wind
c. Cirque - Glacier
d. Tombolo - Wave




9. Siderite is an ore of

a. Aluminium
b. Iron
c. Tin
d. Copper




10. Common cold is caused by

a. Protozoa
b. Unicellular algae
c. Virus
d. Bacteria




11. Stilt roots are present in

a. Mango
b. China rose
c. Banyan
d. Maize

Answer: d. Maize



12. Which pairs of structures are usually found in both plant and animal cells ?

a. Endoplasmic reticulum and cell membrane
b. Cell membrane and cell wall
c. Cell wall and nucleus
d. Nucleus and chloroplast




13. Which of the following are homologous organs ?

a. Skin of crocodile and feather of birds
b. Forelimb of horse and man
c. Wings of insects and birds
d. Tail of fish and cat




14. Which of the following algae is being used in space research ?

a. Chlamydomonas
b. Chlorella
c. Hydrodictyon
d. Cladophora




15. Which of the following is not a green house gas ?

a. Chlorofluorocarbon
b. Carbon dioxide
c. Ethane
d. Water vapour




16. Fullerene, a newly discovered crystalline carbon allotrope contains

a. 60 C atoms
b. 40 C atoms
c. 100 C atoms
d. 80 C atoms




17. The metal which is protected by a layer of its own oxide is

a. Aluminium
b. Silver
c. Gold
d. Iron




18. Filaria is caused by

a. Ascaris lumbricoides
b. Entamoeba histolytica
c. Wuchereria bancrofti
d. Plasmodium vivax




19. Who is the Chief of Indian Army ?

a. Gen. V.K. Singh
b. Gen. Bikram Singh
c. Gen. J.J. Singh
d. Gen.Dalbir Singh




20. Who among the following Indian Prime Ministers received "NISHAN-E-PAKISTAN", the highest civilian award in Pakistan ?

a. Atal Behari Vajpayee
b. Indira Gandhi
c. Moraji Desai
d. Rajiv Gandhi




21. Which Country won the Gold in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Hockey Tournament in 2012 ?

a. Argentina
b. India
c. New Zealand
d. South Korea




22. Where is Netaji Subhash National Institute of Sports ?

a. Patiala
b. Gwalior
c. Kolkata
d. Pune




23. Mullaperiyar Dam is a disputed issue between

a. Kerala and Tamil Nadu
b. Kerala and Karnataka
c. Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
d. Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu




24. Smt. Margaret Alva is the Governor of

a. Gujarat
b. Sikkim
c. Tamil Nadu
d. Uttarakhand




25. The Union Territory of Puducherry does not have a common border with

a. Andhra Pradesh
b. Kerala
c. Karnataka
d. Tamil Nadu

Answer: c. Karnataka



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Geography general knowledge questions

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Frequently asked Geography general knowledge questions about India


1. What is the total area of India ?
Answer: 3.28 million square kilometer (3,287,782)


2. What is the percentage of India's area with respect to world's ?
Answer: 2.42 %


3. What is the Northern most Tip of India ?
Answer: Indira Col (Army point)


4. What is the Southern most point of India ?
Answer:  Indira Point (Pigmalion point)


5. What is the Southern most point of Indian main land ?
Answer:  Cape Camorin


6. What is the Eastern most point of India ?
Answer: Tri junction (meeting point of India, China and Myanmar)


7. What is the Western most point of India ?
Answer: Cori Point


* 8. What is the distance from north to south (India)?
Answer: 3,214


* 9. What is the distance from east to west (India)?
Answer: 2,933


* 10. What is the length of land frontier of India ?
Answer: 15,200


* 11. What is the length of coastline of India ?
Answer: 7516.6


12. Which is the second highest peak in the world ?
Answer: Mount K2 (Godwin Austin)



* important previously asked question
Did you know which Vitamin is used for ELISA test (AIDS) ?

Simple but Important GK questions: Vitamins

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Vitamins and Chemical Names


Vitamin A =>> Retinol

Vitamin B1 =>> Thiamine

Vitamin B3 =>> Niacin

Vitamin B5 =>> Pantothenic acid

Vitamin C =>> Ascorbic acid

Vitamin D =>> Calciferol

Vitamin E =>> Tocoferol

Vitamin K  =>>  Phylloquinone

Vitamin B2 =>> Riboflavin

Vitamin B7 =>> Biotin

* Vitamin B9  =>>  Folic acid 

* Vitamin B12  =>>  Cyanocobalamin




Frequently asked questions about Vitamins


* 1. The study of Vitamin is known as ?
Answer: Vitaminology


* 2. Which Vitamin is known as the anti-infective vitamin ?
Answer: Vitamin A


* 3. What is the source of Vitamin A in Leafy vegetables ?
Answer: Carotene


* 4. Which is the pigment giving yellow colour to Milk ?
Answer: Carotene


* 5. Which is the Vitamin giving yellow colour to Milk ?
Answer: Vitamin B2 


* 6. Unpolished rice is a rich source of which vitamin ?
Answer: Thiamine (Vitamin B1)


* 7. Which Vitamin is used for ELISA test (AIDS) ?
 Answer: Vitamin B7 (Biotin)


 * 8. Which Vitamin contains Cobalt ?
Answer: Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin)


* 9. Which Vitamin helps to heal wound ?
Answer: Vitamin C


* 10. Which Vitamin helps in blood clotting ?
Answer: Vitamin K


* 11. Which Vitamin helps immunity of body ?
Answer: Vitamin C


* 12. Which is the first artificially synthesized Vitamin ?
Answer: Vitamin C



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Nobel prize 2012 : GK questions

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Nobel Prize Winners 0f 2012


1. Who are the winners of 2012 Nobel Prize for Medicine ?
Answer: John Gurdon (Britain) , Shinya Yamanaka (For stem cell research)


2. Who are the winners of 2012 Nobel Prize for Chemistry ?
Answer: Robert J. Lefkowitz , Brian K. Kobilka (for studies of G-protein-coupled receptors)



3. Who are the winners of 2012 Nobel Prize for physics ?
Answer: Serge Haroche and David J. Wineland


4. Who is the winners of 2012 Nobel Prize for Literature ?
Answer: Mo Yan (china)
 

5. Who is the winners of 2012 Nobel Prize for Peace ?
Answer: European Union


* 6. Who is the winners of 2012 Nobel Prize for Economics ?
Answer: Alvin E. Roth , Lloyd S. Shapley



More Important Gk Questions about Nobel Prize


1. In which year Nobel Prize instituted ?
Answer: 1901

2. In which year the Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences was established ?
Answer: 1967 ( by Riksbank )


3. When did Rabindranath Tagore won the Nobel Prize ?
Answer: 1913

4. When did CV Raman won the Nobel Prize?
Answer: 1930

5. When did Har Gobind Khorana won the Nobel Prize?
Answer: 1968

6. When did Mother Teresa won the Nobel Prize ?
Answer: 1979

7. When did Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar won the Nobel Prize ?
Answer: 1983

8. When did Amartya Sen won the Nobel Prize?
Answer: 1998 (Welfare Economics)


9. Who is the first Woman to win Nobel Prize ?
Answer: Madam Curie (in 1903-Physics, in 1911-chemistry)

* Who is the First Muslim woman to win Nobel Prize ?
Answer: Shirin Ebadi

* 10. The city in which Nobel Prize (except Peace prize) are awarded ?
Answer: Stockholm

* 11. The city in which Nobel Prize for Peace is awarded ?
Answer: Oslo (Norway)

* 12. Who is the first political leader to receive Nobel Prize for Literature ?
Answer: Winston Churchill



* 13. Who is the first person to get Nobel Prize for Physics ?
Answer: Wilhem Roentgen

* 14. Who is the first person to get Nobel Prize for Chemistry ?
Answer: Jacobus Vant Hoff

* 15. Who is the first person to get Nobel Prize for Medicine ?
Answer: Emil Von Behring

* 16. Who is the first person to get Nobel Prize for Literature ?
Answer: Rene Sully Prudhomme

* 17. Who is the first person to get Nobel Prize for Peace ?
Answer: Henri Dunant , Frederic Passy

18. Who is the first person to get Nobel Prize for Economics ?
Answer: Ragner Frisch , Jan Tinbergen


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Important Gk years

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46. When did Indian Railway Nationalised ?
Answer: in 1951 


47. When did Sriranga Pattanam Treaty Signed ?
Answer: in 1792 


48. In which year Paralympic games officially started ?
Answer: in 1960


49. In which year American Declaration Of Independence signed ?
Answer: in 1776


50. In which year Magna carta signed ?
Answer: in 1215 


51. In which year Right To Information Act came into effect?
Answer: in 2005 October 12


52. In which year National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) founded ?
Answer: in 1992


53. In which year Kyoto Protocol signed ?
Answer: in 1997


54. In which year Kyoto Protocol work on effect ?
Answer: in 2005


55. In which year Microsoft founded ?
Answer: in 1975


56. In which year Red cross started ?
Answer: in 1863


57. In which year Red cross started in India ?
Answer: in 1920


58. In which year Synod of Diamper (Synod of Udayamperoor) happened ?
Answer: in 1599


59.In which year Goa  Liberated from Portuguese ?
Answer: in 1961


60. In which year Goa  state formed ?
Answer: in 1987


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Important Gk years

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16. When did Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Started ?
Answer: in 1992


17. When did SAF games started?
Answer: in 1984


18. When did Greenpeace formed ?
Answer: in 1971


19. When were the first Ancient Olympics Started ?
Answer: in BC 776


20. When were the first Modern Olympics Started ?
Answer: in 1896


21. When did Rapid Action Force (RAF) Formed ?
Answer: in 1992


22. When did Dr. Ambedkar Foundation established ?
Answer: in 1992


23. When did CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) formed ?
Answer: in 1963 April 1


24. When was The first battle of Tarain fought ?
Answer: in 1191


25. When did Rabindranath Tagore won the Nobel Prize?
Answer: in 1913


26. When did CV Raman won the Nobel Prize?
Answer: in 1930


27. When did Har Gobind Khorana won the Nobel Prize?
Answer: in 1968


28. When did Mother Teresa won the Nobel Prize?
Answer: in 1979


29. When did Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar won the Nobel Prize?
Answer: in 1983


30. When did Amartya Sen won the Nobel Prize?
Answer: in 1998


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frequently asked gk years

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31. When did saka era started ?
Answer: AD 78


32. When did Project Tiger Scheme started in India ?
Answer: in 1973


33. When did NSG (National Security Guards) formed in India ?
Answer: in 1984


34. When did the Chauri-Chaura incident happened ?
Answer: in 1922


35. When did arya samaj founded ?
Answer: in 1875


36. When did Prarthana samaj founded ?
Answer: in 1867


37. When did brahmo samaj founded ?
Answer: in 1828


38. When did Sati Abolished in India ?
Answer: in 1829


39. When did Chernobyl disaster happened ?
Answer: in 1986 April 26


40. When did Saka Calendar Adopted as the National Calendar of India ?
Answer: in 1957


41. When did Rajdhani Express Started it's maiden journey ?
Answer: in 1969


42. When did Dowry Prohibition Act was passed in India ?
Answer: in 1961


43. When did the Voting age was reduced from 21 years to 18 years in India ?
Answer: in 1988


44. When did Halley's Comet last appeared in the inner Solar System?
Answer: in 1986


45. When did International Atomic Energy Agency formed ?
Answer: in 1957 


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National Wildlife Sanctuaries and National parks in India

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sanctuaries, Bird Sanctuary and states are frequently asked questions for upsc, psc,bank clerk, RRB and ibps exams .

* Wild Ass Sanctuary is situated in Little Rann of Kutch, Gujarat

1. Gir National Park is situated in Gujarat

2. Sariska is situated in Alwar, Rajasthan

3. Ghana Bird Sanctuary is situated in Rajasthan

4. Darraha Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Rajasthan

5. Mt. Abu Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Rajasthan

6. Ranthambore Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Rajasthan

7. Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Hazaribag, Jarkhand

8. Mudhumalai Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu

9. Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Idukki, Kottayam, Kerala

10. National Chambal (Gharial) Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Etawah, Uttar Pradesh

11. Chandraprabha Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Uttar Pradesh

12. Bankatna Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Uttar Pradesh
 13. Nanda Devi Musk Deer Park is situated in Uttarakhand (included in UNESCO World Heritage List)

14. Corbett National Park is situated in Nainital, Uttarakahnd

15. Bondla Game Sanctuary is situated in Goa

16. Mollem Game Sanctuary is situated in Goa

17. Cottigao Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Goa

18. Sunderbans National Park is situated in West Bengal (included in UNESCO World Heritage List)

19. Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Assam (included in UNESCO World Heritage List)

20. Manas Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Assam (included in UNESCO World Heritage List)

21. Dachigam Wildlife Sanctuary is in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir

22. Salim Ali National Park is situated in Jammu & Kashmir
 23. Nagarhole National Park (Rajiv Gandhi National Park) is situated in Karnataka

24. Bandipur National Park is situated in Karnataka

* 25. Kanha National Park is situated in Madhya Pradesh

* 26. Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Chattisgarh

* 27. Gandhisagar Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Madhya Pradesh



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