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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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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




Did you know Where is the first Cyber Police Station in India ?

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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Did you know who is known as 'Abhay Sadak' ?

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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For more Current affairs and General Awareness Questions visit Current affairs Questions 2012

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



Did you know Which Substance is known as Philosopher's wool ?

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



Did you know Where is Tehri Dam (highest dam in India) situated ?

Did you know Which is the shortest River in the world ?

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


Did you know Who is the author of Gita Rahasya ?

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