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Gk Quiz questions: Abbreviations

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Previously asked Abbreviations that you should know


CARE =>> Co-operative for American Relief Everywhere


COFEPOSA =>> Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Prevention of Smuggling Act


CHOGM =>> Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting


EPZ =>> Export Processing Zone


CSO =>> Central Statistical Organisation


FEMA =>> Froeign Exchange Management Act


HUDCO =>> Housing and Urban Development Corporation

General knowledge 2016 : nick names

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Famous Persons and Nicknames

Persons with Polpular names

Previously asked gk questions from nick name

1. Bengali Tiger =>> Bibin Chandra Pal


2. Punjab Lion, Punjab Kesari =>> Lala Lajpat Rai


3. Sher- e -Punjab =>> Ranjit Singh


4. Lion of Kashmir =>> Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah


5. Mysore Tiger =>> Tippu Sultan


6. Bard of Avon  =>> William Shakespeare


7. Sage of Kanchi =>> Sankaracharya


* 8. Bird man of India =>> Salim Ali


9. Maratha Kesari =>> Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Did you know who started the newspapers Maratta and Kesari ?

10. Bapu =>> Gandhiji


11. Babuji =>> Jagjeevan Ram


12. Indian Machiavelli =>> Chanakya


13. Indian Napoleon =>> Samudragupta


14. Indian Bismarck =>> Sardar Vallabhai Patel


15. Indian Shakespeare =>> Kalidasa


16. Deenabandhu =>> C.F Andrews


17. Deshabandhu =>> C.R Das


18. Who is known as Prince of Beggars =>> Madan Mohan Malaviya


19. Who is known as Prince of Patriots =>> Subash Chandra Bose


20.  Who is known as prince of Martyrs  =>>  Bhagat Singh


21. Who is known as prince of Builders  =>>  Shahjahan


22. Who is known as prince of Pilgrims  =>>  Hiuen Tsang


23. Who is known as prince of Autobiography  =>>  Babur


24. Who is known as prince of Money Makers  =>>  Muhammad bin Tughlaq


25. Who is known as prince of Pilgrims  =>>  Hiuen Tsang


26. Who is known as Grand old man of Indian Journalism  =>>  Tushar Kanti Ghosh


*  27. Man of Destiny =>> Napoleon Bonaparte


* 28. Andhara Kesari =>> T. Prakasam


* 29. Lok Nayak =>> Jayaprkash Narayan


* 30. Father of Medicine =>> Hippocrates


* 31. Lady with the lamp =>> Florence Nightingale


* 32. Poet's Poet =>> Edmund Spencer

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General knowledge questions UNO

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Important General knowledge questions about United Nations Organization



1. When did UN charter signed ?
Answer: 1945 June 26


2. Who coined the name United Nations Organization ?
answer: Franklin D. Roosevelt


3. Who signed UN charter for India ?
Answer: Ramaswami Mudaliar


4. Where is the head quarters of UN ?
answer: New York


5. When UNO came into existence ?
Answer: 1945 October 24


6. UN day is observed on ?
answer: October 24


7. What is the total number of member countries in United Nations Organization ?
Answer:  193 (last one = South Sudan)


8. Where is United Nations University situated ?
answer: Tokyo


9. Where is United Nations Peace University situated ?
Answer: Costa Rica


10. How many languages are recognized by UN ?
answer: 6


11. When did the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted by UN general Assemby ?
Answer: December 10, 1948


12. Human Rights day observed on ?
Answer: December 10


* 13. Which day is declared as Malala Day by United Nations ?
Answer: July 12


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general knowledge questions about Sikhism

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Now we gonna discuss some previously asked gk questions about Sikhism



1. Who is the founder Sikhism ?
Answer: Guru Nanak


2. Who invented the Gurumukhi script for punjabi language ?
Answer: Guru Angad


3. Which Sikh guru built the city of Amritasar ?
Answer: Guru Ramdas


4. Which Mughal emperor donated the land for Amritasar ?
Answer: Akbar


5. What is the Holy book of Sikhs ?
Answer: Adi granth or Guru Granth Sahib


6. Which Sikh guru compiled the holy book of Sikhs, Adi granth ?
Answer: Arjan Dev


7. Which Sikh guru built the Golden Temple at Amritasar ?
Answer: Arjan Dev


8. Which Sikh guru is killed by Jahangir ?
akal takht, gk questionsAnswer: Arjan Dev


9. Which Sikh guru built Akal Takht, the throne of Almighty ?
Answer: Guru Har Gobind


10. Which Sikh guru is killed by Aurangazeb ?
Answer: Guru Teg Bahadur


11. Which Sikh guru founded khalsa in hkhism ?
Answer: Guru Gobind Singh


12. Who is the last human sikh guru of Sikhism ?
Answer: Guru Gobind Singh




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General knowledge questions and answers about Orissa

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 Orissa

General knowledge Quiz QuestionsaboutIndian state - Orissa for all competitive exams like upsc, psc, bank exams, quiz, intelligence bureau, ibps, bank clerk, RRB and postal assistant.


1. What is the capital of Orissa ?
Answer: Bhuvaneshwar


2. Which is the state animal of Odisha ?
Answer: Elephant, Sambar


3. Which Indian state is known as "Soul of India" ?
Answer: Orissa


4. Which Indian state was known as Kalinga in ancient age ?
Answer: Odisha


5. Which Indian state was known as Utkala in ancient age ?
Answer: Odisha


6. Which Indian state was known as Udra desh in ancient age ?
Answer: Odisha


7. What is the name of classical dance of Orissa ?
Answer: Odissi


8. Which dance is known as Sculpture in Motion ?
Answer: Odissi


9. What is the former capital of Orissa ?
Answer: Cuttack
 

10. Which is the first state to privatize the production and distribution of electricity in India ?
 Answer: Odisha


11. Which Indian state has highest percentage of poverty rate in India ?
Answer: Orissa


12. Which is the first state to eradicate Malaria in India ?
Answer:  Odisha


13. Who is the first chief minister of Orissa ?
Answer: Harekrushna Mahatab


14. Who is the present chief minister of Orissa ?
Answer: Naveen Patnaik


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Did you know who is the present Govorner of RBI ?

General Knowledge questions for Bank exams

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Important questions about Reserve Bank of India
: frequently asked questions in Bank Clerk, Bank PO exams.

RBI gk questions
1. When did Reserve Bank of India (RBI) formed?
Answer: 1935 april 1


2. When did Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Nationalised ?
Answer: 1949


3. Where was the first Headquarters of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) ?
Answer: Kolkata


4. When did the Headquarters of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) moved to Mumbai ?
Answer: 1937


5. Who was the First Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor ?
Answer: Sir Osborne Smith


6. Who was the first Indian RBI Governor ?
Answer: C.D.Deshmukh


* 7. Which Commission recommended the formation of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) ?
Answer: Hilton Young Commission (Royal commission)


* 8. Which is the central bank in India ?
Answer: RBI


* 9. Which bank is known as Banker's Bank ?
Answer: Reserve Bank of India (RBI)


* 10. Who is the present Governor of RBI ?
Answer: raghuram rajan from 5/9/2013


* 11. Who introduced the Banking Ombudsman Scheme ?
Answer: Reserve Bank of India



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Geographical Surnames in World (Sobriquets)

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Popular Names of Countries are important gk questions in all competitive exams, some African countries and their Popular names are given below.


Africa nick names




Nick names And Places in Africa
 
1. Which Place is Known as ' The City that Never Sleeps ' ?
Answer: Cairo


#2.  Which Place is Known as ' Pawn of the Horn of Africa ' ?
Answer: Djibouti


#3.  Which Place is Known as ' Horn of Africa ' ?
Answer: Somalia


4. Which Place is Known as ' Land of The Blacks ' ?
Answer: Sudan


5. Which Place is Known as ' Land of Honest Men ' ?
Answer: Burkina Faso


#6. Which Place is Known as ' Africa in Miniature ' ?
Answer: Cameroon


#7.  Which Place is Known as ' Hinge of Africa ' ?
Answer: Cameroon


8. Which Place is Known as ' Land of Thousand Hills ' ?
Answer: Rwanda


9. Which Place is Known as ' Gift of the Nile ' ?
Answer: Egypt


#10.  Which Place is Known as ' Dead Heart of Africa ' ?
Answer: Chad


# 11. Which Place is Known as ' Heart of Africa ' ?
Answer: Burundi


12. Which Place is Known as ' Concentration Camp of Africa ' ?
Answer: Equatorial Guinea

 
13. Which Place is Known as ' Perfumed Islands ' ?
Answer: Comoros


#14.  Which Place is Known as ' The Star and Key of the Indian Ocean ' ?
Answer: Mauritius


# 15. Which Place is Known as ' Mini India Of Africa ' ?
Answer: Mauritius


16. Which Place is Known as ' Eighth Continent' ?
Answer: Madagascar


17. Which Place is Known as ' Rainbow Nation ' ?
Answer: South Africa



* Nick names of Various places in the World



18. Which Country is know as the 'Cockpit of Europe' ?
Answer: Belgium


19. Which Country is know as the  'Sick man of Europe' ?
Answer: Turkey
 

20. Which Country is know as the 'Play ground of Europe' ?
Answer: Switzerland


21. Which Country is know as the 'Saw mill of Europe' ?
Answer: Swedan


22. Which Country is know as the 'Gateway to Europe' ?
Answer: Rotterdam


23. Which Country is know as the 'Mother in Law of Europe' ?
Answer: Denmark


24. Which Country is know as the 'Power keg of Europe' ?
Answer: Balkan


25. Which place has the nick name 'Emerald Island' ?Answer: Ireland


* 26.Which place is known as Island of Pearls ?
Answer: Baharin


* 27. What is known as Roof of the world ?
Answer: Pamir Plateau


* 28. Which country is known as Land of thunder dragon ?
Answer: Bhutan


* 29. Which place is known as Detroit of Japan ?
Answer: Nagoya


* 30. Which place is known as Singapore of future ?
Answer: Penang Island


* 31. Which country is known as Holy land ?
Answer: Palestine


* 32. Which country is known as Sick man of Asia ?
Answer: Philippines


* 33. Which country is known as Land of Golden Pagoda ?
Answer: Myanmar

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# Confusing Questions

Did you know which place is known as  land of canals and hat ?
Did you which Indian place is known as Lake City ?


General knowledge questions for SSC graduate exam

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Combined Graduate SSC gk questions


If you are preparing for SSC exam, please read all GK posts in this blog, because there is no special gk for ssc exam. Any questions can be asked in SSC exams.


1. Which place is known as the land of canals and hat ?
Answer: Panama


2. How many high courts are there in India ?
Answer: 24


3. Which is India's first and only military base outside Indian territory ?
Answer: Farkhor Air Base (Tajikistan)


4. Which continent has the highest number of countries ?
Answer: Africa


5. Who is known as missile woman of India ?
Answer: Tessy Thomas


6. Which is India's largest Biosphere reserve ?
Answer: Gyan Bharati Biosphere reserve (Rann of Kutch)


7. What is the Capital of Labanon ?
Answer: Beirut


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General knowledge 2013 questions and answers

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Important questions about Maulana Abul Kalam Azad


Previously asked questions about Maulana Abul Kalam Azad


1. Who was the free India's first Union Education Minister ?
answer: Maulana Abul Kalam Azad


2. Who started the Urdu weeklies Al Hilal and Al Balagh ?
answer: Maulana Abul Kalam Azad


3. Who wrote the book "India Wins Freedom" ?
answer: Maulana Abul Kalam Azad


4. Whose birthday is observed as National Education Day in India ?
Answer: Maulana Abul Kalam Azad


5. Which day is observed as National Education Day ?
Answer: November 11


* 6. Who is the youngest president of INC ?
Answer: Maulana Abul Kalam Azad




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General knowledge questions about Indian states

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Maharashtra

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


1. What is the capital of Maharashtra ?
Answer: Mumbai



2. Which is the state animal of Maharashtra ?
answer: Indian Giant Squirrel


3.  Which is the state bird of Maharashtra ?
Answer: Yellow-footed Green Pigeon


4. Which is the official state tree of Maharashtra ?
answer: Mango
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5. Which is the largest electricity producing state in India ?
Answer: Maharashtra


6. Which city is known as the financial capital of India ?
answer: Mumbai


7. Thamasha is the folk dance of which state ?
Answer: Maharashtra


8. In which state Ajantha and Ellora caves are situated ?
answer: Maharashtra


9. In which state the major port Nhava Sheva (Jawaharlal Nehru Port) situates ?
Answer: Maharashtra


10. Which place is known as "City of seven Islands" ?
answer: Mumbai


11. In which state Lonar lake (the only lake in India which was created by a meteor impact) situates ?
Answer: Maharashtra


12. Which is the world's largest national park located within in city limits ?
answer: Sanjay Gandhi National Park (Maharashtra)


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