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Gk Questions with Answers in English
Gk Questions with Answers in English

Gk Questions with Answers in English

1. Where did Lord Buddha attain enlightenment?
Ans:- Bodhgaya

2. Who founded the Arya Samaj?
Ans:- Swami Dayanand

3. What is the script of Punjabi language?
Ans:- Gurmukhi

4. Who was the first Governor General of India?
Ans:- William Bentinck

5. In which country was paper invented?
Ans:- China

6. Who is the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces in India?
Ans:- President

7. Deficiency of which vitamin causes night blindness?
Ans:- Vitamin A

8. Pongal is the festival of which state?
Ans:- Tamil Nadu

9. Who invented television?
Ans:- John Logie Baird

10. With whose help do fish breathe?
Ans:- Gills

11. Who gave the slogan 'Inquilab Zindabad'?
Ans:- Bhagat Singh

12. When and where did the Jallianwala Bagh massacre take place?
Ans:- 1919 AD. Amritsar

13. Which party was founded by Subhash Chandra Bose after leaving the Congress in 1939?
Ans:- Forward block

14. Who is called 'Punjab Kesari'?
Ans:- Lala Lajpat Rai

15. Who killed Saunders?
Ans:- Bhagat Singh

16. Who gave the slogan 'return to the Vedas'?
Ans:- Dayanand Saraswati

17. Who founded 'Ramakrishna Mission'?
Ans:- Swami Vivekananda

18. Where is Hawa Mahal situated?
Ans:- Jaipur

19. Which is the main festival of Sikhs?
Ans:- Baisakhi

20. Which great man is called 'Iron Man'?
Ans:- Sardar Patel

21. Which great man is called Netaji?
Ans:- Subhash Chandra Bose

22. What is the name of the mausoleum of Lal Bahadur Shastri located in Delhi?
Ans:- Vijay Ghat

23. Who is the author of Mahabharata?
Ans:- Maharishi Vedvyas

24. Who wrote the book Arthashastra?
Ans:- Chanakya (Kautilya)

25. On which date International Women's Day is celebrated?
Ans:- March 8

26. Which is the brightest planet?
Ans:- Venus

27. Which is the national animal of India?
Answer: Tiger

28. Which is the national bird of India?
Ans:- Peacock

29. Which is the national aquatic animal of India?
Ans:- Ganga Dolphin

30. Which is the national fruit of India?
Ans:- Mango

31. Which is the national flower of India?
Ans:- Lotus

32. Which is the national tree of India?
Ans:- Banyan

33. Which is the national game of India?
Ans:- Hockey

34. What is the ratio between the length and width of the national flag of India?
Ans:- 3:2

35. Who wrote the national anthem of India?
Ans:- Rabindranath Tagore

36. What is the national song of India?
Ans:- Vande Mataram

37. Who wrote the national anthem of India?
Ans:- Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

38. Who first called Mahatma Gandhi the father of the nation?
Ans:- Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose

39. Which is our National Panchang?
Ans:- Shak Samvat

40. Who discovered radioactivity?
Ans:- Henri Becquerel

41. With which part of the body is the pace maker related?
Ans:- Heart

42. Which gland of the human body is called the 'master gland'?
Ans:- Pituitary gland

43. Which is the purest form of carbon?
Ans:- Diamond

44. Who invented X-ray?
Ans:- Roentgen

45. Which metal was first used by humans?
Ans:- Copper

46. Who invented the telescope?
Ans:- Galileo

47. What is the name of the mausoleum of Mahatma Gandhi located in Delhi?
Ans:- Rajghat

48. In which city was the metro rail service started for the first time in India?
Ans:- Kolkata

49. In which year did the railways start in India?
Ans:- 1853

50. Who was the first Indian astronaut?
Ans:- Squadron Leader Rakesh Sharma, in 1984

51. Who was the first Chief Minister of Haryana?
Ans:- Pt. Bhagwat Dayal Sharma

52. When was the United Nations established?
Ans:- 24 October 1945

53. At present how many countries are members of the United Nations?
Ans:- 193

54. Where is the International Court of Justice located?
Ans:- The Hague, in Holland

55. Who was the Indian who gave speech in Hindi in United Nations General Assembly?
Ans:- Atal Bihari Vajpayee

56. For how many years the non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council are elected?
Ans:- 2 years

57. Which country became the 193rd member of the United Nations?
Ans:- South Sudan

58. When is Hindi Diwas celebrated?
Ans:- 14 September

59. By which article of the constitution Hindi was declared as the national language?
Ans:- Article 343

60. When is International Human Rights Day celebrated?
Ans:- 10 December

61. Who formed the Vishal Haryana Party?
Ans:- Rao Virendra Singh

62. What is the area of Haryana in square kilometers?
Ans:- 44212

63. Which country shares land border with maximum number of countries?
Ans:- China

64. What is the rapid fall in the reading of the barometer indicative of?
Ans:- of storm

65. In which direction the earth rotates on its axis?
Ans:- West to East

66. Ujjain is situated on the bank of which river?
Ans:- Shipra

67. What is mainly found in 'Gobar Gas'?
Ans:- Methane

68. For what period are the members of the Rajya Sabha elected?
Ans:- Six years

69. What is the script of Hindi language?
Ans:- Devanagari

70. What is the name of our galaxy?
Ans:- Dugdh Mekhla or Milky Way

71. Which was the first Hindi language newspaper?
Ans:- Udanta Martand

72. Tulsidaskrit Ramcharitmanas is written in which dialect of Hindi language?
Ans:- period

73. Who is called the state poet of Haryana?
Ans:- Udaybhanu Hans

74. When and where did the modern Olympic Games start?
Ans:- In 1896 in Athens (Greece)

75. Where and when did India win gold medal in hockey for the last time?
Ans:- 1980 in Moscow

76. After how many years the Olympic Games are organized?
Ans:- 4 years

77. Where is the headquarter of International Olympic Committee located?
Ans:- Lausanne (Switzerland)

78. Where were the Olympic Games held in 2012?
Ans:- London

79. How many balls are there in the Olympic flag?
Ans:- 5

80. Who is the player to win the most gold medals in one Olympics?
Ans:- Michael Phelps

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81. Where will the Olympic Games be held in the year 2020?
Ans:- Tokyo (Japan)

82. Saina Nehwal, who won the bronze medal in the 2012 Olympic Games, is related to which sport?
Ans:- Badminton

83. Who is the first Indian woman sportsperson to win a medal in the Olympic Games?
Ans:- Karnam Malleswari

84. Who composed the famous flag song “Jhanda Uncha Rahe Hamara”?
Ans:- Shyamlal Gupta councilor

85. Who is the only Indian to have received the Nobel Prize in Economics?
Ans:- Pro. Amritya Sen

86. Bhilai Steel Plant was built with the help of which country?
Ans:- Russia

87. Who was the first woman to climb Mount Everest in the world?
Ans:- Junko Tabai of Japan

88. Jaundice is the disease of which organ?
Ans:- liver or liver

89. With which law is this statement related to “the fluid passes the same pressure in all directions”?
Ans:- Pascal's law

90. What is the mineral component of chlorophyll?
Ans:- Magnesium

91. L.P.G. What happens in gas?
Ans:- Butane

92. Who first read the inscriptions of Ashoka?
Ans:- James Prinsep

93. Under the influence of which Buddhist monk Ashoka embraced Buddhism?
Ans:- secret

94. Which Mughal emperor was illiterate?
Ans:- Akbar

95. Who founded the city of Amritsar?
Ans:- Guru Ramdas

96. Who was the founder of Ghadar Party?
Ans:- Lala Hardayal

97. Which is the oldest Veda?
Ans:- Rigveda

98. Which blood group is called universal donor?
Ans:- O

99. Which vitamin is obtained from sunlight?
Ans:- Vitamin D

100. Who invented the telephone?
Ans:- Alexander Graham Bell

101. What is the speed of light?
Ans:- 300000 km/s

102. With what is light year related?
Ans:- Astronomical distance

103. Where is the Golden Temple situated?
Ans:- Amritsar

104. Where is Charminar situated?
Ans:- Hyderabad

105. Where is Qutub Minar situated?
Ans:- Delhi

106. Where is the Gateway of India situated?
Ans:- Mumbai

107. Where is India Gate situated?
Ans:- New Delhi

108. Where is the Taj Mahal situated?
Ans:- Agra

109. Where was the 'Azad Hind Fauj' established?
Ans:- Singapore

110. When is Teacher's Day celebrated?
Ans:- 5 September

111. When is Sports Day celebrated?
Ans:- 29th August

112. Whose birthday is celebrated as Sports Day?
Ans:- Major Dhyanchand

113. When is World Environment Day celebrated?
Ans:- June 5

114. Who gave the slogan “Do or die”?
Ans:- Mahatma Gandhi

115. Who gave the slogan "Jai Hind"?
Ans:- Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose

116. Who gave the slogan "Delhi Chalo"?
Ans:- Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose

117. Who gave the slogan “Return to the Vedas”?
Ans:- Dayanand Saraswati

118. Who gave the slogan "Inquilab Zindabad"?
Ans:- Bhagat Singh

119. Who gave the slogan "rest is forbidden"?
Ans:- Jawaharlal Nehru

120. Who gave the slogan “Maro Firangi Ko”?
Ans:- Mangal Pandey

121. Who gave the slogan 'Let's see how strong the murderer is'?
Ans:- Ramprasad Bismil

122. Who is called the Napoleon of India?
Ans:- Samudragupta

123. Which social reformer made maximum efforts in the end of Sati Pratha?
Ans:- Raja Ram Mohan Roy

124. Who founded 'Ramakrishna Mission'
Ans:- Swami Vivekananda

125. On which date the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi is celebrated?
Ans:- 2 October

126. Who gave the title of Mahatma to Gandhiji?
Ans:- Rabindranath Tagore

127. Who is known as the Shakespeare of India?
Ans:- To Kalidas

128. Who is called the father of computer?
Ans:- Charles Babbage

129. Who is the first person to step on the moon?
Ans:- Neil Armstrong

130. What is the name of the first Indian satellite and when was it launched?
Ans:- Aryabhata Sun, in 1975

131. Who is the present Secretary General of United Nations?
Ans:- Ban Ki Moon

132. On which date International Women's Day is celebrated?
Ans:- March 8

133. Whose deficiency causes goiter?
Ans:- Iodine

134. Which gland secretes insulin?
Ans:- Pancreatic

135. With which game is Durand Cup related?
Ans:- Football

136. Which is the biggest dam of India?
Ans:- Hirakud Dam

137. How many Indian languages have been recognized in the 8th schedule of the constitution?
Ans:- 22

138. What is the currency of China?
Ans:- Yuan

139. Who is the founder of Red Cross?
Ans:- Henry Dunant

140. Which is the disease caused by deficiency of hemoglobin?
Ans:- Anemia

141. Who is called the Nightingale of India?
Ans:- Sarojini Naidu

142. Who was the author of Arthashastra?
Ans:- Chanakya (Kautilya)

143. Where is the Vivekananda Memorial situated?
Ans:- Kanyakumari

144. Where is the headquarter of SAARC located?
Ans:- Kathmandu (Nepal)

145. How many countries are the members of SAARC?
Ans:- 8 (India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bhutan, Pakistan, Afghanistan)

146. What is the length of the coast line of India?
Ans:- 7516

147. In which country is the maximum production of mica in the world?
Ans:- India

148. Who built the Grant-Trunk Road?
Ans:- Sher Shah Suri

149. Which disease is caused by the deficiency of Vitamin 'B'?
Ans:- Beri-Beri

150. Which disease is caused by deficiency of Vitamin 'C'?
Ans:- Scurvy

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