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Indian General Knowledge Multiple Choice Quiz Questions – Indian GK MCQ

Indian General Knowledge Quiz Questions with Answers – Learn Indian GK


Indian General Knowledge Quiz Questions with Answers - Learn Indian GK


1. Which was the largest site of Indus Civilization?
(a) Mohenjodaro
(b) Lothal
(c) Chanhudaro
(d) Dholavira

Answer: Mohenjodaro


2. Babur established Mughal rule in India through his victory in 1526, over
(a) Rana Sanga
(b) Sikandar Lodi
(c) Daulat Khan Lodi
(d) Ibrahim Lodi

Answer: Ibrahim Lodi


3. The cavalry of Shivaji was known as
(a) Risala
(b) Sir-i-Naubat
(c) Bergir
(d) Paga

Answer: Paga


4. The first jute mill was set up in India in _
(a) 1920
(b) 1850
(c) 1855
(d) 1755

Answer: 1855


5. Who among the following created the Khalsa Panth?
(a) Guru Teg Bahadur
(b) Guru Hargobind
(c) Guru Gobind Singh
(d) Guru Arjan Dev

Answer: Guru Gobind Singh


6. Who was the first Governor General of Bengal?
(a) Warren Hastings
(b) Robert Clive
(c) William Bentinck
(d) Lord Cornwallis

Answer: Warren Hastings


7. Who was the founder of Indian National Congress?
(a) Gopal Krishna Gokhle
(b) Allen Octavian Hume
(c) Feroz Shah Mehta
(d) Bipin Chandra Pal

Answer: Allen Octavian Hume


8. Who is regarded as the ‘Mother of the Indian Revolution’ ?
(a) Devika Rani
(b) Madam Bhikaji Cama
(c) Rani Laxmibai
(d) Begum Hazrat Mahal

Answer: Madam Bhikaji Cama


9. Arya Samaj was started by-
(a) Swami Vivekananda
(b) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
(c) Swami Dayanand Saraswati
(d) Gopal Krishna Gokhale

Answer: Swami Dayanand Saraswati


10. Bannerghatta National Park is situated in
(a) Meghalaya
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Karnataka

Answer: Karnataka


11. Which of the following crops is regarded as a plantation crop?
(a) Coconut
(b) Cotton
(c) Sugarcane
(d) Rice

Answer: Coconut


12. The most ideal region for the cultivation of cotton in India is _
(a) the Brahmaputra valley
(b) the Indo-Gangetic valley
(c) the Deccan plateau
(d) the Rann of Kutch

Answer: the Deccan plateau


13. The Aravallis mountain ranges are the example of _
(a) old fold mountains
(b) young fold mountains
(c) Volcanic mountains
(d) block mountains

Answer: Old fold mountains


14. The only state in India that produces saffron is _
(a) Assam
(b) Himachal Pradesh
(c) Jammu and Kashmir
(d) Meghalaya

Answer: Jammu and Kashmir


15. The India’s highest annual rainfall is reported at _
(a) Namchi, Sikkim
(b) Churu, Rajasthan
(c) Mawsynram, Meghalaya
(d) Chamba, Himachal Pradesh

Answer: Mawsynram, Meghalaya


16. The typical area of sal forest in the Indian peninsular upland occurs
(a) on the western ghats
(b) between the Tapti and the Narmada
(c) to the north-east of the Godavari
(d) on the Malwa plateau

Answer: On the Malwa plateau


17. Which mythological weapon is depicted on the Param Vir Chakra medal?
(a) Vajra
(b) Khatvanga
(c) Sudarshan Chakra
(d) Kaumodaki

Answer: Vajra


18. Which is the oldest football club in India?
(a) Mohun Bagan
(b) East Bengal
(c) Mohammedan Sporting
(d) Churchill Brothers

Answer: Mohun Bagan


19. What name has been given to the first Boeing 747/700 jet, inducted into Indian Air Force, designed to work as the Indian
President’s office-in-the-sky?
(a) Samrat
(b) Rajdoot
(c) Maharaja
(d) Badshah

Answer: Rajdoot


20. The novel ‘Q & A’, on which 8 Oscar awards winning film ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ (2008) is based, was authored by which Indian civil servant?
(a) Vikas Swarup
(b) Vikram Seth
(c) Amitav Ghosh
(d) Aravind Adiga

Answer: Vikas Swarup


21. Ghatigaon Sanctuary, set up for the conservation of the Son Chiriya (great Indian bustard), is located in which state?
(a) Haryana
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Karnataka

Answer: Madhya Pradesh


22. Which Indian state is the largest producer in the world of the golden coloured ‘Muga’ silk ?
(a) Assam
(b) Odisha
(c) West Bengal
(d) Karnataka

Answer: Assam


23. Which was the first Indian company to list on the Nasdaq in 1999?
(a) Wipro
(b) Infosys
(c) Satyam Computers
(d) Tech Mahindra

Answer: Infosys


24. Which state is known as the ‘Spice Gardenof India’?
(a) Kerala
(b) Karnataka
(c) Andhra Pradesh
(d) Tamil Nadu

Answer: Kerala


25. Who is the first Indian sportsman whose wax statue was inducted at Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum in London?
(a) Pankaj Advani
(b) Sachin Tendulkar
(c) Vishwanathan Anand
(d) Abhinav Bindra

Answer: Sachin Tendulkar


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