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Important General Knowledge Questions & Answers

This general knowledge test contains 25 multiple-choice general knowledge questions with answers. You can use these questions to conduct a general knowledge quiz at school, college or among friends & family members. The answers to these general knowledge questions are given at the end of the page. So, let’s get started and see how many questions you can answer.

General Knowledge Questions

This collection of general knowledge questions and answers are very useful to those preparing for civil services, interviews, competitive examinations and entrance test.

1. Which one among the following was the first to legalize euthanasia?
  1. Austria
  2. Switzerland
  3. Canada
  4. Netherlands
2. Which is the headquarters of Dadra and Nagar Haveli?
  1. Kothar
  2. Naroli
  3. Randhu
  4. Silvassa
3. The literal meaning of Rig-Veda is
  1. The canon of chants
  2. The canon of charms
  3. The canon of stanzas
  4. The canon of formulae
4. Who was the founder of Arya Samaj?
  1. Dayanand Saraswati
  2. Ram Tirtha
  3. Raja Ram Mohan Roy
  4. Swami Vivekananda
5. In which Indian State the percentage of Christian population is the highest"
  1. Goa
  2. Kerala
  3. Mizoram
  4. Nagaland
6. Name the place where Gautam Buddha was born.
  1. Bodh Gaya
  2. Lumbini
  3. Kushinagar
  4. Rajgrih
7. In whose reign was brought out the Fatawa-i-Alamgiri the greatest digest of Muslim Law in India?
  1. Akbar
  2. Aurangzeb
  3. Azam
  4. Babur
8. The ’Atala Devi Masjid’ is situated in
  1. Kanpur
  2. Jodhpur
  3. Jaunpur
  4. Jaipur
9. The Indian Ocean Rim Association For Regional Cooperation (IORARC) was formally launched at
  1. Andrott
  2. Cape Prize
  3. Port Blair
  4. Port Louis
11. Name the embryologist who created ’Dolly’, the first clone of a sheep.
  1. Curtis Youngs
  2. Ian Wilmnt
  3. Martine Nijs
  4. Randall Prather
11. Which one of the following High Courts has the Territorial Jurisdiction over Andaman and Nicobar Islands?
  1. Andhra Pradesh
  2. Madras
  3. Orissa
  4. Calcutta
12. Which is the brightest comet known to man so far?
  1. Hale-Bopp
  2. Kohoutek
  3. Shoemaker-Levy
  4. Swift-Tuttle
13. Where is ’Interview Island’ located?
  1. Maldives Islands
  2. Nicobar Islands
  3. North Andaman’s
  4. Lakshadweep Islands
14. Name the first woman Governor of an Indian State.
  1. Lakshmi N. Menon
  2. Padmaja Naidu
  3. Sarojini Naidu
  4. Sucheta Kripalan
15. The San Andreas fault zone is earthquake prone. Where is it located?
  1. Honshu Island, Japan
  2. California, USA
  3. Peru, South America
  4. South Islands, New Zealand
16. The technique of recording and reproducing three-dimensional images of object is known as
  1. Audiography
  2. Lexicography
  3. Holography
  4. Photography
17. Which State in the Indian Union is the smallest in area?
  1. Assam
  2. Goa
  3. Nagaland
  4. Sikkim
18. The Mughal dynasty in India was found in
  1. 1526
  2. 1536
  3. J546
  4. J556
19. All the following belong to the ’Three Jewels’ of Jainism EXCEPT
  1. Right conduct
  2. Right intentions
  3. Right knowledge
  4. Right living
20. Name the author who had created the character called Anna Karenina.
  1. Vladimir Nabokov
  2. Thomas Hardy
  3. Leo Tolstoy
  4. Dostoevsky
21. Who was the first woman Foreign Minister of State in India?
  1. Lakshmi N. Menon
  2. Padmaja Naidu
  3. Sarojini Naidu
  4. Vijayalakshmi Pandit
22. In which State is Chilka, the largest brackish water inland lake in Asia, located?
  1. Assam
  2. Bihar
  3. Orissa
  4. Tripura
23. When a wave goes form one place to another, it transports
  1. matter
  2. energy
  3. mass
  4. nothing
24. The largest botanical garden in Asia is located in
  1. Srinagar
  2. Mysore
  3. Kolkata
  4. Bangalore
25. Which Islamic sect practises namaz only thrice a day?
  1. Ahmadiyas
  2. Dawoodi Bohras
  3. Ismail Khojas
  4. Moplahs

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