GK Questions with Answers

20 frequently asked questions in competitive exams GK

1) Who is India’s first Woman Grand Master in Chess ?
Ans- Koneru Humpy

2) During the Mughal period, which one of the following were the first to come to India as traders ?Ans- Portuguese

3) Who among the following Delhi Sultans is known for introducing market control mechanism ?
Ans- Alauddin Khalji

4) Which one of the following mountain peaks of the Himalayas is NOT in India ?
Ans- Annapurna

5) The creator of Sherlock Holmes’ was
Ans- Arthur Conan Doyle

6) The Parliament of Afghanistan is
Ans- Shora

7) India first took part of the Olympic Games in the year
Ans- 1920

8) The largest coal producing state in India is
Ans- Jharkhand

9) Days and Nights are equal throughout the globe when the sun is above
Ans- Equator

10) Which one of the following was an associated state of India before becoming a full fledged state ?Ans – Sikkim

11) Railway is a subject on the
Ans- Union list

12) How many times the President of India can seek re-election to his post ?
Ans – Any number of times

14) Which of the following gases is used for refrigeration ?
Ans – Ammonia

15) Who is called the Flying Sikh of India ?
Ans – Milkha Singh

16) Nobel Prizes are distributed annually at
Ans- Stockholm

17) The first satellite to be sent into space was
Ans- Sputnik

18) The book ‘A wounded civilisation’ was written by
Ans- V. S. Naipaul

19) Ajanta paintings depict scenes from the
Ans- Jatakas

20) The President rule of a state can be continued for a maximum period of
Ans- 6 month

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