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General Quiz on India - 3

  1. Who is the ex-officio chairman of Rajya Sabha?
  2. (a) Prime Minister  (b) Speaker of Lok Sabha   (c) President of India   (d) Vice President of India

  3. Who is the 1st Indian to win an individual gold medal in Olympic Games?
  4. (a) Leander Paes  (b) Karnam Malleswari   (c) Abhinav Bindra   (d) Vijay Amritraj

  5. Which of the following scientists is known as the Father of Green Revolution in India?
  6. (a) M.S.Swaminathan  (b) Jagdish Chandra Bose   (c) Verghese Kurien   (d) A.P.J.Abdul Kalam

  7. Name the largest brackish water lake in India
  8. (a) Dal Lake  (b) Pulicat Lake   (c) Wular Lake   (d) Chilika Lake

  9. Which of the following countries is connected with India through Nathu La Pass located in Sikkim?
  10. (a) China  (b) Bhutan   (c) Nepal   (d) Myanmar

  11. Where was the 1st IIM (Indian Institute of Management) established?
  12. (a) Ahmedabad  (b) Chennai   (c) Bengaluru   (d) Kolkata

  13. Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu is popularly known by the name ____________
  14. (a) Sonia Gandhi    (b) Sister Nivedita    (c) Mother Teresa    (d) Sarojini Naidu

  15. Who among the following was the first recipient of Bharat Ratna?
  16. (a) Sir C.V.Raman    (b) Dr. S. Radhakrishnan    (c) C.Rajagopalachari    (d) All of the above

  17. Which two Indian states were formed by dissolving Bombay State in May 1960
  18. (a) Maharashtra & Goa    (b) Goa & Gujarat    (c) Maharashtra & Karnataka    (d) Maharashtra & Gujarat

  19. Who was the first President of independent India?
  20. (a) Neelam Sanjiva Reddy    (b) Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru    (c) C. Rajagopalachari    (d) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

  21. How many members can be nominated by the President in the Rajya Sabha
  22. (a) 10    (b) 11    (c) 12    (d) 13

  23. Name the classical dance form of Andhra Pradesh.
  24. (a) Bharatanatyam    (b) Odissi    (c) Kuchipudi    (d) Kathak

  25. The rulers of which dynasty built the Khajuraho temples?
  26. (a) Pallava    (b) Chandela     (c) Chalukya    (d) Chola

  27. Who is the founder of Banaras Hindu University (BHU)?
  28. (a) Madan Mohan Malaviya    (b) Annie Besant     (c) Mohammed Iqbal    (d)S.Radhakrishnan

  29. Who is the 1st Indian to receive Raman Magsaysay award?
  30. (a) Jaya Prakash Narain    (b) Satyajit Ray     (c) Archarya Vinoba Bhave    (d) Mahatma Gandhi

  31. Vishwambar Mishra was the original name of:
  32. (a) Chaitanya Mahaprabhu    (b) Swami Vivekananda     (c) Paramhamsa Yogananda    (d) Paramhamsa Ramakrishna

  33. In which of the following places Gautama Buddha attained Mahaparinirvana i.e salvation?
  34. (a) Bodhi tree    (b) Kushinagar     (c) Lumbini    (d) Pavapuri

  35. Who among the following is the 1st recipient of Dada Saheb Phalke award? 
  36. (a) Prithviraj Kapoor    (b) Satyajit Ray     (c) Raj Kapoor    (d) Devika Rani Roerich

  37. In which mountain range, Siachen Glacier, the world's longest glacier, is located? 
  38. (a) Karakoram    (b) Hindu Kush     (c) Aravalli    (d) Nanda Devi

  39. Who is the founder of Servants of India Society?
  40. (a) Gopal Krishna Gokhale    (b) Swami Vivekananda     (c) Lala Lajpat Rai   (d) Annie Besant


Also check: 

General Quiz on India - 1

General Quiz on India - 2


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