Kerala PSC GK | Facts About India - 07

1. The setting for Rudyard Kipling’s ‘Jungle Book’: - Kanha National Park
2. The Virupaksha Temple is situated at: - Hampi
3. The largest religion in Lakshadweep: - Islam
4. The oldest municipal corporation in India: - Chennai
5. Madurai is situated on the banks of the river: - Vaigai
6. A hill station in India set up by Americans: - Kodaikanal
7. Which type of land form is occupied by the largest portion of India? - Plains
8. Which country has the world’s highest percentage of arable land to the total geographical area:- India
9. The approximate number of villages in India is _____ lakhs. - Six
10. _____ has the world’s largest cattle and buffalo population. - India
11. Sanjay Gandhi National Park is in: - Mumbai
12. The hottest period all over India: - 3 p.m.
13. Palitana in Gujarat is famous for the worshipping places of ____ religion. - Jainism
14. The first Asian country to start Community Development Project: - India
15. Chandranagar was formerly a ____ colony: - French
16. Jog falls, the highest water fall in India, is situated in the river: - Sharavati
17. The Danish East India Company was formed in 1616. ____ in Tamil Nadu coast was their main centre. - Tranquebar
18. Antarctica Study centre in India is situated at: - Goa
19. The old name of ‘Rashtrapathi Bhavan’: - Viceregal palace
20. Pragathi Maidan, which is famous for trade fairs, is situated in: - New Delhi
21. In which Indian state Asia’s first oil refinery was established? - Assam
22. The place which is known as the “Mecca of temple architecture”: - Khajuraho
23. Longest tributary of Indus: - Sutlej
24. Namdapha Tiger Reserve is in the state of: - Arunachal Pradesh
25. In Uttar Pradesh, the seat of High Court is: - Allahabad
26. In which year Indian National Congress approved the Basic Education System propounded by Gandhiji? - 1938
27. In which year was the Champaran Satyagraha? - 1917
28. Name the Governor General who introduced Doctrine of Lapse: - Dalhousie 29. The first British Viceroy of India: - Lord Canning
30. The first woman President of the Indian National Congress: - Annie Besant
31. The town bombarded by Vasco da Gama during his second visit as the local ruler refused to expel muslim traders from there: - Kozhikode
32. Who repealed the Vernacular Press Act? - Lord Ripon 33. Who was the Viceroy when Indian Penal Code was brought into effect? - Lord Canning
34. Who was the Viceroy when Queen Victoria was declared as the Empress of India in 1877? - Lytton
35. In India, the death anniversary of Gandhiji is observed as: - Martyrs day
36. The famous leader whose birth day falls on the birth day of Lal Bahadur Shastri: - Gandhiji
37. Who was the Congress president when Jawaharlal Nehru was appointed as the chairman of the National Planning Committee constituted by INC? - Subhas Chandra Bose
38. Who was selected as the second person to observe individual satyagraha in 1940: - Jawaharlal Nehru
39. In which year Mahathma Gandhi became the president of Indian National Congress: - 1924
40. Jawaharlal Nehru attended Congress session as a delegate for the first time in 1912. Ite Besantwas held at: - Bankipur
41. Jawaharlal Nehru became the President of the Indian National Congress for the first time in: - 1929
42. Jawaharlal Nehru Port is situated at: - Mumbai
43. Jawaharlal Nehru was born in 1889 at: - Allahabad
44. Which state was given the status of ‘associate state’ in 1974? - Sikkim
45. Who was the President of Indian National Congress during the Quit India movement? - Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
46. In which railway station of South Africa, Gandhiji was thrown out of a train? - Petermaritzberg
47. Who was the president of India when Bengladesh was formed in 1971: - V.V.Giri
48. Lal Bahadur Shastri is the first Prime Minister to born in 20th century. He was born in: - 1904
49. The jurist who gave verdict in Gandhi assassination Case: - Atmacharan Aggarwal
50. The second President of Indian National Congress: - Dadabhai Navroji

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