Basic GK Questions with Answers for Competitive Exams

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Here is the selective and important GK question with answers for all types of competitive exams. These question has been asked in competitive exams and there are chances to ask again in competitive exams. So these questions are for your practice.   

General knowledge questions and answers for competitive exams

Q.1 ‘AFP’ is the news agency of …….



(C) Germany

(D) None of these

Ans .  D

Q.2 Which of the following represents the year in which Alexander invaded India?

(A) 323 BC

(B) 324 BC

(C) 326 BC

(D) 328 BC

Ans .  C

Q.3 Khyber Pass is in……

(A) Pakistan

(B) India

(C) Myanmar

(D) Afghanistan

Ans .  D

Q.4 The first secretary-general of the United Nations was…..

(A) U. Thant

(B) Trygve Lie

(C) Boutros-Boutros Ghali

(D) Javier Perez de Cuellar

Ans .  B

Q.5 Southern Railway is headquartered at…..

(A) Hyderabad

(B) Bangalore

(C) Secunderabad

(D) Chennai

Ans .  C

Q.6 First ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organization (WTO) took place at…..

(A) Washington

(B) New York

(C) Geneva

(D) Singapore

Ans .  D

Q.7 The highest producer of milk in the world is…..


(B) China

(C) India

(D) Germany

Ans .  C

Q.8 The first woman chief justice of the high court of India was……

(A) Fatima Biwi

(B) Ruma Pal

(C) Leila Seth

(D) None of these

Ans .  C

Q.9 Identify the correct match:

(A) May 8     World Health Day

(B) May 1     World Literacy Day

(C) May 17   World Telecommunication Day

(D) June 5    World Ozone Day

Ans .  C

Q.10 The world record for the fastest double century is held by….

(A) Sanath Jayasuriya

(B) Nathan Astle

(C) Adam Gilchrist

(D) Saeed Anwar

Ans .  B

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