Rajasthan General Knowledge Practice Question and Answer

Q:

Which of the following rivers is perennial in Rajasthan?

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    Kantli
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    Banganga
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    Ghaggar
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    Chambal
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Answer : 4. "Chambal"
Explanation :

1. Chambal River is a major river flowing in Central India. This river mainly flows in Madhya Pradesh, but some of it also flows in Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. Chambal River is a tributary of the Yamuna River.

2. Chambal River originates from Janapav mountain in the Gwalior district of Madhya Pradesh. This river flows northwards and passes through the Chittorgarh, Dholpur and Sawai Madhopur districts of Rajasthan. After this, the river flows through the Dhar, Ujjain, Ratlam, Mandsaur, Bhind and Morena districts of Madhya Pradesh. Finally, this river joins the Yamuna River in the Etawah district of Uttar Pradesh.

3. The length of the Chambal River is approximately 960 kilometers. This river is the biggest tributary of the Yamuna River. The catchment area of the Chambal River is approximately 72,000 square kilometres.

4. Chambal river water is used for irrigation, hydropower generation and water transportation. Four major dams have been built on the Chambal River, including Gandhi Sagar Dam (Madhya Pradesh), Rana Pratap Sagar Dam, Jawahar Sagar Dam and Kota Barrage (Rajasthan). These dams provide water for irrigation and also generate hydroelectricity.

Q:

What is the perennial river of Rajasthan?

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    Banas, Chambal
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    Chambal, Banganga
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    Chambal
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    Chambal, Kali Sindh
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Answer : 3. "Chambal"
Explanation :

1. Chambal River is a major river flowing in Central India. This river mainly flows in Madhya Pradesh, but some of it also flows in Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. Chambal River is a tributary of the Yamuna River.

2. Chambal River originates from Janapav mountain in the Gwalior district of Madhya Pradesh. This river flows northwards and passes through the Chittorgarh, Dholpur and Sawai Madhopur districts of Rajasthan. After this, the river flows through the Dhar, Ujjain, Ratlam, Mandsaur, Bhind and Morena districts of Madhya Pradesh. Finally, this river joins the Yamuna River in the Etawah district of Uttar Pradesh.

3. The length of the Chambal River is approximately 960 kilometers. This river is the biggest tributary of the Yamuna River. The catchment area of the Chambal River is approximately 72,000 square kilometres.

4. Chambal river water is used for irrigation, hydropower generation and water transportation. Four major dams have been built on the Chambal River, including Gandhi Sagar Dam (Madhya Pradesh), Rana Pratap Sagar Dam, Jawahar Sagar Dam and Kota Barrage (Rajasthan). These dams provide water for irrigation and also generate hydroelectricity.

Q:

Select Rabi crop from the following? 

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    Cucumber
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    Rice
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    Castor
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    Taramira
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Answer : 4. "Taramira"
Explanation :

Rabi season crops – Rabi crops are generally sown in the months of October and November and harvested from April to May.

Major crops of Rabi season – wheat, barley, gram, mustard, peas, berseem, rizka, green fodder, lentils, potato, rye, tobacco, lahi, oats, linseed and sunflower etc. Rabi season crops require low temperature at the time of sowing, hence they are sown in winter season. There should be a dry and warm environment for them to ripen.

Q:

Who is called the ‘Gandhi of Chirawa’ ? 

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    Sardar Harial Singh
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    Seth Ghan Shyam Das Birla
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    Master Pyarelal Gupta
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    RadhaKrishna Bohra
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Answer : 3. "Master Pyarelal Gupta "
Explanation :

Master Pyarelal Gupta is called the “Gandhi of Chirawa”. He was a resident of Chirawa town of Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan. He was a freedom fighter, social reformer and educationist. He established Amar Seva Samiti in Chirawa and opened a school. He remained engaged in propagating the ideas and ideals of Gandhiji.

Q:

In terms of area which one of the following is the largest agroclimatic zone in Rajasthan? 

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    Humid Southern Plain
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    Arid Western Plain
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    Flood Prone Eastern Plain
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    Irrigated North - Western Plain
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Answer : 2. "Arid Western Plain "
Explanation :

1. Rajasthan's agriculture is divided into 10 parts on the basis of crop climate zone.

2. In terms of area, the largest agro-climatic zone of Rajasthan is I-C (extremely dry partially irrigated zone).

3. Rajasthan's smallest agricultural crop in terms of area is climate zone IV-B.

4. On the basis of agricultural area, the largest agricultural crop in Rajasthan is climate zone III-B.

Q:

Zahara Khan Mewati was considered synonymous with which massacre?

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    Bhapang
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    Nad
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    Algoza
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    Khadtal
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Answer : 1. "Bhapang"
Explanation :

1. Bhapang is a rare single-stringed musical instrument affectionately known as the 'talking drum'.

2. It originates from the Mewati community in Alwar district. It is known as Chongar in Maharashtra, Apang in Gujarat and Tumba in Punjab.

3. Zahoor Khan Mewati was a famous artist who played Bhapang.

4. It is mainly played by Jogis in the Alwar region.

Q:

First Biological Park of Rajasthan is-

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    Machiya (Jodhpur)
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    Marudhara (Jaisalmer)
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    Sajjangarh (Udaipur)
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    Abheda (Kota)
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Answer : 3. "Sajjangarh (Udaipur)"
Explanation :

1. The first biological park of Rajasthan is 'Sajjangarh Biological Park' located in Udaipur district, which was inaugurated on 12 April 2015 by the then Environment Minister Prakash Javedkar.

2. It is situated at the foothills of Sajjangarh Monsoon Palace, 8 kilometres away from Udaipur city. Mainly tigers, panthers, lions, reptiles, nilgai, sambar, wild boar and honeys are found in this park.

3. 5 Biological Parks of Rajasthan which include Sajjangarh Biological Park (Udaipur), Machia Biological Park (Jodhpur), Nahargarh Biological Park (Jaipur), Abheda Biological Park (Kota), Marudhara Biological Park (Bikaner) etc.

Q:

Which place in Rajasthan is known for its ‘Blue Pottery’?

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    Alwar
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    Jaipur
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    Tonk
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    Bharatpur
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Answer : 2. "Jaipur"
Explanation :

1. Sawai Ram Singh II of Jaipur patronized Blue Pottery.

2. Blue pottery is widely recognized as a traditional craft of Jaipur.

3. It is originally from Turko-Persian.

4. This art came to Lahore from Persia during the reign of Akbar.

5. After this Ram Singh I brought it from Lahore to Jaipur. However, the greatest development of this art took place during the reign of Ram Sawai Singh II.

6. He sent Churaman and Kaluram potters to Delhi to learn this art.

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