General Knowledge GK Questions

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General Knowledge Questions and Answers are a very important part of the GK section in competitive exams. In this section aspirants can study Indian History, Indian Geography, Indian Politics, Indian Economics, Indian Art and Cultural, etc to crack any competitive exams.

Here, I am giving General Knowledge GK Questions for Competitive Exam that consists of Multiple-Choice Questions on General Knowledge. Test your general knowledge and general science on multiple questions of GK that leads to various types of GK questions.

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Q :  

Match the following:

Gupta administrative       Responsibility


A. Dandpashiki                 i. Chief of Army


B. Mahapratihara            ii. Royal Palace


C. Mahakshapatlik         iii. Land Revenue


D. Mahabaladhikrit         iv. Police

Codes :  ( A ) ( B ) ( C ) ( D )

(A) ( iv ) ( ii ) ( iii ) ( i )

(B) ( ii ) ( iii ) ( i ) ( iv )

(C) ( ii ) ( iv ) ( iii ) ( i )

(D) ( iv ) ( i ) ( ii ) ( iii )

Correct Answer : A

Q :  

Which ruler's reign is mainly described in Dandin's 'Avantisundari Katha'? 

(A) Shivskand Varman

(B) Narsingh Varman

(C) Mahendra Varman

(D) Singhvishnu

Correct Answer : D
Explanation :
Dandin, a famous Sanskrit writer & Poet, was the court poet of Narsimhavarman II. Narsimhavarman II: The famous Pallava King Narsimhavarman II was known as Rajasimha. His Period reign was 695-722 A.D. He Build Kailasanatha at Kanchipuram & Shore temple at Mamallapuram. Famous writer Dandin was the court poet of him. He sent embassies to China. Maritime trade flourished during his reign.

Q :  

Which of the following statements about Angkorwat temple is not true? 

(A) It was built by king Surya Verma - II.

(B) The whole temple is made of bricks and stones.

(C) The complete legend of the Ramayan is engraved on its walls.

(D) It is a temple of Lord Vishnu.

Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

The vast religious complex of Angkor Wat comprises more than a thousand buildings, and it is one of the great cultural wonders of the world. Angkor Wat is the world's largest religious structure, covering some 400 acres (160 hectares), and marks the high point of Khmer architecture.

Q :  

Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched? 

(A) Bilhana - Vikramankdevcharit

(B) Jayanak - Prithviraj Vijay

(C) Vakpatiraj - Gaudvaho

(D) Bhas - Avantisundarikatha

Correct Answer : D

Q :  

To which ruler did Fagr Mudabbir dedicate his work 'Aadabul Harb Vashsuajat'?

(A) Mahmud Gazanvi

(B) Muhammad Ghori

(C) Iltutmish

(D) Minhaj - us - Siraj

Correct Answer : C

Q :  

The political party that secured the highest seats in the general election to the Lok Sabha in 1977 was - 

(A) Bharatiya Janata party

(B) Janata party

(C) Bharatiya Jana Sangh

(D) Bharatiya Lok Dal

Correct Answer : D

Q :  

Who was not the Navaratna of Chandragupta II’ s court?

(A) Varruchi

(B) Varahmihir

(C) Dhanvantri

(D) Fahiyan

Correct Answer : D

Q :  

‘Anand Temple’ of the Pegan Dynasty is located in

(A) Pakistan

(B) India

(C) Myanmar

(D) China

Correct Answer : C

Q :  

Which of the following statements about Varanasi, one of the oldest town of India, is not true?

(A) The first reference of Varanasi is in Atharveda as the capital of the state of Kashi.

(B) Kashi was a janapada in the Mahajanpada age.

(C) The Chinese traveller would call Varanasi as 'Pol - lee - ni - sse'.

(D) Bimbisar acquired Kashi by fighting a battle with Kaushala king Prasenjeet.

Correct Answer : D

Q :  

Which is not rightly matched?  
     Events of
     Buddha's life                           Symbols 

(A) Birth - Lotus

(B) The Great Departure(Mahabhinishakraman) - Foot print

(C) Enlightenment( Sambodhi ) - Bodhi tree

(D) Death( Mahaparinirvana ) - Stupa

Correct Answer : B

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