GK Questions for Bank Exams

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Here is the selective and important GK question with answers for all types of competitive exams. These questions have 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 Bank Exams

Q.1 Governor is appointed by the ……

(A) Prime Minister

(B) President

(C) Chief Justice of India

(D) Chief Justice of the concerned state high court

Ans .  B

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Q.2 Find the odd one out.

(A) A. Ramaswamy

(B) Pankaj Advani

(C) P. Hari Krishna

(D) S.S. Ganguli

Ans .  B

Q.3 My passage from India is a book authored by….

(A) E.M. Foster

(B) Ismail Merchant

(C) Nairad C. Choudhary

(D) Mulk Raj Anand

Ans .  B

Q.4 Coolie is a famous work of….

(A) Khushwant Singh

(B) V.S. Naipaul

(C) Mulk Raj Anand

(D) R.K. Narayan

Ans .  C

Q.5 This personality is credited with the invention of e-mail. Can you identify him from the given?

(A) T. Leo Burns

(B) Larry Page

(C) Ray Tomlinson

(D) None of these

Ans .  C

Q.6 When did the Second Round Table conference took place?

(A) 1915

(B) 1922

(C) 1928

(D) 1931

Ans .  D

Q.7 ‘Ansett’ is the name of the domestic airline of which of the following countries?

(A) New Zealand

(B) Germany

(C) The Netherlands

(D) Australia

Ans .  D

Q.8 Metals which chemically behave both as metals and non-metals is called.

(A) alloys

(B) metalloids

(C) halogens

(D) chalkogens

Ans .  B

Q.9 Which of the following articles of the Constitution deals with a financial emergency?

(A) Article 352

(B) Article 356

(C) Article 360

(D) Article 370

Ans .  C

Q.10 The largest river (in terms of volume of water it carries) is….

(A) Nile

(B) Mississippi Missouri

(C) Amazon

(D) Yangtze

Ans .  C

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Q.11 The World Environment Day is celebrated through the world on …… every year.

(A) May 8

(B) June 5

(C) July 11

(D) August 27

Ans .  B

Q.12 FICCI expands to….

(A) Federation of Indian Companies of Commerce and Instrumentation

(B) Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industries

(C) Federation of International Chambers of Commerce and Industries

(D) Federation of Indian Conglomerate of Commerce and Industries

Ans .  B

Q.13 This place is also known as the ‘Manchester of South India’. Identify it from the given options.

(A) Madurai

(B) Coimbatore

(C) Bangalore

(D) Thiruvananthapuram

Ans .  B

Q.14 Approximately what portion of the world’s population resides in India?

(A) One-third

(B) One-fourth

(C) One-fifth

(D) One-sixth

Ans .  D

Q.15 Decibel is the unit of….

(A) frequency

(B) wavelength

(C) sound

(D) luminous intensity

Ans .  C

Q.16 Which of the following trains is India’s first certified ISO-9001 train?

(A) Mumbai-Delhi Shatabdi Express

(B) Magadha Express

(C) Bhopal Express

(D) AP Express

Ans .  C

Q.17 Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI) is based at…..

(A) Varanasi

(B) Chennai

(C) Hyderabad

(D) Kanpur

Ans .  B

Q.18 December 1 is celebrated as the…… throughout the world.

(A) World Health Day

(B) World AIDS Day

(C) World Human Rights Day

(D) World Habitat Day

Ans .  B

Q.19 Who wrote the book The Algebra of Infinite Justice?

(A) Virama Seth

(B) Rohinton Mistry

(C) Anurag Mathur

(D) Arundhati Roy

Ans .  D

Q.20 ‘Manas Tiger Sanctuary’ is in….

(A) a Greek philosopher

(B) an Indian astronomer and famous mathematician

(C) a Sanskrit grammarian of Vedic times

(D) great poet of ancient times

Ans .  B

Important Questions with Answers

Q.21 Panini was……

(A) a Greek philosopher

(B) an Indian astronomer and famous mathematician

(C) a Sanskrit grammarian of Vedic times

(D) great poet of ancient times.

Ans .  C

Q.22 Mein Kampf is authored by…

(A) Napoleon Bonaparte

(B) Karl Marx

(C) Adolf Hitler

(D) Benito Mussolini

Ans .  C

Q.23 Which of the following is the largest and the deepest ocean of the world?

(A) Arctic

(B) Atlantic

(C) Pacific

(D) Indian

Ans .  C

Q.24 The literacy rate of India is….

(A) 57.86%

(B) 61.34%

(C) 63.98%

(D) 65.38%

Ans .  D

Q.25 Which Indian state has the least literacy rate?

(A) Bihar

(B) Rajasthan

(C) Arunachal Pradesh

(D) Orissa

Ans .  A

Q.26 SAARC was formed in ……

(A) 1982

(B) 1984

(C) 1985

(D) 1986

Ans .  C

Q.27 Which of the following is not the member of the European Union?

(A) Greece

(B) Finland

(C) Norway

(D) United Kingdom

Ans .  C

Q.28 ASEAN is headquartered at….

(A) Male

(B) Kathmandu

(C) Jakarta

(D) Kuala Lumpur

Ans .  C

Q.29 This river was also called as the Ganges of the South, Name the river from the given options.

(A) Godavari

(B) Krishna

(C) Cauvery

(D) None of these

Ans .  C

Q.30 Which Indian state is inhabited by ‘Jaintiya tribes’?

(A) Arunachal Pradesh

(B) Mizoram

(C) Manipur

(D) Meghalaya

Ans .  D

Selective Questions

Q.31 The capital of Greece is….

(A) Warsaw

(B) Athens

(C) Oslo

(D) Ottawa

Ans .  B

Q.32 This country is known as the cockpit of Europe. Identify it from the given options.

(A) Poland

(B) Belgium

(C) Turkey

(D) Sweden

Ans .  B

Q.33 Natyashastra is a famous work of….

(A) Bana Bhatta

(B) Lord Brahma

(C) Kalhan

(D) Kalidas

Ans .  B

Q.34 In which of the following years did United Nations (UN) come into existence?

(A) 1941

(B) 1943

(C) 1944

(D) 1945

Ans .  D

Q.35 Eduskusta is the name of the Parliament of….

(A) Norway

(B) Finland

(C) Austria

(D) Italy

Ans .  B

Q.36 The line that demarcates the boundary between India and Pakistan is….

(A) McMahon Line

(B) Durand Line

(C) Radcliffe Line

(D) None of these

Ans .  C

Q.37 Which of the following represents the number of judges in The International Court of Justice?

(A) 12

(B) 15

(C) 18

(D) 21

Ans .  B

Q.38 Obstetrics is….

(A) a branch of medicine that deals with pregnancy, labour and child birth

(B) a branch of medicine that deals with child diseases

(C) a branch of medicine that deals with eye related diseases

(D) a branch of medicine that deals with kidney diseases.

Ans .  A

Q.39 Which of the following years you would associate with the foundation of Indian National Congress (INC)?

(A) 1875

(B) 1881

(C) 1883

(D) 1885

Ans .  D

Q.40 The weight of the man will be……. On the surface of the moon of his actual weight.

(A) one-third

(B) one-fourth

(C) one-fifth

(D) one-sixth

Ans .  D

These GK questions are very important and generally asked in Bank Exams. I am providing 40 General Knowledge Questions with Answers for your best practice.

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