RRB NTPC GK QUIZ GOVT JOB

Question 1

Pirotan Island is located in which state of India?

Solution:

Pirotan Island is an Arabian Sea island in the Marine National Park, Jamnagar District of Gujarat.

• It is also known as Pirotan.

• It has an area of 3 square kilometres.

• Pirotan was originally known as ‘Pir jo thaan’ signifying the sacred place of Saint Khwaja Khizer Rahmatullahialaih.

• The sacred shrine of Khwaja Khijer Rahmatullahialaih is located on the island.

Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Geography

Question 2

The study of atmospheric phenomena is called____

Solution:

• The science that deals with the atmosphere and its phenomena, such as weather and climate is called ‘Meteorology’.
Astronomy is a natural science that studies celestial objects and phenomena.
Paleontology is the study of the forms of life that existed in prehistoric or geologic periods.
Seismology is the scientific study of earthquakes and the propagation of elastic waves through the Earth or through other planet-like bodies.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Geography

Question 3

Where railway coaches are manufactured in India?

Solution:

• In India railway coaches are manufactured in Perampur (Chennai, Tamilanadu), Modern Coach Factory, (Raebareli, Uttar Pradesh) and Kapurthala, Punjab.
• Integral Coach Factory, Perampur, Chennai is the first highly modernised coach factory of Independent India, where coaches are produced from the then modern technologies.
• It was established in 1952 and was the first of its kind in India.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Geography

Question 4

Black soil is found in which among the following region?

Solution:

• Deccan Plateau is made up of lava, due to the volcanic fissure eruption.

 

• The soil in this area is the weathered form of this lava rocks so this is the reason of its black color.

 

• Similarly, red soil is the weathered form of rocks with iron-oxides.

 

Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Geography

Question 5

Which among the following is the boundary of the Deccan Plateau on the north?

Solution:

• The plateau is located between two mountain ranges, the Western Ghats and the Eastern Ghats, each of which rises from its respective nearby coastal plain and almost converge at the southern tip of IndiA.

 

• It is separated from the Gangetic plain to the north by the Satpura and Vindhya Ranges, which form its northern boundary.

 

Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Geography

Question 6

El Nino is

Solution:

El Nino is a warm Ocean Current.

 

EL Nino is the Warm phase of the El Nino Southern Oscillation and is associated withy a band of warm ocean water that develops in the central and east –central equitorial.

 

Nino is accompanied by high air pressure in the western Pacific and low air pressure in the eastern pacific.

Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Geography

Question 7

Where does Yangtze River falls?

Solution:

  • In China Sea, Yangtze River falls.
  • The Yangtze flows into the East China Sea and was navigable by ocean-going vessels up 1,000 miles (1,600 km) from its mouth even before the Three Gorges Dam was built.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Geography

Question 8

The Tropic of Cancer passes through which ocean?

Solution:

• The Tropic of Cancer passes through the Indian, Atlantic and Pacific Oceans as well as the Taiwan Strait, the Red Sea and the Gulf of Mexico.

• It is an imaginary line in the northern hemisphere where the sun is directly overhead during the summer solstice on June 21st.

Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Geography

Question 9

The concept of Ice Age was first put forward by_____

Solution:

• The concept of Ice Age was first put forward by James Geike in 1874.

• Ice age, also called glacial age, any geologic period during which thick ice sheets cover vast areas of land.

• An ice age is a long period of reduction in the temperature of the Earth’s surface and atmosphere, resulting in the presence or expansion of continental and polar ice sheetsand alpine glaciers.

Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Geography

Question 10

Which of the following is the highest peak in the Nilgiri ?

Solution:

The Doddabetta is the highest mountain in the Nilgiri Hills.
• Its height is 2637 metres.
• There is a reserved forest area around the peak.
• It is the second highest peak in South India.
• The hill of Nilgiris is a meeting place of the Western Ghats and the Eastern Ghats.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Geography

Question 11

What are the ranges of Andes Mountain?

Solution:

7200km are the ranges of Andes Mountain. The Andes or Andean Mountains are the longest continental mountain range in the world. They form a continuous highland along the western edge of South America. This range is about 7,000 km (4,300 mi) long, about 200 to 700 km (120 to 430 mi) wide (widest between 18 ° south and 20 ° south latitude), and of an average height of about 4,000 m (13,000 ft). The Andes extend from north to south through seven South American countries: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Geography

Question 12

Which of the following rivers is known as the “Parushni river”?

Solution:

The Ravi river is also known as the Parushni river. It is a transboundary river crossing northwestern India and eastern Pakistan. The main sources of Ravi river is a Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, India.
The length of the river is 720km.
The mouth of the Ravi river is the Chenab River.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Geography

Question 13

Regur soil is most suitable for which cultivation?

Solution:

The Regur soil or Black soil is suitable for growing cotton, wheat ,linseed and several kinds of vegetables and citrus fruits.

• These soils are the typical soils developed on the basaltic rocks of the Deccan plateau.

• This soil is rich in iron, lime and aluminum content. It has also high moisture retentive capacity.

Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Geography

Question 14

V shaped valley are created by _____ .

Solution:

* A valley formed by flowing water or rivers is usually V-shaped.

* The valleys formed by glacier are usually U shaped.

* V-shaped valleys are usually found in the mountains and hills. They often have steep sides.

* V-shaped valleys are formed by stones and rocks which river carries along with the water.

Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Geography

Question 15

Which mountain is known as killer mountain ?

Solution:

* Nanga Parbat is is the ninth highest mountain in the world.

* Its nickname is Killer Mountain.

* The immense and dramatic peak of Nanga Parbat is very difficult to climb and numerous mountaineering deaths led to its name.

Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Geography

Question 16

Pune was once known as the capital of

Solution:

The history of Pune is closely related to the rise of the Maratha empire of the 17th and 18th centuries. In the 18th century, Pune became the political centre of the Indian subcontinent, as the seat of the Peshwas who were the prime ministers of the Maratha Empire.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: History

Question 17

Which is the first Hindi newspaper of India?

Solution:

Udant Martand also known as The Rising Sun was the first Hindi language newspaper published in India on 30th may 1826, from Calcutta. It was a weekly newspaper published by Jugal Kishore Shukla and today 30th may is celebrated as Hindi journalism day.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: History

Question 18

Akbar (1556–1605 AD) was the ruler of which dynasty?

Solution:

Akbar was the ruler of Mughal dynasty. He was the third Mughal emperor, who reigned from 1556 to 1605 by succeeding his father, Humayun. He established a centralised system of administration throughout his empire and adopted a policy of conciliating conquered rulers through marriage, diplomacy and respecting all religions.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: History

Question 19

When did the US drop the atomic bomb on Japanese city Hiroshima?

Solution:

On 6th August 1945 US drop the atomic bomb on Japanese city Hiroshima. The atomic bomb are dropped on two cities that is Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan during the world warII. The name of bomb is Little boy that is dropped on Hiroshima and Fat man on Nagasaki.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: History

Question 20

The Great Smog of 1952 was a severe air-pollution event which affected _______.

Solution:

The Great Smog of 1952 was a severe air-pollution event which affected London. This is one of the major incident in human history which caused around Ten thousand death in London. Smog is formed due to water vapuor and smoke,
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: History

Question 21

Where was Pablo Picasso from?

Solution:

Pablo Picasso (25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973), themost important figure of 20th century, was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: History

Question 22

The famous Brihadeshwara Temple is located in

Solution:

  • Brihadeshwara Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.
  • It is located in Thanjavur in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

To know more : Click here

Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: History

Question 23

Chandragupta Maurya was an ardent follower of_____________

Solution:

Chandragupta Maurya was an ardent follower of Jainism. He is the founder of Maurya dynasty in India and grandfather of Great Ashoka. According to Jain text he follows Jain religion and migrated to Sravana Belgola in the south India, where he starved himself to death.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: History

Question 24

The First Battle of Panipat in 1526 was fought between the Lodi Empire and __________

Solution:

The First battle of Panipat in 1526 was fought between the Lodi Empire and Babur. This was a decisive battle at that time which led the foundation stone of Mughal Dynasty in India. Second battle of Panipat was fought between Hemu and Babur Grandson Akbar in 1556.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: History

Question 25

Agra Fort was built by?

Solution:

    • Akbar built fort at Agra (built 1565–74) and the magnificent town of Fatehpur Sikri (1569–74).

 

    • He also built  Buland Darwaza to commemorate his victory over Gujrat.

 

Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: History

Question 26

Who was appointed by Akbar as his Court Musician?

Solution:

The Nine most learned men in the court of Akbar were known as Navratnas. They are as follows:

  • Abul Fazal (Poet)
  • Faizi (Poet)
  • Miyan Tansen (Musician)
  • Raja Birbal (court jester)
  • Raja Todar Mal (Finance Minister)
  • Raja Man Singh (Military Commander)
  • Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana (writer)
  • Fakir Aziao-Din (sufi mystic)
  • Mirza Aziz Koka (leading nobles)
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: History

Question 27

The English defeated the ______ in the battle of Wandiwash.

Solution:

    • The Third Carnatic war (Battle of Wandiwash, 1760) was a local version of the Seven Years war (1757-1763) in Europe.

 

    • It put an end to the ambitions of French to create a colonial empire in India.

 

    • The French forces were led by Conte De Lally. The British forces were led by Sir Eyre Coote. Britisher defeated the French in the Battle of Wandiwash in 1760. And they besieged Pondicherry.

 

    • Seven Years war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris 1763.

 

Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: History

Question 28

First country to appoint lokpal or equivalent to a logical is__________

Solution:

    • First county to appoint lokpal or equivalent to a logical is Sweden.

 

    • Lokpal is basically a anti corruption bill drafted to control corruption by higher minister and high level officer.

 

    • Ombudsman or lokpal in Sweden is passed in 1819

 

Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Indian Polity & Constitution

Question 29

In Lok Sabha the total number of members from states is

Solution:

In Lok Sabha the total number of member from states is 530. Loksabha is the lower house of parliament in in which 530 members are from Indian states, 20 members from the union territories and 2 persons are nominated by president from the Anglo Indian community .
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Indian Polity & Constitution

Question 30

Who was the first female Governor of India ?

Solution:

  • Sarojini Naidu was the first female Governor of India.
  • She was appointed as the governor of Uttar Pradesh after independency .
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Indian Polity & Constitution

Question 31

Highest Civilian Honour received by A. P. J. Abdul Kalam is

Solution:

The Highest Civilian Honor received by A.P.J Abdul Kalam has been Bharat Ratna. In fact Bharat ratna is the highest of civilian honor of the republic of India. This is followed by Padma Vibushan, Padma Bhushan, Padma shri, which describes the significance of these awards in descending order.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Indian Polity & Constitution

Question 32

The Constitution of which country is the longest written constitution of any sovereign country in the world?

Solution:

The constitution of India is the longest written constitution in the world. With 25 parts containing 448 articles and 12 schedules, the Indian Constitution is the longest written Constitution of any sovereign country in the world. The Constituent Assembly, which first met on December 9, 1946, took precisely 2 years, 11 months and 18 days to come up with the final draft. England has the unwritten constitution.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Indian Polity & Constitution

Question 33

What is the full form of MLA in the Indian Constitution?

Solution:

  • MLA is abbreviated as Member of Legislative Assembly.
  • An MLA is a representative elected by the voters of constituency in a state and in turn are represented in the Lok Sabha from that state like members of parliament. Each state has seven to nine MLAs for every Member of Parliament in the Lok Sabha.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Indian Polity & Constitution

Question 34

Bicameral Legislature means

Solution:

A bicameral legislature refers to a particular body of government that consists of two legislative houses or chambers. In India we have the Upper Chamber knowns as Rajya Sabha and the Lower Chamber Known as Lok Sabha.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Indian Polity & Constitution

Question 35

Which of the following does not come under the Union List?

Solution:

The Union List or List-I is a list of 97 items given in Seventh Schedule in the Constitution of India on which Parliament has exclusive power to legislate. Agriculture does not come under the Union List, it comes under the State List.
The State List or List-II is a list of 61 items in Schedule Seven to the Constitution of India.

RRB NTPC GK QUIZ GOVT JOB

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here