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General Awareness Top 100+ Questions with Answers

General Awareness is important for exams so practice it with selective general awareness questions and answers.  So, here I have prepared General Awareness Questions for Competitive Exams with the help of which you can score full marks in General Awareness Questions and Answers for SSC, UPSC, IBPS, and other competitive exams.

Q :(1) Which is the biggest public sector undertaking in India?

Answer: Railways.

Q :(2) What is the full form of ‘IG’ in police department?

Answer: Inspector General of Police.

Q :(3) Sleep under a tree at night is not advisable because the release of what?

Answer: Carbon Monoxide.

Q :(4) National Income and Domestic Income is equal in which type of economy?

Answer: Closed Economy.

Q :(5) Asteroid Belt is located between which two planets?

Answer: Mars and Jupiter.

Q :(6) World’s first floating ATM set up by which bank?

Answer: State Bank of India (SBI).

Q :(7) Heavy Water Project (Talcher) and Fertilizer plant (Paradeep) are famous industries located in which state?

Answer: Orissa.

Q :(8) Astronaut in outer space observe sky as which color?

Answer: Black.

Q :(9) Who started ‘The Home Rule Movement’ in India against British?

Answer: Annie Besant and Tilak.

Q :(10) ‘Param 8000’ was the supercomputer developed by which country scientist?

Answer: Indian Scientists.

Q :(11) Africa is separated from Europe by which sea?

Answer: Mediterranean Sea and the Strait of Gibraltar.

Q :(12) Who was father of Modern Western Education in India?

Answer: Lord William Bentinck.

Q :(13) Name the IIT institute in India which has developed ‘soil-to-soil’ technology to manufacture cheaper, quicker and pollution-free bio fuel?

Answer: IIT, Kharagpur.

Q :(14) Which part of a tree confirm that the exact age?

Answer: Rings of the tree.

Q :(15) Fathometer is used to measure what?

Answer: Ocean Depth.

Q :(16) “Inflation is unjust but deflation is inexpedient. Of the two, deflation is worse” said by whom?

Answer: J.M Keynes.

Q :(17) Study of Planets and Space is called what?

Answer: Astronomy.

Q :(18) In the event declaration of emergency under Article 356, who rules the state?

Answer: Governor.

Q :(19) Name the country has opened its fifth Nuclear Power Plant to meet its growing energy demand?

Answer: Pakistan.

Q :(20) Which was the first modern warship built in India in 1952?

Answer: INS Nilgiri.

Q :(21) What is the full form of GSLV (made by INDIA)?

Answer: Geosynchronous Satellite Launching Vehicle (first flight on Apr 18, 2001).

Q :(22) Name the currency of Cuba?

Answer: Peso.

Q :(23) GSAT-19 is the communication satellite has been launched by ISRO through which launch vehicle?

Answer: GSLV Mark III.

Q :(24) Population of India was negative growth rate during which decade?

Answer: 1911 – 1921.

Q :(25) Abbreviation IPO is stands for what In the context of stock Market?

Answer: Initial Public Offering.

Q :(26) In which state of India the first Rural Telephone Exchange is located?

Answer: Karnataka.

Q :(27) ‘Chhimtuipui’ is the river flow in which Indian State?

Answer: Mizoram.

Q :(28) Is Switzerland the permanent member of the UN Security Council?

Answer: No.

Q :(29) Operation Kutir Jyothi refers to what?

Answer: Rural electrification.

Q :(30) Nokia is the telecom company belongs to which country?

Answer: Finland.

Q :(31) 16th August 1946 was declared as the ‘Direct Action Day’ by whom?

Answer: Muslim League.

Q :(32) Who is twice recipient of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1958 and 1980?

Answer: Frederick Sanger.

Q :(33) Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QRSAM) is a missile developed by whom?

Answer: Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO).

Q :(34) Panchayatiraj form of rural government was first adopted by which states?

Answer: Rajasthan & Andhra Pradesh.

Q :(35) Web based centralized grievance redress system SCORES was launched by whom?

Answer: SEBI.

Q :(36) Name the river in India which is recharged by subsoil water?

Answer: Narmada.

Q :(37) Name the organization has the motto ‘Be prepared’?

Answer: The Boy Scouts.

Q :(38) What is the rank of India in recent latest Doing Business Report?

Answer: 77th rank.

Q :(39) French were completely defeated by the English in which wars?

Answer: Battle of Wandiwash.

Q :(40) Which state people celebrates their harvest festival around Makar Sankranti?

Answer: Karnataka.

Q :(41) Name the continent where ‘Tundra’ type of climate is not found?

Answer: Africa continent.

Q :(42) Epsom(England) is the place associated with which sports?

Answer: Horse Racing.

Q :(43) Which diseases is not caused by VIRUS?

Answer: Cholera.

Q :(44) ‘Your Trusted Family Bank’ is the tagline of which bank?

Answer: Dena Bank.

Q :(45) Which country has “This is the root of all evil” written on its coins?

Answer: Vatican City.

Q :(46) What is the Study of human beauty called?

Answer: Kalology.

Q :(47) ‘Kempegowda Festival’ was organized in which city?

Answer: Delhi.

Q :(48) Bank of Madras, Bank of Bombay and Bank of Calcutta, were merged to form which bank?

Answer: Imperial Bank of India (now SBI).

Q :(49) Which Airport is named as Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Airport?

Answer: Agra.

Q :(50) Satish Dhawan Space Center is a rocket launch center operated by whom?

Answer: Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)

Q :(51) Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) was established in which year?

Answer: 1957.

Q :(52) World’s largest bio-fuel plant with production capacity of 110 million liters of fuel annually has been set up in which country?

Answer: Brazil.

Q :(53) When Hockey was introduced in the Asian Games?

Answer: 1958.

Q :(54) Who was a co-developer of Morse code?

Answer: Samuel Morse.

Q :(55) Which river is recharged by subsoil water?

Answer: Narmada.

Q :(56) The articles 17 and 18 of Constitution provide what?

Answer: Social Equality.

Q :(57) Bird flu virus cannot be transmitted through food cooked beyond which temperature, according to WHO?

Answer: 70 Degrees Celsius.

Q :(58) At which particular place on the Earth, days and nights of have equal length?

Answer: Equator.

Q :(59) Which unit of valuation is known as ‘Paper Gold’?

Answer: SDR.

Q :(60) Name the primary Author of HTML?

Answer: Tim Berners-Lee.

Q :(61) First environmental research satellite ‘Venus’ launched by which country?

Answer: Israel.

Q :(62) Which was the first spacecraft to reach the surface of the Moon?

Answer: Luna 2 Spacecraft (Soviet Union’s Luna program).

Q :(63) World Busiest railway station ‘Shinjuku Station’ located in which country?

Answer: Japan.

Q :(64) Who is the Fastest Shorthand Writer in world?

Answer: Dr. G. D. Bist.

Q :(65) Golf player ‘Vijay Singh’ belongs to the which country?

Answer: Fiji.

Q :(66) Why exposure to sunlight helps human beings to improve health?

Answer: As Ultraviolet rays convert Skin Oil into Vitamin D.

Q :(67) Who is known as ‘the father of Indian missile technology’?

Answer: Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.

Q :(68) Which port is biggest in India?

Answer: Mumbai.

Q :(69) How Bats can fly in the dark (night)?

Answer: They produce high pitched sounds called Ultrasonic.

Q :(70) Name the vital plant which is important in sericulture?

Answer: Mulberry.

Q :(71) Which is the most important small scale industry in India?

Answer: Handloom Industry.

Q :(72) Film and TV institute of India is located at where?

Answer: Pune (Maharashtra).

Q :(73) Which state government has launched Pashu Bazar website for online sale of cattle’s?

Answer: Telangana.

Q :(74) Name the first country in the world to use drones for national mail service?

Answer: France.

Q :(75) In Asia which country is called as Land of Rising Sun?

Answer: Japan.

Q :(76) Which bank introduced ATM in India by first time?

Answer: HSBC (Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation) Bank.

Q :(77) “Good Samaritan Policy” has been launched by which state in India?

Answer: Delhi.

Q :(78) ESCAP is stands for what?

Answer: Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific.

Q :(79) “One People, One State, One leader” was the policy of which German politician?

Answer: Adolf Hitler.

Q :(80) Who was the first Indian woman to win Man Booker Prize?

Answer: Arundhati Roy.

Q :(81) Which planet is known as green planet in the solar system?

Answer: Uranus.

Q :(82) Sweden’s Parliament is also known as which name?

Answer: Riksdag.

Q :(83) Who launched mobile app “Celebrating Yoga” for scientific healthy living?

Answer: Union Minister for Science & Technology Dr. Harsh Vardhan.

Q :(84) In which generation ‘Computer size was very large’?

Answer: First Generation.

Q :(85) The European Union has adopted which currency as common currency?

Answer: Euro.

Q :(86) Community-edited online encyclopedia ‘Wikipedia’ has been blocked by which country?

Answer: China.

Q :(87) Name the angle between Geographical Meridian and Magnetic Meridian?

Answer: Angle of declination.

Q :(88) A scientist who studies the water is called as what?

Answer: Hydrologist.

Q :(89) In India the ‘Good Governance Day’ (GGD) is observed on which day?

Answer: December 25.

Q :(90) “Mahaswayam Portal” for job seekers and employers was launched by which Indian State?

Answer: Maharashtra.

Q :(91) Which Metro becomes world’s first 100 per cent ‘Green’ Metro?

Answer: Delhi Metro.

Q :(92) Which Bank introduced Internet Banking in India first time?

Answer: ICICI Bank.

Q :(93) Name the first Indian company to be listed on NASDAQ which is American stock exchange?

Answer: Infosys.

Q :(94) World’s largest amphibian aircraft build by which country?

Answer: China.

Q :(95) Which is India’s first indigenously developed Nuclear Powered Submarine?

Answer: INS Arihant.

Q :(96) In which city the Nobel Peace prize is awarded?

Answer: Oslo.

Q :(97) Which is the Richest Municipal Corporation in India?

Answer: Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai.

Q :(98) Bnei Brak is a historic city located in which country?

Answer: Israel.

Q :(99) Name the nearest planet to the Sun?

Answer: Mercury.

Q :(100) World’s first oil paintings have been found at where?

Answer: In Afghanistan.

Q :(101) After how many years Palestine is ready to hold its first national election in the year 2021?

(A) 10 years

(B) 25 years

(C) 20 years

(D) 14 years

Correct Answer : D


Q :(102) Recently which country successfully test-fired the supersonic cruise missile BrahMos?

(A) India

(B) Nepal

(C) Pakistan

(D) Bangladesh

Correct Answer : A

Q :(103) When was the “National Vayoshri Yojana” launched?

(A) 1 April 2016

(B) 1 July 2016

(C) 1 July 2017

(D) 1st April 2017

Correct Answer : D


Q :(104) Where has Nirav Modi, who cheated Punjab National Bank, been arrested?

(A) London

(B) Hungary

(C) Spain

(D) Portugal

Correct Answer : A


Q :(105) The United Nations Security Council has imposed new comprehensive international sanctions on which country in March 2016?

(A) Pakistan

(B) China

(C) North Korea

(D) South Korea

Correct Answer : C


Q :(106) The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed on which of the following days?

(A) 10 January

(B) 12 March

(C) 15 April

(D) 17 October

Correct Answer : D


Q :(107) 'Dogri' language is spoken in which Indian territory?

(A) Puducherry

(B) Jammu and Kashmir Province

(C) Nagaland

(D) Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Correct Answer : B


Q :(108) Which of the following organizations is a publication of 'World Development Report'?

(A) International Monetary Fund

(B) World Trade Organization

(C) World Bank


Answer  : C

Q :(109) Where is the headquarters of the World Bank?

(A) Washington DC

(B) Geneva

(C) The Hague

(D) Paris

Answer  : A


Q :(110)  Recently, where was the 15 thousand square feet Rangoli made?

(A) Gujarat

(B) Mumbai

(C) Bangalore

(D) Trivandrum

Answer  : B


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