General Knowledge Question Answer | Set – 09

For cracking any competition exams, the general knowledge and current affairs are mandatory. General Knowledge is an essential part of any competitive exam, so we thought of a system that will help people in General Knowledge.


Q. The National Institute of Community Development is located at


Q. The famous Rock Garden is located in which city?


Q. Sanchi Stupa is located near


Q. National Science Centre is located at


Q. Central Road Research Institute is in


Q. The world famous Ajanta caves are situated in


Q. Where is Chitrakut situated?

Uttar Pradesh

Q. Which city is called ‘White City’ of Rajasthan?


Q. The first Indian University was opened in 1857 was in


Q. The largest dry rock in India is situated at


Q. Journalist Day was celebrated for the first time all over the country on

Oct 28, 1984

Q. ‘Teacher’s Day’ is observed on which of the date?

September 5

Q. The World Environment Day is celebrated on

June 5

Q. Which day is observed as World No Smoking Day ?

31st May

Q. The birthday of which of the leader in India is observed as Children’s day?

Jawaharlal Nehru

Q. The United Nations declared 1993 as a year of the

Indigenous people

Q. The year 1991 was observed in India as the year of


Q. Which day is observed as World Food Day?

October 16

Q. Which year is observed as Poverty Eradication Year by SAARC?


Q. The year 1985 was declared as the International Year of


Q. The name Kunjarani Devi is associated with…?

Weight Lifting

Q. When was the first cricket Test match played?


Q. Who was the first Indian to win an individual medal in Olympics?


Q. With which sport is the ‘Choudhury Trophy’ associated?

Circumnavigation of the earth by car

Q. Who was the 1st president of BCCI ( Board of Control for Cricket in India )?

R.E. Grant Govan

Q. Where did India play its 1st one day international cricket match?


Q. 20th August is celebrated as

Sadbhavana Divas

Q. When is the World Population Day observed?

July 11

Q. January 15 is celebrated as the

Army Day

Q. National Maritime Day of India falls on

April 5

Q. Who won the 1993 “King of the Ring”?

Bret Hart

Q. Who was the 1st ODI captain for India?

Ajit Wadekar

Q. Where did India play its 1st one day international match?


Q. The ‘Dronacharya Award’ is given to…?


Q. In which Indian state did the game of Polo originate?


Q. Which of the following is a Manipuri version of Hockey?

Khong Kangjei

Q. Where did the 1st ODI match was played in India?


Q. Who was the first captain of Indian Test team?

C K Nayudu

Q. Which football hero was nicknamed “The Sundance Kid”?

Jim Kiick

Q. Which country won the Cricket World Cup in 1999?


Q. Who is the author of ‘India Wins Freedom’?

Maulana Azad

Q. ‘In Custody’, an English novel is written by which one of the following?

Anita Desai

Q. Who wrote the book ‘The Prince’?

Niccolo Machiaveli

Q. ‘Crime and Punishment’ was written by

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Q. Lala Lajpat Rai is the author of the book

Unhappy India

Q. Which was the 1st non Test playing country to beat India in an international match?

Sri Lanka

Q. Track and field star Carl Lewis won how many gold medals at the 1984 Olympic games?


Q. Who was the first Indian to win the World Amateur Billiards title?

Wilson Jones

Q. How long are professional Golf Tour players allotted per shot?

45 seconds

Q. India won its first Olympic hockey gold in…?


Q. Who is the author of ‘Tom Sawyer’?

Mark Twain

Q. Who is the author of the book ‘The Future of Freedom’?

Fareed Zakaria

Q. Who said the words, ‘I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to Death your right to say it’?


Q. The celebrated novel ‘The Godfather’ was authored by

Mario Puzo

Q. Which of the following books is written by Rabindranath Tagore?

Rakta Karabi

Q. The book ‘The Man who knew Infinity’ by Robert Kanigel is the biography of

Srinivasa Ramanujan

Q. Who is the author of ‘Betrayal of the Defence Forces’?

Vishnu Bhagat

Q. David Copperfield is the name of


Q. The famous book ‘The Daughter of the East’ is written by

Ms. Benazir Bhutto

Q. The author of the book ‘Waiting for the Mahatma’ is

R.K. Narayan

Q. Which of the following Newspapers are published in Bengali Language?


Q. Who is the author of the novel ‘Les Miserable’?

Victor Hugo

Q. The serial ‘India’s Rajiv’ was produced and directed by

Simmi Garewal

Q. The original name of ‘Mahabharata’ is

Jai Samhita

Q. ‘Man without society is either a beast or a God’. Who said this?


Q. Who has written the famous book ‘Mankind and Mother Earth’?

Arnold Toynbee

Q. ‘Maya Memsaab’ is a film directed by

Ketan Mahta

Q. Who is the author of the book ‘Naked Triangle’?

Balwant Gargi

Q. The book ‘Gulliver’s Travels’ was written by

Jonathan Swift

Q. Who directed the film ‘Little Buddha’?

Bernardo Bertolucci

Q. Who is the author of the book ‘No Full Stops in India’?

Mark Tully

Q. Who has written the book ‘Kashmir – Behind the Vale’?

M. J. Akbar

Q. Who has written the book ‘The Famished Road’?

Ben Okri

Q. ‘Eight Lives’ is a book written by

Raj Mohan Gandhi

Q. ‘Nature never did betray the heart that loved her’ is a quotation from


Q. Who is the author of the book ‘Freedom Behind Bars’?

Kiran Bedi

Q. The book ‘A Farewell to Arms’ was written by

Ernest Hemingway

Q. ‘Ek Doctor Ki Maut’ is a film directed by

Tapan Sinha

Q. The book ‘Satanic Verses’ was written by

Salman Rushdie

Q. Who has won the Gyan Peeth Award for her book ‘Yama’?

Mahadevi Verma

Q. ‘India of our Dreams’ is a book written by

M.V. Kamath

Q. Who is the author of the book – ‘Preparing for the Twenty – First Century’?

Paul Kennedy

Q. Which of the film is directed by Mr. Buddhadeb Gupta?


Q. ‘Neela Chand’ which won the Vyas Samman for 1992 is written by

Shiv Prasad Singh

Q. The famous book ‘Anna Karenina’ written by ?

Leo Tolstoy

Q. Who is the author of famous book ‘The Judgement’?

Kuldip Nayar

Q. Who said “I therefore, want freedom immediately, this very night, before dawn, if it can be had”?

Mahatma Gandhi

Q. ‘Gita Govinda’ is written by

Jaya Dev

Q. Who is the author of ‘Ashtadhyayi’?


Q. Who directed the world famous film ‘The Gandhi’?

Richard Attenborough

Q. ‘A Secular Agenda’ is a book written by

Arun Shourie

Q. In which language did ‘Dr. Masti Venkatesh Iyengar’ write?


Q. The book named ‘Three Decades in Parliament’ is a collection of the speeches of

A. B. Vajpayee

Q. Who said ‘Man is a political animal’?


Q. The famous character ‘Pickwick’ was created by

Charles dickens

Q. ‘The General Happiness is the end of the state’ who said this?


Q. ‘Sports Channel’ a monthly video magazine has been launched by

Kapil Dev

Q. The creator of ‘Sherlock Holmes’ was

Arthur Conan Doyle

Q. Who directed the famous TV Serial ‘Tandoori Nights’?

Jon AMiel

Q. Who is the author of book ‘We Indians’?

Khushwant Singh

Q. ‘Alice in Wonderland’ the famous TV serial is based on a book written by

Lewis Caroll

Q. The owner of Star TV is

Rupert Murdoch

Q. ‘The Gathering Storm’ is written by

Winston Churchill

Q. The television serial ‘Charitraheen’ is based on the famous novel of which of the following authors?

Sarat Chandra Chattopadhaya

Q. The programme ‘Gyan Vani’ is broadcasted by


Q. Who is the author of the book ‘My Experiments with Truth’?

Mahatma Gandhi

Q. Who is the writer of ‘Swamy and Friends’?

R. K. Narayan

Q. ‘The Naked Face’, a very popular book is written by

Sidney Sheldon

Q. The author of controversial book ‘Lajja’ is a citizen of


Q. The first history book was written by


Q. Who directed the film ‘1942: A love story’?

Vidhu Vinod Chopra

Q. Who is the author of famous statement: “That Government is the best which governs least”?

Henry David Thoreau

Q. Which of the following English films was the first one to be dubbed in Hindi?


Q. Who wrote the book ‘Reminiscences of the Nehru Age’?


Q. Aurobindo was the author of


Q. Which of the following is a biography of the Lady Mountbatten?

Edwina Mountbatten – A Life of Her Own.

Q. In which year was the ‘All India Radio’ set up?


Q. Who directed the film ‘Sardar’?

Ketan Mehta

Q. Who said “God helps those who help themselves”?

Algernon Sidney

Q. The film ‘Salaam Bombay’ was directed by

Mira Nair

Q. The book ‘To Live or Not Live’ was written by

Nirad C. Chaudhuri

Q. In India the first television programme was broadcasted in


Q. ‘A Voice for Freedom’ is a book written by

Nayantara Sahgal

Q. Who is the father of English Poetry?


Q. The popular TV serial ‘Neem ka Ped’ was written by

Rahi Masoom Raza

Q. Who wrote ‘War and Peace’?

Leo Tolstoy

Q. Which of the book was written by Graham Greene?

The Power and Glory

Q. George Bernard Shaw, the great dramatist, was

An Irishman

Q. ‘Mirchchhakatika’ was written by


Q. The famous book ‘Anandmath’ was authored by

Bankim Chandra Chottapadhya

Q. The first ‘Financial Service Park’ for industry being set up at


Q. ‘Apsara’ is the name of India’s first

Nuclear Reactor

Q. Who wrote the famous book – ‘We the people’?

Nani Palkhivala

Q. Who is the author of the book ‘Nineteen Eighty Four’?

George Orwell

Q. Which of the following is NOT written by Munshi Premchand?


Q. Who is the author of the book ‘Forbidden Verses’?

Abu Nuwas

Q. The lead character in the film ‘The Bandit Queen’ has been played by

Seema Biswas

Q. Which of the following books has been written by Vikram Seth?

A Suitable Boy

Q. Who wrote the line: ‘ A thing of beauty is a joy forever’?

John Keats

Q. Who has written the book ‘My Frozen Turbulence in Kashmir’?


Q. The largest Indian State by area is


Q. Which is the oldest monuments?

Ajanta Caves

Q. The largest and the oldest museum of India is located in the state/union territory of

West Bengal

Q. The first Indian Satellite launched from Soviet Cosmodrome is?


Q. The first nuclear reactor in India is


Q. The first person of Indian origin to be appointed as a judge in U.S. is

Ridhi Desai

Q. Largest Mint in India is located at


Q. India’s first ‘Ladies Special’ Suburban train was started by which of the Indian Railway Zone?


Q. The first electric train of India ‘Deccan Queen’ was run between

Kalyan and Pune

Q. Who was the first Indian to go into space?

Rakesh Sharma


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