Monday 9 February 2015

20 frequently asked questions in competitive exams GK


1) Who is India's first Woman Grand Master in Chess ?- Koneru Humpy
2) During the Mughal period, which one of the following were the first to come to India as traders ?- Portuguese
3) Who among the following Delhi Sultans is known for introducing market control mechanism ?- Alauddin Khalji
4) Which one of the following mountain peaks of the Himalayas is NOT in India ?- Annapurna
5) The creator of Sherlock Holmes' was- Arthur Conan Doyle
6) The Parliament of Afghanistan is- Shora
7) India first took part of the Olympic Games in the year- 1920
8) The largest coal producing state in India is- Jharkhand
9) Days and Nights are equal throughout the globe when the sun is above- Equator
10) Which one of the following was an associated state of India before becoming a full fledged state ? - Sikkim
11) Railway is a subject on the- Union list
12) How many times the President of India can seek re-election to his post ? - Any number of times
14) Which of the following gases is used for refrigeration ? - Ammonia
15) Who is called the Flying Sikh of India ? - Milkha Singh
16) Nobel Prizes are distributed annually at- Stockholm
17) The first satellite to be sent into space was- Sputnik
18) The book 'A wounded civilisation' was written by- V. S. Naipaul
19) Ajanta paintings depict scenes from the- Jatakas
20) The President rule of a state can be continued for a maximum period of- 6 month