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According to the 2011 census decadal growth rate of population in India was ?


2011 की जनगणना के अनुसार भारत में दशकीय जनसंख्या वृद्धि दर थी?

A)
20.21%

B)
17.64%

C)
18.32%

D)
21.25%


Correct Answer :

17.64%


Explanation :

As per the provisional report published during 31st March, 2011, India showed a decadal growth rate of 17.64 % for the entire population as compared to 21.15 % in Census 2001.

Who among the following discovered the caves of Bhimbetka?


निम्नलिखित में से किसने भीमबेटका की गुफाओं की खोज की थी?

A)
M.K. Dhavalikar

B)
V.S. Wakankar

C)
D.R. Bhandarkar

D)
H.D. Sankalia


Correct Answer :

V.S. Wakankar


Explanation :

The name Bhimbetka caves is on the name of Bhima, the hero of great Hindu epic called Mahabharata. The name Bhim-bet-ka means Bhim sat down. These caves were found by the famous Indian archaeologist, Dr. V.S. Wakankar of the Vikram University, Ujjain, in the year 1958.

Which river crosses Tropic Of cancer twice in India?


कौन सी नदी भारत में दो बार कर्क रेखा को पार करती है?

A)
Narmada

B)
Tapti

C)
Chambal

D)
Mahi


Correct Answer :

Mahi


Explanation :

Mahi river cut the Tropic of Cancer twice. It originates from Vindhyachal Hills of Minda Village, which is situated in Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh and meets in Gulf of Khambhat.

It first touches the Cancer line at Rajasthan - Madhya Pradesh border when it enters Rajasthan and again touche Cancer line at Rajasthan- Gujarat border when it enters Gujarat.

The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan was launched by the Prime Minister on ______?


स्वच्छ भारत अभियान प्रधान मंत्री द्वारा ______ को शुरू किया गया था?

A)

23rd January 2015


B)

25th December 2014


C)

2nd October 2014


D)

15th August 2014



Correct Answer :

2nd October 2014


Explanation :

The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, launched by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on Gandhi Jayanti on October 2, 2014.
Its aim is to end open defecation on the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi till October 2, 2019.

Which of the following is the new capital city of Andhra Pradesh?


निम्नलिखित में से कौन आंध्र प्रदेश की नई राजधानी है?

A)

Amravati

/

अमरावती


B)

Hyderabad

/

हैदराबाद


C)

Vijyawada

/

विजयवाड़ा


D)

Mysore

/

मैसूर



Correct Answer :

Amravati


Explanation :

Amravati city is the new capital of Andhra Pradesh and is one of the well planned cities, which is located on the southern bank of Krishna River in Guntur district.

However, according to the notification of the Government of India, Hyderabad will be the capital of Hyderabad for both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, and it will remain as Andhra Capital by 2020.

which city is the India's first World Heritage City?


कौन सा शहर भारत का पहला विश्व विरासत शहर है?

A)

Jaipur


B)

Vijayanagar


C)

Ahmedabad


D)

Delhi



Correct Answer :

Ahmedabad


Explanation :

Walled City of Ahmedabad, founded by Sultan Ahmed Shah in the 15th century, designated as India's first World Heritage City.
The 600-year-old Walled City of Ahmedabad was declared World Heritage City by the World Heritage Committee (WHC) of UNESCO after it met in Karlow, Poland. It is first Indian city get the honour.

Which is the first planned city in india?


भारत का पहला नियोजित शहर कौन सा है?

A)

Chandigarh


B)

Delhi


C)

Jaipur


D)

Ahmedabad



Correct Answer :

Chandigarh


Explanation :

Chandigarh is India's first planned city, it is located in the northern part of India. It is a Union Territory which acts as the capital of Punjab and Haryana. The city was designed by Swiss-French architect and urban architect Le Corbusier.

Supreme court of india came into begin in which year?


भारत का सर्वोच्च न्यायालय किस वर्ष में शुरू हुआ?

A)

1958


B)

1950


C)

1967


D)

1985



Correct Answer :

1950


Explanation :

The Supreme Court of India came into existence on 26th January, 1950 and is located on Tilak Marg, New Delhi.
The Supreme Court of India comprises the Chief Justice and 30 other Judges appointed by the President of India. Supreme Court Judges retire upon attaining the age of 65 years.

To be appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court, a person must be a citizen of India and must have been, for atleast five years, a Judge of a High Court or of two or more such Courts in succession, or an Advocate of a High Court or of two or more such Courts in succession for at least 10 years or he must be, in the opinion of the President, a distinguished jurist.

Provisions exist for the appointment of a Judge of a High Court as an Ad-hoc Judge of the Supreme Court and for retired Judges of the Supreme Court or High Courts to sit and act as Judges of that Court.

A Judge of the Supreme Court cannot be removed from post except by an order of the President passed after an address in each House of Parliament supported by a majority of the total membership of that House and by a majority of not less than two-thirds of members present and voting, and presented to the President in the same Session for such removal on the ground of proved misbehaviour or incapacity.

The form of painting 'Madhubani' is associated with which state ?


मधुबनी चित्रकला का रूप किस राज्य के साथ जुड़ा हुआ है?

A)

Uttar Pradesh


B)

Sikkim


C)

Andhra Pradesh


D)

Bihar



Correct Answer :

Bihar


Explanation :

Madhubani paintings as the name says get its name from Mithila region of Bihar where it is widely practised particularly by women. The history of Madhubani paintings goes back to the time of Ramayana when King Janak commissioned artists to do paintings at the time of marriage of his daughter, Sita, to Lord Ram.
Originally the painting was done on freshly plastered mud wall of huts, but now it is also done on cloth, hand-made paper and canvas.Mostly used colours in these paintings are deep colours like red, green, blue and black.

Project Tiger was launched by Government of India in the year?


प्रोजेक्ट टाइगर को भारत सरकार द्वारा किस वर्ष में शुरू किया गया था?

A)

1973


B)

1974


C)

1975


D)

1976



Correct Answer :

1973


Explanation :

The Government of India has taken a pioneering initiative for conserving its national animal, the tiger, by launching the ‘Project Tiger’ in 1973.
Its main objective was to ensure revival of Tiger population in India. It further includes management of wildlife, site-specific eco-development & site specific protection measures to provide alternate solution to local villagers so that they would not enter into tiger reserve for their household needs.

Who is popularly known as '"Birdman of India'?


प्रोजेक्ट टाइगर को भारत सरकार द्वारा किस वर्ष में शुरू किया गया था?

A)

Anadish Pal


B)

M G Khorana


C)

Salim Ali


D)

Raman Maharishi



Correct Answer :

Salim Ali


Explanation :

Sálim Moizuddin Abdul Ali (12 November 1896 – 20 June 1987) was world famous Indian ornithologist and naturalist. Sometimes referred to as the "Birdman of India", Salim Ali was the first Indian to conduct systematic bird surveys across India and wrote several bird books that popularized ornithology in India.

He received many awards and honours. In 1983, he was honoured with “Padma Vib-hushan” by Govt, of India on his true and dedicated work on birds.

Chapchar Kut is a festival of which State?


चप्चार कुट किस राज्य का त्योहार है?

A)

Manipur


B)

Nagaland


C)

Mizoram


D)

Meghalaya



Correct Answer :

Mizoram


Explanation :

CHAPCHAR KUT : The Mizo’s festival of joy.

The Chapchar Kut is a festival of Mizoram, India. It is celebrated during March after completion of their most arduous task of jhum operation i.e., jungle-clearing.

The boundary line between India and Pakistan is called?


भारत और पाकिस्तान के बीच की सीमा रेखा को कहा जाता है?

A)

McMahon line


B)

Maginot line


C)

Radcliffe line


D)

Sir Creek



Correct Answer :

Radcliffe line


Explanation :

On 17th August 1947 the Radcliffe Line was declared as the boundary between India and Pakistan, following the Partition of India. The line is named after Sir Cyril Radcliffe.

The idea behind the Radcliffe Line was to create a boundary which would divide India along religious demographics, under which Muslim majority provinces would become part of the new nation of Pakistan and Hindu and Sikh majority provinces would remain in India.

Which city is located on the banks of the river Mahanadi?


महानदी नदी के किनारे कौन सा शहर स्थित है?

A)

Bengaluru

/

बेंगलुरु


B)

Cuttack

/

कटक


C)

Badrinath

/

बद्रीनाथ


D)

Kota

/

कोटा



Correct Answer :

Cuttack


Explanation :

Mahanadi is a major river in East Central India, it flows through the states of Chhattisgarh and Odisha.
Cuttack city of Odisha are located on the banks of the river Mahanadi.

India has won the gold medal in hockey ______ times at the Olympics.


भारत ने ओलंपिक में हॉकी में ______बार स्वर्ण पदक जीता है।

A)

9


B)

7


C)

8


D)

6



Correct Answer :

8


Explanation :

In 1928, the team won their first Olympic gold medal. From 1928 to 1956, there was a golden age for the Indian hockey team. Indian men who won six gold medals at the Olympics were unbeaten in the Olympics. The Indian team has won eight gold, one silver and two bronze medals in the Olympics.

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