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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'?

A)

Anadish Pal


B)

M G Khorana


C)

Salim Ali


D)

Raman Maharishi



Correct Answer :

Salim Ali


Explanation :

Salim 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.

Fall of Sparrow, is the autobiography by Salim Ali, is a story of the evolution of a bird hunter into a bird watcher.

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.

The Clouded Leopard National park is situated in which of the following states?


क्लाउड लेपर्ड नेशनल पार्क निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य में स्थित है?

A)

Tripura


B)

Uttar Pradesh


C)

Assam


D)

Mizoram



Correct Answer :

Tripura


Explanation :

Clouded Leopard National Park is a beautiful place, located in the West Tripura district of the state of Tripura.
Clouded Leopard National Park is a part of Sipahijola Wildlife Sanctuary. Clouded Leopard National Park was established in the year of 2007. Total area of the park is 5.08 Km2

In 1897, the Birsa Movement supporters raised which colour flag as a symbol of Birsa Raj?


1897 में, बिरसा आंदोलन के समर्थकों ने बिरसा राज के प्रतीक के रूप मे किस रंग के झंडे को उठाया था?

A)

Green


B)

White


C)

Brown


D)

Blue



Correct Answer :

White


Explanation :

Birsa Munda ( 15 November 1875 – 9 June 1900) was an Indian tribal freedom fighter, religious leader, and folk hero who belonged to the Munda tribe.

he was born on 15 November 1875, at Ulihatu in Bengal Presidency, now in the Khunti district of Jharkhand.

Birsa Munda's slogan threatening the British Raj—Abua raj seter jana, maharani raj tundu jana ("Let the kingdom of the queen be ended and our kingdom be established").

After his preaching, Birsa presented two flowers to everyone -one white and one red. He said red is violence and white is non violence.The red - white flag became the flag of Birsa Raj.

He was arrested at Jamkopai forest in Chakradharpur on 3 March 1900. Birsa Munda died in the jail on 9 June 1900.

Who amoung the following was the director of the film Sholay, one of the successful cinemas of indian film industry?

A)

Manmohan Desai


B)

Ramesh Sippy


C)

B R Chopra


D)

Shyam Benegal



Correct Answer :

Ramesh Sippy


Explanation :

Sholay is a 1975 Indian action-adventure film written by Salim-Javed,music by‎ ‎RD Burman, directed by Ramesh Sippy, and produced by his father G. P.

Sholay's cast are Amitabh Bachchan as Jai (Jaidev) Dharmendra as Veeru. Hema Malini as Basanti. Sanjeev Kumar as Thakur Baldev Singh. Amjad Khan as Gabbar Singh. Jaya Bachchan as Radha. Satyen Kappu as Ramlal. Mac Mohan as Samba.

Alam Ara, the first indian sound film was directed by which of the following directors?

A)

Dadasaheb Phalke


B)

Ardeshir Irani


C)

Bhogilal Dave


D)

Mehboob Khan



Correct Answer :

Ardeshir Irani


Explanation :

Alam Ara was a 1931 Indian film directed by Ardeshir Irani. It was the first Indian sound film.

Alam Ara is a story that revolves around the King of Kumarpur and his two wives, Dilbahar and Navbahar, both childless. A fakir predicts that Navbahar will give birth to a son, which Dilbahar fulfilled.

Which of the following is the first colour film produced in India?

A)

Kisan Kanya


B)

Gopal Krishna


C)

Devdas


D)

Shakuntala



Correct Answer :

Kisan Kanya


Explanation :

Kisan Kanya was a 1937 Hindi Cinecolor feature film which was directed by Moti B Gidwani and produced by Ardeshir Irani of Imperial Pictures.

Which of the following books is written by Rabindranath Tagore?

A)

A passage to India


B)

Freedom at Midnight


C)

Gitanjali


D)

Saraswati, A tribute to Wisdom of India



Correct Answer :

Gitanjali


Explanation :

Rabindranath Tagore (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941) also known by his sobriquets Gurudev, Kabiguru, and Biswakabi.Tagore composed the National Anthem of India and won the Nobel Prize for Literature.

He was a Bengali poet, Brahmo Samaj philosopher, visual artist, playwright, novelist, painter and a composer. He was also a reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism.

Gitanjali is a collection of poems by Rabindranath Tagore.

Who amoung the following is the author of the book 'Fall of Sparrow'?

A)

Indira Gandhi


B)

Salim Ali


C)

Amrita Pritam


D)

Mahatma Gandhi



Correct Answer :

Salim Ali


Explanation :

Salim 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.

Fall of Sparrow, is the autobiography by Salim Ali, is a story of the evolution of a bird hunter into a bird watcher.

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