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Who was the noted educationist who founded the famous Sagar University at Sagar?

A)
Dr Khurana

B)
Dr Hari Singh Gaur

C)
Damador Thakkur

D)
Dr Shiv Mangal Singh Suman


Correct Answer :

Dr Hari Singh Gaur


Explanation :

Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya Sagar (A Central University), formerly University of Sagar, was established on 18th July 1946 by Dr. Sir Hari Singh Gour (Nov. 26, 1870 – Dec. 25, 1949). by his lifetime saving. This 18th University of India and the oldest and the biggest University of Madhya Pradesh.

Dr. Gour was the founder Vice–Chancellor of the Sagar University (1946). The Govt. of India honored his memory by issuing a commemorative postage stamp in 1976.

Which gas was released in Bhopal gas tragedy?

A)
Ethylene

B)
Methyl isocynide

C)
Mustard gas

D)
Potassium isothiocynide


Correct Answer :

Methyl isocynide


Explanation :

In the Bhopal disaster on the night of December 2-3, 1984, when about 42,000 kg of methyl isocyanate (MIC, CH3 NCO) and other poisonous gases were released from underground reservoirs of Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL) Pesticide Plant.
Then more than 500,000 people came in contact with methyl isocyanate (MIC) gas and other chemicals. And immediately killed thousands.

In which district is Vindhyachal Thermal Power Station situated?

A)
Shahdol

B)
Sohagpur

C)
Singroli

D)
Betul


Correct Answer :

Singroli


Explanation :

NTPC Vindhyachal, located in Singrauli / Sidhi district of Madhya Pradesh, is one of the biggest Thermal power plants if India.

Major Milestones
Construction began 1982
Commission date 1987
Owner(s) NTPC

Airport of which city is named after king Bhoj?

A)
Bhopal

B)
Indore

C)
Gwalior

D)
Dhar


Correct Answer :

Bhopal

In which of the following city of Madhya Pradesh is granite cutting and polishing industry located?

A)
Jabalpur

B)
Betul

C)
Datia

D)
Singroli


Correct Answer :

Datia


Explanation :

Granite is the most demanded dimension stone, which is cut and polished for use in jewelry and jewelry. in Madhya Pradesh , granite cutting and polishing industries are available in Chhatarpur, Datia and Tikamgarh districts.

In which year the High Court of Madhya Pradesh is established?

A)
1956

B)
1957

C)
1958

D)
1959


Correct Answer :

1956


Explanation :

The Madhya Pradesh High Court is the High Court of the state of Madhya Pradesh which is located in Jabalpur . It was established as the Nagpur High Court on 2 January 1936 .

After The existance of new state of Madhya Pradesh , the High Court was shifted in the state of Madhya Pradesh.that is in 1956.

In which city of Madhya Pradesh Fossil National Park is situated?

A)
Sidhi

B)
Balaghat

C)
Mandla

D)
Seoni


Correct Answer :

Mandla


Explanation :

Mandla Plant Fossils National Park is located in the Mandla district of the state of Madhya Pradesh. The Park has fossil forms that existed in India between 40 million and 150 million years ago.

Total area of the park is about 0.27 Km2. It was declared as a National Park in the year of 1983.

In which district of Madhya Pradesh Malanpur Industrial Development centre has been established?

A)
Guna

B)
Gwalior

C)
Bhind

D)
Satna


Correct Answer :

Bhind


Explanation :

Malanpur Industrial area of district Bhind of Madhya Pradesh, managed by the Madhya Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation.

According to 2011 census, which three districts of Madhya Pradesh are the most literate?

A)
Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior

B)
Indore, Jabalpur, Gwalior

C)
Jabalpur, Indore, Bhopal

D)
Ujjain, Indore, Gwalior


Correct Answer :

Jabalpur, Indore, Bhopal

The boundary of which one of the following district of Madhya Pradesh touches both Uttar Pradesh and Chhattishgarh States?

A)
Rewa

B)
Singroli

C)
Sidhi

D)
Shahdol


Correct Answer :

Singroli

By dividing which district Agar - Malwa district was constituted in the year 2013?

A)
Shajapur

B)
Rajgarh

C)
Ujjain

D)
Dewas


Correct Answer :

Shajapur

The main district of Madhya Pradesh to produce Asbestos?

A)
Mandsaur

B)
Jhabua

C)
Ratlam

D)
Khargone


Correct Answer :

Jhabua

Vansagar Dam is made On Which river?

A)
Son

B)
Chambal

C)
Yamuna

D)
Ganga


Correct Answer :

Son


Explanation :

Bansagar Dam is located in Devlond village, Shahdol District, Madhya Pradesh. It is a multipurpose river valley project constructed on Son River serving irrigation, power generation, drinking water etc needs for Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.

The dam has been named Bansagar in honor of renowned Sanskrit scholar Bana Bhatta in 7th century who belonged to this area.

The construction work originally started on 14th May,1978 and it was dedicated to the nation on 25th September, 2006 by Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former prime minister of India.

Where is the 'Agro Complex' of Madhya Pradesh situated?

A)
Ujjain

B)
Hoshangabad

C)
Chhindwara

D)
Vidisha


Correct Answer :

Chhindwara

Which is the largest railway junction of Madhya Pradesh?

A)
Itarsi

B)
Bhopal

C)
Indore

D)
Ratlam


Correct Answer :

Itarsi


Explanation :

Itarsi Junctionis a railway station in Hoshangabad District in Madhya Pradesh which passes more than 330 trains through it. It falls under the West Central Railway zone of Indian Railways network.

Where is the insecticide plant of Madhya Pradesh located?

A)
Bhopal

B)
Hoshangabad

C)
Morena

D)
Bina


Correct Answer :

Bina

Which has been made the 10th Commissionary of Madhya Pradesh?

A)
Hoshangabad

B)
Shahdol

C)
Rewa

D)
Indore


Correct Answer :

Hoshangabad


Explanation :

Madhya Pradesh have 51 districts and 10 divisions.

Narmadapuram Division was formally inaugurated as 10th division of Madhya Pradesh, on 27 August 2008. It comprises Hoshangabad, Harda, and Betul districts.

Jantar Mantar of Madhya Pradesh is situated in?

A)
Seoni

B)
Sanchi

C)
Vidisha

D)
Ujjain


Correct Answer :

Ujjain


Explanation :

Vedh Shala/Jantar Mantar is located in the city of Ujjain. It is an observatory built by Maharaja Jai Singh II in 1725 which consists of 13 architectural astronomy instruments.

It was constructed with the aim of measuring local time, altitude (of the place) and also to measure declination of the Sun, stars and planets and to determine eclipses. Motion, speed and properties of stars and planets were also recorded using several special instruments.

The largest plateau of Madhya Pradesh is?

A)
Malwa Plateau

B)
Plateau of Rewa-Panna

C)
Baghelkhand Plateau

D)
None of these is correct


Correct Answer :

Malwa Plateau


Explanation :

The fourth Malwa plateau covers almost the entire western Madhya Pradesh. The plateau is bounded in the north by Chambal and in south by the Narmada. The average elevation ranges between 300-500 m above MSL.
Shajapur, Dewas, Indore, Ujjain, Dhar, Ratlam and parts of Sehore and Jhabua districts lie in this region.

What is Narmadapuram?

A)
Commissionary

B)
Dam

C)
Pilgrimage

D)
Tourist Place


Correct Answer :

Commissionary


Explanation :

Narmadapuram is one of the 10th commissionary/divisions of the Madhya Pradesh. The division was formally inaugurated on 27 August 2008.

State Tree of Madhya Pradesh is?

A)
Mango

B)
Banyan

C)
Pipal

D)
Ashok


Correct Answer :

Banyan


Explanation :

The State tree of Madhya Pradesh is the “India Banyan” , is a large and extensive growing tree of the Indian subcontinent.

When was Madhya Pradesh state formed?

A)
1 November 1957

B)
1 November 1956

C)
1 November 1955

D)
1 November 1958


Correct Answer :

1 November 1956


Explanation :

Nov 1, 1956-MP comes into existence. In 1956, the state was reorganised and its parts were combined with the states of Madhya Bharat, Vindhya Pradesh and Bhopal to form the new MP state with Bhopal as its capital.
The first Governor BP Sitaramaiya and the first chief minister Ravi Shankar Shukla were administered oath at the Vidhan Sabha.

Annual National Award of Madhya Pradesh government in the field of cinema is?

A)
Ashok Kumar Award

B)
Kishor Kumar Award

C)
Jaya Bachchan Award

D)
Lata Award


Correct Answer :

Kishor Kumar Award


Explanation :

Kishore Kumar Award : This award was instituted in the year 1998 and is of Rs. 1,00,000. The award is presented every year for outstanding works in the fields of film direction, acting, script writing and lyrics writing.

Mahamratyunjaya fair is organised at which place in Madhya Pradesh?

A)
Chanderi

B)
Ujjain

C)
Rewa

D)
Chhatarpur


Correct Answer :

Rewa


Explanation :

FAIR OF MAHAMRITYUNJAY : There is a temple of Mahamrityunjay in Rewa where fairs are held every year on Basant Panchami and Shivratri.

Folk song sung by young girls without using musical instruments in Malwa region is?

A)
Bhartari

B)
Pandwani

C)
Fag

D)
Sanja


Correct Answer :

Sanja


Explanation :

Songs sung by the young girls in group, of the Malwa region, Sanjha is a traditional melodious and haunting form of folk music. Idols of Sanja made from cowdung and decorated with leafs and flowers are worshipped by the girls during the evening hours along with singing of sanja songs to invoke prosperity and happiness.

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