General Knowledge of MP

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In Madhya Pradesh 'Sainik School' is situated in which district?

A)
Indore

B)
Rewa

C)
Jabalpur

D)
Gwalior


Correct Answer :

Rewa


Explanation :

Sainik School, Rewa was established in MP on 20 Jul 1962. The school is situated at a quiet and pleasant locale in the Civil Lines area of Rewa .

The river Tapti originates at?

A)
Amarkantak

B)
Chitrakoot

C)
Multai

D)
Pachmarhi


Correct Answer :

Multai


Explanation :

The Tapti River originates in the Betul district from a place called Multai, in Madhya Pradesh state. It flows west wards over a length of 724 km.

Famous administrative building Vallabh Bhavan Bhopal is the name of?

A)
State Directorate

B)
State Secretariat

C)
State Election Commission

D)
None of these is correct


Correct Answer :

State Secretariat

'Tansen Award' of Madhya Pradesh is awarded for?

A)
Carnatic Music

B)
Hindustani Music

C)
Western Music

D)
Folk Music


Correct Answer :

Hindustani Music


Explanation :

Tansen award was founded in the year 1980 . It is presented every year for Hindustani classical music, during Tansen Samaroh at Gwalior.

The fort called as 'Gibraltar of East' is situated at?

A)
Mandu

B)
Gwalior

C)
Maheshwar

D)
Mandsaur


Correct Answer :

Gwalior


Explanation :

Gwalior situated as heart of MP (Madhya Pradesh).Gwalior Fort was built in the 8th century, is also known as "Gibraltar of India" stands on an isolated rock, overlooking the Gwalior town, and contains a number of historic buildings.

'Bhagoria' is associated with which tribe?

A)
Bhil

B)
Sahariya

C)
Baiga

D)
Gond


Correct Answer :

Bhil


Explanation :

Bhagoria is the colorful festival of the Bhils and the Bhilalas of Madhya Pradesh (originally known as 'Malwa'). This festival is held particularly in the district of West Nimar and Jhabua. During the festival the young people elope after choosing their partners and are later on accepted as husband and wife by the society through prearranged customs.

In which of the following districts maximum number of wind mills are installed?

A)
Bhopal

B)
Gwalior

C)
Ratlam

D)
Dewas


Correct Answer :

Dewas

Chitrakoot is situated in which district?

A)
Rewa

B)
Satna

C)
Tikamgarh

D)
Panna


Correct Answer :

Satna


Explanation :

Chitrakoot is a town in the Satna district of the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. It is a town of religious, cultural, historical and archaeological importance, situated in the Baghelkhand region

Chachai waterfall is in which district?

A)
Sidhi

B)
Rewa

C)
Satna

D)
Datia


Correct Answer :

Rewa


Explanation :

Chachai Falls is in Rewa district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is the 23rd highest waterfall in India. It has a total height of 130 meters (430 feets).

Dashpur is the ancient name of the city of Madhya Pradesh?

A)
Shivpuri

B)
Sheopur

C)
Mandsaur

D)
Jabalpur


Correct Answer :

Mandsaur


Explanation :

Mandsour was known as Dashpur in ancient times.It is also said that the name originated from Mandodri, wife of Ravana. And the ancient name Dashpur was named after her husband Dashanand, the other name of Ravana.

The city is located on the bank of Shivana River and situated on the border of Malwa and Mewar.The most spoken language in the city is Malvi, which is a mixture of both Rajasthani and Hindi.

State Bird of Madhya Pradesh is?

A)
Peacock

B)
Sparrow

C)
Dhudhraj

D)
Pigeon


Correct Answer :

Dhudhraj


Explanation :

State Bird of MP is Paradise Flycatcher, also called 'Dudhraj' or 'Shah Bulbul' in local launguage .

The first "lady leader of the opposition" in legislative assembly of Madhya Pradesh?

A)
Vijaylaxmi Sadho

B)
Jamuna Devi

C)
Kusum Mehdele

D)
Uma Bharti


Correct Answer :

Jamuna Devi


Explanation :

Jamuna Devi was born November 29, 1929 at Sardarpur, Dhar district - died September 24, 2010 in Indore. She was a member of Congress party in the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly and served as the leader of Opposition and deputy chief minister of the state.

Kandariya temple is situated at?

A)
Khajuraho

B)
Hoshangabad

C)
Jabalpur

D)
laxmanbag Rewa


Correct Answer :

Khajuraho


Explanation :

The Kandariya Mahadeva Temple is devoted to Lord Mahadev & is located in Madhya Pradesh.It is the largest, tallest and most beautiful Hindu Temple of the Khajuraho Group of Temples

Smallest sanctuary of Madhya Pradesh is?

A)
Gandhisagar

B)
Ratapani

C)
Ralamandal

D)
Orchha


Correct Answer :

Ralamandal


Explanation :

Ralamandal Is Madhya Pradesh's Smallest Wildlife Sanctuary, established in the year 1989.The Sanctuary is situated in Indore district of Madhya Pradesh.

'Patalkot' famous for Bharia tribe is situated in?

A)
Dhar district

B)
Bhind district

C)
Mandla district

D)
Chhindwara district


Correct Answer :

Chhindwara district


Explanation :

Patalkot is a valley in the Tamia tehsil of Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh,is a lovely landscape located at a depth of 1200-1500 feet in a valley.

The valley is home to the Gond and Bharia tribes of Madhya Pradesh.

Tijanbai is famous for?

A)
Thumari

B)
Pandwani

C)
Dadra

D)
Koldahaka


Correct Answer :

Pandwani


Explanation :

Teejan Bai (born 24 April 1956) is an exponent of Pandavani, a traditional performing art form of Chhattisgarh, in which she enacts tales from the Mahabharata, with musical accompaniments.

Which city of Madhya Pradesh is called as city of Joy?

A)
Chanderi

B)
Orchha

C)
Khajuraho

D)
Mandoo


Correct Answer :

Mandoo


Explanation :

Mandu also known as City of Joy, is a historical city situated at a distance of about 90 km from Indore of Madhya Pradesh.

Which massacre is known as Jallianwala Bagh Tragedy of Madhya Pradesh?

A)
Charan Paduka Massacre

B)
Jhabua Massacre

C)
Mandla Massacre

D)
Amjhera Massacre


Correct Answer :

Charan Paduka Massacre


Explanation :

On January 14, 1930, at a place called Charan Paduka, 50 km from Chhatarpur town, a large meeting was held to protest against princely rule. British forces dispersed the meeting with gunfire and a number of people were killed.

Which of the following rivers of Madhya Pradesh is called the ‘Daughter of Sun God’?

A)
Tapti

B)
Chambal

C)
Narmada

D)
Sone


Correct Answer :

Tapti


Explanation :

Tapi or Tapti River originates in the Betul district from a place called Multai in the state of Madhya Pradesh and ends at Gulf of Khambhat in Arabian sea with total length of 724Km.
According to Hindu mythology, Tapti is the daughter of Sun and his wife Chhaya.

Kanha National Park is famous for?

A)
lions

B)
cows

C)
elephants

D)
tigers


Correct Answer :

tigers


Explanation :

Kanha National Park, also known as Kanha Tiger Reserve, is the largest National Park in Central India.Kanha National Park gave inspiration to Rudyard Kipling for his famous novel "Jungle Book".
The Kanha National Park in Madhya Pradesh came into being in 1955 and forms the core of the Kanha Tiger Reserve, created in 1974 under Project Tiger.

Nepanagar is related to which of the following industries?

A)
Fertilizer

B)
Newsprint paper

C)
Sugar

D)
Woolen textile


Correct Answer :

Newsprint paper


Explanation :

Nepanagar is an industrial township in Burhanpur district of the Madhya Pradesh. Nepanagar is famous for its Newsprint Paper Mill, Nepa Mills Limited.

In which city Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia Agriculture University situated ?

A)
Bhopal

B)
Jabalpur

C)
Ujjain

D)
Gwalior


Correct Answer :

Gwalior


Explanation :

Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia Agricultural University is located in Gwalior city of Madhya Pradesh and it was established in the year 2008.

Establishment year of vikram University, Ujjain is -

A)
1955

B)
1956

C)
1957

D)
1958


Correct Answer :

1957


Explanation :

Vikram University is a university located in Ujjain city of Madhya Pradesh, India. The university, named after the ruler Vikramaditya, and it was established on March 1, 1957.

Chatkora dance is the folk dance of which tribe of Madhya Pradesh -

A)
Bhil

B)
Korku

C)
Saharia

D)
Gond


Correct Answer :

Korku


Explanation :

Chatkora Dance-This is a folk dance of Korku tribe.

In which district of Madhya Pradesh Kapil Dhara water fall is located?

A)
Rewa

B)
Shahadole

C)
Anuppur

D)
Harda


Correct Answer :

Anuppur


Explanation :

Kapil Dhara is situated in Amarkantak in Anuppur district, Madhya Pradesh.
Kapil Dhara is the first waterfall of Narmada river.It is a big waterfall of almost falling from 100 meters above the ground level.

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