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Topics for General Knowledge(GK) will majorly consist of following topics:

Indian History, Indian Polity, Geography, Indian Economy, General Science, Miscellaneous

Some of the examples are as follow -

Indian History

It will be covered in three parts: - Ancient, Mediaeval and Modern.

Q.1 Who was the first Governor General of Independent India?

(a) C. Rajagopalachari

(b) Warren Hastings

(c) Lord dalhousie

(d) Lord Mountbatten

Q.2 Who was the first Woman to preside over the Indian National Congress?

(a) Sarojini Naidu

(b) Padmaja Naidu

(c) Annie Besant

(d) Pritilata Waddedar

Q.3 The official ‘Agronomai’ during the Mauryan age was related with which of the following fields?

(a) Weight and measurement

(b) Administrative management

(c) Construction of roads

(d) Revenue management

Q.4 Who among the following was the author of the book ‘Kitab-i-Nauras’?

(a) Ibrahim Adil Shah II

(b) Ali Adil Shah

(c) Quli Qutab Shah

(d) Akbar II

Q.5 Which of the following temples is also known as Khajuraho of Vidarbha?

(a) Markandeshwar

(b) Kailash

(c) Manudevi

(d) Bhimashankar

Answer : 1-(d), 2-(c), 3-(c), 4-(a), 5-(b)

Indian Polity

Q.1 Which Part of the Constitution has the provisions for Panchayati Raj System?

(a) IX

(b) VI

(c) III

(d) IV A

Q.2 Which is the largest Committee of the Indian Parliament?

(a) Public Accounts Committee

(b) Estimates Committee

(c) Committee on Public Undertakings

(d) Committee on Petitions

Q.3 The Supreme Court of India enunciated the doctrine of “Basic Structure of the Constitution” in

(a) The Golaknath Case in 1967

(b) The Keshavananda Bharati Case in 1973

(c) The Shankari Prasad Case in 1951

(d) The Sajjan Singh Case in 1965

Q.4 Who is generally appointed as a Protem Speaker?

(a) The speaker of the outgoing Lok Sabha

(b) The Dy. Speaker of the outgoing Lok Sabha

(c) One of the senior-most members of the newly elected Lok Sabha

(d) The leader of the opposition party in the outgoing Lok Sabha

Q.5 The Federal System with strong centre’ has been borrowed by the Indian Constitution from:

(a) USA

(b) Canada

(c) UK

(d) France

Answer : 1-(a), 2-(b), 3-(b), 4-(c), 5-(b)


Q.1 Which one of the following rivers is NOT part of the Indian Ganga river basin?

(a) Punpun river

(b) Ajoy river

(c) Jalangi river

(d) Jonk river

Q.2 Which of the following is NOT correctly matched?

(a) Hundru Waterfall - Subarnarekha River

(b) Chachai Waterfall - Bihad River

(c) Dhuandhar Waterfall - Narmada River

(d) Budha Ghagh Waterfall - Kanchi River

Q.3 Which one of the following is NOT a major coco producer country?

(a) Latvia

(b) Cameroon

(c) Ghana

(d) Ivory Coast

Q.4 Valley of Kashmir is situated between

(a) Kangara and Dhauladhar ranges

(b) Pir-Panjal and Himadri ranges

(c) Mahabharat and Dhauladhar ranges

(d) Pir-Panjal and Mahabharat ranges

Q.5 The equator does NOT pass through which of the following countries?

1. Gabon
2. Somalia
3. Equatorial Guinea
4. Rwanda

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

(a) 1 and 4

(b) 2 and 4

(c) 2 and 3

(d) 3 and 4

Answer : 1-(d), 2-(d), 3-(a), 4-(b), 5-(d)

Indian Economy

Q.1 ‘SENSEX’ is the popular Index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). It is measured on the basis of how many blue chip companies listed in BSE?

(a) 20

(b) 30

(c) 25

(d) 10

Q.2 Multidimensional poverty index includes:

1. Health
2. Education
3. Living Standard

Select correct answer from the codes given below:

(a) only 1 is correct

(b) only 2 and 3 are correct

(c) only 1 and 2 are correct

(d) 1, 2 and 3 are correct

Q.3 The number of persons who remained unemployed for a major part of the year is called

(a) Usual status unemployment

(b) Daily status unemployment

(c) Weekly status unemployment

(d) None of the above

Q.4 Which of the following is measured by the Lorenz curve?

(a) Illiteracy

(b) Unemployment

(c) Population growth rate

(d) Inequality of income

Q.5 Net national Product (NNP) of a country is :

(a) GDP minus depreciation allowances

(b) GDP plus net income from abroad

(c) GNP minus net income from abroad

(d) GNP minus depreciation allowances

Answer : 1-(b), 2-(d), 3-(a), 4-(d), 5-(d)

General Science

Q.1 Riboflavin deficiency causes which of the following diseases?

(a) Pellagra

(b) Scurvy

(c) Beri Beri

(d) Cheilosis

Q.2 Which of the following natural substances contains iron (Fe)?

(a) Chlorophyll

(b) Collagen

(c) Keratin

(d) Myoglobin

Q.3 ‘Ringelmann scale’ is used to measure density of

(a) Smoke

(b) Polluted water

(c) Fog

(d) Noise

Q.4 Which of the following organisms has white blood?

(a) Lizard

(b) Cockroach

(c) House bug

(d) Mosquito

Q.5 Which of the following glands in the human body acts both as an endocrine gland as well as an exocrine gland?

(a) Adrenal gland

(b) Lacrimal gland

(c) Pancreas

(d) Thyroid

Answer : 1-(d), 2-(d), 3-(a), 4-(b), 5-(c)


Q.1 Pablo Picasso, the famous painter was

(a) French

(b) Italian

(c) Flemish

(d) Spanish

Q.2 Raja Ravi Varma, Considered as one of the greatest painters of India, hailed from which of these states?

(a) Maharashtra

(b) Karnataka

(c) West Bengal

(d) Kerala

Q.3 Name the first ever female Prime Minister in the world-

(a) Sirimoavo Bhandaranaike

(b) Elisabeth Domiten

(c) Golda Meir

(d) Indira Gandhi

Q.4 How many non-permanent members does the UN Security Council have?

(a) 10

(b) 12

(c) 7

(d) 5

Q.5 In which year the United Nations Organization was formed?

(a) 1945

(b) 1947

(c) 1954

(d) 1919

Answer : 1-(d), 2-(d), 3-(a), 4-(a), 5-(a)