Exercises General Knowledge – Static GK 1 By Asad - April 13, 2016 9 1815 Who appoints the Comptroller and Auditor General of India?PresidentFinance MinisterPrime MinisterVice PresidentWho became the youngest national women’s champion in Squash at the age of 14?Misha Grewal Bhuvaneshwari KumariAkhilandeswariJoshna ChinnappaMuslims constitute the majority only in one Union Territory of India. Which UT is that?DelhiHyderabadLakshadweepAndaman and Nicobar IslandsWhich region in India generates more power from the Wind Energy?NorthSouthEastWestAmong the following figures from the Indian history, whose period was the earliest?Chandragupta Maurya Vardhamana Mahavira Gautama BuddhaKalidasaSri Baba Amte established a community for treatment of differently abled persons and the people with leprosy. What is the name of the community?Anandmath AnandsagarAnandvanAnandThe 760 Km long Konkan Railway runs between Mumbai and ________.Panaji CochinMangaloreKozhikodeWho was the first recipient of the Dada Saheb Phalke award?Prithviraj Kapoor L V SharmaMadhubalaDevika Rani ReorichWhich historical figure of India was fondly called ‘Gurudev’?Balgangadhar Tilak Rabindranath Tagore Lala Lajpat RaiIshwar Chandra VidyasagarJhumpa lahiri was the first indian to win the Pulitzer Prize. For which of her literary works did she win the Prize?The Namesake Interpreter of MaladiesThe LowlandUnaccustomed EarthThe tropic of Cancer passes through how many states of India?10987Which animals feature in the Indian national emblem?Lion, Cow and Deer Cow, Bull and Horse Lion, Bull and HorseHorse, Lion and CowWhich was the first introduced Credit Card in India?MastersDiners ClubVisaBuyers ClubThe first recipient of Bharat Ratna award was C. Rajagopalachari. What does his initial ‘C’ stand for?Chaturmukhi Chandramukhi ChakravarthyChaudharyThe Postal Index Number system was introduced in which year, in India?1911195319801972National Science day is celebtated every year on 28th February. In whose honor is this day commemorated?Vikram Sarabhai RamanujanC V RamanJagdish Chandra BoseBombay Samachar is the oldest ‘surviving’ newspaper in India. It is also the oldest newspaper in Asia. When did it start circulating?1890182218501848Which of the following is true in the case of the missile ‘Danush’?It is the first surface to sea missile of India.It is the first sea to surface missile of India.It is the most recent innovation in India.It is the first missile commissioned in India. Who was the first actress to win the Filmfare award in the Best Actress in Villian Role?Kajol Shabana AzmiShilpa ShettyAruna Irani Margaret Elizabeth Nobel is famously known as Sister Nivedita. Who coined the title for her?Raja Ram Mohan Roy Mahatma GandhiSwami VivekanandaMadan Mohan MalawiyaWhich among the following is the bestselling book of India?Income Tax ready reckoner Railway Time TableThe Week MagazineDiary of Contact numbers of Important offices in IndiaIn which state of India is the ‘Silent Valley’ National Park located?Kerala Karnataka Tamil NaduAndhra PradeshWhat is the distinguishing feature of PIN codes starting with the number 9?Located in the Eastern Region of IndiaIndicates Army postal serviceIndicates Rashtrapathi Bhavan Post office Located in LakshadweepWhich Indian city is also known as ‘Waltair’?Pondicherry Srirangapatnam VishakhapatnamAleppey Templeton Prize is also called the ‘Nobel Prize for Religion’. Who was the first Indian to win the prize? (Hint: This person was also the first in world to win the prize.)Rabindranath Tagore Mother TeresaSwami VivekanandaSri Sri Ravi ShankarOne of the literary works of Premchand and a holy lake situated above Mount Kailash share the same name. Identify the name.Sambhar VipashaDalMansarovar ‘India’s National newspaper since 1878’ is the mast head carried by which newspaper?The HinduTimes of IndiaThe StatesmanThe Tribune‘Operation Flood’ was started in India to provide which essential?WaterMilkClothesMedicinesKric Patric Macmillan is associated with which of the following inventions?Hot air balloon Air conditionerPhotocopierBicycle What is true about Vinoba Bhave?He fought corruption in the employment in the Indian National Army. He never wore khadi.He learnt all the four mainstream South Indian languages.He was sent to prison 11 times.