India After Independence- GK Questions and Answers

India Facts General knowledge Questiosn for Exams

1. Simla Agreement 1972 between India and Pakistan was signed in:
a) Barnes's court
b) Ellerslie building
c) Viceregal Lodge
d) Gorton castle

2. Where did the Chipko movement begin?
a) Assam
B) Rajastan
c) Arunachal Pradesh
d) Manipur

3. Name the first Indian to head a paramilitary force?
a) Devika Ajith
b) Punita Arora
c) Archana Ramasundaram
d) Malini Subhramanyam

4. The second metro railway in India:
a) Goa
b) Kolkata
c) New Delhi
d) Mumbai

5. In which year 14 banks were nationalised during the prime ministership of Indira Gandhi?
a) 1959
b) 1949
c) 1969
d) 1979

6. Before becoming the Prime Minster of India Narendra Modi was the Chief Minister of:
a) Delhi
b) Gujarat
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Rajastan

7. Ganga was declared as the National river of India in the year?
a) 1972
b) 1974
c) 2006
d) 2008

8. Who was the president of India during the celebration of the 50 th year of Repulic of India?
a) Shankar Dayal Sharma
b) APJ Abdul Kalam
c) KR Narayanan
d) R Venkataraman

9. Wife of J.B.Kripalani, who became the first woman Chief Minister of an Indian State:
a) Sarojini
b) Swarnalatha
c) Suchetha
d) Sarada

10. Who was the first Chairman of National Human Rights Commission?
a) Justice J.S.Varma
b) Justice A.S.Anand
c) Justice Rangnath Mishra
d) Justice.M.N.Venkitachellayya

11.The first Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission
a) Jawaharlal Nehru
b) K.C.Neogi
c) Gulsarilal Nanda
d) K.S.Santhanam

12. The monument where the Prime Minister of India raises the flag of India every year on Independence Day:
a) Taj Mahal
b) India Gate
c) Gateway of India
d) Red Fort

13. The headquarters of Konkan Railway is Belapur House in:
a) Navi Mumbai
b) Mangalore
c) Chennai
d) Hyderabad

14. India’s first military base outside India is in the country of:
a) Tajikistan
b) Kazakhstan
c) Uzbekistan
d) Kyrgistan

15. The second Field Marshall of independent India:
a) Arjan Singh
b) KM Kariappa
c) Manekshaw
d) Narinder Singh

16. Tarapur Atomic power station started functioning in:
a) 1967
b) 1968
c) 1969
d) 1970

17. India’s second nuclear reactor:
a) Cirus
b) Zerlina
c) Dhruva
d) Kamini

18. Pin code system was introduced in India in:
a) 1970
b) 1971
c) 1972
d) 1973

19. The first state formed on linguistic basis in 1953:
a) Andhra
b) Rajastan
c) Karnataka
d) Tamil Nadu

20. Gurgram where the factory of Maruti Udyog Limited is situated is in the state of:
a) Haryana
b) Punjab
c) Assam
d) West Bengal

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