[Practice Exam Test] 200 General Knowledge Questions With Answers

Here, we are summarising general knowledge questions and answers for all students in a simplified form including broad varieties of topics, from science, history, civics, geography, intelligence, etc. It will help in developing intellectual abilities and also provide them with the ability to speak up when necessary.

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1. Who discovered the law of floating – Archimedes
2. The unit of measuring potential difference is – Volt
3. The atomic bomb is based on the principle of – uncontrolled nuclear fission
4. Why the earth is having its own atmosphere – Gravity
5. At hill stations, the boiling point of water will be – less than that at sea level
6. Sun appears red colour at sunrise and sunset due to – that all other colors scatter away except red
7. Which of the following Article/Articles cannot be suspended even during emergency? Article 20 and 21
8. Which article of Indian constitution has the provision for National Emergency? Article 352
9. Under which article, President of India can proclaim constitutional emergency? Article 356
10. How many types of emergency are there in the Indian Constitution? 3
11. Financial emergency related to which article? Article 360
12. How many fundamental Rights are mentioned in Indian constitution? 6
13. How many Fundamental Duties are mentioned in Indian constitution? 11
14. How many types of writ are there in the Indian Constitution? 5
15. How many members of upper house (Rajya Sabha) can be nominated by President of India? 12
16. President of India can be removed from his office by Parliament
17. The Sharda Act is related to Child marriage
18. The Jammu and Kashmir state legislative assembly has a tenure of 6 years
19. Indian Planning Commission was constituted in 1950
20. Which article given special status to Jammu and Kashmir? Article 370
21. Who is the first governor general of India? Lord Mountbatten
22. Who is the first and last Indian governor general of India? C. Rajagopalachari
23. Who is the first Lok Sabha Speaker? GV Mavalankar
24. Who designed Indian national Flag? Pingali Venkayya
25. Who among the following appointed the Governor of the states in India? The president
26. How many Schedules are contained in the Constitution of India? 12
27. Who appointed the Chief Justice and Other Judges of the Supreme Court of India? The president
28. Article 368 of the Indian Constitution deals with Amending Procedure
29. Which type of emergency has not been declared so far in India? Financial Emergency
30. In which year the first amendment to the Constitution was held? 1951
31. Which of amendment act is related to goods and service tax (GST)? 101st
32. Which Constitutional Amendment Bill lowered the voting age from 21 to 18 years? 61st
33. Which bill cannot originate in Rajya Sabha? Money Bill
34. The first Indian actress to have been nominated to the Rajya Sabha was Nargis Dutt
35. Who was the Constitutional advisor to the Constituent Assembly of India? Dr. B. N. Rao
36. The Parliament and the constitution are the instruments of Legal Justice
37. The term of Finance Commission is 5 years
38. Which of countries have an unwritten constitution UK
39. Where is the national Emblem of India taken from the Lion Capital of Ashoka at Sarnath
40. When was Indian Government adopted national emblem of India? 26 January 1950
41. Number of spokes in Indian National Flag? 24
42. What is the ratio of length and width of Indian National Flag? 3:2
43. When was Indian national flag adopted? 24 January 1950
44. What is the time limit of National Anthem? 52 Seconds
45. Who wrote the National Anthem? Rabindra Nath Tagore
46. Who wrote the national song of India? Bankim Chand Chatterjee
47. Who estimate the national income for the first time? Dadabai Naoroji
48. Who is the first chief justice of Supreme Court of India? Hiralal J Kania
49. Who is the first Indian woman president of Indian National Congress? Sarojini Naidu
50. Who is the first woman President of Indian National Congress? Annie Besant
51. Which is the first state in India formed on the basis of language? Andhra Pradesh
52. Who is the first ICS of India? Satendra Nath Tagore
53. When is Human Rights Day celebrated? 10 December
54. Taxes belong to Central Government? Excise Duty, Custom Duty, Income Tax
55. A money bill under the constitution of India tabled in the Lok Sabha
56. Which one of the following cannot be dissolved but can be abolished any time?
57. The first meeting of the Constitution Assembly 9 December 1946 State Legislative Councils
58. The last meeting of the Constituent Assembly 24 January 1950
59. When was national flag of India adopted? 22 July 1947
60. By which amendment the ‘Right to Property’ has been omitted? 44th
61. Who is addressed as the chairman of Rajya Sabha? Vice President
62. When was Rowlatt Act passed? 1919
63. From which country, the process of impeachment of President of India is taken? USA
64. India and China signed ‘Panchsheel Pact in the year? 1954
65. How many languages are officially recognized in India? 22
66. In which year India became the capital of India? 1911
67. Maximum strength of Rajya Sabha? 250
68. Who was the first chairman of planning commission? Pt. Jawahar Lal Neharu
69. Who appoints the chairman of UPSC? The President
70. First general election held in 1951
71. In which state was the Panchayati Raj first introduced Rajasthan
72. Who fixes the poverty line? NITI Ayog
73. What is the maximum gap between tow session of a Parliament? 6 Months
74. In which year did the Cabinet Mission arrived in India? 1946
75. Panchayat Raj comes under State List
76. SAARC was formed in 1985
77. Which is the lowest unit of Local Government? Gram Panchayat
78. Who was the first viceroy of India? Lord Canning
79. What is the minimum age required to become vice president of India? 35 Years
80. NITI Ayog has been formed to replace which of the following institution? Planning Commision
81. In Indian Constitution, the method of election of President has been taken from which country? Ireland
82. Which of the Amendment is also known as the ‘Mini Constitution of India’ 42nd Amendment
83. The chairman of NITI Ayog is The prime minister
84. When was the first five year plan launched in India? 1 April, 1951
85. Who is the Presiding officer of the Lok Sabha? Speaker
86. Article 1 of the Indian Constitution declares India as Union of States
87. How much time it took for constituent assembly to finalize the constitution? 2 Years 11 Months 18 Days
88. The number of union Territories in India is 7
89. The maximum duration for which the President’s office remain vacant is 6 months
90. The supreme court of India established in 26 January 1950
91. Which article of the constitution provides special rights to the president? Article 361
92. The state of Nagaland has a special protection under which of the following article? Article 371A
93. Who was the first Indian to become member of British Parliament? Dadabai Naoroji
94. Who designed Sansad Bhavan? Edwin Lutyens
95. To which category ‘Right to Vote’ belongs to Political Right
96. The chief minister is appointed by Governor
97. Article 60 of the Indian Constitution refers to Oath of President
98. Which state assembly has the maximum number of members Uttar – Pradesh
99. The Constitution of India does not mention the post of The Deputy Prime Minister
100. Who administers the oath of office to the President? Chief Justice of India
101. The first law minister of Independent India was B. R. Ambedakar
102. The first Education Minster of Independent India was Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
103. Who is known as the first Law Officer of India Attorney General of India
104. Which of the terms were added by the 42nd Amendment act in our Preamble? Socialist and Secular
105. Preamble is known as The Heart and Soul of Indian Constitution
106. The President addresses his resignation letter to the Vice President
107. The first woman governor in Independent India was Sarojini Naidu
108. Who is known as the father of Indian Constitution? Dr. B. R. Ambedakar
109. From which Constitution was a concept of a 5-year plan borrowed into our Constitution? —- USSR (Russia)
110. The idea of the Constitution of India was flashed for the first time by —– M. N. Roy
111. Who is the first Governor General of Bengal? —- Warren Hastings
112. Which Act created for the first ‘The Supreme Court’? —- The Regulating Act, 1773
113. Which one of the following acted as the Provisional President of the Constituent Assembly? Sachidananda Sinha
114. The Constituent Assembly elected on its Permanent Chairman ——— Rajendra Prasad
115. Who elected the Chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Constituent Assembly? —– B. R. Ambedkar
116. When was the Constituent Assembly established to form the Constitution? 9 December 1946
117. The Constitution of India was adopted on 26 November 1949
118. The Constitution of India came into force on 26 January 1950
119. The Constitution of India is ——- Written and bulky document
120. How many articles are mainly in the Indian Constitution 448
121. How many parts are mainly in the Indian Constitution 25
122. How many schedules are mainly in the Indian Constitution 12
123. Right to Information Act, in India came fully into force in October 2005
124. In which year the “The House of the Unit People “as the “Lok Sabha” 1954
125. The speaker of the Lok Sabha address his letter of resignation to the Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha
126. The prime minster of India was appointed by the President
127. The idea of ‘Single Citizenship’ taken from which country? Britain
128. Who appoints chief election commissioner of India? President of India
129. By which procedure the president of India may be removed before the expiry of the term? Impeachment
130. Who appoints the Attorney General of India? President of India
131. Who is the first deputy prime minister of India? Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
132. How Many members were there in Constituent assembly 389
133. Constituent Assembly is based on which structure? Unicameral
134. Who was the chairman of the Minorities Committee? Harendra Kumar Mukherjee
135. Who was elected the president of Constituent Assembly after Sachchidanand Sinha?
136. Dr. Rajendra Prasad 336. What are the two major languages, the original constitution written in? Hindi and English
137. When Hindi became the official language of India 1950
138. Who is the constitutional head of the Indian union? President of India
139. Constitutionally who is the second powerful person in India? Vice – President
140. One of the basic characters of the Indian constitution is Judicial Review
141. What is the major basic feature of the Indian Constitution? Fundamental rights
142. What is the constitutional name of India Republic of India?
143. The fundamental rights feature borrowed from which nation? United States of America
144. The Panchayat Raj system came in existence by the 73rd constitutional amendment
145. Fundamental Rights have no value without Right to Constitutional Remedies
146. Which state has a separate constitution Jammu and Kashmir
147. Where was first municipal corporation setup in India Madras
148. When was Panchayati Raj System introduced in India 1959
149. The constitutional status has been given to Panchayats under which Article 243
150. Which Indian state has no Panchayat Raj Institution? Nagaland
151. The finance commission is constituted under which Article of the Constitution of India 280
152. English is official language of which state Nagaland
153. What is the maximum age limit for the president No limit
154. Who is the first Muslim President of India Zakir Hussain
155. Who is the first president to declare national emergency Dr. S Radhkrishnana
156. Who was the first president of India elected without opposition? Neelam Sanjeev Reddy
157. Who is the first chief justice of India Hiralal J Kania
158. Which article in Indian constitutional fives the power of writ jurisdiction to Supreme Court? Article 32
159. Who is the first female judge of Supreme Court Fathima Beevi
160. In which amendment did preamble amended? 42nd Amendment
161. Maximum age limit for chief justice of Supreme Court? 65 years
162. Maximum age limit for chief Justice of High Court? 62 years
163. Fundamental duties are mentioned in which of the following part of Indian Constitution? Part IV A
164. Who among the following is not a member of any of the two houses of our country? President
165. Indian Citizenship is granted by the ministry of Home Affairs
166. Which Institution has the final authority to interpret the Constitution of India? Supreme Court of India
167. Appointments for all India Services are made by President
168. The Residuary powers of legislation under Indian Constitution rests with Parliament
169. The President can dismiss a member of the Council of Ministers On the recommendation of the Prime Minister
170. Right to Privacy comes under Article 21
171. Which of the following is not provided in the constitution? Planning Commission
172. Who was the first women speaker of Lok Sabha? Meera Kumar
173. The minimum number of members that must be present to hold the meeting of the Lok Sabha is One tenth of the total membership
174. Who has the power to prorogue the Lok Sabha? The Lok Sabha
175. Who has the right to decide whether a Bill is a money bill or not? Speaker of the Lok Sabhaw
176. Which type of democracy do we follow in India? Representative
177. The minimum age limit for the membership of the Vidhan Parishad is 30 years
178. All doubts and disputes in connection with election of the President are inquired into and decided by Supreme Court of India
179. Which Constitutional Amendment Act deals with the disqualification of MPs and MLAs? 52nd Amendment Act
180. Who is the Chairman of National Integration Council Prime Minister?
181. Planning Commission of India was A Non – Constitutional Body
182. When was NITI Ayog Established? 1 January
183. Under which of the following article the Election Commission was established Article 324
184. In which year Anti-Defection Law was passed by Indian Parliament 1985
185. The national political party is one which has attained 6% of total vote in four or more state
186. By which bill, Government presents a proposal for annual revenue collection Finance Bill
187. Which of the following Chief Justice of India had the opportunity to act as President of India? Justice M. Hidaytulla
188. The law framed by Judiciary is called Case Law
189. Which amendment act raised the age of retirement for judges of High Court to 62 from 60 years 15th
190. A proclamation of emergency, under Article 352, on account of war or aggression requires approval of parliament within 1 month
191. The Indian Constitution is made up of how many words 80000
192. Indian Constitution is Quasi Federal
193. Which of the following act suggested the post of Comptroller and Auditor General Act of 1919
194. Which of the following languages were added in 8th schedule later Sindhi, Konkani, Manipuri, Nepali
195. Part 8 is related to Union Territories
196. In which year were the Indian states recognized on the linguistic basis? 1956
197. The unification of Karnataka was achieved in the year 1956
198. Which State was formed after the amendment of Article 239A and 240 Arunachal Pradesh
199. How many members of the Rajya Sabha are elected every two years? One Third
200. How is the President of India Elected? By single transferable vote

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