Very Important GK Questions asked in Govt jobs Competitive exam

March 9, 2019 | By anicow321 | Filed in: GK Questions Answers, Govt jobs coaching, RRB Railways, SSC, WBCS.

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In the previous class we have discussed some GK questions answers on topics like Science, History, Geography, and other GK quiz. You can read the class here – click here.

In today’s class we are going to discuss some more Important GK questions and answers which were asked in previous govt jobs competitive exams.

The GK questions answers discussed here are from topics like –

  • Sikh gurus (History GK)
  • Famous reforms – British period (History GK)
  • Congress Sessions (Indian constitution GK)
  • Partition of India (History GK)
  • Newspaper founder GK questions answers
  • Indian political system GK Questions answers (Indian constitution)
  • Geography GK questions (Indian folk dances state wise)

General Knowledge GK Questions answers based on Sikh Gurus –

1. Who founded the Sikh religion

Ans. Guru nanak

> His teachings are mentioned in Adi granth and Granth sahib

> Adi granth created by Guru Arjun dev

2. Who founded the Amritsar city

Ans. Guru Ram das

> On land granted by Akbar

3. Who invented Guru mukhi script

Ans. Guru Angad

4. Who joined Bahadur shah’s camp

Ans. Guru Govind singh

5. Who founded Khalsa

Ans. Guru Govind singh

> He introduced the ‘Pahul’ rite

6. Who started community kitchen or Langar

Ans. Guru Amardas

7. Who died of small pox

Ans. Guru Har kishan

8. Who executed at Delhi by Aurangzeb for not embracing Islam

Ans. Guru Teg Bahadur

9. Who transformed the Sikh community to militant

Ans. Guru Har govind

> He established Akal takhta

10. Who founded Amritsar’s Swarna mandir [Golden temple]

Ans. Guru Arjun dev

> He was executed by Jahangir because he helped prince Khusrau

> He also composed Adi granth

GK Questions answers on Famous Reforms during British period –

1. Prohibition of Sati > Lord William Bentick [supported by Raja Ram Mohan]

2. Doctrine of Lapse > Lord Dalhousie

3. Morley Minto > Lord Minto II

4. Ilbert bill > Lord Ripon

5. Indian independence act > Lord Mountbaten

6. Cabinet mission > Lord Wavell

7. Rowlatt act > Lord Chelmsford

8. Simon Commission > Lord Irwin

9. Brahmo samaj > Ram mohan Roy [1828]

10. Brahmo samaj of India > Keshar Chandra Sen [1865]

11. Arya samaj > Dayanand saraswati

12. Aligarh movement > Syed ahmed khan

General knowledge questions on Congress sessions –

> 1st congress session = 1885 Bombay = President WC Banerjee

> 2nd congress session = 1886 Calcutta = President Dadabhai Naoroji

> 3rd congress session = 1887 Madras = President Bedruddin Tyabji [1st muslim president]

> Total sessions = 55

> Last session = 1947 Delhi = Rajendra Prasad

Partition of India General knowledge Questions answers –

> The partition happened as per the Mountbaten Plan

Bengal and Punjab partitioned

West bengal and East punjab – India

East bengal and West punjab – Pakistan

Indian Constitution important GK questions answers –

> Constituent assembly president = Rajendra prasad

> Constituent assembly vide president = HC Mukherjee

> 22 july 1947 = National flag adopted

> 24 january 1950 = ‘Jana gana mana’ adopted as national anthem and Rajendra prasad became 1st president of India

GK Questions answers on Popular Newspapers and founder-

> Bengal gazette [India’s 1st news paper] = JK Hikki

> Kesri = BG Tilak

> Maratha = BG Tilak

> Yound India = M Gandhi

> Harijan = M Gandhi

GK Questions answers – Indian political system / Indian constitution

Indian constitution is a vital part from where major questions and answers comes in competitive exams. Here we are sharing very important topics which majorly comes in exams.

You will never get these type of exclusive notes anywhere on the internet!

Attorney general of India-

* Appointed by the President

* He must have qualification equivalent [as equal] to the judge of Supreme court

* He is not a member of cabinet but he can speak in Parliament or in any Parliamentary committee

* He can take part in any proceedings and committees of the Parliament

* He can be an audience in any courts of the country

* He has no right to vote

* His duties – to provide legal advice to the Indian govt., to perform the tasks assigned to him by the President

Advocate general-

* Each state has one advocate general

* He is appointed by Governor of the state

* He holds the office during the pleasure of the governor

* He must have qualification equivalent [equal to] the judge of High court

* His duties – to give legal advice to the state govt., to perform the tasks assigned to him by the state governor

* He has no right to vote

* He can take part and can speak in any proceedings of the state legislature

Comptroller and Auditor general [CAG]-

* Appointed by the President

* His office tenure is for 6 years or 65 years old – which ever is earlier

* He can be removed by the President

* After his office tenure he can’t hold any state or union/central govt office

* He is also known as ‘the custodian and trustee of public money’

Chief justice of India [CJI]-

* Appointed by President

* His qualifications – he must been a judge of High court for 5 yrs or eminent jurist/advocate of High court for 10 yrs

* He can hold office upto 65 years

* He with the consultation of President appoints other judges of Supreme court

Chief justice of High court-

* He is appointed by President after consulting with chief justice of India and governor of the state

* Other judges of High court are appointed by President

* His qualification – he must been an advocate of High court or of 2 such courts for 10 years OR he must been a judicial officer in India for 10 years

* He holds office upto 62 years

Geography GK Questions –

Here we will discuss some fold dances questions which generally comes in competitive exams. These dance forms are very important. Go through these notes thoroughly!

Famous folk dances state wise-

West bengal-

> Kathi dance, Baul, Kirtan, Chhau, Jatra


> Chhau, Ghumara, Jaddur, Bahaka wata

J & K-

> Rauf, Hikat, Chakri

Uttar Pradesh-

> Nautanki, Rasa leela, Chappeli, Kumaon


> Jhumri, Jogida, Karma


> Yakshagana, Kola, Huttari


> Natakam, Koodiyattam, Kaliyattam, Krishnattam, Kaikottikalli, Mohintyattam

Madhya Pradesh-

> Ghero, Lota, Pandvani


> Tamasha, Lavani, Mauni, Dasavatar


> Maha rasa, Basant rasa, Lai haroba


> Laho, Derogata


> Chailam, Tanglam


> Bhangra, Giddha, Jhumar


> Kolattam, Kummi, Dummy horse dance


> Rasa leela, Phag dance, Gugga, Dhamal


> Baisakhi bihu, Khel, Rakhal leela, Maharas


> Jata jatin, Kathputli, Chhau


> Danda, Raut, Karma


>Dandiya, Rasa leela, Garba

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