General knowledge Questions and Answers

Indian Polity Notes

1. How did Constituent Assembly arrived at decisions on the various provisions of the Constitution? – By consensus

2. why is India a democratic republic? – Because the Head of the State is elected by the people

3. Which right conferred by the Constitution of India is also available to non-citizens? – Freedom to speech

4. Which of appointment is not made by the President of India? – Speaker of the Lok Sabha

5. Which State sends the maximum number of members to the Rajya Sabha? – Uttar Pradesh 


6. What is the age of retirement of the Judges of the High Court? – 62 years

7. Whose prior consent can the Money Bills be introduced in the State Legislature? – Governor

8. In which year did the Congress loose its monopoly of power in the States for the first time after the elections? – 1967

9. A person to be qualified for standing in a panchayat election what age must have he attained? – 21 years

10. Who was made the Home Minister when Jawaharlal Nehru formed the Interim Government in 1946 ? – Sardar Patel

Indian Economy Notes

1. Who is the deputy chairman of the Planning Commission? – He holds the rank of a cabinet minister

2. What is the main objective of Antyodaya programme? – Uplift the poor

3. Which Mahatma Gandhi series of currency notes issued by the RBI has “ecology” depicted on it ? – Rs. 100

4. From where does the National Stock Exchange functions? – Mumbai

5. In which terms is the Rate of growth of an economy measured? – National income 


6. Among Indian Economists who had done pioneering work on National Income ? – V. K. R. V. Rao

7. What does Net factor income from abroad added to GDP give? – GNP

8. With whose assistance was Bokaro Steel Limited established? – Soviet Union

9. Which State produces maximum pulses in the country? – Madhya Pradesh

10. What does S and P 500 relate to? – An index of stocks of large companies