General knowledge Questions and Answers

Indian Polity GK Questions
1. In whom did the Government of India Act, 1935 veste the residuary power? – Governor-General

2. Why is the constitution of India republican? – Because it has no hereditary elements

3. Howmany times has National Emergency been declared? – Three times

4. Who has the power to form a new State within the Union of India? – President

5. Which was the first woman film star nominated/ elected to the Rajya Sabha? – Nargis Dutt

6. How many High Courts in India have jurisdiction over more than one State (Union Territories not included)? – 3

7. With which the executive power relating to concurrent subjects remain? – The Centre

8. Up to howmuch age can the Members of the Union Public Service Commission function? – 65 years

9. A Municipal Corporation is set up in a city with howmuch population of not less than? – 10 lakh

10. Which language is Next to Hindi spoken by the largest number of people in the Indian subcontinent? – Bengali

Indian Economy GK Questions
1. By whom was the first attempt to initiate economic planning in India made? – By M. Visvesvaraya

2. In India, what is the present trend of rapid urbanisation? – Lack of employment opportunities in rural areas

3. When was decimal coinage introduced in India? – 1957

4. Which is at the apex of Industrial Finance in India? – Industrial Development Bank of India

5. By which bill does the government make arrangement for the collection of revenues for a year? – Finance Bill

6. Which place does Buyer’s market denote? – The demand exceeds the supply

7. Which forms the largest share of deficit in Govt. of India budget? – Fiscal deficit

8. Which Committee was formed to suggest means for eradicating black money? – Cheiliah Committee

9. Which is the Highest milk producer in India? – U. P.

10. With which was Tarapore Committee associated? – Fuller capital account convertibility