Static GK Quiz for Upcoming Exams Set 216

Static GK Questions for IBPS RRB, IBPS PO/Clerk, RBI Assistant, NIACL, OICL, NABARD, Bank of Baroda and other competitive exams.

  1. The Solaiyar Dam is located in which state?
    A) Kerala
    B) Odisha
    C) TamilNadu
    D) Andhra Pradesh
    E) Karnataka
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      Option C
    Some Extra: The Solaiyar Dam is part of the Solaiyar Hydroelectric Project in Tamil Nadu. The project comprises the main Soliayar Dam, the Solaiyar Flanking, and the Solaiyar Saddle Dam
  2. Ahiri Dance is an important folk dance form of which state?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Jharkhand
    D) Bihar
    E) Chhattisgarh
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      Option A
    Some Extra: Ahiri Dance is a trademark of the cattle herders of Gwalior. The dance also has religious overtones, as the various communities of Gwalior who perform this dance, are considered to be the descendants of Lord Krishna. 
  3. The Prag Mahal Palace is located in which state?
    A) Punjab
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Gujarat
    E) None of These
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      Option D
    Some Extra: The Prag Mahal is a 19th-century palace located next to the Aina Mahal in Bhuj, Gujarat
  4. When is the World Malaria Day observed?
    A) June 17
    B) April 25
    C) May 20
    D) March 2
    E) July 30
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      Option B
    Some Extra: World Malaria Day is an international observance commemorated every year on 25 April and recognizes global efforts to control malaria.
  5. Mehrangarh Fort is located in which state?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) West Bengal
    C) Haryana
    D) Madhya Pradesh
    E) Rajasthan
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      Option E
    Some Extra: Mehrangarh, located in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, is one of the largest forts in India. 
  6. The Dada Sahib Phalke Award is India’s highest award for which field?
    A) Literature
    B) Cinema
    C) Music
    D) Mathematics
    E) Medical Science
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      Option B
    Some Extra: The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is India’s highest award in cinema. It is presented annually at the National Film Awards ceremony by the Directorate of Film Festivals, an organisation set up by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
  7. The Gorumara National Park is located in which state?
    A) Haryana
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) West Bengal
    D) Himachal Pradesh
    E) Odisha
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      Option C
    Some Extra: The Gorumara National Park is a National Park in northern West Bengal, India. 
  8. The New Wanderers Stadium is located in which country?
    A) South Africa
    B) Australia
    C) Sri Lanka
    D) West Indies
    E) New Zealand
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      Option A
    Some Extra: The Bidvest Wanderers Stadium is a stadium situated just south of Sandton in Illovo, Johannesburg in Gauteng Province, South Africa. Test, One Day and First class cricket matches are played here.
  9. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is headquartered at ___________
    A) Beijing, China
    B) Washington D.C., United States
    C) Geneva, Switzerland
    D) Paris, France
    E) London, United Kingdom
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      Option D
    Some Extra: The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development is an intergovernmental economic organisation with 35 member countries, founded in 1961 to stimulate economic progress and world trade.
  10. The Paradip Port is located in _______
    A) West Bengal
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Maharashtra
    E) Odisha
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      Option E
    Some Extra: Paradip Port is an artificial, deep-water port on the East coast of India in Jagatsinghpur district of Odisha. It is situated at confluence of the Mahanadi river and the Bay of Bengal.
  11. Bellary Thermal Power Plant is situated in which Indian state?
    A) Odisha
    B) Karnataka
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Andhra Pradesh
    E) Kerala
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      Option B
    Some Extra: Bellary Thermal Power station is located in Kudatini Village, Bellary District in the Indian state of Karnataka.
  12. The Sattriya is an important classical dance form of which Indian state?
    A) Assam
    B) West Bengal
    C) Odisha
    D) Manipur
    E) Jammu & Kashmir
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      Option A
    Some Extra: The Sattriya dance form was introduced in the 15th century A.D by the great Vaishnava saint and reformer of Assam.
  13. What is the capital of Macedonia?
    A) Valletta
    B) Riga
    C) Chisinau
    D) Skopje
    E) Podgorica
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      Option D
    Some Extra: Currency – Macedonian denar
  14. What is the constituency of the Union Cabinet Minister of Information and Broadcasting?
    A) Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
    B) Pilibhit, Uttar Pradesh
    C) Chandni Chowk, Delhi
    D) Madhya Pradesh Rajya Sabha
    E) Gujarat Rajya Sabha
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      Option E
    Some Extra: Smriti Zubin Irani is currently the Cabinet Minister of Textiles and Information and Broadcasting. Irani is a Member of Parliament, being elected to the Rajya Sabha from the state of Gujarat. 
  15. The Kota city in Rajasthan is situated along the bank of which river?
    A) Godavari
    B) Chambal
    C) Jhelum
    D) Tapi
    E) Ganges
    View Answer
      Option B 

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