Gk questions for RRB exams:
1. Which of the following is a major tea producing state ?
2. Which of the following states is a major producer of wheat ?
3. Which of the following states is an important producer of sugarcane ?
4. The Earth rotates 360 degree in about
Ans: 24 hours
5. A leap year has
Ans: 366 days
6. The occurrence of days and nights is the result of
Ans: Rotation of the earth about its axis
7. The duration of day and night becomes equal at all place on
Ans: 21st March and 23rd September
8. Solar eclipse occurs when
Ans: The moon comes in between the sun and the earth
9. The crust of the earth is divided into two parts – the hydrosphere and the land mass. The land mass occupies
Ans: About 29.2 % of the earth’s surface area
10. The Manas National Park is situated in the state of
11. Mausynram receives the highest rainfall in the world. It is located in the state of
12. Green Revolution in India led to a substantial increase in the production of
Ans: Food grains
13. ‘White Revolution’ in India is related to the development of
Ans: Dairy industry
14. What is a Tsunami?
Ans: A series of water waves caused by the displacement of a large volume of a body of water.
15. Which country was hit by an earthquake and tsunami in March 2011 resulting in loss of lives and property?
16. The zonal head quarter of Northeast Frontier Railway is at
17. The railway track in the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) is
Ans: Narrow gauge
18. The Palk Strait lies between the countries
Ans: India and Sri Lanka
19. Richter scale measures the magnitude of
20 ‘Jhum’ practiced in the north-eastern states of India is a method of
21. The Kaziranga National Park is famous for its
Ans: One horned rhinoceros
22. Which is the largest continent?
23. ‘One light year’ is a unit of
24. Which of the following is not a renewable resource?
25. Which is the third nearest planet to the sun?
26. The Pole Star indicates the direction to the
27. How many countries share land boundaries with India?
28. Kalinga is the ancient name of
Ans: Coastal Orissa
29. Which of the following is a natural resource?
30. The colour of coal is
31. Which of the following fuels are used for running automobiles ?
32. Paper was invented in
33. Two – thirds of the Earth’s surface is covered with water and, therefore, from the outer space, the earth appears
34. Global warming is increasing at an alarming rate mostly due to increase of the amount of
Ans: Carbon dioxide in the air
35. The President of India holds office for a period of
Ans: 5 years
36. The Parliament of India has houses.
37. Which of the following is known as the Pink City of India?
38. The first silent feature film made in India was
Ans: Raja Harishchandra
39. Stilwell Road (constructed during World War II and originally called Ledo Road ) connected
Ans: Northeast India with China
40. 26th January in India is celebrated as
Ans: Republic Day
41. Majuli is the largest fresh water river island of the world. It is located in the state of
42. The river Brahmaputra flows through the state of
43. Which of the following states does not share its boundary with Bangladesh?
44. The temple of Goddess Kamakhya in Guwahati (Assam) is situated at the top of a peak of the
Ans: Nilachal Hills
45. The National Anthem (‘Jana – gana – mana’) was composed by
Ans: Rabindra Nath Tagore
46. The highest civilian award in the country which is given by the President of India on January 26 is
Ans: Bharat Ratna
47. Loktak lake is situated in the state of
48. India became an independent country on
Ans: 15th August, 1947
49. Arjuna Award is given to outstanding
Ans: sports person
50. The Supreme Court of India is located in
Ans: New Delhi
51. The Ashoka Chakra depicted centrally on the white stripe of the National Flag has
Ans: 24 spokes
52. Which state is associated with the development of dance form ‘Kuchipudi’ ?
Ans: Andhra Pradesh
53. Electrical fuses installed in the house are connected in the
Ans: live wire
54. Dry ice is basically
Ans: Solidified carbon dioxide
55. A person climbing a hill bends forward in order to
Ans: Increase stability
56. We get energy directly from
Ans: The sun
57. Echoes are produced when the sound is