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Basic General Knowledge

Basic General Knowledge - Important Points


1.

In which year Delhi became the capital of India?

A. 1911

B. 1912

C. 1910

D. 1905

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Answer: option a

Explanation:

In December 1911, King George V of Britain decreed that the capital of British India would be moved from Calcutta (now Kolkata) to Delhi. 


2. The Nalanda University was founded by-

A. Samudra Gupta

B. Chandra Gupta

C. Kumara Gupta

D. Harsh Vardhana

Discuss Work Space

Answer: option c

Explanation:

The Nalanda University was founded by Gupta emperor Kumargupta I.

3. Largest fresh water lake of the world is-

A. Lake Superior

B. Lake Michigan

C. Lake Malawi

D. Great Bear Lake

Discuss Work Space

Answer: option a

Explanation:

Lake Superior is the largest fresh water lake.

4. Who was the first Indian to receive Nobel Prize?

A. Rabinder Nath Tagore

B. C.V Raman

C. Mother Teresa

D. Amartya Sen

Discuss Work Space

Answer: option a

Explanation:

Rabinder Nath Tagore received the first Nobel Prize in 1913.

5. Which state has the largest coastline in India?

A. Andhra Pradesh

B. Gujrat

C. Tamil Nadu

D. Maharashtra

Discuss Work Space

Answer: option b

Explanation:

The islands of Andaman and Nicobar had the longest coastline in IndiIt is followed by Gujarat. The state with the smallest coastline is the union territory of Daman and Diu.