Study Material :: RRB railway Examination 2016

                  Important GK Questions for Railway Exam-2016

1. 'Dandia' is a popular dance of - Gujarat
2. With which sport is the 'Choudhury Trophy' associated? - Circumnavigation of the earth by car
3. Nuclear sizes are expressed in a unit named - Fermi
4. Lux is the SI unit of - intensity of illumination
5. The members of the Rajya Sabha are elected by - elected members of the legislative assembly

6. Who directed the world famous film 'The Gandhi'? - Richard Attenborough
7. Who invented Electric Generator? - Michael Faraday
8. The main chemical constituent of clay is - aluminium silicate
9. Which of the following food grain crops occupies the largest part of the cropped area in India? - Rice
10. Which of the following country won the first T20 Asia cup cricket for Blind? - India

11. RADAR is used for - detecting and locating the position of objects such as aeroplanes
12. The oldest oil refinery in India is at - Digboi, Assam
13. The Muslim League as a political party was founded in- 1906
14. Amnesty International has its headquarters at - London
15. Bell metal is an alloy of - tin and copper

16. The first recipient of Nehru Award was - U Thant
17. Graham Green was associated with which of the fields? - Literature
18. Which of the following is a peninsular river of India? - Krishna
19. Chlorophyll is a naturally occurring chelate compound in which central metal is - magnesium
20. Which English county did batting sensation Virender Sehwag join in the 2003 season? -

21. Kalchakra ceremony is associated with which of the following ceremonies? - Buddhism
22. The famous Rock Garden is located in which city? - Chandigarh
23. When is the World Population Day observed? - July 11
24. Under whose leadership was the all India Muslim League set up? - Aga Khan
25. The inert gas which is substituted for nitrogen in the air used by deep sea divers for breathing, is - Helium

26. The Radcliffe line is a boundary between - India and Pakistan
27. Which is known as 'Garden City of India'? - Bangalore
28. In which decade were the first successful diode and triode vacuum tubes invented? - 1900s
29. Badrinath is situated on the bank of river - Alaknanda
30. Who was the first Indian to win an individual medal in Olympics? - K.D.Jadhav

31. R. K. Laxman is a renowned - Cartoonist
32. Who is the author of the book 'Forbidden Verses'? - Abu Nuwas
33. The state having a largest area of forest cover in India is - Madhya Pradesh
34. When was SAARC founded? - 1985
35. Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre is located at - Thiruvananthapuram

36. The Rath Yatra at Puri is celebrated in honour of which Hindu deity - Jaganath
37. The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP) is located at - Bangkok
38. To whom was 'Bharat Ratna' awarded in 1999? - Amartya Sen
39. Jude Felix is a famous Indian player in which of the fields? - Hockey
40. What is the name of the CalTech seismologist who invented the scale used to measure the
magnitude of earthquakes? - Charles Richter

41. World Literacy Day is observed on - Sep 8
42. The words 'Satyameva Jayate' inscribed below the base plate of the emblem of India are taken from - Mundak Upanishad
43. The Vedic deity Indra was the Goddess of - rain and thunder
44. The metallurgical process in which a metal is obtained in a fused state is called - smelting
45. Who created Pretty Good Privacy (PGP)? - Phil Zimmermann

46. Hitler party which came into power in 1933 is known as - Nazi Party
47. Heavy Water Project (Talcher) and Fertilizer plant (Paradeep) are famous industries of which indian state? - Orissa
48. Durand Cup is associated with the game of - Football
49. Germany signed the Armistice Treaty on ____ and World War I ended - November 11, 1918
50. Frederick Sanger is a twice recipient of the Nobel Prize for - Chemistry in 1958 and 1980.

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