General Knowledge Questions for Upcoming NDA 2017 Exam

Hereby we have provided General Knowledge questions for upcoming NDA Exam 2017 for the candidates who have a desire to join National Defence Academy and preparing for NDA Exam. These GK notes for NDA exam is shared by Ground Zero Institute Dehradun.

GK (General Knowledge) notes for NDA exam

  1. With effect from September 14, 2010, the new series of Wholesale Price Index (WPI)has been introduced with
    1. 2004-2005 as its base year (replacing 1993-1994 as base year)
  2. The Apex institution for financing exports and imports is Export-Import Bank
  3. As per the latest data for 2009-2010 (revised estimates), the per capita income in India stands at
    1. 44,354
  4. The number of Finance Commission set up upto now is : 13
  5. JawaharRozgarYojana (JRY)was started on : April 1, 1989
  6. In April 1980, how many banks were nationalized ? Six Banks
  7. How many Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) are working in the country ? 96
  8. With the objective to lessen the burden of parents in meeting the educational expenses of their children , the scheme which was launched on December 31, 2001 was :
    1. ShikshaSahayogYojana
  9. The year 2007 was declared as the : The year of Clenliness
  10. The State Bnks of India recently lauched a scheme to provide better services/facilities to its customers and to attract more and more new customers. The scheme is named : Parivartan
  11. The first energy exchange named as Indian Energy Exchange (IEx)started its working with effect from :
    1. June 27 , 2008
  12. R. Rastogi Panel is associated with Review of Service Tax Issues


  1. Kaziranga in known for                                                                                             One horned Rhinos
  2. The only land-locked country in South-East Asia is Laos
  3. The largest industry in India is Textile industry
  4. The central Building Research Centre is located at Roorkee
  5. Which place of India is known as Queen of the Arabian Sea ?                         Kochi
  6. The most urbanised state in India is Maharashtra
  7. Bermuda triangle lies in North Atlantic Ocean
  8. The aggregate of processes that determine the size and composition of any population is known as
    1. Population explosion
  9. Plant and animals living in a particular area constitute ? Biomass
  10. Which forests have maximum diversity ? Tropical forests
  11. The planet which has maximum number of satellites is : Jupiter
  12. Which planet is known as sister of earth ? Venus
  13. The study of universe is called : Cosmology
  14. The Large natural ecosystem comprised of abiotic (land , air , water , and solid of the concerned habitat ) and biatic ( plant , animals and micro-organisms ) is calles : Biome
  15. Browne Waterfalls are situated in : New Zealand
  16. The highest glacial lake of India located at the height of 17,145 feet in Garhwal Himalaya is : Devtal
  17. Project Tiger, one of the premier conservation efforts in the country was launched on : April 1, 1973
  18. Tilaiya Dam , Konar Dam , Maithon Dam and Panchet Hill Dam have been constructed under :
    1. The Damodar Valley Project
  19. Tungbhadra Multipurpose Project is a joint undertaking of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka
  20. In 1990 India ratified the World Heritage Convention of 1977 identifying four naturl sites of outstanding universal value namely :
    1. Kaziranga National Park (Assam) ,K eoladeo National Park (Rajasthan) , Sundarbans Biosphere Reserve (West Bengal) and Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve (UTTarakhand)
  21. Diu is an island of Gujarat
  22. Which is a land –locked sea ? Aral Sea
  23. Shivasamudram Falls is found in the course of river Cauvery
  24. The SardarSarovar Dam is associated with Narmada River
  25. Troposphere is the hottest part of the atmosphere because It is heated by the Earth’s Surface
  26. The outermost layer of the sun is called Corona
  27. For what is the Manas sanctuary in Assam Known ? Elelphants
  28. Mana Pass is located in Uttarakhand
  29. Moon is a Satellite
  30. Black Soil is very suitable for growing Cotton
  31. The largest state of India (area wise) is : Rajasthan
  32. Hyderabad (in Andhra Pradesh) is located on the bank : Musi River
  33. The river Cauvery rises on the Western edge of :                                              The Western Ghats (in the Brahmagiri Hills)
  34. Ankleshwar Basin (offshore) oilfield is located in : Gujarat
  35. India is divided into : Eight postal zones
  36. Rail Coach Factory is located in : Kapurthala (Punjab)
  37. India’s first Atomic Power Plant is : Taraput (Mumbai ) established in 1969
  38. Where is the volcanic mountain Mt. St. Helens situated? United States of America

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