Top 100 GK (General Knowledge) Questions for NDA Exam

NDA General Ability Test Question Paper 2017

  1. The three words which were added in the Preamble to the Constitution of India by the 42nd Constitutional Amendment Act 1976 are : Socialist , secular and integrity

  2. Article 1 describes India that is Bharat as : A union of States

  3. Part XVII of the Constitution deals with : Emergency Provision

  4. Right to freedom of religion as enshrined in Articles 25-28 includes :

    1. Freedom of Conscience, and free profession , practice and propagation of religion

  5. The right to move the Supreme Court for the enforcement of fundamental right including the writs of habeas corpus, mandamus , prohibition , certiorari and quo warranto are the part of :

    1. Right to Constitutional Remedies

  6. The right to acquire, hold and dispose os property was deleted from the chapter of fundamental right by :

    1. The 44th Constitutional Amendment Act of 1978

  7. Which Article grants protection to persons who are arrested or detained ?

    1. Article 22

  8. The Article 40 which required the state to organise village panchayats and endow them with neccesary powers and authority to enable them to function as units of self government is part of:

    1. Directive Principal of State Policy

  9. The law which aims at protecting the monument, places and objects of national importance is:

    1. The Ancient and Historical Monument and Archaelogical Sites and Remains Act(1951)

  10. The Cabinet is the nucleus of power in: Parliament System

  11. The foremost basic features of the Constitution of India includes:

    1. Supremacy of the Constitution, Independance of Judiciary, Rule of Law, Principle of Equality, Judicial Review and Secularism

  12. President of India can be reelected: For any number of terms

  13. The Linguistic Provinces Commission appointed under the Chairmanship of S.K.Dhar in 1948 recommended the reorganisation of states on the basis of

    1. Administrative Convenience rather than linguistic factor

  14. The state which is neutral in matter of religion and does not uphold any particular religion as the state religion is called

    1. Secular State

  15. Which article authorises the Parliament to form a new state by separation of territory from any state ?

    1. Article 3

  16. Under the citizenship Actof 1955 the five ways Prescribed for acquring citizenship are

    1. By Birth, by descent , by registeration, by naturalisation and by incorporation of territory

  17. Which article declares that all laws that are inconsistent with or in derogation of any of the fundamental right shall be void ?

    1. Article 13

  18. The idea of Directive Principles of State Policy in the Constitution of India has been borrowed from

    1. The Irish Contitution

  19. Which act provides for the disqualification of members of the Parliament of State Legislature for indulging in corrupt practices ? The Representation of People Act (1951)

  20. The procedure for the amendment of the Constitution is laid down in Articles 368

  21. The Union Executive consists of

    1. The President, The Prime Minister , The Council of Ministers and Attorney General of India

  22. The provisions of financial emergency has been laid down in Article 360

  23. The Administrative Head of the Cabinet Secretariat is Cabinet Secretary

  24. The first President of the Constituent Assembly of India was : Rajendra Prasad

  25. Who is known as the Father of the Constituion of India? B. R. Ambedkar

  26. Article 1 of the Constitution of India describes India as : Union of States

  27. In which Article is it mentioned that no person shall be compelled to pay any taxes for the promotion of a particular religion

    1. Article 27

  28. As per Article 44 the state shall endeavour to secure for all the citizen :

    1. A Uniform Civil Code

  29. The 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act of 1992 gave Constitutional recognition to the panchayats by adding a

    1. A new Part IX and a new Schedule 11 to the Constitution

  30. Power of President to promulgate ordinances during recess of Parliament is enshrined in :

    1. Articles 123

  31. The concept of ‘Procedure established by Law’ as incorporated in the Constituion of India is borrowed from :

    1. Japanese Constitution

  32. In which schedule to the Constitution of India is the division of power between the Union and the States in terms of the Union List and the State List Laid down ?

    1. Seventh Schedule

  33. In which case did the Supreme Coury hold that the Preamble is not the part of the Constitution ?

    1. The Berubari Union Case (1960)


  34. Maulvi Ahmadullahwas the leader of the 1857 Revolt of                                  Faizabad

  35. Which section of Indian population did not support the 1857 Revolt ? Educated Middle Class

  36. In whose viceroyalty the partition of Bengal effected ? Lord Curzon’s Viceroyalty

  37. Which two leaders were popularly known as ‘no changers’ ?

    1. Rajendra Prasad and C.Rajagopalachari

  38. The Champaran Satyagrah was against the Indigo planters

  39. The Lahore Congress which passed the resolution of ‘Poorna Swaraj’ was presided over by

    1. Jawaharlal Nehru

  40. Which island territory was called the ‘Swaraj’ by the INA ? The Nicobar

  41. Who described the ‘Revolt of 1857’ as “a planned war of National Independence” ?

    1. D.Savarkar

  42. Two Home leagues were founded in 1916. Their founded were ?                Annie Besant and B.G.Tilak

  43. What was the most revolutionary secret organization of Bengal ? Abhinav Bharat

  44. Who founded Tattvabodhini Sabha in 1839 ? Maharishi Devendranath Tagore

  45. The eminent Bengali novelist and composer of national song Bande Mataram who aroused a new Consciousness in the 19th century Bengal Society was : Bankim chandra chattopadhyay

  46. Vivekanand established Ramakrishna Mission : In 1897

  47. For the cause of national liberation Swami Dayanandastressed on :

    1. Swadwshi, Swadhharma, Swabhasha and Swarajya

  48. Who founded Satya Shodhak Samaj in 1873 ? Jyotiba Phule

  49. The first President of Indian National Congress was : Sir Wyomesh Chandra Banerjee

  50. Who conveyed to the Indians – “I am with you wholeheartedly and in terms of culture I am one of you” ?

    1. Annie Besant

  51. Aurobindo Ghose, Barindra Kumar Ghose, P.Mitra,  Abinash Bhattacharya and Bhupendranath Dutta were associated with the revolutionary organisation :                                                                     Anushilan Samiti (in Bengal)

  52. The main centre of Gadar Moovement of 1915 was : United State of America

  53. Who brought out a paper with the title of the ‘Loyal Muhammadanans of India’ ?

    1. Sir Sayyid Ahmad Khan

  54. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose was born in 1897 in Cuttack (Odisha)

  55. When did British Qeen Victoria take the additinol title of Empress of India ? In the year 1876

  56. The Defence of India Act 1915 passed in 1915 by the Britishers was an Emergency Criminal Law

  57. Bahadur Shah Zafar was proclaimed Shenshah-e-Hindustan by the rebels on

    1. May 10, 1857

  58. Which Act passed by the Britishers effectively allowed the election of Indians to the various Legislative councils in India for the first time ?

    1. Indian Councils Act 1909 (Also known Morley- Minto Reforms )

  59. The organisation in the 20th session of which the muslim League was founde in Dhaka was

    1. All India Muhammadan Educational Conference

  60. Who established in 1893 the Society for the Removal of Obstacles to the Hindu Religion ?

    1. The chapekar Brothers

  61. Whom did the Britishers call the Fatherof India Disaffection and Biggest Traitor ?

    1. Bal Gangadhar Tilak

  62. United India Houses organised Unity among Indians in the United States of America in

    1. The year 1910

  63. Who said ‘India for Indians’ ? Dayanand Saraswati

  64. Who played an important role in the Gadar Movement in 1915 ? Lala Hardayal

  65. Barindra Kumar Ghose and Bhupendranath Dutta started : The Paper Yugantar in 1906

  66. Who formed the Hindu Dharma Sangrashini Sabha in 1893 ? Damodar and Balkrishna Chapekar

  67. Lord Curzon announced the partition of Bengal on : 16 October, 1905

  68. Who wrote in ‘Hind Swaraj’-“Our eaders are divided into two parties : the moderates and the extremists. These may be considered as the slow party and the impatient party. Some call the Moderates the timid party and the Extremists the bold party” Mahatma Ghandhi

  69. Whose statement is this – “the Indians should no longer be satisfied with mere mendicancy neither should they beg the English for concessions”: Lala Lajpat Rai

  70. Which Indian revolutionary was called by the Britishers as ‘The Father of Indian Disaffection and biggest traitor’ ?

    1. Bal Gangadhar Tilak

  71. Who was the founded of a society known as ‘Abhinav Bharat’ ? Vinayak Damodar Savarkar

  72. Maulana Qasim Nanautavi, Rashid Ahmad Gangohi, Sheikhul Hiind Maulana- Mahmud-ul-Hasan were the prominent figures who represented ? Deoband Movement

  73. Jallianwala Bagh Massacre in Amritsar took place on : 13 April, 1919

  74. In the history of Indian National Movement Santhal Rebellion took place between :

    1. 1855-1856

  75. The famine which killed nearly 8 lakh people during British rule as per the report furnished b the Famine Commission of 1660 had struck : Western India in November 1876-77

  76. Swami Vivekanand established the Ramakrishna Mission in The year 1897

  77. The first President of the India National Congress was : Sir Wyomesh Chandra Banerjee

  78. Who called the revolt of 1857 as a war between barbarism and civilisation ?

    1. R.Holmes

  79. Who is the author of the book ‘The Great Rebellion’ ? Ashok Mehta

  80. Who said, “This (the revolt 1857)was an erution of social volcano where many spent forces found vent. After the eruption, the whole social topography had changed; the scars of rebellion remained deep and shining”

    1. Ashok Mehta

  81. Sir Kumar Ghosh, Shambhuchand Mukherjee, Kali Mohan Das and Jogesh Chandra Dutt were editors of:

    1. Amrit Bazar Patrika

  82. Which of the British Acts provided for the establishment of All India Federation at the centre ?

    1. The Government of India, Act 1935

  83. Ashfaqullah Khan, Chandra Shekhar Azad, Ram Prasad Bismil, Rajendra Lahiri, Roshan Singh and Sachindranath Sanyal were all associated with : The Kakori Conspiracy (1925)

  84. Raja Rammohan Roy founded Brahma Samaj on : 20 August 1828

  85. Ghandhiji launched the Non- Cooperation Movement in : The year 1920

  86. Swami Sahajanand Saraswati was the first President of

    1. All India Kisan Mahasabha formed in Lucknow

  87. Partition of Bengal was revoked in 1911 during the Viceroyalty of : Lord Hardinge

  88. Quit India Movement began on : August 9, 1942

  89. Under which document was the separate electorate granted for Muslims ?

    1. Morley Minto Reforms

  90. Lucknow Pact of 1916 was betweem : Indian Muslim League and Indian National Congress

  91. During the tenure of which Governor General was the resolution of total independence passed ?

    1. Bombay

  92. Who regarded Gopal Krishna Gokhle as his Political guru Mahatma Gandhi

  93. Abhinav Bharat organised in 1904 was : A secret society of revolutionary activists

  94. Bal Gangadhar Tilak introduced the slogen ‘Swaraj is my birth right’ in : The year 1906

  95. Lala Lajpat Rai was also known as: Sher-e-Punjab

  96. Sri Aurobindo Ghosh was born in the year : 1872

  97. ‘Doctrine of Passive Resistance’ was published in the daily Bande Mataram in :

    1. April 1907 by Sri Aurobindo Ghosh

  98. Who said “Curzon’s partition of Bengal gave unwitting initiative to events of such magnitude which returned many years later to port with the cargo of freedom” : S. Gopal

  99. The Hindu Dharama Sangrakshini Sabha was formed in : 1893

  100. Who founded Abhinav Bharat? D. Savarkar

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