55 Important Questions on Facts About India

55 Important Questions on Facts About India
Welcome Kerala PSC aspirant. In this post, we have included 55 Important Questions on Facts about India, which is an important topic in almost all Kerala Public Service Commission Exams. Hope these 55 Questions and answers will be helpful for you in your upcoming exams. 55 Important Questions on Facts About India are collected from different websites.
  1. In which year, the first socio-economic caste census started in India? - 2011
  2. Whose birthday is celebrating as National Women's Day on February 13 - Sarojini Naidu
  3. The Right of Education Act came into force except for the state of - Jammu & Kashmir
  4. 'Mission Indradhanush' launched by the Government of India pertains to - Immunization of Children and pregnant women
  5. In which year, United Nations General Assembly voted to establish 2nd October as the International Day of Non-Violence? - 2007
  6. The Obra city is famous for - Thermal Power Plant
  7. The headquarters of Tobacco Board - Guntur
  8. The Space Commission was set up in - 1972
  9. The United Progressive Alliance was formed in - 2004
  10. Which is the highest honour among the Padma Awards conferred on eminent personalities by the Government of India every year? - Padma Vibhushan
  11. Which is the oldest regiment of Indian Army - Madras Regiment
  12. Who was the president of India during the Janata Party regime? - N Sanjiva Reddy
  13. Lord Mountbatten remained in office as the Governor General of free India up to - 20th June 1948
  14. National Green Tribunal (NGT) was established in - 2010
  15. The headquarters of Antrix Corporation Limited, the apex marketing agency under Department of Space - Bangalore
  16. Who called Rajendra Prasad as the 'Symbol of Bharat'? - Jawaharlal Nehru
  17. Where did India's first UN Technology innovation lab setup? - Thiruvananthapuram
  18. The founder director of CSIR-Centre for Cellular Molecular Biology - PM Bhargava
  19. The name of central ministry dealing with environmental affairs is - Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
  20. Who authored the series of articles entitled India's Disintegrating DEmocracy in The Times? - Neville Maxwell
  21. 'Socialistic patter' of Indian society comes through - Mixed Economy
  22. Anti Defection Law came into force in - 1985
  23. In which year STD was introduced for the first time in India between Kanpur and Lucknow - 1960
  24. In which year the first ISD line was established between Mumbai and London - 1976
  25. Protection of Human Rights Act came into force in - 1993
  26. Susmita Sen became Miss Universe and Aishwarya Rai became Miss World in - 1994
  27. The Defence Minister who resigned the post following an attack on the northeastern border of India by China in 1962 - VK Krishna Menon
  28. The Second Administrative Reforms Commission (ARC) was constituted in - 2005
  29. The socialist leader who was the exponent of 'total rebellion' - Jayaprakash Narayan
  30. The first Administrative Reforms Commission in India was appointed in - 1966
  31. University Grants Commission was formed as per the recommendation of - Dr S Radhakrishnan Commission
  32. Where did the First Asian Games held in 1951? - New Delhi
  33. Which foreign country is associated with Delhi Metro Project? - Japan
  34. Who headed the first Administrative Reforms Commission? - Morarji Desai
  35. Who headed the second Administrative Reforms Commission? - Veerappa Moily
  36. Where did Asia's first export processing zone (EPZ) set up? - Kandla
  37. 'Wherever he trod became hallowed land, wherever he sat became temples'. Who said these words in tribute to Mahatma Gandhi? - Jawaharlal Nehru
  38. Name the institution in India that is modelled after the Massachusetts Institute of Technology of the USA - IIT
  39. National Policy for Empowerment of Women was adopted in - 2001
  40. The founder leader of Mizo National Front - Laldenga
  41. The US president when India requested for military help during the Chinese invasion? - John F Kennedy
  42. The Union Government set up the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) under the National Commission for Minorities Act - 1992
  43. Which country provided nuclear reactor technology for the Tarapur Atomic Power Sation? - USA
  44. Which was the last princely state acceded to Indian Union inconsequent to independence? - Hyderabad
  45. Kuldip Nayyar served as the High Commissioner to - UK
  46. Who became the second Home Minister of India, after the death of Sardar Patel? - C Rajagopalachari
  47. India's first ambassador to US - Asaf Ali
  48. He was nominated for the highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna, in 1968 but he declined, citing his opposition to such honours in a Republic, which he had first voiced during the Constituent Assembly debates Name this person - HN Kunzru
  49. India's first Cyber Grameen Centre became operational in - Andhra Pradesh
  50. Name the Prime Minister of India who took the oath of office at Raj Ghat - Morarji Desai
  51. The Indian who served as the Chief Election Commissioner of Nepal and Sudan - Sukumar Sen
  52. What was the symbol of the Indian National Congress in the first General Election (1951-52)- Yoked bullock
  53. Who controversially backed the emergency imposed by Indira Gandhi calling it 'Anushasana Parva' (Time for Discipline)? - Vinoba Bhave
  54. Who established 'Anandwan' at Warora village in Maharashtra? - Baba Amte
  55. Who was the President of India who consistently described Indian secularism as 'Sarva Dharma Sambhav'? - Dr S Radhakrishnan
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