Friday, May 13, 2016

Indian States - Questions and Answers (Chapter-3)

Indian States - Questions and Answers

26. Goa was formerly a ..... colony:
(a) French                                                (b) Dutch
(c) Portuguese                                        (d) British
Answer: (c)

27. Who conquered Goa in 1510?
(a) Vasco da Gama                                 (b) Almeida
(c) Qutubddin Aibek                             (d) Albuquerq
Answer: (d)

28. National Institute of Oceanography is in:
(a) Dabolim                                            (b) Murmugao
(c) Dona Paula                                       (d) None of these
Answer: (c)

29. Goa was liberated from colonial rule in the year:
(a) 1960                                                  (b) 1961
(c) 1962                                                  (d) 1963
Answer: (b)

30. The bird sanctuary in Goa is named after:
(a) Sanjay Gandhi                                   (b) Rajaji
(c) Dr. Salim Ali                                      (d) None of these
Answer: (c)

31. Which is one of the principal languages in Goa?
(a) Dogri                                                     (b) Bodo
(c) Sindhi                                                    (d) Konkani
Answer: (d)

32. Number of districts in Goa?
(a) 2                                                             (b) 3
(c) 4                                                              (d) 5
Answer: (a)

33. Which state has the least number of members in Legislative Assembly?
(a) Manipur                                                  (b) Goa
(c) Nagaland                                                 (d) None of these
Answer: (d -Sikkim (32 MLAs))

34. The Operation which liberated Goa from foreign rule:
(a) Operation Cactus                                    (b) Operation Blue star
(c) Operation Vijay                                       (d) Operation Thunderstorm
Answer: (c)

35. Who called liberation of Goa as ‘Police action’?
(a) Kandeth                                                    (b) Jawaharlal Nehru
(c) Sardar Patel                                             (d) V K Krishnamenon
Answer: (d)

36. The important river in Goa:
(a) Gaghra                                                        (b) Mandovi
(c) Bhima                                                          (d) Vaiga
Answer: (b)

37. National Centre for Antractic and Ocean Research is in:
(a) Mumbai                                                          (b) Panaji
(c) Vasco da Gama                                              (d) Dabolim
Answer: (c)

38. The state with Uniform Civil Code:
(a) Maharashtra                                                  (b) Gujarat
(c) Goa                                                                    (d) Tamil Nadu
Answer: (c)

39. The first film of Amitabh Bachan was based on Goan revolution. Its name is:
(a) Dost                                                                    (b) Sholay
(c) Coolie                                                                (d) Saath Hindustani
Answer: (d)

40. The first state in India where electronic voting machine was used in all the
constituencies for election:
(a) Kerala                                                                (b) UP
(c) MP                                                                       (d) Goa

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