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Important Questions about National anthem in gk exams

Some of the important National Anthems and it's importance  for  Gk Exams

Jana Gana Mana                              =>  India
The Star-Spangled Banner               =>  America
God Save the Queen                        =>  Britain
Qaumi Taranah                                =>  Pakistan
March of the Volunteers                   =>  China
Indonesia Raya                                =>   Indonesia
Amar Sonar Bangla                         =>   Bangladesh
Kimigayo                                        =>   Japan
Kassaman                                       =>   Algeria
Druk tsendhen                                =>    Bhutan
Kaba Ma Kyei                               =>    Myanmar
Mawtini                                          =>    Iraq
Al-Nasheed Al-Watani                   =>    Kuwait

More info About National anthems

1. Which is the Oldest National anthem ?
Answer: Dutch National Anthem "The Wilhelmus"

2. Which  is the longest national anthem in terms of duration?
Answer: National Anthem of Uruguay

3.Brazil national anthem composer : Francisco Manuel da Silva

Here list only frequently asking questions related to national anthem . You can find the whole list of national anthem from wikipedia

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1.Newly elected  international Olympic committee  president?
 Answer: Thomas bach

2.Present CAG of India is?
Answer: Sashikanth Sharma

3.who  wrote the book "what young india want" ?
Answer: Chetan Bhagat

4.Present chief election commissioner ?
Answer: v s sampath

5.Next Olympic games will be held at ?
Answer: brazil

6.World Autism Awareness Day ?
Answer: April 2

7.largest fresh water or largest lake in India?
Answer: Wular Lake (kashmir)

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a. Mahavir Singh -Boxing
b.  Narinder Singh Saini -Hockey
c. K P Thomas -Athletics
d. Raj Singh -Wrestling

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Frequently asked questions About GANDHI : updated


If you can answer these Important questions about Mahatma Gandhi, you will surely get 1 mark in IBPS , UPSC, Bank clerk like exams. So Start to learn from Gandhi
Gandhiji General knowledge questions

1. When did Gandhiji born?
Answer: in 1869 October 2

2. When did Gandhiji went to South Africa to practice law?
Answer: in 1893

3. Where did Gandhiji's first Satyagraha experimented?
Answer: South Africa in 1906, September to protest against the Asiatic Ordinance issued against the Indians in Transval

4. When was Gandhiji's first imprisonment?
Answer: 1908 at Johannesberg in South Africa

5. In which railway station where Gandhiji was humiliated and ousted ?
Answer: Peter Marits Burg Railway Station in SouthAfrica

6. When did Gandhiji started Tolstoy Farm (SouthAfrica)?
Answer: in 1910

7. Where did Gandhiji started the Phoenix Settlement ?
Answer: Durban in South Africa

8. What is the name of weakly started by Gandhiji in SouthAfrica?
Answer: Indian opinion (1904)

9. When did Gandhiji returned to India from South Africa ?
Answer: 9th January 1915.
January 9 is observed as Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

10. Where was Gandhiji’s first satyagraha in India?
Answer: It was for the right of Indigo workers in Champaran in 1917

11. Where was gandhiji’s first fast (Gandhiji’s second satyagraha in India)?
Answer: In Ahmadabad

12. Which causes Gandhiji to abandoned his title Kaiser-I-Hind?
Answer: Jallianwalabagh Massacre (1919)

13. Who started weeklies named Young India and Navjeevan?
Answer: Mahatma Gandhi

14. Which is the only Congress session presided over by Gandhiji?
Answer: Congress session at Belgaum in 1924

15. Who started All India Harijan Samaj in 1932?
Answer: Mahatma Gandhi

16. Where is Wardha Ashram situated?
Answer: In Maharashtra

17. When did Gandhiji started the weekly Harijan?
Answer: 1933

18. Gandhiji called Subhash Chandra Bose as _________?
Answer: Patriot

19. Who called Gandhiji as “Half naked Seditious Fakir”?
Answer: Winston Churchill

20. Who gave the name ‘Gurudev’ to Tagore?
Answer: Mahatma Gandhi

21. Who called Gandhiji as ‘Mahatma’?
Answer: Tagore

22. Who is political guru of Gandhiji ?
Answer: Gopal Krishna Gokhale

23. Who is considered as spiritual guru of Gandhiji?
Answer: Leo Tolstoy

24. When did Gandhiji assassinated?
Answer: 1948 January 30 by Nadhuram Vinayak Godse

25. What was called as 'Post Dated Cheque' by Gandhiji ?
Answer: Cripps's Mission (1942)

26. When did Gandhiji published 'Hind Swaraj' ?
Answer: In the year 1908

27. who gave Baba Amta the title 'Abhay Sadak' ?
Answer: Mahatma Gandhi

28. The period which is considered as 'Gandhian Era' in Indian Independence struggle ?
Answer: 1915 - 1948

29. Where was Gandhiji’s third satyagraha in India?
Answer:  kheda satyagraha

30. What is the real name of Gandhi's Autobiography ?
Answer: Satya na prayogo

31. What is the period that referred in Gandhi's Autobiography ?
Answer: 1869 - 1921

32. When did Autobiography of Gandhiji first published ?
Answer: 1927 (in Navajeevan)

33. In which language Gandhiji wrote his Autobiography ?
Answer: Gujarati

34.  Who translated Gandhi's autobiography into English ?
Answer:  Mahadev Desai

35. Who founded Satyagrah Sabha ?
Answer: Mahatma Gandhi

36. Who was the secretary of Mahatma Gandhi after the demise of Mahadev Desai ?
Answer: Pyarelal

37. What is the real name of Mira Behn, the disciple of Gandhiji ?
Answer: Madeleine Slade

38. Who compared Gandhi's Dandi March to the legendary journey of Sri Rama to Lanka ?
Answer: Motilal Nehru

* Persons having nick name as Gandhi

39. Who is known as Frontier Gandhi ?
Answer: Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

40. Who is known as Bihar Gandhi ?
Answer: Dr. Rajendra Prasad

41. Who is known as Modern Gandhi ?
 Answer: Baba Amte

42. Who is known as Sri Lankan Gandhi ?
 Answer: A.T. Ariyaratne

43. Who is known as American Gandhi ?
Answer: Martin Luther King

44. Who is known as Burmese Gandhi ?
Answer: General Aung San

45. Who is known as African Gandhi ?
Answer:  Kenneth Kaunda

46. Who is known as South African Gandhi ?
Answer:  Nelson Mandela

47. Who is known as Kenya Gandhi ?
 Answer:  Jomo Kenyatta

48. Who is known as Indonesian Gandhi ?
Answer:  Ahmed Sukarno

Some of the Books about Gandhi.

*49. Who wrote the book "The words of Gandhi" ?
Answer: Mahatma Gandhi

Other Books written by Gandhiji - 
"The Essential Gandhi" ,   "The Wit and Wisdom of Gandhi" ,      "The Penguin Gandhi reader","Gandhi on Islam",      "The Bhagavad Gita According to Gandhi",    "The book of Gandhi wisdom",       "Hind swaraj and other writings",           "The Way to God",    "For Pacifists"

*50. Who is the write of  "Gandhi on Non-Violence" ?
Answer: Thomas Merton

*51. "The Life Of Mahatma Gandhi" is written by?
Answer:Louis Fischer

*52. who is the author of "Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and his Struggle with India"
Answer: Joseph Lelyveld

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