Famous Places in India - General Knowledge - Competitive Exams

1.  National Science Centre is located at
A.            Bangalore            B.            Bombay
C.            Kolkata                 D.            Delhi

2.  Central Road Research Institute is in
A.            Delhi                     B.            Bangalore
C.            Roorkee               D.            Hyderabad

3.  The world famous Ajanta caves are situated in
A.            Orissa
B.            Andhra Pradesh
C.            Kerala
D.            Maharashtra

4.  Where is Chitrakut situated?
A.            Maharashtra
B.            Uttar Pradesh
C.            Bihar
D.            Madhya Pradesh

5.  Which city is called 'White City' of Rajasthan?
A.            Bihar                      B.            Jaipur
C.            Udaipur               D.            Jodhpur

6.  Sanchi Stupa is located near
A.            Gaya                      B.            Bhopal
C.            Varanasi               D.            Bijapur

7.  The famous Rock Garden is located in which city?
A.            Jaipur                    B.            Lucknow
C.            Simla                     D.            Chandigarh

8  The National Institute of Community Development is located at
A.            Chennai
B.            Pant Nagar
C.            Hyderabad
D.            Bangalore

9.  'Mandi House' is a
A.            the office of the P.M.
B.            the office of Director General of Doordarshan
C.            the office of NFDC
D.            the Doordarshan C.P.C

10.   Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre is located at
A.            Pune                     B.            Ahmedabad
C.            Sriharikota          D.            Thiruvananthapuram

11. Charmukh Temple is situated in which state?
a. Haryana
b. Delhi
c. Punjab
d. Rajasthan

12. Where is Ram Tirth located?
a. Punjab
b. Rajasthan
c. Bihar
d. Uttarakhand

13. Which of the following temple is not in Odisha?
a. Sakshi Temple
b. Dasawatar Temple
c. Lingraj Temple
d. Brahmeshwar Temple

14. Kailash Temple is in ____________
a. Sirdi
b. Mahabaleshwar
c. Ajanta
d. Nasik

15. Which is the famous temple of Tamil Nadu?
a. Kalki Temple
b. Natraj Temple
c. Sri Ram Temple
d. Narsingh Temple

16. Beaches of Vizag are in _________________
a. Andhra Pradesh
b. Odisha
c. West Bengal
d. Chennai

17. ____________ is a famous beach in Chennai.
a. Kovalam
b. Diu
c. Marina
d. Midnapore

18. Which is the famous hill station of Arunachal Pradesh?
a. Mahabaleshwar
b. Araku
c. Munnar
d. Tawang

19. Khajiyar is famous hill station in _____________.
a. Himachal Pradesh
b. Sikkim
c. Karnataka
d. Meghaylaya

20. Which hill station is not in Himachal Pradesh?
a. Khajiyar
b. Manali
c. Coorg
d. Shimla

21. Which of the following is an UNESCO World Heritage Site?
a. Sundarbans
b. Raiganj
c. Ranthambore
d. Kanha

22. Which temple is declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site?
a. Harmandir Sahib
b. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
c. Airavateswara temple
d. Shore Temple

23. Which of the following is not in Puri?
a. Jagannath Temple
b. Rajarani Temple
c. Chilika Lake
d. Konark Temple and Beach

24. ____________ is the most visited state in India by foreign tourists
a. Maharashtra
b. Rajasthan
c. Himachal Pradesh
d. Kerala

25. Famous national parks like Kanha National Park, Madhav National Park and Pench are located in _______________
a. Andhra Pradesh
b. Tamil Nadu
c. Uttar Pradesh
d. Madhya Pradesh

26. Which of the following is nicknamed as one of the ’10 paradises of the world’ by National Geographic?
a. Srinagar
b. Kerala
c. Uttaranchal
d. Ladakh

27. Which state has the highest number of national protected monuments in India?
a. Uttar Pradesh
b. Delhi
c. Karnataka
d. Rajasthan

28. Golkonda Fort, the largest and 400 years oldest city is situated in ____________
a. Tamil Nadu
b. Karnataka
c. Kerala
d. Andhra Pradesh

29. World’s largest Buddhist Stupa is in ____________
a. Kesariya
b. Gaya
c. Darbhanga
d. Munger

30. Which of the two parks are UNESCO World Heritage Site?
a. Kaziranga National Park & Nameri National Park
b. Kaziranga National Park & Manas National Park
c. Manas National Park & Nameri National Park
d. Manas Nationa Park & Kanha National Park

31. Which city of Rajasthan is an UNESCO World Heritage Site?
a. Shekhawati
b. Dhosi Hill
c. Ranthambore National Park
d. Keoladeo National Park

32. Which city is known as the seat of the Maratha Empire?
a. Pune
b. Aurangabad
c. Kolhapur
d. Nashik

33. Which state holds the credit of having maximum number of UNESCO World Heritage Site?
a. Uttar Pradesh
b. West Bengal
c. Tamil Nadu
d. Delhi

34. Which state is called ‘the abode of the Gods’?
a. Tripur
b. Sikkim
c. Rajasthan
d. Uttarakhand

35. Which is the most popular tourist destination in India?
a. Uttar Pradesh
b. West Bengal
c. Rajasthan
d. Himachal Pradesh

36. __________ is the historical capital of a state from where the Hindu God Brahma created the Universe.
a. Kanpur
b. Bithoor
c. Lucknow
d. None of the above

37. At which place Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma?
a. Kushinagar
b. Chunar
c. Sarnath
d. None of the above

38. Which city has the origin of Hinduism and is world’s one of the oldest cities?
a. Varanasi
b. Allahabad
c. Gorakhpur
d. Jaunpur
39. _______________ is not an UNESCO Heritage Site.
a. Fatehpur Sikri
b. Nalanda
c. Mahabodhi Temple
d. Shore Temple

40. The Brihadishwara Temple is situated in______________
a. Thanjavur
b. Darasuram
c. Mahabalipuram
d. Jaipur

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