Bihar GK

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Bihar GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Who is lord Farman granting diwani of Bengal Bihar and Orissa to the English
A
Amit Shah
B
Bahadur Shah
C
Farrukhsiyar
D
Shah Alam II
Question 1 Explanation: 
Based on the terms of the agreement, Alam granted the East India Company Diwani rights, or the right to collect taxes on behalf of the Emperor from the eastern province of Bengal-Bihar-Orissa.
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Buddha meditated under a 'Peepal Tree' at ..... in Bihar.
A
Sarnath
B
Kusinara
C
Bodh Gaya
D
Jammu
Question 2 Explanation: 
Bodhi tree, also called Bo tree, according to Buddhist tradition, the specific sacred fig (Ficus religiosa) under which the Buddha sat when he attained Enlightenment (Bodhi) at Bodh Gaya in Bihar, India.
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Identify the famous style of art and the state it comes from?
A
Madhubani style, Rajasthan
B
Warli style, Maharashtra
C
Madhubani style , Bihar
D
Warli style, Bihar
Question 3 Explanation: 
The most popular art today is commonly referred to as Contemporary Art. Contemporary art encompasses many styles including Modern, Abstract, Impressionism, Pop Art, Cubism, Surrealism, Fantasy, Graffiti, and Photorealism.
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where is the word 'Bihar' originated from?
A
Vaishali
B
Viharas
C
Vartyas
D
Vatsa
Question 4 Explanation: 
The name Bihar is derived from the Sanskrit and Pali word vihāra (Devanagari: विहार), meaning "abode". The region roughly encompassing the present state had many Buddhist vihāras, the abodes of Buddhist monks in the ancient and medieval periods.
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In which district of Bihar was the 3 day long, 1st Migratory Birds Festival organized by Bihar state forestry department on December, 2020?
A
Bhagalpur
B
Aurangabad
C
Bhojpur
D
Jamui
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar has inaugurated the first-ever bird festival of the state, 'Kalrav', at Nagi-Nakti bird sanctuary, located in Jamui district.
Question 6 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Bihar capital
A
Patna
B
BHagalpur
C
Dispur
D
Bhodgaya
Question 7 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the capital of :Bihar
A
Patna
B
Ranchi
C
Kolkata
D
Bhubaneswar
Question 7 Explanation: 
Patna, ancient Pataliputra, city, capital of Bihar state, northern India. It lies about 290 miles (470 km) northwest of Kolkata (Calcutta). Patna is one of the oldest cities in India.
Question 8 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which two states of India continue to be the poorest States?
A
Bihar
B
Odisha
C
Jammu and Kashmir
D
Only (A) & (B)
Question 8 Explanation: 
Orissa, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh are the three poorest states in India with their people living below the poverty line being 47, 42 and 37 per cent respectively.
Question 9 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where is Bodh Gaya located?
A
Delhi
B
Gujarat
C
Nepal
D
Bihar
Question 9 Explanation: 
Bodh Gaya, also spelled Buddh Gaya, town, southwestern Bihar state, northeastern India. It is situated west of the Phalgu River, a tributary of the Ganges (Ganga) River. Mahabodhi temple, Bodh Gaya, Bihar, India.
Question 10 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
When was the Diwani of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa granted to the East India Company?
A
1757
B
1763
C
1765
D
None of the above
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Mughal Emperor granted the Diwani of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa to the East India Company in 1765.
Question 11 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
VEH BIHAR ME PATNA JA RAHA HAI ISME VYAKTI VACHAK SANGYA KON SA HAI
A
VEH BIHAR
B
PATNA
C
BIHAR
D
PATNA AUR BIHAR
Question 11 Explanation: 
जिन शब्दों से किसी विशेष व्यक्ति, स्थान अथवा वस्तु के नाम का बोध हो, उसे व्यक्तिवाचक संज्ञा कहते हैं। यथा- जयपुर, दिल्ली, भारत, रामायण, अमेरिका, राम इत्यादि।
Question 12 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Traditional dress of bihar for women .....
A
Kanjeevaram Saree
B
Silk Saree
C
Kurti
D
All of the above
Question 12 Explanation: 
The traditional dress of Bihari people consists of dhoti-kurta for men and saree for women. The effects of western culture have also affected the lives of the people of Bihar as western shirts and trousers are becoming popular among the both rural and urban male population and salwar kameez for women in Urban Bihar.
Question 13 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
..... is the capital of Bihar.
A
Lucknow
B
Patna
C
Kanpur
D
None of the above
Question 13 Explanation: 
Patna, ancient Pataliputra, city, capital of Bihar state, northern India. It lies about 290 miles (470 km) northwest of Kolkata (Calcutta). Patna is one of the oldest cities in India.
Question 14 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where was Champeror Satyagraha held?
A
Tamilnadu
B
Bihar
C
Punjab
D
Gujarat
Question 14 Explanation: 
It was a farmer's uprising that took place in Champaran district of Bihar in the Indian subcontinent, during the British colonial period. The farmers were protesting against having to grow indigo with barely any payment for it.
Question 15 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Bodh Gaya a famous Buddhist Centre is in?
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
Bihar
C
Rajasthan
D
Gujarat
Question 15 Explanation: 
Mahabodhi Temple, one of the holiest sites of Buddhism, marking the spot of the Buddha's Enlightenment (Bodhi). It is located in Bodh Gaya (in central Bihar state, northeastern India) on the banks of the Niranjana River.
Question 16 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Earlier he served as a
A
governor of Bihar
B
chief minister of punjab
C
governor of Assam
D
governor of west bengal
Question 17 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Who was the first prime minister of India to make a speech in Hindi at the United Nations?
A
Jawahar Lal Nehru
B
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
C
Narendra Modi
D
Indira Gandhi
Question 17 Explanation: 
As foreign minister, Vajpayee became the first person in 1977 to deliver a speech to the United Nations General Assembly in Hindi.
Question 18 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which tributary of Ganga River popularly known as 'Sorrow of Bihar'?
A
Gandak
B
Ghaghara
C
Kosi
D
Kali
Question 18 Explanation: 
The Kosi River is known as the "Sorrow of Bihar" as the annual floods affect about 21,000 km2 (8,100 sq mi) of fertile agricultural lands thereby disturbing the rural economy. It has an average water flow (discharge) of 2,166 cubic metres per second (76,500 cu ft/s).
Question 19 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which Political party(Alliance) recently won the election in Bihar?
A
Mahagathbandhan
B
Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Liberation (CPI) (ML)(L))
C
National Democratic Alliance(NDA)
D
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen(AIMIM)
Question 19 Explanation: 
The counting of votes began on 10 November 2020 and the incumbent National Democratic Alliance emerged as the winner with 125 elected MLAs, whereas the principal opposition coalition of Mahagathbandhan won 110 seats.
Question 20 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
When Indigo cultivation collapsed in Bengal, the planters shifted to
A
Assam
B
Bihar
C
Madhya Pradesh
D
Odisha
Question 20 Explanation: 
The indigo production collapsed in Bengal, after the revolt. The planters now shifted their operation to Bihar. Discovery of synthetic dyes in the late nineteenth century severely affected the business.
There are 20 questions to complete.

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