Dehradun GK

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Dehradun general knowledge

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Ruskin Bond used to spend his summer at his grandmother's house in Dehradun. While taking the train, he always had to pass through a small station called Deoli. No one used to get down at the station and nothing happened there. Until one day he sees a girl selling fruit and he is unable to forget her.WHAT WAS THE STRANGE GIRL DOING?
A
SHE WAS GETTING DOWN AT THE STATION
B
SHE WAS SELLING FRUIT
C
SHE WAS TAKING THE TRAIN
D
SHE WAS SPENDING HER SUMMER AT HER GRADMA´S HOUSE
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Dehradun is the Capital of.
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
Madhya Pradesh
C
Uttranchal
D
Arunachal Pradesh
Question 2 Explanation: 
About Dehradun

Dehradun is the capital city of Uttarakhand – a northern state of India. It is situated at an altitude of 640 mts (2100 fts) to 1,000 mts (3280 fts) above mean sea level.
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
He joined the Indian Military Academy in Dehradun in.....
A
1986
B
1988
C
1989
D
1990
Question 3 Explanation: 
Located in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, it was established in 1932 following a recommendation by a military committee set up under the chairmanship of General (later Field Marshal) Sir Philip Chetwode. From a class of 40 male cadets in 1932, IMA now has a sanctioned capacity of 1,650.
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
National Library for Blind and Handicapped of India is located at :
A
Chennai
B
Tanjour
C
New Delhi
D
Dehradun
Question 4 Explanation: 
The NIVH has its Headquarters at 116, Rajpur Road, Dehradun with one Regional Centre at Chennai (Tamil Nadu) established in 1988 and two Regional Chapters at Kolkata (W.B.) and Secunderabad (Andhra Pradesh) established in the year 1997.
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What did Rusty told when Soami told he is leaving the Dehradun?
A
Rusty told if you are leaving then I will also leave.
B
I will be so happy if u leave
C
Happy journey
D
None
Question 6 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of these cities is situated in India?
A
Colombo
B
Lahore
C
Dehradun
D
Thimphu
Question 6 Explanation: 
TownRiver
AllahabadGanga, Yamuna
AyodhyaSaryu
BadarinathGanga
CalcuttaHooglhly
Question 7 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Why was uncle ken in Dehradun
A
Because he was on vacation
B
Because the hotel he worked in was shutdown
C
Because he resigned from his job in Shimla
D
None of the above
Question 7 Explanation: 
Uncle Ken has just come back from Shimla to stay with them in Dehradun. He used to work in a hotel, but it has shut down. He now wants to learn to drive so that he can earn his living as a taxi driver.
Question 8 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Nehru was transferred from Bareilly Gaol to
A
Mussoorie
B
Ceylon
C
Dehradun
D
None of the above
Question 9 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
. Indira Gandhi national forest academy is located at
A
New Delhi
B
Mumbai
C
Dehradun
D
Kolkata
Question 9 Explanation: 
TypeNatural Resource Service training institute
LocationDehradun, Uttarakhand
CampusDehradun
AffiliationsGovernment of India
Websitewww.ignfa.gov.in
Question 10 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Indian Military Academy was situated in .....
A
Jharkhand
B
Dehradun
C
Bihar
D
West Bengal
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Indian Military Academy (IMA) trains officers for the Indian Army. Located in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, it was established in 1932 following a recommendation by a military committee set up under the chairmanship of General (later Field Marshal) Sir Philip Chetwode.
Question 11 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where did the writer's grandfather live
A
In Delhi
B
In Mumbai
C
In Saharanpur
D
In Dehradun
Question 11 Explanation: 
The grandfather lived in Dehra Dun.
Question 12 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which place in India is known as the 'School capital of India'?
A
Dehradun
B
Vishakapatnam
C
Jodhpur
D
Bhubaneshwar
Question 12 Explanation: 
'School Capital' of India is Dehradun. It is called so since it has world-class residential schools. It has a number of day and boarding schools. A lot of notable personalities including Abhinav Bindra, Amitav Ghosh, and Rajiv Gandhi have studied in the schools of Dehradun.
Question 13 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
where does the story take place?
A
European Dehradun
B
Indian Dehradun
C
Amritsar
D
None of the above
Question 14 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Name three hill stations
A
Darjeeling
B
Dehradun
C
Kodaikanal
D
All of the above
Question 14 Explanation: 
Mussoorie and Nainital are among the most popular hill stations in north India. Coorg, Ooty and Kodaikanal are the most popular ones in South India. Matheran, Almora, McLeodganj, Gangtok, and Coonoor among others are the lesser crowded hill station in India.
Question 15 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Capital of Uttarkhand is?
A
Darjeling
B
Dehradun
C
Delhi
D
Shimla
Question 15 Explanation: 
Uttarakhand
Coordinates (Dehradun):30.33°N 78.06°ECoordinates:30.33°N 78.06°E
CountryIndia
Formation9 November 2000
CapitalBhararisain (summer) Dehradun (winter)
Question 16 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Indian Institute of Petroleum is located at
A
Dehradun
B
Kolkata
C
Dhanbad
D
New Delhi
Question 16 Explanation: 
Headquarters of Institute of Petroleum is situated in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. The Indian Institute of Petroleum was established in 1960. It is one of the constituent laboratories of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research.
Question 17 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In which state Dehradun located?
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
Uttar Khand
C
Tripura
D
West Bengal
Question 17 Explanation: 
About Dehradun

Dehradun is the capital city of Uttarakhand – a northern state of India. It is situated at an altitude of 640 mts (2100 fts) to 1,000 mts (3280 fts) above mean sea level.
Question 18 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The 'Indian Military academy' is situated at
A
Himachal pradesh
B
Dehradun
C
Uttarkashi
D
Rudraprayag
Question 18 Explanation: 
The Indian Military Academy (IMA) trains officers for the Indian Army. Located in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, it was established in 1932 following a recommendation by a military committee set up under the chairmanship of General (later Field Marshal) Sir Philip Chetwode.
Question 19 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
THE SPEAKER AND HIS .....LIVED IN DEHRADUN
A
FRIENDS
B
BROTHERS
C
GRANDPARENTS
D
None of the above
Question 20 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology is located at
A
Delhi
B
Dehradun
C
Shimla
D
Kulu
Question 20 Explanation: 
2. HOW TO APPLY: (a) Candidates are required to apply through the link http://wihg.in given on the website of Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun (www.wihg.res.in). No other means/mode of application will be entertained.
There are 20 questions to complete.