Port Blair GK

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Port Blair GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which is the newest port in India?
A
Kandla Port
B
Ennore Port
C
Port Blair
D
Paradip Port
Question 1 Explanation: 
Tuticorin Port is a new port that was recently constructed in Tamil Nadu and is one of the 13 major ports of India. It is an artificial harbour developed 8kms south of the old Tuticorin port.
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Almas Javed was a student of..... in port blair.
A
Carnival convent
B
Nirmala convent
C
Carmel convent
D
None of above
Question 2 Explanation: 
Almas Javed was ten years old. She was a student of Carmel Convent in Port Blair where her father had a petrol pump.
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where did Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, himself hoisted the first time Tricolour flag of Indian Independence?
A
Kohima
B
Jimkhana Club Port Blair.
C
Japan
D
Singapore
Question 3 Explanation: 
The INA Museum at Moirang displays some wartime relics and photographs. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, himself also hoisted the Tricolour flag of Indian Independence on 30 December 1943 in Jimkhana Club Port Blair.
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Almas was studying in Carmel convent in
A
Katchall
B
Kamorta
C
Port Blair
D
Thailand
Question 4 Explanation: 
Almas Javed was a ten-year-old girl studying in Carmel convent school situated in Port Blair.
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Can Baratang Island which is 100 km away from Port blair be included in the package at an extra cost and permit?
A
No
B
True
C
Subjective to availability
D
only available for Defense personell
Question 6 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Who's father owned a petrol pump in port Blair?
A
Meghna
B
Almas javed
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 6 Explanation: 
1. Almas Javed was a ten year old student of Carmel Convent in Port Blair. 2. Javed's father owned a petrol pump.
Question 7 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In which year Port Blair was declared as youngest major port in India?
A
2009
B
2007
C
2008
D
2010
Question 7 Explanation: 
Under the Indian Ports Act, 1908, the Government has declared the Port Blair Port with its territorial jurisdiction over all ports of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, - as a major port w.e.f. 1 June, 2010.
Question 8 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Island Tourism Festival is being held at which city of India?
A
Port Blair
B
Diu
C
Kavarathy
D
Kardweep
Question 8 Explanation: 
Island Tourism Festival 2022 will be held in Port Blair in January. Andaman and Nicobar Island is a bustling place since January with the advent of New Year. The Island Tourism Festival brings an added charm continuing the festive fervor.
Question 9 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The southernmost point of Indian sub-continent is?
A
Kanyakumari
B
Indira point
C
Kavaratti
D
Port Blair
Question 9 Explanation: 
Cape Comorin, rocky headland on the Indian Ocean in Tamil Nadu state, southeastern India, forming the southernmost point of the subcontinent. It is the southern tip of the Cardamom Hills, an extension of the Western Ghats range along the west coast of India.
Question 10 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Cellullar Jail is located in
A
Port Blair
B
Andaman and Nicobar
C
Laxshwadeep
D
Maharashtra
Question 10 Explanation: 
Cellular Jail is situated on South Andaman Island, one of 572 islands forming Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands in India.
Question 11 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which was the first place azad hind fauz unfurled Indian flag?
A
Kolkata
B
Manipur
C
Port Blair
D
None of above
Question 11 Explanation: 
On August 7, 1906, the first tricolour flag was hoisted at Parsee Bagan Square (Greer Park) in Kolkata.
Question 12 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where was the 33rd edition of India-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol (Ind-Indo Corpat) inaugurated in order to enhance interoperability and strengthen existing bonds between India & Indonesia?
A
Jakarta, Indonesia
B
New Delhi, India
C
Port Blair, India
D
Serang, Indonesia
Question 12 Explanation: 
37TH EDITION OF INDIA - INDONESIA COORDINATED PATROL.
Question 13 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The "cellular jail" as constructed by British for exiling political indian prisoners, giving harshest of treatment to them. Where is this jail located?
A
Delhi
B
Port Blair
C
Lakshdweep
D
Calcutta
Question 13 Explanation: 
The Cellular Jail in Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar Islands is a prison where Indians fighting for freedom from the British were exiled and incarcerated under very inhuman conditions.
Question 14 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Analyze the photo and answer the question that follows.Photo by Blair HuesdensImagine that you've been hired as an engineer who will help research new forms of electricity, like wind power. Your task is to study how you could use natural sources of energy to benefit your community. You will also need to study how a new power plant would affect the natural world around it.Which of the six essential elements of geography would you be using?
A
environment and society
B
the world in spatial terms
C
places and regions
D
human systems
Question 14 Explanation: 
Wind turbines operate on a simple principle. The energy in the wind turns two or three propeller-like blades around a rotor. The rotor is connected to the main shaft, which spins a generator to create electricity.
Question 15 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Cellular Jail is located in .....
A
Goa
B
Port Blair
C
Assam
Question 16 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Almas Javed was a student of carmel convent in.....
A
porbandar port
B
mundra port
C
port blair
D
none of above
Question 16 Explanation: 
Almas Javed was ten years old. She was a student of Carmel Convent in Port Blair where her father had a petrol pump. Her mother Rahila's home was in Nancowry island. The family had gone there to celebrate Christmas.
Question 17 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following statements: 1. The Ramganga rises in the Garhwal hills near Gairsain. 2. The Mahananda river rises in the Milam glacier in the Nepal Himalayas. 3. The Sarda or Saryu rises in the Darjiling hills. Which of the above statements is/are correct?
A
1 and 2
B
Only 1
C
1 and 3
D
None of the above
Question 18 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where did Almas live?
A
Nancowry Island
B
Port Blair
C
Sri Lanka
D
Tamil Nadu
Question 18 Explanation: 
Who was Almas? Almas was a little girl who spent her days on wood floating and then she fainted. When she woke up, she was in a hospital in Kamorta from where she was brought to Port Blair.
Question 19 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
WHERE ALMAS JAVED STUDYING?
A
PARIS
B
THAILAND
C
PORT BLAIR
D
ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLAND
Question 19 Explanation: 
Almas Javed was a ten-year-old girl studying in Carmel convent school situated in Port Blair.
Question 20 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
..... situated in Port Blair was used by the british to imprison Indian freedom fighter
A
Nicobar jail
B
Lakshadweep Jail
C
Cellular Jail
D
Kavaratti
Question 20 Explanation: 
Cellular Jail
TypePrison for political prisoners (Indian independence activists)
Architectural styleCellular, pronged
Town or cityPort Blair, Andaman
CountryIndia
There are 20 questions to complete.