Wednesday, 15 June 2016

Maharashtra GK Questions - General Knowledge for Entrance Exams 2018

Maharashtra GK Questions and Answers for Entrance Exam Preparation 2018
If you are appearing in various entrance exams for job in Maharashtra you need to have the complete knowledge of the state, about its general knowledge. Some of the important and commonly asked questions about Maharashtra GK are given below.

It will help you in preparing for the exams and interview for a job in Maharashtra and India for Maharashtra PSC or Maharashtra Police or any other government job

Q - In which year Battle of Assaye was fought between British and Maratha confederacy?
Ans 1803
Q - Match the following
1.City of sweet limes ↔ a. Jalna
2.City of Lakes↔b. Bhandara
3.City of Orange↔c. Nagpur
4.Store of Jowar↔d. Parbani

Ans - 1-a, 2-b, 3-c, 4-d

Q - Maharashtra as a separate state was created on which among the following dates?
[A]Nov 1st , 1956
[B]May 1st , 1956
[C]June 1st, 1960
[D]May 1st, 1960
Ans - May 1st, 1960

Q - What is the rank of population of Maharashtra among states of India as per Census 2011?
Ans - Second

Q - As per the 2011 census data, what is the literacy rate of Maharashtra?
Ans - 82.9% .

Q - Which among the following is the birth place of Lokamanya Tilak?
Ans - Ratnagiri

Q - In which year third Battle of Panipat took place?
[D] 1743
Ans - 1761

Q - Which of the following district ranks no.1 in Banana production?
Ans - Jalgaon

Q - Which among the following is the least populous district of Maharashtra?
Ans - Sindudurga is the smallest district constitutes hardly 0.8% of State’s population

Q - Which among the following is the most populous district of Maharashtra?
Ans – Thane in Maharahstra  (contributes about 9.84% of the total population of the state)

Maharashtra GK Questions and Answers
(Answers are highlighted bold)
Q - When Maharashtra wasformed?
a) Feb 5, 1968
b) 1 May 1960
c) 12 July 1975
d) 1 November 1956

Q - Which sea is to the west of Maharashtra?
a) Black
b) Labrador
c) Timor
d) Arabian

Q - Which state is to the east of Maharashtra?
a) Karnataka
b) Gujarat
c) Chattisgarh

Q - Who was Maharashtra’s chief minister on 26 November 2008?
a) Ashok Chavan
b) Vilasrao Deshmukh
c) Sushilkumar Shinde
d) Prithviraj Chavan

Q - was Maharashtra’s home minister on 26 November 2008?
a) Jayant Patil
b) Pratibha Patil
c) Raosaheb Patil
d) Shivraj Patil

Q - Which is the official language of Maharashtra?
a) Marathi
b) Gondi
c) Konkani
d) Sanskrit

Q - Which is the highest point in Maharashtra?
a) Panchgani
b) Mahabaleshwar
c) Bhusaval
d) Yavatmal

Q - What is the area of Maharashtra?
a) 2,41.682 sq. m.
b) 78,124 sq. m.
c) 1,18,809 sq. m.
d) 41,284 sq. m.

Q - Where did Thibaw, last king of Burma, live in Maharashtra?
a) Poona
b) Sholapur
c) Wardha
d) Ratnagiri

Q -  Who was Maharashtra’s governor in 1992?
a) C. Subramaniam
b) P. C. Alexandder
c) S. M. Krishna
d) S. C. Jamir


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