Candidates who are going to write the AFCAT 2019 exam on 16th and 17th Feb 2019 can go through the current affairs and GK question for AFCAT. For the first time, AFCAT 2019 will be conducted online across the country in various AFCAT centres. Candidates will face 15-20 question from general knowledge and current affairs, this is considered to be one of the toughest section in whole AFCAT questions paper. You can prepare for other sections easily but for GK and current affairs, an everyday effort is required. General knowledge questions might come from History, Sports, Defence, General Science etc.
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AFCAT General Knowledge Questions 2019
Who abolished Iqta system?
(a) Qutubuddin Aibak (b) Iltutmish (c) Balban (d) Alauddin Khilji
The Turkish brought with them musical instruments.
(a) Rabab and Sarangi (b) Sitar and Flute (c) Veena and Tabla (d) Tanpura and Mridanga
Amir Khusro wrote his famous masanavi ‘Ashiqa’ on the order of
(a) Alauddin Khilji (b) Khizra Khan (c) Rai Karan (d) Rani Kamla Devi
In which of the following sessions of Indian National Congress, the resolution of Swadeshi was adopted?
(a) Madras Session 1903
(b) Bombay Session 1904
(c) Banaras Session 1905
(d) Calcutta Session 1906
Who started the socio-religious organization “Tattvabodhini Sabha” and its appended journal ‘Tattvabodhini’?
(a) Ram Mohan Roy
(b) Radhakant Dev
(c) Devendranath Tagore
(d) Dwarkanath Tagore
Which of the following countries is the largest producer of diamond?
(a) Australia (b) Venezuela
(c) Russia (d) Botswana
Doddabetta Peak is located in the
(a) Anaimalai (b) Mahendragiri
(c) Nilgiris (d) Shevaroys
Ganga is a result of the confluence of rivers
(a) Bhagirathi and Alakananda at Dev Prayag
(b) Bhagirathi and Alakananda at Karan Prayag
(c) Bhagirathi and Alakananda at Gangotri
(d) Bhagirathi and Alakananda at Rudra Prayag
Telegraph plateau is a part of
(a) North Atlantic Ridge
(b) South Atlantic Ridge
(c) Indian Ocean Ridge
(d) South Pacific Ridge
Which article of the Indian Constitution provides for uniform
civil code for the citizens?
(a) Article 42 (b) Article 44 (c) Article 46 (d) Article 48
Right to vote is a
(a) Social right (b) Personal right (c) Political right (d) Legal right
The special technique used in ships to calculate the depth of ocean beds is
(a) LASER (b) SONAR (c) sonic boom (d) reverberation
Who is the highest wicket-taker in the world in one day cricket?
(a) Kapil Dev
(b) Muthia Muralitharan
(c) Wasim Akram
(d) Anil Kumble
Gagan Narang, whose name has been recommended for ‘Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award’ is a famous
(a) Motor Car Racer (b) Cricketer (c) Air Rifle Shooter (d) Footballer
Which among the following states has won the 10th National Award for Excellence work in Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA)?
(a) Madhya Pradesh (b) Karnataka (c) West Bengal (d) Haryana
Which of the following organizations has Sarvatra Sarvottam Suraksha as its slogan?
(a) Border Security Forece
(b) Sikh Light Infantry
(c) Indian Air Force
(d) National Security Guard
Who of the following was the Chief of Army at the time of Indo-Pak war of 1971?
(a) General PP Kumaramangalam
(b) Field Marshall SHFJ Manekshaw
(c) General JN Chaudhari
(d) General KS Thimayya
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