Indian politics general knowledge | Political GK

1. What is the minimum age for being a Lok Sabha candidate?

(A) 25
(B) 30
(C) 35
(D) 18

Answer: (A) 25

2. When was Aam Aadmi Party established?

(A) 15 October 2012
(B) 26 November 2012
(C) 17 December 2013
(D) Other

Answer: (B) 26 November 2012

3. What is the symbol of the Bharatiya Janata Party?

(A) Clock
(B) Hand
(C) Elephant
(D) Lotus

Answer: (D) Lotus

4. When was the Bharatiya Janata Party established?

(A) 15 August 1947
(B) April 6, 1980
(C) 26 January 1950
(D) None of the above

Answer: (B) April 6, 1980

5. Where is the headquarters of the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)?

(A) New Delhi
(B) Gujarat
(C) Jharkhand
(D) Maharashtra

Answer: (A) New Delhi

6. When was the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh(RSS) Established?

(A) 26 November 1935
(B) 15 August 1947
(C) 27 September 1925
(D) 26 January 1950

Answer: (C) 27 September 1925

7. Who is the founder of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh?

(A) Mohan Bhagwat
(B) Atal Bihari Vajpayee
(C) Morarji Desai
(D) Keshav Baliram Hedgewar

Answer: (D) Keshav Baliram Hedgewar

8. Where is the headquarters of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh located?

(A) Nagpur
(B) Bhopal
(C) Agra
(D) Ahmedabad

Answer: (A) Nagpur

9. What is the minimum age for being a Rajya Sabha candidate?

(A) 30
(B) 40
(C) 35
(D) none of the above

Answer: (A) 30

10. When was the Planning Commission established in India?
(A) 1945
(B) 1950
(C) 1947
(D) 1960

Answer: (B) 1950

11. What is the replacement of the Planning Commission?

(A) Central Commission
(B) Mukherjee Commission
(C) Policy Commission
(D) None of the above

Answer: (C) Policy Commission

12. When was the policy commission created?

(A) 1 January 2015
(B) 13 April 2014
(C) 23 June 2015
(D) None of the above

Answer: (A) 1 January 2015

13. When did Swachh Bharat Abhiyan start?

(A) 1 April 2015
(B) 9 December 2014
(C) 2 October 2014
(D) 26 January 2015

Answer: (C) 2 October 2014

14. When was the National Development Council created?

(A) Sept 1950
(B) Aug 1953
(C) Aug 1952
(D) Jan 1899

Answer: (C) Aug 1952

15. Who was the Governor General at the time of India’s independence?

(A) Lord Dalhousie
(B) Lord Crips
(C) Lord Curzon
(D) Lord Mountbatten

Answer: (D) Lord Mountbatten

16. Who was the first president of the Indian National Congress?

(A) W.C. Banerjee
(B) Motilal Nehru
(C) Vallabhbhai Patel
(D) None of the above

Answer: (A) W.C. Banerjee

17. Who is the “Grand Old Man of India”?

(A) Dadabhai Naoroji
(B) Mahatma Gandhi
(C) Gopalakrishna Gokhale
(D) Subhash Chandra Bose

Answer: (A) Dadabhai Naoroji

18. When did Mahatma Gandhi start publication of Harijan newspaper?

(A) 1920
(B) 1965
(C) 1986
(D) 1933

Answer: (D) 1933

19. In which year was the Rowlatt Act passed?
(A) 1951
(B) 1919
(C) 1819
(D) 1958

Answer: (B) 1919

20. From where did Subhash Chandra Bose begin his movement against the British?

(A) from Burma
(B) from Japan
(C) from Thailand
(D) from Singapore

Answer: (D) from Singapore


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