Important Famous Places GK Questions and Answers


Questions and Answers Type:MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions).
Main Topic:General Knowledge.
General Knowledge Sub-topic:Important Famous Places.
Number of Questions:5 Questions with Answers.
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1. Which city is known as the Electronic City of India?

  1. New Delhi
  2. Mumbai
  3. Bengaluru
  4. Chennai

Answer: (c) Bengaluru

Solution: Bengaluru the capital city of India's southern Karnataka state, is known as the electronic city of India. Bengaluru is an IT hub, where maximum IT and electronic companies are present that is why this city is called the electronic city of India.

2. In which country, the Forbidden City is situated?

  1. Italy
  2. Japan
  3. China
  4. North Korea

Answer: (c) China

Solution: The Forbidden City is situated in Dongcheng District, Beijing, China. The Forbidden City is a palace complex, which was constructed from 1406 to 1420. This place was the former Chinese imperial palace and winter residence of the Emperor of China from the Ming dynasty to the end of the Qing dynasty. It is surrounded by numerous opulent imperial gardens and temples.

3. Where is Lincoln Memorial situated?

  1. New York, the United States
  2. Washington, D.C. the United States
  3. Toronto, Canada
  4. Vancouver, Canada

Answer: (b) Washington, D.C. the United States

Solution: The Lincoln Memorial is a US national memorial built to honour the 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. It is in Washington, D.C. the United States.

4. In which year the Statue of Unity was built?

  1. 2017
  2. 2018
  3. 2019
  4. 2020

Answer: (b) 2018

Solution: The Statue of Unity was built in 2018. It is situated in Narmada district, Gujarat, India. The Statue of Unity is a statue of Indian independence activist, first deputy prime minister and home minister of independent India Vallabhbhai Patel. The Statue of Unity is the world's tallest statue, with a height of 182 metres.

5. In which Indian state the famous Ajanta and Ellora Caves are located?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Madhya Pradesh
  3. Gujarat
  4. Karnataka

Answer: (a) Maharashtra

Solution: The famous Ajanta and Ellora caves are situated in the Indian state of Maharashtra.