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In this blog, we’ll talk about 30 important GAT questions that aspirants can expect in the NDA exam. The National Defence Academy (NDA) exam stands as a gateway to a prestigious career in the Indian Armed Forces. With its rigorous selection process and comprehensive syllabus, cracking the NDA exam requires diligent preparation and a thorough understanding of key concepts.

Go these questions and check how many you were able to answer correctly.

1. Match the following

A. Desert1. Coniferous forests
B. Mediterranean2. Short Grass
C. Steppes 3. Thick and smooth leaf trees
D. Taiga 4. Thorny bushes

a. 1 4 3 2

b. 4 3 2 1

c. 2 1 4 3

d. 4 2 3 1

2. Consider the following statements

1. The movement of the isotherms is greater over the land than it is over the oceans.

2. Coastal regions have a smaller range of temperature than do continental interiors.

Which of these statements is/are correct?

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. Neither 1 nor 2

3. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched? 

a. Monsoon Region : Campos

b. Mediterranean Region : Llanos

c. Pampas Region : Prairies

d. Savanna Region : Steppes

4. Which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. Cyclone is a low pressure system.

2. The wind movement is clockwise in the cyclone of northern hemisphere.

Select the correct answer using the code given below

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. Neither 1 nor 2

5. Which of the given statements below is false?

a. Mica is found in metamorphic and igneous rocks

b. Aluminium has a advantage over iron because of its resistance to corrosion

c. line is mostly used in galvanising iron and steel goods

d. Manganese is largely used in making fertilizers

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6. Which one of the following animals was NOT represented seals and terracotta art of the Harappan culture? 

a. Cow 

b. Elephant

c. Rhinoceros 

d. Tiger

7. The “Dharma” and “Rita” depict a central Idea of ancient Vedic civilization of India. In this context, consider the following statements :

1. Dharma was a conception of obligations and of the discharge ofone’s duties to oneself and to others.

2. Rita was the fundamental moral law governing the functioning of the universe and all it contained.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a. 1 only 

b. 2 only

c. Both 1 and 2 

d. Neither 1 nor 2

8. Assertion (A): During the reign of Shahjahan, Dara Sikoh was sent on expedition to Balkha, Badakhshan and Qandahar.

Reason (R): The expedition sent by Shahjahan to the Middle-East was a marvellous success. 

a. Both A and R are true but R is the correct explanation of A

b. Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A

c. A is true but R is false

d. A is false but R is true

9. Prithviraj Chauhan was defeated by Mohd. Ghori in the battle of

a. Tarain in 1191 A.D.

b. Tarain in 1192 A.D.

c. Chandawar in 1193 A.D.

d. Ranthambhor in 1195 A.D

10. What can be the maximum interval between two Sessions of Parliament?

a. Three months

b. Four months

c. Six months

d. Nine months

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11. The Finance Commission in India is appointed by

a. Prime Minister of India

b. President of India

c. Chairman of Rajya Sabha

d. Speaker of Lok Sabha

12. Which one of the following statements is NOT correct? 

a. The Press Council of India is an autonomous quasi-judicial body established under an Act of the Parliament

b. The Press Information Bureau provides accreditation to media person so as to have easy access to information from government sources

c. Among all the states of India, Maharashtra publishes the largest number of newspaper

d. Press Trust of India is the largest news agency in the country

13. Which one of the following statements about the Chief Justice of India (CJI) is not correct ?

a. He appoints the Chief Justice of all High Courts.

b. The CJI administers the oath of office to the President

c. When both the offices of the President and Vice-President fall vacant simultaneously, the CJI discharges the duties of the President.

d. The CJI can hold his office till he attains the age of 65 years.

14. Human Development Index comprises literacy rates, life expectancy at birth and 

a. Gross National Product per head in the US dollars

b. Gross Domestic Product per head at real purchasing power

c. Gross National Product in US dollars

d. National Income per head in US dollars

15. Consider the following statements

1. The highest deciding body for planning in India is the Planning Commission of India.

2. The Secretary of the Planning Commission of India is also the Secretary of National Development Council

3. The Constitution includes economic and social planning in the Concurrent List in the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution of India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a. 1 and 2

b. 2 only

c. 2 and 3

d. 3 only

16. Which of the following is called a ‘banker’s cheque’?

a. Demand draft

b. Debit card

c. Pay order

d. Fixed deposit

17. Identify the correct sequence of the establishment of steel plants in India from the earliest to the latest

a. Bokaro, Jamshedpur, Vishakhapatnam, Bhilai

b. Jamshedpur, Bhilai, Bokaro, Vishakhapatnam

c. Bhilai, Jamshedpur, Vishakhapatnam, Bokaro

d. Jamshedpur, Vishakhapatnam, Bokaro, Bhilai

18. Which one of the following is the correct sequence of decreasing order of the given currencies in terms of their value in Indian Rupees? 

a. US dollar, Canadian dollar, New Zealand dollar, Hong Kong dollar

b. US dollar, New Zealand dollar, Canadian dollar, Hong Kong dollar

c. US dollar, Hong Kong dollar, Canadian dollar, New Zealand dollar

d. Hong Kong dollar, US dollar, New Zealand dollar, Canadian Dollar.

19. When formaldehyde and potassium hydroxide are heated, we get

a. Acetylene

b. Methyl alcohol

c. Methane

d. Ethyl formate

20. Cement containing excess amount of lime

a. cracks during setting

b. becomes more strong

c. is slow setting

d. is quick setting

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21. Of the two bulbs in a house, one glows brighter than the other. Which of the two has a large resistance? 

a. The bright bulb 

b. The dim bulb 

c. Both have the same resistance 

d. The brightness does not depend upon the resistance 

22. What is the approximate time required for a heart-beat ?

a. 0.5 second 

b. 0.8 second

c. 0.5 minute 

d. 1.0 minute

23. Correlate the following Source:

A. Green leafy vegetables

B. Raw cabbage

C. Brewers yeast

D. Wheat-germ oil


1. A 

2. B1

3. C 

4. D

5. E


a. 1 2 3 4

b. 1 3 2 5

c. 2 3 4 5

d. 2 4 5 1

24. A boy standing at the point O in the given diagram throws a ball three times with the same force, but projecting it along different inclinations from the ground. The results of the throws have been plotted in the diagram. Which one of the following is a valid conclusion?

a. The larger the initial inclination, the longer the throw

b. The larger the height reached, the longer the throw

c. The larger the height reached, the shorter the throw

d. The larger the initial inclination, the greater the height reached

25. The name of the longest muscle in human body is

a. Sartorius muscle

b. Massete muscle

c. Stapedius muscle

d. Gluteus Maximus muscle

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26. A wire carrying current is 

a. positively charged 

b. negatively charged 

c. neutral 

d. charged with a type depending upon current strength

27. What is the theme for World Environment Day 2024?

a. Beat Plastic Pollution

b. Land restoration, desertification and drought resilience

c. Only One Earth

d. Ecosystem Restoration

28. Who has recently become the oldest Indian woman to climb Mt Everest at the age of 55 years?

a. Anshu Jamsenpa

b. Arunima Sinha

c. Premlata Agarwal

d. Jyoti Ratre

29. Who has been awarded the prestigious 2023 United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award?

a. Major Suman Gawani

b. Major Radhika Sen

c. Major Srishti Khullar

d. Major Abhilasha Barak

30. Which state has the largest number of constituencies in Lok Sabha?

a. Maharashtra

b. Uttar Pradesh

c. Rajasthan

d. West Bengal

Above questions are taken from “5000+ Most Expected MCQs” book. It’s filled with tons of multiple-choice questions designed for the UPSC exams. This book will help you get used to the kinds of questions you’ll see on the actual test and make sure you’re totally ready. So, grab a copy and get practicing.

Answer Key

1. b2. c 3. c4. a5. d
6. a7. c8. c9. b10. c
11. b12. c13. a14. d15. b
16. a17. b18. a19. b20. a
21. b22. b23. b24. d25. a
26. c27. b28. d29. b30. b
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