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30 Important GK questions for AFCAT 2024 exam

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Important Questions AFCAT 2024

Preparing for the Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) can feel overwhelming, especially when tackling the General Knowledge section. This part of the exam tests your knowledge about various topics such as history, geography, politics, sports, and current events. To make your preparation easier, we’ve gathered 30 important General Knowledge questions that often appear in the AFCAT exam. These questions will not only help you understand the kind of topics you need to study but also boost your confidence.

Let’s take a look at these important questions to help you get ready for the AFCAT exam.

1. The most important text of vedic mathematics is :

(a) Satapatha Brahman (b) Atharva Veda

(c) Sulva Sutras (d) Chhandogya Upanishad

2. The title ‘Indian Napolean’ has been attached to

(a) Chandra Gupta Maurya

(b) Samudragupta

(c) Chandragupta-I

(d) Harshavardhana

3. Which among the following is the sacred book of the Buddhists ?

(a) Upanishad (b) Vedas

(c) Tripitaka (d) Jatakas

4. The original name of Tansen, the most famous musician at the court of Akbar was

(a) Lal Kalwant

(b) Banda Bahadur

(c) Ramatanu Pande

(d) Markandey Pande

5. Who among the following Portuguese captured Goa ?

(a) Francisco de Almeida

(b) Alfonso de Albuquerque

(c) Vasco da Gama

(d) Roberto de Nobili

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6. The first Sultan of Delhi to issue regular currency and declare Delhi as the capital of his empire was :

(a) Iltutmish

(b) Alam Shah

(c) Qutbuddin Aibak

(d) Balban

7. Zend-Avesta is the sacred book of the

(a) Parsees (b) Jains

(c) Jews (d) Buddhists

8. How many Articles are there in the Indian Constitution ?

(a) 395 

(b) 396

(c) 398 

(d) 399

9. Who described the Governmentof India Act, 1935 as a new charter of bondage ?

(a) Mahatma Gandhi

(b) Rajendra Prasad

(c) Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

(d) B.R. Ambedkar

10. Which of the following is a bulwark of personal freedom ?

(a) Mandamus

(b) Habeas corpus

(c) Quo-Warranto

(d) Certiorari

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11. The Preamble of our Constitution reads India as

(a) Sovereign, Democratic,Socialist, Secular Republic

(b) Socialist, Democratic,Secular Republic

(c) Democratic, Sovereign,Secular, Socialist Republic

(d) Sovereign, Socialist, Secular,Democratic Republic

12. Which of the following does not come under ligislative control over administration ?

(a) Zero hour

(b) Adjournment motion

(c) Budget session

(d) Formulation of a Bill

13. From which historical work were the words “Satyameva Jayate” appearing under the national emblem taken?

(a) Bhagawad Gita

(b) Rig Veda

(c) Ramayana

(d) Mundaka Upanishad

14. Which type of lake is formed by volcanic activities ?

(a) Caldera lake

(b) Karst lake

(c) Lagoon

(d) Fresh water lake

15. The ‘Pacific Ring of Fire’ is associated with

(a) oil well fires

(b) thermal power station

(c) volcanoes and earthquakes

(d) forest fires

16. What is the International Date Line ?

(a) It is the equator

(b) It is the 0° longitude

(c) It is the 90° east longitude

(d) It is the 180° longitude

17. On which date is India likely to experience the shortest day?

(a) December 22

(b) March 21

(c) June 22

(d) September 23

18. The Andaman group and Nicobar group of islands are separated from each other by

(a) Ten Degree Channel

(b) Great Channel

(c) Bay of Bengal

(d) Andaman Sea

19. Guru Shikhar on the Abu Hills is the highest peak of which mountain ranges?

(a) Sahyadri (b) Purvanchal

(c) Anamalai (d) Aravallis

20. The Zoji-La pass connects :

(a) srinagar and Leh

(b) Arunachal Pradesh and Tibet

(c) Chamba and spiti

(d) Kalimpong and Lhasa

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21. The confluence of the rivers Alaknanda and Bhagirathi is known as

(a) Rudraprayag (b) Devaprayag

(c) Haridwar (d) Kedarnath

22. Which country is known as the ‘Land of Thousand Lakes’ ?

(a) Norway (b) Finland

(c) Canada (d) Ireland

23. Which is the biggest tax paying sector in India?

(a) Agriculture sector

(b) Industrial sector

(c) Transport sector

(d) Banking sector

24. What principle/law explains the working of the hydraulic brakes in automobiles ?

(a) Bernoulli’s law

(b) Posieulle’s principle

(c) Pascal’s law

(d) Archimedes’ principle

25. Short-sight’ in human eye can be corrected by using proper

(a) convex lens

(b) concave lens

(c) cylindrical lens

(d) bifocal lens

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26. A device used for converting A.C into D.c is called

(a) transformer

(b) recticfier

(c) induction coil

(d) dynamo

27. The chemical used for cloud seeding for artificial rains is

(a) Silver Nitrate

(b) Potassium Bromide

(c) Silver Iodide

(d) Potassium Nitrate

28. Sodium Carbonate is commonly known as

(a) Baking Soda

(b) Washing Soda

(c) Caustic Soda

(d) Caustic Potash

29. What is the limit of MG/DL ofblood sugar in the normal person at the time of fast ?

(a) 40-60 (b) 120-150

(c) 70-100 (d) 160-200

30. Normal blood pressure of man is

(a) 80/120 mm Hg

(b) 90/140 mm Hg

(c) 120/160 mm Hg

(d) 85/120 mm Hg

To further enhance your AFCAT preparation, I highly recommend the book “AFCAT: The First Step.” This book is an excellent resource that provides a comprehensive guide to all the sections of the exam, including General Knowledge. It includes detailed explanations, practice questions, and strategies to tackle the exam effectively. By using this book along with 5000+ Most Expected MCQ’s Book, you’ll be well-equipped to ace the AFCAT exam. Happy studying and best of luck!

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