If you are planning to take any of the exams in Rajasthan conducted by RPSC or other exam conducting agency, you will have to prepare General Knowledge of the state. Rajasthan GK and Current Affairs is a staple part of any competitive exam in the state.
So we shall let you know much about Rajasthan and its history, geography, culture, tradition, politics etc in this article. So enjoy Rajasthan General Knowledge.
Learn General Knowledge Questions related with Rajasthan –
Rajasthan literally means the place of kings. This is India’s largest state in area. Read some useful information regarding Rajasthan from below –
When did Rajasthan come to being ?
Ans – 1st of Nov 1956
Capital of Rajasthan – Jaipur
Largest City of Rajasthan – Jaipur
How many districts are there in Rajasthan ?
Ans – 33
Who is the Governor of Rajasthan ?
Ans – Sh Kalyan Singh
Who is the Chief Minister of Rajasthan ?
Ans – Mrs Vasundhara Raje
Type of Legislature –
Ans – Unicameral
How many seats are there in Rajasthan Legislative Assembly ?
Ans – 200
How many seats for Loksabha in Rajasthan ?
Ans – 25
What is the total area of Rajasthan ?
342,229 Sq Km
Population of Rajasthan in 2015 ?
Ans – 73,529,325
Rajasthan GK and Current Affairs
Which desert is situated in Rajasthan ?
Ans – Thar Desert. It is also called Rajasthan Desert or Great Indian Desert
With which other Indian states, Rajasthan shares boundaries ?
Which is Rajasthan’s only Hill Station ?
Ans – Mount Abu
In which hills is Mt Abu situated ?
Ans – Ancient Aravallis Mountain Range
What is Kalibanga famous for ?
Ans – Ruins of the Indus Valley Civilization
Which is a famous Jain pilgrimage in Rajasthan ?
Ans – Dilwara Temples
Which National Park is situated in Bharatpur Rajasthan ?
Ans – Keoladeo National Park
Where is Ranthambore National Park situated ?
Ans – Sawai Madhopur
Questions related with Rahasthan General Knowledge
Where is Sariska Tiger Reserve situated ?
Ans – Alwar
What are Ranthambore National Park and Sariska Tiger Reserve famous for ?
Ans – Tigers
Where was the first mention of the name Rajasthan found ?
Ans – James Tod’s Publication called Annals and Antiquities of Rajasthan or The Western and Central Rajpoot States of India published in 1829
What was the earlier name of Rajasthan ?
Ans – Rajputana
Who are believed to coin this word Rajputana ?
Ans – The English
When was the battle of Haldighati fought ?
Ans – In 1576 between Maharana Pratap and Akbar
Who is known as the Plato of Jat people ?
Ans – Maharaja Suraj Mal
When and where was Hemu born ?
Ans – In Alwar District in 1501.
Where was Hemu killed ?
Ans – In the Second battle of Panipat.
Which city is known as the Gate-way of Rajasthan ?
Ans – Bharatpur
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In which year the famous Chhapniya Femina struck Rajasthan ?
Ans – In Nineteen Fifty Six
What is the height of Guru Shikhar Peak ?
Ans – It is Seventeen Hundred and Twenty Two Metres
Which city is famous as the Sun City of Rajasthan ?
Ans – Jodhpur
Which is the largest city of Rajasthan as far as the area is concerned?
Ans – Jaisalmer
Where does the earliest record of Rajputana as a name for the region find its mention ?
Ans – George Thomas’s 1800 memoir Military Memories
Who are believed to be the Saka Rulers of the Western part of India ?
Ans – Western Kshatrapas
What was the capital of Matsya ?
Ans – Viratnagar
What is Viratnagar today known as ?
Ans – Bairat
Whom did the Bhils helped in the wars between Maharana Pratap and Mughals ?
Ans – Maharana Pratap
Which state is the second largest producer of oil seeds of India ?
Ans – Rajasthan
From where was the white marble for the Taj Mahal mined ?
Ans – Makrana Town
Which is the biggest wool-producing state of India ?
Ans – Rajasthan
Who has tabled in the Assembly the most controversial bill that seeks to protect public servants and judges from prosecution and bars the media from reporting on allegations against them without the prior sanctions.
Answer – The Criminal Laws Bill 2017 by Home Minister Gulabchand Kataria
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