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Revuru Umamaheshwar Rao
Principal
Rachana College of Journalism
Hyderabad

 

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]1). India’s first Social Innovation Centre located in?
Ans: India’s first Social Innovation Centre is located in Nizamabad district of Telangana state. [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]2). Telangana Bonded Labour Movement began from which place?
Ans: Telangana Bonded Labour Movement popularly known as Telangana Peasants Armed Struggle was a peasant rebellion against the feudal lords of theTelangana region between 1946 and 1951 that began from Kolanpaka in Jangaon district of Telangana. [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]3). When did the Mulki-Movement begin in Telangana?
Ans: Mulki Agitation began in Telangana in 1952. It was a Political Movement aimed to safeguard jobs for the locals in Hyderabad. It was the first revolt against the erstwhile AP government. [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]4). Name the most coveted and highest peace prize in India?
Ans : Ashoka Chakra is the most coveted and highest peace prize in India. [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]5). Name the first non-Congress Indian Finance Minister?
Ans: Hirubhai M.Patel popularly known as HM Patel was the first non-Congress Indian Finance Minister served between 1977 & 1980. He later served as the Home Minister of India too. [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]6). First Anti-Bonded Labour Movement began from which place in Telangana?
Ans : The first anti-bonded labour movement began from Kolanupaka in Nalgonda district. [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]7). Name the percentage of the tribal population in Telangana?
Ans : 9.34 percent forms the tribal population in Telangana [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]8). When did ESL Narasimhan assume charge as Governor of AP?
Ans : ESL Narasimhan assumed charge as the Governor of united AP on December 27, 2009 [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]9). Which is the hottest place in the world?
Ans : El Azizia in Libiya is the hottest place in the world with 58 degrees celcius recorded every year [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]10). The first anti-Brahmin agitation began in which stae ?
Ans : Tamilnadu is the first state followed by Kerala that has waged a war against ‘Brahminism’ in the country [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]11). Name the biggest Lift Irrigation Project in Asia?
Ans : Devadula in Warangal district of Telangana is the biggest Lift Irrigation Project in Asia  [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]12). When did South Central Railway was created?
Ans : South Central Railway (SCR) was established on October 2, 1966  [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]13). What is the tax exemption for the FY 2016-17?
Ans : Rs.2.5 lakh is the tax exemption limit fixed for the FY 2016-17  [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]14). SC ST Atrocity Act came into force in which year?
Ans : SC, ST Atrocity Act came into force in 1989 [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]15). Who is responsible for the protection of Indian Constitution?
Ans : Supreme Court has the responsibility to protect the Indian Constitution [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]16). Who called the Girijans as ‘Aadi Praja’?
Ans : Takkar Basha was the first one to call Girijans as ‘Aadi Praja’. [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]17). What is Telangana Rebellion?
Ans : Telangana Rebellion was a Peasent revolt led by Communists against the feudal lords in the earstwhile Hyderabad State between 1946 and 1951. [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]18). Who secured the Komaram Bheem award for 2016?
Ans : Noted poet Guda Anjaiah received the Komaram Bheem award for 2016. [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]19). Which state has instituted the coveted Acharya Devobhava award?
Ans : Telangana state has instituted the coveted Acharya Devobhava award. [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]20). Who received the GRAMMY award for 2015?
Ans : Music Director AR Rehman received the Grammy award in 2015. [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]21). Which district of Telangana has lowest per capita income?
Ans : Adilabad district has the lowest per capital income with Rs.76,921 in Telangana. [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]22). Who popularised the term Girijan?
Ans : Mahatma Gandhi used the term Girijan widely and popularised it. [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]23). Who was the recipient of Kaloji award in 2015?
Ans : Ammangi Venugopal received the Kaloji award in 2015. [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]24). Which state has the highest number of Gnyanpeeth award recipients ?
Ans : Karnataka has the highest number of Gnyanpeeth award recipients. [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]25). When did last Nizam Mir Osman Ali Khan die ?
Ans : Last Nizam Mir Osman Ali Khan died on February 24, 1967. [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]26). Name the first and the Best Parliamentarian awardee from Telangana ?
Ans: Jaipal Reddy received the Best Parliamentarian award for the first time from Telangana. [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]27). National Anthem, Jana Gana Mana, was originally written in?
Ans : National Anthem, Jana Gana Mana, was originally written in Bengali language. [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]28). India shares longest border with … ?
Ans : India shares longest border with Bangladesh. [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]29). The oldest High Court in India is Located at ?
Ans : The oldest High Court in India is located in Kolkatta. [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]30). World Health Organisation has declared an International Emergency in last week of January over the spread of which deadly virus ?
Ans : WHO has declared an international emergency in January last week due to the spread of deadly virus ZIKA. [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]31). When did the First Telangana Language Day (Telangana Bhasha Dinosthavam) was observed ?
Ans: First Telangana Language Day (Telangana Bhasha Dinosthavam) was observed on 9 September 2015 commemorating the birth anniversary of noted poet Kaloji Narayana Rao. [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]32). How many seats have been reserved for nominated MLCs in Telangana Legislative Council?
Ans : Five seats have been reserved for nominated MLCs in Telangana Legislative Council. [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]33). Name the two Indian states that has introduced Panchayat Raj system in 1956 ?
Ans : Rajasthan and earstwhile united Andhra Pradesh were the first two states to introduce Panchayat Raj system in 1956. [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]34). Name the first Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of India ?
Ans: Wajahad Habibullah, a retired IAS officer from Jammu and Kashmir, was appointed as the first Chief Information Commissioner of India (CIC), under the Right to Information Act-2005. [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]35). Who started National Herald News Paper and in which year?
Ans : Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru started National Herald news paper in 1948 in Delhi. [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]36). UNO has declared 2016 as the year of … ?
Ans : The 68th UN General Assembly declared 2016 as the International Year of Pulses (IYP). [/box]

[box type=”custom” bg=”#e8e5e5″ fontsize=”20″ radius=”10″]37). Which Indian rice has a patent by USA company ?
Ans : Basmati rice (Rice tech). [/box]

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