Online Test – Indian Army GD General Science And Gk

Below is the collection of General Knowledge and General Science questions and answers which are important for Indian Army Soldier General Duty. All the questions are assembled from the previous year papers. There are 20 questions in total, 10 from general science, and 10 from general knowledge (from sports, politics, history etc.).

If you wish to join Indian army then you must know the Army online application process because from now on the candidates will have to apply online first to get entry to the open Bharti.

Indian Army GD General Knowledge

Q1. Garampani sanctuary is located at
गरमपानी किस अभयारण्य में स्थित है

  1. Junagarh, Gujarat/ जूनागढ़, गुजरात
  2. Diphu, Assam/ दिफू, असम
  3. Kohima, Nagaland/ कोहिमा, नागालैंड
  4. Gangtok, Sikkim/ गंगटोक, सिक्किम
  5. Answer is: Diphu, Assam/ दिफू, असम
  1. Facts In detail
  2.  Garampani sanctuary is a 6.05-square-kilometre (2.34 sq m) wildlife sanctuary located in Karbi Anglong district, Assam, India. It is 25 km (16 m) from Golaghat.

Q2. Himalayan Mountaineering Institute is at
हिमालयन माउंटेनियरिंग इंस्टीट्यूट कहाँ स्थित है

  1. Darjeeling/दार्जिलिंग
  2. Dehradun/ देहरादून
  3. Marmagao/मर्मागो
  4. Dispur/दिसपुर
  5. Answer is: Darjeeling/दार्जिलिंग
  1. Facts In detail
  2. Himalayan Mountaineering Institute was established in November 4, 1954 to encourage mountaineering as an organized sport in India.

Q3. Under Akbar, Mir Bakshi was required to look after
अकबर के शाशनकाल में , मीर बख्शी किस पद के लिए नियुक्त थे

  1. military affairs/मिलिट्री अफेयर्स
  2. the state treasury/द स्टेट ट्रेज़री
  3. the royal household/ द रॉयल हाउसहोल्ड
  4. the land revenue system/ द लैंड रेवेनुए सिस्टम
  5. Answer is: military affairs/मिलिट्री अफेयर्स
  1. Facts In detail
  2. Mir Bakshi was in charge of intelligence gathering, and also made recommendations to the emperor for military appointments and promotions.

Q4. Tipu sultan was the ruler of
टीपू सुल्तान कहाँ का शासक था

  1. Hyderabad/हैदराबाद
  2. Madurai/मदुरै
  3. Mysore/मैसूर
  4. Vijayanagar/विजयनगर
  5. Answer is: Mysore/मैसूर
  1. Facts In detail
  2. Tipu sultan also known as the Tiger of Mysore, and Tipu Sahib, was a ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore. He was the eldest son of Sultan Hyder Ali of Mysore.

Q5. The only state in India that produces saffron is
केसर का उत्पादन करने वाला भारत का एकमात्र राज्य कौन सा है

  1. Assam/असम
  2. Himachal Pradesh/हिमाचल प्रदेश
  3. Jammu and Kashmir/जम्मू और कश्मीर
  4. Meghalaya/मेघालय
  5. Answer is: Jammu and Kashmir/जम्मू और कश्मीर
  1. Facts In detail
  2. The cultivation of saffron is a traditional art. In India, 5,707 hectares of land comes under its cultivation. Its annual production is around sixteen thousand kilograms. The state of Jammu and Kashmir tops the list of the saffron growing states in India.

Q6. Who has scored the most runs in a single First-class innings?
प्रथम श्रेणी की एक पारी में सबसे अधिक रन किसने बनाये है

  1. Hanif Mohammad/हनीफ मोहम्मद
  2. Brian Lara/ब्रायन लारा
  3. Sir Donald Bradman/सर डोनाल्ड ब्रैडमैन
  4. Sachin Tendulkar/सचिन तेंडुलकर
  5. Answer is: Brian Lara/ब्रायन लारा
  1. Facts In detail
  2. Brain Lara holds several world records for high scores.
    He has the highest individual score in both first-class cricket (501 not out for Warwickshire against Durham in 1994) and Test cricket (400 not out for the West Indies against England in 2004).
    Lara amassed his world record 501 in 474 minutes off only 427 balls.

Q7. The originating in the Himalayan mountain complex consists of how many distinct drainage systems of the Indian Subcontinent?
हिमालय पर्वत परिसर में होने वाले भारतीय उपमहाद्वीप में  कितने अलग जल निकासी व्यवस्था हैं?

  1. Two/दो
  2. Three/तीन
  3. Four/चार
  4. Five/पांच
  5. Answer is: Three/तीन
  1. Facts In detail
  2. The three Drainage systems are
    The Ganges, the Brahmaputra and the Yamuna

Q8. Which of the following books has been written by Vikram Seth?
निम्नलिखित में कौन सी पुस्तक विक्रम सेठ द्वारा लिखी गई है

  1. My God Died Young/माई गॉड डैड यंग
  2. Islamic Bomb/इस्लामिक बम
  3. Look Back in Anger/लुक बैक इन एंगर
  4. A Suitable Boy/ए सूटेबल  बॉय
  5. Answer is: A Suitable Boy/ए सूटेबल  बॉय
  1. Facts In detail
  2. The book was published in 1993. With 1,349 pages and 591,552 words. The book is one of the longest novels ever published in a single volume in the English language.

Q9. Which county did Ravi Shastri play for?
रवि शास्त्री किस काउंटी टीम में खेलें है ?

  1. Glamorgan/ग्लेमोर्गन
  2. Leicestershire/लीसेस्टरशायर
  3. Gloucestershire/ग्लूस्टरशायर
  4. Lancashire/लंकाशायर
  5. Answer is: Glamorgan/ग्लेमोर्गन
  1. Facts In detail
  2.  Ravi Shastri is a former Indian cricketer and former Director for the Indian cricket team. He represented the Indian national team in both Test and One-Day matches between 1981 and 1992.

Q10. When was the first cricket Test match played?
पहला क्रिकेट टेस्ट मैच कब खेला गया था?

  1. 1873/१८७३
  2. 1877/१८७७ 
  3. 1870/१८७०
  4. 1788/१७८८
  5. Answer is: 1877/१८७७
  1. Facts In detail
  2. The first officially recognised Test match began on 15 March 1877, between England and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), where Australia won by 45 runs.

Indian Army GD General Science

Q1. Which of the following is used in pencils?
निम्न में से कौन सा पेंसिल में इस्तेमाल किया जाता है?

  1. Graphite/ग्रेफाइट
  2. Silicon/सिलिकन
  3. Charcoal/चारकोल
  4. Phosphorous/फास्फोरस
  5. Answer is: Graphite/ग्रेफाइट
  1. Facts In detail
  2. Graphite is the Softest element known – The bonds between the layers are much weaker than covalent bonds. This enables the layers to slide across each other making graphite soft.

Q2. In fireworks, the green flame is produced because of
आतिशबाजी में, हरा रंग किसकी वजह से बनता है

  1. sodium/सोडियम
  2. barium/बेरियम
  3. mercury/पारा
  4. potassium/पोटैशियम
  5. Answer is: barium/बेरियम
  1. Facts In detail
  2. Chemical ingredients of fireworks are chosen to produce specific colors. Barium compounds produce green colors when heated, copper salts produce green and blue flames, sodium salts are yellow in flame, lithium compounds produce red colors, magnesium metal produces brilliant white light when burned, and strontium compounds produce brilliant red colors.

Q3. LPG consists of mainly
LPG मुख्य गैसें कौन सी है?

  1. methane, ethane, and hexane/मीथेन, ईथेन, और हेक्सेन
  2. ethane, hexane, and nonane/ईथेन, हेक्सेन, और पैंटेन
  3. methane, hexane, and nonane/मीथेन, हेक्सेन, और पैंटेन
  4. methane, butane, and propane/मीथेन, ब्यूटेन और प्रोपेन
  5. Answer is: methane, butane, and propane/मीथेन, ब्यूटेन और प्रोपेन
  1. Facts In detail
  2. Liquified Petroleum Gas mainly consists of Butane which is odourless. Thus, Ethyl mercaptan is mixed with it, so that a strange smell get out at the time of leakage.

Q4. Heavy water is
हैवी वाटर क्या है

  1. deuterium oxide/ड्यूटेरियम ऑक्साइड
  2. PH7/पी एच 7
  3. rain water/बारिश का पानी
  4. tritium oxide/ट्रिटियम ऑक्साइड
  5. Answer is: deuterium oxide/ड्यूटेरियम ऑक्साइड
  1. Facts In detail
  2. Heavy water is radioactive because it uses a heavier isotope of hydrogen. It is used to moderate nuclear reactions and is used in reactors to form tritium (which is radioactive). Pure heavy water is not radioactive.

Q5. Galvanised iron sheets have a coating of
गलवेनिस्ड आयरन में किसकी कोटिंग होती है

  1. lead/नेतृत्व
  2. chromium/क्रोमियम
  3. zinc/जस्ता
  4. tin/टिन
  5. Answer is: zinc/जस्ता
  1. Facts In detail
  2. The process of galvanizing sheet iron was developed simultaneously in France and England in 1837.

Q6. The element common to all acids is
सभी एसिड में आम तत्व है

  1. hydrogen/हाइड्रोजन
  2. carbon/कार्बन
  3. sulphur/सल्फर
  4. oxygen/ऑक्सीजन
  5. Answer is: hydrogen/हाइड्रोजन
  1. Facts In detail
  2. All Acids contain Hydrogen. When in aqueous state, the acid dissociates into H+ ions, which bind with a water molecule to form H3O+ (hydronium) ions. These ions make these acids behave like acids. Without the production of these ions, acids won’t behave like acids. These ion can be produced only if Hydrogen is present.

Q7. Which of the following is in liquid form at room temperature?
निम्न में से कौन सा कमरे के तापमान पर तरल रूप में होता  है?

  1. Lithium/लिथियम
  2. Sodium/सोडियम
  3. Francium/फ्रैनशियम
  4. Cerium/सैरियम
  5. Answer is: Francium/फ्रैनशियम
  1. Facts In detail
  2. Bromine (Br) and Mercury (Hg) are  also in liquid form at room temperature

Q8. Diamond is an allotropic form of
हीरे का एक बहुरूपी रूप है

  1. germanium/जर्मेनियम
  2. carbon/कार्बन
  3. silicon/सिलिकॉन
  4. sulphur/सल्फर
  5. Answer is: carbon/कार्बन
  1. Facts In detail
  2. Graphite is also a allotropic form of Carbon but they are exactly opposite in nature due to the difference in the arrangement of atoms.

Q9. The filament of an electric bulb is made of
बिजली के बल्ब का फिलामेंट किस से बना होता है

  1. tungsten/टंगस्टन
  2. nichrome/नाइक्रोम
  3. graphite/ग्रेफाइट
  4. iron/आयरन
  5. Answer is: tungsten/टंगस्टन
  1. Facts In detail
  2. The filament of an electric bulb is made of tungsten because tungsten has a high melting point and is able to withstand heat and corrosion

Q10. What is laughing gas?
लाफिंग गैस क्या है?

  1. Nitrous Oxide/नाइट्रस ऑक्साइड
  2. Carbon monoxide/कार्बन मोनोऑक्साइड
  3. Sulphur dioxide/सल्फर डाइऑक्साइड
  4. Hydrogen peroxide/हाइड्रोजन पेरोक्साइड
  5. Answer is: Nitrous Oxide/नाइट्रस ऑक्साइड
  1. Facts In detail
  2. Nitrous oxide (N2O) is simply a gas which you can breathe in. It has no color, smell, and doesn’t irritate. It was discovered in 1772.

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  1. Hii Sir/Mam.. 😊
    My Self Saurabh Sawant .. Sir main Pune, Maharashtra se hoo..Sir apke is website par bahut hi important and useful information hai..

    Sir Mera physical aur medical test Pass ho Gaya hai aur written exam 29th January ko hai..

    Sir maine apke website se questions ke pdf files download kar liye hai aur Ramsingh Yadav ka Solider GD ka book bhi complete kar raha hoo..

    Ye mera first time written exam hai soo kuch suggestions chahiyee sir please..
    Thank You _/\_ 😊

    1. Hi Saurabh.
      Practice well for the examination, as it a very big opportunity for you to serve your country. Be dedicated. You will get selected.

  2. Sir if there is any negative deduction in wrong answering. How much will they deduct.?

    1. Hi Channa. Yes, there will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

  3. Sir. Will this previous paper help me to get through this written exam?

    1. Hi Chhana. Yes, of course. The previous year papers are very much useful at the time of revision of any exam.

  4. Hello sir if you can help me then please tell me of which book is very important for the gd . Writen test . How can i passed this exam. Sir please Tell me. from ASSAM.

    1. Hi Nirmal. There are so many good books for the GD written exam. You can buy them online by clicking on the links provided below.
      Indian Army NER Soldier GD Exam Hindi
      Indian Army NER Soldier GD Practice Set Hindi
      Indian Army NER Soldier GD Kit English Medium Set of 5 Books

  5. Sir my self manoj sir mai indian army sainik post ke liye apply kar raha tha but 10th me mere math me 28no.hai but mai with grace pass hoon aur me 12th me mere saare subject me 60 se uper mark hai kya mai gd ke liye apply kar sakta hoon

    1. Hi Manoj. Yes, now you can apply for the Post of GD soldier rank.

  6. Hello sir
    my self Nirakar parida I am 12 pass but 10 class since me 30 mark by grace. can I join army

    1. Hi Nirakar. Sorry to say but you cannot join Indian army as the lowest percentage required in both the classes is 33%.

  7. prafulla kumar parida

    Hello sir
    myself prafulla kumar parida, kya army gd physical exam me mark diaa jaati hai.

    1. Hi Prafulla. Yes, there will be 60 marks for running and 40 marks for pull-ups in Army Physical exam.

  8. Sir iam passed higher secondary examination and now im dgree student ,sir like to join indian army preparing for it but i have a doubt, i have passed class 10th but scored d+ in maths. Any problm sir ??

    1. Hi Sanjay. You have scored d+ in Maths that means 33-40 marks. Actually, for now, you can only apply for the soldier General Duty post. As for others you need to score at least 40% in each subject. But, don’t worry, once you will be done with your graduation, this percentage criteria in class 10th and 12th will be waved off.

  9. Good Morning Sir,
    I am a student . I am studying in 11th standard.My ambition is i want to become a soldier in Indian army..
    But i had a knock knees problem.Will it affect during the selection of indian army?
    I am waiting for your reply.

  10. Hello sir,
    Myself Rohit Bharti from dist.. Ghazipur,
    Sir mere upper lip pe dana dana hogaya hai, najdik se v dekhne pr pata nhi chalta hai… to main Army ke liye eligible hu? Plz sir jaldi bataiye..

    1. Hey Rohit, I don’t think that it is any medical problem. If it is not visible, then you can easily clear the medical test. But, to be on the safe side, i recommend you to consult a doctor regarding this.

  11. Sir main janana chahta hu ki army main gorkha k liye chut nahi rehta hai kya height main?

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      Yes sunny, gorkhas are given concession in height. But, you must have the original and valid documents to show that you belong to the gorkha tribe.

  12. Sir Ima ko join karne k liye science le k graduation karna jaruri hai or arts waale Ima ko join nai kar sakte?

    1. Hey Sunny, anyone from any stream can join IMA. There are two ways through which you can join IMA, 1st via NDA exams, 2nd via CDS exam. Since, you mentioned graduation, therefore I assume that you will need to apply for CDS.

  13. Hello sir,
    Actually I want to know the height and weight criteria for girls in indian army…
    And I want to tell you about my height and weight too:-
    Height: Accurate 154.0cm
    Weight: 41kg, plz help me sir Its my dream to join an Indian army and I will never loose this opportunity only and only because of my height nd weight…
    Thank you sir.

    1. Hey Anjali, as you know that girls can join army only via CDS (OTA). The minimum height required in army for girls is 152 cm, and weight required is 42.5 kg. The height and age criteria is dependent on the state from which you are.

  14. sir army technical ke liye kon kon se subject study karne honge or kis standard tak k?

    1. Hey Saurabh, to be eligible to apply for soldier technical, one need to have PCM with English in class 12th. Also, you must have 50% overall and 40% in each subject in 12th.

  15. Sir, please help me! I am 12 pass, but 10 class since me 32 mark by grace. Can I join Army?

    1. Yes Manoj, you can apply for Indian army. I can tell you that you are eligible to apply for Soldier GD and tradesmen. You can also check eligibility for other trades like clerk, technical etc.

  16. parbat singh chouhan

    sir iam Parbat Singh 18 years ncc A certificate clear diploma in pharmacy. Sir, mere liye koi vacancy hai kya army me pharmacist jesi?

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      Hey Parbat, you can apply for nursing assistant through which you can go for pharmacist post.

  17. sir iss baar pahle exam hai ki running hai?

    1. Hey Anupam, there is no permanent news yet weather army will hold written exam before race or not. So, until it’s mentioned in the advertisement of bharti, race will be held first.

  18. dear sir
    mujhse Registration krte galti ho gyi, kya mera registration account dobra se ho sakta hai? Please sir, i love indian army, help me sir.

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      Hi Karan, you can not create a new account having same name and details. However, you can correct the information that you entered wrong last time. For that, go to the feedback option (top left corner) of official website, and mention your mistake in the comment, and ask them to correct it for you.

  19. Once you clear the written exam, then you will get a call letter for 6 days SSB. In SSB you will be interviewed for 6 consecutive days. When you will get through SSB, then you will face the medical test. The final merit list will be based on the total marks scored in all the steps.

  20. Sir, my name is pankaj sharma. 1600 meter race GD ke liye kya time diya jaata hai? aur NCC ‘B’ (a) certficate ke kitne no. deye jate hain?

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      Hi Pankaj, according to standards, if a candidate complete the race within 5.40 minutes, then he will get excellent. The maximum time limit is 6.1 minute. Please see our article “Army GD section procedure” for more information. And if you have NCC ‘A’ certificate, then you will get 10 extra marks. And if you have ‘B’ certificate, then you will get 15 extra marks.

  21. Sir my Name is ANSUL Singh. Army ke gd ki written ki preparation kaise karen?

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      Hello Ansul, please see our article “how to prepare for Indian army”, you will find lots of tips and tricks to prepare for written exam.

  22. R/S, I have passed my 10+2 and now i’m studying in B.A.3rd sem. So i want to know , am i eligible for the gd soldier post in Indian army?

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      Hi Sanjay, if you are not over age, then you can apply for the army soldier GD post. The age limit for soldier gd is 21 years.

  23. Sir I need your help to clear the clerk exam. So, please help me, give me some important questions. I have seen lots of positive comments.

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      Hi Mohan, Our team is working on pdf for different trades of army. They will be completed very soon, and will be uploaded. So, stay in touch.

  24. Sir, I need your help for army GD soldier written examination. Please give me some g.K, g.s and math.

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      Hello Sahadad, please visit our article “Indian army question paperes” to practice more questions. You can download the questions in the form of PDF files.

  25. I want technical questions of Indian Army.

    1. Hello Rahul,
      Here is the link from where you can download the Indian army GD technical sample papers, you can visit this article and download the sample papers from there.

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