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AndhraPradesh GK Quiz : Top 50 Question Answers

Here you will find most important 50 gk(general knowledge) and quiz questions on Andhra Pradesh. Including questions on AndhraPradesh history gk quiz, AndhraPradesh polity gk quiz, Andhra Pradesh geography gk quiz, state symbol and Andhra Pradesh economy gk quiz. Gk quiz on population and literacy in Andhra Pradesh. GK quiz on Andhra Pradesh arts, culture and literature. 

Besides these topics some questions on sports, prizes and awards. Gk quiz question on famous Andhra Pradesh personality. GK in Telugu General knowledge(gk)question on famous places of Andhra Pradesh. Questions and answers for Andhra Pradesh competitive exams of year 2017 and upcoming exams of 2018.

This articles is a best practice set for job preparation interview questions. Its also a model question sets and a suggestion of possible question papers for 2017-2018 exams in Andhra Pradesh. Students those are appearing AP Board exams can follow these sets.

 

Quick Overview

Population of AndhraPradesh: 49,386,799

Capital of AndhraPradesh : Hyderabad, Amaravati

Rank by Area : 7th

Rank by Population : 10th

Legislature : Bicameral

Literacy Rate : 67.41%

Official Language : Telugu

Most Important 50

GK Quiz Question

Answers for all

competitive exams in

Andhra

Pradesh 2017-2018

Here are some most significant gk quiz question answers have been arranged for the candidates of APTET, Andhra Police, AP Postal Circle , IBPS, APPSC preliminary and main exams and almost all running and upcoming competitive exams.

GK Quiz Questions on Andhra Pradesh History

1. How long the Kakatiya dynasty existed?

Answer : From 1163 to 1323

When did Andhra Pradesh formed as state of Indian union?

Answer : 1 October 1953

2. When Telangana was seperated from Andhra Pradesh?

Answer : 2 June 2014

3. By which act Hyderabad became the capital of both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana?

Answer : Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act 2014

4. Who founded the great Vijayanagara Empire in Andhra Pradesh in 1336?

Answer : Harihara and Bukka of Sangam Dynasty

5. Who founded the Reddy dynasty in the early of 14th century?

Answer : Prolaya Vema Reddy

What is the past capital of the Hoysala Empire?

Answer : Belur later Halebidu

6. What is the old name of Pedavegi?

Answer : Vengi

7. What were the capital of Satavahana dynasty?

Answer : Dharanikota and Amaravati

8. What was the great dynasty ruled the deccan region between 5th and 6th century?

Answer : Vishnukundina dynasty from 420 to 624 A.D

9. Who built the Kondaveedu Fort?

Answer : Both Rajas of Orissa and Reddy dynasty in 13th century

Nizam of Hyderabad belonged to which dynasty?

Answer : Asaf Zahi

Who was the last Nizam of Hyderabad?

Answer : Mir Osman Ali Khan

Which king was known by Pandyadhiraja?

Answer : Kadungon

The Shore Temple of Mahabalipuram is a great historic example built by which Pallaba king?

Answer : Narasimhavarman II

Which Chinese traveller visited during Pallaba rule?

Answer : Hiuen Tsang

What is the past capital of Chalukya dynasty?

Answer : Vatapi alternatively Badami

What is the past capital of the Pandyan dynasty?

Answer: Korkai Madurai

Who is the first king of Satavahana dynasty?

Answer : Simuka

GK Quiz Questions on Andhra Pradesh Geography,Symbols, Population,Education and Places

What is the total population in Andhra Pradesh?

Ans: According census 2011 total 49386799

What is the geographic location of Andhra Pradesh?

Answer : 16.50°N 80.64°E

10. Which state has the second largest coastline in India?

Answer : AndhraPradesh has a coastline of 974 kilometer

11. Which Indian state is to the north of Andhra Pradesh?

Answer : Chhattisgarh

What religious people has a majority in Andhra Pradesh?

Ans: Hindu 90%

What cities of Andhra Pradesh have been nominated for Smart Cities Mission under Union Ministry of Urban Development?

Ans: Visakhapatnam, Tirupati and Kakinada

12. Which Indian state is to the west of Andhra Pradesh?

Answer : Karnataka

What is the literacy rate in Andhra Pradesh?

Ans: 67%

Where is the Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO) located?

Ans: Sriharikota, Nellor, Andhra Pradesh

Q.Where is the Indian Instutute of Science Education and Research(IISER)located?

Ans: Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh

Q.What is the sex ratio in Andhra Pradesh?

Ans: Male:Female=1000:996

Q.What district of Andhra Pradesh has the highest literacy rate?

Ans: West Godavari District 74.6%

Q.What district of Andhra Pradesh has the highest urban population?

Ans: Visakhapatnam 47.5%

13. Bay of Bengal is located to which direction of Andhra Pradesh?

Answer : East

How many districts are there in Andhra Pradesh?

Ans: 13

14. Which two regions covers the total thirteen districts of Andhra Pradesh?

Answer : a) Coastal Andhra b) Rayalaseema

15. Vijayawada is located on which river?

Answer : Krishna river

16. What is the geographical location of the largest and most populous city Visakhapatnam?

Answer : Its located at the coast of Bay of Bengal

17. Where is the Tirumala Venkateswara Temple is situated at?

Answer : Tirupati

18. What is the largest district in AndhraPradesh?

Answer : Anantapur

19. Araku valley is one of the best tourist destination located in which district?

Answer : Visakhapatnam

20. What is the state animal of Andhra Pradesh?

Answer : Blackbuck

21. What symbolise the state tree of Andhra Pradesh?

Answer : Neem

22. What symbolise the state emblem of Andhra Pradesh?

Answer : Poorna kumbham

23. What is the state dance of Andhra Pradesh that recognised one of the eight major classical dance in India?

Answer : Kuchipudi

24. What are the main rivers in Andhra Pradesh?

Answer : Krishna and Godavari rivers

25. Which religious people mostly reside in Andhra Pradesh?

Answer : Hindu 90%

GK Quiz Questions on Andhra Pradesh Polity and Personality

Which Telugu personality served as the Governor of Reserve Bank of India from 2003 to 2008?

Answer : Y. Venugopal Reddy

Which Chief Minister is known as Andhra Kesari(Lion of Andhra)?

Answer : Indian freedom fighter Tanguturi Prakasam

26. Who is the last and current Chief Minister of AP?

Answer : N. Chandrababu Naidu

27. Who is the current Governor of AP as of 2017?

Answer : E.S.L. Narasimhan

Who is the current Speaker of AndhraPradesh Legislative Assembly as of 2017?

Ans: Kodela Siva Prasad Rao(TDP Party)

Who is the leader of opposition party in Andhra Assembly?

Ans: YS Jagan Mohan Reddy(YSRCP party)

What is the basic structure of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly?

Ans: It is bicameral

What is the lower house in Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly?

Ans: Vidhan Sabha

What is the upper house in Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly?

Ans: Vidhan Parishad

Who is the current Finance Minister of Andhra Pradesh?

Ans: Yanama Rama Krishnudu

Who is the Social & Tribal Welfare Minister of Andhra Pradesh?

Ans: Nakka Ananda Babu

Who is the Labour & Employment Minister in Andhra Pradesh?

Ans: Pithani Satyanarayana

Who is the Minister for Tourism, Language and Culture in Andhra Pradesh?

Ans: Bhuma Akhila Priya

Who is the Minister for Health in Andhra Pradesh?

Ans: Kamineni Srinivas

28. Who is the first Chief Minister of AndhraPradesh became the sixth President of India?

Answer : Neelam Sanjiva Reddy

Who is the personality from AndhraPradesh won the All England Open Badminton Championships 2001?

Answer : Pullela Gopichand

Q. Who is the longest serving Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh?

Answer : N. Chandrababu Naidu(1995-2004)

29. Which political party currently ruling in Andhra Pradesh?

Answer : Telugu Desam Party(TDP), it was founded by N. T. Rama Rao in 1982.

Who is the Minister for Education and Human Resource Development in Andhra Pradesh?

Ans: Ganta Srinivasa Rao

Who is the Deputy Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh?

Ans: K. E. Krishnamurthy

30. There are how many constituencies in AndhraPradesh state legislative assembly?

Answer : 175

31. How many seats AndhraPradesh represents in Rajya Sabha?

Answer : 11 seats

32. How many seats AndhraPradesh represents in Lok Sabha?

Answer : 25 seats

Who is the first Indian ever to win an Olympic medal?

Answer : Telugu woman Karnam Malleswari is the first to win bronze medal in weight-lifting in 2000 Sydney Olympic

He is an Indian film director, directed some world famous films such as Bahubali 1 and Bahubali 2 also won Padma Shri in 2016. Who is he?

Answer : Telugu director Srisaila Sri Rajamouli(S.S.Rajamouli)

He is a Telugu director and screenwriter won Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2005, Padma Shri in 1976 and Padma Bhushan in 1991. Who is he?

Answer : Shyam Benegal

He is the first Indian Telugu personality received Bharatratna award in 1954 and served as the second President of India. Who is he?

Answer : Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

He is the fourth Indian President served as Governor of Karnataka, Kerala and UttarPradesh and awarded Bharatratna in 1975. Who is he?

Answer : Varahagiri Venkata Giri(Andhra Pradesh)

Who is the woman from Andhra Pradesh served as fourth Governor of West Bengal?

Answer : Padmaja Naidu daughter of former Chief Minister Sarojini Naidu

Who is the personality from Andhra Pradesh served as Chief of Indian Army from 1981 to 1983?

Answer : General K.V.Krishna Rao

Which famous Telugu personality is known as ‘Nightingale of India’?

Answer : Sarojini Naidu

GK Quiz Questions on Andhra Pradesh Economy

33. What is the rank of AndhraPradesh by gross domestic product(gdp) per capita income?

Answer : 16th

Q. What is the rank of Andhra Pradesh by Gross Domestic Product in India?

Answer : 10th

Q. Which state is known as “Rice Bowl of India”?

Answer : Andhra Pradesh

Q. How many agricultural economic zones in Andhra Pradesh?

Answer : Three, Chittoor district for mango pulp and vegetables, Krishna district for mangoes and Guntur district for chillies.

34. What is the gdp per capita income in AndhraPradesh in the year 2015-2016?

Answer : Rs 1007600

What is the Financial Capital of Andhra Pradesh?

Ans: Visakhapatnam

Q. Why Andhra Pradesh is known as “Egg Bowl of Asia”?

Answer : Because the state is the largest producer of egg in India

35. Economy of AndhraPradesh is mainly based on which major sector?

Answer : Agriculture 

GK Quiz Questions on Andhra Pradesh Arts,Culture & Literature

36. Telugu literature was first influenced by which historical empire?

Answer : Vijaynagar Empire

What is Champu?

Answer : A mixture of telugu prose and poetry

37. Malliya Rechana is known for which part of Telugu literature?

Answer :  Telugu poem

Who are known as Kavi Trayam?

Ans: Nannaya, Tikkana and Yerrapragada

By which name India’s second largest Telugu film industry is known?

Answer : Tollywood

38. Which great author translated Mahabharata from Sanskrit to Telugu language?

Answer : Nannaya Bhattaraka

39. Who wrote Subhadra Kalyanam?

Ans: First female Telugu poet Tallapaka Tirumalamma

40. Who is the writer of Baala Vyaakaranamu?

Ans: Paravastu Chinnayasuri

41. He is a court poet of Vijaynagara empire and writer of Panduranga Mahatyamy. Who is he?

Ans: Tenali Ramakrishna

42. Which work of Kandujuri Veeresalingam was inspired by Oliver Goldsmith’s The Vicar of Wakefied?

Ans: Rajashekhara Charitamu

43. What is the state sport of AP?

Answer : Kabaddi

44. Who is the great Kuchipudi artist received PadmaShree, PadmaBhushan and PadmaBibhushan award consecutively in 1968, 2001 and 2016?

Answer : Yamini Krishnamurty

45. The great Telugu player M.V. Narasimha Rao is famous for which sport?

Answer : Cricket

46. Who is the first recipient of India’s highest literary Jnanpith Award in Telugu language?

Answer : Viswanatha Satyanarayana received this award in 1970

47. Where is India’s largest and longest Belum Caves located at?

Answer : Kurnool district

48. Who is the youngest lady ever became a Grand Master?

Ans: Koneru Humpy(Andhra Pradesh)

49. Who is the current Chief Justice of the High Court in Andhra Pradesh as of 2017?

Answer : Ramesh Ranganathan

50. Who was the first Chief Justice of the High Court in Andhra Pradesh?

Answer : Koka Subha Rao (1956-1958)

 

 

 

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