GK Questions and Answers Related to Delhi

  1. Delhi metro rail network is the ______ largest in the world.

13th

  1. The first World Youth Conference for Kindness was recently held in New Delhi. It was inaugurated by _____.

President Ram Nath Kovind

  1. Delhi is situated on the bank of which river?

Yamuna

  1. Sayyid dynasty ruled in Delhi during the time period _____.

1414 AD to 1451 AD

  1. When was the secretariat building in Delhi ready?

1930

  1. In 1857, Hindus and Muslims raised freedom of expression against British, who was the King of Delhi at that time?

Bahadur Shah Jafar

  1. When did the first slave ruler of Delhi Qutbuddin Aibak die?

1210 AD

  1. Where is ‘Bhool Bhulaiya’ located in Delhi?

Qutub-Mehrauli route

  1. Who was the first ruler of Delhi Sultanate to keep permanent Army?

Alauddin Khilji

  1. Who was the architect of Red Fort?

Ustad Ahmad Lahauri

  1. At the time of arrival of Ibn Battuta, the African traveler in 1334, in India, which Sultan ruled over Delhi?

Muhammad bin Tughlaq

  1. When was the Digambar Jain temple constructed in Delhi?

1526 AD

  1. The tomb of Sultan Garhi in Delhi is the oldest tomb of India. Who made this tomb?

Shams ud-Din Iltutmish

  1. Young shooter Yashaswini Singh Deswal from Delhi won gold in the women’s 10m Air Pistol event at?

ISSF World Cup at Rio de Janeiro

  1. Where is the headquarters of Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA)?

New Delhi

  1. Who was the first ruler of Delhi Sultanate who made Delhi as his Capital?

Iltutmish

  1. When did the Union Government bestow extra power to Delhi?

1st of Feb 1992

  1. Who was the last ruler of the slave dynasty in Delhi?

Ghiyas ud din Balban

  1. When did Timur Lang attack Delhi?

1398

  1. India’s first-ever architectural LED illumination has taken place in which historical monument?

Qutab Minar

  1. Which was the first English newspaper of Delhi?

Delhi Mail

  1. The Central Road Research Institute is situated in ______.

Delhi

  1. When did the construction of Qutub Minar begin?

1200 AD

  1. Sheila Dikshit has been C.M of Delhi for how many terms?

3 terms (15 years)

  1. Where is the headquarters of Global Tiger Forum (GTF)?

New Delhi

  1. When was the capital of India transferred from Calcutta to Delhi?

1911

  1. Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi’s monument is called?

Veer Bhoomi

  1. Where is St. Stephen’s Church located in Delhi?

Fatehpuri Chandni Chowk

  1. What is the capital of Delhi is?

New Delhi

  1. Which ruler completed the construction of Qutub Minar?

Shams-ud-din Iltutmish

  1. Where is the dargah of Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya located?

Delhi

  1. When was Delhi given Legislative Assembly and Council of Ministers for the assistance and advice of the Chief Commissioner?

1952

  1. Atga Khan was the Minister of Justice during the reign of which Mughal ruler of Delhi?

Akbar

  1. What is the official language of the Delhi?

Hindi

  1. What is the total number of Rajya Sabha members in Delhi?

3

  1. By what name is the tomb of India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru known?

Shanti Vana

  1. Who built the Shermandul in Delhi’s old fort?

Sher Shah Suri

  1. Which rulers settled Delhi in 736 AD and named it ‘Dhilli’ or ‘Dhillika’?

Tomar Rajput

  1. When did Maham Anga build a madrasa in the west of Delhi’s old fort?

1561 AD

  1. Which Mughal ruler ended the Jizya-tax?

Akbar

  1. Which ruler of Delhi is called ‘Lakh Bakhsh’?

Qutubuddin Aibak

  1. What is the number of pillars in the verandah of the Parliament House located in Delhi?

144

  1. Construction of Secretariat Building in Delhi was completed in the year _____.

1927

  1. Which ruler of Delhi had assumed the title of ‘Alamgir’ while sitting on the throne?

Aurangzeb

  1. When was Rashtrapati Bhavan built in Delhi?

1929

  1. Lahori Gate is the main entrance to which monument?

Red Fort

  1. Which market in Delhi is known as a Computer Hub?

Nehru Place

  1. Meena Bazar was set up during which era?

Mughal era

  1. Who was the last Mauryan emperor?

Brihadratha

  1. Before Delhi, what was the capital of India?

Calcutta

  1. On which day did Delhi completed its 100 years as India’s National Capital?

12 December 2011

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