100+ Goa GK Questions and Answers: Goa State Quiz 2023

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100+ Goa GK Questions and Answers

100+ Goa GK questions and answers has shared below:

Question: Who was the ruler of Goa before it becomes a part of India?

Ans. Portuguese

Question: Which is to be the country in focus at the 51st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa?

Ans. Bangladesh

Question: In which year the Operation Vijay was conducted resulting in the annexation of Goa?

Ans. 1961

Question: Which the official language of Goa?

Ans. Konkani

Question: In which year Goa recognised as a State?

Ans. 1987

Question: Dabolim Airport in Goa is operated as a civil enclave in which naval air base?

Ans. INS Hansa

Question: Which is the largest city by areawise in Goa?

Ans. Vasco da Gama

Question: How many  Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are adopted by the United Nations?

Ans. 17

Question: Which is the longest beach in Goa?

Ans. Colava Beach

Question: When did Albuquerque acquire Goa?

Ans. 1510

Question: Which is the largest Church in Goa?

Ans. Se Cathedral

Question: Which ports of India is located at the mouth of the Zuvari-estuary in Goa?

Ans. Marmagao Port

Question: Who is the first Chief Minister of Goa, Daman and Diu union territory after annexation with India?

Ans. Dayanand Bandodkar

Question: What is the literacy rate of Goa according to 2011 census?

Ans. 88.70

Question: Which country has announced referendum to add climate goals in its Constitution?

Ans. France

Question: Which is the highest peak in Goa?

Ans. Sonsogor

Question: Which city was host to NITI Aayog’s ‘Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Conclave 2020’?

Ans. Guwahati

Question: Which article states that the Goa Legislative Assembly is to consist of not less than 30 members?

Ans. 371-I

Question: Total number of districts in Goa?

Ans. 2

Question: Union Minister Smriti Irani recently launched a welfare scheme named ‘Yashaswini’ from Goa. What does the scheme aim at?

Ans. Assistance to women Self Help Groups

Question: In which year, the Portuguese defeated the Bijapur sultan Yousuf Adil Shah?

Ans. 1510

Question: Which are the two basin countries of the “Goascoran River”?

Ans. Honduras and El Salvador

Question: What was the name of the Indian Army Operation conducted to release Goa from Portuguese rule?

Ans. Operation Vijay

Question: Who has been appointed as new Goa’s brand ambassador to promote yoga?

Ans. Namrata Menon

Question: The first konkani film “Mogacho Anvddo” was released in the year?

Ans. 1950

Question: At which Congress session did Dadabhai Naoroji announce that Swaraj was the goal of lndia’s political efforts?

Ans. Calcutta session of 1886

Question: The Goa University was established in the year?

Ans. 1985

Question: Which leader led the Revolt of 1857 in Goa?

Ans. Deepuji Rana

Question: The National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research is located in?

Ans. Vasco da Gama

Question: Which Governor is known to have abolished the practice of Sati in Goa?

Ans. Afonso de Albuquerque

Question: The Goa “Liberation Day” is celebrated on?

Ans. 19th December

Question: Who was given the Best Goalkeeper award in 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup?

Ans. Hope Solo

Question: Which is the headquarters of South Goa district?

Ans. Margao

Question: How many players have reached the 100-goal mark in EPL?

Ans. 28

Question: In which year Goa captured and annexed by the Portuguese?

Ans. 1510

Question: Who is the top goal-scorer of the I-League?

Ans. Ranti Martins

Question: Which is the official flower of Goa?

Ans. Jasmine

Question: Atal Setu, which is in news recently, is built across which river in Goa?

Ans. Mandovi

Question: Who is the first Governor of Goa after the formation of Goa State?

Ans. Gopal Singh

Question: Which Union minister has inaugurated the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) wellness centre in Goa?

Ans. Shripad Naik

Question: Who is the longest serving Chief Minister of Goa?

Ans. Pratapsingh Rane

Question: The 56th Liberation Day of Goa is celebrated on which date in India?

Ans. December 19

Question: Which is officially state recognised fruit in Goa?

Ans. Cashew

Question: In which year, Goa was declared as India’s 25th state?

Ans. 1987

Question: Goa was captured by Albuqurque from ruler of which state?

Ans. Bijapur

Question: Which city has the only Municipal Corporation in Goa?

Ans. Panaji

Question: Which will be the first big state after Goa to use EVMs with VVPAT?

Ans. Gujarat

Question: In which year the Churches and convents of Goa were declared a World Heritage Site?

Ans. 1986

Question: What is the India’s rank in the 2017 Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Index?

Ans. 116th

Question: Total number of members in the Goa Legislative Assembly is?

Ans. 40

Question: Who is the Director general of police in Goa?

Ans. Mukesh Kumar Meena

Question: Who is known as the ‘Father of Konkani cinema’?

Ans. Al Jerry Braganza

Question: Which state is to the North of Goa?

Ans. Maharashtra

Question: The first novel published by a Goan was?

Ans. The Brahmans

Question: Who was the first Portuguese vicerai of Goa?

Ans. Francisco de Almeida

Question: Which is the first film in Konkani language?

Ans. Mogacho Anvddo

Question: Who is the first Goan to receive Padma Shri award?

Ans. Balkrishna Bhagwant Borkar

Question: Which article in Indian constitution is a special provision for Goa?

Ans. 371

Question: Which is the Primary Industry in Goa?

Ans. Tourism

Question: The Dudhsagar Falls is located on the?

Ans. Mandovi River

Question: Which is the first Wildlife Sanctuary of Goa?

Ans. Bhagwan Mahavir Sanctuary

Question: Which Sea is to the west of Goa?

Ans. Arabian

Question: Which is officially recognised State mammal of Goa?

Ans. Gaur

Question: Which is the first Goan football club to win Rovers Cup?

Ans. Dempo S.C

Question: Who is the first Goan to receive Padma Vibhushan award?

Ans. Vithalrao Nagesh Shirodkar

Question: The first printing press in Goa was established in the year?

Ans. 1556

Question: The official league in Goa, called the First division began in?

Ans. 1951

Question: Who is also known as the “Father of Goan nationalism”?

Ans. T. B. Cunha

Question: Who is the first Goan to receive Padma Bhushan award?

Ans. Kershasp Tehmurasp Satarawala

Question: Which is the first Konkani novel to be translated into English?

Ans. Acchev

Question: Who is the the first Goan origin person to win an Arjuna Award?

Ans. Leslie Buddy D’Souza

Check- world GK questions

Question: Who is the first winner of the Sahitya Akademi Award for Konkani literature?

Ans. Ravindra Kelekar

Question: The first Panchayat Elections were held in Goa in the year?

Ans. 1961

Question: Ravindra Kelekar won the Sahitya Akademi Award for?

Ans. Himalayant

Question: Which is the first product of Goa to receive GI (Geographical indication) tag?

Ans. Cashew feni

Question: Who is the first Rajya Sabha MP from Goa?

Ans. John F. Fernandez

Question: Who built the Fort Anjediva on the Anjadip Island?

Ans. Francisco de Almeida

Question: Goa State Museum was established in India?

Ans. 1977

Question: Who was appointed as the first bishop of Goa?

Ans. Francisco de Melo

Question: In 1996, Goa cricket team recorded its first victory in Ranji Trophy history against?

Ans. Karnataka

Question: Operation Vijay was started on?

Ans. 17th December, 1961

Question: Who is the first woman parliamentarian from Goa?

Ans. Sanyogita Rane

Question: The Battle of Goa in 1638 was fought between Portuguese and?

Ans. Dutch

Question: Who is the first woman Chief Minister of Goa?

Ans. Shashikala Kakodkar

Question: The construction of Basilica of Bom Jesus was completed in the year?

Ans. 1605

Question: In which year the Mollem National Park was established?

Ans. 1978

Question: Which day is celebrated as Konkani Cinema Day?

Ans. 24th April

Question: Who is the first Goan footballer to receive the Arjuna Award?

Ans. Brahmanand Sankhwalkar

Question: Which is Goa’s first newspaper?

Ans. Gazetta de Goa

Question: Asia’s only Naval Aviation Museum is located in?

Ans. Bogmalo

Question: Which is the most populated Goa Assembly constituency?

Ans. Vasco Da Gama

Question: In which year, Goa hosted the “International Film Festival of India” for the first time?

Ans. 2004

Question: Goa Public Service Commission was established in the year?

Ans. 1988

Question: Who was appointed as the first Indian Bishop of the Catholic Church?

Ans. Matheus de Castro

Question: World Goa Day is observed on?

Ans. 20th August

Question: The Goa State Central Library was established in the year?

Ans. 1832

Question: Who is the first winner of the Gomant Vibhushan award?

Ans. Anil Kakodkar

Question: Who is the first winner of the Jnanpith Award for Konkani language?

Ans. Ravindra Kelekar

Question: Who was appointed as first Lokayukta of Goa?

Ans. B. Sudarshan Reddy

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