Odisha GK Quiz Questions and Answers

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Most Important Odisha GK Questions with Answers

Question: Who was the first Chief Minister of Odisha?

Ans. Harekrushna Mahatab

Question: The circuit court of Patna High Court held its first seating at which place?

Ans. Cuttack

Question: The famous war of Kalinga was fought in the year?

Ans. 261 BC

Question: The 15th Legislative assembly of Odisha has how many members?

Ans. 147

Question: The Konark Sun Temple was included in the World Heritage Site status in the year?

Ans. 1984

Question: As per the 2019 report, what is the teledensity percentage of Odisha circle?

Ans. 77.22%

Question: Who wrote the book Gita Govinda?

Ans. Jayadeva

Question: Gautam Kumar Kahali is associated with which of the following sports events of Odisha?

Ans. Wrestling

Question: Which one was the capital of Odisha before Bhubneswar?

Ans. Cuttack

Question: Who won the best director award in the 30th Odisha State Film Award?

Ans. Manmohan Mohapatra

Question: Which ruler started the construction of Konark Sun Temple?

Ans. Narasimhadeva I

Question: Which of the following film directed by Prafulla Sengupta won National Award in 1960?

Ans. Sri Loknath

Question: Which one is the largest district of Odisha by area?

Ans. Mayurbhanj

Question: Odisha Ikat was given the GI tag in which year?

Ans. 2007

Question: On which river, the Hirakud Dam is built?

Ans. Mahanadi River

Question: How many alphabets are there in the modern Odia script?

Ans. 52

Question: Who is the first Odia woman to win the Sahitya Akademi Award?

Ans. Binapani Mohanty

Question: Carved stone chariot wheel is a special feature of which of following temples of Odisha?

Ans. Sun temple of Konark

Question: Who has been appointed as the first Lokayukta of Odisha?

Ans. Ajit Singh

Question: Berhampur city is situated in which district of Odisha?

Ans. Ganjam

Question: Who is the first Odia mountaineer to scale Mount Everest?

Ans. Kalpana Dash

Question: Who started the monthly magazine Satyavadi?

Ans. Gopabandhu das

Question: Who is the first recepient of “Atibadi Jagannath Das” award?

Ans. Radhamohan Gadanayak

Question: Which is the cheapest mode of transportation?

Ans. Water transportation

Question: Odisha State Maritime Museum is located in?

Ans. Cuttack

Question: The headquarter of the East coast railway zone is situated in which city of Odisha?

Ans. Bhubaneswar

Question: Who was the first person to received Jnanpith Award for Oriya language?

Ans. Gopinath Mohanty

Question: The Biju Patnaik Energy park has been established in which of the following places?

Ans. Bhubaneswar

Question: The first Oriya Magazine ‘Bodha Dayini’ was published from?

Ans. Balasore

Question: As per the Renewable Energy Policy, 2016 Odisha planned to touch 2200 MW of solar energy by the end of which year?

Ans. 2022

Question: The first Oriya movie “Sita Bibaha” was released in the year?

Ans. 1936

Question: What is the second most abundant forest of Odisha?

Ans. Tropical Dry Deciduous forest

Question: King Kharavela belonged to which royal dynasty?

Ans. Chedi

Question: Artificial Insemination (AI) is associated with the development of which sector?

Ans. Dairy sector

Question: Who was the last independent ruler of the medieval Kingdom of Odisha?

Ans. Mukundadeva

Question: The poultry development policy of Odisha was launched in which year?

Ans. 2015-16

Question: The hot water spring Atri is located in?

Ans. Khurda District

Question: Who wrote Mandira Prabesha?

Ans. Sita Devi Khadanga

Question: The contruction of Konark Sun Temple was completed in the year?

Ans. Narasimhadeva I

Question: Which incident is compared to the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre?

Ans. The massacre of Eram

Question: In which year, the East India Company set up first factory in Hariharpur?

Ans. 1633

Question: Who was the last to represent Marathas in Odisha?

Ans. Sadashiv Rao

Question: The ‘Na’Anka Durbhikshya’ or the Orissa famine was occured in the year?

Ans. 1866

Question: What was the religious status of Ganga rulers?

Ans. Secular

Question: Orissa Tenancy Act was passed in?

Ans. 1913

Question: Construction of the famous Jagannath temple of Puri was started by?

Ans. Chodaganga

Question: Who is the first graduate and advocate of Orissa?

Ans. Madhusudan Das

Question: Who served as a Chief Justice of High Court, Chief Justice of Supreme Court and also the governor of Odisha?

Ans. Ranganath Mishra

Question: The Akademi Yuva Puraskar in 2018 was conferred to whom for the Book ‘SoSo’?

Ans. Jayadratha Suna

Question: The Utkal University was established in the year?

Ans. 1943

Question: What is the name of the first Sambalpuri language movie of Odisha?

Ans. Bhookha

Question: Who was the first Secretary of the Odisha Sahitya Akademi?

Ans. Rajkishore Ray

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