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Gujarat Current Affairs

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Highlights of Gujarat Current Affairs

Important Points about Gujarat

Gujarat GK Quiz and Questions

Gujarat Current Affairs Question Answers

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Gujarat Current Affairs

Key Highlights of Gujarat Current Affairs 2017

  • Environment Ministry Approves Projects for Climate Change Adaptation in Three States
  • AK Jyoti of Gujarat cadre will be next Chief Election Commissioner
  • Final raising of Sardar Sarovar Dam cleared by Narmada Control Authority
  • Special Gandhi Darshan train flagged off to celebrate 100 years of Sabarmati Ashram
  • Amul signs MoU with ISRO for fodder acreage estimation
  • PM Modi inaugurates series of projects in State.
  • PM Narendra Modi calls for creation of Asia-Africa growth corridor for development of Africa
  • Ahmedabad to host a mega-event to celebrate International Yoga Day
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches projects related to SAUNI Yojana at Botad
  • Gujarat Governor gives his nod to the Guj Self Financed School Bill
  • Geetha Johri takes over as first woman head of Gujarat’s police force
  • Bharti Airtel acquires 4G business of Tikona Networks
  • Longest extradosed bridge across River Narmada dedicated to nation at Bharuch
  • Union Government launches Swachh Shakti Saptah to highlight women’s role in Swachh Bharat Mission
  • Gujarat becomes first State to establish cashless system for distribution of food grains
  • Vijay Goel lays foundation stone for first–ever training centre for differently-abled sportsmen

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Important Points about Gujarat:

Capital &

Major Cities


·         Ahmedabad

·         Surat

·         Rajkot

·         Bhuj

·         Dwarka

·         Vadodara

Districts 33
Formed on Mahagujarat Andolan

demanded creation of state of Gujarat for Gujarati-speaking people from the bilingual Bombay state. Resulted in the formation of

Gujarat and Maharashtra on 1 May 1960.

Official Language Gujarati
Known as/for ·         Jewel of Western India

·         Manchester of the East

·         Has longest coastline of 1,600 Km.

·         Largest producer of cotton in India

·         Largest producer of salt in India

·         Largest producer of groundnut in India

·         Gulf of Khambat- older than the ancient Harappan civilization dates back around 4,000 years.

Physical Characteristics 4 geographical regions:

·         Kathiawar or Saurastra

·         Kachchh

·         Rann of Kachchh

·         Gujarat Plain Drier in the north

Natural Vegetation Tropical thorny vegetation
Major Regional Festivals ·         Navratri

·         Uttarayan

·         Bhadra Purnima

Agriculture Bajra, Jowar, Rice,Wheat, Tobacco, Cotton, Groundnut, Linseed, Sugarcane, Cumin, Isabgul (Psyllium husk), Mangoes and Bananas

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Gujarat GK Quiz and Questions:

Q1. When was Gujarat formed?

  1. 05 February 1948
  2. 01 May 1960
  3. 07 July 1972
  4. 01 November 1956

Correct Answer: 01 May 1960

Q2. Which sea is to the west of Gujarat?

  1. Yellow
  2. Arabian
  3. Timor
  4. Laptev

Correct Answer: Arabian

Q 3. Which state is to the north of Gujarat?

  1. Karnataka
  2. Orissa
  3. Rajasthan
  4. Tamil Nadu

Correct Answer: Rajasthan

Q 4. Which strait separates Tamil Nadu from Sri Lanka?

  1. Cook
  2. Torres
  3. Davis
  4. Palk

Correct Answer: Palk

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Q 5. How was Tamil Nadu formerly known?

  1. Madras
  2. Ootacamund
  3. Golconda
  4. Vanga

Correct Answer: Madras

Q 6. Which is the southernmost point of Tamil Nadu?

  1. Blair Point
  2. Cape Horn
  3. Castle Point
  4. Cape Comorin

Correct Answer: Cape Comorin

Q 7. Which is the highest point in Tamil Nadu?

  1. Kudremukh
  2. Pachmarhi
  3. Doda Betta
  4. Guru Peak

Correct Answer: Doda Betta

Q 8. Which party came to power in Tamil Nadu in 1967?

  1. CPI
  2. TDP
  3. PWP
  4. DMK

Correct Answer: DMK

Q 9. Who was Tamil Nadu’s first non-Congress chief minister?

  1. Rajagopalachari
  2. Karunanidhi
  3. Annadurai
  4. Kamaraj

Correct Answer: Annadurai

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Q 10. What is the area of Gujarat?

  1. 99,124 sq. mi.
  2. 12,306 sq. mi.
  3. 75,685 sq. mi.
  4. 24,875 sq. mi.

Correct Answer: 75,685 sq. mi.

Q 11. Who is the present Governor of Gujarat state?

  1. C. Jamir
  2. P. Kohli
  3. Nawal Kishore Sharma
  4. Balram Jakhar

Correct Answer: O. P. Kohli

Q 12. How many districts are there in Gujarat?

  1. 30
  2. 31
  3. 32
  4. 33

Correct Answer: 33

Q 13. When The Gir Forest National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary of Gujrat was Established?

  1. 1965
  2. 1966
  3. 1967
  4. 1968

Correct Answer: 1965

Q 14. Which state is to the north of Gujarat?

  1. Karnataka
  2. Odisha
  3. Rajasthan
  4. Tamil Nadu

Correct Answer: Rajasthan

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Q 15. Who was Gujarat’s first sultan?

  1. Nadir Shah
  2. Ahmed Shah
  3. Farid Khan
  4. Dilawar Khan

Correct Answer: Ahmed Shah

Q 16. From the following ports list which port is not associated with Gujarat–

  1. Porbandar
  2. Pipavav
  3. Kandla
  4. Udangudi port

Correct Answer: Udangudi port

Q 17. Rajkot city of Gujrat is situated on banks of …..Rivers.

  1. Narmada
  2. Aji and Nyari
  3. Tapi
  4. Mahi

Correct Answer: Aji and Nyari

Q 18. Surat city of Gujrat is situated on the left bank of ….. River.

  1. Tapi
  2. Narmada
  3. Sabarmati
  4. Mahi

Correct Answer: Tapi

Q 19. The Somnath Temple is located on the….. coast of Gujarat, India.

  1. western
  2. southern
  3. northen
  4. east

Correct Answer: Western

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Q 20. From the following ports list which port is not associated with Gujarat–

  1. Porbandar
  2. Pipavav
  3. Kandla
  4. Udangudi port

Correct Answer: Udangudi port

Gujarat Current Affairs Question Answers:

Ques.1: Which renowned artist who is worked in Indian modern art died at Vadodara because of physical illness?

Answer: K.G.Subramanyan

Ques.2: What is the name of the Book which has released by Scientists of Gujarat Institute of Desert Ecology (GUIDE) to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi?

Answer: The Birds of Banni Grassland

Ques.3: On approval of Paris Agreement on climate change, the Nuclear power Corporation of India Ltd has initiated to build six reactors in which State by 2017?

Answer: Gujarat

Ques.4: Which temple is all set to deposit its idle gold in the Gold Monetisation Scheme as its trustees?

Answer: Somnath Temple

Ques.5: Name the eminent bureaucrat who served as the Gujarat Governor and Chief Election Commissioner, has passed away recently?

Answer: RK Trivedi

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