important General knowledge questions gujarat

Gujarat GK & Current Affairs – General Knowledge Questions

1 Gujarat Inaugurated by

Ravi Shankar Maharaj (1960)

2 first Governor of Gujarat

Mehndi Nawaz Jung (1960)

3 First Chief Minister of Gujarat

Dr. Jivraj Mehta (1960)

4 First Speaker of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly

Kalyanji Mehta

5 First Deputy Speaker of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly

Ambalal Shah

6 Leader of the Opposition in the Gujarat Legislative Assembly

Nagindas Gandhi 

7 First Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court 

Sunderlal Trikamlal Desai 

8 First Chief Secretary of Gujarat V Ishwaran Lokayukta

Justice D.H. Shukal 

9 First Chief of Police

 Kanerkat 

10 First Home Secretary

G. S. Sanghvi 

11 First Chief Engineer

Upendra Bhatt 

12 First Woman Chief Minister Anandiben Patel (2014) 

13 First Railway started in gujarat

Ankleshwar from landing (1855)

14 First electric railway started 

Ahmedabad to Mumbai (1974)

15 First University

 Gujarat University, Ahmedabad (1949) 

16 First Telephone Service Launched

Ahmedabad (1897) 

17 First Lightning Bullet in Ahmedabad

Bhadra Fort Tower Clock

18 First Gujarati Film Kanku Received Internationally award

19 First Gujarati Newspaper

Mumbai Samachar (1822) 

20 First College in gujarat

Gujarat College , Ahmedabad (1856) 

21 First Museum in gujarat

Kutch Museum in Bhuj (1977) 

22 First English School ઃ

 Surat (1842) 

22 First Radio Station in gujarat

Vadodra(1939) 

23 First Refinery in gujarat

Koyli (Vadodara) 

24 First Pharmaceutical Factory

 In Vadodara 

25 First Gujarati Monthly Magazine 

Buddhiprakash 

26 1st Government School in gujarat

Ahmedabad (1826)

27 First Postal Service started in gujarat

Ahmedabad(1838) 

28 First Gujarati Mook Film

 Seth Sagalsha

29 First Sarovar in gujarat

Sudarshan Sarovar (near Girnar) 

30 The first Gujarati speaking film

Narsinh Mehta

31 First Ayurveda University

Jamnagar (1967) 

32 First Tax Free Gujarati Film

 Akhand Saubhagyavati 

33 Prime Minister

 Morarji Desai 

34 Deputy Prime Minister

 Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

35 Union Home Minister

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

36 First Women Minister in Gujarat

Indumatibahen Chi. Seth 

37 Lok Sabha Speaker

Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar

Smallest, largest in Gujarat 

1 Largest district in terms of area

 Kutch (45,652 sq km) 

2 Largest district in terms of population

 Ahmedabad 

3 Largest hospital

Ahmedabad Civil Hospital (original name – Seth Hathisinh Premabhai Civil Hospital) 

4 Largest Railway Station

Ahmedabad (Kalupur Railway Station) 

5 Largest Airport

 Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport – Ahmedabad (Received International Status on January 26, 1991) 

6 Largest Zoo

Kamla Nehru Zoological Park, Kankaria – Ahmedabad –

7 Largest Fair

Vauthano Fair – Dholka – Dist. Ahmedabad (Largest Lokmelo) 

8 Largest University

Gujarat University – Ahmedabad 

9 Widest Bridge

Rishi Dadhichi Bridge – Ahmedabad (Sabarmati River Sub 2) 

10 Longest River

Sabarmati 

11 Largest River

 Narmada river 

12 Largest bridge

 Golden Bridge 

Geographical nickname 

Saurashtra’s Sanskarnagari

 Bhavnagar 

2 Saurashtra’s Kashmir

Mahuva

3 Saurashtra’s Paris

Jamnagar 

4 Gujarat’s Sanskarnagari

Vadodara

5 Saksharbhumi

 Nadiad

6 Katchs Paris

Mundra 

7 City of Gold

Dwarka

8 Green Garden of Gujarat 

Charotar Region (Kheda)

9 Town of Temples

 Kashi of Palitana

10 Mosal of Porbandar sadhus

 Siddhpur (Patan) 

11 Land of Golden Leaf

Charotar Region

World Inbox General

1 Bhavnagar

Gohilwad 

2 Porbandar 

Sudamapuri 

3 Vadodara

Vatpadrak

4 Junagadh

Sorath

5 Surat

Suryapur

6 Girnar

 Raivatak 

7 Jamnagar, Devbhoomi Dwarka 

Halar

8 Amreli

 Amravari

9 palanpur

Prahladnagar 

10 Surendranagar

 Jhalawar

11 Dwarka

 Dwarvati 

12 Visnagar

 Visalnagar

13 Bharuch

 Bhrigukeche 

14 Khambhat

Stambhatirth 

15 Dakor

 Dankpur 

16 Kapadvanj

Karpan Vanijay 

17 Bhadreshwar

Bhadravati 

18 Narmada

 Reva 

19 Kheda

 Khetak

20 Motera

 Bhagwadgam

21 Veraval

 Verakul 

22 Banas

 Parnasha 

23 Ankleshwar

 Ankuleshwar 

24 Vatrak

Varbanni

25 Sabarmati

 Svabhramati

26 Ahmedabad

Karnavati

The surnames of the dignitaries 

Gandhiji: Father of the Nation, Saint Vallabhbhai Patel of Bapu

Sabarmati: Sardar, Iron Man, Bismarck of India.

Mohammad Bagdo : Akbar of Gujarat.

 Dr. Chandulal Desai: Chhote Sardar 

Jamshedji Tata: The father of Indian industry 

Varghese Kurien: The father of the white revolution 

Dr. Homi Bhabha Father of Atomic Power

 Jam Ranjit Singhji: Magician of Cricket

 Pushpa Mehta: Torchbearer of Women’s Development Activities 

Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar Father of the Parliament of India 

Kumarpal: Ashok Gijubhai Badheka of Gujarat Dasi Janam Janmani 

Akho: the father of knowledge  

Narmad: Nirbhaya Patrakar, Yugavidhayak Sarjak 

Zaverchand Meghani: National Shire, Singer of the color of safflower

First Gujarati movies 

1 First Gujarati Silent Film: Shrikrishna Sudama ( Released) 

2 Gujarati Political Film: Bhakt Vidur (Film Banned)

3 Caremukt First Gujarati Film: Akhand Saubhagyavati

4 First Color Gujarati Film Liludi Dharti  

Lakes of Gujarat 

Sudarshan Lake: Junagadh (built by Suba Pushyagupta of Chandragupta Maurya) 

Kankaria Lake (Hauje Kub) Ahmedabad (Built by Qutbuddin Ahmedshah) 

Chandola Lake: Ahmedabad  If you want to see justice, you have to look at Lake Malawi. 

Munsar Lake: Viramgam (known as Ardhasahastraling Lake built by Rajmata Meenaldevi) 

Gangasar Lake: Viramgam (built by Gangu Vanzara) 

Nal Sarovar: Ahmedabad, Surendranagar (largest island Panwad)

Sahastraling Lake: Patan (built by Siddharraj Jayasinghe) 

Bindu Sarovar: Siddhpur(known for Matrushraddha)

Alpa Sarovar: Siddhpur 

Tulsishyam hot water tank ઃ Gir Somnath (Tatyodak Kund)

Gopi Lake : Bet Dwarka

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