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Goa GK & Current Affairs 2017

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Goa GK & Current Affairs 2017

Goa GK & Current Affairs 2017

The following Goa General Knowledge & Current Affairs 2017 Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) question answers will be updated every month. This will helps all the candidates for preparing any Goa govt. Jobs 2017 even Goa state basis exam, where question comes from Goa states only like Goa TET .



Goa GK (General Knowledge)

Established

30 May 1987

Capital

Panaji

Largest city

Vasco da Gama

Number of Districts

2

Name of Governor

Mridula Sinha

Current Chief Minister

Manohar Parrikar

 Area 1,429 sq mi

Population & Rank (2011)

1,457,723 & 26th Rank

External Link

Goa wikipedia

Goa State Portal

Goa GK Question Answers

What’s the rank in Population &  Area of Goa in India?

  • It is India’s smallest state by area and the fourth smallest by population.

What’s the official language of Goa?

  • Konkani is an Indo-Aryan language belonging to the Indo-European family of languages and is spoken along the western coast of India.

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

  • 371I : Special Status for Goa is concept promoted by small fraction of Goa who view Goa as a separate entity from India. It demands that the Government of Goa be given certain powers by the Indian Government by amending article 371(1) of the Constitution of India.

Which chief minister of Goa later became speaker of Legislative Assembly?

  • Pratapsinh Rane : 3rd Chief Minister of Goa In office 7 June 2005 – 8 June 2007

What’s the name of Goa was refereed in Mahabharata?

  • The Indian epic Mahabharata refers to the area now known as Goa as Goparashtra or Govarashtra,which means “a nation of cowherds”.

How Portuguese rule in Goa?

  • In 1510, the Portuguese defeated the ruling Bijapur sultan Yousuf Adil Shah with the help of a local ally, Timayya. They set up a permanent settlement in Velha Goa. This was the beginning of Portuguese rule in Goa that would last for four and a half centuries, until 1961.

What is Velha Goa?

  • Its place in Goa which is known as Old Goa is a historical city in North Goa district . In 1843 the Portuguese moved the capital to Panjim from Velha Goa.

Few Facts of Goa

  • Goa is one of India’s richest states with a GDP per capita two and a half times that of the country as a whole.
  • It was ranked the best placed state by the Eleventh Finance Commission for its infrastructure and ranked on top for the best quality of life in India by the National Commission on Population based on the 12 Indicators.
  • Goa is visited by large numbers of international and domestic tourists each year for its beaches, places of worship and world heritage architecture
  • It also has rich flora and fauna, owing to its location on the Western Ghats range, which is classified as abiodiversity hotspot.
  • In ancient literature, Goa was known by many names, such as Gomanta, Gomanchala, Gopakapattam, Gopakapuri, Govapuri,Govem, and Gomantak

Goa Current Affairs 2017 Question Answers

Who inaugurated the newly announced Goa Indian Institute of Technology’s temporary Campus and will be mentored by IIT Mumbai? (July)

  • Answer – D.Prakash Javdekar

Indian Cricket Administrator BCCI has suspended which Cricket Association officials for alleged misappropriation of over Rs. 3 Crore belonging to the organization? (June)

  • Answer – Goa

The historic Aguada fort is located in _____________ (May 2016)

  • Answer – Goa

Identify the state that classified its country liquor as Heritage Spirit of state on 17 March 2016. (March 2016)

  • Answers :  Goa,: Government of Goa has declared Feni, a form of spirit as the heritage spirit of the state. Feni, was the first liquor product in the country which got Geographical Indication (GI) tag in 2000.

Which country will host the 8th BRICS summit? (March 2016)

  • Answer – India: The external affairs ministry has notified that India will host the 8th BRICS Summit from 15 October to 16 October 2016 in Goa.

How many countries are going to participate in the Defence expo to be held at Goa? (March 2016)

  • Answer : 46 -. The ninth defence expo of Naval and Internal Homeland Security Systems Exhibition, will be held at Naqueri Quitol in Quepem taluka of South Goa from March 28-31, 2016

Arogya fair which displays the traditional medicinal system of India like Siddha, Unani, and Ayurveda is a four day event held at? 

  • Answers :  Goa

Which of the following state Governor has written a song on “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan” which would be pasted at the entrances of state government departments ?

  • Answers :  Goa Governor – Mridula Sinha

Which team has won the 2015 Indian Super League (ISL) Football tournament at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Goa ?

  • Chennaiyin

Which Indian state is going to host AFC U-16 Championship 2016? 

  • Answers :  Goa

Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change on 17 March 2015 revoked a three-year-old order of banning the mines in which state?

  • Answers :  Goa

Third Lusofonia Games organized by the Association of Portuguese Speaking Olympic Committee will be held in.

  • Answers :  Goa

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