Maharashtra General Knowledge MCQ State GK Questions Answers


The state of Maharashtra is one of the most popular state in the western region of India it is second-most populous state and also the third-largest state by geographical area. The Maharashtra spread over 307,713 km2 (118,809 sq mi), and it is share its bordered with several other Indian state and Arabian Sea. The state of Gujarat is located in the north west part, Madhya Pradesh is located north side, eastern side Chhattisgarh state Telangana is located in the south east side, south part surrounded by Karnataka state and Goa is located the south west part of Maharashtra. The state of Maharashtra is also the world’s second-most famous sub national entity. It has over 112 million inhabitants and Mumbai is the capital city. The city of Nagpur is generally known as second capital as well as its winter capital. Here in this post you will easily get all the information about Maharashtra.


Q.1. What is capital of Maharashtra

(a) Mumbai
(b) Nagpur
(c) Both A and B
(d) none of these

(a) Mumbai


Q.2. What is Second Largest city of Maharashtra

(a) Nagpur
(b) Pune
(c) Both A and B
(d) none of these

(b) Pune


Q.3. How many districts are there in Maharashtra

(a) 26 total
(b) 51 total
(c) 36 total
(d) none of these

(c) 36 total


Q.4. How many Tehsils are there in Maharashtra?

(a) 958 Talukas (Tehsils)
(b) 540Talukas (Tehsils)
(c) 358 Talukas (Tehsils)
(d) 670 Talukas (Tehsils)

(c) 358 Talukas (Tehsils)


Q.5. Which is the largest district in Maharashtra in terms of area?

(a) Pune
(b) Ahmednagar
(c) Naglur
(d) None of these

(b) Ahmednagar


Q.6. Which district has highest population in Maharashtra?

(a) Ahmednagar
(b) Thane
(c) Mumbai
(d) none of these

(b) Thane


Q.7. What is the population of Pune in 2011?

(a) 10,429,408
(b) 8,429,00
(c) 9,00,408
(d) 9,429,408

(d) 9,429,408


Q.8. What is total area of Maharashtra?

(a) 325,713 km2
(b) 307,003 km2
(c) 311,713 km2
(d) 34,897 km2

(a) 325,713 km2


Q.9. What is area rank According to 2011

(a) 5th
(b) 4th
(c) 3rd
(d) 6th

(c) 3rd


Q.10. Which sea is to the west of Maharashtra?

(a) Black
(b) Arabian
(c) Labrador
(d) Timor

(b) Arabian


Q.11. Which is the official language of Maharashtra?

(a) Marathi
(b) Sanskrit
(c) Gondi
(d) Konkani

(a) Marathi


Q.12. Where did Thibaw, last king of Burma , live in Maharashtra?

(a) Ratnagiri
(b) Wardha
(c) Poona
(d) Sholapur

(a) Ratnagiri


Q.13. Which state is to the east of Maharashtra?

(a) Karnataka
(b) Punjab
(c) Chhattisgarh
(d) Gujarat

(c) Chhattisgarh


Q.14. Who was Maharashtra’s home minister on 26 November 2008?

(a) Jayant Patil
(b) Shivrai Patil
(c) Prtibha Patil
(d) Raosaheb Patil

(d) Raosaheb Patil


Q.15. Which is the highest point in Maharashtra?

(a) Kalsubai
(b) Bhusaval
(c) Yavatmal
(d) Mahabaleshwar

(a) Kalsubai


Q.16. Who was the first Peshwa of the Maratha Empire

(a) Balaji Vishwanath
(b) Raghunath – Rao
(c) Mahadev-Rao I
(d) Moropant Trimbak Pingle

(d) Moropant Trimbak Pingle


Q.17. Who was established the first cotton mill in Bombay

(a) Mafatlal
(b) Jamshedji Tata
(c) Dadabhai Naoroji
(d) Cowasjee Nanabhoy

(d) Cowasjee Nanabhoy


Q.18. Marathi Language Day is Celebrated on

(a) 15th February
(b) 7th February
(c) 20th February
(d) 27th February

(d) 27th February


Q.19. Pandita Ramabai opened Sharada Sarada sadan school for windows in the year

(a) 1880
(b) 1885
(c) 1889
(d) 1890

(c) 1889


Q.20. Which of the following districts of Maharashtra is well-known for its production of bananas?

(a) Jalgaon
(b) Ahmednagar
(c) Nashik
(d) Solapur

(a) Jalgaon


Q.21. Which of the following places in Maharashtra is famous for cotton bedsheets which have been given GI tag?

(a) Amaravati
(b) Solapur
(c) Kolhapur
(d) Sangli

(b) Solapur


Q.22. At which of the following places is a branch of Mumbai High Court NOT located?

(a) Aurangabad
(b) Nagpur
(c) Pune
(d) Panaji

(c) Pune


Q.23. Who of the following is the author of the well-known book ‘History of Dharmasastra’?

(a) Pandurang Vaman Kane
(b) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(c) Pandurang Sadashiv Sane
(d) R.G. Bhandarkar

(a) Pandurang Vaman Kane


Q.24. In which city of Maharashtra was an Indian Institute of Management established in the year 2015?

(a) Pune
(b) Nagpur
(c) Mumbai
(d) Nashik

(b) Nagpur


Q.25. Who of the following established SNDT Women’s University, the first university for women in India?

(a) RG Bhandarkar
(b) Dadabhai Naoroji
(c) Dondo Kesav Karve
(d) Bal Thackeray

(c) Dondo Kesav Karve


Q.26. What percentage of population of Maharashtra is literate as per 2011 census?

(a) 82.3%
(b) 79.6%
(c) 86.7%
(d) 80.8%

(a) 82.3%


Q.27. Which of the following districts has the lowest density?

(a) Chandrapur
(b) Sindhudurg
(c) Gadchiroli
(d) Ratnagiri

(c) Gadchiroli


Q.28. Who of the following is known as the Mother of Orphans because of her work in looking after abandoned children in Maharashtra?

(a) Medha Patkar
(b) Sindhutai Sapkal
(c) Savitribai Phule
(d) Rani Bang

(b) Sindhutai Sapkal


Q.29. Which day is celebrated as the Maharashtra Day

(a) 3rd June
(b) 1st May
(c) 16th August
(d) 3rd September

(b) 1st May


Q.30. The Maharashtra State was formed by the Bombay Reorganisation Act in the year

(a) 1956
(b) 1958
(c) 1960
(d) 1964

(c) 1960


Q.31. In which year, Elephanta Caves designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site

(a) 1972
(b) 1978
(c) 1982
(d) 1987

(d) 1987


Q.32. Approximately how many forts are there in Maharashtra

(a) 150
(b) 200
(c) 270
(d) 350

(d) 350


Q.33. Who was the first Chief Minister of Maharashtra

(a) Yashwantrao Chavan
(b) P. K. Sawant
(c) Vasantrao Naik
(d) Shankarrao Chavan

(a) Yashwantrao Chavan


Q.34. Which fort is the birthplace of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

(a) Raigad
(b) Daulatabad
(c) Shivneri
(d) Sinhgad

(c) Shivneri


Q.35. In which year the Bombay High Court was established

(a) 1856
(b) 1862
(c) 1896
(d) 1906

(b) 1862


Q.36. Total number of Parliamentary Constituency

(a) 32
(b) 28
(c) 42
(d) 48

(d) 48


Q.37. Which marathi newspaper was published by Bal Gangadhar Tilak

(a) Sakal
(b) Kesari
(c) Darpan
(d) Poona Vaibhav

(b) Kesari


Q.38. In which year, Bombay city has been officially renamed as Mumbai

(a) 1992
(b) 1995
(c) 2000
(d) 2003

(b) 1995


Q.39. When the third battle of Panipat was fought between Maratha and Afghan army

(a) 1761
(b) 1769
(c) 1792
(d) 1806

(a) 1761


Q.40. Who is known as the Political Guru of Mahatma Gandhi

(a) Ravindra Kelekar
(b) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(c) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
(d) None of the Above

(c) Gopal Krishna Gokhale


Q.41. Which one is the longest river in Maharashtra

(a) Krishna River
(b) Tapti River
(c) Bhima River
(d) Godavari River

(d) Godavari River


Q.42. Total Population of Maharashtra According to 2011

(a) 552,792,925
(b) 902,372,935
(c) 112,252,972
(d) 112,372,972

(d) 112,372,972


Q.43. The river Koyna joins the river Krishna at ———

(a) Satara
(b) Karad
(c) Kolhapur
(d) Mahabaleshwar

(b) Karad


Q.44. First family Planning Movement started in Maharashtra by …………

(a) R.D Karve
(b) Janakka Shinde
(c) Durga Bhagawat
(d) Shakuntala Paranjape

(a) R.D Karve


Q.45. Project Tiger at Melghat is Located in _________ district

(a) Yavatmal
(b) Bhandara
(c) Gadchiroli
(d) Amravati

(c) Gadchiroli


Q.46. The Nagpur city is also known as the ________ city of India

(a) Orange
(b) Apple
(c) Mango
(d) Banana

(a) Orange


Q.47. Which one is recognized as state tree in Maharashtra

(a)Banyan Tree
(b) Jackfruit Tree
(c) Neem Tree
(d) Mango Tree

(d) Mango Tree


Q.48. Who is know as the spiritual guru of Shivaji

(a) Gura Kumbhar
(b) Ramdas Swami
(c) Eknath
(d) Tukaram

(b) Ramdas Swami


Q.49. The Bandra-Worli Sea Link Bridge was opened for Public in the year

(a) 2000
(b) 2004
(c) 2009
(d) 2011

(c) 2009


Q.50. Who of the following is the first recipient of Jnanpith Award for Marathi literature?

(a) Vinda Karandikar
(b) Vishnu Khandekar
(c) Vasant Kanetkar
(d) Vijay Tendulkar

(b) Vishnu Khandekar


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