Odisha General Knowledge MCQ GK Questions Answers


Odisha is southeastern state of India. Its capital is Bhuwanwshare. According to 2011, its population is 41,947,358. Odisha state covered by four state (Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Andhra Pradesh) with bay of Bangal. Its total area is 60,160 sq mi. state symbol of odisha state Language (Odia), Anthem (Bande Utkala Janani), Dance (Odissi), Animal (Sambar), Bird (Blue jay), Flower (Ashoka) and Tree (Indian fig tree). Naveen Patnaik is current cm of Odisha state. Odisha Current affairs or General knowledge Quiz for very important goverment jobs, ssc, Nda, CDS, PSC and many more.


Q.1. Which is the Odisha state Tree?

(a) Indian fig tree
(b) Sal
(c) Coconut tree
(d) Chinar tree

(a) Indian fig tree


Q.2. Which is the Odisha state Flower?

(a) Ashoka
(b) Peony
(c) Palash
(d) Kanikonna

(a) Indian fig tree


Q.3. Total Numbers of Dams in Odisha

(a) 10
(b) 9
(c) 7
(d) None of These

(c) 7


Q.4. On which river is the Hirakud Dam built?

(a) Tapti
(b) Indus
(c) Mahanadi River
(d) None of These

(c) Mahanadi River


Q.5. On which river is the Mandira Dam built?

(a) Sankha River
(b) Yamuna
(c) Sindh
(d) None of These

(a) Sankha River


Q.6. On which river is the Patora Dam built?

(a) Jonk River
(b) Gomti
(c) Mahanadi
(d) None of These

(a) Jonk River


Q.7. Patora Dam is situated in-

(a) Nuapada
(b) Nabarangpur
(c) Khordha
(d) Puri

(a) Nuapada


Q.8. Hirakud Dam is situated in-

(a) Malkangiri
(b) Sambalpur
(c) Koraput
(d) Khordha

(b) Sambalpur


Q.9. What is the name of classical dance of Orissa ?

(a) Odissi
(b) Kathakali
(c) Kuchipudi
(d) Manipuri

(a) Odissi


Q.10. Which of the following district of Odisha is known as ‘Granary of Odisha’?

(a) Cuttack
(b) Asansol
(c) Balasore
(d) None Of These

(c) Balasore


Q.11. Which cyclone in the following list affected Odisha state in the month of May 2020?

(a) Amphan
(b) Ockhi
(c) Gaja
(d) Fani

(a) Amphan


Q.12. Total Number of District in Odisha?

(a) 82
(b) 30
(c) 23
(d) None of These

(b) 30


Q.13. Total Number of Lok sabha seats in Odisha?

(a) 52
(b) 51
(c) 21
(d) None of These

(c) 21


Q.14. What is official language of Odisha state?

(a) Malyalam
(b) Odia
(c) Urdu
(d) None of these

(b) Odia


Q.15. What is literacy Rate of Odisha

(a) 88.06
(b) 55.26
(c) 73.45%
(d) None of These

(c) 73.45%


Q.16. What is Odisha Area Rank in India

(a) 8th
(b) 5th
(c) 9th
(d) None of These

(c) 9th


Q.17. What is Odisha Population Rank in India

(a) 3rd
(b) 2nd
(c) 11th
(d) None of These

(c) 11th


Q.18. Who is the Current Chief Minister of Odisha ?

(a) Hemananda Biswal
(b) Naveen Patnaik
(c) Giridhar Gamang
(d) None of These

(b) Naveen Patnaik


Q.19. Who is the Current Governor of Odisha ?

(a) Ganeshi Lal
(b) Rameshwar Thakur
(c) S.C. Jamir
(d) None of These

(a) Ganeshi Lal


Q.20. The Jagannath puri Temple was built in the year

(a) 1001
(b) 1150
(c) 1109
(d) 1161

(d) 1161


Q.21. Who was the first chief Minister of odisha

(a) Biswanath das
(b) Harekrushna mahatab
(c) Biju patnaik
(d) Nabakrushna choudhury

(b) Harekrushna mahatab


Q.22. The famous war of kalinga was fought in the year

(a) 270 BC
(b) 261 BC
(c) 265 BC
(d) 296 BC

(b) 261 BC


Q.23. Which poet is known as the kabi samrata

(a) Baladev Ratha
(b) Upendra Bhanja
(c) Radhanath Ray
(d) Gopabandhu Dash

(b) Upendra Bhanja


Q.24. In which year Huen Tsang Vists Odisha

(a) 600 AD
(b) 601 Ad
(c) 611 AD
(d) 630 AD

(d) 630 AD


Q.25. When was the super cyclone held in odisha

(a) 1990
(b) 1995
(c) 1999
(d) 2000

(c) 1999


Q.26. Who was the founder of Mahima Dhrama

(a) Biswanath Baba
(b) Siddha Baba
(c) Mahima Gosain
(d) Bhima Bhoi

(c) Mahima Gosain


Q.27. When was Sambalpur united with Odisha

(a) 1921
(b) 1924
(c) 1936
(d) 1937

(c) 1936


Q.28. The first Oriya movie ‘’Sita Bibaha’ was released in the Year

(a) 1926
(b) 1928
(c) 1930
(d) 1936

(d) 1936


Q.29. When the Capital of Odisha was shifted from Cuttack to Bhubeneswar

(a) 1940
(b) 1948
(c) 1950
(d) 1955

(b) 1948


Q.30. Who was the first Chief Minister of Odisha

(a) Biju Patnaik
(b) Nabakrushna Choudhury
(c) Harekrushna Mahatab
(d) Biswanath Das

(c) Harekrushna Mahatab


Q.31. In Ancient times, Odisha was known by the name of

(a) Konkan
(b) Kalinga
(c) Kurukshetra
(d) None of the above

(b) Kalinga


Q.32. Who wrote the book Gita Govinda

(a) Narottama Dasa
(b) Jayadeva
(c) Vidyapati
(d) Gopabandhu Dash

(b) Jayadeva


Q.33. Which one was the capital of Odisha before Bhubneswar

(a) Cuttack
(b) Puri
(c) Rourkela
(d) Berhampur

(a) Cuttack


Q.34. The Lingaraj Temple at Bhubaneswar was constructed by the

(a) Satavahana Dynasty
(b) Ganga Dynasty
(c) Soma Dynasty
(d) Naga Dynasty

(c) Soma Dynasty


Q.35. Which ruler started the construction of Konark Sun Temple

(a) Bhanu Deva I
(b) Rajaraja II
(c) Indravarman
(d) Narasimhadeva I

(d) Narasimhadeva I


Q.36. Which one is the largest district of Odisha by area

(a) Mayurbhanj
(b) Malkangiri
(c) Nayagarh
(d) Cuttack

(a) Mayurbhanj


Q.37. On which river, the Hirakud Dam is built

(a) Baitarani River
(b) Gandaki River
(c) Mahanadi River
(d) Budhabalanga River

(c) Mahanadi River


Q.38. Which is the Odisha state Animal ?

(a) Sambar
(b) Blackbuck
(c) Hangul
(d) Indian elephant

(a) Sambar


Q.39. Who was the first person to received Jnanpith Award for the Oriya language?

(a) Fakir Mohan Senapati
(b) Sachidananda Routray
(c) Pratibha Ray
(d) Gopinath Mohanty

(d) Gopinath Mohanty


Q.40. Which is the Odisha state Bird?

(a) Bluejay
(b) Cardinal
(c) Black francolin
(d) Great hornbill

(a) Bluejay


Q.41. When was the super cyclone held in Odisha?

(a) 1990
(b) 1995
(c) 1999
(d) 2000

(c) 1999


Q.42. What is the capital of Odisha?

(a) Mumbai
(b) Hydarabad
(c) Dehradun
(d) Bhubaneswar

(d) Bhubaneswar


Q.43. Which is the Odisha state Flower?

(a) Ashoka
(b) Peony
(c) Palash
(d) Kanikonna

(a) Ashoka


Q.44. On which river is the Patora Dam built?

(a) Jonk River
(b) Gomti
(c) Mahanadi
(d) None of These

(a) Jonk River


Q.45. Patora Dam is situated in-

(a) Nuapada
(b) Nabarangpur
(c) Khordha
(d) Puri

(a) Nuapada


Q.46. Hirakud Dam is situated in-

(a) Malkangiri
(b) Sambalpur
(c) Koraput
(d) Khordha

(b) Sambalpur


Q.47. Which one is the first daily Newspaper of odisha

(a) Dainika Asha
(b) Kujibar Patra
(c) Bodha Dayini
(d) Utkal Deepika

(a) Dainika Asha


Q.48. In which year the first oriya Magazine ‘’JNANARUNA’’ was published

(a) 1833
(b) 1849
(c) 1850
(d) 1888

(b) 1849


Q.49. King Kharavela Belonged to which royal dynasty

(a) Nanda
(b) Satavahana
(c) Chedi
(d) Maurya

(c) Chedi


Q.50. The Baisipalli Wildlife Sanctuary is located at?

(a) Nayagarh
(b) Puri
(c) Boudh
(d) None of these

(a) Nayagarh


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