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Odisha General Knowledge Quiz | Odisha General Awareness Multiple Choice Questions(MCQs) & Answers

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Questions
1 When the capital of odisha was shifted from Cuttack to Bhubaneswar
A 1948
B 1958
C 1947
D 1950

Answer: 1948
2 The first Oriya Magazine 'Bodha Dayini' was published from
A Puri
B Balasore
C Bhubaneswar
D Cuttack

Answer: Balasore
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3 Which one is the first daily newspaper of Odisha
A Kujibar Patra
B Dainika Asha
C Bodha Dayini
D Utkal Deepika

Answer: Dainika Asha
4 Who was the first person to received Jnanpith Award for Oriya language
A Gopinath Mohanty
B Pratibha Ray
C Fakir Mohan Senapati
D Sachidananda Routray

Answer: Gopinath Mohanty
5 Who was the creator of the dhumpa sangita
A Madhusudan Rao
B Gangadhar Meher
C Baladev Rath
D Mohan Senapati

Answer: Baladev Rath
6 On which river, the Hirakud Dam is built
A Mahanadi River
B Bhima River
C Krishna River
D Tapti River

Answer: Mahanadi River
7 In which year the first Oriya Magazine "JNANARUNA" was published
A 1849
B 1842
C 1822
D None of the above

Answer: 1849
8 Which one is the largest district of Odisha by area
A Cuttack
B Nayagarh
C Mayurbhanj
D Malkangiri

Answer: Mayurbhanj
9 Total number of Districts in Odisha
A 30
B 32
C 25
D 27

Answer: 30
10 Which ruler started the construction of Konark Sun Temple
A Indravarman
B Narasimhadeva I
C Bhanu Deva I
D Rajaraja II

Answer: Narasimhadeva I
11 The Lingaraj Temple at Bhubaneswar was constructed by the
A Soma Dynasty
B Naga Dynasty
C Satavahana Dynasty
D Ganga Dynasty

Answer: Soma Dynasty
12 Which one was the capital of Odisha before Bhubneswar
A Berhampur
B Puri
C Rourkela
D Cuttack

Answer: Cuttack
13 In which year Huen tsang vists Odisha
A 630 AD
B 657 AD
C 605 AD
D 645 AD

Answer: 630 AD
14 Who wrote the book Gita Govinda
A Jayadeva
B Gopabandhu Dash
C Narottama Dasa
D Vidyapati

Answer: Jayadeva
15 Which poet is known as the Kabi Samrata
A Upendra Bhanja
B Gopabandhu Dash
C Radhanath Ray
D Baladev Ratha

Answer: Upendra Bhanja
16 The Konark Sun Temple was included in the World Heritage Site status in the year
A 1984
B 1990
C 1970
D 1986

Answer: 1984
17 The Jagannath Puri Temple was built in the year
A 1161
B 1150
C 1001
D 1109

Answer: 1161
18 The famous war of Kalinga was fought in the year
A 296 BC
B 265 BC
C 270 BC
D 261 BC

Answer: 261 BC
19 In Ancient times, Odisha was known by the name of
A Kalinga
B Kurukshetra
C Konkan
D None of the above

Answer: Kalinga
20 Who was the first Chief Minister of Odisha
A Harekrushna Mahatab
B Biswanath Das
C Biju Patnaik
D Nabakrushna Choudhury

Answer: Harekrushna Mahatab
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