Odisha GK & Current Affairs for Odisha Public Service Commission Examinations - Page 3

Odisha

21.

Who was the Chairman of Hindu Mahasabha when it constituted in Orissa in 1922?
[A]Madhu Babu
[B]Gopabandhu
[C]Harekrushna Mahatab
[D]Surendra Nath Das

Gopabandhu

Explanation

A branch of Hindu Mahasabha led by Pandit Madan Malya was constituted in Orisa in 1922 under the chairmanship of Gopabandhu.
22.

In which year Gopabandhu constituted Biswasikhya Parishad?
[A]1900
[B]1908
[C]1906
[D]1910

1906

Explanation

In order to spread education as a vehicle of national rejuvenation Gopabhandu constituted Biswasikhya Parishad in 1906..
23.

Which of the following is the first Oriya newspaper?
[A]Utkal Deepika
[B]Utkal Patra
[C]Utkal Darpana
[D]Sambalpur Heitishini

Utkal Deepika

Explanation

Utkal Deepika was published from Cuttack by Gaurishankar Ray in 1866.
24.

Which of the following pair is not correct?
[A]Central Institute of Fresh Water Aquaculture – Puri
[B]Central Tuber Crop Research Institute – Bhubaneswar
[C]National Research Centre for Woman Agriculture – Balasore
[D]Water and Land Mangament Institute – Cuttack

National Research Centre for Woman Agriculture – Balasore

Explanation

National Research Centre for Woman Agriculture is located at Bhubaneswar
25.

What is the total cultivable area of Odisha?
[A]59.80 lakh hectare
[B]45.90 lakh hectare
[C]61.80 lakh hectare
[D]55.40 lakh hectare

61.80 lakh hectare

Explanation

The total cultivable area in Odisha is 61.80 lakh hectare.
26.

Which of the following is the largest Hydroelectricity generation project in Odisha?
[A]Indravati
[B]Upperkolab
[C]Balimela
[D]Muchkonda

Indravati

Explanation

Indravati is the largest hydroelectricity generating project in odisha. It produces about 214.79 MW.
27.

Bargarh District of Odisha is the highest producer of___?
[A]Potato
[B]Rice
[C]Grams
[D]Sugar cane

Rice

Explanation

Bargarh district tops in the production of Rice
28.

In which year first Oriya magazine “Boda Dayini” was published?
[A]1961
[B]1867
[C]1861
[D]1913

1861

Explanation

In 1861 Boda Dayini got published from Balasore being edited by Fakir Mohan Senapati.
29.

Which district of Odisha has maximum dense forest area?
[A]Mayurbhanj
[B]Sundargarh
[C]Kandhamal
[D]Gajapati

Mayurbhanj

Explanation

As per the Forest survey of India 2011 report Mayurbhanj district has maximum dense forest followed by Sundargarh and Kandhamal.
30.

Who among the following is not one of the Panchasakas?
[A]Achyutananda Das
[B]Ananta Das
[C]Balaram Das
[D]Arjun Das

Arjun Das

Explanation

Five Oriya Poets namely Achyutnanda Das, Ananta Das, Balaram Das, Jagannath Das and Jasobantha Das are collectively known as the Panchasakas.