Quiz on Defence General Knowledge

Multiple Choice Questions - Army, Air Force, Navy

1. From which of the following countries has India purchased the Pilatus PC-7 trainer aircraft

  1. United States of America
  2. France
  3. Switzerland
  4. Germany

2. Admiral Gorshkov, the Soviet aircraft carrier imported by India is now named -

  1. INS Vikrant
  2. INS Vikramaditya
  3. INS Virat
  4. INS Vishaal

3. Which of the following organizations has Sarvatra Sarvottam Suraksha as its slogan?

  1. Border Security Forece
  2. Sikh Light Infantry
  3. Indian Air Force
  4. National Security Guard

4. At which of the following places is the Heavy Vehicles Factory located?

  1. Kanpur
  2. Khadki
  3. Avadi
  4. 24 Paraganas

5. At which of the following places was a new Officers' Training Academy for training Army officers established in 2011?

  1. Pune
  2. Jabalpur
  3. Secunderabad
  4. Gaya

6. Which of the following aircraft is the air-to-air refueller of the Indian Air Force?

  1. C – 17 Globemaster
  2. IIyushin - 76
  3. IIyushin - 78
  4. C – 130J Hercules

7. Which of the following is India’s first indigenously developed nuclear powered submarine?

  1. INS Vikrant
  2. INS Trikhand
  3. INS Arihant
  4. INS Sindhurakshak

8. Who of the following is the only Chief of Air Staff to be given the rank of Marshall of the Indian Air Force?

  1. Arjan Singh
  2. Subroto Mukherjee
  3. P.C. Lal
  4. O.P. Mehra

9. Indra series of exercises are jointly held biennially in the Indian Ocean by India and -

  1. Russia
  2. France
  3. Singapore
  4. Israel

10. Which of the following corps deals with the supply of weaponry and ammunition to the Indian Army?

  1. Army Ordnance Corps
  2. Armoured Corps
  3. Army Supply Corps
  4. Corps of EME

11. Which of the following is home base of the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya?

  1. Visakhapatnam
  2. Cochin
  3. Karwar
  4. Jamnagar

12. At which of the following places is the Headquarters of South Western Air Command located?

  1. Vadodara
  2. Jodhpur
  3. Pune
  4. Gandhinagar

13. Which of the following is the equivalent rank in Army of the Naval rank of Captain?

  1. Colonel
  2. Brigadier
  3. Major
  4. Captain

14. Who of the following was the Chief of Army at the time of Indo-Pak war of 1971?

  1. General PP Kumaramangalam
  2. Field Marshall SHFJ Manekshaw
  3. General JN Chaudhari
  4. General KS Thimayya

15. Which of the following was the first aircraft inducted by the Indian Air Force (then Royal Indian Air Force) in 1932?

  1. de Havilland Tiger Moth
  2. Westland Wapiti
  3. Supermarine Spitfire
  4. Fairchild Packet

16. The biennial joint multi-nation Naval exercise held in the Indian Ocean is named – (The exercise was recently held in February 2014)

  1. Yudh Abhyas
  2. Malabar
  3. Milan
  4. Shoorveer

17. Who of the following was the first recipient of the Param Vir Chakra, gallantry award?

  1. Lance Naik Albert Ekka
  2. Havildar Abdul Hamid
  3. Major Shaitan Singh
  4. Major Somnath Sharma

18. Daulat Beg Oldie, a well-known airstrip for supply of provisions to the armed forces is located in -

  1. Ladakh
  2. Arunachal Pradesh
  3. Andaman Islands
  4. Sikkim

19. Lt Commander Abhilash Tomy of the Indian Navy became the first Indian to complete a solo, unassisted, non-stop circumnavigation of the world in 2013. What was the name of the vessel used by him?

  1. INSV Mandovi
  2. INSV Mhadei
  3. INS Abhimanyu
  4. INS Abhay

20. At which of the following places is the Indian National Defence University being set up?

  1. Medak, Andhra Pradesh
  2. Amethi, Uttar Pradesh
  3. Gurgaon, Haryana
  4. Kasargod, Kerala

21. At which of the following places is the College of Defence Management located?

  1. Dehradun
  2. Pune
  3. Secunderabad
  4. Chennai

22. What was the name given to the operation conducted by National Security Guard in 2008 against terrorist attack in Taj hotel, Mumbai?

  1. Operation Black Tornado
  2. Operation Black Thunder
  3. Operation Safed Sagar
  4. Operation Vijay

23. At which of the following places is the headquarters of a Naval Command NOT located?

  1. Mumbai
  2. Goa
  3. Kochi
  4. Visakhapatnam

24. On which of the following dates is the Navy Day celebrated in India?

  1. January 15
  2. October 8
  3. December 4
  4. February 1

25. In 2013, the Indian Navy inducted the Boeing P-8I Aircraft at Naval Station, Rajali. To serve what purpose the aircraft has been inducted?

  1. Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance
  2. Transport of troops from ships to bases and vice versa
  3. VIP movements of President and other dignitaries
  4. Training of Naval pilots

26. Which one among the following is the unit raised to protect the naval assets?

  1. Sagar Rakshak Bal
  2. Sagar Suraksha Bal
  3. Sagar Prahari Bal
  4. Sagar Nigrani Bal

27. Indian Military Training Team (IMTRAT) imparts training to army officers of

  1. Nepal
  2. Bangladesh
  3. Maldives
  4. Bhutan

28. Indian Army’s counter-insurgency school is situated in

  1. Kanker
  2. Srinagar
  3. Tezpur
  4. Vairengte

29. Dhanush, a missile inducted into the Indian Navy

  1. is a customized and naval variant of Prithvi missile
  2. has a range of 700 km
  3. can be launched from an aircraft
  4. cannot carry nuclear warheads

30. The commando unit of the Indian Air Force is named

  1. Baaz
  2. Garud
  4. Ghatak