Gujarat GK 2019 Notes in PDF : MCQs, Test Papers, Quiz & Much More!

Hello, students welcome to jobs.edufever.co online learning section. In this article, we are going to share as much as possible information related to Gujarat GK Questions and Current Affairs (Gujarat static GK in PDF). The article is specially designed for those students who are preparing for a state or national level Jobs and searching Gujarat general knowledge questions and answers. 

In Every Competitive Exam, some questions were asked from Static Gk. Here, we provide you with all the Gujarat static GK in PDF. This will help you to score good marks in General Awareness Section. This article shows detailed information about Gujarat GK Questions and Current affairs. Aspirants who are applying for SSC and state-level jobs in Gujarat must have a look at Gujarat GK Questions and Current Affairs facts in this article.

Gujarat GK
Gujarat Map

You can read and download free the latest Gujarat GK Questions and Current Affairs asked in popular state-level service commissions of Gujarat. Now you don’t have to waste your money on costly Gujarat General Knowledge Books (Gujarat GK Books), the article is alone capable of answering all the questions asked in various State-level Government Jobs in Gujarat. Download now Gujarat static GK in PDF.

Gujarat GK Questions and Current Affairs


Some Important Facts about Gujarat GK

  • The first capital of Gujarat was Ahmedabad after that capital was moved to new capital Gandhinagar in 1970.
  • Gandhinagar is the greenest capital city in Asia.
  • The state has the longest coastline of 1600 km.
  • Gujarat is the Largest Producer of Cotton.
  • The largest producer of groundnut in India.
  • The Largest Oilseeds producing state in India.
  • The world’s largest ship breaking yard is situated in Gujarat near Bhavnagar at Alang.

History

It was the central areas of the valley Civilisation, about 50 Indus Valley settlement ruins have been discovered in Gujarat. Gujarat was enriched by the activities of inhabitants. There was a succession of Hindu and Buddhist states such as the Mauryan Dynasty, Gupta Empire, Western Satraps, Satavahana dynasty Chalukya dynasty, Pala Empire, Rashtrakuta Empire and Gurjara-Pratihara Empire.

S.No Description Answer
1. Founded on 1 May 1960
2. Capital Formation 16th March 1960
3. Largest city Ahmedabad
4. Also Known As Pratichya and Varuna
5. Ruled By Mauryan Dynasty, Rashtrakuta Dynasty, Tailapa II, Chaulukya Dynasty

Forts

S. No. Forts & Palaces of Gujarat Location
1. Lakhota Fort Jamnagar
2. Pavagadh Fort Panchmahal District near Baroda
3. Uparkot Fort Junagadh
4. Dabhoi Fort Narmada Dam
6. Bhujia Hill Fort Bhuj
7. Ilva Durga (ancient fort) Idar
8. Dhoraji Fort Porbandar
9. Okha Fort Dwarka
10. Zinzuwada Fort Rann of Kutch

Museum

S.No. Name Location
1. Baroda Museum & Picture Gallery Vadodara
2. Calico Museum of Textiles Ahmedabad
3. Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya Ahmedabad
4. Gujarat Science City Ahmedabad
5. Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Museum Ahmedabad
6. Kaba Gandhi No Delo Rajkot
7. Kirti Mandir Porbandar
8. Kutch Museum Bhuj

Geography

One of the major part of Gujarat GK was geography, in most of the examination questions were asked from this section. Gujarat covers an area of 196,024 square kilometres. Gujarat is the 6th largest state in India with a total population over 6,03,83,628. the average temperature of Gujarat is 29 °C in the daytime and in the night it drops up to 12°C.

Below in this table, we have described all the essential Structural and physiographical divisions of Gujarat.

S.No Description Summary
1. Total Area  1,96,024 km²
2. Population 6,03,83,628
3. The rank of the state Area Rank:-6th

Population Rank:- 9th

4. Population Density 308/km² (800/sq mi)
5. State Bounded By State Border (Northeastern)

  • Arabian Sea
  • Rajasthan
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Maharashtra
  • Dadar and Nagar Haveli(Union territories of Diu, Daman)
6. Soil
  • Sandy(Kutch)
  • Clayey (Southern Part)
  • Sandy loam (Midland)
7. Major Crops
  • Tobacco
  • Cotton
  • Groundnuts
  • Rice
  • Wheat
  • Jowar
  • Bajra
  • Maize
  • Tur, Gram
8. Forest Area 14,653 sq. km.
9. Climate
  • Hot and Dry
  • Humid (Near coastal area)
10. Rivers 
  • Narmada River
  • Sabarmati River
  • Tapti River
  • Mahi River
  • Daman Ganga River
  • Tapti
  • Vegdi
  • saraswati
  • Raval

Total of 63

11. Major  Flora
  • Teak
  • Boswellia
  • Anogeissus Latifolia
  • Diospyros
12. Major Fauna
  • Peacock
  • Parrots
  • Pheasants
  • Geese Ducks
  • Cranes

Dams

Gujrat have many dams but from these dams, one of the major asked dams was Sardar Sarovar dam and its attributes, as you were reading the article about Gujarat Gk it is important dam to remember. The whole Gujarat GK PDF article can be downloaded link is given below.

S.No. Name River
1. Sardar Sarovar Dam Narmada
2. Kadana dam Mahi
3. Dantiwada Dam Dantiwada
4. Ukai Dam Tapti
5. Dharoi Dam Sabarmati
6. Dholidhaja Dam Surendranagar
7. Kamleshwar Dam Inside Gir Forest National Park

Lakes

S. No. Lake Location Remark
1. Kankaria Lake Ahmedabad artificial lake
2. Chandola Lake Ahmedabad artificial lake
3. Hamisar Lake Bhuj town Largest Man-Made lake in State.
4. Narayan Sarovar Lakhpat taluka of Kutch district included in the five holy lakes of India
5. Ten Talav Dabhoi, Vadodara

National Parks

In state-level examination questions were prepared from the national park in Gujarat or wildlife sanctuary in Gujarat or Bird Sanctuary in Gujarat, the major mistake students do they just remember the name not along with there location so, we have provided the major list with there location.

S. No. Name Location
1. Gir Wildlife Sanctuary & National Park Junagadh
2. Blackbuck National Park Velavadar, Bhavnagar
3. Marine National Park Gulf of Kutch
4. Vansda National Park Navsari
5. National Parks Junagadh

Bird Sanctuary

S. No. Name Location
1. Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary Ahmedabad, Surendranagar

Wildlife Sanctuary

S. No. Name Location
1. Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary Narmada
2. Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary Kutch
3. Wild Ass Sanctuary Kutch

Administrative Structure

The  Gujarat Government is the supreme governing authority of the Indian state of Gujarat and its 33 districts. It consists of an executive, led by the Governor of Gujarat, a judiciary and a legislative branch.

Read the Details filled below for best information of Gujarat Administrative structure.

S.No Description Summary
1. Capital  Gandhinagar
2. Administrative HQ Gandhinagar
3. Chief Ministers Vijay Rupani (BJP)
4. Governor Acharya Dev Vrat
5. State Animal Asiatic Lion
6. State Bird Greater Flamingo
7. State Flower Marigold
8. State Tree Banyan
9. No. of District 33
10. Loksabha Seats 26
11. Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) 182
12. Major Railway Station
  • Vadodara Railway Station
  • Surat Railway Station
  • Ahmedabad Railway Station
  • Rajkot Railway Station
13. Official Language Gujarati
14. Time Zone IST (UTC +5:30)
15. Postal Code  Different according to Area
16. Vehicle Code GJ
17. Judiciary Gujarat High Court
18. Seal

Gujarat Seal
Gujarat Seal

Nicknames of Cities

S.No. City Nick Name
1. Ahmedabad
  • Boston of India
  • Manchester of India
2. Gandhinagar Green City
3. Surat
  • City Of Diamonds
  • Diamond City Of India
  • Textile city Of India
4. Vadodara
  • Banyan City
  • Cultural City Of India
  • Sayaji Nagari
  • World Capital Of Garba
5. Bardoli Butter City

Arts & Culture

Gujarat was a home of  Mahatma Gandhi (Bapu), worldwide figure and Vallabhbhai Patel(Father of Republic of India). Traditional Folk dance of Gujarat is very famous, includes Garba, Tippani, Padhar, Dandiya Raas, Sidi and Dangi

S.No Description Summary
1. Folk Dance
  • Dandiya Raas
  • Garba Raas
  • Ras Dance
2.  Music
  • Dayro
  • Lokvarta
3. Cuisine (Famous Food)
  • Bajri no rotlo
  • Puran Poli
  • Kadhi
  • Khaman Dhokla
  • Handvo
  • Khandvi
  • Sukhadi
4. Traditional Dress Men

  • Kediyu/Angarakhu
  • Pehran/Kafani
  • Dhoti
  • Phento

Women

  • Chaniyo
  • Choli/ Polku
  • Odhani/Churni

Festivals

S. No. Festivals City
1. Navratri all over Gujarat
2. International Kite Festival all over Gujarat
3. Modhera Dance Festival Sun Temple in Modhera
4. Kutch Mahotsava Kutch
5. Bhavnath Mahadev Fair Junagadh
6. Saptak Music Festival Ahmedabad
7. Janmashtami Dwaraka
8. Bhadra Purnima Fair Ambaji

Temples

S. No. Name of Temples Location
1. Akshardham Temple Gandhinagar
2. Girnar Temple Junagadh district
3. Ambaji Temple Banaskantha district
4. Palitana Temple Bhavnagar district
5. Dakor Temple Kaira District
6. Somnath Temple Junagadh district
7. Dwarkadhish Temple Jamnagar district
8. Sun Temple Modhera
9. Pavagadh Temple Champaner

Stadiums

S.No. Name Sport Location
1. Khanderi Cricket Stadium Cricket Rajkot
2. IPCL Sport Complex Cricket Vadodara
3. Madhav Rao SC India Ground Cricket Rajkot
4. Sardar Patel Stadium Cricket Ahmedabad
5. Moti Bagh Stadium Cricket Vadodara

Airports

Gujarat has 17 airports, which makes the state with the highest number of operating airports in India. In the below table, we listed major Airports in Gujarat.

S. No. Airports City
1. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport Ahmedabad
2. Vadodara Airport Vadodara
3. Kandla Airport Kandla
4. Bhavnagar Airport Bhavnagar
5. Porbandar Airport Porbandar
6. Rajkot Airport Rajkot
7. Surat Airport Surat

Economy

Gujarat is the 6th  largest state of India. It is a Dry State (No alcohol consumption). People of Gujarat are highly business minded. they are best in their business field. Table Below contains some of the normal information mostly asked in different Govt. and Private recruitment examinations of Gujarat.

S.No Description Summary
1. State GDP  14.96 lakh crore (US$ 210 Billion)
2. Growth rate 5.1% (2016-17)
3. Per capita income INR 1,56,691 (US$2,200)
4. GDP per capita rank 3rd
5. Major Industries
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Manufacturing of Textiles
  • Vegetable oils
  • Chemicals
  • Soda Ash
  • Cement
  • Petrochemicals
  • Fertilizers
6. Major Imports 
  • Gold
7. Major exports
  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Cotton Yarn
  • Castor Oil
  • Chemicals
  • Raw Cotton
  • Cotton Fabric
  • Tobacco
  • Rice, pulses
  • Textiles
  • Gems and Jewellery
8. GDP by Sector
  • Agriculture 19%
  • Industry 45%
  • Services 36%

Power Plants

In Gujarat, there are many types of power plants we categorised them as according to there production method.

Coal Based

S.No. Name Capacity Location
1. Ukai (Thermal) 850MW Tapi District
2. Ukai (Hydro) 305MW Tapi District
3. Gandhinagar 870MW Gandhinagar
4. Wanakbori 1470MW Kheda District
5. Sikka 240MW Jamnagar District
6. Torrent Power, Sabarmati 400MW Ahmedabad
7. Essar Power, Salaya 1000MW Jamnagar
8. Adani Power, Mundra 4620MW Kutch District

Lignite Based

S.No. Name Capacity Location
1. Panandhro 290MW Kutch District
2. Mangrol 500MW Surat District
3. Akrimota 250MW Kutch District

Gas Based

S.No. Name Capacity Location
1. Dhuvaran 219MW Anand District
2. Utran 510MW Surat
3. Hazira 156MW Surat
4. Torrent Power, Sugen 1147.5MW Surat
5. Torrent Power, Vatva 100MW Ahmedabad

Solar Based

S.No. Name Location
1. Charanka Solar Power Plant Charanka village in the Patan district
2. Bitta Solar Power Plant Kutch district

Education

Gujarat comes under some of the most educated states in India Literacy rate of Gujarat is 78.03 %. Gujarat has a huge no. schools for best education at the foundation for the coming generation.

S.No. Description Summary
1. Literacy Rate (2011) 78.03%
2. Male 87.23%
3. Female 70.73%
4. No. of School 39107 approx (2008-09)
5. Affiliation Board CBSE, ICSE, State Board
6. No. of University  30 (4 February 2012)
7. Colleges in Gujarat  Commerce, Management and Technology 70 colleges approx

Medical 12 Colleges Approx

Educational Institution

S.No. Category Link
1. Medical Colleges in Gujarat Click Here
2. Dental Colleges in Gujarat Click Here
3. BAMS Colleges in Gujarat Click Here
4. BHMS Colleges in Gujarat Click Here
5. Siddha Medical Colleges in Gujarat Click Here
6. AYUSH Colleges Gujarat Click Here
7. BNYS Colleges in Gujarat Click Here
8. Veterinary Colleges in Gujarat Click Here
9. Physiotherapy Colleges in Gujarat Click Here
10. Law Colleges in Gujarat Click Here
11. B.Ed Colleges in Gujarat Click Here
12. Nursing Colleges in Gujarat Click Here

Heritage Sites

Gujarat has a large number of Ancient Monuments spread at different places throughout the state. Every year many tourists visit Gujarat. Gujarat consists of innumerable historical monuments and archaeological, which bear testimony to its rich cultural heritage.

S.No Description Summary
1. Major Tourist Places
  • Somnath Mahadev Temple
  • Shatrunjaya Hill Temple
  • Rani Ki vav
  • Girnar
2. Major Monuments
  • Dwarkadhish Temple
  • Tothal
  • Dholavira
  • Surat Castle
  • Laxmi Vilas Palace
  • Jhultu Minar
  • Bhujia Fort
  • Sun Temple
  • Hutheesing Jain Temple
  • Jama Mosque
  • Mahabat Maqbara
3. National Park
  • Gir National Park
  • Marine National Park
  • Blackbuck National Park
  • Vansda National Park
4. Bird Sanctuary
  • Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary
  • Thol Bird Sanctuary
  • Narayan Sarovar Sanctuary
  • Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary
  • Porbandar Bird Sanctuary

We are sure this article Gujarat GK Questions and Current Affairs is going to help you in your further exams like SSC (Staff Selection Commission), UPSC (Union Public Service Commission), etc.  For more awesome and free articles like Gujarat state GK in PDF,  visit our website https://shop.edufever.com

You can also download this awesome content in PDF format, the link is given below.

Gujarat GK PDF Questions and Answers

Disclaimer: If you have found any inappropriate or wrong information/data on the site, inform us by emailing us at mail[@]edufever.com for rectification/deletion/updating of the same.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.