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1. History
2. Forts
3. Museum
4. Geographical Structure
5. Dams
6. Lakes
7. National Parks
8. Bird Sanctuary
9. Wildlife Sanctuary
10. Administrative Structure
11. Nicknames of Cities
12. Arts & Culture
13. Festivals
14. Temples
15. Stadiums
16. Airports
17. Economy
18. Power Plants
19. Education
20. Heritage Sites

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.NoDescriptionAnswer
1.Founded on1 May 1960
2.Capital Formation16th March 1960
3.Largest cityAhmedabad
4.Also Known AsPratichya and Varuna
5.Ruled ByMauryan Dynasty, Rashtrakuta Dynasty, Tailapa II, Chaulukya Dynasty

Forts

S. No.Forts & Palaces of GujaratLocation
1.Lakhota FortJamnagar
2.Pavagadh FortPanchmahal District near Baroda
3.Uparkot FortJunagadh
4.Dabhoi FortNarmada Dam
6.Bhujia Hill FortBhuj
7.Ilva Durga (ancient fort)Idar
8.Dhoraji FortPorbandar
9.Okha FortDwarka
10.Zinzuwada FortRann of Kutch

Museum

S.No.NameLocation
1.Baroda Museum & Picture GalleryVadodara
2.Calico Museum of TextilesAhmedabad
3.Gandhi Smarak SangrahalayaAhmedabad
4.Gujarat Science CityAhmedabad
5.Lalbhai Dalpatbhai MuseumAhmedabad
6.Kaba Gandhi No DeloRajkot
7.Kirti MandirPorbandar
8.Kutch MuseumBhuj

Geographical Structure

One of the major parts 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 6,04,39,692. 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.NoDescriptionSummary
1.Total Area 1,96,024 km²
2.Population6,04,39,692
3.The rank of the stateArea Rank:-5th Population Rank:- 9th
4.Population Density308/km² (800/sq mi)
5.State Bounded ByState Border (Northeastern) Arabian Sea Rajasthan Madhya Pradesh Maharashtra Dadar and Nagar Haveli(Union territories of Diu, Daman)
6.SoilSandy(Kutch) Clayey (Southern Part) Sandy loam (Midland)
7.Major CropsTobacco Cotton Groundnuts Rice Wheat Jowar Bajra Maize Tur, Gram
8.Forest Area14,757 sq. km.
9.ClimateHot 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  FloraTeak Boswellia Anogeissus Latifolia Diospyros
12.Major FaunaPeacock 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 2021 PDF article can be downloaded, the link is given below.

S.No.NameRiver
1.Sardar Sarovar DamNarmada
2.Kadana damMahi
3.Dantiwada DamDantiwada
4.Ukai DamTapti
5.Dharoi DamSabarmati
6.Dholidhaja DamSurendranagar
7.Kamleshwar DamInside Gir Forest National Park

Lakes

S. No.LakeLocationRemark
1.Kankaria LakeAhmedabadartificial lake
2.Chandola LakeAhmedabadartificial lake
3.Hamisar LakeBhuj townLargest Man-Made lake in State.
4.Narayan SarovarLakhpat taluka of Kutch districtincluded in the five holy lakes of India
5.Ten TalavDabhoi, 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.NameLocation
1.Gir Wildlife Sanctuary & National ParkJunagadh
2.Blackbuck National ParkVelavadar, Bhavnagar
3.Marine National ParkGulf of Kutch
4.Vansda National ParkNavsari
5.National ParksJunagadh

Bird Sanctuary

S. No.NameLocation
1.Nal Sarovar Bird SanctuaryAhmedabad, Surendranagar

Wildlife Sanctuary

S. No.NameLocation
1.Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife SanctuaryNarmada
2.Kutch Desert Wildlife SanctuaryKutch
3.Wild Ass SanctuaryKutch

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.NoDescriptionSummary
1.Capital Gandhinagar
2.Administrative HQGandhinagar
3.Chief MinistersVijay Rupani (BJP)
4.GovernorAcharya Dev Vrat
5.State AnimalAsiatic Lion
6.State BirdGreater Flamingo
7.State FlowerMarigold
8.State TreeBanyan
9.No. of District33
10.Loksabha Seats26
11.Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly)182
12.Major Railway StationVadodara Railway Station Surat Railway Station Ahmedabad Railway Station Rajkot Railway Station
13.Official LanguageGujarati
14.Time ZoneIST (UTC +5:30)
15.Postal Code Different according to Area
16.Vehicle CodeGJ-
17.JudiciaryGujarat High Court
18.SealGujarat SealGujarat Seal

Nicknames of Cities

S.No.CityNick Name
1.AhmedabadBoston of India Manchester of India
2.GandhinagarGreen City
3.SuratCity Of Diamonds Diamond City Of India Textile city Of India
4.VadodaraBanyan City Cultural City Of India Sayaji Nagari World Capital Of Garba
5.BardoliButter City

Arts & Culture

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

S.NoDescriptionSummary
1.Folk DanceDandiya Raas Garba Raas Raas Dance
2. MusicDayro Lokvarta
3.Cuisine (Famous Food)Bajri no rotlo Puran Poli Kadhi Khaman Dhokla Handvo Khandvi Sukhadi Dhokla Thepla
4.Traditional DressMen Kediyu/Angarakhu Pehran/Kafani Dhoti Phento Women Chaniyo Choli/ Polku Odhani/Churni

Festivals

S. No.FestivalsCity
1.Navratriall over Gujarat
2.International Kite Festivalall over Gujarat
3.Modhera Dance FestivalSun Temple in Modhera
4.Kutch MahotsavaKutch
5.Bhavnath Mahadev FairJunagadh
6.Saptak Music FestivalAhmedabad
7.JanmashtamiDwaraka
8.Bhadra Purnima FairAmbaji

Temples

S. No.Name of TemplesLocation
1.Akshardham TempleGandhinagar
2.Girnar TempleJunagadh district
3.Ambaji TempleBanaskantha district
4.Palitana TempleBhavnagar district
5.Dakor TempleKaira District
6.Somnath TempleJunagadh district
7.Dwarkadhish TempleJamnagar district
8.Sun TempleModhera
9.Pavagadh TempleChampaner

Stadiums

S.No.NameSportLocation
1.Khanderi Cricket StadiumCricketRajkot
2.IPCL Sport ComplexCricketVadodara
3.Madhav Rao SC India GroundCricketRajkot
4.Sardar Patel StadiumCricketAhmedabad
5.Moti Bagh StadiumCricketVadodara

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.AirportsCity
1.Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International AirportAhmedabad
2.Vadodara AirportVadodara
3.Kandla AirportKandla
4.Bhavnagar AirportBhavnagar
5.Porbandar AirportPorbandar
6.Rajkot AirportRajkot
7.Surat AirportSurat

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.NoDescriptionSummary
1.State GDP₹18.85 lakh crore (US$260 billion)
2.Growth rate11% (2017-18)
3.Per capita income₹ 1,97,447 (US$ 10,789)
4.GDP per capita rank3rd
5.Major IndustriesElectrical Engineering Manufacturing of Textiles Vegetable oils Chemicals Soda Ash Cement Petrochemicals Fertilizers
6.Major Imports Gold
7.Major exportsPharmaceutical products Cotton Yarn Castor Oil Chemicals Raw Cotton Cotton Fabric Tobacco Rice, pulses Textiles Gems and Jewellery
8.GDP by SectorAgriculture 19% Industry 45% Services 36%

Power Plants

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

Coal Based

S.No.NameCapacityLocation
1.Ukai (Thermal)850MWTapi District
2.Ukai (Hydro)305MWTapi District
3.Gandhinagar870MWGandhinagar
4.Wanakbori1470MWKheda District
5.Sikka240MWJamnagar District
6.Torrent Power, Sabarmati400MWAhmedabad
7.Essar Power, Salaya1000MWJamnagar
8.Adani Power, Mundra4620MWKutch District

Lignite Based

S.No.NameCapacityLocation
1.Panandhro290MWKutch District
2.Mangrol500MWSurat District
3.Akrimota250MWKutch District

Gas Based

S.No.NameCapacityLocation
1.Dhuvaran219MWAnand District
2.Utran510MWSurat
3.Hazira156MWSurat
4.Torrent Power, Sugen1147.5MWSurat
5.Torrent Power, Vatva100MWAhmedabad

Solar Based

S.No.NameLocation
1.Charanka Solar Power PlantCharanka village in the Patan district
2.Bitta Solar Power PlantKutch 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.DescriptionSummary
1.Literacy Rate (2011)78.03%
2.Male87.23%
3.Female70.73%
4.No. of School39107 approx (2008-09)
5.Affiliation BoardCBSE, ICSE, State Board
6.No. of University 30 (4 February 2012)
7.Colleges in Gujarat Commerce, Management and Technology 70 colleges approx 184 Engineering colleges Medical 12 Colleges Approx

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
  • Statue of Unity
  • 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

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Gujarat GK Important Question

Q. What is the total Number of Assembly seats in Gujarat?

A. 182

Q. What is the Gujarat state flower?

A. Marigold

Q. What are the total Number of district in Gujarat?

A. 33

Q. Which day consider as Gujarat Formation Day?

A. 1 May

Q. What is the official Language of Gujarat?

A. Gujarati

Q. Which river flows through Surat?

A. Tapti

Q. What is the capital of Gujarat?

A. Gandhi Nagar

Q. Who is the current Chief Minister of Gujarat?

A. Vijay Rupani

Q. Which is the longest river in Gujarat?

A. Narmada

Q. Which district have the largest forest area in Gujarat?

A. Dang

Q. Which Mughal Emperor was born at Dahod in Gujarat

A. Aurangzeb

Q. The Gujarat High Court was established in which year?

A. 1960

Q. Who had build the su Temple of Modhera?

A. Bhima I

Q. The Ahmedabad city was founded by Ahmed I in which year?

A. 1411

Q. Who was the first Chief Minister of Gujarat?

A. Jivraj Narayan Mehta

Q. The British East India Company established its first factory in which place of Gujarat?

A. Surat

Q. On which river the Sardar Sarovar Dam is build?

A. Narmada River

Q. Sabarmati Ashram was build in which year?

A. 1917

Q. The Gir Forest National Park was established in which year?

A. 1965

Q. Which city is also known as ‘Diamond City of India’?

A. Surat

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