Top 50 AP General Knowledge Questions and Answers

Andhra Pradesh GK Questions

  1. What is the capital of Andhra Pradesh?
  • Amaravati
  1. Which river flows through Andhra Pradesh?
  • Godavari
  1. Who was the first Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh?
  • Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
  1. Which dance form originated in Andhra Pradesh?
  • Kuchipudi
  1. Which temple is located in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh?
  • Venkateswara Temple
  1. What is Andhra Pradesh’s state bird?
  • Indian roller
  1. Which city in Andhra Pradesh is known as the “City of Pearls”?
  • Hyderabad
  1. Who wrote the Telugu epic ‘Mahabharata’?
  • Nannayya
  1. Which district is known as the Rice Bowl of Andhra Pradesh?
  • West Godavari
  1. What is Andhra Pradesh’s state animal?
  • Blackbuck
  1. Which famous diamond was mined in Golconda?
  • Kohinoor
  1. Which river is known as the Ganga of the South?
  • Godavari
  1. Who built the Golconda Fort in Hyderabad?
  • Qutub Shahi dynasty
  1. What is Andhra Pradesh’s state sport?
  • Kabaddi
  1. Which type of weave was developed in Pochampally, Andhra Pradesh?
  • Ikat
  1. Who wrote the Telugu classic ‘Amuktamalyada’?
  • Krishnadevaraya
  1. Which dance form uses Dappu drums?
  • Lambadi
  1. Which port city is located in Andhra Pradesh?
  • Visakhapatnam
  1. What is the state fruit of Andhra Pradesh?
  • Mango
  1. Who built the Charminar monument in Hyderabad?
  • Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah
  1. Which famous temple has the Balaji deity?
  • Tirumala Venkateswara Temple
  1. Which city hosted the Global Investors Summit in 2016?
  • Visakhapatnam
  1. Who was the first Telugu author to receive the Jnanpith Award?
  • Viswanatha Satyanarayana
  1. What is Andhra Pradesh’s state tree?
  • Neem
  1. Which famous diamond was found in Kollur mine in Andhra Pradesh?
  • Darya-e Nur
  1. What is the literacy rate of Andhra Pradesh as per Census 2011?
  • 67.4%
  1. Who built the Nagarjunakonda Buddhist complex?
  • Ikshvaku dynasty
  1. Which is the largest museum in Andhra Pradesh?
  • Salar Jung Museum
  1. Which dance form features acrobatic moves?
  • Dhimsa
  1. Which city is called the “City of Destiny”?
  • Visakhapatnam
  1. Who wrote the Telugu poem ‘Panduranga Mahatyam’?
  • Pothana
  1. Which hills are located between Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka?
  • Nallamalla hills
  1. Which famous king built the Lepakshi temple?
  • Virupanna
  1. What is the state festival of Andhra Pradesh called?
  • Brahmosthavam
  1. Which district has the Srisailam Dam?
  • Kurnool
  1. Which city hosted the World Telugu Conference in 2017?
  • Hyderabad
  1. Who built the Konark Sun Temple in Andhra Pradesh?
  • Narasimhadeva I
  1. Which city is called the “Gateway of North Andhra”?
  • Srikakulam
  1. Which famous king built the Vijayanagara Empire?
  • Harihara and Bukka Raya
  1. Which freedom fighter from Andhra Pradesh is called ‘Andhra Kesari’?
  • Tanguturi Prakasam
  1. Which ancient port city was discovered in Andhra Pradesh?
  • Dholavira
  1. Which temple has the hanging pillar in Lepakshi?
  • Veerabhadra Temple
  1. Who wrote the ‘Pratapa Rudriyam’?
  • Rudra Kavis
  1. Which river has the Nagarjuna Sagar Dam?
  • Krishna River
  1. Which city hosted the International Fleet Review in 2016?
  • Visakhapatnam
  1. Who painted the famous painting ‘Shakuntala’?
  • Raja Ravi Varma
  1. Which dance form involves balancing a pot on the head?
  • Gatra Mela
  1. Which place has stone age engravings dating back to 5000 BC?
  • Onnapuri
  1. Which city is home to the Telugu film industry?
  • Hyderabad
  1. Who built the Thousand Pillar Temple in Warangal?
  • Rudra Deva

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