Thursday, April 30, 2020

International Labor Day

1. When is International Labor Day celebrated ? - May 01 
Nepal offices are closed due public holiday on May 01 .

International Workers’ Day is the big celebration on the world level and it is celebrated to commemorate the 4th of May of 1886, the Haymarket affair (Haymarket Massacre) in the Chicago. 

01 May 2020/ GK Nepal/ GKIQ- gk nepal 2020-nepal ko gk

When and where was Socrates, a great philosopher born ? -470 BC, Athens
Who were the famous students of Socrates? Plato and Jenofen
Statements of Socrates----

  • “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.”
  • “There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance.”
  • “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.”
  • “Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.”
  • “To find yourself, think for yourself.”
  • “By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.”

When did Socrates died ? 399 BC
When was Aristotle born ? - 384 BC
Which is the famous book written by Aristotle? The Politics
Who was the teacher of Aristotle ? - Plato
Famous books of Aristotle? The Politics, The Constitution, Animal Stories, Great Ethics
Where was Kautilya born ? Takshashila, India
"The story of experience with truth" is related with ? Mahatma Gandhi

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor dies today.

Veteran Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor, famed for his romantic roles, has died of cancer aged 67 on 30 April 2020.

Kapoor was diagnosed with cancer in 2018 and returned to India last September after a year-long treatment in New York.

Several of his films in the 1980s and 90s - Khel Khel Mein, Karz and Chandni - became massive box-office hits.

Nepal Economic growth due COVID-19

1. What will be the Nepal Economic Growth rate in the fiscal year 2019/20 in response to COVID-19 as per IMF latest report ? 2.5%
2. What was the Nepal Economic Growth rate in the fiscal year 2019/20 before COVID-19 outbreak as per International Monetary Find ? - 6%
3. Which other two agencies also forecasted the downgrade economic growth of Nepal after Corona Virus epedemic ? - ADB and World Bank
4. What is the Nepal Economic growth forecasted by ADB after virus outbreak ? - 5.3%
5. What is the Nepal Economic growth forecasted by World Bank after virus outbreak ? - 1.5%-2.8%
6 What was the recent forecast of economic growth of Nepal for fiscal year before Corona Virus outbreak ?  8.5%

What is neuroendocrine tumors ?

Bollywood actor Irfan Khan died on 29 April 2020 due endocrine tumor. Let's find something more about endocrine tumors..

Neuroendocrine tumors are cancers that begin in specialized cells called neuroendocrine cells. Neuroendocrine cells have traits similar to those of nerve cells and hormone-producing cells.

Neuroendocrine tumors are rare and can occur anywhere in the body. Most neuroendocrine tumors occur in the lungs, appendix, small intestine, rectum and pancreas....

For more click the below link.

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Bollywood and Hollywood actor Irfan Khan dies today.

Bollywood actor Irfan Khan died on 29 April 2020 due cancer. 

He also played Hollywood movie Life of Pi, Slumdog Millionaire and Jurassic World.

In 2018, he was diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumours - which affects cells that release hormones into the bloodstream.  

 He was born Sahabzada Irfan Ali Khan on 7 January, 1967 in the Rajasthan village of Tonk.

In 2013, he won India's National Film Award for his leading role in Paan Singh Tomar, a biopic about a top athlete who becomes a bandit. Other Bollywood hits he acted in including Lunchbox, Piku and Hindi Medium. 

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Important World Health Days

Important Health Days
31 May
World No Tobacco Day
01 December
World AIDS Day
07 April
World Health Day
25 April
World Malaria Day

Marital Status in Nepal

As per census 2068 the 35.6% population of age 10 years and above are unmarried.

1. Unmarried male population with age of 10 and above- 40.6%
2. Unmarried female population with age of 10 and above- 31.1%
3. Total single marriage in the population with age of 10 and above - 57.5%
4. Single woman population with age 10 and above in total woman population ? 4.61% (498606)

Toilet facility in Nepal -nepal gk in english

As per census 2068 BS , 38.17 % of total families in Nepal still do not have toilet facility in their home. If we look the data of 2058 BS , 52.5 % did not had toilet facility in their home.

1. How many families are using toilet with safety tank and flush facility as per 2068 census ? 33.45%
2. Families using normal toilet facility as per census 2068 ? 19.47%
3. Families using toilet with flush connected in public toilet drainage ? 8.27%
4. How many families do not have toilet facility living in the home in city area ? 9.09%
5. How many families do not have toilet facility living in the home in village ? 45.11% 

Female Ownership in House and Land in Nepal

Male are mostly the owner of house and land in Nepal. But due to development and literacy female ownership is also increasing.

1. What percent of total families do female have ownership on land and house in 2068 BS ? 19.71 %
2. What percent of total families do female have ownership on land and house in 2058 BS ? 9.11 %

Household in Nepal

Number of families in Nepal is in increasing trend.
1. Number of families as per census 2058 BS ? - 4253220
2. Number of families as per census 2068 BS ?- 5427302
3. By what percent families number  increased in 2068 BS compared to 2058 BS ? 22%
4. How many families were increased in 2068 BS compared to 2058 BS ? 1174082 

Population by ecological belt in Nepal

According to National Census 2068 BS of Nepal , terai region of Nepal is most populated the Hilly and Himalayan region.

1. Population of Terai region- 13318705
2. Population of Hilly Region- 11394007
3. Population of Himalayan region- 1781792
4. Percentage of Terai population- 50.27%
5. Percentage of Hilly region population- 43.01%
6. Percentage of Himalayan region population- 6.73%
7. Population of Terai in 2058BS- 11212452(48.40%).
8. Population of Hilly region in 2058BS-10251111(44.30%).
9. Population of Himalayan region in 2058BS- 1687859(7.30%)

Household size in Nepal

Average size of family in Nepal is around 4.88 people in Nepal according to census 2068 BS. The size of family before 2058 BS was 5.44 people. The decrease in family member is due to single family concept and also due less child birth per family.

1. Which district in Nepal has highest number of people per family as per census 2068 BS ? - Rautahat, 6.44 
2. Which district in Nepal has lowest number of people in family as per census 2068 BS ? - Kaski, 3.92

Main source of drinking water in Nepal

In Nepal 47.78% of total Families in Nepal drink water from pipeline and 35% drink water from tubewell as per census 2068 BS. Mostly city areas are supplied water from pipeline whereas villagers are still reliable on well and tubewell. 
1. What percentage of families in 2058 BS census used pipeline for drinking water? 53.4 %
2. What percentage of families in 2058 BS census used tubewell for drinking water ? 28.60%

Marital Status in Nepal

As per census 2068 the 35.6% population of age 10 years and above are unmarried.

1. Unmarried male population with age of 10 and above- 40.6%
2. Unmarried female population with age of 10 and above- 31.1%
3. Total single marriage in the population with age of 10 and above - 57.5%
4. Single woman population with age 10 and above in total woman population ? 4.61% (498606)

Marriage age in Nepal

As per census 2068 BS the first marriage is recorded highest in the age between 15 and 19 counting the age group above 10. The first marriage between 15 and 19 years of age is 48.9% The first marriage below 14 years of age is 11.5% of total Marriage. First marriage after 50 years of age is 5086.

Disability in Nepal

Meaning of Disability : a physical or mental condition that limits a person's movements, senses, or activities.
As per census 2068 BS the 1.94 % of total population which is 513993 are disable either in one or more than one form. Previous census 2058 revels the disability rate was 0.46%.Male contribute 54.56 % and female occupy 45.44% of the total people suffering from  physical or mental disability. The different types of disability are:

Physical Disability: 36.32%
Visual disability: 18.46% 
Hearing disability: 15.45%
Speaking  disability: 11.47%
Mental disability: 6.04%
Deaf and Blind: 1.48%
Intellectual disability: 2.90%
Multi Disability: 7.52% 

Nepal Census 2068-Caste and Ethnicity- Nepal GK- GK Nepal

As per census 2068 BS there are 125 caste and ethnicity in Nepal. The main caste with highest population of Nepal are as follows:

  1. Chettri
  2. Brahman(Pahadi)
  3. Magar
  4. Tharu
  5. Tamang
  6. Newar
  7. Kami
  8. Musalman
  9. Yadav
  10. Rai
The caste with least population are: 

1. Kusunda: 273
2. Nurang: 278
3. Raute: 618
4. Kalar: 1077
5. Lohrung: 1153

Nepal Census 2068- Annual Population Growth rate of Nepal

Average annual exponential population growth rate of Nepal as per census 2068 BS is 1.35% which is less than compared to 2058 BS census. The average annual population growth rate was 2.25%. 

Nepal Census 2068- Mother Tongue- GK Nepal- Nepal GK

As per census 2068 there are 123 languages spoken in Nepal. From the previous census 2058 only 93 mother languages were recorded. Also 48.6% of Nepalese spoke Nepali language as mother language  before 2058 BS which is reduced to 44.6% in 2068 BS census. Find out the five most spoken mother language in Nepal. 

1. Nepali : 44.6% (11826953)
2. Maithili: 11.7% (3092530)
3. Bhojpuri: 6.0% (1584958)
4. Tharu; 5.8% (1529875)
5. Tamang: 5.1% (1353311)

Nepal Census 2068- Population as per religion.

As per census 2068 BS , people in Nepal mostly follow 10 religion. Following are the five religion mostly followed by Nepalese people.

1. Hindu: 81.3% 21551492
2. Boudha: 9% 2396099
3. Islam: 4.4% 1162370
4. Kirant: 3.1% 807169
5. Christian: 1.4% 375699

Nepal Census 2068- lowest literacy rate

As per census 2068 , lowest literacy rate in five district are categorized as follows: 

1.Rautahat: 41.7%
2. Saralahi: 46.3%
3. Mahottari: 46.4%
4. Humla: 47.8%
5. Siraha: 50.2%

Nepal Census 2068- Highest literacy rate.

Five district with highest literacy rate  as per census 2068 are:
1. Kathmandu :86.3%
2. Lalitpur: 82.5%
3. Kaski: 82.4%
4. Bhaktapur: 81.7%
5. Illam: 77.9%

Nepal Census 2068 - Literacy rate.

The total literate population above 5 years in Nepal is 65.9 %. The population above 5 years is 23926541.

1. Male literacy: 75.1%
2. Female literacy: 57.4%

Nepal Census 2068 | Lowest population density | Gk Nepal 2020

The lowest population density districts of Nepal as per census 2068 are as follows-
1. Manang: 3
2. Mustang: 4
3. Dolpa: 5
4. Humla: 9
5. Mugu: 16 per Sq Km

Monday, April 27, 2020

Nepal Census 2068- highest population density

As per the census 2068 the five district which give highest population density with decreasing order are: 
Kathmandu: 4416
Bhaktapur: 2560
Lalitpur: 1216
Rupandehi: 647
Dhanusha: 640

National Census 2068- Nepal GK - GK Nepal

1. Families living in their own house : 85.26%
2. Families living in rent in city areas: 40.22%
3. Population drinking water from city supply: 47.78%
4. Families using wood for cooking food : 64%
5. LP gas using families: 21.03%
6. Families using electricity: 67.26%
7. Families watching television : 36.45%
8. Families using mobile phones: 64.63%
9. Families not using toilet in their home: 38.17%
10. Families who have their properties registered in the name of the women: 19.71%
11. Population living abroad : 1921494
12. Families who have ladies as their head of the family: 25.73%

Sunday, April 26, 2020

Five district with highest population in Nepal

As per census 2068 the most populated five city of Nepal are-
1. Kathmandu metropolitan - 1003285
2. Pokhara Sub metropolitan- 264991
3. Lalitpur sub metropolitan- 226728
4. Biratnagar sub metropolitan- 204949
5. Bharatpur sub metropolitan- 147777

GK about national census 2068 BS of Nepal

1. When did Central Statistics Bureau of Nepal published the final report of National census 2068 BS ? - 2068 Mangsir 11
2. As per census 2068 what is the total population of Nepal ? - 26494504
3. What is the population growth rate of Nepal as per census 2058 and 2068 BS ? - 1.35
4. What is the population difference between 2058 and 2068 BS ? - 3343081 rise in 2068 BS
5. As per the population growth rate by when Nepal population will be doubled ? - Next 52 years.
6. From when Census was held ? 2068 Asar 3 - 13
7. Total male population of 2068 census ? - 12849041
8. Male population in percentage ? - 48.50
9. Total female population ? - 13645463
10. Female population in percentage ? - 51.50
11. Population density ? - 180 per Sq KM
12. Total family- 5427302
13. Population in Himalayan region - 1781792
14. Population in Hilly region- 11394007
15. Population in Teeai region - 13318705
16. Himalayan region population in percentage- 6.73
17. Hilly region population in percentage- 43.01
18. Terai region population in percentage- 50.27
19. Population of Kathmandu - 1744240
20. Urban population- 4523820
21. Rural population- 21970684
22. Urban population in percentage- 17.07
24. Rural population in percentage- 82.93
25. Population of Kathmandu Valley- 2517023.
26. Eastern Development region population- 5811555
27. Central Development Region - 9656985
28. Western Development Region- 4926735
29. Mid Western Development Region- 3446682
30. Far Western Development Region- 2552517

26 April 2020

1. When was Bir Hospital established in Nepal ?-Shrawan 1947 BS
2. When is World population day celebrated ? - July 11
3. Which the first film in Nepali language? Harischandra
4. Which is the first bank in Nepal ?- Nepal Bank Limited
5. Which is the oldest wood temple in Nepal ? - Kasthamandap
6. What is the real name of Janak? - Shiridhoj
7. Who was the last king of Bhaktapur?- Ranajit Malla
8. From which country newspaper started ? -China
9. Who is first poet of the world? - Homer
10. Which is the national game of China ? - Table tennis

Saturday, April 25, 2020

End of bad practice in Nepal- GK about Nepal

  • Sati Pratha: 1977 BS
  • Kamaiya: 2057/04/02 BS
  • Das-Dasi: 1981/01/01 BS
  • Haliya Pratha:2065/05/21 BS
  • Kamlari:2070/04/02 BS
  • Chuwachuth(Untouchability):2063/02/21 BS
Date: Year/Month/Day

Five countries exceeding 20000 deaths from Corona Virus.

The official number of coronavirus -related deaths exceeding 20000 deaths are now in five countries.
1. USA-54256
2. Spain-22902
3. Italy-26384
4. France-22614
5. UK - 20319. The first virus related death was 51 days ago in UK.

Till today more than 200000 people have died due deadly virus and more than 2.9 m have been infected by the virus and more than 830000 have recovered from the infection.


Friday, April 24, 2020

April 25, 2020--Nepal GK

  1. In chemically pure state diamond are ? Colorless
  2. When is World Literacy day observed ? September 8
  3. When did Nepal Government declared Volleyball as national game of Nepal ? 2074/02/04
  4. Which is the fastest flying bird in the world ? Peregrine Falcon
  5. What does RADAR stand for ? Radio Detecting and Ranging
  6. Earth is ----planet from the sun ? Third
  7. What is the full form of ABBS used in banking transaction ? - Any Branches Banking Service
  8. Germany signed the Armistice Treaty on  which day and World War I ended in ? November 11,1918
  9. Which river in the world do not have fish ? Jordan River
  10. Which is the most famous book of Aristotle ? The Politics

Corona Virus Vaccine traial in Europe.

When did the first human trial in Europe of a coronavirus vaccine  begun ? 23 April 2020

USA and Corona Relief.

The US Congress has passed a new Covid-19 relief package totalling $484bn (£391bn).

The US has over 845,000 confirmed cases of the virus and 46,800 deaths.

The total number of jobless claims since mid-March to 26.4 million due Corona Virus.

Political Party and Constitutional Assembly Ordinance

When did government of Nepal brought ordinance related to Political party and Constitutional Assembly ? Baisakh 8 2077 BS
When did president of Nepal withdrew the conflicting ordinance realted to Political party and Constitutional Assembly ? Baisakh 13, 2077.

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Constitutional Development of Nepal

1.Nepal Government Act 2004 BS
2.Nepal Interim Government Act 2007 BS
3.The Constitution of Kingdom of Nepal 2015 BS
4.The Constitution Of Nepal 2019 BS
5.The Constitution of Kingdom of Nepal 2047 BS
6.The Interim Constitution of Nepal 2063 BS
7.Constitution of Nepal 2072 BS

National Code Number of Nepal Highways

Mahendra Highway : H.01
Tribhuvan Highway : H.02
Arniko Highway : H.03
Prithvi Highway : H.04
Narangadh- Muglin: H.05
Dhulikhel- Sindhuli: H.06
Mechi Highway: H.07
Koshi Highway: H.08
Sagarmatha Highway: H.09
Siddhartha Highway: H.10
Rapti Highway: H.11
Ratna Highway: H.12
Karnali Highway: H.13
Mahakali Highway: H.14
Seti Highway: H.15

Highway in Nepal

Mahendra Highway : 1027.67 KM from Kakarvitta in the east to Banbasa in the west. Inaugurated in 2019 B.S Baisakh 1.

Tribhuvan Highway: 188.79 KM from Raxual to Kathmandu. First pitched road of Nepal so it is called Gateway of Nepal. Built by Indian Army Mission and was completed in 2013 AD.

Arniko Highway: 112.83 KM from Kathmandu to Kodari. Completed in 2024 B.S built by Chinese aid.

Siddhartha Highway: 181.22 KM from Sunauli to Pokhara. Built in 2021 B.S with budget of 50 Crore.

Prithvi Highway: 173.43 KM from Naubise to Pokhara. Built from 2024 BS and completed in 2032 BS from Chinese aid.

Mechi Highway: 268.06 KM from Charali,Jhapa to Taplejung. 

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Nepal highest mountains.

Sagarmatha : 8848m
Kanchanjunga:. 8586 m
Lhotse:. 8516m
Makalu: 8463m
Cho You:  8201m
Dhaulagiri: 8167m
Manaslu: 8163m 
Annapurna:  8091m

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Heritage listed in World Heritage Site.

Changunarayan Temple: : 1979 AD
Bhaktapur Durbar Square: 1979 AD
Swyambunath Temple: 1979 AD
Bouddhanath Temple : 1979 AD
Pashupatinath Temple: 1979 AD
Hanumandhoka Square: 1979 AD
Patan Durbar Square: 1979 AD
Sagarmatha National Park: 1979 AD
Chitwan National Park: 1984 AD
Lumbini: 1997 AD

Corona virus COVID-19 Vocabulary Quiz

1. People who show no signs of a given disease are- 
2. Which is a virus?
3. Which is a disease?
4. SARS-CoV-2 can _______ humans.
5. Which is most widespread?
6. The word quarantine comes from
7. After showing symptoms he was told to _______ for 14 days.
8. A person with symptoms of a disease _______ that disease.
9. A disease that can be transmitted to humans from animals is
10. He was happy to learn that his mother tested _______ for this corona virus.

1. asymptomatic
2. coronavirus
3. COVID-19
4. infect
5. a pandemic
6. the number 40
7. self-isolate
8. may have
9. zoonotic

10. negative



  • How long should you wash your hands to kill the coronavirus?- At least 20 Seconds.
  • Can young people be infected with COVID-19?- Yes
  • How is the corona virus spread? - 1. When an infected person coughs or sneezes 2.When an infected person speaks or exhales 3.Through touching a contaminated surface
  • What are other ways in which the corona virus cannot  be spread?  Mosquitoes, Hot tubs and swimming pools
  • Are antibiotics effective in preventing or treating COVID-19?- No
  • Is it safe to receive a package from an area where COVID-19 has been reported?- Yes
  • What can you do to protect yourself from getting infected?- Stay Home, Keep at least 2 meters away from other people and Wash your hands often. 
  • How much alcohol should a hand sanitizer or surface disinfectant contain to be effective against the corona virus? 60 Percent
  • What are the most common symptoms of COVID-19?- Dry cough, Fever and Fatigue
  • Can weather stop the spread of the corona virus?- No

21 April 2020

  1. From when Guinness book of world record was published ? 1955 A.D August 27
  2. When was BRICKS bank established ? 2014 A.D July 15
  3. Where is main office of BRICKS bank located ? 2014 July 15
  4. Which is the most famous art of Leonardo Da Vinci ? Monalisa
  5. What is Male pig called in Nepali ?-Bucho(बुचो )
  6. Who is the first person to do his PHD in Nepali Literature ? Basudev Tripathi
  7. At what interval World National Conservation Summit done ? Every 10 years
  8. When was Nuclear Suppliers Group established ? 1974 AD
  9. Which organization first took census in Nepal ? Census Goswara
  10. From when census started in Nepal ? 1968 BS
  11. What is the time from AUSI to PURNIMA called in Nepal ? Sulka Pakcha (शुक्ल पक्छ )

Sports Quiz.

  1. 2022 FIFA World Cup will be held in which nation? – Qatar
  2. Who won the FIFA World Cup 2018? – France
  3. Who was the first runner-up of FIFA World Cup 2018? – Croatia
  4. Who was ranked 3rd in the FIFA World Cup 2018? – Belgium
  5. 2018 FIFA World Cup was held in which country ?  – Russia
  6. Which nation reached the FIFA World Cup final for the first time in 2018? – Croatia
  7. Which of the following nation made first appearance at a FIFA World Cup in 2018? – Panama & Iceland
  8.  What does VAR stand for? – Video Assistance Referees
  9. 2026 FIFA World Cup will be held in which nation? – USA, Mexico and Canada
  10. VAR were used for the first time in which  FIFA World Cup ? Video Assistance Referees
  11. Who won the Golden Ball (Best Player) award in FIFA World Cup 2018? – Luka Modric (Croatia)
  12. Who won the Golden Boot (Highest Scorer) award in FIFA World Cup 2018? – Harry Kane (England)
  13. Who won the Golden Gloves (Best Goalkeeper) award in FIFA World Cup 2018? – Thibaut Courtois – Belgium
  14. Who won the Best Young Player award in FIFA World Cup 2018? – Kylian Mbappe (France)
  15. Which nation won the FIFA Fair Play Award in FIFA World Cup 2018? – Spain

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

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