Maharashtra GK Questions

Maharashtra General Knowledge with Multiple Choice Objective Questions for Maharashtra PSC (MPSC) Examinations. Objective Maharashtra GK Questions on Maharashtra History, Culture, MPSC Geography, MPSC Economy and Polity.

1. “Maha Parwana” which has been announced by the government of Maharashtra is associated with which of the following?

[A] Free food for poor
[B] Industrial Investment
[C] Free essential commodities for migrant workers
[D] Free agriculture insurance scheme

B [Industrial Investment]


Maha Parwana is associated with Industrial Investment. The system will attract more fresh Industrial Investment. The companies can apply through Maharashtra Industry, Trade and Investment Facilitation Cell (MAITRI).

2. Asian Development Bank approved what amount of loan for Maharashtra to provide power connection in rural areas of the state?

[A] 346 million dollar
[B] 210 million dollar
[C] 182 million dollar
[D] 110 million dollar

A [346 million dollar]


Asian Development Bank approved a 346 million dollar loan for the Maharashtra government to provide power connections in rural areas of the state. It is going to help the area where most of the people are associated with agriculture. ADB also decided to provide 1 million dollars for technical assistance.

3. What is the new name of the Environment Ministry of Maharashtra?

[A] Environment and Forest Ministry
[B] Environment and Climate Change Ministry
[C] Environment and Wildlife Ministry
[D] Environment and Ecology Ministry

B [Environment and Climate Change Ministry]


The government of Maharashtra approved the proposal of changing the name of the Environment Ministry to “Environment and Climate Change Ministry”. The ministry will focus more on climate change mitigation.

4. Recently, RBI cancelled the license of which among the following bank located in the state of Maharashtra?

[A] DCB Bank Ltd
[B] Vasai Vikash Sahakari Bank Ltd
[C] CKP co-operative bank Ltd
[D] ING Vysya Bank

C [CKP co-operative bank Ltd]


Recently, RBI cancelled the license of CKP co-operative bank Ltd. It is a 105-year-old bank located in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The name of the General Manager of the bank is Shri Moreshwar Dhaimodkar.

5. The government of India signed a loan with which of the following international organization to develop roads in Maharashtra?

[B] World Bank



The government of India signed a loan of 177 million dollars with the Asian Development Bank to develop roads in Maharashtra. It will help to develop upgrade 11 state highways & 2 major district roads.

6. Which of the following UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Site is located in Maharashtra?

[A] Victorian and Art Deco Ensemble
[B] Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
[C] Elephanta Caves
[D] All of the above

D [All of the above]


Victorian and Art Deco Ensemble of Mumbai (2018), Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (2004) and Elephanta Caves (1987) are all located in Maharashtra.

7. The first Kisan Rail has been flagged off between Maharashtra and which state?

[A] Madhya Pradesh
[B] Bihar
[C] Odisha
[D] Gujarat

B [Bihar]


Union Minister of Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal virtually flagged off the first ‘Kisan Rail’.’

The First Special Parcel Train will transport perishable goods such as vegetables and fruits between Maharashtra’s Devlali and Bihar’s Danapur Railway station. The train would stop at several stations and pick-up and deliver goods. It will cover a distance of 1519 kilometers in around 32 hours.

8. Which among the following is/are the leading producers of Manganese in India?
  1. Madhya Pradesh 
  2. Orissa
  3. Rajasthan
  4. Maharashtra

Select the correct code from the options given below:

[A] Only 1 & 4
[B] Only 1, 2 & 3
[C] Only 1, 2 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

D [1, 2, 3 & 4]


India figures among the leading manganese producer countries of the world. Deposits of this mineral occur in widespread areas in the peninsular Plateau region. Indian deposits contain high-grade ores. The leading producer states are Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Bihar and Rajasthan.

9. India has signed an agreement with which organisation for 177-million-dollar loan to upgrade road infrastructure in Maharashtra?

[A] World Bank



The Government of India has signed a loan agreement with Asian Development Bank (ADB) for a loan of USD 177 million. The proceeds of the loan would be used for upgrading 450 kilometres of state highways in Maharashtra.

The project is expected to boost the road connectivity between rural and urban centres in Maharashtra for better access to markets and services.

10. What is the name of the new platform to be launched by Maharashtra, to distribute assistive devices?

[A] MahaSharad
[B] Maha Assist
[C] Maha Sena
[D] Maha Ambition

A [MahaSharad]


The state of Maharashtra is set to launch an ambitious scheme for distribution of assistive devices to persons with disabilities.

Named as Maharashtra System for Health and Rehabilitation Assistance or ‘MahaSharad’, the Digital Platform is named after the NCP chief Sharad Pawar. The platform, which aims to lakhs of people, will be available by March 2021.

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