General knowledge quiz 1004

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these appear in Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Mikado"?
A
Four Big Widows
B
Three Little Maids
C
Five Fat Mothers
D
Two Tiny Boys
Question 1 Explanation: 
Three Little Maids
Question 2
CGTMSE stands for..........
A
Central Government Fund Trust for Medium and Small Enterprises
B
Central Government Fund Transfer fund for Medium and Small Enterprises
C
Central Government Fund for Medium Size Enterprises
D
Credit Guarantee Fund Trust for Micro and Small Enterprises
Question 2 Explanation: 
Government of India and SIDBI set up the Credit Guarantee Fund Trust for Micro and Small Enterprises (CGTMSE). The main objective is that the lender should give importance to project viability and secure the credit facility purely on the primary security of the assets financed. The other objective is that the lender availing guarantee facility should endeavor to give composite credit to the borrowers so that the borrowers obtain both term loan and working capital facilities from a single agency.
Question 3
What military rank and historical title for Hereditary Commanders of Armies in Japan ended when Tokugawa Yoshinobu relinquished the office in 1867?
A
Mikado
B
Tenno
C
Shogun
D
Kotei
Question 3 Explanation: 
Shogun
Question 4
The dish Apple Charlotte is said to be named after whose wife?
A
Napoleon
B
Benjamin Franklin
C
George Washington
D
George III
Question 4 Explanation: 
George III
Question 5
What infectious disease, occurring commonly in epidemics and caused by a virus, is characterised by blotchy rash preceded by a running nose and eyes, with a rise in temperature and lassitude?
A
Chickenpox
B
Measles
C
Mumps
D
Whooping cough
Question 5 Explanation: 
Measles
Question 6
On which island is Marsamxett Harbour?
A
Cyprus
B
Crete
C
Malta
D
Sicily
Question 6 Explanation: 
Malta
Question 7
Which of these is an American record producer, rapper, actor, men's fashion designer, entrepreneur and dancer?
A
Pant Granny
B
Puff Daddy
C
Sneeze Mummy
D
Gasp Uncle
Question 7 Explanation: 
Puff Daddy
Question 8
The Red Sari is the autobiography of who among the following?
A
Sonia Gandhi
B
Jayalalitha
C
Indura Gandhi
D
Kalapana Chawla
Question 8 Explanation: 
Sonia Gandhi:The Red Sari, a dramatised biography of Sonia Gandhi
Question 9
The phrases "cry wolf" and "sour grapes" have a basis in which collection of stories?
A
Tales from the Brothers Grimm
B
Arabian Nights
C
Mother Goose
D
Aesop's Fables
Question 9 Explanation: 
Aesop's Fables
Question 10
Current thinking is that the Earth was formed about 4.6 billion years ago; when is it estimated that oxygen first became a significant element in the Earth's atmosphere?
A
About 2 million years ago
B
4.6 billion years ago
C
63 million years ago
D
About 2.5 billion years ago
Question 10 Explanation: 
About 2.5 billion years ago
Question 11
Who was the author of Silappadikaram?
A
Kambar
B
Ilango Adiggal
C
Vishnu Sharma
D
Avvaiyar
Question 11 Explanation: 
Ilango Adiggal:Silappatikaram is one of The Five Great Epics of Tamil Literature according to later Tamil literary tradition. A Jain poet-prince from Kochi referred to by the pseudonym Ilango Adigal
Question 12
The UK general election in May 2010 produced a hung parliament. When was the previous time that that happened?
A
December 1885
B
October 1964
C
February 1974
D
May 1929
Question 12 Explanation: 
February 1974
Question 13
The metal that is usually extracted from sea water is
A
Ca
B
Na
C
K
D
Mg
Question 14
What is the aim in a show jumping contest?
A
To jump the highest and furthest
B
To jump over all the obstacles in a set course in the fastest time
C
To jump cleanly over all the obstacles in a set course
D
To jump cleanly over all the obstacles in a set course within an allotted time
Question 14 Explanation: 
To jump cleanly over all the obstacles in a set course within an allotted time
Question 15
In India which type of rice is cultivated?
A
Javanica
B
Japonica
C
Asiatica
D
Indica
Question 15 Explanation: 
Indica:There are four major categories of rice worldwide:indica(India), japonica(China), aromatic and glutinous.
Question 16
A male horse four years and under is called what?
A
Foal
B
Gelding
C
Colt
D
Mare
Question 16 Explanation: 
Colt
There are 16 questions to complete.

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