General knowledge quiz 1072

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What novel was published by Bob Dylan in 1971?
A
Cobra
B
Scorpion
C
Black Widow
D
Tarantula
Question 1 Explanation: 
Tarantula
Question 2
What is unusual about the current (in 2013) Governor General of Australia, Quentin Bryce?
A
The youngest in the position
B
The first aboriginal Governor General
C
The first woman appointed to the position
D
The first incumbent who is not a peer
Question 2 Explanation: 
The first woman appointed to the position
Question 3
Breathing rate of human is..........
A
12-15/mon
B
15-18/min
C
20-25/min
D
18-20/min
Question 3 Explanation: 
18-20/min:Actual breathing rate is about 18-20 breaths/min
Question 4
Which Bulgarian-born artist is famous for wrapping landmarks and landscapes in fabric?
A
Borat
B
Andy Warhol
C
Keith Moon
D
Christo
Question 4 Explanation: 
Christo
Question 5
Which bank has issued commercial Papers of Rs.700 crore on September 12, 2016 having maturity date of September 29, 2016?
A
IDFC
B
HDFC
C
ICICI
D
TMB
Question 5 Explanation: 
Infrastructure Development Finance Company (IDFC) Limited has issued commercial Papers of Rs.700 crore. The company issued Commercial Papers for an aggregate amount of Rs 700 crore on September 12, 2016 having maturity date of September 29, 2016.
Question 6
In which year did the Kalinga War take place?
A
420 B.C
B
370 B.C
C
261 B.C
D
318 B.C
Question 6 Explanation: 
261 B.C:The Kalinga War(261 BC) was fought between the Maurya Empire with Ashoka and Raja Ananta Padmanabha of the state of Kalinga, a feudal republic located on the coast of the present-day Indian state of Odisha and northern parts of Andhra Pradesh.
Question 7
In whose time period, the Panchayats were given the constitutional status?
A
V.P. Singh.
B
P.V. Narsimha Rao
C
Chandrashekhar.
D
Rajiv Gandhi
Question 7 Explanation: 
P.V. Narsimha Rao:The Constitutional (73rd Amendment) Act, passed in 1992 by the Narasimha Rao government
Question 8
According to the old saying, what is "the spice of life"?
A
Variety
B
Money
C
Love
D
Bondage
Question 8 Explanation: 
Variety
Question 9
Sexual Harassment comes under which section of Indian Pane Code?
A
Section 509
B
Section 405
C
Section 310
D
Section 211
Question 9 Explanation: 
Section 509:Section 509 talks about words, gestures or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman.
Question 10
Which planet weighs more than all the other planets of our solar system combined?
A
Jupiter
B
Uranus
C
Mercury
D
Saturn
Question 10 Explanation: 
Jupiter
Question 11
The place of origin of earthquake is called as
A
Epicentre
B
Point
C
Centre
D
Focus
Question 11 Explanation: 
Focus:The epicenter is the point on land directly above the focus. The focus is also called the hypocenter of an earthquake. The vibrating waves travel away from the focus of the earthquake in all directions.
Question 12
With what does the 12th century Trotula deal?
A
Gynaecology
B
Equine physiology
C
Medicine specific to women
D
Herbal lore
Question 12 Explanation: 
Medicine specific to women
Question 13
Which mountain range would you come across first if you went due East from San Jose, California?
A
Andes
B
Caucasus
C
Atlas
D
Rockies
Question 13 Explanation: 
Rockies
Question 14
Where do arboreal animals live?
A
In burrows
B
In trees
C
Beside streams
D
On the ground
Question 14 Explanation: 
In trees
Question 15
Name the two Arab countries which introduced Value Added Tax (VAT) for the first time?
A
Saudi Arabia and Algeria
B
Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE)
C
Saudi Arabia and Bahrain
D
Saudi Arabia and Qatar
Question 15 Explanation: 
Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE) introduced Value Added Tax (VAT) for the first time. The VAT is levied on food, clothes, electronics, gasoline, phone, water, electricity bills, hotel reservations, etc. Most of the goods and services are levied5% tax. Medical treatment, financial services and public transport also excluded from VAT. This is done in a move to boost income in Saudi Arabia and UAE apart from their oil field earnings. In Saudi Arabia, tobacco and soft drinks have been levied tax. In UAE, road tolls have been increased and a tourism tax has been introduced.
Question 16
The 2017 Asian Winter Games scheduled to be held in which country?
A
Australia
B
Japan
C
China
D
Indonesia
Question 16 Explanation: 
The 2017 Asian Winter Games will be the 8th edition of the Asian Winter Games. They will be hosted in Sapporo and Obihiro, Japan.
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