General knowledge quiz 1079

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which state of Australia is planning to build the world's largest thermal solar plant?
A
Victoria
B
Western Australia
C
Queensland
D
South Australia
Question 1 Explanation: 
Government of South Australia (a state in the southern central part of Australia) has given approval to build a major solar thermal plant in the state which, on completion would be the largest of its kind ever built. The plant will be developed by a US company, Solar Reserve at an estimated cost of Australian Dollar 650 million. Construction of this plant will begin during 2018. Solar Reserve has claimed that this plant will be able to power around 35 per cent of all of the households in South Australia. In context of this news, it is important to note that, Solar Thermal is different from Solar photovoltaic (PV). In solar PV, solar energy is converted into electricity while in solar thermal, solar energy is converted in to heat energy, which in turn is used to spin turbines for generating electricity
Question 2
In 800AD, who became the first Holy Roman Emperor?
A
Attila
B
Charlemagne
C
Nicholas
D
Ferdinand, Duke of Breisgau
Question 2 Explanation: 
Charlemagne
Question 3
What was patented in London by Ralph Wedgewood in 1806?
A
China
B
Carbon paper
C
A design for a chair leg
D
Mimeograph
Question 3 Explanation: 
Carbon paper
Question 4
The word 'Agriculture' is derived from which language?
A
Latin
B
Italy
C
French
D
Sanskrit
Question 4 Explanation: 
Latin:The meaning of the word agriculture is derived from the Late Latin word agricultura. Agri meaning the land and cultura meaning to cultivate or tend.
Question 5
Prague is known to its residents as what?
A
The Pogue
B
Ragout
C
Praha
D
Prue
Question 5 Explanation: 
Praha
Question 6
What is the Roman military formation called the Testudo named after?
A
Hedgehog
B
Tortoise
C
Snake
D
Lion
Question 6 Explanation: 
Tortoise
Question 7
A commentator in 1835 in England described two men at their first meeting as, variously, "full of trickery and treachery-he has no ethics" and "as deadly and as poisonous as a rattlesnake with about the same ethics"; what were they doing together?
A
Riding pennyfarthings
B
Debating in Parliament
C
Singing a duet
D
Fighting a bare knuckle boxing match
Question 7 Explanation: 
Fighting a bare knuckle boxing match
Question 8
What was the first black and white short cartoon film produced by Walt Disney?
A
The Vanishing Prairie
B
Steamboat Willie
C
Fantasia
D
The Lion King
Question 8 Explanation: 
Steamboat Willie
Question 9
Alba White Truffle Festival celebrated in..........
A
France
B
Germany
C
Italy
D
USA
Question 9 Explanation: 
Italy:Alba's white truffle fair and market, one of the best in Italy, takes place on weekends from early October through mid-November
Question 10
Lohri is a popular festival of
A
Kerala
B
Punjab
C
J & K
D
Haryana
Question 10 Explanation: 
Lohri is a popular Punjabi festival, celebrated by people from the Punjab region of South Asia.
Question 11
Where would a customer find "silver service"?
A
Jeweller
B
Restaurant
C
Supermarket
D
Butcher
Question 11 Explanation: 
Restaurant
Question 12
World Ocean Day is observed on which date?
A
June 14
B
June 8
C
June 17
D
June 10
Question 12 Explanation: 
8-Jun
Question 13
How many #1 hit singles has Bob Dylan had in the USA?
A
103
B
15
C
0
D
46
Question 14
Joanna Koerten (1650-1715) in the Netherlands was sought after for what?
A
Study in genetics of plant reproduction
B
Practising witchcraft
C
Painting and paper-cut art
D
Poetry
Question 14 Explanation: 
Painting and paper-cut art
Question 15
What are the first words of the US Declaration of Independence?
A
When in the course of human events...
B
Four score and seven years ago...
C
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed...
D
To be or not to be, that is the question...
Question 15 Explanation: 
When in the course of human events...
Question 16
BCSBI registered as an independent and autonomous body under..........
A
RBI Act 1934
B
Societies Registration Act, 1860
C
Banking Regulation Act, 1949
D
The Companies Act, 1956
Question 16 Explanation: 
BCSBI is an independent and autonomous body, registered as a separate society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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