General knowledge quiz 1086

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
From the 1860s most trains heading to the south of the USA passed through which city's transit hub?
A
San Antonia, Texas
B
Saint Paul, Minnesota
C
Chattanooga, Tennessee
D
Boston, Massachusetts
Question 1 Explanation: 
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Question 2
Anousheh Ansari is the first Iranian, and the first Iranian woman, to do what?
A
Win a Nobel Peace Prize
B
Win a professional car race
C
Travel in space
D
Top US$10 b p.a. in philanthropic donations
Question 2 Explanation: 
Travel in space
Question 3
The most southern part of the South American continent is on which Chilean archipelago?
A
Tyssen Islands
B
Galapagos
C
Falklands
D
Tierra del Fuego
Question 3 Explanation: 
Tierra del Fuego
Question 4
The Congress fixed January 26 as the First Independence Day in which year?
A
1930
B
1932
C
1935
D
1947
Question 4 Explanation: 
s:The Congress declared January 26, 1930 as 'Independence Day'. As the first mass movement of its kind in India, it led to tangible gains.
Question 5
Arya Samaj was founded by..........
A
Dayanand Saraswati
B
Raja Rammohan Roy
C
Vivekanand
D
MG Ranande
Question 5 Explanation: 
Dayanand Saraswati:Dayanand Saraswati born was a Hindu religious leader who founded the Arya Samaj, a Hindu reform movement of the Vedic tradition. He was a profound scholar of the Vedic lore and Sanskrit language
Question 6
Which of these is a Shakespearean play in which the character of Ophelia appears?
A
Hamlet
B
Dragnet
C
Death of a Salesman
D
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Question 6 Explanation: 
Hamlet
Question 7
What is the country of origin of the cheese called "caerphilly"?
A
Greece
B
Netherlands
C
USA
D
Wales
Question 7 Explanation: 
Wales
Question 8
A punnet is used as what in relationship to strawberries and other soft fruit?
A
Seed tray
B
Icing
C
Mincer
D
Container
Question 8 Explanation: 
Container
Question 9
Who refused to enter the US army, saying "I ain't got no quarrel with the Vietcong. No Vietcong ever called me nigger"?
A
Art Blakey
B
Muhammad Ali
C
Jimi Hendrix
D
Malcolm X
Question 9 Explanation: 
Muhammad Ali
Question 10
Hebbal Lake is located in..........
A
Uttarakhand
B
Assam
C
Sikkim
D
Karnataka
Question 11
Which of these starred in the 1990 film "Hamlet" directed by Franco Zeffirelli?
A
Ethan Hawke
B
Kenneth Branagh
C
Nicol Williamson
D
Mel Gibson
Question 11 Explanation: 
Mel Gibson
Question 12
What does "QE" stand for in a national or international finance system?
A
Quantitative easing
B
Qualitative easing
C
Quantity-revised economy
D
Quantum economy
Question 12 Explanation: 
Quantitative easing
Question 13
The Board of Industrial and Financial Reconstruction(BIFR) came into existence in which year?
A
1987
B
1978
C
1982
D
1990
Question 13 Explanation: 
1987:The BIFR was established under The Sick Industrial Companies (Special Provisions) Act, 1985 (SICA). The board was set up in January 1987 and became functional as of 15 May 1987
Question 14
A Time of Transition:Rajiv Gandhi To The 21st Century penned by..........
A
Anita Nayyar
B
Tariq Ali
C
Mani Shankar Aiyer
D
K.B.Lal
Question 14 Explanation: 
Mani Shankar Aiyer:A Time of Transition. Sub title:Rajiv Gandhi to the 21st Century authored by Mani Shankar Aiyar. Mani Shankar Aiyar
Question 15
Hrudaya deposit scheme was launched by
A
ESAF Small Finance Bank
B
Airtel Payment Bank
C
Amazon
D
Samsung
Question 15 Explanation: 
ESAF Small Finance Bank
Question 16
Which law is used to relate income and money spent on food?
A
Okun's law
B
Gossen's law
C
Law of supply
D
Engel's law
Question 16 Explanation: 
Engel's law:Engel's Law:Economic theory that the proportion of income spent on food decreases as income increases, other factors remaining constant.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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