General knowledge quiz 1148

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the third planet from the sun?
A
Uranus
B
Saturn
C
Earth
D
Neptune
Question 1 Explanation: 
Earth
Question 2
Which country did a US Geological Survey estimate in 2002 to hold about 50% of the world's gold resource?
A
Mongolia
B
Australia
C
Canada
D
South Africa
Question 2 Explanation: 
South Africa
Question 3
Revealed Preference Theory was propounded by..........
A
Robbins
B
Smith
C
Samuelson
D
Schumpter
Question 3 Explanation: 
Samuelson:Revealed preference theory, pioneered by American economist Paul Samuelson, is a method of analyzing choices made by individuals
Question 4
The BSE sensitive Index is also referred as..........
A
BSE-30
B
BSE-40
C
BSE-50
D
BSE-20
Question 4 Explanation: 
BSE-30:The BSE SENSEX that is also called the ''BSE 30'' is made of thirty scripts. The indexis followed extensively in Indian capital market
Question 5
The Vedic deity Indra was the Goddess of
A
wind
B
eternity
C
rain and thunder
D
fire
Question 6
'The Golden Gate' is written by..........
A
Shashi Tharoor
B
Jhumpa Lahiri
C
Vikram Seth
D
Kiran Desai
Question 6 Explanation: 
Vikram Seth:The Golden Gate is the first novel by poet and novelist Vikram Seth. The work is a novel in verse composed of 590 Onegin stanzas.
Question 7
Which of these was a 1990 / 1991 TV series starring Clive Owen?
A
Chancer
B
Lovejoy
C
Boon
D
Spender
Question 7 Explanation: 
Chancer
Question 8
What is the fund amount allocated for developing and upgrading agricultural marketing infrastructure in the 22000 Grameen Agricultural Markets (GrAMs) and 585 APMCs Agricultural Produce Market Committee)?
A
2000 crore
B
2100 crore
C
2500 crore
D
3000 crore
Question 8 Explanation: 
An Agri-Market Infrastructure Fund with a corpus of '2000 crore will be set up for developing and upgrading agricultural marketing infrastructure in the 22000 Grameen Agricultural Markets (GrAMs) and 585 APMCs.
Question 9
What are Argon, Helium, Nitrogen, Neon and Xenon?
A
Metals
B
Metalloids
C
Inert gases
D
Halogens
Question 9 Explanation: 
Inert gases
Question 10
Karl Marx's ideology advocated
A
a classed unique society
B
a united society
C
a classed society
D
None of the above
Question 11
Which of these vitamins is found in quantity in sunflower oil?
A
B12
B
C
C
B9
D
E
Question 11 Explanation: 
E
Question 12
Which of these describes the children of George W Bush, ex-president of the USA, and his wife Laura?
A
Two sons and a daughter
B
A son and a daughter
C
Two daughters and a son
D
Twin daughters
Question 12 Explanation: 
Twin daughters
Question 13
Deliberate use of concentration camps and starvation for civilians as a military policy marked which of these?
A
The War of the Worlds
B
The French Revolution
C
The War of the Gargantuas
D
The second Boer War
Question 13 Explanation: 
The second Boer War
Question 14
A statue to which tactical commander during the Battle of Britain was unveiled in Waterloo Place, London, on 15 September 2010?
A
Air Chief Marshall Lord Dowding
B
Squadron Leader Douglas Bader
C
Air Vice-Marshall Keith Park
D
Air Vice Marshall Trafford Leigh-Mallory
Question 14 Explanation: 
Air Vice-Marshall Keith Park
Question 15
Which is the shortest distance, as the crow flies?
A
Taipei to Hong Kong
B
Singapore to Kuala Lumpur
C
Manila to Jakarta
D
Krung Thep (Bangkok) to Yangon
Question 15 Explanation: 
Singapore to Kuala Lumpur
Question 16
Harrison Ford was working as what before his first big break as a film actor?
A
Plumber
B
Carpenter
C
Electrician
D
Jockey
Question 16 Explanation: 
Carpenter
There are 16 questions to complete.

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