General knowledge quiz 1162

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
India is categorized as how many agro-climatic zones?
A
15
B
12
C
17
D
10
Question 1 Explanation: 
15:The Planning Commission has categorised 15 agro-climatic zones in India, taking into account the physical attributes and socio-economic conditions prevailing in the regions.
Question 2
Thiamine, niacine and riboflavin belong to which vitamin group?
A
B
B
A
C
C
D
D
Question 2 Explanation: 
B
Question 3
Which card game, originating in Spain and introduced to England in 1861, is played between 2 persons with 2 packs of cards (with sixes and below removed) who are dealt 8 cards each?
A
Ludo
B
Euchre
C
Pontoon
D
Bezique
Question 3 Explanation: 
Bezique
Question 4
Who was the leader of the Peasant's Revolt in England in 1381?
A
Wat Tyler
B
Jethro Tull
C
Perkin Warbeck
D
Henry Tolpuddle
Question 4 Explanation: 
Wat Tyler
Question 5
Aryan Goveas is related to which sport?
A
Tennis
B
Badminton
C
Cricket
D
Kabbadi
Question 5 Explanation: 
Tennis
Question 6
The first Carnatic first war held between..........and..........in 1746
A
France, England
B
England, China
C
France, India
D
England, India
Question 6 Explanation: 
France, England:The first Carnatic first war held between France and England in 1746
Question 7
Who launched a scientifically validated anti-diabetes herbal drug named 'BGR-34'?
A
DRDO
B
CSIR
C
NTPC
D
GSK
Question 7 Explanation: 
Launched by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) lab in Lucknow. BGR-34:A combination of natural extracts from plants, the drug is based on Ayurveda and has no side effects. The drug is for management of type-II diabetes mellitus.
Question 8
The first Buddhist council was held at..........
A
Kashmir
B
Pataliputra
C
Rajagriha
D
Mandalay
Question 8 Explanation: 
Rajagriha:First Buddhist council was held at Rajagriha, the capital of Magadha state
Question 9
What is the covered area of Gujarat state?
A
3, 702 sq. km
B
1, 35, 100 sq. km
C
1, 96, 024 sq. km
D
94, 163 sq. km
Question 10
Who was born in Besancon in France and lived 19 years in the UK's Channel Islands, prior to which he wrote "Notre Dame de Paris"?
A
Baroness Orczy
B
Victor Hugo
C
Georges Simenon
D
Guy de Maupassant
Question 10 Explanation: 
Victor Hugo
Question 11
Pakistan celebrated its Independence day on..........
A
16th August
B
25th January
C
10th November
D
14th August
Question 11 Explanation: 
14th August:On 14 August 1947, the new Dominion of Pakistan became independent.
Question 12
Six "Brandenburg Concertos" were written by which composer?
A
J S Bach
B
Brahms
C
Beethoven
D
Berlioz
Question 12 Explanation: 
J S Bach
Question 13
How did US president William McKinley die in 1901?
A
Plane crash
B
Skiing accident
C
Land mine explosion
D
Assassination
Question 13 Explanation: 
Assassination
Question 14
The headquarters of International Labour Organisation (ILO) is located in which country?
A
Switzerland
B
France
C
Russia
D
USA
Question 14 Explanation: 
Switzerland
Question 15
Which TV comedy series featured agents 86 and 99 and "Chief"?
A
The FBI
B
I Spy
C
The Untouchables
D
Get Smart
Question 15 Explanation: 
Get Smart
Question 16
..........is/ are an allotrope of carbon
A
Graphene
B
Diamond
C
Graphite
D
All of these
Question 16 Explanation: 
All of these:The allotropes of carbon include diamond (where the carbon atoms are bonded together in a tetrahedral lattice arrangement), graphite (where the carbon atoms are bonded together in sheets of a hexagonal lattice), graphene (single sheets of graphite), and fullerenes (where the carbon atoms are bonded
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