General knowledge quiz 1287

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of the Gibb brothers is the oldest?
A
Maurice
B
Barry
C
Robin
D
Andy
Question 1 Explanation: 
Barry
Question 2
Who organised an Arab revolt against the Turks and wrote "The Seven Pillars Of Wisdom" about his experiences?
A
General Gordon
B
Winston Churchill
C
T E Lawrence
D
Lord Kitchener
Question 2 Explanation: 
T E Lawrence
Question 3
Which of the following is tropical grassland?
A
Taiga
B
Savannah
C
Pampas
D
Prairies
Question 4
Todar Mal was associated with
A
music
B
literature
C
finance
D
law
Question 4 Explanation: 
Raja Todar Mal was the Finance Minister of the Mughal empire during Akbar's reign. He was one of the Navaratnas in Akbar's durbar.
Question 5
Casts of Sir George Frampton's statue of "Peter Pan" are in Kensington Gardens, London; Sefton Park, Liverpool; Camden, New Jersey, USA; Perth, Australia; Toronto, Canada; Bowring Park, St. John's, Canada and which other location?
A
Brussels, Belgium
B
Sydney, Australia
C
Cape Town, South Africa
D
New Delhi, India
Question 5 Explanation: 
Brussels, Belgium
Question 6
..........Thermal power plant is located in Andhra Pradesh
A
Jojobera Thermal Power Plant
B
Giral Lignite Power Plant
C
Simhadri Super Thermal Power Plant
D
Feroj Gandhi Unchahar Thermal Power Plant
Question 6 Explanation: 
Simhadri Super Thermal Power Plant:Simhadri Super Thermal Power Plant is a coal-fired power plant located in the Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh. The power plant is one of the coal fired power plants of NTPC
Question 7
In which year two election commissioners were first appointed after the president of India fixed the number of election commissioners to 2?
A
1992
B
1990
C
1989
D
1982
Question 7 Explanation: 
1989:For the first time two additional Commissioners were appointed on 16th October 1989 but they had a very short tenure till 1st January 1990.
Question 8
In National Pension System(NPS) how much % of the corpus is taxable?
A
60%
B
50%
C
25%
D
45%
Question 8 Explanation: 
National Pension System is a quasi EET instrument where 60% of the corpus is taxable while 40% escapes tax.
Question 9
The Battle of Waterloo was fought in 1815 by the forces of the United Kingdom leading armies from the Seventh Coalition, and of Prussia against those of which country?
A
Belgium
B
France
C
Corsica
D
Italy
Question 9 Explanation: 
France
Question 10
The Central Government has constituted National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) under..........of the Companies Act, 2013.
A
Section 108
B
Section 408
C
Section 308
D
Section 208
Question 11
Which glands are just above the kidneys?
A
Adrenal
B
Lymph
C
Pyloric
D
Meibomian
Question 11 Explanation: 
Adrenal
Question 12
In which century did Henry VIII die?
A
18th
B
17th
C
16th
D
19th
Question 12 Explanation: 
16th
Question 13
What was the composer Wolfgang Mozart's middle name?
A
Seth
B
Sisyphus
C
Amadeus
D
Charles
Question 13 Explanation: 
Amadeus
Question 14
In which country is the area called "the Algarve"?
A
Portugal
B
France
C
Spain
D
Andorra
Question 14 Explanation: 
Portugal
Question 15
The ionosphere includes
A
mesosphere
B
thermosphere
C
thermosphere and exosphere
D
thermosphere, exosphere and mesosphere
Question 16
What fictional football club was the centre for the UK TV series "Footballers' Wives"?
A
Earl's Park
B
Tottenham Rangers
C
Manchester Wanderers
D
Chiswick
Question 16 Explanation: 
Earl's Park
There are 16 questions to complete.

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