General knowledge quiz 1294

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the main ingredient in "yellowcake"?
A
Golf balls
B
Heroin
C
Lemon
D
Uranium
Question 1 Explanation: 
Uranium
Question 2
The national body Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) is working under which ministry?
A
Ministry Of Finance
B
Ministry Of Corporate Affairs
C
Ministry Of External Affairs
D
Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
Question 2 Explanation: 
Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
Question 3
What term is applied to the situation when a woman has more than one husband?
A
Pluralism
B
Monogamy
C
Polyandry
D
Monetarism
Question 3 Explanation: 
Polyandry
Question 4
The Serbian physicist, Mileva Maric, was married to which other scientist from 1903 to 1919?
A
Thomas Edison
B
Guglielmo Marconi
C
Alexander Fleming
D
Albert Einstein
Question 4 Explanation: 
Albert Einstein
Question 5
Christian II was the last king of where?
A
Siberia
B
Bavaria
C
Bohemia
D
A united Scandinavia
Question 5 Explanation: 
A united Scandinavia
Question 6
The city of Agra was founded by..........
A
Shivaji
B
Abul Fazai
C
Sikandar Lodi
D
Shah Jahan
Question 6 Explanation: 
Sikandar Lodi:The heritage of Agra city is linked with the Mughal dynasty, numerous other rulers also contributed to the rich past of this city. Modern Agra was founded by Sikandar Lodhi (Lodhi dynasty; Delhi Sultanate) in the 14th century.
Question 7
Which of these do "Le pigeon aux petits pois" by Pablo Picasso, "La Pastorale" by Henri Matisse, "L'Olivier Pres de l'Estaque" by Georges Braque, "La Femme a l'Eventail" by Amedeo Modigliani and "Nature Morte aux Chandeliers" by Fernand Leger have in common?
A
Deciding factors in awarding the Legion d'honneur to the artists
B
Stolen from Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
C
They are all by French artists
D
They all feature horses
Question 7 Explanation: 
Stolen from Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
Question 8
The "Giant Marbles" rock formation in the USA is in which national park?
A
Joshua Tree National Park
B
Sequoia National Park
C
Yellowstone National Park
D
Canyonlands National Park
Question 8 Explanation: 
Joshua Tree National Park
Question 9
Who wrote "Banished Misfortune", "Fighting With Shadows" and "A Goat's Song"?
A
Maeve Binchy
B
John Barth
C
Seamus Heaney
D
Dermot Healy
Question 9 Explanation: 
Dermot Healy
Question 10
According to the Bible, which one of Eve's sons killed his brother?
A
Seth
B
Abel
C
Adam
D
Cain
Question 10 Explanation: 
Cain
Question 11
Who is appointed as the new prime minister of Portugal?
A
Jose Socrates
B
Santana Lopes
C
Passos Coelho
D
Antonio Costa
Question 11 Explanation: 
-Portugal President Anibal Cavaco Silva has appointed Goa-origin Antonio Costa as the new prime minister after the government formed following the October 4 election
Question 12
Henry Ford II's grandfather was Henry Ford. Who was Henry Ford II's father?
A
Henry Ford I
B
Edsel Ford
C
Lincoln Ford
D
Fiesta Ford
Question 12 Explanation: 
Edsel Ford
Question 13
In which " Star Wars" episode does Anakin Skywalker transform into the black-suited Darth Vader?
A
Episode II:Attack of the Clones
B
Episode I:The Phantom Menace
C
Episode III:Revenge of the Sith
D
Episode IV:A New Hope
Question 13 Explanation: 
Episode III:Revenge of the Sith
Question 14
In astronomy, what is the word applied to the alignment of three or more celestial bodies in the same gravitational system along a straight line?
A
Stellaroptimisation
B
Wysiwyg
C
Diecast
D
Syzygy
Question 14 Explanation: 
Syzygy
Question 15
The ''in-principle'' approval for setting up 'small finance banks' granted by RBI will be valid for..........
A
12 Months
B
24 Months
C
10 Months
D
18 Months
Question 15 Explanation: 
The ''in-principle'' approval granted will be valid for 18 months to enable the applicants to comply with the requirements under the Guidelines and fulfil other conditions as may be stipulated by the RBI.
Question 16
Which of the following is the currency of Malta?
A
Rupiah
B
Rupee
C
Euro
D
Rial
There are 16 questions to complete.

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