General knowledge quiz 1338

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The award instituted to honor outstanding agricultural scientists is
A
Bhatnagar Award
B
Dadabhai Naoroji Award
C
Borlaug Award
D
Arjuna Award
Question 2
..........is the first registered trade-union
A
Madras Labour Union
B
Bombay Postal Union
C
All India Trade Union Congress
D
Kolkata Trade Union
Question 2 Explanation: 
Madras Labour Union:The first clearly registered trade-union is considered to be the Madras Labour Union founded by B.P. Wadia in 1918, while the first trade union federation to be set up was the All India Trade Union Congress in 1920.
Question 3
Laissez-faire is an economic system in which transactions between..........
A
Public Parties
B
Private and Public
C
Private and Govenment
D
Private parties
Question 3 Explanation: 
Private parties:Laissez-faire is an economic system in which transactions between private parties are free from government interference such as regulations, privileges, tariffs, and subsidies.
Question 4
Rohit Sharma unveils India's first sports expo.He is related with which Sport?
A
Boxing
B
Shooting
C
Tennis
D
Cricket
Question 4 Explanation: 
Cricket:Rohit Gurunath Sharma is an Indian cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and an occasional right-arm off break bowler who plays for Mumbai in domestic cricket. He is the captain of the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League.
Question 5
What is an earlier name for the city of Harare?
A
Dar es Salaam
B
Lagos
C
Salisbury
D
Kinshasa
Question 5 Explanation: 
Salisbury
Question 6
Which of these words refers to someone from Naples?
A
Naploon
B
Napoleon
C
Neapolitan
D
Napoli
Question 6 Explanation: 
Neapolitan
Question 7
Where are the epithelial cells in the body?
A
Lining the cavities and surfaces of blood vessels and organs
B
Supporting, connecting, or separating different types of tissues and organs
C
In nervous tissue
D
In muscle tissue
Question 7 Explanation: 
Lining the cavities and surfaces of blood vessels and organs
Question 8
Jacqueline Lee Bouvier became better known as who?
A
Jacqueline Du Pre
B
Paris Hilton
C
Jacantha Beanstalk
D
Jackie Kennedy
Question 8 Explanation: 
Jackie Kennedy
Question 9
The headquarters of Srei Infrastructure Finance is located in which city of India?
A
Kolkata
B
Bangalore
C
Hyderabad
D
New Delhi
Question 9 Explanation: 
Kolkata
Question 10
Recently, which of the following bank has publicized highest ever net loss of Rs 3, 342 crore by Public sector bank?
A
United Bank
B
Central Bank
C
Bank of India
D
Bank of Baroda
Question 10 Explanation: 
-Vadodara headquarter Bank of Baroda publicized its net loss of Rs 3, 342 crore for the December quarter in comparison with Rs 332 crore profit last year. It is considered as the highest-ever quarterly loss by an Indian bank.
Question 11
A Non fiction book 'The Singularity Is Near:When Humans Transcend Biology' has been authored by
A
Tom Wolfe
B
Lee Gutkind
C
Ray Kurzweil
D
Ramachandra Guha
Question 11 Explanation: 
Ray Kurzweil:The Singularity Is Near:When Humans Transcend Biology is a 2006 non-fiction book about artificial intelligence and the future of humanity by inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil.
Question 12
In which British sitcom does a draughtsman give up his job to live a self-sufficient lifestyle, planting fruit and vegetables, and running chickens, pigs and a goat in the garden, to the horror of their next-door neighbours?
A
The Goodies
B
To The Manor Born
C
The Good Life
D
Absolutely Fabulous
Question 12 Explanation: 
The Good Life
Question 13
Who among the following not received the Nobel Prize?
A
Barack Obama
B
Jimmy Carter
C
Woodrow Wilson
D
George Walker Bush
Question 13 Explanation: 
George Walker Bush:Barack Obama and the other US Presidents who have won the Nobel Peace Prize are, in chronological order, Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, and Jimmy Carter
Question 14
"Historia Naturalis" was a major work by whom?
A
Joseph Banks
B
Charles Darwin
C
Linneus SP
D
Pliny the Elder
Question 14 Explanation: 
Pliny the Elder
Question 15
The southern Deccan area is in a rain shadow and receives only
A
50 to 1000 mm of rainfall a year
B
100 to 200 mm of rainfall a year
C
200 to 400 mm of rainfall a year
D
50 to 400 mm of rainfall a year
Question 15 Explanation: 
The southern Deccan area is in a "rain shadow" and receives only fifty to 1, 000 millimeters of rainfall a year. Temperature ranges are wide--from some 15$^\circ$C to 38$^\circ$C--making this one of India's most comfortable climatic areas.
Question 16
Which of these writers was Russian?
A
Ernest Gaines
B
Henrik Ibsen
C
August Strindberg
D
Leo Tolstoy
Question 16 Explanation: 
Leo Tolstoy
There are 16 questions to complete.

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