General knowledge quiz 1373

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Where was co-founder of the band which became Crowded House, Tim Finn, born and raised?
A
Australia
B
New Zealand
C
UK
D
USA
Question 1 Explanation: 
New Zealand
Question 2
Which US president was a swimming instructor and lifeguard in Illinois?
A
Richard Nixon
B
Jimmy Carter
C
Ronald Reagan
D
Bill Clinton
Question 2 Explanation: 
Ronald Reagan
Question 3
Which of these is a book by Jacqueline Susann?
A
The Female Eunuch
B
Valley of the Dolls
C
84 Charing Cross Road
D
Barbarella
Question 3 Explanation: 
Valley of the Dolls
Question 4
Todar Mal was
A
revenue minister in the court of Akbar
B
one of the nine gems in the court of Akbar
C
known for his reforms in policies of land revenue during Akbar's reign
D
All of the above
Question 5
In which state, India's largest floating solar power plant has been set up?
A
Kerala
B
Odisha
C
Andhra Pradesh
D
Telangana
Question 5 Explanation: 
India's largest floating solar power plant has been set up on the Banasura Sagar reservoir in Wayanad, Kerala. This plant has been set up by Kerala state electricity board (KSEB) at a cost of Rs 9.25 crore and with technical support from Thiruvananthapuram-based Adtech Systems Ltd. The 500 kWp (kilowatt peak) solar plant floats on 1.25 acres of water surface of the reservoir. The plant has 1938 solar panels mounted on 18 ferro cement floaters. The plant is expected to generate 7.5 lakh units of power annually. It is to be noted that floating solar plants have higher efficiency compared to ground-mounted installations as water provides moderating effect on panel temperature.
Question 6
Which one of these planets was not represented in the musical work by Gustav Holst called ''The Planets''?
A
Venus
B
Saturn
C
Mercury
D
Earth
Question 6 Explanation: 
Earth
Question 7
Islamabad is the capital of which country?
A
Bangladesh
B
Pakistan
C
Sri Lanka
D
Tibet
Question 7 Explanation: 
Pakistan
Question 8
..........is the leading producer of Chromium
A
Zaire
B
China
C
Australia
D
South Africa
Question 8 Explanation: 
South Africa:South Africa-Platinum, Chromium, Vanadium, Antimony South Africa-8500 Metric Tonnes Second-India and Third-Kazakhstan
Question 9
Who can hold either independent charge or attached to a Cabinet Minister?
A
Chief Minister
B
Cabinet Rank
C
Minister of State
D
Deputy Minister
Question 9 Explanation: 
Minister of State:There are 3 types of Minister. Cabinet Rank, Minister of State and Deputy Minister Minister of State can hold either independent charge or attached to a Cabinet Minister
Question 10
What does the chemical symbol Au stand for?
A
Gold
B
Silver
C
Iron
D
Cheese
Question 10 Explanation: 
Gold
Question 11
What group began life as Linda Ronstadt's backing band?
A
The Band
B
Pink Floyd
C
The Eagles
D
Nirvana
Question 11 Explanation: 
The Eagles
Question 12
What machine carries food vertically between kitchen and dining room?
A
Stupid sommelier
B
Dumb waiter
C
Idiot maItre d'
D
Demented sous chef
Question 12 Explanation: 
Dumb waiter
Question 13
The use of Kharoshti in ancient Indian architecture is the result of India's contact with
A
Central Asia
B
Iran
C
Greece
D
China
Question 14
Rock star Johnny Hallyday, who passed away recently belonged to which country?
A
Germany
B
France
C
USA
D
Canada
Question 14 Explanation: 
France
Question 15
Which of these is an expression identified with Sherlock Holmes?
A
"Not on my watch"
B
The game is afoot
C
"Too much information"
D
"How YOU doin'?"
Question 15 Explanation: 
"The game is afoot"
Question 16
The SAF (South Asian Federation) Game, as a part of the SAARC programme, was first held in
A
1964
B
1974
C
1984
D
1994
There are 16 questions to complete.

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