General knowledge quiz 138

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these is a country in northern South America?
A
Gamelan
B
Ptarmigan
C
Parmesan
D
Suriname
Question 1 Explanation: 
Suriname
Question 2
Where are hammers, dampers and keys most likely to be found together?
A
In a mediaeval torture chamber
B
In a piano
C
In a coal range
D
In a plumber's toolkit
Question 2 Explanation: 
In a piano
Question 3
Which of these was the title of a single by Peter Andre that was not released off the album "The Long Road Back" in 2004?
A
Mysterious Girl 2004
B
Flava
C
The Right Way
D
Insania
Question 3 Explanation: 
Flava
Question 4
When was Credit Anstalt, the first bank in Vienna, founded?
A
1820
B
1920
C
1790
D
1120
Question 4 Explanation: 
1820
Question 5
The system of competitive examination for civil service was accepted in principle in the year
A
1833
B
1853
C
1858
D
1882
Question 6
The second green revolution was given by..........at the 93rd Science Conference in 2006
A
Manmohan Singh
B
Prathipa Patael
C
Narendra Modi
D
Rajiv Gandhi
Question 6 Explanation: 
Manmohan Singh:The second green revolution was given by Dr Manmohan Singh at the 93rd Science Conference in 2006
Question 7
..........Is an example of the non-plan expenditure of the GOI
A
Education Expenditure
B
Agriclture Expenditure
C
Technology Expenditure
D
Defence Expenditure
Question 7 Explanation: 
Defence Expenditure:The biggest items of Non-Plan Expenditure are interest payments and debt servicing, defence expenditure and subsidies.
Question 8
Which of these countries produces the greatest quantity of crude oil?
A
Iran
B
China
C
Saudi Arabia
D
Mexico
Question 8 Explanation: 
Saudi Arabia
Question 9
Who played the title role in the 2004 film "The Passion of Christ"?
A
Heath Ledger
B
Jim Caviezel
C
Steve Carell
D
Mel Gibson
Question 9 Explanation: 
Jim Caviezel
Question 10
Which soil is also known as cotton soils?
A
Black Soil
B
Alluvial Soil
C
Red Soil
D
Desert Soil
Question 10 Explanation: 
Black Soil:Black Soils are black in colour and best suited for cotton cultivation. hey are popularly known as ''Black cotton soils''
Question 11
Which Irish-born novelist wrote the satire "Gulliver's Travels"?
A
W. B. Yeats
B
Oscar Wilde
C
George Bernard Shaw
D
Jonathan Swift
Question 11 Explanation: 
Jonathan Swift
Question 12
What would you do with a fricassee?
A
Sit on it
B
Eat it
C
Wear it
D
Drive it
Question 12 Explanation: 
Eat it
Question 13
What word refers to a note whose pitch is not a member of the scale indicated by the key signature?
A
Accidental
B
Oddment
C
Unnatural
D
Squawk
Question 13 Explanation: 
Accidental
Question 14
..........is a functional unit of gene
A
Muton
B
Recon
C
Cistron
D
Genome
Question 14 Explanation: 
Cistron:Cistron is the smallest unit of genetic material that must be intact to function as a transmitter of genetic information
Question 15
National Housing Bank (NHB), is an apex financial institution for housing, having headquarters in..........
A
Mumbai
B
New Delhi
C
Bengaluru
D
Hyderabad
Question 15 Explanation: 
National Housing Bank (NHB), a wholly owned subsidiary of RBI, was set up by an Act of Parliament in 1987 having headquarters in New Delhi.
Question 16
Who was the last Anglo-Saxon king of England?
A
William IV
B
Harold II
C
George VI
D
Charles I
Question 16 Explanation: 
Harold II
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