General knowledge quiz 1419

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Lucknow stands on the banks of which River?
A
Kaveri
B
Ganges
C
Narmadha
D
Gomati
Question 1 Explanation: 
Gomti:Lucknow is the capital city of the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. The city is on the northwestern shore of Gomti river
Question 2
The period of daylight
A
is nearly constant near the equator
B
varies with latitude and the season
C
reaches a maximum of 24 hour in the polar zones in summer
D
All of the above
Question 3
David Ben-Gurion was the first prime minister of where?
A
Libya
B
Ethiopia
C
Somalia
D
Israel
Question 3 Explanation: 
Israel
Question 4
..........is located in Kolkata
A
National Institute of Occupational Health
B
Vallabhai Patel Chest Institute
C
All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health
D
National Institute of Communicable Diseases
Question 4 Explanation: 
All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health:All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health (AIIH&PH), is a pioneering Indian institute for research and training in public health and allied sciences in Kolkata
Question 5
What kind of beverage is "oolong"?
A
Tea
B
Coffee
C
Beer
D
Whisky
Question 5 Explanation: 
Tea
Question 6
Which of these best resembles a diaeresis in shape?
A
Cedilla
B
Apostrophe
C
Umlaut
D
Exclamation mark
Question 6 Explanation: 
Umlaut
Question 7
A number of medical treatments and terminologies have been named after which German surgeon, son of a philosopher and philologist, father and grandfather of also well-known pharmacologists, and from 1895 surgeon-in-chief at the University of Leipzig?
A
Friedrich Lange (1849-1927)
B
Albert Fraenkel (1848-1916)
C
Friedrich Trendelenburg (1844-1924)
D
Paul Dahlke (1865-1928)
Question 7 Explanation: 
Friedrich Trendelenburg (1844-1924)
Question 8
Which state became the first state in the country to have implemented Public Fund Management System (PFMS)?
A
Chattisgarh
B
Jharkhand
C
Goa
D
Bihar
Question 8 Explanation: 
Public Financial Management System (PFMS) initially started as a Plan scheme named CPSMS of the Planning Commission in 2008-09 as a pilot in four States of Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Punjab and Mizoram for four Flagship schemes e.g. MGNREGA, NRHM, SSA and PMGSY.
Question 9
Ex-US President Richard Nixon was disqualified from what in 1976?
A
Practising law
B
Selling used cars
C
Standing for public office
D
Being a sports administrator
Question 9 Explanation: 
Practising law
Question 10
Seagrasses are noted for what?
A
Their ability to grow along the sea shore
B
They are the only true flowering plants to grow fully submerged in sea water
C
They are submerged by the sea at high tides
D
They can grow below a depth of 1000 fathoms (1800 m) or more
Question 10 Explanation: 
They are the only true flowering plants to grow fully submerged in sea water
Question 11
Your account is..........if you have taken more account than was actually available as cleared funds. This can happen if you have arranged a direct debit without having enough money in your account to cover the payment.
A
Overdrawn
B
Default
C
Solvent
D
All of these
Question 11 Explanation: 
If you try to use your debit card when there is not enough money in your account to cover the transaction and your account does not allow overdrawing, the transaction will be declined. No fee is charged. If your account allows overdrawing, you can be charged a fee, like with a check.
Question 12
Someone facing up to a difficult situation is said to take what animal "by the horns"?
A
Goat
B
Bull
C
Okapi
D
Snail
Question 12 Explanation: 
Bull
Question 13
What is the term for light created by means of heat?
A
Fluorescence
B
Incandescence
C
Ambience
D
Deviance
Question 13 Explanation: 
Incandescence
Question 14
What are the Yeoman Warders, who have guarded the Tower of London since 1485, commonly called?
A
Vealeaters
B
Muttoneaters
C
Beefeaters
D
Porkeaters
Question 14 Explanation: 
Beefeaters
Question 15
The book titled 'Leaping Poetry:An Idea with Poems and Translations' written by
A
Robert Wilson
B
Robert Bly
C
Robert Half
D
Robert Harris
Question 15 Explanation: 
Robert Bly:Leaping Poetry is Robert Bly's testament to the importance of the artistic leap that bridges the gap between conscious and unconscious thought in any great work of art. Part anthology and part commentary, Bly seeks to rejuvenate modern Western poetry through his revelations of ''leaping'' as found in the works of poets from around the world, while also outlining the basic principles that shape his own poetry.
Question 16
Dr. Zakir Hussain was
A
the first Muslim president of India
B
first vice president of India
C
first president of Indian National Congress
D
first speaker of Lok Sabha
There are 16 questions to complete.

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