General knowledge quiz 1423

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Name the world's largest digital national building initiative has been inaugurated by Shri Prakash Javadekar, Union Human Resource Development Minister?
A
Future India Hackathon 2017
B
Smart India Hackathon 2017
C
Digital India Hackathon 2017
D
Skill India Hackathon 2017
Question 1 Explanation: 
Shri Prakash Javadekar, Union Human Resource Development Minister, inaugurated the world's largest digital national building initiative ''Smart India Hackathon 2017''on November 9, 2016, by handing over a torch to technology students over the country.
Question 2
Dimethyltryptamine, a structural analogue of serotonin and melatonin, is known for producing what?
A
Hallucinations
B
Depression
C
Deep red skin
D
Paralysis of the frown muscles
Question 2 Explanation: 
Hallucinations
Question 3
..........is an author of the novel 'A Handful of Sunshine'
A
Vikram Chandra
B
Vikram Seth
C
Suresh Bhatt
D
Vikram Bhatt
Question 3 Explanation: 
Vikram Bhatt:Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt has penned an intense romance novel A Handful of Sunshine. It is the debut novel by Vikram, known for his thriller and horror films like Raaz, 1920 and Haunted-3D. The book is being brought out by Penguin Random House India in April 2017.
Question 4
What is the name for the animals found in a region?
A
Reptiles
B
Flora
C
Fauna
D
Vagaries
Question 4 Explanation: 
Fauna
Question 5
Who was named as the Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1980?
A
Madan Lal
B
Bishen Singh Bedi
C
Sunil Gavaskar
D
Abbas Ali Baig
Question 5 Explanation: 
Sunil Gavaskar played his last ODI in Mumbai in 1987 and then retired.
Question 6
The Belmont Forum Secretariat is recently in news, it is related with which country?
A
Bangladesh
B
China
C
Russia
D
France
Question 6 Explanation: 
France
Question 7
The GST Constitution bill was passed by Parliament on
A
6th August 2016.
B
18th May 2016.
C
10th May 2016.
D
8th August 2016.
Question 7 Explanation: 
8th August 2016.:The long-delayed GST Constitution bill was passed by Parliament on 8th August 2016.
Question 8
When Fehaid Al-Deehani won gold in shooting, for Double trap (men), at the 2016 Summer Olympics, under what flag was he competing?
A
Kuwait
B
Olympic
C
Iraq
D
USA
Question 8 Explanation: 
Olympic
Question 9
Which of these equations accurately represents the relationship between the square of a number and the product of one less and one greater than that number?
A
x2 = (x-1)(x+1)
B
(x2)-1 = (x-1)(x+1)
C
(x2)+1 = (x-1)(x+1)
D
x2 = (x-1)(x+1)-1
Question 9 Explanation: 
(x2)-1 = (x-1)(x+1)
Question 10
The R-horizon of soil horizon consists of
A
unweathered bedrock
B
weathered parent material
C
plant litter at various levels of decomposition
D
None of the above
Question 11
Who published "A Book of Nonsense" (a volume of limericks that went through three editions) in 1846, "The History of the Seven Families of the Lake Pipple-Popple" in 1865, and "The Owl and the Pussycat" in 1867?
A
Edward G Robinson
B
Edward Lear
C
Theodore Roosevelt
D
Edmund Hillary
Question 11 Explanation: 
Edward Lear
Question 12
The invasion of which country by Germany signalled the start of World War II?
A
Switzerland
B
Russia
C
Spain
D
Poland
Question 12 Explanation: 
Poland
Question 13
The Territorial Army was established in
A
1962
B
1948
C
1920
D
1953
Question 14
Which bridge across the Thames is closest to the Houses of Parliament in London?
A
Westminster Bridge
B
Tower Bridge
C
Vauxhall Bridge
D
Lambeth Bridge
Question 14 Explanation: 
Westminster Bridge
Question 15
Which of these members of Robert Falcon Scott's expedition to the South Pole in 1912 sacrificed himself in an attempt to ensure that there to be sufficient provisions for the rest of the team?
A
Evans
B
Wilson
C
Bowers
D
Oates
Question 15 Explanation: 
Oates
Question 16
Pistol and Boo, who became internationally famous in 2015, were what?
A
Captured Mexican drug barons
B
Pixar cartoon characters
C
Yorkshire terriers
D
Twins born to three parents
Question 16 Explanation: 
Yorkshire terriers
There are 16 questions to complete.

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