General knowledge quiz 163

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Havana is closest to which extremity of Cuba?
A
Northern-most
B
Southern-most
C
Eastern-most
D
Western-most
Question 1 Explanation: 
Northern-most
Question 2
Who was the Puritan leader and first governor of the Pilgrim Fathers, who organised the voyage of the Mayflower to Plymouth, New Hampshire?
A
John Carver
B
John Bunyan
C
Paul Revere
D
Harold Plymouth
Question 2 Explanation: 
John Carver
Question 3
Which city is closest to the Caspian Sea?
A
Lhasa
B
Istanbul
C
Kiev
D
Baku
Question 3 Explanation: 
Baku
Question 4
The health assurance scheme Atal-Amrit Abhiyan was launched by which state government?
A
J & K
B
Maharashtra
C
Assam
D
Gujarat
Question 4 Explanation: 
Assam:Assam' Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has launched 'Atal-Amrit Abhiyan has been launched on the occasion of the 92nd birthday of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.It is a Health Assurance Scheme initiatives which will provide a comprehensive coverage for six diseases and cover all individuals incapable families with annual income below Rs 5 lakh.
Question 5
Janani Sewa is a service launched by
A
Ministry of Railway
B
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
C
Ministry of Education
D
Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
Question 5 Explanation: 
Ministry of Railway:Union Ministry of Railways launched three passenger service initiatives viz. a Janani Sewa for mothers, optional catering in Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains on a pilot basis and a children's menu on trains.
Question 6
What is a frequent element in the work of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama?
A
Landscapes
B
Faces
C
Polka dots
D
Mechanisms
Question 6 Explanation: 
Polka dots
Question 7
As per Economic Survey 2017-2018, Climate change could reduce annual agricultural incomes by..........percent for unirrigated areas?
A
18-20%
B
15-18%
C
20-25%
D
25-28 %
Question 8
In 1492, the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria were trying to reach which part of the world?
A
Australia
B
China and India
C
South America
D
Antarctica
Question 8 Explanation: 
China and India
Question 9
What lives in a "holt"?
A
Otter
B
Beaver
C
Badger
D
Rabbit
Question 9 Explanation: 
Otter
Question 10
Horn of Africa is surname of..........
A
Chicago
B
Jerusalam
C
Athens
D
Somalia
Question 10 Explanation: 
Somalia:The Horn of Africa is a (Somalia) peninsula in Northeast Africa. It juts hundreds of kilometers into the Arabian Sea and lies along the southern side of the Gulf of Aden. The area is the easternmost projection of the African continent.
Question 11
The main purpose of ASEAN (Association of South-East Asian Nations) is
A
to accelerate economic progress and maintain economic stability
B
to maintain higher standards of living among member nations
C
to provide collective defence and economic cooperation
D
None of the above
Question 12
Mandalay, once the royal city of Burma and now with a population 30 to 40% Chinese, is sited by which river?
A
Mekong
B
Yangon
C
Salween
D
Irawaddy
Question 12 Explanation: 
Irawaddy
Question 13
What is the language mostly used in Madhya Pradesh?
A
Hindi
B
Marathi
C
English
D
Malayalam
Question 14
What US policy introduced in 1823, that efforts by European governments to colonise land or interfere with states in the Americas would be viewed by the USA as acts of aggression requiring US intervention, became one of the longest-standing tenets of US foreign policy?
A
Gettysburg Address
B
The Monroe Doctrine
C
The Domino Theory
D
Charters of Freedom
Question 14 Explanation: 
The Monroe Doctrine
Question 15
From 1885 to 1908, a corporate state of 2, 344, 000 $km^$ (905, 000 square miles), privately controlled by Leopold II, King of the Belgians, became infamous for mistreatment of the local peoples and exploitation of natural resources. What was this area known as?
A
Portugal
B
Australia
C
Mexico
D
Congo Free State
Question 15 Explanation: 
Congo Free State
Question 16
Which of the following contributed the entire paid-up capital in National Housing Bank(NHB)?
A
GOI
B
RBI
C
SEBI
D
NABARD
Question 16 Explanation: 
RBI contributed the entire paid-up capital in National Housing Bank(NHB).
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