General knowledge quiz 1666

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The blue-prints for India's planning was first given by who among the following?
A
M. Visvervaraya
B
B. R. Ambedkar
C
V.K.R.V. Rao
D
Amartya Sen
Question 1 Explanation: 
M. Visvervaraya:The blue-prints for India's planning first came from an engineer-administrator, M. Visvervaraya. He is regarded as the pioneer in talking about planning in India as a mere economic exercise. His book 'Planned Economy for India' published in 1934 proposed a ten-year plan.
Question 2
Who created the character of Allan Quatermain?
A
Edgar Rice Burroughs
B
H Rider Haggard
C
Robert Louis Stevenson
D
J M Barrie
Question 2 Explanation: 
H Rider Haggard
Question 3
The Jewish King Solomon was the son of whom?
A
Saul and Ahinoam
B
Ahab and Jezebel
C
Rehoboam and Maacah
D
David and Bathsheba
Question 3 Explanation: 
David and Bathsheba
Question 4
Vasco da Gama set sail from Portugal in 1497 to find a direct eastern route to which country?
A
Madagascar
B
China
C
India
D
Ceylon (now Sri Lanka)
Question 4 Explanation: 
India
Question 5
Gauthama Siddhartha attained enlightenment at..........under a papal tree(Bodhi tree)
A
Badayun
B
Urayur
C
Bodh Gaya
D
Pundravardhana
Question 5 Explanation: 
Bodh Gaya:Bodh Gaya is a religious site and place of pilgrimage associated with the Mahabodhi Temple Complex in Gaya district in the Indian state of Bihar.
Question 6
Which player has scored the most runs in a single Test innings?
A
Graham Gooch
B
Matthew Hayden
C
Brian Lara
D
Agarkar
Question 7
Gram Nyayalayas Act came into force from which year?
A
2008
B
2009
C
2010
D
2011
Question 7 Explanation: 
2009:Gram Nyayalayas Act, 2008 is an Act of Parliament of India enacted for establishment of Gram Nyayalayas or village courts for speedy and easy access to justice system in the rural areas of India. The Act came into force from 2 October 2009.
Question 8
Umberto II was the last king of which country?
A
India
B
Mexico
C
Italy
D
Thailand
Question 8 Explanation: 
Italy
Question 9
What was the name given to the 3rd Indian Division commanded by Brigadier Wingate that was engaged in guerrilla warfare behind Japanese lines in Burma in World War II?
A
Pathans
B
Gurkhas
C
Chindits
D
Tigers
Question 9 Explanation: 
Chindits
Question 10
What is entombed in a cenotaph?
A
Nothing
B
The unknown soldier
C
Army personnel killed in a local battle
D
Animals killed in warfare
Question 10 Explanation: 
Nothing
Question 11
Although jazz music is difficult to define which of these descriptions applies most?
A
Offbeats, quarter-note walking bass line
B
Rock, insistent beat, swing
C
Syncopated, improvised, harmonic exploration
D
Rhythm, sampling, fast tempo
Question 11 Explanation: 
Syncopated, improvised, harmonic exploration
Question 12
What phrase appeared on screen at the end of Warner Brothers cartoons?
A
Keep Cool 'Til After School
B
Ars Gratia Artis
C
That's All, Folks
D
Mel Blanc Rules!
Question 12 Explanation: 
That's All, Folks
Question 13
The Amazon river in..........
A
South Africa
B
North America
C
South America
D
Canada
Question 13 Explanation: 
South America:The Amazon River in South America is the largest river by discharge of water in the world, and the second in length.
Question 14
What do anthropologists study?
A
Human beings
B
Coal
C
Monkeys
D
Minerals
Question 14 Explanation: 
Human beings
Question 15
The term "skimo" is used in what?
A
To refer to the runners attached to a luge
B
Reference to indigenous North Canadian or Alaskan peoples
C
Ski mountaineering
D
To refer to nervous tension at the start of a ski competition
Question 15 Explanation: 
Ski mountaineering
Question 16
Which of these is not a perfect number?
A
28
B
6
C
494
D
8, 128
Question 16 Explanation: 
494
There are 16 questions to complete.

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