General knowledge quiz 1703

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which political organisation was founded by Jose Antonio Primo de Rivera in 1933, during the Second Spanish Republic?
A
Riviera
B
Nazism
C
Fascism
D
Falange
Question 1 Explanation: 
Falange
Question 2
Which of these capital cities is not on the River Danube?
A
Belgrade
B
Budapest
C
Bratislava
D
Rome
Question 2 Explanation: 
Rome
Question 3
What two forces were engaged in the Battle of Thermopylae in mid 480 BCE?
A
Persia (now Iran) against an alliance of Greek city states
B
Athens against Sparta
C
Syracuse and Agrigentum against Carthage
D
Macedon against Athens and Thebes
Question 3 Explanation: 
Persia (now Iran) against an alliance of Greek city states
Question 4
As per the Union Budget 2017-18, a tax rate of 25 percent would be levied on small and medium sized enterprises which have an annual turnover of up to Rs..........
A
25 crore
B
50 crore
C
45 crore
D
35 crore
Question 4 Explanation: 
In order to make MSME companies more viable, income tax for companies with annual turnover upto Rs. 50 crore is reduced to 25%. About 96% of companies will get this benefit of lower taxation. This will make our MSME sector more competitive as compared to large companies.
Question 5
The first attempt in printing was made in England by
A
James Arkwright
B
James Watt
C
William Caxton
D
Isaac Newton
Question 6
Who became the King of Spain on 22 November 1975, two days after the death of Francisco Franco?
A
King Harald V
B
King Juan Carlos I
C
King Albert II
D
King Carl XVI Gustaf
Question 6 Explanation: 
King Juan Carlos I
Question 7
Sultanpur national park situated in..........
A
Bihar
B
Haryana
C
Uttar Pradesh
D
Rajasthan
Question 7 Explanation: 
Sultanpur National Park-Haryana
Question 8
Which company carries the construction of submarines, missile-boats and destroyers and so on for the India navy and offshore supply vessels and well-head platforms and so on?
A
Mazgaon Dock Limited (MDL)
B
Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineering Limited (GRSE)
C
Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL)
D
None of the above
Question 9
Who was sworn in as Hong Kong's first female leader on 1st of July 2017?
A
Carrie Lam
B
Le Yinhe
C
Gong Li
D
Guo Jianmei
Question 9 Explanation: 
Carrie Lam
Question 10
Which type of soil is most suitable for cotton cultivation?
A
Black Soil
B
Red Soil
C
Alluvial Soil
D
Laterite Soil
Question 10 Explanation: 
Black Soil:Black soil is rich in chemical properties and very suitable for the growth of cotton, jowar, wheat, linseed, ground nut and gram.
Question 11
Which of these would definitely not have been able to observe the rings of the planet Saturn through a telescope?
A
Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543)
B
Galileo Galilei (1564-1642)
C
Immanuel Kant (1724-1804)
D
Christiaan Huygens (1629-1695)
Question 11 Explanation: 
Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543)
Question 12
Complete the title of a book by Doctor Benjamin Spock:"The Common Sense Book of..."?
A
Surviving in the Wild
B
Health and Fitness
C
Speaking Vulcan
D
Baby and Child Care
Question 12 Explanation: 
Baby and Child Care
Question 13
In the Bible, which of these words means angels?
A
Poppadom
B
Joachim
C
Seraphim
D
Terrapin
Question 13 Explanation: 
Seraphim
Question 14
'JIGYASA', a student-scientist connect programme was launched in
A
New Delhi
B
Mumbai
C
Pune
D
Ranchi
Question 14 Explanation: 
New Delhi
Question 15
Which of these Atlantic Island groups is the northernmost?
A
South Georgia
B
Azores
C
Madeira
D
Falklands
Question 15 Explanation: 
Azores
Question 16
In which country are mudfish native?
A
Japan
B
Mexico
C
New Zealand
D
Argentina
Question 16 Explanation: 
New Zealand
There are 16 questions to complete.

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