General knowledge quiz 220

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Central Minikit Testing Programme on Fodder Crops administered by
A
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
B
Ministry of Rural Development
C
Ministry of Agriculture
D
Ministry of Science & Technology
Question 1 Explanation: 
Ministry of Agriculture:The main objective of the scheme is to popularize the latest improved fodder varieties amongst the farmers for fodder/fodder seed production in order to bridge the gap between demand and supply of the fodder. Implementing Agency:Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture.
Question 2
Which of these is an alternative medicine that means, in Japanese, "mysterious atmosphere"?
A
Tai Chi
B
Shiatsu
C
Reiki
D
Feng Shui
Question 2 Explanation: 
Reiki
Question 3
Vizzy Trophy is related to..........
A
Football
B
Cricket
C
Hockey
D
Golf
Question 3 Explanation: 
Cricket:Vizzy Trophy is related to Cricket. Vizzy, was an Indian cricketer, cricket administrator and politician.
Question 4
The Jefferson Memorial, completed in 1943, is in which city?
A
Edge Hill, Woodford, Virginia
B
Washington DC
C
New York, New York
D
San Francisco, California
Question 4 Explanation: 
Washington DC
Question 5
In Celtic mythology, who was the god or goddess of sacred lakes and springs?
A
Sulis
B
Coventina
C
Veteris
D
Nerthus
Question 5 Explanation: 
Sulis
Question 6
Which is the highest military decoration awarded by the USA?
A
Medal of Honour
B
Distinguished Service Medal
C
Purple Heart
D
Distinguished Service Cross
Question 6 Explanation: 
Medal of Honour
Question 7
Who among the following will jointly launch Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail in September 2017 along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi?
A
US President Donald Trump
B
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
C
Russian President Valdimir Putin
D
German Chancellor Angela Merkel
Question 7 Explanation: 
It has been reported that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's most ambitious bullet train project-Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail-will be launched during the visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in September 2017.
Question 8
Which 19th century English author wrote "The Book of Snobs", "Pendennis" and "The History of Henry Esmond"?
A
William Makepeace Thackeray
B
Charles Lamb
C
Charles Dickens
D
Geoffrey Chaucer
Question 8 Explanation: 
William Makepeace Thackeray
Question 9
Which German-born composer became a naturalised Englishman, wrote 30 operas in the 18th century, and is more famous now for his oratorios such as "The Messiah"?
A
Franz Joseph Haydn
B
George Handel
C
Gustav Holst
D
Ludwig van Beethoven
Question 9 Explanation: 
George Handel
Question 10
Which of the following international organisations has started the scheme 'Partnership for Peace' for a group of nations?
A
Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)
B
Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP)
C
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO)
D
Organisations of African Unity (OAU)
Question 11
Alarmel is the..........dancer
A
Kathak
B
Bharatnatyam
C
Manipuri
D
Mohiniattam
Question 11 Explanation: 
Bharatnatyam:Alarmel Valli is an Indian classical dancer and choreographer, and the foremost exponent of the Pandanallur style Indian classical dance form of Bharatnatyam
Question 12
..........isotopes have odd atomic number
A
67
B
73
C
86
D
58
Question 12 Explanation: 
86:So far 86 isotopes have odd atomic number
Question 13
Swaying and dancing with hoops, like the modern hula hoop, has distant ancestors as well as current cousins, but not including...?
A
Rhythmic gymnastics
B
Native American Hoop dance
C
14th century English hooping dance
D
Hoop-la
Question 13 Explanation: 
Hoop-la
Question 14
The headquarter of the International court of Justice (UNO) are located at
A
Hague (Netherlands)
B
Addis Ababa
C
Bangkok
D
New York, USA
Question 15
In February 1939 Madison Square Gardens was the venue for a rally some 20, 000 strong in vociferous support of what or whom?
A
Boycotting Nazi Germany
B
Hitler and Nazi Germany
C
Presidential hopeful Franklin Delano Roosevelt
D
Evangelist Billy Graham
Question 15 Explanation: 
Hitler and Nazi Germany
Question 16
As at October 2011, ice covers about what percentage of the world's land surface?
A
30
B
10
C
1
D
50
Question 16 Explanation: 
10
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