General knowledge quiz 291

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The most obvious effect of pressure on rocks is
A
foliation
B
lineation
C
lithification
D
the reorientation of mineral crystals
Question 2
Which of these was the name of a mission to explore Mars?
A
Discovery 4
B
Beagle II
C
Apollo 13
D
The Manhattan Project
Question 2 Explanation: 
Beagle II
Question 3
A bean bag is a substitute for what item of furniture?
A
Wardrobe
B
Desk
C
Chair
D
Table
Question 3 Explanation: 
Chair
Question 4
What were Operation Ranger, Operation Buster-Jangle, Operation Tumbler-Snapper, Operation Upshot-Knothole and Operation Teapot?
A
International Boy Scout Jamborees
B
Allied operations in World War II
C
Allied operations in World War I
D
Nuclear test series carried out in the USA
Question 4 Explanation: 
Nuclear test series carried out in the USA
Question 5
As at 2006 elections which Sunni Islamist paramilitary organisation and political party holds a majority of seats in the legislative council of the State of Palestine, the name since 2012 of the Palestinian National Authority?
A
Fatah
B
Hamas
C
Hezbollah
D
Tory
Question 5 Explanation: 
Hamas
Question 6
The Rath Yatra at Puri is celebrated in honour of which Hindu deity
A
Ram
B
Jaganath
C
Shiva
D
Vishnu
Question 7
What was the first car to be equipped with GPS as an option, which began to be marketed in 1990?
A
Lexus LFA
B
Mercedes-Benz 500SEL
C
Mazda Cosmo
D
Range Rover Linley
Question 7 Explanation: 
Mazda Cosmo
Question 8
The common pesticides which are in use consist of
A
PCBs
B
organochlorines
C
olefins
D
heterocyclic compounds
Question 9
Who is the next in this series:Annette Kaye, Frada Miller, Alene Akins, Mickey Sutphin, Alene Akins, Sharon Lepore, Julie Alexander, ...?
A
Dawn Fraser
B
Alene Akins
C
Jacqueline Bouvier
D
Shawn Southwick
Question 9 Explanation: 
Shawn Southwick
Question 10
Raut Nacha is the famous dance form of..........State.
A
Sikkim
B
Chattisgarh
C
Nagaland
D
Mizoram
Question 10 Explanation: 
Chattisgarh
Question 11
What is the name for the middle part of the nose that separates the nostrils?
A
Snodgrass
B
Chauffeur
C
Particle
D
Chaffanue
Question 11 Explanation: 
Chaffanue
Question 12
In how many states, Ministry of Urban Development has approved city level Service Level Improvement Plans (SLIPs) for 469 cities and towns?
A
12
B
20
C
15
D
22
Question 12 Explanation: 
-Ministry of Urban Development has approved city level Service Level Improvement Plans (SLIPs) for 469 cities and towns in 20 States with a total project expenditure of Rs.20, 137 cr out of which central assistance will be about Rs.10, 000 cr.
Question 13
What is the ninth month of the Muslim year, a period of fasting during which there is strict abstinence during daylight from food, drink and perfume?
A
Hannukah
B
Passover
C
Ramadan
D
Lent
Question 13 Explanation: 
Ramadan
Question 14
Which archaeologist is famed for excavating the palace of Minos, Crete between 1900 and 1908?
A
Churchill Babington
B
Sir Arthur John Evans
C
Fred Wendorf
D
Sir Richard Colt Hoare
Question 14 Explanation: 
Sir Arthur John Evans
Question 15
Which book by Sir Thomas More, his view of an ideal society with community ownership, was written in Latin in 1516 and translated into English in 1551?
A
Islandia
B
Erewhon
C
Brave New World
D
Utopia
Question 15 Explanation: 
Utopia
Question 16
Russia has inked deal with Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) of how much worth to manufacture 200 Kamov 226T helicopters?
A
$5 billion
B
$3 billion
C
$2 billion
D
$1 billion
Question 16 Explanation: 
Russia's Rostec State Corporation has tied up with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for manufacture of at least 200 Kamov 226T light helicopters to replace the ageing fleet of Cheetah and Chetak, in a deal estimated to be worth $1 billion (Rs 6, 626 crore) under 'Make in India' initiative.
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