General knowledge quiz 322

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In "Psycho", who played the character of Marion Crane?
A
Eva Marie Saint
B
Grace Kelly
C
Janet Leigh
D
Tippi Hedren
Question 1 Explanation: 
Janet Leigh
Question 2
Vienna city is the capital city of..........
A
Austria
B
Belgium
C
Australia
D
Venezuela
Question 2 Explanation: 
Austria
Question 3
Ali and Robin Campbell, Jimmy Brown, Earl Falconer, Astro, Norman Hassan, Brian Travers and Michael Virtue were members of which band from 1979 to 2008?
A
Take That
B
The Smiths
C
UB40
D
The Human League
Question 3 Explanation: 
UB40
Question 4
Which among the following has become first Indian building to get itself trademarked?
A
Fatehpur Sikri
B
Taj Mahal Palace
C
India Gate
D
Red Fort
Question 4 Explanation: 
114-year old Taj Palace (also referred to as Taj Mahal Palace) in Mumbai has become first Indian building to get itself trademarked, thereby joining the elite and small club of trademarked properties in the world which includes the Empire State Building in New York, the Eiffel Tower in Paris and Sydney Opera House.
Question 5
Which state have withdrawn from Smart city mission?
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
Manipur
C
West Bengal
D
Maharashtra
Question 5 Explanation: 
West Bengal
Question 6
The proposal for the creation of new All India Services can be considered only
A
If Rajya Sabha passes a resolution by two-thirds majority
B
If Lok Sabha passes a resolution by two-thirds majority
C
If both Rajya Sabha & Lok Sabha passes a resolution by two-thirds majority
D
If majority of State Legislature make such demand
Question 6 Explanation: 
If Rajya Sabha passes a resolution by two-thirds majority:Under Article 312 the Rajyas Sabha by passing a resolution by two thirds majority of the members present & voting can set up an All India Services (AIS). Presently only the IAS, the IPS and the IFS have been constituted as All India Services.
Question 7
The Ujjayanta Palace is located in
A
Manipur
B
Tripura
C
West Bengal
D
Meghalaya
Question 7 Explanation: 
Tripura:The Ujjayanta Palace is a museum and former royal palace of Tripura situated in Agartala, the capital of the Indian state of Tripura.
Question 8
The women's Reservation Bill seeks..........% reservation for women in the State assemblies and Lok Sabha
A
31%
B
33%
C
30%
D
34%
Question 8 Explanation: 
33%:Women's Reservation Bill or The Constitution (108th Amendment) Bill, is a pending bill in India which proposes to amend the Constitution of India to reserve 33 per cent of all seats in the Lower house of Parliament of India
Question 9
What colour is the copper mineral called "malachite"?
A
Blue
B
Brown
C
Red
D
Green
Question 9 Explanation: 
Green
Question 10
Where is "The Self-Transcendence 3100 mile race", the world's longest certified footrace according to its organisers, which is held annually June-August?
A
An out and back course centred on Nome, Alaska, USA
B
Queens, New York, USA
C
9 laps between Los Angeles & San Francisco
D
14 laps between Boston & New York City
Question 10 Explanation: 
Queens, New York, USA
Question 11
Which islands mostly belong to the USA, since they were purchased from Denmark in 1917?
A
Hispaniola
B
Antigua
C
Virgin Islands
D
Hawaii
Question 11 Explanation: 
Virgin Islands
Question 12
Name the bank which has initiated a pilot scheme of credit cards for farmers?
A
Yes Bank
B
City Union Bank
C
State Bank of India
D
Punjab National Bank
Question 12 Explanation: 
State Bank of India (SBI) has initiated a pilot scheme of credit cards for farmers. SBI credit cards for farmers will extend credit facility to farmers for 40 days just like regular credit card. However the major difference as compared to regular credit cards is that the interest rates on farmers' credit card would be much lower. SBI has launched this facility on a pilot basis in three States-Rajasthan, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. SBI Chairman Rajnish Kumar has stated that it will roll out this facility on national level on basis of response received and experience gathered during the pilot phase. It is to be noted that SBI has partnered with Farmcart and Dealer Bandhu apps to provide payment gateway. These two apps, which have been conceived by a Mumbai-based start-up, POORTI Agri Services would enable farmers to do online shopping for their farm inputs and produce.
Question 13
Who was the first female artist to have a #1 album in the USA and the UK simultaneously?
A
Doris Day
B
Shirley Bassey
C
Barbra Streisand
D
Susan Boyle
Question 13 Explanation: 
Susan Boyle
Question 14
"The Year of Three Popes", involving Pope Paul VI, Pope John Paul I and Pope John Paul II, is the name given to which year?
A
1605
B
1590
C
1978
D
766
Question 14 Explanation: 
1978
Question 15
Which of the following country has been awarded Test match status by ICC in June 2017?
A
Ireland
B
Finland
C
Switzerland
D
Iceland
Question 15 Explanation: 
Ireland:Ireland and Afghanistan were awarded Test match status.Both countries were confirmed as full members after a unanimous vote at an International Cricket Council (ICC) meeting during its annual conference in London.
Question 16
Tuberculosis was once called which of these?
A
Exhaustion
B
Consumption
C
Micturition
D
Fibrillation
Question 16 Explanation: 
Consumption
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