General knowledge quiz 350

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Quit India day is observed on..........
A
October 8
B
April 19
C
March 14
D
August 9
Question 1 Explanation: 
August 9:On August 9, 1942 the Quit India Movement began which later triggered the British leaving the country and India attaining independence on August 15, 1947 a few years later. Quit India day is observed every year on August 9 to mark the anniversary of Quit India movement.
Question 2
Functional finance is an economic theory proposed by
A
Amartya Sen
B
Abba P. Lerner
C
John Maynard Keynes
D
Karl Max
Question 2 Explanation: 
Functional finance is an economic theory proposed by Abba P. Lerner, based on effective demand principles and chartalism. It states that government should finance itself to meet explicit goals.
Question 3
What in the human body shows the effect of melanin?
A
Lungs
B
Skin
C
Heart
D
Liver
Question 3 Explanation: 
Skin
Question 4
The most successful land reforms initiative was Operation Banga in Paschim Banga in
A
1982
B
1977
C
1956
D
1993
Question 4 Explanation: 
1977:Operation Barga was successful in enumerating the Bargadars. Over the period 1977-90, the fraction of registered sharecroppers rose from 23 to 65%. During the same period of time in West Bengal, there was expansion in public and private irrigation and there was technological change as well.
Question 5
Which state announced to open a Sanskrit University for Schedule Castes (SCs) in Mundri village which will be named after Sanskrit poet Maharishi Valmiki?
A
Madhya Pradesh
B
Kerala
C
Telangana
D
Haryana
Question 5 Explanation: 
State-level functions to commemorate the anniversaries of three great saints-Maharishi Valmiki, Sant Kabir and Sant Ravidas. A grant of Rs.5 crore each to three Assembly segments of the district-Kaithal, Kalayat and Guhla-for various development works.
Question 6
Annu Rani is related to
A
Archery
B
Tennis
C
Rowing
D
Javeline throw
Question 6 Explanation: 
Javeline throw:Javeline thrower Annu Rani, the Incheon Asian Games bronze medalist, has snapped her own national record with a massive 59.87m throw at the recently-concluded 56th National inter-state Senior Athletics Championships.
Question 7
Who became World Snooker Champion for the third time in 2008?
A
Stephen Hendry
B
Ali Carter
C
Peter Ebdon
D
Ronnie O'Sullivan
Question 7 Explanation: 
Ronnie O'Sullivan
Question 8
Which of these is the eldest of Queen Elizabeth's grandchildren?
A
Peter Philips
B
Zara Philips
C
Prince Harry
D
Princes Eugenie
Question 8 Explanation: 
Peter Philips
Question 9
Who became King of Belgium on 9 August 1993?
A
King Juan Carlos I
B
King Harald V
C
King Carl XVI Gustaf
D
King Albert II
Question 9 Explanation: 
King Albert II
Question 10
T8 cells related with which of the following?
A
Cell Receptors
B
Antigen-presenting cell
C
Cytotoxic T cells
D
Virus
Question 10 Explanation: 
Cytotoxic T cells:A cytotoxic T cell (also known as TC, cytotoxic T lymphocyte, CTL, T-killer cell, cytolytic T cell, CD8+ T-cells or killer T cell) is a T lymphocyte that kills cancer cells, cells that are infected or cells that are damaged in other ways.
Question 11
Who was honoured with the third Yash Chopra Memorial Award for the year 2016?
A
Amitabh Bachchan
B
Salma Khan
C
Aishwarya Rai
D
Rekha
Question 11 Explanation: 
Rekha:Veteran Bollywood actress Rekha was honoured with the third Yash Chopra Memorial Award in Mumbai.
Question 12
Which place between York and Knaresborough in the UK was the site of a decisive battle in 1642 when Cromwell defeated Royalist forces?
A
Culloden
B
Ilkley Moor
C
Oakham Common
D
Marston Moor
Question 12 Explanation: 
Marston Moor
Question 13
Which team won the Hockey World Cup the most times between 2000 and 2010?
A
Netherlands
B
Korea
C
Germany
D
Australia
Question 13 Explanation: 
Germany
Question 14
Who owned the fictional plantation of Tara?
A
Scarlett O'Hara
B
Ben Cartwright
C
Angela Channing
D
Madame Ranevskaya
Question 14 Explanation: 
Scarlett O'Hara
Question 15
Brahma Sarovar Lake is located in..........
A
Assam
B
Sikkim
C
Karnataka
D
Haryana
Question 16
What organisation, set up to encourage scientific research, was founded in 1648 and obtained a charter from King Charles II in 1660?
A
Newton Committee
B
National Geographic
C
Royal Society
D
Naked Science
Question 16 Explanation: 
Royal Society
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