General knowledge quiz 362

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Name the Actress who has become an advocacy ambassador for Swachh Aadat Swachh Bharat initiative.
A
Deepika Padukone
B
Priyanka Chopra
C
Anushka Sharma
D
Kajol
Question 1 Explanation: 
Actress Kajol has become an advocacy ambassador for Swachh Aadat Swachh Bharat initiative. Kajol has been an active supporter of eradicating preventable deaths from hygiene-related issues. She has insisted people to become ''swachhta doot'' and contribute to Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
Question 2
Which of the following Ministry compiled the Wholesale Price Index?
A
Ministry of External affairs
B
Ministry of Home Affairs
C
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
D
Ministry of Finance
Question 2 Explanation: 
Ministry of Industry & Industry:Wholesale price index comprises as far as possible all transactions at first point of bulk sale in the domestic market. Provisional monthly WPI for All Commodities is released on 14th of every month.It was compiled by Ministry of Industry & Industry
Question 3
Who discovered, in 1895, that X Rays could be applied to medicine?
A
Rontgen
B
Planck
C
Issigonis
D
Ballard
Question 3 Explanation: 
Rontgen
Question 4
Where are the "Spanish Steps"?
A
Denmark
B
Madrid
C
London
D
Rome
Question 4 Explanation: 
Rome
Question 5
..........line indicate the direction of magnetic maredian
A
Magnetic equator
B
Adiatic lines
C
Agomic lines
D
Duperrey's lines
Question 5 Explanation: 
Duperrey's lines:Duperrey's lines indicate the direction of magnetic maredian
Question 6
Who was the director of "The Maltese Falcon" and "The African Queen"?
A
John Huston
B
Alfred Hitchcock
C
Howard Hawks
D
Elia Kazan
Question 6 Explanation: 
John Huston
Question 7
What would be most useful in playing a game of backgammon?
A
A ball
B
Dice
C
Umpires
D
Special shoes
Question 7 Explanation: 
Dice
Question 8
Radical vascular bundles are those in which
A
xylem is surrounded by phloem
B
phloem is surrounded by xylem
C
xylem and phloem occur on the same radius
D
xylem and phloem occur on the different radii
Question 8 Explanation: 
With the help of examples, explain the various types of vascular bundles. In angiosperms the vascular bundles are mainly of three types (i) radial (ii) conjoint (iii) concentric. (i) Radial:Presence of radial vascular bundles is the characteristic feature of roots. Those vascular bundles in which xylem and phloem are present on different radii are known as radial vascular bundles. In between xylem and phloem bundles parenchymatous cells are present. (ii) Conjoint:In these vascular bundles xylem and phloem are present on the same radii. Conjoint vascular bundles may be collateral (phloem is present only outer to xylem) or bicollateral (phloem is present on both sides of xylem). If cambium is present between xylem and phloem then the vascular bundle is known as open, otherwise it is called closed. (iii) Concentric:Those vascular bundles in which one type of vascular tissue is surrounded by another type are known as concentric vascular bundles. These bundles may be amphivasal or leptocentric(phloem is completely surrounded by xylem) or amphicribal or hardocentric (xylem is completely surrounded by phloem). Amphivasal bundles are found in Dracaena and Yucca. Amphicribal bundles are found in stamens of many dicots etc.
Question 9
What are the mathematical odds of the perfect deal in a bridge hand (i.e. 13 cards all of one suit)
A
1 million to 1
B
158, 753, 389, 899 to 1
C
208 to 1
D
2, 704 to 1
Question 9 Explanation: 
158, 753, 389, 899 to 1
Question 10
Five of Canada's fourteen UNESCO World heritage sites (Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks, Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, Wood Buffalo National Park, Dinosaur Provincial Park and Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump) are in which Canadian province?
A
Ontario
B
Saskatchewan
C
Quebec
D
Alberta
Question 10 Explanation: 
Alberta
Question 11
What 2002 film, an adaptation of stage musical that explores the themes of 'celebrity' and 'scandal', starred Catherine Zeta-Jones, Renee Zellweger, and Richard Gere?
A
Billy Elliot the Musical
B
New York, New York
C
Singing in the Rain
D
Chicago
Question 11 Explanation: 
Chicago
Question 12
An Authorised Dealer (AD) is any person specifically authorized by the RBI under..........of FEMA, 1999.
A
Section 10(1)
B
Section 11(1)
C
Section 12(1)
D
Section 13(1)
Question 12 Explanation: 
An Authorised Dealer (AD) is any person specifically authorized by the RBI under Section 10(1) of FEMA, 1999, to deal in foreign exchange or foreign securities.
Question 13
The first hang gliders to be flown were flown in...?
A
1600s
B
1700s
C
1800s
D
1900s
Question 14
In which district of chhatisgarh, the India's 1st Tribal Entrepreneurship Summit was held at?
A
Kanker
B
Korba
C
Bilaspur
D
Dantewada
Question 14 Explanation: 
India's 1st Tribal Entrepreneurship Summit was held in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh on November 14, 2017. It has been organised as a run up to the upcoming 8th Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), which will be held in Hyderabad from 28th-30th November, 2017. The objective of Tribal Entrepreneurship Summit was to inspire and inculcate the spirit of entrepreneurship in tribal youth and thereby move towards tribal-centric sustainable and inclusive development.
Question 15
How many Mexican states share a land border with the USA?
A
3
B
5
C
4
D
6
Question 15 Explanation: 
6
Question 16
Who starred in the 1998 Woody Allen film "Celebrity"?
A
Bruce Willis
B
Johnny Depp
C
Brad Pitt
D
Leonardo DiCaprio
Question 16 Explanation: 
Leonardo DiCaprio
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