General knowledge quiz 379

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The Employment Guarantee scheme was first introduced by which state government in 1972?
A
Maharashtra
B
Haryana
C
Odisha
D
Karnataka
Question 1 Explanation: 
Maharashtra:Employment Guarantee scheme was started in Maharashtra in 1972. The main objective of the scheme is to provide guaranteeing employment to all adult persons who volunteer to do unskilled manual work in rural areas, which would bring in to being durable assets for the benefit of the community and the economy.
Question 2
Satyen Bose has shown his excellence in which of the following fields?
A
Stage Acting
B
Drawing and Painting
C
Classical Dance
D
Motion Picture
Question 2 Explanation: 
Satyen Bose (22 January 1916-9 June 1993) was a film director from India. He has directed both Bengali and Hindi films. Among his most notable films are:Raat Aur Din, Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi, Dosti and Jagriti. Jagriti won the Filmfare Best Movie Award in 1956 and Dosti won same award in 1964.
Question 3
The language spoken in Sikkim are
A
Nepali, Hindi, Lepcha, Bhutani
B
Marathi
C
Bengali, Tripuri
D
Manipuri
Question 4
What style of American Football founded in 2003 is a full-contact 7 a side game where uniforms consist of helmets, shoulder pads, elbow pads, knee pads, bras, and panties?
A
AFL Seven a Side
B
Lingerie Football League
C
Gaytime Football
D
The Super Bowl
Question 4 Explanation: 
Lingerie Football League
Question 5
Frequency is defined as
A
The maximum time period
B
Maximum displacement from mean position
C
Time taken for 1 oscillation
D
The no of oscillations in 1 seconds
Question 5 Explanation: 
The no of oscillations in 1 seconds:Frequency is defined as the no of oscillations in 1 seconds Frequency Unit-Hertz F=1/T
Question 6
Which supertanker carrying 120, 000 tons of crude oil was shipwrecked off the western coast of Cornwall, England in March 1967, resulting in Blackburn Buccaneer planes dropping forty-two 1, 000lb bombs on it?
A
The Marie Celeste
B
The Exxon Valdez
C
The Torrey Canyon
D
The Andrea Doria
Question 6 Explanation: 
The Torrey Canyon
Question 7
How did competitors dress in early classical Olympic Games?
A
Nude
B
Loincloth only
C
Toga
D
Leotard
Question 7 Explanation: 
Nude
Question 8
What word's original meaning was to do with the provison of granite chips onto the ground and then made into a hard and smooth surface using a roller?
A
Highway
B
Tarmac
C
Blacktop
D
Macadam
Question 8 Explanation: 
Macadam
Question 9
What is the next in the series:Waterloo, Blackfriars, Blackfriars Railway, Millennium..........?
A
Southwark
B
Cannon Street Railway
C
London
D
Tower
Question 9 Explanation: 
Southwark
Question 10
The root vegetable called the swede is also called what other name?
A
Rutabaga
B
Winnebago
C
Enchilada
D
Desiderata
Question 10 Explanation: 
Rutabaga
Question 11
"FET" is a type of transistor, Its full name is..........Effect Transistor...?
A
Field
B
Factor
C
Flash
D
Force
Question 11 Explanation: 
The terminals of FETs are called gate, drain and source. You might be more familiar with bipolar junction transistors (BJTs), which have terminals called base, collector and emitter. FETs were conceptualized first, but BJTs were easier to produce and so developed sooner.
Question 12
Balsamic vinegar is traditionally made from fermented what?
A
Apples
B
Plums
C
Prunes
D
Grapes
Question 12 Explanation: 
Grapes
Question 13
The town of Llivia is an enclave within a country of which its actual region is not part. Which is the region?
A
Catalunya
B
Wales
C
Poland
D
Brittany
Question 13 Explanation: 
Catalunya
Question 14
Who is the author The Emperor of All Maladies:A Biography of Cancer?
A
Siddhartha Mukherjee
B
Donna Tarit
C
JG Farell
D
Hillary Mantel
Question 14 Explanation: 
Siddhartha Mukherjee:The Emperor of All Maladies:A Biography of Cancer is a book written by Siddhartha Mukherjee, an Indian-born American physician and oncologist.
Question 15
The members of which Christian organisation do not take the oath in a court of law, oppose military service, and believe that individuals can have a personal relationship with the divine without the need for intermediaries, such as priests, rituals or sacraments?
A
Quakers
B
Seventh Day Adventists
C
Mormons
D
Plymouth Brethren
Question 15 Explanation: 
Quakers
Question 16
Which of these is not true of Eleanor of Aquitaine?
A
She was Queen consort of England, 1154-1189, to Henry II
B
She was Queen consort of France, 1137-1152, to Louis VII
C
She had no sons
D
She actively participated in the Second Crusade, 1145-1149
Question 16 Explanation: 
She had no sons
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