General knowledge quiz 513

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Daphne du Maurier wrote which of these books?
A
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
B
Rebecca
C
Heidi
D
Emma
Question 1 Explanation: 
Rebecca
Question 2
In international flag signalling code, what is a rectangular flag centred with a white square?
A
"Epidemic on board"
B
The letter "P"
C
"Ship being scuttled"
D
"No food on board"
Question 2 Explanation: 
The letter "P"
Question 3
Most of Georgette Heyer's romance novels were set in which period?
A
1920s
B
Victorian
C
Regency
D
1950s
Question 3 Explanation: 
Regency
Question 4
The Red Ensign, a flag that originated in the early 17th century as a British ensign flown by the Royal Navy, is currently specifically used by which group?
A
Royal Yacht Squadron
B
British merchant navy
C
Royal National Lifeboat Institution
D
Royal Southampton Yacht Club
Question 4 Explanation: 
British merchant navy
Question 5
"Tiramisu" is a type of what?
A
Alcoholic beverage
B
Soup
C
Stew
D
Cake
Question 5 Explanation: 
Cake
Question 6
What is a form of word play that deliberately exploits ambiguity between similar-sounding words for humorous or rhetorical effect?
A
Pun
B
Neologism
C
Alliteration
D
Simile
Question 6 Explanation: 
Pun
Question 7
' Navaratna' is a company which is rising at..........level
A
State
B
Asia
C
India
D
World
Question 7 Explanation: 
World:Navratna is a company which is rising at world level. To encourage these companies, the government has given them complete autonomy
Question 8
In 1961, the office of the Postmaster General of Australia introduced which emergency telephone number in major population centres and, near the end of the 1980s, extended the coverage nationwide?
A
999
B
000
C
911
D
111
Question 9
Actor Omar Sharif is one of the world's leading players of which game?
A
Poker
B
Bridge
C
Chess
D
Vingt-et-un
Question 9 Explanation: 
Bridge
Question 10
What was the original official name of the first code of French civil law?
A
Laws of Hamurabbi
B
Code Napoleon
C
Rules of Engagement
D
Common Law
Question 10 Explanation: 
Code Napoleon
Question 11
In 1936, prototypes of a car called "strength through joy", with a round shape and air-cooled, flat-four, rear-mounted engine, appeared and was developed to become which car that is still recognisable?
A
Volkswagen Beetle
B
Morris Oxford / Morris Isis
C
BMW Z series
D
Fiat 500 Bambina
Question 11 Explanation: 
Volkswagen Beetle
Question 12
On which of these would one find a "masthead"?
A
Daily newspaper
B
Toilet bowl
C
Mirror
D
Salt shaker
Question 12 Explanation: 
Daily newspaper
Question 13
How much amount has been approved in the Union Budget 2017-18 in incentive schemes like M-SIPS and EDF to make India a global hub?
A
Rs. 745 crores
B
Rs. 850 crores
C
Rs. 693 crores
D
Rs. 710 crores
Question 13 Explanation: 
For creating an eco-system to make India a global hub for electronics manufacturing a provision of Rs. 745 crores in 2017-18 in incentive schemes like M-SIPS and EDF.
Question 14
In which sport is the Currie Cup offered?
A
Tennis
B
Football (soccer)
C
Rugby Union
D
Swimming
Question 14 Explanation: 
Rugby Union
Question 15
Which television series is named for the street address of the broadcasting institution in which it is set?
A
Twenty Twelve
B
21 Jump Street
C
221B Baker Street
D
W1A
Question 15 Explanation: 
W1A
Question 16
Which of these is an ingredient of marzipan?
A
Peanuts
B
Lime juice
C
Almonds
D
Carrots
Question 16 Explanation: 
Almonds
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