General knowledge quiz 533

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these is the title of a well known book by H E Bates?
A
The Sweetheart Flowers of August
B
The Pretty Blooms of June
C
The Darling Buds of May
D
The Pretty Stems of March
Question 1 Explanation: 
The Darling Buds of May
Question 2
When did women first compete in the Olympics in gymnastics?
A
1920
B
1924
C
1932
D
1928
Question 2 Explanation: 
1928
Question 3
Irish milliner Philip Treacy made the wide-brimmed cream-coloured hat worn by whom at her wedding on 9 April 2005?
A
Jennifer Aniston
B
Madonna
C
Shania Twain
D
Camilla Parker Bowles
Question 3 Explanation: 
Camilla Parker Bowles
Question 4
In what year did clubs in the first division of the English Football League, founded in 1888, break away and found the Premier League?
A
2000
B
1901
C
1992
D
1984
Question 4 Explanation: 
1992
Question 5
Kakinada nickname is..........
A
Millennium City
B
Lychee city
C
Butter city
D
Pensioner's Paradise,
Question 5 Explanation: 
Pensioner's Paradise:Kakinada is nicknamed AS ''Fertilizer City'' (owing to the large concentration of fertiliser plants), ''Pensioner's Paradise'' and ''Second Madras
Question 6
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley launched an online finance facilitation portal..........for the micro, small and medium enterpris (MSMEs) to facilitate ease of doing business at New Delhi on August 11, 2016.
A
MSME Data Bank
B
MSME webportal
C
MSME Help Portal
D
MSME Sewa
Question 6 Explanation: 
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley launched an online finance facilitation portal for the micro, small and medium enterpris (MSMEs) to facilitate ease of doing business at New Delhi on August 11.He launched two important initiatives of the Ministry of MSME-MSME Data Bank Portal and Online Finance Facilitation Web Portal.
Question 7
How many essential commodities are monitored by the Price Monitoring Cell(PMC)?
A
21
B
32
C
40
D
22
Question 7 Explanation: 
22:Price is monitored for twenty two essential commodities (Rice, Wheat, Atta, Gram Dal, Tur (Arhar) Dal, Urad Dal, Moong Dal, Masur Dal, Sugar, Gur, Groundnut Oil, Mustard Oil, Vanaspati, Sunflower Oil, Soya Oil, Palm Oil, Tea, Milk, Potato, Onion, Tomato and Salt) based on data collected from 75 market centres spread across the country representing North, West, East, South and North-eastern regions of the country.
Question 8
What was the first name of the opera composer Verdi?
A
Rudolpho
B
Giacomo
C
Giuseppe
D
Enrico
Question 8 Explanation: 
Giuseppe
Question 9
Which of these is a slang word meaning "steal"?
A
Hagrid
B
Filch
C
Quirrell
D
Snape
Question 9 Explanation: 
Filch
Question 10
Where, in 1934, was land distributed to peasants, church property nationalised, the railway taken over by its employees and, in 1938, the property of US and British oil companies confiscated?
A
Iran
B
Mexico
C
Portugal
D
Egypt
Question 10 Explanation: 
Mexico
Question 11
Which popular Irish folk singer, songwriter, and guitarist, whose first album "Paddy on the Road" was recorded with Dominic Behan (brother of Brendan) in 1969, was named "Ireland's greatest living musician" in RTe's People of the Year Awards in 2007?
A
Seth Lakeman
B
Luka Bloom
C
Ronan Keating
D
Christy Moore
Question 11 Explanation: 
Christy Moore
Question 12
Which of these did not receive a British knighthood?
A
Ernest Rutherford (1871-1937), chemist & physicist
B
Joseph Banks (1743-1820), naturalist & botanist
C
Humphry Davy (1778-1829), chemist & inventor
D
Charles Darwin (1809-1882), naturalist
Question 12 Explanation: 
Charles Darwin (1809-1882), naturalist
Question 13
Who held the record for the number of Grand Slam tennis tournaments before it was beaten by Roger Federer at Wimbledon in 2009?
A
Lleyton Hewitt
B
Rafael Nadal
C
Pete Sampras
D
Andre Agassi
Question 13 Explanation: 
Pete Sampras
Question 14
Iron is the main component of which of these?
A
Steel
B
Aluminium
C
Bronze
D
Brass
Question 14 Explanation: 
Steel
Question 15
Which golfer was continuously ranked as the world's number one golfer on "McCormack's World Golf Rankings" from its inception in 1968 to 1977?
A
Jack Nicklaus
B
Tiger Woods
C
Bob Charles
D
Bubba Watson
Question 15 Explanation: 
Jack Nicklaus
Question 16
What contest takes place when two teams pull at opposite ends of a rope?
A
Pull a Thon
B
Tug o War
C
Yank e Gohome
D
Haul a Weigh
Question 16 Explanation: 
Tug o War
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