General knowledge quiz 577

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What does "VAT" stand for in Britain?
A
Value Added Tax
B
Variable Angle Test
C
Vernal Astronomical Tourism
D
Veterinary Animal Treatment
Question 1 Explanation: 
Value Added Tax
Question 2
Suitable impurities are added to a semiconductor depending on its use. This is done in order to
A
increase its life
B
enable it to withstand higher voltages
C
increase its electrical conductivity
D
increase its electrical resistivity
Question 3
Which of these activities is assisted by having the art of legerdemain?
A
Cooking
B
Sewing
C
Performing magic tricks
D
Playing a stringed instrument
Question 3 Explanation: 
Performing magic tricks
Question 4
The three abundant elements in the earth's crust are aluminium, oxygen and silicon. The correct order of their abundance is
A
oxygen, aluminium, silicon
B
aluminium, silicon, oxygen
C
oxygen, silicon, aluminium
D
silicon, oxygen, aluminium
Question 4 Explanation: 
Oxygen (46.60%) Silicon (27.72%) Aluminium (8.13%)
Question 5
The first foreigner to receive Bharat Ratna was
A
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
B
Nelson Mandela
C
C.V. Raman
D
None of the above
Question 6
The authorized capital of NPCI is..........
A
Rs. 300 crore
B
Rs. 200 crore
C
Rs. 100 crore
D
Rs. 150 crore
Question 6 Explanation: 
The authorized capital of NPCI is Rs. 300 crore.
Question 7
Where is the Professional Darts Council based?
A
Los Angeles, USA
B
Essex, UK
C
Menton, France
D
Berlin, Germany
Question 7 Explanation: 
Essex, UK
Question 8
The book titleed 'Interlinking of Indian Rivers' authored by
A
Radha Kant Bharati
B
Manoranjan Rao
C
Nandan Nilekani
D
Dadi Janaki
Question 8 Explanation: 
Radha Kant Bharati:Book titled Interlinking of Indian Rivers authored by Radha Kant Bharati was released on 3 November 2015 by Chairman of Central Water Commission (CWC) AB Pandya.
Question 9
What country was established on 1 December 1918 by the union of the State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs and the Kingdom of Serbia (which included the Kingdom of Montenegro) and lasted until it was invaded by the Axis powers in 1941?
A
The Kingdom of Yugoslavia
B
The Kingdom of Greece
C
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
D
The Confederation of Swiss States
Question 9 Explanation: 
The Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Question 10
Where is the area of 127, 000 square kilometres (49, 000 sq miles) in central South Australia, where public are not admitted under Australian Defence Force regulations?
A
Area 52
B
Woomera
C
Kakadu
D
Maralinga
Question 10 Explanation: 
Woomera
Question 11
The novel 'Those Pricey Thakur Girls' was written by
A
Arun Joshi
B
Gopi Chand Naranag
C
Anuja Chauhan
D
Barun Roy
Question 11 Explanation: 
Anuja Chauhan:'Those Pricey Thakur Girls' was written by Anuja Chauhan
Question 12
The film "The African Queen", starring Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn, was set during which war?
A
World War II
B
World War I
C
Korean War
D
American Civil War
Question 12 Explanation: 
World War I
Question 13
In which State, India's first Military Literature Festival would be held at?
A
Haryana
B
Uttar Pradesh
C
Punjab
D
New Delhi
Question 13 Explanation: 
Punjab State Government has announced that the first Military Literature Festival would be held in Chandigarh from 7th-9th December, 2017. The event is being organised to pay tribute to the armed forces and spread awareness about Military Literature among masses. It will be jointly promoted by the Punjab government and Chandigarh Administration.
Question 14
Argentina invaded UK's Falkland Islands, Israel invaded Southern Lebanon, Canada became officially independent of the UK, Leonid Brezhnev, leader of the USSR, died, all in what year?
A
1980
B
1982
C
1985
D
1975
Question 14 Explanation: 
1982
Question 15
Eden Gardens is located in which state?
A
Jharkhand
B
Maharashtra
C
Gujarat
D
West Bengal
Question 15 Explanation: 
West Bengal:Eden Gardens is a cricket ground in Kolkata, India. It is the home of the Bengal cricket team and the IPL's Kolkata Knight Riders, as well as being a venue for Test, ODI and T20I matches.
Question 16
What was unique about the yacht "Alinghi" which won the America's Cup in 2003?
A
It had dual hulls
B
No New Zealanders were involved
C
It was sailed for a landlocked country, the first to win the race
D
It was the non-American craft to win
Question 16 Explanation: 
It was sailed for a landlocked country, the first to win the race
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