General knowledge quiz 600

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
..........was the main female God worshipped by the Indus people?
A
Laxmi
B
Sarada
C
Shakti
D
Mother Goddess
Question 1 Explanation: 
Mother Goddess:A terracotta figure where a plant is shown growing out of the embryo of a woman represents Mother Goddess
Question 2
What produces "royal jelly"?
A
Giraffes
B
Sperm whales
C
Macrocarpa trees
D
Bees
Question 2 Explanation: 
Bees
Question 3
Which of these was an 18th-century German philosopher from Konigsberg (now Kaliningrad, Russia) who was the last influential philosopher of modern Europe in the classic sequence of the theory of knowledge during the Enlightenment which began with John Locke, George Berkeley, and David Hume?
A
Isaac Asimov
B
L. Ron Hubbard
C
Immanuel Kant
D
Jacques-Yves Cousteau
Question 3 Explanation: 
Immanuel Kant
Question 4
From which country was Fulgencio Batista ousted in 1959?
A
Guatemala
B
Dominican Republic
C
Haiti
D
Cuba
Question 4 Explanation: 
Cuba
Question 5
Which of these do the USA, Kenya, Israel, Cyprus, Hungary, East Germany, Britain, China and Malaysia have in common or have had?
A
A visit by explorer Christopher Columbus
B
Trade treaties with two or more of the others
C
Walls on one or more of their borders to exclude immigrants, emigrants, or terrorists
D
Epidemics of the Black Plague
Question 5 Explanation: 
Walls on one or more of their borders to exclude immigrants, emigrants, or terrorists
Question 6
Which of these can be seen in the Tower of London?
A
Madame Tussauds
B
Royal weddings
C
Coronations
D
The crown jewels
Question 6 Explanation: 
The crown jewels
Question 7
Which of the following is the most active segment of the money market in India?
A
Commercial Paper(CP)
B
Certificate of Deposit(CD)
C
Call Money
D
All of the above
Question 7 Explanation: 
Call money is short-term finance repayable on demand, with a maturity period of one to fourteen days or overnight to fortnight.
Question 8
In musical notation, what word means "lower in pitch by a semitone"?
A
Plain
B
Blunt
C
Flat
D
Off
Question 8 Explanation: 
Flat
Question 9
Nitin Gokhale is the author of..........
A
Hindu Temples of Gujarat
B
The Duels of the Himalayan Eagle
C
1965, Turning the Tide:How India Won the War
D
To the Brink and Back:India's 1991 Story
Question 9 Explanation: 
1965, Turning the Tide:How India Won the War:India 'won' 1965 war with Pakistan:New Army book written by Nitin Gokhale. Pakistan has long claimed victory over India in the 1965 war, celebrating September 6 as the 'Defence of Pakistan Day',
Question 10
What is the title of the most famous painting by Franz Hals?
A
The Haywain
B
The Laughing Cavalier
C
The Blue Boy
D
Mr and Mrs Smith
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Laughing Cavalier
Question 11
Employees' Provident Fund Organisation is under which ministry?
A
Ministry of Rural Development
B
Ministry of Labour and Employment
C
Ministry of Finance
D
Ministry of Culture
Question 11 Explanation: 
Ministry of Labour and Employment:The EPFO is under the administrative control of Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India
Question 12
Chandoli National Park located in..........
A
Nagaland
B
Gujarat
C
Odisha
D
Maharashtra
Question 13
Who became president of Syria in July 2000?
A
Bashar al-Assad
B
Abdul Halim Khaddam
C
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
D
Jalal Talabani
Question 13 Explanation: 
Bashar al-Assad
Question 14
The term steeplechase is associated with which of the following sports?
A
Boxing
B
Chess
C
Rowing
D
Horse Racing
Question 15
India's first rural LED Street Lighting Project will be undertaken in which state?
A
Telangana
B
Andhra Pradesh
C
Punjab
D
Haryana
Question 15 Explanation: 
Central government will be retrofitting 10 lakh conventional streetlights with energy efficient LED lights in Gram Panchayats of 7 districts in Andhra Pradesh. This will be India's first rural LED Street Lighting Project.
Question 16
The period known as "The Time of Troubles" 1598-1613 refers to which country?
A
Great Britain
B
Russia
C
China
D
Sweden
Question 16 Explanation: 
Russia
There are 16 questions to complete.

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