General knowledge quiz 642

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Coverage under National Agricultural Market (e-NAM) has been increased from 250 Agriculture Produce Marketing Committees (APMCs) to..........APMCs.
A
375
B
550
C
455
D
585
Question 1 Explanation: 
Coverage of the National Agricultural Market (e-NAM) will be expanded from the current 250 to 585 markets to enable farmers to get better prices.
Question 2
Solung is the most popular festival of which state?
A
Himachal Pradesh
B
J & K
C
Arunachal Pradesh
D
Punjab
Question 2 Explanation: 
Arunachal Pradesh:Solung is the most popular festival of the Adis of Arunachal Pradesh which is celebrated on September 1 every year. Though primarily an agro-based festival, it also reflects the socio-religious features of the people
Question 3
The World Trade Centre complex that was in New York City's downtown financial district until 2001 was made up of how many buildings when the last was built in 1985?
A
2
B
1
C
7
D
3
Question 3 Explanation: 
7
Question 4
Which of these composers composed a set of rhapsodies and named them after his home country?
A
Franz Liszt
B
Alexander Borodin
C
Bela Bartok
D
Joseph Haydn
Question 4 Explanation: 
Franz Liszt
Question 5
Which TV series featuring British celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay that debuted in 2004 shows him visiting a failing restaurant and try to improve it in one week?
A
Gordon's Oven Daydreams
B
Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares
C
The F Word
D
Grand Designs
Question 5 Explanation: 
Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares
Question 6
Who wrote the plays "The Seagull", "The Cherry Orchard", "The Three Sisters" and "Uncle Vanya"?
A
Ticket
B
Chekhov
C
Putin
D
Tchaikovsky
Question 6 Explanation: 
Chekhov
Question 7
For men's basketball, the official basketball size is 29.5 inches in circumference (size 7) and what weight in ounces?
A
22
B
24
C
20
D
18
Question 7 Explanation: 
22
Question 8
Solanine is a poison found in which of these?
A
Peas
B
Carrots
C
Broccoli
D
Potatoes
Question 8 Explanation: 
Potatoes
Question 9
What tough, tightly woven fabric used to make suits, overcoats, trousers and other garments, traditionally made from worsted wool fibre, was patented by Thomas Burberry in 1888?
A
Gabardine
B
Worsted
C
Tweed
D
Twill
Question 9 Explanation: 
Gabardine
Question 10
How many valence electrons are there in Silicon?
A
One
B
Two
C
Four
D
Three
Question 10 Explanation: 
Four:Silicon has four valence electrons. This makes it neither a good conductor nor a good insulator, hence its name ''semiconductor''.
Question 11
ELISA test is associated with
A
Dengue
B
AIDS
C
Scarlet fever
D
Typhoid
Question 11 Explanation: 
AIDS:ELISA for AIDS, HIV introduction, Symptoms and signs of HIV infections (AIDS), Diagnosis of HIV.
Question 12
In Charles Dickens' "Great Expectations", who or what was Abel Magwitch?
A
Corn merchant
B
Schoolboy
C
Blacksmith
D
Convict
Question 12 Explanation: 
Convict
Question 13
N. Dharam Singh, who passed away on July 27, 2017, was former Chief Minister of:
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
Punjab
C
Haryana
D
Karnataka
Question 13 Explanation: 
Mr. Singh was the 17th Chief Minister of Karnataka. He headed the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) coalition government from May 2004 to February 2006. Born on December 25, 1936 at Nelogi village of Jewargi taluk in Kalaburagi district, Mr. Singh represented the Karnataka Legislative Assembly seven times without a defeat and was a member of the Lok Sabha from the Bidar constituency since 2009.
Question 14
Who was the London-based Jewish music impresario who managed Gene Vincent, Small Faces, Electric Light Orchestra and Black Sabbath?
A
Brian Epstein
B
Robert Stigwood
C
Don Arden
D
Kit Lambert
Question 14 Explanation: 
Don Arden
Question 15
Which country did Peder Balke, intensely dramatic landscape painter, pioneer of Modernism in his country, activist for social justice, and great-great-grandfather of jazz musicians Jon and Erik Balke, paint?
A
Norway
B
Belgium
C
The Netherlands
D
Czechoslovakia
Question 15 Explanation: 
Norway
Question 16
The Battle of Ghuznee in 1839 took place between the armies of Great Britain and which other country?
A
Russia
B
India
C
China
D
Afghanistan
Question 16 Explanation: 
Afghanistan
There are 16 questions to complete.

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