General knowledge quiz 680

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
According to a short story by Washington Irving (1819), who escaped his nagging wife by wandering into New York's Catskill Mountains, fell asleep, and returned to his village, where he found that 20 years had passed?
A
Johnny Appleseed
B
Rumpelstiltskin
C
John Brown
D
Rip Van Winkle
Question 1 Explanation: 
Rip Van Winkle
Question 2
What was the first finished product to roll off Henry Ford's moving assembly line established in 1913?
A
Camera
B
Ship
C
Car
D
TV set
Question 2 Explanation: 
Car
Question 3
Where are St Lawrence Island and St Matthew Island?
A
Bering Sea
B
Gulf of St Lawrence
C
Caribbean Sea
D
Gulf of Mexico
Question 3 Explanation: 
Bering Sea
Question 4
Which plan followed the Mahalanobis model?
A
First Five Year Plan
B
Seventh Five Yea Plan
C
Fifth Five Year Plan
D
Second Five Year Plan
Question 4 Explanation: 
Second Five Year Plan:The 2nd year five year plan, functioned on the basis of Mahalanobis model. The Mahalanobis model was propounded by Prasanta Chandra.
Question 5
Which 1983-2004 UK television series starred, among others, Kevin Whately, Timothy Spall, and Jimmy Nail?
A
Blott on the Landscape
B
Inspector Morse
C
Red Dwarf
D
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
Question 5 Explanation: 
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
Question 6
What is the purpose of SAARC?
A
To promote the welfare of the people of South Asia
B
To improve the environment of security in the region
C
To accelerate economic growth and cultural development
D
All of the above
Question 7
Why is the city of Williamsburg, the capital of Virginia, so named?
A
After King William III of England
B
After William the Conqueror
C
After William Pitt, Prime Minister of England
D
After a character created by Richmal Crompton
Question 7 Explanation: 
After King William III of England
Question 8
How many terminals does a BJT have?
A
1
B
5
C
4
D
3
Question 9
Guru Gopi Krishna was a maestro of which of the following dance forma?
A
Kuchipudi
B
Kathak
C
Manipuri
D
Bahratanatyam
Question 10
The term 'Abyssal refers to
A
inner most part of the earth
B
organism found in the shallow water zone of the seas
C
deeper parts of the oceans
D
None of the above
Question 11
The semi-arid region called the Sahel separates what from the rest of southern Africa?
A
Natal
B
The Limpopo River
C
The Serengeti Plain
D
The Sahara Desert
Question 11 Explanation: 
The Sahara Desert
Question 12
What kind of data can you send by e-mail?
A
Audio
B
Pictures
C
Video
D
All of the above
Question 13
Members of Union Public Service commission are appointed by whom?
A
Prime Minister
B
Vice President
C
Chief Justice
D
President
Question 13 Explanation: 
President:The Union Public Service Commission is India's central agency authorised to conduct the Civil Services Examination, Indian Forest Service examination, Engineering Services Examination, Combined Defence Services Examination, National Defence Academy Examination, Naval Academy Examination, Combined Medical Services Examination, Special Class Railway Apprentice, Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination, Combined Geoscientist and Geologist Examination, and Central Armed Police Forces(Assistant Commandant) Examination. The Chairman and other members of the UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) are appointed by the President of India.
Question 14
During whose reign was Moti Masjid built at Agra?
A
Shivaji
B
Shaha Jahan
C
Jahangir
D
Akbar
Question 14 Explanation: 
Shaha Jahan:The Moti Masjid in Agra was built by Shah Jahan. During the rule of Shah Jahan the Mughal emperor, numerous architectural wonders were built.
Question 15
According to the 1962 film "The Day of the Triffids", what was fatal to the triffids?
A
Gunfire
B
Electric shocks
C
Aphids
D
Salt water
Question 15 Explanation: 
Salt water
Question 16
The coastal city of Chittagong is in which country?
A
India
B
Bangladesh
C
Burma (Myanmar)
D
Malaysia
Question 16 Explanation: 
Bangladesh
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