General knowledge quiz 723

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In England, in the first half of the twentieth century, a "vesta" was a common term for a type of what?
A
Pocket watch
B
Hat
C
Gun
D
Match
Question 1 Explanation: 
Match
Question 2
What is the main constituent of the atmosphere of Mars?
A
Helium
B
Methane
C
Carbon dioxide
D
Nitrogen
Question 2 Explanation: 
Carbon dioxide
Question 3
Which of these was last to occupy the post of British Prime Minister?
A
Sir Alec Douglas-Home
B
Sir Winston Churchill
C
Sir Harold Macmillan
D
Sir Anthony Eden
Question 3 Explanation: 
Sir Alec Douglas-Home
Question 4
Evel Knievel is mostly associated with which activity?
A
Black magic
B
Motor cycle stunt riding
C
Acting in horror films
D
Gardening
Question 4 Explanation: 
Motor cycle stunt riding
Question 5
Which of the following is the constituency of Shri. Rajnath Singh?
A
Hajipuri
B
Lucknow
C
Jhansi
D
Raigad
Question 6
World AIDS Day is designated on..........every year since 1988
A
November 7
B
December 1
C
July 25
D
October 17
Question 6 Explanation: 
December 1:World AIDS Day is designated on December 1 every year since 1988, is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection, and mourning those who have died of the disease
Question 7
Pankaj Advani is related to which sport?
A
Snooker
B
Tennis
C
Shooting
D
Badminton
Question 7 Explanation: 
Snooker
Question 8
Which committee was appointment to recommend new salary structure for judges of lower courts in India? 5. Dave committee
A
PV Reddi committee
B
C B Bhave committee
C
Chakravarthy committee
D
Chore committee
Question 8 Explanation: 
Union Law Ministry has finalised the appointment of a panel (Second National Judicial Pay Commission) to recommend new salary structure for judges of lower courts in India. In coming days, Union Cabinet will take up Law Ministry's proposal to appoint the Second National Judicial Pay Commission to recommend salary hikes for the 21, 000 lower court judges. Former Supreme Court judge PV Reddi will be the head of this proposed commission which will submit its recommendations in early 2019.
Question 9
Which of the following is commonly called a 'polyamide'?
A
Terylene
B
Nylon
C
Rayon
D
Orlon
Question 10
On the buttons of a VCR or DVD player, what does the sign in the shape of a square mean?
A
Standby
B
Stop
C
Off
D
Eject
Question 10 Explanation: 
Stop
Question 11
Indian economy is the..........largest economy in the world?
A
Fifth
B
Sixth
C
Seventh
D
Eighth
Question 11 Explanation: 
Indian Economy is the seventh largest economy in the world. India is expected to become the fifth largest economy very soon. On Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) basis, we are already the third largest economy.
Question 12
Which chemist and physicist established the basis for the magnetic field concept, discovered electromagnetic induction, diamagnetism, laws of electrolysis, and benzene, invented devices that are the basis of electric motor technology, and popularised words such as anode, cathode, electrode, and ion?
A
William Whewell
B
Humphry Davy
C
John Tatum
D
Michael Faraday
Question 12 Explanation: 
Michael Faraday
Question 13
Which of these is a light automatic personal weapon with limited range and accuracy, getting its power solely from the recoil, which was mass-produced cheaply during World War II?
A
Sten gun
B
Bren gun
C
25 pounder
D
Pom-pom
Question 13 Explanation: 
Sten gun
Question 14
What happened to the image of a naked man hanging out of a bedroom window on a wall in central Bristol created by "Banksy" in June 2006, after the City Council asked the public to vote on its fate via the internet?
A
A shelter was built around it, to be entered only by people over 18 years of age
B
It was painted over
C
The wall was removed brick by brick and reconstructed in a Bristol gallery
D
It was left on the building
Question 14 Explanation: 
It was left on the building
Question 15
Which song contains the lyric "There'll be fun and laughter and joy ever after tomorrow when the world is free"?
A
Keep Right On To The End Of The Road
B
The Biggest Aspidistra In The World
C
Leaning On A Lampost
D
The White Cliffs Of Dover
Question 15 Explanation: 
The White Cliffs Of Dover
Question 16
The tenure of the Kyrgyzstan's president is
A
Six Years
B
Five Years
C
Four Years
D
Two years
Question 16 Explanation: 
Six Years:The President is directly elected for no more than one six-year term by the Kyrgyz electorate.
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