General knowledge quiz 759

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The share of agriculture in total GDP in 1950-51 was approximately
A
60%
B
55%
C
42%
D
35%
Question 1 Explanation: 
55%:The share of agriculture in total GDP in 1950-51 was around 55% which has come down to 12.3% in 2010-11
Question 2
What is the height of a triangle with an area of 16 square metres and a base 4 metres long?
A
4 metres
B
4 feet
C
8 metres
D
8 feet
Question 2 Explanation: 
8 metres
Question 3
Soil acidity is generally corrected by
A
proper irrigation
B
adding sodium hydroxide
C
liming
D
application of fertilizers
Question 4
Which of these is a book by Ian Fleming that has James Bond as one of its characters?
A
Milly Molly Mandy
B
Othello
C
Goldfinger
D
Murder on the Orient Express
Question 4 Explanation: 
Goldfinger
Question 5
A relatively modern religion laying claim to roots in an ancient belief system is...?
A
Deccan
B
Wiccan
C
Pecan
D
Toucan
Question 5 Explanation: 
Wiccan
Question 6
Purna Wildlife Sanctuary located in..........
A
Karnataka
B
Nagaland
C
Gujarat
D
Kerala
Question 7
E. S. L. Narasimhan is the governor of which state?
A
Punjab
B
Assam
C
Arunachal Pradesh
D
None of these
Question 7 Explanation: 
None of these-Telangana and Andhra Pradesh:Capital-Hyderabad
Question 8
The committee of the Norwegian Parliament awards the prize for
A
economics
B
peace
C
medicine
D
literature
Question 9
What becomes less dense as it soldifies?
A
Mercury
B
Lead
C
Water
D
Helium
Question 9 Explanation: 
Water
Question 10
What is the common name of the chemical NH3, which is found in cleaning products?
A
Chlorine
B
Ammonia
C
Napthalene
D
Turpentine
Question 10 Explanation: 
Ammonia
Question 11
Which three times Formula One champion was burnt in a crash in the 1976 F1 World Championship?
A
Niki Lauda
B
Michael Schumacher
C
Jensen Button
D
Scott Dixon
Question 11 Explanation: 
Niki Lauda
Question 12
In the TV series "The Flintstones", who were the parents of Pebbles and Bam Bam?
A
Barney & Betty (both)
B
Fred & Wilma (Pebbles); Barney & Betty (Bam Bam)
C
Fred & Wilma (both)
D
Fred & Wilma (Bam Bam); Barney & Betty (Pebbles)
Question 12 Explanation: 
Fred & Wilma (Pebbles); Barney & Betty (Bam Bam)
Question 13
In 1992 Bratislava become the capital of which country?
A
Republic of Serbia
B
Republic of Croatia
C
Republic of Slovenia
D
The Slovak Republic
Question 13 Explanation: 
The Slovak Republic
Question 14
Saraswati Samman is related with..........
A
Novels
B
Play
C
Autobiography
D
All of these
Question 14 Explanation: 
All of these
Question 15
Ambergris, once commonly used as a fixative in perfumery, is produced in the digestive system of what?
A
Hippopotamus
B
Bee
C
Sperm whale
D
Elephant
Question 15 Explanation: 
Sperm whale
Question 16
Who wrote "Raindrops Are Fallin' On My Head", the theme from the film "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid"?
A
John Williams
B
Paul McCartney
C
Paul Simon
D
Burt Bacharach
Question 16 Explanation: 
Burt Bacharach
There are 16 questions to complete.

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