General knowledge quiz 77

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The novel 'A Great Reckoning' is written by..........
A
Penny Hancock
B
John Lewis
C
Louise Penny
D
Colson Whitehead
Question 1 Explanation: 
Louise Penny:The plot of Louise Penny's 12th Chief Inspector Gamache novel, ''A Great Reckoning, '' involves the discovery of an intricate old map that's been stuffed into the walls of the bistro in Three Pines, the village in Quebec where Gamache and his beloved wife, Reine-Marie, keep a house
Question 2
Prime Minister's Krishi SinchaiYojna-Har Khet koPani is related to which of the following Scheme?
A
Drip irrigation scheme
B
Ground water irrigation scheme
C
Springler irrigation scheme
D
Manual irrigation scheme
Question 2 Explanation: 
Ground water irrigation scheme under Prime Minister Krishi Sinchai Yojna-Har Khet ko Pani will be taken up in 96 deprived irrigation districts where less than 30% of the land holdings gets assured irrigation presently. Total allocated sum for this purpose is '2600 crore.
Question 3
Which people qualify as competitors in the Special Olympic Games?
A
Medal winners from Olympic Games 20 years or more prior to the current Games
B
Athletes or sportspeople over the age of 45 with a physical disability
C
Children and adults with intellectual disability
D
Refugee athletes
Question 3 Explanation: 
Children and adults with intellectual disability
Question 4
Regular meetings of Trusteeship Council (UNO) are held
A
once a year
B
twice a year
C
thrice a year
D
four times a year
Question 5
The playground of baseball is known as
A
court
B
diamond
C
ring
D
pitch
Question 5 Explanation: 
A baseball field, also called a ball field or a baseball diamond, is the field upon which the game of baseball is played. The term is also used as a metonym for baseball park. Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baseball..field
Question 6
The poet and children's writer Ted Hughes wrote which poem dealing with the three days before the suicide of his estranged wife, poet, novelist, and short story writer Sylvia Plath?
A
The Cast
B
The Blue Flannel Suit
C
Last Letter
D
The Tender Place
Question 6 Explanation: 
Last Letter
Question 7
Balphakram National Park located in which state?
A
Karnataka
B
Jharkhand
C
Maharashtra
D
Meghalaya
Question 7 Explanation: 
Meghalaya:Balpakram National Park is a national park ranging from under 200 to over 800 meters above sea level, near the Garo Hills in Meghalaya.
Question 8
After World War II Emperor Hirohito of Japan signed the treaty ending the state of war with Britain on 9 September of which year?
A
1951
B
1946
C
1964
D
1970
Question 8 Explanation: 
1951
Question 9
What part of the body does arthrogryposis affect?
A
Brain
B
Joints
C
Heart
D
Toes
Question 9 Explanation: 
Joints
Question 10
"Peggy" is a shortened version of what name?
A
Margaret
B
Millicent
C
Mary
D
Marjorie
Question 10 Explanation: 
Margaret
Question 11
Elements having high IP values are
A
Metals
B
Non Metals
C
Alkali
D
Metalloids
Question 11 Explanation: 
Non Metals:The nonmetals like neon, Ne, fluorine, F, and oxygen, O, have relatively high Ionization Potential
Question 12
What type of event is the London Marathon?
A
Walking
B
Skiing
C
Running
D
Cycling
Question 12 Explanation: 
Running
Question 13
Chorkhamara Dam, is an earthfill dam on..........river
A
Fattepur
B
Girna
C
Banas
D
Sasanda
Question 14
In which state of the USA is the educational institution known as U. C. L. A.?
A
Utah
B
California
C
Louisiana
D
Alabama
Question 14 Explanation: 
California
Question 15
Which of the following can issue commercial paper for raising short term funds?
A
Primary Dealers
B
All-India Financial Institutions
C
Both (B) and (C)
D
All of these
Question 15 Explanation: 
A Commercial Paper (CP) is an unsecured money market instrument issued as a promissory note. It is a short-term funding tool that highly rated companies, primary dealers (PDs), and all-India financial institutions (AIFIs) can use, typically to meet short-term funding and working capital requirements.
Question 16
The Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, is also partly in which of these states?
A
Nevada
B
Colorado
C
None:It is all in Arizona
D
Utah
Question 16 Explanation: 
None:It is all in Arizona
There are 16 questions to complete.

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