General knowledge quiz 804

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these is not a painting by Hieronymus Bosch?
A
The Haywain
B
Adoration of the Magi
C
The Tower of Babel
D
The Garden of Earthly Delights
Question 1 Explanation: 
The Tower of Babel
Question 2
Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone caused controversy in July 2009 by praising whom because he "got things done"?
A
Oswald Mosely
B
Saddam Hussein
C
Benito Mussolini
D
Adolf Hitler
Question 2 Explanation: 
Adolf Hitler
Question 3
Any form of credit where you don't have to provide an asset as security against the loan is known as..........
A
Secured Credit
B
Cash Credit
C
Unsecured credit
D
All of these
Question 3 Explanation: 
Credit cards, store cards and some personal loans and overdrafts are usually unsecured forms of credit. Unsecured forms of credit usually have higher interest rates than secured forms of credit.
Question 4
When Metro Pictures took over two other companies to form MGM, MGM adopted the former Goldwyn mascot "Leo the Lion" and what Goldwyn corporate motto?
A
Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense
B
Ars Gratia Artis
C
Ich Dien
D
Ad Augusta Per Angusta
Question 4 Explanation: 
Ars Gratia Artis
Question 5
The Maharatna status established by the government which raised the PSEs investment ceiling from..........to..........
A
Rs.1000cr to Rs.5000cr
B
Rs.100cr to Rs.1000cr
C
Rs.1000cr to Rs.2000cr
D
Rs.500cr to Rs.1000cr
Question 5 Explanation: 
Rs.1000cr to Rs.5000cr:The Maharatna status established by the government which raised the PSEs investment ceiling from Rs.1000cr to Rs.5000cr.The Maharatna firm can now decide on investments of upto 15% of their networth
Question 6
No change in atomic number is observed during..........emission
A
Alpha
B
Beta
C
Gamma
D
All of these
Question 6 Explanation: 
Gamma:Gamma decay Emits energy but Neither a proton nor a neutron is lost.
Question 7
Which American country singer, the younger sister of singer Loretta Lynn, had 18 #1 country hits during the 1970s and 1980s, and is best known for a series of country-pop crossover hits including "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue"?
A
Emerald Hurricane
B
Crystal Gayle
C
Diamond Typhoon
D
Amethyst Storm
Question 7 Explanation: 
Crystal Gayle
Question 8
Cash Compensatory Support(CCS) is related to
A
Banking
B
Industries
C
Import/Export
D
Insurance
Question 8 Explanation: 
Import/Export:Cash Compensatory Support-This is not cash support rather it is an export subsidy given to exporter to boost export in the form of rebate in indirect taxes and import duties
Question 9
Which comic strip has the characters Violet Gray, Linus, Rerun and Lucy van Pelt, Schroeder, Marcie, Franklin and Frieda?
A
Wizard of Id
B
Archie
C
Charlie Brown
D
Garfield
Question 9 Explanation: 
Charlie Brown
Question 10
Raymond Briggs, English graphic novelist, artist, illustrator and cartoonist, first found enduring popularity with what work?
A
The Snowman
B
Rupert and the Enchanted Princess
C
The Story of Ferdinand
D
Blackmark
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Snowman
Question 11
Who became the oldest Oscar winner in the history of the Academy Awards in 1976, aged 80?
A
Milton Berle
B
Jack Benny
C
Red Skelton
D
George Burns
Question 11 Explanation: 
George Burns
Question 12
Which city will hold the Summer Olympics 2024?
A
Budapest
B
Los Angeles
C
Tokyo
D
Paris
Question 12 Explanation: 
Paris
Question 13
Every year September 5 is celebrated as..........
A
Teacher's Day
B
Sports Day
C
Tourism Day
D
Engineer's Day
Question 13 Explanation: 
Teacher's Day:The day was marked for the celebration as Teachers' Day since 1962 in respect and deference of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan who was born on 5th September, 1988.
Question 14
The typical soil of tropical region, formed by the weathering of laterite rock, which promotes leaching of the soil is
A
laterite soils
B
black soil
C
red and yellow soil
D
peat and marshy soil
Question 15
In a curling contest an ice sheet, brooms and a specially shaped "stone" are needed, plus potentially what else?
A
Shin pads
B
Puck
C
Special unmatched shoes
D
Skates
Question 15 Explanation: 
Special unmatched shoes
Question 16
The Integrated Wasteland. Development Programme (IWDP) started in 1989-90, which is administered by which ministry?
A
Ministry of Urban Development
B
Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
C
Ministry of Labour and Employment
D
Ministry of Rural Development.
Question 16 Explanation: 
Ministry of Rural Development:The Integrated Wasteland. Development Programme (IWDP) started in. 1989-90 seeks to develop government wastelands and CPRs. This programme under Ministry of Rural Development.
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