General knowledge quiz 821

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In England, the "dissolution of the monasteries" occurred under the reign of which king?
A
Henry VIII
B
George IV
C
William I
D
Richard III
Question 1 Explanation: 
Henry VIII
Question 2
What is the modern process used to make steel?
A
Bessemer
B
Blooming
C
Siemens-Martin
D
Linz-Donawitz
Question 2 Explanation: 
Linz-Donawitz
Question 3
Who was the founder of engineering firm Marman Products Co, which designed and manufactured the catch which among other things held the Enola Gay bomb in place during transport?
A
Lyle D. Goodhue
B
Charles Chaplin
C
Zeppo Marx
D
John W. Mauchly
Question 3 Explanation: 
Zeppo Marx
Question 4
Fathometer is used to measure
A
Earthquakes
B
Rainfall
C
Ocean depth
D
Sound intensity
Question 5
Arshile Gorky, Willem de Kooning, Franz Kline, Mark Rothko, Philip Guston, Hans Hofmann, Clyfford Still, Barnett Newman, Ad Reinhardt, Richard Pousette-Dart, Robert Motherwell, Peter Voulkos & Jackson Pollock painted in what style?
A
Landscape
B
Abstract expressionism
C
Still life
D
Pointillism
Question 5 Explanation: 
Abstract expressionism
Question 6
Which car maker has marketed models called Passat and Golf?
A
Citroen
B
Volkswagen
C
Peugeot
D
Lancia
Question 6 Explanation: 
Volkswagen
Question 7
In big cities like Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai police is headed by a
A
Commissioner of Police
B
Inspector General of Police
C
Deputy Inspector General of Police
D
None of the above
Question 8
Which act was amended in 1967 to make the use of English in addition to Hindi compulsory in certain cases
A
The Official Language Act, 1960
B
The Official Language Act, 1961
C
The Official Language Act, 1962
D
The Official Language Act, 1963
Question 8 Explanation: 
The Official Language Act, 1963:On November 27, 1967, an amendment bill to the Official Languages Act of 1963 continue to be used, in addition to Hindi for all the official purposes
Question 9
The Minimum Alternate Tax(MAT) was introduced in
A
2000
B
1985
C
1999
D
1996
Question 9 Explanation: 
1996:The concept of MAT was introduced under the Income Tax. Act, 1961. MAT was introduced for companies and progressively it has been made applicable to all other taxpayers in the form of AMT.
Question 10
Which of these bones is not found in the ear?
A
Hammer
B
Anvil
C
Stirrup
D
Saddle
Question 10 Explanation: 
Saddle
Question 11
The port city of Montevideo serves which country?
A
Colombia
B
Argentina
C
Chile
D
Uruguay
Question 11 Explanation: 
Uruguay
Question 12
Tehran is situated at the southern end of which body of water?
A
Kara Sea
B
Lake Baikal
C
Caspian Sea
D
Lake Constance
Question 12 Explanation: 
Caspian Sea
Question 13
The Mason-Dixon Line, surveyed by Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon, which became a popular name for the dividing line between the slave and free states, is the boundary between which two states of the USA?
A
Virginia and Maryland
B
Pennsylvania and Maryland
C
Indiana and Kentucky
D
Pennsylvania and Ohio
Question 13 Explanation: 
Pennsylvania and Maryland
Question 14
India along with other South East Asian Region countries signed a 'Call for Action' to end TB by
A
2030
B
2025
C
2029
D
2020
Question 14 Explanation: 
2030
Question 15
National Assembly is the parliament of..........
A
Brunei
B
France
C
Iraq
D
All of these
Question 15 Explanation: 
All of these:National Assembly is the parliament of Brunei, Botswana, France and Iraq
Question 16
Which country is recently suspended from G-8 forum?
A
Italy
B
Canada
C
Germany
D
Russia
Question 16 Explanation: 
Russia:The Group of Eight (currently known as Group of Seven) is a governmental political forum. It was originally formed by six leading industrial countries and subsequently extended with two additional members-one of which, Russia, has been suspended.Since 2014 in effect it comprises seven nations and the European Union.
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