General knowledge quiz 823

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Arizona, USA, is home to a large number of canyons and canyon systems; which of these is not one?
A
Canyon de Chelly
B
Canyons of the Ancients
C
Oak Creek Canyon
D
Sycamore Canyon
Question 1 Explanation: 
Canyons of the Ancients
Question 2
India's first indigenous helicopter was successfully flown in Bangalore on
A
August 30, 1992
B
August 30, 1982
C
August 30, 1990
D
None of the above
Question 3
Anand Math Anandamath is a Bengali novel, written by..........
A
RP Dutt
B
KK Mitra
C
Dayanand Saraswati
D
BC Chatterjee
Question 3 Explanation: 
BC Chatterjee:Anandamath is a Bengali novel, written by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay and published in 1882. Set in the background of the Sannyasi Rebellion in the late 18th century
Question 4
According to Cole Porter's song, who regretted not being able to come to lunch?
A
Miss Otis
B
Marjorie Dawe
C
Maria
D
Baby Jane
Question 4 Explanation: 
Miss Otis
Question 5
What language does the word "orienteering" come from?
A
American English
B
Swedish
C
Indian
D
Danish
Question 5 Explanation: 
Swedish
Question 6
The autonomous region of Catalunya is in which country?
A
Portugal
B
Italy
C
Spain
D
Greece
Question 6 Explanation: 
Spain
Question 7
Which military academy was established in 1802 on the Hudson River, USA?
A
Harvard
B
Sandhurst
C
West Point
D
Yale
Question 7 Explanation: 
West Point
Question 8
The early use of the new technology of the wireless telegram helped British police to capture whom on 31 July 1910?
A
Lord Lucan
B
Dr Crippen
C
John Dillinger
D
Salvatore Maranzano
Question 8 Explanation: 
Dr Crippen
Question 9
..........is the author of '60 Indian Poets'
A
Jeet Thayil
B
Kamala Suraiyya
C
Jayanta Mahapatra
D
Vikram Seth
Question 9 Explanation: 
Jeet Thayil:60 Indian Poets spans fifty-five years of Indian poetry in English, bridging continents and generations, and seeks to expand the definition of 'Indianness'.
Question 10
Banks have targeted to introduce additional 10 lakh new POS terminals by which year?
A
March 2017
B
April 2018
C
February 2020
D
March 2019
Question 10 Explanation: 
Banks to introduce additional 10 lakh new PoS terminals by March 2017 and 20 lakh Aadhar based PoS by September 2017.
Question 11
The earliest known literacy work in Kannada is..........
A
Anekantavada
B
Ashtadiggajas
C
Kavirajamarg
D
Bhakti Kal
Question 11 Explanation: 
Kavirajamarg:Kavirajamarga is the earliest available work on rhetoric, poetics and grammar in the Kannada language
Question 12
In 1954 Obninsk, USSR, was the place for what?
A
Launch of Sputnik 1
B
A devastating earthquake, killing over 200, 000
C
Coming online of the world's first grid-connected nuclear power plant
D
A meteor strike
Question 12 Explanation: 
Coming online of the world's first grid-connected nuclear power plant
Question 13
What is the rate applicable under GST to Services by an acquiring bank, to any person in relation to the settlement of an amount up to two thousand rupees in a single transaction transacted through credit card, debit card, charge card or other payment card service?
A
28%
B
5%
C
18%
D
No GST
Question 13 Explanation: 
No GST-Services by an acquiring bank, to any person in relation to the settlement of an amount up to two thousand rupees in a single transaction transacted through credit card, debit card, charge card or other payment card service.
Question 14
Cathay is now a poetic name for which country?
A
China
B
Japan
C
Korea
D
Iraq
Question 14 Explanation: 
China
Question 15
'Ashoka Chakra' is awarded for
A
acts of gallantry in the presence of enemy
B
gallantry by children
C
outstanding contribution to literature
D
the most conspicuous bravery or self sacrifice on land, air or sea but not in the presence of the enemy
Question 16
In December 2010, Continental Airlines was found criminally responsible for which airline disaster by a Parisian court and was fined Euro 200, 000 and ordered to pay Air France Euro 1 million, while Continental mechanic John Taylor was given a 15-month suspended sentence?
A
Airbus A330-200, Flight 447, 1 June 2009
B
Cityline Bombardier DHC-8, Flight 5634, 6 January 1993
C
Airbus A330-300, test flight, 30 June 1994
D
Concorde, Flight 4590, 25 July 2000
Question 16 Explanation: 
Concorde, Flight 4590, 25 July 2000
There are 16 questions to complete.

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