General knowledge quiz 856

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 'Gram Uday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan' for
A
Panchayat Samiti
B
Gram Panchayat
C
Panchayati Raj
D
All of these
Question 1 Explanation: 
Panchayati Raj:Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 'Gram Uday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan' (Village Self Governance Campaign) to strengthen Panchayati Raj in villages and ensure social harmony in villages. It was launched on the occasion of 125th birth anniversary of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar at his birthplace at Mhow, Madhya Pradesh
Question 2
Which small island in the Straits of Bab-el-Mandeb at the south end of the Red Sea was administered as part of Aden during British occupation until 1967, when it was given to the Democratic People's Republic of Yemen?
A
Mukawwa Island
B
Farasan Island
C
St. John's Island
D
Perim
Question 2 Explanation: 
Perim
Question 3
Where is Loktak Lake located?
A
Mizoram
B
Manipur
C
Chhattisgarh
D
Andhra Pradesh
Question 3 Explanation: 
Manipur
Question 4
The Microbial type culture collection centre is situated in..........
A
Shimla
B
Gandhi Nagar
C
Chandigarh
D
Pune
Question 4 Explanation: 
Chandigarh:The Microbial Type Culture Collection and Gene Bank (MTCC), a national facility established in 1986 is funded jointly by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Government of India. It was located in Chandigarh
Question 5
The centre of a well-known UK TV series was a doctor, but was not a medical series. What was the name of the doctor?
A
Where
B
Which
C
Who
D
Why
Question 5 Explanation: 
Who
Question 6
What is the capital of Jharkhand?
A
Raipur
B
Dehradun
C
Ranchi
D
None of the above
Question 7
Wenceslas Square is in which capital city?
A
Tallinn
B
Bucharest
C
Sofia
D
Prague
Question 7 Explanation: 
Prague
Question 8
Which of these is a district of London, England?
A
Salop
B
Soho
C
Cumberland
D
Cardigan
Question 8 Explanation: 
Soho
Question 9
What does a weathervane measure?
A
Wind direction
B
Rainfall
C
Hours of sunlight
D
Air temperature
Question 9 Explanation: 
Wind direction
Question 10
Which is the smallest European carnivore by weight?
A
Weasel
B
Otter
C
Stoat
D
Hedgehog
Question 10 Explanation: 
Weasel
Question 11
Which of these became an independent country in 1971?
A
Belgium
B
Australia
C
Bangladesh
D
Sweden
Question 11 Explanation: 
Bangladesh
Question 12
What is the printing cost of Rs 2000 note?
A
Rs.
B
90
C
Rs.3.09 3.Rs.3.54
D
Rs.3.50
Question 12 Explanation: 
Rs.3.54:Bhartiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran Private Limited (BRBNMPL) is printing each new Rs 500 note at the old cost of Rs 3.09, while the cost of Rs 2, 000 currency note is Rs 3.54. BRBNMPL is a subsidiary of Reserve Bank of India.
Question 13
Which of these islands is part of Indonesia?
A
Tasmania
B
Isle of Wight
C
Rhode Island
D
Sumatra
Question 13 Explanation: 
Sumatra
Question 14
"Falling in love does not mean you love to fall" is an example of chiasmus and what other figure of speech?
A
Hyperbole
B
Simile
C
Metaphor
D
Understatement
Question 14 Explanation: 
Metaphor
Question 15
What does the Gaelic phrase "Sinn Fein" mean?
A
Brits Out
B
Home rule
C
Ourselves alone
D
Kill foreigners
Question 15 Explanation: 
Ourselves alone
Question 16
Wht word can, depending on context, mean white, reddish, or black and blue
A
Livid
B
Rabid
C
Pallid
D
Pellucid
Question 16 Explanation: 
Livid
There are 16 questions to complete.

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