General knowledge quiz 884

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
..........is the region in which no light reaches
A
Penumbra
B
Opaque
C
Umbra
D
Transparent
Question 1 Explanation: 
Umbra:Since no light reaches the screen in this region, a total shadow, or umbra, is formed.
Question 2
What is one of the characteristics common to both the colobus monkey and Geoffroy's spider monkey?
A
They are native to South America
B
They are tailless
C
They have no thumbs, only rudimentary stumps
D
They are mainly carnivorous
Question 2 Explanation: 
They have no thumbs, only rudimentary stumps
Question 3
How many years is Methuselah recorded as having lived?
A
25
B
101
C
969
D
200
Question 3 Explanation: 
969
Question 4
The lumbar region of the human body contains how many vertebrae?
A
30
B
15
C
5
D
10
Question 4 Explanation: 
5
Question 5
Which structure of cantilever design, designed by Sir W. M. Arrol, was begun in 1883 and opened in 1890?
A
Clifton Suspension Bridge
B
Forth Railway Bridge
C
London Bridge
D
Hammersmith Bridge
Question 5 Explanation: 
Forth Railway Bridge
Question 6
India Gazette was founded by..........
A
James Augustus Hicky
B
Hunters
C
Henry Vivian Derozio
D
MG Ranade
Question 6 Explanation: 
Henry Vivian Derozio:The Gazette of India is a public journal and an authorised legal document of the Government of India, published weekly by the Department of Publication, Ministry of Urban Development.It was founded by Henry Vivian Derozio
Question 7
Which of these became the highest-placed British dressage rider in the Olympics in 1984 with the horse Wily Trout, won the team gold medal at the 1997 European Championships with the British Event Team, and won the Badminton Horse Trials in 1998 with Word Perfect?
A
Andrew Bartle
B
Christopher Bartle
C
Shane Bartle
D
Robert G Bartle
Question 7 Explanation: 
Christopher Bartle
Question 8
Which country produces the most of the world's olive oil?
A
South Africa
B
Jordan
C
Greece
D
Spain
Question 8 Explanation: 
Spain
Question 9
What are the 2 terminals of a diode called?
A
Pentode and Triode
B
Gate and Drain
C
Drain and Source
D
Anode and Cathode
Question 10
Who directed a 2001 gothic horror film centred on children and a darkened Victorian mansion on the English coast?
A
M. Night Shyamalan
B
Alejandro Amenabar
C
Guy Magan
D
Ridley Scott
Question 10 Explanation: 
Alejandro Amenabar
Question 11
Who among the following lead the panel on National Education Policy?
A
Manjul Bhargava
B
Ram Shankar Kureel
C
K Kasturirangan
D
Vasudha Kamat
Question 11 Explanation: 
K Kasturirangan
Question 12
Who released an album in May 2009 called "21st Century Breakdown"?
A
Michael Jackson
B
The Arctic Monkeys
C
Green Day
D
U2
Question 12 Explanation: 
Green Day
Question 13
Which of these plays does not have a character called Laura?
A
Tea And Sympathy by Robert Anderson
B
Father by August Strindberg
C
The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams
D
Torch Song Trilogy by Harvey Fierstein
Question 13 Explanation: 
Torch Song Trilogy by Harvey Fierstein
Question 14
The Compensated Emancipation Act, passed in the USA in 1862, provided for what in addition to the abolition of slavery in Washington, D.C?
A
A free house for each freed slave
B
$10 for each freed slave and financial support for the first three years
C
A new flag for the district
D
Up to $300 per freed slave to slaveholders, $100 to any newly freed slave who left the US
Question 14 Explanation: 
Up to $300 per freed slave to slaveholders, $100 to any newly freed slave who left the US
Question 15
Our skin, when exposed to excess sunlight, becomes dark. This is because our skin pigments called
A
flavoxanthin
B
melanin
C
carotene
D
Xanthophyll
Question 16
Sukanya Samriddhi Accounts can be closed after completion of..........
A
23 years
B
15 years
C
18 years
D
21 years
Question 16 Explanation: 
21 years:Minimum INR. 1000/-and Maximum INR. 1, 50, 000/-in a financial year. Subsequent deposit in multiple of INR 100/-Deposits can be made in lump-sum No limit on number of deposits either in a month or in a Financial year.Partial withdrawal, maximum up to 50% of balance standing at the end of the preceding financial year can be taken after Account holder's attaining age of 18 years. Account can be closed after completion of 21 years.
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