General knowledge quiz 887

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The book titled ' The Vendor of Sweets' is penned by..........
A
Khushwant Singh
B
Chetan Bhagat
C
JP Narayan
D
RK Narayan
Question 1 Explanation: 
RK Narayan:The Vendor of Sweets, by R. K. Narayan, is composed in simple, lucid English that can be read and understood without turning and returning the pages after a single read.
Question 2
Malai Mahadeshwara Wildlife Sanctuary or Male Mahadeshwara Wildlife Sanctuary located in..........
A
Karnataka
B
Nagaland
C
Uttar Pradesh
D
Assam
Question 3
Which optical instrument shows symmetrical forms, produced by a combination of reflecting surfaces?
A
Cinematograph
B
Telescope
C
Lantern slide
D
Kaleidoscope
Question 3 Explanation: 
Kaleidoscope
Question 4
Who is the author of 'TIGER:The Life of Tipu Sultan'?
A
Manish Sharma
B
Kate Brittlebank
C
Deepak Malhotra
D
Naina Lal Kidwai
Question 4 Explanation: 
Kate Brittlebank:'TIGER:The Life of Tipu Sultan' authored by It is a simply written and accessible book about Tipu Sultan, the ruler of Mysore from 1782 to 1799
Question 5
Netravali Wildlife Sanctuary is located in..........
A
Karnataka
B
Nagaland
C
Rajasthan
D
Goa
Question 6
What name was given to the number 10 to the power of 100 (i.e. 1 followed by one hundred zeros) by nine-year-old Milton Sirotta, nephew of American mathematician Edward Kasner?
A
Infanta
B
Squillion
C
Googol
D
Gilgamesh
Question 6 Explanation: 
Googol
Question 7
To help the cashew processing industry, the customs duty on raw cashew is reduced from 5% to..........%?
A
4%
B
4.50%
C
3%
D
2.5%
Question 7 Explanation: 
To help the cashew processing industry, Government proposed to reduce customs duty on raw cashew from 5% to 2.5%.
Question 8
Who boxed briefly and unsuccessfully under the name Packy East, once making it to the semifinals of the Ohio novice championship?
A
Cary Grant
B
Bing Crosby
C
Charlie Chaplin
D
Bob Hope
Question 8 Explanation: 
Bob Hope
Question 9
Which Chief Minister launched the ''CM Scooty Scheme'' for college girls to support women in colleges from economically backward to continue their education?
A
Bihar
B
Gujarat
C
Assam
D
Jammu and Kashmir
Question 9 Explanation: 
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti launched the ''CM Scooty Scheme'' for college girls. The scheme was launched in Srinagar and flagged off with the Chief Minister taking a ride on pillion seat of a scooter CM Scooty scheme
Question 10
What is the word for the requirements demanded by celebrities before they will appear on a TV show or at a performance?
A
Mandatory
B
Rider
C
Preperf agreement
D
Road rules
Question 10 Explanation: 
Rider
Question 11
Who plays Mrs. Smith opposite Brad Pitt in the movie "Mr. and Mrs. Smith"?
A
Uma Thurman
B
Jennifer Aniston
C
Halle Berry
D
Angelina Jolie
Question 11 Explanation: 
Angelina Jolie
Question 12
Bisalpur Dam is built across the..........River
A
Kaveri
B
Mahanadi
C
Ravi
D
Banas
Question 13
Which was the first Soviet Union republic to establish its independence when the Soviet Union was dissolving?
A
Romania
B
Chechnya
C
East Germany
D
Lithuania
Question 13 Explanation: 
Lithuania
Question 14
Who have lived for 20, 000 years as hunter-gatherers, whose territory spans parts of South Africa, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Mozambique, Swaziland, Botswana, Namibia, and Angola, centred on a large arid to semi-arid sandy area?
A
Gorillas of the Mist
B
Swagmen of the Outback
C
Tuareg of the Sahara
D
Bushmen of the Kalahari
Question 14 Explanation: 
Bushmen of the Kalahari
Question 15
Which of these is a female whale?
A
Sow
B
Cow
C
Pow
D
Dhow
Question 15 Explanation: 
Cow
Question 16
Which of these flags is not blue and white, featuring a cross?
A
National flag of the Cook Islands
B
Naval Ensign of Russia
C
National flag of Scotland
D
National flag of Finland
Question 16 Explanation: 
National flag of the Cook Islands
There are 16 questions to complete.

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