General knowledge quiz 889

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Bromine is a
A
black solid
B
red liquid
C
colourless gas
D
highly inflammable gas
Question 2
..........is designed to reduce distortion are placed in Blue Box.
A
Control box
B
Amber box
C
Main box
D
Red box
Question 2 Explanation: 
Amber box:The Amber box subsidies with conditions designed to reduce distortion are placed in Blue Box. They include the direct payment to the farmers to reduce production.
Question 3
Who is the author of the book 'Trivendra Ek Zindaginama-Khairasain ka Sooraj'?
A
Amitav Ghosh
B
Khushwant Singh
C
Nandan Singh Bisht
D
Gauri Lankesh
Question 3 Explanation: 
Nandan Singh Bisht
Question 4
Which of these has France on its Eastern border?
A
Belgium
B
Luxembourg
C
San Marino
D
Andorra
Question 4 Explanation: 
Andorra
Question 5
Which is required for solar energy conversion?
A
Nitrogen
B
Oxygen
C
Carbon
D
Silicon
Question 5 Explanation: 
Silicon:Silicon is what is known as a semi-conductor, meaning that it shares some of the properties of metals and some of those of an electrical insulator, making it a key ingredient in solar cells. Let's take a closer look at what happens when the sun shines onto a solar cell.
Question 6
What is the average of 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9 and 25?
A
8
B
6
C
25
D
1
Question 6 Explanation: 
8
Question 7
What basic food can be evaporated, condensed, pasteurised or dried?
A
Bread
B
Eggs
C
Dates
D
Milk
Question 7 Explanation: 
Milk
Question 8
What title, meaning "general", was held by Japan's military commanders from 1192 to 1867?
A
Shogun
B
Dojo
C
Mikado
D
Samurai
Question 8 Explanation: 
Shogun
Question 9
In which state, India's second tallest flag pole has been inaugurated?
A
Himachal Pradesh
B
Punjab
C
Gujarat
D
Maharashtra
Question 9 Explanation: 
Maharashtra
Question 10
Cinnabar is an ore of which of the following?
A
Zinc
B
Lead
C
Tin
D
Mercury
Question 10 Explanation: 
Mercury:Cinnabar is a toxic mercury sulfide mineral with a chemical composition of HgS.
Question 11
There are 22 of which of these to a mile?
A
Acres
B
Fathoms
C
Furlongs
D
Chains
Question 11 Explanation: 
Chains
Question 12
Intergovernmental Authority on Development(IGAD) headquarters located in
A
Vienna
B
Djibouti
C
The Hague
D
Geneva
Question 12 Explanation: 
Djibouti:The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is an eight-country trade bloc in Africa. It includes governments from the Horn of Africa, Nile Valley, and the African Great Lakes. Its headquarters are in Djibouti City.
Question 13
The Tenth plan Scheme of Food parks was renamed as the Mega Food Park Scheme in
A
2008
B
2010
C
2012
D
2014
Question 13 Explanation: 
2008:The 10th Plan Scheme of Food Parks was renamed as the Mega Food Park Scheme (MFPS) in 2008. It was launched by the Ministry of Food.42 Mega Food Parks to be Operational by 2019.
Question 14
Who will be honoured with the Moortidevi Award for the year 2017?
A
Radhakrishnan
B
Vishwanath Tripathi
C
Joy Goswami
D
Vyomkesh Darvesh
Question 14 Explanation: 
Bengali poet Joy Goswami will be honoured with the Moortidevi Award for the year 2017. The selection committee was headed by poet and scholar Satya Vrat Shastri. It was unanimously decided to award Joy Goswami for his poetry collection named 'Du Dondo Phowara Matro'. The Moortidevi annual award is given for an expressive and perceptive work which highlights human values written in any Indian languages or English. The Moortidevi Award consists of a Saraswati Statue, a Citation Plaque and cash award of Rs 4 lakh. It is the first time the Moortidevi Award is given to a Bengali poet.
Question 15
At present there are..........states and..........Union Territories
A
30, 7
B
29, 7
C
28, 6
D
27, 6
Question 15 Explanation: 
29, 7:India is a union of 29 states and 7 union territories. The states and union territories are further subdivided into districts and further into smaller administrative divisions.
Question 16
What musical has the characters Christian, Satine, Harold Zidler, The Duke of Monroth, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, The Narcoleptic Argentinean, The Doctor, China Doll, Audrey, Nini Legs-in-the-Air and La Petite Princesse?
A
Moulin Rouge!
B
Chicago
C
New York, New York
D
Singing in the Rain
Question 16 Explanation: 
Moulin Rouge!
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