General knowledge quiz 890

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Where is the 82, 000 seat Maracana Stadium?
A
Madrid
B
Buenos Aires
C
Mexico City
D
Rio de Janeiro
Question 1 Explanation: 
Rio de Janeiro
Question 2
In PAN Card, If the fourth letter is G, then it denotes..........
A
Company
B
Firm
C
General
D
Government
Question 2 Explanation: 
The fourth character informs about the type of holder of the card. G-Government.
Question 3
What mountain's volcanic eruption, on the island of Sumbawa, Indonesia, has discharged the most material?
A
Krakatoa, 1883
B
Tambora, 1815
C
Thera (known as Santorini), around 1470 BC
D
Mt Aso, Kyoto, around 300, 000 BC
Question 3 Explanation: 
Tambora, 1815
Question 4
Who was the first chairman of National Commission for Women?
A
Mohini Giri
B
Jayanti Patnaik
C
Lalitha Kumaramangalam
D
Girija Vyas
Question 4 Explanation: 
Jayanti Patnaik:The First Commission was constituted on 31st January 1992 with Mrs. Jayanti Patnaik as the Chairperson
Question 5
A particular song was copyrighted in 1935 by the Summy Company, crediting authors Preston Ware Orem and Mrs. R.R. Forman. The company was purchased in 1990 by Warner Chappell for US$15 million, with the value of the song estimated at US$5 million. What is the song?
A
For He's a Jolly Good Fellow
B
Happy Birthday to You
C
Auld Lang Syne
D
White Christmas
Question 5 Explanation: 
Happy Birthday to You
Question 6
Japan is also known as
A
Great Japan
B
Nyasaland
C
Nippon
D
Quilon
Question 6 Explanation: 
Nippon:In Japanese, the name of Japan is Nihon or Nippon. The meaning of Nippon is Great Japan.
Question 7
The first nuclear reactor in India is
A
Dhurva
B
Harsha
C
Vipula
D
Apsara
Question 8
Which area was declared a "free territory" in 1947 and administered by the US, UK and Yugoslavia until 1954 when it was partitioned between Italy and Yugoslavia?
A
Romania
B
Germany
C
Trieste
D
Serbia
Question 8 Explanation: 
Trieste
Question 9
Which of these applies to critical discussion of literary texts and cultural contexts?
A
Mimesis
B
Exegesis
C
Diegesis
D
Genesis
Question 9 Explanation: 
Exegesis
Question 10
The TV series "Indian Summers", which premiered in 2015, deals with summers where?
A
Simla, India, in the foothills of the Himalayas
B
On the banks of the Avon River, England
C
Jamaica
D
Singapore
Question 10 Explanation: 
Simla, India, in the foothills of the Himalayas
Question 11
Which English botanist became famous for his research during expeditions to the east coast of Canada in 1766, the Pacific in 1769 and Iceland in 1772?
A
George Caley
B
Charles Darwin
C
George Shaw
D
Joseph Banks
Question 11 Explanation: 
Joseph Banks
Question 12
Since about 1200 CE what shape have neums, or neumes, usually been in Western tradition?
A
Teardrop
B
Oval
C
Square
D
Arrowhead
Question 12 Explanation: 
Square
Question 13
Which city has been by turns, since 1320, Lithuanian, Polish-Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Swedish, Russian, German, Polish, part of the USSR, and Belarussian?
A
Pinsk
B
Utena
C
Katowice
D
Mariupol
Question 13 Explanation: 
Pinsk
Question 14
When an electron in a higher-than-normal orbit falls back to its normal orbit, what is one of the results?
A
A bang
B
A sizzle
C
A photon is released
D
Ozone is created
Question 14 Explanation: 
A photon is released
Question 15
The first major development programme launched by Indian Government after Independent is
A
Agriculture and Rural Debt Relief Scheme (ARDRS)
B
National Rural Employment Programme
C
Rural Landless Employment Guarantee Programme (RLEGP)
D
Community Development Programme
Question 15 Explanation: 
Community Development Programme:The first major development programme launched in India after Independence was Community Development Programme, 1952.The community development programme was launched on a pilot basis in 1952 to provide for a substantial increase in the country's agricultural programme, and for improvements in systems of communication, in rural health and hygiene, and in rural education
Question 16
The mythical figure of Adonis was said to have what quality?
A
Beauty
B
Eloquence
C
Musicianship
D
Strength
Question 16 Explanation: 
Beauty
There are 16 questions to complete.

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