General knowledge quiz 906

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the maximum limit on cash payment that is to be made to the beneficiary under MTSS in India?
A
Rs. 15, 000
B
Rs. 10, 000
C
Rs. 40, 000
D
Rs. 50, 000
Question 1 Explanation: 
Amounts up to INR 50, 000/-may be paid in cash to a beneficiary in India. These can also be loaded on to a pre-paid card issued by banks. Any amount exceeding this limit shall be paid by means of account payee cheque/ demand draft/ payment order, etc., or credited directly to the beneficiary's bank account. However, in exceptional circumstances, where the beneficiary is a foreign tourist, higher amounts may be disbursed in cash.
Question 2
Too much import of which commodity by India adversely affects Trade Balance and Current Account Balance?
A
Maize
B
Rice
C
Gold
D
Milk
Question 2 Explanation: 
Gold:CAD ( Current account Deficit) and Trade Balance adversely affected by too much import of Gold. It is made up of different factors(please refer some textbook for the exact factors, basically its the sum of (total income of the country)-(total expenditure of the country ) = most of the time its negative because of the high amount of Oil and Gold import.
Question 3
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport located in which State/UT?
A
Gujarat
B
Andaman & Nicobar
C
Maharashtra
D
West Bengal
Question 4
The two elements that are frequently used for making transistors are
A
boron and aluminium
B
silicon and germanium
C
iridium and tungsten
D
niobium and columbium
Question 5
This American TV black comedy and crime drama was inspired by a Coen Brothers film and has won Emmy Awards for Miniseries, Directing and Casting plus numerous other awards. Which is it?
A
Grimm (2011-)
B
True Detective (2014-)
C
Mike and Molly (2010-2016)
D
Fargo (2014-)
Question 5 Explanation: 
Fargo (2014-)
Question 6
Ultraviolet rays can be used in water treatment as..........
A
Distillation
B
Contamination
C
Disinfectant
D
Condensation
Question 6 Explanation: 
Disinfectant:UV disinfects water containing bacteria and viruses and can be effective against protozoans like, Giardia lamblia cysts or Cryptosporidium oocysts.
Question 7
Which of these is an animal?
A
Tansy
B
Tamarisk
C
Tamarind
D
Tamarin
Question 7 Explanation: 
Tamarin
Question 8
What is another name for horizontal roll vortices?
A
Low-etage
B
Strato-cumulus cloud
C
Cloud streets
D
Downward-growing nimbostratus
Question 8 Explanation: 
Cloud streets
Question 9
Which animated TV series, which first aired in the UK in November 2016, features rotating members of a superhero group plus characters made famous by DC Comics?
A
The Flash
B
Justice League Action
C
Arrow
D
Supergirl
Question 9 Explanation: 
Justice League Action
Question 10
..........festival celebrated in Spain
A
Maine Lobster Festival
B
Baltic Herring Festival
C
Oktoberfest festival
D
Onion eating festival
Question 10 Explanation: 
Onion eating festival:The Grand Fiesta de la Calcotada(Onion eating festival) is held in the month of January and sees thousands of people taking to the streets, cooking and celebrating the bountifulness of onions in Spain
Question 11
Which seabird that ranges widely in the Southern Ocean and the North Pacific has the largest wingspan of any existing birds?
A
Belcher's gull
B
Albatross
C
Cormorant
D
Kittiwake
Question 11 Explanation: 
Albatross
Question 12
The national agency mandated to control, analyse and disseminate Suspicious Transaction Reports(STR), Cash Transaction Reports and counterfeit currency reports to various investigative agencies of the country after receiving it from banks and other financial intermediaries is..........
A
RBI
B
Financial Intelligence Unit(FIU)
C
Intelligence Bureau(IB)
D
Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI)
Question 12 Explanation: 
The FIU is the national agency mandated to collect, analyse and disseminate Suspicious Transaction Reports (STRs), Cash Transaction Reports and Counterfeit Currency Reports to various investigative agencies of the country after receiving it from banks and other financial intermediaries under a stipulated mechanism.
Question 13
..........planet has rings on four sides
A
Mercury
B
Saturn
C
Jupiter
D
Uranus
Question 13 Explanation: 
Saturn:Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and the second-largest in the Solar System, after Jupiter. It is a gas giant with an average radius about nine times that of Earth.It has rings on four sides
Question 14
The Golden Globe awards started in..........
A
1944
B
1920
C
1935
D
1952
Question 14 Explanation: 
1944:The Golden Globe Award is an American accolade bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association(HFPA) recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign.It was first awarded in 1944
Question 15
When did a man last walk on the moon?
A
1969
B
1972
C
1980
D
1990
Question 15 Explanation: 
1972
Question 16
Which of the following has high penetrating power?
A
Beta Particle
B
Alpha Particle
C
All of the above
D
Gamma Rays
Question 16 Explanation: 
Gamma Rays:Gamma rays are ionizing radiation, and are thus biologically hazardous. Decay of an atomic nucleus from a high energy state to a lower energy state, a process called gamma decay, produces gamma radiation.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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