General knowledge quiz 939

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
A federal structure of India was first put forward by which of the following act?
A
Act of 1919
B
Act of 1990
C
Act of 1980
D
Act of 1950
Question 1 Explanation: 
Act of 1919:Part XI(11) of the Indian constitution defines the power distribution between the federal government (the Centre) and the States in India. A federal structure of India was first put forward by the act of 1919
Question 2
The 2005 British Open Golf Tournament was held where?
A
Skye
B
Turnberry
C
Troon
D
St Andrews
Question 2 Explanation: 
St Andrews
Question 3
In which district of Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal Laid foundation for Country's First ITI for Dibyangans (Differently Abled)?
A
Goalpara
B
Karimganj
C
Lakhimpur
D
Dibrugarh
Question 3 Explanation: 
On October 3, 2017, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal laid the foundation stone for the first ever Industrial Training Institute (ITI) exclusively for the Dibyangans (Differently Abled) at ITI Complex in Dibrugarh.
Question 4
The children's book "Swallows and Amazons" by Arthur Ransome is set in what area of Great Britain?
A
Dartmoor
B
South Wales
C
Lake District
D
Hampstead Heath
Question 4 Explanation: 
Lake District
Question 5
The Indian Institute of Science is located at
A
Kerala
B
Madras
C
Bangalore
D
New Delhi
Question 6
Self Help Groups are groups of how many people?
A
15-20
B
5-10
C
10-20
D
15-25
Question 6 Explanation: 
10-20:Self Help Groups are groups of 10-20 people in a locality formed for any social or economic purpose. Most of the SHGs are formed for the purpose of better financial security among its members. SHGs can exist with or without registration.
Question 7
Julie Burchill, Peter Arnett, P J O'Rourke and John Pilger are associated with which activity?
A
Show jumping
B
Journalism
C
Swimming
D
Architecture
Question 7 Explanation: 
Journalism
Question 8
Chowmahalla Palace or Chowmahallatuu located in which State/UT?
A
Rajasthan
B
Telangana
C
Andaman & Nicobar
D
Maharashtra
Question 9
Which of the following is the regulator of the Infrastructure Debt Fund set up as a trust?
A
RBI
B
SEBI
C
IRDA
D
PFRDA
Question 9 Explanation: 
Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) was set up in 1988 to regulate the functions of securities market. SEBI promotes orderly and healthy development in the stock market but initially SEBI was not able to exercise complete control over the stock market transactions.
Question 10
Salvador Allende, General Augusto Pinochet and the "Caravan of Death" are all connected with the history of which country in the 1970s and 1980s?
A
Myanmar
B
Mexico
C
Chile
D
South Korea
Question 10 Explanation: 
Chile
Question 11
UNEP established the Global 500 Roll of Honour in 1987 to recognize the
A
Technology achievements
B
Education achievements
C
Cultural achievements
D
Environmental achievements
Question 11 Explanation: 
Environmental achievements:The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) established the Global 500 Roll of Honour in 1987 to recognize the environmental achievements of individuals and organizations around the world.
Question 12
India's first book village will be inaugurated in.........., Maharashtra
A
Andharwadi
B
Bhilar
C
Beldari
D
Chikhali
Question 12 Explanation: 
Bhilar, a hamlet in Satara district of Maharashtra, popular for its strawberries is all set to embrace the tag of India's first 'village of books', a concept inspired by Britain's Hay-on-Wye, a Welsh town known for its book stores and literature festivals. It will be inaugurated by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on May 4, 2017.
Question 13
Which of the following is the city of Somalia?
A
Mogadishu
B
Bamako
C
Oslo
D
Baku
Question 13 Explanation: 
Mogadishu
Question 14
The first women's Olympic competition for gymnastics, at the 1928 Games in Amsterdam, involved only which type of activity?
A
Synchronized calisthenics
B
Weightlifting
C
Handstands
D
Standing still
Question 14 Explanation: 
Synchronized calisthenics
Question 15
How many New Zealanders have won Nobel Prizes in Chemistry?
A
2
B
5
C
8
D
1
Question 15 Explanation: 
2
Question 16
Most of what Brazilian team died in a plane crash in November 2016 near to Medellin in Colombia?
A
Canarinho, the national football team
B
Chapecoense, Chapeco's football team
C
Cheerleaders
D
National Capoeira team
Question 16 Explanation: 
Chapecoense, Chapeco's football team
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