Basic General Knowledge Quiz Multiple Choice Questions Online - Set 10

 Basic General Knowledge Quiz Multiple Choice Questions Online - Set 10

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1) The Book " The Man who knew Infinity" by Robert Kanigel and extensively reviewed in indian newspapers is the biography of
A) Sir CV Raman
B) Sir Homi J Bhabha
C) Vikram Sarabhai
D) Srinivasa Ramanujan
Answer: D) Srinivasa Ramanujan

2) Which subatomic particle has no charge?
A) All of the above
B) proton
C) neutron
D) electron
Answer: C) neutron

3) Which of the following country is known as Kalaallit Nunaat, meaning "Land of the people"?
A) Iceland
B) Panama
C) Estonia
D) Greenland
Answer: D) Greenland

4) India's largest start up ecosystem has launched in which state?
A) Gujarat
B) Uttarakhand
C) Uttar Pradesh
D) Kerala
Answer: D) Kerala

5) Which state has recorded highest number of tigers in 2018?
A) Chhattisgarh
B) Uttarakhand
C) Karnataka
D) Madhya Pradesh
Answer: D) Madhya Pradesh

6) Where was the 7th edition of Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsava held from 14 January to 20 January, 2018?
A) Jaipur
B) New Delhi
C) Kanpur
D) Bengaluru
Answer: D) Bengaluru

7) What is the cause of most boating accidents?
A) Alcohol use
B) All of the above
C) Machinery failure
D) Lack of proper look-out
Answer: B) All of the above

8) Who is the first woman to climb mount everest in the world ?
A) Lhakpa Sherpa
B) Sungdare Sherpa
C) Santosh_Yadav
D) Junko Tabei
Answer: D) Junko Tabei

9) Who among the following noble prize winners experimented his first experiment in Secunderababd ?
A) Alexander Fleming
B) Ronald Ross
C) Hans Adolf Jets
D) Robert Coach
Answer: B) Ronald Ross

10) Which one of the following methods is not suitable for urban rainwater harvesting?
A) Rooftop recharge pit
B) Recharge wells
C) Gully plug
D) Recharge trench
Answer: C) Gully plug

11) What is the maximum number of days of employment a rural poor would get under 'MGNREGA'?
A) 90 days
B) 100 days
C) 120 days
D) 180 days
Answer: B) 100 days

13) Indian state where Uniform Civil Code is applied?
A) Uttarakhand
B) Goa
C) Delhi
D) Uttar Pradesh
Answer: B) Goa

14) What is called the descendants of Dutch and Portuguese colonies in Sri Lanka?
A) Sinhalese
B) Vedda
C) Tamil
D) Burgher
Answer: D) Burgher

15) India is the which largest solar market in the world?
A) First
B) Second
C) Fourth
D) Seventh
Answer: B) Second

16) During the meeting of the Board of Directors of IDFC Bank, IDFC Bank proposed to change its name to
A) IDFC Chit Fund Bank
B) Capital IDFC Bank Ltd
C) First IDFC Bank
D) IDFC First Bank Ltd
Answer: D) IDFC First Bank Ltd

18) Which payment gateway does Amazon use?
A) CCAvenue
B) Amazon Pay
C) Citrus Pay
D) Payzippy
Answer: B) Amazon Pay

19) Which one of the following is not the official language of the UNO?
A) French
B) Arabic
C) Japanese
D) Spanish
Answer: C) Japanese

20) World's oldest living man 2018?
A) Les Colley
B) Masazo Nonaka
C) Juan Pablo Villalos
D) Francisco Nunez Olivera
Answer: B) Masazo Nonaka

21) Which telescopes has recently helped to discover 300000 new galaxies?
A) Lofar
B) Kepler
C) Gemini Observatory
D) Chandra
Answer: A) Lofar

22) Which city has been named as the World Capital of Architecture for 2020?
A) Tokyo
B) Paris
C) Melbourne
D) Rio de Janeiro
Answer: D) Rio de Janeiro

23) How many member countries are there in Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) ?
A) 5
B) 7
C) 6
D) 8
Answer: C) 6

25) Who became the Chief Minister of a state only for one day?
A) Jagdambika Pal
B) Rajendra Prasad
C) Rajiv Gandhi
D) Zakir Hussain
Answer: A) Jagdambika Pal

26) Which one of the following does not signify a battle tank?
A) T-55
B) T-155
C) T-72
D) T-90
Answer: B) T-155

27) In which one of the following groups of States in India is the Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) Project being implemented as a pilot investment?
A) Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu
B) Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh
C) Gujarat, Kerala and Goa
D) Gujarat, Odisha and West Bengal
Answer: D) Gujarat, Odisha and West Bengal

28) ‘Build Back Better recovery plan’,  is associated with the Head of which country?
A) New Zealand
B) Japan
C) United States
D) India
Answer: C) United States

29) The study of volcanoes is called
A) Magmalogy
B) Volcanology
C) Lavology
D) Chemicology
Answer: B) Volcanology

30) The commercial and marketing arm of ISRO is
A) ISRO Satelliet Corporation
B) None
C) Space Applications Center
D) Antrix Corporation Limited
Answer: D) Antrix Corporation Limited

31) After
A) Empire State Building
B) One World Trade Center
C) New World Trade Center
D) World Trade Complex
Answer: B) One World Trade Center

32) Which of the following is the India's first underwater robotic drone?
Answer: A) EyeROV TUNA

33) Which of the following festivals of Tamil Nadu is dedicated to Lord Muruga?
A) Pongal
B) Thai Poosam
C) Aadi Perukku
D) Onam
Answer: B) Thai Poosam

34) Golden Revolution refers to
A) Oil seeds
B) Horticulture
C) Millets
D) Viticulture
Answer: B) Horticulture

35) Who is the current Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO)?
A) Kailasavadivoo Sivan
B) K. Radhakrishnan
C) G. Satheesh Reddy
D) A. S. Kiran Kumar
Answer: A) Kailasavadivoo Sivan

37) Which of the following areas has the largest production of coal in China?
A) Xinjiang
B) Hebei
C) Inner Mongolia
D) Shaanxi
Answer: D) Shaanxi

38) Which state decided to set up anti-poaching tiger protection force?
A) Haryana
B) Telangana
C) Karnataka
D) Andhra Pradesh
Answer: B) Telangana

39) The concept of Public Interest Litigation originated in
A) India
B) United States
C) Australia
D) England
Answer: B) United States

41) The gift of Nile river is
A) Korea
B) Egypt
C) Japan
D) Africa
Answer: B) Egypt

42) Which of the following satellites is the first satellite made by complete native technology?
A) Aryabhatta
B) Rohini
C) Kalpana-1
D) Bhaskara
Answer: A) Aryabhatta

43) Which of the following is the official currency of the European Union?
A) Yen
B) Dollar
C) Pound
D) Euro
Answer: D) Euro

44) Which city was the venue of 'ParmanuTech 2019'?
A) Hyderabad
B) Pune
C) New Delhi
D) Kolkata
Answer: C) New Delhi

46) In April 2019, scientists in ________ produced the world’s first 3D printed heart using human tissue.
A) Croatia
B) Kenya
C) Ethiopia
D) Israel
Answer: D) Israel

47) Which state launched Kalia scholarship scheme to boost education for farmers children?
A) Haryana
B) Odisha
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Uttar Pradesh
Answer: B) Odisha

48) The "Pradhan Mantri Shram-Yogi Maandhan" scheme was launched on?
A) 15 Feb, 2019
B) 1 Feb, 2019
C) 2 Feb, 2018
D) 14 Feb, 2018
Answer: A) 15 Feb, 2019

49) Sub-prime crisis' is a term associated with which one of the following events?
A) Economic recession
B) Political instability
C) Structural adjustment programmes
D) Growing social inequality
Answer: A) Economic recession

50) What are the followers of Islam called
A) Ishas
B) Muhammads
C) Muslims
D) Abrahams
Answer: C) Muslims

51) In May 2019, the International Monetary Fund agreed to bail out ________ with a fund of $6 billion.
A) India
B) Bangladesh
C) Nepal
D) Pakistan
Answer: D) Pakistan

52) Which is the world's most valuable company?
A) Microsoft
B) Amazon
C) Apple
D) Google
Answer: C) Apple

54) What is presented in the Preamble to the constitution?
A) The constitution's goal to keep government powers in check.
B) The process for appealing a law.
C) An outline of individual rights that are explained in the constitution.
D) the names of the constitution's authors.
Answer: C) An outline of individual rights that are explained in the constitution.

56) Which train was recently named as the 'Vande Bharat Express' by the Railways Ministry?
A) Train 18
B) 23 Humsafar Express
C) Uday Express 1
D) Antyodaya 10
Answer: A) Train 18

58) Which country is now the world's largest weapons importer?
A) China
B) Saudi Arabia
C) Pakistan
D) Iran
Answer: B) Saudi Arabia

59) Urdu is the official language of _________.
A) West Bengal
B) Arunachal Pradesh
C) Andhra Pradesh
D) Jammu & Kashmir
Answer: D) Jammu & Kashmir

60) Which of these is not an Indian Musical Instrument?
A) Bansuri
B) Madal
C) Sitar
D) Tanpura
Answer: B) Madal

61) India's largest e-commerce player Flipkart recently bought eBay's India business, and closing a $1.4 billion fund-raising round from Tencent, eBay and Microsoft. Name the Chief Executive Officer of Flipkart.
A) Kalyan Krishnamurthy
B) Devin Wenig
C) Satya Nadella
D) Jeff Bejos
Answer: A) Kalyan Krishnamurthy

62) Which elements are most abundant in living organisms?
A) oxygen, nitrogen, carbon, hydrogen, sulfur, and phosphorus
B) carbon, potassium, iron, magnesium, hydrogen, and nitrogen
C) oxygen, calcium, phosphorus, sodium, hydrogen, and carbon
D) hydrogen, carbon, calcium, potassium, oxygen, and phosphorus
Answer: A) oxygen, nitrogen, carbon, hydrogen, sulfur, and phosphorus

63) The Reserve Bank of India has imposed a penalty of Rs 5 crore on which of the following banks for non-compliance of its directives?
A) Yes Bank
B) HDFC Bank
C) Kotak Mahindra Bank
D) Karur Vysya Bank
Answer: D) Karur Vysya Bank

64) Subordinate courts are supervised by___________
A) Parliament
B) Supreme Court
C) High Court
D) District Court
Answer: C) High Court

65) A relationship can be damaged by
A) not meeting expectations
B) All of the above
C) people not spending time with one another
D) no trust
Answer: B) All of the above

66) India’s fastest indigenous train Train18, which will run from Delhi to Varanasi, named as
A) Vandemataram Express
B) Sapthagiri Express
C) Bharat Express
D) Vande Bharat Express
Answer: D) Vande Bharat Express

67) The projects under Coastal Berth Scheme of the flagship Sagarmala Programme are distributed over how many States?A.EightB.TenC.TwelveD.Fourteen
A) 14
B) 12
C) 8
D) 10
Answer: C) 8

68) The 2016 black comedy crime thriller 'Udta Punjab' is loosely based on which of the following?
A) Child labour in Punjab
B) Drug abuse in Punjab
C) Partition problems in Punjab
D) Wheat harvest in Punjab
Answer: B) Drug abuse in Punjab

69) Several Budget proposals, including the reintroduction of the tax on long-term capital gains (LTCG) exceeding __ from the sale of shares, will kick in from 01st April 2018, the beginning of the 2018-19 financial year.
A) 3 lakhs
B) 2 lakhs
C) 4 lakhs
D) 1 lakh
Answer: D) 1 lakh

70) Which Asian country has opened 'Duge Bridge' (world's highest road bridge) for use in year 2016?
A) Japan
B) India
C) Russia
D) China
Answer: D) China

72) Who is the Chief Editor of the news channel Times Now?
A) Sonia Singh
B) Arnab Goswami
C) Ravish Kumar
D) Rahul Shivshankar
Answer: D) Rahul Shivshankar

73) Richest man in Asia 2018?
A) Lee
B) Mukesh Ambani
C) Jack Ma
D) Prem Ji
Answer: B) Mukesh Ambani

74) Which country is resettling its refugees in the Bhashan Char Island?
A) Nepal
B) Sri Lanka
C) Bangladesh
D) China
Answer: C) Bangladesh

76) A broad, low embankment built up along the banks of a river channel during floods is called
A) Flood Plain
B) Delta
C) Dune
D) Levee
Answer: D) Levee

77) A piece of land almost surrounded by water
A) strait
B) peninsula
C) isthumus
D) island
Answer: B) peninsula

78) Which one of the following launched world's longest scheduled flight ?
A) British Airways
B) Air India
C) Jet Blue
D) Qatar Airways
Answer: D) Qatar Airways

79) Which company is now listed to be one of the world's most valuable privately held companies ?
A) Tata Steels
B) Facebook
C) Apple
D) Space X
Answer: D) Space X

80) Which of the following is called the 'Land of the Golden Pagoda'?
A) China
B) Japan
C) Myanmar
D) North Korea
Answer: C) Myanmar

82) International Day of Happiness is celebrated throughout the world on  ?
A) 19th March
B) 23rd March
C) 21st March
D) 20th March
Answer: D) 20th March

83) When should you discard a PFD?
A) When it has a torn strap
B) When its been used 1 month
C) When it is too small
D) When its been used 1 year
Answer: A) When it has a torn strap

84) Main bench of National Green Tribunal is located at
A) Delhi
B) Pune
C) Bhopal
D) Lucknow
Answer: A) Delhi

85) By what name is the combined water stream of Ganga and Brahmaputra known?
A) Padma
B) Meghna
C) Tsangpo
D) Jamuna
Answer: B) Meghna

86) Which describes the Sahara?
A) a desert that covers the northern one third of Africa
B) tropical jungle with a variety of plants and animals
C) high plains on which many African animals live
D) the terrain between desert and savanna
Answer: A) a desert that covers the northern one third of Africa

87) National Hydrogen Energy Mission (NHEM) 
A) Narendra Modi
B) Nirmala Sitharaman
C) Dr. Harshvardhan
D) Nitin Gadkari
Answer: B) Nirmala Sitharaman

89) Which one of the following pairs of water bodies are connected by the Suez Canal?
A) Mediterranean sea-Black Sea
B) Atlantic Ocean-Pacific Ocean
C) Indian Ocean-Pacific Ocean
D) Mediterranean Sea-Red Sea
Answer: D) Mediterranean Sea-Red Sea

90) Which agency in India provides refinance of export credit?
A) EXIM Bank
91) Which company received the award as one of the 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies?
A) Infosys
B) Tata Steel
C) ITC Limited
D) Reliance Industries
Answer: B) Tata Steel

92) What is "NIKKEI"?
A) Foreign Exchange Market of Japan
B) Name of Japanese Central Bank
C) Share Price Index of Tokyo Share Market
D) Japanese name of country’s Planning Commission
Answer: C) Share Price Index of Tokyo Share Market

93) Which among the following is the oldest mountain/hill range in India?
A) Aravalli Hills
B) Himalayas
C) Western Ghats
D) Eastern Ghats
Answer: A) Aravalli Hills

94) Which is in India wins Pierre L'Enfant International Planning Excellence Award 2017 ?
A) Banglore
B) Bhubaneshwar
C) Delhi
D) Hyderabad
Answer: B) Bhubaneshwar

95) CIPAM is planning to launch a scheme for raising intellectual property rights awareness at a cost of Rs 29.7 crore. What does ‘C’ stand for in ‘CIPAM’?
A) Cell
B) Compound
C) Compartment
D) Combined
Answer: A) Cell

96) Japanese art ‘Ikebana’ is related to _____.
A) sand art
B) tree cutting
C) flower arrangement
D) paper folding
Answer: C) flower arrangement

97) Trishna gas project, which is in news recently, is located in which state?
A) Madhya Pradesh
B) Tripura
C) Uttar Pradesh
D) Maharashtra
Answer: B) Tripura

98) Which is the first country to receive the batch of free Covid vaccines through COVAX scheme?
A) Ethiopia
C) Sudan
D) Ghana
Answer: D) Ghana

99) The spice, cinnamon, is native to:
A) Afghanistan
B) Sri Lanka
C) Malaysia
D) Bhutan
Answer: B) Sri Lanka

100) Which country's Parliament has passed a law that will limit the powers of its police?
A) France
B) Israel
C) Britain
D) China
Answer: B) Israel

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