General Knowledge MCQs

General Knowledge MCQs

Try to answer these 50+ General Knowledge MCQs and check your understanding of the General Knowledge subject.
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1: Jayalalithaa recently sworn in as the Chief Minister of which state?

A.   Kerala

B.   Karnataka

C.   Arunachal Pradesh

D.   Tamil Nadu

2: Who has recently won the Monaco Grand Prix Formula One (F1) World Championship title?

A.   Lewis Hamilton

B.   Nico Rosberg

C.   Sebastain Vettel

D.   Sergio Perez

3: Who was recently appointed as Managing Director (MD) of Indias home appliances maker Whirlpool?

A.   Sunil Sood

B.   Vijay Mayaram

C.   Anirudh Khelkar

D.   Sunil DSouza

4: Who recently won the CEAT Indian Cricketer of the Year award?

A.   Murali Vijay

B.   Ajinkya Rahane

C.   Virat Kohli

D.   Shikhar Dhawan

5: Who was recently appointed as Chairman and Managing Director of state-run National Fertilizers Ltd (NFL)?

A.   Manoj Mishra

B.   Raj Kumar

C.   Aman Kumar Sigh

D.   Pradeep Kumar Sinha

6: Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

A.   Hevea Tree Brazil

B.   Sumatra Storm Malaysia

C.   Kajan River Borneo

D.   Dekke Toba fish Brazil

7: Which of the following resources is renewable one?

A.   Uranium

B.   Coal

C.   Timber

D.   Natural Gas

8: How many neck canal cells are found in the archegonium of a fern?

A.   One

B.   Two

C.   Three

D.   Four

9: Which angiosperm is vesselless?

A.   Hydrilla

B.   Trochodendro

C.   Maize

D.   Wheat

10: Who was the first child born after operative procedure?

A.   Caesar

B.   Huxley

C.   William

D.   Pasteur

11: Myrmecology is study of?

A.   Insects

B.   Ants

C.   Crustaceans

D.   Arthropods

12: NIN (National Institute of Nutrition) Central Office is located at?

A.   Hyderabad

B.   Mumbai

C.   Bengaluru

D.   Kolkata

13: Cactus is referred to as

A.   Hydrophyte

B.   Mesophyte

C.   Xerophyte

D.   Epiphyte

14: Which of the following is not a renewable resource?

A.   Thorium

B.   Geothermal heat

C.   Tidal power

D.   Radiant energy

15: Which of the following statements is correct?

A.   Mahadeo hills are in the west of Maikala hills.

B.   Mahadeo hills are the part of Karnataka Plateau.

C.   Mahadeo hills are in the east of Chhotanagpur Plateau

D.   Mahadeo hills are the part of Aravalli ranges.

16: The 3rd Summit of BRICS was organised in 2011 in

A.   China

B.   India

C.   South Africa

D.   Brazil

17: Question No : 17

A.   Which of the following days is observed as World Population Day every year?

B.   11th March

C.   11th July

D.   11th August

E.   10th January

18: The 38th Summit of G-8 is being organised in which of the following countries in May 2012?

A.   Canada

B.   Germany

C.   China

D.   USA

19: Which of the following schemes/programmes is launched to develop rural infrastrucrure in India?

A.   MG National Rural Employment Guarantee Act

B.   Bharat Nirman

C.   Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana

D.   Total Sanitation Campaign

20: Who among the following is the winner of Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 2011 ?

A.   Bob Dylan

B.   Hank Williams

C.   Janathan Dee

D.   Jennifer Egan

21: Who among the following is the Chief Election Commissioner of India at present?

A.   Shri Navin Chawla

B.   Shri S.V. Quraishi

C.   Shri Ajit Seth

D.   None of these

22: Which of the following is true about the Railway Budget 2012-13 finally passed by the Parliament?

A.   No hike in passenger fares up to 3rd AC

B.   30 new trains introduced on Delhi/Mumbai route

C.   Three new Shatabdi trains introduced last year withdrawn

D.   A new zone created as Central Railway divided in two zones South Central and Central Main

23: Which of the following countries is not a member of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) ?

A.   Angola

B.   Libya

C.   Bangladesh

D.   Venezuela

24: Which of the following books is written by Vikram Seth ?

A.   The Golden Gate

B.   A Peep into the Past

C.   Between the Lines

D.   City of Joy

25: Which of the following awards is given for contribution in the field of literature ?

A.   Kirti Chakra

B.   Jamnalal Bajaj Award

C.   S. S. Bhatnagar Award

D.   Saraswati Samman

26: Which of the following terms is not used in the game of cricket ?

A.   Bouncer

B.   Hit wicket

C.   Cover Point

D.   Jockey

27: Which of the following combinations of the States and their Chief Ministers (at present) is not correct?

A.   Uttar Pradesh Akhilesh Yadav

B.   Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot

C.   Himachal Pradesh Shanta Kumar

D.   West Bengal Mamata Banerjee

28: Which of the following is the Unit of work?

A.   Ohm

B.   Ampere

C.   Coulomb

D.   Joule

29: When the expenditure of the government exceeds the revenue, the difference of balance between the two is called

A.   Balance of payment

B.   Deflation

C.   Devaluation

D.   Budget deficit

30: Who among the following is the Secretary of State (Foreign Minister) of USA at present?

A.   Mr. Barak Obama

B.   Mr. Jean Claude

C.   Mrs. Hillary Clinton

D.   Mr. David Cameron

31: Advances in agriculture ________.

A.   Did not increase the amount of food per person from a global perspective

B.   Have resulted in a smaller global population

C.   Have often resulted in alteration and destruction of natural systems

D.   Are always sustainable, since they are based on natural ecosystems

32: ____ are both examples of cooperative contracts.

A.   Licensing and joint ventures

B.   Franchising and licensing

C.   Direct investment and indirect investment

D.   Direct exporting and indirect exporting

E.   Joint ventures and strategies alliances

33: The ""theoretical"" price of one beer _______ for a second or subsequent dui.

A.   Goes up

B.   Goes down

C.   Remains same

D.   None of these

34: The first officials of sporting events were __________.

A.   Neutral spectators

B.   Police officers from the community

C.   The captains of the two competing teams

D.   None of these

35: The mental operation of ___________ governs what we do, how we do it, and how quickly we do it.

A.   Conation

B.   Affection

C.   Cognition

D.   Metacognition

36: The pattern of yellow lines on the roadway determines whether __________ is permitted.

A.   Passing

B.   Slowing

C.   Changing lanes

D.   Driving

37: Today, fringe benefits account for approximately ______ percent of total payroll costs.

A.   6

B.   18

C.   30

D.   40

38: Try not to park next to ____________ or vehicles that are too close to the white space markings.

A.   Buildings

B.   Small vehicles

C.   Trees

D.   Large vehicles

39: Theme is not __________.

A.   Related to the motifs that occur in a story

B.   The central message revealed through the story

C.   The moral of a story

D.   Advanced by the narrator's tone

40: An image is _____

A.   A visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface.

B.   A physical representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface.

C.   A mental representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface

41: In the word legalization the root ______ means law.

A.   Egal

B.   Liz

C.   Gal

D.   Leg

42: At the core, nazism was _____.

A.   Was strikingly similar to communism

B.   Was socialism with a militaristic focus

C.   Was the opposite of Communism and socialism because they taught all people were equal

D.   Had nothing in common with democracy

43: The danube river flows from __________.

A.   The Black Forest in Germany to the Black Sea

B.   Paths for the exclusive use of bicycles

C.   Less water for the floodplain

44: The average american knows ______ contacts.

A.   5,000 - 10,000

B.   500 - 600

C.   75 - 100

45: The colorado plateau is an example of _______ mountains.

A.   Divergent-boundary

B.   Uplifted

C.   Fault-block

D.   Continental-continental

46: The first step in the journalizing and posting process is to ________.

A.   Record the transaction in the journal

B.   Identify the accounts involved and the account type

C.   Decide whether each account increases or decreases

D.   Post the journal entry to the ledger

A.   Amos 'n' Andy

B.   Digital recording

C.   Performing and touring

D.   Race records

48: The national forest management act ________ national forest land.

A.   Was passed in 1976 with the intent to ensure multiple use and sustainable yield of

B.   Was passed by the Bush administration in 2004 to loosen environmental protections of

C.   Was passed in 1995 with the intent to ensure multiple use and sustainable yield of

49: The salinity in salt marshes can vary throughout the day because _______.

A.   River flow changes throughout the day

B.   The amount of salt water in a marsh depends upon ocean tides

C.   Daily winds and rains result in salt and fresh water mixing

D.   Salt water collects in the lowest elevations

50: The two holiest cities of islam are _____

A.   Mecca and Medina

B.   Abqaīq and Abhā

C.   Jeddah and Riyadh

D.   Mecca and Riyadh