Competitive Exam MCQ Questions with Answers

Prepare for your competitive exams with these 20 multiple-choice questions and answers in different subjects like history, literature, and science. Test your knowledge and improve your scores with this helpful resource.

1. Who is the founder of Microsoft?

  • A. Bill Gates
  • B. Steve Jobs
  • C. Jeff Bezos
  • D. Mark Zuckerberg

Answer: A. Bill Gates

2. Which country has the largest population in the world?

  • A. China
  • B. India
  • C. United States
  • D. Russia

Answer: A. China

3. Who is the author of the book “The Alchemist”?

  • A. Dan Brown
  • B. Paulo Coelho
  • C. J.K. Rowling
  • D. Harper Lee

Answer: B. Paulo Coelho

4. Who is known as the Iron Lady of India?

  • A. Indira Gandhi
  • B. Sonia Gandhi
  • C. Pratibha Patil
  • D. Sushma Swaraj

Answer: A. Indira Gandhi

5. Which Indian state has the highest literacy rate?

  • A. Kerala
  • B. Tamil Nadu
  • C. Mizoram
  • D. Punjab

Answer: C. Mizoram

6. Who was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize?

  • A. Marie Curie
  • B. Mother Teresa
  • C. Rosa Parks
  • D. Florence Nightingale

Answer: A. Marie Curie

7. Which river is known as the “Sorrow of Bihar”?

  • A. Yamuna
  • B. Ganga
  • C. Godavari
  • D. Kosi

Answer: D. Kosi

8. Who is the author of the famous novel “War and Peace”?

  • A. Leo Tolstoy
  • B. Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • C. Anton Chekhov
  • D. Charles Dickens

Answer: A. Leo Tolstoy

9. Who painted the famous artwork “The Starry Night”?

  • A. Vincent van Gogh
  • B. Leonardo da Vinci
  • C. Pablo Picasso
  • D. Michelangelo

Answer: A. Vincent van Gogh

10. Which element is used as a coolant in nuclear reactors?

  • A. Carbon dioxide
  • B. Oxygen
  • C. Helium
  • D. Water

Answer: C. Helium

11. Who is the founder of Amazon?

  • A. Jeff Bezos
  • B. Bill Gates
  • C. Steve Jobs
  • D. Mark Zuckerberg

Answer: A. Jeff Bezos

12. What is the smallest country in the world by land area?

  • A. San Marino
  • B. Monaco
  • C. Liechtenstein
  • D. Vatican City

Answer: D. Vatican City

13. Which is the longest river in Africa?

  • A. Congo River
  • B. Nile River
  • C. Niger River
  • D. Zambezi River

Answer: B. Nile River

14. Who wrote the novel “The Great Gatsby”?

  • A. Ernest Hemingway
  • B. F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • C. John Steinbeck
  • D. J.D. Salinger

Answer: B. F. Scott Fitzgerald

15. Which Indian monument was built in memory of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan’s wife?

  • A. Taj Mahal
  • B. Qutub Minar
  • C. Red Fort
  • D. India Gate

Answer: A. Taj Mahal

16. Which is the deepest ocean in the world?

  • A. Atlantic Ocean
  • B. Indian Ocean
  • C. Arctic Ocean
  • D. Pacific Ocean

Answer: D. Pacific Ocean

17. Who is the CEO of Tesla Inc.?

  • A. Mark Zuckerberg
  • B. Jeff Bezos
  • C. Tim Cook
  • D. Elon Musk

Answer: D. Elon Musk

18. Who is known as the father of the nation of India?

  • A. Mahatma Gandhi
  • B. Jawaharlal Nehru
  • C. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
  • D. Bhagat Singh

Answer: A. Mahatma Gandhi

19. What is the capital of Spain?

  • A. Paris
  • B. Rome
  • C. Berlin
  • D. Madrid

Answer: D. Madrid

20. Who was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize in physics?

  • A. Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin
  • B. Maria Goeppert Mayer
  • C. Chien-Shiung Wu
  • D. Marie Curie

Answer: D. Marie Curie