General knowledge quiz 1011

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
By what name was US president Andrew Jackson affectionately known?
A
Old Ironsides
B
Old Glory
C
Old Hickory
D
Old Curmudgeon
Question 1 Explanation: 
Old Hickory
Question 2
Bank loans up to a limit of..........per borrower for building social infrastructure under priority sector.
A
Rs. 1 crore
B
Rs. 2 crore
C
Rs. 3 crore
D
Rs. 5 crore
Question 2 Explanation: 
Bank loans up to a limit of Rs. 5 crore per borrower for building social infrastructure for activities namely schools, health care facilities, drinking water facilities and sanitation facilities.
Question 3
Which wonder of the ancient world was in the city of Rhodes on the Greek island of Rhodes?
A
Colossus
B
Mausoleum of Mausolus
C
Statue of Zeus
D
Temple of Artemis
Question 3 Explanation: 
Colossus
Question 4
What war was described as "the equivalent of two bald men fighting over a comb"?
A
Falklands War
B
Korean War
C
Six Day War
D
Seven Year's War
Question 4 Explanation: 
Falklands War
Question 5
What instrument consisting basically of a telescope that can be rotated vertically and horizontally on graduated scales was designed for use in land surveying for measuring by triangulation?
A
Plebiscite
B
Theodolite
C
Microlite
D
Araldite
Question 5 Explanation: 
Theodolite
Question 6
When was the Domesday Book compiled?
A
1085-6
B
1179
C
1066-86
D
881-890
Question 6 Explanation: 
1085-6
Question 7
The Kolleru lake is situated in
A
Andhra Pradesh
B
Punjab
C
Madhya Pradesh
D
Maharashtra
Question 7 Explanation: 
Andhra Pradesh:Kolleru Lake is one of the largest freshwater lakes in India located in state of Andhra Pradesh 20 kilometers away from the city of Eluru. Kolleru is located between Krishna and Godavari deltas.
Question 8
Which type of agriculture is also known as 'Slash and burn farming'?
A
Subsistence Farming
B
Mixed Agriculture
C
Plantation Agriculture
D
Shifting Agriculture
Question 8 Explanation: 
Shifting Agriculture:Slash and burn farming is a form of shifting agriculture where the natural vegetation is cut down and burned as a method of clearing the land for cultivation, and then, when the plot becomes infertile, the farmer moves to a new fresh plot and does the same again. This process is repeated over and over.
Question 9
Permanent hardness of water may be removed by the addition of
A
sodium carbonate
B
alum
C
potassium permanganate
D
lime
Question 10
What would you use for immediate, real-time communication with a friend?
A
Instant Messenging
B
E-Mail
C
Usenet
D
A mailing list
Question 11
Central Road Research Institute is in
A
Delhi
B
Bangalore
C
Roorkee
D
Hyderabad
Question 12
What are the fish, commonly found at depths of 200 to 700 m (660 to 2, 300 ft), from Tierra del Fuego to California, and nicknamed "red devil" by fishermen?
A
Orange roughy, or deep sea perch
B
Humboldt squid
C
Deep-water redfish
D
Red snapper
Question 12 Explanation: 
Humboldt squid
Question 13
The volcano Mt Pinatubo is in which country?
A
Indonesia
B
The Philippines
C
Malaysia
D
Thailand
Question 13 Explanation: 
The Philippines
Question 14
In the United States the television broadcast standard is...?
A
PAL
B
NTSC
C
SECAM
D
RGB
Question 14 Explanation: 
PAL and SECAM are standards used in other countries. RGB stands for red, green, and blue-the colors of light used to create an image in a color tv set and is often used as a format name for computer monitors.
Question 15
Which of these words best describes Wales?
A
Republic
B
Kingdom
C
Principality
D
County
Question 15 Explanation: 
Principality
Question 16
Sanjay Gandhi National Park located in
A
Karnataka
B
Tamil Nadu
C
Maharashtra
D
Odiaha
Question 16 Explanation: 
Maharashtra:Sanjay Gandhi National Park, previously Borivali National Park, is a large protected area in the northern part of Mumbai city in Maharashtra State in India.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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