General knowledge quiz 1028

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Agrarian Festival Nuakhai is being celebrated by which state with religious fervor and devotion?
A
Bihar
B
Nagaland
C
Odisha
D
Manipur
Question 1 Explanation: 
People across western Odisha are celebrating Nuakhai-the agrarian festival of the region-with religious fervor and devotion. The celebrations began with the 'Nabanna' or new rice out of newly harvested paddy crop was offered to MaaSamaleswari Devi in Sambalpur as per the 'lagna' or auspicious moment. Later, people offered 'Nabanna' to their presiding deities.
Question 2
The San Andreas fault extends through California in three segments, from Salton Lake in the south to where in the north?
A
The Mendocino Triple Junction offshore from Cape Mendocino
B
The Murray Fracture Zone
C
Cobb Seamount
D
The Blanco Fracture Zone
Question 2 Explanation: 
The Mendocino Triple Junction offshore from Cape Mendocino
Question 3
Where is Loch Ness?
A
Scotland
B
Switzerland
C
Swaziland
D
Sweden
Question 3 Explanation: 
Scotland
Question 4
Which of these is a term used to describe a pathological fear of contact with dirt, to avoid contamination and germs?
A
Cynophobia
B
Pteromechanophobia
C
Mysophobia
D
Haemophobia
Question 4 Explanation: 
Mysophobia
Question 5
Which of these is not an Olympic sport?
A
Handball
B
Curling
C
Snowboarding
D
Surfing
Question 5 Explanation: 
Surfing
Question 6
Under the Mountbatten Plan of 1947 the people of..........were given the right to decide through a plebiscite whether they wished to join Pakistan or India.
A
Assam
B
Punjab
C
Bengal
D
N.W.F.P and the Sylhet district of Assam
Question 7
Malta is also known as..........
A
Garden provice of south africa
B
George cross island
C
Golden city
D
Golden State
Question 7 Explanation: 
George cross island:The George Cross was awarded to the island of Malta by King George VI of the United Kingdom in a letter dated 15 April 1942 to the island's Governor Lieutenant-General Sir William Dobbie, so as to ''bear witness to the heroism and devotion of its people'' during the great siege it underwent in the early parts of World War II
Question 8
Kakrapar Atomic Power Station located in..........
A
Uttara Pradesh
B
Karnataka
C
Gujarat
D
Tamilnadu
Question 8 Explanation: 
Gujarat:Kakrapar Atomic Power Station (KAPS) is situated at near Surat city of state Gujarat. Kakrapar Atomic Station was started constructing from year 1984 and started operating from 6 May, 1993.
Question 9
Which of these was a 2006 American-Australian computer-animated comedy-drama film with music, directed and co-written by George Miller, incorporating some live action humans, that won an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature?
A
Merry Legs
B
Happy Feet
C
Gay Knees
D
Joyful Ankles
Question 9 Explanation: 
Happy Feet
Question 10
Which of these is a free social networking and blogging service created in 2006 by Jack Dorsey, that enables users to send and read text-based posts of up to 140 characters displayed on a profile page and delivered to "followers"?
A
Twitter
B
Warble
C
Mumble
D
Cheaper
Question 10 Explanation: 
Twitter
Question 11
The maidservant Anna Goldi was executed in Switzerland in 1782, officially for non-lethal poisoning (although that did not carry the death penalty) but actually for what?
A
Talking too much
B
Being impertinent
C
Carrying out chemical experiments with her master's equipment
D
Witchcraft
Question 11 Explanation: 
Witchcraft
Question 12
Which of these was a famous Hollywood gossip columnist?
A
Olivia de Havilland
B
Hedda Hopper
C
Marjorie Proops
D
Germaine Greer
Question 12 Explanation: 
Hedda Hopper
Question 13
What was the last record to be played on Radio Caroline South before its radio ship was towed into harbour over unpaid debts on the morning of 3 March 1968?
A
"The Legend of Xanadu" by Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich
B
"Mighty Quinn" by Manfred Mann
C
"Cinderella Rockefella" by Ester and Abbie Ofarim
D
"Everlasting Love" by Love Affair
Question 13 Explanation: 
"Cinderella Rockefella" by Ester and Abbie Ofarim
Question 14
What is common between Marion Jones, Waterford Crystal and Ben Johnson?
A
They all had, or were party to, Olympic gold medals which were then lost for doping offences
B
The same Waterford Crystal athletics achievement trophy was presented to Jones and Johnson
C
Jones and Johnson both practised at the Waterford Crystal track in Ireland
D
Both Jones and Johnson had Waterford Crystal sponsorship early in their careers
Question 14 Explanation: 
They all had, or were party to, Olympic gold medals which were then lost for doping offences
Question 15
Early in the 12th century a boy named Astrolabe was born to whom?
A
Saladin
B
Pierre Abelard and Heloise d'Argenteuil
C
Marco Polo
D
Nicolaus Copernicus
Question 15 Explanation: 
Pierre Abelard and Heloise d'Argenteuil
Question 16
What term can apply to someone's mouth, a colostomy, and trepanning?
A
Stoma
B
Stroma
C
Stromal
D
Steato-
Question 16 Explanation: 
Stoma
There are 16 questions to complete.

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