General knowledge quiz 104

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Narora Atomic Power Station is located in which state?
A
Gujarat
B
Rajasthan
C
Maharashtra
D
Uttar Pradesh
Question 1 Explanation: 
Uttar Pradesh:Narora Atomic Power Station is located at Bulandshahar District of Uttar Pradesh. Narora Atomic Power Station started operating from 1 January, 1991 and unit 2 started operating from year 1992.
Question 2
How many different people were Prime Minister of New Zealand in the first 100 years after it became a Dominion in 1907?
A
30
B
15
C
25
D
21
Question 2 Explanation: 
21
Question 3
Which of the following is the currency of Mongolia?
A
Peso
B
Euro
C
Nuevo Sol
D
Mongolian togrog
Question 4
Who was the first female, the first Californian and the first Italian-American to hold the post of Speaker of the US House of Representatives?
A
Sandra Day O'Connor
B
Hillary Clinton
C
Condoleeza Rice
D
Nancy Pelosi
Question 4 Explanation: 
Nancy Pelosi
Question 5
..........is the world's first emergency call telephone line
A
111
B
999
C
333
D
444
Question 5 Explanation: 
999
Question 6
What name is given to notes of the same pitch, in modern tuning but written differently, such as Db / C# and Gb / F#?
A
Double
B
Enharmonic
C
Harmonic
D
Vibrato
Question 6 Explanation: 
Enharmonic
Question 7
In the UK, what type of installation requires a fireman's switch?
A
Neon Lighting
B
High Pressure Sodium Lighting
C
Water Features
D
Hotel Rooms
Question 7 Explanation: 
Neon lighting runs at a high voltage, typically above 1000 Volts. A fireman's switch protects a fireman from receiving a shock when a water jet is sprayed onto the installation. The switches are red, and mounted in a conspicuous position. (This is specified by IEE Regulations (Europe), SANS (South Africa), UK Electricity regulations and many Asian countries. I am unable to confirm other countries' requirements, so feel free to let me know.)
Question 8
What name is given to the activities of the specially constituted group of British, American, Russian and French judges that tried NAZI Party leaders and German military commanders after World War II?
A
Geneva Convention
B
Berlin Assizes
C
Hague Tribunal
D
Nuremberg Trials
Question 8 Explanation: 
Nuremberg Trials
Question 9
Oxyreductases, transferases, hydrolases, lyases, isomerases and ligases are all classes of
A
hormones
B
enzymes
C
proteins
D
vitamins
Question 10
Which international soccer team plays in shirts with blue and white vertical stripes?
A
Argentina
B
Chile
C
India
D
China
Question 10 Explanation: 
Argentina
Question 11
What part did Josiah Wedgwood, of the famous English pottery, play in the publication of Charles Darwin's The Origin of the Species?
A
His daughter Susannah was Charles Darwin's mother
B
His pottery was used to hold Darwin's specimens for study
C
He sponsored Darwin's voyage to the Galapagos Islands
D
He owned the publication house which printed the work
Question 11 Explanation: 
His daughter Susannah was Charles Darwin's mother
Question 12
Antyodaya Anna Yojana(AAY) providing..........of rice and wheat at Rs.3 & Rs.2 per kg respectively to the poor people
A
30 kilograms
B
25 kilograms
C
35 kilograms
D
15 kilograms
Question 12 Explanation: 
35 kilograms:Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) is an Indian government sponsored scheme for ten million of the poorest families. It was launched by NDA government on 25 December 2000. It is on the look out for the 'poorest of the poor by providing them 35 kilograms of rice and wheat at Rs.3 & Rs.2 per kg respectively.
Question 13
World-wide publicity was given when the Codex Sinaiticus was made available on the internet in June 2009. What is it?
A
Hammurabi's Laws
B
The sequel to "The Da Vinci Code" by Dan Brown
C
Computer source file for Microsoft "Excel"
D
An early version of the Christian Bible
Question 13 Explanation: 
An early version of the Christian Bible
Question 14
What is the sum of the even numbers between 1 and 9?
A
39
B
30
C
45
D
20
Question 14 Explanation: 
20
Question 15
F in NFS?
A
Financial
B
Fund
C
Foreign
D
Fixed
Question 16
Poteen, an illegally distilled alcoholic drink, is made in which country?
A
Iceland
B
Ireland
C
India
D
Italy
Question 16 Explanation: 
Ireland
There are 16 questions to complete.

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