General knowledge quiz 1047

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What type of design was used for London's Millennium Footbridge across the Thames, that opened on 10 June 2000?
A
Wrought iron bridge
B
Stone arch bridge
C
Steel girder bridge
D
Steel suspension bridge
Question 1 Explanation: 
Steel suspension bridge
Question 2
Which award winning building was built directly underneath Waterloo Bridge, London, in the 1980s and has stalactites (from water leaking through the Bridge) growing in it?
A
National Film Theatre
B
Royal National Theatre
C
Hayward Art Gallery
D
Museum of the Moving Image
Question 2 Explanation: 
Museum of the Moving Image
Question 3
What is the name for the 225 million years that it takes the sun to go around the galaxy?
A
Cosmic year
B
Solar year
C
Leap year
D
Annual stipend
Question 3 Explanation: 
Cosmic year
Question 4
How many joint setting have been held in the history of Indian Parliament till now?
A
2
B
3
C
4
D
1
Question 4 Explanation: 
3:So far joint setting have been held thrice in the history of Indian Parliament-1960, 1977 and 2002.
Question 5
In 1990, mountain climbers Rob Hall and Gary Ball were the first to do what in 7 months?
A
Climb Mt Everest 7 times
B
Climb the "Seven Summits"
C
Climb the 7 highest peaks in the Himalayas
D
Traverse New Zealand's Southern Alps from North to South
Question 5 Explanation: 
Climb the "Seven Summits"
Question 6
Where is the Yenisei one of the major rivers?
A
Siberia
B
China
C
Vietnam
D
Korea
Question 6 Explanation: 
Siberia
Question 7
What was the title of the U S TV series starring Carroll O'Connor that was based on the British series called "'Til Death Us Do Part"?
A
The Family Guy
B
Til Death
C
All In The Family
D
Love And Marriage
Question 7 Explanation: 
All In The Family
Question 8
Karakoram pass is located in J & K. It connect India to..........
A
Nepal
B
Pakistan
C
China
D
Central Asia
Question 8 Explanation: 
China:The Karakoram Pass is a 5, 540 m or 18, 176 ft mountain pass between India and China in the Karakoram Range.It is the highest pass on the ancient caravan route between Leh in Ladakh and Yarkand in the Tarim Basin.
Question 9
Which one of these is not named Mumtaz Mahal?
A
A crater on the asteroid 433 Eros
B
The wife of Shah Jahan, buried in the Taj Mahal
C
A half-human, half-fox exhibit at Karachi Zoo
D
A thoroughbred racehorse, described as the most important brood mare of the 20th century
Question 9 Explanation: 
A half-human, half-fox exhibit at Karachi Zoo
Question 10
Sukhna Lake is located in..........
A
Assam
B
Sikkim
C
Meghalaya
D
Chandigarh
Question 11
What faith or culture athlete are the 4-yearly Maccabiah Games designed and held for?
A
Islam
B
Jewish
C
Hindu
D
Sikh
Question 11 Explanation: 
Jewish
Question 12
Who was engaged to two heirs to the British throne, and during her life saw two of her sons become King and her grand-daughter become Queen?
A
Catherine of Aragon
B
Eleanor of Aquitaine
C
Mary of Teck
D
Mary of York
Question 12 Explanation: 
Mary of Teck
Question 13
Indraprastha Stadium is located in..........
A
New Delhi
B
Mumbai
C
Kolkata
D
Kanpur
Question 13 Explanation: 
New Delhi:The Indira Gandhi Arena or Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, is located at the Indraprastha Estate in the eastern region of New Delhi.
Question 14
Jesse Owens represented which country at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin?
A
Germany
B
USA
C
Australia
D
Ireland
Question 14 Explanation: 
USA
Question 15
Which is used to manufacture printer ink?
A
Methane
B
Benzene
C
Glycol
D
Ethylene
Question 15 Explanation: 
Methane:Methane molecule consists of one carbon and four hydrogen atoms (CH4). It is used to manufacture printer ink
Question 16
8th Edition of Theatre Olympics to be hosted by which country?
A
Italy
B
USA
C
Russia
D
India
Question 16 Explanation: 
India:Dr Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (Independent charge) for Culture and Tourism has announced here today that 8th edition of the greatest carnival of Theatre in the World will take place in India for the first time ever from February 17-April 08, 2018 simultaneously in various cities across the country.
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