General knowledge quiz 1068

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Where, on 24 June 1314, did Robert Bruce defeat Edward II's army?
A
Bannockburn
B
Culloden
C
Marston Moor
D
Runnymede
Question 1 Explanation: 
Bannockburn
Question 2
Which country was formerly known as Rhodesia?
A
New Zealand
B
Zimbabwe
C
Indonesia
D
Russia
Question 2 Explanation: 
Zimbabwe:Zimbabwe Rhodesia was an unrecognised state that existed from 1 June 1979 to 12 December 1979. Zimbabwe Rhodesia was preceded by an unrecognised republic named Rhodesia and was briefly followed by the re-established British colony of Southern Rhodesia.
Question 3
What word, originally applied to a large, flawless diamond, is now used to denote a model of excellence or perfection of any kind?
A
Paradiddle
B
Paradigm
C
Paradox
D
Paragon
Question 3 Explanation: 
Paragon
Question 4
Mahanadi Delta Project on Mahanadi river is in which state?
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
Odisha
C
Karnataka
D
Himachal Pradesh
Question 4 Explanation: 
Odisha
Question 5
When is World Post day observed?
A
September 18
B
October 9
C
August 10
D
September 12
Question 5 Explanation: 
World Post day happens each year on October 9, commemorating the date for the establishment of Universal Postal Union (UPU) in 1874 in Bern, Switzerland. The UPU was the start of global communications revolution, allowing people could write to others all over the world.
Question 6
The cotton Bowl stadium is located in which country?
A
USA
B
UK
C
South Africa
D
France
Question 6 Explanation: 
USA:Cotton Bowl is an outdoor stadium in the south central United States, located in Dallas, Texas. Opened 86 years ago in 1930 as Fair Park Stadium, it is located in Fair Park, site of the State Fair of Texas.
Question 7
Where were public toilet or lavatory facilities first recorded?
A
France
B
Italy
C
USA
D
UK
Question 7 Explanation: 
Italy
Question 8
Authorized share Capital of NABARD was..........
A
Rs.300 Cr
B
Rs.400 Cr
C
Rs.500 Cr
D
Rs.1000 Cr
Question 8 Explanation: 
Rs.500 Cr:Authorized share Capital of NABARD was Rs.500 Cr
Question 9
What is Blackjack called in France?
A
Chemin de Fer
B
Baccarat
C
Vingt-et-un
D
Faro
Question 9 Explanation: 
Vingt-et-un
Question 10
Who is the new Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India?
A
Nasim Zaidi
B
Om Prakash Rawat.
C
H.S.Brahma
D
Achal Kumar Jyoti
Question 10 Explanation: 
Achal Kumar Jyoti
Question 11
To what does the title of Jules Verne's novel, usually translated as "20, 000 Leagues Under the Sea", refer?
A
Repeated surfacing and diving techniques
B
Exploration of the Mariana Trench
C
The distance travelled while under the sea
D
Union of the many different peoples of the Earth
Question 11 Explanation: 
The distance travelled while under the sea
Question 12
The mazurka originated in which country?
A
Greece
B
Russia
C
Poland
D
Mexico
Question 12 Explanation: 
Poland
Question 13
The following are the first few examples of what:(220, 284), (1184, 1210), (2620, 2924), (5020, 5564) & (6232, 6368)?
A
Amicable numbers
B
Natural numbers
C
Prime numbers
D
Paired numbers
Question 13 Explanation: 
Amicable numbers
Question 14
What bridge across the River Thames in London is 800 feet (244 m) long with two towers each 213 feet (65 m) high built on piers, with a central span of 200 feet (61 m) between the towers split into two equal bascules or leaves, which can be raised to an angle of 83 degrees to allow river traffic to pass?
A
Westminster Bridge
B
Tower Bridge
C
London Bridge
D
Millennium Bridge
Question 14 Explanation: 
Tower Bridge
Question 15
What is the world's longest mountain range, that lies as a continuous chain of highland along the western coast of South America?
A
Urals
B
Alps
C
Caucasus
D
Andes
Question 15 Explanation: 
Andes
Question 16
..........is a hill station in Himachal Pradesh
A
Manali
B
Shillong Peak
C
Parasnath
D
Mullayanagiri
Question 16 Explanation: 
Manali:Manali is a hill station nestled in the mountains of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh
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