General knowledge quiz 1078

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The smallest annual temperature range occurs in the
A
equatorial tropical climate zone
B
subtropical climate zone
C
temperate climate zone
D
polar climate zone
Question 2
Oxygen is..........
A
Ferromagnetic
B
Magnetic
C
Paramagnetic
D
Diamagnetic
Question 2 Explanation: 
Paramagnetic:Gaseous oxygen is paramagnetic also but is moving too fast to be affected by the magnets. The reason that it is paramagnetic is because the oxygen molecule has two unpaired electrons
Question 3
Junk bonds are..........income instrument
A
Fixed
B
Stable
C
Unfixed
D
Unstable
Question 3 Explanation: 
Fixed:A junk bond refers to high-yield or non investment-grade bonds. Junk bonds are fixed-income instruments that carry a credit rating of BB or lower by Standard & Poor's, or Ba or below by Moody's Investors Service.
Question 4
..........is also known as Rock Fort City
A
New Delhi
B
Trichy
C
Mumbai
D
Hyderabad
Question 4 Explanation: 
Trichy:Tiruchirappalli Rockfort is a historic fortification and temple complex built on an ancient rock. It is located in the city of Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu.
Question 5
What was the name of George Stephenson's first steam engine, which first ran on the Manchester and Liverpool Railway in 1830?
A
Puffing Billy
B
The Rocket
C
The Flying Scotsman
D
The Cheltenham Flyer
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Rocket
Question 6
In 2008, who was the President of Palestine and Fatah leader?
A
Mahmoud Abbas
B
Bjorn Ulvaeus
C
Benny Andersson
D
Yusuf Islam
Question 6 Explanation: 
Mahmoud Abbas
Question 7
What sport do players in the Super League compete in?
A
Soccer
B
Rugby league
C
Gridiron football
D
Lacrosse
Question 7 Explanation: 
Rugby league
Question 8
..........is a joint project of NASA and ISRO
A
NISAR
B
RISAT
C
SARNI
D
NAISR
Question 8 Explanation: 
NISAR:Nasa-Isro Synthetic Aperture Radar (Nisar) is a joint project between NASA and ISRO to co-develop and launch a dual frequency synthetic aperture radar satellite to be used for remote sensing.
Question 9
What does moxibustion involve?
A
Burning incense
B
Cupping
C
Acupuncture
D
Burning mugwort
Question 9 Explanation: 
Burning mugwort
Question 10
For what is the town of St. Moritz in Switzerland particularly known?
A
Ice and snow sports
B
Wine making
C
As the birthplace of William Tell
D
The largest windmill farm in Europe
Question 10 Explanation: 
Ice and snow sports
Question 11
World Breast Feeding Week is celebrated from..........
A
September 10
B
August 11
C
June 21
D
August 1
Question 11 Explanation: 
August 1:World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is an annual celebration which is being held every year from 1 to 7 August in more than 120 countries
Question 12
If water is described as "brackish" it has a high concentration of what?
A
Salt
B
Sulphur
C
Lead
D
Mud
Question 12 Explanation: 
Salt
Question 13
Traditionally, horses were kept in a what?
A
Coop
B
Sty
C
Mews
D
Alley
Question 13 Explanation: 
Mews
Question 14
In social groups of clown fish reproduction is only by the leading male and female in the group, and the group itself is led by the most dominant and aggressive female. What happens when that female dies?
A
The next female in the group hierarchy assumes her place
B
The females fight to the death
C
The group dissolves
D
The main male changes into a female
Question 14 Explanation: 
The main male changes into a female
Question 15
The characters of Doris Schwartz and Leroy Johnson appeared in what 1980s TV series?
A
Boston Legal
B
Twin Peaks
C
M*A*S*H
D
Fame
Question 15 Explanation: 
Fame
Question 16
On May 21, 2009, Apa Sherpa set a new record for the most ascents of Mt Everest. How many times had he reached the top?
A
110
B
200
C
2
D
19
Question 16 Explanation: 
19
There are 16 questions to complete.

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