General knowledge quiz 1085

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Felipe Calderon became President of which country on 1 December 2006?
A
Venezuela
B
Mexico
C
Colombia
D
Ecuador
Question 1 Explanation: 
Mexico
Question 2
Who is elected the new president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA)?
A
Yamaha Fascino
B
Altamash Faraz
C
Viren Barman
D
arinder Batra
Question 2 Explanation: 
International Hockey Federation (FIH) chief Narinder Batra has been elected as president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for a four-year term at its Annual General Meeting. Narinder Batra secured 142 votes in the polls and was elected as president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA). He is 60 years old. Incumbent Secretary General Rajeev Mehta was re-elected for his second term without any contest as he was the lone candidate for the post. Anandeshwar Pandey was elected as treasurer. R K Anand was elected as senior vice president. The election results will however be subject to the final decision of the Delhi High Court.
Question 3
What is a starched, open-weave fabric, much like cheese cloth, that is used to wipe the ink off a plate during the intaglio inking process?
A
Tarlatan
B
Tapestry
C
Tulle
D
Tweed
Question 3 Explanation: 
Tarlatan
Question 4
Built in 1607, Pont Neuf spans what river?
A
Seine
B
Rhine
C
Rhone
D
Danube
Question 4 Explanation: 
Seine
Question 5
Mahatma Gandhi Setu is the longest river bridge in India.It was located in..........
A
Patna
B
Mumbai
C
Kochin
D
New Delhi
Question 5 Explanation: 
Patna:Mahatma Gandhi Setu is a bridge over the river Ganges connecting Patna in the south to Hajipur in the north of Bihar. Its length is 5.8km and it is one of the longest river bridges in India
Question 6
In October 2010, who sued Steve McQueen's fashion company, Alexander McQueen, and retail giant Saks, for trademark infringement?
A
Harrods
B
Nike
C
The Rolling Stones
D
Hell's Angels
Question 6 Explanation: 
Hell's Angels
Question 7
Which of the following is Largest state population wise?
A
AP
B
New Delhi
C
Uttar Pradesh
D
Maharashtra
Question 7 Explanation: 
Uttarapradesh:Uttar pradesh-2.6 million and Bihar-1.7 million topped the list for interstate emigration
Question 8
Ajodhya Hills located in..........
A
Nagaland
B
Gujarat
C
Kerala
D
West Bengal
Question 9
The Pilotless target aircraft, fabricated at the Aeronautical Development Establishment, Bangalore, is
A
Lakshya
B
Cheetah
C
Nishant
D
Arjun
Question 10
What word is used to refer to someone who is given boring and menial tasks?
A
Beetlesear
B
Catshead
C
Ratsfoot
D
Dogsbody
Question 10 Explanation: 
Dogsbody
Question 11
Which of the following effect is used in agriculture to supply heat for evaporation?
A
Doppler effect
B
Blocking effect
C
Clothesline effect
D
Oasis effect
Question 11 Explanation: 
Oasis effect:Oasis effect is the exchange of heat whereby air over crop is cooled to supply heat for evaporation.
Question 12
What robe is part of Japanese traditional costume?
A
Kimono
B
Limpopo
C
Lesotho
D
Kimsmith
Question 12 Explanation: 
Kimono
Question 13
In 1434, Portuguese mariner Gil Eanes made a major breakthrough to obtain a reliable trade route to Western and Eastern Africa and India by finding a route around which cape?
A
Cape of Good Hope
B
Cape Bojador
C
Cape Verde
D
Cape Lopez
Question 13 Explanation: 
Cape Bojador
Question 14
Lal Bahadur Shastri
A
succeeded Pandit Nehru as the second Prime Minister of India
B
signed the Tashkent Agreement with Ayub Khan for a ceasefire between India and Pakistan
C
is also known as "Man of Peace"
D
All of the above
Question 15
In 1927, the British Government appointed the Indian Statutory Commission also known as
A
Mountbatten Commission
B
Sedition Committe
C
Simon Commission
D
Nehru Commission
Question 15 Explanation: 
Simon Commission:Commission commonly referred to as the Simon Commission after its chairman, Sir John Simon. One of its members was Clement Attlee, who subsequently became the British Prime Minister and eventually oversaw the granting of independence to India in 1947.
Question 16
Why are Angel Falls, Venezuela, so called?
A
They are extremely high
B
They were discovered by James Angel
C
People have jumped to their death there
D
They are pretty, and suitable as a home for angels
Question 16 Explanation: 
They were discovered by James Angel
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