General knowledge quiz 1101

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The phrase "Mountain Standard Time" refers to what mountains?
A
Andes
B
Urals
C
Appalachians
D
Rockies
Question 1 Explanation: 
Rockies
Question 2
Which of these monarchs was friendly to usurping military powers in a neighbouring country, was ousted by a coup from within his own government, and then supported revolutionary forces later accused of genocide which looked to overthrow his ex-government?
A
The Kangde Emperor of China
B
King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom
C
Tsar Nicholas II of Russia
D
King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia
Question 2 Explanation: 
King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia
Question 3
The knowledge about the topography of the ocean basins has been derived from
A
seismic surveying
B
echo sounder
C
side-scan sonar
D
All of the above
Question 4
The "Big Day Out" is what?
A
A music festival
B
A mass fun run
C
A national day off work
D
A county-wide picnic
Question 4 Explanation: 
A music festival
Question 5
What is the richest horse race in Europe?
A
Dubai World Cup
B
Japan Cup
C
Grand Prix de Paris
D
Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe
Question 5 Explanation: 
Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe
Question 6
In the USA, what was significant about The Long Island Motor Parkway built by William Kissam Vanderbilt II which opened on 10 October 1908?
A
The first parking building
B
One of the first toll roads
C
The first "gated community"
D
The first road to have electric lighting
Question 6 Explanation: 
One of the first toll roads
Question 7
NACH's Aadhaar Payment Bridge (APB) has the capacity to handle..........transactions per day.
A
1 million
B
2 million
C
5 million
D
10 million
Question 7 Explanation: 
Aadhaar Payment Bridge (APB) system capable to handle 10 million transactions per day. It also supports multiple intra day sessions.
Question 8
The Macrocarpa tree is native to what continent?
A
Antarctica
B
Australia
C
Europe
D
North America
Question 8 Explanation: 
North America
Question 9
For what inventions used during World War II did British aviation engineer Barnes Wallis, later knighted, become famous?
A
A dynamo-powered torch
B
Bombs, and adaptation of aircraft to take them
C
Jerrycan
D
Pressurised aircraft cabins
Question 9 Explanation: 
Bombs, and adaptation of aircraft to take them
Question 10
Which of these was engaged in the ground-breaking study and understanding of genetics?
A
Dmitri Mendeleev
B
Gregor Johann Mendel
C
Felix Mendelssohn Bartoldy
D
Mendele Mocher Sforim
Question 10 Explanation: 
Gregor Johann Mendel
Question 11
Which of the following is capital of Albania?
A
Zagreb
B
Tirana
C
Vienna
D
Mariehamn
Question 11 Explanation: 
-Albania-Tirana(Capital) and Lek(Currency)
Question 12
The Cabo Pulmo National Marine Park, established 1995, contains a major untouched coral reef system and has seen major reestablishment of marine stocks and variety:where is it?
A
East coast of the Baja Peninsula, Mexico
B
Off the cast of Vigo, Spain
C
Gulf of Paria, Venezuela
D
Moro Gulf, Philippines
Question 12 Explanation: 
East coast of the Baja Peninsula, Mexico
Question 13
In the original British series of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire", question 8 was worth what amount?
A
Pound 16, 000
B
Pound 8, 000
C
Pound 32, 000
D
Pound 4, 000
Question 13 Explanation: 
Pound 8, 000
Question 14
Which of these is a position in netball?
A
Goal Attack
B
Silly mid-on
C
Striker
D
Lock
Question 14 Explanation: 
Goal Attack
Question 15
Freestyle swimming means...?
A
Front crawl
B
Any style for individuals, any style but breaststroke, butterfly, or backstroke for medley relays
C
Dog paddle
D
Backstroke
Question 15 Explanation: 
Any style for individuals, any style but breaststroke, butterfly, or backstroke for medley relays
Question 16
The wall of the heart is made up of..........layers
A
Two
B
Three
C
Five
D
Eight
Question 16 Explanation: 
Three:The wall of the heart is made up of three layers:epicardium, myocardium, and endocardium.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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