General knowledge quiz 1103

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
When hair rises in reaction to cold or shock, the appearance of the skin is sometimes described as what?
A
Hedgehog hackles
B
Duck skin
C
Goose flesh
D
Alligator acne
Question 1 Explanation: 
Goose flesh
Question 2
What Latin phrase means means to speak under one's breath, literally "under voice"?
A
Mea culpa
B
Sub judice
C
Coup de grace
D
Sotto voce
Question 2 Explanation: 
Sotto voce
Question 3
What tennis tournament, first played in 1877, is the oldest in the world?
A
U.S. Open
B
French Open
C
Wimbledon
D
Australian Open
Question 3 Explanation: 
Wimbledon
Question 4
..........is the most reactive allotropic form of phosphorous
A
Yellow Phosphorous
B
White Phosphorous
C
Red Phosphorous
D
Violet Phosphorous
Question 4 Explanation: 
White Phosphorous:White phosphorus is the least stable, the most reactive, the most volatile, the least dense, and the most toxic of the allotropes. White phosphorus gradually changes to red phosphorus.
Question 5
Nuclear fission is caused by the impact of
A
neutron
B
proton
C
deuteron
D
electron
Question 6
The coasts of which two countries are farthest apart?
A
Angola and Tanzania
B
Egypt and Mozambique
C
Somalia and Nigeria
D
Libya and Namibia
Question 6 Explanation: 
Libya and Namibia
Question 7
To commemorate whose 150th birth anniversary, our Government has earmarked 150 crore in the year 2018-19?
A
Subash Chandra Bose
B
Mahatma Gandhi
C
Jawaharlal Nehru
D
Sardar Vallabhai Patel
Question 7 Explanation: 
Our country will commemorate 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Father of the Nation, from 2nd October, 2019 to 2nd October 2020. The Government and the People of India will rededicate them, through their actions, to the ideals that the Mahatma taught and lived by. A National Committee, chaired by the Prime Minister, which includes Chief Ministers of all the States, representatives from across the political spectrum, Gandhians, thinkers and eminent persons from all walks of life, has been constituted to formulate a Commemoration Programme. The Government has earmarked '150 crore for the year 2018-19 for the activities leading to the Commemoration.
Question 8
..........is observed as World Coconut Day to make people understand that this crop has a vital role in poverty reduction.
A
Nov 16
B
Oct 7
C
Sep 2
D
August 28
Question 8 Explanation: 
Sep 2:September 2 is observed as World Coconut Day to make people understand that this crop has a vital role in poverty reduction.
Question 9
One of the longest palaces El ESCORIAL is located in which country?
A
Spain
B
USA
C
Britain
D
UAE
Question 9 Explanation: 
Spain:The Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial commonly known as El Escorial is a historical residence of the King of Spain, in the town of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, about 45 kilometres (28 miles) northwest of the capital, Madrid, in Spain
Question 10
The Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) has identified how many new species of fauna in the last five years announced by former director of the organization K Venkataraman?
A
871
B
778
C
770
D
870
Question 10 Explanation: 
ZSI conducted by Indian rainforests and deserts are teeming with life and a treasure house of biological diversity. Scientists have brought to light about 778 fauna species in the last five years, thanks to the annual surveys ZSI conducts in protected areas in forests, wetlands, deserts and coral reefs. As a result, they have identified more than 5, 000 fauna species new to scientific world till date.
Question 11
India played its first cricket Test Match in
A
1922
B
1932
C
1942
D
1952
Question 12
Sometimes seen as one of the first feminist central female characters in Western theatre, who was she and who was the playwright?
A
Martha, Edward Albee
B
Miss Julie, August Strindberg
C
Blanche, Tennessee Williams
D
Hedda Gabler, Henrik Ibsen
Question 12 Explanation: 
Hedda Gabler, Henrik Ibsen
Question 13
What is a branch of Islam which reveres Ali, cousin of Muhammad, believing him alone to be Muhammad's rightful successor?
A
Sunni
B
Hezbollah
C
Hamas
D
Shiite
Question 13 Explanation: 
Shiite
Question 14
What is the official language of Brazil?
A
French
B
Cantonese
C
English
D
Portuguese
Question 14 Explanation: 
Portuguese
Question 15
Which European country was declared a republic in 1910 after the royal family was driven into exile?
A
Spain
B
Portugal
C
Gibraltar
D
Andorra
Question 15 Explanation: 
Portugal
Question 16
Which of these has had the most influence on the architecture of Barcelona?
A
Georges-Eugene Haussmann
B
Frank Lloyd Wright
C
Christopher Wren
D
Antonio Gaudi
Question 16 Explanation: 
Antonio Gaudi
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