General knowledge quiz 1134

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The web series "Between Two Ferns" takes the shape of what?
A
Gardening information
B
Interviews
C
Murder investigation
D
A serial romance
Question 1 Explanation: 
Interviews
Question 2
All the currency notes except..........bear the signature of the Governor of the RBI.
A
One Rupee note
B
Hundred Rupee note
C
Five Rupee note
D
Two Rupee note
Question 2 Explanation: 
One Rupee note:One rupee note is signed controlled by Ministry of finance and signed by the Finance Secretary
Question 3
The helicopter fleet of Air Force consists of
A
Chetak
B
Cheetah
C
MI-8s, MI-17s, MI-26
D
All of the above
Question 4
The Omkareshwar Dam is a gravity dam on the..........River
A
Sutlej
B
Ravi
C
Chambal
D
Narmada
Question 5
Which of these is not a Mexican state?
A
Chihuahua
B
California Norte
C
Tabasco
D
Shiloh
Question 5 Explanation: 
Shiloh
Question 6
What was the largest passenger ship by gross tonnage when she took her maiden voyage on 4 June 2006?
A
Oasis of the Seas
B
Freedom of the Seas
C
Queen Mary II
D
Elizabeth II
Question 6 Explanation: 
Freedom of the Seas
Question 7
Which of the following has a least penetrating power?
A
All have same penetrating power
B
Beta Particles
C
Alpha particles
D
Gamma rays
Question 8
Which of the following is capital of Latvia?
A
Ryga
B
Vaduz
C
Vilnius
D
Skopje
Question 8 Explanation: 
Ryga:Latvia-Ryga(Capital) and Euro(Currency)
Question 9
Where is something usually called "dark matter" found?
A
Everywhere in the universe
B
On an artist's palette
C
Round the hydrothermal vents in the Mariana Trench
D
In the heart of a white dwarf star
Question 9 Explanation: 
Everywhere in the universe
Question 10
Government has increased the paid maternity leave from 12 weeks to..........weeks, along with the provision of creches.
A
20
B
22
C
24
D
26
Question 10 Explanation: 
Inorder to boost the employment generation in the country, Government has increased the paid maternity leave from 12 weeks to 26 weeks, along with provision of creches.
Question 11
When Lieutenant, later Captain, James Cook sailed for the Pacific Ocean in 1768 what had the voyage been commissioned to achieve?
A
Contact with Pacific native peoples
B
Observation of the transit of Venus
C
Finding the hypothetical Terra Australis
D
Bringing back a moai from Easter Island
Question 11 Explanation: 
Observation of the transit of Venus
Question 12
Which temple was awarded the best 'Swachh Iconic Place' (Cleanest Iconic Place) in India?
A
Amarnath Temple, Jammu and Kashmir
B
Khajuraho Temple, Tamilnadu, Kerala
C
The Konark Sun Temple, Odisha
D
Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, Tamilnadu
Question 12 Explanation: 
On 2nd October 2017, the Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple of Madurai Tamilnadu awarded the best 'Swachh Iconic Place' (Cleanest Iconic Place), in India. Madurai District Collector K.Veera Raghava Rao and Corporation Commissioner S.Aneesh Sekhar received the 'Swachh Iconic Place' award from Uma Bharati, Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation.
Question 13
What is mixed with beer to make a shandy?
A
Wine
B
Ginger
C
Prune juice
D
Lemonade
Question 13 Explanation: 
Lemonade
Question 14
Artemisinin and derivatives are drugs found to act especially well on which disease?
A
Dengue fever
B
Poliomyelitis
C
Tuberculosis
D
Malaria
Question 14 Explanation: 
Malaria
Question 15
Who is the author of the book titled Heyday:Britain and the Birth of the Modern World?
A
Ben Wilson
B
Colin Wilson
C
Mary Wilson
D
Benjamin F. Wilson
Question 15 Explanation: 
Ben Wilson:Heyday:Britain and the Birth of the Modern World authored by Historian Ben Wilson, he sets the scene for his new piece of historical writing.
Question 16
How did Boris Godunov, one of Russia's Tsars in the early 17th century, come to power?
A
He was elected
B
He assassinated his predecessor
C
He inherited it
D
He was co-opted
Question 16 Explanation: 
He was elected
There are 16 questions to complete.

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