General knowledge quiz 1142

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who is the author of 'The Indian War of Independence'?
A
Daisy Hanson
B
Dr.Radha Krishnan
C
VD Savarkar
D
IK Gujral
Question 1 Explanation: 
VD Savarkar:The Indian War of Independence is an Indian nationalist history of the 1857 revolt by Vinayak Damodar Savarkar that was first published in 1909.
Question 2
The Noble Prizes for Peace, Physics, Chemistry, Medicine and Literature were started in
A
1926
B
1938
C
1968
D
1901
Question 2 Explanation: 
1901:The Noble Prizes for Peace, Physics, Chemistry, Medicine and Literature were started in 1901 and Economics was started in 1968
Question 3
The head of state of Jersey and Guernsey, which are both Crown dependencies and not part of the United Kingdom, is Queen Elizabeth II. She rules there because she holds what title?
A
Viceroy
B
Duchess of Malfi
C
Defender of the Faith
D
Duke of Normandy
Question 3 Explanation: 
Duke of Normandy
Question 4
Where does a shark carry denticles?
A
Along the side of its tongue
B
Along its back
C
All over its skin
D
On the underside of its tail
Question 4 Explanation: 
All over its skin
Question 5
What astronomical instrument was used in Classical Antiquity and through the medieval Islamic world, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance by astronomers, navigators, and astrologers to locate and predict the positions of the Sun, Moon, planets and stars, determine local time or latitude, for surveying and to cast horoscopes?
A
Compass
B
Cenotaph
C
Astrolabe
D
Barometer
Question 5 Explanation: 
Astrolabe
Question 6
HP stands for
A
Harmonic Progression
B
Horse Power
C
both (a) and (b)
D
None of the above
Question 7
Mutation is
A
a factor responsible for plant growth
B
a change which affects the offspring of F2 generation only
C
a change that is inherited
D
a change which affects the parents
Question 8
As well as Woodstock, New York, made famous by the 1969 music festival held nearby there are Woodstocks in several other places in North America; which of these is not one?
A
Vermont
B
Ontario
C
New Brunswick
D
Pennsylvania
Question 8 Explanation: 
Pennsylvania
Question 9
The last major glacial period began about 2, 000, 000 years before present and is commonly known as
A
Pleistocene or ice age
B
Paleocene or ice age
C
Pliocene or ice age
D
Holocene or ice age
Question 10
What is the share percentage of State governments in RRB?
A
15%
B
75%
C
50%
D
35%
Question 10 Explanation: 
15%:The RRBs were owned by three entities with their respective shares as follows:Central Government $\rightarrow$50% State government $\rightarrow$15% Sponsor bank $\rightarrow$35%
Question 11
Which of these is an island in the Gulf of St Lawrence, Canada?
A
Prince William
B
Prince Edward
C
Prince Harold
D
Prince Charles
Question 11 Explanation: 
Prince Edward
Question 12
What does the Beagle Channel in the southern part of South America separate?
A
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego from various smaller islands
B
Mainland South America from Tierra del Fuego
C
Cape Horn from the South Shetland Islands
D
Puerto Montt from mainland Chile
Question 12 Explanation: 
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego from various smaller islands
Question 13
Where is the Langue de Barbarie?
A
Off the coast of Senegal
B
Chelif River, Algeria
C
River Rhone, France
D
The highlands of Mali
Question 13 Explanation: 
Off the coast of Senegal
Question 14
In 2010, when Tiger Woods announced that would change to a Scotty Cameron, he was referring to a type of what?
A
Tee
B
Putter
C
Cap
D
Golf bag
Question 14 Explanation: 
Putter
Question 15
Which of the following is the Headquarters of Equitas Small Finance Bank?
A
Bengaluru
B
Hyderabad
C
Mumbai
D
Chennai
Question 15 Explanation: 
Equitas Small Finance Bank-Chennai
Question 16
In Roman mythology, when, on the dethronement of Saturn, Jupiter and his brothers divided his dominions, who got the realms of the dead?
A
Neptune
B
Jupiter
C
Pluto
D
Uranus
Question 16 Explanation: 
Pluto
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