General knowledge quiz 1161

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which mosquito-borne virus, though known since 1947, caused concern during outbreaks in 2015 and 2016 particularly for its suspected effect on foetuses?
A
Zika
B
Dengue
C
Chikungunya
D
Ebola
Question 1 Explanation: 
Zika
Question 2
Dinar is the currency of which of the following countries?
A
Bahrain
B
Brazil
C
Bhutan
D
Georgia
Question 2 Explanation: 
Bahrain:Bahrain-Manama(Capital) and Dinar(Currency)
Question 3
The Story of the Lost Child is authored by whom?
A
Dniel Hahn
B
Jose Eduardo Agualusa
C
Elena Ferrante
D
Elena Gorokhova
Question 3 Explanation: 
Elena Ferrante:The Story of the Lost Child is written by Elena Ferrante. It is the fourth and final chapter in the Neapolitan quartet, published by Europa Editions.
Question 4
Where is Iskcon Temple present?
A
Ahmednagar, Maharashtra
B
Bengaluru, Karnataka
C
Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh
D
Konark, Odisha
Question 4 Explanation: 
Bengaluru, Karnataka
Question 5
The first railway line across the U S A, from the East Coast to San Francisco via Chicago, Omaha and Salt Lake City, was completed in what year?
A
1840
B
1869
C
1880
D
1900
Question 5 Explanation: 
1869
Question 6
Who was called as Nepoleon of India by VA Smith
A
Chandragupta I
B
Samudragupta
C
Sri Gupta
D
Chandragupta II
Question 6 Explanation: 
Samudragupta:Samudragupta (335-375 AD) of the Gupta dynasty is known as the Napoleon of India.Samudragupta, ruler of the Gupta Empire, and successor to Chandragupta I, is considered to be one of the greatest military geniuses in Indian history.
Question 7
Where was the first officially recorded baseball game held in the USA?
A
Cooperstown, New York
B
Corona, Queens New York
C
Cincinnati
D
Hoboken, New Jersey
Question 7 Explanation: 
Hoboken, New Jersey
Question 8
Where is M. Chinnaswamy Stadium present?
A
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
B
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
C
Cochin, Kerala
D
Bengaluru, Karnataka
Question 8 Explanation: 
Bengaluru, Karnataka
Question 9
Assocham has appointed which of the following as its President?
A
Sunil Kanoria
B
Antonio Costa
C
Sandeep Jajodia
D
Passos Coelho
Question 9 Explanation: 
Sunil Kanoria, vice chairman of reputed non-banking finance company, SREI Infrastructure Finance Limited appointed as new President of The Associated Chamber of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM).Kanoria has succeeded Rana Kapoor.
Question 10
What is the name for the region of an astronomical object from which externally received light originates, which extends into a star's surface until the gas becomes opaque?
A
Chromosphere
B
Corona
C
Photosphere
D
Camry
Question 10 Explanation: 
Photosphere
Question 11
Life on Mars, the popular UK TV series from BBC Wales 2006-7, with UK sequel and spin-offs in the USA, Spain and Russia, was earlier declined by the BBC for what reason?
A
"There are too many sci-fi and psycho dramas on the books"
B
Financial cutbacks
C
It's going to be silly
D
Political disagreements with the show's creators
Question 11 Explanation: 
"It's going to be silly"
Question 12
Which fictional character uses a sonic screwdriver?
A
Mr Spock
B
Dr Who
C
Angus MacGyver
D
Steve Austin
Question 12 Explanation: 
Dr Who
Question 13
Autarky is an economic policy to have a which type of economy?
A
Open Economy
B
Mixed Economy
C
Closed Economy
D
All of these
Question 13 Explanation: 
Closed Economy:Autarky is an economic policy to have a closed economy and not allow any external trade. The meaning of Autarky is self sufficient.
Question 14
Hydrometer measures the..........
A
measures humidity in air
B
measures sound under water
C
specific gravity of liquids
D
depth of ocean
Question 14 Explanation: 
specific gravity of liquids:A hydrometer is an instrument that measures the specific gravity (relative density) of liquids-the ratio of the density of the liquid to the density of water.A hydrometer is usually made of glass, and consists of a cylindrical stem and a bulb weighted with mercury or lead shot to make it float upright.
Question 15
Whose hit records include "Gold Digger" (feat. Jamie Foxx) "Stronger" and "Heartless"?
A
Kanye West
B
Keenan East
C
Kelly North
D
Kevin South
Question 15 Explanation: 
Kanye West
Question 16
Malfunctioning of which of the following organs causes jaundice?
A
Stomach
B
Pancreas
C
Liver
D
Kidney
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