General knowledge quiz 1178

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The main chemical constituent of the oil of cardamom which is responsible for flavour of this oil is
A
cineole
B
engenol
C
geraniol
D
limonene
Question 2
..........was the youngest Indian boxer to qualify for the Olympics
A
Akhil Kumar
B
Jitendar Kumar
C
Vijendra Singh
D
Shiva Thapa
Question 2 Explanation: 
Shiva Thapa:Shiva Thapa is an Indian boxer from Guwahati, Assam, India. He is supported by Olympic Gold Quest, Shiva Thapa participated in the 2012 London Olympics, and was the youngest Indian boxer to qualify for the Olympics.
Question 3
The air is drawn in from the polar region in front of the depression is called..........
A
Hot Winds
B
Cold Winds
C
Local Winds
D
Trade Winds
Question 3 Explanation: 
Cold Winds:The air is drawn in from the polar region in front of the depression is called Cold Winds. A cold wind that blows from the north or northeast across the lands around the Adriatic Sea.
Question 4
What is a geographical character of the west coast of North America?
A
Marshes
B
Grasslands
C
Edges of tectonic plates
D
Inland seas
Question 4 Explanation: 
Edges of tectonic plates
Question 5
Who used the pseudonym "Bab"?
A
Gerard Manley Hopkins
B
Charles Dickens
C
Tim Rice
D
W S Gilbert
Question 5 Explanation: 
W S Gilbert
Question 6
Hertz is the standard SI unit for the measurement of what?
A
Barometric pressure
B
Depth of water
C
Density of metals
D
Radio frequency
Question 6 Explanation: 
Radio frequency
Question 7
Other than spreading malaria, anopheles mosquitoes are also vectors of
A
dengue fever
B
filariasis
C
encephalitis
D
yellow fever
Question 8
P in PCR?
A
Prompt
B
Public
C
Post
D
Primary
Question 9
In the 19th century, in 1831-2, 1848-9 and 1853-4, London in the UK suffered major epidemics of what disease?
A
Plague
B
Whooping cough
C
Measles
D
Cholera
Question 9 Explanation: 
Cholera
Question 10
Which of these is a professional association in the UK with the dual roles of learned society and professional body that was formed in 1980 from the merger of the Faraday Society with 3 other societies?
A
The Royal Society of Chemistry
B
The Royal Academy of Arts
C
The Chartered Institute for IT
D
The Geological Society of London
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Royal Society of Chemistry
Question 11
..........is a popular dance of North India
A
Kathak
B
Kathakali
C
Kammi
D
Khayal
Question 11 Explanation: 
Kathak:Kathak is a type of northern Indian classical dance, with alternating passages of mime and dancing.
Question 12
Who established scientifically that an individual's fingerprints provide permanent identification?
A
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
B
Sir Edward Henry
C
Sir Francis Galton
D
Sir William Harvey
Question 12 Explanation: 
Sir Francis Galton
Question 13
Which dance, requiring music with 3 beats in the bar, was introduced at the court of Louis XIV in the 17th century?
A
Minuet
B
Waltz
C
Gay Gordons
D
Line dancing
Question 13 Explanation: 
Minuet
Question 14
The Changtang Wildlife Sanctuary is in
A
West Bengal
B
Odisha
C
Assam
D
J & K
Question 14 Explanation: 
J & K:The Changtang Wildlife Sanctuary, also known as the Changtang Cold Desert Wildlife Sanctuary, is a very well-known place in the district Leh, Jammu Kashmir
Question 15
To which king belongs the Lion capital at Sarnath?
A
Chandragupta
B
Ashoka
C
Kanishka
D
Harsha
Question 16
With what is the non-profit international organisation called DoCoMoMo concerned?
A
Conservation of modern architecture
B
Ancient British monuments
C
Preserving old Morris Minor cars
D
Uncovering historical documents from the Russian communist era
Question 16 Explanation: 
Conservation of modern architecture
There are 16 questions to complete.

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