General knowledge quiz 12

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of the following is located in Jabalpur?
A
Forest Research Institute
B
National Institute of Hydrology
C
Tele Communication Engineering Centre
D
Bharat Ratna Bhim Rao Ambedkar Institute of Telecom Training
Question 1 Explanation: 
Bharat Ratna Bhim Rao Ambedkar Institute of Telecom Training:Telecom Training Centre at Jabalpur, MP renamed as Bharat Ratna Bhim Rao Ambedkar Institute of Telecom Training (B.R.B.R.A.I.T.T.) from 30 May 1992 had its origin at Calcutta where it initially started functioning in the 1920s.
Question 2
The normal threshold of hearing is around
A
60-80 db
B
45-60 db
C
100-120 db
D
25-45 db
Question 3
Which is located at Chennai?
A
Survey Training Institute
B
Central Marine Research Institute
C
High Altitude Research Laboratory
D
National Institute of Oceanography
Question 3 Explanation: 
Central Marine Research Institute:The Central Marine Research Institute is a marine fisheries research institute located at Chennai, India. It is an Indian Council of Agricultural Research institute
Question 4
Besides Meredith Vieira, who has been the host of the US version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" since it began airing in 1999?
A
Bob Saget
B
David Letterman
C
Oprah Winfrey
D
Regis Philbin
Question 4 Explanation: 
Regis Philbin
Question 5
What system of psychology, popularised by F J Gall and J K Spurzheim in the 19th century, claims that mental faculties and dispositions can be determined by the shape of the skull?
A
Physiognomy
B
Phrenology
C
Psychokinesis
D
Parapsychology
Question 5 Explanation: 
Phrenology
Question 6
Bihar attain the status of a separate state in..........
A
1936
B
1939
C
1932
D
1940
Question 6 Explanation: 
1936:On 1 Apr 1912 both Bihar and Orissa division were separated from the Bengal Presidency as Bihar and Orissa Province. On 1 Apr 1936 Bihar and Orissa became separate provinces.
Question 7
Jacqueline du Pre was famous for playing what instrument?
A
Piccolo
B
Kazoo
C
Tuba
D
Cello
Question 7 Explanation: 
Cello
Question 8
In what is often called boxing's biggest upset ever Buster Douglas beat who in the world unified Heavyweight title fight in 1990?
A
Mike Tyson
B
Muhammad Ali
C
Gentleman Jackson
D
Sonny Bill Williams
Question 8 Explanation: 
Mike Tyson
Question 9
The Crimean war fought between..........
A
China and Turkey
B
Russia and China
C
Russia and Turkey
D
China and Russia
Question 9 Explanation: 
Russia and Turkey:The Crimean War ( 1854-1856) was fought between Imperial Russia on one side and an alliance of France, the United Kingdom, the Kingdom of Sardinia, and the Ottoman Empire on the other. The majority of the conflict took place on the Crimean peninsula, with additional actions occurring in western Turkey, the Baltic Sea region, and in the Russian Far East.
Question 10
Kanishka was
A
the king of Kushan dynasty
B
a great conqueror but later became a follower of Buddha
C
the only ruler of India whose territory extended up to central Asia
D
All of the above
Question 11
Snooker is played with a what?
A
Paddle
B
Stick
C
Racquet
D
Cue
Question 11 Explanation: 
Cue
Question 12
What 3-D puzzle was invented in 1974 by a Hungarian sculptor and professor of architecture?
A
Kerplunk
B
Pick Up Sticks
C
Jenga
D
Rubik's Cube
Question 12 Explanation: 
Rubik's Cube
Question 13
AGILE is an X-ray and Gamma ray astronomical satellite of the..........Space Agency
A
Russian
B
Indian
C
Italian
D
China
Question 13 Explanation: 
Italian:AGILE is an X-ray and Gamma ray astronomical satellite of the Italian Space Agency. AGILE was successfully launched on 23 April 2007, from the Indian base of Sriharikota and was inserted in an equatorial orbit
Question 14
Which of the following state is called ''Tiger State'' of India?
A
Himachal Pradesh
B
Assam
C
Gujarat
D
Madhya Pradesh
Question 14 Explanation: 
Madhya Pradesh has been traditionally called Tiger State of India, as it harbors 19% of India's Tiger Population and 10% of the world's tiger population.
Question 15
Who beat Duke in the Great Alaskan Shootout Finals in 1998?
A
Syracuse
B
University of Cincinnati
C
Notre Dame
D
UCLA
Question 16
Dutch conductor and composer Andre Rieu, best known for creating an international revival in waltz music with his "Johann Strauss Orchestra" which began in 1987, is associated with which instrument?
A
Trumpet
B
Violin
C
Piano
D
Guitar
Question 16 Explanation: 
Violin
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