General knowledge quiz 120

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The island of Anguilla, in the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean, is a largely autonomous overseas territory of which country?
A
USA
B
UK
C
France
D
Brazil
Question 1 Explanation: 
UK
Question 2
Who has been President of France twice, but never been elected to the position?
A
Jacques Chirac
B
Georges Pompidou
C
Valery Giscard d'Estaing
D
Alain Poher
Question 2 Explanation: 
Alain Poher
Question 3
Who is the creator of the Rock Garden in Chandigarh?
A
Pupal Jayakar
B
Le Corbousier
C
Glen
D
Nek Chand
Question 4
The invention of what sport is credited to Dr. S. A. Naismith in Massachusetts, USA, in 1891?
A
Basketball
B
Soccer
C
Bowls
D
Cricket
Question 4 Explanation: 
Basketball
Question 5
Where were the Commonwealth Games held in 2014?
A
London, UK
B
New Delhi, India
C
Glasgow, Scotland
D
Sydney, Australia
Question 5 Explanation: 
Glasgow, Scotland
Question 6
The conversion of heat energy into electrical energy is achieved by
A
Diodes
B
Thermocouple
C
Coils
D
Resistors
Question 6 Explanation: 
Thermocouple:The conversion of heat energy into electrical energy is achieved by Thermocouple
Question 7
..........is celebrated in Madhya Pradesh
A
Dhrupad samaroh
B
Nimar utsav
C
Jagaddhagtr
D
Jityya Bhaiya Dooj
Question 7 Explanation: 
Nimar utsav:Nimar Utsav 2016 falls in November, it's a three-day festival celebrated in a small town of Maheshwar on the banks of River Narmada in Madhya Pradesh.
Question 8
Which of these was the leader of The Merry Pranksters, a very "in" group of people who toured the USA in a bus experimenting with LSD in the 1960s.
A
Ken Kesey
B
Ernest Hemingway
C
Papa John Phillips
D
Dennis Hopper
Question 8 Explanation: 
Ken Kesey
Question 9
Twelve members are nominated by thePresident of Indiato Rajya Sabha.having special knowledge in various areas like..........
A
Literature, Science, Art, Social service
B
Art, Sports, Law and Economics
C
Literature, Law, Art, Philosophy and Social Work
D
Literature, Science, Law and Science & Technology
Question 9 Explanation: 
Literature, Science, Art, Social science service:Under article 80 of the Constitution, the Council of States (Rajya Sabha) is composed of not more than 250 members, of whom 12 are nominated by the President of India from amongst persons who have special knowledge or practical experience in respect of such matters as literature, science, art and social service.
Question 10
Fire temple is the place of worship of which of the following religion?
A
Taoism
B
Judaism
C
Zoroastrianism (Parsi Religion)
D
Shintoism
Question 11
On December 21, 1988, Pan Am Flight 103 was blown up while en route from London to New York killing 270 people on board and on the ground, and resulting in conviction for a Libyan national. Where did the explosion happen?
A
At the Twin Towers, New York, USA
B
Over the Andaman Sea, Burma
C
Over Detroit, USA
D
Over Lockerbie, Scotland
Question 11 Explanation: 
Over Lockerbie, Scotland
Question 12
Which of the following was the first credit rating agency of India?
A
CIBIL
B
Equifax
C
CRISIL
D
ICRA
Question 12 Explanation: 
Credit Information Bureau (India) Ltd; CIBIL is India's first Credit Information Company, also commonly referred as a Credit Bureau. We collect and maintain records of individuals' and non-individuals' (commercial entities) payments pertaining to loans and credit cards. These records are submitted to us by banks and other lenders on a monthly basis; using this information a Credit Information Report (CIR) and Credit Score is developed, enabling lenders to evaluate and approve loan applications. A Credit Bureau is licensed by the RBI and governed by the Credit Information Companies (Regulation) Act of 2005.
Question 13
Who is also known as ''Indian Father of Green Revolution''?
A
Swaminathan
B
R.D.Misra
C
Mahatma Gandhi
D
Radha Krishnan
Question 13 Explanation: 
Swaminathan:Swaminathan is known as ''Indian Father of Green Revolution'' for his leadership and success in introducing and further developing high-yielding varieties of wheat in India.
Question 14
Which of these is a make of guitar?
A
Epicure
B
Epicentre
C
Epitome
D
Epiphone
Question 14 Explanation: 
Epiphone
Question 15
Who developed Yahoo?
A
Dennis Ritchie & Ken Thompson
B
David Filo & Jerry Yang
C
Vint Cerf & Robert Kahn
D
Steve Case & Jeff Bezos
Question 16
Sohagi Barwa Wildlife Sanctuary located in which state?
A
Nagaland
B
Maharashtra
C
Mizoram
D
Uttar Pradesh
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