General knowledge quiz 1209

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What was the name of the group formed in London in February 1944 to plan the invasion of Europe under General Dwight D Eisenhower?
A
SHAPE
B
SHAEF
C
SPECTRE
D
SMERSH
Question 1 Explanation: 
SHAEF
Question 2
Yelena Isinbayeva is associated with which of the following games/sports?
A
Tennis
B
Pole vault
C
Boxing
D
Weightlifting
Question 3
Hurricanes are generally active over the..........
A
River
B
Lake
C
Land
D
Sea
Question 3 Explanation: 
Sea:Hurricanes are generally active over the Sea. A hurricane is a huge storm! It can be up to 600 miles across and have strong winds spiraling inward and upward at speeds of 75 to 200 mph
Question 4
What are shinai made of?
A
Bamboo
B
Kevlar
C
Wood
D
Polycarbonate
Question 4 Explanation: 
Bamboo
Question 5
..........is Back bone of Italy
A
Apenninine Mountians
B
Nilagiri hills
C
Lhotse Mountians
D
Shisha Pangma
Question 5 Explanation: 
Apenninine Mountians:Apennine Range, also called the Apennines, Italian Appennino, Apennine Range Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.series of mountain ranges bordered by narrow coastlands that form the physical backbone of peninsular Italy.
Question 6
The transformer that develops the high voltage in a home television is commonly called a...?
A
Tesla coil
B
Flyback
C
Yoke
D
Van de Graaf
Question 6 Explanation: 
The flyback is usually connected to the system that pulls the electron beam across the screen in one direction to 'paint' a line of the image and then returns in the other direction much faster.
Question 7
Where is Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport?
A
Patiala, Punjab
B
Dehradun, Uttarakhand
C
Amritsar, Punjab
D
Kolkata, West Bengal
Question 7 Explanation: 
Amritsar, Punjab
Question 8
Who danced for King Herod and then asked for the head of John the Baptist?
A
Christine Keeler
B
Mata Hari
C
Salome
D
Gypsy Rose Lee
Question 8 Explanation: 
Salome
Question 9
What is buttock mail?
A
An ecclesiastical fine for sexual intercourse outside marriage
B
Chain mail to cover the buttocks
C
Pornographic emails
D
Scales covering the top of the hind legs of butterflies or moths
Question 9 Explanation: 
An ecclesiastical fine for sexual intercourse outside marriage
Question 10
Which of these animals has the longest average life span?
A
Dog
B
Rabbit
C
Hamster
D
Horse
Question 10 Explanation: 
Horse
Question 11
Central Bank of India headquarters located in..........
A
Chennai
B
Manipal
C
Mumbai
D
Bengaluru
Question 12
On 10 May 1775, during the American Revolutionary War, a small force of Green Mountain Boys led by Ethan Allen and Colonel Benedict Arnold overcame and looted Fort Ticonderoga, a small British garrison, and took away cannons and other armaments to fortify which city that was under siege?
A
Boston
B
Philadelphia
C
Peoria
D
Gettysburg
Question 12 Explanation: 
Boston
Question 13
When General Francisco Franco, Leader of Spain, died in 1975 what became of the government in Spain?
A
Ten years of civil war
B
Juan Carlos was crowned king
C
Franco's son took power but handed it to a grandson of the previous royal line, Juan Carlos
D
His deputy General Juan Carlos took power
Question 13 Explanation: 
Juan Carlos was crowned king
Question 14
Who was the Prime Minister of Southern Rhodesia from 1964 to 1965 and the first Prime Minister of Rhodesia from 1965 to 1979?
A
Ian Smith
B
Ian Botham
C
Ian Fleming
D
Ian Paisley
Question 14 Explanation: 
Ian Smith
Question 15
What, in October 1871, was one of the biggest U.S. disasters of the 19th century, killing hundreds and destroying about four square miles of city buildings?
A
Great Chicago Fire
B
San Francisco Earthquake
C
New Orleans floods
D
Hurricane Mortimer, Miami
Question 15 Explanation: 
Great Chicago Fire
Question 16
What meteorological phenomenon is named after the Arabic word for "season"?
A
Typhoon
B
Monsoon
C
Mistral
D
Precipitation
Question 16 Explanation: 
Monsoon
There are 16 questions to complete.

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