General knowledge quiz 1244

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Dulhasti Project on Chenab River is in which state?
A
Rajasthan
B
Jharkhand
C
West Bengal
D
None of these
Question 1 Explanation: 
None of these; it is in Jammu & Kashmir
Question 2
Panchet Dam which is constructed on the Damodar river to produce electricity is located in which state?
A
Odisha
B
Tamilnadu
C
Jharkhand
D
Gujarat
Question 2 Explanation: 
Jharkhand:Panchet Dam was the last of the four multi-purpose dams included in the first phase of the Damodar Valley Corporation. It was constructed across the Damodar River at Panchet in Dhanbad district in the Indian state of Jharkhand, and opened in 1959.
Question 3
The USA established marginal income tax rates of 77% in 1916 to fund the war effort in World War I. What were they reduced to by 1929, shortly before the Wall Street crash?
A
24%
B
Nil
C
50%
D
2%
Question 3 Explanation: 
24%
Question 4
''EKUVERIN'' is the military exercise between which two countries? 1. India and Maldives
A
India and Maldives
B
India and Myanmar
C
India and Bhutan
D
India and Bhutan
Question 4 Explanation: 
India and Maldives commenced their 8th joint military exercise ''EKUVERIN'' in Belagavi, Karnataka. In Maldivian language, 'EKUVERIN' means friends. Objective of this exercise is to familiarise both armies with each other's operating methodology in context of counter-terrorist operations in an urban or semi-urban region. Participants from both the sides will get an opportunity to hone their tactical and technical skills and also to activate the Joint Operations Centre at Belagavi. Last edition of Indo-Maldives 'EKUVERIN' was held in December 2016 at Kaddhoo in the Lammu Atoll, Maldives.
Question 5
Which of these animals is native to South America?
A
Lion
B
Tiger
C
Leopard
D
Jaguar
Question 5 Explanation: 
Jaguar
Question 6
When Edward the Confessor ruled over England, royal petitions became so frequent that they were referred to the Chancellor. Which special court was set up to hear them?
A
Assizes
B
Old Bailey
C
Lincoln's Inn
D
Chancery
Question 6 Explanation: 
Chancery
Question 7
What can be defined as "the resistance to motion when two bodies in contact are moved away from each other"?
A
Inertia
B
Momentum
C
Friction
D
Romance
Question 7 Explanation: 
Friction
Question 8
What is the name for the area of the Atlantic Ocean south east of Bermuda distinguished by the mass of brown seaweed that floats there?
A
The Roaring Forties
B
The Maelstrom
C
Sargasso Sea
D
The Painted Ocean
Question 8 Explanation: 
Sargasso Sea
Question 9
Where did the Phnom Penh stampede occur, on 22 November 2010 when 378 people died and upwards of 755 more were injured?
A
In a motorway underpass
B
On a bridge
C
At a rock concert
D
In a stadium
Question 9 Explanation: 
On a bridge
Question 10
In what field do participants compete in the three-yearly World Championships organised by FISM compete, and where is the 2018 Championship to be held?
A
Mountaineering, Scotland
B
Motorcycle, Mongolia
C
Magic, in South Korea
D
Muaythai, Turkmenistan
Question 10 Explanation: 
Magic, in South Korea
Question 11
Which is the only country with Jewish symbols on its national flag?
A
Iran
B
Iraq
C
Israel
D
Bhutan
Question 11 Explanation: 
Israel:Israel is the lone country with Jewish symbols on its national flag, including the Star of David and a white and blue striped background representative of a traditional Jewish prayer shawl.
Question 12
What is the lowest number that is both the square of one integer and the cube of another?
A
1
B
729
C
64
D
4096
Question 12 Explanation: 
64
Question 13
Which of these people writes right handed?
A
Gerald Ford
B
Barack Obama
C
Bill Clinton
D
Jimmy Carter
Question 13 Explanation: 
Jimmy Carter
Question 14
A National commission on Farmers was appointed in..........under the chairmanship of Dr.MS Swaminathan
A
1997
B
2001
C
1993
D
2004
Question 14 Explanation: 
2004:A National commission on Farmers was appointed in 2004 under the chairmanship of Dr.MS Swaminathan, Which suggests Agricultural Renewal Action Plan.
Question 15
..........is the currency of Serbia
A
Shillling
B
Euro
C
Dinar
D
Dollar
Question 15 Explanation: 
Dinar:Serbia-Belgrade (Capital) and Dinar(Currency)
Question 16
What part did Bucephalus play in history?
A
Alexander the Great's warhorse during most of his conquests
B
Julius Caesar's second in command
C
Greek explorer
D
Genghis Khan's successor
Question 16 Explanation: 
Alexander the Great's warhorse during most of his conquests
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