General knowledge quiz 1256

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What are the names of the two largest islands in The Zanzibar Archipelago in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Africa?
A
Unguja and Pemba
B
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern
C
Trinidad and Tobago
D
Troilus and Cressida
Question 1 Explanation: 
Unguja and Pemba
Question 2
Indian player Siddharth Parikh is related to
A
Chess
B
Billiards
C
Tennis
D
Golf
Question 2 Explanation: 
Billiards:World No. 3 Siddharth Parikh clinched the gold medal at the inaugural Asian billiards 2016, defeating Aung Htay (Myanmar)
Question 3
Epoxy resins are used as
A
detergents
B
insecticides
C
adhesives
D
moth repellents
Question 4
Which of these is a word for an educated, intellectual woman?
A
Bluegrass
B
Bluebird
C
Bluetooth
D
Bluestocking
Question 4 Explanation: 
Bluestocking
Question 5
Khairbandha Dam, is an earthfill dam on..........river
A
Girna
B
Fattepur
C
Ravi
D
Banas
Question 6
In 1982 the City of Edinburgh, British Airways Flight 9, was the first commercial flight to discover the effects of what?
A
Use of mobile phones during flight
B
Aircraft icing
C
Sustainable aviation fuel
D
Flying through volcanic ash
Question 6 Explanation: 
Flying through volcanic ash
Question 7
What acid is found in tea?
A
Tannic
B
Sorbic
C
Malic
D
Citric
Question 7 Explanation: 
Tannic
Question 8
Which wildlife Sanctuary is located in Gujarat?
A
Badalkohl Wildlife Sanctuary
B
Rupi Bhabha Sanctuary
C
Hirpora Wildlife Sanctuary
D
Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary
Question 8 Explanation: 
Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary:Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the Great Rann of Kutch, Kutch district, Gujarat, India, it was declared a sanctuary in February 1986
Question 9
Which country has, at various times, been known as "Kingdom of" (1918), "Democratic Federal" (1943) "Federal People's Republic of" (1946), "Socialist Federal Republic of" (1963) and "Federal Republic of" (1992 to 2003)?
A
Bulgaria
B
Yugoslavia
C
Algeria
D
Italy
Question 9 Explanation: 
Yugoslavia
Question 10
What is hydrophobia?
A
Fear of enclosed spaces
B
Fear of power stations
C
Rabies
D
Reluctance to clean the bath
Question 10 Explanation: 
Rabies
Question 11
A New Zealand squash player who dominated the sport in the late 1980s and early 1990s, winning the World Open 4 times, is Susan who?
A
De Rigeur
B
De Maupassant
C
De Lorean
D
Devoy
Question 11 Explanation: 
Devoy
Question 12
Titicaca, which contains one of the highest freshwater lakes in the world, is populated by people who live exclusively on the Uros. What is that?
A
A mountain peak at the south end of the lake
B
A peninsula
C
A group of 44 or so artificial islands made of floating reeds
D
A collection of stilt houses
Question 12 Explanation: 
A group of 44 or so artificial islands made of floating reeds
Question 13
The Public Affairs Index (PAI) of India is prepared yearly by which of the following?
A
Quality Council of India
B
Finance Ministry
C
NITI Aayog
D
Public Affairs Centre
Question 13 Explanation: 
Public Affairs Centre
Question 14
In golf, the Ryder Cup and the biennial Presidents Cup for teams representing the USA and International (non-European) players are unusual in that they use what scoring system?
A
Match play
B
Stroke play
C
Extended play
D
Variegated play
Question 14 Explanation: 
Match play
Question 15
A statement of the kind "a + b = c" is an intrinsic part of what form of mathematics?
A
Fractal geometry
B
Trigonometry
C
Set theory
D
Algebra
Question 15 Explanation: 
Algebra
Question 16
Who was the writer of histories such as "Life of Nelson", long narrative poems and translations of Spanish writing?
A
Robert Southey
B
John Masefield
C
Frederick Marryat
D
C S Forrester
Question 16 Explanation: 
Robert Southey
There are 16 questions to complete.

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