General knowledge quiz 1265

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the name for monocotyledonous, usually herbaceous plants with narrow leaves growing from the base, that include cereals, bamboo, turf, sedges and rushes?
A
Tattle
B
Grass
C
Snitch
D
Narc
Question 1 Explanation: 
Grass
Question 2
How many Popes were there in 1410?
A
4
B
2
C
1
D
3
Question 2 Explanation: 
3
Question 3
Samsung in partnership with which Bank launched its 'Bill Payments' on Samsung Pay?
A
Yes Bank
B
SBI
C
HDFC Bank
D
Axis Bank
Question 3 Explanation: 
Samsung in partnership with Axis Bank launched its 'Bill Payments' on Samsung Pay. The 'Bill Payments' feature lets users to pay their utility bills through Samsung Pay's platform in a convenient way. Users can pay their mobile, landline phone, electricity, gas, water and DTH bills using this feature. Users can view the due amount, details of their previous bills and location-based suggested billers on Samsung Pay. They can also create 'reminders' for bill payments.
Question 4
Who was the first person to be recognised by the International Association of Athletics Federations as running the 1500 metres in under 3 minutes 30 seconds?
A
Said Aouita
B
Sydney Maree
C
Steve Ovett
D
Steve Cram
Question 4 Explanation: 
Steve Cram
Question 5
In 1487, Portuguese navigator Bartholomew Diaz was the first European to sail past which landmark?
A
Ceylon
B
Cape Verde
C
Cape Horn
D
Cape of Good Hope
Question 5 Explanation: 
Cape of Good Hope
Question 6
Which ex-European colony in China is at the mouth of the Canton River?
A
Goa
B
Hong Kong
C
Macau
D
Timor
Question 6 Explanation: 
Macau
Question 7
What sort of art work is the "Venus de Milo"?
A
Sculpture
B
Oil painting
C
Fresco
D
Collage
Question 7 Explanation: 
Sculpture
Question 8
What band released the albums "Wild Life", "Red Rose Speedway", "At the Speed of Sound", "London Town" and Back to the Egg" between 1971 and 1979?
A
Wings
B
Bon Jovi
C
Def Leppard
D
Pink Floyd
Question 8 Explanation: 
Wings
Question 9
How many degrees do the internal angles of an octagon add up to?
A
180
B
360
C
1080
D
720
Question 9 Explanation: 
1080
Question 10
The GST bill, after ratification by the States, received assent from
A
Chief Justice of India
B
Vice President
C
President
D
Prime Minister
Question 10 Explanation: 
President:The GST bill, after ratification by the States, received assent from President Pranab Mukherjee on 8 September 2016
Question 11
Who invented Bakelite?
A
Charles Goodyear
B
Leo Hendrik Baekeland
C
Roy Plunkett
D
Henry Ford
Question 11 Explanation: 
Leo Hendrik Baekeland invented the first plastic called Bakelite.
Question 12
Rabbits have been reported as a problem at London's Stansted Airport as leading to what?
A
Nibbled wiring
B
Bird strike
C
Undermined runways
D
Unfavourable press attention when they are run over by ground vehicles
Question 12 Explanation: 
Bird strike
Question 13
Where is the Humboldt Sea?
A
In Asia, bordered by Kazakhstan
B
Just south of Greenland
C
In the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by ocean currents
D
On the Moon
Question 13 Explanation: 
On the Moon
Question 14
The South African artist William Kentridge articulates concerns of post-Apartheid South Africa using what media?
A
Wood sculpture
B
Drawing, printmaking and stop-motion film of evolving charcoal drawings
C
Graphic novels, light installations
D
Stained glass, found object sculpture
Question 14 Explanation: 
Drawing, printmaking and stop-motion film of evolving charcoal drawings
Question 15
Which of these was not one of the "Three Fates" (or "Parcae") in Roman mythology?
A
Morta
B
Nona
C
Decima
D
Portia
Question 15 Explanation: 
Portia
Question 16
The process of splitting of a heavy molecules into 2 or more lighter molecules is known as
A
Nuclear Fission
B
Nuclear Fusion
C
Nuclear Process
D
Nuclear reaction
Question 16 Explanation: 
Nuclear Fission:Fission-an atom splits into smaller parts, discovered by by German Otto Hahn
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