General knowledge quiz 1267

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these was invented by French physician Rene Laennec early in the 19th century?
A
Telescope
B
Stethoscope
C
Microscope
D
X Rays
Question 1 Explanation: 
Stethoscope
Question 2
According to a report by the organisation called "Transparency International", what was the most corrupt country in the world in 2009?
A
Egypt
B
Somalia
C
Spain
D
Ecuador
Question 2 Explanation: 
Somalia
Question 3
In which city of Saudi Arabia, the first motorshow for women customers was held at?
A
Riyadh
B
Medina
C
Mecca
D
Jeddah
Question 3 Explanation: 
Saudi Arabia's first motorshow for women customers was held in Jeddah on January 11, 2018. In context of this news, it is important to note that in September 2017, Saudi King Salman had ordered an end to the ban on women drivers by June 2018. Fuel-efficient cars were the key highlight of this motorshow in Jeddah. A team of saleswomen was present to help their new prospective customer base. However, in wake of recent hike in domestic gas prices and introduction of value-added tax (VAT), it would be interesting to see car sales growth numbers in Saudi Arabia post June 2018
Question 4
What is the name for the largest of the living primates, that are ground-dwelling and predominantly herbivorous, inhabiting the forests of central Africa?
A
Mercenary
B
Chimpanzee
C
Gorilla
D
Rhesus monkey
Question 4 Explanation: 
Gorilla
Question 5
What are Portman Park and Steepledowns?
A
Grand National winners
B
Starter chairs
C
Virtual racecourses
D
Types of bed
Question 5 Explanation: 
Virtual racecourses
Question 6
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, awards the Nobel Prize in
A
physics
B
economics
C
chemistry
D
both (a) and (c)
Question 7
Where is 2nd World Congress on Marxism is scheduled to be held at?
A
Beijing
B
Shanghai
C
Bowang
D
Dongcheng
Question 7 Explanation: 
2nd World Congress on Marxism is scheduled to be held in Peking University in Beijing from 5th-6th May 2018. The theme of 2nd World Congress on Marxism will be ''Marxism and the current world and China''. 17 sub forums will be held covering topics like Chinese solution and modernization approach by the developing countries.
Question 8
What country is the city Nuestra Senora de La Paz, or Chuqi Yapu, in?
A
Spain
B
Peru
C
Bolivia
D
Portugal
Question 8 Explanation: 
Bolivia
Question 9
' The Adivasi Will Not Dance' is authored by whom?
A
Hansda Sowendra Shekhar
B
Anil Menon
C
Kiran Doshi
D
Pradeep Sebastian
Question 9 Explanation: 
Hansda Sowendra Shekha:' The Adivasi Will Not Dance' is the book by Hansda Sowendra Shekhar. It is shortlisted for The Hindu Prize.
Question 10
Speed of sound is..........in solids and..........in gases
A
Minimum, Maximum
B
Minimum, Minimum
C
Maximum, Maximum
D
Maximum, Minimum
Question 10 Explanation: 
Maximum, Minimum:Speed of sound is maximum in solids and minimum in gases
Question 11
The San joao festival famous in which state?
A
Punjab
B
J & K
C
Goa
D
Assam
Question 11 Explanation: 
Goa:The Sao Joao Festival is most pompously celebrated in Goa amongst the Catholic community and is dedicated to St. John the Baptist which is celebrated on 24th June every year
Question 12
Which long running British police procedural television series that originated as a one-off drama, entitled "Woodentop" in August 1983 was first broadcast in 1984?
A
Life on Mars
B
The Bill
C
Dixon of Dock Green
D
Z Cars
Question 12 Explanation: 
The Bill
Question 13
What is the world's largest rodent?
A
Rabbit
B
Beaver
C
Capybara
D
Dingo
Question 13 Explanation: 
Capybara
Question 14
What is the meaning of the old English word "coomb"?
A
Port
B
Farm
C
Valley
D
Market
Question 14 Explanation: 
Valley
Question 15
What was the mission of "Earthview 01:The Founders Flight" which was launched on 21 April 1997?
A
The first space burial
B
Reach the moon
C
Orbit the earth like a moon
D
Carry animals for a space walk
Question 15 Explanation: 
The first space burial
Question 16
..........is used for food preservative
A
Salicyclic Acid
B
Citric Acid
C
Tartaric Acid
D
Boric Acid
Question 16 Explanation: 
Salicyclic Acid:Salicylic acid is a monohydroxybenzoic acid, a type of phenolic acid and a beta hydroxy acid. It has the formula C7H6O3. It is used for food preservative
There are 16 questions to complete.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *