General knowledge quiz 1269

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Telangana was formed in the year
A
2013
B
2014
C
2015
D
2012
Question 1 Explanation: 
It was formed on 2 June 2014 with the city of Hyderabad as its capital.
Question 2
How many wickets did Zaheer Khan pick up in his ODI debut?
A
0
B
3
C
5
D
2
Question 2 Explanation: 
Zaheer played his first match against Kenya on October 3, 2000. And he bowled extremely good. His figure was 10-0-48-3.
Question 3
The Headquarters of United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) is..........
A
Vienna
B
The Hague
C
Paris
D
Rome
Question 4
What happened to Mr Creosote in Monty Python's "The Meaning of Life"?
A
He exploded
B
He was run over by a car
C
He was shot dead
D
He died in childbirth
Question 4 Explanation: 
He exploded
Question 5
What was the initial cause of a major nuclear accident in Fukushima, Japan, in March 2011?
A
A tourist flicked the wrong switch
B
A 9.0-9.1 magnitude earthquake and its tsunami
C
A spent fuel rod was mistakenly used in an operational reactor
D
A failed ballistic missile experiment
Question 5 Explanation: 
A 9.0-9.1 magnitude earthquake and its tsunami
Question 6
Mission Fingerling is related with which revolution?
A
Brown Revolution
B
Green Revolution
C
Blue Revolution
D
White Revolution
Question 6 Explanation: 
Blue Revolution
Question 7
An image formed on the Retina of an eye persists for about..........after the removal of stimulus
A
0.1s
B
0.001s
C
0.10s
D
0.0001s
Question 7 Explanation: 
0.1s:An image formed on the Retina of an eye persists for about 0.1s after the removal of stimulus
Question 8
Whose name is associated with the theorem that states that kinetic energy equals increased relativistic mass multiplied by the speed of light squared?
A
Pythagoras
B
Albert Einstein
C
Rene Descartes
D
Isaac Newton
Question 8 Explanation: 
Albert Einstein
Question 9
Which of these is an Australian carnivore?
A
Caracal
B
Quoll
C
Fossa
D
Coati
Question 9 Explanation: 
Quoll
Question 10
Who, co-founders of the Spartacist League in January 1916, were executed in Berlin in January 1919?
A
Bonny Parker and Clyde Barrow
B
Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht
C
Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx
D
John Profumo and Christine Keeler
Question 10 Explanation: 
Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht
Question 11
The exhaled air contains
A
carbon dioxide only
B
a mixture which has more carbon dioxide than oxygen
C
a mixture of carbon dioxide, nitrogen and oxygen in which nitrogen has the highest percentage
D
a mixture of carbon dioxide and nitrogen
Question 12
The book titled ' Envisioning an Empowered Nation' authored by
A
Anita Desai
B
Steev Waugh
C
Yann Martel
D
APJ Abdul Kalam
Question 12 Explanation: 
APJ Abdul Kalam:Envisioning an Empowered Nation:Technology for Societal Transformation authored APJ Abdul Kalam With A Sivathanu Pillai
Question 13
What is the theme for World Soil Day 2017?
A
Caring for the Planet starts from the Ground
B
Caring for the Earth starts from the Ground
C
Care for the ground, care for the earth
D
Care for the soil, care for the environment
Question 13 Explanation: 
Caring for the Planet starts from the Ground; celebrated on December 5
Question 14
The Lonar lake is a saline soda lake located in which state?
A
Odisha
B
Rajasthan
C
Tamil Nadu
D
Maharashtra
Question 14 Explanation: 
Maharashtra:Lonar Lake is a saline soda lake located at Lonar in Buldhana district, Maharashtra, India, which was created by a meteor impact during the Pleistocene Epoch and it is the only hyper velocity impact crater in basaltic rock anywhere on earth.
Question 15
Humidity measures the quantity of water vapour in the air as a percentage by..........what?
A
Height
B
Weight
C
Volume
D
Width
Question 15 Explanation: 
Volume
Question 16
Which of these is a traditional English pantomime?
A
Puss in Boots
B
Mickey in Bloomers
C
Donald in Sailor Suit
D
Daisy in Clover
Question 16 Explanation: 
Puss in Boots
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