General knowledge quiz 1281

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In literature, what is the word for a person, or a group of people who oppose the main character, or the main characters (in simple terms, "the villain")?
A
Prototype
B
Protagonist
C
Antithesis
D
Antagonist
Question 1 Explanation: 
Antagonist
Question 2
In which stated the Sardar Sarovar Dam has been constructed on Narmada river?
A
Madhya Pradesh
B
Andhra Pradesh
C
Uttar Pradesh
D
None of these
Question 2 Explanation: 
None of these-Gujarat
Question 3
'2014:The Election that changed India' is written by whom?
A
Kamta Prasad
B
Rajdeep Sardesai
C
Sandeep Unnithan
D
Pranab Mukherjee
Question 3 Explanation: 
Rajdeep Sardesai:2014:The Election that Changed India is a 2015 book by Rajdeep Sardesai, a writer and journalist In his book, Rajdeep Sardesai tells the story of the Indian general election, 2014. It was released on 1 November 2014.
Question 4
Which state gives Mewar Award?
A
Haryana
B
Delhi
C
Punjab
D
Rajasthan
Question 5
What is the name for the large bodies of water that are along the border between Canada and the USA and in southern Canada?
A
The Everglades
B
The Big Ponds
C
The Wetlands
D
The Great Lakes
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Great Lakes
Question 6
What name is given to a railway in which a cable attached to a pair of vehicles on rails moves them up and down a steep slope, the ascending and descending vehicles counterbalancing each other?
A
Funicular
B
Venicular
C
Tramway
D
Crepuscular
Question 6 Explanation: 
Funicular
Question 7
Which country unveils World's first trackless train that runs on virtual railways?
A
USA
B
China
C
Singapore
D
Malaysia
Question 7 Explanation: 
China's world's first trackless train, that runs on virtual track is promoted as the 'World's First smart train'. This train could travel at the speed of 70 kmph. This train is called Autonomous Rail Transit (ART). This train was created to reduce urban traffic problems. This was developed by CRRC Corporation Limited. This train is a hybrid between a bus and tram. It runs on virtual railways that are represented by white lines.
Question 8
Which of the following is a form of money with an intrinsic value?
A
Representative Money
B
Commodity Money
C
Call Money
D
Fiat Money
Question 8 Explanation: 
Commodity Money is a form of money with an intrinsic value.
Question 9
The 2011-12 and 2015-16 World Champion in men's individual archery, Kim Woo-Jin, represents what nation?
A
South Korea
B
UK
C
USA
D
New Zealand
Question 9 Explanation: 
South Korea
Question 10
Snail fever is caused by organisms of which genus?
A
Cercariae
B
Bythyniidae
C
Planorbidae
D
Schistosoma
Question 10 Explanation: 
Schistosoma
Question 11
In what year did Germany officially reunify?
A
1989
B
1990
C
1989
D
1991
Question 11 Explanation: 
1990
Question 12
Where is Erta Ale, the longest continuously erupting volcano (since 1906) and one of only four volcanoes with a lava lake?
A
Ethiopia
B
The moon
C
Eritrea
D
Tanzania
Question 12 Explanation: 
Ethiopia
Question 13
Track and field star Carl Lewis won how many gold medals at the 1984 Olympic games?
A
Two
B
Three
C
Four
D
Eight
Question 13 Explanation: 
Lewis has won nine Olympic gold medals in all:four in 1984 (100m, 200m, 4x100m, long jump), two in 1988 (100m and long jump), two in 1992 (4x100m and long jump), and one in 1996 (long jump).
Question 14
Which scientist allegedly used mirrors to focus the sun's rays to burn Roman ships during the Siege of Syracuse around 214-212 BC?
A
Archimedes
B
Ptolemy
C
Leonardo da Vinci
D
Sophocles
Question 14 Explanation: 
Archimedes
Question 15
Which is the most populous city in Ecuador?
A
Cuenca
B
Quito
C
Guayaquil
D
Bogota
Question 15 Explanation: 
Guayaquil
Question 16
The term butterfly is associated with
A
kabaddi
B
swimming
C
boxing
D
wrestling
There are 16 questions to complete.

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