General knowledge quiz 1296

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The Belgian Revolution, that began after a performance at the Brussels opera in 1830, led to the secession of the Southern provinces of which kingdom to establish an independent Kingdom of Belgium?
A
United Kingdom of the Netherlands
B
The Ottoman Empire
C
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
D
The Kingdom of Portugal
Question 1 Explanation: 
United Kingdom of the Netherlands
Question 2
When was the first live, international, satellite television production broadcast?
A
1990
B
1973
C
1981
D
1967
Question 2 Explanation: 
1967
Question 3
What device found on ships from the 18th century, consists of a telescope, a graduated arc and two mirrors, one of which is attached to a moveable arm?
A
Compass
B
Sextant
C
Quadrant
D
Theodolite
Question 3 Explanation: 
Sextant
Question 4
The study of human geography includes study of
A
human society and culture
B
behaviour and urban systems
C
economics and politics
D
All of the above
Question 5
Zane Grey wrote what type of novels?
A
Cookery
B
Science fiction
C
American westerns
D
Romances
Question 5 Explanation: 
American westerns
Question 6
Which of these is a type of extinct cow?
A
Aurochs
B
Manatee
C
Moa
D
Dodo
Question 6 Explanation: 
Aurochs
Question 7
Bhimtal Lake is located in..........
A
Uttarakhand
B
Manipur
C
Sikkim
D
J & K
Question 8
The refugee camps Shatila and Shabra, the scenes of a massacre in 1982, were in which country?
A
Lebanon
B
Iraq
C
Egypt
D
Malta
Question 8 Explanation: 
Lebanon
Question 9
Who invented the Car which run by Petrol?
A
Nicolaus Copernicus
B
Aristarchus of Samos
C
Antoine Lavoisier
D
Karl Benz
Question 9 Explanation: 
Karl Benz:Karl Friedrich Benz was a German engine designer and engineer, generally regarded as the inventor of the first automobile powered by an internal combustion engine, and together with Bertha Benz, pioneering founder of the automobile manufacturer Mercedes-Benz which is now one of the leading car brands.
Question 10
Who are the central figures of John Steinbeck's novel "Of Mice and Men"?
A
George & Lenny
B
Beavis & Butthead
C
Butch & Sundance
D
Bonnie & Clyde
Question 10 Explanation: 
George & Lenny
Question 11
The Writ Jurisdiction of High Court is provided under which article?
A
Article 32
B
Article 20
C
Article 43
D
Article 17
Question 11 Explanation: 
The Writ Jurisdiction of High Court is provided under Article 32 of the Constitution
Question 12
The Humayun's Tomb located in..........
A
Delhi
B
Mumbai
C
Kolkata
D
Hyderrabad
Question 12 Explanation: 
Delhi Located in Delhi Humayun's Tomb was built by wife of mughal emperor Hamida Banu Begam. Humayun Tomb is major tourist attraction.
Question 13
Name the ancient 'lost' Indian river is believed to have existed at Konark, a Unesco World Heritage Site in Odisha?
A
Sagayamala
B
Samuthravira
C
Chandrapraba
D
Chandrabhaga
Question 13 Explanation: 
After the confirmation of existence of the mythical Saraswati river in India's North-West, scientists at the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur claim they have found evidence of another 'lost' Indian river. The River Named Chandrabhaga, the ancient river is believed to have existed at a distance of about 2 km from the 13th century Sun Temple at Konark, a Unesco World Heritage Site in Odisha. Almost all myths regarding Konark, including illustrations and photographs, indicate the presence of the Chandrabhaga river in the proximity of the temple.
Question 14
The minting of which English gold coin began in 1663, and ceased in 1817?
A
Guinea
B
Ducat
C
Pfennig
D
Peseta
Question 14 Explanation: 
Guinea
Question 15
What causes a screeching sound when a live microphone is put too close to a speaker?
A
Grazeright
B
Chewfore
C
Eatleft
D
Feedback
Question 15 Explanation: 
Feedback
Question 16
Which of these is a type of representation that has pictures representing syllables and words?
A
Lexicon
B
Rhombus
C
Rebus
D
Graphite
Question 16 Explanation: 
Rebus
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