General knowledge quiz 1306

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher inducted into..........
A
Indian Army
B
Indian Navy
C
Indian Airforce
D
All of these
Question 1 Explanation: 
Indian Army:Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for the Indian Army. The system has a maximum range of 40 km for Mark-I and 65 km for Mark-II
Question 2
A currency with a value that fluctuates as a result of the country's political or economic uncertainty is termed as..........
A
Reserve Currency
B
Private Currency
C
Hard Currency
D
Soft Currency
Question 2 Explanation: 
A currency with a value that fluctuates as a result of the country's political or economic uncertainty is termed as Soft Currency.
Question 3
Which of the following book is authored by Siddhartha Mukherjee?
A
The Gene:An Intimate History
B
Tribe:On Homecoming and Belonging
C
When Breath Becomes Air
D
Before the Fall
Question 3 Explanation: 
The Gene:An Intimate History:The Gene:An Intimate History Book by Siddhartha Mukherjee.This book will reward anyone curious about how life works today, and how it may work in the future
Question 4
Who raised the massive runestones known as the Jelling Stones, in Denmark?
A
King Gorm the Old and his son King Harald Bluetooth
B
King Sweyn I Forkbeard
C
King Cnut the Great
D
Hrothgar, king of the Danes
Question 4 Explanation: 
King Gorm the Old and his son King Harald Bluetooth
Question 5
United Nations World Tourism Organization headquarters are located in..........
A
Belarus
B
Mecca
C
Madrid
D
Vienna
Question 5 Explanation: 
Madrid:The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is the United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism. Its headquarters are located in Madrid, Spain.It was formed in 1957.
Question 6
Nick Leeson became famous in 1995 for what activiity?
A
Bombings
B
Serial killings
C
Fraud
D
Internet hacking
Question 6 Explanation: 
Fraud
Question 7
What are "cestodes"?
A
Verrucas
B
Sentries
C
Impulses sent to the brain
D
Tape worms
Question 7 Explanation: 
Tape worms
Question 8
Shaurya Chakra made up of bronze is awarded for
A
gallantry otherwise than in the face of the enemy
B
most conspicuous bravery for some act of self sacrifice
C
gallantry in the presence of enemy
D
None of the above
Question 9
What beverage was invented by Charles Alderton in 1885 in Waco, Texas?
A
Cream soda
B
Coca-Cola
C
Dr. Pepper
D
Sprite
Question 9 Explanation: 
The cherry-flavored cola made its debut at Morrison's Old Corner Drugstore.
Question 10
Where is Visvesvaraya Stadium?
A
Mangalore, Karnataka
B
Bengaluru, Karnataka
C
Mandya, Karnataka
D
Mysore, Karnataka
Question 10 Explanation: 
Mandya, Karnataka
Question 11
The capital of the Early Pandyan kingdom was..........
A
Urauyur
B
Madurai
C
Vanji
D
Karur
Question 11 Explanation: 
Madurai:The capital of the Early Pandyan kingdom was initially Korkai, around 600 BCE, and was later moved to Koodal (now Madurai) during the reign of Nedunjeliyan
Question 12
Until Lewis Hamilton's win at Spain in 2007, who held the record for being the youngest driver to lead the Formula One Championship?
A
Denny Hulme
B
Bruce McLaren
C
Chris Amon
D
Mike Hailwood
Question 12 Explanation: 
Bruce McLaren
Question 13
The term used to describe a sudden fall of a government, brought about by illegal force is called
A
credit squeeze
B
loup de' etat
C
deficit financing
D
deflation
Question 14
Which of the following is longest Highway?
A
NH-8
B
NH-4
C
NH-1
D
NH-7
Question 14 Explanation: 
NH-7:NH-7-which turns from Varanasi to Kanyakumari
Question 15
Which two countries between them have won every Netball World Championship since its inception in 1963?
A
Jamaica and Egypt
B
England and Zimbabwe
C
Australia and New Zealand
D
South Africa and Kazakhstan
Question 15 Explanation: 
Australia and New Zealand
Question 16
Conventionally, Lent, the period of the Christian calendar leading up to Easter is how long?
A
1 week
B
1 month
C
40 days
D
15 days
Question 16 Explanation: 
40 days
There are 16 questions to complete.

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