General knowledge quiz 1308

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What was the first name of Beatrix Potter's character called Puddleduck?
A
Peter
B
Jeremy
C
Jemima
D
Mrs.
Question 1 Explanation: 
Jemima
Question 2
Where is Triambakeshwar Temple located?
A
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
B
Nashik, Maharashtra
C
Puri, Odisha
D
Bengaluru, Karnataka
Question 2 Explanation: 
Nashik, Maharashtra
Question 3
In which country was there a civil war which lasted several decades following independence in November 1975, when three main guerrilla groups, the FNLA, MPLA and UNITA, fought each other?
A
Congo
B
Lebanon
C
Syria
D
Angola
Question 3 Explanation: 
Angola
Question 4
What is the theme of 2017 World Health Day?
A
Depression
B
Diabetes
C
Depression:Let's Talk
D
Tension free world
Question 4 Explanation: 
Depression:Let's Talk
Question 5
What do ethnologists call people occupying most of North Africa, after one of Noah's sons who is, according to legend, their ancestor?
A
Semites
B
Hamites
C
Sethamines
D
Hamburgers
Question 5 Explanation: 
Hamites
Question 6
What is the name for a hydrometer which is used for determining the alcoholic strength of liquids?
A
Hygrometer
B
Calorimeter
C
Proof & tralle hydrometer
D
Saccharometer
Question 6 Explanation: 
Proof & tralle hydrometer
Question 7
What is the currency of Portugal?
A
Zloty(PLN)
B
Euro (EUR)
C
Romanian leu(RON)
D
Transnistrian rubled(PRB)
Question 7 Explanation: 
Euro (EUR) Capital:Lisbon
Question 8
An ombrophobe or ombrophobous plant cannot withstand much what?
A
Insect infestation
B
Sunlight
C
Fertiliser
D
Rain
Question 8 Explanation: 
Rain
Question 9
Which of these starred in the television series "Perry Mason"?
A
Raymond Burr
B
Peter Falk
C
James Garner
D
Telly Savalas
Question 9 Explanation: 
Raymond Burr
Question 10
Which of the following is the highest tower in India?
A
Chand Minar
B
Shaheed Minar
C
Qutub Minar
D
Fateh Burj
Question 10 Explanation: 
Fateh Burj:The Fateh Burj is the tallest minar in India situated in the historical village of Chappar Chiri in the SAS Nagar district, Punjab.The 328 ft tower is dedicated to establishment of the Sikh Misls in a large part of India in 1711
Question 11
Which is used to prevent Goitre disease?
A
Sodium Iodate
B
Sodium Carbonate
C
Sodium Benzoate
D
Sodium Oxide
Question 11 Explanation: 
Sodium Iodate:In 1924, launched a Goiter prevention program using iodized salt Sodium Iodate
Question 12
World Toilet Organization was established in the year..........
A
1980
B
1998
C
2001
D
2010
Question 12 Explanation: 
2001:The World Toilet Organization is a global non-profit organization committed to improving toilet and sanitation conditions worldwide. Headquarters:Singapore
Question 13
Where is Dan Brown's book "Angels and Demons" mainly set?
A
The Louvre
B
The Vatican
C
The White House
D
Buckingham Palace
Question 13 Explanation: 
The Vatican
Question 14
Where is Panambur Port located?
A
Andaman & Nicobar islands
B
Kerala
C
Karnataka
D
Maharashtra
Question 14 Explanation: 
Karnataka
Question 15
What name is given to raised parts of the skin when frightened or cold?
A
Hen eggs
B
Chicken pox
C
Goose bumps
D
Duck tales
Question 15 Explanation: 
Goose bumps
Question 16
Which of the following is an independent banking industry watchdog that protects consumers of banking services in the country?
A
BBB
B
IBA
C
BCSBI
D
IBRD
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Banking Codes and Standards Board of India (BCSBI) is an independent banking industry watchdog that protects consumers of banking services in India.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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