General knowledge quiz 1309

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is Japan's most popular spectator sport?
A
Croquet
B
Sumo wrestling
C
Ice hockey
D
Squash
Question 1 Explanation: 
Sumo wrestling
Question 2
Recently Buxa tiger reserve in news, this is located in
A
West Bengal
B
Maharashtra
C
Odisha
D
Gujarat
Question 2 Explanation: 
The Buxa Tiger Reserve is a 760-square-kilometre tiger reserve located inside the Buxa National Park in West Bengal.
Question 3
..........was the capital city of Tipu Sultan
A
Delhi
B
Mysore
C
Kancheepuram
D
Srirangapattnam
Question 3 Explanation: 
Srirangapattnam:The city of Srirangapatna was the capital of the Mysore state, while Tippu Sultan was ruling Mysore.
Question 4
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is located in which country?
A
Egypt
B
Japan
C
Italy
D
USA
Question 4 Explanation: 
Italy:The Leaning Tower of Pisa or simply the Tower of Pisa is the campanile, or freestanding bell tower, of the cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa, known worldwide for its unintended tilt
Question 5
Who was the 24th Tirthankara?
A
Mahavira
B
Rishabhnath
C
Arishtanemi
D
Priyadarsena
Question 5 Explanation: 
Mahavira:Mahavira. 24th Jain Tirthankara. Mahavira. The famous idol of Mahavira at Shri Mahavirji, Rajasthan.
Question 6
How many US states share a land border with Canada?
A
6
B
12
C
10
D
5
Question 6 Explanation: 
10
Question 7
..........is used for the measurement of temperature
A
Thermostat
B
Thermometer
C
Voltmeter
D
Galvanometer
Question 7 Explanation: 
Thermometer:A thermometer is a device that measures temperature or a temperature gradient. A thermometer has two important elements:(1) a temperature sensor, (2) some means of converting this physical change into a numerical value
Question 8
When the energy of satellite is..........it escapes away from its orbit and its path become parabolic
A
Zero
B
Maximum
C
Minimum
D
Positive/Negative
Question 8 Explanation: 
Zero:When the energy of satellite is Zero it escapes away from its orbit and its path become parabolic
Question 9
Which of these is another name for passion fruit, which grows in India, New Zealand, the Caribbean, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Indonesia, Peru, California, Florida, Haiti, Hawaii, Australia, East Africa, Israel and South Africa?
A
Granadilla
B
Grenadine
C
Grenadier
D
Grenoble
Question 9 Explanation: 
Granadilla
Question 10
Which of these is an example of a tongue twister?
A
He was a tiger on the field
B
He was like a bull in a china shop
C
She sells sea shells by the sea shore
D
She was not half pretty
Question 10 Explanation: 
She sells sea shells by the sea shore
Question 11
..........is a famous dance in West Bengal
A
Gambhira
B
Gidda
C
Kajir
D
Lagui
Question 11 Explanation: 
Gambhira:The folk dance/theater of Gambhira originated among the Hindu community of Maldah in West Bengal. After Partition of India, Chapai Nawabganj in Rajshahi became the main center of Gambhira
Question 12
What name is used by native North Americans for a house made of blocks of ice?
A
Igloo
B
Saskwatch
C
Iroquois
D
Didgeridoo
Question 12 Explanation: 
Igloo
Question 13
Which of these states on the continental USA is the furthest west?
A
Montana
B
South Dakota
C
Nebraska
D
Iowa
Question 13 Explanation: 
Montana
Question 14
When the Netherlands football player, Clarence Seedorf, was appointed coach of the Italian football (soccer) team AC Milan from 16 January to 9 June 2014 what singled the appointment out?
A
His was the longest appointment
B
He was the youngest to have been appointed
C
He was the only coach under whom AC Milan won no games
D
He was the first black appointee to the position
Question 14 Explanation: 
He was the first black appointee to the position
Question 15
Which is used to write on paper?
A
Lead
B
Graphite
C
Carbon
D
Hydrogen
Question 15 Explanation: 
Lead:Lead is a chemical element in the carbon group with symbol Pb and atomic number 82.
Question 16
Someone who deprives themselves of sleep is said to be "burning the... what... at both ends"?
A
Taper
B
Match
C
Candle
D
Torch
Question 16 Explanation: 
Candle
There are 16 questions to complete.

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