General knowledge quiz 1348

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these dates has never been proclaimed to be Thanksgiving by US congress or president?
A
18-Dec
B
8 September
C
Final Thursday in November
D
Fourth Thursday of November
Question 1 Explanation: 
8-Sep
Question 2
Which of the following leader Crematorium garden is called as Raj Ghat?
A
Rajiv Gandhi
B
Indira Gandhi
C
Mahathma Gandhi
D
Ambedjkar
Question 2 Explanation: 
Mahathma Gandhi:Raj Ghat(Royal Steps) is a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. Originally it was the name of a historic ghat of Old Delhi on the banks of Yamuna river.
Question 3
What is the term for a two week period?
A
Keep week
B
Bodmin
C
Semester
D
Fortnight
Question 3 Explanation: 
Fortnight
Question 4
Who is the first Indian woman to practice medicine in colonial India?
A
Ashwani Kumar
B
Anju Chawhan
C
Rukhmabai Raut
D
Shikha Das
Question 4 Explanation: 
The latest inspiring Indian woman to get a Google Doodle is none other than the first Indian woman to practice medicine in colonial India, Rukhmabai Raut. ''Today's Doodle by illustrator Shreya Gupta shows the courageous doctor among her patients, doing the dedicated work of a skilled physician, '' read Google's blog post on doodles. However, apart from her paving the way for future female medicine practitioners, Rukhmabai did one other very important thing-she refused to live on anyone else's terms, much less a man she had been married to when she was only 11.
Question 5
Outstanding work of lasting literary merit giving evidence of consistent idealism on some significant level is recognised by the annual Nobel Prize in Literature, one of only six Nobel prizes. What was the first novel published by the last recent American recipient before 2016?
A
The Bluest Eye by Dr Toni Morrison
B
Hike and the Aeroplane by Sinclair Lewis
C
Elegy for John Donne and Other Poems by Joseph Brodsky
D
The Family Moskat by Isaac Bashevis Singer
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Bluest Eye by Dr Toni Morrison
Question 6
Hyderabad surname is..........
A
Cultural city
B
Golden city
C
Royal City
D
City of Nizams
Question 6 Explanation: 
City of Nizams:Other nicknames-City of Pearls, Bangle City, Hitech City
Question 7
To whom did a crowd outside the White House chant "Na, na, na, na-hey, hey-goodbye" in January 2009?
A
George W Bush
B
Barack Obama
C
Edward Kennedy
D
Jimmy Carter
Question 7 Explanation: 
George W Bush
Question 8
Which of the Great Lakes is the furthest east?
A
Eyrie
B
Ontario
C
Michigan
D
Huron
Question 8 Explanation: 
Ontario
Question 9
It was released as a video game in 1994, was restructured as a subscription-based MMORPG in 2004, and in February 2012 had more than 10 million subscribers. Which is it?
A
Star Wars:the Old Republic
B
Warcraft
C
EVE Online
D
Final Fantasy
Question 9 Explanation: 
Warcraft
Question 10
The census 2011 was the..........National Census of the country
A
16th
B
11th
C
15th
D
13th
Question 10 Explanation: 
15th:The 15th Indian Census was conducted in two phases, house listing and population enumeration. House listing phase began on 1 April 2010 and involved collection of information about all buildings. Information for National Population Register was also collected in the first phase, which will be used to issue a 12-digit unique identification number to all registered Indians by Unique Identification Authority of India. The second population enumeration phase was conducted between 9 to 28 February 2011.
Question 11
What do Solfatara in Italy, Mount Pico in the Azores, and Hekla in Iceland have in common?
A
They are a source of purple marble
B
They are ski resorts
C
They are the world's primary source of pumice
D
They are all active, or dormant, volcanoes
Question 11 Explanation: 
They are all active, or dormant, volcanoes
Question 12
The London embassy of which country was seized in 1980 by gunmen demanding the release of political prisoners?
A
Portugal
B
Pakistan
C
Israel
D
Iran
Question 12 Explanation: 
Iran
Question 13
Moving Electric charge produces..........
A
Magnetic Field
B
Radiation
C
Electric Field
D
Heat
Question 13 Explanation: 
Magnetic Field:Moving Electric charge produces Magnetic field
Question 14
For outstanding contribution to which one of the following' fields is Magsaysay Award?
A
Arts
B
Literature
C
Public Service
D
All of these
Question 14 Explanation: 
All of these:Magsaysay Award-Public Service, Leadership, Journalism, Literature, creative arts and international understanding.
Question 15
Wankhede Stadium is situated in (India)
A
Chennai
B
Delhi
C
Chandigarh
D
Mumbai
Question 15 Explanation: 
The ground is situated near the Marine Lines in Mumbai.
Question 16
What is a word for a long piece of wood?
A
Beam
B
Grin
C
Frown
D
Scowl
Question 16 Explanation: 
Beam
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