General knowledge quiz 136

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
M Chinnaswamy Stadium is located in which city of India?
A
Chennai
B
Pune
C
Mumbai
D
Bengaluru
Question 1 Explanation: 
Bengaluru:Defending champions India thrashed arch rivals Pakistan by 9 wickets in the final to be crowned champions of 2017 T20 Cricket World Cup for the Blind, at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangaluru
Question 2
What does term "monorchid" describe?
A
Having only a single colour
B
An orchid which carries only one flower in a season
C
Having only a single testicle in the scrotum
D
Wearing spectacles with only one prescription lens
Question 2 Explanation: 
Having only a single testicle in the scrotum
Question 3
Where does the Euro 10 Greek commemorative coin, minted in 2003 to commemorate the 2004 Summer Olympics, showing handball take its design from?
A
A silhouette photograph of champion player Nikola Karabatic
B
A design competition won by Gregorio C. Caparas
C
An archaic black-figure pottery vase showing a game known as cheirosphaira
D
A popular Greek cartoon
Question 3 Explanation: 
An archaic black-figure pottery vase showing a game known as cheirosphaira
Question 4
The Kiel Canal links which 2 seas?
A
North and Black
B
North and Baltic
C
Black and Baltic
D
North and Mediterranean
Question 4 Explanation: 
North and Baltic
Question 5
How much districts are there in Tamil Nadu?
A
26
B
27
C
28
D
32
Question 6
The first overseas property owned by the government of the USA, a US legation (consulate), was in which city?
A
London, England
B
Paris, France
C
Tangier, Morocco
D
Dublin, Ireland
Question 6 Explanation: 
Tangier, Morocco
Question 7
What is a key signature?
A
A Personal Identification Number used to enter a building
B
The sample signature that a bank uses to verify a customer's cheques
C
Combinations of sharps or flats at the beginning of each staff indicating the key of a composition
D
A specific pure DNA sample kept on permanent record by the FBI
Question 7 Explanation: 
Combinations of sharps or flats at the beginning of each staff indicating the key of a composition
Question 8
..........recommended the constitution of a permanent Inter-state Counci for co-ordination among state and with the union.
A
Rajmannar Commission
B
Anandpur Sahib Resolution
C
Sarkaria Commission
D
Punchi Commission
Question 8 Explanation: 
Sarkaria Commission:Sarkaria Commission recommended the constitution of a permanent Inter-state Counci for co-ordination among state and with the union.
Question 9
Which common household omnivore is known to eat book bindings, carpet, clothing, coffee, dandruff, glue, hair, some paints, paper, photos, plaster, sugar, wallpaper paste, cotton, dead insects, linen, silk, and their own moulted skins?
A
Moth larva
B
Cockroach
C
Ant
D
Silverfish
Question 9 Explanation: 
Silverfish
Question 10
Why did John Malkovich, Steven Spielberg, Kevin Bacon, Larry King, Mort Zuckerman, Senator Frank Lautenberg and co-owner of the NY Mets, Saul Katz, all form part of the same news item in 2009?
A
They were victims of Bernard Madoff's swindles
B
They attended the bedside of Natasha Richardson
C
They invested in the film "Tintin", to be produced by Peter Jackson
D
They were passengers in a plane that crashed onto the Hudson River, New York
Question 10 Explanation: 
They were victims of Bernard Madoff's swindles
Question 11
According to The Bible, who was the older brother of Moses, who set up a golden calf on Mt Sinai for people to worship?
A
Aaron
B
Seth
C
Noah
D
Jacob
Question 11 Explanation: 
Aaron
Question 12
Hjulstrom diagram used to determine..........
A
Consistency
B
Resistivity
C
Erosivity
D
Erodibility
Question 12 Explanation: 
Erodibility:Erodability (or erodibility) is the inherent yielding or nonresistance of soils and rocks to erosion. A high erodability implies that the same amount of work exerted by the erosion processes leads to a larger removal of material. The first studies on the erodibility of materials were done by Hjulstrom in canals
Question 13
Which state became the first state to enact the Food Security Act?
A
Punjab
B
Madhya Pradesh
C
Chattisgarh
D
Harynana
Question 13 Explanation: 
Chattisgarh:The Chhattisgarh government has taken the initiative to pass the first Food Security Act in the country. It would provide 35kg of foodgrains to all Antyodaya households and priority households for Rs1 a kg a month, along with two kg of black gram at Rs5 a kg and two kg of pulses at Rs10 a kg, besides two kg of iodised salt.
Question 14
A 1999 James Bond film was entitled "The World is not... " what?
A
Enough
B
Ample
C
Sufficient
D
An oyster
Question 14 Explanation: 
Enough
Question 15
The Rowing World Cup, which is held at 3 or 4 venues over a year, has only once been staged outside Europe. Where was it?
A
Lake Karapiro, New Zealand in 2003
B
Princeton, USA in 2001
C
Lake Titicaca, Peru
D
Lake Nasser, Egypt
Question 15 Explanation: 
Princeton, USA in 2001
Question 16
Which of these is an acute infectious fever characterised by a rash which, after going through stages, dries up and leaves permanent scarring?
A
Smallpox
B
Mumps
C
Whooping cough
D
Measles
Question 16 Explanation: 
Smallpox
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