General knowledge quiz 1385

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What country lies to north of the Republic of Chad?
A
The Republic of Sudan
B
The State of Libya
C
The Central African Republic
D
The Republic of Niger
Question 1 Explanation: 
The State of Libya
Question 2
Tehri Dam of Uttarakhand is built on which river?
A
Bhagirathi river
B
Tapi river
C
Gola river
D
Subansiri river
Question 2 Explanation: 
Bhagirathi river
Question 3
Which of these words refers to spring?
A
Ventrical
B
Venial
C
Vernal
D
Venal
Question 3 Explanation: 
Vernal
Question 4
Which Olympic Games was the first to be sponsored, by Coca-Cola?
A
1932, Los Angeles
B
1928, Amsterdam
C
1964, Tokyo
D
1996, Atlanta
Question 4 Explanation: 
1928, Amsterdam
Question 5
Who is the next in this series:Muhammad Naguib, Gamal Abdel Nasser, Muhammad Naguib, Gamal Abdel Nasser, Anwar El Sadat, Sufi Abu Taleb, Hosni Mubarak, Atef Ebeid...?
A
Mohammed VI
B
Abdelaziz Bouteflika
C
Mohamed Abdul Quasim al-Zwai
D
Hosni Mubarak
Question 5 Explanation: 
Hosni Mubarak
Question 6
Whose first novel, "The Lovers", after being rejected by 26 publishers, won a Hugo Award in 1953?
A
Philip Jose Farmer
B
Isaac Asimov
C
Arthur C Clarke
D
Ray Bradbury
Question 6 Explanation: 
Philip Jose Farmer
Question 7
The new symbol of the Indian currency was designed by..........
A
Santhosh Kumar
B
YV Reddy
C
Udaya Kumar
D
Dr.Rangarajan
Question 7 Explanation: 
Udaya Kumar:The new symbol, designed by Bombay IIT post-graduate D Udaya Kumar, was approved by the cabinet
Question 8
Alpha-Keratin is a protein present in..........
A
Heart
B
Skin
C
Liver
D
Bllood
Question 8 Explanation: 
Skin:Alpha keratin is a protein present in hair, wool, nails, horns, hooves of mammals.Keratin is a type of folding protein found in hair nails and skin
Question 9
Who performed "I Will Always Love You", the song played at the end of the film "The Bodyguard"?
A
Enya
B
Madonna
C
Whitney Houston
D
Cyndi Lauper
Question 9 Explanation: 
Whitney Houston
Question 10
The World Cup for which sport is an annual international competition initiated in 1978 by Swiss journalist Max E. Amman, and originally sponsored by Volvo?
A
Orienteering
B
Show jumping
C
Rugby 7s
D
Motor cycling
Question 10 Explanation: 
Show jumping
Question 11
The speed of the light is
A
3$\times$106m/m
B
8$\times$108m/s
C
3$ imes$108m/s
D
6$\times$103m/m
Question 11 Explanation: 
3$\times$108m/s:Light is a transverse wave
Question 12
First emergency was declared in..........due to Chinese Agression
A
1956
B
1987
C
1962
D
1990
Question 12 Explanation: 
1962:First emergency was declared in 1962 due to Chinese Agression. Between 26 October 1962 to 10 January 1968 during the India-China war ''the security of India'' having been declared ''threatened by external aggression''.
Question 13
Who among the following has been named by UN Secretary-General to a high-level independent panel for human settlements and sustainable urban development?
A
Aasha Bansal
B
Sheela Patel
C
Kavita Shukla
D
Manasvi Deshmukh
Question 13 Explanation: 
Sheela Patel, a Padmashree awardee, is Founder and Director of the Society for Promotion of Area Resource Centres (SPARC) and a global expert on urban poverty alleviation and advocacy for slum dwellers.
Question 14
John F. Kennedy International Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and LaGuardia Airport all serve which city?
A
New York
B
Chicago
C
Los Angeles
D
Nevada
Question 14 Explanation: 
New York
Question 15
Phulwari Wildlife Sanctuary located in which of the following state?
A
Karnataka
B
Haryana
C
Rajasthan
D
Madhya Pradesh
Question 15 Explanation: 
Phulwari Wildlife Sanctuary is on the bank of Sabarmathi river which includes 11 forest blocks and many villages surrounding it in two parts.It is located in Rajasthan.
Question 16
Which among the following is a positively charged particle emitted by a radioactive element?
A
Beta ray
B
Alpha ray
C
Cathode ray
D
Gamma ray
There are 16 questions to complete.

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