General knowledge quiz 1414

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What wine is named after a city in the south of Iran?
A
Port
B
Sherry
C
Shiraz
D
Ouzo
Question 1 Explanation: 
Shiraz
Question 2
Which one of the following is a vector quantity?
A
Electric Field Intensity
B
Electric Charge
C
Charge Density
D
Electric Potential
Question 2 Explanation: 
Electric Charge:Electric charge is a vector quantity because doesn't 'point' in a physical direction in space.
Question 3
Where was the word "ghetto" first introduced to describe segregated and restricted areas where Jews were forced to live?
A
Spain
B
Mantua
C
Rome
D
Venice
Question 3 Explanation: 
Venice
Question 4
The smallest state of India is
A
Rajasthan
B
Sikkim
C
Himachal Pradesh
D
Goa
Question 5
Which of these means "biting"?
A
Rodent
B
Mendicant
C
Mendacious
D
Mordant
Question 5 Explanation: 
Mordant
Question 6
What was the first of a succession of Soviet state security organisations, created by a decree issued on 20 December 1917 by Vladimir Lenin and subsequently led by Felix Dzerzhinsky?
A
The Cheka
B
SPECTRE
C
SMERSH
D
Tass
Question 6 Explanation: 
The Cheka
Question 7
Elevator was invented by..........
A
Elisha Otis
B
Otto Blathy
C
John Napier
D
Charles Darwin
Question 7 Explanation: 
Elisha Otis:Elisha Otis, who is generally known as the inventor of the modern elevator. In 1852, Otis came up with a design that had a safety ''brake.''
Question 8
What is the format for winning the World Chess Championships?
A
8-player double round-robin tournament
B
Single-elimination tournament with finals best-of-6 + tiebreaks
C
Best-of-12 + tiebreak
D
Best-of-24
Question 8 Explanation: 
Best-of-12 + tiebreak
Question 9
What is the shape of a standard cricket pitch?
A
Oblong
B
Round
C
Square
D
Hexagonal
Question 9 Explanation: 
Oblong
Question 10
Two areas with the highest vertical tide ranges in the world are both in Canada and separate the Canadian mainland from what?
A
Nova Scotia; Baffin Island
B
Victoria Island; Baffin Island
C
Prince Edward Island; Read Island
D
Kodak Island:Queen Charlotte Islands
Question 10 Explanation: 
Nova Scotia; Baffin Island
Question 11
Where is the Rub'al-Khali?
A
East of Samarkand, Uzbekistan
B
In the centre of Mosul, Iraq
C
Across the south of the Arabian Peninsula
D
On the banks of the River Ganges
Question 11 Explanation: 
Across the south of the Arabian Peninsula
Question 12
Which Italian poet and librettist was known under the name of Metastasio?
A
Niccolo Porpora
B
Christoph Willibald Gluck
C
Pietro Antonio Domenico Trapassi
D
Matteo Capranica
Question 12 Explanation: 
Pietro Antonio Domenico Trapassi
Question 13
Which month appears last in the rhyme "30 days have September.........."?
A
June
B
April
C
February
D
September
Question 13 Explanation: 
February
Question 14
Antananarivo is the capital of which country?
A
Crete
B
Madagascar
C
Somalia
D
Bogota
Question 14 Explanation: 
Madagascar
Question 15
1Which is Carnalite?
A
KMgCl3 H2O
B
KMgCl3 6(H2O).
C
KCl3 4(H2O).
D
KMg H2O
Question 15 Explanation: 
KMgCl3 6(H2O).:Carnallite is an evaporite mineral, a hydrated potassium magnesium chloride with formula KMgCl3 6(H2O). It is variably colored yellow to white, reddish, and sometimes colorless or blue.
Question 16
Which of these most distinguishes Richard Nixon from other US Presidents?
A
He is the only President whose name begins with an "R"
B
He took office, as Vice-President on the death of the incumbent
C
He was brought up in the Quaker faith
D
He resigned from office
Question 16 Explanation: 
He resigned from office
There are 16 questions to complete.

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