General knowledge quiz 1432

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which award is an initiative in India to recognize the best practices in e-Content and Creativity?
A
The Global 500 award
B
The Green Star Award
C
The Manthan Award
D
The Pulitzer Prize
Question 1 Explanation: 
The Manthan Award:Manthan Award-It is an initiative in India to recognize the best practices in e-Content and Creativity.It was created on 10 October 2004
Question 2
Times Square, Manhattan, New York City, was previously known as what?
A
Manhattan Crossroads
B
Longacre Square
C
Jefferson Plaza
D
Washington Hill
Question 2 Explanation: 
Longacre Square
Question 3
The plant soleirolia soleirolii of the nettle family has a number of common names, including baby's tears, angel's tears, mind-your-own-business, peace-in-the-home, pollyanna vine, the Corsican curse, Irish moss and which other?
A
Dingle Dell
B
Mother of thousands
C
Victoria's secret
D
Amberley grange
Question 3 Explanation: 
Mother of thousands
Question 4
Under whose leadership Standing Committee on External Affairs headed by was formed to examine the India-China relations?
A
Satyanarayan Jatiya
B
Naresh Gujral
C
Anand Sharma
D
Shashi Tharoor
Question 4 Explanation: 
The Standing Committee on External Affairs headed by Shashi Tharoor, Congress member of the Lok Sabha, was formed to examine the India-China relations. This committee will examine the issue of cooperation between India and China in international organisations. This move has been made after Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi demanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi to explain the resumed road-construction by the Chinese near the Doklam plateau.
Question 5
When and where was the inaugural Football World Cup held?
A
1927, Amsterdam
B
1924, Paris
C
1930, Uruguay
D
1934, Italy
Question 5 Explanation: 
1930, Uruguay
Question 6
Which of these is a variety of igneous rock consisting of large-grained crystals, such as feldspar or quartz, dispersed in a fine-grained feldspathic matrix or groundmass?
A
Porphyry
B
Powhiri
C
Parsimony
D
Pharmacy
Question 6 Explanation: 
Porphyry
Question 7
What was the maiden name of Billie Jean King before she married Lawrence King in Long Beach, California on 17 September 1965?
A
McMahon
B
Crawley
C
Moffit
D
Cheney
Question 7 Explanation: 
Moffit
Question 8
When was observational evidence first accepted by the scientists of the time that the Milky Way is not the only galaxy in the universe?
A
1927
B
1929
C
1925
D
1895
Question 8 Explanation: 
1925
Question 9
..........is introduced by the Indian Parliament to the World Parliamentary System
A
Zero Hour
B
Resolution
C
Reform
D
Question Hour
Question 9 Explanation: 
Zero Hour:Zero Hour in Parliament starts at 12 noon during which members raise matters of importance, especially those that cannot be delayed
Question 10
The isotope of uranium capable of sustaining chain reaction is
A
U-235
B
U-245
C
U-239
D
U-238
Question 11
What is the name for the period of French history from 2 December 1852 (when Napoleon III became Emperor) to 4 September 1870 (when the Third Republic was set up after the Battle of Sedan)?
A
Brotherhood
B
The Third Republic
C
Liberation
D
Second Empire
Question 11 Explanation: 
Second Empire
Question 12
The popular name for a type of inflamed elbow joint is associated with which sport?
A
Snooker
B
Soccer
C
Tennis
D
Tug o' War
Question 12 Explanation: 
Tennis
Question 13
What phrase indicates an instruction to hold mail until it is collected?
A
Pret-A-Porter
B
Bon Appetit
C
Poste restante
D
A la Mode
Question 13 Explanation: 
Poste restante
Question 14
Chaminda Vaas bowled a hat trick for Si Lanka in his first 3 deliveries against Bangladesh in which Cricket World Cup?
A
2007
B
1992
C
2003
D
1999
Question 14 Explanation: 
2003
Question 15
Which airport is located in Tripura?
A
Ambedkar Airport
B
Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport
C
Gaya International Airport
D
Khowai Airport
Question 15 Explanation: 
Khowai Airport:Khowai Airport is a small airport located in Khowai, Tripura, India
Question 16
The annual Nobel Prizes are awarded in six areas; which of these is not one of them?
A
Literature
B
Economic Sciences
C
Physiology
D
Mathematics
Question 16 Explanation: 
Mathematics
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