General knowledge quiz 1439

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which Indian batsman made three consecutive centuries in his first three Test matches?
A
Vinoo Mankad
B
Mohd. Azaruddin
C
S.M. Gavaskar
D
G.R. Viswanath
Question 2
What is the official distance for a marathon?
A
10, 000 m (6 mi 377 yds)
B
26 mi (41.843 km)
C
26 mi 385 yds (42.195 km)
D
42 mi 345 yds (67.906 km)
Question 2 Explanation: 
26 mi 385 yds (42.195 km)
Question 3
Who, in the 16th century, published "Orbium Coelestium", the theory that underlies our current understanding of the relationship of the earth to the sun and the planets?
A
Isaac Newton
B
Galileo Galilei
C
Ptolemy of Alexandria
D
Nicolaus Copernicus
Question 3 Explanation: 
Nicolaus Copernicus
Question 4
Which musical term denotes slurred staccato, notated by adding a slur to staccato notes, and is played almost legato, with each note 'carried' to the next?
A
Appoggiatura
B
Glissando
C
Portato
D
Tremolo
Question 4 Explanation: 
Portato
Question 5
'.TXT' extension refers usually to what kind of file?
A
Text File
B
Image file
C
Audio file
D
Adobe Acrobat file
Question 6
What was the name of the man and his adopted son who were Roman military leaders between 216 BC (the invasion of Italy by Hannibal) and 147 BC ( the destruction of Carthage)?
A
Augustus
B
Caesar
C
Scipio
D
Octavian
Question 6 Explanation: 
Scipio
Question 7
What early 18th century English club in London with strong political and literary associations, had members which included writers William Congreve, Jonathan Swift and Joseph Addison, and politicians the Duke of Marlborough and Sir Robert Walpole?
A
The Garrick Club
B
The Whiggery
C
The Kit-Kat Club
D
The Athenaeum
Question 7 Explanation: 
The Kit-Kat Club
Question 8
Who among the following has become the first Indian woman to be elected as a judge at International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea(ITLOS)?
A
Neeru Chadha
B
Simran Khosla
C
Rajashri De
D
Prabha Mankad
Question 8 Explanation: 
Neeru Chadha got 120 votes, the highest in the Asia Pacific group and was elected in the first round of voting itself. She has been elected for a nine-year term from 2017 to 2026
Question 9
Banff National Park is belongs to which country?
A
German
B
Russia
C
USA
D
Canada
Question 9 Explanation: 
Canada:Banff National Park is Canada's oldest national park, established in 1885 in the Rocky Mountains.
Question 10
In SGBs, The..........will be the same as applicable to ordinary gold loan prescribed by RBI from time to time.
A
Non-Performing Asset ratio
B
Loan to Value ratio
C
Capital Adequacy ratio
D
All of these
Question 10 Explanation: 
In SGBs, The Loan to Value ratio will be the same as applicable to ordinary gold loan prescribed by RBI from time to time.
Question 11
Before the US Open Tennis Championship was held at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, New York City, where was it held?
A
Germantown Cricket Club, Philadelphia
B
Philadelphia Cricket Club, Grove Avenue, Philadelphia
C
Newport Casino, Newport, Rhode Island
D
West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills, New York
Question 11 Explanation: 
West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills, New York
Question 12
In the 17th century, who invented the measurement called the "chain" used in surveying, which is made up of 100 "links"?
A
Edmund Gunther
B
Francis Beaufort
C
Robert Trollope
D
Walter Raleigh
Question 12 Explanation: 
Edmund Gunther
Question 13
The French revolution take place in..........
A
1789
B
1898
C
1711
D
1889
Question 13 Explanation: 
1789:The French Revolution was a period of far-reaching social and political upheaval in France that lasted from 1789 until 1799, and was partially carried forward by Napoleon during the later expansion of the French Empire.
Question 14
What was the sporting fixture called Baku 2015?
A
Asian speedboating championship
B
The inaugural European Games
C
Desert car rally
D
World synchronised swimming championships
Question 14 Explanation: 
The inaugural European Games
Question 15
SI Unit of Retardation is..........
A
light year
B
candela
C
Watt
D
m/s2
Question 15 Explanation: 
m/s2:Acceleration is measured in m/s2. The negative acceleration is called retardation or deceleration. Its unit is same as acceleration.
Question 16
What is the meaning of the word "micturition"?
A
Heating food
B
Passing University Entrance examinations
C
Manipulating cells under a microscope
D
Urinating
Question 16 Explanation: 
Urinating
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