General knowledge quiz 144

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The process of weathering results into
A
the complete loss of particular atoms or the compounds from the weathered surface
B
the addition of specific atoms or compounds to the weathered surface
C
a breakdown of one mass in to two or more masses, with no chemical change in the mineral or rock
D
All of the above
Question 2
Which of these teams do not compete in North America's National Hockey League?
A
St Louis Cardinals
B
Columbus Blue Jackets
C
Winnipeg Jets (formerly Atlanta Thrashers)
D
Nashville Predators
Question 2 Explanation: 
St Louis Cardinals
Question 3
LeBron James has won how many Olympic medals in basketball?
A
1
B
2
C
5
D
3
Question 3 Explanation: 
3
Question 4
Roopkund Lake is located in..........
A
Uttarakhand
B
Manipur
C
Sikkim
D
J & K
Question 5
The convention of moving the Olympic flame via a relay system from Olympia to the Olympic venue began with which Olympic Games?
A
Antwerp, 1920
B
Amsterdam, 1928
C
Berlin, 1936
D
London, 1908
Question 5 Explanation: 
Berlin, 1936
Question 6
King Henry VIII was from which Royal House?
A
York
B
Norman
C
Tudor
D
Stuart
Question 6 Explanation: 
Tudor
Question 7
Light scattering takes place in
A
colloidal solutions
B
acidic solutions
C
electrolyte solutions
D
basic solutions
Question 7 Explanation: 
Light scattering in colloidal solutions or particles in suspension is known as Tyndall effect.
Question 8
The International date line passes through which of these?
A
Tasman Sea
B
Torres Strait
C
Cook Strait
D
Bering Strait
Question 8 Explanation: 
Bering Strait
Question 9
How did Hannibal die in 183 BC?
A
Killed in battle at Metauras
B
Crushed by an elephant
C
Froze to death in the Alps
D
Committed suicide
Question 9 Explanation: 
Committed suicide
Question 10
UNICEF ambassadorship of which Bollywood celebrity has been extended for another two years?
A
Amitabh Bachchan
B
Priyanka Chopra
C
Salman Khan
D
Shabana Azmi
Question 10 Explanation: 
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan's ambassadorship for UNICEF has been extended for another two years and will be working on eradicating measles and rubella infections for children. Amitabh, who is a tuberculosis and hepatitis B conqueror, has been associated with various health campaigns like polio, hepatitis B, tuberculosis and diabetes.
Question 11
Which of these countries fought on Germany's side in World War II?
A
Canada
B
Belgium
C
USA
D
Italy
Question 11 Explanation: 
Italy
Question 12
Prior to its annexation by the USA in 1898, Hawaii had been a republic for about four years. What was it immediately before that?
A
Under Japanese rule
B
Loose affiliation of tribes
C
Independent but friendly islands
D
Monarchy
Question 12 Explanation: 
Monarchy
Question 13
Who wrote "The Water Babies"?
A
George Frideric Handel
B
Frederic Chopin
C
Beatrix Potter
D
Charles Kingsley
Question 13 Explanation: 
Charles Kingsley
Question 14
Where are the Atlas Mountains?
A
Eastern South America
B
Central and Eastern Europe
C
South East Asia
D
Northern Africa
Question 14 Explanation: 
Northern Africa
Question 15
Shivasamudram project is present on which river?
A
Kaveri
B
Chenab
C
Tawa
D
Bhagirathi
Question 15 Explanation: 
Kaveri
Question 16
All these companies market a brand of watch. Which of them is currently based outside Switzerland?
A
Rolex
B
Fossil
C
Chopard
D
Raymond Weil
Question 16 Explanation: 
Fossil
There are 16 questions to complete.

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