General knowledge quiz 1455

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
According to the Masters of Foxhounds Association of America, the first fox hounds were imported into America in 1650; what nationality was the man who imported them?
A
Chinese
B
Spanish
C
British
D
American Indian
Question 1 Explanation: 
British
Question 2
What is the name of mobile app which was launched by The Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) by aiming to improve air quality with public participation?
A
Hawa Gunavatta
B
Hawa Zindagi
C
Achee hawa
D
Hawa Badlo
Question 2 Explanation: 
To control air pollution in the country, a mobile app named 'Hawa Badlo' has been launched by the Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA), a Supreme Court-appointed pollution watchdog.
Question 3
In the 3rd millennium BCE the Indus Valley civilisation was using distance measurements precise to a unit of what?
A
1.704 mm (1/16 inch)
B
4.7 mm (approx. 1/5 inch)
C
2 cm (approx. 4/5 inch)
D
2.5 mm (approx. 1/10 inch)
Question 3 Explanation: 
1.704 mm (1/16 inch)
Question 4
Which of these is a landlocked principality in the Pyrenees?
A
Andorra
B
San Marino
C
Liechtenstein
D
Luxemburg
Question 4 Explanation: 
Andorra
Question 5
Michael Phelps who during the Summer Olympics 2012 brought his swimming medal total to a record 18 golds represents which country?
A
USA
B
Australia
C
China
D
New Zealand
Question 5 Explanation: 
USA
Question 6
Persons resident in India as defined under..........are eligible to invest in SGB.
A
RBI Act 1934
B
Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999
C
Negotiable Instrument Act-1881.
D
Income-tax Act, 1961
Question 6 Explanation: 
Persons resident in India as defined under Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 are eligible to invest in SGB
Question 7
Geologically speaking, where would you go to stand on land at the southernmost point of the North American continental plate?
A
Guatemala
B
Venezuela
C
Mexico
D
Panama
Question 7 Explanation: 
Guatemala
Question 8
What is the name of the large seat covered with red cloth, being the seat of the Lord Speaker in the House of Lords, the Upper House of the UK Parliament?
A
The La-Z-Boy
B
The Throne
C
The Big Chair
D
The Woolsack
Question 8 Explanation: 
The Woolsack
Question 9
Which English soccer player, whose career playing first class soccer ran from 1956 to 1973, was England's most capped player (106) when he retired from the England team in 1970?
A
David Beckham
B
Sven-Goran Eriksson
C
Wayne Rooney
D
Bobby Charlton
Question 9 Explanation: 
Bobby Charlton
Question 10
What is a sanba?
A
A sash used in the grito which opens the annual Sombrero Fest in Tamaulipas, Mexico and Texas USA
B
A Japanese religious chant
C
A small shrub unique to Madagascar
D
A percussion instrument played by holding it in one hand and flicking it with the other
Question 10 Explanation: 
A percussion instrument played by holding it in one hand and flicking it with the other
Question 11
In 1987, competing in "Star Search", a US talent competition on which she used the name Alanis Nadine, she lost after one round. She is now better known as Alanis who?
A
Morissette
B
Amos
C
Dion
D
Crowe
Question 11 Explanation: 
Morissette
Question 12
Recording a permanent three dimensional photograph of a single or multi colour is known as
A
Stylography
B
Iconography
C
Holography
D
Stereoscopy
Question 12 Explanation: 
Holography:Holography is the science and practice of making holograms. Recording a permanent three dimensional photograph of a single or multi colour.
Question 13
Which countries signed up to the Plaza Accord in the USA in November 1985?
A
The G5
B
The US and the UK
C
The US and Canada
D
Japan and South Pacific nations
Question 13 Explanation: 
The G5
Question 14
UNEP is an agency that coordinates its environmental activities, assisting developing countries in implementing environmentally sound policies and practices. It was founded in..........
A
1972
B
1980
C
1952
D
1993
Question 14 Explanation: 
1972:United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is an agency that coordinates its environmental activities, assisting developing countries in implementing environmentally sound policies and practices. It was founded by Maurice Strong, its first director, as a result of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in June 1972 and has its headquarters in the Gigiri neighborhood of Nairobi, Kenya.
Question 15
Where did the Eureka Rebellion happen?
A
Syracuse, Sicily
B
Ballarat, Australia
C
Eureka, California, USA
D
Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Canada
Question 15 Explanation: 
Ballarat, Australia
Question 16
Where in Sochi were the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2014 Winter Olympics held?
A
Bolshoi Dome
B
Fisht Stadium
C
Shayba Arena
D
Adler Arena
Question 16 Explanation: 
Fisht Stadium
There are 16 questions to complete.

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