General knowledge quiz 148

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The third highest nation award given for distinguished service in any field is
A
Padma Vibhushan
B
Padma Bhushan
C
Padma Shri
D
Bharat Ratna
Question 2
..........is the highest peak of Western Ghat
A
Anaimudi
B
Saltoro
C
Nanda Devi
D
Kachenjunga
Question 2 Explanation: 
Anaimudi:Anamudi or Anai Mudi is located in the Indian state Kerala. It is the highest peak in the Western Ghats and South India, at an elevation of 2, 695 metres
Question 3
..........is the capital of Tajikistan
A
Bangkok
B
Lome
C
Dushanbe
D
Taipei
Question 3 Explanation: 
Dushanbe:Tajikistan-Dushanbe(Capital) and Somoni(Currency)
Question 4
Mahakaleshwar Temple is in..........?
A
Kohlapur, Maharashtra
B
Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh
C
Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
D
Pune, Maharashtra
Question 4 Explanation: 
Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh
Question 5
In 1989 Carlo Petrini founded what?
A
A clockmaking firm
B
Arcigola
C
The Slow Food Movement
D
The Kenyan National Transplant Centre
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Slow Food Movement
Question 6
The shallow Java Sea is between the islands of Java and what?
A
Borneo
B
Sumatra
C
Australia
D
New Guinea
Question 6 Explanation: 
Borneo
Question 7
What sort of animal was "Bambi", the main role in a Walt Disney cartoon released in 1942?
A
Dog
B
Chipmunk
C
Elephant
D
Deer
Question 7 Explanation: 
Deer
Question 8
in 1853 while working on the synthesis and properties of various acid anhydrides, French chemist Charles Frederic Gerhardt made acetylsalicylic acid by mixing acetyl chloride with a sodium salt of salicylic acid (sodium salicylate). He called the resulting compound "salicylic-acetic anhydride". What was this preparation later marketed as?
A
Aspirin
B
Codeine
C
Dioxyn
D
Penicillin
Question 8 Explanation: 
Aspirin
Question 9
Goats featured on the cover of which album released on 16 May 1966 by Capitol Records?
A
"Abbey Road" by the Beatles
B
"Pet Sounds" by the Beach Boys
C
"Wings at the Speed of Sound" by Wings
D
"Tales of Topographical Oceans" by Yes
Question 9 Explanation: 
"Pet Sounds" by the Beach Boys
Question 10
Glusi Nicolini is the Mayor of..........
A
USA
B
Italy
C
Egypt
D
Germany
Question 10 Explanation: 
Italy
Question 11
What monochrome painting by Pablo Picasso, painted during the Spanish Civil War, is 3.5m by 7.8m?
A
Nude Woman With A Necklace
B
Three Musicians
C
Guernica
D
Les Demoiselles d'Avignon
Question 11 Explanation: 
Guernica
Question 12
Silkworms feed mainly on the leaves of what tree?
A
Mulberry
B
Maple
C
Eucalyptus
D
Milkweed
Question 12 Explanation: 
Mulberry
Question 13
Where was the annual G8 leaders summit held in the year 2000?
A
Italy
B
France
C
Japan
D
Germany
Question 13 Explanation: 
Japan
Question 14
Mike Moore, Director-General of the World Trade Organisation from 1999 to 2002, was from which country?
A
South Africa
B
Australia
C
New Zealand
D
England
Question 14 Explanation: 
New Zealand
Question 15
In which US city is the National Air and Space Museum?
A
Albuquerque
B
Miami
C
New York
D
Washington
Question 15 Explanation: 
Washington
Question 16
What is a white dwarf star?
A
A small, relatively cool and long-lived star
B
The collapsed core of a large (10-29 solar masses) star
C
A medium to small size star which has burnt all its fuel and collapsed
D
A body somewhere between a gas giant planet and a very small star
Question 16 Explanation: 
A medium to small size star which has burnt all its fuel and collapsed
There are 16 questions to complete.

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