General knowledge quiz 149

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The Tasman Sea flows between which two countries?
A
Australia and New Zealand
B
Canada and Greenland
C
Samoa and Fiji
D
The Netherlands and the UK
Question 1 Explanation: 
Australia and New Zealand
Question 2
The Battle of Plassey was fought in
A
1757
B
1782
C
1748
D
1764
Question 2 Explanation: 
The Battle of Plassey, 23 June 1757, was a decisive British East India Company victory over the Nawab of Bengal and his French allies, establishing Company rule in South Asia which expanded over much of the Indies for the next 190 years. The battle took place at Palashi, Bengal, on the river banks of the Bhagirathi River, about 150 km north of Calcutta, near Murshidabad, then capital of undivided Bengal. The belligerents were Siraj-ud-daulah, the last independent Nawab of Bengal, and the British East India Company. More info:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle..of..Plassey
Question 3
Which of these was a heavyweight boxing champion who was nicknamed "the Ambling Alp"?
A
Luigi Musina
B
Primo Carnera
C
Paulino Uzcudun
D
Max Baer
Question 3 Explanation: 
Primo Carnera
Question 4
In music, which word means "lively" or "animated"?
A
Adagio
B
Rallentando
C
Vivace
D
Concerto
Question 4 Explanation: 
Vivace
Question 5
Out of the following pairs, choose the pair in which the physical quantities do not have identical dimension?
A
Pressure and Young's modules
B
Planck's constant and Angular momentum
C
Impulse and moment of force
D
Force and rate of change of linear momentum
Question 6
Lake Erie is connected to Lake Ontario by which river?
A
Potomac
B
Colorado
C
Missouri
D
Niagara
Question 6 Explanation: 
Niagara
Question 7
Dhanush developed for the which of the following?
A
Indian Army
B
Indian Air Force
C
Indian Navy
D
All of these
Question 7 Explanation: 
Indian Navy:Dhanush (Sanskrit:''Bow'') is a variant of the surface-to-surface/ship-to-ship Prithvi III missile, which has been developed for the Indian Navy.
Question 8
Princes Street and The Royal Mile are in which British city?
A
Cardiff
B
Birmingham
C
Edinburgh
D
Truro
Question 8 Explanation: 
Edinburgh
Question 9
Green Passage scheme for orphan students launched by which state government?
A
Odisha
B
Nagaland
C
Haryana
D
West Bengal
Question 9 Explanation: 
Odisha:The Odisha government launched the Green Passage scheme for orphan students to ensure that they get free of cost higher education in the state.
Question 10
Adjournment means..........
A
Terminates the sitting of the House
B
Terminates the session of the House
C
Changes the session of the House
D
Changes the sitting of the House
Question 10 Explanation: 
Terminates the sitting of the House:Adjournment sine die means terminating a sitting of Parliament for an indefinite period. In other words, when the House is adjourned without naming a day for reassembly, it is called adjournment sine die. The power of adjournment sine die lies with the presiding officer of the House.
Question 11
Which sport, played by 2 teams of 8 who use a rope, is marked with a "centre line" and two markings four metres either side of the centre line?
A
Dominoes
B
Skittles
C
Rounders
D
Tug-of-War
Question 11 Explanation: 
Tug-of-War
Question 12
What is the only US state that touches both the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean?
A
New York
B
New Jersey
C
Rhode Island
D
Pennsylvania
Question 12 Explanation: 
New York
Question 13
In the 18th century, Carl Linnaeus laid the foundations for what system, still in use today?
A
Measurement of earthquakes
B
Quadratic equations
C
Describing and categorising organisms
D
The periodic table of elements
Question 13 Explanation: 
Describing and categorising organisms
Question 14
Name the Writer, who was felicitated by the Writers and Publishers of Sri Lanka for his contribution to children's literature, at a function held in Colombo, Sri Lanka?
A
Sukumar Ray
B
Rudyard Kipling
C
Chand Prem
D
Ramendra Kumar
Question 14 Explanation: 
Writer Ramendra Kumar, was felicitated by the Writers and Publishers of Sri Lanka for his contribution to children's literature, at a function held in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Ramendra Kumar's works have been translated into 14 Indian and 13 foreign languages. His works also appear in school text books in India and other countries also. At the felicitation ceremony, his book Dilemma and other stories was also released. This is his fourth book in Sinhala. Eminent personalities like Deshabandhu Sirisunama Godage, award winning publisher and Bobby G Boteju, renowned translator were present at the function.
Question 15
Birendra Prasad Baishya has elected as chairman of two sub-committees to which of the following federation?
A
International Ball Badminton Federation
B
International Boxing Federation
C
International Chess Federation
D
International Weightlifting Federation
Question 15 Explanation: 
Birendra Prasad Baishya the President of Indian Weightlifting Federation has been elected as chairman of two sub-committees of International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).
Question 16
Which English football team was both the last to win the FA Cup final at the old Wembley Stadium, and the first to win the FA Cup final at the New Wembley Stadium?
A
Chelsea
B
Arsenal
C
Liverpool
D
Manchester United
Question 16 Explanation: 
Chelsea
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