General knowledge quiz 1564

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Where was the testing ground for British nuclear weapons in 1957?
A
Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands, in the Pacific
B
Greenham Common
C
Christmas Island, in the Indian Ocean
D
Christmas Island, one of the Gilbert and Ellice Islands, in the Pacific
Question 1 Explanation: 
Christmas Island, one of the Gilbert and Ellice Islands, in the Pacific
Question 2
The Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), informally called is India's first Mars orbiter.
A
NISAR
B
Mangalyam
C
IRNSS
D
GSLV-D6
Question 2 Explanation: 
Mangalyam:Mangalyaan-launched on 5 November 2013
Question 3
The Kundankulam Nuclear Power Plan is situated in which state?
A
Rajasthan
B
Karnataka
C
Tamil Nadu
D
West Bengal
Question 3 Explanation: 
Tamil Nadu
Question 4
What do the plays Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett and Abigail's Party by Mike Leigh have in common?
A
The people named in the title never appear in the play
B
The plays were both devised with the cast
C
They are set in France
D
The first performance of both plays included the spouse of the playwright in the cast
Question 4 Explanation: 
The people named in the title never appear in the play
Question 5
What was the theme of the 2017 National Science Day?
A
Encouraging Scientific Awareness in Community
B
Science and Technology for Specially Abled Persons
C
Scientific Issues for Development of the Nation
D
Science for Nation Building
Question 5 Explanation: 
National Science Day is celebrated every year on 28th February to mark the discovery of the Raman effect by Sir Chandrashekhara Venkata Raman on 28 February 1928. Objective:To widely spread a message about the most Importance of science used in the daily life of the people. 2017 Theme:''Science and Technology for Specially Abled Persons''. National Science Day was designated by government of India by the National Council for Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC) in 1986.
Question 6
According to some Christian tradition, who were Balthazar, Melchior and Caspar?
A
The Supremes
B
Three blind mice
C
Three coins in a fountain
D
Three wise men
Question 6 Explanation: 
Three wise men
Question 7
What is the technical term for double vision?
A
Myopia
B
Diplopia
C
Astigmatism
D
Intoxication
Question 7 Explanation: 
Diplopia
Question 8
The lyric "We could get married, and then we'd be happy" is from which song?
A
"You're my World" by Umberto Bindi, Gino Paoli & Carl Sigman
B
"The River" by Bruce Springsteen
C
"Wouldn't it be Nice" by Brian Wilson & Tony Asher
D
"Joy to the World" by Hoyt Axton
Question 8 Explanation: 
"Wouldn't it be Nice" by Brian Wilson & Tony Asher
Question 9
Which Sultan of Egypt ruled an expanding empire that included Syria, Mesopotamia, and most of Asia Minor until stopped in 1192 by Richard I in the first Crusade?
A
Che Guevara
B
Scaramouche
C
El Cid
D
Saladin
Question 9 Explanation: 
Saladin
Question 10
Which of these is best remembered as the mothers in the TV series "Lassie" and "Lost in Space", and for her portrayal of Dr. Janet Craig on the sitcom "Petticoat Junction" from 1968 to 1970?
A
June Voldemort
B
June Lockhart
C
June Slughorn
D
June Flitwick
Question 10 Explanation: 
June Lockhart
Question 11
When did homosexuality between consenting adults cease to be illegal in all of the United Kingdom?
A
1992
B
1982
C
1972
D
1962
Question 11 Explanation: 
1982
Question 12
Which of these dramas bear no relation to Scotland?
A
Macbeth
B
McLeod's Daughters
C
Black Watch
D
Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off
Question 12 Explanation: 
McLeod's Daughters
Question 13
Who among the following was the teacher of Gautama Buddha?
A
Avvaiyar
B
Kapila
C
Chanakya
D
Alara Kalama
Question 13 Explanation: 
Alara Kalama was a hermit saint and a teacher of yogic meditation. According to the Pali Canon scriptures, he was one of the teachers of Gautama Buddha.
Question 14
Which of the following does not contain silver?
A
Ruby Silver
B
German Silver
C
Nickel Silver
D
Both 3 and 4
Question 14 Explanation: 
Both 3 and 4:The usual formulation is 60% copper, 20% nickel and 20% zinc.Nickel silver is named for its silvery appearance, but it contains no elemental silver unless plated.
Question 15
Which of these is a type of horse?
A
Appalachian
B
Chattanooga
C
Appaloosa
D
Choctaw
Question 15 Explanation: 
Appaloosa
Question 16
Hudson Bay, Canada, is directly north of which other bodies of water?
A
Lake Victoria and Lake Tanganyika
B
The Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the Labrador Sea
C
The Great Lakes
D
The Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Great Lakes
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