General knowledge quiz 1567

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The first session of the Constituent Assembly lead by..........
A
C. Rajagopalachari,
B
Dr.B.R. Ambedkar
C
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
D
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Question 1 Explanation: 
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru:The first session(Dec 13th, 1946) of the Constituent Assembly lead by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru which was adopted after considerable deliberation and debate in the assembly on 22nd January 1947
Question 2
Father of Indian space programme is..........
A
Rakesh Sharma
B
Vikram Sarabhai
C
Sarasimman
D
Vivek Narayanan
Question 2 Explanation: 
Vikram Sarabhai:Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai was an Indian scientist and innovator widely regarded as the father of India's space programme.Sarabhai received the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Medal in 1962. The nation honoured him awarding Padma Bhushan in 1966 and Padma Vibhushan (posthumously) in 1972.
Question 3
Who founded the Ptolemaic dynasty which followed Alexander the Great as Pharaohs of Egypt?
A
A Greek philosopher
B
Niece of the previous pharaoh
C
Alexander's son
D
One of Alexander's military commanders and personal bodyguards
Question 3 Explanation: 
One of Alexander's military commanders and personal bodyguards
Question 4
Who is told, in a Shakespearean play, that he will "never vanquish'd be until Great Birnam Wood to high Dunsinane Hill shall come against him"?
A
Portia in "The Merchant of Venice"
B
Macbeth in "Macbeth"
C
Puck in "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
D
The Earl of Gloucester in "King Lear"
Question 4 Explanation: 
Macbeth in "Macbeth"
Question 5
Which of these is the name of a US counter-terrorism force?
A
Black Beavers
B
Brown Bears
C
Navy Seals
D
Green Alligators
Question 5 Explanation: 
Navy Seals
Question 6
The eruption of Mt Tarawera in New Zealand almost destroyed the natural wonder, the Pink and White Terraces. When did this happen?
A
Three years after the globe-changing 1883 eruptions at Krakatoa
B
1912, the same time as the Mt Pinatubo, Philippines, eruption
C
Four years before the 1815 eruption of Mount Tambora, Indonesia
D
The year following the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens, USA
Question 6 Explanation: 
Three years after the globe-changing 1883 eruptions at Krakatoa
Question 7
The line joining the places of same declination are called..........
A
Isodynamic lines
B
Aclinic lines
C
Agoonic lines
D
Isogenic lines
Question 7 Explanation: 
Isogenic lines:Isogenic lines These join the places of equal declination. A line joining the places of zero declination is called agonic line
Question 8
..........carry impure blood from the heart
A
Diastole
B
Systole
C
Veins
D
Arteries
Question 8 Explanation: 
Veins:Arteries carry blood (with oxygen) from your heart out to your body, while veins carry blood (without oxygen) from your body to your heart.
Question 9
Mulbery is a..........fruit
A
False
B
Aggregate
C
Simple
D
Composite
Question 9 Explanation: 
Composite:Mulbery Composite fruit-a complete inflorescence is called a multiple or a composite fruit.
Question 10
Which of the following is capital of Egypt?
A
Kinshasa
B
Djibouti
C
Asmara
D
Cairo
Question 10 Explanation: 
Cairo:Egypt-Cairo(Capital) and Pound(Currency)
Question 11
''Porto Novo'' is the capital of which country?
A
Brunei
B
Bermuda
C
Bahamas
D
Benin
Question 11 Explanation: 
Benin-Porto Novo(Capital) and CFA Franc(Currency).
Question 12
Which Russian composer, after writing "The Firebird" for the Russian ballet, became a US citizen in 1945?
A
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
B
Igor Stravinsky
C
Modest Mussorgsky
D
Sergei Rachmaninoff
Question 12 Explanation: 
Igor Stravinsky
Question 13
Who invented the revolver?
A
James Revolver
B
Cole Porter
C
Portland James
D
Samuel Colt
Question 13 Explanation: 
Samuel Colt
Question 14
Which tribal group is famous in Himachal Pradesh?
A
Kol
B
Oraons
C
Santhals
D
Lahaulas
Question 14 Explanation: 
Lahaulas:Lahaulas:Tribals inhabiting Lahaul region in Himachal Pradesh.
Question 15
What is the next in this series:Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Acts...?
A
Titus
B
1 Corinthians
C
1 Thessalonians
D
Romans
Question 15 Explanation: 
Romans
Question 16
What was the clock speed of the original IBM PC?
A
Less than 5 MHz
B
10 MHz
C
8 MHz
D
Just over 16 MHz
Question 16 Explanation: 
The original IBM PC ran at a breathtaking 4.77 MHz (Smmmmmmokin!) Today there are new PC processors that run faster than 3 gigahertz.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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