General knowledge quiz 1586

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Why is water near La Rinconada in the Peruvian Andes (at 5, 100 m above sea level the highest permanent settlement in the world) contaminated?
A
Trash dropped by tourists and mountaineers
B
Mud and cleaning preparations from archaeological digs
C
Mercury from gold mining
D
Nearby oil sands
Question 1 Explanation: 
Mercury from gold mining
Question 2
What was the first name of "Rumpole of the Bailey"?
A
Oswald
B
Rupert
C
Henry
D
Horace
Question 2 Explanation: 
Horace
Question 3
..........is our western neighbouring country
A
China
B
Pakistan
C
Nepal
D
Indonesia
Question 3 Explanation: 
Pakistan:Pakistan lies to the west of India. The Indian states of Jammu and Kashmir, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Punjab share their borders with the country.
Question 4
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) is the governing body of world tennis, its headquarters in
A
London
B
Rome
C
Paris
D
Geneva
Question 4 Explanation: 
London:The International Tennis Federation (ITF) is the governing body of world tennis, made up of 210 national tennis associations or corresponding organizations of independent countries or territories Headquarters-London, England, UK
Question 5
What is it called when, at the start of a snooker game, the white ball is hit onto the other balls, which are neatly arranged in the shape of a triangle?
A
Break
B
Strike
C
Wipeout
D
Bully
Question 5 Explanation: 
Break
Question 6
What is one thing which distinguishes narwhals from dolphins and most other whales?
A
They have teeth
B
Their neck vertebrae are jointed, not fused
C
They have no dorsal fin
D
They are Antarctic predators
Question 6 Explanation: 
Their neck vertebrae are jointed, not fused
Question 7
Government has issued clarification on GAAR will come into effect from April 1, 2017. What is GAAR?
A
Group of Anti-Avoidance Rule
B
General Anticeptic-Avoidance Rule
C
General Anti-Avoidance Rule
D
General Anti-Avoidance Regulations
Question 7 Explanation: 
General Anti-Avoidance Rule:The Union Government on January 27, 2017 issued clarification on GAAR that General Anti-Avoidance (GAAR) Rule will come into effect from April 1, 2017. The General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) seeks to prevent companies from routing transactions through other countries to avoid taxes.
Question 8
The ancient city of Carthage is in which modern day country?
A
Morocco
B
Libya
C
Tunisia
D
Algeria
Question 8 Explanation: 
Tunisia
Question 9
On 4 July 2009, Joey Chestnut logged his third consecutive win with a new world record in what annual contest?
A
Coney Island's hot dog eating contest
B
The "Tube Challenge", to visit all London Underground stations in the shortest time
C
Climbing the stairs to the top of the Empire State Building in the shortest time
D
Fastest swim across the English Channel
Question 9 Explanation: 
Coney Island's hot dog eating contest
Question 10
In the twelve years since it began on 4 September 1998, how many contestants in the UK version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" won Pound 1, 000, 000?
A
1
B
10
C
5
D
3
Question 10 Explanation: 
5
Question 11
What is Paris Hilton famous for?
A
Being Paris Hilton
B
Designing buildings
C
Animal conservation
D
Cookery
Question 11 Explanation: 
Being Paris Hilton
Question 12
Which country held the Rugby League World Cup from 1975 to 2000 (for 6 contests)?
A
UK
B
New Zealand
C
Australia
D
France
Question 12 Explanation: 
Australia
Question 13
What have George Etheridge, William Wycherley, Thomas Shadwell, Thomas Otway Colby Ciber and William Congreve in common?
A
They composed what is termed "early music"
B
They discovered moons in the solar system
C
They formulated the modern atomic table
D
They wrote Restoration Comedies
Question 13 Explanation: 
They wrote Restoration Comedies
Question 14
8.Abolition of untouchability has been included among fundamental rights under which article?
A
Article 15
B
Article 12
C
Article 19
D
Article 17
Question 14 Explanation: 
Article 17:Abolition of untouchability has been included among fundamental rights under article 17.
Question 15
What does ICMP stand for?
A
Internet Connection Modem Protocol
B
Intranet Control Message Program
C
Internal Conflict Management Program
D
Internet Control Message Protocol
Question 15 Explanation: 
ICMP Packets are used to send control messages including errors.
Question 16
By 2016 36% of Belize's land territory and 13% of Belize's marine territory falls under some form of official protected status; what, and when, was Belize's first gazetted sanctuary for wildlife protection?
A
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, 1986
B
The island atoll of Half Moon Caye, 1928
C
La Amistad International Park, 1988
D
Parque Nacional La Tigra, 1980
Question 16 Explanation: 
The island atoll of Half Moon Caye, 1928
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