General knowledge quiz 159

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which team won the inaugural tournament for the FIFA World Cup (Soccer) in 1930?
A
USA
B
Australia
C
France
D
Uruguay
Question 1 Explanation: 
Uruguay
Question 2
The main vegetation of the steppe type climatic regions is
A
evergreen forests
B
evergreen deciduous forests
C
large grasslands
D
coniferous forests
Question 3
Bhakra Dam is a concrete gravity dam on the..........River
A
Kaveri
B
Sutlej
C
Ravi
D
Chambal
Question 4
What is a word for the heart liver and lungs of a slaughtered animal?
A
Offal
B
Flange
C
Dross
D
Pluck
Question 4 Explanation: 
Pluck
Question 5
Who was "Monty Python's Life of.. "?
A
Barry
B
Brian
C
Kylie
D
Wayne
Question 5 Explanation: 
Brian
Question 6
The highest civilian award of India 'Bharat Ratna' has been awarded to only two foreigners so far. One of them is Nelson Mandela. The other is
A
Abdul Ghaffar khan
B
Mikhail Gorbachev
C
Marshal Tito
D
Abdul Wali Khan
Question 7
The periods of different eras are further divided into
A
eons
B
epochs
C
stages
D
Any of the above
Question 8
Where, in 2011 and since, is a major gathering place in Egypt for expressing protest?
A
The Circle
B
Bermuda Triangle
C
Dunedin Octagon
D
Tahrir Square
Question 8 Explanation: 
Tahrir Square
Question 9
What is the word used in Greek mythology for the underworld?
A
Styx
B
Inferno
C
Hades
D
Valhallah
Question 9 Explanation: 
Hades
Question 10
What links do Bollywood, Hollywood and Lollywood have?
A
Bonsai Christmas trees
B
Confectionery industry
C
Film-making
D
Boat building
Question 10 Explanation: 
Film-making
Question 11
RADAR is used for
A
locating submerged submarines
B
receiving a signals in a radio receiver
C
locating geostationary satellites
D
detecting and locating the position of objects such as aeroplanes
Question 12
Who developed the innovation theory of Profit?
A
Schumpeter
B
Adam Smith
C
Robbins
D
J.M.Keynes
Question 12 Explanation: 
Schumpeter:The innovation theory of a trade cycle is propounded by J.A. Schumpeter. He regards innovations as the originating cause of trade cycles. The term ''innovation'' should not be confused with inventions
Question 13
Whose body was buried in 1543 in an unnamed tomb in the Catholic church of Frombork, Poland, exhumed in 2005, and buried there for a second time in May 2010 in a ceremony conducted by the archbishop of Gniezno and primate of Poland?
A
Emperor Maximillian II
B
Vaclav Havel
C
Nicolaus Copernicus
D
Saint Wenceslas
Question 13 Explanation: 
Nicolaus Copernicus
Question 14
By what nickname was Janis Joplin known?
A
Emerald
B
Beryl
C
Pearl
D
Sapphire
Question 14 Explanation: 
Pearl
Question 15
Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary is located in..........
A
Karnataka
B
Nagaland
C
Rajasthan
D
Chhattisgarh
Question 16
Which is the language used in Bihar?
A
Hindi
B
Marathi and English
C
Urdu
D
Bangla
There are 16 questions to complete.

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