General knowledge quiz 1611

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
..........is given to distinguished Scientist of the Country in recognition of their outstanding contributions.
A
The Vikram Sarabhai award
B
The Homi Bhabha Award
C
The Jamnalal Bajaj Award
D
The BC Roy Award
Question 1 Explanation: 
The Vikram Sarabhai award:The Vikram Sarabhai memorial award was instituted by the Indian Science Congress Association in 1997-98. The award carries a Gold Medal and is given in every alternate years. The award is given to distinguished Scientist of the Country in recognition of their outstanding contributions.
Question 2
What vitamin is retinol?
A
B1
B
B2
C
B3
D
A
Question 2 Explanation: 
A
Question 3
Which of these is an acute fatal disease of the nervous system characterised by convulsions and paralysis of all muscles?
A
Ebola
B
Trypanosomiasis
C
Rabies
D
Tuberculosis
Question 3 Explanation: 
Rabies
Question 4
Renowned climber Ueli Steck belongs to which country?
A
England
B
USA
C
Switzerland
D
Australia
Question 4 Explanation: 
Switzerland
Question 5
A coating of dust on a computer's main circuit boards has this probable consequence
A
Overheating
B
Short circuits
C
Slower hard disk
D
None
Question 6
Which of these phrases means "wealthy"?
A
Well heeled
B
Big boned
C
Fat headed
D
Pointy elbowed
Question 6 Explanation: 
Well heeled
Question 7
According to..........section of the Negotiable Instruments Act, ''A negotiable instrument means a promissory note, bill of exchange or cheque payable either to order or to bearer
A
Section 10
B
Section 7
C
Section 11
D
Section 13
Question 7 Explanation: 
Section 13:According to Section 13 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, ''A negotiable instrument means a promissory note, bill of exchange or cheque payable either to order or to bearer
Question 8
When SARS was discovered in 2003 it was only the third human coronavirus known, but by the end of 2012 a further three had been identified the last now known as MERS; what coronavirus is MERS most closely related to?
A
One found in bats
B
SARS
C
New Haven
D
One found in the civet
Question 8 Explanation: 
One found in bats
Question 9
What is the calculation "the square root of 1.5 times the height in feet = the answer in miles" used for?
A
Deep sea diving
B
Land surveying using trig stations
C
Hang gliding
D
Measuring the distance to the horizon
Question 9 Explanation: 
Measuring the distance to the horizon
Question 10
What colour does red litmus paper turn when in contact with alkaline?
A
Black
B
Blue
C
Green
D
Amber
Question 10 Explanation: 
Blue
Question 11
Who under the monarch of the United Kingdom governs the Bailiwick of Jersey?
A
The Governor General
B
The Bailiff
C
The Lieutenant Governor and the Bailiff
D
The Procurator Fiscal
Question 11 Explanation: 
The Lieutenant Governor and the Bailiff
Question 12
At 2.78 million square kilometres, what is the largest country in Africa?
A
Egypt
B
Algeria
C
Sudan
D
Libya
Question 12 Explanation: 
Algeria
Question 13
Who created the comic strip "The Far Side"?
A
Garry Trudeau
B
Jim Davis
C
Brant Parker and Johnny Hart
D
Gary Larson
Question 13 Explanation: 
Gary Larson
Question 14
..........Started an era in AD 78 which is known as Saka era and is used by Government of India
A
Kanishka
B
Ashoka
C
Harshvardhan
D
Shivaji
Question 14 Explanation: 
Kanishka:Kanishka Started an era in AD 78 which is known as Saka era and is used by Government of India
Question 15
Tarpa is the famous tribal dance form of..........
A
Jharkhand
B
Dadra & Nager veli
C
Nagaland
D
Mizoram
Question 15 Explanation: 
Dadra & Nager veli
Question 16
Which state has become the first state in the country to have a blood bank for the cattle?
A
Maharashtra
B
Gujarat
C
Karnataka
D
Odisha
Question 16 Explanation: 
Odisha
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