General knowledge quiz 1615

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The upper pair of a slug's tentacles is used to detect light or movement; what is the lower pair used for?
A
Touch
B
Detecting vibrations
C
Detecting chemicals
D
Mating display
Question 1 Explanation: 
Detecting chemicals
Question 2
Who recited the poem "The Gift Outright" at John F Kennedy's inauguration as president of the USA in 1961?
A
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
B
Christina Rossetti
C
Robert Frost
D
Bob Dylan
Question 2 Explanation: 
Robert Frost
Question 3
Tomb of Ahmed Shah is located in
A
Sasaram
B
Pune
C
New Delhi
D
Ahmedabad
Question 3 Explanation: 
Ahmed Shah's Tomb, locally known as Badshah no Hajiro or Raja no Hajiro, is a medieval mosque and the group of tombs in Ahmedabad, India
Question 4
Magnetism at the centre of the bar magnet is..........
A
Infinite
B
Minimum
C
Zero
D
Maximum
Question 4 Explanation: 
Zero:The density of the field lines on the picture is maximized at the ''poles'' of the bar magnet and minimized at the center
Question 5
What is a Jacob's Ladder?
A
Builder's tool
B
Parasitic plant
C
Hairstyle
D
Toy
Question 5 Explanation: 
Toy
Question 6
Japan's attack on Pearl Harbour, Hawaii, was a supporting strike to their main attack an hour or so earlier on where?
A
Burma
B
Thailand
C
Singapore
D
Malaya
Question 6 Explanation: 
Malaya
Question 7
Which of the following is a military alliance?
A
NATO
B
NAFTA
C
EEC
D
ASEAN
Question 8
Who had their first cooking series on UK television in the 1970s?
A
Jamie Oliver
B
Nigella Lawson
C
Delia Smith
D
Gordon Ramsay
Question 8 Explanation: 
Delia Smith
Question 9
The term that stands for tribe in the Rig Veda is..........
A
Varna
B
Vis
C
Grama
D
Kula
Question 9 Explanation: 
Vis:Vis is the that stands for tribe in the Rig Veda. Vis was divided into grama.Kula mean Family.Varna was the term used to classify the people.
Question 10
Where were the Bee Gees born?
A
Tasmania
B
Isle of Man
C
Isle of Wight
D
Hawaii
Question 10 Explanation: 
Isle of Man
Question 11
What is "Midway", the site of the Battle of Midway?
A
Pacific Island
B
Italian beach
C
Egyptian dry river bed
D
Nickname for Singapore
Question 11 Explanation: 
Pacific Island
Question 12
In what sport could male competitors, from 1968 to 1985, be awarded the Air Canada Silver Broom trophy?
A
Cricket
B
Beach Volleyball
C
Water polo
D
Curling
Question 12 Explanation: 
Curling
Question 13
Who has published "Olympic Review" and "Revue Olympique" since 1894, now an 84-page full-colour glossy magazine that is issued quarterly?
A
The International Olympic Committee
B
Marvel Comics
C
Demis Roussos
D
Sharon Tate
Question 13 Explanation: 
The International Olympic Committee
Question 14
..........is the direction upwind from the point of reference.
A
Lee Shore
B
Windward
C
Weather gage
D
Leeward
Question 14 Explanation: 
Windward:Windward is the direction upwind from the point of reference. Leeward is the direction downwind (or downward) from the point of reference.
Question 15
The Harvard-Yale Regatta, first contested between Harvard and Yale Universities in 1852, is rowed on what river?
A
Thames, London, UK
B
Thames, New London, Connecticut, USA
C
Seine, Paris, France
D
Brahmaputra, Bangladesh
Question 15 Explanation: 
Thames, New London, Connecticut, USA
Question 16
Which Indian State's Election Department has entered Limca Book of Records for the formation of the biggest human logo comprising young voters in the state?
A
Manipur
B
Mizoram
C
Meghalaya
D
Tripura
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Meghalaya Election Department has entered Limca Book of Records for the formation of the biggest human logo comprising young voters in the state. The logo formation was part of Mission Unite (U and I towards Enrolment) as part of the Special drive to enroll young and left out voters in the age categories of 18 to 21 years held in July 2017 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Sports Complex.
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