General knowledge quiz 1617

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
A place known as Haishenwai or Urajio and now a major seaport on the East Sea has been known by what name since the 1860 Treaty of Beijing?
A
Vladivostok
B
Novgorod
C
Yokohama
D
Seoul
Question 1 Explanation: 
Vladivostok
Question 2
Which of these are islands of Sweden?
A
Hamilton and Tasmania
B
oland and Gotland
C
Cyprus and Corsica
D
Jersey and Guernsey
Question 2 Explanation: 
oland and Gotland
Question 3
What are the thin leaves of conifers called?
A
Threads
B
Pins
C
Scissors
D
Needles
Question 3 Explanation: 
Needles
Question 4
UK Ariel programme developed and launched 6 satellites 1962-79, which were launched for them by NASA; which was the only British satellite successfully launched by Britain using a British rocket?
A
Ariane, in 1973
B
Black Arrow, in 1969
C
Prospero, in 1971
D
Lambda-4S, in in 1970
Question 4 Explanation: 
Prospero, in 1971
Question 5
West Burdwan has been declared as 23rd district of which Indian State?
A
Telangana
B
Andhra Pradesh
C
West Bengal
D
Madhya Pradesh
Question 5 Explanation: 
After Jhargram, West Burdwan has declared as 23rd district of West Bengal by West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee as a ''Bengali New Year gift to the people.'' The new district was carved out of Bardhaman district. It comprises Bardhaman Paschim, Asansol and Durgapur.
Question 6
The progressive wave theory regarding of tides was put forth by
A
R.A. Harris
B
Issac Newton
C
William Whewell
D
G.B. Airy
Question 7
Who founded the Prince's Trust in 1976 to give special help to Britain's youth, especially those who are unemployed?
A
Prince Charles
B
Prince William
C
Prince Andrew
D
The Artist formerly known as Prince
Question 7 Explanation: 
Prince Charles
Question 8
Abu Simbel is in which country?
A
Finland
B
France
C
UK
D
Egypt
Question 8 Explanation: 
Egypt
Question 9
The words "palaver" and "marmalade" came into English from what language?
A
Italian
B
Hindi
C
French
D
Portuguese
Question 9 Explanation: 
Portuguese
Question 10
Which of these is part of a weaving loom?
A
Space station
B
Shuttle
C
Rocket
D
Capsule
Question 10 Explanation: 
Shuttle
Question 11
The first 'high tech' port of India is..........
A
Paradip Port
B
Nava Sheva
C
Kandla port
D
Mangalore Port
Question 11 Explanation: 
Nava Sheva:Jawaharlal Nehru Port, also known as Nhava Sheva, is the largest container port in India. Located east of Mumbai in Maharashtra, the port on the Arabian Sea is accessed via Thane Creek
Question 12
Which of these was a mathematician and author on the faculty of the Department of Mathematics at the University of Illinois from 1955-1990, and of Eastern Michigan University from 1990-1999, most famous for writing "The Elements of Real Analysis" and "The Elements of Integration"?
A
Robert G. Bartle
B
Christopher Bartle
C
Andrew Bartle
D
Shane Bartle
Question 12 Explanation: 
Robert G. Bartle
Question 13
What piece of clothing was invented by French fashion designer Louis Reard in 1946?
A
Zoot suit
B
Mini-skirt
C
Bikini
D
Tank top
Question 13 Explanation: 
The bikini, a two-piece swimsuit named for the Bikini Atoll in the Pacific, made its debut on July 5, 1946.
Question 14
Whose followers rose in 1745, taking Edinburgh and defeating the government army in Scotland at the Battle of Prestonpans, marched into England as far as Derby but were defeated by the Duke of Cumberland at the Battle of Culloden on 16 April 1746?
A
William Wallace
B
Robert the Brice
C
Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie)
D
Robbie Burns
Question 14 Explanation: 
Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie)
Question 15
A mountain pass Nethu La is located in which state?
A
Haryana
B
Sikkim
C
Himachal Pradesh
D
J & K
Question 15 Explanation: 
Nathu La is a mountain pass in the Himalayas. It connects the Indian state of Sikkim with China's Tibet Autonomous Region.
Question 16
Early raids by British Commando units between March 1941 and April 1943, Operations "Claymore", "Anklet", "Archery", "Musketoon" and "Checkmate", destroyed fish-oil factories, petrol dumps, sank ships, damaged factories and warehouses, resulted in permanent closure of a hydroelectric power plant and an aluminium plant, and captured German troops, encryption equipment and codebooks; where were they carried out?
A
France
B
Norway
C
Switzerland
D
Czechoslovakia
Question 16 Explanation: 
Norway
There are 16 questions to complete.

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