General knowledge quiz 1633

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which warship captured numerous merchant ships and defeated five British warships (HMS Guerriere, HMS Java, HMS Pictou, HMS Cyane and HMS Levant) in the War of 1812 against Great Britain?
A
USS Constellation
B
USS United States
C
USS Chesapeake
D
USS Constitution
Question 1 Explanation: 
USS Constitution
Question 2
Which American singer, songwriter, record producer and actress who made her recording debut in 1990 under the guidance of Columbia Records executive Tommy Mottola, married him in 1993, separated in 1997, and married actor & rapper Nick Cannon in 2008?
A
Alicia Keys
B
Avril Lavigne
C
Amy Winehouse
D
Mariah Carey
Question 2 Explanation: 
Mariah Carey
Question 3
What is the next in the series:Innsbruck, Austria; Grenoble, France; Sapporo, Japan; Innsbruck, Austria?
A
Lake Placid, United States
B
Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
C
Calgary, Canada
D
Albertville, France
Question 3 Explanation: 
Lake Placid, United States
Question 4
Which of these links the hauntingly catastrophic events at Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 with work on decoding genomes?
A
Linus Pauling
B
Maurice Wilkins
C
Francis Crick
D
Rosalind Franklin
Question 4 Explanation: 
Maurice Wilkins
Question 5
As per the Union Budget 2017-18, centre has allocated how much amount to set up Mahila Shakti Kendra?
A
Rs. 500 crores
B
Rs. 750 crores
C
Rs. 600 crores
D
Rs. 825 crores
Question 5 Explanation: 
Mahila Shakti Kendra to be set up at village level with an allocation of Rs. 500 crores in 14 lakh Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Anganwadi Centres.
Question 6
The Moyenne Island National Park is located in which country?
A
Australia
B
Iceland
C
Seychelles
D
Vietnam
Question 6 Explanation: 
Seychelles:Moyenne Island, the World's Smallest National Park. Moyenne Island National Park, located off the coast of the Seychelles, is the world's smallest national park. At 22 acres, it was designated an independent national park by the government of Seychelles in 2008.
Question 7
Which of these is not a common name for the "puma concolor"?
A
Mountain lion
B
Cougar
C
Puma
D
Leopard
Question 7 Explanation: 
Leopard
Question 8
In what country is the active volcano, Popocatepetl?
A
Panama
B
Ecuador
C
Mexico
D
Venezuela
Question 8 Explanation: 
Mexico
Question 9
China launched global carbon dioxide monitoring satellite..........to understand climate change
A
TanSat
B
Spitzer
C
SatCo
D
Cartosat-2
Question 9 Explanation: 
TanSat:China launched a global carbon dioxide monitoring satellite TanSat to understand climate change, hours after it lifted nearly a week-long red alert for the worst smog that engulfed about 40 cities in the country.
Question 10
India's first Aadhaar based iris eye scan customer verification ATM launched by which financial organization?
A
HDFC Bank
B
DSB Bank
C
SBI
D
DCB Bank
Question 10 Explanation: 
DCB Bank
Question 11
If you went due east of Rio De Janeiro, what country would you get to first?
A
Somalia
B
Namibia
C
India
D
Australia
Question 11 Explanation: 
Namibia
Question 12
The Bible Belt is a name commonly given to which parts of the USA?
A
The West Coast
B
The religious southern states
C
The New England area
D
Northern Alaska
Question 12 Explanation: 
The religious southern states
Question 13
New York city consists of the boroughs of The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island, and which other?
A
Jersey
B
Queens
C
New Amsterdam
D
Hampton
Question 13 Explanation: 
Queens
Question 14
Crossword clues are divided into which of these two categories?
A
Up and Under
B
North and West
C
Across and Down
D
Yes and No
Question 14 Explanation: 
Across and Down
Question 15
Alberto Vargas specialised in painting what subjects?
A
Cars
B
Horses
C
Politicians
D
Pin up girls
Question 15 Explanation: 
Pin up girls
Question 16
Who wrote the music for the ballet "Swan Lake"?
A
Rimsky-Korsakov
B
Tchaikovsky
C
Prokofiev
D
Stravinsky
Question 16 Explanation: 
Tchaikovsky
There are 16 questions to complete.

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