General knowledge quiz 1656

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Where are the Kaieteur Falls, the world's largest single-drop waterfall by volume?
A
Essequibo, Guyana
B
Cuispes, Peru
C
Patagonia, Chile
D
Canaima, Venezuela
Question 1 Explanation: 
Essequibo, Guyana
Question 2
What does I represent in NIC?
A
Information
B
Informatics
C
Indian
D
Investment
Question 2 Explanation: 
Informatics; NIC-National Informatics Centre
Question 3
The NOTA option was first used in the assembly election of five states in..........
A
2014
B
2013
C
2012
D
2010
Question 3 Explanation: 
2013:The NOTA(None Of The Above) option was first used in the assembly elections held in five states in 2013.More than 15 lakh people exercised the option in the states polls
Question 4
When is the World Stroke Day observed all over the world?
A
30th October 2017
B
29th October 2017
C
27th October 2017
D
15th October 2017
Question 4 Explanation: 
On 29th October 2017, World Stroke Day was observed all over the world. The theme for World Stroke Day 2017 is:What's your reason for preventing stroke? Stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. Without blood, brain cells can be damaged or die. On the World Stroke day, organizations around the world conduct events emphasizing education, testing, and initiatives to improve the damaging effects of stroke worldwide.
Question 5
Which mountain chain runs along the border between France and Spain?
A
Passionfleas
B
Passthemplease
C
Pyrenees
D
Manganese
Question 5 Explanation: 
Pyrenees
Question 6
Who is the French sailor who has broken the record for sailing around the world alone by circumnavigating the world in 42 days and 16 hours?
A
Francois Aregnaudeau
B
Marcel Bardiaux
C
Francois Gabart
D
Augustin Rousseau
Question 6 Explanation: 
Francois Gabart, a French sailor, has broken the record for sailing around the world alone by circumnavigating the world in 42 days and 16 hours. Francois Gabart's new record is more than 6 days faster than the previous record, created by France's Thomas Coville in 2016. Francois Gabart reached the finish line near Ouessant island, near France's western coast, on his trimaran (boat) named Macif on 17th December 2017. The organisers tracked his journey through satellite. The race time was announced by an observer from the World Sailing Speed Council. Francois Gabart is 34 years old and an engineer by profession.
Question 7
A new spy satellite Radar 5 was launched by
A
Japan
B
USA
C
China
D
North Korea
Question 7 Explanation: 
Japan
Question 8
The Volcano mountain Sakurajima is located in which country?
A
Australia
B
Japan
C
Chile
D
Mexico
Question 8 Explanation: 
Sakurajima is an active composite volcano and a former island in Kagoshima Prefecture in Kyushu, Japan
Question 9
How many months of the year have 31 days?
A
8
B
5
C
6
D
7
Question 9 Explanation: 
7
Question 10
What is a statement or group of statements that leads to a contradiction or a situation which defies intuition?
A
Paradigm
B
Paragon
C
Paradox
D
Paradiddle
Question 10 Explanation: 
Paradox
Question 11
In 2009, Michael Perham, at the age of 17 years and 164 days, became the youngest person to do what?
A
Win a Wimbledon title
B
Climb Mount Everest
C
Sail solo around the world
D
Captain a soccer team in the UK's Premier Division
Question 11 Explanation: 
Sail solo around the world
Question 12
The longest river in the Common wealth of independent states is the
A
Irtysh river
B
Ob river
C
Yenisei river
D
Volga river
Question 13
Vittal Trophy is associated with the game of..........
A
Badminton
B
Hockey
C
Cricket
D
Football
Question 13 Explanation: 
#NAME?
Question 14
Banwari Lal Joshi, who passed away on 22nd December 2017, was the former governor of..........?
A
Assam
B
Bihar
C
Odisha
D
Uttar Pradesh
Question 14 Explanation: 
Uttar Pradesh
Question 15
What narrows do you sail through to reach Scotia Sea?
A
Cook Strait
B
Magellan Strait
C
Drake Passage
D
Strait of Belle Isle
Question 15 Explanation: 
Drake Passage
Question 16
Which American television sitcom that ran for 7 years from 19 September 1970 spun-off three television series:Rhoda (1974-1978), Phyllis (1975-1977) and Lou Grant (1977-1982)?
A
The Loretta Young Show
B
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
C
The Twilight Zone
D
Take Three Girls
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
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