General knowledge quiz 1673

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Where are the sites of the elaborately planned and sophisticated 4th and 3rd millennia BCE urban settlements of Harappa and Mohenjo-daro?
A
Indus Valley, Pakistan
B
Peru
C
Easter Island
D
Iran
Question 1 Explanation: 
Indus Valley, Pakistan
Question 2
The book titled 'The Life and Death of Adolf Hitler' is penned by
A
Z.A. Bhutto
B
James Cross Giblin
C
J.M. Barrie
D
Gunnar Myrdal
Question 2 Explanation: 
James Cross Giblin:Many people believe Hitler was the personification of evil. In this Sibert Medal-winning biography, James Cross Giblin penetrates this facade and presents a picture of a complex person-at once a brilliant, influential politician and a deeply disturbed man. Giblin explores the forces that shaped the man as well as the social conditions that furthered his rapid rise to power.
Question 3
Who were Origen of Alexandria and Tertullian of Carthage?
A
Carthaginian generals in the Punic Wars
B
Stoic philosophers
C
Early and influential Christian philosophers and writers
D
Tutors of Alexander the Great
Question 3 Explanation: 
Early and influential Christian philosophers and writers
Question 4
What was the name of an iron case containing gunpowder that was used to destroy a gate or palisade?
A
Petard
B
Iron Maiden
C
Catapult
D
Bazooka
Question 4 Explanation: 
Petard
Question 5
The Christian festival of Easter Sunday occurs on which day?
A
The fifth Sunday after the full moon following the new year
B
Usually the first Sunday after the full moon on or after the vernal equinox
C
The sixth Sunday on or after the vernal equinox
D
The second Sunday after the full moon following the celebration of Christmas
Question 5 Explanation: 
Usually the first Sunday after the full moon on or after the vernal equinox
Question 6
Which nation tested the most powerful nuclear weapon ever detonated?
A
Israel
B
United States
C
China
D
Soviet Union
Question 6 Explanation: 
Soviet Union
Question 7
Jock Paget, a New Zealand equestrian international competitor, was not able to compete from October 2013 to August 2014; what was the reason?
A
He had to train a new horse after his current mount died
B
He was seriously injured in a fall
C
He was accused and subsequently cleared of using a horse with a banned substance in its system
D
He took time out to star in a TV series
Question 7 Explanation: 
He was accused and subsequently cleared of using a horse with a banned substance in its system
Question 8
The era of political liberalisation in Czechoslovakia in 1968 was called what?
A
Svoboda Times
B
Dubcek's Summer
C
Wenceslas Winter
D
Prague Spring
Question 8 Explanation: 
Prague Spring
Question 9
Phosphorous-32 is used for..........
A
To trace the location of stone
B
Used for Leukemia therapy
C
Treatment of Cancer
D
Used in Brain Imaging
Question 9 Explanation: 
Used for Leukemia therapy:Phosphorus-32 is a radioactive isotope of phosphorus. The nucleus of phosphorus-32 contains 15 protons and 17 neutrons.P.32 is used as a tracer in studies of themetabolism of nucleic acids and phospholipids, and also used in the treatment of certain diseases of the osseous and hematopoietic systems.
Question 10
..........is located in Mumbai
A
Space Application Centre
B
IREL
C
Uranium Corporation of India Ltd
D
Atomic Energy Commission
Question 10 Explanation: 
Atomic Energy Commission:The Atomic Energy Commission is the governing body of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Government of India. The DAE is under the direct charge of the Prime Minister.It was located in Mumbai
Question 11
Which British long running (27 years) police TV drama that began in 1983 ended in 2010?
A
EastEnders
B
Spooks
C
The Bill
D
Coronation Street
Question 11 Explanation: 
The Bill
Question 12
Isohels is related to which reaction?
A
Rainfall
B
Sunshine
C
Snow
D
Slope
Question 12 Explanation: 
Sunshine:Isohels is a line on a map connecting points having the same duration of sunshine.
Question 13
What annual event, to have been held in 2008, was cancelled after al-Qaeda's murder of four French tourists on Christmas Eve in December 2007 in Mauritania?
A
The Dakar Rally
B
North African Tennis Open
C
World Water Divining Championship
D
Sahara Camel 5, 000
Question 13 Explanation: 
The Dakar Rally
Question 14
Which of these starred in the television series "The Rockford Files"?
A
Peter Falk
B
James Garner
C
Raymond Burr
D
Telly Savalas
Question 14 Explanation: 
James Garner
Question 15
What is an old abbreviation for Shropshire?
A
Staffs
B
Kenyon
C
Salop
D
Shrove
Question 15 Explanation: 
Salop
Question 16
In 1991, Warner Bros was picketed by a major national organisation over the use of which cartoon character?
A
Bugs Bunny
B
Porky Pig
C
Daffy Duck
D
Tweety
Question 16 Explanation: 
Porky Pig
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