General knowledge quiz 1681

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What do loxodromes contribute to?
A
Map drawing
B
Study of spiral galaxies
C
Understanding of hurricanes
D
Sundials
Question 1 Explanation: 
Map drawing
Question 2
"Joltin' Joe" was the nickname of which American sportsman?
A
Joe Louis
B
Joe Torre
C
Joe Bugner
D
Joe DiMaggio
Question 2 Explanation: 
Joe DiMaggio
Question 3
Which of these is a slender-billed wading bird related to the stork?
A
Ibis
B
Ibex
C
Ibanez
D
Isis
Question 3 Explanation: 
Ibis
Question 4
In a casino, what is the name of the box that holds multiple decks of playing cards?
A
Slope
B
Cast
C
Shoe
D
Glove
Question 4 Explanation: 
Shoe
Question 5
Who was the first women to receive a Sena Medal?
A
Bimla Devi
B
Camelia Sorabji
C
Anna Chandi
D
Dina Vakil
Question 5 Explanation: 
Bimla Devi:Bimla Devi is the first women to receive a Sena Medal
Question 6
How many sports were contested at the Summer Paralympics in 2012?
A
5
B
20
C
45
D
10
Question 6 Explanation: 
20
Question 7
Which of the following is the basic unit of classification?
A
Types of Genus
B
Species
C
Character
D
Gene
Question 7 Explanation: 
Species:Species are known as the basic units of classification because individuals of speciesare closely related structurally and functionally and can interbreed freely
Question 8
Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) was launched in which year?
A
2010
B
2000
C
2001
D
2003
Question 8 Explanation: 
2000:Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) is an Indian government sponsored scheme for ten million of the poorest families. It was launched by NDA government on 25 December 2000. It is on the look out for the 'poorest of the poor by providing them 35 kilograms of rice and wheat at Rs.3 & Rs.2 per kg respectively.
Question 9
The theatres for which war included North Africa, the Philippines, Italy, Germany and Crete?
A
World War I
B
American Civil War
C
Korean War
D
World War II
Question 9 Explanation: 
World War II
Question 10
The college of Military Engineering is situated at
A
Kirkee (Pune)
B
Mhow
C
Dehradun
D
Chennai
Question 11
Who was the Greek Goddess of health, who was usually represented by a serpent on a staff?
A
Schwarzkopf
B
Palmolivia
C
Buglessia
D
Hygieia
Question 11 Explanation: 
Hygieia
Question 12
How long does it take to travel 10 km at 60 kilometres per hour?
A
5 minutes
B
60 minutes
C
20 minutes
D
10 minutes
Question 12 Explanation: 
10 minutes
Question 13
Which of these is an island that belongs to Malaysia?
A
Sri Lanka
B
Mauritius
C
Tasmania
D
Penang
Question 13 Explanation: 
Penang
Question 14
Congress was formed at
A
Delhi
B
Surat
C
Bombay
D
Madras
Question 14 Explanation: 
Congress was formed in 1985 at Gopuldas Tejpal House, Bombay.
Question 15
Patrick Cox is known as a designer of what?
A
Multi-storey shopping malls
B
Large Anglican churches
C
Shoes, leather goods and accessories
D
Hats with feathers
Question 15 Explanation: 
Shoes, leather goods and accessories
Question 16
For which of these is a red cross a symbol?
A
The Ku Klux Klan
B
Christianity
C
Association of Belgian Chocolatiers
D
Vatican Guards
Question 16 Explanation: 
Christianity
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