General knowledge quiz 1686

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In what TV series was Oceanic Airlines flight 815 a critical factor?
A
24
B
Friends
C
Lost
D
Doctor Who
Question 1 Explanation: 
Lost
Question 2
The period of Stagnant population is..........
A
1951-1981
B
1981-2011
C
1891-1921
D
1921-1951
Question 2 Explanation: 
1891-1921:This period (1891-1921) is referred as the period of stagnant or stationary phase of growth of. India's population
Question 3
In 2001, American Dennis Tito was the first person to do what?
A
Be a space tourist
B
Run 1500 metres in under 3 minutes 30 seconds
C
Fly a microlight around the world
D
Satisfactorily explain the creation of "black holes"
Question 3 Explanation: 
Be a space tourist
Question 4
..........is a NBFC which deploys at least 75 percent of its total assets in infrastructure loans
A
Investment Company(IC)
B
Loan Company(LC)
C
Infrastructure Finance Company(IFC)
D
Asset Finance Company(AFC)
Question 4 Explanation: 
Infrastructure Finance Company(IFC) has a minimum Net Owned Funds of Rs.300 Crore.It has a minimum credit rating of 'A 'or equivalent and a Capital to Risk (Weighted) Assets Ratio(CRAR) of 15%.
Question 5
Which river runs through the cities of Cincinnati and Pittsburgh?
A
Ohio
B
Rio Grande
C
Yangtze River
D
Rhine
Question 5 Explanation: 
Ohio
Question 6
Which of these buildings was the earliest to begin to be built?
A
Millennium Bridge
B
Royal Albert Hall
C
Westminster Abbey
D
St Paul's Cathedral
Question 6 Explanation: 
Westminster Abbey
Question 7
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport located in which State/UT?
A
Assam
B
Gujarat
C
Andaman & Nicobar
D
Maharashtra
Question 8
Who or what was the plant, the dahlia, named after?
A
Anders Dahl, student of botanist Carl Linnaeus
B
Roald Dahl, writer
C
An Indian food, the staple food of the botanist at the time he discovered the plant
D
A Luxembourg village where the plant was cultivated after being introduced to Europe
Question 8 Explanation: 
Anders Dahl, student of botanist Carl Linnaeus
Question 9
Where is Rapa Nui?
A
Cook Islands
B
New Zealand
C
Hawaii
D
Off the coast of Chile
Question 9 Explanation: 
Off the coast of Chile
Question 10
Lladro porcelain comes from what country?
A
Sweden
B
Belgium
C
Norway
D
Spain
Question 10 Explanation: 
Spain
Question 11
Who is the author of the book titled ''Modi's Midas Touch in Foreign Policy''?
A
Smriti Irani
B
Ravi Shankar Prasad
C
Surendra Kumar
D
Venkaiah Naidu
Question 11 Explanation: 
Minister for Information and Broadcasting M. Venkaiah Naidu along with Minister for Railways Shri Suresh Prabhu and Shri Tarun Vijay, Former Member of Parliament released the book titled ''Modi's Midas Touch in Foreign Policy'' in New Delhi on October 4, 2016.
Question 12
The Permanent hardness of water is due to the presence of
A
Calcium
B
Sulphate
C
Magnesium
D
All of these
Question 12 Explanation: 
All of these:Temperary Hardness can be removed thermal treatment. It is due to the presence of Calcium, Megnesium, carbonate and bicarbonate ions. Same way Permanent hardness is due to the presence of Calcium, Megnesium, Sulphate and Chloride ions
Question 13
Luxembourg capital is..........
A
Valletta
B
Vilnius
C
Ryga
D
Luxembourg
Question 13 Explanation: 
Luxembourg:Luxembourg-Luxembourg(Capital) and Euro(Currency)
Question 14
Who proved the Electromagnetic Theory?
A
Albert Einstein
B
Benjamin Franklin
C
Heinrich Hertz
D
Pavel Schilling
Question 14 Explanation: 
Heinrich Hertz:Heinrich Rudolf Hertz was a German physicist who first conclusively proved the existence of electromagnetic waves theorized by James Clerk Maxwell's electromagnetic theory of light. Hertz proved the theory by engineering instruments to transmit and receive radio pulses using experimental procedures that ruled out all other known wireless phenomena.
Question 15
In 1974 many ranks of life-size models were discovered buried in China; they are known as...?
A
The Model Platoon
B
The China Horde
C
The Clay Constabulary
D
The Terracotta Army
Question 15 Explanation: 
The Terracotta Army
Question 16
How did the fuchsia get its name?
A
After a 16th century botanist
B
Its discoverer, with a cleft palate, tripped over one
C
It has an unpleasant scent
D
It is difficult to pick the flower
Question 16 Explanation: 
After a 16th century botanist
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