General knowledge quiz 1697

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Bogota is the capital of which country?
A
Venezuela
B
Ecuador
C
Colombia
D
Guyana
Question 1 Explanation: 
Colombia
Question 2
Sri Harmandir Sahib, also known as Golden Temple is located in..........
A
Rajasthan
B
Telangana
C
Andaman & Nicobar
D
Punjab
Question 3
Most poisonous metal is..........
A
Plutonium
B
Chromium
C
Polonium
D
Arsenic
Question 3 Explanation: 
Plutonium:Plutonium with an atomic number of 94.Pu gives off alpha, beta and gamma radiation.
Question 4
IOC President Jaques Rogge led a spontaneous one minute silence on 23 July before the opening of the 2012 Olympics to mark what?
A
The 11 Israeli athletes killed in the Munich massacre at the 1972 Olympics
B
The Olympic truce
C
The death of Don Juan Antonio Samaranch, the previous IOC President
D
A gun massacre the previous Friday at a cinema in Colorado, killing at least 12 and injuring 59 more
Question 4 Explanation: 
The 11 Israeli athletes killed in the Munich massacre at the 1972 Olympics
Question 5
What is "mightier than the sword" in the old saying?
A
Armour
B
Shield
C
Door
D
Pen
Question 5 Explanation: 
Pen
Question 6
Alterations, if any, on cheques are required to be authenticated by the signature of..........
A
Payee
B
Depositor
C
Drawer
D
Endorse
Question 6 Explanation: 
Alterations, if any, on cheques are required to be authenticated by the drawer's signature against each such alteration.
Question 7
If a group have gathered for a bonspiel, and have the appropriate stones, brooms and hacks what other equipment is also needed?
A
Tees
B
Special shoes, one of which has a slick sole
C
Pads
D
A board
Question 7 Explanation: 
Special shoes, one of which has a slick sole
Question 8
The blood circulation inside the body takes approximately how many seconds?
A
23
B
20
C
18
D
15
Question 8 Explanation: 
23:The blood circulation inside the body takes approximately 23 seconds
Question 9
What is the name given to something used to compress an artery to control bleeding?
A
Gavotte
B
Soubriquet
C
Garrotte
D
Tourniquet
Question 9 Explanation: 
Tourniquet
Question 10
Which of these is a ship built for Henry VIII, that sank in 1545 and was recovered in 1982?
A
Mary Celeste
B
Mary Rose
C
Mary Contrary
D
Mary Hopkin
Question 10 Explanation: 
Mary Rose
Question 11
Auguste Escoffier was famous for what activity?
A
Underwater exploration
B
Mountaineering
C
Cookery
D
Motor racing
Question 11 Explanation: 
Cookery
Question 12
Which of the discoveries made by the 17th and 18th century British navigator and explorer William Dampier was of particular help to Captain James Cook and Horatio Nelson?
A
Notes on the fauna and flora of north-western Australia
B
The first data on currents, winds and tides across all the world's oceans
C
Observations and analysis of natural history
D
Observations on the east coast of New Holland
Question 12 Explanation: 
The first data on currents, winds and tides across all the world's oceans
Question 13
Union Minister of Civil Aviation is..........
A
Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
B
Shri Ananth kumar
C
Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda
D
Shri Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati
Question 14
Badminton debuted at the 1992 Summer Olympics. How many different people have won gold medals for the men's singles event in its first 7 Olympiads to 2016?
A
7
B
4
C
3
D
6
Question 14 Explanation: 
6
Question 15
Which of the following is located in Chandigarh?
A
National Institute of Oceanography
B
National Law School of India University
C
Central Mining Research Institute
D
Central Scientific Instrument Organization
Question 15 Explanation: 
Central Scientific Instrument Organization:Central Scientific Instruments Organisation is a national laboratory dedicated to research, design and development of scientific and industrial instruments.
Question 16
Author Marion Evans wrote under which pseudonym?
A
Arthur Conan Doyle
B
George Eliot
C
Robert Louis Stevenson
D
Evelyn Waugh
Question 16 Explanation: 
George Eliot
There are 16 questions to complete.

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