General knowledge quiz 1712

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The peak named Anamudi is located in which state?
A
Karnataka
B
Tamil Nadu
C
Kerala
D
Gujarat
Question 1 Explanation: 
Kerala:Anamudi or Anai Mudi is located in the Indian state Kerala. It is the highest peak in the Western Ghats and South India, at an elevation of 2, 695 metres, and a topographic prominence of 2, 479 metres.
Question 2
Which naval battle took place in December 1939, the second naval battle in the events for the Second World War?
A
Operation Rosselsprung
B
Battle of the River Plate
C
Battle of Danzig Bay
D
Battle of the Denmark Strait
Question 2 Explanation: 
Battle of the River Plate
Question 3
Where is the United Kingdom's National Space Centre?
A
Bristol
B
Runnymede
C
Cardiff
D
Leicester
Question 3 Explanation: 
Leicester
Question 4
Which of the following Indian films are nominated for Oscar Award?
A
Mother India
B
Salam Bombay
C
Lagan
D
All of these
Question 4 Explanation: 
All of these:Mother India (1957), Salaam Bombay (1989) and Lagaan (2002) all carry the prestige of being former nominees for Best Foreign Film at the Academy Awards, but unfortunately none of them succeeded in winning. Both Gandhi (1983) and Slumdog Millionaire (2009) in comparison won a fleeting victory of eight awards each, including Best Picture
Question 5
An "ISBN" is an identification number found on what item?
A
Book
B
Bank card
C
Commercial aeroplane
D
Motor vehicle engine
Question 5 Explanation: 
Book
Question 6
A camp was built in 1779 in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA, to accommodate around 4, 200 prisoners; who were the people?
A
Rappahannock, Wicocomico and Shawnee native Americans
B
British and German prisoners of war, and their women and children
C
Felons displaced from prisons destroyed in the War of Independence
D
Escaped slaves
Question 6 Explanation: 
British and German prisoners of war, and their women and children
Question 7
What branch of medicine deals with the cause, origin and nature of disease?
A
Dermatology
B
Psychology
C
Pathology
D
Cardiology
Question 7 Explanation: 
Pathology
Question 8
Two immense carved images destroyed in Bamiyan, Afghanistan, by the Taleban in 2001 related to what faith?
A
Islam
B
Buddhism
C
Sikh
D
Hinduism
Question 8 Explanation: 
Buddhism
Question 9
What is the relationship between the words "left" (the opposite of right) and "left" (the past tense of "leave")?
A
Homonyms
B
Synonyms
C
Pseudonyms
D
Antonyms
Question 9 Explanation: 
Homonyms
Question 10
Which Indian satellite had a main function to perform X-ray experiments in space and send back data to earth?
A
Aryabhatta
B
Bhaskara II
C
Bhaskara IL
D
None of the above
Question 11
Which bandleader was at the top of the Billboard "Best Sellers in Stores" chart from 29 November 1941 to 2 May 1942 (except for one week) with four different tunes?
A
Harry James
B
Jimmy Dorsey
C
Woody Herman
D
Glenn Miller
Question 11 Explanation: 
Glenn Miller
Question 12
India's first satellite is named after
A
Aryabhatta
B
Bhaskara II
C
Bhaskara I
D
Albert Einstein
Question 13
Which civilisation left clearly identifiable traces dating from 2600 BCE, with cities on what are now the Yucatan Peninsula, Guatemala, Honduras and Southern Mexico and still survives in language today?
A
Toltec
B
Aztec
C
Maya
D
Safesec
Question 13 Explanation: 
Maya
Question 14
..........became first Viceroy of India
A
Lord Warren Hastings
B
Lord Macaulay
C
Lord Canning
D
Lord Morley
Question 14 Explanation: 
Lord Canning:the Proclamation of 1858 announcing the assumption of the government of India by the Crown referred to Lord Canning as ''first Viceroy and Governor-General'', none of the Warrants appointing his successors referred to them as 'Viceroys'
Question 15
Narendra Damodardas Modi is the..........Prime Minister of India.
A
15th
B
14th
C
13th
D
12th
Question 15 Explanation: 
15th:Narendra Damodardas Modi is the 15th Prime Minister of India. since 26 May 2014. Modi, a leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party, was the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014 and is the Member of Parliament from Varanasi.
Question 16
When were the first Far Eastern Games, now replaced by the Asian Games, held?
A
1982
B
1913
C
1962
D
1926
Question 16 Explanation: 
1913
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