General knowledge quiz 1734

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The Republic of Biafra (1967-70) took its name from what?
A
It was thought to be on a latitude which bisects Africa
B
The Bight of Biafra, which adjoined it
C
Its borders were drawn by Africans rather than colonial powers
D
It was an acronym for Brothers in Arms for Reclaiming Africa
Question 1 Explanation: 
The Bight of Biafra, which adjoined it
Question 2
Michael Faraday discovered
A
electromagnetism
B
benzene, liquid gases and optical glass
C
the induction of electric current
D
All of the above
Question 3
Who was the first Englishman to lead an expedition to circumnavigate the earth by sea, and died of dysentery in the West Indies 16 years later?
A
Charles Darwin
B
James Cook
C
Walter Raleigh
D
Francis Drake
Question 3 Explanation: 
Francis Drake
Question 4
Where is Oakland?
A
California, USA
B
New Zealand
C
Sherwood Forest, UK
D
Norway
Question 4 Explanation: 
California, USA
Question 5
What is the closest description of the interior of South Africa?
A
Mountainous
B
Plateau
C
Escarpment
D
Humid forest
Question 5 Explanation: 
Plateau
Question 6
Which of these is essential to the production of glass, rayon and cellophane, soaps, detergents, dyeing textiles, water softeners, most photographic film developing agents, and in toothpaste?
A
Calcium fluoride
B
Soda ash
C
Caustic soda
D
Ferrous carbonate
Question 6 Explanation: 
Soda ash
Question 7
Which highly contagious disease, characterised by the sudden onset of rigor, headache, delirium and fever, followed by a rash, is caused by a virus conveyed by lice?
A
Typhoid fever
B
Typhus
C
Measles
D
Whooping cough
Question 7 Explanation: 
Typhus
Question 8
NBFCs whose asset size is of..........or more as per last audited balance sheet are considered as systemically important NBFCs.
A
Rs. 100 crore
B
Rs. 200 crore
C
Rs. 500 crore
D
Rs. 50 crore
Question 8 Explanation: 
NBFCs whose asset size is of Rs. 500 crore or more as per last audited balance sheet are considered as systemically important NBFCs.
Question 9
Which German-born chemist split the uranium atom in 1939 and won the Nobel prize in 1944?
A
Otto Hahn
B
Ernest Rutherford
C
Pierre Curie
D
Frederick Nietzsche
Question 9 Explanation: 
Otto Hahn Which of these is the name of the TV series that spawned a film made in 2008?
Question 10
Which of these is closest to London?
A
Tokyo
B
Moscow
C
Washington
D
Amsterdam
Question 10 Explanation: 
Amsterdam
Question 11
..........is used to trace the flow of blood
A
Sodium-60
B
Iodine-131
C
Sodium-24
D
Phoshorous-32
Question 11 Explanation: 
Sodium-24:Sodium-24 is one of the most important isotopes. It is radioactive and created from common sodium-23 by neutron bombardment. Measurements of its quantity are used to determine the absorbed radiation dose of the patient. This is used to determine the level of medical treatment required.
Question 12
The character of John Bull is a national personification of which group of people in general?
A
Teetotal people
B
Citizens of Great Britain
C
Quakers
D
Whisky drinkers
Question 12 Explanation: 
Citizens of Great Britain
Question 13
In the BBC TV soap-opera EastEnders, who was the murderer of character Archie Mitchell?
A
Ken Barlow
B
Ian Beale
C
Stacey Slater
D
Gavin Shipman
Question 13 Explanation: 
Stacey Slater
Question 14
Which of these is a character in the "Mission Impossible" series of films?
A
Dr. Emmett Brown
B
Thomas A. Anderson
C
Ethan Hunt
D
Warrant Officer Ripley
Question 14 Explanation: 
Ethan Hunt
Question 15
Danish Krone is currency of which of the following countries?
A
Greenland
B
Guatemala
C
Jamaica
D
Grenada
Question 15 Explanation: 
Greenland:Greenland-Nuuk(Capital) and Danish Krone(Currency)
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