General knowledge quiz 1755

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In Indus Valley civilization trade was based on..........
A
Barter system
B
Money System
C
Bargain System
D
Agreement System
Question 1 Explanation: 
Barter system:Barter is a system of exchange where goods or services are directly exchanged for other goods or services without using a medium of exchange, such as money Indus People had trade relations with Babylonia, Egypt and Mesopotomia.They exported Cotton goods, Pottery and Terracottas.
Question 2
The famous armless statue of Venus, or Aphrodite, was first discovered in CE times (in 1820 CE) in what ancient city ruins?
A
Nice
B
Verona
C
Milos
D
Syracuse
Question 2 Explanation: 
Milos
Question 3
Simbalbara National Park located in..........
A
Karnataka
B
Nagaland
C
Himachal Pradesh
D
Kerala
Question 4
Until December 1991..........were integral parts of the USSR & not independent countries, but had separate UN memberships.
A
Belarus and Ukraine
B
Czech Republic and Slovakia
C
Tonga and Nauru
D
None of the above
Question 5
What is the title of Geri Halliwell's autobiography, published in 1999?
A
If Only
B
So What?
C
Is That It?
D
It's All Over Now
Question 5 Explanation: 
If Only
Question 6
Which of these is a dance made popular internationally in the 1950s where people pass under a bar while leaning backwards?
A
Limbo
B
Bimbo
C
Jumbo
D
Yo-yo
Question 6 Explanation: 
Limbo
Question 7
What is the oldest commissioned naval vessel afloat?
A
HMS Belfast
B
HMS Victory
C
The Mary Rose
D
USS Constitution
Question 7 Explanation: 
USS Constitution
Question 8
PSLCs are negotiable certificates issued against priority sector loans of banks. In PSLC, L stands for
A
Loan
B
Limit
C
Level
D
Lending
Question 8 Explanation: 
PSLC-Priority Sector Lending Certificates
Question 9
Which Indonesian volcano erupted in October / November 2010, forcing 70, 000 people from their homes?
A
The Soufriere Hills volcano
B
Krakatoa
C
Mount St Helens
D
Mount Merapi
Question 9 Explanation: 
Mount Merapi
Question 10
Poland was partitioned in 1795 and again in 1815. In 1918 what happened?
A
It raised a monument to Napoleon
B
It invited its old monarchy back
C
It asserted a copyright to Copernicus's discoveries
D
It regained its independence, as the Second Polish Republic
Question 10 Explanation: 
It regained its independence, as the Second Polish Republic
Question 11
What word is applied to someone who is equally capable with both hands?
A
Bipolar
B
Ambidextrous
C
Mainlining
D
Amplified
Question 11 Explanation: 
Ambidextrous
Question 12
Which of these did not appear in the "Coronation Street" 40th anniversary live episode, which was broadcast on Friday 8 December 2000?
A
Noddy Holder, lead vocalist & guitarist for rock band Slade
B
Charles, H. R. H. The Prince of Wales
C
Mick Jagger, lead vocalist for rock band The Rolling Stones
D
William Roache who appeared in the first episode on 9 December 1960
Question 12 Explanation: 
Mick Jagger, lead vocalist for rock band The Rolling Stones
Question 13
The US Stock Market crash known as Black Thursday happened on 24 October of what year?
A
1939
B
1929
C
1839
D
1984
Question 13 Explanation: 
1929
Question 14
What is the estimated length of the year of the newly-discovered earth-like planet KOI-172.02?
A
238 Earth days
B
359 Earth days
C
242 Earth days
D
384 Earth days
Question 14 Explanation: 
242 Earth days
Question 15
What mineral takes its name from the Greek word for "unquenchable" or "inextinguishable"?
A
Carbon
B
Aluminium
C
Asbestos
D
Xenon
Question 15 Explanation: 
Asbestos
Question 16
Why did the names Mohne, Eder and Sorpe become more widely known after an event in May 1943?
A
They were members of the White Rose German Resistance arrested by the Nazis
B
They are the architects of the Pentagon in the USA acknowledged at its opening
C
They were the dams targeted in the Dambusters Raid in WWII
D
They were advisers to Victor Emmanuel III of Italy in the overthrow of Mussolini
Question 16 Explanation: 
They were the dams targeted in the Dambusters Raid in WWII
There are 16 questions to complete.

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