General knowledge quiz 1776

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In 2012 where is the magnetic North Pole?
A
In Knud Rasmussen Land, Greenland
B
It coincides with the true North Pole
C
In Beaufort Sea, Alaska, USA
D
In the District of Franklin, Canada
Question 1 Explanation: 
In Beaufort Sea, Alaska, USA
Question 2
What object, containing 14 lines of hieroglyphs, 32 of demotic and 54 of Greek, was a key to deciphering writing from ancient Egypt?
A
Dead Sea Scrolls
B
Runic Cube
C
Rosetta Stone
D
Parchment Farm
Question 2 Explanation: 
Rosetta Stone
Question 3
The waterway from..........to..........was made a National Water Way in 1986
A
Allahabad, Mumbai
B
Haldia, Allahabad
C
Calcutta, Haldia
D
Ahmedabad, Allahabad
Question 3 Explanation: 
Haldia, Allahabad:The National Waterway 1 or NW1 is located in India and runs from Haldia (Sagar) to Allahabad.It was declared as a waterway in October 1986. It is navigable by mechanical boat up to Patna.
Question 4
Since 2011, and as at 2016, who is the sole supplier of tyres to Formula One racing?
A
Pirelli
B
Michelin
C
Goodyear
D
Firestone
Question 4 Explanation: 
Pirelli
Question 5
Where was the world's most powerful recorded volcanic eruption?
A
Mt Aso, Kyoto, Japan
B
Krakatoa, 1883
C
Tambora, 1815
D
Thera (Santorini) around 1470 BC
Question 5 Explanation: 
Thera (Santorini) around 1470 BC
Question 6
What excise levied from 1746 to 1845 in the UK resulted for a while in hollow-stemmed glasses?
A
On glass smashing in toasts
B
On Beer
C
On weight of glass melted in a glasshouse
D
On lead
Question 6 Explanation: 
On weight of glass melted in a glasshouse
Question 7
Conchiglie is a type of what?
A
Sea anemone
B
Pasta
C
Pacifist
D
Musical form
Question 7 Explanation: 
Pasta
Question 8
The Dominican Republic and Haiti are the two countries that occupy which island?
A
Cuba
B
Bermuda
C
Hispaniola
D
Crete
Question 8 Explanation: 
Hispaniola
Question 9
What is a form of cricket, originally introduced in the United Kingdom for professional inter-county competition by the England and Wales Cricket Board in 2003, that involves two teams, each of which has one innings?
A
Thirty30
B
Ten10
C
Five5
D
Twenty20
Question 9 Explanation: 
Twenty20
Question 10
Until the introduction of the euro, on 1 January 2002, which country had the schilling as its basic currency unit?
A
Greece
B
The Philippines
C
Austria
D
Romania
Question 10 Explanation: 
Austria
Question 11
From 1797 to 1805 and from 1814 to 1866, the city of Venice was part of what country?
A
Greece
B
Turkey
C
Austria
D
Italy
Question 11 Explanation: 
Austria
Question 12
Which of the following is secondary sectors of Indian Economy?
A
Water Supply
B
Manufacturing
C
Gas
D
All of these
Question 12 Explanation: 
All of these:The secondary sector of the economy includes those economic sectors that produce a finished, usable product:production and construction.
Question 13
How many legs has an arachnid?
A
100
B
10
C
8
D
4
Question 13 Explanation: 
8
Question 14
Which of these is a French woodwind reed instrument whose design originates in the early Baroque period in France, with a sound that is similar in sound to an oversize oboe?
A
Cromorne
B
Clavichord
C
Cetra
D
Corbusier
Question 14 Explanation: 
Cromorne
Question 15
The head office of Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) is placed in
A
New Delhi
B
Hyderabad
C
Mumbai
D
Allahabad
Question 15 Explanation: 
Hyderabad
Question 16
Which of the following is the currency of East Timor(Timor-Leste)?
A
Lari
B
Peso
C
USD
D
Nicaraguan cordoba
There are 16 questions to complete.

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