General knowledge quiz 1808

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What country was the first country in Oceania, and fifteenth overall, to legalise same-sex marriage?
A
Fiji
B
Australia
C
New Zealand
D
Nauru
Question 1 Explanation: 
New Zealand
Question 2
Which of these mountain ranges in North America is the furthest west?
A
The Ozarks
B
Allegheny Mountains
C
Appalachian Mountains
D
Rocky Mountains
Question 2 Explanation: 
Rocky Mountains
Question 3
Department of official languages comes under which ministry?
A
Ministry of External affairs
B
Ministry of Defence
C
Home ministry
D
Finance Ministry
Question 3 Explanation: 
Home ministry:Department of official languages comes under Home ministry The Ministry of Home Affairs has the following constituent Departments:Department of Border Management Department of Internal Security Department of Jammu & Kashmir Affairs Department of Home Department of Official Language Department of States
Question 4
India's first Smart Policing Robot was found in which city?
A
Pune
B
Hyderabad
C
Patna
D
Mumbai
Question 4 Explanation: 
H-BOTS, a Hyderabad-based artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning start-up unveiled a prototype of a smart policing robot. The life size prototype is five-foot-seven-inch tall, weighs 43 kg and is made of nylon plastic, which is ten times stronger than regular plastic. It can take complaints, monitor temperature, identify suspects, can record audio and video clips and can assist people at malls, streets, airports and railway stations. It has a multi-touch screen. It can recognise voice and can interact in English. The makers have stated that in the near future, it will also recognise Telugu and Hindi. After some more fine-tuning, H-BOTS is planning to produce 700 such units a year by 2020.
Question 5
What are the first names of Torville and Dean, who were the highest ever scoring figure skaters for a single programme at the 1984 Winter Olympics?
A
Molly and Bob
B
Emily and James
C
Genevieve and Tristan
D
Jayne and Christopher
Question 5 Explanation: 
Jayne and Christopher
Question 6
Barack Obama is the first US president born outside the contiguous states of the USA. Where was he born?
A
Alaska
B
Hawaii
C
Marshall Islands
D
Philippines
Question 6 Explanation: 
Hawaii
Question 7
Which of these is a British sea captain, whose achievements included circumnavigating the globe?
A
Peacock
B
Gander
C
Drake
D
Sparrow
Question 7 Explanation: 
Drake
Question 8
Which primary colour is mixed with white to produce pink?
A
Yellow
B
Indigo
C
Red
D
Green
Question 8 Explanation: 
Red
Question 9
Which of these is a small glazed ceramic bowl used for the preparation and serving of food?
A
Borodin
B
Mannequin
C
Harlequin
D
Ramekin
Question 9 Explanation: 
Ramekin
Question 10
"House music" originated in clubs in which city?
A
New York
B
Chicago
C
London
D
Paris
Question 10 Explanation: 
Chicago
Question 11
The spiny leguminous plant called furze is also known as what?
A
Cabbage tree
B
Alfalfa
C
Prickly pear
D
Gorse
Question 11 Explanation: 
Gorse
Question 12
Agricutural production can be divided into..........parts
A
One
B
Two
C
Third
D
Four
Question 12 Explanation: 
Two:Foodgrains and non foodgrains
Question 13
Who was the British Prime Minister during the Falklands War of 1982?
A
Tony Blair
B
Margaret Thatcher
C
Harold MacMillan
D
Harold Wilson
Question 13 Explanation: 
Margaret Thatcher
Question 14
The law "anything that can possibly go wrong, does" was first attributed in recent times to which of these?
A
Nevil Maskelyne
B
Alfred Holt
C
Reilly
D
Ed Murphy
Question 14 Explanation: 
Alfred Holt
Question 15
What river serves as a border for about 640 kilometres (398 miles), separating South Africa to the southeast from Botswana to the northwest and Zimbabwe to the north?
A
The Zambezi
B
The Limpopo
C
The Orinoco
D
The Amazon
Question 15 Explanation: 
The Limpopo
Question 16
Australian professional golfer Greg Norman is known by which nickname?
A
Kanga
B
The Shark
C
The Flying Finn
D
Prince
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Shark
There are 16 questions to complete.

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