General knowledge quiz 1809

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
..........is written by Rani Iyer
A
The Inheritance of Loss
B
Red Earth and Pouring Rain
C
Green Transport
D
Maximum City
Question 1 Explanation: 
Green Transport:TERI Press launched a new book on alternative energy in transport titled 'Green Transport'.This book is authored by Rani Iyer
Question 2
Elements have the following order of abundance in human body
A
Nitrogen>Calcium
B
Oxygen>Carbon>Hydrogen>Nitrogen
C
Hydrogen>Oxygen>Magnesium>Carbon
D
Oxygen
Question 2 Explanation: 
Oxygen>Carbon>Hydrogen>Nitrogen:Elements have the following order of abundance in human body Oxygen>Carbon>Hydrogen>Nitrogen
Question 3
The worst three natural disasters in recorded history (excluding disease and famine) in terms of the number of people killed, have occurred in which country?
A
Guatemala
B
China
C
Nicaragua
D
India
Question 3 Explanation: 
China
Question 4
Which of the following is currency of Jamaica?
A
Krone
B
Dollar
C
Euro
D
Peso
Question 4 Explanation: 
Jamaica-Kingston(Capital) and Dollar(Currency)
Question 5
Which of these US states is the furthest south?
A
Wyoming
B
South Dakota
C
West Virginia
D
North Carolina
Question 5 Explanation: 
North Carolina
Question 6
Who, at the age of 50, had become the world's richest man through the activities of the Standard Oil Company?
A
John Davison Rockefeller
B
David Rubenstein
C
Larry Ellison
D
J. Paul Getty
Question 6 Explanation: 
John Davison Rockefeller
Question 7
Pulitzer prize is awarded for outstanding work in the field of
A
Science and Technology
B
Environmental Studies
C
Literature and Journalism
D
International Understanding
Question 8
"The Lone Ranger" made history as the first Western written specifically for television. Who were the stars of the show through most of the 1950s?
A
Raymond Burr and Vic Perrin
B
Clayton Moore and Jay Silverheels
C
James Arness and Dennis Weaver
D
Gordon Scott and Anthony Quayle
Question 8 Explanation: 
Clayton Moore and Jay Silverheels
Question 9
Dick York, Dick Sargent, David White and Paul Lynde worked together on what US TV serial in the 1960s and 1970s?
A
Bewitched
B
The Waltons
C
Down to Earth
D
Wagon Train
Question 9 Explanation: 
Bewitched
Question 10
The plants of which of the following crops are highly sensitive to frost?
A
Barely
B
Cotton
C
Maize
D
None of the above
Question 11
In the time of the British Empire, India was referred to as what?
A
The Jewel in the Crown
B
The Land that Time Forgot
C
Godwanaland
D
The Antipodes
Question 11 Explanation: 
The Jewel in the Crown
Question 12
..........type of fire extinguisher is used for petroleum fire
A
Wet Chemical
B
Dry Powder
C
Water
D
Foam
Question 12 Explanation: 
Foam:Petrolium products are oil & lubricants, we will use foam extiguiser, as it will make a foam cover over the oil and hence cut off the oxygen supply.
Question 13
In FFMC, ''M'' stands for..........
A
Mortgage
B
Maturity
C
Money
D
All of these
Question 13 Explanation: 
Full-Fledged Money Changers-FFMC
Question 14
Spa-Francorchamps, Suzuka and Yas Marina share what in common?
A
They host major annual marine expos
B
They are popular works of sport-based fiction
C
They are circuits in the 2014 Formula 1 World Championship
D
They are centres for cheese production
Question 14 Explanation: 
They are circuits in the 2014 Formula 1 World Championship
Question 15
The musical "The Sound of Music" is set in what city?
A
Salzburg
B
Berlin
C
Rome
D
Budapest
Question 15 Explanation: 
Salzburg
Question 16
What are the names of the twins born to Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie?
A
Brooklyn and Romeo
B
Vivienne and Knox
C
Starbase and Moon Unit
D
William and Harry
Question 16 Explanation: 
Vivienne and Knox
There are 16 questions to complete.

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