General knowledge quiz 184

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
..........is the first person to cross the Atlantic Ocean on a stand-up paddleboard
A
Adrian Charles
B
Sean Dewil
C
Chris Bertish
D
Francis Battaglia
Question 1 Explanation: 
Chris Bertish:A South African man Chris Bertish has become the first person to cross the Atlantic Ocean on a stand-up paddleboard after completing an epic 4, 050-mile voyage alone at sea.
Question 2
..........is observed on first Saturday in July
A
International day of Co-operation
B
United Nations Day
C
World white cane day
D
National Sports Day
Question 2 Explanation: 
International day of Co-operation:International Co-operative Day is an annual celebration of the co-operative movement observed on the first Saturday in July since 1923 by the International Co-operative Alliance.
Question 3
What was the occupation of Robbie Malinga of South Africa, who passed away recently?
A
Politician
B
Cartoonist
C
Musician
D
Scientist
Question 3 Explanation: 
Musician
Question 4
The term Foot foult is related to..........
A
Lawn tennis
B
Football
C
Volley ball
D
Table tennis
Question 4 Explanation: 
Lawn tennis:A 'foot fault' is called if any of the following happens before the ball is struck:The feet touch the ground inside the court
Question 5
Pedology is the study of what?
A
Exercise
B
Feet
C
Bicycles
D
Soil
Question 5 Explanation: 
Soil
Question 6
Reputedly, when Joshua blew a trumpet, the walls of which city came tumbling down?
A
Babylon
B
London
C
Jerusalem
D
Jericho
Question 6 Explanation: 
Jericho
Question 7
Which of these might be played by a drummer?
A
Long sight
B
Bulls eye
C
Vibrato
D
Rim shot
Question 7 Explanation: 
Rim shot
Question 8
..........were the first rulers in India to issue coins
A
Guptas
B
Indo-Greeks
C
Mauryans
D
Magadha empires
Question 8 Explanation: 
Indo-Greeks:Indo-Greeks were the first rulers in India to issue coins.The most famous Indo-Greek ruler was Menander
Question 9
Indian National Union was formed by AO Hume in..........
A
1884
B
1890
C
1920
D
1937
Question 9 Explanation: 
1884:The Indian National Congress founded in 1885 was the institutionalized form of emergent Indian nationalism.It was the first organized expression of Indian nationalism on an all-India scale.
Question 10
Who invented an early form of fragmentation shell that was first used by the British army in 1803?
A
Henry Shrapnel
B
George Grenade
C
Peter Pompom
D
Andrew Bartle
Question 10 Explanation: 
Henry Shrapnel
Question 11
Which cartoon series relies on the voices of Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis & Mike Henry?
A
King of the Hill
B
The Flinstones
C
The Simpsons
D
Family Guy
Question 11 Explanation: 
Family Guy
Question 12
What important discovery was made in 1964 by radio astronomers Arno Penzias and Robert Wilson?
A
Cosmic microwave background radiation
B
The earth goes around the sun, not the other way around
C
The solar system is moving in space
D
Pluto can not be regarded as a true planet
Question 12 Explanation: 
Cosmic microwave background radiation
Question 13
The low heating capacity of which of the types of coal reduces its value as an industrial fuel?
A
Anthracite
B
Bituminous coal
C
Lignite
D
Peat
Question 14
Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range is in
A
New Delhi
B
Pune
C
Chennai
D
Mumbai
Question 14 Explanation: 
New Delhi
Question 15
In Scottish legend, what is a kelpie?
A
A burrowing animal that brings good luck
B
A prehistoric monster who lives in Loch Ness
C
A sporran with magical powers
D
A malignant water spirit in the shape of a horse
Question 15 Explanation: 
A malignant water spirit in the shape of a horse
Question 16
The book titled ' The Circle of Reason' is penned by..........
A
Vikram Seth
B
Amitav Gosh
C
Arundhati Roy
D
SK Nandi
Question 16 Explanation: 
Amitav Gosh:'The Circle of Reason' is the first novel by Indian writer Amitav Ghosh. It was published in 1986.
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