General knowledge quiz 197

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Expand DNA
A
Deoxyhydro Nitric Acid
B
Deoxyribo Nucleic Acid
C
Deoxyribo Nitric Acid
D
Deoxyhydro Nitrous Acid
Question 1 Explanation: 
Deoxyribo Nucleic Acid:Deoxyribonucleic acid or DNA is a molecule that contains the instructions an organism needs to develop, live and reproduce
Question 2
Wright Brothers are regarded inventors of the
A
Balloon
B
Bicycle
C
Aeroplane
D
None of the above
Question 3
Who broke Guinness World Record in yoga marathon by performing the longest yoga marathon?
A
Kavitha Bharanidaran
B
Anatoly Karpov
C
Boris Spassky
D
Fabiano Preethy
Question 3 Explanation: 
Kavitha Bharanidaran broke Guinness World Record in yoga marathon by performing the longest yoga marathon. Kavitha Bharanidaran hails from Chennai. She is mother of a 3 and a half year old kid. She started performing yoga on 23rd December 2017 at 7 am and broke the record by doing the longest yoga marathon at 02:02 am on 28th December 2017. She has broken the record that was created by Pradnya Patil of Nashik. She is still continuing the marathon and has planned to continue it till 30th December 2017 to create a new record.
Question 4
What is the Hebrew word for the holocaust?
A
Porajmos
B
Hanukkah
C
Shoah
D
Meds Yeghern
Question 4 Explanation: 
Shoah
Question 5
Which play by Alan Ayckbourn calls for a set with three double beds on stage simultaneously?
A
Bedroom Farce
B
Absurd Person Singular
C
Woman in Mind
D
Just Between Ourselves
Question 5 Explanation: 
Bedroom Farce
Question 6
Jabal (or Jebel) Shams at the foot of which is the 5 km long Al Hoota Cave, home to a species of pink blind fish, is in which country?
A
Egypt
B
Oman
C
United Arab Emirates
D
Saudi Arabia
Question 6 Explanation: 
Oman
Question 7
What is the last in the series that begins:St. Louis, Oklahoma City, Amarillo, Gallup (New Mexico), Flagstaff (Arizona)?
A
San Bernardino
B
Barstow
C
Joplin
D
Kingman
Question 7 Explanation: 
San Bernardino
Question 8
How did Nigerian man Umar Farouk Abdulmutallah make world news on 25 December 2009?
A
Trying to blow up an aeroplane
B
Finding, by e-mail, someone to share his family fortune
C
Shooting down Santa's sleigh
D
Leading US police on their longest recorded car chase
Question 8 Explanation: 
Trying to blow up an aeroplane
Question 9
Which of these is an ancient name for Troy?
A
Xenon
B
Ilium
C
Radium
D
Calcium
Question 9 Explanation: 
Ilium
Question 10
The word guerrilla comes from Spanish, where it means what?
A
Little war
B
Rebel
C
Rifleman
D
Patriot
Question 10 Explanation: 
Little war
Question 11
Which British sprinter returned to competition in 1997 after a 4 year ban due to doping offences?
A
Jason Gardener
B
Dwain Chambers
C
Dougie Walker
D
Jason Livingston
Question 11 Explanation: 
Jason Livingston
Question 12
In which state of the USA is the private research university known as M. I. T.?
A
Michigan
B
Massachusetts
C
Indiana
D
Tennessee
Question 12 Explanation: 
Massachusetts
Question 13
In which war did forces led by the Duke of Marlborough and the Duke of Savoy beat a combined French-Russian force at Blenheim in Western Bavaria in 1702?
A
The War of the Austrian Succesion
B
The War of the Spanish Succesion
C
The Crimean War
D
The Hundred Years War
Question 13 Explanation: 
The War of the Spanish Succesion
Question 14
Very small time intervals are accurately measure by
A
White dwarfs
B
Quartz clocks
C
Atomic clocks
D
Pulsars
Question 15
Bernard and Phyllis Coard and Maurice Bishop were involved with the politics of which country in 1983?
A
Grenada
B
Australia
C
Tonga
D
Pitcairn Island
Question 15 Explanation: 
Grenada
Question 16
What word's original meaning was "to remove every tenth one"?
A
Decimate
B
Decapod
C
Decimal
D
Decalogue
Question 16 Explanation: 
Decimate
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