General knowledge quiz 208

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Mundigak and Shortughai are the two sites located in..........
A
Afghanistan
B
Pakistan
C
India
D
Nepal
Question 1 Explanation: 
Afghanistan:Mundigak and Shortughai are the two sites located in Afghanistan. Indus Valley site has been found on the Oxus River at Shortugai in northern Afghanistan. Apart from Shortughai is Mundigak another notable site. There are several smaller IVC colonies to be found in Afghanistan.
Question 2
Rekha-The Untold Story is a book authored by whom?
A
Moinuddin Chishti
B
Agha Shahid Ali
C
Kaifi Azmi
D
Yasser Usman
Question 2 Explanation: 
Yasser Usman:Yasser Usman's latest 'Rekha-The Untold Story' has revealed many secrets of the over-speculated life of the diva
Question 3
Plant have..........while animals lack it.
A
starch
B
cellulose
C
protein
D
fat
Question 4
Which city was hit by a 7.5 Mw earthquake about 160 km northeast of it, centred in the Motagua Fault, on 4 February 1976 at 3.01 am, local time, killing 23, 000 and injuring 76, 000?
A
Managua, Nicaragua
B
Guatemala City, Guatemala.
C
Haiyuan, Ningxia-Gansu, China
D
Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
Question 4 Explanation: 
Guatemala City, Guatemala.
Question 5
Which of these items of clothing is measured with letters and numbers?
A
Underpants
B
Raincoats
C
Brassieres
D
Socks
Question 5 Explanation: 
Brassieres
Question 6
When world ranked No.2 Li Na retired from professional playing in 2014 what sport was she retiring from?
A
Curling
B
Formula One motor sport
C
Dragon boat racing
D
Tennis
Question 6 Explanation: 
Tennis
Question 7
The first President of Independent India hails from which state?
A
Maharashtra
B
Bihar
C
Karnataka
D
Uttar Pradesh
Question 7 Explanation: 
Bihar:Rajendra Prasad, the first President of India, is the only person to have held office for two terms.He was a Kayastha Hindu and born in Zeradai, in the Siwan district of Bihar.
Question 8
..........is a campaign of the Government of India which aims to bring banking services to large rural areas
A
Swavalambana
B
India bole YES
C
Access Bank
D
Swabhimaan
Question 8 Explanation: 
Swabhimaan:Swabhimaan is a campaign of the Government of India which aims to bring banking services to large rural areas. It was launched by Smt. Sonia Gandhi on February 10, 2011
Question 9
The Peak named K2 is in which state?
A
Punjab
B
Haryana
C
J & K
D
Meghalaya
Question 9 Explanation: 
J & K:K2, also known as Mount Godwin-Austen, and Chhogori is the second highest mountain in the world
Question 10
Who created the English aviator "Biggles"?
A
Richmal Crompton
B
Anthony Buckeridge
C
Captain W. E. Johns
D
Enid Blyton
Question 10 Explanation: 
Captain W. E. Johns
Question 11
Which is the largest living cartilaginous fish in the world?
A
Stone Fish
B
Bristle Mouth
C
Whale Shark
D
Plabeuk
Question 11 Explanation: 
Whale Shark:The largest living cartilaginous fish, of the order Orectolobiformes, is the whale shark (Rhincodon typus), of the world's tropical oceans. It is also the largest living animal that is not a cetacean and, like the largest whales, it is a docile creature that filter-feeds on tiny plankton.
Question 12
Why do haloclines occur?
A
Weathering of rock by growth of salt crystals
B
When seawater salinities differ, forming a vertical area of increasingly saltier and denser waters
C
Volcanic eruptions under water or ice
D
Where the structure in the vitreous body of the eye is disrupted
Question 12 Explanation: 
When seawater salinities differ, forming a vertical area of increasingly saltier and denser waters
Question 13
Which is a Greek resinated wine, made for at least 2000 years and with a unique flavour said to have originated from the practice of sealing wine vessels with Aleppo Pine resin in ancient times?
A
Red Eye
B
Rigoletto
C
Retsina
D
Retina
Question 13 Explanation: 
Retsina
Question 14
Which of the following is the parliament of Bulgaria?
A
Parliament
B
Congress
C
Legislative Assembly
D
Narodno Subranie
Question 14 Explanation: 
Narodno Subranie:The National Assembly (Narodno sabranie) is the unicameral parliament and body of the legislative of Bulgaria.
Question 15
Which Canadian portrait photographer of Armenian heritage photographed Winston Churchill in his studio in Ottawa on 30 December, 1941, which, it is claimed, is the most reproduced photographic portrait in history?
A
Edward Burtynsky
B
Yousuf Karsh
C
Roloff Beny
D
Drasko Bogdanovic
Question 15 Explanation: 
Yousuf Karsh
Question 16
What name was given to 6 labourers in Dorset, England, who formed a "Friendly Society of Agricultural Labourers" and in 1834 were sentenced to 7 years transportation for "administering unlawful oaths"?
A
The Gang of Six
B
The Society of Friends (Quakers)
C
The Luddites
D
The Tolpuddle Martyrs
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Tolpuddle Martyrs
There are 16 questions to complete.

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