General knowledge quiz 217

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
When the orf virus affects humans what is often one unusual characteristic of the damage it causes?
A
The affected skin develops a permanent area of freckles
B
Pustules are filled with blue fluid
C
Damaged areas remain open and do not heal for up to a year
D
The damage heals without scarring
Question 1 Explanation: 
The damage heals without scarring
Question 2
Where is saxifrage usually found?
A
As a parasite on hardwood trees
B
Draped down rock faces
C
Underwater in estuaries
D
Growing close to the ground, often among rocks
Question 2 Explanation: 
Growing close to the ground, often among rocks
Question 3
Which of these historic sites is in San Antonio, Texas, USA?
A
The Alamo
B
Arlington Cemetary
C
Bull Run
D
Plymouth Rock
Question 3 Explanation: 
The Alamo
Question 4
Which of these states of the USA borders another country?
A
Louisiana
B
Wyoming
C
Vermont
D
Florida
Question 4 Explanation: 
Vermont
Question 5
The Zocchihedron die, particularly designed to handle percentage rolls e.g. in role-playing games, has how many faces?
A
8
B
100
C
120
D
36
Question 5 Explanation: 
100
Question 6
Which of the following countries is not a member of a SAARC
A
Sri Lanka
B
Myanmar
C
Maldives
D
Bhutan
Question 7
Korba Super Thermal Power Plant is located in which of the following state?
A
Chhattisgarh
B
Tamilnadu
C
Uttar Pradesh
D
Rajasthan
Question 7 Explanation: 
Chhattisgarh:Korba Super Thermal Power Plant is located at Jamanipali in Korba district of Chhattisgarh. The power plant is one of the Coal based power plants of NTPC.
Question 8
What computer operating system that can be installed on a wide variety of computer hardware (including mobile phones, smartphones, wristwatches, mainframes & supercomputers) is an example of free and open source software collaboration?
A
iOpX
B
Unix
C
Windows
D
Linux
Question 8 Explanation: 
Linux
Question 9
A cubit, an ancient unit of measurement, was derived from what?
A
As far as the human eye can see
B
1, 000th of the distance from the Sphinx to the mouth of the Nile
C
Three long paces
D
The distance of the forearm from index fingertip to elbow
Question 9 Explanation: 
The distance of the forearm from index fingertip to elbow
Question 10
What Hindu practice involves a widow throwing herself onto her husband's funeral pyre?
A
Sari
B
Suttee
C
Burqa
D
Ramadan
Question 10 Explanation: 
Suttee
Question 11
What is a species in the legume family, native to North and South America, an annual herbaceous plant growing 30 to 50 cm (1 to 1 1/2 feet) tall?
A
Pineapple
B
Peanut
C
Beetroot
D
Potato
Question 11 Explanation: 
Peanut
Question 12
Which novelist is best known for his short stories, many of which were written as a result of his experiences in the Franco-Prussian War?
A
Guy de Maupassant
B
Cyrano de Bergerac
C
Somerset Maughan
D
Graham Greene
Question 12 Explanation: 
Guy de Maupassant
Question 13
Which of the following cities will be the host of XIX Commonwealth Games 2010?
A
London
B
Delhi
C
Melbourne
D
Auckland
Question 14
The central bank of India, RBI has how many local boards?
A
4
B
3
C
2
D
6
Question 14 Explanation: 
4:RBI has four local boards in New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai
Question 15
Which region of South America lying to the south of latitude 40 degrees S was discovered by Magellan in 1520 and divided between Chile and Argentina in 1881?
A
Mardi Gras
B
Pampas
C
Patagonia
D
El Dorado
Question 15 Explanation: 
Patagonia
Question 16
If force is expressed in Newton and the distance in metre, then the work done is expressed in
A
Joule
B
Kg wt
C
Kg wt m
D
Watt
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