General knowledge quiz 222

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who invented infinitesimal calculus independently of Newton (and his notation has been in general use since then), invented the binary system, and promoted his philosophy of "optimism", that the universe is the best possible that God could have made?
A
Gottfried Leibniz
B
Hermann Grassmann
C
Johannes Kepler
D
Heinrich Weber
Question 1 Explanation: 
Gottfried Leibniz
Question 2
Nakki Lake is located in..........
A
Manipur
B
Sikkim
C
Maharashtra
D
Rajasthan
Question 3
According to an International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) study published in 2017, what is the source of up to 30% of the 'plastic soup' polluting the world's oceans?
A
Tiny plastic bits washed off products such as synthetic clothes and car tyres
B
Collars from packs of drink cans
C
One-time-use plastic bags
D
Fishing nets
Question 3 Explanation: 
Tiny plastic bits washed off products such as synthetic clothes and car tyres
Question 4
Amin village in Kurukshetra district of Haryana is renamed as..........
A
Abinampur
B
Alkotpur
C
Abhimanyupur
D
Surja
Question 4 Explanation: 
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar gave approval to rename Amin village in Kurukshetra district to Abhimanyupur. Abhimanyu, the son of Arjuna, was a warrior prince in Mahabharata. Amin village is believed by the locals as the site on which Kauravas had resorted to 'Chakravyuh' formation as a part of war strategy. Abhimanyu was trapped in this 'Chakravyuh', but fought bravely till his last breath. Abhimanyupur would be included in the second phase of Krishna Circuit under Central Government's Swadesh Darshan Scheme.
Question 5
Where was the Congress held in 1814-15, chiefly between Britain, France, Russia, Austria and Prussia, that adjusted frontiers after the fall of Napoleon?
A
The Hague
B
Geneva
C
Vienna
D
London
Question 5 Explanation: 
Vienna
Question 6
The Rhine flows into the North Sea near which city?
A
Hamburg
B
Amsterdam
C
Rotterdam
D
Ostend
Question 6 Explanation: 
Rotterdam
Question 7
Another word for 'Graphics for a word processor'?
A
Peripheral
B
Clip art
C
Highlight
D
Execute
Question 8
Union Minister of Law & Justice is..........
A
Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
B
Shri Ananth kumar
C
Shri Prakash Javadekar
D
Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad
Question 9
Black Tornado is the book authored by
A
Sumitra Nandan Pant
B
Sandeep Unnithan
C
Ivan Turganev
D
Sharat Chandra
Question 9 Explanation: 
Sandeep Unnithan:'Black Tornado' tells the inside story of the valiant operation launched by the National Security Guard (NSG) in the wake of the worst terrorist attack on Indian soil. It was authored by Sandeep Unnithan.
Question 10
Which act provided a dual form of government (a ''dyarchy'') for the major provinces?
A
Indian Council Act, 1909
B
Government of India Act, 1919
C
Government of India Act, 1935
D
Indian Independence Act, 1947
Question 10 Explanation: 
Government of India Act, 1919:Government of India Act, 1919 provided a dual form of government (a ''dyarchy'') for the major provinces. In each such province, control of some areas of government, the ''transferred list'', were given to a Government of ministers answerable to the Provincial Council.
Question 11
A model APMC Act has been introduced in which year?
A
2000
B
2005
C
2003
D
2001
Question 11 Explanation: 
2003:The Agriculture Ministry has prepared a model APMC Act and circulated to various States and Union Territories in 2003 for implementation.
Question 12
Bashar al-Assad is the president of which country?
A
Iran
B
Syria
C
Iraq
D
Afghanistan
Question 12 Explanation: 
Syria
Question 13
..........is given to Cricket
A
Durand Cup
B
Barna-Bellack Cup
C
Sanjay Gold Cup
D
Irani Cup
Question 13 Explanation: 
Irani Cup:The Irani Cup (earlier called Irani Trophy) tournament was conceived during the 1959-60 season to mark the completion of 25 years of the Ranji Trophy.
Question 14
The Koran is the sacred book of which religion?
A
Judaism
B
Buddhism
C
Islam
D
Mormon
Question 14 Explanation: 
Islam
Question 15
At the time of her construction in 2003, what was the longest, widest, tallest, largest passenger ship ever built?
A
Queen Elizabeth II
B
Queen Mary II
C
Lusitania
D
Queen Elizabeth I
Question 15 Explanation: 
Queen Mary II
Question 16
Which of these could not be said about Arthur Ashe?
A
First African American selected to the United States Davis Cup team
B
Won tennis's Grand Slam for singles titles
C
The only African American to win the singles title at Wimbledon, the US Open and the Australian Open
D
Founded the American National Junior Tennis League
Question 16 Explanation: 
Won tennis's Grand Slam for singles titles
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