General knowledge quiz 226

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
MISA stands for
A
Maintenance of Internal Security Act
B
Multinational Internal Society Authority
C
Movement for Indian System Act
D
None of the above
Question 2
What is both the botanical name and the English common name of a genus of flowering plants, sometimes also called sugarbushes, that were named in 1735 by Carolus Linnaeus?
A
Protea
B
Bougainvillea
C
Hydrangea
D
Geranium
Question 2 Explanation: 
Geranium
Question 3
According to legend, what is needed to kill a werewolf?
A
Silver bullet
B
Crucifix
C
Holy water
D
Stake
Question 3 Explanation: 
Silver bullet
Question 4
What is the common name for Herpes Zoster?
A
Cat scratch fever
B
Cold sores
C
Shingles
D
Croup
Question 4 Explanation: 
Shingles
Question 5
Who is an Australian convicted murderer, currently serving 35 life sentences for murdering 35 people and injuring 21 others in the Port Arthur massacre, a shooting spree in Tasmania in 1996?
A
John Clarke
B
John Howard
C
Rolf Harris
D
Martin John Bryant
Question 5 Explanation: 
Martin John Bryant
Question 6
What sportsman would perform a triple salchow?
A
Show jumper
B
Figure skater
C
Gymnast
D
High diver
Question 6 Explanation: 
Figure skater
Question 7
Vishwamitri river flows through which of the following cities?
A
Madurai
B
Vadodara
C
Bangalore
D
Agra
Question 7 Explanation: 
Vadodara
Question 8
Trishul is a which type of missile?
A
Surface to air missile
B
Air to surface missile
C
Air to air missile
D
Surface to surface missile
Question 8 Explanation: 
Surface to air missile:Trishul is a short range surface-to-air missile developed by India. It was developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation as a part of the Integrated Guided Missile Development Program.
Question 9
World's 1st Hack-Proof Communications Satellite launched by
A
Iran
B
China
C
USA
D
India
Question 9 Explanation: 
China:China on August 16, 2016 successfully launched the world's first quantum satellite which boasts of establishing ''hack-proof'' communications between space and the ground as it is equipped with security features to prevent wiretapping and intercepts.The satellite was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwestern Gobi Desert
Question 10
Which state government launched schemes worth over Rs.200 crore during ''Vikas Samiksha Yatra''?
A
Jharkhand
B
Bihar
C
Odisha
D
Goa
Question 10 Explanation: 
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar launched schemes worth over Rs.200 crore during his state-wide ''Vikas Samiksha Yatra''. Nitish Kumar visited Rohtas and Bhojpur districts for the ''Vikas Samiksha Yatra''. He inaugurated and laid foundation stones for schemes valued at more than Rs. 200 crore. He inaugurated 257 schemes worth Rs. 222 crore, at a village in the Jagdishpur block of Bhojpur. He also visited a village under Amethi panchayat of the Sanjhauli block of Rohtas, which is the first panchayat in Rohtas to become ODF (Open Defecation Free).
Question 11
Where is Baffin Island?
A
In the Gulf of St Lawrence
B
In Hudson Bay
C
Between the Canadian mainland and Greenland
D
Off the coast of Alaska
Question 11 Explanation: 
Between the Canadian mainland and Greenland
Question 12
Who was the first Indian king who had a regular and standing army?
A
Akbar
B
Ashoka
C
Buddha
D
Bimbisara
Question 12 Explanation: 
Bimbisara:Bimbisara was the first great king of the Haranyaka Dynasty.He was the first Indian ruler in history who maintained a standing army
Question 13
A play by Eugene O'Neill is "A Long... what..........Journey into Night"?
A
Morning's
B
Day's
C
Evening's
D
Afternoon's
Question 13 Explanation: 
Day's
Question 14
Which is the largest artificial lake in Asia?
A
Wular Lake, Kashmir
B
Upper lake, Madhya Pradesh
C
Chika lake, Orissa
D
Vembanad, Kerala
Question 14 Explanation: 
Upper lake, Madhya Pradesh
Question 15
In the US election held on 7 November 2000, court cases over the results from which state delayed the announcement of results for over a month?
A
Florida
B
Louisiana
C
South Carolina
D
Oregon
Question 15 Explanation: 
Florida
Question 16
What is the former name of Helsinki, Finland?
A
Helsingfors
B
Elsinor
C
Helsingor
D
Eleanor
Question 16 Explanation: 
Helsingfors
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