General knowledge quiz 232

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who, in 1901, won the Triple Crown in Major League baseball?
A
Ty Cobb
B
Shoeless Joe Jackson
C
Nap Lajoie
D
Cy Young
Question 1 Explanation: 
Nap Lajoie
Question 2
The lower part of the crust is called as..........
A
Sial
B
Sica
C
Sima
D
Siau
Question 2 Explanation: 
Sima:The lower part of the crust is called as sima because the proportion of silica and magnesium is higher in this part.
Question 3
George Harrison was deported from which city where the early Beatles had long term engagements, because of his youth?
A
Rotterdam
B
Hamburg
C
Berlin
D
Paris
Question 3 Explanation: 
Hamburg
Question 4
Serotonin is a hormone that mainly affects what in the human body?
A
Production of urine
B
Heart rate
C
Hair growth
D
Mood, intestinal movements, vasoconstriction
Question 4 Explanation: 
Mood, intestinal movements, vasoconstriction
Question 5
Where is the stratovolcano called Ojos del Salado, the highest volcano in the world [6, 891 metres (22, 608 ft)] and the second highest mountain in the Western Hemisphere?
A
In the Ahaggar Mountains, in the Sahara Desert
B
In the Pyrenees just north of Andorra
C
In the Apennine Mountains, west of Turin
D
In the Andes on the Argentina-Chile border
Question 5 Explanation: 
In the Andes on the Argentina-Chile border
Question 6
What is the main criterion for calling a fruit a "drupe"?
A
The natural sugar content is very high
B
They hang down on a very long stem
C
The stem is very strong
D
A layer of fruit surrounds a single stone
Question 6 Explanation: 
A layer of fruit surrounds a single stone
Question 7
The headquarter of the United Nations is at
A
Geneva
B
Paris
C
New York
D
Washington, D.C.
Question 8
Which of these runners is from England?
A
Roger Bannister
B
Peter Snell
C
John Walker
D
Dick Quax
Question 8 Explanation: 
Roger Bannister
Question 9
Who becomes the first Indian golfer to qualify for LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association) Tour Championships?
A
Sharmila Nicollet
B
Maria Verchenova
C
Aditi Ashok
D
Sandra Gal
Question 9 Explanation: 
Aditi Ashok has qualified for the CME Group Tour Championship on the LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association), becoming the first from India to play in the prestigious meet. Aditi Ashok is one of the eight rookies to make it to the LPGA Tour Championships, one of the strongest fields in women's golf. Also, Aditi has succeeded in keeping her LPGA card for 2018 after a sterling rookie season.
Question 10
What metal instrument, 10 to 12 inches long, is used to unfasten knots and loosen rope strands for splicing?
A
Awl
B
Marlinspike
C
Hoe
D
Mainbrace
Question 10 Explanation: 
Marlinspike
Question 11
Which of these is the name given to a strong, cold, dry north or northwesterly wind which accelerates when it passes through the valleys of the Rhone and the Durance Rivers to the coast of the Mediterranean?
A
Mistral
B
Sirocco
C
Simoom
D
Bora
Question 11 Explanation: 
Mistral
Question 12
..........is a popular name for Sodium Silicate
A
Water Glass
B
Soluble Glass
C
Sour Water
D
Ideal Glass
Question 12 Explanation: 
Soluble Glass:Soluble glass is a popular name for sodium silicate or potassium silicate. Sodium silicate is the common name for compounds with the formula Na2(SiO2)nO. A well-known member of this series is sodium metasilicate, Na2SiO3. Also known as waterglass or liquid glass.
Question 13
..........is the national animal of USA
A
Parrot
B
Dove
C
Owl
D
Eagle
Question 13 Explanation: 
Eagle:The bald eagle was chosen June 20, 1782 as the emblem of the United States of America, because of its long life, great strength and majestic looks.
Question 14
National Maritime Day of India falls on
A
April 5
B
June 5
C
October 5
D
September 5
Question 15
Which Russian author wrote "War and Peace" and "Anna Karenina"?
A
Boris Pasternak
B
Henrik Ibsen
C
Leo Tolstoy
D
Yuri Gagarin
Question 15 Explanation: 
Leo Tolstoy
Question 16
What does "parsimonious" mean?
A
Loyal to a particular cause
B
Carried and suckled in a pouch on the mother's belly
C
Careful in the use of money or other resources
D
Scrupulously exact
Question 16 Explanation: 
Careful in the use of money or other resources
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