General knowledge quiz 244

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
One form of ascorbic acid is commonly known as which vitamin?
A
D
B
A
C
B
D
C
Question 1 Explanation: 
C
Question 2
Which of these US cities is the southernmost?
A
Phoenix
B
Las Vegas
C
Albuquerque
D
Memphis
Question 2 Explanation: 
Phoenix
Question 3
A century covers how many years?
A
50
B
5
C
10
D
100
Question 3 Explanation: 
100
Question 4
George W Bush was the second President of the USA whose father was also a President. Who was the first?
A
Andrew Jackson
B
James Monroe
C
John Quincy Adams
D
George Washington
Question 4 Explanation: 
John Quincy Adams
Question 5
Which island has belonged to Carthage, Rome, the Saracens, the King of Aragon, the Dukes of Savoy, United Italy under Victor Emmanuel and was granted autonomous government in 1947?
A
Corsica
B
Malta
C
Crete
D
Sardinia
Question 5 Explanation: 
Sardinia
Question 6
The 2010 film "The Tooth Fairy", starring Dwayne Johnson, Julie Andrews and Billy Crystal, concerns a player of which sport?
A
Baseball
B
Ice hockey
C
American football
D
Chess
Question 6 Explanation: 
Ice hockey
Question 7
Who, in 1977, was the last British woman to win the singles event at Wimbledon?
A
Virginia Wade
B
Helen Jacobs
C
Helen Moody
D
Billie Jean King
Question 7 Explanation: 
Virginia Wade
Question 8
Teal, mallard, muscovy and mandarin are all types of what?
A
Cow
B
Cheese
C
Car
D
Duck
Question 8 Explanation: 
Duck
Question 9
Where did 3rd Global Investors' India Forum take place?
A
Mumbai
B
New Delhi
C
Kolkata
D
Chennai
Question 9 Explanation: 
Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, R. K. Singh addressed the 3rd Global Investors' India Forum in New Delhi. The event was organized by Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM). Theme of this event was 'Ideate, Innovate, Implement and Invest in India'. Distinguished names from global industry attended this event. They held discussions with Mr. Singh and senior officials of Power Ministry.
Question 10
In what country was the "Red Cross" founded?
A
England
B
Germany
C
France
D
Switzerland
Question 10 Explanation: 
Switzerland
Question 11
The HQ of Yes Bank is situated in which city of India?
A
Mumbai
B
Kolkata
C
Bengaluru
D
Chennai
Question 11 Explanation: 
Mumbai
Question 12
Biomimetics have influenced which of these?
A
All of them
B
Holograms on credit cards
C
Design of temperature, humidity, and airflow regulation in buildings
D
Hypodermic needles
Question 12 Explanation: 
All of them
Question 13
In which city were the first meetings held of the General Assembly and the Security Council of the United Nations in January 1946?
A
San Francisco
B
London
C
New York
D
Geneva
Question 13 Explanation: 
London
Question 14
Who is the author of the novel 'The Ministry of Utmost Happiness'?
A
Jhumpa Lahiri
B
Chetan Bhagat
C
Arundhati Roy
D
Shobha De
Question 14 Explanation: 
Arundhati Roy's eagerly-awaited second novel went on sale worldwide on June 6, 2017, two decades after her prize-winning debut 'The God of Small Things'. Arundhati Roy became the first Indian woman to win the prestigious Booker Prize with her novel 'The God of Small Things'.
Question 15
When was the first iPhone sold?
A
2007
B
2005
C
2000
D
2010
Question 15 Explanation: 
2007
Question 16
In Greek mythology, who was the multi-headed dog, encircled by a serpent, that guarded the portal to the underworld?
A
Cerberus
B
Minotaur
C
Rover
D
Bucephalus
Question 16 Explanation: 
Cerberus
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