General knowledge quiz 250

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What does SLR stand for when describing a camera?
A
Subordinate light reading
B
Separate lens:removeable
C
Single-lens reflex
D
Simple level reverse
Question 1 Explanation: 
Single-lens reflex
Question 2
The lowest point, on land, in the world is
A
Death valley, USA
B
Caspian sea, Russia
C
Dead sea, Jordan/Israel
D
Lake Eyre, Australia
Question 3
When are CPM (Continuous passive motion) machines used?
A
During rehabilitation following a soft tissue surgical procedure or trauma
B
In tennis training to fire balls for practice shots
C
Bottling beer in a factory
D
Kneading bread
Question 3 Explanation: 
During rehabilitation following a soft tissue surgical procedure or trauma
Question 4
Which of these least fits the definition of "Ace"?
A
Tennis shot impossible to return
B
Playing card with one pip
C
The lead soprano in an opera
D
Expert fighter pilot
Question 4 Explanation: 
The lead soprano in an opera
Question 5
Which bank robber, whose exploits were sensationalized across the USA, was shot dead by police in an ambush outside the Biograph Theater in Chicago in 1934?
A
Pretty Boy Floyd
B
John Dillinger
C
Al Capone
D
Clyde Barrow
Question 5 Explanation: 
John Dillinger
Question 6
What instrument was designed to measure variations in temperature by the expansion or contraction of a liquid or gas?
A
Gasometer
B
Barometer
C
Anemometer
D
Thermometer
Question 6 Explanation: 
Thermometer
Question 7
French woman Suzanne Langman dominated which sport in the 1920s?
A
High jump
B
Basketball
C
Squash
D
Tennis
Question 7 Explanation: 
Tennis
Question 8
Captain James Cook encountered which people on his first voyage to New Zealand?
A
Indians
B
Peruvians
C
Maori
D
Inuits
Question 8 Explanation: 
Maori
Question 9
Who dies at the end of Shakespeare's tragedy "Troilus and Cressida"?
A
Hector
B
Troilus
C
Cressida
D
Achilles
Question 9 Explanation: 
Hector
Question 10
Which group of 6 women in ancient Rome each had a term of office of 30 years (10 to be trained, 10 to work, including keeping a flame alive, and 10 to educate others)?
A
Oracles of Delphi
B
Vestal Virgins
C
Mothers of the Flame
D
Little Sisters of Mercy
Question 10 Explanation: 
Vestal Virgins
Question 11
What is the height of Nainital, Uttaranchal above sea level?
A
7, 500 ft above sea level
B
3, 500 ft above sea level
C
7, 168 ft above sea level
D
6, 400 ft above sea level
Question 12
GMT is known as the acronym for Greenwich Mean time, but the acronym also stands for a high-powered astronomical instrument in which country?
A
France
B
Chile
C
Japan
D
Russia
Question 12 Explanation: 
Chile
Question 13
What is a theremin?
A
A breed of Alpine goat
B
An early electronic musical instrument
C
An antibiotic specific to staphylococcus aureus
D
A patterned Japanese silk scarf
Question 13 Explanation: 
An early electronic musical instrument
Question 14
What name is given to the broad expanse of prairie, steppe and grassland west of the Mississippi River and east of the Rocky Mountains, covering parts of the US states of Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas and Wyoming, and the Canadian provinces of Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan?
A
The Great Lakes
B
The Great Plains
C
The Pampas
D
The Steppes
Question 14 Explanation: 
The Great Plains
Question 15
Badminton playing area is called as
A
Court
B
Diamond
C
Ring
D
Pitch
Question 15 Explanation: 
Court:Courts are usually marked for both singles and doubles play, although badminton rules permit a court to be marked for singles only.
Question 16
Which English county did batting sensation Virender Sehwag join in the 2003 season?
A
Lancashire
B
Leicestershire
C
Yorkshire
D
Middlesex
Question 16 Explanation: 
Virender Sehwag holds the record for the Highest individual score by an Indian in test matches when he scored 309 against Pakistan in 2004.
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