General knowledge quiz 252

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The Coriolis Force is absent along the..........
A
Polar region
B
Pole
C
Equator
D
All of these
Question 1 Explanation: 
Equator:The Coriolis Force is absent along the Equator due to the weak Coriolis effect
Question 2
Broadcasting from Germany to England in English in 1940, by what name was William Joyce better known?
A
P G Wodehouse
B
The Goon
C
Lord Haw Haw
D
Captain Flashman
Question 2 Explanation: 
Lord Haw Haw
Question 3
First imposed in England in 1696 what tax was repealed in 1851?
A
Mill tax
B
Chimney tax
C
Window tax
D
Tax on a second pair of shoes
Question 3 Explanation: 
Window tax
Question 4
In 1949, who became the youngest player to represent England in test cricket?
A
Raymond Illingworth
B
Geoffrey Boycott
C
Brian Close
D
Brian Lara
Question 4 Explanation: 
Brian Close
Question 5
Which British athlete won gold at the 2012 and 2016 Paralympics in the T44 men's 100 metres?
A
Paul Blake
B
Richard Whitehead
C
Jonnie Peacock
D
Aled Davies
Question 5 Explanation: 
Jonnie Peacock
Question 6
Glacier-formed fjords can be found on the coasts of Norway, Iceland, Greenland, Alaska, north east Siberia, the Kerguelen Islands, New Zealand, British Columbia, Nunavut, Washington and where else?
A
India
B
Australia
C
Japan
D
Chile
Question 6 Explanation: 
Chile
Question 7
Cyclops, Iceman, Angel, Beast and Jean Grey were the original members of which group of fictional characters?
A
Fantastic Four
B
X-Men
C
Power Rangers
D
The Jetsons
Question 7 Explanation: 
X-Men
Question 8
The Cyclops computer system, conceived by British inventor Bill Carlton, was first used in international competition in 1980 for which sport?
A
Badminton
B
Soccer
C
Tennis
D
Ice Hockey
Question 8 Explanation: 
Tennis
Question 9
Who is the mother of Pax, Knox, Vivienne, Zahara, Shiloh and Maddox?
A
Victoria Beckham
B
Kate Winslet
C
Madonna
D
Angelina Jolie
Question 9 Explanation: 
Angelina Jolie
Question 10
Dhauladhar Wildlife Sanctuary located in..........
A
Karnataka
B
Nagaland
C
Gujarat
D
Himachal Pradesh
Question 11
Which Dickens character was visited by the ghost of Bob Marley?
A
Scrooge
B
Pip
C
Mr Pickwick
D
Oliver Twist
Question 11 Explanation: 
Scrooge
Question 12
Which of these is a town in Ireland that is famous for the manufacture of crystal glass?
A
Delft
B
Chippendale
C
Honiton
D
Waterford
Question 12 Explanation: 
Waterford
Question 13
Passiflora edulis, a vine native to South America, is also called passionfruit, maracuja or maracuya in South America, liliko'i in Hawaii and by what name in South Africa?
A
Granadilla
B
Kumquat
C
Avocado
D
Protea
Question 13 Explanation: 
Granadilla
Question 14
The outlay for SAMPADA scheme is
A
Rs.1000 Cr
B
Rs.6000 Cr
C
Rs.5000 Cr
D
Rs.2500 Cr
Question 14 Explanation: 
Rs.6000 Cr
Question 15
What sporting event is 42.195 km (26 miles 385 yards)?
A
World Ballooning Championship at Kyushu, Japan
B
Individual cycling pursuit
C
America's Cup competition
D
Marathon
Question 15 Explanation: 
Marathon
Question 16
Which ancient people were thought to have built large pyramidal structures at Tula and Teotihuacan, Mexico?
A
Safesecs
B
Apaches
C
Toltecs
D
Pygmies
Question 16 Explanation: 
Toltecs
There are 16 questions to complete.

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