General knowledge quiz 260

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which is used to measure altitudes and also used in aircrafts?
A
Phonograph
B
Altimeter
C
Ammeter
D
Dynamometer
Question 1 Explanation: 
Altimeter:An altimeter or an altitude meter is an instrument used to measure the altitude of an object above a fixed level. The measurement of altitude is called altimetry.
Question 2
What were the Commonwealth Games called from 1930, when the first Games were held, until 1950?
A
British Empire Games
B
Empire Games
C
The Games
D
British Commonwealth Games
Question 2 Explanation: 
British Empire Games
Question 3
Which teams contested baseball's American League Championship series in 2009?
A
Milwaukee Brewers and Oakland Athletics
B
Tampa Bay Rays and Cleveland Indians
C
Texas Rangers and Boston Red Sox
D
New York Yankees and Los Angeles Angels
Question 3 Explanation: 
New York Yankees and Los Angeles Angels
Question 4
Which painter was particularly known for depicting the fete galantes of 18th century France?
A
Watteau
B
Gainsborough
C
Turner
D
Degas
Question 4 Explanation: 
Watteau
Question 5
Lake Neuchatel is in which country?
A
France
B
Germany
C
Switzerland
D
Austria
Question 5 Explanation: 
Switzerland
Question 6
Name the Indian state which has topped the Logistics Ease Across Different States (LEADS) index?
A
Gujarat
B
Odisha
C
Maharashtra
D
Goa
Question 6 Explanation: 
Gujarat has topped Logistics Ease Across Different States (LEADS) index. Report related to this index was released by Union Commerce and Industry Minister, Suresh Prabhu at the third meeting of Council for Trade Development and Promotion on January 8, 2018.LEADS Index is a perception-based index of mobility of goods and efficiency of logistics chain. It has been jointly developed by Union Commerce and Industry Ministry along with Deloitte. The index is based on various indicators such as infrastructure, safety of cargo, timeliness and service quality in the sector. On LEADS Index rankings, Gujarat is closely followed by Punjab and Andhra Pradesh. Among Union Territories, Daman & Diu occupied topped the index followed by Delhi and Chandigarh.
Question 7
Where is the headquarters of RGVN Small Finance Bank located?
A
Jaipur
B
Chennai
C
Bengaluru
D
Guwahati
Question 8
Which of these terms is used in a game of Go?
A
Gammon
B
Mate
C
Kings row
D
Eye
Question 8 Explanation: 
Eye
Question 9
Which of these was a character that appeared in the TV series "The X Files"?
A
The Marlboro Man
B
The Smoking Man
C
The Incendiary Man
D
Tobacco Man
Question 9 Explanation: 
The Smoking Man
Question 10
What was the name of the US policy to transport suspect terrorists to other countries for interrogation?
A
Extraordinary rendition
B
International handcuffs
C
Unusual deportation
D
Foreign hospitality
Question 10 Explanation: 
Extraordinary rendition
Question 11
Which of these European countries has won football's World Cup the most times?
A
(West) Germany
B
England
C
Italy
D
France
Question 11 Explanation: 
Italy
Question 12
What nationality is tennis player Gaston Gaudio?
A
Belgian
B
French
C
Argentinian
D
Spanish
Question 12 Explanation: 
Argentinian
Question 13
What is the name of a pipe originating in India and Persia where smoke passes from a bowl to a water bottle and thence by a tube to the mouth?
A
Hoopla
B
Howdah
C
Howzat
D
Hookah
Question 13 Explanation: 
Hookah
Question 14
The Biggest planet in the universe is..........
A
Earth
B
Mecury
C
Venus
D
Jupiter
Question 14 Explanation: 
Jupiter:Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system. Fittingly, it was named after the king of the gods in Roman mythology.
Question 15
What is Rachel Hunter's profession?
A
Singer
B
Athlete
C
Supermodel
D
Politician
Question 15 Explanation: 
Supermodel
Question 16
In Britain in World War II, where did "land girls" work?
A
Museums
B
Factories
C
Farms
D
Hospitals
Question 16 Explanation: 
Farms
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