General knowledge quiz 270

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Synthetic fibre obtained from cellulose is known as..........
A
Decron
B
Nylon
C
Teflon
D
Rayon
Question 1 Explanation: 
Rayon:Rayon is a manufactured regenerated cellulose fiber. It is made from purified cellulose, primarily from wood pulp, which is chemically converted into a soluble compound
Question 2
Dhamal is the famous dance form of..........
A
Haryana
B
Punjab
C
Mizoram
D
Rajasthan
Question 2 Explanation: 
Haryana
Question 3
What was remarkable about Kathrine Switzer's competing as runner no.261 in the 1967 Boston Marathon?
A
She was physically disabled
B
She won the Marathon
C
She was found to have run only part of the course
D
Women were not allowed to compete officially at the time
Question 3 Explanation: 
Women were not allowed to compete officially at the time
Question 4
Who is the head of state government?
A
Chief Minister
B
Both 1 and 4
C
Finance Minister
D
Governor
Question 4 Explanation: 
Governor:A governor is, in most cases, a public official with the power to govern the executive branch of a non-sovereign or sub-national level of government, ranking under the head of state.
Question 5
The musical "Calamity Jane" is set in which town?
A
Tombstone, Arizona
B
Deadwood, South Dakota
C
Seattle, Washington
D
Dallas, Texas
Question 5 Explanation: 
Deadwood, South Dakota
Question 6
Whose 4 sons were an astronomer, a botanist, an army engineer who went on scientific explorations, and the head of a scientific instrument manufacturing company?
A
Charles Darwin
B
Rene Descartes
C
Nicholas Mercator
D
Heinrich Rudolph Hertz
Question 6 Explanation: 
Charles Darwin
Question 7
Which of the following is not an agency of U.N.?
A
World Health Organisation
B
Food and Agricultural Organisation
C
International Committee of the Red Cross
D
International Monetary Fund
Question 8
In cockney rhyming slang, what are "Apples and Pears"?
A
Bears
B
Hairs
C
Stairs
D
Cares
Question 8 Explanation: 
Stairs
Question 9
The Arapawa Island, California Red, Corriedale, East Friesian, Hampshire, Oxford, Romney, South Dorset, Swifter and Yemeni are all types of what?
A
Pigs
B
Cattle
C
Sheep
D
Cheese
Question 9 Explanation: 
Sheep
Question 10
What is a highly magnetized, rotating, neutron star emitting a beam of electromagnetic radiation that can only be observed when the beam of emission is pointing towards the Earth (known as the lighthouse effect)?
A
Nebula
B
Pulsar
C
Nova
D
Red Dwarf
Question 10 Explanation: 
Pulsar
Question 11
Three types of treasury bills through auctions, namely..........
A
90-day, 182-day and 364-day.
B
92-day, 184-day and 362-day.
C
93-day, 182-day and 362-day.
D
91-day, 182-day and 364-day.
Question 11 Explanation: 
Three types of treasury bills through auctions, namely 91-day, 182-day and 364-day.
Question 12
In the Bible, whose return heralded the killing of "the fatted calf"?
A
The prodigal son
B
The good Samaritan
C
Lazarus
D
Jacob
Question 12 Explanation: 
The prodigal son
Question 13
Sania Mirza teamup with Barbora Strycova. She is from which country?
A
Slovakia
B
Czech Republic
C
India
D
Switzerland
Question 13 Explanation: 
Czech Republic:Barbora Strycova, formerly known as Barbora Zahlavova-Strycova, is a professional Czech tennis player. Her highest WTA singles ranking is world number 19.
Question 14
What is the most frequent definition in mathematics of a straight line?
A
A set of points obeying a linear relationship when some other fundamental concept is left undefined
B
None-it is considered a primitive (undefined) concept
C
Quantity which has only one dimension, i.e. length
D
A line which is equally extended between its points
Question 14 Explanation: 
None-it is considered a primitive (undefined) concept
Question 15
Which was a musical instrument used by NZ group From Scratch in records they released 1985-7?
A
Tuned PVC pipes
B
Tea chest bass
C
Tuned oil drums
D
Gourd flutes
Question 15 Explanation: 
Tuned PVC pipes
Question 16
Where is it possible to see a solenodon in its native habitat?
A
Borneo and the Philippines
B
Madagascar
C
Cuba and Hispaniola
D
Sri Lanka
Question 16 Explanation: 
Cuba and Hispaniola
There are 16 questions to complete.

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