General knowledge quiz 274

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Protein contains..........calories per gram
A
6
B
5
C
4
D
2
Question 1 Explanation: 
4:Protein and carbohydrates both contain 4 calories per gram, while fat provides 9 calories per gram.
Question 2
Which Formula One team, founded in 1963 by a New Zealander, were the first to design a car using a carbon fibre monocoque?
A
McLaren
B
Brabham
C
Williams
D
Lotus
Question 2 Explanation: 
McLaren
Question 3
Which 19th century Italian composed over 60 operas, including "L'Elisir d'Amore", "Lucia di Lammermoor" and "Don Pasquale"?
A
Puccini
B
Donizetti
C
Verdi
D
Cannelloni
Question 3 Explanation: 
Donizetti
Question 4
"I'm a dot in place" has what relation to "A decimal point"?
A
Palindrome
B
Spoonerism
C
Anagram
D
Pun
Question 4 Explanation: 
Anagram
Question 5
What is a steam packet?
A
A ship sailing a regular service between two ports
B
A sack of coal
C
An extra engine attached to a train
D
The amount of vapour moved by three 1 inch fan blades at 500 r.p.m.
Question 5 Explanation: 
A ship sailing a regular service between two ports
Question 6
Kemal Ataturk was
A
the first President of Independent Kenya
B
the founder of modern Turkey
C
revolutionary leader of Soviet Union
D
None of the above
Question 7
The Jahaaz Mahal/ Ship Palace was built by..........
A
Jalal ud din Firuz Khilji
B
Sultan Ghiyasuddin Khilji
C
Alauddin Khilji
D
Sultan Nasiruddin Khusrau Shah
Question 7 Explanation: 
Sultan Ghiyasuddin Khilji:Jahaaz Mahal is an elegant two storey 'Ship Palace' between two reservoirs, with open pavilion, balconies overhanging the water and a terrace.It is located in Madhya Pradesh. It was built by Sultan Ghiyasuddin Khilji
Question 8
India's first offshore desalination plant is to be built near which coast?
A
Kolkata
B
Trichy
C
Trivandrum
D
Chennai
Question 8 Explanation: 
Director of National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) Satheesh C Shenoi said that, scientists from NIOT will build India's first offshore desalination plant about 40km from the Chennai coast. This desalination plant is estimated to cost Rs. 2, 000 crore. It will be designed and built by NIOT scientists off the shores of Ennore. The capacity of the plant will be 10 million litres of water per day.
Question 9
Azraq is the world's first refugee camp powered by renewable energy, which is in..........
A
Syria
B
Jordan
C
Israel
D
Pakistan
Question 9 Explanation: 
Jordan
Question 10
In EMV, E stands for..........
A
External
B
Exchange
C
Earned
D
Europay
Question 10 Explanation: 
EMV-Europay Mastercard and Visa
Question 11
The shores of the African continent are variously on the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea and which other body of water?
A
The Black Sea
B
The Red Sea
C
The Persian Gulf
D
The Adriatic Sea
Question 11 Explanation: 
The Red Sea
Question 12
Established American basketball referee Tim Donaghy became known for gambling, and what else?
A
Deflating balls used in matches
B
Sexual misconduct
C
Betting on games which he was refereeing
D
Changing codes to ice hockey
Question 12 Explanation: 
Betting on games which he was refereeing
Question 13
Which of these was the last to have its first run on British television?
A
Andy Pandy
B
Teletubbies
C
Sesame Street
D
Thunderbirds
Question 13 Explanation: 
Teletubbies
Question 14
Where is the headquarters of Asian Development Bank?
A
Jakarta, Indonesia
B
Manila, Philippines
C
Beijing, China
D
Shanghai, China
Question 14 Explanation: 
Manila, Philippines Explanation:Head-Takehikonakao
Question 15
A cassowary is a type of what?
A
Snake
B
Pig
C
Bird
D
Mouse
Question 15 Explanation: 
Bird
Question 16
The air is drawn in from the tropical region in front of the depression is called..........
A
Hot Winds
B
Cold Winds
C
Local Winds
D
Trade Winds
Question 16 Explanation: 
Hot Winds:The air is drawn in from the tropical region in front of the depression is called hot winds.A hot, dry wind southerly wind which blows from the Sahara in northern Africa into the southern Mediterranean.
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