General knowledge quiz 280

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Carbon, diamond and graphite are together called
A
allotropes
B
isomers
C
isomorphs
D
isotopes
Question 2
SIMBEX is an annual bilateral naval exercise conducted between Indian and..........
A
Malaysia
B
Singapore
C
France
D
Sri Lanka
Question 2 Explanation: 
Singapore
Question 3
When was the armistice signed to end fighting in the First World War?
A
7am on the 9th day of the 11th month 1918
B
11am on the 11th day of the 11th month 1918
C
June 28 1919
D
May 8 1945
Question 3 Explanation: 
11am on the 11th day of the 11th month 1918
Question 4
The capital of the USA is named after which US president?
A
Bill Clinton
B
George Bush
C
Thomas Jefferson
D
George Washington
Question 4 Explanation: 
George Washington
Question 5
Astronomer have determined the approximate age of Sun to be
A
108years
B
109 years
C
1012 years
D
1010 years
Question 5 Explanation: 
1010 years:The Sun formed about 4.6 billion years(aaprox 1010 years) ago from the collapse of part of a giant molecular cloud that consisted mostly of hydrogen and helium and that probably gave birth to many other stars.
Question 6
What should you cross for good luck?
A
Fingers
B
Eyes
C
Legs
D
Arms
Question 6 Explanation: 
Fingers
Question 7
What computer term is given to a finite set of one or more actions that invoke a software or operating system operation when triggered easily by the user?
A
Hotkeys
B
Warmlocks
C
Tepidhandles
D
Coldhinges
Question 7 Explanation: 
Hotkeys
Question 8
The Napa Valley wine producing region is in which country?
A
Italy
B
Australia
C
Spain
D
USA
Question 8 Explanation: 
USA
Question 9
Which of the following is not a recognisable symbol in the written Greek alphabet?
A
N
B
K
C
M
D
F
Question 9 Explanation: 
F
Question 10
Which of these was an Australian cricketer, widely acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time, whose career Test batting average of 99.94 is claimed to be statistically the greatest achievement in any major sport?
A
Ian Botham
B
Shane Warne
C
Stephen Fleming
D
Don Bradman
Question 10 Explanation: 
Don Bradman
Question 11
"Coronation Street" is set in what suburb?
A
Weatherfield
B
Albert Aquare
C
Roseneath
D
Remuera
Question 11 Explanation: 
Weatherfield
Question 12
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is a well known freedom fighter of
A
Bangladesh
B
Myanmar
C
Pakistan
D
Afghanistan
Question 13
SDR is an international reserve asset created by
A
ILO
B
IMF
C
World Bank
D
New Development Bank
Question 13 Explanation: 
IMF:SDR is an international reserve asset created by the IMF in 1969 to supplement its member countries' official reserves
Question 14
Sonny Bill Williams has worked in a number of sporting codes; which of these is not one of them?
A
Rugby Union
B
Boxing (heavyweight)
C
Rugby League
D
Football, or soccer
Question 14 Explanation: 
Football, or soccer
Question 15
Which of these countries does not have a capital city where the name starts and ends with the same letter?
A
Samoa
B
Andorra
C
Turkey
D
New Zealand
Question 15 Explanation: 
New Zealand
Question 16
Which doctor first explained the circulation of the blood in 1628?
A
Peter
B
Bugs
C
Roger
D
Harvey
Question 16 Explanation: 
Harvey
There are 16 questions to complete.

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