General knowledge quiz 283

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Galileo was an Italian astronomer who
A
developed the telescope
B
discovered four satellites of Jupiter
C
discovered that the movement of pendulum produces a regular time measurement
D
All of the above
Question 2
In which year National Agriculture Insurance Scheme was implemented?
A
1999
B
1988
C
1976
D
2001
Question 2 Explanation: 
1999:The CCIS has been replaced by the National Agriculture Insurance Scheme.It was introduced in 1999.
Question 3
What colour are Mickey Mouse's shoes?
A
White
B
Yellow
C
Black market
D
Brown
Question 3 Explanation: 
Yellow
Question 4
The fall of the city of Edo, capital of the Tokugawa shogunate, in 1868 accelerated the final stages of what change in Japan?
A
The restoration of imperial power as supreme
B
Establishment of democracy
C
Surrender to Chinese rule
D
Eradication of the black plague
Question 4 Explanation: 
The restoration of imperial power as supreme
Question 5
On a Monopoly board, what is the symbol for the water works?
A
Tap
B
Toilet seat
C
Bath tub
D
Waterfall
Question 5 Explanation: 
Tap
Question 6
Who became the King of Sweden on 15 September 1973?
A
King Harald V
B
King Carl XVI Gustaf
C
King Albert II
D
King Juan Carlos I
Question 6 Explanation: 
King Carl XVI Gustaf
Question 7
What is the capital of Croatia?
A
Maseru
B
Asmara
C
Zagreb
D
Pristina
Question 8
An automatic toaster is an example of..........
A
Open
B
Closed
C
Partially Closed
D
All of these
Question 8 Explanation: 
Open Explanation:Open-loop systems are found in everyday appliances like toasters or showers.
Question 9
The mediaeval wind instrument called a shawm typically had a cover over its keys called what?
A
Keyboard
B
Mute
C
Cap
D
Fontanelle
Question 9 Explanation: 
Fontanelle
Question 10
Where is La Moneda Palace, the seat of the President of the country?
A
Lima, Peru
B
Santiago, Chile
C
Quito, Ecuador
D
Bogota, Colombia
Question 10 Explanation: 
Santiago, Chile
Question 11
Which epic poem from Ancient Mesopotamia is believed to have originated as a series of Sumerian legends and poems about a hero-king, which were gathered into a longer Akkadian poem much later?
A
The Epic of Gilgamesh
B
The Epic of Ninsun
C
The Epic of Lugalbanda
D
The Epic of Enkidu
Question 11 Explanation: 
The Epic of Gilgamesh
Question 12
After she beat Francesca Schiavone at the Sony Ericsson Tennis Championships in Doha, who was ranked World No. 1 on the WTA Tour?
A
Caroline Wozniacki
B
Samantha Stosur
C
Elena Dementieva
D
Vera Zvonareva
Question 12 Explanation: 
Caroline Wozniacki
Question 13
What is the meaning of the Russian word "bolshevik"?
A
Majority
B
Revolutionary
C
Fighter
D
Farmer
Question 13 Explanation: 
Majority
Question 14
The TV series Stargate SG-1 draws mainly on mythologies from Norse, Egyptian and what other?
A
Arthurian legend
B
Welsh
C
Japanese
D
Maori
Question 14 Explanation: 
Arthurian legend
Question 15
What is the process of decreasing or eliminating an unwanted magnetic field, a term first used by Commander Charles F. Goodeve, RCNVR, during World War II while trying to counter German mines?
A
Randomising
B
Degaussing
C
AC erasure
D
Lambert Point Deperming
Question 15 Explanation: 
Degaussing
Question 16
Which of these is a secular humanitarian-aid non-governmental organisation, created in 1971, best known for its projects in war-torn regions and developing countries facing endemic disease?
A
World Health Organisation
B
Medecins Sans Frontieres
C
Global AIDS and Health Fund
D
Red Crescent
Question 16 Explanation: 
Medecins Sans Frontieres
There are 16 questions to complete.

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