General knowledge quiz 284

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who was born in 1812 near Porstmouth, spent his childhood in Chatham and London, married Catherine Hogarth in 1836, separated from her in 1858, had much of his work published serially in journals, and died in 1870?
A
Mark Twain
B
Robert Louis Stevenson
C
Charles Dickens
D
John Galsworthy
Question 1 Explanation: 
Charles Dickens
Question 2
Every year June 29 is observed as..........
A
National Standard Day
B
National Statistics Day
C
National MSME Day
D
National Science Day
Question 2 Explanation: 
National Statistics Day
Question 3
Which country governs the islands called Crete, Lesbos, Rhodes, Corfu, Lemnos, Andros, Naxos and Kos?
A
Philippines
B
Turkey
C
Spain
D
Greece
Question 3 Explanation: 
Greece
Question 4
What was the title of John Wayne's last movie, made in 1976?
A
The Shootist
B
Unforgiven
C
High Noon
D
Stagecoach
Question 4 Explanation: 
The Shootist
Question 5
The book titled Punjab:Building the Land Of Five Rivers has been written by
A
Jhumpa Lahiri
B
Arvind Ghosh
C
Sonam Kapoor
D
Arjun Gaind
Question 5 Explanation: 
Arjun Gaind:Author Arjun Gaind launched his latest book, Punjab:Building the Land Of Five Rivers, in Mumbai in April 2017
Question 6
The Sleepwalker's Dream is the novel written by which author?
A
Homen Borgohain
B
Dhrubjyoti Borah
C
Hiren Gohain
D
Rita Chowdhury
Question 6 Explanation: 
Dhrubjyoti Borahs:The Sleepwalker's Dream is the first novel in English language by the prolific Assamese writer Dhrubjyoti Borah
Question 7
'The Sleep Revolution:Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time' written by who among the following?
A
Mia Alvar
B
John Berger
C
Aline Bernstien
D
Arianna Haffington
Question 7 Explanation: 
Arianna Haffington:In The Sleep Revolution, Arianna shows how our cultural dismissal of sleep as time wasted compromises our health and our decision-making and undermines our work lives, our personal lives-and even our sex lives
Question 8
In which novel does Michael Henchard sell his wife and child for 5 guineas?
A
Pickwick Papers
B
The Mayor of Casterbridge
C
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
D
Goldfinger
Question 8 Explanation: 
The Mayor of Casterbridge
Question 9
What inspired reflecting road lights to be invented?
A
Car door reflecting mirrors
B
The light a cat's eyes gave off on a fence
C
Sun light on steel posts on road sides
D
The sun light on the windshield
Question 9 Explanation: 
In 1933, Englishman Percy Shaw was driving home when he saw a cat's eyes reflecting. He had been headed straight towards a fence with the cat on it, but on the other side was a drop of hundreds of feet.
Question 10
The Highland Valley Copper mine is located in
A
Canada
B
Sri Lanka
C
Chile
D
Australia
Question 10 Explanation: 
Canada:The Highland Valley Copper mine is the largest open pit copper mine in Canada, located near Logan Lake, British Columbia
Question 11
Which international treaties of 1899 and 1907 cover the use of weapons in war?
A
Geneva Convention
B
Hague Conventions
C
Berne Convention
D
The Treaties of Utrecht
Question 11 Explanation: 
Hague Conventions
Question 12
When "The Titanic" set out on her maiden voyage, she had enough lifeboats for what percentage of the passengers and crew that were on board?
A
50
B
75
C
100
D
25
Question 12 Explanation: 
50
Question 13
What is the name for the grades in judo from learner to proficient?
A
Poom
B
Judoka
C
Yi duan
D
Kyu
Question 13 Explanation: 
Kyu
Question 14
Who among the following has been crowned Miss Teen Universe 2017?
A
Sriti Kumar
B
Neha Burman
C
Ambika Sen
D
Srishti Kaur
Question 14 Explanation: 
Srishti Kaur, a resident of Noida, was crowned Miss Teen Universe 2017 after beating 25 contestants from around the world at the annual beauty pageant. The event was held at Managua, the capital of Central American country Nicaragua.
Question 15
Which infective disease caused by toxins is characterised by the violent and prolonged contraction of skeletal muscle fibres?
A
Leprosy
B
Pneumonia
C
Tuberculosis
D
Tetanus
Question 15 Explanation: 
Tetanus
Question 16
The most densely populated regions in the world are
A
the monsoon climatic regions
B
the equatorial regions
C
the hot desert climatic regions
D
the summer climatic regions
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