General knowledge quiz 288

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Number of chromosomes in Down's syndrome is
A
46
B
47
C
48
D
49
Question 2
What was one aspect characterising the races for the Louis Vuitton Cup in 2013?
A
For much of some of the races there was only one boat competing
B
The Team NZ boat kept breaking a mast
C
A fourth team was included in the Round Robin at the last minute
D
The contest was a draw
Question 2 Explanation: 
For much of some of the races there was only one boat competing
Question 3
The Consumer Protection Act was enacted in..........
A
1982
B
1990
C
1986
D
1979
Question 3 Explanation: 
1986:The Consumer Protection Act of 1986 was enacted in India for the following reasons-Provide more accessible protection for consumers
Question 4
The Pampa is a fertile grassland in
A
Tazikistan
B
Europe
C
Argentina
D
Iran
Question 4 Explanation: 
Argentina:The Humid Pampa (Spanish:Pampa Humeda) is an extensive region of flat, fertile grassland of loessic origin in Argentina.
Question 5
The first Afro-Asian Games were held in
A
Hyderabad
B
Sydney
C
Cairo
D
Kuala Lumpur
Question 5 Explanation: 
The first Afro-Asian Games were held between October 24, 2003 and November 1, 2003 in Hyderabad, India.
Question 6
Which of these is an armless piece of furniture?
A
Ottoman
B
Roman
C
Persian
D
Mongol
Question 6 Explanation: 
Ottoman
Question 7
What is the name given to a bone fracture when one part of it is driven into another?
A
Impacted
B
Compound
C
Greenstick
D
Comminuted
Question 7 Explanation: 
Impacted
Question 8
Woody Guthrie, tired of radio overplaying Irving Berlin's "God Bless America", wrote a song in 1940 now known as..........what?
A
This Land Is Your Land
B
Roll On Columbia
C
Pastures Of Plenty
D
Star Spangled Banner
Question 8 Explanation: 
This Land Is Your Land
Question 9
Which of these Italian towns and cities is on the coast?
A
Barcelona
B
Nice
C
Naples
D
Athens
Question 9 Explanation: 
Naples
Question 10
..........is the Triple point of water
A
273K
B
373K
C
300K
D
424K
Question 10 Explanation: 
273K:The triple point of a substance is the temperature and pressure at which the three phases (gas, liquid, and solid) of that substance coexist in thermodynamic equilibrium. Triple point of water is 273K
Question 11
Which of the following is the constituency of Prakash Javadekar?
A
Nagaland
B
Maharashtra
C
Assam
D
Madhya Pradesh
Question 12
Sardar Sarovar Dam is built across the Narmada river located in..........
A
Odisha
B
Karnataka
C
Maharashtra
D
Gujarat
Question 12 Explanation: 
Gujarat:The Sardar Sarovar Dam is a gravity dam on the Narmada river near Navagam, Gujarat in India. It is the largest dam and part of the Narmada Valley Project, a large hydraulic engineering project involving the construction of a series of large irrigation and hydroelectric multi-purpose dams on the Narmada river. The project took form in 1979 as part of a development scheme to increase irrigation and produce hydroelectricity.
Question 13
What kind of animation was used for the pilot episode, though not for the subsequent series, in the US TV series "South Park"?
A
Vector-based
B
Claymation
C
Hand drawn
D
Cutout
Question 13 Explanation: 
Cutout
Question 14
The cocktail "Black Russian" is created by mixing what spirits?
A
Vodka and kahlua
B
Gin and kahlua
C
Vodka and gin
D
Vodka and rum
Question 14 Explanation: 
Vodka and kahlua
Question 15
'Swachh Jungle ki kahani-Dadi ki Zubani' is the book penned by who among the following?
A
Ravi Subramanian
B
Dr. Madhu Pant
C
Ramachandra Guha
D
R.K. Narayan
Question 15 Explanation: 
Dr. Madhu Pant:Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Minister for Information & Broadcasting today released a set of books titled 'Swachh Jungle ki kahani-Dadi ki Zubani' published by Publications Division. The set of four books written in a storytelling format by renowned children's author Dr. Madhu Pant
Question 16
In which of these would the Coriolis effect be most apparent?
A
Storm systems
B
Magnetism at the North or South Pole
C
In the Aurora Borealis
D
Water draining down a sink plug hole
Question 16 Explanation: 
Storm systems
There are 16 questions to complete.

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