General knowledge quiz 292

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What were the titles of Sharon Osbourne's autobiographies, published in October 2005 & October 2007?
A
"Ozzie Paradise" & "Still Me"
B
Extreme" & "Survivor
C
"I Shouldn't Be Alive" & "My Way"
D
"The Best Is Yet To Come" & "Is That It?"
Question 1 Explanation: 
"Extreme" & "Survivor"
Question 2
Which of these has hooves?
A
Deer
B
Bear
C
Aardvark
D
Porcupine
Question 2 Explanation: 
Deer
Question 3
In which of the following pairs, the two substances forming the pair are chemically most dissimilar?
A
Sugar and paper
B
Butter and paraffin wax
C
Chalk and marble
D
Charcoal and diamond
Question 4
Oxford university was founded in
A
1139 AD
B
1163 AD
C
215 BC
D
55 BC
Question 5
How did Helen Sharman make history in 1991?
A
First woman Speaker of the House of Commons
B
First British person in space
C
Youngest person to swim the English Channel
D
First woman to run 100 metres in under 10 seconds
Question 5 Explanation: 
First British person in space
Question 6
Argyle diamond mine located in located in which of the following country?
A
Russia
B
North Africa
C
USA
D
Australia
Question 6 Explanation: 
Australia:Argyle diamond mine located in the Kimberley region of Western Australia ranks as the world's biggest diamond mine if JORC reserves alone are taken into account.
Question 7
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee jointly flagged off the trial run of the Kolkata-Khulna passenger train through video-conference form New Delhi. This train service has been named as:
A
Bandhu Express-II
B
Indo-Bangla Friendship Express-II
C
Maitree Express-II
D
Samjhauta Express-II
Question 7 Explanation: 
Maitree Express-II will commence operations from July 2017. Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina was on an official visit to India from 7th to 10th April 2017. In a bid to strengthen bilateral ties, India and Bangladesh signed 22 agreements for cooperation in various areas viz. civil nuclear cooperation, cyber security, media, judicial sector, peaceful uses of outer space, defence, information technology, electronics and transport connectivity.
Question 8
Which of these is a synonym for "lascivious"?
A
Limping
B
Lustful
C
Overweight
D
Bleeding
Question 8 Explanation: 
Lustful
Question 9
The Matterhorn is on the border of which two countries?
A
Germany and Portugal
B
Switzerland and Italy
C
Austria and Romania
D
France and Spain
Question 9 Explanation: 
Switzerland and Italy
Question 10
What is an aramaic word meaning "father" that is used as a title of respect to bishops and patriarchs in Coptic, Syrian and Abyssinian churches?
A
Falange
B
Baobab
C
Joshua
D
Abba
Question 10 Explanation: 
Abba
Question 11
Which of these is worn by Christian clergy?
A
Russet
B
Hassock
C
Tussock
D
Cassock
Question 11 Explanation: 
Cassock
Question 12
Process of cell division can take place by
A
heterosis
B
fusion
C
mitosis
D
None of these
Question 13
What is the largest inland delta?
A
Niger Delta
B
Becher Point Wetlands
C
Parana Delta
D
Okavango Delta
Question 13 Explanation: 
Okavango Delta
Question 14
Which of these was a British actor, writer, dramatist, filmmaker, theatre and opera director, director, stage designer, screenwriter, comedian, humorist, newspaper and magazine columnist, radio broadcaster and television presenter between 1940 and 2004?
A
John Betjeman
B
Peter Brook
C
Laurence Olivier
D
Peter Ustinov
Question 14 Explanation: 
Peter Ustinov
Question 15
The credit of developing the polio vaccine goes to
A
Jones Salk
B
Alb E. Sabin
C
J.L. Baird
D
J. Perkins
Question 16
Which boxer bit both of Evander Holyfield's ears in a fight for the WBA World Heavyweight Championship on 28 June 1997?
A
Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay)
B
Joe Frazier
C
Mike Tyson
D
George Foreman
Question 16 Explanation: 
Mike Tyson
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