General knowledge quiz 297

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the term for the geological feature that includes Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, Augusta and Columbus?
A
Rift Valley
B
Claypan
C
Fall Line
D
Slump
Question 1 Explanation: 
Fall Line
Question 2
Which American blues artist died on 21 June 2001?
A
Howlin' Wolf
B
Buddy Guy
C
Willie Dixon
D
John Lee Hooker
Question 2 Explanation: 
John Lee Hooker
Question 3
Which of these words came into English from a play by a Czechoslovakian?
A
Sari
B
Verandah
C
Robot
D
Eclat
Question 3 Explanation: 
Robot
Question 4
Which of the following is the larger system?
A
Political System
B
Economic System
C
National System
D
International System
Question 4 Explanation: 
Political System:A political system is a system of politics and government. It is usually compared to the legal system, economic system, cultural system, and other social systems.
Question 5
What was the surname of English 20th century siblings:Edith, a poetess who led a movement in contemporary poetry, Osbert, the author of poems, satires, novels and essays, and Sacheverell, an author of books on history and travel?
A
Sitwell
B
Sackville-West
C
Bronte
D
Redgrave
Question 5 Explanation: 
Sitwell
Question 6
Where did the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the 'Economic Democracy Conclave'?
A
Thane, Maharashtra
B
Mumbai, Maharashtra
C
Kolkata, West Bengal
D
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Question 6 Explanation: 
President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the 'Economic Democracy Conclave' at Thane, Maharashtra. This conclave has been organised by RambhauMhalgiPrabodhini. RambhauMhalgiPrabodhini is a charitable organisation working in the domain of training of social-political activist. The objective of the conclave is to serve as a platform for young entrepreneurs and self-employed individuals and provide them motivation, mentoring and networking opportunities. On January 14, 2018, President Kovind also visited the Global Vipassana Pagoda in Mumbai.
Question 7
Someone in disgrace is said to be where?
A
Down the road
B
Up the creek
C
Over the hill
D
In the dog box
Question 7 Explanation: 
In the dog box
Question 8
The names of the scientists, Newlands, Mendeleev, and Meyer are associated with the development of
A
atomic structure
B
metallurgy
C
periodic table of contents
D
discovery of elements
Question 9
World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO) is one of the 17 specialized agencies of the United Nations and is headquartered in?
A
Kenya
B
Paris
C
Geneva
D
New York
Question 9 Explanation: 
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is one of the 17 specialized agencies of the United Nations.WIPO was created in 1967.WIPO currently has 188 member states, administers 26 international treaties and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.
Question 10
Which of these is a stretch of water between the Isle of Wight and the south coast of the British mainland?
A
The Irish Sea
B
The Wash
C
St George's Channel
D
The Solent
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Solent
Question 11
Where do the waters of the River Ganges empty into?
A
Bay of Bengal
B
English Channel
C
Sea of Japan
D
The Great Australian Bight
Question 11 Explanation: 
Bay of Bengal
Question 12
Ashok Pandit is known for his outstanding performance in which field?
A
Wrestling
B
Kabaddi
C
Shooting
D
Swimming
Question 13
Which of these manufactured the aeroplane that, when it first flew on 21 December 1988, became the world's largest fixed-wing aircraft?
A
Lockheed Martin
B
Boeing
C
Airbus
D
Antonov
Question 13 Explanation: 
Antonov
Question 14
How many semitones are there in an octave?
A
16
B
8
C
12
D
24
Question 14 Explanation: 
12
Question 15
Who unknowingly slew his father and married his mother, and, when he discovered his true identity, blinded himself when his mother hanged herself?
A
Oedipus
B
Narcissus
C
Adonis
D
Vespasian
Question 15 Explanation: 
Oedipus
Question 16
What is disrupted when "Jet lag" occurs?
A
Acceleration
B
Flight schedules
C
Circadian rhythms
D
Cabin service
Question 16 Explanation: 
Circadian rhythms
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