General knowledge quiz 298

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which word means "like a fox"?
A
Volpine
B
Lupin
C
Ursine
D
Canine
Question 1 Explanation: 
Volpine
Question 2
Grida is a dance form of which Indian state?
A
Tirupura
B
Uttarkhand
C
Madhya Pradesh
D
West Bengal
Question 2 Explanation: 
Madhya Pradesh
Question 3
In Greek and Roman mythology, who is the son (with a twin sister, Artemis) of Zeus and Leto, who has been worshipped as a god of a number of responsibilities, including light, the sun, truth, prophecy, archery, medicine, healing, music, poetry and the arts?
A
Mercury
B
Hector
C
Jupiter
D
Apollo
Question 3 Explanation: 
Apollo
Question 4
John Scopes was put on trial in 1925 in the USA for teaching the theories of which scientist?
A
Newton
B
Darwin
C
Pasteur
D
Galileo
Question 4 Explanation: 
Darwin
Question 5
Who invented Dynamite?
A
Sir Alexander Graham Bell
B
Benjamin Franklin
C
Thomas Alva Edison
D
Alfred B. Nobel
Question 6
Every Indian Citizen above..........has a right to vote in the elections
A
16 years
B
20 years
C
22 years
D
18 years
Question 6 Explanation: 
18 years:Every Indian Citizen above 18 years has a right to vote in the elections without any discriminations of caste, sex, religion etc.
Question 7
Hamlet figures in which play?
A
Bully Boy
B
Pigs in Space
C
The Village Voice
D
Hamlet
Question 7 Explanation: 
Hamlet
Question 8
Who plays the role of Hagrid in the Harry Potter series of films?
A
Maggie Smith
B
Brian Blessed
C
Robbie Coltrane
D
Ian McKellen
Question 8 Explanation: 
Robbie Coltrane
Question 9
Which of the following are the native languages of Manipur?
A
Manipuri and English
B
Marathi and Hindi
C
Manipuri
D
None of the above
Question 10
The principal bodies of the UNO are The General Assembly and the Security Council The Economic and Social Council International Court of Justice Trusteeship Council and secretariat
A
I
B
I, II
C
I, II, III
D
All of the above
Question 11
The Palaeozoic era starts at..........million years ago and ends at..........million years ago.
A
500, 100
B
570, 225
C
470, 150
D
470, 225
Question 12
Which of the following river in Iraq?
A
Pearl
B
Saigon
C
Colorado
D
Hugli
Question 12 Explanation: 
Colorado:The Colorado River is one of the principal rivers of the Southwestern United States and northern Mexico. The 1, 450-mile Colorado River drains an expansive, arid watershed that encompasses parts of seven U.S. and two Mexican states
Question 13
The Battle of Vatapi held between Pallavas and..........
A
Cholas
B
Chalukyas
C
Cheras
D
Pandyas
Question 13 Explanation: 
Chalukyas:The Battle of Vatapi was a decisive engagement which took place between the Pallavas and Chalukyas near the Chalukya capital of Vatapi (present day Badami) in 642. The battle resulted in the defeat and death of the Chalukya king Pulakeshin II and the commencement of Pallava occupation of Vatapi which lasted until 654.
Question 14
Which castle, when used as a prison for prisoners of war in World War II, was known as Oflag VII C?
A
Colditz
B
Versailles
C
Cassino
D
St Anthony
Question 14 Explanation: 
Colditz
Question 15
Who married Bobby Darin in 1960 and was divorced in 1967?
A
Sandra Dee
B
Dusty Springfield
C
Anita O'Day
D
Billie Holiday
Question 15 Explanation: 
Sandra Dee
Question 16
In the 19th century, Edward Gibbon Wakefield set up which organisation to colonise New Zealand?
A
The Maori Land Group
B
The South Sea Bubble
C
The Australasian Land Company
D
The New Zealand Company
Question 16 Explanation: 
The New Zealand Company
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