General knowledge quiz 300

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these is a pioneer in photography?
A
Henry Kodak
B
George Eastman
C
Friedrich Bayer
D
Peter Revson
Question 1 Explanation: 
George Eastman
Question 2
In American football how far is the longest ever successful field kick in yards?
A
76
B
52
C
45
D
64
Question 2 Explanation: 
64
Question 3
SAARC was formed by seven states in..........
A
1980
B
1986
C
1985
D
1987
Question 3 Explanation: 
1985:SAARC was founded by seven states in 1985.South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is an economic and geopolitical organisation of eight countries that are primarily located in South Asia or the Indian subcontinent.The SAARC Secretariat is based in Kathmandu, Nepal.The combined economy of SAARC is the 3rd largest in the world in the terms of GDP(PPP) after the United States and China Member states:Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.
Question 4
Who was the first Westerner to discover the Victoria Falls?
A
James Cook
B
Francis Drake
C
David Livingstone
D
Walter Raleigh
Question 4 Explanation: 
David Livingstone
Question 5
Who originated the "Wombles" characters?
A
Elisabeth Beresford
B
Michael Bond
C
Mike Batt
D
Jan e Austen
Question 5 Explanation: 
Elisabeth Beresford
Question 6
The name of which capital city, previously known as Wirye-seong, Hanju, Namgyeong, Hanseong, Hanyang and Gyeongseong, originated from the local word meaning "capital city"?
A
Saigon (now Ho Chi Minh City)
B
Pyongyang
C
Hanoi
D
Seoul
Question 6 Explanation: 
Seoul
Question 7
The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago at its nearest point lies how far from the coast of the South American continent?
A
111 km
B
11 km
C
1100 km
D
151 km
Question 7 Explanation: 
11 km
Question 8
..........was the first organic compound to be synthesized in laboratory from non-living sources
A
Etahne
B
Alcohol
C
Ether
D
Urea
Question 8 Explanation: 
Urea:Urea was the first organic compound to be prepared in lab
Question 9
A famous US trial in 1950 involved Whittaker Chambers and who else?
A
Alger Hiss
B
John Thomas Watkins
C
Otto Olesen
D
Rockwell Kent
Question 9 Explanation: 
Alger Hiss
Question 10
Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India, was incorporated under the Companies Act, 1956 with its headquarters at..........
A
Mumbai
B
Kolkata
C
Bangalore
D
New Delhi
Question 10 Explanation: 
SPMCIL is an Indian government-owned corporation that engages in the production of bank notes, coins, non-judicial stamps, postage stamps, and other government related documents for India. It was formed in 2006 as the result of corporatisation of security presses and mints functioning under the India Ministry of Finance. It contains nine units, which include four presses, four mints, and a paper mill.
Question 11
In September 2009, it was rumoured that which 5 foot 5 inch (1.65 m) politician ensured that people who stood around him when he was on television were no taller than him?
A
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi
B
US President Barack Obama
C
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin
D
French President Nicolas Sarkozy
Question 11 Explanation: 
French President Nicolas Sarkozy
Question 12
What do the Edwin Smith Papyrus and the Ebers Papyrus from the 16th century BCE record?
A
Mathematical treatises
B
Methods of care and treatment of human ailments
C
Egyptian religious systems
D
Grain shipments
Question 12 Explanation: 
Methods of care and treatment of human ailments
Question 13
Kripa Shankar Bishnoi is associated with which sport?
A
Shooting
B
Boxing
C
Wrestling
D
Weighlifting
Question 13 Explanation: 
Wrestling
Question 14
A commercial power plant which opened in late 2015 in Albertville, Savoie, France uses what as a fuel?
A
Steam from nuclear power plants
B
Animal dung
C
Old grape vines
D
A by product of cheesemaking
Question 14 Explanation: 
A by product of cheesemaking
Question 15
Which of the following was the first development finance institution established by the Indian government after independence?
A
PFC
B
ICRA
C
IDFC
D
IFCI
Question 15 Explanation: 
Industrial Finance Corporation of India, was the first development finance institution established by the Indian government after independence
Question 16
What island off the coast of Iceland was formed in a volcanic eruption which began 130 m (426 ft) below sea level, reached the surface on 14 November 1963 and continued to 5 June 1967, when it measured 2.7 sq km (1 sq mile)?
A
Samoa
B
Curtsey
C
Surtsey
D
Baffin Island
Question 16 Explanation: 
Surtsey
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