General knowledge quiz 306

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In November 1986, US President Ronald Reagan set up the Tower Commission to investigate what?
A
Whether more national monuments were desirable
B
The Iran Contra scandal
C
Construction methods for tall buildings
D
Safety standards for city airports
Question 1 Explanation: 
The Iran Contra scandal
Question 2
What is the name for the distance between the main deck and the load waterline of a ship?
A
Plimsoll
B
Freeboard
C
Sinking distance
D
Gunnel
Question 2 Explanation: 
Freeboard
Question 3
The Danube flows into which body of water?
A
Mediterranean Sea
B
Caspian Sea
C
Black Sea
D
North Sea
Question 3 Explanation: 
Black Sea
Question 4
Lakhwar Dam is a dam across the..........River
A
Kaveri
B
Mahanadi
C
Ravi
D
Yamuna
Question 5
Which Scottish biologist and pharmacologist who published many articles on bacteriology, immunology and chemotherapy, discovered the enzyme lysozyme in 1923 and an antibiotic substance from a fungus in 1928?
A
Alexander Fleming
B
Christiaan Barnard
C
Arthur Henderson
D
William Ramsay
Question 5 Explanation: 
Alexander Fleming
Question 6
Animals living at the bottom of the Sea are known as
A
Epipelagic
B
Pelagic
C
Oceanic
D
Benthic
Question 6 Explanation: 
Benthic:The benthiczone is the ecological region at the very bottom of the sea.
Question 7
What, according to the stories, did the Spartans reply to Philip II of Macedon when he sent them a threat of war saying "If I enter Laconia, I will raze Sparta"?
A
If
B
"You and whose army"
C
"Over our dead bodies"
D
"Talk to the hand"
Question 7 Explanation: 
"If"
Question 8
LordMahavirawas born in the royal family of Bihar in 599 B.C. His father's name was King..........and mother's name was Queen Trishala.
A
Siddhartha
B
Ashoka
C
Akbar
D
Shivaji
Question 8 Explanation: 
Siddhartha:Father-Siddhartha, Mother-Trishala Mahavira, also known as Vardhamana, was the twenty-fourth and last tirthankara. In Jainism, a tirthankara an omniscient teacher who preaches the dharma and builds a ford across the ocean of rebirth and transmigration.
Question 9
Subash Chandra Bose is the author of..........
A
Comrade
B
India wins freedom
C
Indian Struggle
D
Voice of India
Question 9 Explanation: 
Indian Struggle:The Indian Struggle, 1920-1942 is a two-part book by the Indian nationalist leader Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose that covers the 1920-1942 history of the Indian independence movement to end British imperial rule over India
Question 10
Who carved Pinocchio?
A
Romeo
B
Harlequin
C
Mangiafuoco
D
Geppetto
Question 10 Explanation: 
Geppetto
Question 11
When was the Indian National Calendar first used?
A
23 September 1960
B
1 January 1950
C
20 February 1951
D
22 March 1957
Question 11 Explanation: 
22 March 1957
Question 12
According to the saying, what "never boils"?
A
Watched pot
B
Observed pan
C
Guarded bowl
D
Supervised dish
Question 12 Explanation: 
Watched pot
Question 13
How does an anaconda produce young?
A
Live birth
B
Eggs hatched in an earth mound
C
Eggs hatched underwater in a tunnel
D
Binary fission
Question 13 Explanation: 
Live birth
Question 14
What colour jersey are the winners of the three disciplines in the annual UCI Mountain Bike World Championships entitled to wear in events of the same discipline?
A
Rainbow
B
Yellow
C
Red
D
Silver
Question 14 Explanation: 
Rainbow
Question 15
How is a putatara used?
A
Blown
B
Steamed, accompanied by ginger and chillies
C
Draped from one shoulder
D
As a parachute
Question 15 Explanation: 
Blown
Question 16
Which of these cities is in the state of Mississippi?
A
Tombstone
B
Nome
C
Denver
D
Tupelo
Question 16 Explanation: 
Tupelo
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