General knowledge quiz 308

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these, one of the two most powerful battleships built by Germany in World War II, was destroyed while hiding near Tromso on the Norwegian coast by RAF bombers?
A
Royal Oak
B
Bismarck
C
Graf Spee
D
Tirpitz
Question 1 Explanation: 
Tirpitz
Question 2
At which Olympics was the first Olympic athlete tested positive for the use of banned performance-enhancing drugs?
A
1996
B
1898
C
1968
D
2008
Question 2 Explanation: 
1968
Question 3
Which of these places is furthest from Chicago, Illinois, USA?
A
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
B
San Francisco, California, USA
C
Mexico City, Mexico
D
Montreal, Canada
Question 3 Explanation: 
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Question 4
What is the name of the longest stretch of river in Poland?
A
Rhine
B
Waikato
C
Vistula
D
Seine
Question 4 Explanation: 
Vistula
Question 5
Which crops are grown during the monsoon?
A
Kharif Crops
B
Rabi Crops
C
Zaid Crops
D
All of these
Question 5 Explanation: 
Kharif Crops:Kharif Crops:paddy, Maize
Question 6
Sometimes called elephant or chinese chess, what is this game known as in the Asian Games?
A
Xiangqi
B
Go
C
Weiqi
D
Checkers
Question 6 Explanation: 
Xiangqi
Question 7
Heat transfer from a colder body to a hotter body, where both have finite thermal capacity.This is according to
A
Kelvin statement
B
Ohm Statement
C
Clausius statement
D
Coloumb Statement
Question 7 Explanation: 
Clausius statement:Clausius statement to rule out heat transfer from a colder body to a hotter body, where both have finite thermal capacity.
Question 8
Bhagwan Mahavir (Mollem) National Park located in..........
A
Karnataka
B
Nagaland
C
Goa
D
Assam
Question 9
What is the collective name for the islands with a land area of 4, 167 squ km (1, 622 squ miles) over 2, 500, 000 squ km (965, 255 squ miles) of ocean, made up of several groups of islands, including the Austral Islands, the Marquesas, the Society Islands and the Tuamotu Archipelago?
A
Tahiti
B
French Polynesia
C
Melanesia
D
New Caledonia
Question 9 Explanation: 
French Polynesia
Question 10
Which of the following is used as vaccine for Tetanus?
A
Recombivax
B
Toxoid
C
PedvaxHIB
D
Havrix
Question 10 Explanation: 
Toxoid:Tetanus vaccine, also known as tetanus toxoid (TT), is an inactive vaccine used to prevent tetanus.
Question 11
Commonwealth Day is annually celebrated on..........of March.
A
Second Monday
B
Second Sunday
C
Second Saturday
D
Second Thursday
Question 11 Explanation: 
Second Monday
Question 12
Who invented a system of cartography whereby lines of latitude and longitude are drawn at right angles?
A
Gerardus Mercator
B
Isaac Newton
C
Galileo
D
Arthur Robinson
Question 12 Explanation: 
Gerardus Mercator
Question 13
The Suchindram Theroor Bird Sanctuary is located in which state of India?
A
Tamil Nadu
B
Manipur
C
Punjab
D
J & K
Question 13 Explanation: 
Tamil Nadu:The Suchindram Theroor Bird Sanctuary is a protected area located in Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu state.
Question 14
For how long is a US Supreme Court Justice appointed?
A
5 years
B
Life
C
10 years
D
20 years
Question 14 Explanation: 
Life
Question 15
Which scheme seeks to provide shelter to rural BPL house holds?
A
Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana
B
Indira Awaas Yojana
C
Housing for All
D
Bharat Nirman
Question 15 Explanation: 
Indira Awaas Yojana:Indira Awaas Yojana is a social welfare flagship programme, created by the Indian Government, to provide housing for the rural poor in India
Question 16
As at 2017 what time is the men's wheelchair marathon world record (the ablebodied record holder's time is 2h 02m 57s, average 5.72 metres per second)?
A
2h 22m 16s, average 4.94 metres per second
B
1hr 18m 27s (average 8.96 metres per second)
C
2h 15m 25s, average 5.19 metres per second
D
3hr 10m 27s (average 3.69 metres per second)
Question 16 Explanation: 
1hr 18m 27s (average 8.96 metres per second)
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