General knowledge quiz 312

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Dragon boat racing, as part of a complex of ceremonies, is thought to have originated where?
A
Greece
B
Wales
C
India
D
China
Question 1 Explanation: 
China
Question 2
Which state received the highest no of GI tag?
A
Andhra Pradesh
B
Karnataka
C
Tamil Nadu
D
Kerala
Question 2 Explanation: 
Karnataka:Karnataka is occupying the top slot with 32 products to its credit, Tamil Nadu has 24 products in the GI Registry. While Kerala has 20 items with GI tag, Andhra Pradesh has 22 products in the Registry.
Question 3
What was the first of the World Trade Centre buildings to be rebuilt after 9/11?
A
5 World Trade Center
B
The Marriott World Trade Center (a hotel)
C
6 World Trade Center for US Customs and the US Commodities Exchange
D
7 World Trade Center
Question 3 Explanation: 
7 World Trade Center
Question 4
Which country occupies the islands called Palawan, Mindoro, Marinduque, Masbate, Batanes, Bohol, Leyte and Samar?
A
Canada
B
Philippines
C
Greece
D
Spain
Question 4 Explanation: 
Philippines
Question 5
What stands at the west end of the Champs elysees?
A
The Louvre
B
Eiffel Tower
C
The Bastille
D
Arc de Triomphe
Question 5 Explanation: 
Arc de Triomphe
Question 6
This virus activated every Friday the 13th, affects both.EXE and.COM files and deletes any programs run on that day. What is the name of that virus?
A
Chernobyl
B
Jerusalem
C
Melissa
D
I Love You
Question 6 Explanation: 
This was one of the most common viruses unleashed in 1988.
Question 7
Which city's bid to hold the 2012 Olympics came second to London's?
A
Paris
B
Rio de Janeiro
C
Hamburg
D
Johannesburg
Question 7 Explanation: 
Paris
Question 8
The Egyptian-Hittite peace treaty signed in 1258 BC was under the watch of which Egyptian pharaoh?
A
Darius I the Great
B
Akhenaten
C
Menmaatre Seti I
D
Ramesses II
Question 8 Explanation: 
Ramesses II
Question 9
Salim Ali National Park is located in
A
Kerala
B
Haryana
C
J & K
D
Sikkim
Question 9 Explanation: 
J & K:Salim Ali National Park or City Forest National Park was a national park located in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India.It is Notified in 1986, the name of the park commemorated the Indian ornithologist Salim Ali.
Question 10
Who wrote the historical romances "The White Company" and "Brigadier Gerard"?
A
Enid Blyton
B
John Dryden
C
Arthur Conan Doyle
D
Georgette Heyer
Question 10 Explanation: 
Arthur Conan Doyle
Question 11
Barak-8 is a long-range anti-air and anti-missile naval defence system being developed jointly by..........and DRDO
A
JAXA
B
SpaceX
C
ISRO
D
IAI
Question 11 Explanation: 
IAI:Barak-8 is a long-range anti-air and anti-missile naval defence system being developed jointly by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) of India
Question 12
A form of invasive toxic freshwater algal bloom known as blue-green is caused by what?
A
Egeria densa
B
Didymosphenia geminata
C
Cyanobacteria
D
Viridrillia cervina
Question 12 Explanation: 
Cyanobacteria
Question 13
In musical notation, what is the name for the short lines drawn for notes that are too high or too low to fit on the stave?
A
Ley lines
B
Way lines
C
Ledger lines
D
Tram lines
Question 13 Explanation: 
Ledger lines
Question 14
Who was Tycho Brahe?
A
A 16th century Danish astronomer
B
The founder of the modern Olympic movement
C
The founder of the Order of Saint Benedict, ca 529
D
An American tenor and movie star in the 1940s and 1950s.
Question 14 Explanation: 
A 16th century Danish astronomer
Question 15
Haricot beans are commonly used in what common canned product?
A
Spaghetti
B
Baked beans
C
Corned beef
D
Sardines
Question 15 Explanation: 
Baked beans
Question 16
The legendary Hercules was said to have what quality?
A
Strength
B
Mischief
C
Eloquence
D
Musicianship
Question 16 Explanation: 
Strength
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