General knowledge quiz 33

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Of up to 20 major extinction events identified in Earth's history, which is considered to have caused the greatest loss of species?
A
Triassic-Jurassic 200 mya
B
Pre-Cambrian 542 mya
C
Cretaceous 66 mya
D
Permian-Triassic at the end of the Permian period 251 mya
Question 1 Explanation: 
Permian-Triassic at the end of the Permian period 251 mya
Question 2
Which is used in brain imaging?
A
Carbon-14
B
Iodine-131
C
Iodine-123
D
Sodium-24
Question 2 Explanation: 
Iodine-123:Iodine-123 is a radioactive isotope of iodine used in nuclear medicine imaging, including single photon emission computed tomography and X-ray computed tomography scans.
Question 3
Which of these characters is not a member of the Simpson family in the TV series ''The Simpsons''?
A
Bart
B
Lisa
C
Maggie
D
Smithers
Question 3 Explanation: 
Smithers
Question 4
Contribution to which field is honoured by the Arjuna award?
A
Music
B
Sports
C
Films
D
Architecture
Question 4 Explanation: 
Sports:Arjuna Award-outstanding performance from the sports persons in sports and games.This award instituted in 1961.
Question 5
..........is a day established by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on June 1st each year since 2001
A
World Breast Feeding Day
B
World Food Day
C
World Milk Day
D
World Fisheries Day
Question 5 Explanation: 
World Milk Day:World Milk Day is a day established by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations to recognise the importance of milk as a global food.It has been observed on June 1st each year since 2001.
Question 6
How many players per side are allowed on the field in a game of rugby league?
A
15
B
13
C
10
D
17
Question 6 Explanation: 
13
Question 7
Which branch of agriculture is related with Silk?
A
Pisciculture
B
Floriculture
C
Sericulture
D
Veticulture
Question 7 Explanation: 
Sericulture:Sericulture is an agro-based industry. It involves rearing of silkworms for the production of raw silk.
Question 8
What is the name for 40 foot (12 meters) high round forts, designed to accommodate a small garrison with cannon, constructed on the English coast and the Channel Islands at the time of threatened invasion by Napoleon?
A
Bunkers
B
Caissons
C
Martello Towers
D
Keeps
Question 8 Explanation: 
Martello Towers
Question 9
Who were the lollards?
A
Followers of John Wycliffe in the 14th and 15th centuries
B
A group of unemployed who rioted in London in 1982
C
The inventors of the reclining lounge chair in 1961
D
The first unionists, from Tolpuddle, England, in 1834
Question 9 Explanation: 
Followers of John Wycliffe in the 14th and 15th centuries
Question 10
The satirical TV series called "The Games", about the preparations for the Sydney 2000 Games, featured original theme music by whom?
A
Greg Sneddon
B
Joe Dolce
C
Peter Garrett
D
Jeremy Smith
Question 10 Explanation: 
Jeremy Smith
Question 11
The Australian capital, Canberra, is in "ACT". What does "ACT" stand for?
A
Awful Cynical Town
B
Australian Capital Territory
C
Antipodean Central Township
D
Agrarian County, Townsville
Question 11 Explanation: 
Australian Capital Territory
Question 12
The founding of Precept Software in 1995 sparked what in the USA?
A
The Prism service
B
The founding of Kingston Communications, a UK communications and IT services provider
C
Zaap TV
D
Development of IPTV (internet protocol TV)
Question 12 Explanation: 
Development of IPTV (internet protocol TV)
Question 13
Animals living in the three trunks are known as..........
A
Amphibious
B
Volant
C
Arboreal
D
Aquatic
Question 13 Explanation: 
Arboreal:Animals living in the three trunks are known as Arboreal
Question 14
What is a large semi-aquatic rodent native to Canada, much of the United States, and parts of northern Mexico that constructs homes out of sticks, twigs, and mud in lakes or streams?
A
Otter
B
Thrush
C
Cat
D
Beaver
Question 14 Explanation: 
Beaver
Question 15
Which of the following is the headquarters of StockHolding Corporation of India Limited(SHCIL)?
A
New Delhi
B
Hyderabad
C
Bengaluru
D
Mumbai
Question 16
What book includes the characters Dill, "Boo" Radley, Scout Finch, her older brother Jem and their widowed father Atticus?
A
The Grapes of Wrath
B
To Kill a Mockingbird
C
A Farewell to Arms
D
Catcher in the Rye
Question 16 Explanation: 
To Kill a Mockingbird
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