General knowledge quiz 339

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which organisation founded by Lord Baden Powell and his sister Agnes was incorporated by Charter in 1915?
A
YWCA
B
Girl's Brigade
C
Girl Guides
D
YMCA
Question 1 Explanation: 
Girl Guides
Question 2
In North American history, who was "The Flemish Bastard"?
A
A Mohawk chief
B
A leader in the defence of New Amsterdam against the English in 1664
C
A traitor during the War of Independence
D
A general under Montcalm at Quebec
Question 2 Explanation: 
A Mohawk chief
Question 3
What is the capital of the U S state of Pennsylvania?
A
Pittsburg
B
Harrisburg
C
Philadelphia
D
Boston
Question 3 Explanation: 
Harrisburg
Question 4
What do the initials MCC, of a sports organisation founded in England in 1787, stand for?
A
Medical Council for Competition
B
Manchester City Cardinals
C
Marlborough Curling Club
D
Marylebone Cricket Club
Question 4 Explanation: 
Marylebone Cricket Club
Question 5
The International Plastic Bag Free Day is celebrated every year on
A
5th July
B
4th July
C
2nd July
D
3rd July
Question 5 Explanation: 
3rd July
Question 6
Under which article in 1968, the number of votes required in the Security Council to convene a general conference to review the charter was increased from seven to nine?
A
Article 81
B
Article 98
C
Article 109
D
Article 115
Question 7
Who among the following is the oldest dynasty?
A
Kanva
B
Kushan
C
Maurya
D
Gupta
Question 7 Explanation: 
Maurya Empire (321-184 BC)
Question 8
The last element to be discovered in nature, rather than synthesized, was discovered In 1939. What was it?
A
Caesium
B
Francium
C
Rutherfordium
D
Actinides
Question 8 Explanation: 
Francium
Question 9
Which of the following describe correctly the Group of Seven Countries (G-7)?
A
They are developing countries
B
They are industrialised countries
C
They are holding Atomic Bomb technology
D
They are countries who can launch their own satellites
Question 10
What name is given to 2 distinct diseases, one of which is a condition due to deficiency of secretion of the pancreas, the other associated with diseases of the pituatary gland?
A
Alzheimer's
B
Diabetes
C
Strabismus
D
Stradivarius
Question 10 Explanation: 
Diabetes
Question 11
Which 1987 thriller film involves a spurned lover killing and boiling a pet rabbit?
A
Fatal Attraction
B
Psycho
C
Casablanca
D
The Return of the King
Question 11 Explanation: 
Fatal Attraction
Question 12
The official duration of the National Anthemof India is
A
40s
B
48s
C
52s
D
60s
Question 12 Explanation: 
52s:The official duration of the National Anthem of India is 52 seconds.
Question 13
Name the writer who has written a book in Kannada on ISRO?
A
S L Bhyrappa
B
G S Shivarudrappa
C
Vaidehi
D
Khadri Achyuthan
Question 13 Explanation: 
Veteran Kannada writer and journalist Khadri Achyuthan died after a brief period of illness, in Bengaluru, Karnataka. He has written a book in Kannada on ISRO. He has worked on Kannada translations of Sardar Patel and Dr Ambedkar. His contribution to the development of Kannada television news is enormous. He is a veteran print and broadcast journalist, author, academic and translator of various literary works. He was the former Doordarshan news director in the Bengaluru Kendra.
Question 14
How does the World Health Organisation (WHO) define health?
A
The absence of disease or infirmity
B
A state of complete physical, mental and social well-being
C
A state of physical well-being
D
The absence of disease
Question 14 Explanation: 
A state of complete physical, mental and social well-being
Question 15
Alpha Particle is the nucleus of an atom of which of the following?
A
Carbon
B
Radium
C
Hydrogen
D
Helium
Question 15 Explanation: 
Helium:Alpha particles are helium atoms
Question 16
Lucio Costa was the principal urban planner, Oscar Niemeyer was the principal architect, and Roberto Burle Marx was the landscape designer for which purpose-built capital city?
A
Abuja, Nigeria
B
Washington D.C., USA
C
Canberra, Australia
D
Brasilia, Brazil
Question 16 Explanation: 
Brasilia, Brazil
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