General knowledge quiz 347

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What did Captain James Cook take on his sea voyages, as experience had taught him that it was an effective preventative of scurvy (containing vitamin C and lactobacilli)?
A
Sauerkraut
B
Lemons
C
Limes
D
Oranges
Question 1 Explanation: 
Sauerkraut
Question 2
What is the capital of the state of California?
A
San Andreas
B
Los Angeles
C
Sacramento
D
San Francisco
Question 2 Explanation: 
Sacramento
Question 3
Billy Connolly, Robert de Niro, Mia Farrow, Sting, Colin Firth, Pete Townshend, Robert Redford and Damien Hirst were among those who signed an open letter in "The Times" to try to achieve what?
A
The release of an Iranian woman sentenced to death for adultery
B
The Afghanistan War
C
The raising of fees for tertiary education in Britain
D
The war in Iraq
Question 3 Explanation: 
The release of an Iranian woman sentenced to death for adultery
Question 4
NPCI launched mobile based payment facility called IMPS. What is IMPS?
A
Imternational Money Process System
B
Integrated Money Pay Service
C
Immediate Payment Service
D
Immediate Money Payment Service
Question 4 Explanation: 
Immediate Payment Service:Immediate Payment Service (IMPS) is an instant real-time inter-bank electronic funds transfer system of India. IMPS offers an inter-bank electronic fund transfer service through mobile phones. Unlike NEFT and RTGS, the service is available 24/7 throughout the year including bank holidays.
Question 5
What is the force that causes unsupported objects to fall to the ground?
A
Gravity
B
Cavity
C
Sagacity
D
Strategy
Question 5 Explanation: 
Gravity
Question 6
In which of these games can the term Grand Slam apply?
A
Hearts
B
Pinochle
C
Chess
D
Contract bridge
Question 6 Explanation: 
Contract bridge
Question 7
'The Story of Kashmir through the Ages' is authored by..........
A
Dev Sukumar
B
H.R.Bharadwaj
C
Inder K Chaku
D
Both 1 and 4
Question 7 Explanation: 
Both 1 and 4:The book ''The Story of Kashmir through the Ages'' has been authored by Arjan Nath Chaku and Inder K Chaku
Question 8
The dried and grated root of which plant is baked to make cassava bread, and is used to make a beverage called piwarry from its fermented juices?
A
Yam
B
Sago
C
Tapioca
D
Kumara
Question 8 Explanation: 
Tapioca
Question 9
Who was Scrooge's dead business partner in "A Christmas Carol"?
A
Mr Pickwick
B
Jacob Marley
C
Miss Havisham
D
Bill Sykes
Question 9 Explanation: 
Jacob Marley
Question 10
Raymond, Celia and Blanche were the real names of the subjects of which painting by David Hockney?
A
The Luncheon on the Grass
B
Mr and Mrs Clark and Percy
C
A Bigger Grand Canyon
D
A Bigger Splash
Question 10 Explanation: 
Mr and Mrs Clark and Percy
Question 11
The new economic policy was devised and implemented for the first time in which year?
A
1992
B
1989
C
1972
D
1985
Question 11 Explanation: 
1985:The new economic policy was devised and implemented for the first time in the year 1985 during the period of Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi
Question 12
When was slavery abolished in Britain?
A
1830
B
1837
C
1843
D
1833
Question 13
Kankaria Lake is located in..........
A
Assam
B
Sikkim
C
Meghalaya
D
Gujarat
Question 14
What paraffin-derived clear, transparent liquid developed in 1924 by W. J. Stoddard and Lloyd E. Jackson began to be used by dry cleaners in 1928 and has become a common organic solvent used in painting and decorating?
A
White spirit
B
Turpentine
C
Kerosene
D
Methylated spirit
Question 14 Explanation: 
White spirit
Question 15
ISC Open World Games-2017 held in which country?
A
India
B
Nepal
C
Indonesia
D
Pakistan
Question 15 Explanation: 
Nepal
Question 16
What is the triangular part of a horse's hoof?
A
Frog
B
Hare
C
Rabbit
D
Dog
Question 16 Explanation: 
Frog
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