General knowledge quiz 349

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these was an aircraft designer?
A
Alec Issigonis
B
Antoine Herman Gerard Fokker
C
Dr Ferdinand Porsche
D
Sir Robert Watson-Watt
Question 1 Explanation: 
Antoine Herman Gerard Fokker
Question 2
What is the largest planet in our solar system?
A
Mars
B
Saturn
C
Uranus
D
Jupiter
Question 2 Explanation: 
Jupiter
Question 3
What is the common name for the seeds of horse-chestnut trees?
A
Hotties
B
Bankers
C
Putters
D
Conkers
Question 3 Explanation: 
Conkers
Question 4
Cricketer Aaron Phangiso suspended for illegal bowling action. He is from
A
Bangladesh
B
Australia
C
Zimbabwe
D
South Africa
Question 4 Explanation: 
South Africa:Aaron Mpho Phangiso is an international South African cricketer who domestically plays for Highveld Lions. He is a slow left arm orthodox bowler
Question 5
Materials for rain-proof coats and tents owe their water-proof properties to
A
surface tension
B
viscosity
C
specific gravity
D
elasticity
Question 6
In what country was the French colony of Cochinchina, which was conquered in 1862?
A
Korea
B
Laos
C
Vietnam
D
Burma (Myanmar)
Question 6 Explanation: 
Vietnam
Question 7
First human heart transplant operation conducted by Dr. Christiaan Barnard on Louis Washkansky, was conducted in
A
1967
B
1968
C
1958
D
1922
Question 7 Explanation: 
Louis Washkansky (1913-21 December 1967) was the recipient of the world's first human heart transplant. Washkansky died of double pneumonia eighteen days after the transplant because of a weakened immune system.
Question 8
Project Habakkuk was a plan by the British in World War II to construct what from ice?
A
Tanks
B
Aeroplanes
C
Bridges
D
Aircraft carriers
Question 8 Explanation: 
Aircraft carriers
Question 9
What was the main conclusion of the McLaren report to the World Anti-Doping Agency in December 2016?
A
The results of specified Russian athletes at the 2014 Sochi Olympics should stand
B
Russia was NOT involved, on the state level, in doping cover-ups for athletes
C
Confirmed systematic manipulation of doping controls by Russia at international games 2012 to 2014
D
WADA should take over drug testing from the International Olympics Committee
Question 9 Explanation: 
Confirmed systematic manipulation of doping controls by Russia at international games 2012 to 2014
Question 10
Actor John Wayne is mostly associated with what type of film?
A
Western
B
Romance
C
Period drama
D
Documentary
Question 10 Explanation: 
Western
Question 11
Haiti's currency is..........
A
Tenge
B
Euro
C
Gourde
D
Shekel
Question 11 Explanation: 
Gourde:Haiti-Port-au-Prince (Capital) and Gourde (Currency)
Question 12
In an astronomical telescope the objective lens is..........
A
Bifocal lens
B
Convex lens
C
Polycarbonate lens
D
Concave lenns
Question 12 Explanation: 
Convex lens:Astronomical telescope consists of two convex lenses
Question 13
In what field was the 15th century Flemish Jan van Eyck famous?
A
Etching
B
Writing
C
Oil painting
D
Water colour landscapes
Question 13 Explanation: 
Oil painting
Question 14
Which is a variety of gypsum, typically white and translucent, or of calcite, usually either banded or marked with swirling bands of cream and brown?
A
Lapis lazuli
B
Marble
C
Alabaster
D
Pounamu
Question 14 Explanation: 
Alabaster
Question 15
What condition, often painful especially when standing or walking, is most common in the legs, because of higher blood pressure there when standing?
A
Spontaneous dental regeneration
B
Rickets
C
Varicose veins
D
Malaria
Question 15 Explanation: 
Varicose veins
Question 16
The exact point where the earthquake actually starts deep inside the earth's crust is called as
A
Epicentre
B
Hyper Point
C
Focus
D
Seismic zone
Question 16 Explanation: 
Focus:The exact point where the earthquake actually starts deep inside the earth's crust (the point of origin) is called the focus, or hypocenter.
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