General knowledge quiz 352

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What ampihibia are native to Europe and Asia, with 4 fingers and five toes, one species of which ejects a white poisonous fluid from the glands in the skin?
A
Cobra
B
Tuatara
C
Salamander
D
Tapir
Question 1 Explanation: 
Salamander
Question 2
What was the nickname of the British army regiment called the "6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons "?
A
The Skins
B
The Crossbelts
C
The Death or Glory Boys
D
The Green Horse
Question 2 Explanation: 
The Skins
Question 3
The word for a territory under British rule that was not part of Great Britain itself was ''colony'' or ''Crown colony'', until the British Nationality Act 1981 which called each one a ''British-Dependent Territory''. What name are most of them known by since?
A
British Overseas Colony
B
British Overseas Territory
C
British Overseas Dependency
D
British Territorial Dependency
Question 3 Explanation: 
British Overseas Territory
Question 4
Which of these was involved with all three films of the "Jurassic Park" trilogy?
A
Sam Neill as Doctor Alan Grant
B
Richard Attenborough as John Hammond
C
Steven Spielberg as director
D
None of them
Question 4 Explanation: 
None of them
Question 5
Electron affinity is defined as the..........when an extra electron is added to an atom
A
Ionised energy
B
Energy Liberated
C
Electron Added
D
Electron Combined
Question 5 Explanation: 
Energy Liberated:Electron affinity is defined as the Energy Liberated when an extra electron is added to an atom or the change in energy (in kJ/mole) of a neutral atom (in the gaseous phase) when an electron is added to the atom to form a negative ion.
Question 6
1 kcal =?
A
1000 cal
B
100 cal
C
1200 cal
D
4.18 joule
Question 6 Explanation: 
1000 cal:1 kcal = 1000 cal
Question 7
Which of the following is located in South Africa?
A
Veld
B
Prairie
C
Downs
D
Pampas
Question 7 Explanation: 
Veld:Veld, also spelled veldt is a type of wide open rural landscape in Southern Africa
Question 8
Which of these is closest to Wellington, New Zealand?
A
Cape Town
B
Cape Horn
C
Colombo
D
Panama
Question 8 Explanation: 
Cape Horn
Question 9
What is the main mountain range which runs down the east coast of southern Brazil?
A
Serra do Roncador
B
Serra de Escurial
C
Serra do Espinhaco
D
Serra Geral de Goias
Question 9 Explanation: 
Serra do Espinhaco
Question 10
India's first underwater tunnel built on which river?
A
Chenab river
B
Jhelum river
C
Godaveri river
D
Hooghly river
Question 10 Explanation: 
Hooghly river:India's first underwater tunnel for Howrah-Kolkata Metro to be completed.The tunnelling work under the Hooghly river, the first such underwater tunnel in India, for the Howrah-Kolkata metro line
Question 11
The House of Bourbon, a European royal house one of whose monarchs was famously guillotined in France in 1792, has descendants currently on the throne of which country or countries?
A
Andorra and Monaco
B
Belgium
C
Spain and Luxembourg
D
The Netherlands and Norway
Question 11 Explanation: 
Spain and Luxembourg
Question 12
What did the British nickname the V1 rocket during the London Bitz during World War II?
A
Bumblebee
B
Ladybird
C
Doodlebug
D
Firefly
Question 12 Explanation: 
Doodlebug
Question 13
Who developed the most widely used system of shorthand, which he proposed in "Stenographic Soundhand" in 1837?
A
Isaac Pitman
B
Gene Kelly
C
Roy Rogers
D
Martin Luther
Question 13 Explanation: 
Isaac Pitman
Question 14
Which golfer won the US Open for two years in a row, in 1988 and 1989, and in 1988 became the first man to win a million dollars in official money on the PGA Tour in a season?
A
Tom Watson
B
Jack Nicklaus
C
Curtis Strange
D
Scott Simpson
Question 14 Explanation: 
Curtis Strange
Question 15
Guru Nanak was born in..........
A
1452
B
1543
C
1658
D
1469
Question 15 Explanation: 
1469:Guru Nanak was the founder of Sikhism and the first of the ten Sikh Gurus. His birth is celebrated world-wide as Guru Nanak Gurpurab on Kartik Pooranmashi, the full-moon day in the month of Katak, October-November.
Question 16
There is a 3% cess on personal income tax and corporation tax consisting of 2% cess for primary education and 1% cess for secondary and higher education. This existing 3% education cess will be increased as 4% and will be replaced by..........cess?
A
Road and Education Cess
B
Green Environment and Education Cess
C
Agriculture and Education Cess
D
Health and Education Cess
Question 16 Explanation: 
There is a 3% cess on personal income tax and corporation tax consisting of 2% cess for primary education and one per cent cess for secondary and higher education. In order to take care of the needs of education and health of BPL and rural families, the Government has increased this cess by 1%. The existing 3% education cess will be replaced by a 4% ''Health and Education Cess'' to be levied on the tax payable. This will enable us to collect an estimated additional amount of 11, 000 crores.
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