General knowledge quiz 358

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Surface-to-surface ballistic missile (SSM) 'Ababeel' is related with which country?
A
Nepal
B
India
C
Pakistan
D
Sri Lanka
Question 1 Explanation: 
Pakistan:Pakistan successfully conducted the first test flight of the 'Ababeel' surface-to-surface ballistic missile (SSM) capable of carrying a nuclear warhead up to 2, 200 kms.
Question 2
A series of political protests against the government in Thailand in 2010 were organised by a group calling themselves what?
A
Grey beards
B
Brown boots
C
Green trousers
D
Red shirts
Question 2 Explanation: 
Red shirts
Question 3
Banks can not generally accept interest-free deposits. which of the following is an exception to this rule?
A
Current Account
B
Savings Account of Minors
C
Deposit from Minority groups
D
BSBDA
Question 3 Explanation: 
Banks cannot accept interest free deposits other than in current account.
Question 4
Spaniards Vicente Yanez Pinzon, Francisco de Orellana and Lope de Aguirre, Portuguese Pedro Teixeira and Antonio Raposo Tavares o Velho, and Frenchman Charles Marie de La Condamine were involved in the exploration of what area?
A
Amazon
B
Sahara
C
Tibet
D
California
Question 4 Explanation: 
Amazon
Question 5
The First Atomic submarine of India is..........
A
INS Chakra
B
INS Arihant
C
INS Vikrant
D
INS Cauveri
Question 5 Explanation: 
INS Chakra:The First Atomic submarine of India is INS Chakra. It was launched as K-152 Nerpa in October 2008 and entered service with the Russian Navy in late 2009. The INS Chakra joined the Eastern Naval Command at Visakhapatnam
Question 6
Where is Uhuru Peak?
A
Tanzania
B
Australia
C
Kenya
D
New Zealand
Question 6 Explanation: 
Tanzania
Question 7
The song "Snoopy's Christmas" is set during what major period in history?
A
Spanish Civil War
B
World War I
C
Boer War
D
World War II
Question 7 Explanation: 
World War I
Question 8
Approximately how many railway lines in the world are standard gauge, also called the Stephenson's, International, UIC or European gauge?
A
95%
B
55%
C
32%
D
80%
Question 8 Explanation: 
55%
Question 9
If you travelled along the line of latitude from New York on the east coast of the USA to Eureka, California, on the west what would you pass through?
A
Hudson Bay
B
Lake Ontario
C
The Great Salt Lake
D
Lake Titicaca
Question 9 Explanation: 
The Great Salt Lake
Question 10
Where is the pituitary gland situated?
A
Lungs
B
Spleen
C
Heart
D
Brain
Question 10 Explanation: 
Brain
Question 11
Which of these lakes is not one of the 4 that borders the state of Michigan in the USA?
A
Michigan
B
Superior
C
Ontario
D
Huron
Question 11 Explanation: 
Ontario
Question 12
India's first Basketball School was inaugurated by NBA in which city?
A
New Delhi
B
Mumbai
C
Bengaluru
D
Hyderabad
Question 12 Explanation: 
Mumbai
Question 13
Waterford Crystal was manufactured in Waterford City, Ireland, from 1783 until the factory was shut down after the receivership of Waterford Wedgwood plc in what year?
A
2009
B
1985
C
1997
D
1973
Question 13 Explanation: 
2009
Question 14
The "desktop" of a computer refers to:
A
The visible screen
B
The area around the monitor
C
The top of the mouse pad
D
The inside of a folder
Question 15
Sometimes thought of as the Stone of the Hebrew Old Testament Jacob, also known as Jacob's Pillow, the Stone of Destiny, and, most usually, as the Stone of Scone what has it been used for?
A
Religious sacrifice
B
Assisting prophecy
C
The coronation variously of the monarchs of Scotland, England, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom
D
The lintel of the Arc de Triomphe
Question 15 Explanation: 
The coronation variously of the monarchs of Scotland, England, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom
Question 16
Which military decoration is awarded to recognize people "being wounded or killed in any action against an enemy of the United States or as a result of an act of any such enemy or opposing armed forces"?
A
Purple Heart
B
Red Liver
C
Green Kidney
D
Yellow Spleen
Question 16 Explanation: 
Purple Heart
There are 16 questions to complete.

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