General knowledge quiz 361

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which one of the following is the petroleum wax?
A
Paraffin wax
B
Jonoba wax
C
Carnauba wax
D
Bees wax
Question 1 Explanation: 
Paraffin wax is obtained from petroleum by dewaxing light lubricating oil stocks. It is used in candles, wax paper, polishes, cosmetics, and electrical insulators. It assists in extracting perfumes from flowers, forms a base for medical ointments, and supplies a waterproof coating for wood. In wood and paper matches, it helps to ignite the matchstick by supplying an easily vaporized hydrocarbon fuel.
Question 2
The two principles monuments of Alaud-din Khilji's reign-the Jama at Kana Masjid and Alai Darwaza-were constructed at
A
Agra
B
Delhi
C
Dhar
D
Gulbarga
Question 3
What do the Archipelago de Colon (the Galapagos Islands), the city of Quito and Lake Victoria share in common?
A
They lie on the equator
B
They are a source of lapis lazuli
C
They harbour active volcanoes
D
They are destinations in Jules Verne's book, Around the World in Eighty Days
Question 3 Explanation: 
They lie on the equator
Question 4
N2 content is kept constant in the biosphere due to
A
N2 fixation
B
industrial pollution
C
nitrogen cycle
D
absorption of N2
Question 5
What is a type of jukebox featuring 16 mm film, for which films were made between 1958 [notably for songs by the Kessler Sisters ("Quando Quando"), The Tornados ("Telstar"), Neil Sedaka ("Calendar Girl"), Procol Harum ("A Whiter Shade of Pale"), Dionne Warwick ("Walk On By") and Nancy Sinatra ("These Boots Are Made for Walkin'")] until 1978?
A
Patheplay
B
Nickelodeon
C
Scopitone
D
Tunesmith
Question 5 Explanation: 
Scopitone
Question 6
Who wrote the Radetzky March?
A
John Philip Sousa
B
John Radetzky
C
Michael Stipe
D
Johann Strauss Sr.
Question 6 Explanation: 
Johann Strauss Sr.
Question 7
SDR(Special Drawing Rights) are new form of International reserve assests, created by..........in 1967
A
IMF
B
World Bank
C
NDB
D
RBI
Question 7 Explanation: 
IMF:The SDR was created by the IMF in 1969 as a supplementary international reserve asset, in the context of the Bretton Woods fixed exchange rate system.
Question 8
In 1919, Rev Philip (Tubby) Clayton founded which organisation as a club and church for returned soldiers?
A
Returned Servicemen's Association
B
Toc H
C
Chelsea pensioners
D
British Legion
Question 8 Explanation: 
Toc H
Question 9
Which rocks are formed due to the cooling solidification and crystallisation of hot and molten magma?
A
Igneous rocks
B
Metamorphic rocks
C
Sedimentary rocks
D
Intrusive rocks
Question 9 Explanation: 
Igneous rocks:Igneous Rocks are formed by crystallization from a liquid, or magma. They include two types. Volcanic or extrusive igneous rocks and intrusive rocks
Question 10
Derby is related to which Sport?
A
Table Tennis
B
Golf
C
Horse Racing
D
Basketball
Question 10 Explanation: 
Horse Racing:A derby is a type of horse race named after the Derby Stakes run at Epsom Downs Race course in England
Question 11
What was the title of Gordon Ramsay's 2006 autobiography?
A
Cook? Moi?
B
The Gay Gordons
C
Ramsay Street
D
Humble Pie
Question 11 Explanation: 
Humble Pie
Question 12
Which monarch presided in Great Britain over the time of the French Revolution, Britain's loss of its American colonies, and two decisive defeats of the French?
A
Elizabeth I
B
George III
C
Victoria
D
Old King Cole
Question 12 Explanation: 
George III
Question 13
Which is located at Bhubaneshwar?
A
Central Institute of Fresh Water Agriculture
B
Disease Investigation Laboratory
C
Locust Warning Organization
D
Integrated Fisheries Project
Question 13 Explanation: 
Central Institute of Fresh Water Agriculture:Central Institute of Fresh Water Agriculture located at Bhubaneshwar.It is a premier research Institute on freshwater aquaculture in the country under the aegeis of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi.
Question 14
What is the engineering term for a shallow masonry construction used to carry the supports of a timber superstructure?
A
Tourney
B
Stack
C
Fleet
D
Plinth
Question 14 Explanation: 
Plinth
Question 15
Which of the following is the constituency of Shri Jual Oram?
A
Gwalior
B
Deogarh
C
Bathinda
D
Sundargarh
Question 16
Alex Turner, Jamie Cook, Matt Helders and Nick O'Malley are collectively known as..........what?
A
Police
B
The White Stripes
C
Arctic Monkeys
D
Matchbox 20
Question 16 Explanation: 
Arctic Monkeys
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