General knowledge quiz 378

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
India won its first Olympic hockey gold in...?
A
1928
B
1932
C
1936
D
1948
Question 2
In 1977, Hamida Djandoubi was involved in what act that was special in French history?
A
He tried to assassinate the President
B
He set off a bomb that destroyed a large shopping mall in Paris
C
He was the last person to be guillotined
D
He was the first Frenchman to swim the English Channel
Question 2 Explanation: 
He was the last person to be guillotined
Question 3
The following lyric is from which song:"Other eyes see the stars up in the skies, but for me they shine in your eyes"?
A
"Love To Love You Baby" by Donna Summer, Pete Bellotte & Giorgio Moroder
B
"(What a) Wonderful World" by Sam Cooke, Lou Adler & Herb Alpert
C
"A World Without Love" credited to Lennon / McCartney
D
"You're my World" by Umberto Bindi, Gino Paoli & Carl Sigman
Question 3 Explanation: 
"You're my World" by Umberto Bindi, Gino Paoli & Carl Sigman
Question 4
'Tin Bhiga' lease by India to Bangladesh, was a part of
A
West Bengal
B
Assam
C
Meghalaya
D
Tripura
Question 5
Which of the following is the largest continent in the world?
A
Asia
B
Africa
C
Antarctica
D
Europe
Question 5 Explanation: 
Asia:Asia is the largest continent in the world out of 7 continents, situated in the eastern and northern hemispheres
Question 6
"Rock 'n' Roll", a play by Tom Stoppard that premiered in 2006, takes place in Cambridge, England and what other city?
A
Tel Aviv
B
Memphis
C
Istanbul
D
Prague
Question 6 Explanation: 
Prague
Question 7
Which of these has the time zone that is the furthest ahead of London?
A
Egypt
B
Hawaii
C
India
D
New Zealand
Question 7 Explanation: 
New Zealand
Question 8
On the Cartesian Plane where is the unit usually represented as i or j?
A
At the nadir
B
Horizontal axis
C
At the zenith
D
Vertical axis
Question 8 Explanation: 
Vertical axis
Question 9
Where is Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium?
A
Delhi, Delhi NCR
B
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
C
Patiala, Punjab
D
Nagpur, Maharashtra
Question 9 Explanation: 
Nagpur, Maharashtra
Question 10
Which planet has a diameter of 7, 520 miles (12, 104 km) and a mass 0.82 times that of the Earth?
A
Mars
B
Saturn
C
Mercury
D
Venus
Question 10 Explanation: 
Venus
Question 11
The latitude of a place expresses its angular position relative to the plane of
A
axis of earth
B
north pole
C
south pole
D
equator
Question 12
The ancient city of Persepolis was an important centre for which ancient state religion?
A
Yazidism
B
Zoroastrianism
C
Mandaeanism
D
Jainism
Question 12 Explanation: 
Zoroastrianism
Question 13
In the phoenetic alphabet, what is represented by the letter "J"?
A
Jacko
B
Jumper
C
Jezebel
D
Juliet
Question 13 Explanation: 
Juliet
Question 14
Coins of Rupee one and above are called..........
A
Coins
B
Small Coins
C
Big Coins
D
Rupee Coins
Question 14 Explanation: 
Rupee Coins:Coins up to 50 paisa are called ''small coins'' and coins of Rupee one and above are called ''Rupee coins''.
Question 15
What is a WPESS system used to do?
A
Transfer of media photographs
B
Position wires
C
Wireless programming
D
Electronic sonar scans
Question 15 Explanation: 
Electronic sonar scans
Question 16
What is the name for the movement of water across a partially permeable membrane from an area of high water potential (low solute concentration) to an area of low water potential (high solute concentration)?
A
Evaporation
B
Dehydration
C
Osmosis
D
Distillation
Question 16 Explanation: 
Osmosis
There are 16 questions to complete.

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