General knowledge quiz 394

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
For a constant sound wave, what is the distance between successive crests called?
A
Wavelength
B
Frequency
C
Amplitude
D
Power
Question 1 Explanation: 
Wavelength
Question 2
Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) approved authentication based on facial recognition in combination with fingerprint or iris scan for Aadhaar users. The facial recognition-based authentication will come into act from..........?
A
1st July 2018
B
1st March 2018
C
1st June 2018
D
1st September 2018
Question 2 Explanation: 
Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) approved authentication based on facial recognition in combination with fingerprint or iris scan for Aadhaar users. This move will benefit persons who have difficulty with other biometric authentications like fingerprint and iris. The facial recognition-based authentication will come into act from 1st July 2018. The facial recognition-based authentication will be allowed only in fusion mode combined with fingerprint or iris or OTP (One Time Password) to authenticate Aadhaar user. Also, this facial recognition based-authentication will be permitted ''on need basis''. Since photos of users are already available in the UIDAI database collection of new data is not required.
Question 3
What major sporting event was held, also in London, shortly after the London 2012 Summer Olympics?
A
2012 Summer Paralympics
B
Sport Relief 2012
C
2012 Cricket County Championship
D
Bandy World Championship 2012
Question 3 Explanation: 
2012 Summer Paralympics
Question 4
X-rays travel in..........and a beam of X-rays diverges from its source.
A
Opposite direction
B
Can't say
C
Straight line
D
Circle
Question 4 Explanation: 
Straight line:X-rays are electromagnetic waves with wavelength range 0.1 A-100 A.X-rays were discovered by Roentgen and X-rays travels in straight line.
Question 5
How did singers Kelly Clarkson, Ruben Studdard, Fantasia Barrino and Carrie Underwood come to international attention?
A
Winning the TV show "American Idol"
B
As Mouseketeers on "The Mickey Mouse Club"
C
Discovered at New York club "CBGBs"
D
Putting home made pop videos on YouTube
Question 5 Explanation: 
Winning the TV show "American Idol"
Question 6
Since women's water polo was introduced for the 2000 Olympics, which country has won more gold medals than the next two highest countries combined?
A
Hungary
B
Italy
C
Great Britain
D
Australia
Question 6 Explanation: 
Hungary
Question 7
Who, styling himself "Witch-Finder General" conducted witch-hunts mainly in the counties of Suffolk, Essex, Norfolk and occasionally in other eastern counties of England during the English Civil War?
A
Perkin Warbeck
B
Matthew Hopkins
C
Jethro Tull
D
Anthony Wedgwood Benn
Question 7 Explanation: 
Matthew Hopkins
Question 8
The word 'Olympics' comes from 'Olympus' which is the name of a
A
lake
B
river
C
mountain
D
island
Question 8 Explanation: 
Mount Olympus is the highest mountain in Greece
Question 9
The 1976 Summer Olympics were boycotted by a number of African nations, for what reason?
A
New Zealand was included, and had recently toured its rugby team in apartheid South Africa
B
To support Taiwan's boycott when told it could not compete under the title Republic of China
C
Some were not allowed to compete under separate identities
D
Severe economic hardship and droughts
Question 9 Explanation: 
New Zealand was included, and had recently toured its rugby team in apartheid South Africa
Question 10
Which major institution was officially established in the USA in 1846 for the increase and diffusion of knowledge, following the melting down of over 100, 000 gold coins?
A
The American Museum of Natural History
B
Harvard University
C
The Smithsonian Institution
D
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Smithsonian Institution
Question 11
With what does the CGPM, established in 1875, and its two arms, CIPM and BIPM, concern itself?
A
Vegetable manures
B
Research in physics
C
Petroleum sales
D
Measurement systems
Question 11 Explanation: 
Measurement systems
Question 12
For a proper fraction, the numerator is
A
equal to the denominator
B
greater than the denominator
C
less than the denominator
D
equal to 1
Question 12 Explanation: 
less than the denominator
Question 13
What links a 1999 version of Richard Adams's work "Watership Down" and a 1984 version of Lewis Carroll's work "The Hunting of the Snark"?
A
Mike Batt, composer of the sound track
B
Henry Holliday, illustrator
C
They were both animated films
D
Billy Connolly sang in the sound track
Question 13 Explanation: 
Mike Batt, composer of the sound track
Question 14
Who has been nominated as the Player of the Year 2016 by All India Football Federation (AIFF)?
A
Sunil Chhetri
B
Jeje Lalpekhlua
C
Arnab Mondal
D
Denson Devdas
Question 14 Explanation: 
Mohun Bagan and Chennaiyin FC striker Jeje Lalpekhlua was nominated as the '2016 All India Football Federation (AIFF) Player of the Year on December 21. The 25-year-old Indian professional footballer from Mizoram will be presented a prize of Rs. 2.5 lakh along with the glittering trophy.
Question 15
Which of these minerals is used in the manufacture of eyeliner?
A
Kohl
B
Coal
C
Kaolin
D
Carbon
Question 15 Explanation: 
Kohl
Question 16
Pushkar festival celebrated in..........
A
Rajasthan
B
Telangana
C
Andaman & Nicobar
D
Maharashtra
There are 16 questions to complete.

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