General knowledge quiz 401

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
International Nelson Mandela Day is celebrated on..........
A
July 18
B
June 23
C
August 10
D
December 8
Question 1 Explanation: 
July 18:Nelson Mandela International Day (or Mandela Day) is an annual international day in honour of Nelson Mandela, celebrated each year on 18 July, Mandela's birthday. The day was officially declared by the United Nations in November 2009.
Question 2
An unexpected event is described as being "out of the... " what?
A
Red
B
Black
C
Blue
D
Grey
Question 2 Explanation: 
Blue
Question 3
The secretary bird is native to which continent?
A
Europe
B
Asia
C
Australia
D
Africa
Question 3 Explanation: 
Africa
Question 4
JLN canal is located in which state of India
A
Bihar
B
Chhattisgarh
C
Haryana
D
Maharashtra
Question 4 Explanation: 
To achieve the goal of 'Har KhetKo Pani' (water to every field), the Haryana government todayapproved a Rs 143 crore project for re-construction of JawaharLal Nehru (JLN) Canal system.
Question 5
Edwin Budding invented a tool in 1827 in Thrupp, just outside Stroud in Gloucestershire in the UK which in one of its current forms is used throughout gardens, parks, and sports grounds worldwide. What was it?
A
Sprinkler
B
Dandelion spade
C
Grass roller
D
Lawn mower
Question 5 Explanation: 
Lawn mower
Question 6
Who was "Sports Illustrated" magazine's first "Sportsman of the Year"?
A
Ken Rosewall
B
Joe DiMaggio
C
Roger Bannister
D
George Mikan
Question 6 Explanation: 
Roger Bannister
Question 7
Who was British prime minister at the start of World War I?
A
Herbert Asquith
B
Andrew Bonar Law
C
Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman
D
David Lloyd George
Question 7 Explanation: 
Herbert Asquith
Question 8
What compound is also known as vitamin B9 or folacin?
A
Ascorbic acid
B
Oxalic acid
C
Folic acid
D
Formic acid
Question 8 Explanation: 
Folic acid
Question 9
Nucleus, the genetic material containing rounded body in each cell, was first discovered in 1831 by
A
Robert Hooke
B
Robert Brown
C
Rudolf Virchow
D
Theodore Schwann
Question 10
The 31st Amendment 1973 increased elective strength of Lok Sabha from..........to 545
A
525
B
500
C
450
D
475
Question 10 Explanation: 
525:The Constitution (31st Amendment) Act, 1973 increased the elective strength of theLok Sabha from 525 to 545
Question 11
Historically, ringing bells were the way of telling time on ships. "8 bells" was rung every how many hours?
A
4
B
12
C
8
D
24
Question 11 Explanation: 
4
Question 12
Which of these has a trunk?
A
Guitar
B
Fly
C
Elephant
D
Stream
Question 12 Explanation: 
Elephant
Question 13
World Fisheries day is celebrated on..........
A
September 6
B
October 12
C
December 17
D
November 21
Question 13 Explanation: 
November 21:World Fisheries day is celebrated every year on November 21 throughout the world by the fisherfolk communities.
Question 14
In which of the following festivals are boat races a special feature?
A
Onam
B
Rongali Bihu
C
Navratri
D
Pongal
Question 15
Why was the Iron Age called that?
A
The people were staunch warriors
B
The people liked crease-free clothes
C
Paintings and inscriptions show a wry sense of humour
D
It was characterised by the use of iron for tools and weapons
Question 15 Explanation: 
It was characterised by the use of iron for tools and weapons
Question 16
The unit of the light year is used for measuring
A
speed of satellites
B
speed of ships
C
distance between bodies in the universe
D
speed of rockets
There are 16 questions to complete.

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