General knowledge quiz 405

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In which sea or ocean are the Chatham Islands, or Rekohu?
A
Atlantic Ocean
B
Tasman Sea
C
Pacific Ocean
D
South China Sea
Question 1 Explanation: 
Pacific Ocean
Question 2
The Loire is the longest river in which country?
A
France
B
Malaysia
C
China
D
New Zealand
Question 2 Explanation: 
France
Question 3
Acetic acid on decarboxylation gives which of the following?
A
Ethane
B
Propane
C
Butane
D
Methane
Question 3 Explanation: 
Methane:Acetic acid on decarboxylation gives Methane
Question 4
What is the mistral?
A
A wind
B
A type of oyster
C
A waterfall
D
An amphibious ship
Question 4 Explanation: 
A wind
Question 5
Which country was established in 1822 by the American Colonization Society (A.C.S.)?
A
Jamaica
B
Liberia
C
Zimbabwe
D
Uganda
Question 5 Explanation: 
Liberia
Question 6
Kandahar is in what continent?
A
Asia
B
Australia
C
Africa
D
South America
Question 6 Explanation: 
Asia
Question 7
The Beatles spell what letters in semaphore on the cover of their "Help!" album?
A
H E L P
B
N U J V
C
S O S !
D
E A T H
Question 7 Explanation: 
N U J V
Question 8
Which of these is not a member of the onion family?
A
Scallion
B
Garlic
C
Calcot
D
Lovage
Question 8 Explanation: 
Lovage
Question 9
The National Sports Festival for women was, for the first time, organized in
A
1970
B
1975
C
1980
D
1985
Question 10
The History of India has been broadly divided into..........distinct periods
A
4
B
3
C
2
D
6
Question 10 Explanation: 
3:Three distinct periods 1.Ancient India 2.Medieval India 3.Modern India
Question 11
..........has Asia's largest timber Industry
A
Yamuna Nagar
B
Chandigarh
C
Mumbai
D
Panipat
Question 11 Explanation: 
Yamuna Nagar:Yamuna Nagar in Haryana has Asia's largest timber Industry. It has also one of India's largest railway carriage and wagon repair workshops.
Question 12
What is the closest planet to the sun?
A
Venus
B
Mercury
C
Saturn
D
Mars
Question 12 Explanation: 
Mercury
Question 13
Who is the lead vocalist for the alternative rock band R.E.M. who has become well-known for the "mumbling" style of his early career and for his complex, surreal lyrics, and his social and political activism?
A
Kanye West
B
Michael Stipe
C
Justin Timberlake
D
Kid Rock
Question 13 Explanation: 
Michael Stipe
Question 14
The satirical Pigasus Award first awarded in 1979, symbol a flying pig, is presented annually but irregularly, in a number of categories to recognise frauds in the paranormal; which of these is not one?
A
For the most persistent refusal to face reality
B
To the scientist who said or did the silliest thing relating to parapsychology in the preceding year
C
To the media outlet that reported as fact the most outrageous paranormal claim
D
To the person who admits a psychic fraud and is most successful in still being believed
Question 14 Explanation: 
To the person who admits a psychic fraud and is most successful in still being believed
Question 15
Who is the first Indian space tourist?
A
George Kulangara
B
Dennis Tito
C
Santosh George
D
Mark Shuttleworth
Question 15 Explanation: 
Santosh George:Santhosh George Kulangara becomes the first Indian Space Tourist in the space voyage to be conducted by the London-based Virgin Galactic.
Question 16
When did the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, UK, host its first Snooker World Championship?
A
2001
B
1949
C
1977
D
1585
Question 16 Explanation: 
1977
There are 16 questions to complete.

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