General knowledge quiz 410

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Swiss scientist Albert Hofmann was talking about what when he said "I think that in human evolution it has never been as necessary to have this substance. It is just a tool to turn us into what we are supposed to be. ''?
A
Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)
B
Polythene
C
Teflon
D
Tobacco
Question 1 Explanation: 
Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)
Question 2
The Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award is given by which of the following organisations?
A
Council for Scientific and industrial research
B
Indian Council for Agricultural Research
C
Indian National Science Academy
D
ISRO
Question 3
Which of these writers lived during the reign of Charles II?
A
Geoffrey Chaucer
B
Charles Dickens
C
Agatha Christie
D
Samuel Pepys
Question 3 Explanation: 
Samuel Pepys
Question 4
Who was the English King at the Battle of Agincourt?
A
Richard III
B
Henry V
C
John I
D
Edward VIII
Question 4 Explanation: 
Henry V
Question 5
Who was President of France for over 10 years from 1958?
A
Charles de Gaulle
B
Georges Pompidou
C
Felix Gaillard
D
Valery Giscard d'Estaing
Question 5 Explanation: 
Charles de Gaulle
Question 6
Marlborough and Hawke Bay are wine producing regions of what area?
A
South Australia
B
California
C
New Zealand
D
South Africa
Question 6 Explanation: 
New Zealand
Question 7
Who was the spouse of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark when she ascended to the throne on 14 January 1972?
A
Prince Claus
B
Crown Prince Frederik
C
Prince Henrik
D
Prince Willem-Alexander
Question 7 Explanation: 
Prince Henrik
Question 8
What is a kora?
A
A twin bulb gourd
B
A holy book
C
A West African 21-stringed musical instrument
D
A South American marsupial
Question 8 Explanation: 
A West African 21-stringed musical instrument
Question 9
Which of the following is India's First Portal dedicated to Para-sports?
A
thenationspride.com
B
paraspride.com
C
Parasports.com
D
theparadelight.com
Question 9 Explanation: 
'thenationspride.com', India's First Portal Dedicated to Para-sports was launched on October 6, 2017. This platform has been launched to create awareness about para-sports and provide a platform to para sportspersons to share their success stories against adversities.
Question 10
What was the first name of the "Rambo" character created by Sylvester Stallone?
A
John
B
James
C
Jeff
D
Jesus
Question 10 Explanation: 
John
Question 11
Which club drug, particularly popular, and fatal, in some areas, was originally developed as an anaesthetic and painkiller and used mainly by veterinary surgeons?
A
MDMA (ecstasy)
B
Rohypnol
C
Gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB)
D
Ketamine
Question 11 Explanation: 
Ketamine
Question 12
What changed its name to Iran in 1935?
A
Persia
B
Istanbul
C
Montenegro
D
Medina
Question 12 Explanation: 
Persia
Question 13
Mother Teresa won the Nobel Prize for Peace in
A
1992
B
1979
C
1988
D
1954
Question 14
GSAT-2 was launched in..........
A
2002
B
2006
C
2012
D
2003
Question 14 Explanation: 
2003:GSAT-2 was an experimental communication satellite built by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and launched on one of the first GSLVs. The satellite was positioned at 48 deg east longitude in the geo-stationary orbit.It was launched on 8th May, 2003
Question 15
What or who are Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi?
A
The three wise men recorded in the Christian Bible as being at Christ's birth
B
The names of the last three books of the Christian Bible's Old Testament
C
Types of soup
D
The three tallest sequoias in Yosemite National Park
Question 15 Explanation: 
The names of the last three books of the Christian Bible's Old Testament
Question 16
Who among the following has been named as the first head of the UN's newly established Counter terrorism Office?
A
Vladimir Voronkov
B
Thomas Murray
C
Michael Castro
D
Gustav Ribakov
Question 16 Explanation: 
On June 21, 2017, United Nations (UN)'s secretary-General Antonio Guterres appointed a veteran Russian diplomat, Vladimir Voronkov, as the first head of the UN's newly established Counter terrorism Office. Voronkov has over 30 years of experience with the Russian Foreign Service, working primarily within the UN.
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