General knowledge quiz 417

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Rickets is a disease caused due to deficiency of..........
A
Vitamin D
B
Calcium
C
Vitamin A
D
Both 1 and 2
Question 1 Explanation: 
Both 1 and 2:Rickets is defective mineralization or calcification of bones before epiphyseal closure in immature mammals due to deficiency or impaired metabolism of vitamin D, phosphorus or calcium, potentially leading to fractures and deformity. Rickets is among the most frequent childhood diseases in many developing countries.
Question 2
Where is the town of Asbestos?
A
Brazil
B
Kazakhstan
C
Canada
D
Russia
Question 2 Explanation: 
Canada
Question 3
On 6 February 1840, what document was signed by Captain William Hobson (on behalf of Queen Victoria) and a number of Maori chiefs as the basis for New Zealand to become part of the British Empire?
A
Treaty of London
B
Treaty of Waitangi
C
Kapa Haka
D
Pokarekareana
Question 3 Explanation: 
Treaty of Waitangi
Question 4
Climatic data is based on calculated averages of data recorded over a period of how many years?
A
35
B
20
C
30
D
25
Question 4 Explanation: 
35:Climatic data is based on calculated averages of data recorded over a period of 35 years
Question 5
The writer of Bisarjan is
A
R.N.Tagore
B
Mahatma Gandhi
C
Ambedkar
D
Kalidas
Question 5 Explanation: 
R.N.Tagore:Tagore's other books are Chitra, Geetanjali
Question 6
Which of the following agencies related to the United Nation was in existence before the Second World War?
A
Food and Agricultural Organisation
B
International Labour Organisation
C
World Health Organisation
D
International Monetary Fund
Question 7
In April 2010, after riots in the capital which overthrew the government, President Kurmanbek Bakiyev left which country, leaving the way clear for the head of the new provisional government, Roza Otunbayeva?
A
Kashmir
B
Kazakhstan
C
Kyrgyzstan
D
Kiribati
Question 7 Explanation: 
Kyrgyzstan
Question 8
Who was the last Mauryan ruler?
A
Ashoka
B
Upagupta
C
Pushyamitra
D
Brihadratha
Question 8 Explanation: 
Brihadratha:Brihadratha Maurya was the last ruler of the Maurya Empire. He ruled from c. 187-180 BCE. He was killed by his general, Pushyamitra Shunga, who went on to establish the Shunga Empire.
Question 9
In October 2009 it was reported that what were being burnt as fuel at a 'bioenergy' plant in Karlskoga, in the central Sweden to provide heat for the Varmland region?
A
Roses
B
Rabbits
C
Reindeer
D
Secret government files
Question 9 Explanation: 
Rabbits
Question 10
In what year did Canada win a gold medal for the first time at an Olympic Games that they hosted?
A
1976
B
2010
C
1988
D
1964
Question 10 Explanation: 
2010
Question 11
Mostar Bridge, completed in 1566, destroyed in 1993 and rebuilt in 2004, stands in which country?
A
Republic of Turkey
B
Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
C
Republic of Croatia
D
Slovak Republic
Question 11 Explanation: 
Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Question 12
India's first electric taxi project will be launched in..........on May 24, 2017
A
Nagpur
B
Jaipur
C
Varanasi
D
Kolkata
Question 12 Explanation: 
Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has said that India's first electric taxi project will be launched in Nagpur on 24 May, 2017. Auto manufacturer Mahindra and Mahindra will be providing 200 taxis for the project.
Question 13
What is the common name for Encephalitis Lethargica?
A
Laziness
B
Boredom
C
Sleepy sickness
D
Breakfast in bed
Question 13 Explanation: 
Sleepy sickness
Question 14
The highest mountains in Africa, which is not part of any mountains chain, is
A
Mt. Aconcagua
B
Mt. Kilimanjaro
C
Mt. Kosciuszko
D
Mont Blanc
Question 15
Aakarshi Kashyap won both Under-17 and Under-19 singles titles at?
A
Junior National Boxing Championships
B
Junior National Shooting Championships
C
Junior National Badminton Championships
D
Junior National Wrestling Championships
Question 15 Explanation: 
Junior National Badminton Championships
Question 16
Joseph Marie Jacquard invented the punch card in 1801 as a means of automating what process?
A
Weaving in patterns
B
Addressing envelopes
C
Sorting debtors' records
D
Prison administration
Question 16 Explanation: 
Weaving in patterns
There are 16 questions to complete.

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