General knowledge quiz 438

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The 1812 Fire of Moscow, on 14 September 14 1812, broke out after most residents and Russian troops had abandoned the city, and whose troops had entered it?
A
Hitler
B
Napoleon
C
Lord Sandwich
D
Alexander the Great
Question 1 Explanation: 
Napoleon
Question 2
The final of which sport at the 1900 Olympics in Paris attracted 6, 000 spectators, the largest crowd at any event at that Olympics?
A
Rugby Union
B
1, 000 metres
C
Marathon
D
High jump
Question 2 Explanation: 
Rugby Union
Question 3
What island nation located in the central tropical Pacific Ocean, comprising 32 atolls and one raised coral island, dispersed over 3, 500, 000 square kilometres, (1, 351, 000 square miles) was formerly called the Gilbert Islands?
A
The People's Republic of Benin
B
The Republic of Kiribati
C
Fiji
D
Burkina Faso
Question 3 Explanation: 
The Republic of Kiribati
Question 4
What card game uses a scoreboard with holes and pegs?
A
Pontoon
B
Baccarat
C
Cribbage
D
Bridge
Question 4 Explanation: 
Cribbage
Question 5
At the 1972 Olympic Games at Munich, which 16-year-old Soviet gymnast won three gold medals?
A
Svetlana Tereshkova
B
Ludmilla Tourischeva
C
Olga Korbut
D
Anna Pavlova
Question 5 Explanation: 
Olga Korbut
Question 6
Twitch.tv, where people can among other things watch gamers playing online, was generated by what other site?
A
Justin.tv
B
Own3d.tv
C
Daily Motion
D
YouTube
Question 6 Explanation: 
Justin.tv
Question 7
Which country is named as World's Richest Country according to IMF's GDP data?
A
Singapore
B
Malaysia
C
Dubai
D
Qatar
Question 7 Explanation: 
As per rankings released by business magazine 'Fortune', Qatar is World's Richest Country in terms of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Per Capita. GDP Per Capita is a measure of the total output of a country computed by dividing gross domestic product(GDP) by the number of people in the country. In theoretical terms, higher per capita GDP results in to a higher standard of living.
Question 8
..........is a process in metallurgy in which a sulfide ore is heated in air
A
Oxidation
B
Rosting
C
Rusting
D
Reduction
Question 8 Explanation: 
Rosting:Roasting is a process in metallurgy in which a sulfide ore is heated in air.The process may convert a metal sulfide to a metal oxide or to a free metal. Example:Roasting ZnS may yield ZnO
Question 9
Charcoal production requires burning of wood in conditions with substantially reduced what?
A
Oxygen
B
Moisture
C
Carbon dioxide
D
Heat
Question 9 Explanation: 
Oxygen
Question 10
A book 'Matoshree' has been written by..........
A
Ahilyabai Holkar
B
Sumita Khan
C
Arundhati Roy
D
Sumitra Mahajan
Question 10 Explanation: 
Sumitra Mahajan:Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday released a book 'Matoshree', based on life of Maratha Queen Ahilyabai Holkar, authored by the Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.
Question 11
..........is the largest ocean in the world
A
Indian Ocean
B
Atlantic Ocean
C
Arctic Ocean
D
Pacific Ocean
Question 11 Explanation: 
Pacific:The Pacific Ocean is the largest of the Earth's oceanic divisions. It extends from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Southern Ocean
Question 12
What was the name of the parliament that restored Charles II as king of England, Scotland and Ireland in 1660?
A
The Court of the Star Chamber
B
The Long Parliament
C
The Barebones Parliament
D
The Convention Parliament
Question 12 Explanation: 
The Convention Parliament
Question 13
The concept of 'Universal Banking' was implemented on the recommendation of..........
A
RH Khan committee
B
Subhramaniyan committee
C
High level committee
D
Ad hoc committee
Question 13 Explanation: 
RH Khan committee:The concept of 'Universal Banking' was implemented on the recommendation of RH Khan committee. Universal banking is a banking system in which banks provide a wide variety of financial services, including both commercial and investment services
Question 14
In snooker, what is usually the maximum that can be scored in a single break?
A
156
B
147
C
204
D
190
Question 14 Explanation: 
147
Question 15
H2SO4 is the chemical symbol for what?
A
Common salt
B
Sulphuric Acid
C
Opium
D
Arsenic
Question 15 Explanation: 
Sulphuric Acid
Question 16
The snow line of the Rocky Mountains of the USA is about
A
3 km above sea level
B
6 km above sea level
C
it is at the sea level
D
None of the above
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