General knowledge quiz 478

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The Golden Quadrilateral of India connects which of the following places?
A
Delhi-Mumbai-Chennai-Kolkata
B
Mumbai-Kolkata-Bangalore-Mysore
C
Delhi-Hyderabad-Thiruvanandhapuram-Chennai
D
Mumbai-Patna-Bangalore-Chennai
Question 1 Explanation: 
Delhi-Mumbai-Chennai-Kolkata:India's much-vaunted infrastructure project-the Golden Quadrilateral (GQ) highway network connecting Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai-is crawling to the finishing line, fourteen years after its launch.
Question 2
..........proposed the Raman Effect
A
Johannes Kepler
B
C.C. Patterson
C
Ramakrishnan
D
C.V.Raman
Question 2 Explanation: 
C.V.Raman:Raman scattering or the Raman effect is the inelastic scattering of a photon. It was discovered by C. V. Raman and K. S. Krishnan in liquids, and by G. Landsberg and L. I. Mandelstam in crystals.The effect had been predicted theoretically by Adolf Smekal in 1923.The effect is specific to the molecules which cause it, and so can be used in spectroscopic analysis.
Question 3
What does a "Paludarium" simulate?
A
Paddy fields
B
Living conditions for freshwater snails and gastropod molluscs
C
A rain forest or swamp
D
Hydroponic biospheres
Question 3 Explanation: 
A rain forest or swamp
Question 4
What is a French word meaning false or fake?
A
Faux
B
Adieu
C
Vert
D
Royale
Question 4 Explanation: 
Faux
Question 5
Which of these is an English novelist?
A
Jennifer Butcher Leeds
B
Mary Milliner Manchester
C
Rosemary Draper Sheffield
D
Barbara Taylor Bradford
Question 5 Explanation: 
Barbara Taylor Bradford
Question 6
What name is given to a vicious elephant that separates from the herd?
A
Cad
B
Scoundrel
C
Rogue
D
Rascal
Question 6 Explanation: 
Rogue
Question 7
What is a 1938 crime film starring Edward G. Robinson, Claire Trevor and Humphrey Bogart, directed by Anatole Litvak and written by John Wexley and John Huston, based on a play by Barre Lyndon?
A
The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse
B
The Pen is Mightier
C
A Day in the Country
D
Secrets of a Soul
Question 7 Explanation: 
The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse
Question 8
What day was proclaimed in 1945 as "VE Day"?
A
6-Jun
B
1-Dec
C
1-Jan
D
8 May
Question 8 Explanation: 
8-May
Question 9
What is the capital of the province of Alberta, Canada?
A
Medicine Hat
B
Calgary
C
Lethbridge
D
Edmonton
Question 9 Explanation: 
Edmonton
Question 10
The head office of Karnataka Bank is situated in which Indian city?
A
Chennai
B
Mumbai
C
New Delhi
D
None of these
Question 10 Explanation: 
None of these
Question 11
In which sport would the athletes or sportspeople wear spiked shoes?
A
Polo
B
Golf
C
Curling
D
Pelota
Question 11 Explanation: 
Golf
Question 12
What word is applied to a Muslim devotee, usually a monk or wandering mendicant?
A
Sikh
B
Yogi
C
Dervish
D
Mullah
Question 12 Explanation: 
Dervish
Question 13
To which city would you go to see "Grant's Tomb", a memorial to Ulysses S Grant, once President of the USA?
A
New York
B
Washington
C
Boston
D
Gettysburg
Question 13 Explanation: 
New York
Question 14
Krishna Raja Sagara, is a gravity dam on..........River
A
Kaveri
B
Burai
C
Wainganga
D
Panzara
Question 15
Which British monarch was the first to celebrate a diamond jubilee?
A
Victoria
B
Elizabeth II
C
Elizabeth I
D
George V
Question 15 Explanation: 
Victoria
Question 16
When was pottery developed in the Indus Valley?
A
5000 BC
B
6000 BC
C
3500 BC
D
2600 BC
There are 16 questions to complete.

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