General knowledge quiz 481

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The optimum dissolved oxygen level required for survival of aquatic organisms is..........
A
2-4 mg/litre
B
4-6 mg/litre
C
4-9 mg/litre
D
3-6 mg/litre
Question 1 Explanation: 
4-6 mg/litre:Dissolved oxygen levels below 3 ppm are stressful to most aquatic organisms. Levels below 2 ppm will not support fish at all.
Question 2
How many states of the USA have the words North, South, East or West in their name?
A
5
B
3
C
7
D
8
Question 2 Explanation: 
5
Question 3
The Bombay duck or bummalo is what type of creature?
A
Salamander
B
Mandarin Duck
C
Lizardfish
D
Sooty Shearwater
Question 3 Explanation: 
Lizardfish
Question 4
In Belgium, what are "polders"?
A
The national currency before the Euro
B
English tourists
C
Reclaimed land
D
City councillors
Question 4 Explanation: 
Reclaimed land
Question 5
How many teams competed in the Rugby World Cup 2011, won by New Zealand?
A
22
B
20
C
12
D
84
Question 5 Explanation: 
20
Question 6
Who has been inducted into the 2016 IAF Hall of Fame for his outstanding contributions to the development of space technology in India?
A
SK Shivakumar
B
U.R. Rao
C
K Radhakrishnan
D
M Annadurai
Question 6 Explanation: 
The International Astronautical Federation (IAF) inducted renowned space scientist U.R. Rao into its Hall of Fame for his contribution to development of India's space technology. Udupi Ramachandra Rao, popularly known as U. R. Rao is a space scientist and former chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation.
Question 7
''Yudh Abhyas 2017'' is an annual bilateral exercise designed to strengthen the..........and Indian Army partnership.
A
UK
B
US
C
Germany
D
Russia
Question 8
Which country won the Cricket World Cup in 1999?
A
Australia
B
South Africa
C
Pakistan
D
England
Question 9
When and where was the first Rugby League World Cup held?
A
France, 1954
B
Australia, 1957
C
UK, 1960
D
France, 1972
Question 9 Explanation: 
France, 1954
Question 10
The first act of organised opposition to British rule after the declaration of independence by the Indian National Congress was The Satyagraha, a campaign of nonviolent protest which began with a March to Dandi in March 1930, to protest about tax on what?
A
Salt
B
Tea
C
Tobacco
D
Wine
Question 10 Explanation: 
Salt
Question 11
How did US president John F Kennedy die?
A
Land mine explosion
B
Skiing accident
C
Assassination
D
Plane crash
Question 11 Explanation: 
Assassination
Question 12
What position represents the head of government in Germany?
A
President
B
Chancellor
C
Prime Minister
D
Premier
Question 12 Explanation: 
Chancellor
Question 13
The exchange of commodities between two countries is referred to as
A
Balance of trade
B
Bilateral trade
C
Volume of trade
D
Multilateral trade
Question 13 Explanation: 
Bilateral trade or clearing trade is trade exclusively between two countries particularly that deals between governments, and without using hard currency for payment.
Question 14
The inherited traits of an organism are controlled by
A
RNA molecules
B
nucleotides
C
DNA molecules
D
enzymes
Question 15
The government aims to launch SWAYAM Platform to provide at-least 350 online courses for enabling students to virtually attend courses. What does SWAYAM stands for?
A
Skill for Web based Active Learning for Young Aspiring Minds
B
Study Webs of Active-Learning for Young Aspiring Minds
C
Scientific and Web Activated Learning for Youth and Aspiring Minds
D
Scholarship in Web Active Learning for Young Achieving Members
Question 15 Explanation: 
SWAYAM or Study Webs of Active-Learning for Young Aspiring Minds platform, will be launched with at least 350 online courses. This would enable students to virtually attend courses taught by the best faculty
Question 16
Who of these musicians was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014?
A
Engelbert Humperdinck
B
Elaine Paige
C
Cat Stevens
D
Maria Callas
Question 16 Explanation: 
Cat Stevens
There are 16 questions to complete.

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