General knowledge quiz 493

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Light travels at the fastest speed in
A
glass
B
water
C
hydrogen
D
vacuum
Question 2
Which State is all set to become the first state to distribute 2 crore LED bulbs under Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for all (UJALA) scheme?
A
Bihar
B
Haryana
C
Maharashtra
D
Gujarat
Question 2 Explanation: 
Gujarat is all set to become the first state to distribute 2 crore LED bulbs under Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for all (UJALA) scheme. The state reached this milestone in just 96 days after centre has coined the scheme and over 42 lakh households have already benefitted from the scheme.
Question 3
Where is Glacier Bay National Park?
A
Norway
B
New Zealand
C
Sweden
D
Canada
Question 3 Explanation: 
Canada
Question 4
Where are chemical elements listed?
A
Tilde table
B
Colonic table
C
Commaic table
D
Perodic table
Question 4 Explanation: 
Perodic table
Question 5
When war was declared on Germany on 3 September 1939, at the start of what was to become World War II, who were the Allies?
A
Poland and the UK
B
France, Poland, the UK, New Zealand, Australia, and South Africa
C
France, Poland and the UK
D
The UK on its own
Question 5 Explanation: 
France, Poland, the UK, New Zealand, Australia, and South Africa
Question 6
The minor planets revolving between the orbits of Jupiter and Mars are called
A
Novas
B
Comets
C
Meteors
D
Asteroids
Question 7
What animal makes its home in a "drey"?
A
Meerkat
B
Brown bear
C
Bat
D
Squirrel
Question 7 Explanation: 
Squirrel
Question 8
T-bills auctions are held on the..........
A
MSS
B
NDS
C
ECS
D
All of these
Question 8 Explanation: 
T-bills auctions are held on the Negotiated Dealing System (NDS)
Question 9
In 2008 government in Bhutan was changed from an absolute monarchy to what?
A
Oligarchy
B
Democracy
C
Dictatorship
D
Constitutional monarchy
Question 9 Explanation: 
Constitutional monarchy
Question 10
Radiotherapy makes use of which of the following noble gases?
A
xenon
B
neon
C
radon
D
helium
Question 10 Explanation: 
Radon is used in radiotherapy for cancer treatment. Someplaces even have ''radon spas'', which is where people stay in a radon atmosphere; some people belive that small doses of radiation can boost their energy.
Question 11
Yuri Gagarin was
A
a Russian cosmonaut & became the first man to travel in space.
B
the first person to fly at great height of about 340 km from the earth
C
both (a) and (b)
D
None of the above
Question 12
According to Virgil's Latin epic poem "The Aeneid", who, during the Trojan War, made a wooden horse and filled it with soldiers that the Trojans took through the gates of Troy?
A
Scots
B
Greeks
C
Mexicans
D
Zulus
Question 12 Explanation: 
Greeks
Question 13
For a netball net, how high should the top of the ring be from the ground?
A
5 feet (1.52 m)
B
10 feet (3.05 m)
C
8 feet (2.4 m)
D
12 feet (3.6 m)
Question 13 Explanation: 
10 feet (3.05 m)
Question 14
The light of distant stars is affected by
A
the earth's atmosphere
B
interstellar dust
C
both (a) and (b)
D
None of the above
Question 15
Where was the capital of the Roman Empire in 400 AD?
A
Turin
B
Rome
C
Ravenna
D
Florence
Question 15 Explanation: 
Ravenna
Question 16
Sankaram is one of the popular Buddhist heritage spot in
A
Andhra Pradesh
B
Bihar
C
Telangana
D
Uttara Pradesh
Question 16 Explanation: 
Andhra Pradesh
There are 16 questions to complete.

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