General knowledge quiz 50

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What was the name of Amy Johnson's plane in which she flew solo from Britain to Australia in 1930?
A
Hercules
B
Pegasus
C
Achilles
D
Jason
Question 1 Explanation: 
Jason
Question 2
Which country is building Bangladesh's first eco-friendly thermal plant?
A
Srilanka
B
Japan
C
USA
D
China
Question 2 Explanation: 
Construction of Bangladesh's first eco-friendly thermal power plant with ultra-modern clean coal technology has been started by a Chinese consortium in central Bangladesh. The thermal power plant is constructed near a sea port in Payra town in Patuakhali district of Bangladesh. It consists of two units. Both the units would be commissioned in April and October 2019 respectively. Estimated cost of the project is USD 1.56 billion. Bangladesh had signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract with the consortium of two Chinese firms in March 2016.
Question 3
Which of these was a Finnish composer, whose best-known compositions include seven symphonies, "Finlandia", "Valse Triste" and the "Karelia Suite", whose music played an important role in the formation of the Finnish national identity?
A
Henrik Ibsen
B
Gabriel Faure
C
Georges Bizet
D
Jean Sibelius
Question 3 Explanation: 
Jean Sibelius
Question 4
What name was given to a series of confrontations in the 1950s and 1970s between the UK and Iceland?
A
Cod Wars
B
The North Altlantic Crises
C
The Siege of Reykjavik
D
The Dogger Bank Incident
Question 4 Explanation: 
Cod Wars
Question 5
Walt Disney's animated film "Bambi" (1942) drawn from Austrian Felix Salten's 1923 book had been shelved for five years mainly for what reason or reasons?
A
Prejudice against German books
B
Protests from hunters and sportsmen
C
Lack of finance
D
The adult and sombre nature of the book, and challenges in animal animation
Question 5 Explanation: 
The adult and sombre nature of the book, and challenges in animal animation
Question 6
Which of these is not one of the six states of Australia?
A
Tasmania
B
Queensland
C
Australian Capital Territory
D
Victoria
Question 6 Explanation: 
Australian Capital Territory
Question 7
Lama Dal Lake is located in..........
A
Assam
B
Sikkim
C
Karnataka
D
Himachal Pradesh
Question 8
Which is also known as Vermelium?
A
HgS
B
HgSo4
C
Hg Cl2
D
HgO
Question 8 Explanation: 
HgS:Mercury sulfide, mercuric sulfide, mercury sulphide, or mercury(II) sulfide is a chemical compound composed of the chemical elements mercury and sulfur. It is represented by the chemical formula HgS. It is also known as Vermelium.
Question 9
Which US state capital is on the banks of the Cumberland River?
A
Richmond, Virginia
B
Frankfort, Kentucky
C
Nashville, Tennessee
D
Chicago, Illinois
Question 9 Explanation: 
Nashville, Tennessee
Question 10
Which of these animals has the most northerly natural habitat?
A
Llama
B
Hyena
C
Wombat
D
Tiger
Question 10 Explanation: 
Tiger
Question 11
Bharat Nirman Yojana is related to..........
A
Rural Infrastructure
B
Fianancial Inclusion
C
Urban Infrastructure
D
Education
Question 11 Explanation: 
Urban Infrastructure:Bharat Nirman is a time-bound business plan for action in rural infrastructure. Under Bharat Nirman, action is proposed in the areas of irrigation, rural housing, rural water supply, rural electrification and rural telecommunication connectivity.
Question 12
Light rays enter the eye through the..........
A
Cornea
B
Iris
C
Retina
D
Lens
Question 12 Explanation: 
Cornea:Light rays enter the eye through the cornea, the clear front ''window'' of the eye. The cornea's refractive power bends the light rays in such a way that they pass freely through the pupil the opening in the center of the iris through which light enters the eye.
Question 13
Which of these is the name of a peninsula in south west Cornwall, England?
A
The Lizard
B
The Giraffe
C
The Alligator
D
The Wombat
Question 13 Explanation: 
The Lizard
Question 14
Who was Marlon Brando's co-star in the 1972 film "Last Tango in Paris", directed by Bernardo Bertolucci?
A
Brigitte Bardot
B
Linda Lovelace
C
Sophia Loren
D
Maria Schneider
Question 14 Explanation: 
Maria Schneider
Question 15
Which of these was a leading figure in heart surgery?
A
Gottlieb Daimler
B
Charles Babbage
C
Alexander Fleming
D
Dr Christiaan Barnard
Question 15 Explanation: 
Dr Christiaan Barnard
Question 16
What is the capital of Burkina Faso?
A
Tirane
B
Luanda
C
Baku
D
Ouagadougou
There are 16 questions to complete.

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