General knowledge quiz 501

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the art and science of writing hidden messages in such a way that no one, apart from the sender and intended recipient, suspects the existence of the message?
A
Stenography
B
Steganography
C
Cryptonomy
D
Cryptosporidiosis
Question 1 Explanation: 
Steganography
Question 2
In which country is the city of Maastricht?
A
Belgium
B
The Netherlands
C
Germany
D
Sweden
Question 2 Explanation: 
The Netherlands
Question 3
In what is now Iran in 1951 to 1954, what led to the Shah fleeing the country, the Prime Minister trying to dissolve parliament, crude oil being imported from Kuwait, and a breakdown of diplomatic relations with Britain and the USA?
A
A world-wide rug glut
B
Invasion by Iraq
C
Death of the Shah's father
D
Persian Oil Dispute
Question 3 Explanation: 
Persian Oil Dispute
Question 4
On 3 June 2010, an episode of which British soap opera, which featured a hostage situation involving guns, was postponed after it was due to air on the same day as a a man shot 12 people dead and injured several more in Cumbria, England?
A
Coronation Street
B
EastEnders
C
Emmerdale
D
The Bill
Question 4 Explanation: 
Coronation Street
Question 5
Who among the following is related to wrestling?
A
Leslie Claudius
B
Vijay Kumar
C
Yogeshwar Dutt
D
Sir Steve Redgrave
Question 5 Explanation: 
Yogeshwar Dutt:Yogeshwar Dutt is an Indian wrestler from Haryana. He won the bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Men's 60kg Freestyle wrestling. He was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2013.
Question 6
In which state of Australia would you find the area known as the Wheatbelt?
A
Western Australia
B
South Australia
C
Queensland
D
Northern Territory
Question 6 Explanation: 
Western Australia
Question 7
..........is called as stranger gas
A
Nitrogen
B
Oxygen
C
Xenon
D
Helium
Question 7 Explanation: 
Xenon:Xenon is called the 'stranger' gas. This gas very un-reactive and heavier than air, that was why named strange. Atomic number of Xe is 54
Question 8
On 2 February 1997, Jeremy Sonnenfeld of Nebraska, USA, was the first to be recognised by the American Bowling Congress to do what while playing ten-pin bowling?
A
Roll 40 points in a single game
B
Roll a perfect single game score of 300
C
Roll 10 consecutive strikes
D
Roll 3 perfect games of 300 in a 3-game series
Question 8 Explanation: 
Roll 3 perfect games of 300 in a 3-game series
Question 9
Saurabh Chaudhary related to..........
A
Hockey
B
Badminton
C
Golf
D
Shooting
Question 10
The property of a substance to absorb moisture from the air on exposure is called
A
osmosis
B
deliquescence
C
efflorescence
D
desiccation
Question 11
The largest park in the world is located in..........
A
Greenland
B
USA
C
Chile
D
Ireland
Question 11 Explanation: 
Greenland:Northeast Greenland National Park is the world's largest and most northerly national park.
Question 12
Pulakesin II was the most famous ruler of
A
Chalukyas
B
Cholas
C
Pallavas
D
Satavahanas
Question 13
What was the first robotic probe to land on the Moon and return a sample to Earth?
A
Sputnik I
B
Apollo 8
C
Luna 16
D
Discovery
Question 13 Explanation: 
Luna 16
Question 14
What word came to mean a disparaging description of British merchants who returned to Britain, having made a fortune in India, was originally the title for a provincial governor or viceroy of specific parts of India?
A
Sahib
B
Pukka
C
Nabob
D
Panjandrum
Question 14 Explanation: 
Nabob
Question 15
Where is Templehof airport?
A
Geneva
B
Vienna
C
Hamburg
D
Berlin
Question 15 Explanation: 
Berlin
Question 16
The common terms used in shooting are
A
hunting, show-jump, dressage
B
bed, ballsege, marksmanship, plug
C
bou, bucket, low, feather, paddle, regatta
D
None of the above
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