General knowledge quiz 52

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The Headquarters of Universal Postal Union is..........
A
Vienna
B
Geneva
C
Berne
D
Rome
Question 2
Which branch of astronomy studies radiation with wavelengths greater than approximately one millimetre?
A
Infrared astronomy
B
Radio astronomy
C
Optical astronomy
D
Ultraviolet astronomy
Question 2 Explanation: 
Radio astronomy
Question 3
The Crusaders from western Europe during their fourth crusade destroyed what major Orthodox Christian city in 1204?
A
Kiev
B
Caesarea
C
Constantinople
D
Nicaea
Question 3 Explanation: 
Constantinople
Question 4
The Khasi Hills are part of the Garo-Khasi range in the Indian state of..........
A
Karnataka
B
Nagaland
C
Gujarat
D
Kerala
Question 5
Light Emitting Diodes (LED) is used in fancy electronic devices such as toys emit
A
X-rays
B
ultraviolet light
C
visible light
D
radio waves
Question 6
The natural habitat of which of these animals is the furthest south?
A
Giant panda
B
Polar bear
C
Emperor penguin
D
Koala
Question 6 Explanation: 
Emperor penguin
Question 7
The phrase "as green as grass" is an example of..........what?
A
Litotes
B
Metaphor
C
Simile
D
Hyperbole
Question 7 Explanation: 
Simile
Question 8
Which act was renamed as Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act?
A
National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2001
B
National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2000
C
National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2004
D
National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005
Question 8 Explanation: 
National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005:National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005 was later renamed as the ''Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act'' (or, MGNREGA), is an Indian labour law and social security measure that aims to guarantee the 'right to work'. It aims to enhance livelihood security in rural areas by providing at least 100 days of wage employment in a financial year
Question 9
Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) has tied up with which social media company to provide its live stock updates?
A
Facebook
B
Twitter
C
Instagram
D
Both 1 and 2
Question 9 Explanation: 
Bombay Stock Exchange has partnered with Twitter to provide live updates of S&P BSE Sensex levels, stock prices and opening and closing figures of Sensex companies to millions of investors, in Asia's first such collaboration between a stock exchange and a social media platform.
Question 10
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport located in which State/UT?
A
Gujarat
B
Andaman & Nicobar
C
Maharashtra
D
Telangana
Question 11
What is a mandoline?
A
A kitchen utensil used for slicing and cutting
B
A musical instrument in the lute family
C
A village in the Rajasthan state of India
D
A type of Chinese popular music
Question 11 Explanation: 
A kitchen utensil used for slicing and cutting
Question 12
When did Christopher Columbus discovered the West Indies?
A
1455 AD
B
1492 AD
C
1139 AD
D
1556 AD
Question 13
Zev Hoover, a Massachusetts schoolboy, had international recognition in 2014 for his Little Folk Project; what did the project involve?
A
Photography
B
Anthropological research
C
Study of beetles
D
Fairy tales
Question 13 Explanation: 
Photography
Question 14
The island called Martha's Vineyard off the south of Cape Cod in New England is in which state of the USA?
A
Massachusetts
B
California
C
New Mexico
D
Washington
Question 14 Explanation: 
Massachusetts
Question 15
Zydeco is a type of music from which country?
A
Argentina
B
Brazil
C
USA
D
Chile
Question 15 Explanation: 
USA
Question 16
What type of tree is the coolabah, found in Australia?
A
Ash
B
Pine
C
Oak
D
Eucalyptus
Question 16 Explanation: 
Eucalyptus
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