General knowledge quiz 530

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these cities is closest to New York City?
A
Philadelphia
B
Chicago
C
Las Vegas
D
New Orleans
Question 1 Explanation: 
Philadelphia
Question 2
What is the name of an official judge at a cycling event?
A
Adjudicator
B
Referee
C
Umpire
D
Commissaire
Question 2 Explanation: 
Commissaire
Question 3
What event involving King John of England occurrred at Runnymede in 1215?
A
Death of Oliver Cromwell
B
Signing of the Magna Carta
C
Defeat of the Spanish Armada
D
A military museum was established
Question 3 Explanation: 
Signing of the Magna Carta
Question 4
What name was given to the left-leaning military coup that started on 25 April 1974, in Lisbon, Portugal, that effectively changed the Portuguese regime from an authoritarian dictatorship to a democracy?
A
The Passionate Revolution
B
The Velvet Revolution
C
The Carnation Revolution
D
The Gentle Revolution
Question 4 Explanation: 
The Carnation Revolution
Question 5
Until the introduction of the Euro on 1 January 2002, which country had the Deutsche Mark as its basic currency unit?
A
France
B
Italy
C
Belgium
D
Germany
Question 5 Explanation: 
Germany
Question 6
What is the championship game of the US National Football League, the premier association of professional American football, that was first played in 1966?
A
The Commissioner's Trophy
B
Rose Bowl
C
America's Cup
D
Super Bowl
Question 6 Explanation: 
Super Bowl
Question 7
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh) is famous for
A
brass ware
B
sandal oil
C
newsprint factory
D
penicillin factory
Question 8
Of the 12 Winter Olympics between 1924 and 1976 inclusive, how many were held outside of Europe?
A
6
B
4
C
5
D
3
Question 8 Explanation: 
3
Question 9
Which country hosted the 10th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) 2018?
A
Russia
B
Norway
C
Germany
D
Netherlands
Question 9 Explanation: 
The 10th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) was held in Berlin, Germany. The theme of the 10th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture was ''Shaping the Future of Livestock-sustainably, responsibly, efficiently''. The GFFA focuses on issues related to the future of global agri-food industry. It had participation from 69 agricultural ministers and heads of 6 international organisations such as FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization), WTO (World Trade Organization) and World Organisation for Animal Health. Union Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat lead the Indian delegation to GFFA. Gajendra Singh Shekhawat held talks with Agriculture Ministers from Germany, Argentina and Uzbekistan.
Question 10
The Driest place in the Earth is..........
A
McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica
B
Dry Valley
C
Arica, Chile
D
Kufra, Libya
Question 10 Explanation: 
Dry Valley:Antarctica-the word itself has become synonymous with ice, glaciers and anything but dryness. Much to your surprise, Antarctica's Dry Valleys are considered to be the driest place on the planet.
Question 11
The Green Revolution was launched in the year..........
A
1956
B
1966
C
1982
D
1976
Question 11 Explanation: 
1966:The Green Revolution was launched in Kharif of 1966-67 with an objective to attain self-sufficiency in food by 1970-71. The key pillars of this revolution were high yielding variety (HYV) seeds, chemical fertilizers, pesticides and promoted irrigation facilities.
Question 12
What name is given to a general practitioner's business?
A
Rehearsal
B
Practice
C
Run through
D
Coaching
Question 12 Explanation: 
Practice
Question 13
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is a stock market index that shows how stocks of large, publicly-owned companies based in the USA have traded during a standard stock market trading session. How many company's stocks does it track?
A
100
B
30
C
50
D
500
Question 13 Explanation: 
30
Question 14
What is the main feature of the design of a "Riparium"?
A
Live aquatic animals
B
Circulating current through different-levelled pools
C
The submerged area of a water habitat
D
A dry habitat
Question 14 Explanation: 
Circulating current through different-levelled pools
Question 15
What does the "U" stand for in "USB"?
A
Unpluggable
B
User
C
Unique
D
Universal
Question 15 Explanation: 
Universal
Question 16
The SI unit of force is..........
A
candela
B
watt
C
pascal
D
newton
Question 16 Explanation: 
newton:Force is a push or a pull on an object with mass that can cause it to change its velocity (to accelerate).
There are 16 questions to complete.

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