General knowledge quiz 593

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Where would one find a favela?
A
At sports events in South Africa
B
In the cities of Brazil
C
In a gem-cutting studio
D
At a Spanish bakery
Question 1 Explanation: 
In the cities of Brazil
Question 2
Where on a fish would you find a dorsal fin?
A
Left and right, just behind the head
B
Vertically, down its back
C
Horizontally, at the tail
D
Vertically, at the tail
Question 2 Explanation: 
Vertically, down its back
Question 3
Who is the author of the book 'The Coalition Years:1996-2012'?
A
Sushma Swaraj
B
Man Mohan Singh
C
Pranab Mukherjee
D
Prathiba Patil
Question 3 Explanation: 
Pranab Mukherjee
Question 4
The frequency of which of the following is the highest?
A
Gamma rays
B
Light waves
C
Micro waves
D
Radio waves
Question 5
India's first agricultural university is established in which state?
A
Jharkhand
B
Haryana
C
Maharashtra
D
Uttar Pradesh
Question 5 Explanation: 
Uttar Pradesh:Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and also known as GBPUA&T, Pantnagar University or Pantvarsity is the first agricultural university of India. It was inaugurated by Jawaharlal Nehru on 17 November 1960 as the ''Uttar Pradesh Agricultural University'' (UPAU).
Question 6
Which of these is not a lifeline in the standard format of the TV game show "Who Wants to be a Millionaire"?
A
Phone a friend
B
Pass
C
Fifty fifty
D
Ask the audience
Question 6 Explanation: 
Pass
Question 7
Which of these countries is north of the Tropic of Cancer?
A
Cuba
B
Nepal
C
Philippines
D
Zaire
Question 7 Explanation: 
Nepal
Question 8
The musical "Fiddler on the Roof" is set in what country?
A
USA
B
Greece
C
Russia
D
England
Question 8 Explanation: 
Russia
Question 9
Which of these is an herbal liqueur beverage produced in France and named after a religious order, the recipe for which contains 27 plants and spices?
A
Benedictine
B
Creme de Cassis
C
Sloe gin
D
Schnapps
Question 9 Explanation: 
Benedictine
Question 10
..........festival is celebrated in Gujarat
A
Shayani Ekadashi
B
Rengma Ngadah
C
Kutch Mahotsava
D
Raja praba
Question 10 Explanation: 
Kutch Mahotsava:Rann Utsav is a celebration of life, festivities and culture of Kutch and Gujarat. It is a landmark bestowing grace and elegance
Question 11
Where is Iraq's main port?
A
Baghdad
B
Basrah
C
Al-Shuwaikh
D
Aqaba
Question 11 Explanation: 
Basrah
Question 12
The French bank and financial services company, BNP Paribas, holds an annual event giving awards in what field?
A
Literature
B
Financial probity
C
Graphic arts
D
Philanthropy
Question 12 Explanation: 
Philanthropy
Question 13
Heavy Water Project (Talcher) and Fertilizer plant (Paradeep) are famous industries of
A
Orissa
B
Tamil nadu
C
Andhra Pradesh
D
Kerala
Question 14
What Scottish city is at the confluence of the rivers Dee and Don?
A
Glasgow
B
Aberdeen
C
Edinburgh
D
Inverness
Question 14 Explanation: 
Aberdeen
Question 15
What is disposophobia?
A
Compulsive hoarding of unnecessary possessions
B
Fear of plastic bags
C
A fear of losing possessions
D
Fear of paper towels
Question 15 Explanation: 
Compulsive hoarding of unnecessary possessions
Question 16
Olympic gold medallists Gaetan Boucher, Donovan Bailey and Alex Baumann represented which country?
A
Canada
B
France
C
New Zealand
D
Sweden
Question 16 Explanation: 
Canada
There are 16 questions to complete.

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