General knowledge quiz 633

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the Scottish word that applies to New Year's Eve?
A
Abercrombie
B
Hallowe'en
C
Kirk
D
Hogmanay
Question 1 Explanation: 
Hogmanay
Question 2
What is a guitar-based instrumental composed by Peter Green, released as a single by Fleetwood Mac in 1969, later featuring on the compilation albums The Pious Bird of Good Omen (UK) and English Rose (USA)?
A
Cormorant
B
Seagull
C
Vulture
D
Albatross
Question 2 Explanation: 
Albatross
Question 3
What is the name for the numerous tiny flowers that comprise a flower head of, for example, a daisy or sunflower?
A
Buds
B
Florets
C
Axes
D
Petals
Question 3 Explanation: 
Florets
Question 4
Francois Gabart, who broke the record for sailing around the world alone by circumnavigating the world in 42 days and 16 hours belongs to which country?
A
Germany
B
France
C
Finland
D
Canada
Question 4 Explanation: 
France
Question 5
Pakistan declared..........as Genocide Day
A
March 25
B
March 24
C
March 21
D
March 20
Question 5 Explanation: 
25-Mar
Question 6
The seeds of which of these are used as a spice?
A
Ginger
B
Cardamom
C
Chives
D
Camomile
Question 6 Explanation: 
Cardamom
Question 7
Kota super Thermal Power Plant is located in which state?
A
Rajasthan
B
Tripura
C
Assam
D
Punjab
Question 7 Explanation: 
Rajasthan:Kota Thermal Power Plant is Rajasthan's first major coal-fired power plant. It is located on the left bank of the Chambal River near Kota.
Question 8
What land, a British colony for 155 years, and occupied by Japan briefly in WW II, was ceded to the People's Republic of China in 1997?
A
Hong Kong
B
New Zealand
C
Canada
D
Gibraltar
Question 8 Explanation: 
Hong Kong
Question 9
..........are safer than Post Office Schemes as that are covered by the Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation(DICGC)
A
Fixed Deposit
B
Demand Deposit
C
Flexi-Fixed Deposit
D
All of the Above
Question 9 Explanation: 
Fixed Deposit investments are safer than Post Office Schemes as they are covered by the Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC).
Question 10
Where was the most damage done by the Loma Prieta earthquake, that struck on 17 October 1989?
A
Managua, Nicaragua
B
San Francisco Bay Area, California
C
Sarajevo, now in Bosnia and Herzegovina
D
Naples, Italy
Question 10 Explanation: 
San Francisco Bay Area, California
Question 11
Paper Industry in India is the..........largest paper industry in the world
A
15th
B
13th
C
9th
D
5th
Question 11 Explanation: 
15th:The Indian Paper Industry is the top 15th global players with an output of more than 6 millions tonnes annually with an estimated turnover of Rs. 150, 000 millions.
Question 12
Which prominent British architect worked in all of the reigns of Elizabeth I, James I, Charles I and the Commonwealth of England?
A
William Adam
B
Inigo Jones
C
Christopher Wren
D
Robert Hooke
Question 12 Explanation: 
Inigo Jones
Question 13
What are raced in the Melbourne Cup?
A
Go karts
B
Horses
C
Jet boats
D
Swans
Question 13 Explanation: 
Horses
Question 14
What waterway was opened to shipping on 15 August 1914 but not officially opened until 12 June 1920?
A
Caledonian Canal
B
Suez Canal
C
St Lawrence Seaway
D
Panama Canal
Question 14 Explanation: 
Panama Canal
Question 15
Which is the capital of Tanzania?
A
Mamoudzou
B
Mogadishu
C
Dodoma
D
Luanda
Question 15 Explanation: 
Capital:Dodoma; Currency:Tanzanian shilling ; President:John Magufuli Prime minister:Kassim Majaliwa
Question 16
What is the name given to a class of coal that contains a high percentage of fired carbon and burns smokelessly with intense heat?
A
Atalicite
B
Dolomite
C
Pharmacite
D
Anthracite
Question 16 Explanation: 
Anthracite
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