General knowledge quiz 634

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of the following is located in Cuttack?
A
Integrated Fisheries Project
B
Animal Health Institute
C
Central Rice Research Institute
D
Central Tobacco Research Institute
Question 1 Explanation: 
Central Rice Research Institute:The National Rice Research Institute is situated near Bidyadharpur village on the Cuttack-Paradip Road, Odisha, India. It is one of the premier national research institutes under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research.
Question 2
Which of these is a dance that was particularly popular in the 1920s?
A
Turkey trot
B
Charleston
C
Fox-trot
D
Bunny hug
Question 2 Explanation: 
Charleston
Question 3
The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre is located at
A
Ghatkoper
B
Trombay
C
Thane
D
Chembur
Question 3 Explanation: 
The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre is India's premier nuclear research facility based in Trombay, Mumbai.
Question 4
How many states is included in Special category list?
A
10
B
16
C
14
D
11
Question 4 Explanation: 
11:At present there are 11 States that enjoy Special Status and Special Category Status:Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura and Uttarakhand
Question 5
Who won the posthumous Lifetime Achievement award 2017?
A
Marit Allen
B
Howard Ashman
C
Girija Devi
D
Frank Churchill
Question 5 Explanation: 
Eminent classical singer late Girija Devi will be honoured with the prestigious Sumitra Charat Ram Award for Lifetime Achievement on 17th November 2017 in New Delhi. The Sumitra Charat Ram Award for Lifetime Achievement will be presented by Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs) to Girija Devi's daughter, Sudha Datta, at Kamani Auditorium. The award was instituted six years ago in the memory of Delhi's well-known art patron, Sumitra Charat Ram, by her daughter Shobha Deepak Singh.
Question 6
Religious reformer Martin Luther famously burnt what letter?
A
From All Saints' Church, Wittenberg, re damage to their door
B
From the pope, excommunicating him
C
From Charles V, the Holy Roman Emperor, calling him a troublemaker
D
From the Archbishop of Canterbury, inviting him to become an Anglican
Question 6 Explanation: 
From the pope, excommunicating him
Question 7
What is the chemical symbol for Helium?
A
H
B
He
C
Hg
D
Hm
Question 7 Explanation: 
He
Question 8
What rating system for talk shows, defined as the ratio of interrupted sentences versus all sentences within a typical program, expressed as a percentage, was invented by author Stephen Euin Cobb?
A
Yelling criteria
B
Ignorance index
C
Debate ratio
D
Intelligence quotient
Question 8 Explanation: 
Ignorance index
Question 9
Where did an icthyosaurus live?
A
Sea
B
Air
C
Trees
D
Burrows
Question 9 Explanation: 
Sea
Question 10
Which island or islands lie on or near the Cocos Ridge?
A
Cocos Islands, Malaysia
B
Cocos Islands, Australia
C
Cocos Island, Guam
D
Cocos Island, Costa Rica
Question 10 Explanation: 
Cocos Island, Costa Rica
Question 11
What is the name of a shoe that is traditionally made of wood?
A
Pump
B
Clog
C
Snowshoe
D
Hobnail boot
Question 11 Explanation: 
Clog
Question 12
On the Christian calendar, when is Trinity Sunday?
A
Sunday after Whitsunday (Pentecost)
B
Easter weekend
C
Sunday after Christmas Day
D
Third Sunday in May
Question 12 Explanation: 
Sunday after Whitsunday (Pentecost)
Question 13
The Treaty of Peace with Japan (also known as the Treaty of San Francisco and the San Francisco Peace Treaty), signed by 49 nations that officially ended World War II, came into effect in what year?
A
1965
B
1946
C
1952
D
1956
Question 13 Explanation: 
1952
Question 14
The first Victoria Crosses, Britain's highest military order, were made from what material?
A
Bronze from Russian guns captured at Sebastopol
B
Pure silver
C
Nickel and brass from coins recently taken out of circulation
D
Gold confiscated from pillaging British soldiers at Mafeking
Question 14 Explanation: 
Bronze from Russian guns captured at Sebastopol
Question 15
Who did Abraham Lincoln (later to become president of the USA) marry in 1842?
A
Martha Custis
B
Mary Todd
C
Abigail Smith
D
Martha Skelton
Question 15 Explanation: 
Mary Todd
Question 16
Which country was divided at the 17th parallel in 1954?
A
Japan
B
Vietnam
C
China
D
Laos
Question 16 Explanation: 
Vietnam
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