General knowledge quiz 640

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The Central Institute for Subtropical Horticulture (CISH) is located in which state?
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
Karnataka
C
Madhya Pradesh
D
Tamil Nadu
Question 1 Explanation: 
Uttar Pradesh:The Central Institute for Subtropical Horticulture (CISH) was started as Central Mango Research Station on September 4, 1972 under the aegis of the Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bangalore. Now it is headquartered in Lucknow, Uttarpradesh.
Question 2
AC Electric motor was invented by..........
A
J.C.Perier
B
Zenobe Gramme
C
Mendeleef
D
Nikola Tesla
Question 2 Explanation: 
Nikola Tesla:Nikola Tesla invented the AC Electric motor.An induction or asynchronous motor is an AC electric motor in which the electric current in the rotor needed to produce torque is obtained by electromagnetic induction from the magnetic field of the stator winding.
Question 3
Sovereign Gold Bonds can be held in..........account.
A
Current Account
B
SB Account
C
Term Deposits
D
Demat
Question 3 Explanation: 
Sovereign Gold Bonds can be held in Demat account.
Question 4
What character was played by Ronnie Barker in the TV series "Open All Hours"?
A
Spock
B
Benson
C
Tribble
D
Arkwright
Question 4 Explanation: 
Arkwright
Question 5
Which is the only regatta cancelled because it rained and there was water in the river, as happened in 1993 when it was cancelled due to flooding?
A
The Henley-on-Todd Regatta
B
The Riverview Gold Cup
C
The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race
D
The Grand Challenge Cup for Men's Eights
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Henley-on-Todd Regatta
Question 6
..........is the science that deals with the utilization, reproduction and its vivid uses
A
Diary technology
B
Animal petting
C
Vetenary science
D
Animal husbandry
Question 6 Explanation: 
Animal petting:The study of domestic and pet animals is called animal husbandry.The science that deals with the utilization, reproduction and its vivid uses is known as animal petting
Question 7
Which of these is an acute inflammation of the outermost layer of the eye and the inner surface of the eyelids, mainly of humans, dogs and cattle, that is commonly due to an allergic reaction or an infection?
A
Congratulation
B
Campanology
C
Conjugality
D
Conjunctivitis
Question 7 Explanation: 
Conjunctivitis
Question 8
Apart from Africa where is there a Table Mountain?
A
California, USA
B
Coromandel, New Zealand
C
Queensland, Australia
D
Cook Islands
Question 8 Explanation: 
Coromandel, New Zealand
Question 9
Where was Norwegian painter Edvard Munch's home and studio for the last thirty years of his life, now a museum?
A
Ekely, near Oslo, Norway
B
Montmartre, France
C
Stockholm, Sweden
D
Bergen, Norway
Question 9 Explanation: 
Ekely, near Oslo, Norway
Question 10
"Pomp and Circumstance" is the title of 5 marches by which composer?
A
John Philip Sousa
B
Benjamin Britten
C
Frederick Delius
D
Edward Elgar
Question 10 Explanation: 
Edward Elgar
Question 11
A hit song of 1960 by Brian Hyland concerned an itsy bitsy teenie weenie polka dot bikini of what colour?
A
Green
B
Yellow
C
Blue
D
Red
Question 11 Explanation: 
Yellow
Question 12
"Something wicked this way hops" was the tagline for which film released in 2005?
A
Scream 2
B
The Panic Room
C
Freaky Friday
D
Wallace & Gromit:The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
Question 12 Explanation: 
Wallace & Gromit:The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
Question 13
Who among the following has joined a special UNICEF campaign that highlights the critical role played by fathers in children's early development?
A
Amitabh Bachchan
B
Sachin Tendulkar
C
Kapil Dev
D
Rishi Kapoor
Question 13 Explanation: 
The UNICEF initiative 'Super Dads', coming just days ahead of Father's Day, celebrates fatherhood and highlights the importance of love, play, protection and good nutrition for the healthy development of young children's brains.
Question 14
In 2004, who released his long awaited album, "Smile"?
A
Bob Dylan
B
Paul McCartney
C
Brian Wilson
D
James Taylor
Question 14 Explanation: 
Brian Wilson
Question 15
Optical fibre following..........to carry the information in the form of light
A
Law of scattering
B
Refraction law
C
Reflection law
D
Total internal reflection
Question 15 Explanation: 
Total internal reflection:Total internal reflection occurs when a propagating wave strikes a medium boundary at an angle larger than a particular critical angle with respect to the normal to the surface.
Question 16
What is the word for the weight on a line of a fishing rod?
A
Sinker
B
Plumb-bob
C
Groper
D
Scuttler
Question 16 Explanation: 
Sinker
There are 16 questions to complete.

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