General knowledge quiz 649

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which is used for diagnosis of coronary artery disease other heart conditions?
A
Selenium-75
B
Thallium-201
C
Carbon-11
D
Iridium-192
Question 1 Explanation: 
Thallium-201:Thallium-201 Used for diagnosis of coronary artery disease other heart conditions such as heart muscle death and for location of low-grade lymphomas.
Question 2
Where is ''Pushkar Fair'' held?
A
Jaipur
B
Ajmer
C
Jodhpur
D
Udaipur
Question 2 Explanation: 
The Pushkar Fair (Pushkar Camel Fair) or locally Pushkar ka Mela is an annual five-day camel and livestock fair held in the town of Pushkar in the state of Rajasthan, India. Pushkar is a town in the Ajmer district in the Indian state of Rajasthan.
Question 3
Atlantic City is in which US state?
A
New York
B
New Jersey
C
Maryland
D
Pennsylvania
Question 3 Explanation: 
New Jersey
Question 4
What is the capital of Poland?
A
Kigali
B
Warsaw
C
Conakry
D
Lisbon
Question 5
The book 'The Ivory Throne:Chronicles Of The House Of Travancore' has been written by
A
Manu S. Pillai
B
G. Sankara Pillai
C
Thakazhi S. Pillai
D
Neelakanta Pillai
Question 5 Explanation: 
Manu S. Pillai:The Ivory Throne:Chronicles Of The House Of Travancore written by debutant author Manu S. Pillai traces the rise and fall of Maharani Sethu Lakshmi Bayi (1895-1985), regent queen of the erstwhile Kingdom of Travancore.
Question 6
Which of the following countries is not a member of SAARC?
A
Nepal
B
Bangladesh
C
Afghanistan
D
Myanmar
Question 7
What word can mean a tumble-down dwelling and a sailors' work song?
A
Canton
B
Shanty
C
Blues
D
Chant
Question 7 Explanation: 
Shanty
Question 8
Who among the following has been conferred with Dr. Paduru Gururaja Bhat Memorial Award 2017?
A
Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthi
B
Prof. L.K. Dasgupta
C
Prof. G.N. Vaghela
D
Prof. A.P. Balasubramaniam
Question 8 Explanation: 
On April, 17, 2017, D.V. Sadananda Gowda-Union Minister for Statistics and Programme Implementation, conferred the Dr. Paduru Gururaja Bhat Memorial Award 2017 on historian and archaeologist Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthi in Udipi, Karnataka. This award has been conferred upon him to recognise his contribution to Indian Archaelogy, Ancient History and Numismatics.
Question 9
In 1998 120 countries agreed to set up what?
A
The International Criminal Court
B
An agreement to prohibit human cloning
C
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
D
The International Centre for Migration Policy Development
Question 9 Explanation: 
The International Criminal Court
Question 10
The Karachi session was held in..........
A
1930
B
1942
C
1931
D
1935
Question 10 Explanation: 
1931:The Gandhi Irwin Pact was endorsed by the Congress in the Karachi Session of 1931, that was held from March 26-31. Gandhi was nominated to represent Congress in the Second Round Table Conference.
Question 11
Miranda is the moon of which planet?
A
Uranus
B
Neptune
C
Jupiter
D
Saturn
Question 11 Explanation: 
Uranus:Miranda or Uranus V is the smallest and innermost of Uranus's five round satellites. Like the other large moons of Uranus, Miranda orbits close to its planet's equatorial plane
Question 12
Where was the first Water ATM established?
A
Tamil Nadu
B
Hyderabad
C
Kerala
D
Gujarat
Question 12 Explanation: 
First water ATM has been inaugurated by Telangana State Home Minister N Narasimha Reddy at Nalgonda X Roads on 7th of Sept. 2017..A total of 200 ATMs will be set up to reach a targeted 150, 000 people. In the first phase 50 water ATMs will be operationalised by 2018.These water ATMs use a seven step treatment process to purify water that adheres to national norms.They are connected via cloud-based technology for real-time monitoring and analyses operational parameters, thereby minimising downtime.
Question 13
Which of these is an endocrine gland about the size of a pea and weighing 0.5 g (0.02 oz.), a protrusion off the bottom of the hypothalamus at the base of the brain that rests in a small, bony cavity (sella turcica)?
A
Adrenal gland
B
Thyroid gland
C
Pituitary gland
D
Pancreas
Question 13 Explanation: 
Pituitary gland
Question 14
What is another name for "lateral epicondylitis"?
A
Housemaid's knee
B
Tennis elbow
C
Athlete's foot
D
Cauliflower ear
Question 14 Explanation: 
Tennis elbow
Question 15
Sir Basil Spence is associated with what activity?
A
Cooking
B
Architecture
C
Shoes
D
Hair styling
Question 15 Explanation: 
Architecture
Question 16
In which year did Sir Edmund Hillary reach the summit of Mount Everest?
A
1952
B
1953
C
1954
D
1955
Question 16 Explanation: 
Edmund Percival Hillary, born in Auckland New Zealand in the year 1919, was the first to reach the summit of Mount Everest together with Sherpa Tenzing Norgay on May 29, 1953. A man with a heart !! Died on the 11 January 2008, a sad loss to New Zealand.
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