General knowledge quiz 65

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What city, heavily bombed in the Spanish Civil War, was featured in a painting by Picasso?
A
Guernica
B
Madrid
C
Valencia
D
Barcelona
Question 1 Explanation: 
Guernica
Question 2
Of which species of plant found on the floors of east Asian forests from eastern India, Indochina, China and Japan have 93 species been formally described, and, it is speculated, there may be 200 to 300?
A
Hyacinth
B
Aspidistra
C
Oleander
D
Nasturtium
Question 2 Explanation: 
Aspidistra
Question 3
Who was the first Pope to be born in the 20th century?
A
Paul VI, 21 June 1963 to 6 August 1978
B
John Paul II, 16 October 1978 to 2 April 2005
C
John XXIII, 28 October 1958 to 3 June 1963
D
John Paul I, 26 August 1978 to 28 September 1978
Question 3 Explanation: 
John Paul I, 26 August 1978 to 28 September 1978
Question 4
A novel by Frederick Forsythe was "The (what) of War"?
A
Dogs
B
Men
C
Guns
D
Sheep
Question 4 Explanation: 
Dogs
Question 5
If you went directly south from France, which sea would you meet first?
A
Caspian
B
Mediterannean
C
Aegean
D
Tasman
Question 5 Explanation: 
Mediterannean
Question 6
..........is related to Hinduism
A
Dharmasutras
B
Purvas
C
Mahabharata
D
Svetembara
Question 6 Explanation: 
Mahabharata:The Mahabharata is the epic tale of a quarrel and internal power struggle in a great Indian Kingdom that culminates in a terrible fratricidal war between two groups of cousins.
Question 7
How many medals came into the account of India during the last Commonwealth Games in 2002 at Manchester?
A
32
B
24
C
69
D
16
Question 8
Who has been romantically linked to Turkish-American actress Ayda Field since 2004?
A
Robbie Williams
B
Bill Cosby
C
Henry Winkler
D
Charlie Sheen
Question 8 Explanation: 
Robbie Williams
Question 9
Towards the end of 1781 the crew of the British trading ship Zong did what to conserve scarce supplies of water?
A
Hoisted so much sail to increase speed that the ship capsized
B
Offloaded half the crew at the next port
C
Diluted the water with rum
D
Threw 133 Africans, held as slave cargo, overboard to drown
Question 9 Explanation: 
Threw 133 Africans, held as slave cargo, overboard to drown
Question 10
..........is the energy possessed by a body by virtue of its position
A
Negative Energy
B
Potential Energy
C
Positive Energy
D
Kinetic Energy
Question 10 Explanation: 
Potential Energy:Potential Energy is the energy possessed by a body by virtue of its position. Ex-The potential energy of water in dams used to run turbines inorder to produce electricity.
Question 11
How many claws does a cat have?
A
16
B
20
C
18
D
22
Question 11 Explanation: 
18
Question 12
What did cardiologist Dr. Paul Zoll invent in Massachusetts in 1952?
A
EKG
B
Artificial heart valve
C
Artificial heart
D
Pacemaker
Question 12 Explanation: 
The pacemaker is an electrical device that regulates the heartbeat.
Question 13
How many countries are member of the United Nations?
A
192
B
193
C
190
D
188
Question 13 Explanation: 
193:The UN officially came into existence on 24 October 1945, after ratification of the United Nations Charter by the five permanentmembers of the United Nations Security Council (the Republic of China, France, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, and theUnited States) and a majority of the other signatories. There are currently 193 Member States of the United Nations. The latest State to join the United Nations was Montenegro in 2006.
Question 14
March 15 is observed as..........
A
World Consumer Rights Day
B
Pi Day
C
World Happiness Day
D
World Heart Day
Question 14 Explanation: 
World Consumer Rights Day
Question 15
Which Grand Prix, that had taken place for 31 years at the same circuit, was dropped from the 2009 Formula One Championship?
A
United States Grand Prix
B
French Grand Prix
C
Canadian Grand Prix
D
European Grand Prix
Question 15 Explanation: 
Canadian Grand Prix
Question 16
What is the SI unit of pressure?
A
N/sm2
B
N/m2
C
kg/m2
D
N/m3
Question 16 Explanation: 
N/m2:Pressure is defined as the force acting normally on unit area of the surface Unit = N/m2 or Pascal.A tmospheric pressure is measured by Barometer
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