General knowledge quiz 67

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these towns or villages has not set up closer links with the others?
A
Dull, Perthshire, Scotland
B
Bland, New South Wales, Australia
C
No Name, Colorado, USA
D
Boring, Oregon, USA
Question 1 Explanation: 
No Name, Colorado, USA
Question 2
What, with the sickle, is a symbol of communism?
A
Chisel
B
Screwdriver
C
Concrete mixer
D
Hammer
Question 2 Explanation: 
Hammer
Question 3
The command from a superior officer or a judge to a subordinate right given to a person to act in the name of another, is
A
Mandamus
B
Mandate
C
Manifesto
D
Modvat
Question 4
In what country is the Sennar Dam on the Blue Nile river?
A
Ethiopia
B
Egypt
C
Sudan
D
Uganda
Question 4 Explanation: 
Sudan
Question 5
The currency of Bahamas is..........
A
Euro
B
Dollar
C
Franc
D
Rupee
Question 5 Explanation: 
Dollar
Question 6
Which of these is a musical instrument in the lute family?
A
Mandrill
B
Mandolin
C
Mandrake
D
Mandalay
Question 6 Explanation: 
Mandolin
Question 7
What medieval coin, first minted around 1140 by Roger II of Sicily, was adopted by Florence in 1252 and Venice in 1283, and was in use in Austria-Hungary until 1914?
A
Shekel
B
Ducat
C
Sovereign
D
Groat
Question 7 Explanation: 
Ducat
Question 8
Robert Mallet, a Victorian geophysicist, engineer and inventor, conducted a controlled experiment on a beach in southern Ireland as part of his seminal work in studying what and creating the science of what?
A
Earthquakes, and seismology
B
Tidal energy, and hydropower
C
Ecology of buccinis, and conchology
D
Erosion, and archaeology
Question 8 Explanation: 
Earthquakes, and seismology
Question 9
Respiration is regarded as
A
Synthetic Process
B
Catabolic Process
C
Anabolic Process
D
Reduction process
Question 9 Explanation: 
It is Catabolic Process because it breaks down glucose to eventually transfer energy into its usable form in ATP. An anabolic process builds things up, photosynthesis is a version of this and the metabolic opposite of cellular respiration
Question 10
What is a dandie dinmont?
A
A breed of cat
B
Someone who lives in Oxford Street, London
C
A flowering shrub
D
A breed of dog
Question 10 Explanation: 
A breed of dog
Question 11
Celebrated merchant Marco Polo 1254-1324, adventurer Francisco Pizzaro c.1475-1541, African-American activist Sojourner Truth (Isabella Baumtree) c.1797-1883, and White Sox player Joe Jackson 1887-1951 shared what?
A
They were assassinated
B
They had epilepsy
C
They were illiterate
D
They are not known to have had any children
Question 11 Explanation: 
They were illiterate
Question 12
Who made the statue "Alison Lapper Pregnant" that was erected in Trafalgar Square, London, between September 2005 and October 2007?
A
Damien Hirst
B
Marc Quinn
C
Tracey Emin
D
Marcus Harvey
Question 12 Explanation: 
Marc Quinn
Question 13
Uralis is a tribal group of..........
A
Kerala
B
Karnataka
C
Maharashtra
D
West Bengal
Question 13 Explanation: 
Kerala:Uralis tribal people are mostly found on the Idukki hills of Kerala, known as God's own land in south India
Question 14
What frequency range is the High Frequency band?
A
100 kHz
B
1 GHz
C
30 to 300 MHz
D
3 to 30 MHz
Question 14 Explanation: 
The HF band is based on frequencies 3 to 30 Mhz. AM radio stations are in the HF band but normally are stated in kilohertz.
Question 15
Which city held the 2012 Summer Olympics, making it the first city to host the Games three times?
A
Los Angeles
B
London
C
Paris
D
Helsinki
Question 15 Explanation: 
London
Question 16
Blue Pottery is associated with which state?
A
Maharashtra
B
Rajasthan
C
Haryana
D
J & K
Question 16 Explanation: 
Rajasthan:Blue Pottery is one of the famous traditional crafts of Rajasthan is the Blue Pottery made in Jaipur and its surrounding areas. Besides its striking blue colour, the handicraft product is also unique because of its material.
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