General knowledge quiz 708

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What colour is a velella's upper structure?
A
Orange
B
Vivid dark blue
C
Scarlet
D
Grass-green
Question 1 Explanation: 
Vivid dark blue
Question 2
Almatti dam chosen for the World Bank's Award of Excellence for best utilisation of funds for renovation to enhance the strength of the dam which is located in which state?
A
Karnataka
B
Tamil Nadu
C
Andhra Pradesh
D
Maharashtra
Question 2 Explanation: 
Almatti dam, one of the largest reservoirs in Karnataka, was chosen for the World Bank's Award of Excellence for best utilisation of funds for renovation to enhance the strength of the dam. The World Bank had granted Rs.72 crore to the Krishna Bhagya Jal Nigam Limited to prevent seepage which could damage the dam.
Question 3
Umiam Lake is located in..........
A
Assam
B
Sikkim
C
Karnataka
D
Meghalaya
Question 4
Which country does not currently have a sultan as its political and/or religious head of state?
A
Morocco
B
Brunei
C
Sulu
D
Oman
Question 4 Explanation: 
Morocco
Question 5
Who among the following got the 'Bharat Ratna' award, before becoming the President of India?
A
R. Venkatramanan
B
Dr. Zakir Hussain
C
V. V. Giri
D
Dr. Rajendra Prasad
Question 6
What are the so-called STEM subjects in education?
A
Reading, writing and arithmetic
B
Mathematics, science, engineering and technology
C
Teaching in the first two years
D
Spelling, theatre, physical exercise and music
Question 6 Explanation: 
Mathematics, science, engineering and technology
Question 7
In rhyming slang, what is "to talk a lot"?
A
Beaver
B
Rabbit
C
Squirrel
D
Dog
Question 7 Explanation: 
Rabbit
Question 8
The Thirteenth, Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments to the US Constitution came about after what event?
A
American Civil War
B
American War of Independence
C
USA entering World War I
D
The assassination of president John F Kennedy
Question 8 Explanation: 
American Civil War
Question 9
The contents of "The Zimmermann Telegram" of 16 January 1917 revealed a German plan to offer Mexico what territory in return for a military alliance against the USA?
A
Florida, North Carolina and New York
B
Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona
C
California, Washington and Oregon
D
Illinois, Wisconsin and Philadelphia
Question 9 Explanation: 
Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona
Question 10
Who is the father of modern transplantation?
A
Dr.Joesph Lister
B
Dr. John Hunter
C
Dr.Christiaan Barnard
D
Dr.Thomas Starzl
Question 10 Explanation: 
Dr.Thomas Starzl
Question 11
How many decades are there in a millennium?
A
1000
B
100
C
50
D
25
Question 11 Explanation: 
100
Question 12
What is the capital of Australia?
A
Mosquito
B
Lancaster
C
Canberra
D
Vulcan
Question 12 Explanation: 
Canberra
Question 13
All coins that are minted in Noida has..........
A
Dot
B
Star
C
Diamond
D
No mark
Question 13 Explanation: 
Each coin minted in India has a special mint mark on it to identify the mint. Noida mint has a dot under the date of the coin
Question 14
Where is Daintree National Park, a rainforest which is described as possibly the oldest existing tropical forest?
A
North east coast of Queensland, Australia
B
Eastern Madagascar
C
Sumatra
D
Borneo
Question 14 Explanation: 
North east coast of Queensland, Australia
Question 15
What is a high-powered vacuum tube that generates microwaves using the interaction of a stream of electrons with a magnetic field?
A
Cyclotron
B
Cybertron
C
Magnetron
D
Klystron
Question 15 Explanation: 
Magnetron
Question 16
Who was said to have interceded to save the life of Captain John Smith, was later taken hostage and held at Jamestown, married John Rolfe, came to England and died at Gravesend in 1617?
A
Little Sun
B
Minnehaha
C
Hinemoa
D
Pocahontas
Question 16 Explanation: 
Pocahontas
There are 16 questions to complete.

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