General knowledge quiz 725

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Equinox means
A
Days and nights are equal
B
Days are longer than nights
C
Days are shorter than nights
D
Same distance between the Earth and the Sun
Question 1 Explanation: 
Days and nights are equal:''Equinox'' literally means ''equal night''. But although night and day are nearly 12 hours each on an equinox, they aren't exactly the same length.
Question 2
In Britain, what was the name given to the M4 Medium Tank that was produced by the US from World War II until the end of the Korean War?
A
Sherman
B
Matilda
C
Stuart
D
Centurion
Question 2 Explanation: 
Sherman
Question 3
Which planet is known as the first outer planet in the solar system?
A
Jupiter
B
Mars
C
Saturn
D
Neptune
Question 3 Explanation: 
Jupiter is the first of what are called the outer planets (being outside the asteroid belt).
Question 4
Sunitha Rao is a former tennis player.She is from which country?
A
India
B
UK
C
USA
D
France
Question 4 Explanation: 
USA:Sunitha Rao is a former American professional tennis player. Rao has 8 career titles on the ITF Women's Circuit and has reached 7 finals in singles. She has played on many WTA Tour events
Question 5
What organisation, formed by Reverend John Flynn and based in Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia, began in 1928?.
A
Seventh Day Adventist Church
B
Salvation Army
C
Society for the Protection of Australian Marsupials
D
Royal Flying Doctor Service
Question 5 Explanation: 
Royal Flying Doctor Service
Question 6
What branch of mathematics was founded from a paper "On a Characteristic Property of All Real Algebraic Numbers" (1874) by Georg Cantor, who built on the work of Zeno, Bernard Bolzano & Richard Dedekind, which, in turn was followed up by Bertrand Russell, Ernst Zermelo, Abraham Fraenkel & Henri Lebesgue?
A
Calculus
B
Set theory
C
Regression analysis
D
Algebra
Question 6 Explanation: 
Set theory
Question 7
Which of these went to the aid of the "Titanic" as she was sinking?
A
Carpathia
B
Queen Mary
C
Lusitania
D
Victory
Question 7 Explanation: 
Carpathia
Question 8
In England, which fish, when caught in a river, traditionally belongs to the Sovereign?
A
Shark
B
Trout
C
Sturgeon
D
Herring
Question 8 Explanation: 
Sturgeon
Question 9
The electron was first identified by
A
J. J. Thompson
B
J. Kepler
C
Ernest Rutherford
D
James Chadwick
Question 10
Which instrument originated in the 19th century as a Hawaiian interpretation of a small guitar-like instrument taken there by Portuguese immigrants?
A
Celeste
B
Mandolin
C
Banjo
D
Ukulele
Question 10 Explanation: 
Ukulele
Question 11
In what year did the airship Graf Zeppelin complete the first round-the-world flight in September, and inaugurate the first commercial transatlantic service in October?
A
1935
B
1929
C
1938
D
1919
Question 11 Explanation: 
1929
Question 12
"Chateau Snavely", "Amanda's", and "Payne" were three attempts to remake which UK TV series for the US market?
A
Absolutely Fabulous
B
Only Fools And Horses
C
The Good Life
D
Fawlty Towers
Question 12 Explanation: 
Fawlty Towers
Question 13
What is the name for a geometric figure with 3 sides?
A
Square
B
Line
C
Triangle
D
Rhomboid
Question 13 Explanation: 
Triangle
Question 14
Why was the Eiffel Tower built?
A
Monument to fallen French soldiers
B
Memorial to Gustave Eiffel
C
As part of the 1889 World's Fair
D
Radio transmission tower
Question 14 Explanation: 
As part of the 1889 World's Fair
Question 15
Swimming is associated with the term..........
A
Rebuts
B
Bunkeer
C
Spring board
D
Slice
Question 15 Explanation: 
Spring board:A springboard or diving board is used for diving and is a board that is itself a spring, i.e. a linear flex-spring, of the cantilever type.Springboards are commonly fixed by a hinge at one end (so they can be flipped up when not in use), and the other end usually hangs over a swimming pool.
Question 16
On which river is the Bhakhra Nangal Project located?
A
Pawana
B
Chambal
C
Sutlej
D
Damodar
Question 16 Explanation: 
Sutlej
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