General knowledge quiz 745

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these is an earlier name for the game of darts?
A
Trots
B
Butts
C
Flags
D
Trugs
Question 1 Explanation: 
Butts
Question 2
The publication of Harriet Beecher Stowe's book "Uncle Tom's Cabin" in 1852 aroused much public feeling about what issue in the USA?
A
Slavery
B
Housing
C
Public education
D
Women's suffrage
Question 2 Explanation: 
Slavery
Question 3
In England, at which venue are the Oaks and the Derby run?
A
Sandringham
B
Mt Eden
C
Epsom
D
Balmoral
Question 3 Explanation: 
Epsom
Question 4
Historically, anthrax was recognised as a common industrial disease of which of these professions?
A
Electrician
B
Miner
C
Wool sorter
D
Stone mason
Question 4 Explanation: 
Wool sorter
Question 5
Which of the following is used in advertisement sign-boards and decorative lights?
A
Nitrogen
B
Hydrogen
C
Helium
D
Neon
Question 5 Explanation: 
Neon:Neon lighting consists of brightly glowing, electrified glass tubes or bulbs that contain rarefied neon or other gases. Neon lights are a type of cold cathode gas-discharge light
Question 6
Which of these is a system of weights and measures?
A
Ruling
B
Majestic
C
Empirical
D
Imperial
Question 6 Explanation: 
Imperial
Question 7
Canberra is the capital of which country?
A
Brazil
B
Canada
C
Australia
D
Liberia
Question 7 Explanation: 
Australia
Question 8
What fishing method involves pulling a large fishing net through the water behind one or more boats?
A
Casting
B
Trolling
C
Trawling
D
Dragging
Question 8 Explanation: 
Trawling
Question 9
What device is designed to measure a gravitational field and changes to it?
A
Centrifuge
B
Accelerometer
C
Cyclotron
D
Gravimeter
Question 9 Explanation: 
Gravimeter
Question 10
What was the popular name for Bethlem (or Bethlehem) Hospital, the first home for the insane in Britain established in 1403?
A
Tower of Babel
B
Chaos
C
Mad House
D
Bedlam
Question 10 Explanation: 
Bedlam
Question 11
..........is a standard format of Bank Identifier Codes(BIC) for banks to identify banks and financial institutions globally.
A
RTGS
B
IFSC
C
NEFT
D
SWIFT
Question 11 Explanation: 
SWIFT Code is a standard format of Bank Identifier Codes(BIC) for banks to identify banks and financial institutions globally.
Question 12
Who is the first Western explorer to reach China?
A
John Smith
B
Hernan Cortes
C
Marco Polo
D
Christopher Columbus
Question 12 Explanation: 
Marco Polo:''Marco Polo'' (1254-1324) an Italian merchant traveler is considered as the first Western explorer to reach China.
Question 13
Protection of Interest of minorities is envisaged in which article?
A
Article 25
B
Article 20
C
Article 29
D
Artcile 30
Question 13 Explanation: 
Article 29:Article 29 and 30, which provide for the protection of interests of minorities and Right to establish and administer educational institutions respectively
Question 14
As per Badminton World Federation (BWF), which of the following tops in junior men's singles category ranking?
A
Toma Popov
B
Kidambi Srikanth
C
Siril Verma
D
Chirag Sen
Question 14 Explanation: 
-Siril Verma occupied the number one spot in junior men's singles category in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings. In women's singles Saina Nehwal ranked 2nd.
Question 15
Which of these is a fortified wine that comes from the valley of the river Douro in Portugal?
A
Sherry
B
Port
C
Madeira
D
Chardonnay
Question 15 Explanation: 
Port
Question 16
Which of these is a fielding position in cricket?
A
Silly mid-on
B
Short deep square
C
Short-stop
D
Catcher
Question 16 Explanation: 
Silly mid-on
There are 16 questions to complete.

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