General knowledge quiz 747

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The origin of modern badminton is attributed to
A
India
B
Britain
C
France
D
Spain
Question 2
..........is known to be abundant in natural beauty
A
J & K
B
Assam
C
Himachal Pradesh
D
Haryana
Question 2 Explanation: 
Himachal Pradesh:Himachal Pradesh is famous for its abundant natural beauty.After the war between Nepal and Britain, also known as the Anglo-Gorkha War (1814-1816).
Question 3
What name is given to the stage of a butterfly's life when it lives in a chrysalis?
A
Larval
B
Imago
C
Pupal
D
Cabbage-eating
Question 3 Explanation: 
Pupal
Question 4
In 1912 in Sweden 17 national federations formed the IAAF; what does the second "A" stand for>
A
Amateur
B
Athletics
C
American
D
A-listers
Question 4 Explanation: 
Athletics
Question 5
Which animal was specially bred to scent, chase, and flush out badgers and other burrow-dwelling animals?
A
Dachshund
B
Wirehaired terrier
C
Ferret
D
Glutton
Question 5 Explanation: 
Dachshund
Question 6
Which of these is a species of Sequoia that is the tallest in the world?
A
Beech
B
Kauri
C
Eucalyptus
D
Redwood
Question 6 Explanation: 
Redwood
Question 7
Which of these is a Spanish possession on the African continent?
A
Singapore
B
Ceuta
C
Gibraltar
D
Gallipoli
Question 7 Explanation: 
Ceuta
Question 8
USAID joined with RBL Bank has announced a new loan portfolio guarantee that would facilitate up to how much amount for lending to small and medium enterprises (SMEs)?
A
$50 million
B
$65 million
C
$75 million
D
$.70 million
Question 8 Explanation: 
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Mumbai-based RBL Bank announced a new loan portfolio guarantee that will facilitate up to $75 million for lending to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) operating in off-grid, solar rooftops, and energy efficiency sectors.
Question 9
Which sport, that involves running through an obstacle track 253.5 metres long, has major competitions held in Sonkajarvi (Finland) and in the USA in Monona and Minocqua (both in Wisconsin) and Marquette (Michigan)?
A
High jump
B
Wife carrying
C
Nordic skiing
D
Luge
Question 9 Explanation: 
Wife carrying
Question 10
What ancient civilization was centred in the north of ancient Canaan, with its heartland along the coastal regions of modern day Lebanon, Syria and Israel?
A
Phoenicia
B
Carthage
C
Troy
D
Athens
Question 10 Explanation: 
Phoenicia
Question 11
Who is known as 'Trimurthy of Carnatic Music'?
A
Muthuswami Dikshitar
B
Purandardasa
C
Swami Thirunal
D
None of these
Question 11 Explanation: 
Three great saint composers-Thyagaraja, Muthuswami Dikshitar and Shyama Sastri are known as the 'Trimurti' of Carnatic music. They were not only contemporaries during the later half of the 18th century and the beginning of the 19th century, but were also, incredibly, born in the same town of Thiruvarur in the Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu.
Question 12
..........is the largest state of tank irrigation
A
Andhra Pradesh
B
Maharashtra
C
Rajasthan
D
Karnataka
Question 12 Explanation: 
Andhra Pradesh:Tank irrigation is popular in the peninsular plateau area where Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu are the leading states. Andhra Pradesh is the largest state of tank irrigation where 727 thousand hectares are irrigated by tanks.
Question 13
Which of these is made from the liver of a goose?
A
Lapsang souchon
B
Pate de foie gras
C
Canelloni
D
Nasi goreng
Question 13 Explanation: 
Pate de foie gras
Question 14
Amalgams are
A
highly coloured alloys
B
alloys which contain mercury as one of the contents
C
alloys which have great resistance to abrasion
D
alloys which contain carbon
Question 15
Bodyboarding is recorded among Hawaiians when?
A
1810
B
1778
C
1893
D
1920
Question 15 Explanation: 
1778
Question 16
The first General Elections in India took place in
A
1948
B
1950
C
1952
D
1954
There are 16 questions to complete.

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