General knowledge quiz 760

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What chemicals are used to transmit messages to other animals of the same species?
A
Sulphates
B
Enzymes
C
Catalysts
D
Pheromones
Question 1 Explanation: 
Pheromones
Question 2
Ramaswamy Naiker started a Tamil weekly newspaper..........in 1925
A
Kudi Arasu
B
Inquilab
C
Indian Mirror
D
Ghulam Giri
Question 2 Explanation: 
Kudi Arasu:A Tamil weekly Kudi Arasu started in 1925, while the English journal Revolt started in 1928 carried on the propaganda among the English educated people by Ramaswamy Naiker
Question 3
How much amount has been pledged by India to contribute to the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for the year 2016-17?
A
$500, 000
B
$1, 000, 000
C
$750, 000
D
$470, 000
Question 3 Explanation: 
India will contribute $500, 000 to the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for the year 2016-17 announced by Indian diplomat Anjani Kumar a counsellor at India's UN Mission at the pledging session held at UN.
Question 4
How many centuries in Tests did Sunil Gavaskar bag when he retired?
A
23
B
45
C
34
D
54
Question 4 Explanation: 
He was also named as the Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1980.
Question 5
In which continent does the Mekong River rise?
A
Asia
B
Africa
C
Australia
D
South America
Question 5 Explanation: 
Asia
Question 6
What song was written by Bob Geldof in the aftermath of Brenda Ann Spencer's attempted massacre at an elementary school across the street from her house in San Diego, California, in 1979?
A
Ruby Tuesday
B
Monday, Monday
C
Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)
D
I Don't Like Mondays
Question 6 Explanation: 
I Don't Like Mondays
Question 7
Which country was proclaimed an independent republic under the leadership of Bernardo O'Higgins on 12 February 1818 after an army led by him and Jose de San Martin defeated the royalists?
A
Republic of Ireland
B
Argentina
C
Chile
D
San Marino
Question 7 Explanation: 
Chile
Question 8
On the western Christian calendar, what date is Twelfth Day?
A
5-Jan
B
6 January
C
19-Jan
D
25-Dec
Question 8 Explanation: 
6-Jan
Question 9
The various types of plate convergence is oceanic-oceanic convergenceoceanic-continental convergencecontinental-continental convergence
A
I, II
B
II, III
C
I, III
D
All of the above
Question 10
..........channel separate Lakshadweep from Maldives
A
Nine degree channel
B
Eight degree channel
C
Five degree channel
D
Two degree channel
Question 10 Explanation: 
Eight degree channel:Minicoy is the Eight Degree Channel, which separates Lakshadweep from the independent Maldive Islands.
Question 11
Saint Martin capital is..........
A
San Juan
B
Managua
C
Basseterre
D
Marigot
Question 11 Explanation: 
Marigot:Saint Martin-Marigot(Capital) and Euro(Currency)
Question 12
Buenos Aires and Montevideo are sited on opposite sides of which river?
A
The Orinoco
B
The Amazon
C
Elqui River
D
Rio de la Plata
Question 12 Explanation: 
Rio de la Plata
Question 13
After Sir William Herschel observed Uranus on 13 March 1781 while in the garden of his house in Bath, England, he reported it as a what?
A
Asteroid
B
Star
C
Comet
D
Planet
Question 13 Explanation: 
Comet
Question 14
What is Ireland's longest river?
A
Shannon
B
Liffey
C
Lee
D
Boyne
Question 14 Explanation: 
Shannon
Question 15
The world's first passenger railway operated between which two stations?
A
Stockton & Darlington
B
Settle & Carlisle
C
Paddington & Bristol
D
London & York
Question 15 Explanation: 
Stockton & Darlington
Question 16
Tony Kushner wrote the award-winning play "Angels in...?
A
Taiwan
B
America
C
Arrears
D
A pickle
Question 16 Explanation: 
America
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