General knowledge quiz 768

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In 2009, when it was suggested that doctors in the state of Queensland, Australia, were losing patients due to their shifts of 80 hours per week, what did Queensland health officials suggest that doctors do about it?
A
Drink 6 cups of coffee per day
B
Make sure that they took a ten minute break every hour
C
Stop watching television at home and sleep instead
D
Refrain from sexual activity
Question 1 Explanation: 
Drink 6 cups of coffee per day
Question 2
Which English steeplechase is held annually at Aintree near Liverpool?
A
Gold Cup
B
St Leger
C
Two Thousand Guineas
D
Grand National
Question 2 Explanation: 
Grand National
Question 3
Zirconium, hafnium and rutherfordium are elements in the same group in the periodic table of elements, and transition metals; what is the fourth member of this group?
A
Scandium
B
Vanadium
C
Titanium
D
Chromium
Question 3 Explanation: 
Titanium
Question 4
Which of the following is the currency of Jamaica?
A
Krone
B
Dollar
C
Euro
D
Peso
Question 4 Explanation: 
Jamaica-Kingston(Capital) and Dollar(Currency)
Question 5
The number of fundamental particles in an atom of the lightest isotope carbon are
A
8
B
12
C
18
D
20
Question 5 Explanation: 
18:The number of fundamental particles in an atom of the lightest isotope carbon are 18
Question 6
State Commissions on population headed by..........
A
Election Commissioner
B
Governors
C
Chief Ministers
D
Gram Panchayat Officers
Question 6 Explanation: 
Chief Ministers:State Commissions on population headed by Chief Ministers.National Population is a commission of the Indian government.It is chaired by the prime minister with the Deputy Chairman Planning Commission as vice chairman.
Question 7
The 12th century French poet Chretien de Troyes is credited with introducing which figure into legend and literature?
A
Roland
B
Lancelot
C
Gargantua
D
St Patrick
Question 7 Explanation: 
Lancelot
Question 8
CENVAT is a/an..........
A
Export Tax
B
Import Tax
C
Direct Tax
D
Indirect Tax
Question 8 Explanation: 
Indirect Tax:CENVAT as populary known as Central Excise Duty is a duty on the manufacture/production of goods in India.The regulatory body is the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC), an agency of the Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance of India.
Question 9
What is the circumference of a circle whose radius is 7 inches?
A
14 inches
B
22 inches
C
7 inches
D
44 inches
Question 9 Explanation: 
44 inches
Question 10
Who was awarded a Nobel Prize in 1908 for his work on the chemistry of radioactive substances?
A
Eduard Buchner
B
Pierre Curie
C
Mark Oliphant
D
Ernest Rutherford
Question 10 Explanation: 
Ernest Rutherford
Question 11
What are the games, instituted in 2014, known as The Invictus Games?
A
A multi-sports contest for injured or sick services personnel
B
A contest where injured or sick services personnel journey to the North Pole
C
Trail sled dog racing in Siberia
D
Rugby contests in the Pacific Islands
Question 11 Explanation: 
A multi-sports contest for injured or sick services personnel
Question 12
The SI unit for measuring an electric current is..........
A
light year
B
candela
C
Watt
D
ampere
Question 12 Explanation: 
ampere:The SI unit for measuring an electric current is the ampere, which is the flow of electric charge across a surface at the rate of one coulomb per second.
Question 13
What nation's boat "Black Magic I" won five races to nil in the America's Cup in 1995?
A
England
B
Australia
C
Canada
D
New Zealand
Question 13 Explanation: 
New Zealand
Question 14
What characterises the Holocene Period?
A
Major species extinction, of over 50%
B
Two severe glaciations
C
Relatively stable climate
D
Rise and evolution of the dinosaurs
Question 14 Explanation: 
Relatively stable climate
Question 15
After the Parthenon had stood in Athens for over 2, 000 years it was destroyed in 1687 by which two countries?
A
Greece and England
B
Venice and Turkey
C
Russia and Turkey
D
Greece and Persia
Question 15 Explanation: 
Venice and Turkey
Question 16
What series of 29 British films made between 1958 and 1978 were made by a collection of actors including Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, and Kenneth Connor?
A
Harry Palmer
B
James Bond
C
Carry On..........
D
Doctor Who
Question 16 Explanation: 
Carry On..........
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