General knowledge quiz 779

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Late in July 2009, what phenomenon affected the daily lives of people in the cities of Chengdu, Chongquing, Shanghai and Hangzhou, China?
A
Solar eclipse
B
Earthquake
C
Tsunami
D
Volcanic eruption
Question 1 Explanation: 
Solar eclipse
Question 2
To what country is the Shinto religion indigenous?
A
India
B
Saudi Arabia
C
Pakistan
D
Japan
Question 2 Explanation: 
Japan
Question 3
Arma konda mountain peak located is in which indian state of India?
A
Andhra Pradesh
B
Bihar
C
Madhya Pradesh
D
Nagaland
Question 3 Explanation: 
-Arama Konda or Sitamma Konda, is a mountain peak in the northern part of the Eastern Ghats and located in Godavari river basin. It is located in the Madugula Konda sub range north of Paderu village in Andhra Pradesh, India
Question 4
What is the name for the longest side of a right angled triangle?
A
Hypotenuse
B
Hypothesis
C
Hypocrite
D
Hypnosis
Question 4 Explanation: 
Hypotenuse
Question 5
Which country relinquished Puerto Rico and Cuba to the USA in 1898?
A
Portugal
B
UK
C
Spain
D
France
Question 5 Explanation: 
Spain
Question 6
From which sport do we get the expression "Bowled a googly"?
A
Baseball
B
Cricket
C
Association Football (Soccer)
D
Tennis
Question 6 Explanation: 
Cricket
Question 7
What was the tagline for the 1977 film "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"?
A
Don't open the door!
B
Who's there?
C
Better than the second kind!
D
We are not alone
Question 7 Explanation: 
We are not alone
Question 8
'One Day In The Season Of Rain' is authored by..........
A
Kiran Nagarkar
B
Mohan Rakesh
C
Tim Bale
D
Sujata Anandan
Question 8 Explanation: 
Mohan Rakesh:'One Day In The Season Of Rain' is written by Mohan Rakesh The authorized English translation, One Day in the Season of Rain, was authored by Aparna Dharwadker and Vinay Dharwadker in 2009.
Question 9
How many gold medals have been won by India in the Olympics so far?
A
4
B
8
C
9
D
10
Question 9 Explanation: 
In the 2008 Games in Beijing, Abhinav Bindra became the first Indian to win gold in an individual event when he won the men's 10 meter air rifle competition. This was India's 9th gold medal in Olympic competition. India has won eight gold medals in field hockey (1928, 1932, 1936, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1964, 1980).
Question 10
In which state Rajaji National Park is located?
A
Haryana
B
Uttar Pradesh
C
J & K
D
Uttarakahnd
Question 10 Explanation: 
Uttarakhand:Rajaji National Park is an Indian national park and tiger reserve that encompasses the Shivaliks, near the foothills of the Himalayas.It is located in Uttarakahand, India.
Question 11
Which of these, also known as the silvertip bear, popularly known for congregating alongside streams, lakes, rivers, and ponds during the salmon spawn, generally lives in the uplands of western North America and are thought to descend from Ussuri Brown Bears which crossed to Alaska 100, 000 years ago?
A
Moany bear
B
Grumpy bear
C
Scowly bear
D
Grizzly bear
Question 11 Explanation: 
Grizzly bear
Question 12
What is the official news publication of the Salvation Army, the first edition of which was printed in December 1879 in London, England, and the first US edition in January 1881 in St. Louis, Missouri?
A
Families in Action
B
Help!
C
Onward Christian Soldiers
D
The War Cry
Question 12 Explanation: 
The War Cry
Question 13
Who among the following cricketers became an acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Gulf Oil India just for a day on April 3, 2017?
A
Ajinkya Rahane
B
Virat Kohli
C
MS Dhoni
D
D.R Ashvin
Question 13 Explanation: 
MS Dhoni took charge of Gulf Oil India at the Mumbai head office. He was named CEO of the day by the company. As a CEO of the company for the day, Dhoni has attended all the special meetings of the company. Mahendra Singh Dhoni was also named as the brand ambassador for Gulf Oil in the year 2011.
Question 14
Which of the following is written by Ashim Choudhury?
A
Fractured Times
B
The Social Contract
C
Mother India
D
The Sergeant's Son
Question 14 Explanation: 
The Sergeant's Son:The Sergeant's Son is the story of Kalu, a boy born in the darkness of amavasya, or a new-moon night.It is written by Ashim Choudhury
Question 15
In British colloquial use what does "debagging" someone usually mean?
A
To remove the bag which they wore to take a selfie
B
To remove a notification they placed to reserve something for themselves
C
To break up a relationship with them
D
To remove their trousers
Question 15 Explanation: 
To remove their trousers
Question 16
A necromancer is a type of what?
A
Sexual deviant
B
Undertaker
C
Crypt
D
Sorcerer
Question 16 Explanation: 
Sorcerer
There are 16 questions to complete.

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