General knowledge quiz 78

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which photographer who emigrated to Canada in 1937 is best known for his photographs of the Ottawa region (his picture of floating logs on the Ottawa River was on the 1969-1979 series Canadian $1 bill), and was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1996?
A
Drasko Bogdanovic
B
Edward Burtynsky
C
Roloff Beny
D
Malak Karsh
Question 1 Explanation: 
Malak Karsh
Question 2
What geographical feature is Bull Run, the site of the battle that was famously lost by troops commanded by General George Custer?
A
Harbour
B
Mountain
C
Valley
D
River
Question 2 Explanation: 
River
Question 3
As per updated FIFA world rankings, Indian National football team has been ranked at which place?
A
138
B
162
C
136
D
113
Question 3 Explanation: 
-Indian National football team has climbed 3 steps above & reached at 162nd in February 2016.The list hs been topped by Belgium.
Question 4
In 1997 Bougainville gained autonomy within Papua New Guinea, after negotiations brokered by what country?
A
New Zealand
B
Australia
C
France
D
USA
Question 4 Explanation: 
New Zealand
Question 5
The ridges of the waves are where the jet stream of waves closes to the
A
poles
B
equator
C
prime meridian
D
None of the above
Question 6
Landibe silk is a wild silk spun from the cocoons of various moths of the genus Borocera, found exclusively where?
A
India
B
Madagascar
C
Java
D
Chile
Question 6 Explanation: 
Madagascar
Question 7
What Hawaiian word is informally used for "an important person"?
A
Kumara
B
Kahlua
C
Kahuna
D
Kampala
Question 7 Explanation: 
Kahuna
Question 8
What is not a quality which characterises a millipede and distinguishes it from a centipede?
A
Fast moving
B
Having 4 legs on most segments of its body
C
Primarily vegetarian
D
Relatively inflexible arthropod
Question 8 Explanation: 
Fast moving
Question 9
The Central Soil and Material Research Station is located at..........
A
New Delhi
B
Mumbai
C
Hyderabad
D
Ahmedabad
Question 9 Explanation: 
New Delhi:The Central Soil and Materials Research Station (CSMRS), an attached office of the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation is a premier institute in the country located at New Delhi
Question 10
The word 'Bhuddha' mean
A
an enlighted one
B
a power
C
a liberator
D
a conqueror
Question 10 Explanation: 
an enlighted one:Bhuddha' mean an enlighted one
Question 11
Vehicles that can operate on both land and water are called what?
A
Amphibious
B
Amorphous
C
Ambivalent
D
Ambidextrous
Question 11 Explanation: 
Amphibious
Question 12
Where was the first motor race to regularly carry the name Grand Prix, the first of which took place in 1906 on a circuit roughly triangular in shape, each lap covering 105 kilometres (65 miles)?
A
Goodwood
B
Le Mans
C
Brooklands
D
Spa Francorchamps
Question 12 Explanation: 
Le Mans
Question 13
William Frederick is credited with the invention of the modern frisbee in the mid 1950's. In 1957 the Wham-O Company bought his idea and the rest is history. They named the toy after William Frisbie who was a..........?
A
Pie maker
B
Owner of a pizza parlor
C
Student at Yale
D
Ceramic plate designer
Question 13 Explanation: 
Frisbie made a brand of pies that were popular with Yale students in the 1870's. After eating the pies they would throw the pie tins through the air.
Question 14
The Terracotta Army marched underground frozen in time from the burial of an emperor in the third century BCE until 1974 CE, where?
A
Potters' Field
B
Ceramica
C
China
D
Porcelaine
Question 14 Explanation: 
China
Question 15
Which of these crosses the Hudson River in New York City?
A
Brooklyn Bridge
B
George Washington Bridge
C
Manhattan Bridge
D
Williamsburg Bridge
Question 15 Explanation: 
George Washington Bridge
Question 16
Voyager-2 is a spacecraft for which planet?
A
Uranus
B
Neptune
C
Saturn
D
Venus
Question 16 Explanation: 
Uranus:The exploration of Uranus has, to date, been solely through telescopes and NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft, which made its closest approach to Uranus on January 24, 1986. Voyager 2 discovered 10 moons, studied the planet's cold atmosphere, and examined its ring system, discovering two new rings.
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