General knowledge quiz 781

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
An axolotl is the larva or early form of what?
A
Tortoise
B
Frog
C
Crocodile
D
Salamander
Question 1 Explanation: 
Salamander
Question 2
The Puneri Pagadi is a turban, related with which state of India?
A
Maharashtra
B
Jharkhand
C
Sikkim
D
Kerala
Question 2 Explanation: 
Maharashtra:The Puneri Pagadi is a turban, which is considered as a symbol of pride and honour in the city of Pune.
Question 3
How did ex-South African cricket team captain Hansie Cronje die in 2002?
A
Plane crash, when flying from Johannesburg to George
B
Shot in a hotel room in Pretoria
C
Trampled in a riot in Soweto
D
Street robbery in New York
Question 3 Explanation: 
Plane crash, when flying from Johannesburg to George
Question 4
Who became the first Indian to complete solo Race Across America (RAAM) cycle race?
A
Bikram Singh
B
Amrit Singh
C
Deborah Herold
D
Srinivas Gokulnath
Question 4 Explanation: 
Srinivas Gokulnath:Col Dr Srinivas Gokulnath of Nashik became the first Indian to complete solo Race Across America (RAAM) cycle race of 5000 kms
Question 5
Bhimbandh Wildlife Sanctuary located in..........
A
Nagaland
B
Maharashtra
C
Assam
D
Bihar
Question 6
When India gained its independence from Britain in 1947, some parts of the country were not independent until 1961; which of these were not one?
A
Goa
B
Mumbai
C
Daman
D
Diu
Question 6 Explanation: 
Mumbai
Question 7
Which of these is the largest genus in the wood-sorrel family which occurs throughout most of the world, except for the polar areas?
A
Oxymoron
B
Oxalis
C
Oxtail
D
Oxygenesis
Question 7 Explanation: 
Oxalis
Question 8
Maharashtra has..........seats in Lok Sabha
A
42
B
40
C
48
D
45
Question 8 Explanation: 
48
Question 9
A test developed in 1924 by R.L. Smith & G.E. Sandland at Vickers Ltd as an alternative to the Brinell method, is used to measure what?
A
The hardness of materials
B
The viscosity of oil
C
Radiation
D
Rolling resistance
Question 9 Explanation: 
The hardness of materials
Question 10
In which James Bond film does he have to defeat shipping magnate Karl Stromberg?
A
Live and Let Die
B
Moonraker
C
The Spy Who Loved Me
D
Goldfinger
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Spy Who Loved Me
Question 11
Where did Pluto, discovered in 1930 (and designated a planet at the time), get its name?
A
Walt Disney cartoon
B
Greek legend
C
Oil pipeline
D
A constellation
Question 11 Explanation: 
Greek legend
Question 12
HTML is used to...
A
Plot complicated graphs
B
Author webpages
C
Translate one language into another
D
Solve equations
Question 13
A small group of islands north-east of Taiwan is claimed by China, Japan and Taiwan, who each have different names for it. Which of these is not one?
A
Senkaku
B
Ryukuku
C
Diaoyu
D
Tiaoyutai
Question 13 Explanation: 
Ryukuku
Question 14
Why was Eric Fishl's sculpture "Tumbling Woman", a memorial to those who jumped from the World Trade Centre on 11 Sept 2001, removed from the Rockefeller Centre in New York City?
A
CBS brought an injunction for copyright infringement
B
Poor workmanship
C
It was too disturbing to the public
D
It collapsed under its own weight
Question 14 Explanation: 
It was too disturbing to the public
Question 15
Luge and skeleton racing were developed in the late 19th century in which country?
A
Switzerland
B
England
C
India
D
Australia
Question 15 Explanation: 
Switzerland
Question 16
From which language do we get the word "fiasco"?
A
Italian
B
Australian slang
C
Hindu
D
Spanish
Question 16 Explanation: 
Italian
There are 16 questions to complete.

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