General knowledge quiz 787

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which group of over 7000 islands has main islands called Luzon, Mindanao, Samar, Negros, Palawan, Panay, Mindora, Leyte, Cebu, Bohol and Masbate?
A
Marquesas
B
Philippines
C
Indonesia
D
Tonga
Question 1 Explanation: 
Philippines
Question 2
Under..........the constitution declares Delhi as the seat of the Supreme Court
A
Article 130
B
Article 132
C
Article 131
D
Article 120
Question 2 Explanation: 
Article 130:Under Article 130 the constitution declares Delhi as the seat of the Supreme Court. But it authorises the CJI to appoint any other places as seat of the Supreme Court
Question 3
The Australian species of what bird has the longest beak in the world?
A
Pelican
B
Emu
C
Collared Kingfisher
D
Kookaburra
Question 3 Explanation: 
Pelican
Question 4
Following the Battle of Borodino, fire raged for four days, destroying an estimated three-quarters of which city?
A
Chicago
B
London
C
Moscow
D
Berlin
Question 4 Explanation: 
Moscow
Question 5
If a chess player completes a move known as en passant, what pieces are involved?
A
Pawns
B
Bishops
C
Knights
D
A pawn and a knight
Question 5 Explanation: 
Pawns
Question 6
Which Strait lies between Malaysia and Indonesia?
A
Strait of Malacca
B
Strait of Hormuz
C
Strait of Magellan
D
Strait of Dover
Question 6 Explanation: 
Strait of Malacca
Question 7
What are Jetfire, Whirl, Roadbuster, Shockwave, Omega Supreme, Sky Lynx, Optimus Prime, Ultra Magnus, Blitzwing and Jazz?
A
Characters from "Lord of the Rings"
B
Characters from "American Gladiator"
C
Transformer toys
D
Teletubbies
Question 7 Explanation: 
Transformer toys
Question 8
The Murtidevi award is given for extra ordinary performance in..........
A
science
B
sports
C
literature
D
music
Question 8 Explanation: 
literature:The Moortidevi Award is an annual literary award in India presented by the Bharatiya Jnanpith organization for a work which emphasizes Indian philosophy and literature
Question 9
Which city was the capital of Italy from 1865 to 1871?
A
Milan
B
Rome
C
Florence
D
Ravenna
Question 9 Explanation: 
Florence
Question 10
India's first microwave remote sensing satellite..........was injected into orbit by the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle
A
CARTOSAT-1
B
IMS-1
C
RISAT-1
D
GSAT-1
Question 10 Explanation: 
RISAT-1:India's first indigenous all-weather Radar Imaging Satellite (RISAT-1), whose images will facilitate agriculture and disaster management, was launched successfully on board the PSLV-C19The RISAT series are the first all-weather earth observation satellites from ISRO.
Question 11
Olympic gold medallists Kristina smigun and Kristjan Palusalu represented which country?
A
New Zealand
B
Canada
C
Australia
D
Estonia
Question 11 Explanation: 
Estonia
Question 12
The reaction is carbonate and bicarbonate ions with mineral is called
A
hydrolysis
B
carbonation
C
oxidation
D
solution
Question 13
Christopher Nolan's second film, "Memento" (2000), was based on what book?
A
"Amnesia" by Peter Carey
B
"Memento Mori" by Jonathan Nolan
C
"Amnesia:the Dark Descent" by Mikael Hedberg
D
"Amnesia Moon" by Jonathan Lethem
Question 13 Explanation: 
"Memento Mori" by Jonathan Nolan
Question 14
Who claimed to be a direct descendant of King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba, and worked to achieve the independence of Abyssinia?
A
Faisal ibn Turki ibn Abdullah Al Saud
B
Haile Selassie
C
Gamal Abdel Nasser
D
Menelek II
Question 14 Explanation: 
Menelek II
Question 15
The Czechoslovakian composer Anton Dvorak was most proficient in which instrument?
A
Zither
B
Violin
C
Trombone
D
Piccolo
Question 15 Explanation: 
Violin
Question 16
Who will be the defending champions in the FIP World Polo Championships in 2015?
A
Mexico
B
Argentina
C
France
D
Australia
Question 16 Explanation: 
Argentina
There are 16 questions to complete.

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