General knowledge quiz 796

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
If a boat or yacht is luffed what does it do?
A
Sails close to the wind
B
Heels over and takes water
C
Takes a ninety degree turn
D
Hauls to and stops
Question 1 Explanation: 
Sails close to the wind
Question 2
Cayenne, after which the spicy condiment is named, is a city in which country?
A
French Guiana
B
France
C
Belgium
D
New Caledonia
Question 2 Explanation: 
French Guiana
Question 3
From which of these can clothing material be made?
A
Mulberry tree bark
B
Sheep's wool
C
Rabbit fur
D
All of them
Question 3 Explanation: 
All of them
Question 4
Logarithm tables were invented by
A
John Napier
B
John Doe
C
John Harrison
D
John Douglas
Question 5
Which of these is a description of a mordent?
A
Grace notes
B
Etching tool
C
Sarcastic remark
D
Acid used in etching
Question 5 Explanation: 
Grace notes
Question 6
Which state government announced 1 % reservation within the 50 percent legal limit, for Gujjar, Banjara, Gadia-Lohar, Rebari and Gadaria?
A
Himachal Pradesh
B
Rajasthan
C
Arunachal Pradesh
D
Tripura
Question 6 Explanation: 
The Rajasthan government announced 1 % reservation within the 50 percent legal limit, for Gujjars and four other communities, still retaining their Other Backward Classes (OBC) status. The five communities that have been declared eligible for this reservation are:Gujjar, Banjara, Gadia-Lohar, Rebari and Gadaria. These five communities were listed in the Other Backward Classes (OBC) category in 1994. This new quota is in addition to the reservation given under OBC category. The additional quota is given in the 'More Backward Classes' category. Now these communities can obtain reservation in educational institutions and job opportunities using this quota.
Question 7
In total, how many moons do the 4 planets closest to the sun have?
A
10
B
12
C
1
D
3
Question 7 Explanation: 
3
Question 8
National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has conducted first-of-its-kind mock exercise on forest fire in..........
A
Uttarakhand
B
Gujarat
C
Odisha
D
Rajasthan
Question 8 Explanation: 
Uttarakhand
Question 9
Race is related with..........
A
Track
B
Field
C
Court
D
Pitch
Question 9 Explanation: 
Track:Track racing is a form of motorcycle racing where teams or individuals race opponents around an oval track.
Question 10
Where did Stradivari, the famous violin maker, live and work?
A
Italy
B
Poland
C
England
D
France
Question 10 Explanation: 
Italy
Question 11
Cloth used to be measured in what?
A
Exes
B
Ems
C
Ens
D
Ells
Question 11 Explanation: 
Ells
Question 12
What is the southernmost point of the African continent?
A
Cape Point
B
Cape of Good Hope
C
Cape Agulhas
D
Cape Peninsula
Question 12 Explanation: 
Cape Agulhas
Question 13
Vocal music in mediaeval Christian Latin liturgy is often called what kind of chant?
A
Decani
B
Julian
C
Papal
D
Gregorian
Question 13 Explanation: 
Gregorian
Question 14
A web serial comedy dealing with the running of the world, first uploaded to the web in 2006, is called what?
A
The God Life
B
Business As Usual
C
The Office
D
God, Inc
Question 14 Explanation: 
God, Inc
Question 15
After the signing of the Anglo-Ottoman Convention of 1913, Mubarak Al-Sabah was recognised by the Ottomans and British as the ruler of the autonomous caza of which city and its hinterlands?
A
Kuwait
B
Qatar
C
Dubai
D
Saudi Arabia
Question 15 Explanation: 
Kuwait
Question 16
Who bagged NR Madhava Menon Best Law Teacher Award?
A
AB Rohatgi
B
TK Viswanathan
C
Mohan Peiris
D
Tahir Mahmood
Question 16 Explanation: 
Tahir Mahmood has received the prestigious Prof N R Madhava Menon Best Law Teacher Award as part of the Law Teachers' Day celebrations.The function was organised by the Society of Indian Law Firms (SILF) and Menon Institute of Legal Advocacy Training (MILAT).Prof N R Madhava Menon and SILF President Lalit Bhasin has given the awards to the recipients.
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