General knowledge quiz 799

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The NASA space probe NEAR Shoemaker launched in 1996 was their first to do what?
A
Orbit and land on an asteroid
B
Orbit the planet Jupiter
C
Land on the planet Mars
D
Closely orbit and observe the sun
Question 1 Explanation: 
Orbit and land on an asteroid
Question 2
Part IX A gives a constitutional foundation to the local self government units in..........
A
Municipal Corporation
B
Municipal Council
C
Local area
D
Urban area
Question 2 Explanation: 
Urban area:PART IXA which has come into force on 1-6-1993 gives a constitutional foundation to the local self-government units in urban areas.
Question 3
Where would "scram" be used?
A
To deter a streaker on a sports field
B
In monitoring of alcohol offenders
C
In an 18th century slave market
D
To deploy fighter aircraft rapidly to meet an incoming threat
Question 3 Explanation: 
In monitoring of alcohol offenders
Question 4
Who created Pretty Good Privacy (PGP)?
A
Phil Zimmermann
B
Tim Berners-Lee
C
Marc Andreessen
D
Ken Thompson
Question 4 Explanation: 
Phil Zimmermann created the first version of PGP encryption in 1991. Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) is a data encryption and decryption computer program that provides cryptographic privacy and authentication for data communication. PGP is often used for signing, encrypting and decrypting texts, E-mails, files, directories and whole disk partitions to increase the security of e-mail communications.
Question 5
What James Watt invented?
A
Diving bell
B
Steam boat
C
Hot air balloon
D
Rotary steam engine
Question 5 Explanation: 
Invented in 1765.
Question 6
Ajanta paintings associated with whose period?
A
Magadha's Period
B
Gupta's Period
C
Maurya's Period
D
Harsha's Perios
Question 6 Explanation: 
Gupta's Period:The Gupta Period of India. Ajanta cave painting. The Ajanta and Ellora caveswere created during the Golden Age
Question 7
In 1956, British and French forces invaded a country in North Africa due to a dispute over which engineering work?
A
Ethiopian oil refinery complez
B
Aswan Dam
C
Sphinx
D
Suez Canal
Question 7 Explanation: 
Suez Canal
Question 8
What passes between the sun and earth to make a solar eclipse?
A
Moon
B
Venus
C
Aeroplane
D
Mars
Question 8 Explanation: 
Moon
Question 9
The head office of International Solar Alliance is in..........
A
India
B
France
C
China
D
Brazil
Question 9 Explanation: 
India
Question 10
Which cricketer has scored the most first class centuries in history?
A
Sachin Tedulkar
B
Jack Hobbs
C
Michael Slater
D
Ricky Ponting
Question 10 Explanation: 
Jack Hobbs
Question 11
Geometric Isomerism found in..........
A
Alkynes
B
Alkenes
C
Alkanes
D
All of these
Question 11 Explanation: 
Alkenes:Cis/trans isomerism(geometric isomerism) is a term used in organic chemistry to refer to the stereoisomerism engendered in the relative orientation of functional groups within a molecule
Question 12
In 1920 the League of Nations set up its headquarters in which city?
A
San Francisco
B
Stockholm
C
Geneva
D
Brussels
Question 12 Explanation: 
Geneva
Question 13
..........is the study of soils in their natural environment
A
Cosmology
B
Bio-Geography
C
Pedology
D
Glaciology
Question 13 Explanation: 
Pedology:Pedology is the study of soils in their natural environment. It is one of two main branches of soil science, the other being edaphology
Question 14
Danny DeVito and Arnold Schwarzenegger played what unlikely pair in a 1988 film?
A
Mother and daughter
B
Sisters
C
Father and son
D
Twins
Question 14 Explanation: 
Twins
Question 15
It is a team sport played on ice, in which up to 10 skaters per team use sticks to direct a ball into the opposing team's goal, with 18 countries in 2016 contesting its World Championships. What is it called?
A
Broomball
B
Ice hockey
C
Bandy
D
Ringette
Question 15 Explanation: 
Bandy
Question 16
What is a natural number called if it has exactly two distinct divisors?
A
Integer
B
Prime number
C
Composite number
D
Perfect number
Question 16 Explanation: 
Prime number
There are 16 questions to complete.

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