General knowledge quiz 872

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is "A" in the International Radio Alphabet?
A
Adam
B
Apple
C
Alpha
D
Aardvark
Question 1 Explanation: 
Alpha
Question 2
In 2003, which planet passed 55.76 million km from earth, the closest since the Stone Age?
A
Mars
B
Venus
C
Mercury
D
Jupiter
Question 2 Explanation: 
Mars
Question 3
What are alternative names for "typhus"?
A
Foot and mouth disease
B
Mad cow disease
C
Prison fever
D
Dutch elm disease
Question 3 Explanation: 
Prison fever
Question 4
The language spoken in Lakshadweep island is
A
Malayalam
B
Marathi
C
Tamil
D
Gujarati
Question 5
From time to time the Earth's magnetic poles reverse; which is a way past reversals can be detected?
A
Comparative astronomy charts
B
Records of changes in the Coriolis Effect
C
Changes in bird migrations
D
The direction of magnetism frozen in the basalt in ocean ridges lining volcanic activity
Question 5 Explanation: 
The direction of magnetism frozen in the basalt in ocean ridges lining volcanic activity
Question 6
Roberto Bautista Agut is related to which sport?
A
Tennis
B
Chess
C
Athlete
D
Weighlifting
Question 6 Explanation: 
Tennis:Roberto Bautista Agut is a Spanish professional tennis player. He has won five ATP singles titles at the 2014 Topshelf Open, the 2014 Mercedes Cup, the 2016 ASB Classic, the inaugural 2016 Garanti Koza Sofia Open, and the 2017 Aircel Chennai Open.
Question 7
Beth Heiden, Christa Rothenburger and Sheila Young have all been world champions at speed skating and which other sport?
A
Cycling
B
Shooting
C
Gymnastics
D
Netball
Question 7 Explanation: 
Cycling
Question 8
..........is also known as shooting star
A
Zodiac
B
Comet
C
Meteors
D
All of these
Question 8 Explanation: 
Meteors:Meteors, or shooting stars as they are more commonly known, are the streaks of light produced when a meteoroid burns up in the Earth's atmosphere.
Question 9
What was Victoria Beckham's nickname when she was in the Spice Girls?
A
Posh
B
Swank
C
Side
D
Posey
Question 9 Explanation: 
Posh
Question 10
Which English King signed the Magna Carta at Runnymede, Surrey, England, in 1215?
A
King Elton
B
King John
C
King Paul
D
King Ringo
Question 10 Explanation: 
King John
Question 11
The Interest earned on saving bank account is exempted from taxation up to what amount in a year?
A
Rs.10, 000
B
Rs.15, 000
C
Rs.20, 000
D
Rs.35, 000
Question 11 Explanation: 
Correct The Interest earned on saving bank account is exempted from taxation up to Rs.10, 000
Question 12
Raksha Mantri's Trophy is associated with which of the following
A
Indian Special Force
B
Indian Air force
C
Indian Navy
D
Indian Army
Question 12 Explanation: 
Indian Army
Question 13
Which of these is a variety of tea?
A
Canelloni
B
Lapsang souchon
C
Nasi goreng
D
Compote
Question 13 Explanation: 
Lapsang souchon
Question 14
Which was the last imperial dynasty to rule in China?
A
Yuan
B
Qing
C
Ming
D
Song
Question 14 Explanation: 
Qing
Question 15
Robert Gabriel Mugabe is the president of
A
England
B
Ireland
C
New Zealand
D
Zimbabwe
Question 15 Explanation: 
Robert Gabriel Mugabe is the current President of Zimbabwe, serving since 22 December 1987.
Question 16
By what name was Dino Paul Proscetti better known?
A
Dean Rusk
B
Dean Martin
C
Dean Torrance
D
James Dean
Question 16 Explanation: 
Dean Martin
There are 16 questions to complete.

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