General knowledge quiz 93

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
According to Greek legend, who was the king of Cyprus who fell in love with a statue he had made and married her after Aphrodite brought her to life?
A
Oedipus
B
Midas
C
Sisyphus
D
Pygmalion
Question 1 Explanation: 
Pygmalion
Question 2
On which river is Uri Power Project constructed?
A
Tungbhadra
B
Tapti
C
Penanga
D
Jhelum
Question 2 Explanation: 
Jhelum
Question 3
Primary phloem develops from
A
lateral meristem
B
protoderm
C
extrastelar cambium
D
provascular tissue
Question 4
Weight of the human brain is..........
A
1424g
B
1500g
C
1250g
D
1234g
Question 4 Explanation: 
1424g:2% of human weight
Question 5
Which of these is an area of Canada?
A
Shitzu
B
Dachshund
C
Labrador
D
Boxer
Question 5 Explanation: 
Labrador
Question 6
Which American lexicographer also published a popular and influential speller, grammar book and reader for elementary age students?
A
Noah Webster
B
Charles Merriam
C
George Merriam
D
William Adolphus Wheeler
Question 6 Explanation: 
Noah Webster
Question 7
Professional sidekick Dick Grayson is better known as who?
A
Hutch
B
Dr Watson
C
Robin
D
Dano
Question 7 Explanation: 
Robin
Question 8
Which of these is an instrument used to measure horizontal and vertical angles?
A
Troglodyte
B
Theodolite
C
Armalite
D
Stalactite
Question 8 Explanation: 
Theodolite
Question 9
Who had a famous chestnut horse named "Copenhagen"?
A
Buffalo Bill
B
Roy Rogers
C
Dick Turpin
D
Duke of Wellington
Question 9 Explanation: 
Duke of Wellington
Question 10
India was elected as a President of General Assembly of the United Nations in 1953. Who occupied this office on behalf of India?
A
S. Radha Krishnan
B
Gopalswamy Iyyengar
C
V.K. Krishna Menon
D
Vijayalakshmi Pandit
Question 11
What is a pre-Columbian Inca site located 2, 430 metres (7, 970 ft) above sea level, on a ridge above the Urubamba Valley in Peru?
A
Acapulco
B
Machu Picchu
C
Lima
D
Angkor Wat
Question 11 Explanation: 
Machu Picchu
Question 12
What is generally considered to be the largest naval battle of World War II and by some to be the largest naval battle in history, and the first battle in which Japanese aircraft carried out organized kamikaze attacks?
A
The Battle of the Coral Sea
B
The Battle of Leyte Gulf
C
The Battle of Japan
D
The Batle of Trafalgar
Question 12 Explanation: 
The Battle of Leyte Gulf
Question 13
What is the meaning of the motto on the Great Seal of the USA, "E Pluribus Unum"?
A
Better to die on your feet than live on your knees
B
Out of many, one
C
United we stand
D
Rust never sleeps
Question 13 Explanation: 
Out of many, one
Question 14
The Teesta River is flowing through which two Indian states?
A
Assam, Uttarakhand
B
West Bengal, Manipur
C
Sikkim, Jharkhand
D
West Bengal, Sikkim
Question 14 Explanation: 
West Bengal, Sikkim:The Teesta River is a 309 km long river flowing through the Indian states of West Bengal and Sikkim, before going to Bay of Bengal through Bangladesh
Question 15
Which of these is not a prison in London, England?
A
Brixton
B
Dartmoor
C
Wormwood Scrubs
D
Holloway
Question 15 Explanation: 
Dartmoor
Question 16
What 2008 film is an adaptation by Andrew Davies of a book by Sarah Waters, that is set in a Victorian-era women's prison?
A
Affinity
B
Friendship
C
Equality
D
Sisterhood
Question 16 Explanation: 
Affinity
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