General knowledge quiz 930

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which Jewish festival, celebrated on the 14th and 15th of March, is to commemorate the preservation of the Jews in Persia from the destruction threatened by Haman?
A
Purim
B
Passover
C
Hannukah
D
Ramadan
Question 1 Explanation: 
Purim
Question 2
In which war were the sieges of Mafeking, Kimberley and Ladysmith lifted following the arrival of reinforcement British troops under the command of Lord Kitchener and Lord Roberts?
A
Thirty Years War
B
Crimean War
C
War of the Roses
D
Boer War
Question 2 Explanation: 
Boer War
Question 3
..........Empire period is called the Golden Age of India
A
Maratha Empire
B
Magadha Empire
C
Gupta Empire
D
Mauryan Empire
Question 3 Explanation: 
Gupta Empire:The Gupta Empire was an ancient Indian empire founded by Maharaja Sri Gupta, which existed at its zenith from approximately 240 to 550 CE and covered much of the Indian Subcontinent.The peace and prosperity created under the leadership of the Guptas enabled the pursuit of scientific and artistic endeavours.This period is called the Golden Age of India
Question 4
..........was/ were Refused the Nobel Prize
A
Jean-Paul Sarte
B
Le Duc Tho
C
Woodrow Wilson
D
Both 1 and 2
Question 4 Explanation: 
Both 1 and 2:Jean-Paul Sarte(Literature) and Le Duc Tho(Peace) were Refused the Nobel Prize in 1964 and 1973 respectively
Question 5
Which river is called as Dakshin Ganga?
A
The Yamuna
B
The Godavari
C
The Narmadha
D
The Ganga
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Godavari:The Godavari River is known as 'Dakshina Ganga'.It forms the largest river basin in the peninsula as the Ganga in the north.
Question 6
A 1959 film directed by Billy Wilder and starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon was called "Some Like It... " what?
A
Hot
B
Warm
C
Cold
D
Chilled
Question 6 Explanation: 
Hot
Question 7
Gadd Baat festival celebrated in..........
A
Punjab
B
Gujarat
C
West Bengal
D
J & K
Question 7 Explanation: 
J & K:Gaad Baat (literally meaning 'Fish and Rice') is another festival for Kashmiri Pandits which focusses on the dependence of Kashmiri Pandit festivals on the sacrificial offerings. This ritual is basically for the Guardian of the House, locally called as Gar Divta, for which the sacrificial offering of fish is offered
Question 8
The National Basketball Association (NBA) has inaugurated its first ever academy in which state?
A
New Delhi
B
Karntaka
C
Uttar Pradesh
D
Maharashtra
Question 8 Explanation: 
Uttar Pradesh
Question 9
Plato and Xenophon are the most famous pupils of which Greek philosopher?
A
Euclid
B
Xenophon
C
Socrates
D
Pythagoras
Question 9 Explanation: 
Socrates
Question 10
..........is famous festival in Sikkim
A
Poush Mela
B
Chippla Jaat
C
Saga Dawa
D
Garia Puja
Question 10 Explanation: 
Saga Dawa:The Saga Dawa Festival honors the life of Buddha, Saga Dawa also known as the Triple Blessed Festival is one of the most important and holiest Buddhist festivals in Sikkim
Question 11
Mount Fuji is on which Japanese island?
A
Honshu
B
Hokkaido
C
Kyushu
D
Shikoku
Question 11 Explanation: 
Honshu
Question 12
What was the setting for the 1998 film starring Gwyneth Paltrow and John Hannah, "Sliding Doors"?
A
Copenhagen
B
Paris
C
London
D
Perth, Australia
Question 12 Explanation: 
London
Question 13
Bijapur is known for its
A
severe drought condition
B
Gol Gumbaz
C
heavy rainfall
D
statue of Gomateswara
Question 14
The islands of Kythera, Antikythera, Crete, Kasos, Karpathos and Rhodes are in which sea?
A
Aegean
B
Black
C
Arabian
D
North
Question 14 Explanation: 
Aegean
Question 15
In which country is the port of Incheon?
A
South Korea
B
China
C
Japan
D
India
Question 15 Explanation: 
South Korea
Question 16
Who first identified and isolated nucleic acids, the precursor to identifying DNA?
A
Friedrich Miescher
B
James Watson and Francis Crick
C
Jim Kent
D
Albrecht Kossel
Question 16 Explanation: 
Friedrich Miescher
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