General knowledge quiz 959

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In which year the Metropolitan Council of Delhi was replaced by a 70 member legislative assembly?
A
1986
B
1992
C
1995
D
1989
Question 1 Explanation: 
1992:Delhi became National Capital Territory of Delhi on February 1992 under the 69th Amendment Act.Council (with 56 seats) was replaced by a 70 member Legislative Assembly.
Question 2
The Ocean current flowing from higher altitude to lower altitude are called as
A
Warm current
B
Alaska current
C
Cold current
D
Oyashio current
Question 2 Explanation: 
Cold current:The Ocean current flowing from higher altitude to lower altitude are called as Cold current
Question 3
What was Yashpal Sharma's best score in First Class Cricket?
A
201 not out
B
200
C
199
D
153 not out
Question 3 Explanation: 
Yashpal Sharma played 160 matches and made 21 hundreds in First Class Cricket.
Question 4
..........is the first National Park established in India
A
Bandipur National Park
B
Anshi National Park
C
Jim Corbett National Park
D
Guindy National Park
Question 4 Explanation: 
Jim Corbett National Park:India's first national park (reference needed as kaziranga is established in 1905) was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park, now known as Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand.
Question 5
The aim of which game, normally played on hard dirt or gravel, and also on grass, while standing with the feet together in a small circle, is to throw metal balls as close as possible to a small ball called a cochonnet?
A
Bocce
B
Petanque
C
Bowls
D
Skittles
Question 5 Explanation: 
Petanque
Question 6
In the term "taxi-cab", the word cab" is an abbreviated form of what word?
A
Cabriolet
B
Cabin
C
Cabana
D
Cabinet
Question 6 Explanation: 
Cabriolet
Question 7
Tetanus is known by what other name?
A
Tennis elbow
B
Athlete's foot
C
Lockjaw
D
Achilles heel
Question 7 Explanation: 
Lockjaw
Question 8
What was the setting for "The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas", a 2008 film directed by Mark Herman starring Asa Butterfield, Jack Scanlon, David Thewlis, and Vera Farmiga, based on the book by John Boyne?
A
Bedroom
B
Concentration camp
C
Hospital
D
Zoo
Question 8 Explanation: 
Concentration camp
Question 9
Strictly speaking what does the word "alibi" mean?
A
Not at the scene of the crime
B
Elsewhere
C
Proof of innocence
D
Not me
Question 9 Explanation: 
Elsewhere
Question 10
The US TV series "Bones" is loosely based on the works of which novelist and forensic anthropologist?
A
Alexandra Zarowny
B
Patricia Cornwell
C
Anthony E. Zuiker
D
Kathy Reichs
Question 10 Explanation: 
Kathy Reichs
Question 11
Which country would you go to in order to find the main headwaters of the Amazon River?
A
Mexico
B
Peru
C
USA
D
Uruguay
Question 11 Explanation: 
Peru
Question 12
In..........account, the amount withdrawn in Rupees shall not be eligible for conversion into foreign currency.
A
FCNR
B
Current Account
C
SB Account
D
EEFC
Question 12 Explanation: 
The amount withdrawn in Rupees shall not be eligible for conversion into foreign currency and for re-credit to the account.
Question 13
Three Americans, artist Samuel F. B. Morse, physicist Joseph Henry, and machinist and inventor Alfred Vail, developed what in the 1830s?
A
An electrical telegraph system
B
A type of chair for cinemas
C
A stockbroker's code
D
A ball for basketball
Question 13 Explanation: 
An electrical telegraph system
Question 14
In snooker, what coloured ball scores 7 points?
A
Brindled
B
Purple
C
Black
D
Cyan
Question 14 Explanation: 
Black
Question 15
The unit of electrical resistance was named after whom?
A
Alessandro Volta
B
Georg Simon Ohm
C
Benjamin Franklin
D
Guglielmo Marconi
Question 15 Explanation: 
Georg Simon Ohm
Question 16
What is the transparent front part of the eye which, while contributing most of the eye's focusing power, has a fixed focus?
A
Retina
B
Iris
C
Cornea
D
Lens
Question 16 Explanation: 
Cornea
There are 16 questions to complete.

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