General knowledge quiz 970

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is another name for the second magnitude star "Alpha" in the Little Bear Constellation which is the nearest conspicuous star to the north celestial pole?
A
Dog star
B
Pole star
C
North Star
D
Orion
Question 1 Explanation: 
Pole star
Question 2
Miso soup is the cuisine of which country?
A
Japan
B
Thailand
C
Sri Lanka
D
Italy
Question 2 Explanation: 
Japan
Question 3
Speculation about the possibility of a southern land mass has been around for at least 2, 000 years. When was the first recorded sighting of the Antarctic continent?
A
1905
B
1540
C
1820
D
1775
Question 3 Explanation: 
1820
Question 4
In the British army, how many chevrons does a sergeant wear on his arm?
A
3
B
2
C
1
D
4
Question 4 Explanation: 
3
Question 5
Top 1 percent of Indian firms account for..........percent of exports?
A
25%
B
70%
C
38%
D
45%
Question 6
Selection Day is the novel written by
A
Arunima Sinha
B
Arundhati Roy
C
Aravind Adiga
D
Sharat Chandra
Question 6 Explanation: 
Aravind Adiga:Selection Day is the book by Aravind Adiga.It is the Aravind Adiga's third novel is ambitious, original and morally serious
Question 7
In Greek legend, what were Stheno, Euryale and Medusa, winged female monsters with snakes for hair who turned mortals to stone if they looked directly at them?
A
Gorgons
B
Satyrs
C
Minotaurs
D
Cobras
Question 7 Explanation: 
Gorgons
Question 8
Who is the main protagonist in the action-adventure game series, "The Legend of Zelda"?
A
Hyrule
B
Link
C
Endor
D
Edith Finch
Question 8 Explanation: 
Link
Question 9
Where is the Malleco Viaduct, a railway bridge over the Malleco River Valley?
A
Southern Peru
B
Central Chile
C
Southern Spain
D
North Mexico
Question 9 Explanation: 
Central Chile
Question 10
Olympus Mons is a very large shield volcano on which Planet?
A
Saturn
B
Earth
C
Jupiter
D
Mars
Question 10 Explanation: 
Mars:Olympus Mons is a very large shield volcano on the planet Mars. By one measure, it has a height of nearly 25 km (16 mi). Olympus Mons stands almost three times as tall as Mount Everest's height above sea
Question 11
What is the name of Sydney Harbour, NSW, Australia?
A
Port Nicholson
B
Port Jackson
C
Port Banks
D
Port Wellington
Question 11 Explanation: 
Port Jackson
Question 12
What is the population density of Manipur?
A
107/sq. km
B
207/sq. km
C
307/sq. km
D
407/sq. km
Question 13
Which of these is a one act comic opera by Mozart?
A
The Coffee Cantata
B
Scipio's Dream
C
The Impresario
D
Zaide
Question 13 Explanation: 
The Impresario
Question 14
What is the theme for International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development 2017?
A
Volunteers act as pillars of development
B
volunteers act first. Here. Everywhere
C
volunteers act first. Today. Tomorrow. Always
D
volunteers. Work for the evolution of a better society
Question 14 Explanation: 
volunteers act first. Here. Everywhere; celebrated on December 5
Question 15
Which country's territory includes a long narrow east-west tongue separating Zambia from Botswana?
A
Madagascar
B
Mozambique
C
Namibia
D
Zaire
Question 15 Explanation: 
Namibia
Question 16
Which of the following is the Leather City of South India?
A
Salem
B
Vaniyambadi
C
Namakkal
D
Kochi
Question 16 Explanation: 
Vaniyambadi
There are 16 questions to complete.

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