General knowledge quiz 971

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Competitors from which country won the most medals at the 2010 World Rowing Championships at Lake Karapiro, New Zealand?
A
Great Britain
B
Germany
C
New Zealand
D
France
Question 1 Explanation: 
Great Britain
Question 2
The fur ermine comes from which animal?
A
Weasel
B
Stoat
C
Shrew
D
Rabbit
Question 2 Explanation: 
Stoat
Question 3
Which tribal group is related to J & K?
A
Bhils
B
Bakarwals
C
Kuki
D
Meenas
Question 3 Explanation: 
Bakarwals:Bakarwal (or Bakharwal) is a nomadic tribe based in the Pir Panjal and Himalayan mountains of South Asia-J & K
Question 4
Mr Spacely was the boss of which cartoon character?
A
Homer Simpson
B
Donald Duck
C
Peter Griffin
D
George Jetson
Question 4 Explanation: 
George Jetson
Question 5
The book titled 'Midnight Children' is written by who?
A
Salman Rushdie
B
V.S.Naipaul
C
Shashi Tharoor
D
Kiran Desai
Question 5 Explanation: 
Salman Rushdie:Midnight's Children is a 1981 book by Salman Rushdie that deals with India's transition from British colonialism to independence and the partition of British India.
Question 6
What can blue john be used for?
A
Coating steel, particularly gun barrels, to protect from rust
B
Whitening clothes being washed
C
Storing Johnnie Walker blue label whisky
D
Jewellery, drinking vessels, vases
Question 6 Explanation: 
Jewellery, drinking vessels, vases
Question 7
Dick Turpin was famous as what sort of criminal?
A
Computer hacker
B
Grave robber
C
Forger
D
Highwayman
Question 7 Explanation: 
Highwayman
Question 8
Which one of the following allotropes of carbon is used in cutting and drilling?
A
Charcoal
B
Graphite
C
Fullerene
D
Diamond
Question 8 Explanation: 
There are 8 allotropes of carbon divided in crystalline and amorphous forms. Diamond is crystalline form of carbon.
Question 9
Where did Malcolm Campbell set a land speed record of 245.7 m.p.h. in 1931?
A
Salt Lake, Utah, USA
B
Daytona, USA
C
Alice Springs, Central Australia
D
Donington Park, UK
Question 9 Explanation: 
Daytona, USA
Question 10
Which film, directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne, John Carradine and Claire Trevor, was indirectly based on Guy de Maupassant's story "Boule de Suif"?
A
Stagecoach
B
The Tin Star
C
High Noon
D
Drums Along The Mohawk
Question 10 Explanation: 
Stagecoach
Question 11
For seeing objects at the surface of water from a submarine under water, the instrument used is
A
kaleidoscope
B
periscope
C
spectroscope
D
telescope
Question 12
Sultanpur National Park located in..........
A
Nagaland
B
Gujarat
C
Assam
D
Haryana
Question 13
The year 1776 saw the first race of what became the St Leger Stakes, destruction of 36 Cherokee towns, the birth of Mary Pickersgill, the start of Captain Cook's third voyage, and what else?
A
The Crimean War
B
Napoleonic War
C
French Revolution
D
American Revolution
Question 13 Explanation: 
American Revolution
Question 14
Serengeti National Park is mainly in which country?
A
Egypt
B
Tanzania
C
South Africa
D
Namibia
Question 14 Explanation: 
Tanzania
Question 15
..........is tribal group living in Kerala
A
Abhors
B
Moplahs
C
Onges
D
Birhors
Question 15 Explanation: 
Moplahs:The Moplahs of Malabar forms the origin of in Malabar, and the rest of Kerala.
Question 16
In July 2009, why did Russian physicists begin trying to synthesize Ununseptium?
A
The Ununseptium mines are running out of ore
B
It is an undiscovered chemical element
C
It is a cheap chemical that can be used to cure AIDS
D
A proposed trade embargo by China
Question 16 Explanation: 
It is an undiscovered chemical element
There are 16 questions to complete.

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