General knowledge quiz 991

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of the following is used for artificial fruit ripening of green fruit?
A
Methane
B
Ethylene
C
Methylene
D
Propane
Question 1 Explanation: 
Ethylene:Blackberries at various stages of ripeness:unripe (green), ripening (pink and red), when green and artificially ripened after shipment by being gassed with ethylene.
Question 2
Find the Eco village in India has received the 'spirit of humanity' award, instituted by AmeriCares in the 'livelihood' category.
A
Arna Jharna
B
Govardhan Eco-village
C
Kedia Village
D
Shaam-e-Sarhad Village
Question 2 Explanation: 
On September 20 2017, ISKCON's Govardhan Eco village has received the 'spirit of humanity'award, instituted by AmeriCares, a non-profit organisation working for disaster relief and global health, in the 'livelihood' category.
Question 3
Zurich SC Lions have been European Champions in which sport?
A
Ice hockey
B
Baseball
C
Basketball
D
Water polo
Question 3 Explanation: 
Ice hockey
Question 4
Which drug is used to increase the discharge of urine?
A
Laxative
B
Antacid
C
Tranquiliser
D
Diuretic
Question 4 Explanation: 
Diuretic:Diuretic drug is used to reduce anxiety and brings about calmness
Question 5
Which company had partnered with UNESCO to launch 360-degree video and Virtual Reality (VR) content of Sun Temple in Konark and Taj Mahal?
A
Nokia
B
Amazon
C
Samsung India
D
Flipkart
Question 5 Explanation: 
Samsung India has partnered with UNESCO MGIEP (Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development) to launch 360-degree video and Virtual Reality (VR) content of Sun Temple in Konark and Taj Mahal. Sun Temple in Konark, Odisha and Taj Mahal in Agra, Uttar Pradesh are Indian heritage sites inscribed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites list. First 360-degree video and VR content on the Sun Temple was unveiled on December 16, 2017 at the Transforming Education Conference for Humanity (TECH) 2017 in Visakhapatnam. TECH 2017 was organized by UNESCO MGIEP. The video was unveiled at a specially set up Samsung Smart Class at TECH 2017 venue. This partnership is aimed to provide experiential educational content to urban as well as rural students across India.
Question 6
Which Arabian country hosted the world chess tournament for the first time?
A
Iran
B
Iraq
C
Dubai
D
Saudi Arabia
Question 6 Explanation: 
Saudi Arabia hosted a world chess tournament for the first time at the APEX Convention Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The tournament is called the King Salman World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships. It is conducted till 30th December 2017. Prizes worth $2 million would be awarded. It has around 400 international players. 16 players are participating from Saudi Arabia. Also, a women's chess tournament is held along with the open championship. Earlier in 2016, Saudi Arabi's top cleric, Grand Mufti Shaikh Abdul Aziz Al Shaikh, said chess is ''forbidden'' in Islam as it wastes time and leads to rivalry among players.
Question 7
In 2015 Sebastian Coe, Baron Coe, became President of what international body?
A
International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF)
B
International Olympic Committee (IOC)
C
World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
D
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)
Question 7 Explanation: 
International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF)
Question 8
The Singapore Declaration issued in 1971 and the Harare Declaration issued in 1991 are considered to be the two most important documents to what union of nations?
A
Channel Islands
B
United Nations
C
Commonwealth of Nations
D
European Union
Question 8 Explanation: 
Commonwealth of Nations
Question 9
The first such mini-budget was presented by..........
A
CD Deshmukh
B
TT Krishnamachari
C
Indira Gandhi
D
John Mathai
Question 9 Explanation: 
TT Krishnamachari:The first such mini-budget was presented by T T Krishnamachari on November 30, 1956 in form of fresh taxation proposals through Finance Bills
Question 10
Which of these games did Nintendo publish in 2017, at about the same time as the new Nintendo Switch was released?
A
Nier:Automata
B
What Remains of Edith Finch
C
Horizon Zero Dawn
D
The Legend of Zelda:Breath of the Wild
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Legend of Zelda:Breath of the Wild
Question 11
Which film, released at the end of 2008, starred Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio?
A
Bride Wars
B
Revolutionary Road
C
Brokeback Mountain
D
Frost / Nixon
Question 11 Explanation: 
Revolutionary Road
Question 12
In cricket, which of these is applied to a specific period in which no runs are scored?
A
Girl fallen
B
Maiden over
C
Woman under
D
Hoe down
Question 12 Explanation: 
Maiden over
Question 13
Where is the volcano called Krakatoa?
A
Japan
B
Indonesia
C
Kenya
D
Madagascar
Question 13 Explanation: 
Indonesia
Question 14
A high quality soft warm goat's wool was first made famous in the 14th century in what mountainous region, where the goats were farmed?
A
Pashmi, Iran
B
Kashmir, northern India region
C
Alpachiri, Argentina
D
Ankara, Turkey
Question 14 Explanation: 
Kashmir, northern India region
Question 15
Which TV series follows Simon Baker as Patrick Jane, an independent consultant for the California Bureau of Investigation in Sacramento, California, who solves serious crimes by using his skills of observation?
A
The Avengers
B
The Enforcer
C
The Terminator
D
The Mentalist
Question 15 Explanation: 
The Mentalist
Question 16
For what event in 1215 is Runnymede, England, famous?
A
An attempt to fly by helicopter
B
King John signed the Magna Carta
C
Richard the Lionheart announced the 3rd crusade
D
King Alfred burnt some scones
Question 16 Explanation: 
King John signed the Magna Carta
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