General knowledge quiz 996

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
World's first train that operates on a virtual track has been launched by which country?
A
Russia
B
Japan
C
China
D
India
Question 1 Explanation: 
China
Question 2
Which of these is a fictional character created by P D James?
A
Adrian Mole
B
Paddy Clarke
C
Cordelia Gray
D
Kay Scarpetta
Question 2 Explanation: 
Cordelia Gray
Question 3
Who has been conferred with the 2016 Saraswati Samman?
A
K Aiyappa Panickar
B
Padma Sachdev
C
Vijay Tendulkar
D
Mahabaleshwar Sail
Question 3 Explanation: 
Noted Konkani author Mahabaleshwar Sail has been honored with the 2016 Saraswati Samman for his novel 'Hawthan'. The 74-year-old Sail's novel Hawthan was published in 2009 and was shortlisted from 22 books written in various languages. Mahabaleshwar Sail received a cash prize of 15 lakh and a citation as a part of the honor. The bi-lingual writer has written four Marathi dramas and seven Konkani novels till date. He has also written five short stories and a novel in Marathi. 'Hawthan' is a well-researched work of fiction presenting the cultural map of the traditional potter community of Goa.
Question 4
Richard Colvin Reid is a self-admitted member of al-Qaeda who pleaded guilty in 2002 in US federal court to 8 criminal counts of terrorism stemming from his attempt to destroy a commercial aircraft in-flight by detonating explosives hidden where?
A
In his underpants
B
Under his hat
C
In his shoes
D
Up his jumper
Question 4 Explanation: 
In his shoes
Question 5
In 1818 Bernadotte became King Charles XIV of Sweden due to the influence of whom?
A
Rasputin
B
Napoleon I
C
George III
D
James Monroe
Question 5 Explanation: 
Napoleon I
Question 6
..........is also known as law of Galileo
A
Newton's Second Law
B
Laws of motion
C
Newton's Third Law
D
Newton's First Law
Question 6 Explanation: 
Newton's First Law:First law-Everybody retains its state or state of motion until an external force is applied on it
Question 7
What was a significance of the 1969 Battle of Hamburger Hill, or Ap Bia Mountain, in Vietnam?
A
There was 100% loss of Vietnamese lives involved
B
It was the last before the armistice agreement
C
It was the bloodiest fight of the Vietnam war, in terms of American dead
D
It was the last of the major American ground combat operations in the country
Question 7 Explanation: 
It was the last of the major American ground combat operations in the country
Question 8
Which of the following considered as the first bank in India?
A
Bank of Hindustan
B
Imperial Bank of India
C
General Bank of India
D
New Bank of India
Question 8 Explanation: 
Bank of Hindustan, the first bank in India was established in 1770.
Question 9
What does the "MS" stand for in the name of the organisation IMSA founded in 2005?
A
Multiple Sclerosis
B
Mind Sports
C
Marathon Sporting
D
Merino Shearing
Question 9 Explanation: 
Mind Sports
Question 10
Yale University is in which state of the USA?
A
Massachusetts
B
Connecticut
C
California
D
Maine
Question 10 Explanation: 
Connecticut
Question 11
Which of these was a hit single for the Beach Boys in the 1960s?
A
Texas Boys
B
New York Dolls
C
California Girls
D
Kansas Cheerleaders
Question 11 Explanation: 
California Girls
Question 12
What is the nationality of Mohammed Al Fayed, who sold the department store Harrods Knightsbridge to Qatar Holdings in 2010?
A
Iranian
B
Iraqi
C
Egyptian
D
Syrian
Question 12 Explanation: 
Egyptian
Question 13
Georges Leopold Cuvier is associated with which science?
A
Astronomy
B
Astro-physics
C
Hydraulics
D
Paleontology
Question 13 Explanation: 
Paleontology
Question 14
What century were the four major eruptions of the volcano on Krakatoa, heard some 3, 000 miles away and changing global weather patterns and temperatures for years?
A
15th
B
19th
C
12th
D
18th
Question 14 Explanation: 
19th
Question 15
Gout is a kind of..........
A
arthritis
B
osteoarthritis
C
angina
D
infraction
Question 15 Explanation: 
arthritis:Gout is a kind of arthritis.It can cause an attack of sudden burning pain, stiffness and swelling in a joint.
Question 16
Stars which appear single to the naked eye but are double when seen through a telescope are
A
novas and supernovas
B
binaries
C
asteroids
D
quasars
There are 16 questions to complete.

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