General Knowledge MCQs

General Knowledge MCQs

1. The ancient port-site of Godavaya is located in which country? – Sri Lanka
2. The shortest war recorded in history between two sovereign powers was between__? – UK and
Zanzibar
3. Who defined democracy as a “Government of the people, by the people and for the people”? –
Abraham Lincoln
4. The joint military training exercise “Panda-Kangaroo 2017” was held between Australia and
which country? – China
5. Myanmar does not share its international boundary with__? – Vietnam
6. The joint military exercise “Iron Union 5” will start between United States and which country?
– UAE
7. Which of the following canals is considered to be an important link between the developed
countries and the developing countries? – Suez Canal 8. The Puna grassland ecoregion is found in which continents? – South America
9. The Buran wind blows across: – Eastern Asia
10. Dasht-e Margo, also known as “Desert of Death”, is located in which country? – Afghanistan
11. Lake Titicaca, a large deep lake in South America, is located on the border of which two
countries? – Bolivia and Peru 12. The Katanga plateau in Africa is known for rich deposits of: – Copper and Uranium
13. Which international organisation has granted $175,000 for healthcare of Rohingya refugees in
Cox’s Bazar of Bangladesh? – WHO
14. Hemoglobin in humans has the highest affinity for which of the following gases? – Carbon
Monoxide
15. Which straits is located on the extreme southern tip of South America partly in Chile and
partly in Argentina? – Beagle Strait
16. The only two landlocked countries of South American continent are – Bolivia and Paraguay 17. “International Biodiversity Day” is celebrated on – 22 May
18.Which cricket teams are not directly qualified for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019? – West
Indies
19. Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission (MAVEN) is a space probe developed to
study the atmosphere of Mars. It has been developed by _? – National Aeronautics and Space
Administration (NASA)
20. Which was the first planet to have its motions plotted across the sky during the second
millennium BC? – Venus
21. Which is not present in animal cells? – Cell walls
22. Which country does not share its border with Black Sea? – Belarus
23. Which straits connect Mediterranean Sea to the Atlantic Ocean? – Strait of Gibraltar
24. Which city to host the 2028 Summer Olympics? – Los Angeles
25. Which is not an example of complementary goods? – Tea and Coffee
26. Which was the first planet in the solar system to be visited by a Spacecraft? – Venus
27. Which protects the body against infectious disease and foreign invaders? – Leukocytes 28. Falkland Island is a disputed territory between two Countries? – Argentina and UK
29. The Shiretoko National Park (SNP) is located in which country? – Japan
30. A high-refractive-index polymer(HRIP) is a polymer that has a refractive index greater than
_? – 1.50 31.Thin lamination is used in a transformer to reduce: – Eddy current losses
32. Which sportsperson has authored the book “Unstoppable: My Life So Far”? – Maria
Sharapova
33. Which is the essential element for batteries used in electric cars? – Lithium 34. The 13th edition of Indo-USA joint military training exercise “Yudh Abhyas-2017” has started
in which cities? – Washington
35. Which mountain ranges form the longest mountain chain in the world? – The Andes of South
America

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36. Buddhism from India was introduced to which current region by Kasyapa Matanga? – China
37. Which country has become the fifth euro zone country to seek financial assistance from the
European Union’s bail-out funds as its banking sector is hit by exposure to the crisis in Greece? –
Cyprus
38. Which ‘Social Networking’ Enterprise has been acquired by Microsoft by a $1.2 billion deal ?
– Yammer
39. Human Papilloma Virus is related to which of the following diseases? – Cervical Cancer 2
40. The World Health Organization, in its first-ever negative policy recommendation, has recently
called on governments to immediately ban blood tests prescribed and used to detect ________ :
Tuberculosis
41. Charles Taylor, the former president of which country has been sentenced to 50 years in jail by
a U.N.-backed war crimes court for arming rebels in Sierra Leone in return for “blood
diamonds” ? – Liberia
42. Sultan Azlan Shah Cup is related to which among the following Sports? – Hockey
43. The ‘thickness’ of Stratospheric Ozone layer is measured in/on: – Dobson units
44. The power of a lens is measured in : – diopters
45. Albert Einstein was awarded Nobel Prize for his path-breaking research and formulation of
the: – Laws of Photo-Electric Effect
46. The instrument that measures arterial blood pressure is known as : – Sphygmomanometer
47.’Penicillin’ which is used as an antibiotic is obtained from : – Fungi
48. ’Anemophily’ is pollination by : – Wind
49. The nutritional supplements Spirulina, Chorella and the Vitamin-C supplement, Dunaliella are
actually : – Algae
50. Who has won the 2017 Formula One Singapore Grand Prix tournament? – Lewis Hamilton

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