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
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?
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
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
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
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

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? –
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 ________ :
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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