General knowledge quiz 1053

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The nectarine, which has a smooth, fuzzless skin, is a type of what?
A
Plum
B
Horse
C
Peach
D
Duck
Question 1 Explanation: 
Peach
Question 2
An arm of which ocean lies to the east of the island which was for a time called Formosa?
A
Atlantic
B
Indian
C
Pacific
D
Southern
Question 2 Explanation: 
Pacific
Question 3
Which micronutrient is essential for plant growth?
A
Oxygen
B
Nitrogen
C
Boron
D
Carbon
Question 3 Explanation: 
Boron:Boron is an essential micronutrient which means it is essential for plant growth and development, but is required in very small quantities
Question 4
Potassium nitrate is used in
A
medicine
B
fertiliser
C
salt
D
glass
Question 5
Which country hosted the first Asian Games?
A
India
B
Indonesia
C
Iran
D
Malaysia
Question 6
Who wrote "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle"?
A
The Brothers Grimm
B
Washington Irving
C
Hans Christian Anderson
D
Jonathan Swift
Question 6 Explanation: 
Washington Irving
Question 7
Yingluck Shinawatra, the last democratically elected Prime Minister of Thailand (in 2011), is nearly related to Thaksin Shinawatra, the first democratically elected leader under Thailand's 1997 constitution; what relation are they?
A
Grandfather and granddaughter
B
Father and daughter
C
Uncle and niece
D
Brother and sister
Question 7 Explanation: 
Brother and sister
Question 8
Who built the original Palace of Versailles that was enlarged by Louis XIV?
A
Louis XIII
B
Philippe II
C
Napoleon II
D
Philippe III
Question 8 Explanation: 
Louis XIII
Question 9
What is the capital of Finland?
A
Berlin
B
Athens
C
Saint Peter Port
D
None of these
Question 9 Explanation: 
None of these:Helsinki Currency:Euro(EUR)
Question 10
What name is given to a young goat?
A
Cub
B
Pup
C
Kid
D
Calf
Question 10 Explanation: 
Kid
Question 11
What is the Mufti of Jerusalem?
A
A form of dress
B
A day of celebration
C
An Islamic official
D
A restaurant
Question 11 Explanation: 
An Islamic official
Question 12
Which science fiction webseries was created and written by Lilly (formerly Andy) and Lana (formerly Laurence) Wachowski and J. Michael Straczynski for Netflix?
A
Sense8 (2015)
B
Jupiter Ascending (2015)
C
The OA (2016)
D
Stranger Things (2016)
Question 12 Explanation: 
Sense8 (2015)
Question 13
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in
A
J & K
B
Meghalaya
C
Kerala
D
Haryana
Question 13 Explanation: 
Kerala:Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary is a unique protected area located in the rain shadow region in the eastern slope of Western Ghats, adjoining Tamilnadu
Question 14
A tabard is a type of what?
A
Club-like weapon
B
Drum made from animal skin and wood
C
A sheath for holding a sword
D
Short coat
Question 14 Explanation: 
Short coat
Question 15
What is dichlor-diphenyl-trichlorethane used for?
A
Headaches
B
Party pills
C
Insecticide
D
Preventing nappy rash
Question 15 Explanation: 
Insecticide
Question 16
Name the world's oldest man who passed away recently in his 113th age.
A
James Sisnett
B
Joan Deroover
C
Swami Sivananda
D
Francisco Nunez Olivera
Question 16 Explanation: 
On 29th January 2018, Francisco Nunez Olivera named ''the world's oldest man'' passed away in Bienvenida village, Spain. He died just a month after he turned 113 years. He was born on 13 December 1904. His long life has been credited to his consumption of vegetables he cultivated in his own land and a glass of red wine every day. Spanish media mentions Francisco Nunez Olivera as the world's oldest man. But his name is not mentioned in the list of Gerontology Research Group.
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