General knowledge quiz 1082

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who "is watching you" in George Orwell's book "Nineteen Eighty-Four"?
A
Big Daddy
B
Big Ears
C
Big Brother
D
Big Bopper
Question 1 Explanation: 
Big Brother
Question 2
How many times has croquet been an Olympic sport?
A
5
B
1
C
3
D
4
Question 2 Explanation: 
1
Question 3
The Central Soil Salinity Research institute in which place?
A
Karnal
B
Port Blair
C
Bareilly
D
Surat
Question 3 Explanation: 
Karnal:The Central Soil Salinity Research Institute (acronym CSSRI) is an autonomous institute of higher learning, established under the umbrella of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) by the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India for advanced research in the field of soil sciences. The Institute is located on Kachawa Road in Karnal, in the state of Haryana.
Question 4
Where are the headquarters of the Arab League, which currently has 22 members?
A
Cairo
B
Abu Dhabi
C
Mogadishu
D
Djibouti
Question 4 Explanation: 
Cairo
Question 5
How did the indebted East India Company gain the large amounts of money needed to buy tea from China, hugely popular in Britain in the 19th century?
A
Soliciting the protection of the Chinese Emperor
B
Trading in sugar
C
Imposing a monopoly on opium in Bengal and selling it to be smuggled into China where it was illegal
D
Getting into the arms trade
Question 5 Explanation: 
Imposing a monopoly on opium in Bengal and selling it to be smuggled into China where it was illegal
Question 6
National Police Academy is located at
A
Bangalore
B
Hyderabad
C
Abu Road
D
Dehradun
Question 7
Which British awards for songwriting and composing, a solid bronze sculpture of Euterpe, the Muse of lyric poetry, are named after a Cardiff-born entertainer?
A
Ivor Novello Awards
B
Tom Jones Awards
C
Dafydd Iwan Awards
D
Mary Hopkin Awards
Question 7 Explanation: 
Ivor Novello Awards
Question 8
During respiration, food is converted into..........and..........
A
Carbon dioxide, Water
B
Water, Carbon monoxide
C
Hydrogen, Carbon
D
Nitrogen, Hydroxide
Question 8 Explanation: 
Carbon dioxide, Water:Respiration is the chemical reactions that take place within cells by which food is ''burned'' and converted into carbon dioxide and water.
Question 9
Which of these cities is on Chesapeake Bay?
A
Washington
B
Philadelphia
C
Baltimore
D
Allentown
Question 9 Explanation: 
Baltimore
Question 10
Which is the participle in the sentence "he brought the required documents"?
A
He
B
Documents
C
Brought
D
Required
Question 10 Explanation: 
Required
Question 11
The Chennakeshava Temple is in..........
A
Karnataka
B
Andhra Pradesh
C
Tamil Nadu
D
Haryana
Question 11 Explanation: 
Karnataka:The Chennakeshava Temple, originally called Vijayanarayana Temple, was built on the banks of the Yagachi River in Belur, by the Hoysala King Vishnuvardhana.
Question 12
Which Saint's Day is 1 March?
A
St Patrick
B
St Andrew
C
St George
D
St David
Question 12 Explanation: 
St David
Question 13
A TV series first screened in 2014 deals with stunts which fall foul of physics, biology or engineering, and is called what?
A
The Science of Being
B
Mythbusters
C
Science of Stupid
D
Bang Goes the Theory
Question 13 Explanation: 
Science of Stupid
Question 14
What is shouted by the first person to have a full card in a game of bingo?
A
Chalet
B
House
C
Shed
D
Bungalow
Question 14 Explanation: 
House
Question 15
What condition caused by spasm of arterioles and sometimes small veins, results in the formation of small raised areas that are white or red, affecting mainly fingers and toes, which later throb and itch?
A
Chilblains
B
Varicose veins
C
Rheumatism
D
Gangrene
Question 15 Explanation: 
Chilblains
Question 16
What field did Dr Kurt Godel (1906-78), considered one of the top practitioners in this field, work in?
A
Development of robotics
B
History of eugenics
C
Mathematics and mathematical logic
D
Town planning
Question 16 Explanation: 
Mathematics and mathematical logic
There are 16 questions to complete.

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