General knowledge quiz 1097

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Betty Lou Oliver held a long-standing Guinness World Record for what event that occurred at 9:40 a.m. on 28 July 1945?
A
A fastest time in the New York marathon
B
Giving birth to the heaviest baby recorded
C
The longest survived fall in an elevator
D
Obtaining the largest payout in a New York City lottery
Question 1 Explanation: 
The longest survived fall in an elevator
Question 2
The Mahatma Gandhi series of notes were issued in which year in India?
A
1985
B
1960
C
1993
D
1996
Question 2 Explanation: 
1996
Question 3
What is the principal ore of aluminium?
A
Lead
B
Bauxite
C
Chromium
D
Californium
Question 3 Explanation: 
Bauxite
Question 4
Teammates and vigorous competitors, Formula One drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton, both drive for which team?
A
Mercedes AMG Petronas
B
Vodafone McLaren Mercedes
C
AT&T Williams
D
Red Bull Racing
Question 4 Explanation: 
Mercedes AMG Petronas
Question 5
Since 1980, what has been the official country residence of the British Foreign Secretary?
A
Clarence House
B
Checkers
C
Chevening
D
Charming House
Question 5 Explanation: 
Chevening
Question 6
With what sport are Donald Bradman, Stewie Dempster, Sid Barnes, Graeme Pollock, George Headley, and Herbert Sutcliffe associated?
A
Baseball
B
American Football
C
Cricket
D
Rugby Union
Question 6 Explanation: 
Cricket
Question 7
Elizabeth II is the Queen regnant of how many independent sovereign states known informally as the Commonwealth realms, for which she holds each crown separately and equally in a shared monarchy?
A
16
B
25
C
30
D
5
Question 7 Explanation: 
16
Question 8
MC Kenzie and MC Reaper were members of which group?
A
Party Dark
B
So Solid Crew
C
Big Brovaz
D
Blazin Squad
Question 8 Explanation: 
Blazin Squad
Question 9
Who became the youngest actor to have 6 Oscar nominations with her Best Actress nomination for "The Reader" (which was her first win!)?
A
Cate Blanchett
B
Bette Davis
C
Natalie Wood
D
Kate Winslet
Question 9 Explanation: 
Kate Winslet
Question 10
What is Neptune's main satellite?
A
Phobos
B
Charon
C
Deimos
D
Triton
Question 10 Explanation: 
Triton
Question 11
What was the "Scopes Monkey Trial" about?
A
Keeping dangerous animals as domestic pets
B
Ill-treatment of animals in a Tennessee zoo
C
Teaching the theory of evolution in schools
D
A London fraud involving amounts of Pound 500
Question 11 Explanation: 
Teaching the theory of evolution in schools
Question 12
Which is the province of the People's Republic of China which lies furthest south-west?
A
Heilongjiang
B
Shandong
C
Yunnan
D
Ulaanbaatar
Question 12 Explanation: 
Yunnan
Question 13
Which of the following is the first Public Sector Corporation of Independent India?
A
Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India
B
Cochin Shipyard
C
Hindustan Shipyard
D
Damodar Valley Corporation
Question 13 Explanation: 
Damodar Valley Corporation:The Damodar Valley Corporation is Public company which operates several power stations in the Damodar River area of West Bengal and Jharkhand states of India.
Question 14
Which of the following is autobiography of Feroz Shah Tughlaq?
A
Futuhat-e-firozshahi
B
Sultan Feroz Shah
C
History Of Firuz Shah Tughluq
D
Life of Firuz Shah
Question 14 Explanation: 
Feroz Shah Tughlaq wrote his autobiography entitled Futuhat-e-firozshahi.He was 45 when he became Sultan of Delhi in 1351. He ruled until 1388.
Question 15
What fashion in French architecture had much to do with the regency of Marie de' Medici? (The greatest architects of the style were Salomon de Brosse and Jacques Lemercier.)
A
Renaissance
B
Louis XIII
C
Rococo
D
Gothic
Question 15 Explanation: 
Louis XIII
Question 16
Caractacus, Cartimandua and Scapula had what in common?
A
Scapula led the other two as captives to Rome
B
British resistance to Roman invasion in Britain
C
They are names for bones of the human body
D
They were breeds of sheep
Question 16 Explanation: 
British resistance to Roman invasion in Britain
There are 16 questions to complete.

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