General knowledge quiz 1137

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which is known as the hottest desert in Mexico?
A
Yuma Desert
B
Chihuahuan Desert
C
Sonoran Desert
D
Lechuguilla Desert
Question 1 Explanation: 
Sonoran Desert
Question 2
The Californian fly Helaeomyia petrolei is most likely to develop its larvae in which of these habitats?
A
Pohutukawa trees, New Zealand
B
Gobi Desert, China
C
La Brea Tar Pits, Los Angeles
D
The Dead Sea, Palestine
Question 2 Explanation: 
La Brea Tar Pits, Los Angeles
Question 3
In 1946, what did the USA offer to buy for $100, 000, 000?
A
Part of Ontario between Detroit and Toronto
B
Iceland
C
The Channel Islands
D
Greenland
Question 3 Explanation: 
Greenland
Question 4
..........is also known as Namibia
A
South-East Africa
B
South-West Africa
C
South-North America
D
South-East America
Question 4 Explanation: 
South-West Africa:South-West Africa was the name for modern-day Namibia when it was ruled by the German Empire and later South Africa.
Question 5
Which of these is a caching and forwarding HTTP web proxy?
A
Lobster
B
Squid
C
Crab
D
Octopus
Question 5 Explanation: 
Squid
Question 6
Which composer wrote "Night and Day", "I Get a Kick out of You", "Well, Did You Evah!" and "I've Got You Under My Skin"?
A
Brick Shifter
B
Cole Porter
C
Butcher's Carrier
D
Pipe Mover
Question 6 Explanation: 
Cole Porter
Question 7
Which of these is the only vertebrate to have been discovered so far to have lungs but no windpipe (trachea)?
A
A brackish water fish called calamoichthys
B
A freshwater fish called polypterus
C
A freshwater fish called lungfish
D
A seawater fish called coelacanth
Question 7 Explanation: 
A freshwater fish called polypterus
Question 8
The pasta called "conchiglie" is in the shape of what?
A
Seashells
B
Shoe laces
C
Narrow tubes
D
Ribbons
Question 8 Explanation: 
Seashells
Question 9
What is the population density of Andhra Pradesh?
A
275/sq km
B
13/sq km
C
340/sq km
D
154/sq km
Question 10
Who voices the two characters in "Beavis and Butthead" in the series 1993-97, 2011?
A
Mike Judge
B
Joe Stillman
C
Hank Azaria
D
Karl Wiedergott
Question 10 Explanation: 
Mike Judge
Question 11
When and where did water skiing first develop as a sport?
A
1925, Australia
B
1938, UK
C
1932, Canada
D
1922, USA
Question 11 Explanation: 
1922, USA
Question 12
Who was the mother of James V of Scotland, the father of Mary, Queen of Scots and the son of King James IV of Scotland?
A
Eleanor of Aquitaine
B
Mary of Guise
C
Catherine of Aragon
D
Princess Margaret Tudor of England
Question 12 Explanation: 
Princess Margaret Tudor of England
Question 13
Who is known as the 'Lady with the Lamp'?
A
Florence Nightingale
B
Sarojini Naidu
C
Indira Gandhi
D
Joan of Arc
Question 14
Kadambini Ganguli was a..........
A
Teacher
B
Doctor
C
Chief Justice
D
Chief Engineer
Question 14 Explanation: 
Doctor:Kadambini Ganguly and Chandramukhi Basu were the first two female graduates from India and the entire British Empire. She was also the first South Asian female physician, trained in western medicine, to graduate in South Asia. Anandi Gopal Joshi, another Indian, graduated as a physician the same year (1886) in the United States.
Question 15
Suspension, hump and cantilever are all types of what?
A
Braces
B
Bridges
C
Shoes
D
Ships
Question 15 Explanation: 
Bridges
Question 16
Who became president of Iraq in May 2005?
A
Hamid Karzai
B
Jalal Talabani
C
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
D
Bashar al-Assad
Question 16 Explanation: 
Jalal Talabani
There are 16 questions to complete.

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