General knowledge quiz 115

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who was the third wife of King Henry VIII who died of postnatal complications less than two weeks after the birth of her son, who briefly reigned as Edward VI?
A
Lady Jane Grey
B
Jane Austen
C
Jane Seymour
D
Calamity Jane
Question 1 Explanation: 
Jane Seymour
Question 2
What UK televison programme that has been running since 1979 travels the country and provides the opportunity for people to bring along items and have them valued?
A
Deal or No Deal
B
Going, Going, Gone
C
One Foot in the Grave
D
Antiques Roadshow
Question 2 Explanation: 
Antiques Roadshow
Question 3
For which of these would duck cloth most likely be used?
A
Lining a duck's nest
B
Making sheets for a baby's cot
C
Blowing one's nose
D
Painting on
Question 3 Explanation: 
Painting on
Question 4
How are the strings sounded in a spinet?
A
Strummed
B
Hit
C
Plucked
D
Fanned
Question 4 Explanation: 
Plucked
Question 5
An oenophile is fond of what?
A
Baseball
B
Steak
C
Mathematics
D
Wine
Question 5 Explanation: 
Wine
Question 6
Most of the Ozark Plateau is in which two US states?
A
Mississippi and Arkansas
B
Kentucky and Tennessee
C
Missouri and Arkansas
D
Oklahoma and Texas
Question 6 Explanation: 
Missouri and Arkansas
Question 7
Ramesses the Great presided over what empire?
A
Hittite
B
Egyptian
C
Babylonian
D
Persian
Question 7 Explanation: 
Egyptian
Question 8
With what activity is the name Boris Spassky associated?
A
Wrestling
B
Weightlifting
C
Chess
D
Boxing
Question 8 Explanation: 
Chess
Question 9
..........is also known as 'Second Ashoka'
A
Nagarjuna
B
Kanishka
C
Rudradaman
D
Elara
Question 9 Explanation: 
Kanishka:Kanishka known as second Ashoka because he was great among Kushan rulers and also he was a great administrator and warrior.
Question 10
If you were to receive a floral tribute, what would you expect?
A
A costume
B
A poem
C
A formal arrangement of flowers
D
An animal
Question 10 Explanation: 
A formal arrangement of flowers
Question 11
The main crops of kharif are
A
rice, jowar, bajra
B
ragi, maize
C
cotton, jute
D
All of the above
Question 12
The greatest variety of animal and plant species is fund in
A
temperate grasslands
B
tropical moist forests
C
tundra regions
D
in hot deserts
Question 13
Which is the nearest neighbour of the island of Puerto Rico, an unincorporated territory of the United States?
A
Alaska
B
Texas
C
The Dominican Republic
D
Nova Scotia
Question 13 Explanation: 
The Dominican Republic
Question 14
"Spondulicks" is another word for what?
A
Tonsils
B
Cards
C
Money
D
Soap powder
Question 14 Explanation: 
Money
Question 15
Curing is the process of removing..........from tobacco
A
Moisture
B
Bacteria
C
Nitrogen
D
Nutrients
Question 15 Explanation: 
Moisture:Removal of moisture from tobacco leaves without affecting its aroma, colour and texture is called curing in tobacco.
Question 16
Where was the January 2015 Dakar Rally held?
A
Lima, Peru, through the Atacama Desert to Santiago, Chile
B
Paris, France to Dakar, Senegal
C
Buenos Aires, Argentina, through Bolivia and Chile
D
Through Egypt
Question 16 Explanation: 
Buenos Aires, Argentina, through Bolivia and Chile
There are 16 questions to complete.

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